While YBS’ three million customers and members live around the country, they are proud that their principle office is in Bradford. Employing a team of 4,000 people across the UK, over 2,000 of these employees are based in Bradford and Leeds, making YBS one of the largest financial and professional services businesses in the Leeds City Region.
Emerging research by analysts at GENECON, the specialist economic development consultancy, has for the first time revealed the full economic impact potential of a Bradford city centre station on Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR). If Bradford Council secures the backing of Transport for the North and central government, the North’s economy could benefit by up to […]
Last week’s launch of Transport for the North’s draft Strategic Transport Plan marked a significant milestone for the Next Stop Bradford campaign. The Plan proposes a new Trans Pennine rail line that connects Manchester and Leeds, with just one stop, Bradford. But to make this plan a reality, we need your help. TfN is running […]
Responding to the launch of Transport for the North’s draft Strategic Transport Plan, Councillor Susan Hinchcliffe, West Yorkshire Combined Authority chair and Bradford Council leader, said: “This document is a significant step forward in turning our shared ambition to transform transport connections across the North of England into reality. It will help us unlock the […]
Bradford is young, ambitious and hungry for growth and I’m incredibly proud that I’ve been able to turn the idea of Filamentive into a reality, whilst creating four new jobs in my home city of Bradford. Filamentive was founded upon the need for change in the 3D printing market. In late 2015, after studying an […]
Professional rugby league team the Bradford Bulls have come out in support of the Next Stop Bradford campaign to secure a high-speed rail stop in Bradford city centre as part of Northern Powerhouse Rail. Investment in better transport links is high on the agenda of the Bradford Bulls. The club support Next Stop Bradford as […]
A big thank you from everyone at Next Stop Bradford for your ongoing support for the campaign. We wish you a very Merry Christmas and look forward to continuing the good work in 2018.
Next Stop Bradford has today (5 October 2017) launched a new website which aims to increase support from businesses and residents to help secure a Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR) station in Bradford city centre.
I’m a proud Bradfordian and it gives me great pleasure to be involved in bringing high quality, cutting-edge jobs to Bradford through Exa Networks. Our offices are in the city centre, only a five-minute walk away from great shops, bars and restaurants. At Exa Networks we’ve worked very hard to build our current success and intend to grow and develop alongside the city.
Earlier this year, the Next Stop Bradford campaign hosted an event with over 60 businesses to discuss and debate the economic opportunities of Northern Powerhouse Rail.