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Dirk provides new lease of life for historic Leeds mill complex

WHEN entrepreneur Dirk Mischendahl was head of events company Logistik, he regularly cycled past an empty Grade II listed Victorian mill near his work and admired its historical beauty.

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Beth Butterwick, chief executive of Bonmarche

Bad weather blamed for slide in sales at Bonmarché

Sales with women’s clothing retailer Bonmarché fell by 3.6 per cent for the quarter of 2016

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Facebook is now used by more than 1.7 billion people every month, the company's latest financial results revealed.

Staggering numbers of people now using Facebook as revenue exceeds expectations

Facebook is now used by more than 1.7 billion people every month, the company’s latest financial results revealed.

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Breaking: Lloyds to cut 3,000 jobs and close 200 branches

Lloyds Banking Group is cutting 3,000 jobs and shutting 200 branches as the lender braces for a cut in interest rates following Britain’s decision to quit the European Union, it said.

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VIDEO: Cineworld Sheffield Disney Quiz champions - can you do better?

What is the number on Herbie's car bonnet in the Disney film The Love Bug?
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Dover port suffered serious travel chaos at the weekend.

Going away? Port of Dover reassures holidaymakers over weekend delays

The Port of Dover has reassured holidaymakers that it is not expecting further severe delays this weekend, but motorists have been warned they face a so-called Black Saturday of congestion once they cross the Channel.

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Dirk Mischendahl.

Life after Logistik leads former MD to property restoration

WHEN entrepreneur Dirk Mischendahl was head of events company Logistik, he regularly cycled past an empty grade two listed Victoria Mill near his work and admired its historical beauty.

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Date: 2nd November 2015. Picture James Hardisty, (JH1011/10a) Gerald Jennings, President of Leeds Chamber of Commerce.

We must not talk ourselves into a recession, says Chamber boss

THE UK must not talk itself into a recession after voting for Brexit, the president of Leeds Chamber has warned.

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Date: 10th December 2014. Picture James Hardisty, (JH1006/50c). Pictured Brewery Tap, New Station Street, Leeds.

You could help crown Leeds ‘real ale capital’ of UK... tonight!

JUST how many beers are there on sale in Leeds City Centre? If you come along to the Brewery Tap this evening, you could take part in a survey to find out.

Business
Leeds Chamber of Commerce's Gerald Jennings. Pic: Simon Vine.

Going in the right direction! Leeds business leaders make South Bank call

The development of Leeds’s South Bank must be about “more than just work and homes”, business leaders declared today.

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Leeds apprenticeships drive creates hundreds of roles

Over 500 apprenticeships in small and medium sized businesses have been created in Leeds since 2013, new figures have revealed.

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Controversy over bus routes in Leeds town

Pudsey bus users have slammed new changes to routes serving the town.

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Asda has been outpaced by rivals

Asda’s new boss sees sales slump as rivals gain pace

ASDA’S NEW boss Sean Clarke faces a tough job ahead of him after sales slumped 5.6 per cent in the three months to July 17, the worst performance out of the big four supermarkets.

Business
Tuesday travel: Disruption on A1M, M62 and A64

Tuesday travel: Disruption on A1M, M62 and A64

Accidents and break-downs have caused disruption for commuters on Tuesday morning.

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Dream Big: Yorkshire children want jobs in science, technology, engineering or maths

Doctor, video games maker and teacher - what Yorkshire children want to be

When Yorkshire children grow up most of them want to be either a doctor, nurse, video games maker or a teacher, according to new research out today.
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Last day opening at BHS Queensgate

Revealed: BHS store closure dates

The remaining 114 BHS stores are to close leaving 5,000 staff redundant and the full list of which stores are closing when has been revealed.

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The Leeds Digital Job Fair 2.0 launch event.

All the right moves! Digital job fair will be a key date in Leeds’s calendar

The countdown is under way to one of the main events in Leeds’s digital calendar.

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Young people have been given a bursary from The Printing Charity.

Charity helps Leeds’ young creatives

Young people looking to break into the creative and digital industries were given a helping hand by The Printing Charity.

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Angry Leeds makes parking rage top ten

Nearly a quarter of a million Leeds residents are outraged by poor parking.

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Vehicles queuing at the Port of Dover

One mile an hour: Yorkshire woman tells of the chaos at Dover

Motorists face more misery on the roads to Dover as queues continue amid disruption expected to last until Monday.

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