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Council u-turn over market

The farmer’s market in Leeds is temporarily moving back to Briggate after complaints from traders and customers when it was re-located.

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Train fares will go up by an average of 2.3% next year, the rail industry has announced.

Rail price rises ‘a kick in the teeth’ for Yorkshire passengers

Rail fare price rises are to ignite a “winter of discontent”, campaigners have warned, as it emerges costs are to increase by an average of 2.3 per cent next month.

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Leeds tannery to become 228 apartments

Leeds tannery to become 228 apartments

Plans to convert a former tannery into over 200 apartments have been approved by council planners.

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LEADING THE WAY: Victoria Gate manager, James Bailey

Looking ahead to Leeds Victoria Gate phase two

Just five weeks since the hugely-anticipated Victoria Gate scheme launched – and already the team behind it are preparing for phase two.

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Train fares will go up by an average of 2.3% next year, the rail industry has announced.

‘Winter of discontent’ as commuters hit with biggest train fare rise in three years

TRAIN fares will go up by an average of 2.3% next month, igniting what a Yorkshire MP has called a winter of discontent. It is the largest rise in three years and will take effect from January 2.

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ITALIAN CHRISTMAS: This year's Harvey Nichols festive window.

Italian ‘Natale’ at Leeds Harvey Nicks

The Harvey Nichols Christmas window is usually a sight to be seen in its own merit and this year is no exception.

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Keynote speaker Petra Wetzel at the Forward Ladies Women in Business Awards are held at the Royal Armouries in Leeds.
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Inspirational women take centre stage at the Forward Ladies’ awards

A nurse who swapped hospital beds for balance sheets was crowned as the outstanding business woman of the year at the Forward Ladies National Women in Business awards.

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George Osborne at William Cook Holdings Ltd, during his visit to their Leeds plant today (Thursday) in support of the Northern Powerhouse initiative.

Exclusive: Yorkshire’s failure to agree on devolution leaves ‘empty space’ in Northern Powerhouse says Osborne

The failure of the majority of Yorkshire to reach a devolution settlement leaves “an empty space” in the Northern Powerhouse, former Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has claimed.

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City enters top five conference venues in UK

Leeds is becoming one of the country’s preimer destinations for conferences, having seen a 12 per cent increase in corporate events in the last 12 months, figures show.

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Start date finally announced for construction of wind-breaking safety scheme at Bridgewater Place in Leeds

Construction work is finally set to start on a major safety scheme designed to combat the dangerous wind tunnel effect at Leeds city centre’s Bridgewater Place skyscraper.

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Crash blocks slip road off M62

A lane is closed on an exit slip road of the M62 in West Yorkshire making it a slow commute home.

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YEP Says: The roads to nowhere costing Yorkshire £90bn

Leeds is a commuter city; its burgeoning economy dependent on the tens of thousands who make their way into the city every morning and home again every night.

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Traffic jams to cost Leeds drivers £1.5 billion

A LEEDS MP today called for major transport improvements after a new report reveals traffic jams in the city will cost motorists £1.5 billion by 2025.

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Leeds farmer’s market row: John Lewis hits back

Leeds farmer’s market row: John Lewis hits back

Retail giant John Lewis has been forced to hit back at claims it has played a part in the re-location of the Leeds farmer’s market.

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INTRODUCING THE SIGNATURE COLLECTION FROM McDONALDS 

UK pilot for launch of new premium burgers available in three great flavours  The Classic, The BBQ and The Spicy available at 28 restaurants in the UKy

Luxury McDonald’s burgers arrive at Leeds branch

Leeds’s flagship branch of McDonald’s has been chosen as one of a select few outlets to offer the brand’s luxury menu.

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Fault on train causes delays in Leeds, Bradford and Skipton

Fault on train causes delays in Leeds, Bradford and Skipton

Trains between Leeds, Bradford and Skipton have been delayed this morning (Tuesday) after a fault.

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Trains delayed and cancelled in Leeds and Yorkshire after derailment

Train services in Leeds and across the region are being delayed and cancelled after a derailment at a Scottish depot.

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13-mile queue as big freeze brings travel misery to Yorkshire

MOTORISTS faced a nightmare commute this morning, with sub-zero temperatures and a spate of accidents and breakdowns bringing traffic to a standstill on two of Yorkshire’s main routes.

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File photo dated of a BT Openreach van in Woking, Surrey. Telecoms watchdog Ofcom said BT must legally separate from its Openreach network division after it failed to address competition concerns. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday November 29, 2016.  Photo:  Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

BT must separate from Openreach, says telecoms watchdog

BT must formally separate from its Openreach network division after failing to address competition concerns, the telecoms watchdog has announced.

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Advertised vacancies reach 1.1 million in Christmas run up but some pay down

Advertised vacancies increased to over 1.1 million last month, highlighting the resilience of the jobs market, although pay has slumped in some sectors, a report shows.

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