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Wheels in motion for Leeds park and ride

Transport bosses in Leeds have signed a £9m funding agreement for a new 1,000-space park and ride at Temple Green.

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The Leeds city centre to Bradford section of the route will open tomorrow. Picture by James Hardisty.

Late call for ‘urgent review’ of Leeds to Bradford cycle route from £29million scheme

An “urgent review” of the multi-million pound Leeds to Bradford cycle superhighway is being called for – just hours before it is scheduled to open.

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The refurbishment in progress at Concordia Works.

Leeds office developments tapping into digital revolution

The digital revolution in Leeds is making its presence felt in the world of office development.

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Roy Hodgson has announced he is stepping down as England manager.

Let’s all laugh at England! Best internet funnies after dismal Euro 2016 exit

Wash away the England blues with our compilation of the best internet funnies in the wake of another disastrous night for English football.

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headshot of Tim Steiner. CEO of Ocado

Brexit could send food prices soaring, warns online grocer Ocado

Online grocer Ocado warned Brexit could send supermarket prices surging as the plunging pound pushes up costs for retailers.

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  Daniel Gill, Managing Director of Dine

Hospitality boss calls for Brexit poll to be rejected

The founder of Leeds-based hospitality and events group Dine has called for the Government to reject the public vote to exit the Ruopean Union, calling the referendum result “too marginal” and “based on a foundation of bad faith”.

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Five-step property plan for post-Brexit Britain

Five-step property plan for post-Brexit Britain

Following last week’s momentous vote for the UK to leave the EU many Britons have been left with a huge number of questions about what the future holds.

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ON TRACK: Stuart Andrew, Coun Judith Blake and Jon Kenny at Kirkstall Forge. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

First class launch for Leeds rail station

WE’RE a city which is going places – that was the message at the official opening of Leeds’s newest railway station.

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Lars Petter Nordhaug (Team Sky) wins the opening stage at the 2016 Tour de Yorkshire in Scarborough. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Tour de Yorkshire pumped £60m into economy say organisers - and Brexit won’t stop it growing

THIS year’s Tour de Yorkshire cycle race injected nearly £60m into the region’s economy, organiser Welcome To Yorkshire said today.

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Leeds Building Society team in luck for Horseshoe Challenge

Eleven Leeds Building Society staff from branches across the city have raised more than £4,000 for mental health charity mind by completing a 10-hour trek in the Lake District.

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Leeds West Labour MP Rachel Reeves

Businesses plea for delay in beginning renegotiation talks

How did you vote? Will the result have a negative impact upon business?

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Contactless payment set-up hits the streets with flagship 36 bus service

BUS users will now find it easier than ever to get a ticket to ride on a flagship service in Yorkshire.

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Images of Carlton and Sagar Street in Castleford as part of a scheme to revamp the town centre by Wakefield Council.

Castleford town centre revamp plans on display

The first images of plans to regenerate Castleford town centre as part of a £500,000 scheme are now on display.

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In the frame: Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, George Osborne, Nicky Morgan, Theresa May

Who do you want to succeed Cameron? Rate Boris, Theresa May and the rest of the field

David Cameron’s resignation will trigger a battle for the Conservative leadership - and the keys to Number 10 - likely to feature Brexit standard-bearer Boris Johnson taking on figures such as Home Secretary Theresa May, who took a low profile in the referendum campaign.

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Dumped: Britain has voted to leave the EU. Picture by Bruce Rollinson

Leave campaign get their wish... but what happens next?

Business groups forecast a “nervy time “ ahead for industry and urged the government to do all it could to maintain stability.

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Roger Marsh.

Bank on us for a digital boom in Leeds

Leeds’s South Bank area could hold the key to the city’s hopes of establishing itself as the digital capital of the North.

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Richard Flint, Managing Director of Sky Betting and Gaming.

Major tech investor GP Bullhound to hear pitches from Yorkshire digital firms

Start-up digital companies will have the chance to pitch to technology investment bank GP Bullhound at a behind closed doors showcase in Leeds next week.

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Delays on M62 roundabout after burst water main

Delays on M62 roundabout after burst water main

Emergency repairs will force parts of a key roundabout off the M62 to shut from tomorrow.

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Leeds road closures for £1.6m pipe work

Leeds road closures for £1.6m pipe work

Partial road closures are to be put in place in Alwoodley for seven months as Yorkshire Water completes a £1.6m project to replace a leaky sewer.

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Leeds ‘beach warriors’ charity challenge

a bunch of ‘beach warriors’ from Leeds Building Society have raised £2,000 to support air ambulances.

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