Countryside Live: Why Yorkshire food is the best outside Italy, by Gregg Wallace

Television presenter Gregg Wallace hailed the quality of Yorkshire produce during a larger-than-life appearance at the Great Yorkshire Showground.

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Equine classes were among the returning favourite features at the 14th Countryside Live held at the Great Yorkshire Showground in Harrogate.

Verdict: Society delight at Countryside Live’s evolution

Countryside Live celebrated its 14th year this weekend and the two-day autumn show of all things food and farming showed all the hallmarks of going from strength to strength.


Countryside Live: Selfies and rosettes as visitors enjoy opening day

Celebratory selfies, giant fluffy rabbits and alpacas with mohawks helped bring to life the opening day of the region’s premier autumn food and farming show in Harrogate today.


Video: Countryside Live gets underway in Harrogate

Autumn agricultural spectacular Countryside Live has opened for visitors at Harrogate’s Great Yorkshire Showground.


Consultation on Leeds’s South Bank vision goes to extra time

Carry on talking – that’s the message to people in Leeds regarding plans for the future of the city’s South Bank.


Start date confirmed for Leeds Bradford ski flights

Ski flights will return to Leeds Bradford Airport this winter after easyJet confirmed they will operate services to Geneva.

The 2016 Yorkshire Finance Director Awards at The Queens Hotel, Leeds.
Rachel Reeves MP speaks on stage.
20th October 2016.
Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Let’s lobby Whitehall to get best investment deal for region’s firms, says MP

YORKSHIRE’S businesses and civic leaders must lobby Government to ensure the region gets the road, rail and energy networks it deserves, a Yorkshire MP told a major business event.

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PAW Patrol stars come to Leeds

PAW Patrol stars come to Leeds

Popular children’s TV show PAW Patrol will be bringing two of its canine stars to Trinity Leeds this half-term holiday.

Online gift company Liberty Trading to open Leeds store

Online gift company Liberty Trading to open Leeds store

An online gift emporium is offering its first customers free sweets when it opens in Leeds this weekend.

Date: 20th October 2016. Picture James Hardisty.
Official opening of the Victoria Gate, John Lewis, Leeds.

Verdict on Victoria Gate launch day

The waiting is finally over and the shopping has started as the Victoria Gate centre and the flagship John Lewis that anchors the £165 million project launched yesterday.

PIC: James Hardisty

Here at last: Leeds Victoria Gate shopping centre opens its doors

IT’S here at last: the long-awaited Victoria Gate shopping centre finally opening its doors today to the delight of Leeds shoppers.

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Date: 13th June 2016. Picture James Hardisty.
Victoria Gate Development, Eastgate, Leeds. Pictured Looking over the roof Louis Mansfield, Site Manager.

Leeds will shift development focus to offices

The opening of Victoria Gate and the city’s first John Lewis store is the epitome of retail development in the city says a senior councillor.

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Leeds College of Music to open library to the public

Leeds College of Music to open library to the public

Record fans will have access to thousands of vinyl LPs when Leeds College of Music opens its huge library collection to the public.


Leeds prepares for influx to new centre

Thousands of people are set to flock to the city centre tomorrow as the doors open on Leeds’ newest shopping and retail revolution.

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Victoria Gate in Leeds

Free parking deal for Leeds Victoria Gate shoppers

A city centre car park is celebrating the opening of Victoria Gate with a special deal.

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Manchester Airport. Google Earth

Plane damage shuts Manchester runway

A runway at Manchester Airport is currently closed due to an incident involving a British Airways plane.

Workers on Virgin Trains East Coast are to stage a 24-hour strike next week in a row over jobs and conditions.

Train driver jobs attract interest from thousands

Thousands of would-be train drivers have applied for just 78 posts advertised by long-distance operator Virgin Trains East Coast.

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Leeds Beckett University, Well Met Conferencing, The Big Day wedding fair
Sunday 28th February 2016, Picture by Vicky Matthers iconphotomedia

‘Hidden’ Leeds wedding venue opens its doors

It’s one of Leeds’s hidden wedding venues - and now a grand Edwardian building is to host a bridal fair.

An image of how the area around the station could look.

YEP Says: Full steam ahead for a dramatic Leeds railway station

on the day that the Flying Scotsman delighted trainspotters in Leeds, there was more good news coming down the tracks.

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Travis Perkins Pinfold Lane Bridlington. Pic: PA

Travis Perkins to close more than 30 branches impacting 600 jobs

Builders’ merchant and Wickes chain owner Travis Perkins has revealed plans to close more than 30 branches in a move impacting 600 jobs across the group.

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