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VIDEO: Santa's reindeers to parade with War Horse puppet magic at Sheffield's Meadowhall

Santa's reindeers are about to magically come to life for daily parades at Sheffield's Meadowhall - thanks to the puppet wizardry of the experts behind West End smash hit War Horse.

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Richard and David Share at today's celebration.

That’s a cool idea! Leeds jewellery business marks 40th anniversary in snowy style

A Leeds business celebrated its 40th anniversary by turning part of a busy city street into a scene from a winter wonderland.

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Police issue warning after this smash involving broken down car on smart motorway in West Yorkshire

West Yorkshire Police have issued a warning to motorists after this smash happened on a smart motorway.

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The A168 at Boroughbridge. Picture: Google.

Road reopens after lorry and car collide on major road near Harrogate

Motorists faced delays this morning after a lorry and car collided on a major road near Harrogate.
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Watches delivered by drone in West Yorkshire

A West Yorkshire watch firm has delivered its first timepieces by drone.

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Latest mobile speed camera locations in Leeds

Check out latest mobile speed camera locations in Leeds.

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SLICK: The boardroom at the new Engage offices.

Leeds firm’s £500,000 office refurbishment aimed at retaining staff

A leeds firm has spent £500,000 on an office refurbishment targeted specifically at the age range of its workers, retaining them and recruiting more.

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Fiona Burks. PIC: Tony Johnson

Meet the Harrogate entrepreneur who loves a good yarn

Fiona Burks’ business has just been named in the top three of yarn shops in the North of England.

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The Government promised money earmarked for the doomed trolleybus scheme could be used on other measures.

‘Time for Leeds to revist tram system’ - Leeds business leader claims

Leeds should revisit once again plans for a mass transit service linking the city centre with the South Bank, a top business leader has claimed.

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Paula Dillon, President of Leeds Chamber Commerce.

New Chamber of Commerce boss Dillon calls for far more women in STEM jobs

A dramatic increase in the number of females entering STEM positions, improvements to Leeds railway station and a massive increase in apprenticeships are the top priorities for the new president of Leeds Chamber of Commerce.

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Asos Instant will be available to customers in selected Leeds postcodes

Asos to launch its Same Day Delivery service in Leeds today

High fashion online retailer Asos ​will launch A​sos​ Instant, its Same Day Delivery option​,​ in Leeds​ today​.
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Delays on A1 near Leeds after three-car crash

Delays on A1 near Leeds after three-car crash

Two lanes are closed on the A1 near Leeds tonight after three vehicles collided.
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Know anyone who would like a new job driving fork lift trucks?

YEP jobs: Butcher, fork-lift truck driver and machine operator

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PIC: James Hardisty

Road hogs are clogging up motorway’s middle lane

middle-lane hoggers are being blamed for extended motorway journey times

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Leeds motorists stalling over driving future

Leeds motorists are stalling over their driving future.

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Independent bookshop is a novel idea

Independent bookshop is a novel idea

Young bookworms in Chapel Allerton will be spoiled for choice now Leeds’ only independent children’s bookshop has launched in the suburb.
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Ian Beaumont of KPMG

KPMG guide aims to help firms prosper overseas after Brexit

KPMG has launched a guide and online export assessment tool for businesses hoping to boost sales in overseas markets, as the UK prepares for Brexit.

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Victoria Price, EY Entrepreneur of the Year Lead Partner in the North,

Fast-growing firms need new routes to funding, says EY report

THE owners of many fast growing businesses are looking overseas for growth capital after struggling to find suitable UK-based investors, according to a new report.

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Miss England, and former Miss South Yorkshire, Stephanie Hill, beat hundreds of contestants to take come third in the Miss World final

South Yorkshire beauty queen takes THIRD place in Miss World final

A South Yorkshire beauty queen beat fierce competition to take third place at the Miss World final in Sanya, China last night.
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Chris Grayling in York yesterday on his way to Horsforth. He was travelling on a train that will soon be scrapped under Government proposals.

Transport secretary will not block bus franchising in Leeds ‘if it benefits passengers’

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has promised that he will not stand in the way of bus franchising in Leeds if it offers benefits to passengers.

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