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VIDEO: New £33m road to bring homes and jobs to city

Thousands of jobs will be created and thousands of homes built thanks to the opening of the long-awaited £33m relief road in Wakefield.

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Date:  20th May 2015. Picture James Hardisty, (JH1008/67g) Richard Flint, Chief Executive of Leeds Based Sky Bet & Gaming.

Sky Bet will take on 100 jobs after doubling workforce

Tech firm Sky Betting & Gaming has announced plans to hire 100 new staff by the summer, having doubled its headcount in the two years since it became independent.

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Wakefield’s £33m relief road to open this afternoon

Wakefield’s £33m relief road to open this afternoon

The Wakefield Eastern Relief Road (WERR) will open to the public this afternoon.

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Paul Smith, CEO of Morses Club, said the group is well placed to grow amid the uncertainty caused by the EU referendum,

Profits and revenues up at doorstep lender Morses Club

Morses Club grew its revenues by 10 per cent during its first year on the Stock Exchange, with profts before tax up to £17.7m.

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Was there a cover-up following the 'Battle of Orgreave'?

Government urged to review secret Orgreave files to ensure 'no cover-ups'

Secret files that could contain information about the Orgreave clash between striking miners and police should be examined to assess whether they can be made public, an influential Commons committee has said.

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Adam Smith.

Leeds digital jobs pledge by Sky Betting & Gaming

Sky Betting & Gaming’s Head of Corporate Communications, Adam Smith, writes for Digital City about the company’s commitment to creating jobs in Leeds and Yorkshire.

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The proposed strive of Arriva North Trains will go ahead on Friday.

Arriva Rail North workers to strike in driver-only trains row after talks fail

A 24-hour strike on Arriva Rail North will go ahead on Friday after the failure of talks to resolve a dispute over the role of guards.
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Major employers on lookout for talent at Leeds Digital Job Fair

Final preparations are under way for the latest Leeds Digital Job Fair.

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Tanja Lichtensteiger.

Leeds Digital Festival has the right stuff for city

This year’s Leeds Digital Festival is in full swing – and it has got keyboards tapping and people talking right across the city.

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Morrisons recall beans which may contain pieces of metal

Morrisons recall beans which may contain pieces of metal

Morrisons have recalled certain batches of its Trimmed Beans because they may contain small pieces of metal.

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The aircraft came from RAF Brize Norton

RAF Airbus visits Leeds Bradford Airport

A large military aircraft has visited Leeds Bradford this morning.
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Virgin Trains East Coast

Virgin Trains East Coast strike suspended

A planned strike affecting trains between Leeds, Wakefield and London this weekend has been called off.
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EXCLUSIVE: Boss of new Dakota hotel in Leeds in mission to bring opulence back to hotel sector

EXCLUSIVE: Boss of new Dakota hotel in Leeds in mission to bring opulence back to hotel sector

When hotelier Ken McCulloch checked into a hotel in Derby for a weekend his friend had organised, it was an experience that changed his life.

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Leeds’s Dakota luxury hotel set and ready to take-off

A new deluxe brand is being brought to Leeds by renowned hotelier Ken McCulloch. Reporter Lizzie Murphy checks in for a chat.

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Traffic alert: Delays on M62 near Brighouse after several vehicles involved in crash

Traffic alert: Delays on M62 near Brighouse after several vehicles involved in crash

Emergency services are at the scene of a crash on the M62 in West Yorkshire.
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Kirkstall Forge reaches significant milestone with 15 tonne delivery

Kirkstall Forge reaches significant milestone with 15 tonne delivery

The contruction of the flagship commercial building at Leeds’s massive Kirkstall Forge site has reached a significant milestone with the installation of a 15 tonne plant room to the development.

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Rebecca Woodhead, events manager at Trinity Leeds. PIC: Tony Johnson

What have Batman and Robin and a ‘super-slide’ got to do with shopping at Trinity Leeds?

Rebecca Woodhead is events manager at Trinity Leeds. She talks to Neil Hudson about superheroes and super slides

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Could Woolworths be set to return to Leeds after former boss makes admission?

Retailer collapsed in 2008 after racking up debts of £400m but former boss plans to resurrect the brand.

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Rail strike - April 28: Northern announces outline timetable of train services on day

Northern has today announced its outline timetable for train services that will run during industrial action on Friday, April 28.

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Latest mobile speed camera locations for Leeds

Latest mobile speed camera locations around Leeds.

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