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Going away this Christmas? Here is why you should book your train tickets in advance

Rail travellers face paying up to twice as much for their Christmas getaway if they wait until December to book a ticket, according to new research.

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Sarah Sordy of Mars Petcare in Birstall

Meet the team behind Yorkshire’s petfood powerhouse

WHEN Mars Petcare opened its factory in Birstall, West Yorkshire, 30 years ago, the Bee Gees were top of the charts with ‘You Win Again’ and Britain was still reeling from the impact of a deadly hurricane.

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The boss of Hargreaves Lansdown has issued a warning over Brexit  Photo: PA

Hargreaves Lansdown’s CEO warns of City jobs exodus

The boss of Britain’s biggest online trading platform has issued the latest stark warning over Brexit as he said the loss of banking jobs to the continent was already doing “long-term damage” to the UK economy.

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Richard Harrison
CEO, Help Link

Leeds-based Help-Link plans to use technology to protect Britons from the winter chill

A YORKSHIRE-based boiler installation company plans to use technology to protect millions of Britons from the winter chill.

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Opening date set for new Aldi in north Leeds

Opening date set for new Aldi in north Leeds

It's been under construction since February.
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Airports criticised for charges for drivers collecting passengers

Airports criticised for charges for drivers collecting passengers

SOME of the UK’s busiest airports have hiked parking charges for drivers collecting passengers, according to a new study.

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Elijah Lawal, Google's communications manager for the UK and Ireland.

Google joins forces with Which? to launch a new online safety course

GOOGLE has expanded its inventory of initiatives to boost the UK’s digital skill levels by teaming up with consumer body Which? to launch a new course in online safety.

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Storm Brian will hit the UK this weekend

Storm Brian: Weather Bomb set to cause miserable weekend for Yorkshire

The UK is braced for a night of heavy rain and winds before Storm Brian batters the country this weekend.
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One year on... the Victoria Gate transformed shopping in Leeds.

Victoria Gate: One year on from Leeds's shopping revolution

It was one of the most eagerly anticipated developments in the whole of the retail world, not just Leeds, and now Victoria Gate and its flagship store John Lewis will celebrate its first anniversary today.
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Chain Bar roundabout.

Government halts M62 Chain Bar slip road plan

MORE THAN a dozen road improvement projects in England have been delayed or face cancellation including a project on the M62 and M606 in West Yorkshire.

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Dig for victory! Work starts on new Leeds College of Building site on city’s South Bank

Work has started on a £13m scheme that highlights how the ongoing regeneration of Leeds’s South Bank area is being built on rock steady foundations.

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Heavy traffic as emergency services work at scene of crash on A59 near Harrogate

Heavy traffic as emergency services work at scene of crash on A59 near Harrogate

Drivers were warned to expect heavy traffic on the A59 this morning after emergency services were called to the scene of a crash.
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THIRSTY WORK: Dirty Martini is coming to Leeds.

Bingo! Leeds jobs bonanza just the tonic

Over 50 new jobs will be offered to Leeds residents in the coming weeks, with the opening of a cocktail bar and bingo cafe.

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The doctor's surgery Wetherspoons wants to transform.

Pub appeal could be contested

Leeds City Council is to contest an appeal by Wetherspoons for the Government to weigh in and make a decision about whether a new pub should be created in the city.

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CONNECTIVITY: Number One Kirkstall Forge has been awarded wired platinum certification.

Digital award for Leeds building

A new office block has become the first commercial building in Yorkshire to receive a top award for its digital connectivity.

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McDonald's limited editon Julien Macdonald designed Signature Collection burger box

WIN: McDonald's Signature Collection showcase tickets and limited edition burger box

McDonald's are celebrating their Signature Collection by giving you the chance to win tickets to an exclusive showcase tasting event and to take home a limited edition burger box in Leeds.

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YEP Says: Get us to the plane on time

It is interesting news that Leeds-Bradford Airport has been taken over by a new company.

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Where does Yorkshire rank in UK pothole league of shame?

More than one million potholes were reported to councils last year, according to new research.
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21 June 2017.......   Ryanair at  Leeds Bradford Airport. Picture Tony Johnson.

Leeds Bradford Airport sold to Australian investment fund

Leeds Bradford Airport has been sold to Australian investment firm AMP Capital, The Yorkshire Post can reveal.

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Jet2.com take title of most punctual airline

Leeds-based airline Jet2.com has been named the most punctual airline in the UK over the past 12 months.

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