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York Council chiefs refuse to renew Uber's licence in York

Council chiefs have refused to renew the taxi-hailing company Uber's licence to operate in York.
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Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, has written to Northern Powerhouse Minister Jake Berry about Yorkshire devolution.

Exclusive: Archbishop’s intervention could finally end Yorkshire devolution stalemate

A possible solution to Yorkshire’s long-running devolution stalemate that could see a region-wide mayor elected by May 2020 has emerged after an intervention by the Archbishop of York, The Yorkshire Post can reveal.

Politics
Harrogate District Hospital.

Unison accuses Harrogate NHS Trust of scheme to avoid paying tax

Harrogate District NHS Foundation Trust has been accused of attempting to avoid tax by setting up a commercial arm to run its estates and facilities.

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Carl DAmmassa, Group Managing Director  Business Finance, Aldermore

Aldermore supports more than £1bn of asset finance to UK businesses in 2017

SPECIALIST lender Aldermore said it has reached the “significant” milestone of supporting more than £1bn of asset finance to UK businesses this year.

Business
Facebook is said to be leaving users "vacant and empty".

Former Facebook exec says platform is 'ripping apart' society

Facebook says it is a different company to the one described by a former executive as ripping apart society.

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REVIVED: The Leeds mill complex, Sunny Bank, is going from strength to strength with more new businesses moving in.

Leeds mill site owners welcome four new deals

Four new deals have been completed at the Leeds’s Sunny Bank Mill to bring in new tenants from the world of retail, leisure, IT recruitment and engineering consultancy sectors.

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Traffic and travel updates from in and around Leeds.

Leeds travel updates: What's happening with traffic, buses and trains in city today?

A vehicle fire and a crash are among the incidents causing delays on the roads in and around Leeds this morning.

Transport
NO BEEF: India Silvani-Jones has launched a campaign to spread her business idea.

Leeds vegan cafe looking to expand

Growth in veganism is showing no signs of slowing down as more and more people begin to realise that choices aren’t as limited as made out, according to a vegan chef looking to set up a new restaurant.

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FIGURES: New statistics show speeding prosecutions leapt to  2.1 million in 2016.

Speeding offences exceed the two million mark

Speeding offences are at a six-year high.

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Kevin Hollinrake MP for Thirsk and Malton Picture: Anna Gowthorpe

Small firms need tribunal to protect them from big banks, say MPs

A GROUP of MPs is calling on the Government to create a powerful tribunal to protect small firms that have been mistreated by the banks.

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PCC Julia Mulligan.

Commissioner warns of £4.3million black hole for North Yorkshire Police

Harrogate residents are being asked whether they would rather see an increase to their council tax or a cut to the budget of the local police force.

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Northern has introduced extra Sunday services as it works to modernise its network.

Northern introduces extra Sunday train services linking Leeds, Harrogate and Knaresborough

More frequent rail services were introduced between Leeds, Harrogate and Knaresborough this weekend.

Transport
Dean Turner UK economist at UBS Wealth Management

Brexit breakthrough should partially lift cloud of uncertainty, says economist

THERESA May’s breakthrough in the Brexit negotiations should partially lift a cloud of uncertainty hanging over the UK, according to a leading economist.

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VIndia Silvani-Jones, a vegan chef based in Leeds, has been running pop-up cafes across the city for the past two years. She is now looking to launch her own restaurant called The Jungle Kitchen.

Food entrepreneur looking to take veganism to the masses with cafe

Growth in veganism is showing no signs of slowing down as more and more people begin to realise that choices aren’t as limited as made out, according to a vegan chef looking to set up a new restaurant.

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MONEY MATTERS: Legal & General has been teaching teenagers about their financial planning.

Firm plans to teach money matters to Leeds pupils

One of the country’s biggest financial services has been visiting schools in Leeds to teach the values of money and preparing for their financial future.

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Leeds travel: Private hire protest causes major bus service delays

Bus passengers in Leeds are experiencing major delays to services after private hire drivers in the city staged a 'slow drive' protest.

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Variety Awards at Queens Hotel, Leeds. Pictured Rosemary Shrager who  received a lifetime award and guest speaker Sir Chris Bonington, with the choir from Queen Elizabeth Grammar School in Wakefield.
8th December 2017.
Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Audience told to aim for greatness as Variety awards raises £111,200

The best of the region’s corporate community was celebrated at this year’s Yorkshire Business Awards, which saw winners and speakers talk about the importance of reaching for the best.

Business

£3.8 million refurbished gym to open in Harrogate this weekend

Ashville Sports Centre in Harrogate will throw open its doors to the public to unveil its new look following a £3.8m refurbishment.
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Over 70 bus routes set to run in West Yorkshire on Boxing Day

A raft of special Boxing Day bus services will be running throughout Kirklees and wider West Yorkshire again this year.

Transport
Delays for commuters at Leeds railway station after train 'failed at depot'

Delays for commuters at Leeds railway station after train 'failed at depot'

Commuters have faced delays this morning after a fault affecting trains at Leeds railway station.
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