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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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.


£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.

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.

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.

Yorkshire firms can boost productivity by thinking creatively, Leeds event is told

YORKSHIRE firms can boost their productivity by taking a creative approach to time management and listening to their peers. a major event was told.

KLM 1545 arrives from Amsterdam (Charlotte Graham)

Planes face bumpy landing as they arrive at Leeds Bradford Airport

Aircraft faced difficult landing conditions at Leeds Bradford Airport on Thursday morning.

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Delays on trains this morning.

TRANSPORT: Signal failures cause delays for commuters via Leeds this morning

Passengers are being warned of delays this morning on services between Leeds and Knaresborough.

Prime Minister Theresa May

Brexit: Delays on talks to cost jobs in 2018, say business leaders

Jobs will be moved out of Britain unless Theresa May secures progress in Brexit negotiations at next week’s summit of European Union leaders, a leading business lobbying group warned last night.

Office Monster, Commercuial Street, Rothwell, Leeds..Steve Hanley (left) and Ryan Ward pictured in the office.16th October 2017 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

From the club to the boardroom, Office Monster looking to roar

What started life as a side-project between two friends DJing in nightclubs around Europe has now grown to a business turning over £1.58m.


BREAKING: Developer agrees deal for Leeds’s historic Temple Works building

Leeds property developer CEG sprung a surprise today when it announced it had agreed terms to buy the city’s historic Temple Works building.

Victoria Gate, which opened in October 2016, is anchored by John Lewiss first store in the city

Victoria Gate owner buys rival to create £21bn shopping centre giant

Shopping centre owner Hammerson​, which owns the Victoria Gate development in Leeds,​ has agreed an all share takeover of rival Intu in a £3.4​bn deal that will create Britain's biggest property company.​

Motorists could face roadworks for three months.

Three month roadworks planned to lay water main in Harrogate

Yorkshire Water have announced three-month plans to lay 460 metres of new water mains along Otley Road in Harrogate, early next year.

The People's Powerhouse project was founded by Jo Miller and Tracy Fishwick

Citizens assembly could put people at the heart of Northern Powerhouse concept, says report

A ‘CITIZENS assembly’ for the North similar to those in Canada and Ireland could help involve people in the democratic process in a devolved Yorkshire, according to a report published today.

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