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Will roadworks affect your journey next week?

If you're planning on travelling up and down the roads of Yorkshire over the coming week, check the list below to see if your journey will be affected.
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Elizabeth Murphy from Wakefield BID

Wakefield BID appoints new manager to ‘deliver businesses’ wishlist’

The Wakefield Business Improvement District (BID) has appointed a former council night-time economy chief who has already got to work on an ambitious programme of activities aimed at boosting the city’s profile.

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Long delays on the M1 in West Yorkshire this afternoon.

TRAFFIC: Delays for motorists on the M1 near Wakefield

There are long delays for motorists on the M1 this afternoon due to a broken down vehicle in West Yorkshire.

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Handmade Burger Company: Buyer found for one of Leeds' two restaurants

Handmade Burger Company: Buyer found for one of Leeds' two restaurants

Jobs have been saved after a buyer was found for restaurant chain Handmade Burger Company.
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The new 12-sided 1 coin is now more common than its round predecessor.

This is how long you’ve got to spend your old £1 coin

The deadline for spending your old £1 coins is fast approaching with shops soon able to refuse to accept them.

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Sheepscar Interchange

Drivers could be charged to drive on these five Leeds roads to cut pollution

Tolls could be introduced on five Leeds roads deemed the dirtiest in the city.
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The Northern Lights

Leeds Bradford Airport launches unique 'travel bucket list' flights to Arctic city

Leeds Bradford Airport is to offer specially chartered flights to a top 'travel bucket list' destination.

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M62

M62 accident leads to heavy traffic

Drivers on the M62 suffered heavy traffic this afternoon following an accident.

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Ossett butcher creates liquorice pork pie for Pontefract festival

Ossett butcher creates liquorice pork pie for Pontefract festival

Visitors to the Pontefract Liquorice Festival were able to pick up an exclusive flavoured pork pie.

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A collision in Fryston Road, Airedale, is causing disruption to bus services. Picture: Google

Travel alert: Buses diverted in Castleford after crash

Buses are being diverted in Castleford this afternoon while emergency services work at the scene of a crash.
Transport
Sheffield Arena's new General Manager Joe Waldron

Yorkshire's biggest Arena gets new boss who vows to continue £500m success story for region

Yorkshire's largest indoor premier entertainment venue got a new boss today and Joe Waldron - who replaces Rob O'Shea at the helm - has pledged to continue the £500m success story at Sheffield Area.

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M&S foodhall plans could be turned down

M&S foodhall plans could be turned down

Plans for a Marks and Spencer food outlet in Sandal are to be recommended for refusal, despite growing support.

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28 March 2017.......  Temple Works  Marshall Street, Leeds. Picture Tony Johnson.

Burberry scraps plans for flagship site in Leeds

Burberry has scrapped plans to open a new state-of-the-art manufacturing and weaving facility at the ​Grade I listed Temple Works building in Leeds’ South Bank.

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All Wakefield staff made redundant by burger restaurant chain, administrators confirm

All Wakefield staff made redundant by burger restaurant chain, administrators confirm

All Staff working at a chain restaurant in Wakefield have been made redundant after the company collapsed into administration.

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The White Rose Shopping Centre was evacuated this morning.

Leeds White Rose Centre evacuated this morning... but it is all part of planned exercise

Staff and shoppers gathered outside entrances at the White Rose Shopping Centre this morning... but the evacuation was a planned training exercise.

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Northern rail strike to continue into Monday rush hour

Northern rail strike to continue into Monday rush hour

Industrial action on Northern rail services will continue into Monday.

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Restaurant in Wakefield closes after chain collapses into administration

Restaurant in Wakefield closes after chain collapses into administration

The future of a chain restaurant on Trinity Walk looks to be hanging in the balance after the company collapsed into administration.

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27 June 2017........... Harworth Group PLC are seeking to redevelop the old Kellingley Colliery site near Pontefract. Finance Director Andrew Kirkman. Picture Scott Merrylees

Work on site of former Big K to start by 2019?

the developers behind the site of the former Kellingley Colliery hope to begin work by 2019 and have already had expression of interests from firms looking to set up on the site.

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Volunteers help improve school environment

Volunteers help improve school environment

Almost 50 volunteers from DS Smith have given up their time to carry out improvements at North Featherstone J&I School.

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Planned roadworks by Highways England, Monday 10 July to Sunday 16 July

Will roadworks affect your journey next week?

If you're planning on travelling up and down the roads of Yorkshire over the coming week, check the list below to see if your journey will be affected.

Transport
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