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New agreement could help improve congestion on busy roads in Wakefield district

A new partnership could see congestion cut on seven major roads around the Wakefield district.
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VIDEO: Fly DSA Arena takes off as Doncaster Sheffield Airport gets naming rights of Sheffield Arena

UP, up and away...Yorkshire's biggest arena is soaring to new heights today after a six-figure naming rights deal by Doncaster Sheffield Airport to rebrand Sheffield Arena as Fly DSA Arena.
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Traffic backing up to the cross roads at Middlestown.

Roadworks misery: Resident speaks of delays and traffic backlogs as works are carried out

Roadworks in the South West of the district are causing traffic chaos, a disgruntled resident has said.

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Want to become a journalist?

Journalist apprenticeship scheme launched

Have you always dreamed of being a journalist? Reporting the news that can make a real difference in your community?
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You have one more month to spend your old pound coins.

There’s only one month left to spend your old pound coins

Look under your sofa, empty your piggy bank and check your pockets – there are only 30 days left to spend the old £1 coin before it becomes worthless.
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Video: Free advice and training at Google's Digital Garage helps firms reach new heights

In the cut-throat world of digital commerce, even an established business can use a little advice.

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Here are the three Leeds cashpoints where you can get a new £10 note today

The new £10 note has officially gone into circulation today.

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on site: The Digital Garage is a place where anyone can come and learn how to harness the power of the internet. Picture: Chris Etchells

Pearl, 75, now an IT whizz thanks to Google

A chance encounter with Google’s Digital Garage in Sheffield has helped transform Pearl Page-Green from a part-time IT user into a ‘gadget granny’.

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The Yorkshire Air Ambulance will begin night flights

Yorkshire Air Ambulance to fly at night

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance will begin its first night flights after being given permission from the Civil Aviation Authority.

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Temporary traffic lights to be installed on Doncaster Road in Wakefield for eight weeks

Part of the A638 Doncaster Road will be reduced to a single carriageway for eight weeks.

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Drivers have been warned to stay away from a number of dangerous roads when Storm Aileen hits tonight.

Highways Agency reveals list of Yorkshire roads you should avoid during Storm Aileen

Drivers are being urged to take extra care on motorways and major 'A roads' tonight and tomorrow morning as Storm Aileen strikes Yorkshire.

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Police confirm names of tragic youngsters killed in M62 smash in Yorkshire

Police today released the names of two young children from West Yorkshire killed in a crash on the M62.

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Yorkshire is one of the cheapest places to buy a beer... but where is the most expensive?

North-south divide applies to beer prices

The difference between the cheapest and most expensive pint of beer in the country is now more that £1.

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Google's Digital Garage in Sheffield. Amy Coghlan of Attercliffe-based Plastic Tokens

Google coach on how to make a firm fly online

It’s not just big established businesses that can have a strong presence online. Here are ways in which you can be found more easily and attract new customers.

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Johnston Press is launching a new apprentice scheme to give young people an opportunity to join their local newspaper and learn how to be a journalist.

Journalist apprenticeship scheme launched

Have you always dreamt of being a journalist?

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May King Tsang, digital coach at Sheffield's Google Garage.

Google Garage is helping to bridge the digital divide

From 100-year-olds coming for advice on how to keep in touch with their families to businesses looking to improve their online presence, Sheffield’s Google Digital Garage is helping to bridge the digital skills gap around Yorkshire and beyond.

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1,100 jobs affected as 300 Asda Leeds head office staff leave 'with boxes in hand'

Asda has axed hundreds of staff from its head office in Leeds as it cuts costs amid fierce competition in the supermarket sector.

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Asda is battling stiff competition

Asda axes hundreds of Leeds head office staff

Asda is to axe hundreds of staff from its head office in Leeds as it cuts costs amid fierce competition in the supermarket sector.

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Journalist apprenticeship scheme launched

Journalist apprenticeship scheme launched

Have you always dreamt of being a journalist?

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Six thousand civil service jobs to be relocated to Leeds

Six thousand civil service jobs to be relocated to Leeds

A total of 6,000 civil servants are to be relocated to a new Government Hub in Leeds in what is the biggest ever commercial property letting deal in the city’s history.

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