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Businesses will soon face charges for Wakefield Council’s advice

Businesses in Wakefield will soon have to pay for professional advice provided by the council.

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Morrisons launch GIANT steak - and just in time for Father's Day

Yorkshire supermarket Morrisons is providing the nation with the perfect treat to make this year's Father's Day extra special.

Business
New business network club keeps growing

New business network club keeps growing

A new business networking group that supports the Prince of Wales Hospice has been going from strength to strength.

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Jet2 announce new flight to Italian city from Leeds Bradford Airport

Jet2 announce new flight to Italian city from Leeds Bradford Airport

Budget airline Jet2 has added a new destination to its Leeds Bradford flight roster.
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Traffic halted on M62 near Leeds as children spotted running across motorway

Traffic halted on M62 near Leeds as children spotted running across motorway

Traffic was halted on the M62 near Leeds last night after children were spotted running in front of vehicles on the motorway.

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David Brown, managing director of Northern, pictured at Zaragoza

Northern boss says sorry to passengers and blames short-notice over rail chaos

The boss of Northern Rail has issued an apology to passengers, admitting services in the past few weeks have not been good enough and blamed the chaos on the North of England’s railways on the short notice the firm was given to implement new timetables.

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Treat yourself to a refreshing getaway at one of these Airbnb properties with pools around Yorkshire (Photo: Airbnb)

7 luxurious Airbnbs with pools around Yorkshire for less than £125

Pack up your bags and head off for a relaxing break at one of these luxurious Airbnb properties around Yorkshire, all of which boast access to a pool and cost less than £125 per night.

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M62 near Brighouse. Pic: Google.

M62 lane blocked due to 'broken down van' at Brighouse

Congestion is building on the M62 during this morning's rush hour.

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Full list of planned roadworks in Yorkshire over the coming week

Motorists know that roadworks and diversions can cause a nuisance when travelling on the roads.

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What do you think of the HS2? Should the money be spent elsewhere?

HS2 teams on tour to talk about scheme

Teams from HS2 Ltd will be visiting locations this month, to talk to residents about how the design of Britain’s new high speed railway is progressing.

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Coun Denise Jeffery and Coun Keith Wakefield with one of the new buses.

New fleet for relaunched service

Wakefield’s popular free City Bus - used by four million people since its introduction in 2007 - has been relaunched with a fleet of new vehicles.

Business
Picture by Allan McKenzie/YWNG - 07/06/18 - Press - Kirkgate Development, Wakefield, England - A general view over the area to be redeveloped.

New city gateway could bring jobs and investment

A £42m scheme to create a ‘South East Gateway’ to Wakefield city centre has been described as a “fantastic scheme” that will “make a real difference”.

Business
Commuters at Wakefield Westgate railway station as Northern Rail introduce a new timetable. Picture Scott Merrylees

Raw deal for Five Towns in rail fiasco

Northern rail timetable changes that caused misery for passengers have been branded a ‘joke’ and have left the Five Towns worse off, an MP said.

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Retail giant House of Fraser announces Yorkshire closures as part of 31 store cutback

Retailer House of Fraser has announced plans to shut 31 of its 59 stores across the UK and Ireland as part of a rescue deal, impacting around 6,000 jobs.

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Heinz Salad Cream could be about to become Sandwich Cream

Food giant Heinz is considering changing the name of its Salad Cream for the first time in 104 years to Sandwich Cream because few customers actually use it on salads.
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Live: Northern rail chaos revealed as we go out on the trains to force change

Rail travellers across the north have faced disruption ever since a major timetable overhaul was implemented in May.

Transport
Trinity Leeds and White Rose Shopping Centre will be turning their roofs green tomorrow in support of World Environment Day

Leeds shopping centres 'go green' in support of World Environment Day

Two of the the biggest retail and leisure destinations in Leeds will be 'going green' tomorrow to show their support for World Environment Day.
Environment

LISTED: All the planned roadworks in Yorkshire over the coming week

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week and is correct as of Friday, June 1.
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Urgent recall issued by Tesco, Aldi and Nisa after METAL found in sausage rolls

Pastry products sold at major supermarkets are being urgently recalled following the discovery of metal in some items.
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22 May 2018......  Stewart Arnold, leader of the Yorkshire Party.  Pic: Tony Johnson.

Stewart Arnold interview: ‘Debate is no longer yes or no over a devolved Yorkshire, it’s how’

Stewart Arnold interview: Debate is no longer “yes or no” over a devolved Yorkshire, it’s how it will work

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