Deadline looms for Wakefield Business Awards nominations

Wakefield has one of the fastest growing economies in the country and is becoming one of the best places to do business.


Train passenger's jaw broken in attack on Leeds to Sheffield train

A TRAIN passenger suffered serious facial injuries including a broken jaw when he was attacked by three men on a Leeds to Sheffield train.
Mobile speed cameras.

SPEED CAMERAS: Latest hot spot locations

Speed cameras will be at the following locations across the Wakefield district this week:

Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

More than a million visits to Leeds and Wakefield galleries in a year

More than a million people visited the four art galleries which form the Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle (YST) according to latest statistics, making it one of its busiest years ever.

Leeds City Station.

Click and go! Bus and train users in Leeds embrace digital revolution

Transport bosses have released new figures that underline the scale of the digital revolution taking place on buses and trains in Leeds and the rest of West Yorkshire.

Foodie fans have plenty of roles to tuck into in Leeds

7 tasty jobs in Leeds for foodie fans

Are you a big food lover?


Overnight closures to continue this week on M621 and M62

DRIVERS will have to take diversions as overnight closures continue this week for ongoing roadworks on the M62 and M621 motorways.

Frances O'Grady pictured in Leeds.

Bad deal on Brexit puts 250,000 Yorkshire jobs at risk, says union leader

Hundreds of thousands of jobs in Yorkshire are at risk if the UK gets the wrong deal in its Brexit negotiations, an influential union leader said today.

TRAVEL FEARS: Bob and Shirley Stocker are concerned by the closure of their local GP surgery.

‘Closure of doctor’s surgery will leave us stranded’

Elderly and vulnerable patients will be left isolated after the closure of doctor’s surgery in Wrenthorpe, said a couple who depend on the service.

There are plenty of unique and unusual places to stay around Yorkshire

9 of the most unique and unusual places to stay in Yorkshire

From cosy cabins to sprawling castle estates, these unique locations around Yorkshire promise an unforgettable stay that is anything but ordinary.

Toys "R" Us in Wakefield will close on Saturday April 21.

Wakefield’s Toys “R” Us gets final closure date

Toys “R” Us in Wakefield has just over one week left before it closes its doors for the final time.

There are some great job opportunities currently on offer around Yorkshire for animal lovers

7 dream jobs currently on offer in Yorkshire for animal lovers

Are you a big animal lover?


Jet2 announce new destination, plane and flights from Leeds Bradford Airport

Budget airline Jet2 is expanding its operations at Leeds Bradford Airport by announcing a new destination and thousands of extra seats.

Delays on M62 near Leeds after 'flooding' on carriageway

Motorists travelling on the M62 near Leeds because of flooding on the carriageway.


Electricity cut off until late tonight in Pontefract

Power will be down in the Pontefract area until around 10pm while 'urgent work' takes place.

Make your move into the fashion industry with one of these exciting roles currently up for grabs in Leeds

6 ideal jobs in Leeds if you want to work in fashion

Keen to make your mark in the fashion industry?

National politics is likely to play a major role in this year's local elections across Yorkshire.

Yorkshire local elections 2018: Trees could be key in Sheffield as voters return to ballot box

Ten of the region’s town halls will elect new councillors next month, but how important will national party politics be to the final result? Rob Parsons reports.


Full list of pothole damaged streets fixed in Wakefield district

Workers at Wakefield Council are trying to keep up with the district’s pothole problem as recent wintry spells have devastated roads and caused havoc for motorists.

There are a wealth of hands-on jobs on offer around Yorkshire to get stuck into

9 ideal jobs in Yorkshire if you like working with your hands

Not everyone is cut out for office life.

Under 19s will be able to travel on all buses across the county using a new, money-saving ticket with a special introductory price of just �2.60.

Travel made even easier for young people by Bus18 initiative

All-day, £2.60 West Yorkshire bus ticket for under 19s on the way this summer and county’s under 16s will no longer need photocards from September.

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