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Preparations 'well underway' for Yorkshire rail strike next week

October will begin with a headache for Yorkshire commuters as a Northern rail strike begins.

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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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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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From left: Eric Hawthorn of Radio Design; Marian Sudbury of the DIT; Roger Marsh of the LEP; and Victoria Hopkins of Hopkins Catering at the launch of ExportExchange in Leeds. (S)

New scheme offers free export advice

Businesses across the district are being invited to sign up to a unique new regional initiative aimed at boosting the region’s export trade.

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Rupert Farquharson has held senior positions at Adnams, Bass and Diageo.

New boss takes reins at top pub operator

The company behind the West Park Hotel in Harrogate and the Punch Bowl at Marton-cum-Grafton has appointed Rupert Farquharson as managing director.

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Video: Delve into the sewers of Harrogate - the blockage hotspot

As Harrogate continues to be a hotspot for blocked sewers, Yorkshire Water offered the Harrogate Advertiser an exclusive visit to one of the town’s problem areas, to uncover the some of the murky myths behind our wastewater system and find out exactly what we should and shouldn’t be flushing down the toilet...

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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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Steve Drew proudly shows off some produce he made earlier! Picture: Adrian Murray

How Harrogate's smallest vegetables are making some big progress

A man on a mission to find a home for his 'microgreens' business venture may have found just the ticket while helping a Harrogate charity too.

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Louise Connacher, a director in the employment law department at Lupton Fawcett. (S)

Supreme Court ruling puts Employment Tribunals back on the agenda

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Severe delays on major Yorkshire routes after building truck falls on carriageway

Motorists face severe delays after a building truck fell from a lorry onto a major Yorkshire road junction.
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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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The Crown Hotel in Harrogate.

Update: Harrogate’s Crown Hotel sold for £7.2m

One of the historic cornerstones of Harrogate’s hospitailty industry has been bought by a Singapore company for £7.2m.

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Journalist apprenticeship scheme launched

Journalist apprenticeship scheme launched

Have you always dreamt of being a journalist?

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Yorkshire Tea is now the nation's number two brand

How Yorkshire Tea grew from a local brand to be the nation’s cup of tea

It’s enough to make the Tetley tea folk pack up their flat caps and hit the hard stuff. They have been overtaken as Britain’s number two tea by a Yorkshire original.

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