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VIDEO: Santa's reindeers to parade with Warhorse puppet magic at Sheffield's Meadowhall

Santa's reindeers are about to magically come to life for daily parades at Sheffield's Meadowhall - thanks to the puppet wizardry of the experts behind West End smash hit Warhorse.

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Delays on A1 near Leeds after three-car crash

Delays on A1 near Leeds after three-car crash

Two lanes are closed on the A1 near Leeds tonight after three vehicles collided.
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May King Tsang a trainer at the Google Digital Garage in Sheffield

Google confirms it will extend ‘digital bus tour’ in Yorkshire

Search engine giant Google is extending its Digital Garage ‘bus tour’ in Yorkshire to offer people of all ages digital training and advice through free workshops and face-to-face coaching.

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The Government today laid down legislation which will see Transport for the North become the first body of its kind.

Pioneering transport powers for the North hailed as ‘game-changer’ by Government

The creation of the first body of its type in the country to drive forward transport plans for the North was announced by the Government today.

Politics
Local resident, Elizabeth Keeler, on the newly tarmacked road that "leads to nowhere".

Newly resurfaced Harrogate back road is 'a waste of tax payer money'

Residents have called a decision to resurface a dead-end back road in Harrogate ‘a disgrace’ and a ‘waste of taxpayer money’.

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Chris Burns, Head of Family Law at Lupton Fawcett. (S)

Can stay-at-home fathers win custody battles?

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County council defends decision to change New Park roundabout

A ‘dangerous’ and ‘confusing’ decision to change the road layout at a busy Harrogate roundabout has been defended by the Executive Member for Highways at North Yorkshire County Council.

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CEO, Transdev Blazefield, Alex Hornby. Picture: Adrian Murray

Transdev: A dream to transform transport in the Harrogate District

Harrogate-based company, Transdev Blazefield, has officially launched its new CityZap fast bus route between Leeds and Manchester.

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Dragons and entrepreneurs: Martin Baxendale, William Welsh of Vantages flagship dealership in Knaresborough, Jemma Mccarthy, Jo Williamson of Gordons LLP, Mark Robinson, Olivia Jeffery, Jayne Pearce and David Thacker. (S)

Vantage volunteers aim to raise £10k

Staff at a Knaresborough car retailer took part in a Dragons’ Den-style pitch this week as part of the Million Makers challenge, a national competition where teams of employees collectively raise over £1m for The Prince’s Trust.

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Harrogate-based Beaucare Medical is planning for substantial growth following a successful management buyout.

Beaucare planning for growth after MBO

One of the UK’s largest independent providers of care home supplies is planning to expand after completing a management buyout (MBO).

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

Blurring the lines between employment and self-employment

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Daniel Edwards, senior solicitor in the property litigation department of Lupton Fawcett's York office.

Restrictive Covenants – what are they and why should you care?

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Aubrey Robinson, owner of Harmony Music School in Sheffield, with marketing manager Abby Abrames, on board Google's Digital Garage Bus in Rotherham town centre.
October 2017

Google bus is spreading the digital news

IT’S a Friday morning in Rotherham town centre and the training staff aboard Google’s Digital Garage bus are doing a brisk trade.

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Father and son David and Gareth Atkinson launched their meatball and craft beer concept in 2014. (S)

Cash-strapped meatball brand in liquidation

The Yorkshire Meatball Company, which closed the doors on its sole restaurant last October, has entered into liquidation, leaving investors out of pocket.

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Olympic gold medal winner Dame Kelly Holmes spoke about stress at a Pitman Training conference. (S)

Stress campaign gets Olympian backing

A Wetherby company has had its campaign to combat workplace stress boosted by the support of Dame Kelly Holmes.

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Mr Richardson bought the firm, located between Knaresborough and York, in 1964. (S)

Lifetime accolade for Whixley nurseryman

The chairman of one of Europe’s biggest commercial horticultural nursery businesses has been named as one of the first recipients of a Lifetime Achievement Award at The Yorkshire Post’s Rural Excellence Awards.

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Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust are consulting on launching an NHS owned 'commercial arm' to the Trust.

Harrogate Hospital consult on plans to launch NHS-owned company

Plans to launch an NHS-owned company to run the estates and facilities at Harrogate District Hospital have this week been proposed to staff in a consultation.
Health
Spoilt Gelato Best Take Away Award.  Khuram Jahangir and Pajwa Mo of Spoilt Gelato winners of the best take away.

Pajwa thanks Harrogate for crowning Spoilt Gelato 'Best Takeaway'

The owner of Harrogate's 'Best Takeaway of the Year' has thanked people in the community for their overwhelming support, despite a difficult start for the business.

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Revealed: All the winners at the Welcome to Yorkshire White Rose Awards 2017

Around 1,000 guests gathered in Leeds last night for the White Rose Awards 2017.

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Yorkshire's thriving tourism industry comes together in Leeds to celebrate success

Leading lights from Yorkshire’s thriving tourism industry rubbed shoulders with VIP guests when the White Rose Awards were held at the First Direct Arena in Leeds last night.

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