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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.

Business
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
Train strikes in West Yorkshire

The train services still running across Yorkshire as railways hit by 'worst strike in decades'

Rail workers are said to be "solidly supporting" a series of strikes which are causing the biggest disruption to train services in decades
Transport
Will you be affected by tomorrow's rail strike?

Rail strike - is your route affected?

Rail passengers have been warned to expect busy trains and fewer services due to a strike tomorrow.

News
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.

Business
Wakefield firm to create 144 new jobs

Wakefield firm to create 144 new jobs

A Wakefield firm which manufactures and distributes electrical equipment, has invested more than £9m to double the size of its operations and create 144 jobs.

News

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.

Business

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.

Business
‘An inviting centre deters crime’

‘An inviting centre deters crime’

An anti-social behaviour hotspot is among key areas that Wakefield’s Business Improvement District (BID) will work on.

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

Digital Garage can change lives

Today, most of us are spending hours online, and nearly a third of this time is spent on social media.

Business
Swim school’s charity zombie run challenge

Swim school’s charity zombie run challenge

Staff from Puddle Ducks swim school will be swapping the front crawl for zombie dodging when they take part in a Halloween charity fundraiser.

News
Chain Bar roundabout.

Government halts M62 Chain Bar slip road plan

MORE THAN a dozen road improvement projects in England have been delayed or face cancellation including a project on the M62 and M606 in West Yorkshire.

News
Northern Rail shared this image as it confirmed there had been a landslip at Hipperholme.

Travel update: Trees on line and landslip disrupt West Yorkshire train services

Rail passengers in West Yorkshire are continuing to experience disruption to services after Storm Ophelia battered the region.
Transport
Northern warned that some lines were blocked after a vehicle hit a bridge.

Railway lines blocked between Wakefield and Barnsley after vehicle hits bridge

Rail passengers travelling between Wakefield and Barnsley were warned of potential disruption after a vehicle hit a bridge.
Transport
A Highways England camera shows the scene on the M62 westbound this morning. Copyright: Crown 2017.

Crash causes major delays on M62 between Leeds and Wakefield

Drivers are being warned about delays of more than hour on the M62 this morning following a crash.
Transport

Northern rail strike day: How to get home tonight

The second of two strike days affecting Northern rail services has begun today.

Transport
Joanna Jarjue - (C) Freemantle Media - Photographer: Jim Marks - Courtesy of the BBC.

The Apprentice: Wakefield's Joanna dodges boardroom grilling as team win burger task

The Apprentice candidate Joanna Jarjue avoided being grilled by Lord Sugar in the boardroom on her first appearance on the show last night.
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Joanna Jarjue. (C) Freemantle Media, Photographer Jim Marks, Courtesy of the BBC.

The Apprentice: Wakefield's Joanna determined to win over Lord Sugar

The search to find Lord Sugar’s next apprentice is about to begin.
News
British Transport Police to recruit new officers in Leeds

British Transport Police to recruit new officers in Leeds

Fancy policing Yorkshire's trains?

News
Holidays cancelled after collapse of Monarch Airlines

Holidays cancelled after collapse of Monarch Airlines

People who booked flights and holidays with Monarch Airlines have had their trips cancelled after the collapse of the company.

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