Yorkshire Post

Yorkshire more than a region - now it’s a brand

Yorkshire is more than just a region, with the name becoming a brand in recent years, according to the founder of a card payments business.

James Howard launched Direct Card Solutions (DCS) in 2012 but the business really took off when it adopted the name Yorkshire Payments. ...

yesterday 21:03 open_in_new
Harworth Group chairman to stand down

brownfield land regeneration and investment specialist Harworth Group has said that its chairman Jonson Cox is to stand down in the next year.

Harworth said it had continued to make strong progress in the first five months of 2017 as Jonson Cox, who is standing for re-election at the ...

yesterday 21:03 open_in_new
Polypipe boss set to step down

The chief executive of Polypipe, manufacturer of plastic piping and ventilation systems, is to retire later this year having been with the company since 2005.

David Hall will step down as CEO in October and will be succeeded by by Martin Payne, currently the company’s chief financial ...

yesterday 21:03 open_in_new
Wakefield Trinity 28 Huddersfield Giants 26: Resolute Trinity pounce late on to fell Giants

THERE IS no stopping Wakefield Trinity’s current rise.

In all fairness, they should really have lost this absorbing West Yorkshire derby with Huddersfield Giants.

That they dug out a way to victory, their fifth straight win, says plenty about not only the skill but spirit of ...

yesterday 21:03 open_in_new
Nile Wilson on way back from injury with new targets

Leeds gymnast Nile Wilson is refreshed and ready to take on the world again as he nears recovery from the serious ankle injury he sustained in the wake of last year’s Rio Olympic Games.

The 21-year-old grabbed a stunning bronze medal in the high-bar final in Brazil, but shortly after ...

yesterday 21:03 open_in_new
Huddersfield Town v Reading: ‘Broken neck’ victim Jonathan Hogg determined to grab second chance
JONATHAN HOGG does not scare easily. This, let’s not forget, is the fearless midfielder who manager David Wagner likened to Bear Grylls following the pre-season trip to a remote island in Sweden that saw Hogg adopt the role of chief hunter and fire-starter for his grateful team-mates. ...
yesterday 21:03 open_in_new
Everyone but Reading fans will be backing Huddersfield Town, says David Wagner

HEAD COACH David Wagner believes neutral football fans will be backing Huddersfield Town in Monday’s Championship play-off final.

The Terriers will be bidding to end a 45-year absence from the top flight when they take on Reading at Wembley.

Victory would secure not only a ...

yesterday 21:03 open_in_new
Hundreds of food stalls, cocktails and cookery demonstrations at Yorkshire Food & Drink Show 2017

The Yorkshire Post Food and Drink Show 2017 is the flagship event of the Leeds Food and Drink Festival and is now in its seventh year.

A foodies delight, the show is completely free to the public

More than 100 exhibitors will be showcasing the region's finest food and drink at The ...

yesterday 21:03 open_in_new
PM says terror threat level reduced amid fresh Manchester bombing arrests

Troops will be gradually withdrawn from the streets from Monday onwards, having been drafted in to bolster police numbers, the Prime Minister said.

The Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre (JTAC) increased the threat level to "critical" - its highest level - meaning a further terror attack was ...

yesterday 21:03 open_in_new
Yorkshire weather: Storms on their way as Met Office issues second warning

The Yellow Warning alert has been issued for Yorkshire and the Humber as storms which battered the south west earlier on Saturday make their way north. The worst of the weather is expected mid-afternoon and could continue into the late night. Here is our weather package for the Bank Holiday ...

yesterday 21:03 open_in_new
Travel alert: British Airways cancels all Gatwick and Heathrow flights amid 'major IT system failure'

Passengers have been told not to travel to the London airports because of "extreme congestion", with scores left stranded at the terminals.

A spokeswoman for the airline said: "We are working hard to get our customers who were due to fly today onto the next available flights over the ...

yesterday 21:03 open_in_new
Hull crowd honours victims of the Manchester bombing with minute's silence at Radio 1s Big Weekend

The two-day festival kicked-off with an increased police presence following the atrocity at Manchester Arena.

Picture special: Stars wow the Hull crowds on the first afternoon of Radio 1s Big Weekend Before singer Zara Larsson opened the festival on the main stage, the event ...

yesterday 21:03 open_in_new
Yorkshire hospital sites on ‘high alert’ after UK terror threat level raised

Trauma centres in Yorkshire are on standby and some hospital sites are on high alert as the country’s security status remains critical in the aftermath of the Manchester terror attack.

Hospitals have now stepped up security, carried out drills and put additional precautionary ...

yesterday 17:45 open_in_new
Travel alert: British Airways cancels all Gatwick and Heathrow flights amid 'major IT system failure'

Passengers have been told not to travel to the London airports because of "extreme congestion", with scores left stranded at the terminals.

A spokeswoman for the airline said: "We are working hard to get our customers who were due to fly today onto the next available flights over the ...

yesterday 17:45 open_in_new
Hull crowd honours victims of the Manchester bombing with minute's silence at Radio 1s Big Weekend

The two-day festival kicked-off with an increased police presence following the atrocity at Manchester Arena.

Picture special: Stars wow the Hull crowds on the first afternoon of Radio 1s Big Weekend Before singer Zara Larsson opened the festival on the main stage, the event ...

yesterday 16:39 open_in_new
Reports of flash flooding in Yorkshire as stormy weather hits region

Yorkshire Water said that some areas were experiencing flash flooding due to the heavy rainfall.

West Yorkshire Police's customer contact centre said it was also experiencing a high number of calls about roads lifting as a result.

In Leeds, there were reports of tarmac lifting and ...

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PM says terror threat level reduced amid fresh Manchester bombing arrests

Troops will be gradually withdrawn from the streets from Monday onwards, having been drafted in to bolster police numbers, the Prime Minister said.

The Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre (JTAC) increased the threat level to "critical" - its highest level - meaning a further terror attack was ...

yesterday 13:21 open_in_new
Travel alert: BA grounds all Gatwick and Heathrow flights amid 'major IT system failure'

Passengers have been told not to travel to the London airports because of "extreme congestion" at the terminals, with all BA planes grounded before 6pm on Saturday.

A spokeswoman for the airline said: "We have experienced a major IT system failure that is causing very severe disruption to ...

yesterday 13:21 open_in_new
Kell Brook brushes aside weight issues ahead of Errol Spence clash

SHEFFIELD’s Kell Brook overcame one of the biggest hurdles in his latest defence of the IBF welterweight title as he weighed in under the 147lbs limit.

Many believed Brook would struggle or even fail to make the weight after leaping up two divisions to tackle Gennady Golovkin in ...

yesterday 12:15 open_in_new
Evacuation in Manchester's Moss Side as PM lowers terror threat to 'severe'

Troops will be gradually withdrawn from the streets from Monday onwards, having been drafted in to bolster police numbers, the Prime Minister said.

The Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre (JTAC) increased the threat level to "critical" - its highest level - meaning a further terror attack was ...

yesterday 12:15 open_in_new
Armed police to remain on Yorkshire’s streets as major events set to go ahead

Armed police will remain on the streets of Yorkshire this weekend as a number of major events go ahead as planned.

Armed police will remain on the streets of Yorkshire this weekend as a number of major events go ahead as planned.

The First Direct Arena in Leeds welcomes 1980s pop ...

yesterday 11:09 open_in_new