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WATCH - England 44 France 6: Wakefield's Tom Johnstone grabs hat-trick on England debut

The prolific winger scored a first-half hat-trick against France in the space of just 13 minutes at Leigh Sports Village last night.

It was one of a few highlights for England coach Wayne Bennett, as he got a first look at his squad before the opening Test against New Zealand in Hull on ...

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Favourite Ballyandy suffers shock Wetherby loss to Acdc

Acdc sprang a surprise as he saw off favourite Ballyandy to win the Bobby Renton Handicap Chase at Wetherby.

The Nigel Twiston-Davies-trained Ballyandy was sent off 11-10 favourite for the extended two-mile-three-furlong feature – but having just his fourth start over fences, his jumping ...

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Greg Wright: Everyone has the right to survive the working day

IT’S the most fundamental workplace right, but we cannot assume it will always be respected.

Everyone is entitled to a safe working environment. Sadly, 144 people were killed at work over the last financial year. despite the existence of health and safety legislation which was ...

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Pupils are urged to take up careers in manufacturing

HUNDREDS of pupils were urged to take up careers in manufacturing by leading entrepreneurs during a live broadcast which was screened in Yorkshire schools.

Leeds Manufacturing Live was staged to highlight the wide range of careers available in manufacturing firms and to destroy ...

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Fulcrum in Sheffield delivers gas pipeline for Ambrosia custard factory

Infrastructure and services provider Fulcrum has delivered a significant gas pipeline for a factory that produces Ambrosia custard.

The £4m contract to design and install the 12km gas pipeline for Premier Foods’ factory in Devon will be funded over a five-year period.

The ...

yesterday 16:44 open_in_new
Hague Group acquires £6m Venture firm

The Hague Group has acquired a £6 million print management company Venture Business Forms.

Venture, based in the Midlands, has been established for over forty years, employs thirty staff over its three sites and has a turnover of approximately £6 million.

The current sales and ...

yesterday 16:44 open_in_new
Integra doubles capacity with £3m move

Modular specialist Integra Buildings has practised what it preaches by moving into self-built offices manufactured just yards away in its own factory.

Integra, which designs and manufactures modular buildings, is now operating from the new office building on an expanded site at Paull, East ...

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Westland acquires Gardman Group for undisclosed sum

Horticulture firm Westland has acquired Gardman Group, one Europe’s leading consumer garden product firms.

The deal takes Gardman out of administration and includes all trading assets, stock, infrastructure and Gardman brands, which include Cole and Bright, Grow It, Moulton Mill and ...

yesterday 16:44 open_in_new
Greg Wright: Everyone has the right to survive the working day

IT’S the most fundamental workplace right, but we cannot assume it will always be respected.

Everyone is entitled to a safe working environment. Sadly, 144 people were killed at work over the last financial year. despite the existence of health and safety legislation which was ...

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Trevor Strain to take on commercial role at Morrisons

​Morrisons ​has given its high flying ​finance director ​Trevor Strain extra responsibilities for the commercial side of the business.

​Mr Strain is widely seen as a successor to CEO David Potts once the latter decides his turnaround programme is ...

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WANdisco launches new multicloud live data platform

Big data company WANdisco has announced the launch of a new live data platform that will enable businesses to manage their applications in a multicloud environment.

The Sheffield-based technology firm says the LiveData platform for Multicloud will provide data accuracy and consistency for ...

yesterday 12:32 open_in_new
Fashion retailer Asos sees profits rise 28 per cent

Asos revenues rose 26 per cent to more than £2.4bn in the year to the end of August, with profits rising in line with market expectations.

The online fashion retailer’s pre-tax profits were up 28 per cent to £102m.

Asos reiterated its guidance for between 20 per cent and 25 ...

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British Steel lands new shaft deal with African mining firm

Manufacturer British Steel has announced a new contract to help service the African mining industry.

The firm, with bases in North Yorkshire and Scunthorpe, will supply South African steel manufacturer Robor with its tophat shaft guides – hoisting systems used in underground mining ...

yesterday 12:32 open_in_new
Darren Gough: Painting a picture of life on tour with England

EVERYONE thinks that touring around the world as a cricketer is a glamorous lifestyle. At times, you feel very lucky – but sometimes it can be very difficult.

I had so many great things happen while I was on tour. But I also had some horrible things occur.

On the night before ...

yesterday 11:29 open_in_new
Middlesbrough - Story of the Season so far ...

THE latest international break offers a chance to assess the respective campaigns of all six Yorkshire clubs currently plying their trade in the Championship - Hull City, Leeds United, Middlesbrough, Rotherham United, Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday.

Here, we assess the promising ...

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Leeds United - Story of the Season so far ...

THE latest international break offers a chance to assess the respective campaigns of all six Yorkshire clubs currently plying their trade in the Championship - Hull City, Leeds United, Middlesbrough, Rotherham United, Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday.

Here, we assess the impressive ...

yesterday 09:23 open_in_new
Doncaster Rovers legend James Coppinger looks at what the future may hold

SPEAK to Doncaster Rovers supporters and their fingers will be collectively crossed that James Coppinger does not hang up his boots any time soon.

The evergreen midfielder turns 38 in January and is heading towards the halfway point of his 15th successive season at the club, but age is far ...

yesterday 07:17 open_in_new
Former Bradford City winger helping youngsters graduate on unique path to top of the game

At a time when youth development in football is constantly being scrutinised a unique programme in West Yorkshire is taking a different slant on producing tomorrow’s professionals.

The Richmond International Academic and Soccer Academy (RIASA), founded in 2010, is based at Leeds ...

yesterday 07:17 open_in_new
Moeen believes cricket must be free of suspicion

England’s Moeen Ali believes it is essential every player and fan can trust what they are seeing on the cricket pitch after Sanath Jayasuriya was charged with breaching the sport’s anti-corruption code.

Jayasuriya is a giant of Sri Lankan sport – a World Cup winner, former ...

yesterday 07:17 open_in_new
County lines: More than 200 suspected gang members arrested in national crackdown

More than 200 suspected members of county lines drugs gangs have been arrested in a national crackdown.

There are thought to be around 1,500 of the networks in operation in the UK, which involve urban dealers forcing children to carry drugs to customers in more rural areas.

They also ...

yesterday 07:17 open_in_new
This is what Leeds' two new hospitals could look like as £450m plan is revealed today

Exciting plans to create two state-of-the-art hospital buildings that will “transform hospital care” in Leeds as part of an estimated £450m expansion have been revealed.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust will next week present a pre-application plan to Leeds City Council ...

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