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WATCH – Big decisions facing Sheffield United chief Chris Wilder

MANAGER Chris Wilder admits big decisions lay ahead concerning the future of his Sheffield United players after the club’s play-off hopes suffered a potentially fatal blow.

The Blades blew a gilt-edged opportunity to put pressure on the top six by losing at Birmingham City. ...

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Yorkshire spirit makers raise a glass to new Distillers Forum

A Yorkshire glass bottle manufacturer has created a new industry collective to support the growing number of craft makers springing up across the country.

Leeds-based Allied Glass has launched the Distillers Forum, a new forum to share insights about design, retail and building successful ...

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Mark Casci: GDPR could press delete button on unwanted emails

The law of unintended consequences has provoked a wry smile from myself several times in the last few weeks.

I, like I am sure virtually every single person reading this column, fight a continual and losing battle against the massive volume of correspondence which crashes tsunami-like into ...

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Viking aims for a lengthy innings

A start-up cricket brand is looking to preserve the art of bat making by taking on apprentices to learn the trade.

Silsden-based Viking Cricket was launched around three years ago by Jeff Wilson and hand crafts bats for people of all ages using English willow.

Currently, Mr Wilson ...

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Mark Casci: GDPR could press delete button on unwanted emails

The law of unintended consequences has provoked a wry smile from myself several times in the last few weeks.

I, like I am sure virtually every single person reading this column, fight a continual and losing battle against the massive volume of correspondence which crashes tsunami-like into ...

yesterday 17:41 open_in_new
Co-op takeover bid for Nisa given green light

The Co-op has received the all-clear from the competition watchdog for its £137.5m takeover of Scunthorpe-based Nisa.

The Co-op has received the all-clear from the competition watchdog for its £137.5m takeover of Scunthorpe-based Nisa.

The Competition and Markets Authority ...

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Hollywood demand boosts Zoo Digital

​Z​oo​ Digital, which provides subtitles for Hollywood film studios,​​ ​said growth has continued in its second half and it now expects to report full year revenue of at least ​£20m, up from £12m in 2017.

The Sheffield-based group said​ ...

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Safestyle hit by new sector player

Shares in double glazing firm ​Safestyle ​UK ​​plunged 26 per cent after the firm warned that trading conditions have deteriorated, ​part​ly because of the actions of a very aggressive new entrant​, namely SafeGlaze, which is also based in ...

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Positive verdict from jukebox jury for Sound Leisure group

Chris Black is at the helm of a company that continues to produce some musical nostalgia but has also adpated it to the demand of modern day technology. He spoke to reporter Ismail Mulla.

There’s just something about jukeboxes that make them so evocative of happier times. The shiny ...

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Cast announced for summer programme of play’s at the new Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre in York

On what would have been William Shakespeare’s 454th birthday, a major tribute to the Bard in Yorkshire took one step closer becoming a reality.

Next month building work will begin on a recreation of the historic Rose Theatre next to Clifford’s Tower in York and yesterday the ...

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David Lloyd Leeds pool death tragedy: Toddler's parents dispute claims he was rescued by staff

Rocco Wright was found by his father Steven face-down in the pool of the David Lloyd Club in Moortown, where the family had gone for a swimming lesson in the indoor pool on Saturday morning.

After the three-year-old's death was confirmed, the fitness centre released a statement claiming ...

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Verdict – Wembley on horizon as Rotherham United net early goal

MISSION one has been accomplished with two games to spare, leaving Rotherham United manager Paul Warne with a conundrum.

Does he rest key players ahead of the play-offs or does he field his strongest side to maintain momentum with a Wembley final in sight?

Rules have been tightened ...

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The Yorkshire village that nearly became a nuclear bomb testing site

It seems incredible today to think that the coastal parish between Bridlington and Hull was once considered as a site for atomic weapons testing by government scientists.

In 1953, nuclear experts at the Aldermaston laboratory in Berkshire were casting around for a remote area of the ...

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Gareth Ellis: Drugs problem is not just limited to rugby league players

NEWS last week that Thomas Minns had failed a drugs test meant the subject of cocaine in rugby league has come up again.

He is the fourth Super League player in the last nine months to test positive and it is obviously a problem; we can’t just turn our back on it.

At one point, it ...

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WATCH - Great Britain 3 Slovenia 1: Dowd hails ‘special’ performance by GB

SHEFFIELD STEELERS’ Rob Dowd urged caution from Great Britain after their opening day victory over favourites Slovenia at the World Championships in Hungary.

Pete Russell’s team won 3-1 in Budapest to record a dream start on their return to the second tier of the world ...

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Verdict (highlights) – Leeds United 2 Barnsley 1: Tom Pearce lights up Elland Road derby

THOUGHTS OF this fixture must have stalked Paul Heckingbottom for a good while, so he will be grateful for a sense of closure that the result will have provided.

Late thunderstorms were forecast on Saturday and the atmosphere was torrid among a Barnsley contingent unlikely to forgive or ...

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Match Blog – Yorkshire v Notts (Day Four): Victory secured by Yorkshire at Headingley

YORKSHIRE took less than an hour to wrap up victory over Nottinghamshire at Headingley, winning by 164 runs.

What little action there was is detailed in our match blog via Chris Waters. Feel free to leave your own thoughts in the comments section at the bottom of the page.

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Parents pay tribute to 'the most joyful boy you could ever wish to meet' after toddler drowns in Leeds pool

Rocco Wright has now been identified as the child who died in the tragic incident at the David Lloyd fitness centre in Moortown on Saturday morning.

Rocco was with his father Steven and four-year-old sister when he entered the water while his dad was talking to a swimming ...

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Ben Coad guides Yorkshire to first victory of season over Nottinghamshire

YORKSHIRE dotted the i’s and crossed the t’s on a Specsavers County Championship win by 164 runs over Nottinghamshire at Emerald Headingley, claiming the last two wickets within the first hour of play on day four.

Their fast progressing seamer Ben Coad finished with six wickets ...

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Olympic and world champions headline all-star Asda Tour de Yorkshire Women’s Race startlist

The reigning Olympic and world champions will line up next week in the expanded Asda Tour de Yorkshire women’s race.

Anna van der Breggen has become the second Olympic road race champion to confirm her participation in next week’s Tour de Yorkshire, following confirmation last ...

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The 18 actors you didn’t know come from Yorkshire

They are actors who have proven themselves on the big and small screen alike.

And they also have one other big thing in common - they are all Yorkshire’s born and bred.

There are some familiar faces in our gallery as well as a few names that may come as a surprise.

RELATED ...

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