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The North of England is facing a digital divide, warn political leaders

Political leaders have warned that the North faces the prospect of a digital and economic divide caused by an “uncoordinated and inefficient” rollout of full fibre internet connections across the UK.

In an open letter, more than 20 town and city leaders across the North ...

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The Yorkshire Post says: In the wake of Sir Gary Verity’s ugly departure, the key now is for Welcome to Yorkshire to appoint world-class successor

THIS COUNTY’S proud status as the one of the world’s pre-eminent visitor destinations is thanks, in no small part, to the groundbreaking work undertaken by Sir Gary Verity – and the whole Welcome to Yorkshire team – over the past decade.

Their vision, epitomised by ...

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Leeds-based The Private Office secures second London acquisition

The Leeds-based financial advice and wealth management company, The Private Office (TPO), has secured its second acquisition of a London-based financial firm.

TPO, which has offices in London and Bath, has acquired the wealth management division of SRLV Accountants, SRLV Financial ...

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Lexus RC review – coupe lacks the cutting edge

Toyota is getting a lot of attention at the moment thanks to a little two-door sports coupe that has finally broken cover.

However, tear yourself away from the photos and details of the inbound Supra and you’ll find that Toyota’s luxury cousin Lexus has been busy tittivating its own ...

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Pedalthon will raise cash for charity that supports young homeless people

LEADING business figures will take part in a cycling challenge this summer to improve the lives of homeless people.

LandAid, the property industry charity which aims to reduce youth homelessness in the UK, is set to receive a significant cash boost thanks to enthusiastic cyclists ...

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Yorkshire air ambulance lands in Bridlington after reports person fell through building roof

An Air Ambulance took a man to hospital with several injuries this morning after being called to a man who was injured in a fall in Bridlington.

Yorkshire Ambulance Service confirmed that an ambulance, a rapid response vehicle and an air ambulance were all called to Pinfold Lane in ...

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Hostile takeover bid is flawed, says Provident Financial’s board

PROVIDENT Financial has bolstered its board and urged shareholders to reject a £1.3bn hostile takeover from rival Non-Standard Finance (NSF) which it describes as financially flawed.

The board of Bradford-based Provident has announced the appointment of Robert East as a ...

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Twenty Yorkshire locations that appear in the new series of Victoria on ITV

The first episode will air on Sunday March 24 at 9pm on ITV - more than two months after it controversially premiered on American channel PBS before being shown in the UK. The series begins in 1848, when political unrest is growing. Filming took place at these Yorkshire locations in the summer ...

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The tragic tale of the 'cursed' Yorkshire mansion that brought death and scandal to its owners

But Milner Field, in Saltaire, is now a 'lost' mansion - razed to the ground because of the tragic fates of the people who lived there.

A walk route that will take you past Milner Field

Built for the son of philanthropic mill baron Sir Titus Salt, it hosted royalty during its brief ...

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Video – Catalans Dragons 26 Leeds Rhinos 22: Same old problems leave Rhinos pointless in Perpignan

LEEDS RHINOS remain rooted to the foot of Betfred Super League after a 26-22 defeat by Catalans Dragons in Perpignan on Saturday.

As has been the case in several of their seven defeats from eight games, Rhinos played well in patches, but some soft defence, problems under kicks and ...

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Video – Catalans Dragons 26 Leeds Rhinos 22: Same old problems leave Rhinos pointless in Perpignan

LEEDS RHINOS remain rooted to the foot of Betfred Super League after a 26-22 defeat by Catalans Dragons in Perpignan on Saturday.

As has been the case in several of their seven defeats from eight games, Rhinos played well in patches, but some soft defence, problems under kicks and ...

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Dave Craven: League could do worse than grab a slice of the Big Apple

FLICKING through some old Rothmans rugby league yearbooks recently to do a little research – yes, honest – I found myself drawn to some of the old club names that are no longer around.

There was Blackpool Borough, Bramley, Huyton and Cardiff, for instance, from the 1981-82 ...

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Pro-Brexit go-slow protesters stopped by police in Yorkshire just TEN minutes in

The convoy of 25 to 30 vehicles including a HGV and three buses was stopped on the Great Yorkshire Way before reaching the M18.

Yorkshire Brexit Action Group, get ready to begin the go slow demonstration across on major roads within the borough.

It is unclear at this point if ...

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Catalans Dragons 26 Leeds Rhinos 22 - Same old problems as Rhinos are left pointless in Perpignan

Leeds Rhinos remain rooted to the foot of Betfred Super League after a 26-22 defeat by Catalans Dragons in Perpignan on Saturday.

As has been the case in several of their seven defeats from eight games, Rhinos played well in patches, but some soft defence, problems under kicks and ...

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Catalans Dragons 26 Leeds Rhinos 22 - Same old problems as Rhinos are left pointless in Perpignan

Leeds Rhinos remain rooted to the foot of Betfred Super League after a 26-22 defeat by Catalans Dragons in Perpignan on Saturday.

As has been the case in several of their seven defeats from eight games, Rhinos played well in patches, but some soft defence, problems under kicks and ...

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Luton Town 4 Doncaster Rovers 0 - Rovers slip out of play-off places after heavy defeat

DONCASTER ROVERS’ play-off hopes took another hit as defeat to leaders Luton Town together with results elsewhere saw Grant McCann’s men slide out of the top six.

The Yorkshire outfit have now gone eight games without a win after goals from Pelly-Ruddock Mpanzu, Kazenga LuaLua, ...

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Bradford City 1 Blackpool 4 - Bantams in relegation mire after hammering

Bradford City’s survival hopes suffered a heavy blow as they were hammered 4-1 by Blackpool at Valley Parade.

The defeat leaves the Bantams at the foot of League One, six points from safety with seven games remaining.

They were no match for the rampant Tangarines who swept into ...

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Your tributes to Libby Squire's family after Mum's heartbreaking message

A bench in Hull where Libby Squire was last seen has become a focus for tributes from people who may have never known her, but are shocked and moved by her death.

A succession of people laid flowers at the bench where Haworth Street meets Beverley Road, which is just a few hundred metres ...

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Stendel pride as Barnsley secure ‘lucky’ win in promotion race

DELIGHTED Barnsley head coach Daniel Stendel admitted he was grateful for luck firmly being on the promotion-chasing Reds’ side after clinching a dramatic stoppage-time victory at Walsall.

A 92nd-minute stoppage-time strike from Jacob Brown, on his return from a three-match ban, ...

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Welcome to Yorkshire director 'shocked' by Sir Gary Verity's resignation after expenses investigation

Hull Council leader Steve Brady said he found out through the Media on Friday night about the chief executive of Welcome to Yorkshire's departure, which followed an internal investigation into concerns over his behaviour towards staff and his expenses payments.

Councillor Brady attended ...

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Libby Squire's mum issues heartbreaking emotional tribute to 'beautiful baby girl'

The grieving mother of Yorkshire student Libby Squire has paid tribute to her 'beautiful baby girl' in a heartbreaking message.

Lisa Squire posted on Facebook on Saturday morning to share her emotions in the days following the 21-year-old Hull student's body being found in the Humber ...

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