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TalkTalk secures deal to sell FibreNation for £200m

TalkTalk has announced that it is selling FibreNation for £200m.

The agreement will establish a Northern Centre of Excellence and help to deliver the next generation of digital infrastructure throughout the North of England, TalkTalk said today.

TalkTalk Telecom Group ...

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Colchester United v Bradford City: Manager Gary Bowyer resists temptation to hand recall to fit-again striker

Clayton Donaldson is back in training as James Vaughan serves his second suspension this season, but Bradford City will not swap one veteran striker for another at Colchester United tonight.

Donaldson has been out since October with a toe injury, and manager Gary Bowyer is not prepared to ...

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Super League's Ins and Outs for 2020

Read more: Great Britain legends get their rewards - 50 years after beating Kangaroos

Castleford Tigers

In: Danny Richardson (St Helens), George Griffin, Derrell Olpherts (both Salford), Tyla Hepi (Toulouse), Sosaia Feki (Cronulla).

Out: Luke Gale (Leeds), Mitch Clark (Wigan), ...

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Sheffield United v Manchester City – How Kevin de Bruyne’s class showed the respect his Blades team are rightly earning

SHEFFIELD UNITED manager Chris Wilder has revealed how a ‘classy touch’ from talismanic Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne helped crystallise the respect that his Blades side have earned among the Premier League’s top echelons.

The moment came shortly after the ...

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Barnsley v Preston North End: Head coach Gerhard Struber is pleased with improvements Barnsley are making under him

As a coach whose background is in youth development, Gerhard Struber has usually had to show patience and meticulousness. Since coming to Barnsley in late November, things have had to be on fast forward.

Even the Reds’ transfer policy this month is about trying to take short ...

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Newcastle United ‘unwilling’ to meet Hull City’s valuation of in-demand winger Jarrod Bowen

Newcastle United are set to bid for Hull City’s Jarrod Bowen this month, but are unlikely to meet the Tigers’ £22m asking price.

Former Hull manager Steve Bruce is a big fan of the winger, who has scored 17 goals in all competitions this season.

Given the green light ...

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Huddersfield Town winger Adama Diakhaby set to join Championship rivals Nottingham Forest for loan spell

HUDDERSFIELD TOWN winger Adama Diakhaby is set to complete a loan move to Championship rivals Nottingham Forest.

Diakhaby has fallen out of favour at the John Smith’s Stadium, with the Frenchman, 23, expected to join Forest on loan and provide another wing option alongside ex-Town player ...

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Middlesbrough v Birmingham City: Boro boss Jonathan Woodgate aiming to give Birmingham City the blues

ASIDE from four-goal maulings against Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds United, a gut-wrenching late loss against Birmingham City probably represents the toughest moment of Jonathan Woodgate’s time in charge of Middlesbrough.

A painful 2-1 televised loss at St Andrew’s in early ...

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Government can’t argue HS2 is right for Birmingham but not the North - The Yorkshire Post says

Hs2 has become an issue almost as divisive as Brexit. For its supporters, the arrival of high-speed rail in the North will vastly enhance our creaking transport network, increase capacity to reduce the all-too-common problem of congested trains and bring about major economic benefits lasting ...

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson must tackle Yorkshire skills crisis and regional inequality in opportunities - The Yorkshire Post says

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s resounding election win last month followed a campaign in which he pledged not only to “get Brexit done” but to put the regions of this country on a level footing.

He recognised in his speeches that some areas of the UK lag behind when it ...

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Why the fight to rid our streets of cannabis has gone to pot - Andrew Vine

I CAN’T be alone in noticing that cannabis use grows ever more brazen.

The rancid stench of it can be caught on the streets, at bus stops, outside pubs and even, the other day, at a sixth-form college I was passing.

The smell of joints is becoming almost as routine as ...

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The Ward Hadaway Yorkshire Fastest 50 awards are returning for 2020

AN awards ceremony that places the spotlight on the region’s fastest growing firms will be staged again this year.

Over the last decade, The Yorkshire Post and the top 100 law firm Ward Hadaway have joined forces to organise the Yorkshire Fastest 50, which honours the ...

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Yorkshire is facing a looming skills crisis, according to study from the Prince’s Trust

Two thirds of employers in Yorkshire believe school leavers do not have the skills they need for the world of work, according to a new study.

The survey of employers, young people and teachers released today by The Prince’s Trust and Govia Thameslink Railway indicates that the ...

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Call to action for Government over social mobility as just half of people in Yorkshire think their opportunities are good

Three quarters of people in Yorkshire think there are massive differences in the opportunities on offer for people depending on where they live in the country, according to a new report which paints a stark picture of social mobility across the UK.

A study by the Social Mobility Commission ...

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Marcelo Bielsa urged to recall Leeds United man, Birmingham City star responds to Manchester United speculation, Wigan Athletic's astonishing statistic - Championship winners and losers

It was a poor weekend for our Yorkshire clubs with Leeds, Sheffield Wednesday, Middlesbrough, Hull City and Barnsley all suffered defeats, while Huddersfield Town earned a credible draw with promotion-chasing Brentford. Here, we round-up the winners and losers from another entertaining and ...

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Marcelo Bielsa urged to recall Leeds United man, Birmingham City star responds to Manchester United speculation, Wigan Athletic's astonishing statistic - Championship winners and losers

It was a poor weekend for our Yorkshire clubs with Leeds, Sheffield Wednesday, Middlesbrough, Hull City and Barnsley all suffered defeats, while Huddersfield Town earned a credible draw with promotion-chasing Brentford. Here, we round-up the winners and losers from another entertaining and ...

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Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder confident of one or two new arrivals as Jack Robinson closes in on move

Aside from the addition of free agent Jack Rodwell, the Blades have yet to make a major move so far this month and while Wilder will remain relatively relaxed if that stays the case, he is confident that the situation will change.

Nottingham Forest left-back Jack Robinson is set to get the ...

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Anglo American bid for Yorkshire mine will help narrow the North-South divide - Ros Snowdon

It said the project gives these communities – and particularly their young people – real opportunities they would otherwise have to leave the area to secure with the prospect of a further 2,500 high-skilled jobs being generated once the mine is up and running.

The deal will ...

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Championship transfers RECAP: Leeds United consider European winger; Ex-England manager addresses Sheffield Wednesday interest

Our daily Championship live blog is here to bring you the latest transfer news and gossip from around the second-tier. So, tune in throughout the day - and don't refresh to hit the refresh button to view the latest updates:

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Championship transfers RECAP: Leeds United consider European winger; Ex-England manager addresses Sheffield Wednesday interest

Our daily Championship live blog is here to bring you the latest transfer news and gossip from around the second-tier. So, tune in throughout the day - and don't refresh to hit the refresh button to view the latest updates:

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Leeds and Sheffield predicted to create thousands of jobs in 2020 but Yorkshire lags behind rest of UK

YORKSHIRE’S cities are away from the pace for projected job creation during 2020, with the top 10 places predicted to be outside of the North of England.

The latest UK Powerhouse study from law firm Irwin Mitchell showed that Leeds and Sheffield are set to have the fastest employment ...

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