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Google confirms it will extend ‘digital bus tour’ in Yorkshire

Search engine giant Google is extending its Digital Garage ‘bus tour’ in Yorkshire to offer people of all ages digital training and advice through free workshops and face-to-face coaching.

Business
The Government today laid down legislation which will see Transport for the North become the first body of its kind.

Pioneering transport powers for the North hailed as ‘game-changer’ by Government

The creation of the first body of its type in the country to drive forward transport plans for the North was announced by the Government today.

Politics
Three new partners appointed at KPMG

Three new partners appointed at KPMG

Professional services giant KPMG has appointed three new partners amid its latest round of promotions.

Business
Train strikes in West Yorkshire

The train services still running across Yorkshire as railways hit by 'worst strike in decades'

Rail workers are said to be "solidly supporting" a series of strikes which are causing the biggest disruption to train services in decades
Transport
Will you be affected by tomorrow's rail strike?

Rail strike - is your route affected?

Rail passengers have been warned to expect busy trains and fewer services due to a strike tomorrow.

News
Farmer, Paul Thorp who has worked at the farm since 1992 and lived at the farm with his wife Jill and son John since 2008.

What is life really like down on the farm in the middle of the M62?

It sits in the middle of the M62 and is the motorway’s most famous landmark, but Sarah Freeman  discovers how Stott Hall Farm is becoming a haven for Yorkshire wildlife.
News
Aubrey Robinson, owner of Harmony Music School in Sheffield, with marketing manager Abby Abrames, on board Google's Digital Garage Bus in Rotherham town centre.
October 2017

Google bus is spreading the digital news

IT’S a Friday morning in Rotherham town centre and the training staff aboard Google’s Digital Garage bus are doing a brisk trade.

Business
Wakefield firm to create 144 new jobs

Wakefield firm to create 144 new jobs

A Wakefield firm which manufactures and distributes electrical equipment, has invested more than £9m to double the size of its operations and create 144 jobs.

News

Revealed: All the winners at the Welcome to Yorkshire White Rose Awards 2017

Around 1,000 guests gathered in Leeds last night for the White Rose Awards 2017.

Business

Yorkshire's thriving tourism industry comes together in Leeds to celebrate success

Leading lights from Yorkshire’s thriving tourism industry rubbed shoulders with VIP guests when the White Rose Awards were held at the First Direct Arena in Leeds last night.

Business
‘An inviting centre deters crime’

‘An inviting centre deters crime’

An anti-social behaviour hotspot is among key areas that Wakefield’s Business Improvement District (BID) will work on.

News
May King Tsang, digital coach at Sheffield's Google Garage.

Digital Garage can change lives

Today, most of us are spending hours online, and nearly a third of this time is spent on social media.

Business
Sheffield inventor goes mobile to raise digital skills

Sheffield inventor goes mobile to raise digital skills

WHEN Sheffield inventor Richard O’Neill began to read with increasing concern data showing how lacking British workers were when it came to digital skills, he decided to take matters into his own hands.

Business
GraVity in plan to expand to countries in Europe

GraVity in plan to expand to countries in Europe

Trampoline park operator GraVity has unveiled plans to expand into continental Europe.

Business
Swim school’s charity zombie run challenge

Swim school’s charity zombie run challenge

Staff from Puddle Ducks swim school will be swapping the front crawl for zombie dodging when they take part in a Halloween charity fundraiser.

News
Elijah Lawal, Google's communications manager for the UK and Ireland.

Google joins forces with Which? to launch a new online safety course

GOOGLE has expanded its inventory of initiatives to boost the UK’s digital skill levels by teaming up with consumer body Which? to launch a new course in online safety.

Business
Chain Bar roundabout.

Government halts M62 Chain Bar slip road plan

MORE THAN a dozen road improvement projects in England have been delayed or face cancellation including a project on the M62 and M606 in West Yorkshire.

News
Northern Rail shared this image as it confirmed there had been a landslip at Hipperholme.

Travel update: Trees on line and landslip disrupt West Yorkshire train services

Rail passengers in West Yorkshire are continuing to experience disruption to services after Storm Ophelia battered the region.
Transport
Northern warned that some lines were blocked after a vehicle hit a bridge.

Railway lines blocked between Wakefield and Barnsley after vehicle hits bridge

Rail passengers travelling between Wakefield and Barnsley were warned of potential disruption after a vehicle hit a bridge.
Transport
A Highways England camera shows the scene on the M62 westbound this morning. Copyright: Crown 2017.

Crash causes major delays on M62 between Leeds and Wakefield

Drivers are being warned about delays of more than hour on the M62 this morning following a crash.
Transport
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