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Deadline approaches for names in major Yorkshire tourism awards

The deadline is fast approaching for this region’s businesses to put their name forward for a major tourism accolade.

News
There is a real risk to election results being compromised

Cyber attack ‘highly likely’ in UK election

A cyber attack aimed at influencing the outcome of the UK General Election is highly likely, according to a leading cyber security expert.

Politics
Nostell manager to represent tourism in Wakefield Bondholders’ steering group

Nostell manager to represent tourism in Wakefield Bondholders’ steering group

National Trust Nostell’s general manager Jenny Layfield has joined the steering group for Wakefield Bondholders.

News
Nisa Local gives £1k to Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Nisa Local gives £1k to Yorkshire Air Ambulance

A Fitzwilliam convenience store has given £1,000 to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance to help with its running costs.

News
Changes to West Yorkshire bus services this weekend

Changes to West Yorkshire bus services this weekend

West Yorkshire Combined Authority is reminding public transport users that there are timetable changes affecting local bus services this weekend, Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 May.

News
Machine manufacterer Group Rhodes Managing director Mark Ridgway.
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Wakefield firm to move HQ for first time since 1921

Machinery manufacturer Group Rhodes is relocating to new premises for the first time in almost 100 years as part of a huge restructure programme.

Business
M&S ‘cock-up’ with National Vegetarian Week recipe - which contains chicken

M&S ‘cock-up’ with National Vegetarian Week recipe - which contains chicken

Marks and Spencer has upset thousands of its veggie customers by celebrating National Vegetarian Week with a link to recipes - including CHICKEN.

Business
Poonam Kaur of fds Director Services

Wakefield-based corporate finance team advise on deal involving major US company

A Wakefield-based corporate finance team has provided advice in connection with a major global acquisition.

Business
Argos. Picture: Press Association.

Argos: Strike won’t hit deliveries

Retail giant Argos has said deliveries will not be affected by a strike by up to 1,400 of its warehouse staff.

Business
DVSA issue vehicle recall warning - is yours on the list?

DVSA issue vehicle recall warning - is yours on the list?

The DVSA have issued a list of vehicles that are currently wanted for recall for safety reasons as part of the DVSA safety recall scheme.

Transport
Traffic alert: M62 closure in place in West Yorkshire after crash

Traffic alert: M62 closure in place in West Yorkshire after crash

Emergency services are at the scene of a collision involving a lorry and three other cars on the M62 in West Yorkshire.

Transport
Picture by Allan McKenzie/YWNG - 17/06/2016 - Press - Wakefield Business Awards 2016, Unity Works, Wakefield,  England - Wakefield Business Awards 2016.

Business awards short-list revealed

The shorlist for this year’s prestigious Wakefield Business Awards has been announced.

News
Castleford town centre doing really well with vacant shops being taken over. 
Sayed Loonat (owner of Keep in touch), Coun Denise Jeffrey and John Hufton (Business support officer)

Town-centre help scheme is praised by new shop owner

A new shop owner in Castleford says the help being offered to start-up businesses is helping to breathe new life into town centres.

News
The new Nokia 3310 will be stocked in Carphone Warehouse, Vodafone and EE.

It's coming... Nokia announce release date for new 3310 in UK

It's official: the new and improved Nokia 3310 is set to be relaunched on 24 May 2017.

Business
Don't become a victim of fraud on your holiday.

Warning as more holidaymakers fall victim to fraud

Holidaymakers are losing an average of £1200 to holiday fraud, according to Action Fraud - the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and cybercrime.

Lifestyle
Photo credit: Snapchat/PA Wire

Snapchat introduces infinity option on images and videos

Snapchat is to allow users to view images and video without a time limit for the first time as part of a major update to the social app.

Business
The lollies are on sale now.

Boozy ice lollies set for sale in Aldi

Summer’s about to get a tad bit boozier as discount supermarket Aldi has announced new premium adult-only ice popsicles.

Business
An educational Ardagh trip for design students

An educational Ardagh trip for design students

Product design students from Castleford Academy have been learning about innovative glass design during a visit to Ardagh Group.

Business
New destination from Leeds Bradford Airport as Jet2 announce 2018 schedule

New destination from Leeds Bradford Airport as Jet2 announce 2018 schedule

Budget airline Jet2 has announced a new destination and an increased flight roster from Leeds Bradford Airport.

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Burberry Womenswear

Burberry to open new Leeds office creating 300 jobs

Luxury brand Burberry has announced its intention to relocate approximately 300 jobs into Leeds city centre from its London headquarters in a move it says reinforces its commitment to Yorkshire.

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