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Revealed: The number of complaints received by each Yorkshire train company in 2017

The Office for Road and Rail has revealed how many complaints passengers made against rail firms in 2017 - and what their biggest gripes were.
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Disruption: Snow has caused chaos on motorways and roads in Yorkshire tonight. Picture: Highways England.

Delays, crashes and vehicles stranded as snowy weather causes disruption across West Yorkshire

Treacherous conditions on roads across West Yorkshire have caused traffic chaos tonight.

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Motorists warned of TWO HOUR delays on M62 motorway as snow chaos leaves cars stranded

Motorists are being warned to expect delays up to two hours on motorways in West Yorkshire, as wintry weather sweeps across the region.
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Here are the jobs you can apply for at Leeds Bradford Airport this month - and how to apply

Here are the jobs you can apply for at Leeds Bradford Airport this month - and how to apply

Leeds Bradford Airport is recruiting over 100 new staff across a number of areas.
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Yorkshire transport is to undergo a major overhaul.

The North is watching: Ex-Chancellor's warning to Government as 'revolutionary' 30-year Yorkshire transport vision is unveiled

A radical overhaul of ticketing and high speed rail travel between Leeds and Manchester in half an hour are at the centrepiece of a 30 year vision for transport in the North laid out today.
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Reader offer: Unlimited rail travel with Northern for £10

Collect tokens in this week’s newspaper to enjoy unlimited rail travel to Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester and more for just £10 per person (kids go half price).

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General View of Wakefield City Centre

Wakefield’s economy is ‘one of best in UK’ and ‘perfect for business’

Wakefield is proving itself as one of the best places to do business. Our city has been ranked as having the tenth-fasting growing city economy in the United Kingdom, according to a new report.

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Congestion after accident on M62

A lane on the M62 has been closed following an accident this afternoon.

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A view of Ferrybridge

New gas power station planned for Ferrybridge

A new gas fired power station could be built at Ferrybridge.

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Could there finally be an end in sight to the great Yorkshire devolution debate?

Yorkshire devolution: Appointed mayor could end deadlock and save £2m on election

An unelected mayor for South Yorkshire could be appointed for two years in a bid to end the long-running devolution stalemate in the county, it was claimed last night.

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A BA flight lands at Leeds Bradford Airport.

Leeds Bradford Airport dismay as BA reduces Heathrow flights

Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) has criticised British Airways (BA) after the airline has decided to reduce the number of weekly flights to Heathrow from 20 to 10 in each direction.

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14 December 2017 .......    Political interview with John Cridland, independent chair of TfN, Picture Tony Johnson

John Cridland interview: I refuse to accept that North has to be poor relation

Later this month, the North’s new strategic transport body will unveil its 30-year plan to revitalise the region’s economy. Rob Parsons met the organisation’s independent chairman to find out more about its vision.

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Wakefield one of fastest growing economies in country, study finds

Wakefield one of fastest growing economies in country, study finds

Wakefield has one of the fastest growing economies in the country, according to a new report.
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Date: 28th February 2017.
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Paul Matthews, MD of bus company First Leeds.

Radical and unpopular solutions may be needed to end Leeds congestion woes, says bus firm boss

Radical and potentially unpopular solutions to improve bus travel around Leeds are needed because of the “phenomenal” increase in congestion in recent years, according to a boss at the city’s biggest bus company.

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Luke Gale.

Castleford Tigers player's hair transplant 'confidence boost' in Leeds

An international rugby league ace has said a hair transplant procedure he received from a team of Leeds specialists has boosted his confidence.

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Saga by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples

Review: Saga by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples

Graphic novels are one of my favourite things to read, however due to the high price of them I very rarely purchase physical copies.
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Review: The Book of Dust by Phillip Pullman

Review: The Book of Dust by Phillip Pullman

An enchanting story full of adventure and magic.
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A Northern Rail train.

Could Boxing Day rail services return to Yorkshire in 2018?

It’s a time of year when rail services are traditionally very thin on the ground, with most operators offering no services at all over the Christmas season.

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Full list: Times of the last trains from Leeds on Christmas Eve

Full list: Times of the last trains from Leeds on Christmas Eve

Most train providers will be finishing their timetable earlier than usual on Christmas Eve.

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