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Exclusive: Archbishop’s intervention could finally end Yorkshire devolution stalemate

A possible solution to Yorkshire’s long-running devolution stalemate that could see a region-wide mayor elected by May 2020 has emerged after an intervention by the Archbishop of York, The Yorkshire Post can reveal.

Politics

Over 70 bus routes set to run in West Yorkshire on Boxing Day

A raft of special Boxing Day bus services will be running throughout Kirklees and wider West Yorkshire again this year.

Transport
The People's Powerhouse project was founded by Jo Miller and Tracy Fishwick

Citizens assembly could put people at the heart of Northern Powerhouse concept, says report

A ‘CITIZENS assembly’ for the North similar to those in Canada and Ireland could help involve people in the democratic process in a devolved Yorkshire, according to a report published today.

Politics
Drunk driver turns up to collect uninsured friend from police stop near Leeds

Drunk driver turns up to collect uninsured friend from police stop near Leeds

A dim-witted driver surprised police when he called a friend to pick him up from a traffic stop - only for his pal to turn up DRUNK.
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Normanton firm Bidfood employs a winning team

Normanton firm Bidfood employs a winning team

This week’s winning team is Bidfood, one of the UK’s leading foodservice providers for the UK’s catering industry.

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Six months of disruption: M621 in Leeds to be shut overnight for upgrades

Six months of disruption: M621 in Leeds to be shut overnight for upgrades

Motorists in Leeds will face disruption on a major commuter route as work is carried out to upgrade part of the M621 motorway.

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Paul Matthews from First, Alex Hornby from Transdev, Dave Pearson from the WYCA and Jonathan Woodhouse from Arriva.

Multi-million pound bus investment bids to keep Leeds and West Yorkshire on move

West Yorkshire’s three biggest bus operators today revealed the eye-watering cost of their efforts to keep the county on the move.

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VIDEO: Charity begins at Home as Kate Rusby donates Meadowhall TV song sales to Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice

Charity really does begin at Home for Yorkshire songbird Kate Rusby.

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Budget 2017: Hammond and May put on united front on visit to Leeds College of Building

Chancellor Philip Hammond today threw down the gauntlet to Yorkshire’s cities to show him plans for high value transport schemes after his Budget was criticised in the region for focusing on areas with metro mayors.

Politics
Oh baby, look at this for a first Christmas surprise - families can get up close to meet the reindeer puppets paraded daily at Sheffield's Meadowhall

VIDEO: Santa's Puppet Reindeer Parade at Meadowhall - FIRST LOOK

THERE are no strings attached to a new world exclusive free attraction wowing families this Christmas at Sheffield's Meadowhall - say hello to Santa's Puppet Reindeer Parade.

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VIDEO: Santa's reindeers to parade with War Horse puppet magic at Sheffield's Meadowhall

Santa's reindeers are about to magically come to life for daily parades at Sheffield's Meadowhall - thanks to the puppet wizardry of the experts behind West End smash hit War Horse.

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May King Tsang a trainer at the Google Digital Garage in Sheffield

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.

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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.
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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.

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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.

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