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Preparations 'well underway' for Yorkshire rail strike next week

October will begin with a headache for Yorkshire commuters as a Northern rail strike begins.

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The vehicle ran out of fuel just half a mile away from Hartshead Moor services, on the M62. Picture: West Yorkshire Police Roads Policing Unit (@WYP_RPU on Twitter).

Car runs out of fuel on motorway just half a mile from M62 services near Leeds

A car ran out of fuel on the motorway near Leeds, just half a mile from services.
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Want to become a journalist?

Journalist apprenticeship scheme launched

Have you always dreamed of being a journalist? Reporting the news that can make a real difference in your community?
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You have one more month to spend your old pound coins.

There’s only one month left to spend your old pound coins

Look under your sofa, empty your piggy bank and check your pockets – there are only 30 days left to spend the old £1 coin before it becomes worthless.
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Video: Free advice and training at Google's Digital Garage helps firms reach new heights

In the cut-throat world of digital commerce, even an established business can use a little advice.

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Here are the three Leeds cashpoints where you can get a new £10 note today

The new £10 note has officially gone into circulation today.

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on site: The Digital Garage is a place where anyone can come and learn how to harness the power of the internet. Picture: Chris Etchells

Pearl, 75, now an IT whizz thanks to Google

A chance encounter with Google’s Digital Garage in Sheffield has helped transform Pearl Page-Green from a part-time IT user into a ‘gadget granny’.

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The Yorkshire Air Ambulance will begin night flights

Yorkshire Air Ambulance to fly at night

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance will begin its first night flights after being given permission from the Civil Aviation Authority.

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Council: Kirklees Council centre Dewsbury Town Hall

Aim is to reduce cost of support

Kirklees Council is carrying out a consultation into their council tax reduction scheme.

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Drivers have been warned to stay away from a number of dangerous roads when Storm Aileen hits tonight.

Highways Agency reveals list of Yorkshire roads you should avoid during Storm Aileen

Drivers are being urged to take extra care on motorways and major 'A roads' tonight and tomorrow morning as Storm Aileen strikes Yorkshire.

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Police confirm names of tragic youngsters killed in M62 smash in Yorkshire

Police today released the names of two young children from West Yorkshire killed in a crash on the M62.

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Yorkshire is one of the cheapest places to buy a beer... but where is the most expensive?

North-south divide applies to beer prices

The difference between the cheapest and most expensive pint of beer in the country is now more that £1.

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Google's Digital Garage in Sheffield. Amy Coghlan of Attercliffe-based Plastic Tokens

Google coach on how to make a firm fly online

It’s not just big established businesses that can have a strong presence online. Here are ways in which you can be found more easily and attract new customers.

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Johnston Press is launching a new apprentice scheme to give young people an opportunity to join their local newspaper and learn how to be a journalist.

Journalist apprenticeship scheme launched

Have you always dreamt of being a journalist?

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

Google Garage is helping to bridge the digital divide

From 100-year-olds coming for advice on how to keep in touch with their families to businesses looking to improve their online presence, Sheffield’s Google Digital Garage is helping to bridge the digital skills gap around Yorkshire and beyond.

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Journalist apprenticeship scheme launched

Journalist apprenticeship scheme launched

Have you always dreamt of being a journalist?

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Train services suspended between Leeds and Halifax after fire near Bradford station

Train services suspended between Leeds and Halifax after fire near Bradford station

Train services between Halifax and Leeds have been suspended after a fire broke out close to a station.

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UK petrol prices are set to soar.

Motorists warned to expect rise in unleaded petrol prices as US hurricane whips up demand

British drivers are being warned that the price of unleaded petrol could jump in the coming days as demand in the US – as a result of Hurricane Harvey – has seen wholesale prices soar.

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Industrial action is set to disrupt Northern services on September 1 and September 4.

Everything you need to know about how strikes will affect Northern services in Yorkshire

Rail passengers in Yorkshire are being warned to prepare for significant disruption to services ahead of two 24-hour walkouts.

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Find out more about plans to upgrade the M621

Find out more about plans to upgrade the M621

A number of open events are being held to provide information about upgrades to a busy Leeds commuter route.

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