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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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Top draw: The Piece Hall is in the final three for a national travel writers tourism award

Piece Hall in mix for top award

Halifax’s Piece Hall has been nominated for a national award following its £19 million renovation and re-opening this summer.

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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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Mobile speed cameras are out and about in Calderdale

Mobile speed camera locations in Calderdale

Mobile speed cameras will be in the following locations around Calderdale starting Monday 18 September.
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Proud: From the left, back, Colin Smart (senior partner), Simon Pennells (senior partner), Helen Parsons (partner), Natalie McDermott, Marie Bradley (partner), Deputy Lord Lieutenant of West Yorkshire Major Hardy and Paul Brown and, front,  James Boyd, Jacqui George, Amber Fermoyle, Alison Smart and Theresa Bright

Top design wins Halifax company Royal award for enterprise and innovation

An ingenious practical design which benefits the British Army and has civilian use has won a proud Halifax company the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise Innovation.

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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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Pictured at the Todmorden Learning Centre (TLC) stall at last week's Todmorden Food Festival are, from the left, local residents Kit Manasseh and his baby daughter Lorelei, Asia and Pam Barmby, and Georgia Cooper (seated)

Todmorden Learning Centre meeting over Todmorden Community College business plan bid

A group hoping to submit a business plan to keep Todmorden Community College in public hands has a meeting on Tuesday evening and a family fundraiser event on Saturday, September 16.

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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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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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Porcus are one of the local producers who will be there

Foodies head for Todmorden - Saturday’s food festival is bigger and better than ever!

Are you loving top quality food? Then head for Todmorden on Saturday!

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Disruption on M62 motorway after oil spill

Commuters in West Yorkshire face disruption after an oil spill on the M62 motorway.

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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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An image from last years festival. Pictures courtesy Craig Shaw/blu planet photography

The byte-sized festival is back

Ten day technology festival Wuthering Bytes returns to Hebden Bridge today for its fifth year.

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