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Everything you need to know about this weekend's Tour de Yorkshire

The third Tour de Yorkshire cycle race will get underway today as competitors tackle the east coast circuit in front of an expected crowd of thousands.

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The proposed strike of Arriva North Trains will go ahead on Friday.

Arriva Rail North workers to strike but what Calderdale routes will be hit?

A 24-hour strike on Arriva Rail North will go ahead on Friday after the failure of talks to resolve a dispute over the role of guards.

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Traffic alert: Delays on M62 near Brighouse after several vehicles involved in crash

Traffic alert: Delays on M62 near Brighouse after several vehicles involved in crash

Emergency services are at the scene of a crash on the M62 in West Yorkshire.
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Models on the catwalk during the Burberry Autumn/Winter 2017 London Fashion Week show at Makers House , London. Photo credit: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

Burberry taking time to think through Leeds facility

Luxury fashion brand Burberry said it is “taking a moment to think through” its plans for a flagship manufacturing and weaving facility in Leeds.

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Planned roadworks in Yorkshire - April 18 to April 23

Planned roadworks in Yorkshire - April 18 to April 23

These are the planned roadworks for the motorways and major A roads in the Yorkshire region for the week ahead.

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Warning to holidaymakers ahead of the great Easter get-away

Warning to holidaymakers ahead of the great Easter get-away

Easter traffic is expected to peak on Thursday as leisure travellers battle for space on the roads with regular commuters.

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Traffic alert: M62 motorway delays of up to TWO HOURS after tanker breaks down

Motorists are being warned of delays up to two hours on the M62 motorway after a tanker broke down.
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Aviation development director Tony Hallwood, chief executive John Parkin and head of planning development Charles Johnson with the Route to 2030 plan for Leeds Bradford Airport. Picture: Richard Walker/www.imagenorth.net

Plan sets out how Leeds Bradford Airport will reach new heights

A vision for the future of Leeds Bradford Airport was formally published today as bosses outlined how the airport will be developed to meet the needs of a projected 7.1 million passengers.

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General view of High Street, Normanton.
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FEATURE: Helping the high street to survive?

Walk down most shopping streets nowadays and you are likely to see plenty of empty units and a lack of small, local independent businesses.

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Traffic queuing on the M62 eastbound carriageway.

M62 closed at Brighouse after woman falls from bridge

The eastbound carriageway of the M62 was closed for several hours today after a woman fell from a bridge.
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Kick in the teeth for sports fans as fresh rail strike looms in Yorkshire

Sports fans and Saturday workers are facing travel headaches tomorrow during a 24-hour strike by train staff in Yorkshire.

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TRAFFIC: Delays as two lanes of M62 motorway closed near Leeds after car and lorry collision

TRAFFIC: Delays as two lanes of M62 motorway closed near Leeds after car and lorry collision

Motorists can expect delays this afternoon after a smash which appears to involve a car and a lorry on the M62 motorway near Leeds.

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Free hot cross buns can be collected in Morrisons until Easter

Here's how to claim a free hot cross bun tomorrow

With Easter fast approaching, a Yorkshire supermarket chain is offering free hot cross buns to customers.

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Edgar Leech at Elland Bed Centre.

Beds shop boss rests easy as trade returns

A Calderdale bed shop ‘just about survived’ after losing more than a third of its business following the 2015 Boxing Day floods.

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Video: A journey like no other as Flying Scotsman reclaims the route over Ribblehead

THE rasping whistle of the iconic Flying Scotsman signals the historic locomotive’s imminent arrival at the equally magnificent Ribblehead Viaduct.

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Video: Flying Scotsman steams in for Settle-Carlisle line re-opening

After more than a year of work costing just shy of £23m, the famous Settle to Carlisle railway route is fully back in business this morning, graced by the presence of a famous locomotive.

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How to recover after being made redundant

How to recover after being made redundant

There’s no dressing it up, redundancy is difficult to deal with. It’s a bitter blow to your self-esteem, your finances, and often your health.

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Engineers make world’s largest gate valve for water project

Engineers make world’s largest gate valve for water project

Brighouse engineers have created what is believed to be the world’s largest gate valve as part of a project to increase the water supply to residents in Texas.

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Tesco fined £129m but avoids prosecution over accounting scandal

Tesco fined £129m but avoids prosecution over accounting scandal

Tesco has been hit with a £129 million fine from the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), but has escaped prosecution over its accounting scandal.

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Traffic queueing on the M62 between Tingley and Gildersome.

This week’s roadworks on Yorkshire’s motorways and A roads

Here are the planned roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber from today (Monday) to Sunday.

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