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Sports director handed 50 day ban after almost colliding with Tour de Yorkshire marshal

A team sports director who almost ran over a Tour de Yorkshire marshal has been handed a 50 day suspension and a fine of 5,000 Swiss francs (£3,700).
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There are some excellent job opportunities on offer around Yorkshire in the healthcare profession

8 ideal jobs currently up for grabs in Yorkshire if you want to work in healthcare

Looking to kick start or progress your career in the healthcare industry?

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Work has recently begun and progress made on the upgrading of four canal towpaths in Yorkshire

Upgraded canal towpaths in Yorkshire will offer scenic traffic-free routes by bike and on foot

Work has recently begun and progress made on the upgrading of four canal towpaths as part of West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s award-winning £60m CityConnect programme.

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Yorkshire is known for its wild moors and scenic woodlands, many of which people explore through various cycling routes and cycling destinations

10 of the best cycling routes, trails and destinations in Yorkshire

Yorkshire is known for its wild moors and scenic woodlands, many of which people explore through various cycling routes, trails and cycling destinations.

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GREAT GALA: This year's Brighouse Charity Gala will be held on Saturday 30 June at Wellholme Park.

Damian picked as ambassador for 2018 gala

An inspiring teenager has been appointed as this year’s Brighouse Charity Gala Ambassador.

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A playful rivalry between Yorkshire and Lancashire still exists

Wars of the roses: How the rivalry between Yorkshire and Lancashire still exists today

The Wars of the Roses were a series of English civil wars fought between the House of Lancaster and the House of York in order to gain control of the throne of England, and all these years later a rivalry between Yorkshire and Lancashire still exists.
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8 of the best horse riding tours, experiences and holidays in Yorkshire

8 of the best horse riding tours, experiences and holidays in Yorkshire

Yorkshire offers some of the best natural scenery around the UK, including woodlands, the coast, moorlands and quaint villages, thus making it a great place to go horse riding.

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10 of the best walking trails in Yorkshire according to TripAdvisor

10 of the best walking trails in Yorkshire according to TripAdvisor

Yorkshire is known for its wild moors and scenic woodlands, many of which people explore through various walking and hiking trails. These trails are a great way to embrace the outdoors, keep active and explore some of Yorkshire’s most scenic nature spots.

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Mothercare to swing axe on 50 stores - but it's not known if Yorkshire outlets will be affected.

Mothercare is to swing the axe on 50 underperforming stores and re-hire the chief executive it sacked just weeks ago as part of a wide-ranging shake-up.

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Government slash maximum stakes to £2 on fixed-odds betting terminals

The maximum stake on a fixed-odds betting terminal (FOBT) is to be reduced from £100 to £2.
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Yorkshire enjoying another scorching day - but will the spring sunshine last?

The sun is shining and the people of Yorkshire are making the most of the spring sunshine.

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Ronan Costello Memorial Festival returns for 2018

The Ronan Costello Memorial Festival returns next month, and organisers are hoping it will build on the success of last year.

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The major MOT changes coming this week that you need to know about

The way MOT tests work in the UK are changing from this weekend.
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Terry Rogers has been jailed

Rogue trader jailed after impersonating well-known brand and inflating bills by up to 17 times going rate

A ROGUE trader has been jailed for more than a year after charging homeowners up to 17 times the going rate for roofing jobs.

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Health warning issued with vampire flies set to infest parts of Britain

Warning after increase in cases of fly bites that can cause groin swelling and fever

Sun revellers are being warned by NHS England to be on alert for the blood-sucking Blandford fly, after cases related to the insect bite have dramatically increased in recent months.
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A full list of planned roadworks in Yorkshire over the next week

It's always good to know where there is planned disruption on the roads.

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iPhone users have been issued with a warning

iPhone users in Yorkshire warned over 'black dot of death'

A warning has been issued over an iPhone bug that can crash users' devices.
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Halifax Civic Trust award winners, including Calderdale Council's leader Councillor Tim Swift and Chief Executive of The Piece Hall, Nicky Chance-Thompson, front. Awards were presented by the Mayor, Councillor Ferman Ali, front left

Piece Hall started week with Tour depart - and ended it with awards hat-trick

Halifax Piece Hall is celebrating adding a hat-trick of awards to accolades it has already received since it re-opened last August following a major three-year £19 million restoration.

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There are a variety of last minute holidays available over the May school holidays, all departing from Leeds Bradford airport

Last minute holidays and city breaks from Leeds Bradford Airport over the May school holidays

The May school holidays will be shortly upon us, so if you’re wondering how to occupy the kids, or would just like a break away in a warmer climate, a last minute holiday could be the perfect option.

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