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Encouraging signs in battle against sheep thefts pushing North Yorkshire farms to the brink

The tide may be turning in the fight against sheep rustlers who threaten to destroy the livelihoods of struggling farmers, according to the latest North Yorkshire Police figures.

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The long haul: Portraits which tell the story of our fishing heritage

Having spent four years photographing Britain’s fishing industry, Joanne Coates tells Sarah Freeman how she earned her sea legs.

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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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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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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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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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Fancy living in a former foghorn station on the Yorkshire coast?

Fancy living in a former foghorn station on the Yorkshire coast?

Its romantic name evokes its past as a cornerstone of maritime history - and now Hornblower Lodge near Whitby is up for sale.

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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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Yorkshire Tea is now the nation's number two brand

How Yorkshire Tea grew from a local brand to be the nation’s cup of tea

It’s enough to make the Tetley tea folk pack up their flat caps and hit the hard stuff. They have been overtaken as Britain’s number two tea by a Yorkshire original.

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‘Nation’s coastal communities falling behind’

Britain’s coastal communities are falling behind the rest of the country when it comes to employment, wages, health and education, a new report warns.

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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.

Transport
Battle of Britain Memorial Flight aircraft grounded

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight aircraft grounded

Historic World War Two aircraft belonging to the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight have been grounded over engine fears.
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VIDEO: Speedy SIV sales is just the ticket to boost Sheffield economy

A speedy new tickets sales system to help people buy easier and faster at SIV venues - including Sheffield Arena - was outlined today as part of major plans to increase business and boost the city's economy.
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Calderdale trains

Warning over Bank Holiday delays to rail services in Yorkshire

Rail passengers are being warned to expect delays on northern services as a project preparing for the start of work on HS2 in London gets underway over the Bank Holiday weekend.

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