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Google confirms it will extend ‘digital bus tour’ in Yorkshire

Search engine giant Google is extending its Digital Garage ‘bus tour’ in Yorkshire to offer people of all ages digital training and advice through free workshops and face-to-face coaching.

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The Scarborough Business Awards

Bond-themed party for business event of year

More than 70 nominations are in the running for the prestigious Scarborough Business Awards 2017.

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More trains for Yorkshire as Northern unveil new rail timetable

It's good news if you live in Harrogate, Ilkley or Skipton.

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Aubrey Robinson, owner of Harmony Music School in Sheffield, with marketing manager Abby Abrames, on board Google's Digital Garage Bus in Rotherham town centre.
October 2017

Google bus is spreading the digital news

IT’S a Friday morning in Rotherham town centre and the training staff aboard Google’s Digital Garage bus are doing a brisk trade.

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Revealed: All the winners at the Welcome to Yorkshire White Rose Awards 2017

Around 1,000 guests gathered in Leeds last night for the White Rose Awards 2017.

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Yorkshire's thriving tourism industry comes together in Leeds to celebrate success

Leading lights from Yorkshire’s thriving tourism industry rubbed shoulders with VIP guests when the White Rose Awards were held at the First Direct Arena in Leeds last night.

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

Digital Garage can change lives

Today, most of us are spending hours online, and nearly a third of this time is spent on social media.

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Sheffield inventor goes mobile to raise digital skills

Sheffield inventor goes mobile to raise digital skills

WHEN Sheffield inventor Richard O’Neill began to read with increasing concern data showing how lacking British workers were when it came to digital skills, he decided to take matters into his own hands.

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Elijah Lawal, Google's communications manager for the UK and Ireland.

Google joins forces with Which? to launch a new online safety course

GOOGLE has expanded its inventory of initiatives to boost the UK’s digital skill levels by teaming up with consumer body Which? to launch a new course in online safety.

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EYG spots new trends in the home improvement market - such as a big focus on replacing old conservatory roofs with modern tiled or hybrid variations.

New jobs as EYG home improvement glazing solutions opens Scarborough showroom and Newark depot

EYG home improvement glazing solutions is creating new jobs across the North as it celebrates the rapid growth of the business including a showroom in Scarborough and a depot in Newark.

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Whitby, York and Hunmanby named in top staycation destinations list

Whitby, York and Hunmanby named in top staycation destinations list

Four Yorkshire tourist destinations have been named in the UK's top 50 'staycation' spots.
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Harrogate-based handyman Jonathon Blackburn, whose business, The Houseman, is flourishing after he implemented skills he learned at Google's Digital Garage in Leeds, now employs eight people.

Google’s handy tips turn firm’s fortunes

A Harrogate-based handyman has turned his property maintenance business around after receiving free digital skills training from internet giant Google. Two-and-a-half years on, the business is now receiving £30,000 a month of new business wins.

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Mobile speed cameras are out and about on Notts roads.

Speed camera locations in the borough this week

Listed below are the locations in the borough where North Yorkshire Police will be checking your speed.
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Lucas Jedrzejaks most recent project has seen him travel to over 30 countries covering the refugee crisis. Photo: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Digital Garage 
helps filmmaker boost audience

An independent film director who has travelled around the world documenting the refugee crisis is learning essential skills at the Google Digital Garage in Sheffield to help raise further awareness of the cause.

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Northern rail strike day: How to get home tonight

The second of two strike days affecting Northern rail services has begun today.

Transport
The 2016 winners

Last chance to enter region's biggest business awards

The most prestigious night of the business calendar is returning once more and this year it has a licence to thrill.

Business
Yorkshire heritage railway enthusiast buys his own train

Yorkshire heritage railway enthusiast buys his own train

North York Moors Railway rolling stock manager Paul Middleton spends his working day tinkering with trains.

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Northern rail strikes in October: Everything you need to know

Northern rail strikes in October: Everything you need to know

There will be more strikes affecting Northern rail services next week in an ongoing dispute.

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Preparations 'well underway' for Yorkshire rail strike next week

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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VIDEO: Fly DSA Arena takes off as Doncaster Sheffield Airport gets naming rights of Sheffield Arena

UP, up and away...Yorkshire's biggest arena is soaring to new heights today after a six-figure naming rights deal by Doncaster Sheffield Airport to rebrand Sheffield Arena as Fly DSA Arena.
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