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New modern trains to begin serving Yorkshire from December

Rail passengers in Yorkshire have been told to expect better and more frequent services around the region with the start of the arrival of a fleet of new ultra-modern trains later this year.

Transport
Leeds Bradford Airport's new CEO, David Laws.   Picture Bruce Rollinson

Leeds Bradford boss pledges to target more business traffic as it reveals rebrand to become “Yorkshire’s Airport”

The boss of Leeds Bradford Airport has pledged to make the hub more business focused and help attract new routes to commercial epicentres around the world.

Business
15 August 2015. Yorkshire Building Society, Huddersfield.

Yorkshire Building Society to close four branches in the region

Yorkshire Building Society is to close four branches in the region as part of a wider cull of 13 branches nationally.

Business

Yorkshire Water to use drones to target leaks

Utilities provider Yorkshire Water is to take to the skies to try and prevent leaks and blockages before they happen by using drones and even satellites to identify problem areas.

Business
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.

Business
Greenwoods Menswear, Maritime Terrace.

Revealed: The Greenwoods Menswear stores which will remain open and those which will close

Bradford-based Greenwoods Menswear has been sold to Versatile International Trading in a move which will safegaurd 40 stores and 181 jobs.

Business
Company boss says billions could be generated by healthcare reform

Company boss says billions could be generated by healthcare reform

Tens of thousands of new jobs could be created were the Government to reform the market for healthcare innovation and embrace digital health technologies, it has been claimed.

Business
Banking boss says Yorkshire’s economy is strong enough to withstand any downturn

Banking boss says Yorkshire’s economy is strong enough to withstand any downturn

Yorkshire’s economy is sufficiently robust that it is well-placed to deal with any economic downturn that may follow Britain’s exit from the European Union, the boss of one of Britain’s biggest challenger banks has claimed.

Business

How Yorkshire dramas are adding up to big business for the region

FROM Emmerdale to Kes to the Full Monty, Yorkshire has been gracing cinema and television screens across the world for decades.

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Planes on the runway at Heathrow.

Brexit could mean Yorkshire sees huge increase in number of flights to Heathrow

The number of flights from Yorkshire’s airports to Heathrow could increase once we leave the European Union thanks to a relaxation of competition laws, it has been claimed.

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Tea farmers in Kenya involved in Bettys & Taylors work to plant one million trees around Mount Kenya.

Bettys & Taylors lead the way for Queen’s Awards for Enterprise

Two of Harrogate’s biggest firms have been honoured in this year’s Queen’s Award for Enterprise.

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View of the Baltimore skyline in Maryland, USA.

Yorkshire businesses ‘can benefit massively’ from American infrastructure projects, leading US lawyers

Businesses in Yorkshire and the North of England are well placed to capitalise on plans from both US presidential candidates to massive infrastructure spending if elected, a leading US lawyer has said.

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