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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.
Lifestyle
Traffic has been slow moving today in Seamer Road.

Why there is ANOTHER set of traffic lights on Seamer Road

Drivers have been at a standstill on Seamer Road today after the installation of temporary traffic lights.
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More than 700 sheep were stolen in North Yorkshire last year.

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.

Business

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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Under the hammer: Dr Rock’s 5,000-strong record collection

IT is a treasure trove that a vinyl collector could only dream of - 5,000 records, everything from rock ‘n’ roll and blues to jazz and Mongolian folk - with much of it signed.

Music
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.

Environment
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.

Business
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.

Business
A picture of the scene. Credit: @NYorksRPG.

Severe delays on major Yorkshire routes after building truck falls on carriageway

Motorists face severe delays after a building truck fell from a lorry onto a major Yorkshire road junction.
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Crown Spa Hotel

Scarborough hotel under Thai ownership

Scarborough's historic Crown Spa Hotel has been bought by the Bangkok-based Compass Hospitality in a £15.5 million deal.
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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?

Business
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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Cllr Bastiman, Stuart Herd, Jim Dillon and Nick Vermont at the ceremony.

McCain’s £100m project to secure long-term future in Scarborough

McCain Foods has begun work on a new £100 million project in Scarborough.

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Journalist apprenticeship scheme launched

Journalist apprenticeship scheme launched

Have you always dreamt of being a journalist?

Business
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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