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.

The Government today laid down legislation which will see Transport for the North become the first body of its kind.

Pioneering transport powers for the North hailed as ‘game-changer’ by Government

The creation of the first body of its type in the country to drive forward transport plans for the North was announced by the Government today.

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.

Florian Poirot

Master patissier sweetens deal at food court

Winner of the 2015 Pastry Chef of the Year, Florian Poirot, has opened a boutique pastry shop and production kitchen FP Macaron in Talbot Yard, the food court in Malton where visitors are able to see artisans at work.

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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South Cliff Bowls Club Centenary.
Action from the centenary bowls match

Calls for big response as council puts more Scarborough heritage in line for bulldozer to the highest bidder

All of Scarborough is being urged to help combat attempts that would eradicate part of the town’s special heritage and green space.


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.


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.

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.

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.


Greenwoods stores saved from the axe

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

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.

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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Chamber music: Marvellous Mozart - Stephen Joseph Theatre

A weekend-long festival celebrating the life and work of Mozart takes place at the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, this month.

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.
The Scarborough Spa plays host to the annual Engineering week dinner . pic Richard Ponter 174921

Business world celebrates engineering showcase

The area’s biggest employer-led event designed to show young people how science, technology, engineering and mathematics are so important, attracted 3,000 students.

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.

Engineering Week 2017 at The Scarbough Spa. Eskdale school pupils visit the UTC Stand . Staff Karen Jones, pupil Ellie Cayley , exhibiter Andrej Lieskovsky ,Principle Tim Inglefield , pupil Jayce Thomas . pic Richard Ponter 174907d

Students set their sights on tomorrow’s world

Thousands of pupils packed the Scarborough Spa this week as the Grand Hall displayed tomorrow’s world.

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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Reader offer: Unlimited rail travel for £10

Collect tokens in this week’s newspaper to enjoy unlimited rail travel to Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester and more for just £10 per person (kids go half price).

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