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Leeds Bradford Airport launches unique 'travel bucket list' flights to Arctic city

Leeds Bradford Airport is to offer specially chartered flights to a top 'travel bucket list' destination.

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Sheffield Arena's new General Manager Joe Waldron

Yorkshire's biggest Arena gets new boss who vows to continue £500m success story for region

Yorkshire's largest indoor premier entertainment venue got a new boss today and Joe Waldron - who replaces Rob O'Shea at the helm - has pledged to continue the £500m success story at Sheffield Area.

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How much would you pay?

How much do you pay for your fish and chips?

A new national survey looking at the price of Britain’s top takeaway meal has said the Yorkshire coast is far from the cheapest option.

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Northern rail strike to continue into Monday rush hour

Northern rail strike to continue into Monday rush hour

Industrial action on Northern rail services will continue into Monday.

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Planned roadworks by Highways England, Monday 10 July to Sunday 16 July

Will roadworks affect your journey next week?

If you're planning on travelling up and down the roads of Yorkshire over the coming week, check the list below to see if your journey will be affected.

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Dairy farmer Peter, 52

Yorkshire farmer and young vet to appear on BBC dating show for rural singles

They're enjoying the rural dream - but as these two Yorkshire singletons have found out, living in the countryside can make it hard to meet a special partner.

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McCain in Eastfield

McCain granted permission for £100m expansion

McCain Foods says it is committing itself to Yorkshire “for decades” after it was granted planning permission for its investment of £100m into its Scarborough plant operation.

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Scarborough Harbour. 
Picture by Gerard Binks.

Major new plans for Scarborough’s historic harbour – and there could be a fishing boom

A MAJOR new strategic plan for the future of Scarborough’s historic harbour calls for new development opportunities to be explored and indicates that there could be a resurgence in the town’s dwindling fishing industry.

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VIDEO: KLM plans to soar passenger numbers at Leeds Bradford Airport

KLM airline boss Warner Rootliep has revealed plans to soar passenger numbers at Leeds Bradford Airport - establishing it as Yorkshire's gateway to the world.
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Great Yorkshire Show: The ultimate guide

Great Yorkshire Show: The ultimate guide

Yorkshire's showpiece agricultural event is less than two weeks away.

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Proudfoot supermarket is not being sold.

Proudfoot not selling Newby store, says firm following speculation

A director of Proudfoot has dismissed widespread public comments that the company is to sell off its Newby store to a supermarket giant.

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Harry Potter at 20: The Yorkshire locations used in the films

Harry Potter at 20: The Yorkshire locations used in the films

It's 20 years since Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was published.

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Scarborough UTC exterior . pic Richard Ponter 164006

New college scoops excellence award for building design

Scarborough’s shiny new UTC college has won an award for its attractive design.

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The road between Thornton Le Dale and the Fox and Rabbit pub is closed. Picture: Google

Road closure: North Yorkshire Police respond to serious collision near Thornton Le Dale

A road was closed in North Yorkshire following a serious collision this morning.
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The price of the average house in Yorkshire has increased by more than 7,000 to 155,357 in the last year, according to an official index.

Yorkshire house prices on the rise - but not as fast as the national average

The price of the average house in Yorkshire has increased by more than £7,000 to £155,357 in the last year, according to an official index.
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The group of 18 women said they were left speechless after the entrepreneur personally offered to send them away on a complimentary dream trip to the USA.

Branson comes to aid of hen-do kicked off flight with free Vegas trip

Sir Richard Branson has come to the aid of a hen-do who were kicked off a flight for wearing "Bitches on Tour" T-shirts by sending them on a free holiday - to LAS VEGAS.

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Yorkshire named best in the country for fish and chips

Friday has long been fish supper night and now Yorkshire has been crowned the best place in the country for the traditional meal.

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VIDEO: Bride of Frankenstein and Hollywood Oscar winning wedding dresses at Cannon Hall in Barnsley

Wedding dresses don't come more frightening famous than the one worn by the bride of Frankenstein - now on show in South Yorkshire.
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Mike Fraine of Froneri presents ther award to Chris Winter (centre) and Nina Rogers of Yorkshire Sculture Park

Deadline approaches for names in major Yorkshire tourism awards

The deadline is fast approaching for this region’s businesses to put their name forward for a major tourism accolade.

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Ian Hardwick from eviivo, Lucinda and Andrew Jenkins from Orchard Lodge and Giovanna Grossi, AA Hotel Services at the AA B&B Awards.

National recognition for friendly Scarborough guest house

The owners of a Scarborough bed and breakfast are celebrating after receving an accolade in a national competition.

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