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Yorkshire is far more than a region – now it’s our brand

Yorkshire is more than just a region, with the name becoming a brand in recent years, according to the founder of a card payments business.

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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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Traffic queues  towards Brighouse caused by a tanker fire, on the westbound M62.

‘Smart’ motorways show driver ignorance

THERE IS a lack of awareness among motorists of the emergency refuge areas on smart motorways, a study has found.

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More than 300 miles of roadworks are lifted this Bank Holiday

More than 300 miles of roadworks are lifted this Bank Holiday

Highways England is lifting more than 300 miles of roadworks to help people travelling this May bank holiday.

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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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There is a real risk to election results being compromised

Cyber attack ‘highly likely’ in UK election

A cyber attack aimed at influencing the outcome of the UK General Election is highly likely, according to a leading cyber security expert.

Politics
Halifax immigration company opens new office down south

Halifax immigration company opens new office down south

A firm in Halifax is expanding by opening an office in Portsmouth, Hampshire.

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Rroadworks are planned

Five weeks of roadworks as 50-year-old water pipe is replaced

A project to replace a 50-year-old water pipe will result in five weeks of roadworks in Stainland as conntractors carry out the work.

Transport
Orchard Energy help firms save hundreds of thousands in costs

Orchard Energy help firms save hundreds of thousands in costs

Orchard Energy has secured savings totalling more than £375,000 to heavy manufacturing firms operating in the minerals and metals industry.

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Staff at ABS

Print firm to debut new Samsung technology

Elland-based Print management firm ABS Print will showcase revolutionary new print technology to audiences at the upcoming Buy Yorkshire event.

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Travel alert: Buses diverted after crash near Sainsbury's in Brighouse

Travel alert: Buses diverted after crash near Sainsbury's in Brighouse

Bus services in Brighouse are being disrupted this morning after two cars crashed near Sainsbury's.

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Halifax Town Hall

Energy specialists appointed to cut Council building bill costs and emissions

A specialist energy firm has been appointed to improve the efficiency of Calderdale Council buildings and slash the cost of bills and carbon emissions.

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Writer’s fresh perspective on all the good things in life

Writer’s fresh perspective on all the good things in life

Writer Clare Fisher, a former Halifax marketing officer, is an exciting new voice in contemporary literature. With her debut novel due out next month, she spoke to Yvette Huddleston.

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Last Pork Pie Appreciation Society Competition at The Old Bridge Inn, Ripponden. Pie Man Oliver Evan.

‘End of an era’ as pie society hosts last bash

An organiser behind Calderdale’s premier celebration of pork pies said ‘never say never’ about the competition’s future after the final event was held.

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Handshake

Major corporate deal with Brighouse firm secures thousands of jobs across the UK

THOUSANDS of jobs have been safeguarded after a Calderdale-based company gained a new owner.

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Changes to Calderdale bus services this weekend

Changes to Calderdale bus services this weekend

West Yorkshire Combined Authority is reminding public transport users that there are timetable changes affecting local bus services this weekend, Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 May.

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Smoking cost Calderdale Council an extra �3.4m

Smoking adds £3.4m to social care system bill in Calderdale

Smoking added an estimated £3.4m to the social care system bill at Calderdale Council as alarmimng figures were revealed showing the number of 15-year-olds and pregnant women smoking.

Health
M&S ‘cock-up’ with National Vegetarian Week recipe - which contains chicken

M&S ‘cock-up’ with National Vegetarian Week recipe - which contains chicken

Marks and Spencer has upset thousands of its veggie customers by celebrating National Vegetarian Week with a link to recipes - including CHICKEN.

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Argos. Picture: Press Association.

Argos: Strike won’t hit deliveries

Retail giant Argos has said deliveries will not be affected by a strike by up to 1,400 of its warehouse staff.

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Lloyds Bank. Picture: PA.

Lloyds returns to private ownership

Lloyds Banking Group has confirmed it has been fully returned to private hands nearly nine years after the Government bailed it out at the height of the financial crisis.

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