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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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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.

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Journalist apprenticeship scheme launched

Journalist apprenticeship scheme launched

Have you always dreamt of being a journalist?

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VIDEO: Speedy SIV sales is just the ticket to boost regional economy, says new entertainment and events boss

A speedy new tickets sales system to help people buy easier and faster at SIV's venues - including Sheffield Arena - was outlined today as part of major plans to increase business and boost the region's economy.

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Ashley Highfield, chief executive of Johnston Press

Johnston Press hails ‘milestone’ first half as revenues rise

Newspaper publisher Johnston Press today hailed a strong half-year performance including a double-digit hike in digital advertising revenues and audience numbers.

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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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Love Pocklington (from left) Ruth Rowland, Vice Chair of the Pocklington Traders Association; Caroline Hollingsworth, owner of Mouse House Floral Designs; Ruth Hodgson, Deputy Mayoress and Secretary of the Traders Association; Sam Storey, Chair of the Traders Association; Simon Hudson, Managing Director of Love Pocklington; and Sophie Metcalfe, Creative Director of Love Pocklington.

New set to boost economy and attract more shoppers

A new scheme aiming to bring more shoppers to Pocklington is set to launch today, and is generating a lot of interest with businesses and residents of the town.

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Joel Hallewell

The sky’s the limit for Wilberfoss teenager Joel

Flying high is a Wilberfoss teenager who is raising money to take part in the gliding world championships next year.

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Flamborough Lighthouse

Take a scenic journey through the Wolds with the Humber 250 Trail

The Humber Museums Partnership, a consortium of Hull, East Riding and North Lincolnshire Museums Services, is excited to announce the launch of its latest project – The Humber 250 trail.

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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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Businesses working together at the Pocklington pop-up café

Businesses working together at the Pocklington pop-up café

Experts are excited to offer up their wisdom to businesses and startups at the Pocklington Pop-up Business Café on Thursday June 15.

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Record-breaking crowd for epic 2017 Tour de Yorkshire finale

Record-breaking crowd for epic 2017 Tour de Yorkshire finale

A record one million fans turned out to watch the epic finale to the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire which saw Serge Pauwels claim the stage and overall victory.
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Thousands of fans are expected to line the route for this weekend's Tour de Yorkshire.

Everything you need to know about this weekend's Tour de Yorkshire

The third Tour de Yorkshire cycle race will get underway today as competitors tackle the east coast circuit in front of an expected crowd of thousands.

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Business group venture to keep town thriving

'Let's keep Pocklington thriving'

A business group venture has been set up in an attempt to keep Pocklington thriving following a spate of shop closures.
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Models on the catwalk during the Burberry Autumn/Winter 2017 London Fashion Week show at Makers House , London. Photo credit: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

Burberry taking time to think through Leeds facility

Luxury fashion brand Burberry said it is “taking a moment to think through” its plans for a flagship manufacturing and weaving facility in Leeds.

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An emergency closure is reported to be in place

Emergency road closure in Pocklington

An "emergency road closure" has been put in place on a Pocklington road, according to unconfirmed reports.
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Free hot cross buns can be collected in Morrisons until Easter

Here's how to claim a free hot cross bun tomorrow

With Easter fast approaching, a Yorkshire supermarket chain is offering free hot cross buns to customers.

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The Yorkshire Belle and owner Peter Richardson.

Businesses along coast shine in prestigious awards

A Bridlington pleasure cruiser is the recipient of a late birthday present after she was "highly commended" during a prestigious awards ceremony.

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Work set to begin on car park extension next week

Work to begin to extend Pocklington car park

Work to extend the car park at East Riding Leisure Francis Scaife in Pocklington will begin next week.

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