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Johnston Press bolsters hyper-local social offering with funding from Google-supported initiative

Johnston Press today announces that it has won a six-figure grant from the Digital News Initiative Innovation Fund (DNI Innovation Fund), which is supported by Google, to drive forward development of a mobile platform that provides location-specific, trending content while combining the authority and reach of established news publishers.

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Give your presence early and visit a loved one with Northern's special rail tickets offer

Northern Value: Save up to 60 per cent on your train fare and visit a loved one

Give your presence early this year  - surprise a loved one and go by Northern rail with average savings of 60 per cent.
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VIDEO & 360 PHOTO: The Xmas Factor comes to Meadowhall with James Arthur and Louisa Johnson at Christmas Live

The Xmas Factor came to Sheffield's Meadowhall shopping centre when 15,000 screaming pop fans were treated to a sold out Christmas Live concert with headliners James Arthur and Louisa Johnson.
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Key Fund announcing 10 million of funding for community and social enterprises

VIDEO: Yorkshire's Key Fund to invest £10m in 300 worthy projects

A Yorkshire based community and social enterprise investment organisation is seeking 300 worthy projects to pump £10M into them in the next three years.
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Vote for The Sheffield Smile finalists at this year's Hospitality Sheffield Awards 2016

VOTE: Sheffield Smile Award finalists - who gets YOUR vote?

One of these beaming Sheffield hospitality workers really will have lots to smile about...
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Plans for 380 homes submitted

Plans for 380 more houses in Pocklington

A huge development of 380 homes including a children's nursery and care home could be built in Pocklington.
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American street artist Peregrine Church

VIDEO: It will be raining words at Sheffield's Off The Shelf - tell us your favourite Yorkshire sayings

Aye up. 'Av a gander at this. Tha'll niver believe thi eyes with all this Tyke talk when it's silin' it darn in tarn!

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Up, up and away...Redbrick aims to raise 10,000 this weekend for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance

VIDEO: Put your feet up to help raise £10,000 for Yorkshire Air Ambulance with Redbrick

Forget sponsored runs for charity...this weekend you can help raise £10,000 for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance by putting your feet up or getting a good night's sleep!
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Nick Clegg to talk about his new book Between the Extremes

WIN: Nick Clegg tickets for Sheffield's Off The Shelf this Friday

Nick Clegg, the former Deputy Prime Minister, is a guest speaker at this year's Sheffield Off The Shelf book festival on Friday and we have TEN tickets to be won.

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VIDEO PREVIEW: Nick Clegg among big names at Sheffield's Off The Shelf 2016 book festival

Former Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is to reveal all about his role at the heart of the former coalition Government as a headline guest speaker at this year's Sheffield Off The Shelf book festival.
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The A64 near Grimston Bar (Google Maps)

Porsche driver arrested and police call for dashcam footage after boy, 11, dies in A64 crash

POLICE are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage following a crash on the A64 in which an 11-year-old boy died.

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Tea Buyer Henry Boocock, sampling some of the teas.
Picture: James Hardisty.

Wanted: Trainee to travel the world and drink tea

IT’S a job many would die for: travelling the world working at the top of your game - and drinking as much tea as you could dream of.

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The cost of concessionary fares in Yorkshire

Exclusive: Councils spend £100m to make one in three Yorkshire bus trips free

Nearly a third of all bus journeys taken in Yorkshire are free concessions at a cost of £100m to the public purse, an investigation by The Yorkshire Post has revealed.

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The Little White Bus makes its way through Upper Wensleydale

The last bus: Dales folk who can’t even get to Bradford and back on the same day

AS little as three years ago Carleton near Skipton enjoyed buses running to town into the early evening and even at weekends.

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VIDEO & 360 PHOTO: Hens lay £50,000 for Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Hens at Yorkshire Farmhouse Eggs have laid £50,000 for charity.
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Top media executive hails ‘unique’ role of local press

Top media executive hails ‘unique’ role of local press

A top advertising creative has hailed the importance of local media, saying its trusted relationship with the communities it serves and its ability to get tangible results puts it in a unique position.

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Opening of the new Water Park in Scarboro. Hayley & Sonny McCarthy from Leeds.

Making a splash: The UKs BIGGEST waterpark finally opens here in Yorkshire

A long-awaited £14 million water park in North Yorkshire boasting the UK’s four longest and fastest water slides has opened after its initial unveiling was delayed due to technical difficulties with water temperature.

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Gary Barlow, Sir Gary Verity & Tim Firth at the 2015 WRA at first direct arena, Leeds.

Best of Yorkshire tourism to be honoured at 'sparkling' ceremony

A GLITZY ceremony recognising the stars of the Yorkshire tourism industry will have a new home this year, it has been announced.
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VIDEO: Cineworld Sheffield Disney Quiz champions - can you do better?

What is the number on Herbie's car bonnet in the Disney film The Love Bug?
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