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Harrogate police hunting would-be burglar who targeted flat

Police have issued a description of a man who tried to break into a flat in Harrogate. North Yorkshire Police said the man had tried to climb through the window of a ground-floor flat in Bramham Drive. The attempted burglary happened at around 1.10pm...

21 min. ago in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Wakefield police seize five off-road bikes as battle against nuisance riders continues

A number of off-road motorbikes linked to nuisance riding across the Wakefield district have been seized by police. Wakefield District Police's Matrix Team has seized or recovered five off-road bikes being used illegally since the start of 2018,...

40 min. ago in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Your views: Syrian refugees arrive in Leeds ready to be resettled around Yorkshire

One of the biggest talking points on our Facebook page this week was the news that refugees fleeing conflict in Syria had arrived in Leeds on a charter flight ahead of being resettled. The 92 refugees have been brought to the UK as part of the...

today, 14:52 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Supermarket home delivery driver who sexually assaulted Leeds pensioners is jailed

THE daughter of one of two Leeds pensioners sexually abused in their own homes after being befriended by a “vile” supermarket delivery driver has told how her late mother sank into depression following the attacks. A Leeds Crown Court judge jailed...

today, 14:33 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Leeds wages up but jobs growth rate is slower

The jobs market in Leeds is growing slower than all of the UK’s other core cities, but it is still continuing on a six year upward trajectory. Figures from BRES (the UK business register and employment survey) show that in 2016 - the latest available...

today, 14:16 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Leeds can blaze a trail for diversity in the digital world

Annie Moss-Quate and Rose Mountague write for Digital City about She Does Digital, which they founded in 2016. They both work at Leeds search marketing agency Epiphany, Annie as head of planning and Rose as creative director. There are so many female...

today, 14:06 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Traffic restrictions as repairs start on Leeds Bridge

Months of traffic restrictions to allow for repairs on a city centre bridge will begin this weekend. From Sunday, northbound vehicles will be prevented from using Leeds Bridge, which carries traffic over the River Aire at Bridge End, during a 16-month...

today, 13:53 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Staff at Leeds-based NHS Digital hoping for IT awards success

Two members of staff at Leeds-based NHS Digital have been shortlisted for prizes at the Women in IT Awards 2018. Marta Raper is one of the finalists in the Editor’s Choice category while Elizabeth Hill is in the running for the Graduate of the Year...

today, 13:43 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Leeds pay-per-click company Circus makes charitable offer

Bosses at Leeds-based pay-per-click specialists Circus are ready to lend their expertise to a lucky charity. Recently-announced rule changes mean charity Google AdWords accounts could be closed down if they are not getting enough clicks. Circus is now...

today, 13:43 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Ceremony will mark milestone for Leeds cancer centre plans

The dream of bringing a Maggie’s cancer centre to Leeds is set to take a huge step towards becoming a reality. A ground breaking ceremony will be held on Monday at the site chosen for the centre, next to the Bexley Wing at St James’s Hospital....

today, 13:29 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

UPDATED: IT system glitches prove costly for EMIS

HEALTHCARE software developer Emis Group is expected to suffer a financial hit running into millions of pounds after it failed to meet certain service levels and reporting obligations with NHS Digital. The Yorkshire Post understands that the problems...

today, 13:29 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Harrogate's health heroes: Meet the child therapists who change lives

The Advertiser has launched a new campaign today backed by Harrogate District NHS Foundation Trust to publicly recognise the valuable work of dedicated NHS staff in Harrogate. The NHS is regularly in the headlines over the pressures it faces but in...

today, 13:19 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Yorkshire cold snap likely to put further strain on emergency services

The cold snap is likely to put a further strain on accident and emergency services already dealing with raised levels of flu and norovirus, NHS England has warned. Weather warning: Freezing temperatures and wintry showers set to continue as Met Office...

today, 12:46 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Warning: Text bomb bug can crash an iPhone or Mac computer with a single message

A so-called text bomb bug that can crash an iPhone with a single message has been discovered by a security researcher. Software developer Abraham Masri revealed that sending a message containing a link to the bug's code was enough to crash an iPhone...

today, 12:35 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Margaret Thatcher statue will not be erected in Parliament Square due to 'monument saturation'

Proposals for a Margaret Thatcher statue in Parliament Square look set to be rejected because there are too many monuments in the area. It also fails to comply with a 10-year principle which states that no statues should be erected until a decade...

today, 12:31 in Yorkshire & Humber
 


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