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Tim Breitmeyer: Rural broadband is vital to help us rise to challenges

After tense negotiations – sometimes verging on the farcical – between our political leaders and their counterparts in Brussels, 2017 closed with a much-needed breakthrough in talks over the Brexit deal.

Opinion
An example of properties in the pipeline from Barratt Developments Yorkshire East.

New houses announced for Harrogate area

In what the company itself describes as a "major boost to the Yorkshire economy", five star housebuilder, Barratt Developments Yorkshire East , has announced plans to open eight new sites this year - including Harrogate.
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A bold approach is needed to tackle the problem of homelessness, according to Greg Wright  Picture Tony Johnson.

Greg Wright: Let’s take bold approach to make homelessness history

THE sight of a rough sleeper curled up outside a derelict shop is a powerful sign that British society remains deeply fragmented.

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Jason Greenwood, chief executive of Mamas and Papas

Personal shopping and online sales boost Mamas & Papas

Mamas & Papas enjoyed a decent Christmas after the Huddersfield-based firm saw sales grow 2.7 per cent.

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Edward Ziff, Chairman and CEO Town Centre Securities, in his Office overlooking Leeds.   18 March 2013.
Picture Bruce Rollinson

TCS reports improving portfolio

The level of like-for-like passing rent with Town Centre Securities has grown 2.2 per cent with overal occupancy rates amongst its portfolio now at 99 per cent,

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An Ocado delivery van makes its way over Mam Tor in the Derbyshire Peak District near Castleton..

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Ocado expands into North America

Online grocer Ocado has confirmed its second major international partnership and its first foray into North America after reaching a deal with Canadian retailer Sobeys.

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An EU flag flies in the face of Parliament

‘Small businesses will be the most negatively impacted by Brexit’

Small and medium sized businesses may be the most negatively affected by Britain’s leaving the European Union, with Brexit predicted to harm investment, growth and development.

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Ben Houchen Conservative Mayor of Tees Valley by the Infinity bridge  in Stockton on Tees.

Business backs free port plan for Tees Valley

Businesses in the Tees Valley are backing calls for the city region to become a pilot free port to boost growth and create thousands of jobs post-Brexit.

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Charles Forbes Adam, of Escrick Park Estate near York, is pictured in front of an 18th century map of the area. picture mike cowling jan 25 2013

Rural business estate creates 130 jobs with
final batch of tenants

The owners of the Escrick Park Estate have announced that it has taken on its final tenants and is now fully occupied.

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New Orleans - picture - PA

US delegation to hear about the strengths of the British economy

A delegation of US business leaders will descend on London this week to explore expansion opportunities across the pond.

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1884 Wine & Tapas, Kingston Upon Hull, East Yorkshire, United Kingdom, 15 January, 2018. Pictured:LtoR Debbie Spicer, Jaqui Graham (East Riding College) Dan Poole

Restaurant makes kitchen a hygiene hotspot

Hygiene inspections used to be something restraunters dreaded.

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Homes

Conal Gregory: Cost of claims rising as insurers paying out over £7.5m every day

Your home is probably your greatest asset and should be fully insured. Whilst those with mortgages are required by their loan provider to have such cover in place, the massive costs that can arise in the event of a claim should encourage everyone to protect their bricks and mortar.

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Who was to blame for Carillion's demise?

YP Letters: Carillion staff pay price of bosses’ failure

From: Peter Hyde, Driffield.

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Plans to create 62 luxury apartments in Harrogate town centre

Plans to create a further 27 new apartments in Harrogate town centre have been submitted by a developer already working on the site.

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Dixons Carphone is due to reveal its festive trading figures.

Mobile phone troubles to drag on Dixons Carphone festive sales

FESTIVE trading figures from Dixons Carphone on Tuesday are set to show ongoing woes in its mobile phone arm as the retailer battles to halt sliding sales in the division.

Business
Who is to blame for Carillion's collapse?

YP Letters: Why Carillion had to be liquidated

From: Tony Armitage, Fulwith Road, Harrogate.

Opinion
The Yorkshire postcode with NO cashpoint

The Yorkshire postcode with NO cashpoint

Many of us take access to a free ATM for granted - but in one area of rural North Yorkshire, there are no cashpoints at all.
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The development offers versatile, high spec living

An outstanding opportunity to buy in the ‘Golden Triangle’

We take a look at a stylish new home being built at one of the best addresses near Wetherby, Yorkshire.

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Survey reveals Harrogate residents in £5,000 more debt than national average

Harrogate residents owe nearly £5,000 more in debt than the national average, after a recent survey found personal debt soared by two thirds in the last three months.

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Bonmarché sales fall amid challenging Christmas trading

Bonmarché sales fall amid challenging Christmas trading

Bonmarché became the latest retailer to see a decline in sales over the Christmas trading period, with a fall of 5.5 per cent year-on-year.

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