Plans to invest up to £35,000 to put together a refurbishment plan for Harrogate railway station have been approved.
North Yorkshire County Council will appoint consultants to put together proposals for a refurbished railway station as well as improvements to the area around the station.
Harrogate is the busiest station in the county and over recent years has seen usage grow by over 20 per cent.
This initiative follows last week’s announcement by the government’s Electrification Task Force that the Harrogate line is in the top tier of schemes for future electrification.
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A teenager from West Yorkshire is among 57 people arrested across the country in a nationwide cyber crime crackdown.
The 16-year-old from Pudsey was arrested suspected Computer Misuse Act offences concerning the use of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks believed to target approximately 350 websites.
More than 1,000 golden tickets are to be hidden on buses across Lincolnshire.
The lucky winners will claim prises of bus tickets, book vouchers and tech gadgets. It is all part of a campaign to get more people out of their cars and on to public transport.
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The formal signing of the Humber Growth Deal 2015 takes place in Grimsby today. The event marks the further award of almost ten million pounds from the Government to develop ten major projects on both banks of the Humber. This, along with major local investment will see just under £47 million of capital injection into the area.
The Minister for Universities and Science, the Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, will be joined by Lord Haskins, chair of the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership, and leaders of the four Humber local authorities.
Engineers have revealed the first generation of driverless cars, which could be rolled out across the country in a matter of years. Today the Business Secretary gave more details on three projects taking place across the country - each benefiting from a share of £19 million in government cash. Yorkshire road safety campaigners have welcomed the developments - saying it could lead to safer roads for us all. Matt Price reports.
Rail passengers will benefit from free Wi-Fi on trains across England and Wales from 2017, Rail Minister Claire Perry announced today.
Train operators are being asked to set how they will meet the commitment to provide this important service for passengers. All train operators bidding for new franchises and direct award agreements will have to include this specification in their bid.
Where there is no new franchise agreement due in the next two years, almost £50 million of funding will be released from the Department for Transport to ensure Wi-Fi is available on selected services from 2017, including services operated by Great Northern.
Huddersfield based road safety group BRAKE have today welcomed the trial of new 'driverless vehicles.' Several automated prototypes are being unveiled across the UK today. Campaigners say the technology could improve road safety and save lives.
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