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'True team effort' helps transform Sheffield primary school

Staff and pupils at a Sheffield primary school are celebrating a successful 2016 after boosting their Ofsted rating. Inspectors judged Gleadless Primary School to be good after their visit at the end of the year, after it ‘ required improvement’ in 2013.

Sheffield Telegraph, 30 sec. ago

Multi vehicle accident on M62 near Leeds

ALL lanes are now open on the M62 near Leeds following an accident involving a number of vehicles earlier this morning. Highways England said one lane was closed on the eastbound M62 between junction 27 (Gildersome) and junction 28 (Tingley) following th


YP Comment: Quality teaching can change lives. Schools only as good as their staff

SENTENCE one of paragraph one of today’s Parliamentary report on schools policy, and the importance of teachers, could not be more categorical. “The quality of education in England depends on the quality of the teachers in our schools,” it says succinctl

Yorkshire Post, 9 min. ago

Speed cameras: where to spot them

Below are the enforcement locations for North Yorkshire Police’s mobile safety cameras for this week The safety cameras are now more visible than ever before with each of the vehicles bearing the same hi-vis livery as North Yorkshire Police’s marked vehi

Driffield Today, 11 min. ago

Man charged after police incident in Pocklington

A man has been charged with wasting police time after officers were called by a man allegedly making threats to kill in Pocklington. A 38-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill after police were called to Cherry Orchard Mews at

Pocklington Post, 13 min. ago

Teenager pulled from moped in Scarborough robbery

A 16-year-old was pulled from his moped and assaulted by man during a robbery in Scarborough. Police are appealing for information regarding a incident which took place on Wednesday February 1. A 16-year-old boy was riding his moped between 7.15pm and 7.


Ex-wife escapes jail by 'skin of her teeth'

A WOMAN who attacked her ex-husband with a knife was told she had avoided going to prison "by the skin of her teeth". Gemma Marsden, 39, of Dark Lane, Amcotts, admitted assault occasioning actual bodily harm against Andrew Booth on May 2....


Resident reassured over fly-tipped rubbish

A SCUNTHORPE resident has said she's sick of seeing a pile of rubbish near her home left by fly-tippers that has been there since October last year. Karen Spavin, of Priory Lane, got in touch with the Scunthorpe Telegraph to say that she has complained a


Air quality concerns knock back Scunthorpe development plans

CONCERNS about air pollution have knocked back plans for 16 new one bedroom flats in Scunthorpe. Planners at North Lincolnshire Council's Planning Committee on February 8 rejected the plans for the flats off Holgate Road. The air quality that would be ca


Graham Alexander delighted to have Paddy Madden back in Scunthorpe side

IRON manager Graham Alexander said he is delighted to have Paddy Madden back in the Scunthorpe United starting line-up. Madden recently returned to the line-up after missing a number of weeks after picking up an injury following the 1-1 draw with Peterbo


Luke Daniels pleased to keep contributing to Scunthorpe after racking up a century of appearances

IT IS a testament to Luke Daniels consistency that he has already racked up a century of appearances for Scunthorpe United. Daniels joined the Iron in January 2015 and over has now clocked up a century of appearances for the Iron in just over two years.


Footballers take Pride from finals

FIVE-a-side football teams from Brigg's Vale Academy represented North Lincolnshire as they took on schools from across the East Midlands at a tournament at the Soccer Dome at Derby County's Pride Park stadium. The Year 7 boys' and girls' teams faced sch


Live traffic, travel and news updates in Hull and East Yorkshire, Tuesday February 21

Follow our updates throughout the day as we bring you news on the traffic, travel and headlines across Hull and East Yorkshire as it happens. We'll be keeping an eye on the roads throughout the day to make sure you stay up to date with the latest travel

Hull Daily Mail, 24 min. ago

Construction work on HS2 will blight lives for 17 years

Construction work on a long-awaited high-speed rail project will cast a shadow over the lives of some residents for 17 years, an MP has claimed. Labour MP Sir Keir Starmer said the HS2 rail project, which is set to run through South Yorkshire, would have


VIDEO: Hunt for D Day veterans to revisit Normandy

A search has been launched with the intention of contacting every surviving D Day veteran. Remembrance Travel - the travel arm of the Royal British Legion - aims to get in touch with war heroes, to make them the offer of a free-of-charge trip to Normandy

Sheffield Telegraph, 34 min. ago

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