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The Yorkshire Post says: Transport for North's plan is welcome - but how many of the proposals will actually get built?

The Yorkshire Post says: Transport for North's plan is welcome - but how many of the proposals will...

The ambition behind Transport for the North’s draft plan is the first milestone in a very long journey – the question is how many of the proposed road and rail improvements will actually be built. That said, it does appear to have more faith – for now...

yesterday, 20:08 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
CCTV image released after burglary at Scarborough country hotel

CCTV image released after burglary at Scarborough country hotel

Police are appealing for information after thieves stole a safe and cash from a North Yorkshire country hotel. Officers said that two men entered Hackness Grange Hotel, on Broxa Lane, Hackness, near Scarborough just after midnight on October 27. They...

yesterday, 19:58 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Men rob lone woman of 'work takings' in Huddersfield

Men rob lone woman of 'work takings' in Huddersfield

Police are appealing for information about two men demanded a women's "work takings" in Huddersfield. Officers said that the robbery occurred shortly after 6.10pm on Market Street in Milnsbridge yesterday. Two men approached a 54-year-old...

yesterday, 18:58 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Man suffers 'knife injuries' to head after fight near Leeds school

Man suffers 'knife injuries' to head after fight near Leeds school

A man suffered what are believed to be knife injuries to his head following a reported fight near a Leeds primary school this afternoon. Police have arrested a man after being called to Middleton Park Avenue at around 3.20pm this afternoon. A West...

yesterday, 17:52 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Christmas gifts for Leeds Children’s Hospital Appeal

Christmas gifts for Leeds Children’s Hospital Appeal

VOLUNTEERS have been wrapping toys and gifts donated to the Leeds Children’s Hospital Appeal aimed at ensuring all young patients get a present this Christmas. Teams of volunteers from Lloyds Banking group wrapped donated gifts, which will be...

yesterday, 17:28 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Police charge 15 drink or drug drivers from Leeds so far this month

Police charge 15 drink or drug drivers from Leeds so far this month

West Yorkshire Police have arrested over 100 drivers for drink or drug driving so far this month. As their festive campaign reaches the end of its second week, officers have made 104 arrests. One in five of the arrests since December 1 has been for...

yesterday, 17:22 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Shadow authority could ease move to Yorkshire-wide devolution, says MP

Shadow authority could ease move to Yorkshire-wide devolution, says MP

A ‘shadow combined authority’ for all of Yorkshire could help the transition between a Sheffield city devolution deal and a wider solution for the whole region, a leading MP said today. Speaking days after the intervention of the Archbishop of York in...

yesterday, 16:57 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Leeds Tesco worker in jailed gang which conspired to rob cash vans

Leeds Tesco worker in jailed gang which conspired to rob cash vans

A former supermarket employee from Leeds and her boyfriend were among a gang sentenced to more than 28 years in prison after they admitted roles in a conspiracy to rob cash-in-transit vans. Nisha Nadeem and Tariq Aziz, both 20, were jailed at Bradford...

yesterday, 16:34 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Kirby Misperton fracking protest costs taxpayer over £560,000

Kirby Misperton fracking protest costs taxpayer over £560,000

THE cost of policing protests at the region’s first fracking site has gone over the £500,000 mark. Anti-fracking campaigners have been staging protests outside Third Energy’s site in Kirby Misperton, near Malton, since the company first won approval....

yesterday, 15:45 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Scarborough fish and chips restaurant owner prosecuted for food hygiene related offences

Scarborough fish and chips restaurant owner prosecuted for food hygiene related offences

The co-owner of a Scarborough fish and chips restaurant has been found guilty at Scarborough Magistrates Court this week of four food hygiene related offences linked to selling unsafe food, poor cleanliness and upkeep of the premises and poor food...

yesterday, 15:38 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
How do we know our medicines are safe?

How do we know our medicines are safe?

What really happens in the 10 to 15 years it takes to take a new medication from discovery to patients? If you have ever thought of taking part in a clinical trial, chances are you may feel apprehensive about some peculiar side effects befalling you....

yesterday, 15:38 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
‘Let’s turn the words on ending loneliness into action’ says sister of murdered West Yorkshire MP Jo Cox

‘Let’s turn the words on ending loneliness into action’ says sister of murdered West Yorkshire MP Jo Cox

The “social epidemic” of loneliness needs to be tackled by a combination of government intervention and “every single one of us” playing our part, according to the sister of murdered MP Jo Cox. Kim Leadbeater was speaking after a commission set up by...

yesterday, 15:33 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
People power saves Yorkshire train service from potential axe

People power saves Yorkshire train service from potential axe

A passenger outcry has led to train operator Northern agreeing to protect a local service which was at risk of being removed from the timetable. Half of the Hull to Bridlington via Beverley trains currently running continue to Doncaster and Sheffield,...

yesterday, 15:19 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Why our love of selfies puts us in arm’s way

Why our love of selfies puts us in arm’s way

Robert Cornelius couldn’t have known when he stood, arms crossed, in front of the family store in 1839, that he had created a monster. His primitive photograph of himself was the world’s first selfie – and yesterday our obsession with the...

yesterday, 15:03 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Leeds City Council nets more than £10m in car park charges and fines

DRIVERS in Leeds spent more than £8.8m to park in council-run spaces last year and paid out almost £2m in parking fines. Data analysed by Leeds-based airport parking price comparison company Looking4.com also reveals Leeds and Edinburgh offer the UK’s...

yesterday, 14:19 in Yorkshire & Humber
 


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