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Man injured as assailant smashes windows of his car with metal bar in quiet Yorkshire Wolds village

A man armed with a metal bar smashed the windows of a parked car and injured the person sat inside in a daylight attack in a quiet Yorkshire Wolds village. The assailant used the bar to smash the windscreen and three windows of the yellow Peugeot,...

Yorkshire Post, 3 min. ago
 

Scarborough's Construction Village receives £900,000 to fund apprenticeships

A Scarborough project has been awarded £900,000 of government funding for its work to tackle unemployment in the community. Scarborough’s Construction Skills Village is one of 16 ‘Fast Track’projects in England benefiting from the Coastal Communities...

 

Woman faces jail for supplying drug to friend who died on night out in Sheffield

A woman faces jail for supplying a drug to her friend who later died on a night out in Sheffield. Joana Burns, aged 22, died after taking £7 worth of ecstasy, also known as MDMA, as a ‘final fling’ to celebrate finishing her maths degree at Sheffield...

The Star, 9 min. ago
 

Getting knives off the streets of Bridlington

Bridlington Police Station is taking part in a national initiative to get the number of knives on our streets down. As part of Operation Sceptre, which launched today, a sealed bin has been put in place at the station in Ashville Street and members of...

 

Woman faces jail for supplying drug to friend who died on night out in Sheffield

A woman faces jail for supplying a drug to her friend who later died on a night out in Sheffield. Joana Burns, aged 22, died after taking £7 worth of ecstasy, also known as MDMA, as a ‘final fling’ to celebrate finishing her maths degree at Sheffield...

Sheffield Telegraph, 15 min. ago
 

Sheffield boy stranded in Belgium: MP says ‘lessons must be learned’ after six-year-old reunited with mum

An MP says ‘lessons must be learned’ from the case of a six-year-old Sheffield boy who was stranded in Belgium. Mohamed Bangoura, who lives in Upperthorpe, was stopped from boarding a flight home where his mother was waiting for him and he was due to...

Sheffield Telegraph, 15 min. ago
 

Hull women are breaking up with their partners - because of a smear test

Women with abnormal smear test results are ending relationships because they wrongly believe their partner has cheated on them, a specialist Hull nurse has revealed. Hull nurse colposcopist Sarah Bolton said many mistakenly suspect their partners have...

Hull Daily Mail, 16 min. ago
 

New Wakefield art exhibition is set 15,000 ft above city

Local artists in Wakefield will have their work showcased in a ‘gallery in the sky’ as part of an innovative, new exhibition. A new virtual reality (VR) gallery called Surround - set 15,000 ft above the city - has been created by arts organisation One...

Wake Field Express, 19 min. ago
 

Woman hospitalised after four other women punch and kick her on ground in Hull

Police are appealing for witnesses to a street attack in Hull in which a woman was reportedly set upon by four other women. Officers were called to reports that four women had punched another woman in Portobello Street at about 9.45pm on September 4,...

Yorkshire Post, 19 min. ago
 

Two Wakefield girls through to Young Driver Challenge final

Two young girls will be competing in the national final of a driving contest - despite being several years away from getting a licence. Lucy Airstone, 11, from Alverthorpe, and Ellie Rowley, 16, from Stanley, will be among 40 young people aged between...

Wake Field Express, 29 min. ago
 

Two Wakefield girls through to Young Driver Challenge final

Two young girls will be competing in the national final of a driving contest - despite being several years away from getting a licence. Lucy Airstone, 11, from Alverthorpe, and Ellie Rowley, 16, from Stanley, will be among 40 young people aged between...

 

Action group launched to tackle loneliness in Sheffield suburb

An action group has been launched in a Sheffield suburb to help the community understand loneliness and work on ways to combat it. The Loneliness Action Group which has launched in Gleadless Valley aims to understand the impact of loneliness on...

Sheffield Telegraph, 38 min. ago
 

Housebuilder Barratt Homes pledges £70,000 support for local projects around Whitby

Housebuilder Barratt Homes has revealed it will contribute more than £70,000 to support local projects and community improvements in and around Whitby, ahead of the launch of its new Prospect Rise development. The contributions will help a range of...

Whitby Gazette, 41 min. ago
 

Tom Allen is coming to Cleckheaton and you absolutely won’t want to miss him

Comedian and Bake Off:An Extra Slice star Tom Allen has included a date at Cleckheaton Town Hall on his latest tour, Absolutely. But you’ll need to book tickets for the show on Friday, November 2 quickly as it’s already selling out fast. Tom, who has...

 

When to apply for primary and secondary school 2019

It may feel like the new school year has just started, but if you want your youngster to start primary or secondary school next September, it's already time to start filling in your application. If your child is three or four, then it's time to start...

Hull Daily Mail, 41 min. ago
 


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