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Three-day strike by NHS hospital staff called off

A three-day strike by hospital staff has been cancelled after the welcome news that they will stay with the NHS. Workers at the Mid Yorkshire NHS Hospitals Trust, which covers the sites at Pinderfields, Pontefract and Dewsbury were locked in a...

yesterday, 16:55 in Yorkshire & Humber

Strictly Come Dancing 2018: when does it start and who is taking part?

Strictly Come Dancing will soon be back on our screens, taking over Saturday night TV again in the run up to Christmas But which celebs are set to take part in this year’s show, which new professionals are joining, and when does it start? Here’s...

yesterday, 16:46 in Yorkshire & Humber

A-level results: 5 tips to survive Clearing

When A level results come out on August 16, more than three quarters of students who want to go to university are likely to get into their first choice. But not everyone will get their grades – and it doesn’t mean you won’t get a degree if you still...

yesterday, 14:23 in Yorkshire & Humber

Britney Spears in Scarborough - countdown to the Queen of Pop’s arrival

The big countdown is on for Britney Spears fans as the international pop icon will be bringing her Britney: Piece of Me show to Scarborough’s Open Air Theatre. A celebration of one of the most illustrious careers in music history, the show heads to...

yesterday, 14:23 in Yorkshire & Humber

Met Office issue yellow weather warning for Yorkshire as heavy rain and thunderstorms set to hit

The Met Office have issued a yellow weather warning for Yorkshire as various parts of the region are set to be hit by thunderstorms today. Thunderstorms are set to hit today between 11.00 and 22:00. East, south, north and west Yorkshire are all...

yesterday, 13:53 in Yorkshire & Humber

Flight from Portugal to Leeds Bradford Airport makes emergency landing in France after cabin pressure failure

Passengers on a Jet2 flight bound for Leeds Bradford Airport were given medical treatment after the plane was forced to make a sudden landing. The plane was flying from Faro on Friday afternoon when it suffered a cabin pressure failure at cruising...

yesterday, 13:53 in Yorkshire & Humber

NHS staff strike over pay and conditions is back on

A strike by hospital staff in response to plans to take them out of the NHS is back on. Workers at the Mid Yorkshire NHS Hospitals Trust, which covers the sites at Pinderfields, Pontefract and Dewsbury are locked in a long-running dispute with...

yesterday, 10:28 in Yorkshire & Humber

Police in appeal to locate Birstall man

Police in Wakefield are appealing for information to locate 20-year-old Birstall man Lewis Boocock regarding alleged criminal damage and making threats. Detective Inspector Dan Tillett of Wakefield District CID, said: “We are conducting a number of...

yesterday, 10:10 in Yorkshire & Humber

Paws for Cause will be res-hounding success

A new event to raise funds for the Kirklees mayor’s chosen charities has received a round of ap-paws. RSPCA Halifax, Huddersfield, Bradford and District and Kirklees Hospice said they were delighted to be collaborating on the event after being chosen...

Sunday, 13:16 in Yorkshire & Humber

Trust on track for ride funds

A team of railway workers have raised thousands of pounds for a Mirfield charity following its 90-mile bike ride. The 25 cyclists, and their support team of 15, cycled from Manchester Victoria station to York station to bring in funds for the...

Sunday, 09:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

Cadets help out at Lord Lieutenant’s garden party

The 868 (Mirfield) Squadron Air Training Corps recently supported West Yorkshire’s Lord Lieutenant garden party. As a farewell event for her, the Lieutenancy arranged a garden party themed on the Commonwealth with over 400 hundred invited guests, and...

Saturday, 09:47 in Yorkshire & Humber

Leeds Festival: Post Malone, Panic!, Kendrick Lamar and all the unmissable artists to see over the weekend

Leeds Festival starts in two weeks and while everyone is getting prepared sorting out travel, camping gear and food, the more important question is who will you go see? With so many acts to see, we've put together a handy guide to help you decide on...

Friday, 18:25 in Yorkshire & Humber

Retail closures: the UK's best loved high street stores lost over the years

High street department store House of Fraser has today been bought by Sports Direct for £90 million, after falling into administration. While plans are still not clear, the move could see the 59 stores being re-branded as Sports Direct, marking...

Friday, 15:08 in Yorkshire & Humber

Storm Debby set to hit Yorkshire with heavy rain, thunderstorms and strong gales

Temperatures are set to dip this weekend, with Storm Debby set to bring wet and windy weather conditions to certain parts of the UK, including Yorkshire. Storm Debby is currently making its way over the Atlantic and the change in weather this weekend...

Friday, 12:59 in Yorkshire & Humber

Police appeal to trace Birstall man Lewis Boocock

Police want to speak to this man in connection with alleged offences of criminal damage and making threats. West Yorkshire Police have issued a picture of Lewis Boocock, 20, Birstall, as they try to trace him as part if an investigation into incidents...

Friday, 11:14 in Yorkshire & Humber

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