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Prime Minister Boris Johnson calls emergency flooding meeting after Jeremy Corbyn criticism

The Prime Minister last night agreed to chair an emergency meeting over flooding in the North of England in the wake of criticism by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. The Labour leader told Boris Johnson that if it had happened in the South, the response...

yesterday, 22:29 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Match delay and 'chaos' as power cut leaves thousands of Harrogate Town and Portsmouth fans stuck outside...

Thousands of Harrogate Town and Portsmouth fans have been kept queuing outside the CNG Stadium ahead of tonight's big game, due to a major power outage in the area. Harrogate Town v Portsmouth clash completely sold out - Here's everything you need to...

yesterday, 20:13 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Deliciouslyorkshire: Taste Awards 2019 celebrates country's food and drink winners

Deliciouslyorkshire Taste Awards 2019 celebrated the county's diverse food and drink scene - here we meet the winners. E-MAG: The Yorkshire Post's special eight page Deliciouslyorkshire Taste Awards 2019 supplement is now available to read online -...

yesterday, 19:54 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Jeremy Corbyn urges Boris Johnson to call COBRA meeting over northern floods

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has demanded Boris Johnson call an emergency response COBRA meeting to tackle flooding in the North of England as he claimed if it had happened in the South, the response would have been faster. In a letter to the Prime...

yesterday, 18:02 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Wakefield Council property partner Engie fined around £15k a month for contract failures

Wakefield Council's property partner is being fined an average of £15,000 each month for incomplete works, it's been revealed. Engie manages the council's buildings, including 80 schools across the district, and is responsible for their maintenance...

yesterday, 17:39 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

'Scumbag' burglars stole car and blue badges Leeds mum needs for disabled son, six

A Devastated  mum wept after "scumbag" burglars stole the Motability car she needs to take her severely disabled six-year-old son to school. Thieves broke into the house in Kippax on Sunday night (Nov 10) as the Ditchfield family slept and...

yesterday, 17:22 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Yorkshire heritage expert backs Bill Bryson's warning over effect of harsh weather on churches

Harsh weather linked to climate change will leave hundreds of English churches at risk of destruction or closure this winter, it has been claimed. Author and activist Bill Bryson has reportedly warned over the effect harsh weather has on the country's...

yesterday, 17:22 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

How The Deep in Hull became the city's biggest success story

Few would have predicted that thousands of fish would become the magnet that would draw people back to Hull's economically ravaged docks. It was the collapse of the fishing industry that led to the desolate shipyards and abandoned warehouses that came...

yesterday, 17:22 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Holidaymaker caught with stun guns and knuckle dusters in suitcase at Leeds Bradford Airport

A holidaymaker who was caught with stun guns and knuckle dusters in his suitcase at Leeds Bradford Airport has been sent to prison. Simon Fletcher was arrested after being stopped by customs officers after returning to West Yorkshire on a flight from...

yesterday, 17:09 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

The moment a man appearing to be from Chinese firm Jingye tells regulars in Scunthorpe bar: 'We will buy...

News that a Chinese industrial giant had struck a rescue deal with British Steel saving 4,000 jobs was broken on Sunday night to regulars at a bar in Scunthorpe. A group of businessmen were in Mulligan's bar in Normanby Road on Sunday night. Applause...

yesterday, 17:09 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

CCTV cameras could soon be installed in North Yorkshire taxis to deter crime

CCTV cameras could soon be installed in hackney carriage and private hire vehicles in a district of North Yorkshire in a bid to deter crime - if members of the public agree with the plans. Craven District Councillors have agreed in principle that the...

yesterday, 17:09 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Meet cocker spaniel Clive - the 'police' dog who saves his owner's life EVERY day

When Michelle Sutherland welcomed cocker spaniel Clive to her family several years ago she knew they would become close, but never did she imagine that her pet dog would end up saving her life every single day. Seven months after getting the pup in...

yesterday, 17:09 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Blackfriar: Retailers battle floods, Brexit and a General Election

Retailers are desperate for some good news following the collapse of Bonmarche and Mothercare and worrying news that Clintons Cards is set to close one in five shops amid fears it is on the brink of collapse. Unfortunately it looks like October was a...

yesterday, 16:49 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

This historic building in the shadow Beverley Minster is set for a new lease of life

Developer Wykeland Group has begun a project to restore and refurbish a landmark building in the shadow of Beverley Minster. The works will breathe new life into Minster House, which forms part of Beverley’s Flemingate centre, and make it a prime...

yesterday, 16:49 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Time for peace and common sense over Bonfire Night and fireworks - Yorkshire Post letters

From: John G Wildie, Brian Grove, Sandal, Wakefield. There seems to be a lot of confusion now about the use of fireworks. It is now becoming a nuisance every night and is beyond a joke. I don’t object to people enjoying themselves but I do think that...

yesterday, 16:49 in Yorkshire & Humber
 


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