Tag archive for ‘Countywide’
By Guest Editorial On Thursday, July 16th, 2015
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Shelter: Over 300 families in Yorkshire and the Humber homeless

346 families in the Yorkshire and the Humber region are homeless and living in temporary accommodation, according to charity Shelter. Stock image. It is an 18% rise since the same time last year, according to analysis More...

By Guest Editorial On Friday, July 10th, 2015
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Police target truck and van drivers driving dangerously

Inconsiderate truckers and van drivers in West Yorkshire are being targeted by police as part of a crackdown on dangerous driving. Vehicles were stopped in the first three days. The week-long operation ‘Tramline’ More...

By Guest Editorial On Saturday, July 4th, 2015
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10 years on: Interfaith journey from Leeds to retrace 7/7 bombers’ route

Young people of different faiths will be travelling from Leeds to London tracing the steps of the 7/7 bombers, hoping to inspire unity among different faiths. Everyone is being urged to take part in #WalkTogether. Tomorrow More...

By Guest Editorial On Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
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PHOTOS: Hail size of golf balls rain down on region

Hailstone the size of golf balls caused havoc across the region last night, even putting dents in cars. Daniel Tillotson from Keighley sent us this photo. Residents in areas such as Bradford and Halifax reported More...

By Guest Editorial On Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
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Pro-Palestine campaign gives boost to ‘Coke alternative’

EXCLUSIVE: Campaigners from Yorkshire are stepping up their boycott of Israel by promoting a ‘Coca Cola alternative’ to businesses and the public. Campaigners say they are launching a major campaign. Representatives More...

By Guest Editorial On Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
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West Yorkshire set for mini-heatwave, temperatures could hit 29C

Britain will be baking in heatwave conditions this week with temperatures expected to be at their highest on Wednesday, says the Met Office. Stock image. A level two-heat health warning was issued earlier this week More...

By Guest Editorial On Friday, June 26th, 2015
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Tunisia terror attack: Yorkshire tourists witness shooting

Local holidaymakers were caught up in a bloody shooting in Tunisia when gunmen began firing on innocents. Image: chervonec/Instagram. At least two tourists from Yorkshire were on a beach with others when gunmen More...

By Guest Editorial On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015
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Counter-terrorism curriculum launches in the UK

Guests from across the country travelled to London today to attend the launch of a counter-terrorism curriculum in London. Pakistani politician and Islamic scholar Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri hopes his ‘Islamic More...