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Chris Grayling: I want to reassure The Yorkshire Post and its readers over transport funding

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Transport Secretary Chris Grayling says the Government wont let the North down.

The Yorkshire Post says: Chris Grayling must provide a definitive plan and timetable

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Fiona Mozley, who has made it to the Man Booker Prize longlist.

How a first-time author from York, whose book isn’t even out, ended up on the Man Booker longlist

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Businesses were consulted on how to redefine economic growth across the Harrogate District.

New 2035 strategy to tackle 'economic challenges' in Harrogate District

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Jenni Murray joins Parky in battle to restore Barnsley Civic

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‘Sheffield Council ‘unaware’ of company’s corporate manslaughter conviction before signing two BILLION pound contract’

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Sheffield: ‘Council leaders put profit ahead of city trees’

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McLaren deal could pave way for auto industry hotspot in Yorkshire region

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Anne Buckley with the book of memoirs by German PoWs in Skipton. Picture: Simon Hulme

Unearthed after a century: Remarkable story of forgotten PoW camp in the Dales

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Bill Carmichael: Bloated salaries expose BBC’s basic flaws

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Home Secretary Amber Rudd

Government immigration policy branded a ‘shambles’ as new inquiry announced

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Businesses were consulted on how to redefine economic growth across the Harrogate District.

New 2035 strategy to tackle 'economic challenges' in Harrogate District

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Transport Secretary Chris Grayling when he was on the election campaign trail in Yorkshire.

Yorkshire bosses tell Government it must keep promises on transport

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Leeds city centre

Pressure mounting to provide certainty for business as Leeds named among 10 cities to be hit hardest by Brexit

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Free movement will end when UK leaves EU in March 2019, Minister says

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Farming minister George Eustice

EXCLUSIVE: Ministers still committed to ending export of live animals and banning whale meat shipments

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Coun Graham Swift.

Strategy to tackle ‘significant challenges’ to Harrogate’s economy a step closer

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Leeds’s South Bank regeneration masterplan ‘could transform no-go areas’ in same way as flagship London scheme

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Clean air plan ‘not enough’ to tackle Yorkshire’s high pollution rates

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YP Letters: Gove is wrong to criticise over subsidies

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Political leaders to fight ‘betrayal of the North’ after Government announced plans to scale back funding

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A mentally-ill Doncaster man who set fire to his family home while his mother and younger siblings were inside has been made the subject of a hospital order.

Doncaster man sentenced to hospital order after setting family home on fire

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A Doncaster woman has been found guilty of claiming thousands of pounds in benefits, while she owned two properties with a combined value of 175,000.

Doncaster woman found guilty of claiming thousands of pounds in benefits while owning two houses worth £175k

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Two men have been charged with the murder of Aseel Al-Essaie who was shot dead outside his Upperthorpe home in February this year

Men accused of murdering Sheffield man Aseel Al-Essaie brought before court

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A South Yorkshire woman has been given a suspended prison sentence for beating her seven-year-old stepson with a wooden stick when he refused to eat his breakfast.

South Yorkshire mum who beat stepson with stick for refusing to eat breakfast avoids jail

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Two arrests after a man is hurt in a campsite disturbance at Richmond

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MURDER LATEST: Police name man who has died following a disturbance in Hull

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‘Heartbreak’ for Leeds cricket club as thieves wreck artificial wicket

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Man dies after being injured in 'targeted attack' in Hull

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Heathrow confident over landing charges freeze despite expansion costs

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Transport Secretary Chris Grayling when he was on the election campaign trail in Yorkshire.

Yorkshire bosses tell Government it must keep promises on transport

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Long delays on the M1 in West Yorkshire this afternoon.

TRAFFIC: Delays for motorists on the M1 near Wakefield

Transport
Is the economy of the North being put in a siding? (PA).

YP Letters: Northern economy has been put in a siding

Opinion
A train heading to London from Sheffield train station. The Midland Mainline is the only North-South rail route that is not electrified

Political leaders to fight ‘betrayal of the North’ after Government announced plans to scale back funding

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School bill hell: average parent spends £64,000

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New broom takes over as report reveals gap in school standards

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Callum, left and Joshua, right, both 14, have been threatened with isolation at the school due to their 'extreme youth culture' hairstyles

Parents' fury after Leeds school pupils threatened with isolation for 'extreme youth culture' hairstyles

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Is scrapping tuition fees the best answer? (PA).

Martin Raby: Scrapping fees is not best value for education

Opinion

Op brings relief for Chris’s 40 years of pain

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Stacey Clarkin pictured with her daughter Lottie Clarkin at their home at Methley...Picture by Simon Hulme

Leeds mum: “I won’t hide my scars, what message would that give my daughter?”

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Carol Town, 63, whose heart and lungs were replaced in a life-saving transplant operation celebrates the 30th anniversary of her surgery by reuniting with Professor John Wallwork, the doctor who transformed her life.

After 30 bonus years, Carol meets transplant surgeon who saved her

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Matthew and Lyndsay Smith, of Rufforth Drive, Leconfield, East Yorkshire, with thier son George, aged three who is about to have his trachiostomy removed at Leeds General Infirmary later this week (Thursday). It was first fitted at the age of three months when his family were told he would probably not survive his condition. George, spent the first eight months of his life in hospital, and now he's having it removed and is well on the road to recovery.

George, two, will breathe on his own for the first time today

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James Monaghan has been calling for York Place to be declared as an AQMA since last year.

New air pollution area in Knaresborough must be handled 'quickly'

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The abandoned village of Lodge. Picture: Yorkshire Water

Abandoned Dales village is preserved after new features discovered by dig

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Part of the gorgeous Waterside at Knaresborough.

Dear Reader: Knaresborough's rich history + houses damn houses!

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James Monaghan has been calling for York Place to be declared as an AQMA since last year.

New air pollution area in Knaresborough must be handled 'quickly'

Environment
Fiona Mozley, who has made it to the Man Booker Prize longlist.

How a first-time author from York, whose book isn’t even out, ended up on the Man Booker longlist

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Memories of the fallen at Passchendale. Picture by Mike Cowling.

Why a century on Passchendaele remains a by word for the horrors of war.

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Nostalgia - Mothers line up for the baby competition in 1956 at Birstwith Show.

Birstwith Show is still a hit after 150 years!

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A Sheffield pensioner who participated in the D-Day landings was left so poor he couldn't afford to replace his broken bed.

Sheffield D-Day veteran, 96, has life savings stolen by fraudsters

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Dear Reader: Knaresborough's rich history + houses damn houses!

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Is the economy of the North being put in a siding? (PA).

YP Letters: Northern economy has been put in a siding

Opinion
Michael Gove says Brexit gives scope for Britain to be a global leader in environmental issues. (PA).

YP Letters: Gove is wrong to criticise over subsidies

Opinion
Is Whitehall obsessed with turning every service into a digital one? (PA).

YP Letters: Paper is more efficient and reliable than digital system

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Harrogate Easier Living Project Help at Home support worker Brian Trickett, who with his colleague, Andy Storr, is busy delivering 200 15 minute Be Scam Aware sessions to the charity's clients around the district.

INVESTIGATION: How cyber crime is threatening the most vulnerable in our society

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An inquiry has been launched into the contaminated blood scandal following years of campaigning by, amongst others, Hull MP Diana Johnson.

Diana Johnson: My fight for justice on behalf of victims of contamined blood scandal – and all those for whom it is too late

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Bill Maxwell, travel industry veteran

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