IT ONCE looked like Harrogate’s “glittering palace of gold” was set to remain an empty shell whose faded grandeur merely hinted at a more dazzling past.1 comment
police say they are confident an English Defence League (EDL) rally and counter demonstration in Newcastle today will pass off peacefully – despite admitting Drummer Lee Rigby’s death “may have heightened community concerns” about the events.
TWO more mosques – including one in Lincolnshire – have come under attack in the aftermath of the killing of Drummer Lee Rigby.
BRODSWORTH Hall’s butler was busy at work yesterday as he prepared for a 1940s-themed weekend at the country house near Doncaster.
A CLIFF lift in a popular Yorkshire seaside resort has been temporarily closed amid safety concerns.
BUSINESSES, individuals and organisations across South Yorkshire and Derbyshire are being asked to join in with making improvements to the water quality of the area’s rivers.
ABOUT 650,000 sq metres of roads in the East Riding should be better protected against weather-related damage as part of a £2m resurfacing scheme.
The Government is coming under increasing pressure to seek EU approval to extend a rural fuel rebate pilot scheme to North Yorkshire.
AMBITIOUS plans have been submitted to create a base for entrepreneurs and new technology businesses within two disused Victorian mills in a West Yorkshire valley.
A Leeds break-dancer has been handpicked for a shot at a world title, as the premier international one-on-one championship is held for the first time in Leeds on Saturday.
A DELEGATION from the Indonesian Government has visited the North York Moors National Park on a fact-finding mission.
PEOPLE who use children’s centres across Bradford are being asked to name services they couldn’t do without.
BRADFORD Council has announced plans for a new library in the city centre following months of uncertainty over the future of the existing Central Library.
PERSONAL trainers in private gyms could be helping fuel the increasing number of performance-enhancing drugs being sold in the East Riding.
LIFEGUARDS will be operating for the first time this weekend on a popular East Riding beach.
COUNCILLORS are hoping to provide a boost for business on the East Coast by selling off land for development.
REVELLERS should be able to enjoy a safer night out when roads in Hull’s Old Town are closed to traffic this weekend.
HOLMFIRTH Arts Festival, which runs from June 13-23, is celebrating the town’s historic link to Bamforth’s, makers of saucy postcards.
ROAD improvements to tackle a notorious accident blackspot in North Yorkshire will be opened to traffic today after a long-running campaign to boost safety.
PLANS for an edge-of-town supermarket in a West Yorkshire town could jeopardise the development of a town centre site that has the potential to bring about “genuine regeneration benefits”, it is claimed.
Welcome to Yorkshire chief executive Gary Verity says he and Tour de France organisers ASO remain unaffected by issues surrounding the funding of next year’s Grand Départ in Leeds.1 comment
New research into the genes that control cell growth and behaviour has raised hopes of a breakthrough in understanding and tackling cancer.
CALDERDALE Council is looking for mementos for an exhibition marking the 150th anniversary of the opening of Halifax Town Hall.
AN Angry Birds Activity Park will be opening to the public at Lightwater Valley, Ripon, on Saturday.
CHARITIES in a Yorkshire town could be forced to pay for licences in future if they want to hold car boot sales and similar ‘markets’ because of fears current council policies contravene European regulations.
SUNBED salons in North East Lincolnshire have been told to turn down their rays after nearly all were found to be twice as high as the legal European safety limit.
RESEARCHERS at a leading university in Yorkshire have created a database to provide key information on tackling some of the biggest threats to the natural environment.
AN abandoned dog needed veterinary treatment after being found tied to a tree in Hull.
For many years it was kept in storage, being in such poor condition that it could not be displayed to the public.
NEIGHBOURS from hell have been warned they face a zero tolerance stance from a Yorkshire council after a series of prosecutions against residents who failed to clear up their filthy gardens.
ONE of the country’s best-known breweries based in Yorkshire will mark its 10th anniversary of being back under family control next month.
THE death knell has been sounded for a decade-long campaign to reopen the Beverley to York rail link after the route’s protected status was removed.
schoolboy Billy Mann has something a bit different planned for his half-term holiday this year.
A RUTHLESS conman and lothario who fleeced more than £170,000 out of a string of unsuspecting women has been jailed for seven years.
THE MOTHER of a British soldier who died while protecting his comrades in a battle with Taliban fighters in Afghanistan has told of her pride after accepting his posthumous Victoria Cross (VC).
AN historic former textile mill in Wakefield has been transformed into a new exhibition space as The Hepworth gallery celebrates its second birthday.
A TEENAGE girl from South Yorkshire, who says she is “fascinated” by medical science, has become the face of a national research campaign which was launched yesterday.
AROUND 1,000 schoolchildren will lose their right to free school transport in Hull as a result of Government cuts.
A MILITARY band will perform a beat retreat at the launch of spring fair raising money for soldiers in need in Yorkshire.
A REPORT has revealed dramatic disparities between levels of child poverty in the East Riding.
POLICE are heading out on the roads to offer people living in Bakewell and the Derbyshire Dales cut-price home security kit.
PLANS for a new housing development on Doncaster’s former Belle Vue football ground will go on show to the public at an exhibition tomorrow.
A TOP building award has been won by Doncaster’s new civic offices, part of the town’s £300m Civic and Cultural Quarter.
Councillors in Scarborough are set to earmark cash for a scheme which aims to cut spending on B&B accommodation for the homeless at a time when there are fears benefit changes could fuel a rise in cases along the North Yorkshire coast.
A YORKSHIRE council is this week monitoring the impact of workplace noise on its refuse workers.
An armed robber who held up a Bradford gold shop run by television antiques dealer Tim Hogarth has been jailed for more than seven years after he was tackled by a brave pensioner.
HOPES are high that land near Hull docks will attract a major investor in the burgeoning green energy sector.
Leeds Prison is a shining example to other jails despite being “chronically overcrowded”, inspectors have said.
THE hard shoulder along part of the M62 outside Leeds has opened as an extra lane to ease congestion at peak times.1 comment
There was a foodie spectacle in York city centre yesterday as DeliciouslYorkshire gave the classic 60s film The Italian Job a delicious twist.
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