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YP Letters: Gridlock of selfishness on the trains

From: Denise Throp, Washago Bay, Scugog, Canada.

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The NHS is said to be at breaking point. Do you agree?

YP Letters: Government has failed to prepare NHS to meet demands

From: Rachel Power, Chief Executive, The Patients Association.

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Does Yorkshire matter to the Government?

YP Letters: Inflexible governments make case for devolution

From: Alec Denton, Guiseley.

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'Toxic leaks create a stink about state of our politics'

'Toxic leaks create a stink about state of our politics'

Brexit secretary David Davis, I’m sorry to report, finds himself at the centre of a furore which perfectly illustrates the sorry and shabby state of contemporary politics.
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Lawrence Dallaglio: Why I'm making a pitch for sport in communities

Lawrence Dallaglio: Why I'm making a pitch for sport in communities

I was lucky enough to play with Leeds lad Jason Robinson when we won the Rugby World Cup in extra time in 2003. What a winger he was!
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David Behrens: Service with a shrug from the pointless platform vigilantes

David Behrens: Service with a shrug from the pointless platform vigilantes

Our people are our best asset: it’s the standard claptrap trotted out by personnel departments, or human relations, as they insist on calling themselves, usually while in the course of getting rid of large numbers of them.

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'Demise of rural buses due to false economy'

'Demise of rural buses due to false economy'

Introduced in 2008, the Senior Bus Pass (English National Concessionary Travel Pass or ENCT), available to anyone of retirement age living in England, has, by any standards, proved a huge success, one of the enduring legacies of Gordon Brown’s period as Chancellor of the Exchequer.
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The Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers. (Picture courtesy of Marconi cafe, Princes Square, Harrogate)

Dear Reader: Failing to come to rescue + praising Joan Bakewell

A personal column by the Harrogate Advertiser's Graham Chalmers

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Malcolm Neesam: Farewell to Crescent Gardens

Harrogate historian Malcolm Neesam looks back at the council’s early days at Crescent Gardens as they prepare to move to new purpose built offices. He wants to emphasise that his references apply to no living people.

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Donald Trump has caused outrage with his recent Tweet regarding British crime figures and Islamic terrorists.

The Yorkshire Post says: Trump continues to diminish respectability of once proud White House

COMPARE and contrast the statesmanlike remarks from Presidents George W Bush and Barack Obama this week with the latest Twitter invective from the current occupant of the White House.
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Who will fly the flag for Yorkshire in the future?

YP Letters: Grand ambitions for devolution come at price

From: Judy Goodwin, Altofts.

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Is Theresa May doing a good job?

YP Letters: Public would soon tire of Corbyn as PM

From: Adrian F Sunman, Newark, Notts.

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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, centre right, embraces British Prime Minister Theresa May, centre left, after a meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels on Monday.

YP Letters: Leave voters will not forgive Tory backsliding over Brexit

From: Nick Martinek, Briarlyn Road, Huddersfield.

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Drink and drug drivers face stiffer sentences under a shake-up announced by Justince Minister Dominic Raab.

YP Letters: Deter drivers before they kill, not after

From: ME Wright, Harrogate.

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Nick Clegg's anti-Brexit views continue to cause dismay.

YP Letters: Deal or no deal, anti-Brexit voices still rule the airwaves

From: Cecil Hallas, Cubley Rise Road, Penistone, Sheffield.

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The Yorkshire Post Says: Parents' role in fight against obesity

The Yorkshire Post Says: Parents' role in fight against obesity

As with the rest of the country, obesity among primary school children in Yorkshire is a matter of major concern.

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The Yorkshire Post Says: The unsung hero - a coach who made the Brownlees

The Yorkshire Post Says: The unsung hero - a coach who made the Brownlees

Alistair and Jonny Brownlee need no introduction.

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BIll Carmichael: 'EU is in no position to dictate over Brexit'

BIll Carmichael: 'EU is in no position to dictate over Brexit'

Imagine you were in the market for a second hand car and you told the salesman you are prepared to pay any price he cares to name, even though he has refused to tell you the make and model of the vehicle, nor its age and condition
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Rishi Sunak MP: Ministers should keep faith with Universal Credit

Rishi Sunak MP: Ministers should keep faith with Universal Credit

I believe our welfare system should do three simple things.
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Drax Power Station.

YP Letters: Biomass is delivering on sustainable power at Drax

From: Andy Koss, CEO, Drax Power, Selby, North Yorkshire.

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