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'Merciless' Yorkshire carer who stole £300,000 from 102-year-old will spend years behind bars

A "merciless" carer who stole nearly £300,000 from a vulnerable 102-year-old woman has been jailed for nine years.

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Driffield shop raided twice in a week

Driffield shop raided twice in a week

Burglars have struck at a mobile phone shop in Driffield twice in one week.

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A �15m investment has been mooted for the construction of a peas processing plant in Kirkburn.

Major peas plant plans on edge of the Wolds

A co-operative of East Yorkshire farmers has joined forces with a local firm in a bid to build a £15m pea processing and freezing plant.

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Working the land on the wolds above Londesborough. Picture: James Hardisty

Village focus: Still hanging on the line - the beauty spot that once had two train stations

IT IS so far off the beaten track that its residents must still use dial-up modems to get on the internet, yet the beautiful East Riding estate village of Londesborough was once the beating heart of a technical revolution.

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David Taylor (left) with Jim Hudd, a supporter of the Driffield Navigation. Pictures by Gary Longbottom.

Gala date for historic Driffield grain route

Jumping on board a Humber keel might not seem the wisest move in today’s environment of child abduction, trafficking and health and safety driven agendas, but for a seven-year-old Jim Hood back in 1943 it was all about adventure.

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Mr Lamberton said he knew his sons wouldn't wear their hats or sun cream if they weren't with him.

Small schools across rural Yorkshire at risk from funding crisis

A funding crisis gripping schools across rural Yorkshire has led to grave fears that countryside communities will witness a succession of closures as financial deficits spiral and pupil numbers dramatically reduce.

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The classic Yorkshire Wolds valley of Thixendale. PIC: Colin Speakman

The Yorkshire Wolds: Is it the UK’s most under appreciated green gem?

Often said to be the UK’s most under-appreciated area, the Yorkshire Wolds has also largely been ignored by publishers. Now as a major new book redresses the balance, Roger Ratcliffe meets the authors.

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Pub review: Humber Street Gin Distillery, Hull

Two noticeable elements missing from the ongoing gentrification plans for the Fruit Market area of Hull are 1) a cashpoint (seriously, you have to walk into town to get money out) and 2) enough watering holes.

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VIDEO: 'Utterly shocking' near miss as man steps in front of Hull train

VIDEO: 'Utterly shocking' near miss as man steps in front of Hull train

Police have condemned the "utterly shocking" behaviour of a man who jumped over the barrier of a level crossing and strolled into the path of an oncoming train before stepping away at the last moment.

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Alan Johnson delivered a lecture on poverty.

Alan Johnson: Instead of blaming poor, we must eradicate poverty

AS politicians debate what needs to be done to tackle poverty, there is a tendency to focus on what might work in the future rather than refining and resourcing what has worked in the past.

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'Dangerous sexual predator' who abused boys in Leeds and Grimsby is jailed

A MAN who posed as a teenager on an online chatroom has been jailed for 14 years after being convicted of the historic sexual abuse of boys in Leeds and Grimsby.

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The man was assaulted in Trinity House Lane, Hull. Picture: Google

Man's jaw was broken during street attack in Hull

A man's jaw was broken when he was assaulted while walking home from a night out in Hull.

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The crash happened on the A1033 at Camerton. Picture: Google

Elderly woman suffered potentially life-threatening injuries in crash near Holderness

Witnesses are being sought after a crash in the Holderness area which left an elderly woman with potentially life-threatening injuries.

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Former boss Steve Bruce lies in wait for Hull City on opening day of 2017-18 season

Hull City will go head-to-head with former manager Steve Bruce in a clash with Aston Villa on the opening weekend of the new Championship season.

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Fixtures 2017-18 - Hull City

Hull City will kick off their 2017-18 Championship season with a trip to former boss Steve Bruce’s Aston Villa on August 5.

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Smoke coming out of the waste management site in Stoneferry Road, Hull. Picture: Humberside Fire and Rescue

Crews tackle fire at Hull waste management site

Smoke poured from piles of burning household rubbish during a fire at a waste management site in Hull last night.
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A CARER took advantage of a vulnerable 102-year-old woman by stealing more than 250,000 from her savings and writing herself into her will, a court has heard.

Carer used pensioner’s savings to buy homes, court told

A CARER took advantage of a vulnerable 102-year-old woman by stealing more than £250,000 from her savings and writing herself into her will, a court has heard.

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Crews at scene of farm buildings fire in village near Pocklington

Crews at scene of farm buildings fire in village near Pocklington

Firefighters are tackling a fire which broke out in farm buildings in Melbourne this morning.

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The Humber Bridge.

Why glass lift for Humber Bridge is still up in the air

The new chief executive of the Humber Bridge has spelled out plans to make it more of a visitor attraction – but proposals for a glass lift are still up in the air.

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Wanted: Police hunting Hull man in connection with serious assault

Wanted: Police hunting Hull man in connection with serious assault

Police are seeking the public's help as they continue the hunt for a wanted man from Hull.

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