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‘Disgraceful’: Body of neglected pony is dumped in farmland near Brigg

THE RSPCA has launched an inquiry after the body of a young pony, with a tow strap tied around its neck, was dumped on farmland south of the Humber.

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Police appeal: Three men injured during violent altercation in East Yorkshire town

Police appeal: Three men injured during violent altercation in East Yorkshire town

Three men were injured during a violent altercation in an East Yorkshire market town.

THE ONLY WAY IS UP: Hull City manager Mike Phelan. Picture: Barry Coombs/PA

Middlesbrough v Hull City: Tigers urged to learn lessons from painful Riverside defeat

MIKE PHELAN is urging Hull City to heed the painful lesson of their last visit to Middlesbrough in mid-March ahead of tonight’s second Riverside ‘six-pointer’ between the pair in 2016.

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Rail ministers have defended the decision not to electrfity the line from Selby to Hull.

Paul Maynard: Why I will not electify Hull to Selby railway route

THIS is an edited version of a letter sent by Rail Minister Paul Maynard to David Davis, Haltemprice and Howden MP, following a constituent’s complaint about the Government dropping plans to electrify the Selby to Hull route.

Plans to drop the electrification of the Selby to Hull railway will lead to better services, claims Rail Minister Paul Maynard.

Promise of better trains as Selby to Hull rail upgrade cancelled

THE RAIL Minister claims passengers on one of Yorkshire’s major railways will receive a better – and potentially faster – service after electrification plans were controversially dropped.

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It seems there is a never-ending pressure to buy things.  Picture: Rui Vieria/PA

Wolds Diary: Season to be jolly should not be all about spending money

Last weekend I visited a couple more craft fairs, one here in Pocklington and another at the church at Wilberfoss. The nice thing about the latter is that they had a tombola where every ticket was a winner. I came away with a couple of things, both of which I can use. They also had a coffee morning and I delighted in a cup of coffee. The sweet aroma of the bacon buttie stall won and I departed the church with various items and a bacon buttie that I quickly consumed before driving home.

The Wolds
Hull City central defender Harry Maguire is said to remain on Middlesbrough's wanted list.

Hull City boss Mike Phelan determined to be part of buyers’ market

HULL CITY manager Mike Phelan has reiterated his desire to keep hold of Abel Hernandez and Harry Maguire, despite fresh reports linking the duo with January moves.


Arrests made after drugs raids

Three houses were raided by police today after the properties were linked with drug dealing in Grimsby.

A safeguarding newsletter issued to parents of pupils at Driffield School mentioned anti-fracking in the same breath as far right extremism.

Driffield headmaster sorry for linking anti-fracking to Islamic State in school newsletter

Campaigners are demanding answers from an East Yorkshire school for its “appalling” reference to ‘anti-fracking’ in the same breath as Islamic State in a safeguarding newsletter to parents.

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YP Comment: Major milestone in Hull’s history

YP Comment: Major milestone in Hull’s history

THE symbolism was striking as the first wind turbine blade came off the production line at the state-of-the-art Siemens factory in Hull.

Hull is now leading the UK's green energy revolution.

Hugh McNeal: Wind in the sails of industry as Yorkshire leads green energy revolution

IT was great to be back in Hull for the official opening of Siemens’ state-of-the-art offshore wind turbine plant.

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‘Axe man’ shot dead by Hull police named as Lewis Skelton, 31

A MAN shot dead by police in Hull in an alleged axe incident has been named as 31-year-old Lewis Skelton.

Capt Brian Bridgman and his passenger John Kent died when the helicopter crashed on September 16 2014

Witness tells of ‘struggling engine’ in helicopter crash at Flamborough Head

EYEWITNESSES heard a helicopter engine “struggling” moments before it plunged into the sea killing the pilot and passenger on board, an inquest was told.

Hull City's Tom Huddlestone (left) and Newcastle United's Yoan Gouffran (right) battle for the ball (Picture: PA)

Cup triumph can be catalyst for Hull City to surge to safety

THE BEGINNING of the festive month of December traditionally sees early-winter blues give way to excitement and expectancy, as Hull City can certainly vouch for this morning.

Former Treasury minister Jim O'Neill.

YP Comment: Devolution – Yorkshire’s leaders must raise their collective game

IT IS important that Yorkshire – and the rest of Britain – does not talk itself into recession just because the electorate had the temerity to vote to leave the European Union.

Finishing operative Monika Jedryczka smooths out the surface of a fully-cast blade in the Siemens Hull blade factory.  Picture: Siemens UK.

Hull wind hub turns out first £75m blade for Minister’s visit

A multi-million pound investment to transform Hull’s docks into an international hub for the off-shore wind power industry reaches a milestone today, when the first of hundreds of turbine blades to be manufactured at the site every year will be unveiled.

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Should pensioner benefits like the winter fuel payment be protected?

YP Letters: Public spending – don’t pit the pensioners against the young

From: Peter Asquith-Cowen, First Lane, Anlaby, Near Beverley.

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Police at the scene of the shooting incident in Hull

Man shot by police in Hull 'axe incident' dies

A man shot by police in an alleged axe incident in Hull has died, the IPCC has confirmed.

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Children of the plague: Yorkshire experts uncover a terrible secret

IT WAS one of the richest monastic houses in Britain, but behind its enormous and ornate gatehouse, one of the largest in the land, lay a terrible secret.

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Alan Johnson was a Health Secretary in the last Labour government.

Alan Johnson: Why Theresa May should slay the giant of health inequality

I WANT to set the issue of health inequality in its historical context to demonstrate the difference in approach that spans the 37 years between the appointments of Britain’s first woman Prime Minister and its second.

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