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New bid to dual Yorkshire’s A64 coastal road gains traction

POLITICIANS and business leaders have announced plans for a joint campaign to turn stretches of the main road between York and Scarbroough into a dual carriageway.

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The nursing shortage is exacerbated by the public sector pay freeze.

Anne Kennedy: Give us our money Mrs May – nurses can no longer stay quiet on pay

WHEN you think about nurses what comes to mind? Caring? Compassionate? Always there for you? Or tired, overworked and underpaid?

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The man was assaulted outside the Shoulder of Mutton in Holmfirth. Picture: Google

Man assaulted outside Holmfirth pub suffered fractured skull

A man was left with a fractured skull and broken nose after being assaulted outside a pub in Holmfirth.

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Could Kelly’s marathon be this year’s ice bucket challenge?

A Yorkshire postwoman has set out on a marathon fundraising challenge she hopes will be this year’s answer to the ice bucket craze of three summers ago.

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The victims of the Hillsborough disaster.

YP Comment: The Hillsborough fight for justice – and how it can inspire Grenfell Tower victims

SOME CLENCHED their fists, Some simply smiled. Some wept tears of sorrow after another momentous milestone was reached by Hillsborough campaigners in their 28-year fight for justice.

Opinion
Burglars strike at Heckmondwike street twice on the same day

Burglars strike at Heckmondwike street twice on the same day

Detectives are investigating two burglaries which occurred on the same street in Heckmondwike on Monday afternoon.

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MP Jo Cox was murdered last year.

Police officers who tackled Jo Cox killer nominated for bravery award

Two unarmed officers who tackled the murderer of Jo Cox have been nominated for a national Police Bravery Award.
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Commuters endured a nightmare journey on the M62 this morning.

Rush hour chaos: 'M62 closed. Stationary traffic. Tell my wife and son I love them'

Motorists have taken to social media this morning to bemoan being stuck in the M62 traffic chaos.
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The M62 is closed between junctions 24 and 25.

M62 reopens after crash and oil spill near Brighouse

The M62 has been fully reopened in West Yorkshire following a crash this morning that caused an oil spill - but motorists are still being warned of hour-long delays.

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Leeds has one of the UK's worst driving test pass rates

Leeds has one of the UK's worst driving test pass rates

Drivers in Leeds are among the least likely in the UK to pass their driving test at the first attempt.

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Buses on Vicar Lane in the centre of Leeds - councillors remain accused of neglecting the needs of passengers.

YP Letters: Council out of touch with transport realities

From: Martin J Phillips, Leeds.

Opinion
More needs to be done to help first-time buyers, argues Andrew Vine. Do you agree?

Andrew Vine: Our streets are turning grey as young priced out

SOMETHING strange and rather sad is happening in my corner of Yorkshire – gradually, it’s becoming an enclave for the middle-aged and elderly.

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Judith Ducker died 50 days after suffering serious head injuries during a robbery at Wellgate News in Wellgate, Rotherham

Man accused of murdering shopkeeper was suffering from drug-induced amnesia at time of attack, court told

A heroin addict accused of robbing and murdering an elderly Rotherham shop-keeper cannot remember the day of the alleged attack due to suffering from drug-induced amnesia, a court has heard.

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Harry Potter at 20: The Yorkshire locations used in the films

Harry Potter at 20: The Yorkshire locations used in the films

It's 20 years since Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was published.

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Police name teenage victim of fatal Pool collision

Police have today confirmed that an 18-year-old woman has died in hospital after being airlifted from the scene of a serious road collision in Pool-in-Wharfedale.

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Corporal Liz Drain

RAF reserve Leeds nurse who helped saved motorway bridge fall man's life is commended

An RAF reservist nurse from Leeds has been commended by the Royal Air Force after she stopped on a busy a busy motorway to help save a young man's life.
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Jackie and Martin Chadwick with their granddaughter, Ruby, at the time of the fifth anniversary appeal back in 2013.

Adam Chadwick: Identity of woman caller among many unanswered questions that remain nine years later

There are many unanswered questions surrounding Adam Chadwick’s murder, but detectives believe one key piece of the puzzle is the identity of a woman who had been knocking on doors in the Harehills area not long before the shooting.
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A report on apprenticeships will be considered by the North York Moors National Park Authority at its annual general meeting today.

Moors authority raises fears of apprentice crisis

National park officers warn that too few young people are pursuing apprenticeships in North Yorkshire in order to meet a government target.

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Police and anAarmy bomb disposal team at Westgate End in Wakefield.

Army bomb disposal team called after police found 'unknown chemicals' at Wakefield flat

Police road closures have been lifted this morning following the discovery of “unknown chemicals” during a search of a property in Wakefield last night.

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Haydn Avenue, Stanley, Wakefield. Photo: Google

Man dead after reports of assault in Wakefield

A MAN has died after he was reportedly assaulted  in Wakefield today.
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