Working farm families in need of grant funds soars by 67 per cent
Farming families in North Yorkshire were given the most financial help in England to recover from crippling hardship in the last 12 months, according to new figures from the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (R.A.B.I).
YP Comment: Teachers and funding matter. Lessons for Education Secretary
AS always, context is critical when interpreting education league tables. Let it be made clear at the outset that more than three-quarters of Yorkshire secondary schools hit the Government’s new benchmark which rewards academic progress over an elongated period and it would be remiss not to acknowledge the solid progress made by students and teachers alike.
Fraud is the new burglary as crime rates rise across Yorkshire
Fraud and cyber-crime have replaced burglary and car theft as the ‘volume crimes’ of the 21st century, a leading expert has said, after the offences were included in the annual crime statistics for the first time.
GP Taylor: Why Trump the loose cannon may be our best hope for peace
I AM beginning to feel that I am the only person looking forward to seeing Donald Trump as the President of the United States. It might be a way of losing many friends, but I really believe that Trump might prove many of his critics spectacularly wrong.
Disappointed and depressed: Father’s agony as Claudia Lawrence probe is scaled down
The father of Claudia Lawrence has been left “hugely disappointed and depressed” by the lack of a breakthrough in his daughter’s case as police announced the three-year investigation was to be scaled down.