Sheila Capstick, equal rights campaigner

Sheila Capstick, who has died at 75, was for three decades a scourge of traditionalists among the Yorkshire working men’s club fraternity, for the dogged campaign she waged to secure equal rights for women. It was a crusade which brought her national attention and heaped ridicule on the much-parodied phenomenon of “the committee”.

8 December 2017....       Hilary Benn MP for Leeds Central.   Picture Tony Johnson.

Yorkshire ‘must be able to attract best and brightest talent after Brexit’

Yorkshire needs to be able to attract the brightest and best talent after Brexit to ensure it keeps a strong and successful economy, a city MP has warned.

Ros Jones, mayor of Doncaster

Yorkshire devolution: Doncaster mayor hits out at fellow council leaders over lack of progress

The leader of a South Yorkshire council has criticised two of her counterparts for failing to agree a collective position on devolution in the county.

Police want to speak with this man.

CCTV appeal after theft at Ultimate Outdoors in Skipton

North Yorkshire Police is requesting the public's help to identify a man following a theft in Skipton.

Nick Taylor, aged 58, was last seen at around 9.30am yesterday at Saxton Court in Leeds.

Missing Leeds man could be in VW camper

Police are appealing for information about a Leeds man who is missing.

Stockwell Road, Knareborough. Pic: Google.

Man exposed himself to girl in Knaresborough

A man exposed himself to a 13-year-old girl in Knaresborough, police said.

Is there 1,000 waiting in your child's name?

Why there could be £1,000 in a bank account set up for your child - and how to check

Calling all Yorkshire parents: there could be £1,000 sat inside a bank account with your child's name on it.

If your plate is stolen, report it immediately

Why thieves are stealing number plates in West Yorkshire - and how to protect your car

Motorists across West Yorkshire have been warned after a spate of thieves stealing number plates from vehicles.

Armed police at Manchester Arena. Photo:  Peter Byrne/PA Wire

West Yorkshire charity has helped dozens caught up in Manchester Arena bomb attack

MORE people who suffered in the aftermath of last year’s Manchester Arena terror attack were from West Yorkshire than anywhere else in the country other than Manchester, according to a charity.

Scott Taylor was jailed for 22-months during a hearing held at Sheffield Crown Court today

Sheffield man jailed for 'sinister' campaign of harassment against ex-partner's father

A Sheffield man has been jailed for subjecting his former partner's father to a 'sinister' campaign of harassment that included threats on his life.
Marc Antolin and Daisy Maywood in The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk.

Review: The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk, West Yorkshire Playhouse

Kneehigh’s exquisite production, directed by Emma Rice, is based on the real-life relationship between French-Russian artist Marc Chagall and his wife Bella.

Lizzie Jones with fellow campaigners.

Wakefield PC speaks of 'life-saving' defibrillators as 10 more are unveiled

A Wakefield police officer who suffered cardiac arrest a year ago has spoken about how he "could have not been here today" without a defibrillator.

BREAKING: Murder investigation launched in Castleford

BREAKING: Murder investigation launched in Castleford

Detectives have launched a murder investigation after the death of a 62-year-old woman in Castleford.

Mark Cashin

'Landlords are not above the law,' judge tells defendants who harassed and illegally evicted Sheffield tenants

'Landlords think they're above the law, but they're not' - that was the message from a judge as he sentenced two men for the harassment and illegal eviction of Sheffield tenants.

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A car fir for a Prince:  the Duke and Duchess of Windsor rode round London in a Humber Snipe, which is now up for sale

Car fit for a Prince and his American bride goes up for sale

The marriage of a certain Prince to an American this Spring may just increase interest in the sale of a remarkable collection of rare cars from a museum in Hull.

Undercliffe Lane and Otley Road junction, Bradford. Pic: Google.

Pensioner struck by lorry in Bradford

A pensioner has been struck by a lorry in Bradford, according to police.

Traffic builds on the A64 outside York . PRESS ASSOCIATION

Transport infrastructure boost ‘needed for York’s future success’

Upgrades to the transport infrastructure of York are pivotal if the city is to remain a competitive destination for commerce, a top business leader has claimed.


Gig review: Sigrid at Leeds University Stylus

Born in 1996, Sigrid Raabe is a new kind of popstar. Millennial, self-deprecating and yet deeply aware of her own powers; she’s tapped into exactly what makes the best music resonate – a sense of vulnerability blending with an undisputable ear for a big, life-affirming chorus.

Gary Corcoran, the  CEO of Mitrefinch Inc,

York-based Mitrefinch secures deal to help it grow in US

A Yorkshire-based software provider has secured an acquisition that will increase its market share in the US.

From elections to T&Cs: Facebook has been making headlines across the world

Is it time to quit Facebook? Here's what you need to know about your profile settings

With the recent revelations regarding research firm Cambridge Analytica, Facebook and the social media company’s privacy laws are now in the spotlight.
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