Kofi Annan was the former secretary-general of the United Nations.

John Oldfield: Honour Kofi Annan’s memory in slavery fight

KOFI Annan, the former secretary-general of the United Nations who died over the weekend, was one of the greatest freedom fighters not just of our day, but of all time. His commitment to, and compassion for the human rights cause, were astounding – and will live long in the world’s memory.

Sylvia Bartle, Jeanette Martin, Coun Ros Jump, Sandra Martin, Jean Dex, and Jean Kendal walking through Dunswell, near Beverley, a village in Yorkshire that has the most rapidly ageing population.  Picture Tony Johnson.

Yorkshire community has the biggest increase in over-65s

Just a few miles away, Dunswell has experienced a similar change to Cherry Burton, but on a grander scale. It has seen
the most rapid increase in over-65s in Yorkshire – rising from four per cent to 30 per cent of the population in the past 30 years.

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