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Plans to bring another major sporting event to Leeds as city vows to carry on with year of culture bid

A major sporting event could come to Leeds after business and civic leaders vowed to press ahead with plans for a year of cultural celebration despite Britain being excluded from the formal European Capital of Culture process.

The Stables restaurant at High Melton.

College shutdown forces closure of Doncaster restaurant

The closure of a Doncaster college site has forced the shutdown of a popular Doncaster restaurant.

Volunteers campaigning to protect Harrogate's Pinewoods.

Urgent plea to protect Harrogate beauty spot

Conservationists are making an emotional plea to Harrogate residents to support their “last chance” to protect a cherished Harrogate beauty spot.
Harrogate musician Richard Blackburn pictured in Harrogate's Blues Bar.

Brave Harrogate musician highlights mental health in all-day gig

A Harrogate musician who has battled against his own mental health issues is hosting an all-day rock music event to raise awareness and charity funds this weekend.
Sinead Wooding. PIC: West Yorkshire Police/Guzelian

Mother and brother of Leeds man who murdered wife found not guilty of assisting an offender

THE MOTHER and brother of a Leeds man who murdered his wife before dumping her body in woods and setting it on fire wept in court after they were found not guilty of assisting an offender.

Man  guilty of murdering wife and dumping body in Leeds woodland before setting it alight

Man guilty of murdering wife and dumping body in Leeds woodland before setting it alight

A MAN and his friend have been been found guilty of murdering his wife before dumping her body in woodland in Leeds and setting it alight.

A car crashed in icy conditions

Woman trapped in car after North Yorkshire road accident

A woman had to be freed from her car by firefighters after a crash in icy road conditions.

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Traffic and schools around Yorkshire affected by icy weather conditions

Wintry weather conditions are expected to continue later today after snow caused traffic chaos and hit public transport services.

Kevan Mason, of Greenhow, walks his dogs across a snow cover field at Greenhow, near Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire. Picture James Hardisty.

Weather warning: Snow and high winds continue to batter Yorkshire as forecast predicts extended cold blast

The icy blast of snow, high winds and ice is expected to continue today with the Met Office re-issuing its Yellow Warnings for Yorkshire.
More than 120 cases of measles have now been confirmed in outbreaks affecting five areas of England.

Measles outbreak: More than 120 cases confirmed across UK as outbreak affects Yorkshire

More than 120 cases of measles have now been confirmed in outbreaks affecting five areas of England - with West Yorkshire having most cases in the UK.

Amateur astronomer Claire Newman, of Fulneck, Pudsey, looking skywards through her telescope at the Cow & Calf Rocks in Ilkley. Picture by James Hardisty.

Why light pollution is leaving stargazers in the dark

Stargazing has never been more popular, but with no laws governing levels of light pollution are we losing the battle to save our dark skies? Sarah Freeman reports.

Is it time we all contributed more towards the cost of education?

GP Taylor: If maths doesn’t add up let’s fund schools ourselves

I regard myself as being lucky to have grown up in a time when schools had books and education was seen as a priority by Government.

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Babies with birth defect treated by robots after Yorkshire engineering breakthrough

A ROBOT that can be implanted into the body will be used to treat a rare birth defect in babies, after a “breakthrough” in tissue engineering by a Yorkshire university and a prestigious US hospital.

Jo Cox's sister Kim Leadbeater, centre, with MPs Rachel Reeves and Seema Kennedy, launch the long-awaited final report of the Jo Cox Loneliness Commission at a special event in Batley in December. Picture Tony Johnson.

PM appoints Minister for Loneliness following Jo Cox report

PRIME MINISTER Theresa May will set out how the Government will tackle the “sad reality” of loneliness in modern life - and has started by appointing a minister to create the UK’s first ever strategy on the issue.

St Mary's Hospital in Armley, which has now been revealed as the proposed site for the new 13m unit.

Revealed: Proposed site in Leeds for new £13m mental health unit

The proposed site for a new £13m unit in Leeds - supporting young people with complex mental health issues - has been revealed.
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Queensgate, Bridlington. Picture: Google.

Man, 88, suffers 'life-threatening injuries' after being knocked from bike in Bridlington crash

An elderly cyclist was seriously injured after being knocked from his bike in Bridlington.


VIDEO: Heroic passers-by push and tow stranded ambulance up snow-covered street in West Yorkshire

An ambulance which got stuck in heavy snow was heroically towed to its emergency call by members of the public who stepped in to help.
Disruption: Snow has caused chaos on motorways and roads in Yorkshire tonight. Picture: Highways England.

Delays, crashes and vehicles stranded as snowy weather causes disruption across West Yorkshire

Treacherous conditions on roads across West Yorkshire have caused traffic chaos tonight.

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Next stop Totalitarian Britain? 'It's beyond belief that unelected Lords are trying to muzzle the free press'

Heaven only knows what they would call me now in this at once sensitive and insensitive age, writes Bernard Ingham.

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