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The Yorkshire Post says: Rural areas pay the price again. School transport cost concerns

ANOTHER day, another report – and yet another instance of rural Yorkshire being neglected and shortchanged by SW1 policy-makers in the centre of Whitehall who don’t appear to understand the importance of providing, and funding, essential services in countryside areas.


Blaze at former hospital building in Leeds

FIREFIGHTERS have extinguished a blaze at a former hospital building in Leeds.

High Street Snaith. Image: Google

Army bomb disposal team carry out controlled explosion after device found in Snaith

AN Army bomb disposal team carried out a controlled explosion after an unidentified  device was found at a property on High Street in Snaith near Goole today.

Police have closed part of the A63 after a lorry hit a footbridge and shed its load.

Traffic alert: A63 closed near Brough after lorry hit footbridge and shed its load

Police are warning motorists to avoid the A63 near Brough after a lorry hit a footbridge and shed its load.


Knife thugs left Leeds victim with cut hand: Police issue e-fiit image of suspect

A MAN suffered knife wounds during an attempted robbery in Leeds.
Wayne Bell

Banned Neo-Nazi group member from Castleford is jailed over racist mesages

A CASTLEFORD man found to be a member  of the now-banned neo-Nazi group National Action  been jailed for four-years-and-three-months for posting racist and anti-Semitic messages.

Myles 'Mylo' Johnstone. Image: Facebook/Guzelian

Leeds boy, 14, fell to death through roof while playing tig at derelict building

THE family of a 14-year-old Leeds boy who fell 40ft to his death through the roof of a former industrial unit have urged parents to warn their children of the dangers of derelict buildings.
How can police patrols in rural areas be improved?

YP Letters: Failure to act on farm damage by motorbikes in Doncaster

From: Anne Sorensen, Arksey, Doncaster.

Opinion 1
Epilepsy action awards Leeds Civic Hall 22nd mat 2018'Employer of the year Bartuf Ltd'John Senior, left and andy Hewitt

First Epilepsy Action awards winners revealed in Leeds

A LEEDS business and a city councillor both won awards at the first Epilepsy Action Awards held at Leeds Civic Hall.

Katy Fuller

Art’s company’s new mission after Hull’s City of Culture successes

AN ARTS company which delivered Hull’s City of Culture successes has been renamed and given a longer-term mission.


Police release CCTV images of car used by masked burglars in West Yorkshire

POLICE investigating after high value items including Louis Vuitton handbags  were stolen in a burglary in Huddersfield have released CCTV images of a car they want to trace.

The park next to Nowell Mount in Harehills. Image: Google.

Man robbed at knifepoint and kicked in head in Leeds

POLICE  are appealing for witnesses after a  man was robbed at knifepoint in the Harehills area of Leeds.

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Neighbours speak of shock and sadness as murder investigation continues in Leeds

NEIGHBOURS have spoken of their shock and sadness after a  55-year-old woman was found dead at a house in Harehills and a man was arrested on suspicion of her murder.

Video: Michael Gove clashes with Sheffield MP Clive Betts in Commons over city's tree-felling programme

A senior Government Minister has renewed his war of words with Sheffield council over its controversial tree-felling programme after advising a city MP to "have a word" with the authority about the scheme if it wanted to cut pollution levels.
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A 70-year-old man has appeared at Doncaster Magistrates' Court charged with a string of historic sex offences alleged to have been committed while he was working as a football coach in South Yorkshire.

Ex-football coach appears at court accused of sex offences allegedly committed in South Yorkshire

A 70-year-old man has appeared at Doncaster Magistrates' Court charged with a string of historic sex offences alleged to have been committed while he was working as a football coach in South Yorkshire.


Yorkshire Dales-themed garden wins gold at Chelsea Flower Show

A garden inspired by the Yorkshire Dales has won a prestigious gold medal at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
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19 May 2018. Dress rehearsals for Opera North's production of Kiss Me Kate at Leeds Grand Theatre.

Kiss Me Kate to be staged at Leeds Grand Theatre

DRESS rehearsals are taking place ahead of Cole Porter’s classic Broadway musical Kiss Me Kate being performed in Leeds.

How can rail tickets be simplifed?

Andrew Allison: Split-ticket trick for cheaper fares on rip-off railway

THIS newspaper has called for the resignation of Chris Grayling for breaking his promises to improve rail services in the north. Many will be broadly sympathetic with The Yorkshire Post’s position.

Opinion 1
Burnley Road, Todmorden. Image: Google.

Sex assault on woman in Todmorden: Police urge public to help identify suspect

POLICE are investigating a report of a  serious sexual assault on a 29-year-old woman in Todmorden.

Joshua Townend

Scarborough teenage hammer threat car robbers locked up for 11 years

TWO teenagers from Scarborough who raided a house and threatened  the homeowner with a  hammer before stealing and crashing his car have been locked up for a total of 11 years.
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