Fivefold tax hike threat on second homes in the Dales
THE ambition of owning a second home in the Yorkshire Dales could be placed out of bounds to all but the very wealthy under a plan unveiled last night for a five-fold increase in council tax on such properties.
Exclusive: Archbishop’s intervention could finally end Yorkshire devolution stalemate
A possible solution to Yorkshire’s long-running devolution stalemate that could see a region-wide mayor elected by May 2020 has emerged after an intervention by the Archbishop of York, The Yorkshire Post can reveal.
Leeds student found dead at mental health unit ‘should have been under 24 hour watch’ - inquest told
A CONSULTANT forensic psychiatrist told a jury inquest he believed a woman who died after being found with a ligature around her neck at a mental health unit in Leeds should have been under 24-hour observation.
Council leaders ‘won’t capitulate to developers in Yorkshire Dales’
Council leaders for the area covering large swathes of the Yorkshire Dales have vowed not to “capitulate” to housing developers as they prepare to approve plans which would see 230 new homes built every year in the district.