Stamp duty abolished for first time buyers for houses under £300,000

Stamp duty abolished for first time buyers for houses under £300,000

By Ian Molyneaux CHANCELLOR OF the Exchequer, Phillip Hammond has today announced stamp duty will be abolished immediately for first-time buyers buying a home of up to £300,000.

Overgrown land that was previously an allotment.

Residents object to plans for new homes on greenbelt land in West Yorkshire village

By Joshua Atherton PLANS FOR a housing development on greenbelt land were met with opposition from a parish council in West Yorkshire. Ryhill Parish Council are challenging the proposed development of residential buildings just off Mill Lane in the village near Wakefield.

Leeds WinterFest invites visitors to sample a wide variety of ethical produce

Leeds WinterFest returns for World Vegan Month

By Polly Robinson ONE OF the UK’s biggest vegan festivals returns to Leeds this weekend. Leeds WinterFest takes place on November 26 in Leeds Town Hall and will celebrate all aspects of vegan life alongside World Vegan Month.

Fans gather in Halifax to see much-loved BBC Look North presenters

Fans gather in Halifax to see much-loved BBC Look North presenters

By Katie Haseldine LOCAL television favourites Harry Gration and Paul ‘the weatherman’ Hudson completed their 15-mile three-legged walk challenge on Friday to raise money for Children in Need.

Bradford’s homeless to be given shelter in the house of God for Christmas

Bradford’s homeless to be given shelter in the house of God for Christmas

By Mellissa Dzinzi ROUGH SLEEPERS in Bradford will be offered beds in 17 churches across the city during the Christmas period.


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Leeds WinterFest invites visitors to sample a wide variety of ethical produce

Leeds WinterFest returns for World Vegan Month

By Polly Robinson ONE OF the UK’s biggest vegan festivals returns to Leeds this weekend. Leeds WinterFest takes place on November 26 in Leeds Town Hall and will celebrate all aspects of vegan life alongside World Vegan Month.

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Stamp duty abolished for first time buyers for houses under £300,000

Stamp duty abolished for first time buyers for houses under £300,000

By Ian Molyneaux CHANCELLOR OF the Exchequer, Phillip Hammond has today announced stamp duty will be abolished immediately for first-time buyers buying a home of up to £300,000.

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Features

OPINION: Devolution dithering means Yorkshire misses out on dosh

OPINION: Devolution dithering means Yorkshire misses out on dosh

By Simon Crowe AS YORKSHIRE councils continue to bicker over what devolution deal suits God’s Own County the best, the result is that Yorkshire is missing out on crucial Government investment.

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Sheffield Wednesday looking to extend their unbeaten run against in form Bristol City.

Sheffield Wednesday looking to extend their unbeaten run against in form Bristol City.

By Tanaka Mvere Inform Adam Reach is hoping to extend his goal scoring run against unstoppable Bristol City, who seem to be scoring goals for fun. Sheffield Wednesday host Bristol City at Hillsborough on Saturday as the Sky Bet Championship returns to action, following an international break. Both teams are looking to extend their run of three games without defeat. […]

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Man dies after car crashes into wall in Bury

Man dies after car crashes into wall in Bury

  By Alex Worrall A MAN has died after a car crashed into a wall in Holcombe Brook, Bury. The Vauxhall Astra Club crashed into the stone wall at the junction of Longsight Road with Bolton Road West, near Hoysters wine bar, early on Wednesday morning.

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World Hello Day – can you say hello to 10 strangers in the name of peace?

World Hello Day – can you say hello to 10 strangers in the name of peace?

By Roseann Hughes THOUSANDS OF strangers are saying hello to each other to mark World Hello Day today. The event began in 1973 in response to conflict in the Middle East and to promote the value of talking to each other, rather than fighting, to resolve differences.

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Concerns in Leeds as Manchester sees new security measures to protect its Christmas markets

Concerns in Leeds as Manchester sees new security measures to protect its Christmas markets

By Jamie Williams LEEDS will have no extra security measures at this year’s Christmas markets despite the UK terror threat level being at severe.

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Sheffield Wednesday looking to extend their unbeaten run against in form Bristol City.

Sheffield Wednesday looking to extend their unbeaten run against in form Bristol City.

By Tanaka Mvere Inform Adam Reach is hoping to extend his goal scoring run against unstoppable Bristol City, who seem to be scoring goals for fun. Sheffield Wednesday host Bristol City at Hillsborough on Saturday as the Sky Bet Championship returns to action, following an international break. Both teams are looking to extend their run of three games without defeat. […]

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Doncaster travel to play-off chasing Fleetwood

Doncaster travel to play-off chasing Fleetwood

By Jordan Rushworth Doncaster are having their best period of the season ahead of their trip to Fleetwood, entering the matching on a four game unbeaten run. However Rovers will be looking to respond to the disappointment of dropping two points due to a last minute equaliser in their Yorkshire derby against Rotherham last weekend. Darren Ferguson speaking to Doncaster’s […]

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Garry Monk returns to Elland Road with high flying Middlesbrough

Garry Monk returns to Elland Road with high flying Middlesbrough

By Ashley Colbourn Leeds United are looking to end a run of three straight defeats with a win against play-off placed Middlesbrough, who are managed by ex-boss Garry Monk. The Whites started the season well, remaining unbeaten in their first seven Championship matches, but have since found consistency harder to come by. Last time out they lost 3-1 to Brentford, […]

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Slutsky faces another tough test with job on the line at Hull City

Slutsky faces another tough test with job on the line at Hull City

By Dominic Medcalf Leonid Slutsky’s Hull City are in a terrible run of form at the moment, losing three consecutive matches. This has seen them slip down to 20th. Ipswich meanwhile, have been one of the surprise packages of the season, starting well under Mick Mccarthy. They are sitting eighth in the table and only two points from the play-off […]

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Norwich City look to continue their 80 year success over Barnsley FC

Norwich City look to continue their 80 year success over Barnsley FC

By Millie Horne   Norwich will be looking to retain their previous success against Barnsley Saturday. The Canaries have bested the Tykes 10 of their last 12 league clashes, making the away side eager to prove their belong on the pitch Norwich forward Nelson Oliveira will be hoping to be fit and ready to play after recovering from a calf […]

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Sammy Ameobi to continue Bolton goalscoring form at Preston?

Sammy Ameobi to continue Bolton goalscoring form at Preston?

By Jonny Whitfield Bolton Wanderers midfielder Sammy Ameobi will be looking to add to his recent goal tally when the club face local rivals Preston North End at Deepdale on Friday. Former Newcastle United man Ameobi has scored three goals in his last five games for the Trotters, while striker Gary Madine has netted twice in the same period. Madine […]

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Halifax Town and Sutton United face off in first ever meeting

Halifax Town and Sutton United face off in first ever meeting

By Jack Cousin Halifax Town take on Sutton United at the Knights Community Stadium in what will be the first ever game between the two sides. The Shaymen travel seeking their first win in eight games. United meanwhile have risen to fourth in the National League thanks to an unbeaten run stretching back eight league games. Town goalkeeper Sam Johnson […]

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