Articles written by: Jamie Smith

NEWS BULLETIN: Fri August 1st

Today’s round-up of news in brief from the Yorkshire Voice newsroom includes the latest on the Ferrybridge Power Station fire, North Yorkshire Police’s new team of “cycle cops” and an update on Yorkshire’s Commonwealth heroes.

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NEWS BULLETIN: Tue, July 29

NEWS BULLETIN: Tue, July 29

A roundup of today’s headlines from the Yorkshire Voice newsroom on Tuesday, July 29.

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Huddersfield baby mauled by dog

Huddersfield baby mauled by dog

A dog has been seized and may have to be put down after it mauled a 14 month old baby leaving serious injuries. The baby was attacked at a family member’s home in Thorpe Pyn Croft, Dalton, Huddersfield on Sunday. He later underwent surgery at Leeds General Infirmary for a fractured jaw and facial lacerations. A spokesperson from the West […]

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Ukraine air crash: Leeds student Richard Mayne’s family meet David Cameron

Ukraine air crash: Leeds student Richard Mayne’s family meet David Cameron

Relatives of Leeds University student Richard Mayne and families of other British victims who died when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed are meeting with PM David Cameron today. Richard, 20, was studying Maths and Finance at the university while volunteering to raise money for charity in his spare time before he died on the plane that is now believed to […]

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NEWS BULLETIN: Weds 23rd July

NEWS BULLETIN: Weds 23rd July

All of the latest headlines from the newsroom.

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Cosplay comes to Bradford

Cosplay comes to Bradford

Cosplay is an increasingly popular pastime where fans of comics as well as Japanese anime and manga dress up and act as their favourite characters. Gayathri went to meet Hannah, a 22 year old art student from Leeds who is a big fan of cosplay:

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UPDATE: MP apologises for Gaza tweet

UPDATE: MP apologises for Gaza tweet

Bradford East MP, David Ward, and his party have issued a joint apology for tweets in relation to the current conflict in Gaza. The Liberal Democrat MP was accused of the offence of ‘encouragment to terrorism’ after tweeting that if he lived in Gaza he would ‘probably’ fire a rocket. Mr Ward  had initially declined to apologise for the comments […]

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Yorkshire Children of Courage nomination for Jessie’s Fund

Yorkshire Children of Courage nomination for Jessie’s Fund

A York charity set up to help children all over the UK with learning disabilities using music has been nominated for a Yorkshire Children of Courage Award. Jessie’s Fund was set up by Lesley Schatzberger after her daughter Jessica died from a brain tumour when she was only nine years old. The fund was originally intended to meet the cost […]

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Yorkshire-wide search for Bridlington murder suspect

Yorkshire-wide search for Bridlington murder suspect

The search continues for a man who is wanted in connection with a murder at a Bridlington guesthouse, police say he is considered dangerous. Police were called to the Morayland Hotel in Marshall Avenue in Bridlington where landlady Bei Carter was found dead late on Friday 18 July. Mr Heald was staying at the hotel when the incident happened and has […]

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NEWS BULLETIN: Tue, 22nd July

NEWS BULLETIN: Tue, 22nd July

In today’s bulletin: A manhunt has been launched following a murder in Bridlington . The West Yorkshire Police are praised for saving money and their collegues in North Yorkshire search for a missing woman. Bad news for The Bradford Bulls, who face criticism over their relegation, and brass bands which are in decline.

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