Articles written by: Yorkshire Voice Reporter

Saved from slaughter in York as charity rehomes 20,000th battery hen

Saved from slaughter in York as charity rehomes 20,000th battery hen

By Lizzy McEllan A BALDING battery hen has become the 20,000th bird in York to be re-homed after living in “rancid” cage conditions.

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Bury face off against Wimbledon in rearranged fixture from the festive period

Bury face off against Wimbledon in rearranged fixture from the festive period

By: Jake Jones Bottom club Bury are at home at the Energy Check Stadium versus AFC Wimbledon, who lie in 18th in this battle against relegation clash. Jermaine Beckford, Top scorer with eight so far in League 1, will be key to the Shakers’ success in this game against the Dons. Saturday’s game will be the ninth time the sides […]

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Billericay and Harrogate face off for the second time in four days

Billericay and Harrogate face off for the second time in four days

By Matthew Sweeting Harrogate Town travel to Billericay in a quest to book their place in the quarter finals of the FA Trophy, where a home tie against Wealdstone awaits. Saturday’s fixture at the CNG ended all square, after Adam Cunnington’s leveller with 20 minutes remaining secured the replay. The Blues will be delighted with their efforts to bring Town […]

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Who progresses to the fourth round? The Moors or the Rocks?

Who progresses to the fourth round? The Moors or the Rocks?

By Ethan Ames A trip to Essex’s awaits for Spennymoor Town in a FA Trophy replay against East Thurrock United at the FutureFuel Stadium on the 6th February. The first tie between the sides ended in a 1-1 settlement between the two teams with goals coming from Lewis Smith for the Rocks and Andrew Johnson for the Moors. East Thurrock […]

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Grasping at Greatness: Two Struggling Sides Dreaming of Wembley

Grasping at Greatness:  Two Struggling Sides Dreaming of Wembley

By George Sanders Two inconsistent sides will play each other in the EFL Trophy, as League Two side Yeovil Town host League One side Fleetwood Town FC. The hosts who have had to cover their playing surface ahead of the game to prevent the cold weather from damaging the pitch, beat fellow League Two side Forest Green Rovers 2-0 to […]

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Chelsea U-21’s On the Brink of History

Chelsea U-21’s On the Brink of History

By: Ben Emmott Chelsea’s Under 21s face League Two side Lincoln City in the EFL Trophy semi-final as the Blues aim to be the first academy side to win the competition. With the winner of the tie heading to Wembley, it’s a chance for Chelsea’s youngsters to give their fans something to shout about as the first team continue to […]

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Church Stretton Town FC: A Grassroots Success

Church Stretton Town FC: A Grassroots Success

Church Stretton Town FC a club full of volunteers and local players that has a great balance of being a team for the locals whilst being a successful side. They currently sit 9th in the West Midlands Division 2 after winning promotion from the West Mercian Premier Division last season. They are now in a league with very well established […]

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Sheffield once again set to become a world class EXTREME sport destination

Sheffield once again set to become a world class EXTREME sport destination

By Louis Hobbs The Sheffield Ski Village is set to make it’s ramped up return to the city as part of a brand new world-class extreme and winter sports resort. Prior to a serious fire in 2012 which forced the tourist destination to close, the Sheffield attraction was believed to be the largest artificial ski resort in Europe. After a […]

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Family “forced to move” after claiming Leeds-based social landlord ignored damp

Owen Reece, Kirstie Booth and their eight-month-old son, Louis

By Lizzy McEllan A FAMILY in Scarborough claims they feel forced to move out of their flat after a housing association failed to carry out proper repairs.

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Award-winning journalist from Leeds becomes a children’s author

Award-winning journalist from Leeds becomes a children’s author

By Mellissa Dzinzi A YORKSHIRE BORN award-winning journalist has become a children’s author. Dawn-Maria France, has published a book targeted at four to seven year old children. It is named ‘The Adventure of Jenny and Phillip’ which challenges gendered stereotypes and was inspired by her passion of challenging equality in society. She said: “The idea about the book was mainly […]

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