Articles written by: Yorkshire Voice Reporter

Train commuters told government take-over will not affect service on East Coast Main Line

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By Jazmine Ella Blackah THE GOVERNMENT has reassured train passengers there will be no changes to services as a result of its takeover of Virgin Trains’ East Coast Main Line. The service will be run by the Department of Transport from June 24 until a new public-private partnership can be appointed in 2020. In a statement on its website the DoT […]

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Calder Primary School students get creative and win short story writing competition

Calderdale Council’s Short Writing Competition

By Jazmine Ella Blackah    Two students from Calder Primary School in Mytholmroyd won a short story writing competition, organised by Calderdale Council and based on BBC Radio 2’s 500 Words contest. Edith Davies, 11, won in the 10 to 13-year-old category with her story about a group of best friends who found all their belongings had gone missing. Sidney Dodds, nine, won in […]

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Vinyl fans on the increase as Leeds record shops celebrate Record Store Day 2018

Vinyl fans on the increase as Leeds record shops celebrate Record Store Day 2018

By Luke Hudson RECORD SHOPS in Leeds celebrated Record Store Day 2018 on April 21. Record Store Day is an annual event where bands and artists release special edition vinyl records which can only be purchased from independent record shops.

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Folk band Whitney Gin rocks Headingley Enterprise and Arts Centre for Crohn’s and colitis charity

Folk band Whitney Gin rocks Headingley Enterprise and Arts Centre for Crohn’s and colitis charity

By Jazmine Ella Blackah A folk band took to the stage at Headingley Enterprise and Arts Centre to raise money for sufferers of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

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Famous landmarks will be lit purple to mark World Inflammatory Bowel Disease Day

Famous landmarks will be lit purple to mark World Inflammatory Bowel Disease Day

By Jazmine Ella Blackah Famous landmarks will be lit in purple for a global campaign to help increase awareness of World Inflammatory Bowel Disease Day.

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Why Fell Running is Booming in the UK

Why Fell Running is Booming in the UK

By Jack Davis Many people in the UK would not be able to tell you what fell running was if you asked them. Despite this over the past two years fell running has grown in popularity. Fell running is essentially running up and down hills and mountain sides, a very British sport that can be enjoyed by people of all […]

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Yorkshire win first international

Yorkshire’s national team registered their first win last weekend, as they triumphed 6-0 over the Chagos Islands, located in the Indian Ocean and coincidentally, a British overseas territory. A brace from Richard Collier and further strikes from Ben Rhodes, Josh Hobson, Billy Mole and Matt Bradley secured a convincing win for Ryan Farrell’s Yorkshiremen, who remained unbeaten in front of […]

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Ossett: A town united

Ossett is a proud town in West Yorkshire which has proudly been the host of two football clubs since the formation of Ossett Albion in 1944. Albion have a proud history with youth players, the likes of Shane Killock and Dave Syers starting their careers at Queen’s Terrace as well as being one round off the FA Cup proper on […]

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From London, New York, Sweden to Grimsby. Who is Michael Jolley?

From London, New York, Sweden to Grimsby. Who is Michael Jolley?

By Harry Laughton The name Michael Jolley might not ring a bell to a casual football fan, but maybe it should. Grimsby Town’s most recent managerial addition came into football from an angle likely unknown to most. Jolley, 40, originates from Sheffield, the birth place of modern football. In a city dominated by two huge clubs in football, Sheffield united […]

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Tigers travel to St Andrew’s to face a lacklustre Birmingham side

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By Alex Thurston Hull could all but secure another season in the Championship this weekend, and this tie promises to be an interesting one at St Andrew’s, whatever the outcome, as The Tigers travel to Birmingham to take part in a real relegation scrap. With both sides struggling to get results so far this season, the Blues will be looking […]

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