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Leeds Trinity University Celebrates Arrival of New Chancellor

Leeds Trinity University Celebrates Arrival of New Chancellor

Hundreds flocked to Leeds Trinity University to witness the installation ceremony of Deborah McAndrew as the new chancellor. Deborah, 50, was born in Huddersfield but grew up in the Leeds area, and takes over the role from Gabby Logan who stepped down in January. A playwriter and actor, Deborah is best known for her time in Coronation Street portraying young […]

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Fears for missing 89-year-old woman from Leeds

Fears for missing 89-year-old woman from Leeds

    POLICE in West Yorkshire are appealing for information to find missing woman, Marga Bates from Leeds. She was last seen at around 11pm last night in Seacroft at her home in Brooklands Court. 89 year old Marga has shoulder length blonde hair and was possibly wearing blue trousers/jogging bottoms, vest top and a blue jacket. She may be wearing […]

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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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West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service campaign for national Deaf Awareness Week

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service campaign for national Deaf Awareness Week

By Maisie Clancy  WEST YORKSHIRE FIRE and Rescue Service (WYFRS) hopes to raise home fire safety awareness amongst the deaf community. Alongside their new campaign a video has been released to coincide with national Deaf Awareness Week and gives top tips in British Sign Language (BSL) on fire safety in the home. The video illustrates why you should know your […]

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Award-winning Bradford brass band appeals for funding

Award-winning Bradford brass band appeals for funding

A primary school in Bradford is determined to keep their award-winning brass band despite having no budget for it. Fox Hill Primary School play in brass band concerts but are struggling to keep their extracurricular activities going. The school are appealing for funding to continue the band. Music teacher Gary Walls says: “I’m hoping to get even more children playing. […]

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YVTV News May 14, 2018

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Footballing rivals Bradford City and Leeds United team up to form a charity partnership with Leeds Bradford Airport

Footballing rivals Bradford City and Leeds United team up to form a charity partnership with Leeds Bradford Airport

By Rebecca Marano Two Yorkshire football clubs are putting their differences aside to fundraise alongside the Leeds Bradford Airport. Bradford City and Leeds United are coming together for the first time to raise money for their respective charities: The Bradford City FC Community Foundation and The Leeds United Foundation The clubs will fundraise regularly in the airport terminals and will […]

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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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Michelin chefs hop aboard to help save Filey’s fishermen

Michelin chefs hop aboard to help save Filey’s fishermen

By Rebecca Marano Michelin star chefs are heading to the seaside today in an effort to save Filey’s fishing industry. To show support for the town’s fishing trade, the Michelin star chefs will go out with the boats this morning to help catch sea trout. They will then be cooking up a dish for the locals over on Cobble landing […]

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Police appeal after man shot in Chapeltown.

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Police are investigating after a 20 year old man was shot in the hand in Chapeltown. The incident took place at 7.30 pm yesterday evevning, at the junction of Spencer Place and Shepherd’s Lane. The man told police that a dark dark coloured hatchback car pulled alongside him as he walked down the street before shooting him. He has since been […]

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