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Thousands of parents forced to miss meals due to housing costs

New figures have revealed that one in ten working parents in the North are skipping meals so they can afford to pay their rent or mortgages. Homeless charity Shelter claim over 850,000 parents are cutting back on buying food just so they can keep up with housing payments. The Government’s own figures show that families are spending a substantial amount […]

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Fundraising bike ride in aid of injured safety campaigner

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Biggest gathering of bisexuals in UK comes to Leeds

Biggest gathering of bisexuals in UK comes to Leeds
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Keighley parents prepare to walk through fire for daughter

Keighley parents prepare to walk through fire for daughter

By Russell Truran The parents of a toddler with ceberal palsy are set to walk through fire to raise money for their daughter this weekend. Tom Vendettuoli, 27, and his wife Candice, 24 are attempting to raise £70,000 for their daughter Nicole- who was disagnosed with cerebral palsy at just eight months of age after having a bleed on the […]

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UPDATE: video of major fire at Ferrybridge Power Station in West Yorkshire

UPDATE: video of major fire at Ferrybridge Power Station in West Yorkshire

By Anders Anglesey Fire crews are tackling a major blaze at a power station near a motorway this afternoon. The West Yorkshire Fire Service was called just before 2pm to a major fire at Ferrybridge Power Station at Knottingley. 15 fire crews from across the region were called to the four storey building off Strangelands Lane. The fire is understood […]

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Council leader ousted in political coup condemns “grab for power”

Council leader ousted in political coup condemns “grab for power”

By Anders Anglesey The Labour council leader for Calderdale condemned the decision to oust him from his position as a cynical action taken by the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats. Tim Swift, 57, was removed from his position of council leader yesterday after Conservative and Liberal Democrat councillors passed a motion of no confidence. The motion was put forward by Conservative […]

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Man in court over murder of East Yorkshire landlady

Man in court over murder of East Yorkshire landlady

By Anders Anglesey A 53-year-old man has been charged with the murder of Bridlington landlady Bei Carter John Heald, from Rotheram, appeared at Beverley Magistrates Court today where he was charged with the murder of Ms Carter earlier this month. He is also accused of ten separate counts of rape in South Yorkshire on July 13. The 49-year-old landlady was […]

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Victims of Savile abuse left “angry and disappointed” by High Court ruling

Jimmy Savile, of Leeds, died aged 84 on October 29, 2011.

Jimmy Savile, of Leeds, died aged 84 on October 29, 2011. By Joseph Keith The Jimmy Savile Charitable Trust is set to to challenge pay-outs to people who were assaulted by the former DJ. A High Court ruling last week granted the trust a hearing at the Court of Appeal which may block victims from receiving compensation through a previously […]

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Man found guilty of attempting to murder policewoman

Man found guilty of attempting to murder policewoman

By Anders Anglesey A man has been found guilty of attempting to murder a police officer at Leeds Crown Court today. James Leslie, 38, from Headingley, fired at PC Suzanne Hudson, 33, with a sawn off shotgun on December 4 last year. She suffered a disfigured hand and had additional injuries to her neck and face when Mr Leslie fired […]

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Jury out in Leeds policewoman shooting trial

Jury out in Leeds policewoman shooting trial

By Anders Anglesey Jury members are today continuing to consider their verdicts in the trial of a man accused of shooting a policeman. The 38-year-old, from Headingly, is on trial at Leeds Crown Court charged with the attempted murder of PC Suzanne Hudson, 33, on December 4 last year. She suffered a serious shotgun wound to the hand and had […]

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