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Bradford UKIP councillor confident former Tory MP will deliver party’s first Parliament seat

Bradford UKIP councillor confident former Tory MP will deliver party’s first Parliament seat

Keighley councillor, Brian Morris, said Tory defector, Douglas Carswell, will deliver UKIP’s first seat in Parliament and that he expects more Conservative MPs will  join the party in the near future. Mr Morris said it would be a boost if Mr Carswell could carry Clacton for UKIP which would see him become the party’s first MP, a position he thought […]

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Fast food fury as union’s take to the streets

Fast food fury as union’s take to the streets

By Alex Rhodes. Fast food workers have been protesting in Bradford against zero hour contracts. The campaigners backed by the Baker’s, Food and Allied Workers Union, made their voices heard for over an hour outside a fast food restaurant on Kirkgate. They claim over three thousand people have already signed their petition to end contracts they regard as exploitative. The […]

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Cheers! Bradford pubs make the cut in real ale guide

Cheers! Bradford pubs make the cut in real ale guide

By Alex Rhodes Two pubs in Bradford have made the cut in a new a CAMRA guide. The New Beehive in Westgate and the Cock and Bottle in Barkerend both placed in the Campaign for Real Ale’s guide to hostelries with historic significance in Yorkshire and the Humber. Despite being described as “a Victorian gem” in the guide, the Cock […]

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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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Yorkshire Day celebrations

Yorkshire Day celebrations
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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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NEWS: Fri, August 1st

NEWS: Fri, August 1st

Today’s final programme from the Yorkshire Voice TV studio includes stories on the investigation into three West Yorkshire Police employees after the death of a man in custody, a charity bike ride supported by cycling legend Brian Robinson, and Yorkshire Day celebrations.

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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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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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