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Bank to close 11 branches leaving some rural towns without any facility

Bank to close 11 branches leaving some rural towns without any facility

by Tamika Mc Crory A BANK’S decision to close the last remaining branch in a rural town has been branded as “disgusting” by local politicians.

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Christmas strike action plans under review says rail union

Several services at Headingley station were affected by the strike

By Joe Turnbull RAIL UNION leaders say they could suspend their industrial action over the Christmas period.

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West Yorkshire gun owners encouraged to surrender all weapons after county receives higher crime rating than London

West Yorkshire gun owners encouraged to surrender all weapons after county receives higher crime rating than London

By Jorgie McHale-Ramsell GUN AND knife owners in the Yorkshire and Humber region are being encouraged to hand over their weapons as part of a police amnesty.

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Dyslexic students treated unfairly in allowance assessments says Lord

Dyslexic students treated unfairly in allowance assessments says Lord

By Alex Smith DYSLEXIC STUDENTS are treated unfairly when applying for Disabled Students Allowances at university, according to a member of the House of Lords.

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Italians in Leeds welcome football manager’s departure after World Cup catastrophe

Italians in Leeds welcome football manager’s departure after World Cup catastrophe

By Ian Molyneaux ITALIANS living in Leeds say it is right that the manager of their national team has left his post after the side failed to reach the World Cup finals for the first time since 1958.

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Yorkshire asylum seeker waiting for deportation result feels like he is ‘on death row’

Yorkshire asylum seeker waiting for deportation result feels like he is ‘on death row’

By Roseann Hughes A CAMPAIGN’S underway to help a Leeds asylum seeker who fears he will be killed if he is sent back to Africa.

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Commuters in Keighley confused over choice of Barnsley accent for bus announcements

Commuters in Keighley confused over choice of Barnsley accent for bus announcements

    By Katie Haseldine Commuters on a new ‘talking’ bus service in West Yorkshire are confused over the choice of accent which describes the route.

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Italian football boss calls for crisis meeting after World Cup failure

Italian football boss calls for crisis meeting after World Cup failure

By Ian Molyneaux ITALY FAILED to qualify for the World Cup final for the first time since 1958.   In a goalless draw with Sweden at the San Siro last night (Monday) the Italian team were unable to offer a reply to their 1-0 loss at the first leg in Stockholm. 

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  Struggling Swindon face Cardiff in a must win game for the hosts

  Struggling Swindon face Cardiff in a must win game for the hosts

By Billy Stephenson 10th placed Cardiff Ladies will be making the trip to bottom of the league Swindon Town Ladies Tuesday night in a hope to bounce back after two straight defeats. Swindon are currently without a win this season losing all of their games so far, including a 3-0 defeat last time out against Essex based C&K Basildon. Cardiff found […]

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PNE keen to hold on against Bolton Wanderers

PNE keen to hold on against Bolton Wanderers

By Kevin Butler Preston North End host Bolton Wanderers Friday night at Deepdale. The visitors, unbeaten in their last 5 games lifted themselves off the bottom of the Championship with a 2-1 victory over Norwich before the international break. Preston, have not won in six matches, drawing twice in the span. A win would momentarily lift the Lillywhite’s over Nottingham […]

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