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Parents in Horsforth encouraged to take children to visit pensioners over the festive period

Parents in Horsforth encouraged to take children to visit pensioners over the festive period

By Lewis Oldham A Horsforth dad has spoken about how important it is to bring the younger generation and pensioners together over Christmas. Danny Bowley regularly takes his daughter, Imogen, to sessions set up under a new Horsforth scheme that encourages parents to take their children to visit residents in old people’s homes. He spoke of how rewarding it is […]

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Mental health problems highest among education workers, says Union

Mental health problems highest among education workers, says Union

By James Fountain The country’s main teaching union is calling on the government to tackle unprecedented levels of mental health problems in education. Andrew Morris, assistant general secretary of the National Education Union told Yorkshire Voice: “Education workers have the highest rates of work related stress, depression and anxiety. “80% of NEU members say their working hours have increased in […]

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Leeds number one Trip Advisor food van to open store 

Leeds number one Trip Advisor food van to open store 

By Elisha Atkinson On Thursday 29th November Falafel Guys in Leeds will open a permanent restaurant shop at new food court venue Assembly Underground.   The food truck has secured its number one position on Trip Advisor for 15 months.  Callum Fletcher, who works at Falafel Guys said: “I think it’s because we are constantly using the best products by far, and the home feel […]

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War Horse: The story in concert at Leeds Town Hall

War Horse: The story in concert at Leeds Town Hall

By Colin Petch Sunday November 25 saw the story of Joey – one of WW1’s most famous horses – told in a powerful and moving musical concert at Leeds Town Hall. Author Michael Morpurgo re-imagined his 1982 book about a Devon Horse that goes off to war, alongside actor Juliet Stevenson, the Orchestra of Opera North and St Peters Singers, […]

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In search of salmon: Bradford refugees witness a different kind of migration

In search of salmon: Bradford refugees witness a different kind of migration

By Colin Petch At this time of year, millions of salmon are making their way back up our rivers and streams – to the place they were born – ready to spawn the next generation of fish. In our part of the world, environmental charity is running a series of events to (hopefully) give community groups and members of the […]

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Yorkshire schoolgirl wins ‘create your own Fiat 500’ competition

A 9-year-old schoolgirl from High Bank junior, infant and nursery school with her design.

  By Kamile Banyte. A 9-year-old schoolgirl from Liversedge has beaten over 400 entries to win a competition to design a Fiat 500. The Stoneacre motor group, Bradford Road, Cleckheaton asked four local schools to participate in their first ‘create your own Fiat 500’ competition. The children received a Fiat 500 template and had a month to submit their creative […]

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Emery progressing well since Wenger’s departure

Doubts over Leicester City's title credentials creep back in as they lose 2-1 to Arsenal in February

By Tom Manley Arsenal have made a strong start to the season under new boss Unai Emery who replaced the beloved Arsene Wenger in the summer. It was a roller coaster final season for Arsene which saw his side get to the Carabao Cup final and the Europa League semi finals, however the Gunners were defeated in both of these […]

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Gary Ballance is the key to England success

England in action against New Zealand in 2004

By Max Hunter Since Jonathan Trott’s retirement from international cricket back in 2015 England have struggled to find a reliable number three batsman. During that time England have tried with seven different players and yet to find luck. Looking at the statistics of all the players Yorkshire’s Gary Ballance comes out on top. After Trott’s retirement the cricket world presumed […]

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How have mid-season international breaks affected Premier League clubs in 2018?

How have mid-season international breaks affected Premier League clubs in 2018?

By Sam Bannister Embed from Getty Images With no Premier League football taking place over the weekend due to the international break, managers across the country will be worrying about the amount of gametime their players are getting. Managers have long complained about the excessive schedule facing their players in the modern era, with players jetting off for international duty […]

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How to Win the NBA MVP Award

How to Win the NBA MVP Award

By Will Hopper When it comes to winning the NBA’s Most Valuable Player (MVP) award, over the last ten years we can see that only three statistics matter; points scored, games played and total wins. Six players have taken home the Maurice Podoloff Trophy since 2008. LeBron James has won the award four times, Stephen Curry twice and Derrick Rose, […]

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