Post Tagged with: “West Yorkshire”

Leeds rugby club coaches beat Southgate to win coaching gong

Leeds rugby club coaches beat Southgate to win coaching gong

by James Fountain The coaches of Old Otliensians RFC in Otley have won the Great Coaching Moment of the Year prize at the 2018 UK Coaching Awards. The Leeds-based amateurs were chosen over Gareth Southgate, the England men’s football manager, and Tracey Neville, the England women’s netball coach. The trio of coaches – head coach Kris Stafford, 32, and his […]

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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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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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Special Christmas tree of wishes in Leeds could help boost bee population

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A DISPLAY of Christmas wishes in a Leeds shopping centre could end up helping the struggling bee population.

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Multi million pound investment on a hundred low emission buses in West Yorkshire

Leeds' three largest bus providers combine forces. 
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By Alex Worrall WEST YORKSHIRE’S three largest bus operators have announced that they have spent £23.5m on more than 100 low emission buses to improve air quality in the region – but councillors still say it is nowhere near enough.

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Leeds WinterFest returns for World Vegan Month

Leeds WinterFest invites visitors to sample a wide variety of ethical produce

By Polly Robinson ONE OF the UK’s biggest vegan festivals returns to Leeds this weekend. Leeds WinterFest takes place on November 26 in Leeds Town Hall and will celebrate all aspects of vegan life alongside World Vegan Month.

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Autumn burglary warning issued by West Yorkshire Police

Autumn burglary warning issued by West Yorkshire Police

By Georgi Cox A campaign is being launched by West Yorkshire Police to help prevent residents from becoming victims of burglary as the dark nights draw in.

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West Yorkshire Police step up cycling safety with Operation Safe Pass in Leeds

West Yorkshire Police step up cycling safety with Operation Safe Pass in Leeds

By Jack Goodman A NEW scheme has been unveiled in West Yorkshire today to protect cyclists. Operation Safe Pass involves plain clothed police officers on bicycles fitted with video cameras to identify motorists who fail to provide sufficient space when overtaking – and offer on the spot information to culprits. Gary Roper, Sergeant of the West Yorkshire Police Roads Policing […]

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Leeds has the luck of the Irish with huge celebration for St Patrick’s Day Parade

Leeds has the luck of the Irish with huge celebration for St Patrick’s Day Parade

By Lauren Entwistle MORE THAN 5,000 people poured into Millennium Square to celebrate the Leeds Irish community with the annual St Patrick’s Day Parade last Sunday.

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Brexit worries for traders at Horsforth farmers’ market as Theresa May given power to trigger Article 50

Brexit worries for traders at Horsforth farmers’ market as Theresa May given power to trigger Article 50

By Lauren Entwistle STALL-HOLDERS at Horsforth’s monthly farmers’ market say they are worried Brexit may harm their trade.

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