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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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World’s largest stained glass window returns to York Minster

World’s largest stained glass window returns to York Minster

By Anders Anglesey York Minster is welcoming the return parts of the world’s largest expansive medieval stained glass window today after it had been taken down for preservation work. The 600-year-old East Window was removed in 2008 in an effort to preserve the historically significant artwork. Restoration each of the 108 panels required hours of dedication to bring back to […]

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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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NEWS BULLETIN: Wed, July 30

NEWS BULLETIN: Wed, July 30

Watch a roundup of today’s news in brief from the Yorkshire Voice newsroom, presented by Ailsa Rochester on Wednesday, July 30.

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NEWS BULLETIN: Tue, July 29

NEWS BULLETIN: Tue, July 29

A roundup of today’s headlines from the Yorkshire Voice newsroom on Tuesday, July 29.

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VIDEO: A look through the ropes at Leeds wrestlers training

VIDEO: A look through the ropes at Leeds wrestlers training

Grapple Wrestling at Leeds Cage, Kirkstall Rd, is home to more than 15 professional wrestlers – who put on suplex-inspired shows for their fans. The wrestling company also hosts fitness sessions three times a week, for aspiring no-holds-barred athletes.

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VIDEO: Residents’ reaction to Keighley near-death water incident

VIDEO: Residents’ reaction to Keighley near-death water incident

Following the Yorkshire Ambulance Service’s warning on Friday (July 25) about open water swimming dangers, an eight-year-old almost died playing in a waterfall in Keighley. Russell Truran was at Tinker Bridge, in Keighley, where children were still playing in the same waterfall – just one day after.

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NEWS BULLETIN: Mon, July 28

NEWS BULLETIN: Mon, July 28

A look at today’s headlines from the Yorkshire Voice newsroom on Monday, July 28.

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