Post Tagged with: “Yorkshire”

VIDEO: Kids get creative in Leeds with a robot orchestra

VIDEO: Kids get creative in Leeds with a robot orchestra

Ordinary household toys were transformed into a robot orchestra by children who collaborated with theatre company Interplay, Armley, Leeds, on Thursday, July 24. Watch this report from Yorkshire Voice’s Alex Rhodes as he takes a look at what the process involved:

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VIDEO: Leeds Arena one year milestone

VIDEO: Leeds Arena one year milestone

Leeds’ First Direct Arena celebrated its first milestone yesterday, with the venue officially hosting concerts for one year since opening in 2013. Yorkshire Voice’s Gayathri Kanagasundaram was in Leeds, asking people what they thought about the venue, watch the video here:

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UPDATED: Police confirm missing woman has been found

Christina Anne Waters has been missing since 11am yesterday.

A 58-year-old woman who went missing on Monday in Harrogate has been found, police have confirmed. Good news. Christine Warters from Ripon has been found. Thank you all for your retweets. — NorthYorkshirePolice (@NYorksPolice) July 22, 2014 Christina Anne Waters, of Ripon, was last seen walking along the A61 in Harrogate at 11am before she went missing on Monday, July […]

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Kellingley Colliery employee buyout ‘shelved’

Kellingley Colliery employee buyout ‘shelved’

By Anders Anglesey A proposed employee buyout of one of the UK’s last remaining deep coal mines has been shelved the National Union of Miners has said. The NUM’s planned buyout of Kellingley Colliery, near Selby, was ditched after the union accused UK Coal of making unrealistic demands. Plans for a takeover would have seen miners invest £2,000 each to […]

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NEWS: Wed 23rd July

NEWS: Wed 23rd July

Today’s programme from the Yorkshire Voice TV studio includes stories on controversial Bradford MP David Ward who defends his tweets about the Gaza crisis, the uncertain future of Bradford International Film Festival and celebrations to mark Batman’s 75th birthday.

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NEWS BULLETIN: Weds 23rd July

NEWS BULLETIN: Weds 23rd July

All of the latest headlines from the newsroom.

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UPDATED: Next year’s Bradford International Film Festival officially cancelled

The National Media Museum in Bradford.

By Joseph Keith The Bradford International Film Festival will not be happening next year, according organisers of the event – who met last night to discuss its future. In an effort to invigorate the festival, organisers of the annual event have announced plans to re launch the event. The film festival, which has been part of the National Media Museum […]

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Watchdogs praise West Yorkshire Police

Watchdogs praise West Yorkshire Police

Police watchdogs have praised the West Yorkshire Police force for their understanding, restraint and spending efficiency, however force chiefs believe more severe financial challenges lie ahead. Roger Baker, HM Inspectorate of Constabulary for the Northern Region said the force suffered one of the harshest budget cuts of the all the UK’s forces but despite this, crime in the area has […]

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Hundreds attend Leeds rally to protest at BBC’s “lack of coverage” of Gaza conflict

Hundreds attend Leeds rally to protest at BBC’s “lack of coverage” of Gaza conflict

More than 300 people marched through Leeds city centre yesterday accusing the BBC of failing to broadcast in-depth coverage of the Palestinian crisis. Protesters gathered outside the BBC Leeds building in St Peter’s Square as part of a national demonstration. It follows the recent Israeli military offensive in Gaza, which has left over 500 Palestinians and 20 Israelis dead. Green […]

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NEWS BULLETIN: Thu 17th July

NEWS BULLETIN: Thu 17th July

In today’s bulletin a 21 year-old student and campaigner against honour attacks is celebrating her graduation. The RSPCA investigates a dog killing in Leeds and Brian Robinson is recovering in hospital after a cycling accident in Thornhill Lees.  

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