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Commissioner's concerns for female Conservative politicians

A TORY police commissioner has raised concerns over her local party’s treatment of female politicians after failing to win automatic reselection for the £74,400 salary role.

North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Julia Mulligan said she had made “a big

today 11:41
Police launch search for van driver acting suspiciously in York

POLICE are investigating a van driver who was reportedly acting in a suspicious manner around York.

However, North Yorkshire Police are urging people to only call with genuine sightings and not report social media speculation.

A force spokesperson said: "We've had a large

today 11:08
Lifetime honour for auctioneer

JEREMY Eaton. auctioneer and general manager of Skipton-based Craven Cattle Marts has been honoured with a lifetime achievement award by the Northern Region of the National Sheep Association (NSA).

The TI Allinson Memorial Award was presented by retiring NSA Northern Region chairman

today 06:56
Jess, from Darlington RFC, is climbing Mount Everest to play the highest-ever game of rugby

A WOMEN'S rugby player will be taking her sport to new heights as she prepares to climb Mount Everest in a world record attempt.

Jess Cheesman, 40, from Scotch Corner, is a director at Darlington RFC and has played for the club since the age of 18.

She has also represented

today 05:53
Middlesbrough chainsaw vandal hit with £1,000 bill

A VANDAL who attacked a tree with a chainsaw has been left with a hefty compensation bill.

Officers from Middlesbrough Council’s Streetscene Services department were called out to Linthorpe Road in the early hours of October 9 following reports of damage to a tree.

yesterday 17:50
Tiny Blakey turns blue after being found in Stockton depot

THE mewls of a lost kitten were all that saved tiny Blakey from certain death after he found his way into a bus depot.

Staff at the Portrack Lane Stagecoach depot in Stockton, Teesside, heard meowing from inside a pillar of the depot's bus wash area and managed to

yesterday 16:47
Dad's turn to taste victory in Jack Frost Stages Rally at Croft

THREE years on from son Guy winning the Darlington & DMC-organised Jack Frost Stages Rally at Croft Circuit, this time it was the turn of his dad Peter Smith to claim the honours following a titanic scrap throughout the day writes Larry Carter.

Along with co-driver Patrick Walsh

yesterday 14:41
Visit from celebrated illustrator Nick Sharratt to Durham's Gala Theatre sparks creative competition

A VISIT from a celebrated illustrator has inspired young creatives to get drawing.

In anticipation of illustrator Nick Sharratt’s appearance at Durham’s Gala Theatre earlier this week, Durham County Council libraries ran a competition to encourage young creatives to draw

yesterday 14:41
Thirsk Hockey Club: Ladies 2nd v Wakefield Wanderers

AFTER last week excellent result, Thirsk started the match with the same line up.

Thirsk were slow to start however with Wakefield the first to attack but the defence of Molly, Oona, Lynne and Hannah were too strong for the Wakefield attack throughout the match. The ball was quickly

yesterday 14:08
Shock defeat for Northallerton against bottom of league Old Otliensians

NORTHALLERTON first team suffered a shock defeat to bottom of the league Old Otliensians by a close score of 22-20.

As expected the home team raised their game for the visit of last seasons fellow promotees from Yorkshire 3.

Northallerton however were unable to match the

yesterday 13:05
UK will impose food tariffs on imports if no-deal Brexit occurs

ENVIRONMENT Secretary Michael Gove has said the Government will impose tariffs on food imports if a no-deal Brexit occurs.

Addressing the annual NFU conference on Tuesday he said the full details should be announced in the next few days.

Mr Gove said the Government was

yesterday 07:50
Bagby Airfield revamp proposal passed

SUPPORTERS of an airfield which has been embroiled in a row over noise for the last decade are celebrating after plans to transform the venue were approved.

Hambleton District Council’s planning committee approved the fourth set of proposals to revamp Bagby Airfield, south of

yesterday 05:14
Talented young design engineers in the national finals of Land Rover challenge

A TEAM of students have won a place at the Land Rover 4x4 in Schools national finals with a miniature, radio-controlled vehicle they have designed and built.

The four students from Hummersknott Academy achieved success at the North East Regional Finals of the education challenge

2019-02-21 07:35
Pay rise councillors in North Yorkshire face 'snouts in trough' claim

COUNCILLORS have been warned they look like their “snouts are in troughs” ahead of approving an increase in their own allowances despite the authority needing to make £14m of further cuts.

North Yorkshire County councillors passed a recommendation by an independent

2019-02-20 22:41
Parking reassurance over Northallerton development

COUNCIL leaders have moved to reassure residents over the future of a town centre car park amid fears traffic chaos could return to Northallerton.

The Crosby Road car park in the heart of the town is being leased off by Hambleton District Council as part of the major treadmills

2019-02-20 09:32
Concerns over North Yorkshire Tory meeting invitations

CONSERVATIVE Party members have expressed concern over a blunder on invitations to a key meeting, saying it could lead to members being 25 miles away at the time of a crucial vote.

The inclusion of an incorrect postcode on the invitation to attend a meeting to consider readopting

2019-02-20 07:26
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MPs will kill off prospect of no-deal Brexit next week, says Sir Vince Cable

MPs will “kill off” any prospect of a no-deal Brexit in crucial House of Commons votes next week, the Liberal Democrat leader has predicted.

Sir Vince Cable said he believed there was now a “sufficient number” of members opposed to  remove this as a

today 18:29
MPs will kill off prospect of no-deal Brexit next week, says Sir Vince Cable

MPs will “kill off” any prospect of a no-deal Brexit in crucial House of Commons votes next week, the Liberal Democrat leader has predicted.

Sir Vince Cable said he believed there was now a “sufficient number” of members opposed to  remove this as a

today 18:29
Place in hell for those who call for border poll without a plan, says Eastwood

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood has said there would be a special place in hell for those who call for a referendum on Irish unity without a plan.

Mr Eastwood said a border poll should not be held until work to build a new and reconciled Ireland was completed.

Sinn Fein has

today 18:29
Police force discriminated against white heterosexual male, tribunal rules

A police force which rejected a potential star recruit because he is a white heterosexual male has been found guilty of discrimination.

Matthew Furlong, 25, whose father is a serving detective inspector in Cheshire Police, had hoped to follow in his footsteps when he applied to join

today 18:29
Tommy Robinson urges supporters to cancel TV licences in protest against BBC

Controversial activist Tommy Robinson called on supporters to cancel their TV licences as thousands gathered outside BBC headquarters for a demonstration.

The former English Defence League leader, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, held the protest to screen the film

today 18:29
UK basks in above-average temperatures as mild weather continues

Parts of the UK have been enjoying above-average temperatures which are expected to last into next week.

An unseasonably mild 17.6C was recorded in London on Saturday, while the Met Office believes Friday into Saturday was likely one of the warmest February nights on record with

today 18:29
Mercurial Messi scores his 50th treble as Barcelona cement LaLiga top spot

Lionel Messi scored the 50th hat-trick of his career as Barcelona twice came from behind to defeat Sevilla 4-2 in LaLiga.

Messi’s goalscoring love affair with Sevilla continued at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium as he has now scored more goals against them than any

today 18:29
Wood hopes to have earned his England place with or without Archer

Mark Wood is not letting the constant speculation about Jofra Archer keep him up at night but admits the Sussex paceman will be a “world class” option for England.

Archer’s imminent availability has loomed large over the ongoing tour of the Caribbean, not only

today 18:29
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today 18:29 MPs will kill off prospect of no-deal Brexit next week, says Sir Vince Cable
today 18:29 MPs will kill off prospect of no-deal Brexit next week, says Sir Vince Cable
today 18:29 Place in hell for those who call for border poll without a plan, says Eastwood
today 18:29 Police force discriminated against white heterosexual male, tribunal rules
today 18:29 Tommy Robinson urges supporters to cancel TV licences in protest against BBC
today 18:29 UK basks in above-average temperatures as mild weather continues
today 18:29 Mercurial Messi scores his 50th treble as Barcelona cement LaLiga top spot
today 18:29 Wood hopes to have earned his England place with or without Archer
today 18:29 Proud Cushing hails character of City players after penalty shoot-out triumph
today 18:29 Kovac acknowledges Bayern had to work hard to hurt Hertha
today 18:29 Magical Messi and his hat-trick heroics
today 18:29 Benitez issues stark warning for Almiron after impressive home debut
today 18:29 Gregor Townsend calls for drastic improvements from Scotland
today 17:59 French yellow vest protesters seek momentum on 15th week
today 17:59 Man found with head injuries outside petrol station
today 17:59 MPs will kill off prospect of no-deal Brexit next week, says Sir Vince Cable
today 17:59 MPs will kill off prospect of no-deal Brexit next week, says Sir Vince Cable
today 17:59 Place in hell for those who call for border poll without a plan, says Eastwood
today 17:59 Police force discriminated against white heterosexual male, tribunal rules
today 17:59 Police force discriminated against white heterosexual male, tribunal rules
today 17:59 Easy for Newcastle as Huddersfield’s nightmare season continues
today 17:59 King misses late penalty as Bournemouth and Wolves share spoils
today 17:59 Mercurial Messi scores his 50th treble as Barcelona cement LaLiga top spot
today 17:59 Wood hopes to have earned his England place with or without Archer
today 17:59 Proud Cushing hails character of City players after penalty shoot-out triumph
today 17:59 Kovac acknowledges Bayern had to work hard to hurt Hertha
today 17:59 'Firearm' used in shop robbery in Middlesbrough
today 17:59 Investigation launch after man's sudden death in Harrogate
today 17:59 Abduction claim ruled out following police investigation in York
today 17:59 Abduction claim ruled out following police investigation in York
today 17:26 Three charged after death of man in North Lanarkshire
today 17:26 French yellow vest protesters seek momentum on 15th week
today 17:26 Man found with head injuries outside petrol station
today 17:26 Exeter back at the summit with win over Newcastle
today 17:26 Bayern Munich move level on points with Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund
today 17:26 Easy for Newcastle as Huddersfield’s nightmare season continues
today 17:26 King misses late penalty as Bournemouth and Wolves share spoils
today 16:57 Hundreds join march calling for justice over women’s pensions
today 16:57 Hundreds join march calling for justice over women’s pensions
today 16:57 Fugitive Mark Acklom in court on fraud charges after extradition to UK
today 16:57 Three charged after death of man in North Lanarkshire
today 16:56 De Klerk inspires Sharks against Wasps
today 16:56 Mike Brown scores record-equalling try for Harlequins in win over Bristol
today 16:56 France beat Scotland to secure first win of Guinness Six Nations
today 16:56 Pochettino blames disappointment of defeat for heated referee exchange
today 16:56 Exeter back at the summit with win over Newcastle
today 16:56 Bayern Munich move level on points with Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund
today 16:23 Eleven-car crash on major city motorway leaves two people injured
today 16:23 Hundreds join march calling for justice over women’s pensions
today 16:23 Fugitive Mark Acklom in court on fraud charges after extradition to UK
Latest news from Great Britain
today 18:14 Hunt for Samurai sword killers who stabbed teenager to death
today 18:14 Defenceless pensioner, 78, knocked unconscious by robbers in his own home
today 18:14 Prisoner escapes on motorway while being transferred between jails
today 18:14 Stephen Lawrence’s dad fears street violence is now worse than when his son was killed
today 18:14 Seething fisherman begs UK to complete Brexit NOW - 'Don't want EU to ORDER me around!'
today 18:14 Princess Eugenie’s wedding vow REVEALED: Royal's thoughtful pledge to 'inspire' change
today 18:14 Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo carries first passenger 55 MILES above Earth
today 18:14 Cystic fibrosis storm: Professor slams drug giant 'for holding sick children to ransom'
today 18:14 CRISPR genetically-modified girls ‘given ENHANCED brains’, warn scientists
today 18:14 Meghan Markle Morocco: Is pregnant Meghan safe to get traditional Moroccan henna tattoo?
today 18:14 Tom Jones wife: The everlasting romance that left him heartbroken
today 18:14 will.i.am health update: The singer has this health issue - is there a cure?
today 18:14 Royal FEUD: How Princess Diana’s ‘glamorous web GRATED against Prince Edward'
today 18:14 Man child or paedophile? The $100m battle over Michael Jackson’s reputation
today 18:14 Star Wars 9 title and can Episode IX 'FIX' The Last Jedi fan backlash? JJ Abrams says THIS
today 18:14 Holly Willoughby: Dancing On Ice host returns to Instagram with rare family insight
today 18:14 Yellow Vest protesters mark 15th weekend of RAGE against Macron with FIVE Paris protests
today 18:14 Meg's jet-set party mocks her causes, says CAROLE MALONE
today 18:05 Sorry Hull City thumped by Brentford - the 30-second verdict
today 18:05 Sorry Hull City thumped by Brentford - the 30-second verdict
today 18:05 Hull KR coach Tim Sheens blasts side for 'stopping playing' during Salford Red Devils loss
today 18:05 Hull KR coach Tim Sheens blasts side for 'stopping playing' during Salford Red Devils loss
today 18:05 George Long the best of a bad bunch as Hull City are hammered - player ratings
today 18:05 George Long the best of a bad bunch as Hull City are hammered - player ratings
today 18:05 Nigel Adkins laments soft goals as Hull City drop to damaging defeat at Brentford
today 18:05 Nigel Adkins laments soft goals as Hull City drop to damaging defeat at Brentford
today 18:05 Blondes vegan café hits back as woman brands window display 'swearing, offensive propaganda'
today 18:05 Blondes vegan café hits back as woman brands window display 'swearing, offensive propaganda'
today 17:44 Man United's David De Gea leads tributes after footballer aged 18 dies of liver cancer
today 17:44 Mum jailed for life after tiny baby left to rot to death in maggot-infested swing
today 17:44 Queen’s ‘tour from HELL' to Morocco made her ‘VERY angry'
today 17:44 Conor McGregor teammate slams ‘rat’ opponent for training with Khabib – ‘I’ll kill him’
today 17:44 ‘I died’ Nick Blackwell on head injuries after Chris Eubank Jr fight ahead of DeGale bout
today 17:44 Woman dangled by HAIR from tower block moments before plunging to death
today 17:11 Wales 3-10 England Six Nations LIVE: Tom Curry gets the first try of the match for England
today 17:11 Royal Mail stamp price blunder: Bosses apologise after raising price ABOVE cap
today 17:11 Experts warn of growing health risk from plastic
today 17:11 Royal wedding 2019: Will Lady Gabriella Windsor take up royal duties after her wedding?
today 17:11 Workin' Moms season 4: Will there be another series?
today 17:11 Toyota: The clever Corolla returns
today 17:11 Al-Qaeda armed with US WEAPONS: Fears Bin Laden's terrorists using weapons from Washington
today 17:11 Tom Jones health update: The Welsh singer had a hip replacement - how long is recovery?
today 17:11 Gemma Atkinson Instagram: ‘You lied to me’ Strictly star speaks out against co-star
today 17:11 British Ambassador ON THE SPOT over UK-Canada trade – 'Do you take us for GRANTED?'
today 17:11 Queen’s praise for sacrifice of UK’s dedicated Army chaplains
today 17:02 Gemma Collins set to return to Dancing On Ice after dramatic exit
today 17:02 The demolition of landmark Isis Oil Mill in Hull has begun
today 17:02 The demolition of landmark Isis Oil Mill in Hull has begun
today 17:02 Amazing moment Hull KR crowd erupts in unity for same sex couple after hate letter
today 17:02 Amazing moment Hull KR crowd erupts in unity for same sex couple after hate letter
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