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Growing numbers of callers to Loan Charge Action Group helpline are feeling suicidal, say campaigners

The new helpline is manned by volunteers who oppose the loan charge, a controversial Government policy which has left workers with modest incomes facing large, unexpected tax bills. According to data collected by campaigners, 27 callers to the helpline referenced suicidal thoughts between

today 17:14
HS2 review will look at "whether and how" it should proceed, says Transport Secretary Grant Shapps

A Government review into the controversial HS2 rail project will consider "whether and how [it] should proceed", Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has revealed.

Mr Grant Shapps today published the terms of reference and timetable for the Government-commissioned independent review of the

today 11:59
Northern leaders launch £700m funding bid to upgrade region's neglected roads

Transport for the North wants a £700m government investment in the region’s roads over the next five years, claiming the economy has been held back by slow journeys and poor reliability for too long.

A bid for a share of the National Roads Fund is aimed at unlocking economic

today 06:44
Yorkshire mothers launch start-up to keep babies snug on car journeys

A Yorkshire-based baby accessories startup, Kura Organics, has launched a sustainably designed car seat wrap for babies.

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>Big four supermarkets suffer sales hit >The benefits of fibre broadband explained The entrepreneurs behind The Wrap say it is a fashionable,

today 05:41
Sister's emotional plea to find brother who disappeared after visiting Yorkshire beauty spot

A sister has made an emotional plea to find her brother who mysteriously vanished after visiting a Yorkshire beauty spot.

Simon Hodgson-Greaves was reported missing back in December 2013 after a member of the public became worried after finding his camper van parked at Bempton Cliffs in

yesterday 18:08
21-year-old sleepwalker found not guilty of sex attack on friend's girlfriend due to his 'sleep disorder'

A 21-year-old man with a history of sleepwalking has been told he may need treatment after a jury found he was asleep when he sexually assaulted his friend's girlfriend.

Dale Kelly was found not guilty by reason of insanity of sexual assault by penetration after he sleepwalked into the

yesterday 17:05
'I wish I had never set foot in that water park' - Yorkshire woman severed artery after horror water slide accident in Bulgaria

A Yorkshire woman severed an artery and suffered severe blood loss after a horror water slide accident in Bulgaria.

Jade Graves was holidaying in Nessebar with her family last year when she visited Aqua Paradise Water Park on July 25, 2018.

She decided to go on the 'Space Jam' - a

yesterday 12:53
Special educational needs children "forced out of mainstream education" across Yorkshire

The number of children with special educational needs (SEN) in mainstream education has fallen in the county since 2012, while the number attending special schools has risen by almost a third, analysis by JPIMedia shows.

In 2012, the proportion of children with SEN in Yorkshire’s

yesterday 08:41
Special educational needs children "forced out of mainstream education" across Yorkshire

The number of children with special educational needs (SEN) in mainstream education has fallen in the county since 2012, while the number attending special schools has risen by almost a third, analysis by JPIMedia shows.

In 2012, the proportion of children with SEN in Yorkshire’s

yesterday 06:35
Yorkshire father's hidden battle as he reached depth's of despair after heart attack

He had a heart attack at the age of 28, developing an abnormal heart rhythm as a result. The hidden toll it has taken on his mental health has haunted him for over three decades.

Speaking out today as he backs a campaign for support, the father-of-two says there are so many people facing

2019-08-19 19:59
Why Harrogate wants no more cycling after UCI World Championships – Yorkshire Post letters

From: Coun Nick Brown (Con), Bishop Monkton and Newby ward, Harrogate Borough Council.

WHILE I know that cycling is good for you, on a personal health basis, it is certainly not for everyone in the Borough of Harrogate. What is important, however, is that we have a vibrant economy and good

2019-08-19 18:56
Break your routine and enjoy ‘hidden gems’ of Yorkshire if tourism and shops to prosper – Susan Briggs

I’D hazard a guess that most readers of this newspaper are proud of their connections to Yorkshire. We share a love of our gorgeous county and think we know it pretty well. We want to back local businesses.

That’s the theory, but I think the reality might be a little different.

2019-08-19 14:44
Exclusive: Opinion divided in Yorkshire over whether UK will meet Boris Johnson's 'do or die' Brexit deadline

Less than half of the Yorkshire population are confident the UK will leave the European Union by Boris Johnson's "do or die" Brexit deadline of October 31.

New polling shows that only 15 per cent of people in the region are "very confident" that Brexit will take place on the date promised

2019-08-19 08:26
'It has been a year of complete heartbreak and we need justice for Kav' say family of 21-year-old stabbed to death

The heartbroken family of a 21-year-old Sheffield man have paid an emotional tribute to him on the one year anniversary of his death.

Kavan Brissett was found critically injured in Langsett Walk, Sheffield after being stabbed on the evening of Tuesday, August 14, 2018.

He tragically

2019-08-18 14:35
Tragedy as Batley Bulldogs newcomer Archie Bruce found dead in hotel bedroom

Tributes have been paid to a young Rugby League played who has been found dead in a hotel bedroom in France.

Archie Bruce was in Toulouse, France, playing his debut match against the local team on Saturday.

The 20-year-old was found dead in the early hours of Sunday morning.

A

2019-08-18 12:29
Yorkshire poll shows 43% of region thinks neither Boris Johnson or Jeremy Corbyn would act in their best interests

Polling published today in The Yorkshire Post shows that Tory Mr Johnson is trusted by more people to act in the best interests of Yorkshire than Mr Corbyn, despite Labour looking likely to get more votes than the Conservatives across the region.

Some 27 per cent of the 1,010 people in

2019-08-18 09:20
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Summit to call for Northern Powerhouse boost

The Convention of the North is set to attract hundreds to discuss how the region can fulfil its potentially transformational role in the future of the UK.

The event is at Magna on September 13.

It is backed by NP11 - a group of n    orthern Local Enterprise chairs - and government

today 17:14
Leeds named as best place in the UK to start a business, here's why

Based on research spanning three years Leeds was ranked as the best venue to launch a company due to its affodability and skill set.

The research looked at a range of factors including start-up costs, talent pool size, broadband quality and rent costs when seeking to reveal which cities

today 17:14
Former Chancellor Ken Clarke should have become Prime Minister – Yorkshire Post letters

From: Nigel Boddy, Fife Road, Darlington.

From: Nigel Boddy, Fife Road, Darlington.

THE Conservative Party has now lost – or failed to win outright – five of the last six general elections. This is an astonishing statistic for them.

They kept faith with John Major in 1997

today 17:14
Film based on Ripon-born Naomi Jacob novel Antonia in the works - and a Downton Abbey tip-off brought it to Yorkshire

Tiggy Walker talks about Antonia - the central character of Ripon-born Naomi Jacob's 1954 novel of the same name - as though she really existed.

"To me, she is a real person," the author and advertising veteran told The Yorkshire Post.

It is this strong connection with the character

today 17:14
Key lessons for Education Secretary Gavin Williamson over skills – The Yorkshire Post says

IT is noteworthy that Cabinet Minister Gavin Williamson recognises the importance of the links being forged by major manufacturers and schools in this region.

Born in Scarborough before going to university in Bradford, he is just the second Education Secretary – after Rotherham’s

today 17:14
Yorkshire campaign group urges Network Rail to "reap benefits" of electrification across trans-Pennine route

Rail bosses behind the £2.9bn upgrade of the trans-Pennine line have been urged by campaigners to "reap the benefits" of electrification across the vital route between York and Manchester.

Network Rail announced this week that the railway between Huddersfield and south Dewsbury

today 17:14
An abandoned 17th-century Yorkshire Dales farm with a fascinating history has been given protected status

The abandoned farmstead near Low Row in Upper Swaledale is a relic of a vanished way of life.

According to the National Park Authority's building conservation officer Peter Reynolds, it 'encapsulates centuries of history and tradition in Swaledale like no other site'.

The site has

today 17:14
Five-time cancer survivor is winning race to inspire others

David Fletcher may have battled cancer five times but it’s not holding him back. He has just been crowned European duathlon champion, reports
Catherine Scott.

David Fletcher is an inspiration. Not only has the 41-year-old father of one battled cancer five times, he has just

today 17:14
Latest news from Leeds
today 17:14 Summit to call for Northern Powerhouse boost
today 17:14 Leeds named as best place in the UK to start a business, here's why
today 17:14 Former Chancellor Ken Clarke should have become Prime Minister – Yorkshire Post letters
today 17:14 Film based on Ripon-born Naomi Jacob novel Antonia in the works - and a Downton Abbey tip-off brought it to Yorkshire
today 17:14 Key lessons for Education Secretary Gavin Williamson over skills – The Yorkshire Post says
today 17:14 Yorkshire campaign group urges Network Rail to "reap benefits" of electrification across trans-Pennine route
today 17:14 An abandoned 17th-century Yorkshire Dales farm with a fascinating history has been given protected status
today 17:14 Five-time cancer survivor is winning race to inspire others
today 17:14 Lester Piggott honoured by York statue tribute on day one of Ebor festival
today 17:14 Growing numbers of callers to Loan Charge Action Group helpline are feeling suicidal, say campaigners
today 15:44 Illegal driving instructors are conning students – here’s how to check if your teacher is a fraud
today 15:44 The new Audi RS6 Avant is a 592bhp hybrid monster
today 15:08 Illegal driving instructors are conning students – here’s how to check if your teacher is a fraud
today 15:08 The new Audi RS6 Avant is a 592bhp hybrid monster
today 15:08 HS2 review will look at "whether and how" it should proceed, says Transport Secretary Grant Shapps
today 14:05 West Yorkshire woman who died riding pillion in motorbike crash is named
today 13:02 'I wish I had never set foot in that water park' - Yorkshire woman severed artery after horror water slide accident in Bulgaria
today 13:02 Sheffield Wednesday boo-boys urged to lay off Morgan Fox by caretaker manager Lee Bullen
today 11:59 Sheffield Wednesday caretaker boss Lee Bullen is "living the dream" and refusing to get side-tracked by talk of landing permanent role
today 11:59 Pricey Yorkshire coastal cannibals were once preserve of the poor - Roger Ratcliffe
today 11:59 Beckie Hart of the CBI: Why Boris Johnson must honour his pledges over digital connectivity in the North
today 11:59 Exclusive: How jockey Jonjo O’Neill, trainer Peter Easterby and racehorse Sea Pigeon beat the odds and medics to win the Ebor at York 40 years ago
today 11:59 The £5bn council and social care shortfall that matters more to many than Brexit – The Yorkshire Post says
today 11:59 Five ways to boost transport investment across Northern Powerhouse – Arianna Giovannini
today 11:59 Yorkshire graveyard offering 'Tragic Deaths Tour' revealing the scandal and bigamy of people buried there
today 11:59 HS2 review will look at "whether and how" it should proceed, says Transport Secretary Grant Shapps
today 09:53 Defence secretary Ben Wallace to look into concerns over Cobham takeover
today 09:53 This is how much UK tech companies have secured in investment so far in 2019
today 07:47 Racing’s ‘fab four’ and Frankie Dettori head to York for Ebor festival – The Yorkshire Post says
today 06:44 Racing’s ‘fab four’ head to York for Ebor festival – The Yorkshire Post says
today 06:44 TransPennine Express condemn Scarborough passengers to more rail misery - Yorkshire Post letters
today 06:44 'Skilled workforce will be key in wake of Brexit', says new Education Secretary
today 06:44 Reverse of the 'brain drain' as more people move to Yorkshire to boost skills in manufacturing, says new Education Secretary
today 06:44 The secret castles hidden away on the Harewood estate in Yorkshire
today 06:44 'Urgent woodland creation can boost job prospects in Yorkshire's rural communities'
today 06:44 Northern leaders launch £700m funding bid to upgrade region's neglected roads
today 05:41 Leeds United could pay 'added costs' for attacker, Ex-Middlesbrough boss eager to hold Huddersfield talks, Sheffield Wednesday star considers future - Championship transfer gossip
today 05:41 West Yorkshire manufacturer under new ownership after MBO
today 05:41 Yorkshire mothers launch start-up to keep babies snug on car journeys
today 00:26 Leeds United could pay 'added costs' for attacker, Ex-Middlesbrough boss eager to hold Huddersfield talks, Sheffield Wednesday star considers future - Championship transfer gossip
today 23:23 Middlesbrough 1 Wigan Athletic 0: Britt Assombalonga on target as Jonathan Woodgate celebrates first win
today 23:23 Stevenage 0 Bradford City 1: Soares own goal ensures Bantams net back-to-back wins
today 23:23 Cardiff City v Huddersfield Town: Tommy Elphick eyes Terriers response after Jan Siewert exit
today 23:23 Leeds United v Brentford: Pontus Jansson deserves ‘the right reception’ on return to Elland Road tonight
today 23:23 Yorkshire bowlers need six wickets to claim victory at Scarborough
today 23:23 Birmingham City 2 Barnsley 0: Tykes taking time to adjust to life in Championship
today 23:23 Hull City 0 Blackburn 1: Life is not dull for Grant McCann’s Tigers
today 23:23 Sheffield Wednesday 1 Luton Town 0: Kadeem Harris puts Owls on top of Championship
today 22:20 A vision for a joined-up NHS which puts common sense care first to ease burden on A&E hospitals – Neil McNicholas
today 22:20 Time to hail revival of Halifax and The Piece Hall – Yorkshire Post letters
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today 17:47 Caroline Lucas’s Diary: Women against a no-deal Brexit, luring swifts to my garden and wishing Greta well
today 17:47 What Boris Johnson and the Brexiteers get wrong about the backstop
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today 17:47 Linden Homes faces angry backlash from furious Hessle residents who say estate 'looks like s***'
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today 17:29 Italy crisis: Salvini government would deliver ‘fatal blow’ to the eurozone says EU expert
today 17:29 Chief Remoaner Tony Blair to blame for lack of deal with EU says Tory MEP Daniel Hannan
today 17:29 Boris Johnson and Merkel in frosty meeting – Chancellor sits in silence during welcome
today 17:26 Venezuela's Maduro says high-level talks with US have been held for months
today 17:26 Government's HS2 review is a ‘golden opportunity’ to boost Scotland's economy, union leader says
today 17:26 Safety failings and violence soars at one of the country's oldest prisons
today 16:56 Budge on Brexit, Johnson to tell Merkel in Berlin
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today 16:44 Heartbroken owner reveals shocking state of 'dreadlocked and starving' dog locked up for two days
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