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10 Point Plan To Turn Brexit Into A Business Opportunity
The Forum has today emailed George Osborne, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sajid Javid, Secretary of State for Business and Anna Soubry, Minister of State for Small Business, Industry and…
Mar
13
Flowers of the Dales Festival 2016
Mar
17
Exhibition of Wellcome Image Awards
Mar
25
"Shaping The Body: 400 years of food, fashion and life"
Apr
9
Rolling Stones - Exhibitionism
Apr
16
In Tandem - Exhibition of Paintings
Apr
20
The Government Inspector
Apr
29
No Quiet Place Exhibition
Apr
30
A Private Collection Revealed
May
20
"A Vision of Dimensions"
May
21
Silk paintings of Dales scenes by Christine Carradice
May
21
Life & Death brings back JORVIK Vikings!
May
28
1,000 strong collection of Teddy Bears
Jun
9
200 Years of Childhood at Hedon Museum
Jun
10
'Arte Libre' Exhibition
Jun
15
Barnbow Canaries by Alice Nutter
Jun
16
Yorkshire Festival 2016
Jun
17
Grassington Festival 2016
Jun
18
Kate Whiteford OBE - False Perspectives
Jun
20
Cats - The Musical
Jun
25
Noble Prospects: Capability Brown and the Yorkshire Landscape
Jun
25
The Fragile Moorland - Drawings & Paintings
Jun
28
Memory Lane Cafe - Knaresborough
Jun
28
Footloose - The Musical
Jun
29
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang - on tour
Jun
30
Overlooked - An Exhibition of the North York Moors
Jul
1
Open Studio - Hebden Bridge Arts Festival
Jul
1
Burton Agnes Jaz & Blues Festival
Jul
2
Horsforth Walk of Art
Jul
2
Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling
Jul
4
Brassed Off
Harrogate's Month-Long Festival Begins!
10 Point Plan To Turn Brexit Into A Business Opportunity
Let's Bring People Together Because Divided We Fall
First Fawn Of 2016 Arrives
FSB Sets Out Small Business Agenda For EU Negotiations
Jane Kite Profile
Minister Ellwood Statement On Bombing In Lebanon
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Minister Ellwood Statement On Bombing In Lebanon


Mr Ellwood said:

"I was horrified to hear of the bombings in Al Qaa, which I condemn totally. My thoughts are with the victims and their families. The United Kingdom remains determined as ever to…

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Mon 27th Jun, 2016 | 4:06pm

Planned Roadworks In Yorkshire And Humber: Monday 27 June - Sunday 3 July 2016


The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 24 June 2016 and could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen…

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Sat 25th Jun, 2016 | 1:14pm

PM Calls With President Obama And European Leaders: 24 June 2016


Prime Minister David Cameron spoke to President Barack Obama and a number of European leaders following the outcome of the EU referendum.

Following the PM's phone call with President Barack Obama,…

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Sat 25th Jun, 2016 | 9:18am

UK To Observe Silence To Mark 100 Years Since The Battle Of The Somme

photo - davidd
photo - davidd
The nation will fall silent for two minutes on 1 July to mark 100 years since the start of the Battle of the Somme

At 7:28am the UK will hold a national two minute silence to mark the moment the…

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Fri 24th Jun, 2016 | 4:22pm

Statement From Kris Hopkins MP Concerning The EU Referendum Result

Kris Hopkins MP
Kris Hopkins MP
The following statement has been issued by Keighley and Ilkley MP Kris Hopkins following the result of the referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union:

"A majority of those…

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Fri 24th Jun, 2016 | 1:19pm

Improved Road Surface Along The A19 In Thirsk


Contractors for Highways England will be resurfacing just over 2 miles of the A19 from Knayton to Nether Silton starting on Monday 27 June.

The work will be carried out overnight between 8pm and…

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Thu 23rd Jun, 2016 | 10:00pm

Peregrine Chicks Take To The Skies At Malham Cove


The two chicks of popular Malham peregrines have taken their first flights from the nest and are delighting visitors to the cove.

Staff and volunteers from the RSPB and the Yorkshire Dales…

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Thu 23rd Jun, 2016 | 10:00pm

Brownlees Back Bradford Bid

Brownlee Brothers
Brownlee Brothers
The world-beating Brownlee brothers are backing Bradford's bid to host the Great Exhibition of the North.

Champion triathletes Alistair and Jonny Brownlee spent their formative years in the city,…

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Thu 23rd Jun, 2016 | 2:56pm

John Healey On Tata Deal

John Healey MP
John Healey MP
Wentworth and Dearne MP John Healey has responded to news of separate deals on the table for South Yorkshire Specialty Steels.

"I've always been confident about the future of Tata's Speciality…

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Wed 22nd Jun, 2016 | 9:38am

Planned Roadworks In Yorkshire And Humber: Monday 20 June To Sunday 26 June 2016


The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 17 June 2016 and could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen…

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Tue 21st Jun, 2016 | 10:09am

Second EU Referendum?


In a last-ditch attempt to stop the UK leaving the EU, a petition has been registered on the Government's parliament.uk website calling on HM's Government to implement a new rule.

The proposed…

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Sat 25th Jun, 2016 | 7:06pm

What Influenced The Leave Vote?


The Eudecision.uk referendum questionnaire put together by JournoLInk, the small business online PR platform, which went viral and hit over 250,000 users as the polls closed at 10.00pm on the 23rd…

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Sat 25th Jun, 2016 | 9:49am

Improved Road Surface For Drivers On The A66 In North Yorkshire


Contractors for Highways England will be resurfacing around 3.5 miles of the A66 between the B6274 at Hartforth and where the A66 joins the A1 at Scotch Corner.

The work will be carried out in two…

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Fri 24th Jun, 2016 | 4:39pm

GMB Calls For Urgent Action To Protect Workplace Rights Post Brexit


GMB General Secretary Tim Roache called for urgent government action today to protect jobs in the wake of the Brexit vote, as well as an immediate commitment from government that it will act to…

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Fri 24th Jun, 2016 | 1:26pm

Richard Trinder
Boris Has His Way With The Public
By Richard Trinder
Editor

Cameron is going. Nigel Farage, Marine Le Pen (French far right), Geert Wilders (Dutch Far Right), Donald Trump and, allegedly, President Putin are all delighted. The FTSE 100 fell 500 points,…

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Fri 24th Jun, 2016 | 9:32am

Chain Bar To Be Reduced To One Lane For Emergency Water Repairs


Contractors for Yorkshire Water will be carrying out essential repairs to the water main which supplies water to 9,000 people in the surrounding area, from 8pm on Friday 24 June 2016 until 6am on…

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Thu 23rd Jun, 2016 | 10:00pm

Rare Dormice Return To Yorkshire Dales National Park

Dormouse - photo Richard White
Dormouse - photo Richard White
Wildlife charity People's Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) and the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority have today (Thursday 23 June) released 38 rare hazel dormice (Muscardinus…

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Thu 23rd Jun, 2016 | 7:37pm


Wed 22nd Jun, 2016

Dear Editor,

An Unhappy Reader

I stumbled across your site and thought Id found a local online paper which was going to represent Yorkshire folk - but unfortunately I found a British hating, biased view, heavily in favor of the…

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At the Apex of History: Why We Must Vote To Remain in the European Union

There's one thing the Remain and Leave campaigns agree upon; this vote is a turning point for Britain. A pivotal moment, the axis on which our future as a country will continue to spin.

Both…

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Wed 22nd Jun, 2016 | 9:07am

Finally An End To All Our Brexit Concerns: Yorkland!

Haggis Pudding - the national dish?
Haggis Pudding - the national dish?
If the worst comes to pass on Thursday and, against all advice, common sense and good old-fashioned decency, the UK votes to leave the EU, then - adopting the sonorous tones of Martin Luther King…

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Tue 21st Jun, 2016 | 9:37am

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