Category: Yorkshire

Another Brexit go slow protest planned for Yorkshire today

Lorry drivers are planning to cause chaos on the M62 near Leeds today[1] with a go-slow protest – and a similar demonstration is also set to go ahead on the M1 and A1(M)[2] in Yorkshire.
The Yorkshire Brexit Action Group has announced the plans on its …

M1 closed southbound, M62, Leeds and Bradford live traffic updates plus West Yorkshire breaking news

West Yorkshire Chief Constable to step down to face ‘health challenges’
West Yorkshire’s most senior police officer has announced she is stepping down to face ‘health challenges’.
Announcing her retirement, Chief Constable Dee Collins said she was leav…

Hull and East Yorkshire's best tourist hotspots revealed in REYTAs

The most prestigious tourism gongs were handed out to the industry’s cream of the crop last night.[1]
This year’s Remarkable East Yorkshire Tourism Awards (REYTAs) hailed the fierce competition between nominees as 500 people packed into the Bonus Arena…

100 years of film in Bradford: How the West Yorkshire city became the Hollywood of the UK

In the spring of 2009, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation prepared to announce where in the world would become the very first place to be designated City of Film[1]. Who would scoop this prestigious Unesco[2] honour? S…