YORKSHIRE ambulance paramedics claimed victory yesterday in an industrial dispute spanning 12 years, unions revealed yesterday.
The dispute over pay grades ended with a settlement that includes pay increases of 2.5 to 12.6 per cent with salaries soaring from £544 to...
Saturday 20th Feb 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
YORK firefighter Steve Howley has been selected as Labour’s candidate in the election of a North Yorkshire police and crime commissioner (PPC) on May 5. Mr Howley is Fire Brigades Union regional secretary and has been a firefighter for 18 years.
He made the decision after his...
Wednesday 17th Feb 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
FIVE people were arrested when the far-right Britain First group marched through the multi-ethnic town of Dewsbury in West Yorkshire on Saturday.
About 100 Britain First supporters marched from the town’s railway station to the town hall, surrounded by police.
Monday 1st Feb 2016
INTERNATIONALLY renowned poet Simon Armitage threw his weight yesterday behind a campaign to save public libraries in West Yorkshire.
The Oxford and Sheffield universities professor sent a message of support to campaigners fighting libraries closures at Kirklees.
The council is...
Thursday 22nd Oct 2015
A YORKSHIRE printing firm announced its closure yesterday with the loss of 200 jobs.
RR Donnelley, based at Flaxby in rural North Yorkshire, prints telephone directories.
Printers’ union Unite said it had not been given a reason for the closure, which is expected by the...
Friday 2nd Oct 2015
by Michael McCann, at Lord's
Tuesday 15th Sep 2015
posted by Morning Star in Sport
by Michael McCannat Lord’s
TOBY ROLAND-JONES followed up his maiden Championship century with five wickets as Middlesex inflicted a first defeat this season on champions Yorkshire on Saturday.
They bowled out the visitors for just...
Monday 14th Sep 2015
DAVID CAMERON wrecked his bid to woo Yorkshire voters yesterday by claiming that people from the proud county “hate each other.”
The Tory PM made the comment while talking to a member of the public about rival devolution bids within Yorkshire.
During the visit to...
Saturday 12th Sep 2015
by Michael McCann at Lord’s
Friday 11th Sep 2015
by Michael McCann at Lord's
Thursday 10th Sep 2015