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Yorkshire Midwives on Call review – will TV ever be brave enough to tell the awful truth about birth?

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Yorkshire Midwives on Call (BBC Two) is absolutely lovely. It’s a documentary about – and you may be ahead of me here – midwives (specifically the team supporting home births) in Yorkshire (specifically in and around ...

10 of the best Yorkshire Dales pubs with outdoor space

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The village of West Tanfield stands on the banks of the Ure, where the fells and moors of Wensleydale soften to the undulations of the Vale of Mowbray. The Bull Inn was a ferryman’s cottage before the bridge was built...

Yorkshire care home resident, 100, pleads for end to Covid isolation

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A 100-year-old care home resident has issued a video plea for greater freedom, complaining that thousands of people can go to pop festivals but she is being prevented from seeing two of her children at her home in Yor...

A great walk to a great pub: The Fauconberg, North Yorkshire

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Start The Fauconberg, CoxwoldDistance 6.8 milesTime 2.5 hoursTotal ascent 230 metresDifficulty Moderate Coxwold is an endearing, honey-hued village in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire. Part of the Howardian ...

Yorkshire police poster warns against trick or treating this Halloween

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A police force in the north of England is trying to discourage children from trick or treating this Halloween because of Covid-19. South Yorkshire police (SYP) have produced a poster residents can print out and put in...

Yorkshire Dales on a budget: my peaceful little Swaledale cave

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Some hostels cry out to be visited on the strength of their location alone. The little pink triangle that marks the position of Grinton Lodge on the OS map declares its magnificent isolation on the southern slopes of ...

Yorkshire building society savers to benefit from extra £16m in interest

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With huge sums sitting in bank and building society savings accounts, this week there were some slivers of good news for those looking for a half-decent return on their money. Yorkshire building society said that almo...

Police charge 29 men over child sexual exploitation in West Yorkshire

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Twenty-nine men have been charged with the sexual exploitation of a victim over a seven-year period in West Yorkshire. The men have been charged with various offences including rape, conspiracy to rape and indecent as...

Yorkshire Symphony Orchestra brought back to life after 66 years

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Seventy-four years after it first formed, the Yorkshire Symphony Orchestra (YSO) has been revived to support musicians in northern England hit by the pandemic. The orchestra, formed in Leeds, will play a series of liv...

Yorkshire suspended from hosting Tests as ECB weighs in on Rafiq case

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Yorkshire have been suspended from hosting international cricket and face the prospect of additional financial sanctions following the club’s botched handling of Azeem Rafiq’s racism allegations. The England and Wales...

Azeem Rafiq settles tribunal case with Yorkshire CCC and receives apology

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Azeem Rafiq has settled his employment tribunal case with Yorkshire amid praise and an apology from Kamlesh Patel, the new chair of the club, for lifting the lid on the racism he encountered while a player at Headingl...

Yorkshire appoint Ottis Gibson as new head coach on three-year contract

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Yorkshire have appointed Ottis Gibson as their new head coach on a three-year deal as the county begins rebuilding in the wake of the racism abuse scandal. The 52-year-old, who has been head coach for the West Indies ...

ECB demands Yorkshire publish racism report prompted by Rafiq allegations

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The England and Wales Cricket Board has intervened to ensure the publication of a report into racism at Yorkshire after Azeem Rafiq, whose allegations of abuse prompted the investigation, described the process as “a s...

Yorkshire cricket whistleblowing hotline contacted by 36 people

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A whistleblowing hotline launched by Yorkshire to allow people to safely report discrimination has been contacted by 36 individuals in its first week, the club announced on Monday. The service was initiated by the clu...

Sajid Javid says ‘heads should roll’ over Yorkshire cricket racism claims

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Yorkshire are facing the wrath of senior political figures over their handling of Azeem Rafiq’s allegations of racism at Headingley, with the club’s chair set to be questioned by digital, culture, media and sport comm...

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