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Royal Navy pilot lands helicopter in grounds of his old school in Yorkshire

It was a careers talk with a difference.

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Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, has written to Northern Powerhouse Minister Jake Berry about Yorkshire devolution.

Exclusive: Archbishop’s intervention could finally end Yorkshire devolution stalemate

A possible solution to Yorkshire’s long-running devolution stalemate that could see a region-wide mayor elected by May 2020 has emerged after an intervention by the Archbishop of York, The Yorkshire Post can reveal.

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PCC Julia Mulligan.

Commissioner warns of £4.3million black hole for North Yorkshire Police

Harrogate residents are being asked whether they would rather see an increase to their council tax or a cut to the budget of the local police force.

Business
Chancellor Philip Hammond, Financial Secretary to the Treasury, Mel Stride and Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, Andrew Jones.

Harrogate MP reveals "excitement" behind Budget Day

The MP for Harrogate and Knaresborough has revealed the ‘excitement and challenge’ in announcing the Autumn Budget and his involvement as a Treasury Minister.

Business
Pressure is growing on Transport Secretary Chris Grayling over scrapped rail electrification plans.

‘Look at what we’re doing’: Grayling comes out fighting on Northern transport

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has come out fighting over his department’s commitment to the North as he insisted the region’s leaders have all the same powers to improve services as their counterparts in London.

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The Government today laid down legislation which will see Transport for the North become the first body of its kind.

Pioneering transport powers for the North hailed as ‘game-changer’ by Government

The creation of the first body of its type in the country to drive forward transport plans for the North was announced by the Government today.

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The Archbishop of York

Sentamu asked to help end Yorkshire devolution deadlock

THE ARCHBISHOP of York has been asked to intervene to help end the deadlock over efforts to give Yorkshire more control over its own affairs.

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Steve Howley, secretary of the FBU in North Yorkshire, supports Julia Mulligan's proposal to replace the existing North Yorkshire fire service watchdog.

Union backs plans for North Yorkshire crime tsar to take over fire authority

The North Yorkshire branch of the Fire Brigades Union has given a cautious backing to plans that would see the county’s police commissioner take over the governance of its fire service.

Crime
Thousands of teenagers will collect their long-awaited A-level results today.

A-levels 2017: One in four expected to achieve top A-level grades

Thousands of teenagers will collect their long-awaited A-level results today, with around one in four entries expected to receive top grades.

Education
Incredible cockpit photo shows Red Arrows flying over the Yorkshire Dales

Incredible cockpit photo shows Red Arrows flying over the Yorkshire Dales

Did you spot the Red Arrows flying over the Yorkshire Dales yesterday?
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Businesses were consulted on how to redefine economic growth across the Harrogate District.

New 2035 strategy to tackle 'economic challenges' in Harrogate District

Cabinet members of Harrogate Borough Council (HBC) have last night recommended a report defining its aims for economic growth across the district over the next two decades.
Business
New party role for town MP

New party role for town MP

Wetherby’s MP Alec Shelbrooke has been appointed Vice-Chairman (International) of the Conservative Party.

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An aerial picture showing the flooding in Tadcaster in 2015.

Tadcaster still at risk of severe flooding due to lack of defences

The floods which ravaged a North Yorkshire market town in 2015 could be repeated because of the lack of protection offered by its flood defences, a council report reveals today.

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VIDEO: Sir Vince Cable urges firms to back £1m Weston Park Cancer Charity 2020 For Business Appeal

Sir Vince Cable took time out of his campaign to become the next Liberal Democrat leader to urge business leaders to back a £1 million appeal boosting world leading cancer services in Sheffield.
Health
The price of the average house in Yorkshire has increased by more than 7,000 to 155,357 in the last year, according to an official index.

Yorkshire house prices on the rise - but not as fast as the national average

The price of the average house in Yorkshire has increased by more than £7,000 to £155,357 in the last year, according to an official index.
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Alec Shelbrooke has been re-elected to Parliament.

Election 2017: Conservatives hold Elmet and Rothwell

Alec Shelbrooke has been re-elected to Parliament as MP for Elmet and Rothwell.

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Election 2017: Conservatives hold Harrogate and Knaresborough

Conservative Party candidate Andrew Jones has retained the Harrogate and Knaresborough seat.

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Conservative Nigel Adams has retained his Selby and Ainsty seat. (S)

Election 2017: Conservatives hold Selby and Ainsty

Conservative Party candidate Nigel Adams has retained the Selby and Ainsty seat with a majority of 13,772.

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General Election 2017: Live news & reaction in Yorkshire and across UK

General Election 2017: Live news & reaction in Yorkshire and across UK

Yorkshire has voted for its next government - and it has proven to be a most dramatic last 24 hours.

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North Yorkshire Results.

Election 2017: North Yorkshire results in full for Harrogate, York, Scarborough and Selby

The complete list of results from the 2017 General Election in North Yorkshire.

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