Yorkshire Times RSS Feed RSS news feed from the Yorkshire Times https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk nAward-winning Wildlife Park Prepares For A Ghoulish Halloween Half Term Prepare to be spooked as Yorkshire Wildlife Park casts enchanting spells across Halloween half term. Mythical beasts and creepy characters will be at the heart of thrilling adventures throughout the]]>Sat, 19 Oct 2019 22:10:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Awardwinning-Wildlife-Park-Prepares-For-A-Ghoulish-Halloween-Half-Term nWizards, Witches And Magic Comes To Huddersfield This Halloween Spooky thrills and the opportunity to weave some magic with new Holmfirth based Events company POP LIVE is coming your way to the Colne Valley this Halloween. Get out your robes and hats and perhaps]]>Sat, 19 Oct 2019 21:58:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Wizards-Witches-And-Magic-Comes-To-Huddersfield-This-Halloween n"UK Economy Delivered A Fresh Blow By Another Brexit Delay" The UK economy has been delivered another fresh blow following the drama that has taken place in the British parliament on Saturday. This is the stark message from the CEO of one of the world’s ]]>Sat, 19 Oct 2019 20:46:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/UK-Economy-Delivered-A-Fresh-Blow-By-Another-Brexit-Delay nReview: <i>The Casual Vacancy</i> by J. K. Rowling Wow! I first became aware of this book when it was advertised as a mini-series on television in 2015. At the time, the critics were divided. The trailers did not excite me; after all, it wasn’t ]]>Sat, 19 Oct 2019 20:34:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Review--iThe-Casual-Vacancyi-by-J-K-Rowling nNational Roll-out Of Electronic Prescription Service All prescriptions across England will be digitised to make staff and patients’ lives easier, Primary Care Minister Jo Churchill has announced today. The electronic prescription service (EPS) will ]]>Sat, 19 Oct 2019 20:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/National-Rollout-Of-Electronic-Prescription-Service nThe Launderette That Will Put You In A Spin The title of Hanif Kureishi’s screenplay, My Beautiful Launderette, conjures up images of a bygone era when people who couldn’t afford a washing machine – like my mum – trundled off to ]]>Sat, 19 Oct 2019 12:37:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/The-Launderette-That-Will-Put-You-In-A-Spin nPlanned Roadworks In Yorkshire And The Humber – Summary For Monday 21 October To Sunday 27 October The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 18 October and could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen ]]>Sat, 19 Oct 2019 12:10:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Planned-Roadworks-In-Yorkshire-And-The-Humber--Summary-For-Monday-21-October-To-Sunday-27-October nGino D'acampo Restaurant Harrogate - New Autumn/Winter Menu I don't know about you but I am not too fond of this time of the year: the nights are getting dark early, the clocks go back, night frosts are common and it's time to get out the winter coat. Mind ]]>Sat, 19 Oct 2019 11:42:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Gino-Dacampo-Restaurant-Harrogate--New-AutumnWinter-Menu nReview: Abominable At this time of year, it is quite common to find a bunch of films making their way to cinemas that you were unaware of, outside of the big, hyped or acclaimed releases. Sometimes they are fillers ]]>Sat, 19 Oct 2019 09:52:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Review-Abominable nRollits Continued Expansion Rollits has made two new solicitor appointments with the recruitment of Amy Buttrick and Harriet Wheeldon, who have successfully completed their two-year training contracts with the firm. Both Ms ]]>Fri, 18 Oct 2019 17:45:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Rollits-Continued-Expansion nFiley Children Highlight Plastic’s Impact On The Environment Children from Filey Ebor Infants Academy will perform a catwalk show for friends, family and VIPs next week as part of an ongoing project with Scarborough’s Stephen Joseph Theatre investigating the ]]>Fri, 18 Oct 2019 17:18:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Filey-Children-Highlight-Plastics-Impact-On-The-Environment nInnovative Preschool Theatre Show SLIME Tours Yorkshire And The North The enchanting theatrical experience of SLIME began before we entered the drama space – or ‘garden’ as it was described to us – when we were invited to hang up our coats and leave our shoes at]]>Fri, 18 Oct 2019 17:09:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Innovative-Preschool-Theatre-Show-SLIME-Tours-Yorkshire-And-The-North nInternational Pianist Hosts Sheffield Concert For Refugees An internationally acclaimed pianist will be in Sheffield next month (November 6th) for a special concert in aid of refugees. Margaret Fingerhut has been touring the UK, performing a selection of ]]>Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:43:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/International-Pianist-Hosts-Sheffield-Concert-For-Refugees nAled Jones And Russell Watson - Back In Harmony (BMG Records) The duo have just completed a UK tour so it comes as no surprise that they are releasing an album together, in fact this is the second album that they have recorded together. Like the first album ]]>Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:19:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Aled-Jones-And-Russell-Watson--Back-In-Harmony-Bmg-Records nInterview With Casey Lowry Chesterfield born Casey Lowry has landed the support slot on the current Conor Maynard tour which also includes a date in America as well as the October UK dates. A new EP is being released on 25 ]]>Fri, 18 Oct 2019 15:55:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Interview-With-Casey-Lowry nRing Road Upgrade To Cut Journey Times And Boost Connectivity In York Proposed project will cut congestion and maintain the city's historic character. Drivers across Yorkshire could soon benefit from faster and safer journeys thanks to the approval of the next stage in]]>Fri, 18 Oct 2019 15:32:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Ring-Road-Upgrade-To-Cut-Journey-Times-And-Boost-Connectivity-In-York nGovernment Recommits Support To Victims On Anti-slavery Day The Home Secretary has pledged to consign modern slavery to the history books as the government marks Anti-Slavery Day by urging the public to play their part in stamping out this barbaric practice. ]]>Fri, 18 Oct 2019 15:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Government-Recommits-Support-To-Victims-On-Antislavery-Day nPoem Of The Week: 'Baldanders' By Christopher Reid The quiet revolution which didn’t quite rattle the foundations of poetic approach in the late nineteen seventies is tidily exemplified in the poem ‘Baldanders’. Christopher Reid was one member ]]>Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:38:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Poem-of-the-Week--Baldanders-by-Christopher-Reid n30,000 Yorkshire Businesses Now In Financial Distress, Up By One Third Since EU Referendum Business distress has risen by 33% in Yorkshire since the EU referendum in June 2016, according to the latest research from independent insolvency firm Begbies Traynor. The latest quarterly Red Flag]]>Fri, 18 Oct 2019 10:59:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/30000-Yorkshire-Businesses-Now-In-Financial-Distress-Up-By-One-Third-Since-EU-Referendum nOpera North To Host Dementia Friendly Performance Next week sees Opera North’s first dementia friendly performance at Leeds Grand Theatre. Phyllida Lloyd’s popular production of La bohème will be performed in full at 2.30pm on Thursday 24th ]]>Fri, 18 Oct 2019 10:44:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Opera-North-To-Host-Dementia-Friendly-Performance nBBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2019 Include Maddie Morris From Leeds The winners of the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2019 have been announced in a ceremony presented by Mark Radcliffe at Bridgewater Hall, Manchester as part of the Manchester Folk Festival. The ceremony was ]]>Fri, 18 Oct 2019 10:19:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/BBC-Radio-2-Folk-Awards-2019-Include-Maddie-Morris-From-Leeds nSir Cliff Richard Announces The Great 80 Tour He has sold over 250 million records, had 14 Number 1 singles and 7 Number 1 albums and now Sir Cliff Richard is proud to announce his 'Great 80 Tour' in reference to his 80th birthday celebrations. ]]>Fri, 18 Oct 2019 09:36:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Sir-Cliff-Richard-Announces-The-Great-80-Tour nOne In A £Million Cruise The ultimate cruise package has been launched costing a cool £1m for two people. It has been launched by SixStarCruises and features luxury hotel stays, helicopter transfers, first-class flights and]]>Fri, 18 Oct 2019 05:51:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/One-In-A-Million nBusiness Response To The Publication Of The Withdrawal Agreement And Political Declaration Responding to the Prime Minster’s announcement that UK and EU leaders have reached a draft agreement on Brexit: Dame Carolyn Fairbairn DBE, CBI Director-General, said: “If agreed by parliament, ]]>Thu, 17 Oct 2019 22:18:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Business-Response-To-The-Publicaiton-Of-The-Withdrawal-Agreement-And-Political-Declaration nMahler Symphony 2 – The ‘Resurrection’ Last Saturday’s performance of the rarely heard Mahler Symphony 2 – the ‘Resurrection’ was quite simply outstanding. The resources needed to bring this monumental work off are enormous: ]]>Thu, 17 Oct 2019 22:17:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Mahler-Symphony-2--The-Resurrection nYorkshire app developer wastes no time in revolutionising workplace systems for new recycling client Leeds-based app development specialist, Pocketworks, has announced winning a new client; Yorkshire-based waste management company, WasteCare. Pocketworks is set to revolutionise the company’s ]]>Thu, 17 Oct 2019 14:02:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Yorkshire-app-developer-wastes-no-time-in-revolutionising-workplace-systems-for-new-recycling-client nThe Business Interview: Entrepreneur James Thorn It’s the day after the UCI World Cycling Championships and Harrogate is wet and getting back to normal. It all seems a bit flat as I head to the Harrogate Club to meet up with young entrepreneur ]]>Thu, 17 Oct 2019 13:41:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/The-Business-Interview-Entrepreneur-James-Thorn nProject Extension Has £1.25m To Fund Small To Medium Businesses £1.25m of grant funding is now available for Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) businesses, thanks to an extension of a successful funding project. PAPI (Product and Process Innovation) is delivered]]>Thu, 17 Oct 2019 13:38:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Project-Extension-Has-125m-To-Fund-Small-To-Medium-Businesses nYeadon School Comes To The Aid Of Needy Families With Bumper Harvest Collection Children, parents and staff at Yeadon Westfield Infant School have collected hundreds of essential food items which will be donated to local families as part of this year’s harvest collection. ]]>Thu, 17 Oct 2019 13:32:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Yeadon-School-Comes-To-The-Aid-Of-Needy-Families-With-Bumper-Harvest-Collection n"Pound To Hit $1.35 And UK Financial Assets To Rally If New Brexit Deal Is Approved" The pound is rallying and UK financial assets are being given a boost following news that a Brexit deal has been agreed between UK and EU negotiators before a meeting of European leaders in Brussels ]]>Thu, 17 Oct 2019 13:29:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Pound-To-Hit-135-And-UK-Financial-Assets-To-Rally-If-New-Brexit-Deal-Is-Approved nSwitalskis Celebrates Rising Star Sadie Simpson, clinical negligence solicitor at Switalskis Solicitors, has won the ‘Rising Star of the Year’ award at Thursday’s Yorkshire Legal Awards ceremony. Ms Simpson, who is based at ]]>Thu, 17 Oct 2019 13:25:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Switalskis-Celebrates-Rising-Star nA Play Of Its Time Charley Miles’ play, There Are No Beginnings, may not be a ‘…story about the Yorkshire Ripper’, but it is very much a text born out of those ghastly events of the late 70’s and early 80’s ]]>Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:40:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/A-Play-Of-Its-Times nThe Bradford Odeon - A Dream Coming True The strip out of the old Bradford Odeon cinema is nearly complete and now ready for the contractors to move in and start work proper on what will be an iconic venue not just in Yorkshire but the whole]]>Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:50:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/THE-BRADFORD-ODEON--A-DREAM-COMING-TRUE nAirport Introduces Home Baggage Collection Service Manchester Airport is introducing a home bag check-in and delivery service following a landmark partnership with Airportr. It is the first time Airportr has collaborated with an airport operator to ]]>Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Airport-Introduces-Home-Baggage-Collection-Service nO2 Goes Live With 5G In Leeds O2 today kicks off its 5G network rollout, with Leeds chosen as one of six launch locations across the UK. The next-generation network will improve capacity and reliability in key areas, including ]]>Thu, 17 Oct 2019 00:22:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/O2-Goes-Live-With-5G-In-Leeds nResolving Business Conflict With Conflict Resolution Day taking place on Thursday 17 October Louise Hebborn, Commercial Partner at Stephensons Solicitors LLP, discusses business disputes and shareholder’s legal rights. Due ]]>Thu, 17 Oct 2019 00:07:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Resolving-Business-Conflict nBeyond the Hellespont: <i>Great Cities Through Travellers' Eyes</i> The curation of Peter Furtado’s new collection of travellers’ essays could not have been achieved without a compendious commitment to research. For alongside established purveyors of what I ]]>Wed, 16 Oct 2019 19:44:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Beyond-the-Hellespont-iGreat-Cities-Through-Travellers-Eyesi nResimac Looks To The Future After Ten Years Of Sustained Growth A UK based specialist coatings manufacturer is looking to the future after a decade of sustained growth. Originating in a small unit on the edge of the market town of Knaresborough, North Yorkshire,]]>Wed, 16 Oct 2019 16:16:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Resimac-Looks-To-The-Future-After-Ten-Years-Of-Sustained-Growth nYorkshire Developer Wins Deal Of The Year At Regional Property Awards A partnership between Linden Homes and Strata Homes in Beverley, has been awarded Deal of the Year at the Yorkshire Residential Property Awards 2019. Linden Homes East Yorkshire took the award away ]]>Wed, 16 Oct 2019 15:27:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Yorkshire-Developer-Wins-Deal-Of-The-Year-At-Regional-Property-Awards nSD Acquires H2O Sealants Business In Leeds SD Sealants, the UK’s leading sealant and cosmetic repairs company is putting down roots in Yorkshire with the acquisition of Leeds-based company H2O Sealants. Over the coming months, the business]]>Wed, 16 Oct 2019 12:29:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/SD-Acquires-H2O-Sealants-Business-In-Leeds nBottas Dominates In Japan After Ferrari had succeeded in handing a dominant 1-2 finish to arch rivals Mercedes in Russia at the previous Grand Prix, the F1 circus reconvened two weeks later at the iconic Suzuka circuit in ]]>Wed, 16 Oct 2019 12:28:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Bottas-Dominates-In-Japan nPublic Invited To Tour New £5m Harrogate Spa As It Nears Completion Members of the public are being given the opportunity to look around a new £5m spa and wellness centre, opening In November in Harrogate. Creating 20 jobs, The Harrogate Spa - located at the ]]>Wed, 16 Oct 2019 11:22:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Public-Invited-To-Tour-New-5m-Harrogate-Spa-As-It-Nears-Completion nLeeds Lit Fest 2020: Writers, Performers and Speakers Invited to Submit Events Leeds Lit Fest is back – and it needs you. Following its inaugural event in March – the first citywide literature festival Leeds has ever had – Leeds Lit Fest 2020 will return on March 4-8, ]]>Wed, 16 Oct 2019 11:03:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Leeds-Lit-Fest-2020-Writers-Performers-and-Speakers-Invited-to-Submit-Events nHigh-Heeled Hit Smashes Bradford! Kinky Boots strutted its way onto the Alhambra stage in Bradford last night bringing a breath of fresh theatrical air to West Yorkshire, and leaving no one in any doubt as to why this red hot musical ]]>Wed, 16 Oct 2019 08:25:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/HighHeeled-Hit-Smashes-Bradford nBirdsong To Sweep The Country As The UK Calls For Politicians To Act On Climate Change And The Environment The RSPB will bring birdsong to over five-million people by linking up with businesses and supporters to play birdsong around the UK on Thursday 17 October Following the summer’s surprise top 20 ]]>Wed, 16 Oct 2019 00:01:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Birdsong-To-Sweep-The-Country-As-The-Uk-Calls-For-Politicians-To-Act-On-Climate-Change-And-The-Envir n‘A’ Lister Lifestyle in Greece For those ready to ‘Splash the Cash’ to celebrate that special occasion, Greece has a new kid on the hotel block favoured by the rich and famous. Attracting A-listers from far and wide, Kenshō ]]>Tue, 15 Oct 2019 20:10:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/A-Lister-Lifestyle-in-Greece nMatch Report - York Futsal York Futsal returned to action on Sunday in the National Futsal League against Cambridge United with the team wearing special edition pink shirts supporting the ‘wear it pink’ breast cancer ]]>Tue, 15 Oct 2019 14:57:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Match-Report--York-Futsal nHalloween Spirits And Cocktail Recipes This Halloween the nation’s favourite spirit will be dressing up in a veil of darkness with new Ghost Black Gin. Don’t let the liquid’s black appearance trick you – Ghost Gin is a treat of ]]>Tue, 15 Oct 2019 13:31:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Halloween-Spirits-And-Cocktail-Recipes nMark G&T Day With Award-winning Yorkshire Tonic This Saturday (19 October) is International Gin and Tonic Day and there’s no better way to mark the occasion than with a Yorkshire Gin mixed with a Yorkshire Tonic. Award-winning Raisthorpe Manor ]]>Tue, 15 Oct 2019 13:04:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Mark-GT-Day-With-Awardwinning-Yorkshire-Tonic nChambers Guide Praises Jones Myers ‘Exemplary Professional Standards’ The ‘exemplary professional standards’ of niche family law firm Jones Myer have been lauded in Chambers UK legal guide where the firm has again retained its joint top tier ranking. Covering ]]>Tue, 15 Oct 2019 12:19:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Chambers-Guide-Praises-Jones-Myers-Exemplary-Professional-Standards