Yorkshire Times RSS Feed RSS news feed from the Yorkshire Times yorkshiretimes.co.uk Pacer Competition Winners Will Transform Trains For Northern Communities Three winners to receive a Pacer carriage for community use. {b} Platform 1 mental health charity, Airedale NHS Trust and Fagley Primary School announced as 3 winners of the Department for Transport’s Transform a Pacer competition on the One Show {b} winners have each won a Pacer carriage to renovate for a new future {b} competition ]]>Thu, 23 Jan 2020 14:50:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Pacer-Competition-Winners-Will-Transform-Trains-For-Northern-Communities New Careers-Focused Publication Launched To Celebrate Florence Nightingale’s 200th Anniversary The Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP) has launched a brand-new publication as part of its celebrations for the bicentenary of Florence Nightingale’s birth. The new careers-focused publication, Innovations, People and Practice (IPP), will supplement AfPP’s internationally respected peer-reviewed journal, The Journal of ]]>Thu, 23 Jan 2020 12:26:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/New-Careers-Focused-Publication-Launched-To-Celebrate-Florence-Nightingales-200t- German Doner Kebab Gets Set To Bring The Bite To Leeds German Doner Kebab has whetted the appetite of restaurant goers across the city as it revealed it is bringing its fast-casual dining experience to Leeds. Excitement is building after the innovative gourmet chain confirmed that it will open its doors in the coming months. GDK’s first Leeds restaurant, which is expected to open around Q3 of 2020,]]>Thu, 23 Jan 2020 12:22:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/German-Doner-Kebab-Gets-Set-To-Bring-The-Bite-To-Leeds Change To China Travel Advice Travel advice to China has been updated following the Coronavirus outbreak. A Foreign & Commonwealth Office spokesperson said: 'In light of the latest medical information, including reports of some person-to-person transmission, and the Chinese authorities’ own advice, we are now advising against all but essential travel to Wuhan. 'The ]]>Thu, 23 Jan 2020 10:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Change-To-China-Travel-Advice Manchester Puts Qatar Deal To Bed Qatar Airways’ award-winning Business Class experience, Qsuite, will launch on flights to and from Manchester next month. The announcement comes just six months after the airline increased its flight frequency from Manchester Airport to three flights a day, demonstrating Qatar’s commitment and confidence in the UK market. Qsuite is due to ]]>Thu, 23 Jan 2020 09:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Manchester-Puts-Qatar-Deal-To-Bed Pampered Kids Prepare For Eco Education A Maldives Hotel is encouraging kids to ‘switch off’ as they introduce a programme of eco education for children of all ages, designed to make them more environmentally aware. Little Griffin’s has been introduced by JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa and features a 13m pirate’s ship, kid’s sleeping area, and a servery. However, there ]]>Wed, 22 Jan 2020 16:20:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Pampered-Kids-Prepare-For-Eco-Education Markets Dismiss Trump Impeachment – But Monitor China Trade Relations And Coronavirus The bullish financial markets are indifferent to the Trump impeachment trial – more concerning is the U.S.-China trade deal and the Coronavirus, says the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial services and advisory organisations. The comments from deVere Group chief executive, Nigel Green, come as U.S. President Donald ]]>Wed, 22 Jan 2020 11:38:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Markets-Dismiss-Trump-Impeachment--But-Monitor-China-Trade-Relations-And-Coronav- Gateley Legal Expands Leeds Office With New Partner Hire Gateley Legal has expanded its Leeds office with the appointment of Matthew Brown to partner in its Restructuring team. Matthew joins Gateley Legal from DWF where he worked as an associate partner in Restructuring for eight years. Prior to this, he was a senior associate in Restructuring at Pinsent Masons. With over 20 years’ experience as a ]]>Wed, 22 Jan 2020 11:21:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Gateley-Legal-Expands-Leeds-Office-With-New-Partner-Hire VIVA Cruises Launches First Owned Ship River cruise specialist, VIVA Cruises, is re-launching its flagship vessel VIVA TIARA in March 2020. The ship, currently under comprehensive renovation, will become the first ship owned by the young European river tour operator. Formally operating for VIVA Cruises under the name MS SWISS TIARA, the ship will be refurbished by the end of the ]]>Wed, 22 Jan 2020 09:06:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/VIVA-Cruises-Launches-First-Owned-Ship Bradford’s “People’s Palace” To Host Tourism Celebration The UK’s biggest onstage tourism show is heading to Bradford this year as Welcome to Yorkshire’s annual showcase has been confirmed for Wednesday 25th March at St George’s Hall from 9.30am to 2pm. Tickets available at www.yorkshire.com/Y20 The venue, affectionately known as the people’s palace, reopened last year after an extensive ]]>Wed, 22 Jan 2020 06:01:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Bradfords-Peoples-Palace-To-Host-Tourism-Celebration Davos 2020: Greta Thunberg Is Saving The Planet And Reshaping The Global Investment Industry Greta Thunberg is not just helping to save the planet - she is reshaping the global investment industry, says the boss of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organisations. The comments from Nigel Green, the chief executive and founder of deVere Group, which operates in 100 countries worldwide, come as the high-profile ]]>Tue, 21 Jan 2020 22:36:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Davos-2020-Greta-Thunberg-Is-Saving-The-Planet-And-Reshaping-The-Global-Investme- Sanderson Contracts Limited Ceases Trading The directors of Sanderson Contracts Limited have, regrettably, taken the decision to cease trading with immediate effect leading to 34 anticipated job losses. Following a review of the company’s financial position, notice has been filed with the Court of the directors’ intention to appoint an administrator. The construction company ]]>Tue, 21 Jan 2020 16:22:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Sanderson-Contracts-Limited-Ceases-Trading Living On The Veg At Zizzi It is rumoured that over a quarter of a million people are taking part in Veganuary this year. Zizzi have taken note of this and as part of their new Winter Warmers menu there are plenty of dishes that are vegetarian or vegan. That's not to say that there are not any meat options on the new menu - there are and the other good news is that the 3 ]]>Tue, 21 Jan 2020 15:19:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Living-On-The-Veg-At-Zizzi Opera North To Name New Home After Yorkshire Benefactor Leeds-based national opera company Opera North today announces that its redeveloped headquarters will bear the name of leading philanthropist, Dr Keith Howard OBE. The Howard Opera Centre will take on the new name in recognition of a significant personal gift from Dr Howard of £11.25 million towards Opera North’s current redevelopment project, ]]>Tue, 21 Jan 2020 13:50:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Opera-North-To-Name-New-Home-After-Yorkshire-Benefactor Over £1 Billion Hits UK Courts In 2019 As Fraudsters Become More Persistent The value of fraud committed in Yorkshire has fallen by more than 40 per cent over the past year, according to new analysis by KPMG. But the firm warns that vigilance is needed as cases against commercial businesses creeps up. The firm’s Fraud Barometer, which measures fraud cases with losses of £100,000 or more reaching the UK courts, found ]]>Tue, 21 Jan 2020 12:10:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Fraud-In-Yorkshire-Falls Business Reaction To Leaked HS2 Report CBI on HS2: Back it, build it, benefit from it Commenting on the leaked HS2 review report, CBI Regional Director for Yorkshire and the Humber Beckie Hart said: “Completing HS2 in its entirety will be a shot in the arm for businesses and communities across the country. “As we enter a new decade it’s vital we lift our aspirations ]]>Tue, 21 Jan 2020 11:15:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Business-Reaction-To-Leaked-HS2-Report RMS Titanic Wreck To Be Protected Under Historic Treaty With US International agreement comes into force to protect the culturally significant wreck site. The wreck of the most famous ship in history, the RMS Titanic, will be better protected under an historic international agreement, Maritime Minister Nusrat Ghani confirmed during a visit to Belfast today (21 January 2020). Signed by the UK in 2003, the ]]>Tue, 21 Jan 2020 11:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/RMS-Titanic-Wreck-To-Be-Protected-Under-Historic-Treaty-With-US Davos 2020: Delegates At World Economic Forum Urged To Commit To Fintech Davos delegates urgently need to make a big, bold commitment this year to fintech, affirms the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial services and advisory organisations. The rallying call from Nigel Green, founder and chief executive of deVere Group, comes as world leaders, CEOs, academics, influencers and celebrities head to ]]>Tue, 21 Jan 2020 10:43:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Davos-2020-Delegates-At-World-Economic-Forum-Urged-To-Commit-To-Fintech Triton To Build New Testing Facilty For Gear Pioneer Yorkshire established Triton Construction has secured a £1.5 million contract to build a new testing facility for global gear manufacturer, David Brown Santasalo. The contract includes the construction of a new 5,400 sq ft warehouse building at its headquarters site in Huddersfield and includes full mechanical and engineering (M&E) ]]>Tue, 21 Jan 2020 10:32:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Triton-To-Build-New-Testing-Facilty-For-Gear-Pioneer Family Mediation Week: How Mediation Can Avoid A Costly Court Divorce This week is Family Mediation Week which highlights the benefits of mediation - and how it can help separating couples to find a way forward in a constructive and positive manner. As a champion of the campaign, which is spearheaded by the Family Mediators Association (FMA), here are some of the most common questions our clients ask us about the ]]>Tue, 21 Jan 2020 09:58:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Family-Mediation-Week-How-Mediation-Can-Avoid-A-Costly-Court-Divorce Holiday Hacks That'll Stretch Your Vacation It’s that time of year again and, as we all start booking in our 2020 breaks, making the most of your holiday entitlement is a must. Whether you’ve got the standard UK minimum - 28 days - or the British average, 33.5 days (both including Bank Holidays) there are lots of clever ways to hack the holidays and make your time off stretch. Follow]]>Tue, 21 Jan 2020 09:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Holiday-Hacks-Thatll-Stretch-Your-Vacation Skills Crisis Looming In Yorkshire As Local Employers Struggle To Recruit The Right Skills, Warns Prince’s Trust Many young people in Yorkshire & The Humber are leaving school without the basic skills they need for work and life, according to a survey of employers, young people and teachers released today by The Prince’s Trust and Govia Thameslink Railway. The Futures at Stake 2020 report reveals that more than half of employers in Yorkshire say they ]]>Tue, 21 Jan 2020 01:40:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Skills-Crisis-Looming-In-Yorkshire-As-Local-Employers-Struggle-To-Recruit-The-Ri- Stellar Line-Up of Writers for Quick Reads 2020 ! A stellar line-up of best-selling authors have penned an extraordinary, bitesized book for Quick Reads 2020, including Adam Kay, Candice Carty-Williams, A.A. Dhand and Jojo Moyes, whose philanthropic gift made it possible for the life-changing literacy programme to return in 2020. Showcasing the very best contemporary writing with everything on ]]>Mon, 20 Jan 2020 19:35:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Stellar-Line-Up-of-Writers-for-Quick-Reads-2020- Sizzling Spanish SUV - Cupra Ateca On Test The UK car market is now flooded with SUVs and Crossovers. The choice is quite bewildering with all the mainstream manufacturers keen to ensure they grab a share of what is now a very large pie. The SEAT Ateca is one of the very best. It does all the things required of a family car. It’s practical, well equipped, affordable and of course has ]]>Mon, 20 Jan 2020 18:20:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Sizzling-Spanish-SUV---Cupra-Ateca-On-Test Sounds Of The Sixties Live Takes Bradford Back To The Swinging Sixties The man behind me jokes at the interval that 'he will probably be the only one here tonight who has to get up for work tomorrow morning”. True the majority of the audience here to see Radio 2’s Sounds of the Sixties hosted by Tony Blackburn, are shall we say of the pensionable age, but there are many here who were not even born in the Sixties.]]>Mon, 20 Jan 2020 16:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Sounds-Of-The-Sixties-Live-Takes-Bradford-Back-To-The-Swinging-Sixties Street Scene: Charismatic But Clunky Kurt Weill's Street Scene is a strange and unusual creature, and it is a brave opera company that decides to take it on. However, Opera North has never been one to dodge a challenge, and indeed, has championed Weill's music many times. This performance marked Opera North's first staging of this opera by the German-Jewish composer which is based on]]>Mon, 20 Jan 2020 15:44:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Street-Scene-Charismatic-But-Clunky Leading Logistics Provider To The Food Sector Supports Deliciouslyorkshire Boroughbridge-based Reed Boardall, provider of cold storage and distribution services to food producers and retailers across the UK, is lending its support to Deliciouslyorkshire by becoming a patron of the organisation which is dedicated to making Yorkshire the food and drink capital of Britain. With food and drink being the region’s biggest ]]>Mon, 20 Jan 2020 13:43:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Leading-Logistics-Provider-To-The-Food-Sector-Supports-Deliciouslyorkshire IT Services Provider Set To Create 150 Jobs With Move To Sheffield Managed IT Services and Consultancy firm Little Fish UK has confirmed that it is due to open a new office in Sheffield’s prestigious Steel City House after a deal on the site was facilitated by leading property consultants Commercial Property Partners. The rapidly growing business has agreed to take 10,000 sq ft of Grade A office space within ]]>Mon, 20 Jan 2020 13:41:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/IT-Services-Provider-Set-To-Create-150-Jobs-With-Move-To-Sheffield WWE NXT York Show The WWE hosted two exciting evenings of action at York's Barbican Theatre. The WWE NXTUK brand has really taken on its own being during the last year, these two nights saw eight shows in total filmed for the UK series, which can be viewed on the WWE Network and also on BT Sport as well. This was a historic night for York, which has in recent ]]>Mon, 20 Jan 2020 12:45:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/WWE-NXT-York-Show 2019 Yorkshire Profit Warnings Down By A Third, Bucking UK Trend Profit warnings issued by listed businesses in Yorkshire and the North East, decreased by 33% year-on-year, deviating from the UK trend, according to EY’s latest quarterly Profit Warnings report. Twenty-six warnings were recorded in the region by EY last year, a 33% year-on-year decrease, compared to 2018 (39 warnings). 73% (19) of the profit ]]>Mon, 20 Jan 2020 11:02:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/2019-Yorkshire-Profit-Warnings-Down-By-A-Third-Bucking-UK-Trend Stereophonics Fly Like An Eagle At The O2 Academy In Leeds For tonight’s support act, Nadia Sheikh the Leeds gig was always going to be a special one, as when she was 16 years old she saw Stereophonics at the o2 Academy when she was standing on the front row. The connection does not end there either, her new single Get Away was co- produced by Stereophonics’ drummer Jamie Morrison. Her set is]]>Mon, 20 Jan 2020 11:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Stereophonics-Fly-Like-An-Eagle-At-The-O2-Academy-In-Leeds Louise Returns With <i>Heavy Love</i> Eternal are still one of the most successful British girl bands of all time. Their legacy is undeniable. From the moment they exploded into the charts in 1993 with Stay, it was clear there was something special about the four vocalists. Despite naming their debut album Always & Forever, the band lost Louise from their line-up in 1995 ]]>Mon, 20 Jan 2020 09:28:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Louise-Returns-With-Heavy-Love Baby Have They Changed – Sani’s ‘Little Guest’ Offering Guests staying at the world-class luxury Greek holiday destination, award-winning five-star Sani Resort, can expect a host of new experiences when it re-opens for the season this April. The resort, nestled in a peaceful 1000-acre reserve, features five award-winning hotels - Sani Beach, Sani Club, Porto Sani, Sani Asterias and Sani Dunes - and is ]]>Mon, 20 Jan 2020 09:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Baby-Have-They-Changed--Sanis-Little-Guest-Offering Beat Blue Monday With A 40% Cruise Discount Today is officially the most depressing day of the year…….just in case you had thought about booking a holiday to warmer climes! Blue Monday is the name given to a day in January - typically the third Monday of the month - said to be the most depressing day of the year. The concept was first publicised as part of a 2005 holiday company press]]>Mon, 20 Jan 2020 09:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Beat-Blue-Monday-With-A-40-Cruise-Discount And So The Wind Blows: <i>Poems From A Green & Blue Planet</i> The best poetry exceeds expectation, outreaches its own grasp, and sometimes yields unexpected, or unintended, rewards. The application of a connective thematic structure in Hodder’s wonderful new collection releases an energy which helps the poems to breathe more easily, or at least to enable the reader to make inferences about contemporary ]]>Mon, 20 Jan 2020 06:26:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/And-So-The-Wind-Blows-Poems-From-a-Green--Blue-Planet Is Blue Monday The Worst Day Of The Year? When is Blue Monday? In 2020 the date of Blue Monday is Monday 20 January. The third Monday in January has been given the title of 'Blue Monday'. This is because Christmas and New Year are over, the weather is cold, the nights are dark, resolutions broken and unpaid credit card bills start to arrive, so making it the most depressing day ]]>Mon, 20 Jan 2020 06:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Is-Blue-Monday-The-Worst-Day-Of-The-Year Preston Grasshoppers 26 Wharfedale 26 A scrappy first 60 minutes left Wharfedale trailing by 14 points with 20 minutes to go. Dale had not really played that well. Jack Blakeney-Edwards and Tom Davidson kicked four penalties each and Hoppers held the lead by pouncing on two errors by Dale. Preston’s first try came when Dale dropped the ball near half-way. The ball was hacked on by a]]>Mon, 20 Jan 2020 03:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Preston-Grasshoppers-26-Wharfedale-26 Phil Marsland - Work Better: What Are You Doing With Your Time? I have long been a fan of Thoreau. Not the quirky investigative TV personality. No. I’m talking about Henry David Thoreau. He lived from 1817 to 1862 in Massachusetts and was an essayist, poet and philosopher. At one point in his life he lived for 2 years, 2 months and 2 days in a cabin by Walden Pond to “live deliberately”. He published ]]>Mon, 20 Jan 2020 01:46:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/What-Are-You-Doing-With-Your-Time Independent Venue Week: Toyah Willcox, Dan Donnelly & Mik Artistik at Square Chapel For the second year, Square Chapel Arts Centre will be offering a programme of events as part of Independent Venue Week. A national celebration of live music and comedy, the events are performed in, and organised by, independent venues like the Halifax arts centre. This year’s line-up for gig goers includes the fascinating musician and comedian ]]>Sun, 19 Jan 2020 19:19:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Independent-Venue-Week-Toyah-Willcox-Dan-Donnelly--Mik-Artistic-at-Square-Chapel The Big Malarkey: Hull Book Award Shortlist Announcement The shortlist has been announced for the James Reckitt Hull Children’s Book Award 2020. Featuring the must-read children’s books for 2020, the winner will be chosen by Hull's young people. The award, which began 13 years ago, aims to foster a love of reading by introducing young people to new writers and titles they might not normally ]]>Sun, 19 Jan 2020 19:06:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/The-Big-Malarkey-Hull-Book-Award-Shortlist-Announcement Council Approves Plan To More Than Halve Carbon Emissions By 2025 Senior councillors have approved plans to cut the council’s carbon footprint by more than half following the local authority’s climate emergency declaration in March. The new proposals mean that Leeds City Council will reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from 70,000 to 31,000 tonnes by 2025, in line with science-based carbon reduction ]]>Sun, 19 Jan 2020 11:10:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Council-Approves-Plan-To-More-Than-Halve-Carbon-Emissions-By-2025 Boom Bong A Bung It’s back-to-school week for British politics. The Prime Minister urgently dashed back from his Caribbean holiday to face the crisis in the Middle East, pausing only to sunbathe for a couple more days before catching the same flight that he would have taken anyway. His special friend in the USA had finally got round to telling him just who they ]]>Sun, 19 Jan 2020 10:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Boom-Bong-A-Bung Jet2 Getaway Deals Feb Half-Term – Leeds Bradford Airport With some of the ‘bluest’ days in the annual calendar guaranteed this month, Jet2holidays has issued a range of Winter Warmers that you might want to consider next month in the run up to February half-term. As the UK’s leading tour operator to mainland Spain, the Balearics and Canary, the holiday company has a range of beach breaks departing]]>Sun, 19 Jan 2020 09:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Jet2-Getaway-Deals-Feb-Half-Term--Leeds-Bradford-Airport A True Taste Of Italy At Franco Manca In Leeds It appears that Franco Manca in Leeds could be a best kept secret as I had never heard of the restaurant in central Leeds. You could easily walk past it, nestled as it is at the back entrance to Marks and Spencer. We arrived on an early midweek evening and there were already a few fellow diners eating, within 40 minutes of our arrival the place ]]>Sat, 18 Jan 2020 21:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/A-True-Taste-Of-Italy-At-Franco-Manca-In-Leeds Celebrate Ginuary With Slingsby Gin Now that Ginuary is in full swing why not celebrate swerving dry January by making this wonderful zesty cocktail from Slingsby Gin. This cocktail uses their newest flavour variant - Marmalade and is called Continental Breakfast. Ingredients: 40ml Slingsby Marmalade Gin 10ml Triple Sec 5ml Campari 25ml pink grapefruit juice 15ml ]]>Sat, 18 Jan 2020 20:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Celebrate-Ginuary-With-Slingsby-Gin Planned Roadworks In Yorkshire And The Humber – Summary For Monday 20 To Sunday 26 January The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Thursday 16 January and could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. M621 junction 7 Stourton The clockwise exit slip road will have a 24/7 lane 1 closure until February due to junction improvement ]]>Sat, 18 Jan 2020 18:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Planned-Roadworks-In-Yorkshire-And-The-Humber--Summary-For-Monday-20-To-Sunday-2- Free Period Products For All Schools And Colleges Free period products are to be made available to all schools and colleges in England, as the Department for Education launches its fully funded scheme. The new scheme is set to give pupils easy access to period products at school or college, helping to break down stigmas and ensure no young person’s education is disrupted by their period. From]]>Sat, 18 Jan 2020 18:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Free-Period-Products-For-All-Schools-And-Colleges Poem Of The Week: 'My Heart's In The Highlands' By Robert Burns My Heart’s in the Highlands My heart's in the Highlands, my heart is not here, My heart's in the Highlands, a-chasing the deer; Chasing the wild-deer, and following the roe, My heart's in the Highlands, wherever I go. Farewell to the Highlands, farewell to the North, The birth-place of Valour, the country of Worth ; Wherever I ]]>Sat, 18 Jan 2020 11:05:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Poem-of-the-Week-My-Hearts-in-the-Highlands-by-Robert-Burns Climate Emergency 'No Doubt' The Number One Issue Ian McPherson, a leading Member of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority has written a personal account of the diminished state of nature in his local area, and has called for people to make changes in their daily lives to address the “climate emergency”. I have lived in Sedbergh for twenty years. When I first came to live in the ]]>Fri, 17 Jan 2020 19:31:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Climate-Emergency-No-Doubt-The-Number-One-Issue Feline Groovy? So what can I add to the cacophony of criticism surrounding Cats? Well, I can try to put this bonkers musical into context. As a musician, the mother of a daughter with a degree in Musical Theatre and someone who has experienced its hallucinatory weirdness many times, I feel more than qualified to chip in with my unsolicited opinion. In any ]]>Fri, 17 Jan 2020 18:07:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Feline-Groovy