Yorkshire Times RSS Feed RSS news feed from the Yorkshire Times yorkshiretimes.co.uk Government Gives Green Light To Resumption Of Competitive Sport Behind Closed Doors Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport publishes 'stage three' of its elite and professional sport guidance. {b} Guidance permits return to domestic competition from 1 June 2020 {b} First major sporting event expected to be 2000 Guineas Stakes at Newmarket Racecourse on 6 June {b} Follows guidance supporting the return to ]]>Sat, 30 May 2020 21:11:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Government-Gives-Green-Light-To-Resumption-Of-Competitive-Sport-Behind-Closed-Doo- Oliver Dowden’s Statement On Coronavirus (COVID-19): 30 May 2020 Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Secretary gave the 30 May 2020 daily press briefing on the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Let me begin with the latest figures: {b} 4,171,408 tests for coronavirus have now been carried out in the UK, including 127,722 tests carried out yesterday; {b} 272,826 people have tested positive, ]]>Sat, 30 May 2020 20:19:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Oliver-Dowdens-Statement-On-Coronavirus-COVID-19-30-May-2020 Coronavirus (COVID-19): Scientific Evidence Supporting The UK Government Response The national and global response to the spread of COVID-19 continues to develop quickly and our collective knowledge of the virus is growing by the second. During a response to a virus of this nature, it is imperative that the public is confident the government has based its decisions on a representative range of the most up-to-date science ]]>Sat, 30 May 2020 15:24:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Coronavirus-COVID-19-Scientific-Evidence-Supporting-The-UK-Government-Response-1 Pentecost - Fifty Days After Easter Pentecost is also called Whit Sunday and is celebrated by Christians in the UK. (Pentecost comes from the Greek pentecostē, “50th day”). This is a major festival in the Christian church, celebrated on the Sunday that falls on the 50th day after Easter. It is also 10 days after Ascension Day. According to the Christian Bible it was the ]]>Sat, 30 May 2020 12:48:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Pentecost---Fifty-Days-After-Easter Sci-fi For Our Times: Rediscovering The Body Snatchers And Roadside Picnic As I begin to come good on my reading commitments during the lockdown period, I’ve found myself dusting-off two gems of the science fiction genre, which have not only offered some much-needed escapism from a largely confined and sedentary state of existence, but also some surprising insights into my current experience of the pandemic. Jack ]]>Sat, 30 May 2020 12:33:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Sci-fi-for-our-Times-Rediscovering-The-Body-Snatchers-and-Roadside-Picnic Poem Of The Week: 'The Touch' By Roger Garfitt The Touch A finger of sun in the fork of an ash finds the green hearts of the violets, so down- cast from a late spring they incline to the moss they are rooted in, all their sugars gone, until the gradual touch of the light, implicit, insistent, cajoles them and they cup open, greedy as the Sheela-na-Gig, or the flowers’ Alexandrian ]]>Sat, 30 May 2020 11:03:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Poem-of-the-Week-The-Touch-by-Roger-Garfitt Interview With Carrie Baxter You might not have heard of Carrie Baxter yet, I hadn’t until a week ago. When listening to New Music Friday on Spotify one song made my ears prick up and pay attention. 4/4(Love Affair) her current single gave the impression that Baxter was an American neo soul artist who was influenced by artists such as Erykah Badu and Jill Scott. Whilst ]]>Sat, 30 May 2020 10:45:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Interview-With-Carrie-Baxter IHG Hotels & Resorts Offers Fresh Take On ‘Clean’ As the world adjusts to new travel norms and expectations, IHG Hotels & Resorts is enhancing the experience for its international hotel guests by redefining the definition of the word cleanliness. Using new science-led protocols and service measures, partnering with industry leading experts Cleveland Clinic, Ecolab and Diversey, and launching a ]]>Sat, 30 May 2020 09:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/IHG-Hotels--Resorts-Offers-Fresh-Take-On-Clean Lockdown Lessons: A Short Story In the distance, they scurry: racing, weaving, tracing, tracking, dreaming. They’re Zooming to the moon and back. But my life is full of questions. I can’t Zoom. I don’t have any oo. It has eluded us. Oo is required for many words, for many stages of the day. I need my oo to complain and state my case, to ask: What took you so long? I ]]>Sat, 30 May 2020 08:14:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Lockdown-Lessons-A-Short-Story Review: Heads You Win By Jeffrey Archer Those of you who have read my other articles may remember one on False Impression by Jeffrey Archer where I said I was looking forward to reading his latest novel, the New York Times bestseller Heads You Win, said to be his ‘most ambitious and creative novel since, Kane And Abel’. Well, this week I read it and had I written]]>Sat, 30 May 2020 07:06:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Review-Heads-You-Win-by-Jeffrey-Archer Interview With Karima Francis Blackpool's Karima Francis released her debut album, The Author, back in 2009. Since then she has proved herself to be one of the UK's most compelling and intriguing recording artists. With her latest single she delicately handles the subject of mental health. We caught up with her to find out more... First and foremost, hello and how are ]]>Sat, 30 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Interview-With-Karima-Francis Musical Motivation: Karima Francis Blackpool's Karima Francis released her debut album, The Author, back in 2009. Since then she has proved herself to be one of the UK's most compelling and intriguing recording artists. With her latest single, Orange Rose, she delicately handles the subject of mental health. With such an impressive back catalogue, we caught up with her to find out ]]>Sat, 30 May 2020 06:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Musical-Motivation-Karima-Francis LEA - Treppenhaus Over the course of the last four years, LEA has gone from being a celebrated YouTube star to one of Germany's most prominent popstars. Having introduced her recording intentions with 2016's innovative Vakuum, her rounded piano-centric sound really resonated with audiences with the release of 2018's Zwischen meinen Zeilen. Currently starring on the ]]>Sat, 30 May 2020 06:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/LEA---Treppenhaus Teddy Thompson - Heartbreaker Please Between 2000 and 2011 Teddy Thompson released a series of five solo albums, each with their own distinctive sound and feel. The last 9 years has seen his output more focused on collaboration - both with his famous family and Kelly Jones. However, having released what was deemed his most personal album as his last solo release in 2011 - Bella - ]]>Sat, 30 May 2020 06:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Teddy-Thompson---Heartbreaker-Please Leeds Patient Recovers From Coronavirus After His Brother Dies Leeds man Don Gill has returned home after fighting off coronavirus - despite having his brother die from the virus in the same hospital. Don went into hospital with Covid-19 symptoms on 31 March with his older brother Keith and spent 34 days fighting for his life. Sadly, after just five days his brother died of the illness leaving Don to ]]>Fri, 29 May 2020 20:27:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Leeds-Patient-Recovers-From-Coronavirus-After-His-Brother-Dies Chancellor's Statement On Coronavirus (COVID-19): 29 May 2020 Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak gave the 29 May 2020 daily press briefing on the government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Good evening. I’m joined here in Downing Street by Professor Steve Powis, Medical Director of NHS England. Let me begin with the latest figures: {b} 4,043,686 tests have been carried out in the UK, ]]>Fri, 29 May 2020 19:55:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Chancellors-Statement-On-Coronavirus-COVID-19-29-May-2020 Cumbria/Lancashire Roadworks - Monday 1 to Sunday 7 June The following summary of planned new and ongoing roadworks over the coming week is correct as of Friday 29 May but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible. Drivers looking for roadworks information (such as overnight ]]>Fri, 29 May 2020 19:40:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/CumbriaLancashire-Roadworks---Monday-1-to-Sunday-7-June Advice For Road Users As A1(M) In South Yorkshire Closes For Upgrade This Weekend Drivers making essential journeys on the A1(M) near Doncaster are being advised that the northbound carriageway will be closed this weekend as part of work to install a new 250m section of concrete barrier in the central reservation. The five-mile stretch of motorway between junction 35 (Wadworth), where the motorway connects to the M18, and ]]>Fri, 29 May 2020 19:31:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Advice-For-Road-Users-As-A1M-In-South-Yorkshire-Closes-For-Upgrade-This-Weekend BCC Responds To Changes To Job Retention Scheme And Support For The Self-employed Commenting on the Chancellor’s announcement today on additional changes that will be made to the Job Retention Scheme from July onwards, BCC Director-General Adam Marshall said: “The Chancellor has listened to business communities and struck a careful balance that will help many firms bring furloughed staff back to work flexibly over the ]]>Fri, 29 May 2020 16:56:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/BCC-Responds-To-Changes-To-Job-Retention-Scheme-And-Support-For-The-Self-employe- Moorland Association Calls For Science And Facts In Debate To End Raptor Persecution The Moorland Association, which represents grouse moor operators in England, today urged that 'science and facts should dominate the debate over raptor persecution'. Amanda Anderson, Director of the Moorland Association, said: “We need greater use of official facts and science in the debate to end raptor persecution. No-one is denying there is ]]>Fri, 29 May 2020 15:49:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Moorland-Association-Calls-For-Science-And-Facts-In-Debate-To-End-Raptor-Persecu- Top Summer Cocktails To Enjoy Over Lazy Sunny Afternoons Seeing as summer seems to have arrived, why not enjoy a lovely summer cocktail as a perfect addition to your BBQ or picnic. White Sangria - a fruity twist on a summer classic perfect for sharing with loved ones Ingredients: 1 Part Slingsby London Dry Gin 5 Parts Prosecco ½ Elderflower Cordial Method: {b}Fill a jug with ]]>Fri, 29 May 2020 15:44:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Top-Summer-Cocktails-To-Enjoy-Over-Lazy-Sunny-Afternoons Inspirational Dad Raises £4,600 For Daughter’s Hospice After 12-Hour Cycle Just a few weeks after she was born, Ella Barrowcliffe’s parents received the devastating news that their daughter had a severe form of epilepsy. Now five years on – and in the midst of lockdown – dad Mat has raised £4,600 for the Sheffield children’s hospice that cares for his daughter, by cycling 190 virtual miles from his home in ]]>Fri, 29 May 2020 15:41:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Inspirational-Dad-Raises-4600-For-Daughters-Hospice-After-12-Hour-Cycle Enjoy A Fresh And Fruity Frozen Treat Rhubarb Gin Ice Lollies - enjoy a fresh and fruity frozen treat with these grownup ice lollies Ingredients: 1 part Slingsby Rhubarb Gin 4 parts Fentimans Rose Lemonade 1 tbsp agave syrup Fresh raspberries Method: {b}In a jug, mix Slingsby Rhubarb Gin with Fentimans Rose Lemonade {b}Squeeze into the mixture 1 tbsp of agave syrup.]]>Fri, 29 May 2020 15:09:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Enjoy-A-Fresh-And-Fruity-Frozen-Treat 50 Years On From Equal Pay Act Many Women Remain Stuck In Low-paid, Insecure Roles – Union Federation Warns Coronavirus has confirmed that working women are still underpaid and undervalued in Britain today, the TUC has said today as the UK marks the 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay Act. TUC analysis shows that women are much more likely than men to be key workers and, when they are, are much more likely to be on low pay. Of an estimated 9.8 ]]>Fri, 29 May 2020 14:53:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/50-Years-On-From-Equal-Pay-Act-Many-Women-Remain-Stuck-In-Low-paid-Insecure-Role- The Restaurant Bar And Grill In Leeds Set To Tickle Your Taste Buds Again The Restaurant Bar & Grill has re-opened in Leeds. Further to popular demand the restaurant has opened its doors in Leeds firing up the charcoal grills to provide guests with a new click and collect and delivery service, barandgrill2go.com. The new service sees an extensive selection of the premium restaurant’s internationally inspired dishes ]]>Fri, 29 May 2020 14:51:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/The-Restaurant-Bar-And-Grill-In-Leeds-Set-To-Tickle-Your-Taste-Buds-Again Vicky Mcloughlin Steps Up To Partner As Grant Thornton Continues To Invest In Yorkshire Business advisory firm Grant Thornton has made a further investment in its Yorkshire practice with the promotion of Vicky McLoughlin to Partner. Vicky provides audit and assurance services to mid-market businesses across the region, advising private and public clients in sectors that include manufacturing, tech, property and social housing. The ]]>Fri, 29 May 2020 14:40:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Vicky-Mcloughlin-Steps-Up-To-Partner-As-Grant-Thornton-Continues-To-Invest-In-Yo- Meadow Foods To Increase Milk Price In June & July Meadow Foods has announced that it will be increasing its milk price by 1ppl from 1st June for producers covering Cheshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, North Wales, Derbyshire, Worcestershire and Yorkshire, taking their standard A litre milk price to 26ppl. Producers, located in Cumbria, The Lake District and South Wales, will see an increase of ]]>Fri, 29 May 2020 14:36:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Meadow-Foods-To-Increase-Milk-Price-In-June--July At Home Retreat Packages From Adventure Yogi Brighton-based travel and wellbeing company, Adventure Yogi, is innovating during the Covid-19 Lockdown by introducing ‘At Home’ retreat packages for those in desperate need of a little restoration! You can now get ‘That Retreat Feeling’ as the company introduces its world-class yoga retreats to you digitally. So, set aside time in your ]]>Fri, 29 May 2020 09:11:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/At-Home-Retreat-Packages-From-Adventure-Yogi From The Enlightened To The Egregious Try though I might to dismiss it, we are living in an unparalleled era of self centred, incorrigible behaviour from those who supposedly lead us. It’s now more prudent to assume mendacity rather than truthfulness. Yes I speak of Dominic Cummings. I confess to a liking for Boris, finding his optimism and bounce appealing, but the last week has ]]>Fri, 29 May 2020 09:08:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/From-The-Enlightened-To-The-Egregious Healthy Heart Tip By Heart Research UK - National BBQ Week Heart Research UK Healthy Heart Tip, written by Dr Helen Flaherty, Head of Health Promotion at Heart Research UK National Barbecue week – 25th-31st May - http://www.nationalbbqweek.info/ Healthy Barbecuing Summer is here and many of us are heading out to our gardens to fire up the barbecue. Some of the foods traditionally]]>Fri, 29 May 2020 08:17:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Healthy-Heart-Tip-By-Heart-Research-UK---National-BBQ-Week Dennis Wheatley: The Man Who Monetised The 'Beast' Dennis Wheatley (1897-1977) is indisputably a giant of modern literary fiction if one measures such things by book sales alone. During the 1960’s he consistently sold more than one million of his novels each year and over forty million across the duration of his colourful lifetime. The majority of his seventy published works orbit political, ]]>Fri, 29 May 2020 08:02:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Dennis-Wheatley-The-Man-Who-Monetised-the-Beast Interview With Tom Leeb The son of comedian, actor and singer Michel Leeb and brother of singer Fanny Leeb, Tom Leeb is from a famous family. At 31 his own fame is steadily on the rise. Having shown his musical intentions firmly with the release of an eponymous EP back in 2018, his debut album was initially released in September 2019. However, it has now been re-released ]]>Fri, 29 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Interview-With-Tom-Leeb Blanche - Empire Give her left-of-centre sound and imagery, Belgian alt-pop singer Blanche has surprising beginnings in the music industry. The one-time The Voice Belgique entrant released one of the most credible and incredible Eurovision entries of recent years - City Lights - which saw her soar to fourth place in 2017. Since then she has steadily trickled ]]>Fri, 29 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Blanche---Empire Erland Cooper - Hether Blether Orkney's Erland Cooper has enjoyed musical acclaim in a variety of different outfits. Most prominent was his early success in the sensational Erland and the Carnival, which was followed by the shoegaze outfit The Magnetic North. His own solo project started two years ago with the first in the set of an Orkney inspired album-trio. With both 2018's ]]>Fri, 29 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Erland-Cooper---Hether-Blether Dutty Moonshine Big Band - City Of Sin Dutty Moonshine Big Band are not newcomers to the circuit, but the explosive fusionists have finally been signed to a record label. What often happens when a band signs to a large record label is that the key ingredients that made them so striking as an independent act get watered down to cater to a mainstream audience. With that in mind, have ]]>Fri, 29 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Dutty-Moonshine-Big-Band---City-Of-Sin ‘An Odorous Wind’: Smells By Robert Muchembled It somehow comes as no surprise to learn that our olfactory processes are as well-honed and subtle an instrument of definition as our oracular and auditory senses, in spite of our time-worn tendency to negotiate and re-invent our social relationship with smell(s). For Robert Muchembled, we presently occupy a clinically-pinched universe, our ]]>Fri, 29 May 2020 06:56:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/An-Odorous-Wind-Smells-by-Robert-Muchembled Singles Of The Week: 29 May 2020 Another week on planet pop has bounced by. While all the focus this week will no doubt be on the long-awaited new arrival from Lady Gaga as people get to grips with Chromatica, it is important to remember that her new album is not the only new music to impress you this week. As a result, here is a rundown of our singles of the week... SINGLE OF]]>Fri, 29 May 2020 06:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Singles-Of-The-Week-29-May-2020 Loïc Nottet - Sillygomania Aged just 24, Loïc Nottet has achieved an awful lot in a very short amount of time. The former The Voice Belgique contestant managed to finish fourth in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest with the still epic Rhythm Inside. That same year he won the sixth series of Danse Avec Les Stars in France as his debut single achieved Platinum status at home in]]>Fri, 29 May 2020 06:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Loc-Nottet---Sillygomania Steady Habits - Hold In Your Breath Steady Habits are the side project of Loud Mountains' Sean Duggan. Having achieved critical acclaim alongside his brother, the Oxford based American has teamed up with a group of good friends (who are also solid musicians) to venture into a new terrain. Alas, not completely new terrain, for the folk-country sound of Loud Mountains is echoed within ]]>Fri, 29 May 2020 06:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Steady-Habits---Hold-In-Your-Breath Lady Gaga - Chromatica Little did anyone know when Lady Gaga arrived on the pop scene back in 2008 with the playful Akon and RedOne co-written, Colby O'Donnis featuring Just Dance that she would go on to become one of the world's most innovative pop players. Having trialed everything from meat-outfits to country ballads, the multi-award winning, multi-Platinum selling ]]>Fri, 29 May 2020 06:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Lady-Gaga---Chromatica Beer Of The Month Of June: Frothingham Bitter In September 2013, Matthew Hodgson, director of Great Newsome Brewery, got a call from a landlord who sold his beer. It was to offer congratulations on Frothingham Bitter having won the World Beer Award in the category ‘the world’s best bitter up to 5 per cent ABV’. Seven years later this beautiful classic bitter wins another award: it is the]]>Fri, 29 May 2020 05:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Beer-Of-The-Month-Of-June-Frothingham-Bitter Sunshine Beaches And Splashing Waves: Perfect Panacea Doctors have been recommending trips to the seaside for a wellbeing boost since the 18th century. It’s also been scientifically proven that being beside the sea increases our immune system function and improves our mental health. As lockdown restrictions ease up, shores and coastlines beckon - providing social distancing is respected. Our ]]>Fri, 29 May 2020 03:22:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Sunshine-Beaches-And-Splashing-Waves-Perfect-Panacea Survey Launched To Understand Brands’ Response To Digital Trends A Manchester-based digital start-up has launched a nationwide survey in a bid to understand changes in marketing activity throughout the covid-19 pandemic. Copy Generators is inviting B2C business owners to explain how the pandemic has affected their marketing budgets, marketing activities, social media engagements and website traffic, and how ]]>Fri, 29 May 2020 02:44:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Survey-Launched-To-Understand-Brands-Response-To-Digital-Trends North West Business Confidence Increases But Remains Near Record Low Companies in the region reported higher confidence in their business prospects month-on-month at -10%. When taken alongside their views of the economy overall, this gives a headline confidence reading of -25%. The Business Barometer questions 1,200 businesses monthly and provides early signals about UK economic trends both regionally and ]]>Fri, 29 May 2020 02:20:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/North-West-Business-Confidence-Increases-But-Remains-Near-Record-Low Yorkshire Business Confidence Falls To Near-record Low Companies in the region reported lower confidence in their own business prospects month-on-month at -21%. When taken alongside their views of the economy overall, this gives a headline confidence reading of -31%. The Business Barometer questions 1,200 businesses monthly and provides early signals about UK economic trends both regionally and ]]>Fri, 29 May 2020 02:18:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Yorkshire-Business-Confidence-Falls-To-Near-record-Low Backstage Innovation Centre Calls For Industry Collaboration And Innovation To Ensure The Sector’s Recovery Ahead Of Lockdown Easing. A new initiative, launched in Yorkshire by Backstage Academy, is calling on the live events industry to build a consortium of stakeholders to assist its recovery. Following reports in the press that the live events sector will be one of the last to recover, the Backstage Innovation Centre is creating a think tank to investigate innovative and ]]>Thu, 28 May 2020 21:39:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Backstage-Innovation-Centre-Calls-For-Industry-Collaboration-And-Innovation-To-E- Mid-Yorkshire Chamber Welcomes New Patron Pontefract-based Your Choice Fire & Security, a supplier of fever screening systems, is teaming up with the Chamber to help the local business community to safely get back to work amid the Coronavirus crisis with its state-of-the-art thermal fever detection solutions, which detect elevated skin temperatures in one second and require no personal ]]>Thu, 28 May 2020 21:11:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Mid-Yorkshire-Chamber-Welcomes-New-Patron Fire Risk In The National Park This Weekend ‘High’ As the warm dry spell continues, the risk of fire on already tinder dry grass and moorland in parts of the National Park will reach ‘high’ this weekend, according to the Met Office. It is, therefore, more important than ever to respect the land and not to use barbecues in the countryside. David Butterworth, Chief Executive of the Yorkshire ]]>Thu, 28 May 2020 15:39:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Fire-Risk-In-The-National-Park-This-Weekend-High Greater Manchester Chamber Offers On-line Mediation Service As more sectors and parts of the economy re-open and restart in what still are challenging times, the capacity for disputes to arise is greater than ever. Courts are taking longer to process disputes than normal and there is the potential for further delays even after lockdown restrictions are relaxed. As part of its recovery plans for the local ]]>Thu, 28 May 2020 14:52:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Greater-Manchester-Chamber-Offers-On-line-Mediation-Service Public Urged To Report Sightings Of Tree Pest Oak Processionary Moth As Oak Processionary Moth season begins, the Forestry Commission reminds people to be aware of the pest and report sightings. The public is being urged to report sightings of the tree pest Oak Processionary Moth (OPM) caterpillars. Oak Processionary Moth was first identified in London in 2006 and has since spread to some surrounding counties. The]]>Thu, 28 May 2020 14:28:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Public-Urged-To-Report-Sightings-Of-Tree-Pest-Oak-Processionary-Moth