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York crematorium 'needs £750,000 upgrade'

North Yorkshire and York BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/21/2019 - 11:10
Failing to resolve issues at York crematorium could have "catastrophic consequences", a report says.
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Disadvantaged boys benefit most from early school years

York University RSS News Feed - Thu, 02/21/2019 - 00:01
Boys from disadvantaged backgrounds benefit most from early schooling, helping to narrow the skills gap with boys from high socio-economic backgrounds, according to new research.
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Letters reveal Charles Dickens tried to place his wife in an asylum

York University RSS News Feed - Wed, 02/20/2019 - 23:50
Analysis of previously unseen letters has shed new light on Charles Dickens’s troubled relationship with his wife Catherine – revealing at one point he attempted to have her committed to a mental asylum.
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Skipton starling murmuration chimney photo 'a fluke'

North Yorkshire and York BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/20/2019 - 18:27
Skipton in North Yorkshire has seen regular murmurations since the start of the year.
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Bradley Lowery Scarborough holiday home images released

North Yorkshire and York BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/20/2019 - 13:11
The Bradley Lowery Foundation is building a holiday home for sick children in Scarborough.
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York stadium opening hit by new delay

North Yorkshire and York BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/20/2019 - 10:15
The stadium will not open in July as planned and City of York Council has not given a new opening date.
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Four cleared of Middleton Hunt saboteur affray charge

North Yorkshire and York BBC News Feed - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 18:20
The men were found not guilty ahead of a trial at York Crown Court.
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RAF Tornado flypast marks active service retirement

North Yorkshire and York BBC News Feed - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 16:47
Though no longer to be used in active service, the Tornado jets will help with RAF training.
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Catch me if you can: Study reveals disguises are surprisingly effective

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 15:53
Superficial but deliberate changes in someone’s facial appearance – such as a new hairstyle or complexion - are surprisingly effective in identity deception, new research suggests.
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Expert reaction: Labour Party split

York University RSS News Feed - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 14:59
An expert in British politics from the University of York comments on the news that seven MPs have resigned from the Labour Party in protest at Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership.
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Kemar Roofe: Leeds United forward sidelined with knee injury

North Yorkshire and York BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 12:50
Leeds United forward Kemar Roofe faces a spell on the sidelines after damaging knee ligaments in the win over Swansea.
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First Sirius Minerals tunnel boring machine arrives

North Yorkshire and York BBC News Feed - Sun, 02/17/2019 - 14:31
The machine is one of three which will bore a 23-mile (37km) long tunnel between Redcar and Whitby.
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Environment Agency releases 18,000 fish into North East rivers

North Yorkshire and York BBC News Feed - Sat, 02/16/2019 - 11:14
Breeds including barbel, bream and roach have been released at sites across the region.
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Harrogate Town v Ebbsfleet United

North Yorkshire and York BBC News Feed - Sat, 02/16/2019 - 10:41
Live coverage of Saturday's National League game between Harrogate Town and Ebbsfleet United.
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Jack Laugher named European male diver of the year for 2018

North Yorkshire and York BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 12:44
Olympic champion Jack Laugher has been named European male diver of the year for 2018 after picking up five international titles.
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Heck's 'Sausage World' on hold after EU funding blow

North Yorkshire and York BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 12:19
The family-run sausage firm Heck plans to build an attraction at its base in Kirklington, near Bedale.
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Australian Open: England's Jodi Ewart Shadoff four shots off lead

North Yorkshire and York BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 08:38
England's Jodi Ewart Shadoff loses her share of the lead after a second-round 73, ending the day four shots off the lead at the Women's Australian Open.
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Tan Hill Inn's red light for stargazers' delight

North Yorkshire and York BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 16:09
The isolated Tan Hill Inn in North Yorkshire has installed red lights outside to aid stargazing.
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Super League: 'Ground-breaking' learning disability rugby league launched

North Yorkshire and York BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 16:22
Super League launches a learning disability rugby league, becoming the first major sports brand to give its name to such a venture.
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Blind North Yorkshire great-grandmother cycles again

North Yorkshire and York BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 16:15
Alice Wilson, 82, now rides a tandem after being forced to stop cycling after losing her sight.
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