North of England

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HS2 protesters plan ‘nationwide day of action’ over rail expansion
Activists say bill being presented to parliament sanctions irreversible destruction of environment

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

24, Jan, 2022 @11:34 AM

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Chris Boardman to lead new walking and cycling body in England
Former Olympic cycling champion vows to take back streets from motor traffic as head of Active Travel England

Peter Walker

22, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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The UK student nurse who has caught Covid four times
Mea Walton got her first infection in September 2020 and her fourth at the start of this year

Nicola Davis

21, Jan, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Tory MP Christian Wakeford defects to Labour, blaming PM’s ‘disgraceful’ conduct
Bury South MP says Tory policies ‘doing nothing’ to help constituents, piling further pressure on Boris Johnson

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

19, Jan, 2022 @12:40 PM

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Northern leaders to put culture at centre of region’s post-pandemic recovery
Report making case for culture as catalyst for levelling up wins cross-party backing

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

19, Jan, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Campaigners warn against plan to delay Manchester clean air zone
Delaying introduction of charges for some vehicles that breach standards would be ‘serious blow’ for health, critics say

Maya Wolfe-Robinson

13, Jan, 2022 @5:31 PM

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Ill health in ‘left behind’ areas costs England £30bn a year, says report
Economy would get a major boost if people in most-deprived regions were as healthy as those in rich areas

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

13, Jan, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Fears of pandemic exodus from England’s cities prove unfounded
Exclusive: figures show Covid has not deterred people from moving to Manchester and other city centres

Helen Pidd North of England editor

12, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Hospitals outside London ‘expect more Covid patients than last January’
NHS leader warns soaring infections in north of England will bring 30% more patients than at pandemic peak

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

06, Jan, 2022 @4:58 PM

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The Doctor Who treasure trove in a Northumberland village cellar
Neil Cole’s Museum of Classic Sci-Fi, hosted in cellar of his Allendale townhouse, holds costumes and props from numerous TV classics

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

06, Jan, 2022 @3:48 PM

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Rare kingfisher sighting in Preston draws thousands
American shaggy-crested belted kingfisher thought to have got blown across ocean by Atlantic storm

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

05, Jan, 2022 @3:21 PM

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Heart attack patients told to make own way to hospital as Covid surge hits northern England
NHS under pressure as growth rate in hospitalisations more than doubles compared with London

Andrew Gregory Health editor

04, Jan, 2022 @6:17 PM

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