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Vote to close 167-year-old school angers villagers in North Yorkshire
Opponents claim Skelton Newby Hall school – which has just one pupil – is victim of ‘managed wind-down’

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

30, May, 2023 @3:04 PM

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At least three people drown over bank holiday weekend as UK sees hottest day
Two men in their 20s were pulled from the sea near Torbay as boy who died in Carlisle named as Lewis Michael Kirkpatrick, 15

Jessica Murray

28, May, 2023 @6:21 PM

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Halifax thrilled to be new mecca for movie makers after Happy Valley success
Happy Valley’s success cemented a film and TV boom in the West Yorkshire town – and now the cameras can’t stay away

David Barnett

27, May, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Sunak takes helicopter to Yorkshire – via stopoff just two miles from an airport
PM visits billionaire family near Manchester on way, raising further questions about his travel habits

Peter Walker and Pippa Crerar

26, May, 2023 @1:46 PM

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Harrowing lives of children sent to work in English mills revealed in first study of kind
Research on remains of 19th-century ‘pauper apprentices’ shows bodies riddled with disease, in study that resonates today

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

17, May, 2023 @6:00 PM

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Women should help design UK parks to tackle safety fears, says study
West Yorkshire research shows women and girls affected ‘on daily basis by misogyny and harassment’

Robyn Vinter North of England correspondent

09, May, 2023 @11:01 PM

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Dead whale removed from Bridlington beach after becoming tourist attraction
East Riding of Yorkshire council were able to remove 17m carcass without cutting it up in large-scale operation

Robyn Vinter, North of England correspondent

06, May, 2023 @2:49 PM

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Legal & General halts new production at modular homes factory near Leeds
Group tells staff it will let most of them go, as it considers options for loss-making factory

Julia Kollewe

04, May, 2023 @12:06 PM

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Bleep it out! The bowel-quaking dance music of late-80s Yorkshire
Books and compilations are reanimating the overlooked sound of bleep: a speaker-smashing strain of DIY techno born out of breakdance rivalries and heavy industry

Daniel Dylan Wray

03, May, 2023 @12:11 PM

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E-bike and e-scooter fires have injured at least 190 people in UK, data shows
Exclusive: Fires more than quadruple since 2020 after surge in popularity of battery-assisted travel

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

02, May, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Fast-build modular homes – an answer to the UK housing crisis?
Industry in UK is still largely loss-making but there are hopes it might soon deliver significant proportion of new homes

Julia Kollewe and Kalyeena Makortoff

14, Apr, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Police open murder investigation after man shot dead in Sheffield
Victim in his 20s found with gunshot wounds when emergency services arrived at Gleadless Valley estate

Helen Pidd North of England editor

09, Apr, 2023 @1:45 PM

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