North of England

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Cumbria coalmine decision delayed again as critics condemn ‘zombie’ No 10
Campaigners told new deadline for decision on first new deep coalmine in more than 30 years is 8 November

Tommy Greene

11, Aug, 2022 @10:47 AM

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Tories abandon plans to house 1,500 asylum seekers in Yorkshire village
Desertion of RAF Linton-on-Ouse scheme is latest immigration policy climbdown after Truss and Sunak opposed plans

Rajeev Syal, Mabel Banfield-Nwachi and Diane Taylor

09, Aug, 2022 @4:52 PM

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‘No safety net’: People struggle to put food on table in Rishi Sunak’s constituency
In wealthy North Yorkshire district, increasing numbers are forced to turn to food banks amid cost of living crisis

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

04, Aug, 2022 @12:40 PM

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Visits to shopping centres and high streets dip below pre-pandemic levels
South of England experiencing faster recovery than north, Scotland and Northern Ireland

Gemma McSherry

03, Aug, 2022 @11:01 PM

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‘They’re like our children’: gooseberry growers compete at Yorkshire show
At Egton Bridge event running since 1800, growers come from far and wide to display their labours of love

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

02, Aug, 2022 @4:40 PM

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Liz Truss U-turns on plan to cut public sector pay outside London
Tory leadership frontrunner scraps plan for regional pay boards after outcry from Conservatives

Jessica Elgot and Heather Stewart

02, Aug, 2022 @1:56 PM

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North holding its own against spread of southern English dialects, study finds
‘We won’t all be sounding the same,’ says researcher after comparison of extensive survey with findings from 70 years ago

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

31, Jul, 2022 @12:35 PM

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Undersea nuclear waste dump off Cumbria would imperil marine life, experts warn
UK looking for storage site for world’s biggest stockpile of untreated waste, including 100 tonnes of plutonium

Mattha Busby

29, Jul, 2022 @10:26 AM

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Liz Truss revives promise to build Northern Powerhouse Rail
Tory leadership frontrunner commits to building Liverpool-Hull line, nine months after government scaled back plans

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

28, Jul, 2022 @10:44 AM

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Morecambe landladies celebrated in English working-class heritage project
Historic England £774,000 programme will also feature Deptford’s ‘gut girls’ and Durham’s miners’ welfare clubs

Caroline Davies

26, Jul, 2022 @5:01 AM

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Man who stabbed girlfriend 29 times in Gateshead jailed for life
Martina Turner, ex-partner of Steven Wood, urges women to look out for warning signs of abusive behaviour

Nicola Slawson

25, Jul, 2022 @5:50 PM

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‘It destroyed 20 years of memories’: Yorkshire family devastated by heatwave fire
Residents near Sheffield lost all their possessions when houses were ignited by wildfires on UK’s hottest day

Robyn Vinter North of England correspondent

24, Jul, 2022 @3:50 PM

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