Regional leaders in Yorkshire and other parts of northern England have written to Elizabeth Truss to ask for the Government’s clear commitment to fully deliver the second phase of high-speed rail plans.
An “unforgivable” scale of pollution across Yorkshire has been revealed by a major environmental organisation – showing that the region is home to UK’s worst spot for breaching nitrogen dioxide levels outside London.
Naturally, a first trip to Africa is bound to yield a set of completely new experiences. But it took mere moments for Kenya to seem unforgettable. After leaving Moi International Airport in the Mombasa region to head east for the coastal Watamu resort, the nation’s extreme colour began to unfold.
A Paralympic athlete from Yorkshire has said she was “absolutely disgusted” after claiming an airline charged her hundreds of pounds to take her wheelchair on board because it was “classed as baggage”.