Yorkshire Communities

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Ex-miners are facing eviction

By Kamile Banyte Over 70 families could soon be homeless as their landlord wants to demolish their family homes.   Pemberstone submitted a planning application to demolish the prefabricated houses, which were built for miners in the 1950’s. People living on Wordsworth Drive and Sugar Hill Close, in Oulton may be evicted if the landlord…

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Write your school work using only your eyes!

By Bradley Walford This futuristic technology allows children to communicate solely through the movement of their eyes. The revolutionary ‘eye-gaze’ technology works by picking up subtle eye movements, and this is tracked by light across the screen. This exciting piece of kit is tailored towards providing disadvantaged children who struggle with communication, and can’t communicate…

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National League North Playoffs Preview

By Will Hopper There is the potential for an all-Yorkshire clash between Harrogate Town and Bradford Park Avenue in the National League North playoff final. Last night, Bradford Park Avenue defeated Kidderminster Harriers 2-0 in the National League North playoff qualifying round. Goals from Avenue’s top scorer Adam Boyes and Oli Johnson were enough to…

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Leeds hope for better

By Paweł Kuziemski Today is polling day for those planning to vote in the local elections. Politicians elected will have to face the difficult task of improving the small local areas they govern. In light of this, we asked Leeds residents what changes they would like to see made to the area. But are they confident changes like these will be…

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Cougars Chairman Steps Down

By Will Hopper Keighley Cougars have announced that chairman Gary Fawcett is stepping down after eight and a half years in charge. The League One rugby league club have confirmed that Fawcett’s resignation from the chairman role is due to his other commitments. As well as running the West Yorkshire club, Fawcett is also a director for SkillsForge…

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Essex vs Yorkshire: Preview

By Lewis Oldham On Friday Yorkshire’s fourth outing in the new County Championship Cricket season gets underway as they face Essex. The 2014 and 2015 Division 1 winners Yorkshire have had a mixed start to the season. Their opener was against Essex, but it ended in a non-contested draw after heavy rain meant there was…

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