Councillors Richard Cooper and David Chance from the North Yorkshire County Council have been leading the charge on environmental legislation. They will call upon the North Yorkshire County Council to commit to producing it’s own net carbon reduction plan. The idea is to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030 – 20 years before the national goal
Sheffield is a city that is known for it’s greenery. In fact, it’s the only city in the UK that sits within the boundaries of a National Park, and has a higher population of trees than people! However, nature has not always thrived in Sheffield, thanks to industrial development and the pollution and changing environment

Why Yorkshire Brands Matter

Here at i-Yorkshire, we’re really passionate about all things Yorkshire, and we know that you are too. There’s just something special about God’s Own County, and the diverse people that call the region home. Maybe it’s something in the water! County pride is something that runs deep, and it is something that we all shout
It’s not often that you’d hear that phrase. Northerners, while friendly and amiable, often have an instant dislike or distrust of someone when we hear that southern accent. But this is a Southerner that you can get behind – mainly, because it’s a bus, not a person. First Buses have been trialling Electric Buses, and
The office environment has changed a lot over the last few decades. Technology has taken us to new heights with productivity, communication and efficiency. However, there are definitely some drawbacks too – and Gerard O’Shaughnessy has made headlines recently with his new method of tackling the issue. He claims that phones are becoming a massive
The Ice-Cream Van melodies are one of those irreplaceable and characteristic sounds of a British summer, along with the screeching seagulls and the old-fashioned pier attractions and arcades if you’re lucky enough to live in one of the Yorkshire seaside towns. Who can deny that Whitby or Scarborough would be complete without a Mr Whippy
Two major mobile networks have announced that they will be launching 5G networks in Leeds and Sheffield later this year. Many people are excited about the possibility of faster mobile internet connection, by many are also worried about the apparent health risks of the new technology – so what can we expect? 5G Rollout –

D-Day and the East Yorkshire Regiment

This week, it is important to remember those who risked and gave their lives to defend us. This is the story of the 2nd Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment, who took part in the D-Day invasion of 1944, on the beaches of Normandy. Most information here has been sourced from the Yorkshire Regiment Living History Group.