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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.
Migration Yorkshire is a UK based charity that will look at helping child refugees into foster care. It’s founder, Hossain Ahmadi, fled Iran in 2015 when he was only 14 years old. He lives with a foster family in Leeds, and now wants to help others in a similar situation. This month, his charity was
The university recently overtook Imperial College London by attracting £124 million in research funds from various organisations across the globe. National funders such as Innovate UK and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) contributed (to name a few) as well as local initiatives, like the Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership. ‘A Monumental

New funding for Temple Newsam

Temple Newsam has been a central part of Leeds heritage, and has maintained a position of importance for the city for nearly 1000 years. The Iconic Tudor Country House has secured funding to help preserve it’s legacy and promote more community engagement. Funding New funding has been allocated through the National Lottery Fund to ensure
Five-star housebuilder Barratt Developments (which includes the Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes brands) has launched an astonishing seven new developments over a short seven-week period, delivering 1,183 new homes and supporting 609 jobs region-wide. A total of £154 million has been invested into seven new sites across the Yorkshire East region. 1,183 brand-new two,
Leeds made headlines this week as childhood obesity rates have dropped. Although the drop is by a seemingly insignificant 6.4%, this actually shows a fantastic level of progress. Most cities across the western world have had major problems with getting these figures to budge. In fact, Leeds is the first in the UK one of
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