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Hull power plant contractors sacked amid ‘delays’ to £200m project

Image copyright Energy Works Image caption The Energy Works power plant was expected to be producing electricity by January 2018 Contractors working on a £200m renewable energy plant in Hull have been sacked after “significant…

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Crossing Divides: A Margaret Thatcher statue for Grantham?

Plans for a statue of Baroness Thatcher in her home town of Grantham have been approved despite vandalism concerns. That shows the strength of feeling which exist around both sides of the former Prime Minister’s…


Sheffield’s hidden rivers to be opened for exploration

Image copyright PA Image caption The tunnels – which run under Sheffield city centre – are being opened to groups of the public Underground tunnels that carry rivers beneath the streets of Sheffield are being…


Cameron McGeehan: Barnsley midfielder charged with violent conduct by FA

Cameron McGeehan has made 36 appearances in all competitions this season Barnsley midfielder Cameron McGeehan has been charged with violent conduct by the Football Association following their 3-0 win at Southend. The 23-year-old is alleged…


Gary Ballance: Yorkshire batsman signs deal until end of 2021 season

Gary Ballance’s previous deal had been due to expire this year England batsman Gary Ballance has signed a new contract with Yorkshire until the end of the 2021 season. The 29-year-old. who has 23 Test…


Battle of Orgreave: Home Office rejects panel review offer

Image copyright PA Image caption A total of 95 mineworkers were arrested, but never convicted, after clashes with the police An offer to set up an independent panel to review documents relating to the so-called…



Man jailed for 12 years for raping vulnerable women in Doncaster

Image copyright South Yorkshire Police Image caption Police described Anthony Dorey as a highly predatory offender, who targeted vulnerable women on nights out A man branded “a dangerous and highly predatory offender” has been jailed…


Will Vaulks: Rotherham United midfielder in frame for first Wales call-up

Will Vaulks (left) captained Rotherham in their FA Cup loss to Manchester City earlier this season Manager Ryan Giggs is considering calling up Rotherham midfielder Will Vaulks for his first Wales appearance. Wales face Trinidad…


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