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Union accuses Hull College Group of "bizarre" underhand tactics after it permits ice cream van to sell discounted treats during protest

An education union has accused a Yorkshire college group of "bizarre" underhand tactics when it permitted an ice cream van to sell discounted treats on campus during a protest over staff cuts.
Education
In Harrogate, the affordability gap continues to be substantial with average house prices costing more than 11 times the typical earnings of the town, according to the National Housing Federation.

Young families need houses, says Harrogate MP

Building houses of “the right type and in the right place” is a critical factor in addressing the growing void between prices and the average income of residents in a Yorkshire spa town, according to its MP.

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Tens of thousands of extra homes are needed to address Yorkshires affordable housing crisis as the average property now costs seven times a persons income, industry experts have warned.

Cost of home in Yorkshire is now seven times the average wage

TENS OF thousands of extra homes are needed to address Yorkshire’s affordable housing crisis as the average property now costs seven times a person’s income, industry experts have warned.

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Pupils at Belmont Grosvenor toasting marshmallows around the campfire during a Forest School session in the grounds of the school.

Branching out from classroom for wild lessons

When conjuring up the image of a school, the traditional picture of a teacher standing at the front of a class, with pupils sitting uniformly at their desks, usually springs to mind.

Education
Campaigners have put up banners in Boston Spa.

Yorkshire MP and head end row over school future

A Yorkshire MP embroiled in a row with a headteacher over controversial plans to merge two schools has stressed their divisions have been resolved after discussions spilled over into a public spat.

Education
Debra Forsythe-Conroy.

College group hits back at claims over future of Harrogate site

A Yorkshire college group has moved to allay fears that one of its sites will close following speculation over its future.

Education
Elmet and Rothwell MP Alec Shelbrooke.

War of words breaks out between MP and Boston Spa headteacher

A row has broken out between an MP and a headteacher who have both accused each other of lying over plans to merge two Leeds schools.
Education
Debra Forsythe-Conroy.

Principal retires as concerns are raised over future of Harrogate College

A Yorkshire college group has confirmed that the principal of one of its schools has retired as concerns are raised over its future.
Education
Secondary school league tables have been released.

Secondary School league tables: How did Yorkshire do?

More than a quarter of a million children are being taught at underperforming secondary schools, official figures show.
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Four stolen vehicles recovered by North Yorkshire Police in two days

Officers from North Yorkshire Police have recovered four stolen vehicles over the past two days.

Crime
Misfiled piece of Bronte brother's work discovered in New Zealand

Misfiled piece of Bronte brother's work discovered in New Zealand

The first Brontë manuscript identified in New Zealand has been restored to its place in literary history thanks to university researchers.

Arts
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Primary school league tables 2017: Yorkshire is worst performing region

Yorkshire is the worst performing region in the country for pupils failing to meet the expected standard by the end of primary school, according to new league tables.

Education
The Yorkshire devolution plan has not yet been finalised.

Yorkshire's devolution plan on the table as council leaders hope to move forward with a deal

Council chiefs from across Yorkshire are set to hold talks today in an effort to secure a devolution deal for the region.

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Bereaved Yorkshire father calls for end to stillbirth ‘taboo’

Bereaved Yorkshire father calls for end to stillbirth ‘taboo’

A Yorkshire father who has campaigned tirelessly since the death of his baby boy has called for an end to the silence surrounding the “unspoken taboo” of stillbirth and losing a child during Baby Loss Awareness Week.

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