On a recent trip down south, Nottinghamshire was announced as Robin Hood’s County, and both Derbyshire and Leicestershire appeared to have signage at their boundaries, which I believe to be at significant crossings of rivers. … [Read more...] about YP Letters: Little sign of acknowledgement for Yorkshire’s boundaries on M1
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A Sheffield family, separated for almost three years following Home Office delays, will be reunited this week after The Star shed a light on its case. Jan Harvey Hoyos Leal, of Parson Cross, has been left unable to see his daughter Athena and wife Yesenia Paola who are currently living in Cucuta, Colombia while the family awaits a decision on a visa application. … [Read more...] about Sheffield family separated for three years to be reunited after The Star intervenes
People living in South and West Yorkshire were offered a potential £300m HS2 station to make up for the route being diverted through their neighbourhoods. But will it actually happen? Chris Burn reports. Two years ago, the shock announcement that HS2 intended to divert a key section of its planned high-speed railway line in Yorkshire through previously unaffected homes, businesses and farmland was swiftly followed by an olive branch of sorts – a promise to investigate the possibility of building a £300m parkway station to serve their affected communities. … [Read more...] about Is £300m Yorkshire HS2 parkway station about to hit the buffers?
SO now we have to put up with trains that are too long for the platforms because Network Rail won’t extend them (Tom Richmond, The Yorkshire Post, June 2). Who is in charge of the railways – and who allows this to happen? Oh, silly me, it’s Chris ‘don’t blame me’ Grayling. … [Read more...] about YP Letters: Let down by Northern Rail over compensation