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  • Joe Mercer obituary
    by Sean Magee on 23rd May 2021 at 2:44 pm

    Leading British jockey of his generation hailed as the great stylist of the weighing roomThe jockey Joe Mercer, who has died aged 86 of a heart attack, rode 2,810 winners in Britain between 1950 and 1985. Beyond that bare statistic is a list of stellar horses, notably the incomparable Brigadier Gerard, who ran in 18 races between 1970 and 1972 and was beaten only once. Riding Bustino against Grundy at Ascot in July 1975, Mercer played a leading role in a contest that still brings tears to […]

  • Plans for expansion of Leeds Bradford airport put on hold
    by Helen Pidd on 6th April 2021 at 6:38 pm

    Climate campaigners say they have been told government is preventing the granting of planning permission The expansion of Leeds Bradford airport has been put on hold after the government paused plans to build a new terminal building on the green belt. The plans were given conditional approval by Leeds city council in February despite widespread opposition from local MPs, residents and environmental groups. Pressure on the UK as Cop26 approaches Continue reading...

  • International climate scientists join call to halt Leeds Bradford airport expansion
    by Matthew Taylor on 4th March 2021 at 2:47 pm

    Academics write to Robert Jenrick predicting dire consequences for climate crisis if plans go ahead Leading international climate scientists are among more than 200 academics who have written to the government calling on it to halt what they say would be an ecologically destructive expansion of Leeds Bradford airport. Almost 250 professors, academics and researchers from Leeds University, including two of the lead authors of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) […]

  • Government under pressure to stop Leeds Bradford airport expansion
    by Matthew Taylor on 25th February 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Critics say plan would wreck efforts to tackle climate crisis and undermine UK credibility ahead of Cop26 The government is under growing pressure to halt a proposed expansion of Leeds Bradford airport, which critics say would wreck efforts to tackle the ecological crisis and undermine the government’s credibility ahead of a key climate conference later this year. The expansion plans, which would support an increase in passengers from 4 to 7 million people a year by 2030, were given […]

  • Why Leicester, Blackburn and Bradford have been hit hard by Covid
    by Ian Johnston on 17th February 2021 at 7:00 pm

    Leaders blame social inequalities, mistrust, and failures of test-and-trace system England’s poorest areas hit by Covid ‘perfect storm’ – leaked report Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Leicester’s deputy mayor, Sarah Russell, sees a pattern in the latest data on the spread of coronavirus in the city. “We don’t get the peaks of other places but we take a longer time coming back down,” she says. In some parts of the country, it is a familiar […]

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  • All adults in North East and Yorkshire region invited for lifesaving jab in final push
    by bradfordzone on 17th June 2021 at 10:36 pm

    All adults in the North East and Yorkshire region can now book themselves in for their Covid jab. Dr Yvette Oade, NHS Regional Clinical Lead for Covid Vaccination in North East and Yorkshire welcomed the moment and said it is just as vital to get your jab now as it was on day one. NHS The post All adults in North East and Yorkshire region invited for lifesaving jab in final push appeared first on Bradford Zone.

  • Bradford Pride Day makes its welcome return to the city this Saturday
    by bradfordzone on 17th June 2021 at 2:20 pm

    Bradford Pride Day makes its welcome return to the city this Saturday with a special hybrid event available both online and in-person. Many Bradford Pride favourites will appear in this celebration of the district’s LGBTQ+ culture. As always, Pride will feature a host of fabulous entertainers, comedy, and tribute acts all coming together for a The post Bradford Pride Day makes its welcome return to the city this Saturday appeared first on Bradford Zone.

  • New library management system for Bradford Libraries
    by bradfordzone on 17th June 2021 at 2:03 pm

    Bradford Libraries will be going live with a new upgraded Library Management System, Symphony, on Thursday, 24 June. The system is the backbone of the Service, providing the library catalogue, stock circulation, and easy to use features for library customers. ‘Enterprise’ is the new Online Public Access Catalogue. This is where library customers can search The post New library management system for Bradford Libraries appeared first on Bradford Zone.

  • COVID delayed your decision about university? Plan now for Clearing!
    by bradfordzone on 17th June 2021 at 1:57 pm

    COVID has caused many young people to delay thinking about their future. But as the prospect of freedom slowly returns, they are starting to get serious about what happens next. Exams were cancelled this year making way for teachers to determine students’ grades, A-level results are out August 10th. So, if you’ve left it until The post COVID delayed your decision about university? Plan now for Clearing! appeared first on Bradford Zone.

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