Doncaster man who forged rail tickets must pay back £17,000 or face jail

A TRAIN passenger who used forged first-class rail and parking tickets totalling more than £17,000 to travel round the UK has been told to pay back the cash or face jail. …read more Source:: Yorkshire Post NEWS       

Disaster officer defends gate move

A police inspector at Hillsborough was “convinced” that opening exit gates to allow fans in was the “right course of action”, a jury hears. …read more Source:: BBC Radio Sheffield       

World Book Day: Leeds pupils bring books to life

Some of the best-loved characters from children’s stories leapt off the page and into Leeds as youngsters across the city went wild for World Book Day. …read more Source:: Yorkshire Evening Post LATEST       

Care body warns of ‘underfunded’ home care for elderly in Leeds

Leeds City Council is guilty of underfunding home care services for older people, according to a new report. …read more Source:: Yorkshire Evening Post LATEST       

Amateur sports player sentenced

An amateur rugby league player who punched an opponent in an “off the ball” incident has avoided an immediate prison sentence. …read more Source:: Yorkshire Post NEWS       

Frozen river delays bin collections

Changes to bin collections in Wakefield are delayed due to new machinery being trapped in a frozen North American river. …read more Source:: BBC Radio Leeds       

Bolton sign midfielder Coke on loan

Bolton sign Sheffield Wednesday’s Giles Coke on loan for the rest of the season but Zach Clough will not play again this term. …read more Source:: BBC Radio Sheffield       

Celebrations planned for community-owned pub’s first birthday

The only community-owned pub in West Yorkshire is celebrating its first birthday as a co-operative this month. …read more Source:: Yorkshire Post NEWS       

Savers hurt by six years of low rates of interest

Six years of interest rates at the historic low of 0.5 per cent were marked today as the Bank of England once more kept the cost of borrowing on hold. …read more Source:: Yorkshire Post NEWS       

‘Health gulf’ between richest and poorest

THE “HEALTH gulf” between the poorest and richest in England has been laid bare as new figures show children in the most deprived areas can expect to live almost 20 fewer year in good health than those in the richest parts of the country. …read more Source:: Yorkshire Post NEWS