Selby Area Having Outbreak of Burglaries

The Yorkshire Post has this story on their twitter feed just recently, warning of a spate of Burglaries in rural villages near Selby on the border of North, West & South Yorkshire.

A car described as a grey VW Golf linked to the incidents has apparently been recovered, and cops are increasing patrols in the affected areas. Continue reading “Selby Area Having Outbreak of Burglaries”

Large Number of South Yorkshire Apartments Flunk Fire Safety Checks

ITV News (Calendar) is reporting on their social media tonight that South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue have reviewed all 205 high rise buildings located in their patch after the Grenfell fire down in London.

The results do not appear too brilliant, with 177 buildings having flunked the checks, and only 28 out of the 205 scoring a pass.

It comes after the government ordered checks on all buildings over 18 metres to be carried out by the end of 2021 – a target which South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue met.


8 Yorkshire Towns Among Top 50 “Worst Places to Live” in England

The Sun newspaper has a “Top 50 ‘worst places to live’ in England ranked in controversial poll” article on their website today, and 8 towns from the Yorkshire Region are among them.

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