Exclusive: Archbishop’s intervention could finally end Yorkshire devolution stalemate
A possible solution to Yorkshire’s long-running devolution stalemate that could see a region-wide mayor elected by May 2020 has emerged after an intervention by the Archbishop of York, The Yorkshire Post can reveal.
‘Look at what we’re doing’: Grayling comes out fighting on Northern transport
Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has come out fighting over his department’s commitment to the North as he insisted the region’s leaders have all the same powers to improve services as their counterparts in London.
Think tank calls for North Yorkshire’s district councils to be abolished or merged
Local councils responsible for services including waste collection and local planning in rural parts of Yorkshire should be abolished or merged with a larger county council to save money, a leading think tank has claimed today.
The cost of parking permits in residential areas across North Yorkshire is to increase for the first time in a decade in an effort to “make life easier for residents” by funding other crucial schemes in the county.
A thriving club that was misleadingly highlighted by Scarborough Council as a collapsing group has issued a ‘hands off’ message about the authority’s plans to sell off the site as a good spot for a hotel-pub with car parking.