Protesters raise their voices against mega prisons in a ‘historic demo’ in Yorkshire

People from all over the UK descended on HMP Full Sutton in Yorkshire at the weekend in what campaigners called a “historic demonstration”. The protest was the biggest of its kind ever to be held at the prison, And it took place in solidarity with imprisoned men of colour Kevan Thakrar and Dwayne Fulgence. The …
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South Yorkshire to be placed in Tier 3 coronavirus restrictions

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Detailed guide: West Yorkshire: local restrictions

An outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) has been identified in parts of West Yorkshire. The government and relevant local authorities are acting together to control the spread of the virus. Affected local areas Bradford in the following wards: Bolton and Undercliffe Bowling and Barkerend Bradford Moor Eccleshill Idle and Thackley Little Horton Great Horton Queensbury Royds …
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Press release: Restrictions for more areas in north west, West Yorkshire and midlands to tackle rising infection rates

Further restrictions introduced across parts of north west, midlands and West Yorkshire to curb rising infection rates, agreed in collaboration with local leaders Lancashire, Merseyside, Warrington and Halton escalated to areas of intervention, with new restrictions in Wolverhampton, Oadby and Wigston, and parts of Bradford, Kirklees and Calderdale Regulations and guidance to come into force …
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Press release: Further restrictions eased for Greater Manchester, Lancashire and West Yorkshire

Pools, gyms and sports facilities allowed to open across the country from Tuesday (8 September) as national easements implemented from 25 July applied to the rest of Blackburn with Darwen, Bradford and Leicester National easements on additional business reopenings and leisure activities from 15 August will be applied to the majority of Greater Manchester, Lancashire …
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Restrictions lifted in parts of Greater Manchester, Lancashire and West Yorkshire

Positive progress means 2 households can mix again in areas including Bolton, Stockport, Trafford, Hyndburn and Burnley Some improvements in Leicester, with current restrictions remaining in place for a further 2 weeks as cases remain high Following discussions with local leaders, the Health and Social Care Secretary, NHS Test and Trace, the Joint Biosecurity Centre …
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