Town hall leaders in Yorkshire have held talks with a Cabinet Minister to ensure they are not left behind if devolution deals are struck to hand powers to metro mayors in Leeds and Sheffield, The Yorkshire Post can reveal.
A northern metro mayor has claimed that the entire North East and large parts of rural Yorkshire will not "benefit in any way" from HS2 or the proposed Northern Powerhouse Rail project connecting major cities with high speed trains.
The council responsible for England's largest county has warned that it would be "catastrophic" if the millions of pounds in funding it gets every year to pay for adult social care is not continued by the Government.
Former Sheffield Lord Mayor Magid Magid may only have four months as an MEP for Yorkshire and the Humber but he's determined to make as much noise as possible in his new role, including a tour of the region he represents. Rob Parsons reports.
A Conservative council leader in Yorkshire has insisted his authority's spin-off property development firm is "here to make profit" to plough into other services after facing calls to use some of the funds generated to boost social housing.
A trip to visit the D-Day beaches in Normandy led to a moment of personal reflection for North Yorkshire County Council leader Carl Les, before his attention turned to a crisis closer to home. Rob Parsons reports.
Today the Brexit party have announced the first 50 prospective Parliamentary Candidates (PPC) that are standing for the party in the next general election, with 50 more to be revealed on Monday and another 50 the following day.
School pupils in Leeds have suggested that Pacers could be used as a soft play area for children on the autistic spectrum as a contest was officially launched to find new uses for the much-maligned train carriages.