Thursday, October 21, 2021

Much hated airport tax abolished

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A much-hated passenger tax that was introduced over a decade ago at Teesside Airport is to be abolished. The controversial £6 'tax' to fly from Teesside...

£2.6 billion investment in green technology in the North East

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The UK’s foremost investor in battery technologies has selected a site in the North East of England to build the UK’s first battery gigaplant. Britishvolt...

Vaccine rollout sees significant increase in take up from ethnic minority groups

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The uptake of coronavirus vaccines among all ethnic minority groups in the UK has tripled since February according to the most recent figures from...

Are Labour about to lose Hartlepool for the first time in 62 years?

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A recent poll has suggested that Sir Kier Starmer and his Labour party are on course for an “absolutely catastrophic” result in the Hartlepool...

India added to government red list

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The health secretary, Matt Hancock has told the Commons that India has been added to the ‘red list’ of countries from which most travel...

The Hundred – Cricket but not as we know it!

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I am sure I am not on my own in learning about cricket at my grandfather’s knee and batting against my dad in the...

Multi billion investment in Teesside

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It has emerged that local politicians are in talks with Middle East investors and the government to try and secure a multi-billion-pound deal to...

Experts warn the easing of lockdown isn’t the end of Covid

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Despite generally falling rates of Coronavirus across Yorkshire and the North East there are concerns we are not quite out of the woods yet....

PM announces enquiry into cronyism at the heart of government

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Boris Johnson’s tenure as UK’s prime minister has not been easy. When he took on the role no one could have expected the devastating...

Archive footage reveals that there is a nuclear bunker hidden away under Yorkshire’s Cusworth...

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New BBC archive footage shows us that this stately home in South Yorkshire is currently home to a very peculiar artefact. Taking us inside...