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Bench unveiled in memory of Bobby and Christi Shepherd

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A bench has been unveiled in memory of Bobby and Christi Shepherd who died when carbon monoxide fumes from a faulty boiler seeped into the Corfu bungalow they were staying in during a half term holiday in 2006.

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The unveiling in Horbury, Wakefield, was followed by a private ceremony.

At their inquest in May, the coroner ruled that the children had been unlawfully killed.

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North Yorkshire council approves five-year fracking ban

Ryedale Council has agreed a five-year ban on any fracking activity within the North Yorkshire district.

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Two councillors, John Clark and Joy Andrews proposed the motion to colleagues and the authority has unanimously rejected any plans for fracking at Kirby Misperton.

The decision to frack within the North Yorkshire district was made by Third Energy, a company with a "purpose of building a portfolio of UK producing appraisal assets, onshore and offshore."

Third Energy is contesting the decision with a view that fracking is safe.

North Yorkshire County Council will have a final say but Third Energy has set out a public consultation period.


Grimsby man called 'Something Long And Complicated' has Facebook account reactivated

A man from Grimsby who changed his name by deedpoll to 'Something Long and Complicated' has finally had his Facebook account reactivated after a long battle with the company's administrators.

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The 30-year-old who now lives in London feared he would lose his wedding snaps after Facebook blocked his account.

He claims he sent the social networking site photographs of documents - including his driving licence and passport - but they refused to grant him access because they thought his name is fake.

Something was born William Wood before he officially changed his name in 2007.

Since his return to the social media site he has posted a picture of his passport and driving licence to prove that he did change his name.

Trio charged over Sheffield robbery

Three men have been charged in connection with a reported robbery in Sheffield city centre earlier this week.

Lee Depledge, 23, Devon Hague, 25, and Ricky Goacher, 26, all of Charter Row, Sheffield, will appear at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court today (Friday 9 October) charged with robbery.

At around 11.30pm on Wednesday 7 October, a group of men are alleged to have threatened and taken property from two men in St Mary’s Gate underpass in Sheffield city centre.

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