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Recycling plant protest

Supporters of recycling workers who are on strike in Sheffield will stage a protest today.

Employees at Sova are striking against cuts in jobs, pay and services.

The protest will be held at MHH Contracting, who are temporarily taking over Sova's services.


Protest march over Friarage Hospital services

*A rolling road closure *will be put into place in Northallerton this afternoon when hundreds of people are expected to take part in a rally and march over the future of paediatric and maternity services at the town's Friarage Hospital.

The rally is due to begin at County Hall at 2pm. Among the speakers will be local MP William Hague..The rally will be followed, at approximately 2.40pm, by a march to the Friarage Hospital by way of South Parade and the High Street.

Rather than closing the roads, North Yorkshire County Council will control the traffic by means of a rolling road closure.

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