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Former Dalesman editor Bill Mitchell dies

Former Dalesman editor Bill Mitchell died last night.

He interviewed more than 600 people over 40 years for the Dales magazine, and was honoured with an MBE for his work.

Virgin Trains East Coast workers balloted for industrial action

Workers on Virgin Trains East Coast to be balloted over industrial action Credit: David Parry/PA Wire

Almost 1,400 workers on Virgin East Coast are to be balloted for industrial action over the sacking of a colleague.

Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union will vote in the coming weeks on whether to take action.

The union claimed the disciplinary process over the dismissal of a worker based at Edinburgh was "flawed".


Stunning photos of Northern Lights over Yorkshire

The Northern Lights were visible over Yorkshire last night. Aurora Borealis lit up the skies across the region. Here are some of your photos.

Rail disruption between Leeds and Doncaster

Delays on lines between Leeds and Doncaster Credit: Press Association

Lines have now reopened following signalling problem at Adwick, but delays are continuing on journeys from Leeds towards Doncaster.

Delays of around 20 minutes are expected to continue until 07:30.

This applies to:

  • East Midlands Trains between Leeds and London St Pancras International
  • Northern Rail between Leeds and Doncaster and also between Adwick and Doncaster / Sheffield
  • Virgin Trains East Coast between Bradford Forster Square / Skipton / Leeds and London Kings Cross


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