Jobless total still above average

Unemployment may be down, but it's still above the national average in the Calendar region, with more than quarter of a million people currently out of work. For people looking for their first jobs the situation is even worse, as Chris Kiddey reports.


Unemployment figures released

Unemployment in Yorkshire fell by 9,000 in the three months to August, official figures have revealed. The Office for National Statistics showed that a total of 253,000 people were unemployed in the region between June and August.