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Yorkshire Bank is closing 39 of its branches across the country. We list the ones affected and how far customers will need to travel
The 60-year-old will take over from Craig Hignett at Victoria Park after Craig Hignett left by 'mutual consent'.
The company says declining use and the growth of digital services means there is less need for branches