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Bomb to be detonated

Suspected Second World War bomb found in Exeter to be detonated A suspected Second World War bomb discovered in Exeter is to be detonated, police have confirmed. Devon and Cornwall Police were alerted after the device was found on a building site on private land to the west of the University of Exeter campus at about 9.20am on Friday. Initially, a 100-metre cordon was erected but this was extended to […]

Ken Clarke tells Sunak to consider tax hikes to repair finances from Covid

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Ken Clarke tells Sunak to consider tax hikes to repair finances from Covid

Conservative former chancellor Lord Ken Clarke has urged Rishi Sunak to consider hiking taxes in his Budget . Conservative former chancellor Lord Ken Clarke has urged Rishi Sunak to consider hiking taxes in his Budget next week to repair the public finances ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic. The Tory grandee told the Chancellor on Saturday that he “must look at” raising VAT, national insurance and income tax. Increasing any of […]

Captain Sir Tom Moore remembered as a Keighley lad in his home town

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Captain Sir Tom Moore remembered as a Keighley lad in his home town

A wreath remembering Captain Sir Tom Moore has been laid on behalf of the Queen in his home town in Yorkshire. The deputy Lord Lieutenant of West Yorkshire, David Pearson, laid the wreath, which featured 200 white roses around a picture of the late record-breaking fundraiser, at the plaque dedicated to him in the centre of Keighley. The memorial, which was unveiled with Sir Tom present in July last year, […]

Captain Sir Tom Moores spirit lives on family tells funeral service

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Captain Sir Tom Moores spirit lives on family tells funeral service

The family of Captain Sir Tom Moore have paid tribute to the veteran and NHS charity fundraiser at his funeral, saying his “message and his spirit lives on”. Sir Tom’s coffin, draped in a union flag, was carried to the crematorium on Saturday by soldiers from the Yorkshire Regiment while a Second World War-era C-47 Dakota performed a flypast. This was followed by a firing party of 14 each firing […]

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Tier 3 restrictions for the Wakefield district from 2 December

Tier 3 restrictions for the Wakefield district from 2 December The entire Wakefield district, along with the rest of West Yorkshire, will be placed into Tier 3 (very high alert) restrictions from midnight on Wednesday 2 December following the end of national restrictions. The new Alert Level announced by Government today will see Tier 3 restrictions being imposed on all residents in the Wakefield district. These include: • People must […]

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