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What are the new travel rules and how do they affect passengers

All travel corridors will be scrapped from Monday in an attempt to curb coronavirus cases, the Government has announced. The new measures come after a travel ban was announced on arrivals from South America, Portugal and Cape Verde due to the emergence of a new variant in Brazil.   Here the we look at the new travel rules and what they mean for passengers. – What has happened to the […]

todayJanuary 16, 2021 3

National News

Tory candidate suspended by party over comments about fat food bank users

A Scottish Conservative candidate for the Holyrood election has been suspended by the party after claiming “fat” food bank users are “far from starving”. Craig Ross, the Tory candidate for Glasgow Pollok, also expressed scepticism about the UK Government listening to campaigning footballer Marcus Rashford about food poverty and feeding hungry children. Craig Ross, the Tory candidate for Glasgow Pollok, also expressed scepticism about the UK Government listening to campaigning […]

todayJanuary 15, 2021 5

National News

Supreme Court substantially allows FCA appeal on coronavirus insurance claims

The Supreme Court has “substantially allowed” an appeal brought by the Financial Conduct Authority in a landmark £1.2 billion legal battle over businesses’ ability to claim on insurance for coronavirus-related disruption. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) last year brought a test case, which could affect around 370,000 businesses, over the wording of business interruption insurance policies, which some insurers argued did not cover the Covid-19 pandemic.   The City watchdog […]

todayJanuary 15, 2021 4

National News

R rate drops below 1 in several regions Cambridge researchers say

The number of Covid-19 infections across England is falling as a whole, with the reproductive rate – the R – below 1 in some regions, University of Cambridge researchers have said. The Medical Research Council (MRC) Biostatistics Unit Covid-19 Working Group said the current estimate of the daily number of new infections occurring across England is 60,200. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is due to release its own figures […]

todayJanuary 15, 2021 4

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Out of School learning – Laptops Appeal for Haxby & Wigginton

Technology needed for local school children, currently unable to attend their school, to continue to receive the level of education they are entitled to. There are, unfortunately, a number of youngsters who are having difficulty in this regard due entirely to their lack of access to suitable laptops or similar devices. Our local schools are finding it difficult to satisfy this need. Discussions which have been had with an administrator of one of our local schools, that four (4) laptops […]

todayJanuary 14, 2021 3

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Milly’s Marathon SASH Cycle

A York schoolgirl is cycling the distance of a marathon to raise money to help young homeless people in the historic city.   Milly Trueman, age 11, in Year 7 at The Mount School York, took the initiative after hearing that the school would return to online learning from the start of term. She decided to use her time during the current lockdown and online school to make a difference. “I will be cycling a marathon to try to raise money for Safe and Sound Homes […]

todayJanuary 14, 2021 4

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JORVIK Viking Centre boosts its lockdown educational offer

That JORVIK Viking Thing for Schools, 8-12 February 2021 The world-famous JORVIK Viking Centre – which has been integral to studies of the Viking period in schools since it opened in 1984 – has announced extra measures to support schools even whilst the attraction is closed, including a free week of online activities and livestreams from 8 – 12 February 2021. “We took the decision in the autumn not to […]

todayJanuary 14, 2021 4

National News

Andy Murray Australian Open appearance in doubt after positive test for Covid

Andy Murray’s participation at the Australian Open is in doubt after he tested positive for coronavirus. The former world number one was due to travel to Australia on one of the 18 charter flights laid on by tournament organisers but is still isolating at home.   Its understood that Murray, who is said to be in good health, is hoping to be able to arrive in Australia at a later […]

todayJanuary 14, 2021 2

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Halfords enjoys lockdown cycle boom but motoring sales fall

Halfords continued to enjoy impressive rises in sales as the nation turned to cycling during the Covid-19 pandemic in the run up to Christmas. Bosses said sales jumped 11.7% in the 13 weeks to January 1 – with cycling particularly strong, up 35.4% compared with the same period a year ago.   This was partly due to cyclists who bought bikes during the spring lockdown turning to Halfords for repairs […]

todayJanuary 14, 2021 2

National News

China sees new coronavirus case spike ahead of WHO research visit

China is experiencing a new surge in coronavirus cases and has reported its first Covid-related death in months. It comes as a World Health Organisation (WHO) team has arrived in the country to probe the origins of the pandemic. The latest death raises the toll to 4,635 among 87,844 cases, and China’s relatively low case figures are a testimony to the effectiveness of strict containment, tracing and quarantine measures. However, […]

todayJanuary 14, 2021 1

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