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Pollarded willow, Thirsk

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Car Fuel

6th August 2020

Proposed petrol station in Thirsk contradicts Hambleton local plan

Friends of the Earth is calling on M&S, Costa Coffee – which is owned by Coca-Cola – and McDonald’s to withdraw from a tie-up with oil giant BP to build a new service station, where they will all have a presence, on the edge of the town...

Tasmin Lockwood

Northern Echo

Working from Home

29th August 2020

Home working could be 'game changer' for Yorkshire's threatened rural heartlands

A revival in fortunes for North Yorkshire’s rural heartlands could be ignited under greater connectivity, commissioners have said, as a decades-old crisis is thrown into acute focus in the wake of nationwide lockdown...

Ruby Kitchen

Yorkshire Post

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