The North East and Yorkshire are leading in providing the first doses for over 80s - more than 67% between December 8 and January 17. In terms of second jabs, the East of England has fully vaccinated the highest proportion of over 80s during the first month of vaccinations
Council tax is to be raised by over three per cent in the next financial year for North Yorkshire residents if its proposed budget is approved. .
North Yorkshire and City of York councils are to bid for a share of a £150m Government fund to test and demonstrate ways to help communities become more resilient to flooding
More broadly, some patterns are visible: • Most areas with high new infections are in Yorkshire or the north & midlands of England • Wales is counting the cost of 3 meatpacking plant outbreaks • Northern Ireland and particularly Scotland are seeing very low infection rates
Sky News understands a US F15 military aircraft has gone down in the North Sea off Flamborough Head, in east Yorkshire and Bridlington coastguard has confirmed a major operation is underway
North Yorkshire Police says it will use checkpoints to stop vehicles and ask drivers if their journey is essential amid the covid-19 lockdown