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6 March 2015 Last updated at 11:28

Rail routes priority for electricA Northern Rail electric train

Twelve rail lines across the north of England are flagged as priorities for electrification in a new report.


Kellingley CollieryMiners will still get free fuel

Miners employed by UK Coal will still get their free fuel allowance when two pits close later this year.

Fuel pumpFuel rebate for Dales town approved

The European Union approves the rollout of rural fuel rebates to 17 rural areas, including Hawes in North Yorkshire.

Len Tingle Article written by Len Tingle Len Tingle Political editor, Yorkshire

Leon Brittan and the miners who would never forgive him

Three decades on, miners have not forgotten how Leon Brittan used the police to stop the pickets.

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