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Coun Gerald Wilkinson.

Tributes for dedicated work

Many tributes have been paid across the political divide to a dedicated and dignified councillor who passed away last Friday after a short illness.

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Saint Paulinus of York: 'tall with slight stoop, black hair, thin face, aquiline nose, venerable and awe-inspiring' (Bede).

The Holy Living column with Peter Dodson

Paulinus deserves a column to himself. Much of the North of England, including Ripon, owes its Christian heritage to him and his co-missionaries. Pope Gregory the Great (540- 604) asked Paulinus to become the first Christian missionary to the kingdom of Northumbria.

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Bid to block housing

Bid to block housing

A residents’ group in Tockwith has stepped up its opposition to a proposal to build more than 50 homes in the village’s historic conservation area.

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Alec Shelbrooke MP Elmet and Rothwell⬦pictured in Garforth   21st aril 2018

MP welcomes £600m injection

Wetherby’s Member of Parliament Alec Shelbrooke has claimed that a £600 million injection into Leeds General Infirmary and St James’ Hospital is a record investment and commitment from government in local healthcare.

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