26/01/2017 Look North (Yorkshire)


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The main news from around Yorkshire today.

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A Conservative councillor resigns after he's filmed making lewd

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comments to a hunt protestor in North Yorkshire.

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And bonding with baby - how patting and singing to your bump

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A huntsman has resigned from his position as a Conservative district

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councillor after being caught on a video camera making lewd

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comments to a protestor during a meet of the Middleton Hunt

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Charles Carter was heard making the improper comments

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He's been condemned by the Conservative Party in Norfolk,

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where he lived before moving recently to York.

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Our Correspondent John Cundy has the story.

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Hunting is banned. The moment when Linda Hoggard spoke to Charles

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Carter to say it is illegal. She challenges him and he starts filming

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her. Charles Carter has been a district

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Councillor for five years and resigned after the revelations of

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his conduct. This council leader said he was applauded, -- appalled,

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so were residents. And man in that position should know so much but

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Andy Woodman shouldn't be spoken like that too from anyone. He

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shouldn't be representing anyone if he has those beliefs. You are very

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pretty. So foxes. He rides with the group dating back 200 years. 200 --

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Charles Carter was interviewed about the ban on fox hunting. Having to

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look over one's shoulder all the time for fear of being a breach of

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bad law is not what the country should be about. North Yorkshire

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Police said they were alerted about an altercation between Charles

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Carter and Linda Hoggard on Monday. They say investigations are

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continuing. The prosecution case against three

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people arrested by police in Sheffield for protesting

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against the felling The three, included septuagenarians

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Jenny Hockey and Freda Brayshaw. They were facing charges under

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the Public Order Act but today Relief and delight for Jenny Hopkin

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and Jenny Hockey and Freda Brayshaw after the prosecution case

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against them was withdrawn at The two women were arrested

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following a stand-off with police during the tree felling operation

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by council contracts in the early There were cheers and applause

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in a packed court one here at Sheffield Magistrates' Court

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as district judge, Naomi Redhouse, told the two women the case

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had been withdrawn. She awarded them ?150

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cost each and told them Outside court, the two

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women give their reaction I hope that if anything

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good comes out of this, it is about energising

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the campaign even more. Were you always confident

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that the case would be dropped? No, not at all because we've

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never quite understood, as in many other aspects of this

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issue, we didn't know One charge, then another

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charge, now it's dropped. Today's decision was

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welcomed for common sense. We've had Freda, one

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of the defendants, it was her birthday and she had

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a great birthday present. The fact is the CPS,

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together with the council, They've seen the error

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of their ways and it's to be able to say to the CPS,

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well done, you've The two women say a rethink

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of Sheffield's tree replacement strategy is now needed and ask that

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lessons be learned They are planning to celebrate

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Freda's birthday and a vow to continue their campaign

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against further tree felling. People in a South Yorkshire town

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have started a petition after learning they'll

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lose their last bank branch. HSBC announced its pulling out

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of Wath-upon-Dearne. It follows last week's announcement

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by Yorkshire Bank that it'll close Yorkshire Building Society has also

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confirmed some closures. These banks are meant to be service

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companies and they are turning their backs on customers. When the public

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taxpayer stepped in to help the banking system, companies like this

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when they brought the global financial system almost to its knees

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seven years ago, they should be standing by the communities and

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their customers now. Leeds United are up to third

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in the Championship after beating When Forest failed to clear

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a corner, Chris Wood But the second Leeds goal is the one

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to watch time and again. Souleymane Doukara scored

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this stunning 20-yard An antenatal class pioneered

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in Bradford that encourages mums-to-be to talk, sing and even

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massage their bumps has been shown to help strengthen

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the bond between parents Researchers at Hull University found

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that mums who completed the nine week Welcome to the World course saw

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a significant improvement in the emotional well being

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of the whole family after birth. She thinks it's partly down

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to an antenatal class in Bradford which encouraged her to talk

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to her bump. When we got asked to speak

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to our bumps and we got asked if we do, I was like,

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no, it seems a bit daft This is Family Links Welcome

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To The World antenatal programme. It looks at the emotional

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well-being of mum and baby We're really trying to support

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the parents to be excited It really helps them to think

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about it emotionally, how their life is going to change,

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physically how life is going to change and it really

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is there to support emotional Now researchers at Hull University

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have proved that it really I think there's some anecdotal

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evidence to suggest that talking to your bump is a really good way

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of starting off that process. To capture it and be

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able to demonstrate it through the evidence was bringing

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much more clarity to the whole idea. Back in Bradford, what did Sarah

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make of the classes? Because of the group in general,

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it made me want to breast-feed her as well and feel closer

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to her and six months and I'm still breast-feeding

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and I never thought I would. Nice to know that I wasn't

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being silly for talking to my bump. In the future, researchers

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plan to look at how men Time now for a look at the weather.

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It is fair to say it is cold today. What are you going to do about

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yours? Thank you very much. We have cloud out there and wintry

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showers. We see a south-westerly on Saturday. Next week looks milder.

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Really cold out there. Minus two in Leeds. A blanket of cloud and you

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can see nowhere above freezing. We might get one in Scarborough. That

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cloud could break first time and reform. Quite a bit of fog for

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trans-Pennine routes later. One or two flurries of snow. A widespread

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frost and lowest temperatures at minus two Celsius. Another really

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cold day to come tomorrow. Hill fog is persistent. A fee wintry showers

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at first. A lot of cloud temperatures will recover a little

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bit. I is temperatures of four Celsius. Friday, there is wet

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outbreaks which could be clear by his Saturday morning. Saturday, a

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possibility of sunshine. A much milder next week. That is the

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forecast. Thank you very much indeed. We will be back at 6:30pm.

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