Friday 26 August 2016

Sheffield Trees

I've been reporting on the controversial chopping down and replanting of trees in Sheffield. The campaign to stop tree felling is continuing despite protesters being told they have no more legal options. I had a time turn-around on this story and filmed, scripted and edited it in less than three hours...

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Friday 12 August 2016

Grouse Shooting

I've been to the stunning setting that is Ilkley Moor. Protesters have been gathering there to campaign against grouse shooting there - the shooting season starts today. Bradford City Council allows the shoots on eight days a year on the part of the moor it owns.

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Sunday 7 August 2016

Leeds Pride

I went to Pride for the first time this weekend. The atmosphere in Leeds was so uplifting and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Tens of thousands of people were there to celebrate the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans communities. I did a report for Look North...

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...and a Facebook Live from an open-top bus during the parade which was especially good fun...

Friday 5 August 2016

Bakewell Show Live

I had a cracking day this week reporting live at the Bakewell Show. A couple of days before the show I went to Bakewell to film a story on the rural crime of fish poaching. There are reports of people stealing up to fifteen trout a night from the River Wye in Bakewell and selling them on for big money. It's a crime that the police and other partners have come together to tackle...

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Monday 1 August 2016

World Cup 1966 in Sheffield

It's fifty years since the World Cup was staged in England and many people don't know Sheffield played a key role in hosting the competition. Four of the games were played at Hillsborough stadium, including a quarter final. I've been digging into the archives...

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