Victoria Finan Journalist
  • Yorkshire
  • National World

Victoria Finan is the Yorkshire Post's social affairs correspondent. She is based in York and covers poverty, levelling up, social care, LGBT and race issues.

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Yorkshire Post, Yorkshire Evening Post

Focus Areas

  • Social Affairs

330 Articles
about 1 year ago
yorkshirepost.co.uk

Coronation Day: Archbishop of York defends Homage of the People as he prepares for sacred moment ...

The Archbishop of York has pledged to carry the people of Yorkshire and the North in his allegiance to King Charles I...

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about 1 year ago
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Body of rare hen harrier found mutilated in Yorkshire Dales in sickening attack

The body of a hen harrier – one of Britain’s rarest birds of prey – has been found mutilated in an attack Natural Eng...

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about 1 year ago
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24 hour barn raising in Leeds celebrated as 300 women come together for construction

Celebrations abounded on Monday as over 300 women, girls and non-binary people marked the 24-hour construction of a f...

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about 1 year ago
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Ilkley Carnival: Costumes fit for a King as 1000 children parade in Coronation themed spectacle

Come this weekend, Ilkley residents will join with the world in watching the crowning of King Charles III.

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about 1 year ago
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Memories of hero firefighter Jeff Naylor who died in line of duty 40 years ago

He was a brave firefighter who died in the line of duty following a house fire 40 years ago this week.

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about 1 year ago
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Abbey House Museum: A journey back in time behind the scenes at one of Leeds' best kept secrets

Stepping onto Stephen Harding Gate, your eyes might first of all be drawn to the Victorian apothecary, where remedies...

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about 1 year ago
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Foodbank handouts for people in poverty in Yorkshire shoot up over a quarter in a year

The number of parcels handed out by foodbanks in Yorkshire has shot up over a quarter over the past year, shocking fi...

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about 1 year ago
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Rural parts of Yorkshire Dales finally get access to superfast broadband

An ambitious project to connect residents in some of the most remote parts of North Yorkshire is in its final stages,...

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about 1 year ago
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From Hamlet to Headingley: Rare copy of Shakespeare's first folio at heart of anniversary celebra...

To quote the bard himself, “a beggar's book outworths a noble's blood.”

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about 1 year ago
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Inside Forget Me Not - the Yorkshire children's hospice changing lives for families

It serves some of Yorkshire’s bravest families: those with children who have life-limiting conditions.

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about 1 year ago
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King Charles recognises Yorkshire institution Bettys and Taylors in his first Enterprise Awards

One of Yorkshire’s best loved businesses, Bettys and Taylors of Harrogate, has been honoured in the first ever King’s...

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about 1 year ago
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Former BBC presenter launches suicide awareness campaign after son took his own life

A suicide awareness campaign headed up by a well known Yorkshire television reporter is set to hit Sheffield in June.

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