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
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Former BBC Look North presenter Mike McCarthy launches suicide awareness campaign after son took ...

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

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about 1 year ago
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Rewilding the Humber as plans emerge to restore seagrass and oysters to estuary

Humber Estuary is one of the busiest ports in the UK, but its reputation as a thriving centre for trade and travel ha...

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about 1 year ago
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Half of Yorkshire's youth struggling with mental health amid cost of living crisis

Almost half of young people in Yorkshire and the Humber say the cost of living crisis has affected their mental health.

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about 1 year ago
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Veteran Yorkshire MP Barry Sheerman takes time off after having kidney removed

Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman has had his kidney removed and will be taking time away from political duties, he has ...

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about 1 year ago
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Teachers say school safeguarding referrals for pupils at risk of abuse have increased

Safeguarding referrals made by schools in Yorkshire and the Humber have jumped in the past year, according to teacher...

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about 1 year ago
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Linton-on-Ouse: How Yorkshire community took on Government asylum seeker plan - and won

A year on from its being proposed as the UK's first major asylum seeker processing centre, an MP has paid tribute to ...

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about 1 year ago
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'The mint with the hole' celebrates 75th anniversary still made in Yorkshire

It’s one of Britain’s best loved sweets - and this month it celebrates the 75th anniversary of its creation in arguab...

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over 1 year ago
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Piano to delight patients at Yorkshire hospital after donation from supplier to Oasis and Lewis C...

Music has been used as a form of therapy for thousands of years - dating back to the healers of Ancient Greece.

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over 1 year ago
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The five sites - including one in Yorkshire - that could become UNESCO World Heritage

It’s an elite group which includes only the most culturally significant places in the world.

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over 1 year ago
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Police release CCTV image of man in connection with York sexual assault

Police have released an image of a man they want to speak to about a sexual assault in York.

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over 1 year ago
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King Charles III gives Yorkshire Regiment new Royal name to honour service

The King has renamed the Yorkshire Regiment as the Royal Yorkshire Regiment to honour its “exemplary service to the C...

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over 1 year ago
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King Charles and Queen Camilla in York: royal couple mark Maundy Thursday

It was King Charles III’s second visit to York Minster in just six months.

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