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
over 1 year ago
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Asylum processing centres could cause humanitarian crisis, campaigners warn, as barge plans confi...

Government plans to house thousands of asylum seekers in mass processing centres could lead to an "entirely preventab...

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over 1 year ago
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King Charles III: Archbishop speaks of excitement ahead of royal visit to York

The Archbishop of York has spoken of his “excitement and honour” ahead of King Charles III’s visit to the city’s Mins...

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over 1 year ago
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Government social care funding cuts "shame country," says Scarborough based leader

Government cuts to social care funding “shames a civilised country like ours,” according to a Yorkshire sector leader...

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over 1 year ago
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The best Mr Whippy in the country? York couple celebrate success at National Ice Cream awards

A York couple are celebrating the sweet taste of success after being recognised nationally for their Mr Whippy soft s...

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over 1 year ago
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Whitby mayor hits out at plans to close seaside town secondary school

Whitby Town Council has attacked plans to merge the town’s two secondary schools and has accused North Yorkshire Coun...

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over 1 year ago
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Casa Brighouse: Council continues fight for court order to close down business involved in sewage...

The owner of a restaurant and events venue in West Yorkshire has vowed he will fix ongoing sewage issues as the counc...

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over 1 year ago
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Catterick Garrison to be used for housing asylum seekers, minister says

Catterick Garrison will be used to house asylum seekers as part of Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s plans to “show leader...

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over 1 year ago
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Yorkshire brewery launches fundraising campaign to help premature babies access breastmilk

A Yorkshire brewery has joined a fundraising drive to help premature babies access breastmilk.

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over 1 year ago
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Could this man be Yorkshire's oldest cricketer? Nidderdale's Ken on his 65 years playing for belo...

As April approaches, there will be many across Yorkshire savouring with anticipation that most evocative sound of sum...

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over 1 year ago
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Harrogate's Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival full line up revealed

It’s a mainstay of the Yorkshire literary calendar and attracts thousands of would-be sleuths each year.

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over 1 year ago
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York Minster: New exhibition to explore connection between the Monarchy and the Minster

From the conversion of Anglo-Saxon King Edwin to Christianity in 627 AD - when the first Minster was built - to King ...

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over 1 year ago
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King Charles III: Further details revealed of York Minster Maundy Thursday visit

Further details have been revealed of King Charles and Queen Consort Camilla’s Maundy Thursday visit to York Minster ...

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