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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Casa Brighouse: Owner defends himself after council closed business down due to raw sewage flow

The owner of a business accused of pumping raw sewage onto land near two lakes has defended himself after it was clos...

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over 1 year ago
yorkshirepost.co.uk

Aesthetica Art Prize: Prestigious award returns to York Art Gallery

Contenders for a renowned art prize will have their work displayed in York Art Gallery over the coming weeks.

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over 1 year ago
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Casa Brighouse: Business shut down by council after pumping raw sewage into lake

A Brighouse business which has been pumping raw sewage onto land surrounding two lakes has been shut down by the coun...

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over 1 year ago
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Casa Brighouse: Council pipe fix to stop sewage flow into land surrounding lakes "fails"

A fix to a pipe flowing sewage from a Brighouse business has had to be repaired after failing, Calderdale Council has...

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over 1 year ago
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North Yorkshire primary school in Howardian Hills will close at end of month after last pupil left

A North Yorkshire village primary school with no remaining pupils will close at the end of this month, the council ha...

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over 1 year ago
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Yorkshire mother speaks out against fining parents for school absence following son's mental heal...

A Wakefield mother is helping to lead a campaign to stop councils being able to fine parents whose children can’t att...

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over 1 year ago
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York leaders hit out at leaked Government decision to put Great British Railways in Derby

York leaders have hit out at a “stunning blow” to the city after it was reported that it has missed out on becoming t...

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over 1 year ago
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Yorkshire primary school closure decision imminent as doors due to close end of March

A 150-year-old North Yorkshire primary school is set to close its doors forever at the end of this month, according t...

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over 1 year ago
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Knaresborough's hidden treasures of the Second World War to go on display

When thinking about the history of North Yorkshire town Knaresborough, the two figures who come to mind for most are ...

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over 1 year ago
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Australian woman's plea to solve mystery of her Yorkshire long lost aunt after 10 year search

An Australian woman is hoping to solve the mystery of her long-lost aunt, who died in Knaresborough in the 1930s or 1...

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over 1 year ago
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Queen O'T'Owd Thatch: cost of living crisis causes managers to give up award winning Yorkshire pub

The managers of a national award winning pub in North Yorkshire have announced they are giving up the lease due to fi...

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over 1 year ago
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Kiplingcotes Derby: World's oldest horse race returns to Yorkshire countryside

The sound of thudding hooves racing across the Wolds countryside each March has been a mainstay of Yorkshire’s equest...

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