MP joins NHS and Yorkshire Haven to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 15, 2013 11:33 AM

DSC01486.JPGYvette joined NHS breast screening staff and local activists from The Yorkshire Haven Centre to raise awareness of breast cancer screening and launch the ‘Yorkshire in the Pink’ campaign in Breast Cancer Awareness this month.

Yvette joined NHS breast screening staff and local activists from The Yorkshire Haven Centre to raise awareness of breast cancer screening and launch the ‘Yorkshire in the Pink’ campaign in Breast Cancer Awareness this month.
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Kings School students help pensioners get online

October 08, 2013 11:41 AM

DSC01476.JPGLast week Yvette visited De Lacy Gardens in Pontefract with students from the Kings School to hear about the work students have been doing helping older people to get online and learn how to use computers and the internet.

Last week Yvette visited De Lacy Gardens in Pontefract with students from the Kings School to hear about the work students have been doing helping older people to get online and learn how to use computers and the internet.
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Summer Reading Challenge comes to life at Airedale Library

September 02, 2013 10:17 AM

Yvette_with_Paul_and_Jessica_Mercer_at_Summer_Reading_Challenge.JPGLocal MP Yvette Cooper and local children from Airedale had fun making their very own Creepy Creatures as part of the annual Summer Reading Challenge.

Local MP Yvette Cooper and local children from Airedale had fun making their very own Creepy Creatures as part of the annual Summer Reading Challenge.
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Yvette and Police target crime prevention in Knottingley

September 02, 2013 10:07 AM

photo.JPGOfficers from Knottingley Neighbourhood Policing Team and local MP Yvette Cooper met residents in Wormersley Road in Knottingley as part of the work to cut burglaries and prevent crime in the area.

Officers from Knottingley Neighbourhood Policing Team and local MP Yvette Cooper met residents in Wormersley Road in Knottingley as part of the work to cut burglaries and prevent crime in the area.
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Yvette and staff mark 65th Anniversay of the NHS

July 03, 2013 2:55 PM

IMG_1004.JPGLocal MP Yvette Cooper and local staff at Castleford Hospital marked the 65th anniversary of the NHS with a tribute to the thousands of staff who have nurtured the health of the nation over the years.

Local MP Yvette Cooper and local staff at Castleford Hospital marked the 65th anniversary of the NHS with a tribute to the thousands of staff who have nurtured the health of the nation over the years.
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Yvette marks National Carers Week at Prince of Wales Hospice

June 20, 2013 1:05 PM

yvette_and_carers_final.jpgAs part of this year’s Carers Week local MP Yvette Cooper met with staff and carers at Prince of Wales Hospice in Pontefract to back the campaign to celebrating the contribution carers across the Five Towns to the community and to the people they look after.

As part of this year’s Carers Week local MP Yvette Cooper met with staff and carers at Prince of Wales Hospice in Pontefract to back the campaign to celebrating the contribution carers across the Five Towns to the community and to the people they look after.
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MP welcomes return of services to Pontefract after 3 year campaign

May 16, 2013 3:44 PM

Orthopaedic_Unit_100513.jpgLocal MP Yvette Cooper has welcomed the return of orthopedic surgery to Pontefract hospital after a three year campaign to restore services to Pontefract Hospital.

Local MP Yvette Cooper has welcomed the return of orthopedic surgery to Pontefract hospital after a three year campaign to restore services to Pontefract Hospital.
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£120m stripped from local economy

May 09, 2013 11:01 AM

Local MPs including Yvette have expressed shock as new figures from Sheffield University show the Government is taking over £120m out of the local economy this year as a result of things like the bedroom tax, cuts to tax credits and child benefit and other changes and failing to secure growth in the economy.

Local MPs including Yvette have expressed shock as new figures from Sheffield University show the Government is taking over £120m out of the local economy this year as a result of things like the bedroom tax, cuts to tax credits and child benefit and other changes and failing to secure growth in the economy.
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MP quizzed on new radio station

April 17, 2013 11:38 AM

Yvette_at_Five_Towns_FM.jpgYvette Cooper MP was interviewed by local young people at a new digital radio station at the HUT in Airedale.

Yvette Cooper MP was interviewed by local young people at a new digital radio station at the HUT in Airedale.
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My letter to the P&C about the Bedroom Tax

March 21, 2013 12:39 PM

Five_Towns_Against_the_Bedroom_Tax.jpgBelow you will find my letter today in the Pontefract and Castleford Express outlining my worries and opposition to the Government's Bedroom Tax.

Below you will find my letter today in the Pontefract and Castleford Express outlining my worries and opposition to the Government's Bedroom Tax.
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