Yorkshire Regional Seminar - Change of date

Due to the General Election, the Yorkshire & Humber regional seminar has been postponed from 9th Dec to Wed 15th January at North Yorkshire County Council.  Invitations to follow!

Rural schools desperately need help

The Yorkshire Post has today published a letter calling for ‘desperately’ needed help for the area’s rural schools.

Falling pupil numbers have been blamed for a loss of funding which has left many primary and even secondary schools struggling to remain open.

The paper also believes that: ‘The schools’ difficulties are indivisible from the wider problems facing our rural communities.’ A lack of opportunities, a shortage of affordable homes and an ageing populations results in young people migrating to more urban areas. 

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