Awkward election moment as returning officer announces the wrong candidate has won

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It’s been called the ‘Oscars moment’ of the general election – but not in a good way. Jacqueline Collins, acting returning officer at the Mansfield count, took to the stage to announce the result – and declared Labour candidate Sir Alan Meale had been elected. Except … Continue reading

New anti-HS2 groups to be created to battle revised route

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New anti-HS2 campaign groups are set to be created across South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire following the high-speed train line route being revised. Dozens of people from areas on the planned new route attended a meeting arranged by the Killamarsh … Continue reading