'Combined Authority'

“(This) is a brand new role, so everything is pretty new, but I think we've got a great opportunity to really bring York and North Yorkshire together, really bring some investment, bring some support for the region.”

https://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/24293528.metro-mayor-follow-up-saturday...

“I would be grateful in future if we adopt the proper standards of housekeeping everywhere. It reflects poorly on the club if we have visitors, young player parents, new players and the media and they see we don’t care enough to keep things shipshape.”

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2024/apr/28/england-elections-sunak...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3znZeqOs6eo

"We have a region that's very expensive to live in, to stay in, and we have a lot of people who are leaving, who are leaving our region. We need to be able to hold them here.”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bcRLPz0dA1Y

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/article/2024/may/03/ben-houchen-vic...

"It showed what we already knew. That whatever people’s personal reservations about Starmer, the one thing of which they are certain is that they are sick to death of the Tories."

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'The Bay'?

"High tides and moving sands uncovered a long stretch of the structure, called Collins Weir, which is topped with wagon tracks."

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/articles/cd19x2y59dpo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XBKSVzGhiRs

""I'm sure there's more things out there that we've forgotten about completely as well, that will no doubt appear at different times.""

https://www.northyorks.gov.uk/long-term-plan-scarborough

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VoSglwXv-rs

 

'Stand Still'

"Once a Cold War naval magnetic monitoring station, the diminutive white-washed building was plucked from a possible future as an ice cream shack and turned into a museum."

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/articles/ckv7vx8xdk0o

“It's OK lads we've almost made it to the fence. Let’s hope for a moonless night.”

https://yorknorthyorks-ca.gov.uk/mayoral-investment-fund/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sA_0cvd1EUM

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-68779540

"On other days, there might be a small flurry, with people coming from as far away as the US, Argentina and Nigeria."

Thought.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P8JEm4d6Wu4

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/article/2024/may/19/grinding-o...

'Here Come the Brits'

"Protest footage, details about police movements, news of arrests..."

https://www.theguardian.com/science/article/2024/jun/09/the-only-limit-i...

"Undeterred, he began a cat-and-mouse game."

https://yorknorthyorks-ca.gov.uk/news/latest-news/

"She was shook! Glad she didn't get caught in any crossfire! It'll all come out in the wash I suppose."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLyNMSkTiGg

"The appointment has now been formally frozen under civil service rules laid down to stop big decisions being taken during the pre-election period known as “purdah”."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jausD8qsnKU

"“Is going into space a bit like being a boxer,” I ask. “You’ll always be tempted back into the ring one final time?”  Peake smiles and laughs. “I think it is,” he says."

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/articles/cv2260z4ny6o

'Stick Insects'

"For those who want to go for the double whammy, a defunct Atlas-Centaur rocket body will pass across the sky a little earlier that evening, between 22.03 and 22.13 BST. It will only reach the brightness of a modest star but will pass midway through the constellation of Boötes, the herdsman, between 22.09 and 22.10 BST."

https://www.theguardian.com/science/article/2024/jul/15/starwatch-intern...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=36Sb6ZTBeSg

"Oh, damn – they can’t find each other any more because they have lost really important identification colours that help find them..."

lol

"Here comes a candle to light you to bed."

Hmmm

"One commenter blamed me for the failure of the entire Star Wars franchise.."

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/article/2024/jul/15/climate-cris...

S'pose I oughta do somin useful ...

"The Moon cave might be useful to humans, but the scientists also stress that it could help answer fundamental questions about the history of the Moon, and even our solar system."

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/48991574

"The phenomenon is a striking demonstration of how humanity’s actions are transforming the Earth, scientists said, rivalling natural processes that have existed for billions of years."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KDK7TiEiMOI

https://www.theguardian.com/science/article/2024/jul/15/underground-cave...

Odd Bods.

https://www.skyatnightmagazine.com/advice/skills/perseid-meteor-shower-h...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tffzUtPlD4E