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It happened today – on this day in history – December 30

1460: The Duke of York is killed and his forces soundly defeated by forces for Henry VI at the Battle

Calls build for schools to remain closed as COVID cases continue to rise sharply

by Joe Talora – Local Democracy Reporter The Government is coming under increasing pressure to reverse its decision to reopen

It happened today – on this day in history – December 29

1170: Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Becket, is assassinated in Canterbury Cathedral. 1778: British troops occupy Savannah, Georgia. 1809: Birth of

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Across: 6. Modest (6) 9. Shakespearean character (4) 11. Condone (6) 12. Disavow (9) 15. Young pigeon (5) 20. Craze

It happened today – on this day in history – December 27

1571: Birth of German astronomer Johannes Kepler. 1831: HMS Beagle with Charles Darwin on board departs England for a survey

It happened today – on this day in history – December 26

1492: The first Spanish settlement La Navidad in the New World is founded in modern day Haiti by Christopher Columbus.

It happened today – on this day in history – December 25

352: The first definite date Christmas was celebrated on this day. 597: England adopts the Julian calendar. 800: Pope Leo

Digital edition of this week’s YA available now

This week’s digital edition of the Yellow Advertiser is now available to view at: https://www.yellowad.co.uk/digital-edition/

It happened today – on this day in history – December 24

563: The Byzantine church Hagia Sophia in Constantinople is dedicated for the second time after being destroyed by earthquakes. 1167:

Appeal after collision in Chelmsford

Police are appealing for witnesses and dash cam footage following a collision at the Army and Navy roundabout, Chelmsford, that