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Líam Heppell

Líam Heppell

Liam founded this site as Selby Online back in 2000. His first experience of local journalism was covering the Selby Floods in November 2000.

Time away working in the world of Local Government has given Liam a unique insight into how the organisations that shape the lives of those who govern us work, and what makes those in charge tick.

Now back at the site he created, now rebooted as TheSelebian, Liam combines his day to day editor duties with writing on local government matters in Selby.

North Yorkshire's Police Commissioner has caused anger in Selby after announcing she will spend upto half a million pounds upgrading police cells in Northallerton – just days after she swung the axe on custody facilities in Selby.

A legal challenge to a major council policy document has been dismissed in a hearing at the High Court.

A Selby area school is to remain closed throughout today after builders caused damage to 'asbestos containing materials'.

A Police helicopter searching for a missing elderly woman above Selby has been potentially put a risk tonight by a six year old child with a laser pen.

A busy arterial route through Selby has had to be closed after a water main burst flooding the carriageway.

A man has died after a car overturned on the A64 at Tadcaster this afternoon.

As Selby patiently waits for its summer of disruption on the towns busy rail river crossing to reach a conclusion, Selby Online shines a spotlight on a much bigger engineering undertaking from the past.

Couples will soon be tying the knot at Selby’s Civic Centre thanks to a new deal struck between two local authorities.

Monday, 04 August 2014 12:36

Pensioner robbed on Sherburn street

A 65-year-old local man has been robbed whilst out walking in Sherburn at night.

Almost 2,000 Selebians were fined during a controversial trial of new traffic rules on roads in York City Centre, Selby Online can exclusively reveal.

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