Issue 1420

21 Feb 2022
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About this issue: Overview

Eye on the ball
Who are the rising stars of Northern sport ready to make their mark in 2022? Neil Tague finds out.

Fit for purpose?
The lack of opportunities to play sport through the pandemic has created problems for physical and mental health. Susan Griffin assesses whether government support for grassroots sports clubs can get them back on track.

The law in his hands
John Robins doesn’t give many interviews but that doesn’t mean he has nothing to say. West Yorkshire’s chief constable tells Francine White he’s proud of efforts to promote diversity in the force but admits a lack of officers hinders the fight against crime and that mistrust in the police has grown. Photo: Howard Barlow.


News, arts and entertainment, Tyne Daly of Cagney and Lacey writes a letter to her younger self, columnist Saskia Murphy and much more.