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Punk rocks for Batley Food Bank

Punk rocks for Batley Food Bank

A collection of note will be held for Batley’s Food Bank at an annual Punk Rock concert. A spokesman for the event said: “Last year we managed to fill up nearly three cars full of food and toiletries and raised £125 as well. “The hope is that everyone...

yesterday, 19:50 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Sessions fit for stroke charity

Sessions fit for stroke charity

A personal trainer is working with a stroke survivor to raise funds for charity. Craig Simpson, who currently works at Spenborough Fitness in Liversedge, is helping Nathan Stone by providing him with a month’s free sessions. The money which Craig...

yesterday, 19:50 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Two hours delays on M62 in West Yorkshire after van overturned near Brighouse

Two hours delays on M62 in West Yorkshire after van overturned near Brighouse

Drivers are facing two hours delays on the M62 after a van overturned on the motorway near Brighouse. Police were called to reports of a crash on the eastbound carriageway between junction 24 (Ainley Top) and junction 24 (Brighouse) at 9.50am this...

yesterday, 13:22 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
M62 lane closure near Brighouse after vehicle overturns

M62 lane closure near Brighouse after vehicle overturns

Drivers are being warned to expect delays on the M62 in West Yorkshire this morning after a vehicle overturned. Highways England said the hard shoulder and one lane of the eastbound carriageway was closed between junction 24 (Ainley Top) and junction...

yesterday, 10:40 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

WIN: Family tickets to The Magical Lantern Festival in Roundhay Park Leeds

Let it glow, let it glow, let it glow! Families dreaming of a bright Christmas have got an early present with the return of The Magical Lantern Festival at Roundhay Park in Leeds, Wednesdays to Sundays, until January 1, 2018. It is now open from 5pm...

Thursday, 17:57 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Primary school league tables 2017: Yorkshire is worst performing region

Primary school league tables 2017: Yorkshire is worst performing region

Yorkshire is the worst performing region in the country for pupils failing to meet the expected standard by the end of primary school, according to new league tables. In some parts of the county, including Doncaster and Leeds, only just over half of...

Thursday, 15:34 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Can you help find missing dog?

Can you help find missing dog?

An appeal has been launched to try and find a missing dog in North Kirklees. The small border terrier dog was lost near Scout Hill in Dewsbury on Sunday (December 10). The two-year-old girl, named Poppy, was last seen around 9am on the Spen Valley...

Thursday, 11:28 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
10 books to give this Christmas

10 books to give this Christmas

Are you struggling to find the perfect gift for the book lover in your life? Or are a book worm yourself? Well either way we have ten book recommendations for the festive season.

Thursday, 06:33 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Exclusive: Archbishop’s intervention could finally end Yorkshire devolution stalemate

Exclusive: Archbishop’s intervention could finally end Yorkshire devolution stalemate

A possible solution to Yorkshire’s long-running devolution stalemate that could see a region-wide mayor elected by May 2020 has emerged after an intervention by the Archbishop of York, The Yorkshire Post can reveal. A letter by Dr John Sentamu to...

Tuesday, 19:39 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
New report praises West Yorkshire Police

New report praises West Yorkshire Police

A new watchdog report has praised West Yorkshire Police (WYP) for its ethics, accessible complaints system and the treatment of staff. As part of its annual inspections into police effectiveness, efficiency and legitimacy (PEEL), HM Inspectorate of...

Tuesday, 00:30 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Human trafficker wanted by police is arrested in West Yorkshire

Human trafficker wanted by police is arrested in West Yorkshire

A man who was wanted on a European Arrest Warrant has been captured by police in West Yorkshire. Atilla Foeldesi, 45, was being hunted by the authorities in connection with crimes committed in Hungary. He had been sentenced to more than five years in...

Monday, 12:49 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Knifepoint robber in hi-vis vest injured Dewsbury shopkeeper as he stole till

Knifepoint robber in hi-vis vest injured Dewsbury shopkeeper as he stole till

A shopkeeper in Dewsbury was injured by an armed robber who threatened him with a kitchen knife during a raid last night. Detectives today issued an appeal for witnesses to the crime, which took place at an off licence in Staincliffe Road. They are...

Monday, 12:49 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Leeds taxi drivers' slow drive protest: Four hours of Monday morning city centre traffic delays expected

Leeds taxi drivers' slow drive protest: Four hours of Monday morning city centre traffic delays expected

TRAFFIC disruption is expected in Leeds city centre on Monday morning as taxi drivers take part in a four-hour long slow drive protest. Leeds Private Hire Drivers Organisation have organised the protest from 6am to 10am on a circular route in Leeds...

Sunday, 16:08 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Wooden Spoon funds boost for centre revamp

Wooden Spoon funds boost for centre revamp

Rugby legend John Bentley recently paid a visit to Thornhill Community Academy in order to officially open the refurbished autistic spectrum condition resourced provision. The centre benefitted from a generous grant of £25,000 from the Wooden Spoon...

Sunday, 14:53 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
MD completes Essential Care Group buyout

MD completes Essential Care Group buyout

Birstall-based Essential Group of Companies has undergone a managerial buyout. The founder and managing director of Essential Care Group Ltd, Paula Chamberlain, has announced she has undertaken the buy-out of the care group. The group, co-owned by...

Sunday, 09:28 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
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