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Here’s how long the heatwave will last in Yorkshire

The weather is set to be scorching both this weekend and next week, with the beginning of July expected to be unusually warm for this time of year. Temperatures across the UK are set to climb to 30°C, with every day next week feeling a little warmer...

12 min. ago in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Court briefs: Who's been up in court?

The following Calderdale cases were heard at Bradford Magistrates Court. Ivan Duda (22) of Dyson Road, Halifax, given six points on his licence, £660 fine, £66 victim surcharge, £85 costs for failing to give information relating to the identification...

today, 09:39 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Eighth year of It’s A Knockout for inspirational Elland girl

An It’s A Knockout event is being held this weekend in aid of an inspirational girl from Elland. Amelie Gledhill, 10, has a rare genetic condition called Russell Silver Syndrome, which limits her growth and causes a number of other problems. Read:...

today, 08:18 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Bungling burglars jailed for late night break-in at Halifax leisure centre

A pair of noisy burglars have been jailed after they caused over £1,000 worth of damage during a late night break-in at a Halifax leisure centre last month. Homeless duo Adam Buck and Joshua McDonagh claimed they went into the North Bridge leisure...

yesterday, 14:58 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

NHS Trust is praised over standards

An NHS trust has been praised for improving standards of patient care following its latest visit by Government inspectors. Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The CQC found that...

yesterday, 14:58 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Three towns in Calderdale named among best for work-life balance

Three towns in Calderdale are among the best places in England to live and work – with affordable homes, good schools and relatively few people working long hours, according to a new study. Todmorden, Elland and Sowerby Bridge appear in a top 10 of...

yesterday, 14:58 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

450 jobs to be axed by Lloyds in move to hit back office staff

Lloyds Banking Group is to axe 450 jobs in a move that will mainly affect back office staff. The lender chalked the move up to organisational changes that will help it “adapt and evolve to support changes in customer behaviour”. Lloyds Banking Group...

yesterday, 14:04 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Wimbledon 2018: Everything you need to know about this year’s tennis tournament

Wimbledon makes its annual return between 2 and 15 July, with the best of tennis talent all vying for the highly acclaimed champion title. Here’s everything you need to know about Wimbledon 2018, including important dates and how to watch the games....

yesterday, 12:51 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Pictured: Yorkshire snappers soak up the summer solstice sun

It’s the summer solstice which means summer is officially here and in good timing - a heatwave is coming! The Met Office have announced that people across the UK can expect to enjoy 30C temperatures next week. Here in Yorkshire, the week will kick off...

yesterday, 12:30 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Leeds heatwave: When it’s set to start and the weekend weather forecast

A heatwave is shortly expected to hit the UK, bringing extremely warm weather and bright, clear skies. Temperatures could rise up to 30°C by next week as the heatwave sweeps the UK, with high pressure bringing in hot Mediterranean air. The Met Office...

yesterday, 11:29 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Yorkshire heatwave: When it’s set to start and the weekend weather forecast

A heatwave is shortly expected to hit the UK, bringing extremely warm weather and bright, clear skies. Temperatures could rise up to 30°C by next week as the heatwave sweeps the UK, with high pressure bringing in hot Mediterranean air. The Met Office...

yesterday, 11:29 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Yorkshire heatwave: When it’s set to start and the weekend weather forecast

A heatwave is shortly expected to hit the UK, bringing extremely warm weather and bright, clear skies. Temperatures could rise up to 30°C by next week as the heatwave sweeps the UK, with high pressure bringing in hot Mediterranean air. The Met Office...

yesterday, 11:29 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Ofsted chief backs calls to ban mobile phones in schools

The head of Ofsted has thrown her weight behind headteachers who ban mobile phones from their schools in a bid to crackdown on naughty behaviour. In a speech today, Amanda Spielman is expected to say that the place of smartphones in the classroom is...

yesterday, 11:02 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Work on Salterhebble Hill will be completed early next year

Work to widen the A629 at Salterhebble Hill is expected to be completed by the beginning of 2019, despite a number of major challenges. The Calderdale Council scheme, which includes widening Salterhebble Hill to four lanes, installing new traffic...

yesterday, 10:40 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Woman, 68, dead after being struck by lorry in Brighouse

A PENSIONER has died after being struck by a lorry in Brighouse. Police were called to Granny Hall Lane at Brighouse just before 12pm on Tuesday (June 19) following reports a woman pedestrian had been in collision with a white DAF lorry. The...

yesterday, 08:00 in Yorkshire & Humber
 


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