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Nurses in tears after 20 home visits in a shift

Overworked nurses were in tears during a visit by government inspectors to a shortstaffed community health provider. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) found that nurses working for Locala were having to do more than 20 home visits in a single shift. Stre

yesterday, 12:39 in Yorkshire & Humber

Yorkshire weather: Storms on their way as Met Office issues second warning

Heavy rain and lightning are expected to hit Yorkshire this afternoon as the Met Office issued a second warning of thunderstorms across the county. The Yellow Warning alert has been issued for Yorkshire and the Humber as storms which battered the south w

yesterday, 11:58 in Yorkshire & Humber

Incredible Edible: Cop an incredible look at these top volunteers

Gone are the three big green beds which were difficult to work on and pick from. In their place are seven smart, new, easy to reach planters. Most of the work was done in just two and a half hours one Sunday morning by a group of dedicated determined wor

yesterday, 10:01 in Yorkshire & Humber

‘Smart’ motorways show driver ignorance

THERE IS a lack of awareness among motorists of the emergency refuge areas on smart motorways, a study has found. The lay-bys are positioned at the side of motorways where the hard shoulder has been converted into a running lane for traffic. But an RAC p

yesterday, 09:06 in Yorkshire & Humber

Creative projects will celebrate resilience of flood-hit Calderdale communities

New creative projects will celebrate the resilience and friendship of flood-hit Calderdale communities. From July to September, six ‘Water Works’ projects will feature the stories of people from Brighouse, Elland, Hebden Bridge, Mytholmroyd, Sowerby Brid

Friday, 19:30 in Yorkshire & Humber

Planning applications: Redevelopment of Co-op petrol station site in Mytholmroyd

Here are the latest planning applications to appear before Calderdale Council. Side and rear extension: 32 Hough, Northowram. Demolition of existing conservatory and decking to facilitate new conservatory and raised patio to east elevation and first floo

Friday, 14:10 in Yorkshire & Humber

General election 2017: Which candidate will get your vote in the Calder Valley?

With the general election just around the corner, we are putting the spotlight on the people fighting to win your votes on June 8. Labour, the Conservatives, the Liberal Democrats, UKIP and the Green Party have all fielded candidates for the Calder Valle

Friday, 12:21 in Yorkshire & Humber

ELECTION 2017:Fact Check - if 30% more people under 25 vote, could the Conservatives lose the election?

An article on The Independent is being widely shared on social media suggesting that a 30% increase in turnout among 18 to 24-year-olds would make the election of a majority Conservative government on June 8 rather unlikely. It followed a tweet by Alan F

Friday, 11:01 in Yorkshire & Humber

Bank Holiday weekend weather

Yorkshire has enjoyed a fine week of warm and dry weather. But will it continue during the Bank Holiday weekend?

Friday, 11:01 in Yorkshire & Humber

Drug dealers in West Yorkshire selling former 'legal highs' one year on from ban

WEST Yorkshire Police have recorded 19 offences in connection with former 'legal highs' in the 12 months since a ban came into  force as market for the psychoactive substances has been "pushed underground." The change in legislation in May...

Friday, 10:08 in Yorkshire & Humber

More than 300 miles of roadworks are lifted this Bank Holiday

Highways England is lifting more than 300 miles of roadworks to help people travelling this May bank holiday. Almost 98 per cent of motorways and strategic A roads will be roadworks-free over the bank holiday. Highways England is completing 184 and suspe

Friday, 09:11 in Yorkshire & Humber

Halifax mum and daughters ran for their lives during Manchester attack

A Halifax mum and her two daughters ran for their lives when the Manchester bomb exploded at the end of tunnel they were leaving through. Marie Jones and daughters Alycia, 12, and Jessica, six, were heading towards the foyer when carnage erupted and pani

Friday, 08:44 in Yorkshire & Humber

Your guide to Bank Holiday opening times for Calderdale pharmacies

The NHS is encouraging people to prepare for the long weekend by checking they have all their repeat prescriptions. Patients are also reminded they can get expert medical advice on a range of common illnesses at their pharmacist during the Bank Holiday w

Friday, 08:31 in Yorkshire & Humber

Tributes to 'lovely, bright and hardworking' Leeds student killed in terror attack

TRIBUTES have been paid to  19-year-old Leeds Becket University student Courtney Boyle after she was confirmed as among 22 dead in Monday's terror attack in Manchester. Professor Peter Slee, vice chancellor at Leeds Beckett University, said: “The whole U

Thursday, 14:01 in Yorkshire & Humber

Police warn of fraudulent websites claiming links to Manchester suicide bombing

Police have warned people to be aware of fraudulent fundraising websites in the wake of the Manchester Arena suicide bombing. Greater Manchester Police (GMP) tweeted the alert and instead directed wellwishers to a JustGiving page through which to make do

Thursday, 12:14 in Yorkshire & Humber

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