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Council will ‘robustly’ defend incinerator decision at inquiry

Calderdale Council will “robustly” defend its decision to refuse a company permission to build an incinerator at one of its recycling sites. The council will defend its decision to refuse Calder Valley Skip Hire permission to develop a small waste...

yesterday, 17:06 in Yorkshire & Humber

Leeds Festival: Milk Teeth, Waterparks and all the lesser-known artists not to miss

This year's Leeds Festival may have a stellar line-up of artists, but among the big names like Kings of Leon and Kendrick Lamar are a whole host of lesser-known artists. If you're keen to branch out and discover new music, here's a guide to some of...

yesterday, 17:06 in Yorkshire & Humber

Leeds Festival: Dinosaur Pile-Up, Marsicans and all the best local bands you need to see

With so many big name acts to see at this year Leeds Festival, it's easy to forget about some of the exciting up and coming talent on the line-up. These local bands are sure to be some of the stars of the future, so be sure to check them out over the...

yesterday, 16:48 in Yorkshire & Humber

This is when the sun is set to make a return to Yorkshire

The warm and sunny weather of the past few weeks was recently interrupted by heavy rain, wind and thunderstorms, but will the sun be making a reappearance anytime soon? Although the sun is set to make a reappearance in various parts of the region this...

yesterday, 15:30 in Yorkshire & Humber

Retail closures: the UK's best loved high street stores lost over the years

Homebase is the latest retailer this year to announce a wave of store closures, with 42 of the DIY outlets set to shut and 1,500 jobs under threat. The home improvement retailer and garden centre is just one of a number of big name brands to close...

yesterday, 14:56 in Yorkshire & Humber

A-Level students can claim a FREE KFC on results day

KFC are marking A-Level results day this Thursday (August 16) by allowing students to be able to tuck into a Mini Fillet Snackbox with every Krushem purchased. On Thursday (August 16), KFC will, in partnership with student discount site Student Beans,...

yesterday, 14:56 in Yorkshire & Humber

Former Calderdale councillor Chaudry Mohammad Saghir convicted of giving unqualified immigration advice

A former Calderdale councillor has been convicted for a second time over giving unqualified immigration advice. Chaudry Mohammad Saghir was jailed for 12 months back in November 2005 after admitting 15 counts of providing unqualified immigration...

yesterday, 13:22 in Yorkshire & Humber

Police name woman, 78, killed in crash in Mirfield

Police have named a 78-year-old woman who died in a crash in Mirfield on Saturday. Wendie McDonald, from Brighouse, was a passenger in a purple Peugeot 108 when it was involved in a collision with a black Audi S5 on Cooper Bridge Road. The driver of...

yesterday, 08:54 in Yorkshire & Humber

Strictly Come Dancing 2018: when does it start and who is taking part?

Strictly Come Dancing will soon be back on our screens, taking over Saturday night TV again in the run up to Christmas But which celebs are set to take part in this year’s show, which new professionals are joining, and when does it start? Here’s...

Monday, 17:13 in Yorkshire & Humber

MPs and campaigners weigh in on Calderdale incinerator appeal

Both of Calderdale’s MPs and a campaign group have given their views ahead of a public inquiry into a company’s application to build an incinerator in the borough, backing the decision to reject it. Last December, Calderdale Council’s Planning...

Monday, 16:37 in Yorkshire & Humber

VergoUK appoints Brighouse digital agency to fuel public sector growth

A Brighouse digital marketing agency has been appointed by a nationwide ergonomic furniture specialist to help boost the firm’s public sector foothold as part of its 2018 growth strategy. Vizulate Digital has been appointed by VergoUK to implement a...

Monday, 14:47 in Yorkshire & Humber

Met Office issues yellow weather warning for Yorkshire as heavy rain and thunderstorms set to hit

The Met Office have issued a yellow weather warning for Yorkshire as various parts of the region are set to be hit by thunderstorms today. Thunderstorms are set to hit today between 11.00 and 22:00. East, south, north and west Yorkshire are all...

Monday, 14:47 in Yorkshire & Humber

Britney Spears in Scarborough - countdown to the Queen of Pop’s arrival

The big countdown is on for Britney Spears fans as the international pop icon will be bringing her Britney: Piece of Me show to Scarborough’s Open Air Theatre. A celebration of one of the most illustrious careers in music history, the show heads to...

Monday, 14:47 in Yorkshire & Humber

Leeds Festival: Post Malone, Panic!, Kendrick Lamar and all the unmissable artists to see over the weekend

Leeds Festival starts in two weeks and while everyone is getting prepared sorting out travel, camping gear and food, the more important question is who will you go see? With so many acts to see, we've put together a handy guide to help you decide on...

Friday, 17:16 in Yorkshire & Humber

Storm Debby set to hit Yorkshire with heavy rain, thunderstorms and strong gales

Temperatures are set to dip this weekend, with Storm Debby set to bring wet and windy weather conditions to certain parts of the UK, including Yorkshire. Storm Debby is currently making its way over the Atlantic and the change in weather this weekend...

Friday, 13:05 in Yorkshire & Humber

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