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PKWA event celebrates anniversary

the Pakistan and Kashmir Welfare Association (PKWA) recently welcomed friends, partners and dignitaries to join the celebrations for its 28th anniversary and to mark 20 years since the current community centre first opened its doors. The celebration...

today, 08:10 in Yorkshire & Humber

Latest court reports from Kirklees Magistrates

The latest court reports as published in the Reporter Series September 20 edition are published below. Numbers refer to defendants’ ages. Michael Battye, (31), of Leeds Road, Birstall, £301 compensation, £165 fine, £85 costs and £30 victim surcharge...

today, 07:54 in Yorkshire & Humber

Charity cleans up with car wash

A busy community car wash event turned out to be a huge success for a local charity. The event was organised on Heckmondwike Grammar School’s car park by North Kirklees based support group Downs and Special Friends. Residents from across the different...

yesterday, 18:37 in Yorkshire & Humber

How to apply for secondary school places in Leeds for September 2019

The new school year has only just got underway, but for those due to start secondary school in September 2019, the deadline for applications is fast approaching. If your child is due to start Year 7 next year, parents or carers will need to submit an...

yesterday, 11:12 in Yorkshire & Humber

Tesco to launch new chain of discount stores called Jack’s to compete with Aldi and Lidl

Tesco is to launch a new discount store format called Jack’s, taking on discounters Aldi and Lidl. The launch of Jack’s is part of Tesco’s centenary celebrations which will see the business mark 100 years of delivering great value to British...

yesterday, 10:58 in Yorkshire & Humber

Storm Ali: This is when heavy rain is set to hit Yorkshire today

The weather in Yorkshire is set to be a mixed bag today as forecasters predict sunshine, cloud and heavy showers. Storm Ali is set to hit various parts of the UK today with heavy rain and wind, including Yorkshire. What will the weather be like this...

yesterday, 10:52 in Yorkshire & Humber

Leeds among the worst cities in the UK for saving money

Saving money is a great habit to get into to plan for the future, a third of Brits don't pay into their savings regularly - with Leeds among the worst cities in the UK for putting away the pennies. Despite four in five people in the UK currently...

Tuesday, 16:27 in Yorkshire & Humber

Man wanted on warrant over assault in Liversedge

Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of a man in connection with an assault in Liversedge. Kirklees Safeguarding would like to hear from anyone who knows the whereabouts of 32-year-old Christopher Doyle. A spokesperson said efforts to locate...

Tuesday, 13:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

Batley Festival ready to turn town centre into one big party

PREPARATIONS are underway for the biggest date on Batley’s calendar. Batley Festival 2018 will be bigger and better than ever with a fun-filled line-up of musicians, artists and acclaimed street theatre performers. This year’s event is set for...

Tuesday, 12:58 in Yorkshire & Humber

Lamborghini supercar rental business in West Yorkshire is searched by police

Police have searched the premises of two motor companies in Dewsbury - one of which hires supercars out to customers. Enzo Prestige and another business in the Staincliffe area were both searched over the weekend, but police have refused to say which...

Tuesday, 12:31 in Yorkshire & Humber

Dewsbury trade group says co-operation key to town’s regeneration

Dewsbury Chamber of Trade members have said they are playing a vital role in the regeneration of Dewsbury town centre and are now talking with other groups to help them in their task. A working group under the heading Dewsbury Forward now meets...

Tuesday, 12:31 in Yorkshire & Humber

Batley poised to host first ‘Pride’ event this weekend

Batley will host its first ‘Pride’ event this weekend as community groups join together to celebrate the town’s diversity. Pride in the Park takes place at Wilton Park on Saturday (September 22) between 11am-4pm with a host of celebrations and fun and...

Monday, 16:04 in Yorkshire & Humber

Child abuse image offences up a third in West Yorkshire

Police recorded more than three child abuse image offences each day in West Yorkshire last year, data from the NSPCC shows. Recorded crimes of viewing indecent pictures or videos of children increased by more than a third compared to 2016-17. The...

Monday, 14:46 in Yorkshire & Humber

Fostering advice on hand at Kirklees event

A pair of Kirklees twins have been talking up the positives of fostering, ahead of a drop-in event for potential families in the region. Twin sisters Alex and Pippa Richardson, 19, grew up surrounded by foster children. Their parents Lynn and John...

Monday, 12:15 in Yorkshire & Humber

Bus service has carried 1/2 million passengers during past 10 years

Dewsbury’s popular Metro Local bus service is celebrating its 10th anniversary this month. The service runs between Shaw Cross and Dewsbury Moor via Dewsbury Town centre, Monday to Saturday. It has carried approaching half a million passengers and...

Sunday, 11:24 in Yorkshire & Humber

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