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By ANISAH ARIF We have reached the end of the year for 2018, and the New Year begins tomorrow. So that means, people will start listing their new year’s resolutions and start looking back at their best memories of 2018. It is not always easy to stick to your resolutions or some...
By ANISAH ARIF The New Years Honour List for 2019 has been revealed and a large number of members from the South Asian community have made the cut. The New Year’s Honours List recognises the services and achievements of people across the UK including those contributions of those who work in...
By ANISAH ARIF Payouts of up to £90,000 have been given to motorists in the last three years due to dangerous potholes on the roads of Kirklees. Since January 2016, Kirklees Council have received 755 claims against potholes, with 52 resulting in a win for the claimant so far, each one...
By ANISAH ARIF Proposals to introduce 20mph speed limit zones by Bradford Council are a step closer. The new zones will be added to the city centre and around a number of schools. The proposals are recommended for approval by the Council’s Executive committee which meets on 8 January. The proposals aim to...
By ANISAH ARIF The leader of Bradford Council, Councillor Susan Hinchcliffe, has paid tribute to the many people working across the district at Christmas time, whether caring for others, being prepared for emergencies or keeping our district safe. Councillor Hinchcliffe said: "While many of us are taking a couple of days...
By ANISAH ARIF The music firm, HMV, could be potentially collapsing as it emerging to be in a state of a crash crisis. The group trades over 130 stores, including one in the Kingsgate Centre in Huddersfield Town Centre and employs over 2,200 members of staff. Now the retailer had filed a...
By ANISAH ARIF The Council are exploring new ways of unlocking the district’s economic potential through the creation of four new business development zones. The Bradford authority is looking at how it can boost jobs and investment by helping local businesses to invest in their productivity, upgrade their premises and unlock...
By ANISAH ARIF A planning application to transform the ground floor of a home into a beauty salon has been refused by the council. 71 Killinghall Road was submitted as part of a plan to see the frontage of the stone built house altered, creating an aluminium shop front. However, the plan...
By ANISAH ARIF Kirklees has been chosen to receive a share of the 110m investment by NHS ‘trailblazer’ scheme to improve mental health services for children. Matt Hancock, the Health secretary announced that Great Huddersfield and North Kirklees clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) is one of 25 areas to be given extra...
By ANISAH ARIF A number of presents were delivered to children who spent Christmas in hospital this year. Charity campaigner Nazim Ali dropped off gifts at Airedale General Hospital as part of his third annual gift giving initiative. The presents which range from toys to play sets, baby’s toys and DVDs, were...