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By AYYAZ MALIK Premier League leaders Liverpool, carried on their unbeaten start to the League season, to display further evidence that they’re genuine contenders for champions Manchester City’s crown, with an emphatic 3-1 win over 20-time champions Manchester United on Sunday 16 December. The Anfield side last came close to...
By ANISAH ARIF Two schools from other ends of Kirklees have teamed up to celebrate community cohesion through sports and physical activity. Children from Cambridge Street School in Batley were hosted by Golcar Junior, Infants and Nursery School for an afternoon of getting to know one another. Organised by Kirklees Council's Cohesion...
By ANISAH ARIF A poetry group have been visiting secondary schools to share a historic milestone and encourage the learners to produce memorable poetry. Batley Poets, through support from One Community, have delivered a presentation to around 500 learners across three high schools about how Batley became a borough 150 years...
By ANISAH ARIF The residents of Bradford, business, organisations and the University of Bradford have come together to provide young people aged between 16-25-years-old who are leaving or have left care with a special Christmas dinner and party. The party is to take place today at 12pm at the Midland Hotel,...
A Leeds man has chosen to invest in Bradford for his state of the art family entertainment centre. The family run trampoline park, which also has a laser tagging area will be housed in the 35,000 square foot space, which formerly was occupied by Mecca Bingo on Little Horton Lane Director of the...
By GRAHAME ANDERSON Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn submitted a motion of no-confidence in Theresa May on Monday. The move was a swift response following the PMS address to the commons both setting a date in January for the meaningful vote and dismissing a second referendum on Brexit. Counter Offensive Asian Sunday understands...
By ANISAH ARIF A Muslim Bangladeshi woman, who used to be a boxer and fitness specialist, just won the title ‘Sports Woman of the year’. The Baton awards, which celebrates women of BAME backgrounds who are pushing boundaries in all walks of life, saw Nazia help gain recognition for her progress. The...
By ANISAH ARIF Two new displays at the Colne Valley Museum depict the best of Kirklees and Calderdale through vibrant paintings. The new art exhibitions by four local painters show of Kirklees landscapes in stunning colours and techniques. Tom Senior and Bob Milner, who paint together under the name Milk, Two Sugars,...
By ANISAH ARIF Crowds gathered in Huddersfield town centre on the weekend to launch Kirklees emergency climate campaign. Activists, trade unionists and Councillors battled the cold in a protest on Market place on Saturday afternoon to raise awareness about the environment, pollution and climate change. Messages and notice boards were held in...
By ANISAH ARIF Residents in Bradford who are thinking about having a major clear out after the Christmas period can use the Council’s recycling centre’s which are open over most of the holiday. Bradford Council’s Household Waste Recycling centres will be closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day but...