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By GRAHAME ANDERSON Just after nine o'clock on Wednesday evening the Prime Minister learned she lived to fight another day having won through following a hastily triggered no-confidence vote. Needing to secure the backing of 159 MPs, or half the parliamentary party plus one, she actually secured 200 votes or...
By ANISAH ARIF The independent review into Kirklees Neighbourhood Housing is asking Cabinet members to strengthen the governance of the organisation over the next 12-18 months. A report was completed over the last year to ensure that the management arrangements in place are the most effective to deliver a high quality,...
By ANISAH ARIF In partnership with Bradford Council, from January 2019 an exhibition will be coming to the Cartwright Hall Art Gallery in Bradford. The NPHT and Bradford Council’s Museums and Galleries team are interested in collecting local stories of how people have been inspired by disability sport. They are looking for...
By ANISAH ARIF Bradford Council are offering a ‘New to Me’ re-use service for unwanted goods in the Bowling Back Lane area. This re-use service means that people on a trip to the tip may end up coming back with more than they set off. The Household Waste Recycling Centre in Bowling...
By ANISAH ARIF The residents of Batley town came together in a rally to stand up to racism and a celebration of diversity within the region. Anti-fascists also showed support for local councillor Fazila Loonat who was scurriously attacked in the media. The Labour councillor was under attack in an opinion piece...
By ANISAH ARIF Art devotees in Bradford have only a few days left to see the ‘My Parents’ painting, by David Hockney in Cartwright Hall Art Gallery. The artwork, which was voted the nation’s favourite painting in 2014, has been on loan to the gallery since July. The painting is on display...
By ANISAH ARIF Chief Executive of Kirklees Council and the Strategic Director for Corporate and Public Health took the Aids test to show support for the day. Jacqui Gedman and Rachel Spencer-Henshall have shown their support for World Aids Day and HIV Testing by taking the simple finger prick test themselves. They...
By ANISAH ARIF Thousands of trees will be planted and replaced at St Ives Estate in Bingley this winter. Volunteer tree lovers are being asked to take part with Bradford Council and its partners. The Council’s Trees and Woodlands Section will be working in partnership with the charity Trees for Cities who...
By ANISAH ARIF Christmas is a very special time of the year when families get together and often remember, reflect and celebrate the lives of loved ones. Every year, thousands of people come together at Kirkwood Hospice as part of their ‘Light up a Life’ Appeal to remember the people they...
By ANISAH ARIF A Kirklees teacher training programme is now recruiting for September 2019. The Kirklees and Calderdale School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) is recruiting for its 2019 training programme and will be holding two special events in the coming weeks. Kirklees and Calderdale SCITT is a highly respected provider of initial...