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By ANISAH ARIF Minerva Hussain, a 49-year-old man with Usher syndrome has just launched his brand new exhibition at the Kala Sangam Centre in Bradford. The exhibition titled ‘Ways of Communicating’ is Minerva’s biggest exhibition to date and produces bold and tactile artwork. This public exhibition of work features a selection...
By ANISAH ARIF A new terminal extension plan for the Leeds Bradford Airport has been approved by Leeds City Council. This decision means that construction of the two/three storey extension to the main airport terminal building will look to commence in Spring 2019. It will also see significantly larger immigration and baggage...
By ANISAH ARIF Huddersfield has peaked the top of the list as one of the worst places to live in England this year, according to a community website ILiveHere.UK. The survey, which is now in its 12th year, saw 31, 191 readers take part and vote for the ‘last salubrious dump...
By ANISAH ARIF Volunteers are invited to join The Castle Hill Ranger at a community litter pick on Friday 7th December from 10 am to 12 noon. Castle Hill Ranger Julian Brown said: “We always welcome anyone who wishes to come along and help even if it’s for only half an...
By ANISAH ARIF North East based Company of Others are using real life experiences from women across the North to display a new dance production which will premiere at Kala Sangam Centre in Bradford and tour in Spring 2019. Crackle. Dust. is a Co-Created dance theatre production with women from across...
By ANISAH ARIF Staff from Airedale Hospital, with a tremendous 911 years of service between them, were presented with awards to mark and celebrate their commitment and service to Airedale NHS Foundation Trust. The long-serving staff consisted of 34 members all with at least 25 years’ continuous service. They received their...
By ANISAH ARIF Over thousands of people viewed the disturbing video of a young Syrian boy who was strangled and 'waterboarded' by another student in Almondbury Community School, Huddersfield when it went viral on social media. Now, after a fundraising page was set up by a man called Mohammed Tahir, the...
A Bradford man convicted of fraud has been ordered to repay more than £30,000 following a confiscation hearing. The order against Mohammed Navid Ramzan, 28, was made at Bradford Crown Court last Wednesday (28 November) by His Honour Judge Burn. Ramzan, of Northdale Road, was given a sentence of 24 months...
By ANISAH ARIF Kirklees UNISON have announced that a settlement has now been achieved to the recent bin dispute. This means the risk of industrial action affecting the service has now been avoided. How has this come about? The reasons for the disputes; difficulties with staff taking annual leave, allegations of bullying...
By ANISAH ARIF The latest Ofsted report reveals that there has been an 11 per cent increase in the number of Good or Oustanding secondary schools in the Bradford district since August 2017. This has outperformed every other local authority in Yorkshire & the Humber. This major improvement has lifted Bradford ahead...