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By ANISAH ARIF Bradford South MP Judith Cummins demanded northern transport be properly funded as a “damning” report was released into the summer timetabling fiasco. Rail punctuality in the North of England is now even worse than the during the immediate aftermath of May timetable rollout fiasco – with almost 80...
By ANISAH ARIF Bradford Kirkgate sponsors this year’s Secret Santa Appeal The Secret Santa Appeal is providing a gift for needy children throughout the Bradford district, Calderdale and Kirklees. Every year, JCI Bradford teams up with Pulse1.co.uk and Pulse2.co.uk and local businesses to collect Christmas presents via pop-up collection points or running...
By ANISAH ARIF Getting stuck in traffic and slow journey times are among many complaints around the Cooper Bridge area in Kirklees among the A62 and the A644 area. Kirklees Council, in partnership with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and Calderdale Council, is currently considering a number of options aimed at...
By ANISAH ARIF OnTrak teamed up with Bradford College to allow students showcase their work at a motor show. The independent garage and charity took OnTrak students and Bradford College students from The Motor Education Department to the NEC Birmingham Classic Car Motor show last week. This was to showcase classic...
By ANISAH ARIF Kirklees had more exclusions than average last year, according to education watchdog, Ofsted. The annual report also revealed that students scored ‘significantly below’ average for their progress at Key Stage 4 – pupils aged 14 to 16. Despite 83% of state funded primary schools in Kirklees were rated outstanding...
By ANISAH ARIF People living in Bradford district and Craven are joining forces with NHS staff to raise the roof with festive carols, music and readings at the NHS 70th birthday Christmas Carol Service next week. NHS staff, family, friends and partner organisations are all invited to join the carol service at...
Detectives investigating a robbery at a convenience store in Mirfield on Friday evening (30 November) have released CCTV images of the suspects and their getaway vehicle. Officers were called shortly after 7.30pm to a report of a robbery at the store on Shill Bank Lane, Mirfield. Three males with their...
By ANISAH ARIF The waiting time for taxi appointments has been reduced after changes were made to services. Desired taxi drivers in Kirklees can now book their appointments after 3 days, the licensing team has revealed. The licensing team has managed to bring down the taxi appointment waiting time from 3 weeks...
By ANISAH ARIF A higher learning facility, located in Dewsbury as part of an overall £80 million package of investment in new college facilities across the region, is now opened to the public. The Kirklees Springfield College Centre is the latest addition to new world-class college facilities, where locals celebrated to...
By ANISAH ARIF Street cleaning services in Bradford will be cut by £1 million next year the Council revealed. Bradford Council states it is planning to “transform” its services to better handle the cuts. The changes will see at least 25 front line staff to be lost who clean our Bradford streets....