Thursday, October 17, 2019

Local community reacts to New Zealand mosque attacks

For many of us waking up to the horrific news of the 'terrorist attack' on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand during Friday prayers has...

Dewsbury Train Station revamp just the ticket

A new-look public realm is just the ticket at Dewsbury Train Station after a £1.2million revamp. The Kirklees Council scheme, funded by West Yorkshire Transport,...

Crews tackle ferocious moorland fire in West Yorkshire

Crews were called to reports of a fire on Marsden Moor at 19.51hrs on Tuesday evening (26th February). Appliances attended from Slaithwaite, Huddersfield, Todmorden, Meltham,...

Racially abused vet calls for more diversity

By GRAHAME ANDERSON A British farm vet with an Asian background who's suffered racist abuse has called for the agricultural and veterinary professions to attract...

UK Indian and Pakistani diaspora speak out on recent mounting tensions between India and...

India and Pakistan have a long history of animosity, mainly concerning the status of Kashmir. The nuclear armed neighbours have been contesting the status...

Free music lessons for all initiative coming to Yorkshire

Learn to Play Day - a free national event to encourage everyone in the UK to start making music -is coming to Yorkshire this March. Supported by Jools Holland OBE, and...

Mental health charity to roll out workplace training to reduce Islamophobia

In the wake of record levels of religiously motivated hate crimes, Yorkshire mental health charity Touchstone is rolling out more training in 2019 to...

250 Mosques to support street clean up to help Keep Britain Tidy

As part of this year’s Visit My Mosque Day, volunteers from over 250 mosques in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland will be supporting...

UN He For She Ambassador joins campaigners in march across Tower Bridge

Last night saw the #ItsNotOk Light Up the Night London march take place across Tower Bridge, whereby sexual abuse survivors, campaigners and activists held...

NSPCC and West Yorskshire Police urge parents to have online safety chats with children

The NSPCC and West Yorkshire Police are urging parents across the county to take just five minutes to have an online safety chat with...