Poetry and History in Batley to celebrate International Women’s Day

By BILAL SALOO Batley will mark International Women’s Day 2019 with events at Batley Library and Bagshaw Museum on Saturday 9 March. Poetry will take centre...

View and Comment on Spen Leisure Centre Plans

Residents are being given the chance to comment on the plans for the new £15 million Spen Valley Leisure Centre. The new two-storey centre is...

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,...

Ambitious Local Plan is formally adopted

Kirklees Council’s ambitious Local Plan has been formally adopted, paving the way for economic growth and thousands of additional homes. The plan has been several...

£1.2 million to improve Huddersfield shop fronts

Huddersfield Town Centre’s shop fronts will soon look the business after Kirklees Council approved a £1.2million plan to spruce them up. The scheme, approved by...

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...

Man jailed for 16 years for beating his own brother to death with a...

A man has been jailed for 16 years after he was found guilty of murdering his younger brother with a baseball bat. Ibrahim Mahetar,...

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...