KIRKLEES: Bodies can be “held over” if virus death rate increases

By TONY EARNSHAW, Local Deocracy Reporter Council chiefs in Kirklees are preparing for the worst of the coronavirus crisis and have vowed to handle excess...

MIDDLESBROUGH: £30m snow centre approved

By ALEX METCALFE, Local Democracy Reporter A LONG-AWAITED bid to bring an indoor ski centre to Middlesbrough has been given the thumbs up by officials. Detailed...

COVID: ‘Sunshine vitamin’ advice

By James Harrison, Local Democracy Reporter Families forced to stay inside due to coronavirus should make sure they are still getting their daily dose of...

‘Innovative’ traders praised by Bradford Council

By Chris Young, Local Democracy Reporter “INNOVATIVE” market traders in Bradford that are altering their businesses to offer home deliveries during the Coronavirus pandemic have...

Arts packs delivered to Bradford families

By Chris Young, Local Democracy Reporter A BRADFORD theatre company is spreading joy in difficult times by delivering arts packs to families in lockdown. Bloomin’ Buds...

DURHAM COUNTY COUNCIL: Cricket ground offered to NHS and council

By  James Harrison, Local Democracy Reporter International cricket ground the Emirates Riverside, in Chester-le-Street, has been offered to key workers fighting Coronavirus. The sports ground, which...

Clap for our Carers: Campaign asks people to applaud NHS staff

A campaign calling for people to 'Clap for our Carers' on Thursday at 8pm has gone viral and has attracted much support from leading...

KIRKLEES: Council pumps extra cash into borough

By BBC LDRS News Hub Communities in Kirklees being asked to come forward with ideas to build a sense of community spirit and resilience. The call...

NORTH OF TYNE: £37million to ensure North of Tyne’s economic recovery from coronavirus is as...

By BBC LDRS News Hub Northumberland’s council leader has hailed a £37million package to ensure the North of Tyne’s economic recovery from coronavirus is as green...

Asian Sunday Investigates: Asian Supermarket Price Hikes.

By FATIMA PATEL Supermarket shelves are empty, and social media is littered with people slamming businesses for hiking their prices and taking advantage of the...