History Made As Stockton Appoints Its First BAME Mayor

By Grahame Anderson Stockton on Tees has appointed its first Mayor from an Asian Background in Councillor Mohammed Javed. The popular local figure was officially installed...

Hotelier Brothers Praise UK Government Business Schemes

Hotels are being supported financially by UK Government funding schemes following closures due to the outbreak of coronavirus. Paul Bream, who owns the Merrion Hotel...

Bradford Students Film Shakespeare Play in Lockdown

Nine students from Bradford College have re-created and filmed a scene from William Shakespeare’s play The Taming of the Shrew. The students based their...

Kirklees: 74% Rise in Jobseekers Allowance During Lockdown

Claimants for Jobseekers Allowance (JSA) in Kirklees rose by 74% during the lockdown introduced by the government in March to prevent the spread of...

Bradford Residents Needed for Global Coronavirus Survey

Bradford residents have been asked to participate in a confidential online survey which measures how the coronavirus lockdown has affected mental health. People will be...

Skipping Sikh recognised by Prime Minister Boris Johnson with Points of Light Award

Rajinder Singh, aged 73, from Slough, known as the ‘Skipping Sikh’, has been recognised by Prime Minister Boris Johnson with the Points of Light...

North East Culture Workers Asked to Share Coronavirus Experiences

North East workers in the culture sector are being asked to contribute to a survey which will help employees during the coronavirus pandemic. The survey,...

Jummah Grants Provide up to £1k for Small UK Mosques

The Jummah Grants fund begins today (26 June) to support small UK mosques; they will be providing grants between £250 and £1000 each week. The...

Warnings from Bradford Council over NHS Test and Trace Scams

Bradford Council has seen a rise in fraudulent activity related to the NHS Test and Trace programme. The council is concerned scammers are asking people...

Government’s #YouAreNotAlone Initiative Available for Domestic Abuse Victims

The UK Government has reminded victims of domestic abuse that their ongoing initiative #YouAreNotAlone remains in place to support people through online and phone...