Bradford’s tree for every child campaign to feature on BBC Countryfile

Bradford Council is kick-starting its key climate action pledge to plant the equivalent of a tree for every primary school child in National Tree...

Everything you need to know about England’s tiered return and Christmas plans

England's current national lockdown will end just after midnight on Wednesday 2 December. After that, the tiered system will return with the government insisting the tiers will...

Hope for mass testing in Kirklees despite restrictions

By Tony Earnshaw LDRS Falling infection rates and the success of mass testing in Liverpool have given political leaders in Kirklees a cautious sense of...

West Yorkshire’s devolution deal backed by Kirklees Council

By Tony Earnshaw LDRS It means devolution for the region – and an elected West Yorkshire Mayor –  is another step closer. Proposing consent to the...

Zulfi Karim honoured by University of Bradford

Zulfi Karim is well known in his home city of Bradford. He was voted one of the most 100 influential people in Bradford by Insider...

Motorway link road still an option in Kirklees after three decades

By Tony Earnshaw LDRS A massive link road that would connect the M62 at Brighouse with the M1 at Wakefield is STILL being worked on,...

Award recognition for director getting young South Asian women into sport

A community football organisation that deliver weekly Sunday morning football sessions for young girls in Kirklees, has been recognised by the Huddersfield Town Foundation. Ready...

Council leader calls for more self-isolation funding

Bradford Council is calling on the government to increase its support for low-paid people to self-isolate, as funding for its discretionary scheme is about...

£2m investment in active travel criticised in Kirklees

By Tony Earnshaw LDRS Councillors in Kirklees have been accused of “hypocrisy” after trumpeting about a £2m investment in active travel in the borough. The cash...

Council Tax increase proposed to help Bradford recover from COVID-19 pandemic

Bradford council has set out its 2021 budget proposals. The budget proposals have been developed against a backdrop of the global COVID-19 pandemic and considerable...