SUNDERLAND: Wearside second highest death rate in North East

BY James Harrison, Local Democracy Reporter Sunderland has the second-highest rate of COVID deaths in the North East. New figures from the Office for National Statistics...

KIRKLEES: Council reveals numbers of Covid-19 deaths

By Tony Earnshaw, Local Democracy Reporter Kirklees had suffered 129 coronavirus-related deaths by mid-April. The figures, which were accurate as of April 17, were revealed at...

KIRKLEES: Public urged to celebrate VE Day with a doorstep toast

By Tony Earnshaw, Local Democracy Reporter Commemorations for the 75th anniversary of VE Day WILL still go ahead in Kirklees – but residents across the...

Award Winning Prashad Responds to Coronavirus with #CommunityChaat

Since the government announced lockdown in March this year, restaurants and food businesses around the country have been affected in various ways. While some restaurants...

BAME COVID-19 Review Gathering Momentum

By Grahame Anderson The BAME review into disproportionate numbers of deaths from COVID-19 is quickly gathering momentum. NHS England has already recommended in a letter,...

Police Appeal to find killer of ‘popular and community spirited’ Batley man murdered in his...

West Yorkshire Police have issued another appeal to catch killer of a ‘horrific sustained attack’ on 'popular and community spirited' Batley man Detectives have said...

Girlington Community Centre goes online with wellbeing classes and adapts into a community kitchen...

Girlington Community Centre has launched free online health and wellbeing activities to help promote mental and physical wellbeing during the coronavirus pandemic. The classes which...

Former England Rugby league player pledges to raise money for care boxes for medical...

Former England Rugby League player and the first British Asian Muslim to represent England at either rugby code Dr Ikram Butt – has pledged to...

Fierce Reaction To Trevor Phillips’ COVID-19 BAME Review Appointment

By Grahame Anderson Public Health England's appointment of Trevor Phillips OBE to contribute to the review into the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on people from...

Latest member of grooming gang jailed as part of extensive investigation into child sexual...

A Huddersfield man has been jailed for more than four years after becoming the latest defendant to be sentenced as part of a major...