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Wakefield’s Rhubarb Radio launches Smoothies service

Rhubarb Radio, the online radio station for the Wakefield District and South Leeds has launched a second service called Rhubarb Smoothies Radio. The station derives its name from the rhubarb triangle, as both the Wakefield District and South Leeds are at the heart of the largest forced rhubarb growing production in Europe. Based at Rhubarb’s Studio Centre in Ossett near Wakefield, a new studio was created for the station alongside the 2 already in use for Rhubarb Radio. Rhubarb Smoothies Radi...
Tags: Europe, Radio, West Yorkshire, Online Radio, Ossett, Wakefield, Rhubarb Radio, South Leeds, Gareth Smith, Paul Fairclough, Rubarb Radio, Wakefield District and South Leeds, Wakefield District, Rhubarb 's Studio Centre, Rhubarb Radio Rhubarb Smoothies Radio, Rhubarb Smoothies Radio

Radio nominees announced for the 2021 IRN Awards

The shortlist for the 2021 IRN Awards in association with Sky News has been revealed. The nominations were announced by Sky News presenter Anna Jones ahead of a special video ceremony on Thursday 15th July at which the winners and the recipient of the IRN Gold Award will be revealed. There are 12 categories including the Student Journalist of the Year prize, which is supported by the Broadcast Journalism Training Council. And the nominees are: Newcomer of the Year: Amelia Beckett – Greatest H...
Tags: England, Scotland, Awards, Radio, Celtic, Northern Ireland, West Yorkshire, Sky News, Bill, LBC, Joan, Oxfordshire, Wilder, Hallam, Anna Jones, Harry Dunn

Batley and Spen by-election to be held on 1 July

Labour is defending a majority of just over 3,500 in the West Yorkshire constituency.
Tags: UK, News, West Yorkshire, Batley

Surge testing to start in variant-hit Kirklees

New guidance was not discussed with local leaders, according to West Yorkshire mayor Tracy Brabin.
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Pontefract pub closed in December celebrates delayed Christmas

A West Yorkshire pub is catching up on delayed celebrations by marking Christmas in May.
Tags: News, West Yorkshire, Pontefract

Yorkshire Symphony Orchestra brought back to life after 66 years

Musicians to play outdoor concerts this summer, providing ‘musical and cultural voice for north of England’Seventy-four years after it first formed, the Yorkshire Symphony Orchestra (YSO) has been revived to support musicians in northern England hit by the pandemic. The orchestra, formed in Leeds, will play a series of live outdoor concerts this summer, including one with the classical singer Alfie Boe at Harewood House in West Yorkshire.Formed to fill the postwar cultural lacuna, the orchestra’...
Tags: Music, England, UK News, Culture, Classical Music, Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, David Hockney, Leeds, Harewood House, Alan Bennett, North Of England, Alfie Boe, Yorkshire Symphony Orchestra, Yorkshire Symphony Orchestra YSO

Murder probe after Manchester man's body found in West Yorkshire

Detectives think the death is linked to a disturbance in Manchester hours before the body was found.
Tags: UK, News, Manchester, West Yorkshire

Calderdale child sexual exploitation: 29 men charged

Police say the girl was sexually exploited in West Yorkshire between 2003 and 2010.
Tags: News, West Yorkshire

Election results 2021: Tracy Brabin elected West Yorkshire mayor

Tracy Brabin says her victory is "an honour" she could not put into words.
Tags: UK, News, West Yorkshire, Tracy Brabin

Election 2021: West Yorkshire mayor candidates on transport

NHS worker Elinor Hewitt thinks there should be "massive changes" to West Yorkshire's bus services.
Tags: News, NHS, West Yorkshire, Elinor Hewitt

M62 crash: 'Several injured' in multiple-vehicle crash

The crash - near the border of West Yorkshire and Greater Manchester - involved four lorries and a car.
Tags: News, Greater Manchester, West Yorkshire

Police officer to appear in court on charges of rape and sexual assault

Ben Lister, a West Yorkshire police sergeant, due at Bradford magistrates court next weekA police officer is to appear in court next week on charges of rape and sexual assault.The police sergeant is currently suspended, West Yorkshire police said. The force named him as Ben Lister and said he was based in its Bradford district. Continue reading...
Tags: UK News, Bradford, West Yorkshire, Ben Lister

Covid: Speeding driver stopped during 200-mile trip to 'buy food'

A motorist from Staffordshire tells police in West Yorkshire he visited Bradford to buy food.
Tags: UK, News, Bradford, West Yorkshire, Staffordshire

UK Covid live: 1,401 new coronavirus-linked deaths and 40, 261 cases reported after R-value falls

Latest updates: 1,401 more people have died within 28 days of testing positive; reproduction number of Covid-19 transmission falls to between 0.8 and 1Data shows slight fall in people testing positive in EnglandForeign NHS workers could be denied vaccine in EnglandHow have UK border controls compared with other countries’?Organisers of London wedding attended by hundreds face fineGlobal coronavirus updates – lives 4.06pm GMT In the UK, 1,401 more people have died within 28 days of testing po...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK, London, UK News, NHS, West Yorkshire, Boris Johnson, Coronavirus, COVID, EnglandHow

Normanton pony beaten to death in 'sickening attack'

Horse and pony owners in West Yorkshire are warned to be vigilant after a pony is killed at an isolated spot.
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Dariusz Michalowski: Body believed to be man missing for nine years

Officers believe human remains "dumped in a field" in West Yorkshire belong to Dariusz Michalowski.
Tags: News, West Yorkshire, Dariusz Michalowski

Police charge 32 men from West Yorkshire with more than 150 child sex offences

The allegations against the defendants, all largely from the Kirklees area, are from 1999 to 2012.
Tags: West Yorkshire, Kirklees

Thirty-two men charged in child exploitation inquiry in West Yorkshire

Police looked at alleged offences spanning from 1999 to 2012 in Kirklees areaPolice have charged 32 men, mainly from the Kirklees area of West Yorkshire, following an extensive investigation into alleged child sexual exploitation.West Yorkshire police said Operation Tourway looked at offences spanning from 1999 to 2012 and relating to eight girls aged between 13 and 16. The force said some victims were also subjected to offences when they were young adults. Continue reading...
Tags: UK News, West Yorkshire, Kirklees

Super cubes: inside the (surprisingly) big business of packaged ice

Britain’s leading ice company makes five billion cubes a year, filling everything from cocktail glasses to ice baths. Now it faces its toughest challenge – for what is ice without a party season?The ice in your drink comes from one of two places: your freezer, or someone else’s. For homemade ice, the supply chain is reassuringly familiar: water goes into the freezer, and a bit later, ice comes out. But what about the ice cubes that you bought from a supermarket, or extracted, by the handful, fro...
Tags: Food, Business, UK News, Britain, Food & drink industry, West Yorkshire, Cocktails, Spirits, South Kirkby

West Yorkshire house explosion leaves three people in hospital

Investigations into cause of incident in Illingworth area of Halifax on Saturday morning are ongoingAn explosion in a house in West Yorkshire has left three people in hospital.The incident happened shortly after 7.30 am on Saturday in Green Lane in the Illingworth area of Halifax. West Yorkshire fire and rescue service said three people had been treated and taken to hospital, and no one was missing. The service said the explosion affected one building, and six surrounding houses were evacuated a...
Tags: UK News, Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Halifax, Dewsbury, Green Lane, Illingworth, Halifax West Yorkshire, Cleckheaton, Fairweather Green Halifax, Odsal

BBC Radio Bradford to broadcast on 774 kHz AM

Presenters Rima Ahmed and Sanchez Payne are lined-up to host programmes on the new BBC Radio Bradford. The service will be available on 774 AM and online from Monday 7th December between 6am and 2pm weekdays. Rima Ahmed is hosting the breakfast show 6am-10am followed by Sanchez Payne on at 10am-2pm. Both presenters were discovered by the BBC. Rima through a talent search and Sanchez was spotted hosting music events. Rima won the BBC New Voices search last year. She presents Make a Difference ...
Tags: Top, Bbc, Radio, Bradford, West Yorkshire, Sánchez, Keighley, Station News, Rima, Sanchez Payne, Bradford Wolverhampton, Bbc Radio Bradford, Rima Ahmed, UK Sanchez, Radio Bradford

West Yorkshire Radio aims to fill local radio gap

A new radio station has launched online in West Yorkshire aiming to fill the gap brought on by further commercial radio networking. West Yorkshire Radio features presenters who have worked for local stations including Radio Aire, Pulse 2, Ridings FM, Magic 828 and more. Chris Johnson, who until recently hosted Pulse 2 breakfast, is now hosting breakfast at the new online station. Former Radio Aire and Pulse 2 presenter, Wes Stakes, is presenting the daily drive-time programme, Paul Blundell, ...
Tags: Top, Radio, West Yorkshire, Online Radio, Chris Johnson, Wakefield, Ray Rose, Ridings, Chris Marsden, Paul Blundell, Elisa Hilton, West Yorkshire Radio, Yorkshire Radio, Radio Aire Pulse, Ridings FM Magic, Former Radio Aire


Motorist crashes into West Yorkshire house and drives off with front door lodged in windscreen (Thanks to DaninDallas, who says "What door, officer?")
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The Pandemic Has Leveled The Playing Field For Smaller Theatres

How did a theatre in West Yorkshire get Derek Jacobi, Stephen Fry, Alfred Enoch, Rebecca Front, Celia Imrie and Griff Rhys Jones? Well, streaming makes some things a little easier. It even snagged a review in The New York Times. And it’s not alone: “With live performances either difficult or impossible since March, many other agile theatre-makers have also been experimenting with recorded audio and video works that blur the traditional boundaries.” – BBC
Tags: Art, Theatre, New York Times, West Yorkshire, Griff Rhys Jones, 11.13.20

Yorkshire Ripper death: Women recall fear in West Yorkshire

Women who were schoolgirls at the time of the murders reflect on the fear across their communities.
Tags: UK, News, West Yorkshire, Yorkshire Ripper

West Yorkshire detective facing misconduct over claims he twice failed to pay for beer at Tesco - Yorkshire Live

West Yorkshire detective facing misconduct over claims he twice failed to pay for beer at Tesco   Yorkshire Live
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Covid-19: 'Bleak future' as traders prepare for tier 3

As West Yorkshire heads for tier three, the BBC talks to business owners across the county.
Tags: News, Bbc, West Yorkshire

West Yorkshire to move to toughest Covid restrictions – as it happened

This blog is now closed. We’ve launched a new blog at the link below: Coronavirus news – live 11.39pm GMT We’ve launched a new blog at the link below – head there for the latest: Related: Coronavirus live news: Europe leaders told to 'act urgently' as global daily case records tumble 11.36pm GMT The UK prime minister, Boris Johnson, is under growing pressure to implement a pre- and post- Christmas lockdown to allow families to meet over the festive period, the Telegraph has reported....
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, France, Germany, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, West Yorkshire, Boris Johnson, Telegraph, Coronavirus

Covid-19: West Yorkshire to go into tier 3 from Monday

Casinos, soft play, betting shops and car boot sales must close as well as pubs and bars not serving meals.
Tags: UK, News, West Yorkshire

Coronavirus live news: West Yorkshire to move to toughest Covid restrictions; Greece brings in regional lockdowns

Greece to lock down Thessaloniki and two other regions; West Yorkshire moving into tier 3; French PM lays out details of new France lockdownWhite House taskforce warns of ‘unrelenting’ Covid spreadAngela Merkel heckled by German MPs over lockdownFrance: children aged six and over to wear masks in schoolTaiwan marks 200 days without domestic infectionLarge China outbreak linked to Xinjiang forced labour 6.29pm GMT Spain’s coronavirus tally climbed by a record 23,580 cases, bringing the the to...
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