Why Did Scrutiny Councillors Fail to Pick Up on Problems at Hull

Why Did Scrutiny Councillors Fail to Pick Up on Problems at Hull

34 days ago
Why did scrutiny councillors fail to pick up on problems at Hull . Hull Daily Mail columnist Angus Young says big questions still need to be answered by the Hull and East Yorkshire NHS Hospitals Trust. If the late Edwin Starr has been a local councillor he might well have asked what scrutiny was good for. Absolutely nothing? Well, not quite, but the question raised its head again... -> Read more at Hull Daily Mail

Almost 750 Families Appeal to Bradford Council over School Places

Almost 750 Families Appeal to Bradford Council over School Places20 days ago
Almost 750 families appeal to Bradford Council over school places. ALMOST 750 families have appealed to Bradford Council after failing to get their first choice school for their children in the coming year. -> Read more at Telegraph & Argus

More Passport Problems for Bradford Families as Home Office Admits National Backlog of 30,000

More Passport Problems for Bradford Families as Home Office Admits National Backlog of 30,00042 days ago
More passport problems for Bradford families as Home Office admits national backlog of 30,000. TWO more Bradford families face an anxious wait to confirm their foreign holiday plans after being caught up in the ongoing Home Office delays in processing UK passports. -> Read more at Telegraph & Argus

Scrutiny Panel Meeting – 5 August 2014

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Scrutiny Panel Meeting – 5 August 2014. A special meeting of the Kirklees Council Scrutiny Panel is scheduled to take place on Tuesday 5 August 2014 at Huddersfield Town Hall, from 1pm. -> Read more at Kirklees Council

Bradford to be Digital Health Hub with £12m Scheme That Will Create 2,000 Jobs

Bradford to be Digital Health Hub with £12m Scheme That Will Create 2,000 Jobs20 days ago
Bradford to be digital health hub with £12m scheme that will create 2,000 jobs. BRADFORD will be at the centre of digital health technology after a £12 million scheme for the city was given Government backing. -> Read more at Telegraph & Argus

Success in Helping Troubled Families

Success in Helping Troubled Families7 days ago
Success in helping troubled families. NORTH Yorkshire County Council, which has been singled out for praise by Government this week for its success and the speed with which it is transforming the lives of troubled families, believes it is on course to have turned around 70 per cent of families by the end of the summer. -> Read more at Craven Herald

New Arts Scheme for Dearne Youngsters

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New arts scheme for Dearne youngsters. Caudwell Children, a charity that provides practical and emotional support to disabled children, and families, is to launch activity programmes in and around Rotherham... -> Read more at Doncaster Free Press

Confusion over Whether Leeds Bradford Airport Will Benefit from Government Funding Scheme

Confusion over Whether Leeds Bradford Airport Will Benefit from Government Funding Scheme6 days ago
Confusion over whether Leeds Bradford Airport will benefit from Government funding scheme. MINISTERS are being urged to clear up confusion about whether Leeds Bradford Airport will be shut out of a Government help scheme. -> Read more at Telegraph & Argus

Leeds Dementia Library Scheme Lands Top Award for Support

28 days ago
Leeds dementia library scheme lands top award for support. A treasure trove in Leeds that helps to reconnect families affected by the heartache of dementia has scooped a national award... -> Read more at Yorkshire Evening Post

Struggling Families 'will Never Afford Essentials', Says Report

Struggling Families 'will Never Afford Essentials', Says Report24 days ago
Struggling families 'will never afford essentials', says report. FAMILIES on low wages are unlikely to ever afford what many of us now regard as “essentials”, according to new research by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation. -> Read more at York Press

Hundreds of Sheffield Families Struggling to Feed Families

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Hundreds of Sheffield families struggling to feed families. Hundreds of people in Sheffield are struggling to feed their families, Citizens Advice has revealed. -> Read more at The Star

Patients and Families Unite for Sheffield Picnic Treat

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Patients and families unite for Sheffield picnic treat. Families of children with liver disease got out and about in the sunshine at a picnic in Sheffield’s Botanical Gardens.. -> Read more at The Star

Families Frustrated by Passport Delays

33 days ago
Families frustrated by passport delays. Families across Calderdale face having their summer holiday plans ruined or disrupted because of major delays at the UK’s passport office... -> Read more at Halifax Courier

Bradford Community College Scheme to Turn Lives Around

Bradford Community College Scheme to Turn Lives Around51 days ago
Bradford Community College scheme to turn lives around. A college in Bradford city centre is taking part in a programme to make sure young people struggling to find a job don't “fall through the cracks” into long-term unemployment. -> Read more at Telegraph & Argus

First Families Move in to New Council Homes Built as Part of £10m Programme

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First families move in to new council homes built as part of £10m programme. Seven families are celebrating after moving in to new council homes in Doncaster... -> Read more at South Yorkshire Times

Help for Low Income Families in Doncaster

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Help for low income families in Doncaster. Toddlers from low income Doncaster families are to benefit from a new £50m fund to prevent them falling behind before school.... -> Read more at South Yorkshire Times

Bradford Set to be Home to £12 Million Digital Health Hub

Bradford Set to be Home to £12 Million Digital Health Hub21 days ago
Bradford set to be home to £12 million digital health hub. BRADFORD is set to become a digital health hub after plans for a £12million scheme were announced in the city. -> Read more at Telegraph & Argus

More Than 2,600 Children In Bradford To Benefit From Funding Boost

More Than 2,600 Children In Bradford To Benefit From Funding Boost29 days ago
More Than 2,600 Children In Bradford To Benefit From Funding Boost. New £50 million fund was unveiled today to help disadvantaged three and four year olds. Three and four year olds from low income families are to benefit from a new £50 million fund unveiled today helping to prevent them falling behind before they have even started school.. More than 2.600 children in Bradford... -> Read more at The Pulse

£8,170 Cost of Regular Bills for Families

45 days ago
£8,170 cost of regular bills for families. South Yorkshire bill payers are facing tough times, as research shows that household bills remained at their highest level in 2013 with UK families having to find around £8,170 to pay their regular bills... -> Read more at The Star

VIDEO: Sheffield Families Get to Grips with Cliffhanger

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VIDEO: Sheffield families get to grips with Cliffhanger. More than 10,000 people are expected to get to grips with Cliffhanger by the end of today - with bosses advising Sheffield families to arrive early on Sunday to beat the queues. -> Watch at The Star

New Wakefield Website Planned for Families with Special Educational Needs

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New Wakefield website planned for families with special educational needs. Families of children and young people with special educational needs are being asked to help shape a new website outlining the services available to them... -> Read more at Wakefield Express

Support Group for Doncaster Care Home Families

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Support group for Doncaster care home families. A support group will be held for the friends and families of people living in care homes across the borough... -> Read more at South Yorkshire Times

Families Enjoy Armed Forces Day Family Fun Day in Cleethorpes

Families Enjoy Armed Forces Day Family Fun Day in Cleethorpes24 days ago
Families enjoy Armed Forces Day Family Fun Day in Cleethorpes. MILITARY-themed fun saw hundreds of families flock to Armed Forces Family Fun Day in Cleethorpes. Following the national Armed Forces Day parades and fly-pasts in the resort on Saturday, a more informal event took place at Meridian Park on Sunday to bring the sixth annual Armed Forces Weekend to a close. Joint organiser Alex... -> Read more at Grimsby Telegraph

Prince Launches School Awards Scheme

Prince Launches School Awards Scheme50 days ago
Prince launches school awards scheme. The Duke of Cambridge meets young homeless at Centrepoint in Bradford. -> Read more at BBC News

Families in York Turning to Payday Loan Firms

Families in York Turning to Payday Loan Firms13 days ago
Families in York turning to payday loan firms. WORKING families in York are turning to payday loan companies in increasing numbers just to put food on the table. -> Read more at York Press