Daily Archives: 08/09/2015

FIRE-FIGHTER: Kirklees District Prevention Manager, Mohammed Ali, says the impact of the UK-standard training is already making a difference in Pakistan

‘Extinguishing’ bad habits in Pakistan: Fire-fighters take UK’s gold standard training to Punjab

The future of Pakistan’s fire and rescue services are being shaped right here in Britain as a team of English professionals continue to train...
ENTERTAINMENT: A host of performances were on show for crowds at the Mela last weekend, pictured are Raj Panesar and singer Sukshinder Shinda

Yorkshire Sikh Mela: Sun shines down on fifth annual Huddersfield Mela

Around 3,000 people headed down to the annual Yorkshire Sikh Mela in Huddersfield last weekend as crowds were wowed by traditional Gatka displays, birds...

Karma Sutra: Abhay Deol talks about Hinduism’s ‘puritanical views on sex’

The nephew of one of Bollywood’s biggest veterans – Dharmendra, had caused quite a stir after talking about sex. The rising star, who joined ‘filmistan’...
CAP1: PRESTIGIOUS: The British Asian Wedding Awards will culminate with an awards evening on Friday 6th November at the Montcalm London

VOTE NOW in the British Asian Wedding Awards

Deadline extended to nominate your business Whether it is a wedding planner or a photographer who helped make your special day so perfect, now is...

Supporting the most vulnerable humans

Leeds graduate embarks on trip to support Kos refugees A university graduate from Leeds is set to travel to Kos this month to provide support...
TRAGIC: The image of a lifeless child being carried off a Turkish beach shocked the world last week

Bradford calls for support for refugees

‘City of Sanctuary’ politicians urge nation’s leaders to act now As the world continues to react to the shocking image of a young child refugee...
SERVED UP: The Curry Circle team celebrate launching the Keighley site last month

Curry Circle comes to Keighley

Charity expands outreach to help feed society’s most vulnerable A successful charity project in Bradford, which provides two-course meals to the city’s most vulnerable every...
HANDOVER: Duncan Woodhead, Network Protection Technician at Yorkshire Water presents a cheque to Karmand Community Centre’s Nasa Hussain which will help roll out the ‘Fats to Fuels’ project

‘Fats to Fuels’

Fat Vat scheme set for wider roll out thanks to cash A successful recycling project in Bradford is to be expanded into new areas...
SUCCESS: Hundreds of people turned out for the two previous runs in Roundhay Park and organisers are hoping to make this year’s event the biggest yet

Still time to register for Give a Gift 5k

September date set for return of annual fundraiser Following on from the success of last year’s Give a Gift 5k run and walk, the annual...
TOUR: Professor Mosa Almosawe toured the University’s School of Applied Sciences and School of Computing and Engineering, pictured with: Moaiad Abdulridha, Mosttafa Alghadhi, and Ray Dance

Growing relations

University welcomes visit by Iraqi Cultural Attaché A visit by a leading figure in Iraqi higher education and diplomacy helped forge the latest link between...
DETERMINED: Bradford Moor councillor, Cllr Faisal Khan, says he is determined to address the school’s shortcomings

Troubled school replaces principal

Showdown meeting results in change of leadership A Bradford secondary school, rated as ‘requiring improvements’ by Ofsted inspectors back in 2013, has relieved its...
ENTERTAINMENT: Hundreds of dancers took to the streets on Monday to mark the annual Leeds West Indian Carnival

CARNIVAL takes over Leeds

Sea of colour overtakes city on Bank Holiday Monday Over 100,000 people from across the country packed Leeds’ streets last week as the infectious beats...
VICTIMS: Children are said to be suffering from diseases due to poor hygiene in the area

True accounts of flood victims

Local charity gives victims a voice in Pakistan An international aid organisation based in Bradford handed over control of its social media accounts to flood...
TALENT: Pandit Shivkumar Sharma has been performing the santoor for over half a century and will perform in Leeds for the first time this weekend

Legendary Santoor player in Leeds

Pandit Shivkumar Sharma makes first appearance in city One of the world’s most renowned santoor players will make his debut performance in Leeds later this...

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