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Heroes of Harehills: Local lads on a mission to raise £15,000...

  “We are called Harehills community Aid for a reason because it’s an area which gets enough bad publicity and we want to help change...

West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership involve more voluntary...

More than 80 voluntary and community sector (VCS) representatives from West Yorkshire and Harrogate, including MacMillan, Age UK, Action on Hearing Loss, Carers Leeds,...

Bids open for £1 million fund for refugee-supporting organisations

  A £1 million fund for organisations and communities wanting to support refugees coming to the UK opened for bids on Wednesday 1st November. The fund...

We need to dispel the dangerous myth that it’s only Asian...

“There is no community where men don’t rape girls and we must face up to it.” Recently, as we saw 17 evil men and one...

Primary school brings the whole community together for a multicultural celebration...

Crowds turned out in their hundreds this weekend at Cheetham CE Community Academy’s Summer Fayre. Joined by the Lord Mayor and Counsellor Eddy Newman local...

Iman FM suspended over ‘terror talks’

Community radio station taken off air by Ofcom for broadcasting over 25 hours of lectures by an alleged al-Qaeda leader A Sheffield-based radio station,...

Fun in the sun: Eco-friendly community kitchen and garden project plays...

Treasure hunts, henna, fruit kebabs, giant skittles, drumming, puppet shows, arts and crafts, footy penalty shootouts and planting drew in the crowds at the...

Solidarity: Community champion rallies over 200 people in Bradford graveyard clean...

  “Kullu Nafsin Zaiqatul Maut” (every soul shall taste death)” In an amazing show of solidarity, over 200 people gave up their Sunday to join forces...

Baking buns, brownies, biscuits and other yummies to raise £500 for...

Sweet sprinkles of hope “It must be so hard for mums and dads and brothers and sisters to deal with a member of their family...

Welcome to Twenty Sevenclean: Seasonal spritz brings out the best of...

It may have been a wet and windy start to the New Year yet that did not deter a host of young volunteers hitting...

Christmas community festive feelings! A lovely neighbourly event promotes cohesion in...

The diversity and strong community cohesion in Manchester was evident to see this Sunday 18th December, as people gathered for a multi-faith event in...

Parcels of plenty: Sikh community raise over £300 for Bradford’s foodbanks

Sikh communities in Bradford have been filling local food banks to bursting point this week, after they collected over 48 food parcels for one...

Supporting the community: Officer becomes a double winner

A Police Community Support Officer from Greater Manchester Police has twice been commended by the Chief Constable in the last two weeks, all because...

Reaching fever pitch: LS6 residents in battle with developers over treasured...

Hyde Park and Headingley’s local residents have recently begun a bid to buy a playing field on Victoria Road, which has been in use...

Making Beeston better

Siblings join forces to bring community together Three sisters from a Leeds suburb, who say they were ‘tired of seeing negative news stories appear about...

‘Hate incident’ at Bradford Gurdwara: Lessons have been learned after throwing...

Senior police officers from Bradford attended a meeting in the city last week to speak with the Sikh community about a hate incident involving...

Foodie temple: A huge community success for Bolton food festival

Bolton’s diverse communities gathered in their hundreds last weekend as the local Vishwa Hindu Parishad Temple held their inaugural food festival. Bringing delicacies of the...

Former criminal becomes crime prevention campaigner

A former criminal from Bradford, who was previously handed a nine year prison sentence for a drug related offence, has since helped over 15,000...

The fantastic four! Youngsters scoop prestigious Diana Awards

The Leeds Members of Youth Parliament 2014-16 have been honoured with a special award to recognise their contribution to the Leeds youth community. Shamim, Nicole,...

‘A victory for the people’: Surgery saved to the delight of...

When the announcement was made that one of Bradford’s longest running medical surgeries was at threat of closure, the local community came together in...

Eid Gala builds bridges in Leeds

Finishing off Ramadan in style with community fundraiser A number of Leeds mosques came together last weekend to organise one of the city’s largest ever...

Legendary leader recognised

Bradford community hero receives medal from the House of Lords A charitable community leader has been recognised at the House of Lords after dedicating 25...

A top citizen: Bradford man heads to the capital for awards...

A community stalwart from Bradford, who has dedicated over 25 years of his life to helping children in the city, has been awarded a...

Helping hands: Displaced find a place in Bradford

Bradford has long held a tradition of welcoming and accepting asylum seekers and refugees into their community to the extent that it has been...

Children in N-Eid: The Give a Gift Ramadan Toy Appeal returns

Over the past three years, a team of Muslim volunteers and their multi-faith partners  have delivered thousands of gifts to some of Leeds' most vulnerable children,...

The spirit’s still strong over 30 years on

Bangladeshi Youth Organisation recognised for its work in the community On Thursday 2nd June, children, young people and local residents showed off their amazing awards...

Police adopt key community hubs this June so locals can engage...

Post Office PC’s Wakefield Police are to partner with the Post Office this June to give residents a ‘first class’ chance to engage with local...

Woodland warriors

Gledhow Valley remains a bucolic beauty spot thanks to communities uniting A woodland field on Gledhow Valley Road -which is home to deer, foxes and...

West Yorkshire: Hundreds of helpers pitch in for community projects

Spark something good in West Yorkshire Over 573 M&S customers and employees have come together to donate more than 160 hours of their time to...

Stop the green ribbon getting cut in half!

Gledhow community fight to prevent housing development One of England’s greatest poets, William Blake, said: “To the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is...

Rizwan’s Island adventure

Bradford’s Bear Grylls aims to be positive role model for Muslim community Channel 4’s latest series of Bear Gryll’s hit show, The Island, kicked off...

Inter-faith charity group strengthens Leeds’ community spirit

Sadaqa Day success On Sunday 20th March, Muslims of all denominations from Leeds came together to carry out social action and perform good deeds for...

Two pillars of the community travel from Leeds to the Vatican

Spreading hope with the Pope A pair of community activists from Leeds ventured over the sea to Rome to meet one of the world's most powerful...

Tributes to a real ‘family man’: Community in shock over death...

More than 1,000 mourners have turned out to pay their respects to a much-loved businessman from Moortown who died earlier this month. Father-of-two, Rashpal Singh...

Dewsbury-based Muslim project trying to make the world a better place...

Peace Party brings communities together Activists and volunteers rallied together in Dewsbury last month to promote peace across the district. Local Muslim community organisation - ‘Kumon...

Sikhs take to the streets in bid to help out homeless...

Langar tackles hunger in Leeds As homeless figures continue to rise in the UK, and the need for foodbanks grows every year, one West Yorkshire...

Local bobby PC Ash Razzaq named on the Queen’s Honours List

A local police officer from Leeds is preparing to swap the streets of Harehills for the red carpet of Buckingham Palace later this year,...

MP for Dewsbury feels buoyant as she rides the crest of...

Paula Sheriff wants to anchor values of tolerance and acceptance in the community Labour’s MP for Dewsbury, Mirfield, Denby Dale and Kirkburton, Paula Sherriff, certainly...

Team Harehills: Putting the ‘unity’ back in community

As refugees in Calais prepare to see in the New Year in their self-constructed camps, a team of determined fundraisers 300 miles away are...

Community rallies to aid of arson victim

Indian family in Northern Ireland attacked in hate crime A community in Northern Ireland has rallied behind an Indian family which was the target of...

Crowds turnout to pay respects in Leeds

Towns and cities across the country fell silent on Armistice Day last week as the nation paid its respects to its fallen soldiers. On Wednesday...

Choudhrie commits to Lib Dems

New overseas adviser appointed by Farron Liberal Democrat Leader Tim Farron has this week announced the appointment of businessman Sudhir Choudhrie as his Adviser on...

National recognition for community champion

Kirklees engagement officer heads to the capital for prestigious award A tireless volunteer from Kirklees has become the first person in the region to be...

EDL march slammed by community leaders

Unity rally planned for same day as far-right event On Saturday 14th November, members of the far-right English Defence League (EDL) will march through the...

Honour for Habiban: Community cohesion work praised in Kirklees

A Dewsbury woman has become the first resident in the entirety of Kirklees to receive a prestigious British Community Honours Award (BHCA) following a...

All 5MILES for fundraising run: Thousands raised for local children’s hospices

Family and friends of a teenager, who sadly passed away in hospital earlier this year, have raised thousands of pounds in his memory for...

Empowering Communities: Founded in Bradford, working across the world

Currently operating from a small office on Great Horton Road           in Bradford, Empowering Communities was setup by a group of friends last year with...

Community Champion

Prestigious award for Kirklees worker Over the past 25 years, Habiban Zaman has worked tirelessly to promote community cohesion across Kirklees with her efforts...

‘Charity starts at home’

Trustees call on Asian communities to step forward and help local charities A husband-and-wife from Leeds are urging more people from the South Asian community...

A first-hand look at life behind bars

Bradford Centre of Excellence looks to turn youths away from crime Bradford’s leaders have taken a proactive step in the fight against youth crime after...