Tasers 'needed for all police'
All front-line police officers should be offered a Taser to protect them against the increased terrorism threat, the head of the Police [...]
Army to set up 'social media unit'
The Army is setting up a new unit that will use psychological operations and social media to help fight wars "in the information age".
Cumberbatch in call for gay pardons
Benedict Cumberbatch and members of codebreaker Alan Turing's family are among those calling for thousands of men who were prosecuted for [...]
Midnight tax return deadline looms
Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to log on today to file a self-assessment tax return and avoid a £100 fine.
RE lessons 'never been needed more'
Developing "religious literacy" in schools will make young people less vulnerable to radicalisation, a leading teacher is to say.
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Local charity and community groups are once again invited to apply for grants of between £100 and £1000 from the Locala Community Fund.
Small groups (not local branches of national charities) that focus on health, wellbeing or...
Just a reminder - our financial report for 2013/14 has been available on our website since September 2014. It, along with abbreviated accounts for our Locala HomeCare subsidiary were submitted to Companies House in advance...
School teaching assistants have been taking tips from Locala’s Speech & Language team to help improve communication and support pupils’ language development.
Groups of classroom assistants have been boosting their...
Food Bank Volunteers (Holme Valley) have a new base for food donations, storage and bag-packing at Holme Valley Memorial Hospital. The volunteers were outgrowing their previous arrangements, and needed more space in...
Health visitors and nursery nurses from Ravensthorpe Health Centre rolled up their sleeves to pack shopping bags at Sainsbury’s supermarket in Huddersfield.
A team of six volunteers spent four hours at the Shorehead store...
Sixteen local health recruits have been chosen to take part in a new training programme that could pave the way to a future nursing career.
Locala Community Partnerships has appointed a new team of clinical care...
The Locala Walk In Centre, based within A&E at Dewsbury and District Hospital, is open as follows over Christmas and New year: