BBC News - UK

  • Bidding starts for fracking licences

    The bidding process for licences to extract shale gas - using the controversial process fracking - will begin later, the government [...]

  • Government 'turns back' on victims

    Ministers are "turning their backs" on victims of domestic violence, shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper will say in a speech later.

  • Passport workers set to strike

    Thousands of passport workers are due to strike later over staffing and pay, with the government saying it could threaten people's holidays.

  • RAC urges parking funds transparency

    Councils should show where they are spending the money they raise on parking fees as motorists see higher charges, says the RAC.

  • Country lane shooting victim named

    A man found dead in his car in a country lane in Warwickshire had suffered a single shotgun wound to the head, a post-mortem examination [...]

News & Events

Mid Yorks A&E care continues to improve!

Monday 14 July 2014

Congratulations to Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust for achieving the four-hour wait target in A&E for the last nine quarters – back to March 2012 -  and so being the best performing non-foundation hospital trust in the...[more]

Locala's latest Quality Account!

Friday 27 June 2014

Locala’s latest Quality Account, where we demonstrate our performance during the year 2013-14 and outline our priorities for this financial year, has just been published.

As a contracted provider of NHS health care services we...[more]

Members' Council Elections - Now Open!

Monday 23 June 2014

The 2014 Members’ Council elections are now open! Here at Locala, we believe that it is important for our members to be actively involved in the development of Locala and have a real influence on how it grows.

Do you want to...[more]

Community Matron Jill on the box

Monday 16 June 2014

Locala Community Matron, Jill Adams joined Kirklees Local TV’s Weekly Wind-Up Panel last week to discuss the topic of Health and Wellbeing. Each week, Kirklees Weekly Wind-Up discusses local and national issues in an informative...[more]

Right Care, Right time, Right Place - Your Views Matter!

Friday 06 June 2014

Come along and have your sayHolmfirth, Halifax and Todmorden are next week’s locations for drop in sessions to give people the chance to talk about future plans for NHS in the area.

The events, which are part of a series of...[more]

Locala supports local groups

Tuesday 03 June 2014

Locala Community Partnerships, the community interest company that provides NHS services in and around Kirklees, has distributed another round of grants totalling more than £7,000 to local support groups and charities.


Ground breaking programme Coping with Crying launches in the Dewsbury area to help support new parents with the stresses of a crying baby

Tuesday 03 June 2014

Having a newborn baby can be exciting, magical … and stressful. When you are surviving on little or no sleep, trying to soothe a baby who seemingly will not stop crying can be a trial for anyone.

This is why a new programme to...[more]

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