Pontefract Care Home Offers Residents Chance To Relive The Past

Pontefract Care Home Offers Residents Chance To Relive The Past

Millfields Care Home, in Pontefract, has officially opened its new reminiscence room - which is designed specifically to help those with dementia connect with the past.The newly fitted out room was designed in collaboration with residents and features a range of period items from the 1950-1970s i...

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Lib Dem Calls For A Stop In Wakefield Council Culture Of Outsourcing To Consultants

Lib Dem Calls For A Stop In Wakefield Council Culture Of Outsourcing To Consultants

A specially convened meeting of Wakefield Council’s Climate Change & Environmental Scrutiny Committee was called after three committee members, including Lib Dem Councillor Tom Gordon, called in a delegated decision made by Council Leader Denise Jeffery to approve a budget of £300k to commiss...

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Wakefield’s NHS staff shouldn’t be “punished” by paying “extortionate parking charges”

Wakefield’s NHS staff shouldn’t be “punished” by paying “extortionate parking charges”

Local Lib Dem councillor hits out at revelations that the Government are going to end free parking for NHS staff. During the coronavirus crisis, NHS staff have been able to park at Wakefield's Pinderfield Hospital and other hospitals across the region without having to pay. The charges were dropp...

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Over 8800 pupils could benefit from Summer Learning Fund under Lib Dem plans

Over 8800 pupils could benefit from Summer Learning Fund under Lib Dem plans

Over 8800 pupils could benefit from Summer Learning Fund under Lib Dem plans The Liberal Democrats have called on the Government to commit to a Summer Learning Fund that would support over 8800 disadvantaged children across Wakefield District to get ready for returning to school. Liberal Democra...

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Lib Dems call for greater powers for Wakefield Council to tackle carbon emissions

Lib Dems call for greater powers for Wakefield Council to tackle carbon emissions

The Liberal Democrats are calling for greater powers for Wakefield Council to take action on carbon emissions as figures show progress to cut emissions across the UK has stalled since 2016. In Wakefield emissions have fallen from 2115.1 to 2072.5 (kt CO2) - not fast enough to achieve Net Zero Emi...

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Say NO to Labour's Expensive West Yorkshire Mayoral Stitch Up

Say NO to Labour's Expensive West Yorkshire Mayoral Stitch Up

Say NO to Labour's Expensive West Yorkshire Mayoral Stitch Up Wakefield Liberal Democrats are urging local residents to reject plans for a Leeds City Region Mayor. A consultation is presently underway on introducing a Metro Mayor in time for next year’s Local Elections. Lib Dems Councillor Tom Go...

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