Wakefield College is in the process of relocating their Thornes Park campus to their city centre site, which means that the site in Thornes Park will be open for redevelopment. Mary is encouraging local people to make their views heard to ensure that future plans are appropriate for the local area.
Did you know that we're failing to meet our air quality targets, meaning that levels of pollution in Wakefield and many more of our towns and cities are dangerously high? Or that, one year on, the Government has still failed to decide what action to take against VW in the wake of the company's emissions scandal?
If you’re lucky, you might be escaping to a beach, in Britain or abroad, over the summer holidays. The sun was out this week, and you might have had a chance to enjoy the seaside. What you won’t see are the tiny plastic particles that are contaminating our seas, rivers and oceans.
Wakefield schools face uncertainty about their funding, as the Education Secretary on Thursday announced that the implementation of a new national funding formula for schools will be delayed by a year.
I would like to begin by thanking Express readers for their condolences that I received in the wake of the murder of my friend and parliamentary colleague Jo Cox MP. I have been in touch with Jo’s family to pass on our thoughts and support.