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58 min ago | Wharfedale Observer

Volunteers from Horsforth School help Aids orphans in South Africa

Handprints from Horsforth and thousands of pounds have been taken to South Africa by a group who have travelled out to help Aids orphans.

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Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

5 hrs ago | Brighouse Echo

Courier video first at Calderdale Council meeting

It was a historic night for the Halifax Courier as for the first time our cameras were rolling at a Calderdale Council cabinet meeting.

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9 hrs ago | Wharfedale Observer

Mobile healthy living project to visit town

A HEALTHY living charity will reach out to over-50s in the Ilkley area this month with visits from a mobile outreach venue offering information, health checks and free refreshments.

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11 hrs ago | Wakefield Express

Teenage robbers tie pensioner, 66 , up in her own home before stealing her Mercedes

The masked teens went into the house and threatened their 66-year-old victim before tying her hands and demanding money.

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13 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

Racist yobs attack Muslim graves in cemetery in 'cruel and senseless' attack

The yobs uprooted headstones, trampled on flowers and kicked over memorials in what police branded a 'heinous and senseless' crime in Chadderton Cemetery, Manchester.

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15 hrs ago | Dewsbury Today

Police name man killed by lorry on A650 in Wakefield

Emergency services were called to the A650 close to the junction with Kenmore Road at about 4.10pm on Wednesday afternoon.

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15 hrs ago | Mirfield Today

Photos capture soldiers signing up

This image, taken by keen photographer Fred Hartley, shows a war recruitment drive backed up by an impressive military display.

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16 hrs ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

Keighley fundraisers to climb England's highest mountain

Asam Hussain, left, and Abdul Shukoor, who will be leading a walk up Scafell Pike to raise funds for the SKT Welfare organisation to help victims in Gaza KEIGHLEY men will lead a sponsored walk up England's highest mountain this month to help people in the beleaguered Gaza Strip.

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20 hrs ago | Morley Today

Your Tuesday morning report for West Yorkshire

Your weekday traffic, travel and weather report for West Yorkshire, including Wakefield, Pontefract, Castleford, Hemsworth, South Elmsall, Dewsbury, Batley, Spenborough, Mirfield and Morley.

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22 hrs ago | Mirfield Today

Theft warning to vehicle owners

POLICE WARNING Police are urging van owners to make sure their vehicles are secure after a spate of break-ins across areas of Spen.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Thetelegraphand Argus

District's hidden gems included in South Pennines Walk and Ride Festival

Walkers taking part in the South Pennines Walk and Ride Festival 2012, Nordic Walking at Scammonden Reservoir.

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Dewsbury Today

Picture Slideshow: Mirfield Show 2014

Yesterday's Mirfield Show was a rip-roaring success as around 8,000 people turned up for North Kirklees' event of the year.

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Ilkley Gazette

Handless war veteran identified

A photograph of a war veteran who rode a tricycle despite having no hands has sparked memories and has led to his identification.

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Hebdenbridge Today

Happy Valley will be back for a second series

Police drama Happy Valley, set in Calderdale and a huge ratings hit earlier in the summer, is returning for a second series, the BBC has confirmed.

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Dewsbury Today

Council decision could rule indoor bowls out

Bowling enthusiasts face a double blow if Kirklees Council presses ahead with a decision not to provide an indoor facility for them in a new sports centre.

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Thetelegraphand Argus

Teenage mum who concealed pregnancy hid baby's body in shoebox, inquest told

A TEENAGER who concealed her pregnancy from her family, hid the baby girl's body in a shoebox under her bed, an inquest has heard.

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Dewsbury Today

Kirklees Council won't back supermarket Tax

Kirklees Council will not be backing a campaign to levy a new tax on supermarkets in a bid to rescue battered high streets.

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Brighouse Echo

Some information about fracking

Areas of the Calderdale landscape could be transformed by fracking, as ministers open the bidding process for companies seeking licences to drill for oil and gas onshore.

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Batley Today

Our cemetery is worth all the time and effort

The group has become a registered organisation and will meet Kirklees Council next month to discuss the cemetery's future.

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Pontefract and Castleford Express

Suspected arson attack in Castleford

David Smith, watch commander at Castleford fire station, said: "The fire was caused by a foam mattress at the side of the garage which had been deliberately set alight.

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