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1 hr ago | Brighouse Echo

Safety concerns spark demolition work at Elland Swimming Baths

Severe structural deterioration at the pool has forced Calderdale Council to take immediate action following an inspection by officials last week which showed that the eastern gable wall, overlooking Huddersfield Road, is continuing to move, raising concerns over a risk to the public.

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5 hrs ago | Batley Today

Partnership aims to breed players

Bulldogs player and community development staff member Ben Black has already been coaching with the college's sports academy for the last three years.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Thetelegraphand Argus

Six parks in the Bradford district win Green Flag awards

SIX parks in the Bradford district have retained their prestigious Green Flag awards - a benchmark for the best parks and green spaces in the country.

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Wharfedale Observer

Roads and schools concern over housing

ROAD safety concerns have spurred dozens of Addingham people to object to plans for 40 new homes in the village.

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Ilkley Gazette

John Bullivent, contract manager, at Superfast West Yorkshire

A PLAN to equip 97 per cent of homes and businesses across the region with the kind of broadband speeds that will mean faster downloads and online streaming is underway.

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Wakefield Express

Fire service issues advice after couple rescued from boat in Castleford

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service has issued safety tips for boaters after a couple had a lucky escape from a boat fire on Sunday.

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Mirfield Today

Kirklees should be the place to do business

The council's six priorities include making Kirklees the heart of a growing manufacturing and engineering cluster in Leeds City Region and kick starting the transformation of Dewsbury.

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Mirfield Today

Man missing for three months is safe and well

A man who went missing in late April has made contact with police to say he is safe and well.

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Mirfield Today

Opinion: The Mayor of Mirfield, Coun Vivien Lees-Hamilton

The Town Council is gearing up for Christmas. Yes I know that we are in the middle of a heatwave, but time and tide wait for no man.

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Yorkshire Evening Post

Cats rescued after house fire in Leeds

Five cats had to be rescued after a suspected electrical fault caused a fire at a house in Leeds on Tuesday morning.

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Thetelegraphand Argus

Bradford-based architects' bus depot open for Commonwealth Games

An artists' impression of the new A 20 million First Group bus depot in Glasgow, which Idle firm Janus Architecture has worked on.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Thetelegraphand Argus

Pet dog trapped in illegal poacher's snare near Bingley

A woman has spoken of her "horror" after her pet dog became trapped in an illegal poacher's snare while she was out walking on a rural footpath.

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Thetelegraphand Argus

100 jobs at risk in cuts to district libraries

Libraries in Cleckheaton , Birstall and Heckmondwike are under threat of closure after Kirklees Council announced it may shut all but two across the district, with the possible loss of 100 jobs.

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Batley Today

Appeal after 'road rage' incident in Heckmondwike

Police have released images of two men who they would like to speak to in connection with a reported 'road rage' incident in Heckmondwike on Saturday.

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Hebdenbridge Today

Wheelie small bins on way?

Proposed changes to bin collections across Calderdale could see replacement wheelie bins' capacity reduced and an annual fee for the collection of garden waste.

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Spenborough Guardian

Police arrest 50 in weekend sting

Operation Viper has put another sting in criminal activity over the weekend with nearly 50 arrests in the operation across West Yorkshire.

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Todmorden Today

Rotary Club launches local heats for young musician prize

The competition is open to young musicians and singers up to 18 years who attend school or college in Calderdale.

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Todmorden Today

Calderdale parks awarded Green Flag status

Green flags will be flying proudly across Calderdale after being judged to be some of the best parks in the country.

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Spenborough Guardian

Cleckheaton teen drinking comes under spotlight with Community Alcohol Partnership

A new partnership to tackle underage drinking habits is starting with police / traders and landlords.

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Batley Today

Your Monday 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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