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1 hr ago | Halifax Courier

Canine Capers in Shibden Park

Dog owners jumped at the chance to show off their pampered pooches at a Dog Day afternoon, held today in Shibden Park.

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8 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Drunk student Patrico Kochman died after tripping over pothole and cracking his skull

'What if I decide to run?' Michele Bachmann says there's a 'chance' she could join the group of Republicans expected to seek the presidency in 2016 Shocking new video shows ANOTHER NYPD officer choking a suspect after police commissioner ordered 'top to bottom' review of choke-hold policy following death of Staten Island father Amazon tribe who had ... (more)

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Spenborough Guardian

All but two Kirklees libraries at risk of closure

The most drastic option would involve closing all libraries in Kirklees except for Huddersfield and Dewsbury in a 56 per cent slash to services.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Villager

Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival successful in bid for Arts Council funding

Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival is delighted to announce news received this morning from Arts Council England that it will continue to be part of the National Portfolio of organisations and will be funded up to 2018 in the current funding round.

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Newsday

Stabbing murder victim is named

A 45-year-old man from Huddersfield has been charged with murder and is due to appear before magistrates in Halifax later.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Thetelegraphand Argus

Wyke bus lane catches more than 3,000 drivers in first year

THOUSANDS of motorists have so far been fined for straying into new bus lanes along one of the district's busiest roads.

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Halifax Courier

Swapping their suits for boots

Apprentice Lydia Mitchell with staff from Wilkinson Woodward , James Hodgson, Emma Thomas, Katie Swift and Jon Dyson A thirty-strong team from Brighouse solicitors Wilkinson Woodward Bearders swapped their suits for boots to take part in a gruelling thirty mile walk around Calderdale for charity.

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Spenborough Guardian

Young Battyeford directors hit big screen

Pupils from Battyeford Primary School saw their new production, Copperbeard and the Legend of Pie, screened at Huddersfield Odeon on Monday.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Brighouse Echo

School's hidden gem put on display

Having been in the possession of Ryburn Valley High School for over 20 years, retiring teacher of art Richard Booth decided to contact Peter's widow, Molly Brook, about restoring the painting of Chapel Street in Sowerby Bridge.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Disability benefit cheat jailed after being caught on camera DANCING in rock band

David Ballantyne was filmed leaping around as he played the double bass, despite claiming he had a debilitating knee injury A disability benefit cheat has been jailed after being caught energetically jigging around as he played the double bass in a rock and roll trio.

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Hebdenbridge Today

It's official! Halifax beats Huddersfield on hotel prices this summer

The average price of a hotel in Halifax was A 58 compared to neighbouring Huddersfield at A 63, according to a UK staycation report released by bookings website Top10.com.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Villager

Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival successful in bid for Arts Council funding

Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival is delighted to announce news received this morning from Arts Council England that it will continue to be part of the National Portfolio of organisations and will be funded up to 2018 in the current funding round.

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Newsday

Sports stars given honorary degrees

Paralympic double gold medallist Hannah Cockroft and sports veteran Sir Rodney Walker are among those to be awarded honorary degrees.

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Yorkshire Evening Post

Sci-fi star Sir Patrick Stewart in Leeds for university honour

FI star Sir Patrick Stewart came to Leeds yesterday for a special ceremony where he was awarded an honorary degree.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Married teacher, 49 banned indefinitely after love notes and gifts to teenage pupil

A National College for Teaching and Leadership panel heard the married mother asked the boy to dance with her in front of his class at the end of year prom A teacher who became infatuated with a pupil, showering him with gifts and messages of love, has been banned from teaching indefinitely.

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BBC News

Man 'shot officers then cycled off'

A man fired a sawn-off shotgun at two police officers who were on a routine call and then cycled off, a court has been told.

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Newsday

Man in court over double killing

The 27-year-old joined the Tigers on a deal until the end of the season in May after a spell with French side Limoux.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Thetelegraphand Argus

Yobs who threw furniture, a brick and a bike from Bradford railway bridges 'put lives at risk'

Yobs who threw furniture, a brick and a bike from Bradford railway bridges 'put lives at risk' POLICE have warned that rail passengers could have been killed by a spate of incidents that included a three piece suite being thrown onto a rail line in Bradford.

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Spenborough Guardian

Bike, three piece suite and mattress thrown at trains

British Transport Police have issued a stark warning that someone is going to be seriously injured or killed after a number of items were thrown at trains and onto the tracks over the weekend.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Medical News Today

Inadequate support in schools for diabetic children

Diabetic pupils who receive inadequate support from schools and insensitive treatment from teachers may not be managing their condition adequately, with worrying long-term consequences for their health.

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