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47 min ago | Mirror.co.uk

Man aged 20 slashes own throat in court after being handed 16 week jail sentence

Gary Bell, 20, took the drastic action after being handed down a 16-week sentence from District Judge, Michael Fanning.

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4 hrs ago | Spenborough Guardian

Projects benefit from A 2m boost

The Creative Scene programme aims to use the money to develop new ways of getting people involved in the arts over the next three years, particularly in our district.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Hebdenbridge Today

A&E is a straight fight between Halifax and Huddersfield, say the hospitals

Hospital chiefs say proposals to health changes to accident and emergency care will come down to a straight fight between Huddersfield and Halifax.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Former Helston Town Band director and wife celebrate diamond anniversary

A couple who met at a dance in Helston have been stepping out to the same tune for the last 60 years of marriage.

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Daily Mail

A very, VERY long engagement: Pensioners finally tie the knot 42...

A very, VERY long engagement: Pensioners finally tie the knot 42 YEARS after he proposed because they 'didn't want to rush' David Barker and Daphne Thorp from Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, spent the past four decades waiting for the perfect moment to marry.

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Yorkshire Evening Post

Plans to make Yorkshire Day celebrations best yet

LEADING FIGURES have issued a rallying cry in a bid to make this year's Yorkshire Day the biggest and best yet.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Drug dealer 'was shot in the chest with homemade gun built using YouTube tutorials'

A man is alleged to have been kidnapped and shot in the chest by a man using a gun he had made using YouTube tutorial videos, a court has been told.

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TeleRead

Kirklees considers "nuclear option" as UK libraries holocaust continues

The West Yorkshire town of Kirklees is contemplating closure of all but two of its 26 libraries, along with other services like braille books for blind readers, as one option while it seeks to more than halve its library budget.

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Todmorden Today

Elland mum gets second highest marks at university graduations

An Elland mum has achieved the second highest mark in university graduations and is set to carry out research into parental attitudes to the internet.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Dewsbury Today

A fitting farewell to a man of music

Hundreds of voices united in song at Batley Central Methodist Church for a rousing send-off for Mr Wilkinson, a man who was known throughout the area and beyond for his wonderful deep bass voice.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Bronte Blog

Wuthering Heights 1920 (script) returns to Haworth

Keighley News publishes the monthly BrontA« Society article and among many other things the most exciting one is the discovery and purchase by the Parsonage of the production script of Wuthering Heights 1920: We have had a very exciting recent purchase at the Parsonage.

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BBC News

Tailor puts the spoke in bespoke

A Yorkshire tailor inspired by the Tour de France's visit to the county has created a cycling suit for businessmen.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Trinidad Guardian

Ajamu challenges homophobia

A few days after our interview at Alice Yard, where he has just appeared as the first Caiso-endorsed artist-in-residence, Ajamu e-mails some images of his work.

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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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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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