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Current Edition: | Tuesday 21st February 2017

Current Edition: | Tue 21st Feb 17

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Lack of racial diversity in BBC’s The Moorside, say critics

Friday 17th February 2017

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LOCAL councillors have hit out at the lack of racial diversity shown in the Shannon Matthews kidnap drama, The Moorside. 

The second part of the BBC drama, which starred BAFTA-winner…

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Hunt for armed house-raid gang

Friday 17th February 2017


FIVE armed men wearing balaclavas forced their way into a house in Heckmondwike and demanded money from the terrified occupant. 

The incident happened on Sunday between 7pm and 8pm on…

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Council tax up by 10% in the next two years

Friday 17th February 2017

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KIRKLEES councillors have agreed plans to hike council tax by 10 per cent over the next two years. 

At the annual budget meeting on Wednesday the council also approved plans…

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Plan to combat problem parking at rail station

Friday 17th February 2017

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PLANS to combat parking problems around Mirfield railway station are set to be forced through by senior councillors, despite objections from local residents.

Large numbers of commuters park on both…

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