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Current Edition: 700 | Saturday 29th August 2015
Current Edition: 700 | Sat 29th Aug 15
A DOCTOR told Shaw Cross Sharks player Jordan Anderson that one sneeze could leave him paralysed. This was after the 20-year-old broke two bones in his neck in Shaw Cross’ 60-6 victory over Elland last weekend. Anderson was hit late by a player after he kicked the ball early in the match, but remained on the pitch for the game. Anderson, a former Castleford Tigers junior, was treated by the pitch and at half-time and was given the all clear after the youngster was suffering from no severe pain and said he felt “ok”. The half back, who last week gained the man of the match for the Heavy Woollen select side said the injury was an unfortunate part of the game. “Obviously it was a really nasty challenge but [...]
DEWSBURY RAMS will be looking to bounce back from last week’s home defeat to Whitehaven when they play London Broncos at the Tetley’s Stadium on Bank Holiday Monday (3pm). A win for Morrison’s side will [...]
FURNITURE manufacturer Shackletons showed they do not take their support for a Dewsbury charity sitting down. Staff showed volunteers from disability group Howlands how they upholster goods – including their famous chairs – at their factory on Weaving Lane. Howlands, formerly the Howland Centre, run arts and crafts activities for disabled people. Manager Deborah Hall said: “Upholstering is an activity many of our service users enjoy. “But we had no access to the right skills until Shackletons offered to help us – and there’s so much more to it than we thought.” Deborah was taught hand-crafting skills by assistant operations manager Tony Render. He said: “We had heard about their lack of funding and knew we could make a positive contribution. “By sharing our knowledge and skills we hope they [...]
MAYOR of Kirklees Coun Paul Kane will be hosting a series of guest business lectures during his term of office, aiming to forge stronger links between the Mayoralty and local businesses. The first event scheduled [...]