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Current Edition: | Tuesday 25th April 2017

Current Edition: | Tue 25th Apr 17

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Election battle begins in earnest

Friday 21st April 2017

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LOCAL Tories were caught on the hop by the announcement of a General Election this week. 

After Prime Minister Theresa May called the snap June 8 poll on Tuesday, Conservative…

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Rifles in Freedom march to honour VC heroes

Friday 21st April 2017


MORE than 200 troops will help mark the centenary of two local men winning the Victoria Cross by parading through Dewsbury town centre.

It has been five years since the…

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The kings (and queens) of coal!

Friday 21st April 2017

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MORE than 200 competitors took part in the annual World Coal Carrying Championships in Gawthorpe on Monday.

The Easter event, which was run for the 54th time, saw men lugging…

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Resource centre to be named in memory of Jo Cox

Friday 21st April 2017

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BATLEY Resource Centre will be re-named in memory of the late Jo Cox MP.

The unveiling of the new name, Jo Cox House, is set to take place at the…

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