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Current Edition: | Thursday 23rd February 2017

Current Edition: | Thu 23rd Feb 17

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Children’s centres will close after consultation

Friday 20th January 2017

Erin Hill

KIRKLEES Council has approved controversial plans to shrink its children’s centre services amid budget cuts.

Plans to close around a third of the current 32 centres across the district were…

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Politicians in London for budget plea

Friday 20th January 2017


RIVAL politicians put their differences aside last week to appeal to the Government to loosen their purse strings.

Councillors representing all four political groups on Kirklees Council, alongside two local…

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Spilled paint ends up in river

Friday 20th January 2017


A RIVER through the district was turned white following a huge paint spill on a motorway.

Around 12,000 litres of white paint were spilled on the M606 near Bradford after…

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Ambulance check-in times are revealed

Friday 20th January 2017

Dewsbury Ambulances 2

SOME patients taken to Dewsbury District Hospital by ambulance are facing long waits, it has been revealed. 

Between December 2014 and November 2016 there were 810 occasions when it took…

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