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Current Edition: | Thursday 23rd February 2017

Current Edition: | Thu 23rd Feb 17

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Doorstep conman steals pensioner’s £1,000

Friday 17th February 2017


A BOGUS tradesman stole around £1,000 from a woman pensioner in Mirfield. 

The incident happened between 11am and 11.30am on February 9, on Wilson Terrace, when a male suspect claiming…

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Books of Bronte brilliance

Friday 17th February 2017

Fame trail Red House

Local historian Mike Popplewell continues his look at some of the lesser-known aspects of Spen Valley history… 

The Spen Valley Civic Society rightly pays homage to the Bronte family’s connection…

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Man jailed for historic rape

Friday 17th February 2017


A NORRISTHORPE man was jailed for four years after he was found guilty of raping a girl when he was a schoolboy. 

Mark Cockroft, 32, was found guilty by a…

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Local winners of college awards

Friday 17th February 2017

Kirklees College Armytage Awards

SOME of Kirklees College’s top-performing students were recognised at a special awards ceremony. 

Students, many from North Kirklees, judged to be the ‘best of the best’ were selected as winners…

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