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Current Edition: | Saturday 29th April 2017

Current Edition: | Sat 29th Apr 17

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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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Friends mourn councillor ‘who would help anyone’

Friday 21st April 2017

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FORMER Conservative councillor Derrick Yates has died aged 73.

Coun Yates represented Liversedge & Gomersal from 2004 to 2011 but did not seek re-election when his term ended because of…

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Jodie’s dream under construction

Friday 21st April 2017

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A SPORTS-MAD Dewsbury teenager’s dream of competing in the Deaflympics has been realised thanks to a generous donation.

Despite being born profoundly deaf, Jodie Ounsley has achieved success in rugby…

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