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LETTER: Old Cleckheaton school building should be preserved

The population of Cleckheaton are about to witness over the coming months the greatest act of municipal vandalism ever manifested on our locality.

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TREK CASH: Steve Burnhill and his mother with Kirkwood Hospice workers Sarah Wright and Elaine Gill.

Inca Trek challenge for hospice

A Liversedge man tackled a tough challenge in Peru to raise funds for Kirkwood Hospice.

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Date: 23rd May 2017.
Manchester Arena terriost attack during the Ariana Grande concert. Pictured A view towards  Manchester Arena, showing the staircase where people where forced to leave out of the MEN after the incident.

Wrenthorpe couple badly hurt in Manchester Arena terrorist attack

A couple from Wrenthorpe were badly hurt in last night’s terrorist attack, it has emerged.

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Make sure you don't fall victim to the scam.

Warning over fake BT ‘ransomware’ email

Fraudsters are using the recent WannaCry ransomware attack as a way to get people to click links in a BT-branded phishing email.

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There is a real risk to election results being compromised

Cyber attack ‘highly likely’ in UK election

A cyber attack aimed at influencing the outcome of the UK General Election is highly likely, according to a leading cyber security expert.

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Latest planning applications

Here are the latest applications that have been submitted, approved and refused by Kirklees Council’s planning department.

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Kirklees bands in with a chance of playing at the O2 in London

Musical maestros in Birstall are being encouraged to enter a national competition - with a cash prize and a chance to perform at the O2 in London up for grabs.

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Extra armed police were on the streets of West Yorkshire today after the attack in Manchester. Picture shows officers in Leeds earlier this year.

Extra police on streets of West Yorkshire after Manchester attack

West Yorkshire Police said today it was standing “shoulder to shoulder” with the people of Manchester and had provided “practical support” after last night’s terror attack.

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Police officers from West Yorkshire drafted in to Manchester following concert attack

Police officers from West Yorkshire drafted in to Manchester following concert attack

Police officers from West Yorkshire have been drafted in to Manchester following a suspected terror attack last night (Monday).

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Delays as some trains from Leeds are diverted after suspected terror attack in Manchester

Commuters face delays on some rail services as Manchester Victoria train station is closed following a suspected terror attack in the city.

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Manchester attack live updates: Girl, 8, killed | Police investigation | Advice issued

Twenty-two people have died after a bomb was detonated at a pop concert in Manchester last night.
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Emergency services at Manchester Arena after reports of an explosion at the venue during an Ariana Grande gig. Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Sheffield mum describes horror after 19 killed and 50 injured in 'terror' blast at Manchester Arena

A Sheffield mum has spoken of the horrific scenes and chaos after 19 people died and 50 were injured following an explosion now being treated as a terrorist attack at a pop concert she attended at Manchester Arena.
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Yorkshire to enjoy highest temperatures since last September

Yorkshire should be able to bask in the hottest temperatures since September when a wave of warm air moves across the country in the coming days, forecasters have predicted.

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Who should I vote for?

Who should I vote for?

With less than two weeks until the General Election it’s about time you decided you will get your vote.

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ACTIVITIES: Children at Lydgate school with Abbey House vets.

Lydgate pupils enjoy animal care talk

As part of Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month, Lydgate School invited Abbey House Vets to talk to the students about their important role and how they look after their animals.

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The nostalgia column with Margaret Watson

SOON we will be celebrating what in the Christian calendar is referred to as “The Feast of Pentecost” – a religious festival most people today know little about.

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PC Mick Stock of West Yorkshire Police.

West Yorkshire officer beats North Yorkshire bobby in UK Police Snooker Championship

A West Yorkshire police officer has won the coveted UK Police Snooker Championship for the second year in a row, beating a North Yorkshire bobby.

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The four killed on the A6201 between Upton and Hemsworth near Pontefract in a quad bike accident.

Twelve jailed over quad-bike horror deaths

A man who was driving at 140mph in a 60 zone when he collided with a quad bike, killing four people, has been jailed along with 12 others.

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EXHIBITION: Some of the work on show at WYPW.

New art show at print workshop

West Yorkshire Print Workshop (WYPW) is showcasing a new collection of art as part of the Tracing Memory exhibition.

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