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Yorkshire weather: Warmer weather on the way for Bank Holiday weekend

The big chill is expected to ease as we head toward the bank holiday weekend.

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Hummus be joking! UK in meltdown over dip shortage

They say bad things come in threes, and following Brexit and the General Election announcement, Brits were hit by another sucker punch with the news that the country’s hummus supplies were at critical levels.

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North Kirklees weekend entertainment listings

North Kirklees weekend entertainment listings

Plan your bank holiday weekend with our guide to the best live music, theatre and events.
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VIDEO: ‘See the abuse for yourself’ - Muslim mum sets hijab challenge after supermarket attack

A Muslim mum is challenging women across the UK to try on the traditional ‘hijab’ headscarf - so they can see what it is like to be excluded from society or even abused.

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FUN ON THE CARDS: The cast of the Odd Couple rehearse for the new show.

The Odd Couple takes centre stage

Dewsbury Arts Group’s latest production ‘The Odd Couple’ opens this Friday.

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Leeds United first team coach helps rescue two children from tiny stranded yacht

Leeds United first team coach James Beattie helped rescue two young children and their mother from a yacht after it collided with a ferry.

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West Yorkshire Police offer training spot to Hollywood A-lister

West Yorkshire Police Training Centre have sent out a cheeky tweet after actor Tom Hardy hit the headlines today.

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Tour de Yorkshire 2017: The best places to watch the race

Tour de Yorkshire 2017: The best places to watch the race

The Tour de Yorkshire arrives this weekend.
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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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Free cancer support on hand in Dewsbury

Free cancer advice and support will be on hand in Dewsbury next month when a mobile support service visits the area.

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SKYPE VIDEO: Fashion blogger Susie Bubble inspires women tech creators at Leeds International Festival

Girl power comes to Leeds International Festival when fashion blogger Susie Bubble joins a panel inspiring more women to become tech creators.
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Ilkley on a spring weekend, by David Mays

Will it snow in Yorkshire today?

The spring cold snap has begun - can we expect snow today.

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Police are warning drugs users about the "deadly" batches.

Police fear dealers are 'deliberately contaminating' deadly Yorkshire heroin batches

Heroin users are again being warned about deadly batches of the drug being circulated in Yorkshire that police fear dealers are "deliberately contaminating" with substances which could be 200 times more potent.

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Jean Moyser is retiring as headteacher at Flanshaw J&I.

Retiring headteacher surprised with unusual dance routine...

Overwhelmed. That was how retiring headteacher Jean Moyser felt as the surprises came thick and fast during her last day at school.

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A scene from war-torn Syria, where Ghulam Hussain hoped to fight for Daesh.

Batley man admits attempt to fight for Daesh in Syria

A Batley man who bought plane tickets to travel to Syria so he could he fight for Daesh has admitted two terrorism offences.

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Jay Hutton, Alice Perrin and Steven Porter of E4's Tattoo Fixers.

E4’s Tattoo Fixers looking for ink disasters

Do you have an embarrassing tattoo? Well you could be in luck as Channel 4’s Tattoo Fixers are looking for people to appear on the show.

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Could Woolworths be set to return to Batley and Dewsbury?

Could Woolworths be set to return to Batley and Dewsbury?

Woolworths, which had a store in Commercial Street, Batley and Market Place in Dewsbury, could be set to make a comeback to the high street almost 10 years since the retailer shut its doors after collapsing.

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Traffic alert: Delays on M62 near Brighouse after several vehicles involved in crash

Traffic alert: Delays on M62 near Brighouse after several vehicles involved in crash

Emergency services are at the scene of a crash on the M62 in West Yorkshire.
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The suspects stole the car in Knowles Hill Road and drove off in the direction of Healds Road. Picture: Google

Robbers threatened driver at knifepoint before dragging passenger from car in Dewsbury

A driver was threatened at knifepoint before her passenger was dragged from the car by a gang of robbers in Dewsbury.

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Comedian Eddie Izzard enjoys picnic ahead of The Great Get Together in memory of late MP Jo Cox

It is not everyday that a comedian is spotted tucking into a picnic in Batley town centre.

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