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Homeless project to benefit from Olivia’s haircut!

A Hightown teenager is preparing to chop off her locks in aid of a charity that works with the homeless.

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FEATURE: ‘If my sculptures make people smile, then it makes me happy too’

FEATURE: ‘If my sculptures make people smile, then it makes me happy too’

A reclaimed steel sculptor from Kirklees is braced to host his first exhibition in years after an enforced break.

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Pals poised to meet up after six decades

Pals poised to meet up after six decades

A group of school friends from Batley are poised for a reunion after more than six decades – after a chance meeting put the plan in motion.

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Get fitter and make friends with free, weekly park run

Get fitter and make friends with free, weekly park run

Are you wanting to get fit, but perhaps lack the motivation?

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Young barber pair are a cut above!

Young barber pair are a cut above!

A pair of apprentice barbers have proved they are a cut above the rest after excelling at a national hairdressing competition.

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Historian’s plea for info on fallen Dewsbury soldier

Historian’s plea for info on fallen Dewsbury soldier

A Dutch historian is on the search for information about a fallen Dewsbury soldier as part of his research for a book about the Second World War.

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Crathorne Hall.

REVIEW: Crathorne Hall offers tranquil walks and fine dining in glorious surroundings

If it's a peaceful break away in a tranquil setting that you're after, then look no further than Crathorne Hall.
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VIDEO: Meet the Yorkshire stuntman who has never been injured in 27 years

When your day job is being a professional stuntman, injury and even death is seen as an occupational hazard.
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Carl Pearson.

Businessman poised for gruelling South Africa cycling challenge

A Gomersal man is heading to South Africa to take on one of the world's toughest cycling events in aid of charity.
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Dave Jackson.

Songwriter Dave toasts competition success

A Kirklees songwriter is celebrating after a successful maiden competition entry.

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FEATURE: ‘Photography has helped me fight against anxiety’

FEATURE: ‘Photography has helped me fight against anxiety’

Louise Pollitt hopes her story of managing her anxiety to pursue a passion for photography can inspire other people.

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Over 70 bus routes set to run in West Yorkshire on Boxing Day

A raft of special Boxing Day bus services will be running throughout Kirklees and wider West Yorkshire again this year.

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FEATURE: Visual aid network poised to venture into Dewsbury

FEATURE: Visual aid network poised to venture into Dewsbury

A group that aids people with visual impairments is expanding into North Kirklees in the new year, thanks to lottery funding.

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18 August 2015 .......      Stock Picture.' Homeless sleeping rough in the centre of Leeds. Picture Tony Johnson

FEATURE: Winter Warmers give a helping hand in midst of harsh conditions

Living on the streets is unenviable. But when winter starts to bite, it can prove to be unbearable for those without a roof over their heads.

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Teen queen from Kirklees is set for world title quest

Teen queen from Kirklees is set for world title quest

A Dewsbury teen is hoping to be crowned World Teen Supermodel after being chosen to represent England.

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Monthly group for carers set to fold after 20 years

Monthly group for carers set to fold after 20 years

A group that has brought together North Kirklees carers for two decades is set to fold.

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Adam set for 24-hour trek back ‘home’ to Kirklees

Adam set for 24-hour trek back ‘home’ to Kirklees

A former Cleckheaton man is heading back to his hometown this weekend - but it will take him the best part of 24 hours!

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Picture by Allan McKenzie/YWNG - 14/07/17 - Press - Howlands Centre Re-Opening - Dewsbury, England - Amanda Cunoosamy, Barry Stevenson, Kevin Keogh, Sam Cullingworth, Debbie Hall, Tom Ellis, Steve Voke & Paula Sherriff at the re-opening of the Howlands centre.

FEATURE: £500k makeover for Howlands as it toasts 65th year

Four years ago the Howlands centre was in limbo.

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Newspaper: Reporter Series.'Story: Aston Manor Care Home on Moorlands Road, Dewsbury, has been rated inadequate on all measures and put into special measures as well as threatened with closure.'Photo date: 27/01/16'Picture Ref: AB034b0116

Dewsbury care home still rated ‘inadequate’ after second visit inside six months

A Dewsbury care home remains in special measures after being rated as ‘inadequate’ for the second time in six months.

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Travelodge.

Travelodge moots Kirklees hotel plan

Budget hotel chain Travelodge is proposing a partnership with Kirklees Council, with a view to opening a new hotel in the area.

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