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A lights spectacular is expected at Heckmondwike

‘Wheel of whirling fire’ amid dazzling light switch-on displays at Heckmondwike, Birstall, Dewsbury, Roberttown and Batley

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Royal British Legion stalwart Mr Robert Scaife, who has passed away at 82

Tributes paid to Royal British Legion stalwart locally and nationally, Birstall-born Mr Robert Scaife, CBE, JP, of Liversedge,

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Community rallies around staff after shocking raid on Birkenshaw store

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‘Step in, pause, and fix Universal Credit’, Batley and Spen MP urges Prime Minister

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Teen queen from Kirklees is set for world title quest

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Call out to save Batley’s Legion

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Natalie Starr.

Burglary victim speaks out about 'disturbing' crime for West Yorkshire campaign

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One of last year's Christmas lights in Mirfield

A festival of festive fun set to dazzle at Mirfield’s big lights switch-on

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Pablo Hernandez scores the opening goal for Leeds United against Middlesbrough. Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Leeds United back to winning ways despite more penalty woe

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Borough of Kirklees swimmers returned from the North East Regional Championships in Sunderland with an impressive haul of medals and several other fine displays.

Knight strikes gold at North East regional swimming championships

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Navigation impress to defeat Saville Arms and move second in Premier table

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Norristhorpe close gap on leaders West End Park after winning thrilling clash

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Littletown produce thrilling late fight back to earn share of spoils

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Former players gather as Shaw Cross launch anniversary book

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Roberts claims double World Championships bronze at prestigious event

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Spenborough are geared up to host West Yorkshire Cross Country fixture

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William The Conqueror, appearing at the High & Lonesome Festival in Leeds.

Buzz band William The Conqueror ready to conquer Leeds

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John Smith, festival date in Leeds.

In demand guitarist John Smith set for festival date

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Morecambe Sailing Club.

Travel: Morecambe on comeback trail to reclaim title as ‘Naples of North’

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Sony MDR-XB650BT On-Ear Headphones, 76.99, www.argos.co.uk

Gadgets: 5 of the best headphones

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Hunter Red Original Tall Gloss Boot

Gardening: 4 of the best wellington boots

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