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The Nostalgia Column with Margaret Watson

THE names of more than a thousand Dewsbury men killed in World War One are inscribed on the war memorial in Crow Nest Park, and among them is that of Private Horace Waller, of Batley Carr, who was awarded the Victoria Cross.

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Day One of the Tour de Yorkshire

Tour de Yorkshire Day 1: Thrills and spills at the seaside

Even before the tumble on the approach to the finishing tape in Scarborough, the crowds had been buzzing.

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Picture by Paul Atkinson

Live blog: Follow all the action from Tour de Yorkshire 2017

The third Tour de Yorkshire cycle is underway - follow all the action here.

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Oscar Scholes-Furness.

VIDEO: How running helps my autistic brother

Running Wakefield 10k was a proud moment for many, but for one young autistic man - it changed his life.

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The old five pound notes will soon be out of circulation.

Don’t panic, but you only have one week left to use your old paper fivers

People have just a week left to spend or bank the 155 million paper Bank of England fivers still in circulation before they lose their legal tender status.

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Organiser, Oracle, Elephant, Maverick, or Steady Eddie ... which friend are you?

Organiser, Oracle, Elephant, Maverick, or Steady Eddie ... which friend are you?

The average adult has 40 friends - and they fall into one of eight categories, according to new research.

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Kim, Jean and Gordon Leadbeater outside Jo Cox House. Picture: Tony Johnson.

Town remembers Batley and Spen MP Jo Cox as centre renamed in her memory

A lasting tribute to the late Jo Cox MP was unveiled in her hometown yesterday when Batley Resource Centre was officially renamed in her memory.

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Law firm shut down by regulator

Law firm shut down by regulator

A law firm with four branches in West Yorkshire has been closed down by the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority.

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Thousands of fans are expected to line the route for this weekend's Tour de Yorkshire.

Everything you need to know about this weekend's Tour de Yorkshire

The third Tour de Yorkshire cycle race will get underway today as competitors tackle the east coast circuit in front of an expected crowd of thousands.

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Sir Gary Verity and French ambassador to the UK, Sylvie Bermann. Photography by Richard Walker.

Yorkshire tourism chief receives top French honour

Yorkshire tourism chief Sir Gary Verity has been given a top honour by the French government.
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Littlemoor Crescent, Pudsey. Pic: Google.

Firefighters cut railing after child's finger gets stuck in Leeds and follow ambulance to continue rescue

Firefighters in Leeds had to cut off a piece of railing that a child's finger was stuck in - and then followed an ambulance crew to continue the extraction.

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We are set for a milder Bank Holiday weekend after a chilly week.

Yorkshire weather: Sunny spells and warmer weather for your Bank Holiday weekend... but beware the spring showers

The cold snap which brought snow and wintry showers to the county this week will be replaced by warmer temperatures and sunshine for the Bank Holiday weekend.
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Nationwide warning over contaminated heroin after police raid on illicit drugs laboratory in Leeds

Nationwide warning over contaminated heroin after police raid on illicit drugs laboratory in Leeds

A police raid in Leeds earlier this week targeted an illicit drugs laboratory which was believed to be producing contaminated heroin linked to a number of deaths.

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MPs bid for re-election on June 8

MPs bid for re-election on June 8

Politicians have been launching their general election campaigns ahead of a snap vote on June 8 called by the Prime Minister.

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Photo puts ‘Stan’ in a fine mess

Photo puts ‘Stan’ in a fine mess

A Stan Laurel lookalike is calling on readers to get him out of another fine mess.

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The Leeds United M621? Football teams and firms could soon sponsor motorways

The Leeds United M621? Football teams and firms could soon sponsor motorways

Sports teams, supermarkets and tech firms are among the companies who could purchase the naming rights of major roads under a Road Miles concept.

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Frontier gym to open in summer

Frontier gym to open in summer

The company behind the transformation of the former Batley Frontier nightclub into a fitness centre says it will open in June with more than £2 million being put into the project.

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You'll never have to leave the house for McDonald's again

McDonald’s will roll out its new UK home delivery service this summer

Hold onto your hats fast food lovers - you will soon to be able to have your Big Mac and McFlurry delivered straight to your front door.

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Kirklees author who battled cancer set to release latest book

Kirklees author who battled cancer set to release latest book

A Dewsbury author who successfully battled cancer is poised to release her fourth book next month.

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Kirklees Magistrated Court in Huddersfield. (D525A439)

Latest court reports from Kirklees Magistrates

The latest court reports as published in the Reporter Series April 27 edition are published below. Numbers refer to the defendants’ ages.

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