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Meeting to show support for Heckmondwike Library

After successfully dodging the recent round of library cuts, the Friends of Heckmondwike Library are holding a meeting for people to show their support for the library.

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Pictured from left, Beth Parsons, Ant, Jamie Oliver, Dec and Christopher Dean. Picture: Stray FM (s)

Jamie Oliver pranked in Yorkshire for return of Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway

Two radio presenters went undercover in Harrogate to help prank celebrity chef Jamie Oliver for the return of Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway.

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By Sarah Hall.

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Oakwell Hall in Birstall, by Sarah Hall.

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VIDEO: Dickie Bird exhibition celebrates Test cricket umpire legend at Experience Barnsley

Howzat! Yorkshire's own Mr Cricket Dickie Bird has been bowled over by a home town exhibition celebrating his extraordinary life and career at Experience Barnsley.
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Evil or vulnerable and easily led? Readers give their views on Karen Matthews

Evil or vulnerable and easily led? Readers give their views on Karen Matthews

Last night's concluding episode of The Moorside left its audience divided. Here are readers' views on the drama.

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By Adrian Mortimer.

Your Pictures of the Week

Robin at Oakwell Hall, by Adrian Mortimer. Singing robin at Thornhill Rectory Park, by John Haigh.

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Oscar nominated Hidden Figures gets a preview screening at Vue Cinema - we have tickets to be won.

WIN: Hidden Figures film preview tickets at Vue Sheffield Meadowhall

Oscar nominated real life space story Hidden Figures will blast off with a special preview screening at Vue Sheffield and we have tickets to be won.

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Sheridan Smith impressed viewers with her performance

POLL: How did you rate the first episode of The Moorside?

More than seven million viewers tuned in to the first episode of true-life drama The Moorside last night.

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Blind Date returns - but who will host it?

Blind Date returns - but who will host it?

Mystery surrounds the identity of the new presenter of revived TV hit Blind Date.

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By Anita Green.

Your Pictures of the Week

A nuthatch and a pied wagtail, taken by Anita Green in her Upper Hopton garden.

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SLIDESHOW: Reader Pictures

A fab selection of wildlife photos taken by our readers.

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TRUE LIFE: Sian Brooke, Sheridan Smith and Gemma Whelan star in The Moorside.

Watch trailer: Shannon Matthews TV drama is set to air

THE BBC’S new drama about the real-life hoax kidnapping of Dewsbury schoolgirl Shannon Matthews will hit the nation’s TV screens early next month, it has been confirmed.

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Yorkshire families wanted to go back in time and sample food through the ages

Yorkshire families wanted to go back in time and sample food through the ages

A TV company is looking for local families to take part in a new series which charts the British diet down the decades.

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The 2016 Hunted contestants, including Leeds pair Anna May and Elizabeth Garnett (left)

Could you be Hunted? TV show seeks new contestants

Producers of a TV show are looking for daring contestants to 'go to ground' in a bid to evade capture in 21st-century Britain.

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By Graham Fawcett.

Your Pictures of the Week

These lovely photos were taken at Oakwell Hall, by Graham Fawcett from Batley.

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Bacon's Figure Study II

Money from a possible sale of Francis Bacon painting should go to Batley, historian says

Profits from a mooted sale of a painting by the famous artist Francis Bacon gifted to Batley should be put back into the town, a local historian has said.

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15 April 2016    .......    A mock of the Bronte Parsonage being buills on Penistone Hill  Haworth for Sally Wainwright's TV drama being filmed this spring.    Picture by Tony Johnson

Recreating the parsonage for Sally Wainwright’s new Brontë drama

Grant Montgomery remembers the first time he and his production team headed up to the flat cap of Penistone Hill, the windswept hilltop heavily cratered by abandoned quarries overlooking Haworth.

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Singer Cameron Lee is hoping to win our Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition.

VIDEO: Can singer Cameron win our talent competition?

Move over Alfie Boe and Michael Ball - here comes singer Cameron Lee who believes he can win our Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition.
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PHOTO SLIDESHOW: Bronte sisters now come under spotlight of TV drama writer Sally

Stunning new pictures released by the BBC give a preview of what to expect from a new Bronte drama which will be aired this Christmas.

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