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Jo Cox's family vow to support shamed Brendan

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Collect of Daniel Long, 15, who commited suicide at his home in Leeds, South Yorkshire. See Ross Parry story RPYSTRESS; The heartbroken sister of a straight-A student who committed suicide due to exam stress has launched a national campaign to prevent it happening again. 'Brainy' Daniel Long, 15, hanged himself in February 2017 after he developed acute anxiety whilst revising for his GCSEs. He was discovered unresponsive by his heartbroken mum Emma Oliver, 43, who had rushed upstairs when she heard a loud bang coming from his bedroom. Emma desperately tried to save him with CPR while a neighbour called 999, but Daniel was rushed to hospital where he was put on life support.

MP backs bid to get a counsellor for every school

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CEREMONY: Last years Duke of Yorks Community Initiative awards event.

Royal initiative honour for Mirfield DofE group

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Izobelle’s artwork on show at hospital

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OPINION: The Kirklees Citizens Advice and Law Centre column with Nick Whittingham

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Murdered MP Jo Cox's widower quits charity roles after sexual assault allegations

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Kirklees student Haroon among the best in UK

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HIGH STANDARDS: BHP managing partner John Warner.

Accountancy firm’s top customer service adds up to Gold Award rating

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Healthwatch Kirklees is currently running an amnesty for crutches, walking aids and wheelchairs.

Move to recover healthcare items

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Michael Ward bagged a brace of tries as Batley Bulldogs overcame Swinton Lions to pick up their first win of the Betfred Championship season. Picture: Paul Butterfield

Bulldogs tame Lions to clinch first victory

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Crackenedge edge out Crofton in thriller

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Kemar Roofe celebrates after scoring Leeds United's equaliser against Bristol City. Picture: James Hardisty.

Leeds United hit back to win point in Heckingbottom’s first home game in charge

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KBWs Mohammed Subhaan shows respect with Liverpool boxer Harry Kinsella following a cracking bout in the English Youth Championships pre-quarter-finals at the Leeds Irish Centre last Sunday.

Subhaan produces class display to reach English Championships

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Rounding bags brace as Old Bank secure win in Championship promotion race

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Mordue victorious as Spen Winter Sweep moves towards trophy finals day

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Batley Boys confirm details of Challenge Cup tie at Normanton Knights

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Venue switched as Batley tackle Lions

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Spotlight on great German composers

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Jessica gets down to unearthing the secrets of her explorer ancestor.

COLUMN: Digging up the secrets of our fascinating family tree

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Redundancy: its not the end of the world!

Column: Redundancy: it’s not the end of the world!

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