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Have your say on how much is added to council tax bills to fund policing in West Yorkshire

Crime
These young people are the first to join West Yorkshire Police's Volunteer Police Cadets scheme in Kirklees.

Volunteer cadets in Kirklees ready to make difference as West Yorkshire Police scheme continues

Crime
Traffic building up on the M62 westbound carriageway. Picture: Crown 2018

M62 traffic: Lane of motorway closed after crash near Ripponden

Transport
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M62 crash: Drivers warned of major delays after pile-up near Brighouse

Transport

Yorkshire weather warning: Met office warns rain, sleet and snow likely to turn to ice

News

The Shire Bed Company opens its new headquarters in Dewsbury

News

Puppet art to mark the Holocaust

News
Could you be a firefighter?

West Yorkshire Fire Service recruits new firefighters for the second time in eight years

News
Paul Harrisons depiction of a lady Preparing Sticky Rice.

Paul frames up for top awards

News
Joe Chandler opened the scoring for Batley with a fourth minute try against Keighley Cougars last Sunday as the Bulldogs maintained their impressive pre-season form. Picture: Paul Butterfield

Bulldogs shine to maintain fine pre-season form with Keighley victory

Rugby

Batley Boys suffer defeat in ill-tempered BARLA National Cup tie at Widnes

Rugby
Kemar Roofe puts the ball in the net from a goalmouth scramble against Millwall. Picture: Tony Johnson.

Leeds United lose seven-goal thriller after another red card

Football
Michael Sweeney (left) defeated Mark Regan in the latest Spen Winter Sweel bowls competition.

Dewsbury’s Sweeney shines to overcome Regan in latest Spen Winter Sweep

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Junior Bulldogs fans offered incentive

Rugby

Cleckheaton youngster Pippa impresses at performance trials

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Keighley provide next test for Bulldogs

Rugby

Trio pen new deals to stay at Bulldogs

Rugby
A WHOPPER: The Big Big Camera will be at The National Coal Mining Museum in Wakefield.

How Ian Beesley used one of the world’s biggest cameras to take intimate portraits of former miners

Arts
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TV Choice: What to download or stream this week

Arts
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TV Choice: Five of the best shows this week

Arts
The stylish Absalon Hotel on Helgolandsgade, Vesterbro.

Travel: Keep on running in stylish and cosmopolitan Danish capital

Lifestyle
Neato Botvac WiFi Connected Robotic Vacuum Cleaner, 649.99, www.tesco.com

Gadgets: 5 of the best Robot vacuum cleaners

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Gardening gauntlets cream leather and English rose linen

Gardening: 5 of the best garden gloves

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