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New peer support group to boost mental health

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Shaunna Littlewood

Woman jailed for life for tying friend to bed and stabbing her repeatedly

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Brendan Cox has admitted inappropriate behaviour towards women.

Jo Cox's family vow to support shamed Brendan

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MP backs bid to get a counsellor for every school

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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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DETERMINED: Haroon Mahmood with his certificate.

Kirklees student Haroon among the best in UK

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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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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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Crackenedge edge out Crofton in thriller

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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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