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10 books to give this Christmas

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Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, has written to Northern Powerhouse Minister Jake Berry about Yorkshire devolution.

Exclusive: Archbishop’s intervention could finally end Yorkshire devolution stalemate

Politics
Police.

New report praises West Yorkshire Police

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Human trafficker wanted by police is arrested in West Yorkshire

Crime

Knifepoint robber in hi-vis vest injured Dewsbury shopkeeper as he stole till

Crime

Wooden Spoon funds boost for centre revamp

News

MD completes Essential Care Group buyout

News
Dewsburys Elim Church, complete with new roof.

£79,000 grant raises the roof at Elim church

News
AWARD: Tim Hare Vice Lord-Lieutenant presents the Queens Award to Hanif Mayet, chairman of the club.

Mount bowled over by awards

News
Adam Bingham  fresh from helping Batley Boys win the Yorkshire Mens League Premier Division  was in fine form as he handed seven conversions in Hanging Heatons victory over King Cross in Penine League Division Two West last Saturday.

Unbeaten Hanging Heaton march on with impressive home victory

Rugby
Scholes mark their return to the Bradford League top flight with a trip to Methley, who were promoted from Championship One alongside them last season, when the 2018 campaign begins on Saturday April 21.

Promoted sides Scholes and Methley face opening day clash in Bradford Premier League

Sport
East Bierley Golf Club Ladies Section prize winners.

East Bierley lady golfers celebrate season

Sport
Spen ACs Simon Bolland at the West Yorkshire Cross Country in Keighley.

Spen Senior Men secure fifth place finish at West Yorkshire Cross Country

More Sport

The Ashes: Patient Gary Ballance awaits Ashes call

Sport

Roberttown’s Peck wins latest Dewsbury Park run

More Sport

Leeds United aiming to home in on top six

Football

Batley Boys, Shaw Cross and Thornhill Trojans find out Challenge Cup opponents

Rugby
The Book of Forgotten Authors

10 books to give this Christmas

News
Will Varley, gig at the Brudenell Social Club.

Will Varley’s show of ‘Spirit’ at the Brudenell

Music
Good Charlotte, set to co-headline the 2018 Slam Dunk Festival.

Good Charlotte announced as co-headliners for Slam Dunk

Music
Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi.

Food & Drink: Bring a taste of Tuscany to your home - how to make pork tenderloin

Whats on
Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi.

Food & Drink: Bring a taste of Tuscany to your - how to make pork tenderloin

Whats on
Christmas at the Gendarmenmarkt.

Travel: A sparkling taste of Christmas in Germany’s capital city of contrasts

Lifestyle