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Fledgling alloy wheels firm motors ahead

An Heckmondwike-based company is celebrating a successful first year in business.

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Shiver me timbers: Volunteer staff and Duke Of Edinburgh volunteers dress up for the Pirate Walk.

Summer camp places up for grabs

Organisers of Kirklees Summer Playcamp have announced that booking for this year’s camps is now open.

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Maisie Catt: Her life has been transformed by her blades.

Prosthetic blades transform Maisie’s life

HUNDREDS of children with limb loss, including some in the West Yorkshire area, are set to benefit from a further £1.5 million investment into sports and activity prosthetics under plans announced by Care Minister Caroline Dinenage.

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See Sculpure Park in a new light

See Sculpure Park in a new light

Museums at Night

Arts
We love to boogie

We love to boogie

20th Century Boy - The Musical.

Music
Tom Pearce celebrates scoring his first goal for Leeds United. Picture: Simon Hulme

Pearce’s first goal helps Leeds United to edge out Barnsley

Paul Heckingbottom got one over his former club as the head coach saw his Leeds United team beat Barnsley 2-1 at sunny Elland Road.

Football
JUST CHAMPIONS: Brighouse and Rastrick brass band will be performing in Mirfield.

Brighouse band to perform at church

The Brighouse and Rastrick brass band will be performing at St Mary the Virgin Parish Church, Mirfield on Saturday 28 April at 7.30pm.

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LOCALA LEADER: Chief executive Karen Jackson.

Locala partnership appoints former trust boss as chief executive

Locala Community Partnerships CIC has appointed a new chief executive.

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Come to the Little Love Cabaret

Come to the Little Love Cabaret

A wonderfully witty comedy sketch show delivered by a trio of women performers from Spiltmilk Dance explores all the things we love to love in two North Kirklees venues next week.

Music
A magical meander to Midgley Moor

A magical meander to Midgley Moor

Now that the evenings are finally getting longer, it might be worth considering a brisk walk before or after your evening meal, writes Caroline Spalding.

Lifestyle
Margaret Watson.

The Nostalgia Column with Margaret Watson

THE picture on this page shows just one of the many part-time evening jobs women undertook to help pay the bills.

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RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Shakshouka

RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Shakshouka

This wholesome brunch dish is packed with nutrients that, among a range of benefits, can help support a woman during pregnancy. Asparagus is a rich source of dietary folate, providing approximately 40% of your daily folic acid per portion, essential in pregnancy. Meanwhile sweet potatoes are rich in vitamin A which is essential for healthy foetal development and eggs are a great source of choline which helps protect against neural tube defects during pregnancy.

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Newly formed Dewsbury Moor U18s begin to gel with fine victory over Myton

Newly formed Dewsbury Moor U18s begin to gel with fine victory over Myton

Dewsbury Moor’s newly formed Under-18s produced a fine display in only their third game, as they recorded an impressive 56-10 victory over Myton.

Rugby
Yorkshire is home to a beautiful range of parks for families to enjoy

The best parks in Yorkshire to visit this weekend with the family

Make the most of the warm weather this weekend and head off on an outdoor adventure with the family.

Lifestyle
Win tickets for Heather Small’s one night in Wakefield at Warehouse 23

Win tickets for Heather Small’s one night in Wakefield at Warehouse 23

It is hard to imagine someone who fronted a top band and has such a presence on stage might be shy, but that was the case with Heather Small as she grew up on a West London estate.

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Revealed: Which is the best way to make Yorkshire puddings?

It’s not unknown that us Yorkshire folk love the pudding which is named after our great region, but with so many different ways to make them and the constant quest for pudding perfection, the debate of the best way to make Yorkshire puddings is ongoing.

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Members of the scheme pose for a photo.

Dewsbury media boss backs bid to find new TV talent

A Thornhill resident who works as a freelance producer and director for media giants such as the BBC has backed a scheme that searches for the best hidden talent in the country, no matter what their background.
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There are plenty of tea blends to try which have a range of health boosting benefits

Brews with benefits: the health-boosting perks of a good cuppa

Widely known as a tea-drinking nation, here in Britain we're extremely partial to a good cuppa.
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