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Weekend weather round-up: What to expect in Yorkshire over the next three days

Will the weather in Yorkshire this weekend be bright and sunny or bleak and grey?
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Nick Walker followed up his impressive knock of 98 with the bat by claiming 4-51 as Cleckheaton defeated Pudsey St Lawrence in the Bradford Premier League last Saturday.

Walker inspires Cleckheaton to terrific victory over Lawrence

Cleckheaton’s Nick Walker inspired his side to a terrific 81-run victory over Pudsey St Lawrence last Saturday as the Allrounder Bradford Premier League title race took another twist.

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Cycling is being promoted over the summer holidays.

Get on your bike and enjoy Yorkshire's cycle highways

School’s out for summer and the team behind West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s £60m CityConnect programme are encouraging more people to cycle and walk during the holidays.

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David Stiff hit 62 from 44 balls to steer Hanging Heaton to victory over East Bierley last Saturday.

Scholes secure crucial win over Bingley and move out of Premier drop zone

Scholes moved out of the Allrounder Bradford Premier League relegation zone after they secured a 37-run win over Bradford and Bingley, who slipped to second-bottom.

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Ravensthorpe Playing Fields

Charity to throw on free 'Summer break-up' community event

A Dewsbury charity is hosting a community family event on Sunday.

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Hanging Heaton were crowned Bradford League Twenty20 Cup winners after beating Methley in a thrilling final last Sunday. Pictures: Paul Butterfield.

Hanging Heaton edge out Methley in thrilling Twenty20 Cup Final

Hanging Heaton retained the JW Lees Bradford League Twenty20 Cup as they earned a thrilling five-run win over Methley at Bennett Lane last Sunday.

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Spen Victoria's Oliver Davidson hits down the ground during his side's Bradford League Championship Two clash with Altofts last Saturday. Pictures: Paul Butterfield.

Hussain stars as Batley stun leaders to open up title race

Batley stunned leaders Undercliffe to throw the Allrounder Bradford League Championship One title race wide open last Saturday.

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Tosh Baker in action for Spen Victoria on his way to scoring 24 in the narrow defeat to Altofts.

Hopton’s impressive success over Keighley offers hope to promotion rivals

Hopton Mills recorded a stunning 29-run win over Allrounder Bradford League Championship Two leaders Keighley last Saturday.

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Crowther and Cooper lead way in Hecmondwike victory

Crowther and Cooper lead way in Hecmondwike victory

Heckmondwike and Carlinghow picked up only their second win of the season as they won their basement battle with Windhill and Daisy Hill in the Bradford League Conference last Saturday.

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WATCH: A stunning evening for all the community at the Big Batley Iftar 2018

A video released by the organisation tasked with continuing the legacy of late Batley & Spen MP Jo Cox has captured the stunning atmosphere at this year's Batley Iftar.

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Nathan Rabnott made a useful contribuition of 38 runs for Moorlands but it wasn't enough to prevent them slipping to defeat against Thongsbridge in the Drakes Huddersfield League last Saturday.

Parish face battle to avoid drop after Cawthorne loss

Mirfield Parish Cavaliers slipped to a fifth straight defeat in the Drakes Huddersfield Premiership last Saturday as they went down by 136 runs to fellow strugglers Cawthorne.

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Sons of Bill, gigging in Leeds.

Sons Of Bill set to bring their indie-Americana to Leeds

Virginia band of brothers Sons Of Bill will be dropping in for a gig at Leeds’ Brudenell next month.

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Community Cycling: Here I am pictured visiting Streetbikes at Spenborough Running Track.

The Politically Speaking column with Tracy Brabin MP

I was distressed to learn recently that a vital free service in combatting loneliness and isolation in north Kirklees is facing difficulties.

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Ashes 2019 Test date for Headingley is revealed

NEXT YEAR’S eagerly-anticipated Ashes Test match at Emerald Headingley between England and Australia will be staged from Thursday August 22, it has been revealed.

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CS Julie Sykes.

All change at the top as Kirklees gets new police chief

Police in Kirklees will have a new District Commander calling the shots as of next week as Chief Superintendent Julie Sykes takes the reigns.

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All 493 stores will have a quieter hour. (Google Maps)

Morrisons launches ‘Quieter Hour’ for shoppers with autism

Supermarket chain Morrisons has become the latest retailer to launch a quieter hour for shoppers with autism.

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Max Blakeley tragically died on Saturday aged 32.

Super League clubs to pay tribute to Birkenshaw's Max

Super League players will join supporters in a minute's applause in memory of Birkenshaw Bluedogs player Max Blakeley, who tragically died after coming off the field on Sunday.
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Jabir Patel smashed 150 not out off just 52 balls as Mount B secured victory over Outlane last Saturday.

Leaders Mount suffer defeat as Patel produces sensational innings for B team

Mount’s lead at the top of Halifax Central League Division Two has been cut to seven points after they slipped to a seven-wicket defeat against Outlane last Saturday.

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Parks in Kirklees have received a Green Flag award.

North Kirklees parks receive accolades

The Kirklees area has once again demonstrated how fantastic its parks are, with six being awarded a green flag award at a ceremony at Dewsbury Town Hall this week.

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The League of Gentlemen are back and going on the road.

The League of Gentlemen return to their roots as they head for Yorkshire

For fans of the acclaimed comedy quartet The League of Gentlemen, it has been 12 long years waiting for their joint return to the live stage.

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