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Little Acorns Nursery rated ‘good’ by Ofsted

The management, staff and children at the Little Acorns Nursery in Mirfield are celebrating a ‘good’ Ofsted report.

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New look: The Pheasant on Gelderd Road, Birstall.

Six-figure revamp at The Pheasant pub creates eight new jobs

A Birstall pub reopened earlier this month following a six-figure refurbishment.

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All aboard: Getting on the boats for the trip.

Plenty of entertainment on four-hour canal boat trip

Overthorpe’s Tenants and Residents Association recently arranged a canal boat trip with the Safe Anchor Trust for 20 Thornhill people.

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Important advice: Upper Batley High School pupils with local emergency services personnel.

High school sessions keep kids safe

Upper Batley High School has just held its final session of Staying Safe days.

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Margaret Watson.

The Nostalgia column with Margaret Watson

THERE is something about the place where you were born which always has a pull on you no matter who you are or where you’re from.

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Have you found your dream role yet?

8 dream jobs currently up for grabs in Yorkshire

Fancy a career change?
Business
Have you found your dream role yet?

7 dream jobs up for grabs in Leeds

On the hunt for a new challenge?

Business
Temperatures across the UK are set to climb to 30C

Here’s how long the heatwave will last in Yorkshire

The weather is set to be scorching both this weekend and next week, with the beginning of July expected to be unusually warm for this time of year.
Environment
Does your cat have hayfever?

Here's how to quickly find out if your dog or cat has hayfever - and what to do if they have

The heatwave is expected to cause sniffles across the country but did you know that your pets can suffer from hay fever too?

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Wimbledon makes its annual return on July 2-15, with the crme de la crme of tennis stars vying for the highly acclaimed champion title

Wimbledon 2018: Everything you need to know about this year’s tennis tournament

Wimbledon makes its annual return between 2 and 15 July, with the best of tennis talent all vying for the highly acclaimed champion title.

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Pictured: Yorkshire snappers soak up the summer solstice sun

It’s the summer solstice which means summer is officially here and in good timing - a heatwave is coming!

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Ofsted chief backs calls to ban mobile phones in schools

Ofsted chief backs calls to ban mobile phones in schools

The head of Ofsted has thrown her weight behind headteachers who ban mobile phones from their schools in a bid to crackdown on naughty behaviour.

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Village set for summer scarecrow invasion

Village set for summer scarecrow invasion

Hunsworth is set to be transformed into a village full of scarecrows as residents are being urged to get creative with this year’s masterpieces.

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Chelsea Wany was jailed when she appeared at Kirklees Magistrates' Court.

Latest court reports from Kirklees Magistrates

The latest court reports as published in the Reporter Series June 21 edition are published below. Numbers refer to defendants’ ages.

Crime
Admiration: Tracy Brabin MP speaks to carer Tabitha Turner.

MP’s praise and support for carers

Batley and Spen MP Tracy Brabin has pledged her support to the thousands of “selfless and inspiring” unpaid carers who dedicate their lives to helping others across the constituency at a Carers Week event in Westminster.

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Leeds wont be closing roads for Clean Air Day, but there will be two different events which aim to raise awareness, one being in City Square and the other in Briggate

Why roads will not be closed in Leeds tomorrow for national Clean Air Day 2018

June 21 marks clean air day 2018, a day which raises awareness about the dangers of air pollution and the different ways that people can work towards making the air cleaner.
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Leeds ‘UFO’ likened to Death Star makes national headlines

On May 27 2018, an unidentified flying object was reportedly seen in Leeds, making headlines in a national newspaper.

Offbeat
Magician: Adam Patel.

Adam’s TV dream in Prime position

Dewsbury-born magician Adam Patel, who dispensed with his day job as a pharmacist to embark on his quest for success, has filmed his first television special.

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The text message purports to be from EE.

Watch out for these fake texts about your mobile phone bill

Action Fraud is warning the public about a fake text message claiming to be from mobile phone provider EE.

Crime
Calderdale Royal Hospital

Can health services work together? - 'Teamwork' bid for struggling Mid Yorkshire Hospitals

NHS finance chiefs have been urged to work closer together to deliver the best services for people across Kirklees and Calderdale.

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