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Songwriter Dave toasts competition success

A Kirklees songwriter is celebrating after a successful maiden competition entry.

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FEATURE: ‘Photography has helped me fight against anxiety’

FEATURE: ‘Photography has helped me fight against anxiety’

Louise Pollitt hopes her story of managing her anxiety to pursue a passion for photography can inspire other people.

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Over 70 bus routes set to run in West Yorkshire on Boxing Day

A raft of special Boxing Day bus services will be running throughout Kirklees and wider West Yorkshire again this year.

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FEATURE: Visual aid network poised to venture into Dewsbury

FEATURE: Visual aid network poised to venture into Dewsbury

A group that aids people with visual impairments is expanding into North Kirklees in the new year, thanks to lottery funding.

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 Homeless sleeping rough in the centre of Leeds. Picture Tony Johnson

FEATURE: Winter Warmers give a helping hand in midst of harsh conditions

Living on the streets is unenviable. But when winter starts to bite, it can prove to be unbearable for those without a roof over their heads.

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Teen queen from Kirklees is set for world title quest

Teen queen from Kirklees is set for world title quest

A Dewsbury teen is hoping to be crowned World Teen Supermodel after being chosen to represent England.

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Monthly group for carers set to fold after 20 years

Monthly group for carers set to fold after 20 years

A group that has brought together North Kirklees carers for two decades is set to fold.

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Adam set for 24-hour trek back ‘home’ to Kirklees

Adam set for 24-hour trek back ‘home’ to Kirklees

A former Cleckheaton man is heading back to his hometown this weekend - but it will take him the best part of 24 hours!

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Picture by Allan McKenzie/YWNG - 14/07/17 - Press - Howlands Centre Re-Opening - Dewsbury, England - Amanda Cunoosamy, Barry Stevenson, Kevin Keogh, Sam Cullingworth, Debbie Hall, Tom Ellis, Steve Voke & Paula Sherriff at the re-opening of the Howlands centre.

FEATURE: £500k makeover for Howlands as it toasts 65th year

Four years ago the Howlands centre was in limbo.

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Travelodge moots Kirklees hotel plan

Budget hotel chain Travelodge is proposing a partnership with Kirklees Council, with a view to opening a new hotel in the area.

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Batley and Spen MP tackles Government of police funding cuts

Batley and Spen MP tackles Government of police funding cuts

Batley and Spen MP Tracy Brabin has quizzed ministers over Government cuts to local policing.

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Quest to find top young chef

Quest to find top young chef

Budding young chefs across Kirklees are being invited to enter a prestigious cooking competition.

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PC gives vital talk on knife crime in Dewsbury

PC gives vital talk on knife crime in Dewsbury

Police highlighted the dangers of knife crime at an educational talk in Dewsbury.

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What's being planned where you live?

Latest planning applications

Here are the latest applications that have been submitted, approved and refused by Kirklees Council’s planning department.

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