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Double trouble: Yorkshire looking to captain Gary Ballance as they battle to avoid another loss

IF YOU had said before the start of the season that this match would provide an early opportunity for one of the teams to complete the double over the other, you would have thought that it would be an opportunity for Yorkshire to complete the double over Hampshire as opposed to the other way round.

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Lessons from Auschwitz

Students are shown the horrors of the Holocaust

Hard hitting. That was the overall feeling expressed by pupils from schools across West Yorkshire when they took a one-day trip to the death and concentration camps at Auschwitz in Poland.

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Cleckheaton Methodist Church.

THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK: Sunday, April 23

With Andrew Santry, Cleckheaton Methodist Church.

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Despair for Leeds United's Luke Ayling after the Burton defeat. Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Monk vows to fight on after disastrous defeat for Leeds United

Leeds United boss Garry Monk accepted his side’s hopes of reaching the play-offs were out of their hands following defeat at Burton Albion, but vowed that the players would keep fighting to the end of the season.

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Hampshire's James Vince (Picture: Simon Hulme).

Hampshire v Yorkshire: We let it get away from us – Gary Ballance

THEY came to the Ageas Bowl in the hope of watching England batsmen Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow.

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Horace Waller.

War heroes to be honoured 100 years on

Two courageous war heroes who were awarded the nation’s highest military honour will be commemorated with a Freedom Parade and lasting memorial.

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Campaign to recruit more foster carers

Campaign to recruit more foster carers

A retired police detective-turned-foster carer is backing a Kirklees Council campaign to find loving homes for 52 children in its care who will need support until they’re able to live independently.

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STAR QUALITY: This picture of film star Mai Zetterlin was taken on Longcauseway while she was appearing at the Empire Theatre.

NOSTALGIA: Empire Theatre attracted an array of stars

The traffic stopped in Dewsbury 60 years ago when this picture of film star Mai Zetterlin was taken on Longcauseway while she was appearing at the Empire Theatre, writes Margaret Watson.

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Warning issued to dog walkers

Warning issued to dog walkers

Dog walkers who refuse to pick up after their pets in public are being warned they are more likely to be fined due to changes within Kirklees Council.

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fundraising: Jamie Meaden and a team of friends completed a charity walk for Dewsbury Hospital.

Jamie takes on major steps for hospital ward

Just 12 months ago, Jamie Meaden was not able to walk unaided.

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performance: AMP has worked with schools across Yorkshire.

New music festival for youngsters

A new performance festival will provide a platform for young people to showcase their talents in music, dance and art.

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Students are shown the horrors of the Holocaust

Students are shown the horrors of the Holocaust

Hard hitting. That was the overall feeling expressed by pupils from schools across West Yorkshire when they took a one-day trip to the death and concentration camps at Auschwitz in Poland.

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Three exciting new features coming to your Facebook

Three exciting new features coming to your Facebook

Augmented reality, virtual reality and a chat assistant that knows when you’re hungry – Facebook is making some big changes in 2017.

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Yorkshire lost to Hampshire in their opening game of the County Championship season despite claiming a commanding position after the first inings (Photo: SW Pix)

RECAP: Hampshire v Yorkshire (day one): James Vince scores century for hosts as Ben Coad stars again

Yorkshire seek to avenge the opening defeat of the County Championship campaign against Hampshire as the two teams meet at the Ageas Bowl.
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Batley RLFC in action in the 1980s (pic by Terry Swift)

Rich history of the Bulldogs to be celebrated

A heritage project looking into the history of Batley Bulldogs RLFC will be launched following an £85,300 windfall which coincides with the 120th anniversary of the club’s victory in the first ever Challenge Cup final.

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READER OFFER: Save up to HALF PRICE on Flamingo Land family tickets

Yorkshire's Flamingo Land is a wild family fun day out and it just got better - we have an amazing reader offer to save you up to HALF PRICE on family tickets!
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Leeds United v Wolves. dejected Leeds players at the end.17th April 2017 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Leeds United face three tests of nerve as they bid to make play-offs

After more than four months spent in the top six Leeds United are waking up to being outside the play-off places and with a real fight on their hands now to prolong their season in May.

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Winter set to return to Yorkshire due to icy blast

Winter set to return to Yorkshire due to icy blast

Temperatures will plunge to single figures next week as winter makes an unwelcome return to Yorkshire.
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Peter Handscomb is set to drop down from the No 3 position to accommodate Joe Root as Yorkshire tackle Hampshire in the County Championship (Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com).

Yorkshire looking to avenge instant setback

ANDREW GALE will today send his Yorkshire players out on a revenge mission.

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Adder coiled on the woodland floor

Warning after dogs bitten by venomous snakes near Wakefield

A senior vet is urging pet owners to be on their guard after a spate of incidents in which dogs have been bitten by adders near Wakefield.

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