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SHOCKING ANIMAL CRUELTY: Couple get lifetime ban from keeping equines after donkeys and ponies are rescued

A husband and wife have been banned for life from keeping equines after pleading guilty to offences of cruelty against animals.

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Paint spillage polluting waterways including River Spen. Picture by Kath Larkin

Paint seen in waterways after motorway spillage

Paint spilt in a motorway crash last week has made its way into watercourses in Kirklees.

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The 2016 Hunted contestants, including Leeds pair Anna May and Elizabeth Garnett (left)

Could you be Hunted? TV show seeks new contestants

Producers of a TV show are looking for daring contestants to 'go to ground' in a bid to evade capture in 21st-century Britain.

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David Butterfield.

Man found dead in Gomersal named and woman charged with murder

Detectives investigating the death of a man in Gomersal have released the identity of the victim.
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Two people taken to hospital after house fire

Two people taken to hospital after house fire

Rescuers have been praised after they helped to get two people to safety when a fire broke out in their home in Birstall.

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Rush hour delays after crash on M621 motorway in Leeds

Rush hour delays after crash on M621 motorway in Leeds

Motorists could face delays as rush hour approaches after a crash on the motorway in Leeds.
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Flog It. 1000th Episode being filmed at Bletchley Park. 22/6/16

Get clearing the attic out - Flog It is heading to Kirklees

Popular antiques TV programme Flog It is filming in Kirklees next month.

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A still from a video released by NASA which shows two neutron stars destroying each other.

In 2022 we’ll be able to watch an 1,800-year old star collision

A star created 1,800 years ago after the collision of two distant suns is set to appear in the night sky for the first time – as the light from the crash finally reaches the Earth.

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Bolt and Mitten

Disney toys recalled over safety concerns

A popular Disney toy set has been recalled by its manufacturer over safety concerns.
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Leeds Bradford Airport to run therapy course for frightened passengers

Leeds Bradford Airport to run therapy course for frightened passengers

Scared of flying?

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Disney toys recalled over safety concerns

Disney toys recalled over safety concerns

A popular Disney toy set has been recalled by its manufacturer over safety concerns.

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British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

New research places Britain among the top five countries worldwide for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome - a condition caused by mothers drinking during pregnancy.

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Wintery weather could exacerbate pothole menace

Wintery weather could exacerbate pothole menace

A prolonged spell of wet and cold weather would likely see potholes develop at an unprecedented rate, pushing already stretched local authority road repair budgets to the limit, a motoring organisation has warned.

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Why Yorkshire folk still prefer to pay and display with cash

Why Yorkshire folk still prefer to pay and display with cash

More than half of Yorkshire motorists still prefer to feed the meter when it comes to paying for parking.

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SPEED CAMERAS: Latest hot spot locations

SPEED CAMERAS: Latest hot spot locations

Speed cameras will be at the following locations across the Kirklees district this week:

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Rachel Gooday.

Spotting a new role at the RSPB

The RSPB is on the lookout for people with a passion for wildlife to join its 2017 volunteer internship programme.

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Witness to how funds are spent

Witness to how funds are spent

A worker from the IKEA store in Birstall has seen first-hand the results of the company’s annual IWitness Global Citizens programme.

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ALL CHANGE: Dewsbury Club and Institute when it was offered for sale in the 1990s, later to be taken over by Dewsbury Textile, and now to be converted into flats.

NOSTALGIA: Flat end to the life of institute

Take a close look at the picture here because soon, like many other old buildings in Dewsbury, it will be converted into flats.

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Eversleigh nursery in Dewsbury.

Nursery visit highlights safety concern

Safety concerns have led the schools watchdog to rate one site of a Dewsbury nursery as inadequate.

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Family’s plea to catch arsonists after blaze engulfs their farm

Family’s plea to catch arsonists after blaze engulfs their farm

A devastated family have appealed for the public’s help to catch arsonists after thousands of pounds worth of damage was caused when fire bugs struck at their farm .

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