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Barkisland beaten at Delph

Barkisland gave Delph and Dobcross a run for their money but the sides finished Sunday bottom and top respectively of the Huddersfield League’s Premiership.

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Are UK pollsters headed for another embarrassing election?

Are UK pollsters headed for another embarrassing election?

Following the political surprises of 2015 and 2016, there has been much reflection and debate on the accuracy of the polls in the run-up to the impending snap-election of 2017.

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Lincoln United v. Sheffield Fc ... Vill Powell (right) celebrates Sheffield's fourth goal with Ash Worsfold.

Powell is new Brighouse boss

Vill Powell, a former strike partner of Jamie Vardy at Stocksbridge Steels, is the new manager of Brighouse Town.

Football
People should 'fight their instincts' and FLOAT

New life-saving advice says floating, not swimming, could prevent drowning in cold water

People should ‘fight their instincts’ and FLOAT rather than try to swim if they fall into water, according to new advice from the RNLI.

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20th October 2013
Pictured Hannah Cockroft at Yorkshire Marathon

Picture by Gerard Binks.

Hannah’s record run goes on

Halifax’s Hannah Cockroft rattled up her third world record in four days in Switzerland yesterday.

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Two superb ensembles make one great concert

Two superb ensembles make one great concert

Two of Yorkshire’s finest musical ensembles will be joining forces at Huddersfield Town Hall in a few weeks time for a Brass and Voice Spectacular.

Music
Run, hide, tell... police instructions on what to do during a firearms attack.

WATCH: What you should do during a terrorist attack

This police video gives instructions on how to stay safe during a terrorist attack involving firearms and other weapons.

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Actions from the game Northowram Fields v Birstall - cricket at Northowram
Pictured is Ben Burkill

Burkill knocks Bridge off top

Cullingworth beat Sowerby Bridge by 89 runs to replace their visitors at the top of the Halifax League’s first division.

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Actions from Mytholmroyd v SBCI, at Mytholmroyd. Pictured is Simon Wood

Nine-wicket Dyson sinks champs

A stunning bowling display from Liam Dyson helped Oxenhope inflict a shock first defeat of the season on Halifax League champions Booth yesterday.

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Members of the Mixenden United team from the left are, 

 BACK:-Martin Juliff, Jamie Lesley, Andy Greenwood, 
            Richard Stock, Robin Miles, Stuart Sinclair, Nicky
            Hirst and Phillip Brass.

FRONT:-Dan Johnson, Craig Hodgson, Martin
              Woodhouse, Chris Woodhouse, Noel McGurk
              and Mark Cahill.

Six bid to join Halifax AFL

Warley Rangers have withdrawn from the Haslem-Sheppard Halifax AFL but there could be six new teams for the 2017-18 campaign.

Football
Heavy downpours on Saturday caused localised flooding in parts of Yorkshire.

Bank Holiday weather: More thunderstorms could strike Yorkshire

Things are cooling down after the blistering hot sunshine pushed temperatures close to 30C on Saturday.
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Actions from Elland v Lascelles Hall, at Elland CC. Pictured is Peter Dobson

Amazing innings sinks holders

Wood Cup holders Walsden were sensationally knocked out of this year’s competition in the first round by division-lower visitors Royton yesterday.

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Nurses in tears after 20 home visits in a shift

Nurses in tears after 20 home visits in a shift

Overworked nurses were in tears during a visit by government inspectors to a shortstaffed community health provider.

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Lightning strikes over Poole harbour in Dorset as thunderstorms swept across parts of south west England after much of the country basked in sunshine and clear skies for the last few days. The storm is now heading north.

Yorkshire weather: Storms on their way as Met Office issues second warning

Heavy rain and lightning are expected to hit Yorkshire this afternoon as the Met Office issued a second warning of thunderstorms across the county.
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Jimmy Carr is appearing at Hull City Hall tonight, Friday, at 8pm.

Jimmy Carr-ies on joking

With a vast repertoire and lightning-sharp delivery, prolific joke -teller Jimmy Carr returns to Bradford with his ‘Greatest Hits’ tour on Sunday, June 11.

Theatre and Comedy
Courteeners head for the Victoria

Courteeners head for the Victoria

Mega group Courteeners - one of the first bands to be announced for the Glastonbury Festival this year - are warming up for a huge sell-out gig at Manchester United’s Old Trafford stadium with two dates - one of them at the Victoria Theatre, Halifax next Tuesday (May 23).

Music
Volunteers help with planting outside the police station

Incredible Edible: Cop an incredible look at these top volunteers

Gone are the three big green beds which were difficult to work on and pick from. In their place are seven smart, new, easy to reach planters.

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Five pairs of tickets to win

Five pairs of tickets to win

England’s largest learning disability theatre company take critically acclaimed show CONTAINED to Square Chapel Arts Centre on June 8 and 9.

Theatre and Comedy
ELECTION 2017: Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

ELECTION 2017: Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

The 2015 general election left the Liberal Democrats on a precipice. The party was reduced to just eight MPs, a much shrunken local government base, and had been dethroned from its traditional position as the third party of British politics.

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