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Hampshire v Yorkshire - The Verdict: Gary Ballance excels to rescue draw for Yorkshire

MUCH more of this and it might be playfully suggested that there is a case for appointing Gary Ballance as the specialist captain of the England Test side.

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Police are warning drugs users about the "deadly" batches.

Police fear dealers are 'deliberately contaminating' deadly Yorkshire heroin batches

Heroin users are again being warned about deadly batches of the drug being circulated in Yorkshire that police fear dealers are "deliberately contaminating" with substances which could be 200 times more potent.

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Halifax Vandals celebrate their Yorkshire Three title triumph with win at Castleford, April 2017

Vandals’ unlikely title triumph

Halifax Vandals were crowned Yorkshire Three champions when they eased to a 19-3 victory away to a robust and dogged Castleford side determined to spoil the party.

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Tom Watson

Labour deputy leader Tom Watson visits Halifax as general election campaign kicks off

LABOUR DEPUTY leader Tom Watson believes the party’s promise on pensions could help win back Ukip voters in key seats in Yorkshire.

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A scene from war-torn Syria, where Ghulam Hussain hoped to fight for Daesh.

Batley man admits attempt to fight for Daesh in Syria

A Batley man who bought plane tickets to travel to Syria so he could he fight for Daesh has admitted two terrorism offences.

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Joshua Fenton-Glynn.

Councillor prepares to run again in Calder Valley

CALDERDALE councillor Joshua Fenton-Glynn has signalled he wants to stand again as Labour’s candidate in the Calder Valley seat.

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Jay Hutton, Alice Perrin and Steven Porter of E4's Tattoo Fixers.

E4’s Tattoo Fixers looking for ink disasters

Do you have an embarrassing tattoo? Well you could be in luck as Channel 4’s Tattoo Fixers are looking for people to appear on the show.

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Yorkshire Rose award winner,  Sally Wainwright.
Yorkshire Women of Achievement Awards 2015.  Picture Bruce Rollinson  15 May 2015.

Happy Valley writer Sally Wainwright adds another award to her haul

Sally Wainwright scooped another award at the British Academy Television Craft Awards.

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Traffic alert: Delays on M62 near Brighouse after several vehicles involved in crash

Traffic alert: Delays on M62 near Brighouse after several vehicles involved in crash

Emergency services are at the scene of a crash on the M62 in West Yorkshire.
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Could Woolworths be set to return to Calderdale?

Could Woolworths be set to return to Calderdale?

Woolworths, which had stores in Halifax and Brighouse, could be set to make a comeback to the high street almost 10 years since the retailer shut its doors after collapsing.

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Tower block flats at Mixenden.
From the front, Jumples Court, Mixenden Court and Wheatley Court.

Man’s body found outside block of flats in Halifax

Police were called to a block of flats in Halifax on Friday to a report of a sudden death,.

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WHO WILL PREVAIL? Hampshire's Jimmy Adams or Yorkshire captain, Gary Ballance.

As it Happened - How Yorkshire ground out a draw at Hampshire - The Story of Day Four

YORKSHIRE earned themselves a draw against Hampshire after fighting back from a bad first innings with the bat at the Ageas Bowl.

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FC Halifax Town chairman David Bosomworth at the Shay, Halifax

‘Violence at Town games has to stop’

‘Sickening’ violence at FC Halifax Town matches must stop before someone is killed, said the club’s chairman in a desperate plea to fans.

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Obesity causes more deaths than smoking

Obesity causes more deaths than smoking

Obesity now causes more premature deaths than smoking, suggests new research.

Health 1
The Tour de Yorkshire is a free show like no other

Tour de Yorkshire preview: What you need to know about this weekend’s big event

THE Tour de Yorkshire will be an opportunity for Yorkshire’s local communities to present themselves and the county to the world as never before, the chief executive of Welcome to Yorkshire says.

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Police called after Halifax assault

Police were called to Halifax town centre this morning following reports of a man being assaulted.

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Ed Rogers, 29, Director at Bristol Braille Tech with the Canute E-Reader, SWNS

VIDEO: Tech company invents ‘Kindle for the blind’

A technology company is hoping to bring braille back from decline after inventing the first ‘Kindle for the blind’.

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Yorkshire weather: A chilly week ahead

Yorkshire weather: A chilly week ahead

Temperatures will fall dramatically in Yorkshire this week - and snow is even predicted.

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Todmorden man dies after motorcycle crash

Todmorden man dies after motorcycle crash

A motorcyclist has died following an accident involving two cars, despite the best efforts of passers-by to save him.

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Men who tell sexist or homophobic jokes suffer from low self esteem

Men who tell sexist or homophobic jokes suffer from low self esteem

Men who make sexist and homophobic jokes suffer low self-esteem and are trying to boost their manliness, a study has found.

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