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REVEALED: The 20 patronising phrases modern dads can't stand to hear

“You’ve got him well trained” and “you’re doing that wrong” are the two phrases most guaranteed to wind dad up, according to research.

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Join in with a range of half term activities at Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Picture credit: Charlotte Graham.

Half-term activities at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

With February half term now on the near horizon, there’s plenty to entertain, come rain or shine, at Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP), with exciting events and activities in the great outdoors.

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COLUMNIST: Preparing for a big leap for my little boy

COLUMNIST: Preparing for a big leap for my little boy

Well this year started much like the last one; I went through every emotion on New Year’s Eve - happy tears fell as I reflected on the lovely things that had happened in 2017, then I sobbed about some not so happy moments.

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Fundraiser Neil Davidson survived a severe cardiac arrest when his son Oliver gave him CPR.

Meet the 'miracle man' who died for 22 minutes but was saved by hero son

Doctors and nurses on the intensive care unit where he spent a month recovering called him ‘Miracle Man’.

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COLUMN: Why asking for ‘PP’ leaves me feeling flushed!

COLUMN: Why asking for ‘PP’ leaves me feeling flushed!

What’s in name? Quite a lot, as it goes.

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Petition set up to improve the park following vandalism. A lot of the play area is being removed, FInkil Street park, Hove Edge

Vandals leaving syringes, condoms and sex toys in Calderdale park

Angry residents in Brighouse are fighting back against yobs that are trashing their local park.

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COLUMN: I’m not going potty, miracles can happen!

COLUMN: I’m not going potty, miracles can happen!

Miracles can happen; I know they can, because I have toilet trained a boy.

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Child's play for grown ups as Eureka opens up for adult only event

Eureka the National Children's Museum will be opening its doors for the first time to hold a special adults only evening.

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Kym Lockett, right, with daughter Penny

Mum's meningitis vaccine plea to students after daughter's death from the disease

A Halifax mum is encouraging young people to get their free vaccine against meningitis after her 17-year-old daughter died from the disease.

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Watch as Queensbury mum is airlifted to hospital after rope swing disaster

A Queensbury mum had to be airlifted to hospital after a decision to have a go on a swing rope nearly ended in tragedy.
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Daisy Booth

Bright colour appeal to mourners at the funeral of pioneering woman, 20

One of the first test tube babies to be born in West Yorkshire has died at the age of 20, after defying doctors who had given her just days to live as a baby.

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Shanna Newby suffered a brain hemorrhage while on holiday with her boyfriend Joe Collett his family. Pictured are sister Naiomi, Shanna Newby and Shanna's mum Karen Rawling.

Halifax family secure loan to fly ill teen back home from Cyprus

Funding has been secured to bring home a Halifax teenager after she suffered a brain haemorrhage on holiday in Cyprus

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Chinese state circus. Picture by Dan Foster

Internationally acclaimed Chinese State Circus heads to Hailfax - win tickets here

Internationally acclaimed Chinese State Circus is returning to Halifax with an  spectacularly innovative new show called Dynasty.
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Children will be forced to reply to their parents' texts

Dad creates app that forces children to text their parents back

A father was so fed up with his teenage son ignoring his messages that he created an app - to force him to text back.

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Andy Day at Lightwater Valley

CBeebies stars will add sparkle to Lightwater Valley this summer

Stomping dinosaur raps, singing, dancing and arty parties will be top of the bill when two CBeebies stars bring their fun live shows to Lightwater Valley this summer.

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Triathlon challenge in memory of mum to raise funds for Overgate

Triathlon challenge in memory of mum to raise funds for Overgate

A group of 26 people from Halifax will take on the London Triathlon tomorrow to raise money for Overgate Hospice.

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Fusilier Lee Rigby

Mother of murdered soldier hits out at lack of support from MoD

THE mother of murdered soldier Lee Rigby has criticised the Ministry of Defence, saying it failed to support her family.

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Prom season: Avoid rogue limousine operators, Calderdale parents warned

Prom season: Avoid rogue limousine operators, Calderdale parents warned

As prom season approaches the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is urging parents to check if their child’s limousine is safe and legal before booking.

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Ted Hughes.

Paintings that nearly drove me up the wall, by Ted Hughes’ daughter

AN unusual collection of 400 paintings created in as many days by the poet and artist Frieda Hughes went on display yesterday at Chichester Cathedral.

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Gary Moss with wife Carmel and children Jonathan, 11, and Natalie, 13.

Year long visa wrangle splits Halifax man’s family apart

A truck driver has been cut off from his wife and two children after returning from Australia after Home Office bureaucrats wouldn’t give his family a visa.

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