Daily Archives: May 4, 2016

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Huddersfield U21’s search for playoff glory

Yesterday Frankie Bunn’s young Terriers secured a place in the Professional Development League 2 playoffs with a 2-0 win over Millwall. An unusually young Huddersfield team featured six players from the under 18’s side and two from the clubs under 16’s allowing the coaching staff to show off the success of the academy. In a…

West Yorkshire police vote

By Peter Hampshire West Yorkshire residents are hitting the voting booths today to elect their new Police and Crime Commissioner. Voters must choose first and second preferences from a list of 5 candidates, each representing a different political party. With those involved with the PCC costing over £1 million in salary expenses, it is no doubt…

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Vardy backs Shaymen in quest for FA Trophy glory

By Paul Connolly Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy backs his former club FC Halifax Town in their quest for Wembley glory The video showing the striker’s support was posted on the FA Twitter account earlier today. From The Shay to the @PremierLeague title in six years.@Vardy7 is backing @FCHTOnline on #NonLeagueFinalsDay: https://t.co/pWMzfaiaUG — The FA…

The fans have their say on the Rhinos

By Declan Campbell Leeds Rhinos are currently on the back of their worst start to a Super League season in 16 years. On Friday the Rhinos will begin their defence of the Challenge cup, which was just one of their 3 honours in their treble winning season last campaign. The Rhinos will be hoping to…

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Chris Read century halts Yorkshire’s charge

By Alex Briggs Yorkshire county cricket club entered the morning of day four of their county championship tie against Nottinghamshire in a commanding position. With the hosts on 151 for 5, a flurry of early wickets would put Jason Gillespie’s side in the driving seat, and they got off to the perfect start when Samit…

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Leeds primary school children ‘Go Run for Fun’

  By Cameron Hogwood Pink shirts flooded the fields of St Theresa’s school yesterday as over 2200 brightly dressed Leeds primary school children ran in memory of the late school teacher Ann Maguire. A Catholic Primary school, in Crossgates, played host to excited children from 32 schools in Leeds as they took on the one mile…

Zero for Root on return

by Jamie Bye (Joe Root batting against Sri Lanka at Lords, June 2014) The number 1 ranked batsmen in the world failed on his return for Yorkshire cc. It’s been a long old year for Yorkshire’s finest Joe Root. Going back 12 months he and his England teammates were just about to regain the Ashes…

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Tips are a hot topic in Leeds restaurants this week

By Charlie Wainwright Restaurants and waiting staff in Leeds are awaiting results from a two-month consultation on the future for tips. It comes after Business Secretary Sajid Javid launched a consultation on Monday to ensure that in the future, tips would always reach service staff. Former waiters in Leeds shared their expereicnes Amro Elnadri, 28, up until last…

Red Kite shot and killed in Leeds

By Abigail Morrell   A protected bird of prey has been shot and killed in Leeds. The Red Kite carcass was found hanging from a tree on April 21, but the West Yorkshire police have only just released the details. Police said that the bird had been laying eggs hours before it was shot. It…

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