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Self-taught amateur photographer Matt Lethbridge has secured a prestigious award for his skills behind the lens. Matt, 47, of Linthwaite, is a forklift instructor by day and an expert cameraman in his spare time. Matt took up landscape photography as a hobby in 2006 and less than a decade later now has letters after his name. VIEW GALLERY He has achieved a Licentiate of the Royal Photographic Society allowing him to use the initials LRPS. Matt is one of only 3,500 photographers worldwide to hold...
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A Taliban bomb-maker whose device killed Huddersfield soldier Capt Lisa Head was freed years ago in a secret political deal, a former soldier has claimed. Capt Head, 29, from Almondbury, was fatally wounded by a homemade bomb in Afghanistan in April 2011. A bomb disposal expert with 11 Explosive Ordnance Disposal Regiment, the Royal Logistic Corps, Capt Head had disabled one device when another exploded in an alleyway in Nahr-e-Saraj in Helmand province. She was flown back to the UK for treatment but died the...
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Kyle Smith took fifth place on his Honda CBR600RR at a hot and sultry Sepang circuit in Malaysia in the ninth round of the World Supersport championship. The race was won by fellow Honda rider PJ Jacobsen in his maiden World Supersport victory. Smith had never ridden the 5.543km Sepang circuit before Friday’s free practice sessions and made a good start despite a wet practice. There were tyre grip woes in qualifying, however, which restricted the 23-year-old to a third row start for the 14-lap...
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Poker player David Walker with his wife Vicki, who is hoping he turns a royal flush more than once during the big-money competition.
Newly-wed David Walker will leave his new wife at home and set his sights on a cash jackpot. The Golcar man is in with a gambling chance of winning £250,000 at the world’s biggest land-based poker tournament. And the beauty of it all is that’s he not having to foot the bill himself. David was selected as one of the contestants from the nationwide David v Goliath hunt, a UK competition to find 12 individuals whose name incorporated a variation on David, whether in the...
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Dozens of vintage vehicles parked up to celebrate Yorkshire Day. The “Cars of Yesteryear” chugged their way down to Elland town centre to remind people of the motors that used to grace the hilly roads of the Calder Valley. A host of classic old favourites were on display including Packards, Rileys, a Rolls-Royce, a Jaguar XJS, a Marcos and a 1980s MG Metro. The rally was organised by Elland Community Group. Spokesman David Mccorrie said they were trying to bring some life into the town...
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A vicious hunting knife was found by police after four men ran from a car in a dark village car park. Officers from Kirklees Rural Neighbourhood Policing Team were called to Kirkburton at about midnight on Saturday following reports of possible drug use or drug dealing. When they arrived at the car park next to the tennis and football clubs off Burton Acres Lane four males fled a parked car and scattered. Officers searched the car and found a 10-inch knife with a serated blade...
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Meltham Golf Club’s Jamie Bower’s English Amateur Championship adventure at Alwoodley ended at the semi-final stage. The 22-year-old reached the last four with an impressive quarter-final victory 3&2 over Alnmouth’s Jake Storey, who looked to be one of the form players. That sent Bower into the semi-finals against Alfie Plant, of Sundridge Park. Bower made a good start to his semi-final and was 1up after three holes. However, Plant pegged him back, only for the Meltham man to restore his one hole lead by the...
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Woman Who is Not Losing Weight
Losing weight can be extremely difficult. Studies show that only 15% of people succeed using conventional weight loss methods (1). Those who fail are more likely to seek solutions like dietary supplements and herbal medicines. One of them is called forskolin, a natural plant compound claimed to be an impressive weight loss supplement. This article takes a detailed look at forskolin and the science behind it. What is Forskolin? Forskolin is an active compound found in the roots of the Indian coleus (Coleus forskohlii), a tropical...
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'Our Cilla' is found dead at home

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Comments (0) Nation's favourite TV entertainer and singer Cilla Black has been found dead.Reports say the 72-year-old was discovered at her home in Spain. It is believed she died from natural causes.Cilla- whose real name was Priscilla White - has entertained generations of people since the 1960s. A well-known friend of The Beatles, she was said to want to 'grow old disgracefully'.She visited Kent to film a scene for Surprise Surprise - one of her many TV presenting hits, which also included Blind Date. See the...
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