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Local Historical Murder Re-investigated

Wednesday 28 February at 9:15 BBC 1 – Murder, Mystery and My Family Top criminal barristers Sasha Wass and Jeremy Dein reinvestigate the historic murders of two policemen, and the mysterious case, conviction and execution of Alfred Moore. Huddersfield, 1951. Two policemen are shot dead in cold blood while staking out the farmhouse of suspected burglar Alfred Moore. Now, nearly 65 years later, Moore’s daughter Bronwyne is convinced of her father’s innocence and teams up with Jeremy and Sasha to investigate the case. With no murder weapon and a number of other suspects in the frame, notably a local gangster, Jeremy and Sasha have some serious concerns over the conviction. But will it be enough to clear the family name?...

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Yetton Hub – 2018 Events Programme

Our printed programme (including speakers) will be delivered with the next issue of Yetton News in late February 2018 and will also be available at Kirkheaton Community Centre.  Hope you can join us for something you find of interest.  Please book early to avoid disappointment.  Give Bev a call for more information and to...

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Vandals strike again at Community Centre

Vandals have trashed our daffodils (in full bloom) from our flower containers and thrown them at the building door and window, making a huge mess.  This is criminal damage which has been reported to West Yorkshire police.  If anyone has information that might lead to the identification of the culprits, please contact Bev on 07708 999 728 so any information can be reported under the police crime...

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Time for a Cuppa – Raised £700 for Dementia UK

Congratulations to Jean Broscombe who hosted ‘Time for a Cuppa’ event at Kirkheaton Community Centre on Friday afternoon 3 March.  Jean’s husband was diagnosed with dementia 6 years ago and during this time, she was fortunate in getting help from the Admiral Nurses. So Jean recruited some of her friends to help put on the event.  It was very well supported, where people gave donations for a cuppa and cake. Jean managed to raise the staggering amount of £700 in just two hours (which will be match funded and most of it gift aided) –...

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Kirkheaton’s 10th Arts Festival

News Release from Kirkheaton Parish Church, Church Lane, Kirkheaton Calling all local artists – help make Kirkheaton’s 10th Arts Festival even bigger Kirkheaton’s Arts Festival is now in its tenth year, and the hope is to make it the biggest and best yet.  The Festival takes place over the May Bank Holiday weekend, 28th – 30th May, running alongside the historic ‘Yetton Rant.’ Any  local artist is able to exhibit their work for free, whether painting, photography, sculpture, quilts, embroidery, wooden models, indeed any art form. Local musicians are also invited to perform. ‘We are looking for something really special this year,’ says the Rector, the Revd Richard Steel. ‘We’ve had such a good response in past years that we are sure it will be another great event but being the 10th one we hope for an exceptional range of exhibits.’ The Festival regularly attracts over 700 people across the weekend Items are exhibited alongside work from local schools and art created by residents and staff of Kirkwood Hospice. ‘We’d love to see 1000 people come this year,’ adds Mr Steel, ‘and to find new artists to take part. We have often been the first place where people have exhibited or performed and we hope to have new artists with us again.’ ‘This festival is all about encouraging and celebrating local creativity, so please do spread the word.’ Anyone who lives in...

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Calendar

Sep
24
Mon
Art Class @ Kirkheaton Community Centre
Sep 24 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Mindfulness Meditation Sessions @ Kirkheaton Community Centre
Sep 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Sep
25
Tue
Hatha Yoga @ Kirkheaton Community Centre
Sep 25 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Tai Chi @ Kirkheaton Community Centre
Sep 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
AAA awareness session for men 60+ @ Kirkheaton Community Centre
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Abdominal Aorta aneurysm (AAA) is a sudden killer. Men in their sixties + are most at risks. Find out more about it and the screening programme set up to combat it.

Yetton Together Forum Meeting & 200 Club Draw @ Kirkheaton Community Centre
Sep 25 @ 7:30 pm

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