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New Sports Club for Children with Disabilities in Kirklees

A new sports club for young people with disabilities (14+)  started  on Saturday 27 October at the Deighton Sports Arena offering two hours of sports activities from 12noon -2pm. The Flame Club will offer young people aged 14 years and over … Continue reading

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Ruben meets paralympian Stephanie Millward…

  …Or should that be Stephanie Millward meets Ruben?! in his own words read all about Ruben’s day at Olympic Park: “On September 1st I went to the Aquatics Centre at the Olympic Park. I met Stephanie Millward who won two silver … Continue reading

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Torchbearer 088 Joanne Kempley makes Olympic history in Brighouse

  Huddersfield’s Joanne Kempley had the great honour of carrying the Olympic Flame in the torch relay as it passed through our region. Joanne is an accomplished swimmer with the Borough Of Kirklees swim squad and actor with Dark Horse … Continue reading

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London 2012 Torch Relay touches Huddersfield

  On Sunday 24th June 2012 the Olympic torch Relay heads to our corner of the country. Huddersfield’s very own champion swimmer for the BOK disability team, actor and inspirational young lady Joanne Kempley has the great honor of carrying … Continue reading

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Huddersfield’s Joanne Kempley to carry the Olympic torch!

  On the 24th June 2012, our very own Joanne Kempley will be carrying the Olympic torch through Brighouse! Joanne’s nomination story Joanne was born with Downs Syndrome and with a serious heart defect, requiring open heart surgery when she was … Continue reading

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