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17:59, 19 OCT 2017
WATCH: Russell Brand is in town! Comedian drops in at the Basement Project
Russell came to see the work the project does with recovery from addiction
Oakes performer Emily Nicholls is celebrating after winning a place at prestigious London theatre school Italia Conti
The 21-year-old now needs to fund thousands of pounds or risks losing her place at the drama school
Russell Brand's revolution, an X Factor star and an 1980s punk princess - here's three things to do in West Yorkshire tonight
Looking for a night out? Here's three ideas for Thursday fun
Millions for health help groups in West Yorkshire will aid Huddersfield public
The Big Lottery Fund announced today that a West Yorkshire partnership has received £9.8m to support people with multiple problems like homelessness, mental ill health, addiction and reoffending
St George's Hall
Messiah complex? Russell Brand to play Bradford in December
Controversial comedian and actor brings his new show to St George's Hall in December
Barry: Russell Brand and me in private
THERE’S only one thing worse than being talked about and that’s not being talked about, as Oscar Wilde once noted.
What to watch this week
TONIGHT: The Cube (ITV, 8.15pm) This game show has already enjoyed a phenomenal five series, stopping along the way to collect a Bafta award, and continues to grow in popularity even now.
Lawrence Batley Theatre
Shazia Mirza headlines four nights of ho-ho-ho hilarity in Huddersfield
HAVE I Got News For You star, Shazia Mirza (inset), is headlining a run of festive comedy nights in Huddersfield.
Books: Gervase Phinn talks about life ahead of his LBT show
DID you ever, in your wildest dreams, imagine when you married me 39 years ago that I’d be on stage?” Gervase Phinn asked his wife once during one of his live shows.
Olivia Anderson in singing finals
A TEENAGER who was born and raised in Huddersfield has reached the regional finals of a popular music competition.
Denis: Russell Brand
I AM not a fan of actor and comedian Russell Brand but I don’t understand why he was arrested for pushing an intrusive photographer out of the way as he and fiancee Katy Perry arrived at Los Angeles International Airport to catch a flight.
Barry: Shame on you BBC for Gaza broadcast decision
I WAS working on Saturday, reporting on the many goings-on of a Huddersfield weekend.
Local rail services; just one of the moans in our Letterbag
I WROTE to The Examiner a week or so ago to complain about Northern Rail’s poor service on our local service between Marsden and Huddersfield, with an increasing number of trains cancelled for no good reason.
Last Of The Summer Wine axed says producer
THE BBC is set to pull the plug on Last Of The Summer Wine.
Drivers, see the light! You have a duty of care on road
CAN I make an appeal to everyone driving these dark nights?
Festival of Light
YOU’VE sent a wonderful collection of letters to the Examiner Mailbag this month.
But you have to go right back nearly to the beginning of November to find the winner of our letter of the month prize.
Konnie names top 100 ‘green-agers’
KONNIE Huq is best known for having been the longest-serving female presenter on Blue Peter, joining the show in December 1997, before leaving in January of this year.
Trade in trafficked children for sex is ‘alive and well in Huddersfield’
I READ with interest Barry Sheerman’s comments about people trafficking (Examiner Nov 13) and his belief that it is not happening in Huddersfield.
FACEPAINTING, a sponsored singalong, men doing topless car washing, bun sales, dressing up as Pudsey Bear.
Jonathan Ross has been nominated for a British Comedy Award - despite having to pull out as host over the Andrew Sachs controversy.
Don’t burn to death - get a fire extinguisher
BEING trapped in a burning vehicle is the stuff of nightmares, a truly horrible way to lose your life.
There must surely be some limits to pushing at the boundaries
I ENJOYED reading Gemma Castle’s description of Jonathan Ross and Russell Brand and their antics (“Sympathy for the devil,” Examiner November 1).
Support the Poppy Appeal and back our forces and families
AS Mayor of Kirklees I would like to encourage your readers and the residents of Kirklees of all ages and from all communities, different ethnic and faith groups, to give their support to one of most important national commemorative events of this and any other year, Remembrance Sunday, the Poppy Appeal and the many services and ceremonies that happen on and around Remembrance Sunday.
Much ado ...
WHAT Russell Brand and Jonathan Ross did was not big and it was not clever.