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1) The biggest music store you’ve never heard of, Vinyl Tap, opens Huddersfield shop

IT’S the biggest music store you’ve never heard of – and it’s right here in Huddersfield.

Hidden away in a converted Victorian building in Linthwaite is Vinyl Tap, which is arguably Britain’s largest vinyl records dealer.

Every month the business, founded 26 years ago by Huddersfield-based record collector Tony Boothroyd, buys and sells thousands of records in countries around the world.

2) Travellers to be evicted from Cambridge Road Car Park

TRAVELLERS have been told to leave a Huddersfield car park by tomorrow.

Bailiffs yesterday ordered the group to leave Cambridge Road Car Park – with taxpayers likely to be hit with an £800 bill for the eviction.

Travellers in four caravans and three wagons moved on to the site near the town centre eight days ago.

Kirklees Council, which owns the car park, is trying to get the group removed.

3) Unfed Huddersfield tot died after drinking poisonous plant food mum used to grow cannabis, court hears

A HUDDERSFIELD two-year-old from died after drinking poisonous plant food his mother was using to grow cannabis in Yorkshire, a court has heard.

Lauren Booth, 24, was allegedly growing the drug in her home in Norris Close, Almondbury, and the court heard she was asleep when her son Aaron drank the toxic liquid just after midday on November 6, 2010.

Aaron had not been fed that day and was probably extremely hungry and thirsty when he drank the pH Up brand plant food, commonly used in hydroponic growing, Bradford Crown Court was told.

4) Grieving family of Trevor Dawson backs Kirklees safety campaign

THE family of a decorator who died after falling from a ladder in Huddersfield today backed new safety measures.

Relatives of Trevor Dawson threw their weight behind a new safety blitz aimed at reducing death and injury on building sites.

In a week-long drive from today, inspectors from the Health & Safety Executive will be visiting sites in Kirklees and Wakefield where refurbishment or repair works are being carried out.

5) Top TV role in BBC1 drama Prisoners’ Wives for former University of Huddersfield student Natalie Gavin

ACTRESS Natalie Gavin gets her first starring role on primetime TV tonight.

But the University of Huddersfield graduate wonders how people will receive her role as a drug-dealing mum.

Natalie is one of the stars of the new BBC1 drama Prisoners’ Wives that is pulling in millions of viewers.

She takes the part of Lou in tonight’s episode which goes out at 9pm.

 

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