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20:54, 12 JUL 2013
Denis: JK Rowling is a name to conjure with
I WAS intrigued to read how many people had changed their name by deed poll this year.
Festival of Light
Festival of Light: Events throughout Huddersfield all day Saturday
THE Festival of Light is not just confined to the spectacle in St George’s Square.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows' Arthur Weasley used to live on a canal boat in Marsden!
HARRY POTTER actor Mark Williams spent part of his early career aboard a Huddersfield canal boat – and now the star is travelling the world to promote the latest blockbuster.
Bloomsbury lifted by Booker Prize victory
BOOK publisher Bloomsbury hailed “resilient” second half trading – as it toasted the success of this week’s Man Booker Prize for Howard Jacobson novel The Finkler Question.
Stephen Jackson: 40 not out – A Harry Potter feast for my birthday
I’M back from a rather lavish weekend in London, celebrating my 40th birthday with friends and family.
Amazon unwraps Christmas profits boosts
THE UK boss of retail giant Amazon today predicted further strong growth this year as cautious shoppers hunt out the best bargains online.
Cinema fans hit target
THE UK’s second biggest cinema group, Cineworld, has said prospects for the rest of 2009 are looking up thanks to blockbusters such Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince.
Barry: Speak out against anti-social behaviour, Leeds bleach-throwing
DO you ever read a crime report and think: “That could have been me”?
Boy held in bleach case
A 16-YEAR-OLD boy was remanded in custody in connection with a bleach attack on a woman who asked a group of youths to be quiet in a cinema.
Wilf: The great tie cover-up revealed
APPARENTLY some pupils are protesting against the new clip-on ties.
Fashion and beauty: Scholes youngsters hit the fashion catwalk
Small children often have big imaginations and EMMA DAVISON found plenty of proof of that when she was invited to Scholes to see a fashion show with a difference.
Harry Potter fancy-dress showing at Elland cinema
WITCHES and wizards will take over an Elland cinema for a special charity showing of the latest Harry Potter film.
SHINE: Castle Hill schoolboy is a top tap dancer
HE’S got the moves.
Brighouse firm to hold third annual monkey bike charity ride for Yorkshire Air Ambulance.
RIDERS will get back on their bikes again this year for an annual motorcycle challenge run by a Brighouse firm.
Cannes Film Festival
Shelley film director wins award with debut flick
A SHELLEY film director has won an award for his debut flick.
Bloomsbury reports rise in return of unsold books from retailers
BOOK publisher Bloomsbury offered a mixed view on trading amid higher UK book returns and a “cooling” in the German market.
Denis: A vision of loveliness
AUDREY Hepburn, once voted the most beautiful woman of all time, wore a big dark pair in Breakfast at Tiffany’s.
Weak pound boosts earnings for Amazon
ONLINE retailer Amazon UK reported a surge in exports as consumers in continental Europe took advantage of the weak pound.
Yes man (Cert 12)
£19.99/ £26.99 Blu-ray
New York brought to life through art at David Cowden exhibition at AC Gallery in HuddersfieldNew York brought to life through art at David Cowden exhibition at AC Gallery in Huddersfield
DYSLEXIC David Cowden has never been to New York, but his mainly monochrome pastel work in his first exhibition at the AC Gallery on Byram Street is wonderfully evocative of the famous city.
Has Harry Potter revived the magic of reading? Vote on line now until 8.30pm at....
Libraries' most read of 2008
HE’S been around for quite a while now.
Film review: Twilight
STEPHENIE Meyer’s best-selling Twilight novels, a series of teen fantasies in which vampires and mortals live side by side, have become one of the biggest publishing phenomena since Harry Potter.
Denis: Techie glitch put me on back foot
I AM not the most computer literate of people, even though I use one every day.