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Asian street cricket exhibition

A photography exhibition illustrating the grass roots beginnings of Asian cricket in Yorkshire will be on display at Dewsbury library for the next few weeks. The exhibition contains photographs, taken by cricket enthusiast Mohanlal Mistry, of ‘back-street’ or ‘alley’ cricket being played in West Yorkshire in the early 1990s. Where else has it been on display? It was displayed at Headlingley

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Have you heard of the twiddlemuffs?


These lesser-known creatures are in fact knitted hand muffs made from different textured wools, adorned with pockets, buttons and ribbons. They are worn to help sooth restless hands and minimise agitation. Research has found them to be very effective stimulation for people with dementia. Members of Knit and Natter group at our Library and Information Centres have been hard at

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