Kirklees


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Kirklees

(ˌkɜːkˈliːz)
n
(Placename) a unitary authority in N England, in West Yorkshire. Pop: 391 400 (2003 est). Area: 410 sq km (158 sq miles)
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Thus it came that, on the morning of the fourth day, he called Little John to him, and told him that he could not shake the fever from him, and that he would go to his cousin, the prioress of the nunnery near Kirklees, in Yorkshire, who was a skillful leech, and he would have her open a vein in his arm and take a little blood from him, for the bettering of his health.
But there is nought in the world so easily forgot as gratitude; so, when the Prioress of Kirklees had heard how her cousin, the Earl of Huntingdon, had thrown away his earldom and gone back again to Sherwood, she was vexed to the soul, and feared lest her cousinship with him should bring the King's wrath upon her also.
Thus died Robin Hood, at Kirklees Nunnery, in fair Yorkshire, with mercy in his heart toward those that had been his undoing; for thus he showed mercy for the erring and pity for the weak through all the time of his living
A certain one sayeth that upon a stone at Kirklees is an old inscription.
One day as he rode along on horseback, near Kirklees Abbey, he was seized with so violent a rush of blood to the head that he reeled and came near falling from his saddle.
EDUCATIONAL outcomes for children in Kirklees are generally below national standards according to a new report.
A SENIOR police officer is leaving his role as "top cop" in Kirklees.
There are fears the areas around the site will be over-developed by both Kirklees and Calderdale councils and the grave's site will be lost forever.
PHILIP Hope signed up to Kirklees Council's new online account to avoid telephone queues or making a timeconsuming trip to a customer service centre.
Your chance to try cutting council budget HOW would you cut PS28m from Kirklees Council's budget?
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service have teamed up with Kirklees Council, Safer Kirklees and West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson to try to reduce deaths and serious injuries on Kirklees roads.

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