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Temple discoveries: Year 4 takes a trip to a Gurdwara to learn more about the Sikh faith

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MAKING MUSIC: Children tried their hand at traditional Sikh instruments at the temple

MAKING MUSIC: Children tried their hand at traditional Sikh instruments at the temple

A primary school in Brighouse has taken their religious education a step further by stepping outside of the classroom to visit a temple in order to learn more about different faiths.

Year 4 students from Woodhouse Primary school in Brighouse visited the Gurdwara Singh Sabha to learn about Sikhism.

WATCHING ON: Classmates sit down to witness how Sikhs worship

WATCHING ON: Classmates sit down to witness how Sikhs worship

The children’s tour guide, Manjit Kaur, explained all about the 5Ks, meditated with the children, showed the children the prayer room and explained to the group of enthralled youngsters how they look after the Guru Granth Sahib.

Manjit also played music for the children, allowed the students to play traditional Sikh instruments and taught them how to tie a turban. The children loved having a go at tying a turban in small groups.

TOUR GUIDE: Manjit Kaur looked after the children during their visit

TOUR GUIDE: Manjit Kaur looked after the children during their visit

Eight-year-old Radha said: “I enjoyed learning about the Guru Granth Sahib and our guide was really friendly. He said everybody was welcome.”

Milan, also eight, said: “I liked the meditation session and I would like to do it more often.”

Reece, eight, added: “I enjoyed listening to the music that the guide played for us.”

FUN AND GAMES: The students tried on different coloured turbans

FUN AND GAMES: The students tried on different coloured turbans

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Town Hall Dental

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Town Hall Dental has been operating out of Brighouse for the past 18 months and one thing is for sure, local residents have never been so happy to show off their glowing smiles.

The award-winning practice, which has several treatment rooms and its own laboratory on site, has quickly established itself as an industry leader, set inside the 19th century former Town Hall building.

Get the six month smile

Get the six month smile

As a specialist periodontal and implant referral centre, Town Hall Dental are able to cater for every person, whether it just be a routine check-up or utilising some of the latest orthodontic techniques.

Do your teeth cause you confidence problems or social anxiety? Well treatment to cure crooked teeth has never been so easy to access and so fast to see results.

The ‘Six Month Smile’ is a type of invisible braces which can help you achieve the smile of your dreams within half a year.

Developed in America, the treatment has already proved to be a huge hit in the States and the team at Town Hall Dental, at this side of the Atlantic, have also seen the amazing effects begin to transform lives.

Dr Imran Rangzeb is one of the most experienced dentists in the UK for working on the Six Month Smiles, and has overseen the procedure on tens of happy clients.

The invisible brace system uses very fine brackets and tooth-coloured wires to ease teeth in the desired direction, concentrating on the front of your mouth to ensure your pearly whites are aligned perfectly for all to see.

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There are no bulky and uncomfortable standard braces to wear for long periods making the ‘Six Month Smile’ the number one solution for self-conscious clients.

Sometimes one treatment is simply not enough, yet don’t despair, every mouth has the potential to home the perfect smile, and the team at Town Hall Dental are dedicated to living up to this theory.

Dr Syed Abad and Dr Imran Rangzeb have decades of experience between them, with the prior a Specialist Periodontist who has extensive experience in the treatment of advanced gum disease, with specific expertise in both conventional and regenerative surgery.

Principal Dentist, Dr Rangzeb, works alongside his fellow professional in managing the restorative aspects of all cases providing a complete range of restorative and prosthetic options.

Between them, there is no set of teeth which cannot be treated, with even the most tricky biological and mechanical implant complications overcome.

Remember, June is the start of the Six Month Smile, so why not call in to Town Hall Dental today and get your pearly whites ready for summer, with a free consultation.

 

Town Hall Dental
The Old Town Hall,  Thornton Square,
Brighouse, HD6 1EB

Tel: 01484 723 788
www.townhalldental.co.uk
info@townhalldental.co.uk

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Wrestling a thief

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A Brighouse restaurateur was just one of West Yorkshire’s residents who were awarded for their courage at a recent police awards ceremony which commended our everyday heroes.

Ali Kurnaz, 39, from Brighouse, was awarded a Chief Constable’s Commendation after he tackled a would-be-thief following a mile long chase through the town centre.

After seeing a 79-year-old woman ‘wrestled’ to the floor by a man who snatched away her handbag, the local resident took it upon himself to bring the assailant to justice.

AWARDED: Restaurateur, Ali Kurnaz, was awarded a special accolade after chasing a would-be-thief through Brighouse after seeing him snatch an elderly woman’s handbag

AWARDED: Restaurateur, Ali Kurnaz, was awarded a special accolade after chasing a would-be-thief through Brighouse after seeing him snatch an elderly woman’s handbag

“I just remember standing outside the restaurant following the dinner rush and seeing this man struggling with an old lady across the road,” he explained.

“I wasn’t willing to stand for it and so gave chase to him for about a mile through Brighouse before finally tackling him near the canal and calling the police.

“I didn’t do it for a reward but because I believe it is very important that we stand up for people in these situations and show our true colours. The poor woman could have been severely injured the way she was just thrown to the ground and it really made me angry to see it.”

Mr Kurnaz, who runs Meze Restaurant in the town centre, was not present at the awards ceremony but will receive his accolade, a signed certificate from the Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police, Mark Gilmore, through the post.

He added: “It is obviously nice to be recognised by the police but I have to say it is nicer seeing the lady (who was involved in the attempted theft) walking around, she has even called in here a couple of times.”

As well as Mr Kurnaz, a number of other ‘community champions’ were awarded for their selfless efforts.

In another astonishing act of bravery, Bradford resident, Imran Hussain, followed a vehicle which he had earlier seen hit a pedestrian on Great Horton Road and drive off from the scene.

AWARD: Imran Hussain, a taxi driver who tracked down the guilty party of a hit and run incident, was not able to attend the ceremony but was mentioned by Mark Gilmore, Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police (left)

AWARD: Imran Hussain, a taxi driver who tracked down the guilty party of a hit and run incident, was not able to attend the ceremony but was mentioned by Mark Gilmore, Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police (left)

Finding the car around three miles from the incident, Mr Hussain, a local taxi driver, confronted the three male suspects and demanded they return to the scene of the crime and take responsibility for their actions.

Unfortunately, the injured man died from his injuries but, as a direct consequence of the Bradford resident’s actions, the driver of the offending vehicle was convicted of several offences and received eight years imprisonment.

The awards ceremony was setup to reward members of the public who had gone above and beyond their civic and professional duty, showing courage and heroism in challenging situations.

In total, more than 30 awards were issued out to members of the public and the police force by Mark Gilmore, Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police and Mark Burns-Williamson, Police and Crime Commissioner.

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