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Sir Patrick Stewart shows wife around hometown

Sir Patrick Stewart has been in Huddersfield today to name a train after the town's football club where he is director of the Academy.

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He took time out to revisit the house where he grew up and says it was important for him to show his wife, who is from Nevada, his hometown:

Hannah Cockroft delighted with honorary degree

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She spoke to ITV Calendar after the ceremony:

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Sir Patrick Stewart in Huddersfield to name train

Yorkshire actor Sir Patrick Stewart has been in Huddersfield to name a train at the town's station.

Sir Patrick Stewart in Huddersfield
Sir Patrick Stewart in Huddersfield

Sir Patrick is Huddersfield Town's Academy President and will name the new locomotive "Huddersfield Town" after the club he supports.

Speaking to the crowd he complained about the bright sunshine, saying if he could control the weather like Halle Berry he would bring about a "light drizzle."

Patrick Stewart in Huddersfield
Patrick Stewart in Huddersfield
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