Work on new Rastrick fire station taking shape

Station to be operational in spring 2015

New £1.5m West Yorkshire Police team to help investigate child sex cases

£1.5m for new safeguarding squad

Huddersfield Town 0 Birmingham City 1: Match analysis

A review of the Championship clash at the John Smith's Stadium

Transport chairman hits out at plans to raise bus fares in Huddersfield and West Yorkshire

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A transport chief has hit out at plans to raise bus fares in Huddersfield and the rest of West Yorkshire

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New campaign to save Holmfirth Library as council budget cuts loom

Appeal to public to get involved

Postman Jason Lee talks of dog attack which left him scarred for life

New ban on mail deliveries in Meltham

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£1.5m for new safeguarding squad

Hard work and endeavour paid off says Birmingham City boss after win at Huddersfield Town

The West Midlands club are on the up under their new manager

Jose Mourinho sensible to play down Chelsea's chance of winning four trophies this season says Huddersfield Town legend Andy Booth

Stamford Bridge side have a good chance though

Huddersfield Town 0 Birmingham City 1: Match analysis

A review of the Championship clash at the John Smith's Stadium

Hard work is way forward says Conor Coady as Huddersfield Town prepare for Rotherham United test

The midfielder says the players were bitterly disappointed by a second successive defeat
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Huddersfield Giants earn their Christmas break

Players will have time off before the start of the Super League season

Weather fails to dampen Huddersfield Giants' spirits

Coach Paul Anderson on the training field
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Huddersfield Giants taking advantage of Under 19s to improve their Super League defence

Conceding less points is a big target for Giants coach Paul Anderson

Holmfirth Badminton Club juniors enjoy another productive year

Honley and Colne Valley High players in tonic

Hard work and endeavour paid off says Birmingham City boss after win at Huddersfield Town

The West Midlands club are on the up under their new manager

Jose Mourinho sensible to play down Chelsea's chance of winning four trophies this season says Huddersfield Town legend Andy Booth

Stamford Bridge side have a good chance though

Live review: Alabama 3 at Holmfirth Picturedrome

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Halloween meeting for Knuckle

There are not many bands who would admit that their first gig was almost their last

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We want to showcase the work of amateur photographers with their finest shots - this week we feature Anna Christensen

Boss of Brighouse firm Quickslide shares delight after winning national prize

Adrian Barraclough, chairman of Quickslide Ltd in Brighouse has presented awards to all 100 employees after winning a national trophy

600 UK Ltd hosts EEF growth forum launch

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Wellhouse Leisure takes Ford Terrier to Turkey

David Elliott and Layne Stuart travelled 4,500 miles to show off the Ford Terrier campervan to workers at a Ford plant in Turkey

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