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Hagg Wood shooting: Man blasted in chest in Holmfirth wood talks of his fight for life during attempted murder trial

Convicted drug dealer Neil Hazelwood from Whitefield who was kidnapped and shot.

Convicted drug dealer Neil Hazelwood, 29, was taken hostage by men who demanded two kilos of cocaine or £100,000 in September last year

Looking for a new job? Kirklees Council seeking new director for £121k a year role

Kirklees Council
Kirklees job advert for a Director for Commissioning, Public Health and Adult Social Care

20 people sign up to help run Golcar Library as Kirklees looks to make savings

Golcar Library.
First community meeting saw 30 people attend to find out options to save village library

Huddersfield woman received more than £7,000 for selling personal insurance data to car hire firm, court told

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Louise Adams was a personal injury claims consultant with Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society when she started receiving payment for providing information data about recent claims to the company

Judges throw out school worker's £50,000 compensation claim that she developed back pain from pushing around disabled girl, 7, on flat surface after just 13 days in the job

Rastrick High School
Helen Sloan, from Brighouse, had been working at 1,400-pupil Rastrick High School for only 13 days when she pulled her back whilst moving a disabled schoolgirl

New Tesco store set to open in Halifax Road, Birchencliffe

Progress of new Tesco store, Halifax Road, Birchencliffe.
Developer says it should be just weeks away from finally opening

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Convicted drug dealer Neil Hazelwood from Whitefield who was kidnapped and shot.

Hagg Wood shooting: Man blasted in chest in Holmfirth wood talks of his fight for life during attempted murder trial

Convicted drug dealer Neil Hazelwood, 29, was taken hostage by men who demanded two kilos of cocaine or £100,000 in September last year

Kirklees Council agrees to £2.5m vehicle replacement programme

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Council vehicles need replacing so Cabinet agree to funding boost and new policy

30 people sign up to help run Golcar Library as Kirklees looks to make savings

Golcar Library.
First community meeting saw 30 people attend to find out options to save village library

Looking for a new job? Kirklees Council seeking new director for £121k a year role

Kirklees Council
Kirklees job advert for a Director for Commissioning, Public Health and Adult Social Care
Sheffield Utd v Huddersfield Town, pre season friendly. Radoslaw Majewski.

Huddersfield Town's Radoslaw Majewski aims to prove he is Premier League class in season-long loan from Nottingham Forest

Style of play and No10 role suits Polish international

Match Report: Sheffield United 0-1 Huddersfield Town

Adam Hammill scored the winner for Huddersfield Town in their 1-0 win over Sheffield United updated
Adam Hammill's late goal was the difference between the two teams as Mark Robins' side bounced back to winning ways at Bramall Lane

Keeper David Stockdale moves from Brighton to Fulham having begun his football journey at Huddersfield Town

Reported £1m switch for Wakefield-Emley loanee

Radoslaw Majewski hits the ground running with cameo role in Huddersfield Town's pre-season friendly win over Sheffield United

Radoslaw Majewski impressed on his Huddersfield Town debut and set up the winner for Adam Hammill
The Pole had arrived at the John Smith's Stadium only hours prior to his debut but impressed in his brief showing

Kruise Leeming looking to build on his solid Huddersfield Giants showing

Huddersfield Giants hooker Kruise Leemings has admitted he's taken heaps of confidence from his performance against Catalan Dragons

Frenchman's birthday gift to his girlfriend - a surprise trip to watch Catalan play Huddersfield Giants

Many friendships are formed across the Channel thanks to the Catalan/Giants matches over the years

Huddersfield Giants 38 Catalan Dragons 16: Examiner match report

Dragons put to the sword as Giants look to pick up their form for play-off push
Sheffield Utd v Huddersfield Town, pre season friendly. Radoslaw Majewski.

Huddersfield Town's Radoslaw Majewski aims to prove he is Premier League class in season-long loan from Nottingham Forest

Style of play and No10 role suits Polish international

Match Report: Sheffield United 0-1 Huddersfield Town

Adam Hammill scored the winner for Huddersfield Town in their 1-0 win over Sheffield United updated
Adam Hammill's late goal was the difference between the two teams as Mark Robins' side bounced back to winning ways at Bramall Lane

FC Halifax Town snap up striker Jamie Jackson

FC Halifax Town
Long-serving keeper Phil Senior welcomes trial star on board
Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival 2013

What food stalls are planned for Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival 2014?

From a taste of the Caribbean to traditional pie and mash, there's a wealth of tasty eats to choose from

Could your furry friend bag a prize at the Mirfield Show Dog Show?

Could your prized pooch be a winner?
Check out the show categories and how to enter here

Brighouse folk singer Roger Davies sings praises of fallen servicemen and women with launch of charity single 'Wear Your Poppy With Pride'

A Brighouse folk singer is to sing the praises of fallen servicemen and women thanks to the launch of a charity single

Wesco Aircraft shares in Eurofighter spend

Clayton West-based Wesco Aircraft is among Yorkshire firms to benefit to the tune of £12.5m as suppliers to the Eurofighter Typhoon

Bluebird Care (Kirklees) sponsors charity cyclist

A home care company based in Huddersfield is sponsoring Paul Terry, who is cycling around Kirklees to raise cash for Kirkwood Hospice

Conroy Brook appoints site manager

Richard Hutchinson, site manager at Conroy Brook's Mayfield Court development at Dodworth, South Yorkshire
Brockholes developer Conroy Brook has appointed Richard Hutchionson as site manager at its new scheme in Dodworth

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Sheffield Utd v Huddersfield Town, pre season friendly. Radoslaw Majewski.

Huddersfield Town's Radoslaw Majewski aims to prove he is Premier League class in season-long loan from Nottingham Forest

Adam Hammill scored the winner for Huddersfield Town in their 1-0 win over Sheffield United updated

Match Report: Sheffield United 0-1 Huddersfield Town

Convicted drug dealer Neil Hazelwood from Whitefield who was kidnapped and shot.

Hagg Wood shooting: Man blasted in chest in Holmfirth wood talks of his fight for life during attempted murder trial

Russian President Vladimir Putin, second right, looks on as Crimean leaders, Speaker of Crimean legislature Vladimir Konstantinov, second left, Crimean Premier Sergei Aksyonov, left, and Sevastopol mayor Alexei Chalyi, right, sign a treaty for Crimea to join Russia in the Kremlin in Moscow. President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday signed a treaty to incorporate Crimea into Russia, describing the move as the restoration of historic injustice and a necessary response to what he called the Western encroachment on Russia?s vital interests.

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Mother cautioned after police rescue six-month-old baby from boiling hot car

Police remove the baby from the hot car after breaking the window to gain entry
Officers were forced to smash a window of the vehicle to rescue the infant

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