Doctors and safety chiefs urge Huddersfield residents to not clog up A&E on Christmas Day

Inappropriate calls on December 25 have included man with hiccups and woman with earache

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

New ban on mail deliveries in Meltham

Council forced to offer £9m discount on council house sales in two years - and there's nothing they can do about it

Right to Buy has seen massive discounts offered on house sales

New campaign to save Holmfirth Library as council budget cuts loom

Appeal to public to get involved

Fresh police appeal after New Mill accident leaves man in serious condition

Police made a further appeal for witnesses after an elderly man was badly hurt in New Mill

Watch: Hundreds queue up to meet X Factor boy band Union J at signing at Waterloo Morrisons in Huddersfield

Some fans had been waiting since 7am to meet the stars and get their copy of their new album, You Got It All, signed

Free Boxing Day and New Year's Day buses to return to help Kirklees residents get around

The two buses on Boxing Day will be put on by Kirklees Green Party and Scholes man, Roger Batley

Jewellery raiders hit Beaverbrooks Huddersfield and make-off with £150k haul of designer watches

Detectives are now investigating the burglary which happened on Sunday night

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

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  • NEWS: Huddersfield Chess Club hope to return to winning ways in the Calderdale league this evening as they travel to Belgrave in what should be a comfortable away win.

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  • NEWS: Work on a fire station is taking shape.

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  • NEWS: The Rising Sun pub at Golcar is under threat from from Tesco who want to develop it as one of their stores. A planning application has been submitted and will be heard next year at a date to be fixed.

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  • NEWS: The start and finish lines have been announced for the first ever Tour de Yorkshire international cycle race.

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Jewellery raiders hit Beaverbrooks Huddersfield and make-off with £150k haul of designer watches

Detectives are now investigating the burglary which happened on Sunday night

Jewellery raiders hit Beaverbrooks Huddersfield and make-off with £150k haul of designer watches

Detectives are now investigating the burglary which happened on Sunday night

Doctors and safety chiefs urge Huddersfield residents to not clog up A&E on Christmas Day

Inappropriate calls on December 25 have included man with hiccups and woman with earache

Free Boxing Day and New Year's Day buses to return to help Kirklees residents get around

The two buses on Boxing Day will be put on by Kirklees Green Party and Scholes man, Roger Batley

WATCH: Match action from Huddersfield Town's disappointing 1-0 defeat to Birmingham City

The Terriers suffered their second defeat on the spin

Championship paper talk: Fulham striker determined to repay lofty price tag after rubbishing exit talk as Birmingham move to tie down keeper

Fulham striker Ross McCormack has vowed to repay his lofty price tag to the Cottagers
Check out a summary of the latest headlines from around the division

We must have a more positive approach from Huddersfield Town players and management say supporters ahead of Boxing Day trip to Rotherham

Urgency, energy and passion needed to produce right results

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

Huddersfield Giants earn their Christmas break

Greg Brown
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
It's business as usual in the countdown to the 2015 Super League season

Shelley Juniors end Deighton's impressive run

Victors hit six in RCD League's Under 17 section

WATCH: Match action from Huddersfield Town's disappointing 1-0 defeat to Birmingham City

The Terriers suffered their second defeat on the spin

AFC Emley stunned by home defeat

Yorkshire Amateur grab three points from raid on the Welfare Ground

Live review: Alabama 3 at Holmfirth Picturedrome

The Alabama 3 are not from Alabama and there is not 3 of them

Halloween meeting for Knuckle

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

The Big Picture: Anna Christensen's unusual shots from around the UK

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

Manufacturers in Kirklees are set to benefit from the EEF's new Yorkshire & Humber Growth Forum

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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Shelley Juniors end Deighton's impressive run

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Free Boxing Day and New Year's Day buses to return to help Kirklees residents get around

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