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This is shocking- My colleague Dave Himelfield has found out that people living in Huddersfield’s wealthiest areas will have on average 18 years more good health than those in the poorest.


Hi everyone, I’ll be with you for the next couple of hours. You’ve just seen the last ever blog post from Linda Whitwam, who very sadly will be leaving us today


That’s all from me today - and tomorrow...and the day after.


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The lounge of Dalton Grange, Bradley Mills Road, Huddersfield.

WEATHER: It should stay dry all day today with top temps of 10 degrees.


TRAVEL UPDATE: A62 Leeds road clear from A644 Huddersfield road (Three Nuns Junction) to A644 Wakefield Road (Cooper Bridge Roundabout).


HTAFC: Jamie Paterson is pulling out all the stops in training.

Jamie Paterson opens the scoring for Huddersfield against Reading.

A man opened his curtains to find a cow on his sun terrace.....honest!

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The cow is winched off the roof

Did you know your postcode can affect how long you live?

All local fire stations are reporting a quiet night.

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