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Patients at Mirfield Health Centre struggle to get appointments - complaining slots are filled in SIX minutes

Mirfield Health Centre in Doctor Lane, Mirfield

People complain of jammed lines and appointments being snapped up within SIX minutes

50/50 chance of getting NHS hospital appointment, Huddersfield health chiefs admit

Calderdale and Huddersfield hospital chiefs move to improve availability

Huddersfield man who fathered three children with own daughter has sentence doubled after appeal

Prison bars crime jail
Perverted father gets longer jail term over sex with daughter

Communities rally round to save Kirklees libraries from closure

Meeting in Golcar on Monday for villagers interested in saving the library

Do you fancy a residence among the graves? Lodge in Edgerton Cemetery goes up for sale at auction

Guide price is £75,000-£95,000

Driver Mohammad Jahngir who led police on a 90mph chase through Huddersfield is jailed for 26 weeks

Kirklees Magistrates Court in Huddersfield.
Mohammad Jahngir ignored red lights and crashed the car - fleeing the moving vehicle with passngers still inside

Live Breaking News

  • NATIONAL: The UK's economic is now back on track but not everyone is feeling the effects of the recovery.

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  • It's not this weekend... but its worth waiting for. The Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival has unveiled it culinary delights. And The Voice singer Georgia Harrup will also be putting in an appearance. See link here.

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  • TRAFFIC: One lane closed due to roadworks and temporary traffic lights on A638 Aldams Road near B6409 Wilton Street.
    Until 3rd August.

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  • COUNCIL: MP Barry Sheerman writes to Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt complaining about plans for cuts. See story here.

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  • Still fairly quiet out and about today. Just checking and the roads seem clear.

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  • Police: Just a warning from West Yorkshire Police about animals being left in cars in the warm weather. Common sense you may think but doesn't hurt to reinforce the message.

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  • POLICE: Driver Mohammad Jahngir who led police on a 90mph chase through Huddersfield is jailed for 26 weeks. See full story.

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  • Just looking at top stories and shocked by this one. A Huddersfield man fathered three children with his own daughter. His sentence has now been doubled. See the story here.

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  • Good morning Huddersfield. Sorry for the delay. Hope you are looking forward to the weekend. I will check the latest for you now.

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  • Weather: Another hot sunny day today.

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  • Hello and welcome to the Huddersfield Daily Examiner's live blog on Friday July 25.

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50/50 chance of getting NHS hospital appointment, Huddersfield health chiefs admit

Calderdale and Huddersfield hospital chiefs move to improve availability

50/50 chance of getting NHS hospital appointment, Huddersfield health chiefs admit

Calderdale and Huddersfield hospital chiefs move to improve availability

Bloomin' marvellous! Almondbury pensioner's 7ft lily plant just grows and grows

Great-great grandad Colin Harrison sees monster plant tower above his bungalow

WATCH: Splashdown for International Kneeboard Competition at White Rose Water Ski Club in Brighouse

Team GB take on Team USA in slalom and trick contests

Defender Joel Lynch focused on being a Huddersfield Town regular and on regaining a place in the Wales international squad

Feeling strong after groin surgery in February

James Vaughan and Nahki Wells' 15 rivals for the 2014/2015 Championship golden boot

The former Bradford City striker has already set himself the target of reaching 25 goals this season, but both he and his returning strike partner will face strong competition to finish as top scorer in the second tier

American favourite Duane Holmes aiming to push on with Huddersfield Town as he works on defensive side of his game

Boss Mark Robins encouraging all squad to work hard when not in possession

Tickets completely snapped up for Huddersfield Town's Welcome to the Season event at PPG Canalside

Huddersfield Town badge
Fans will be able to watch first-team training session

Huddersfield Giants preparing to face a Catalan Dragons side at their best

Giants prop Eorl Crabtree knows his side is going to improve their form to beat the Dragons

Huddersfield Giants desperate to avoid a Catalan Dragons repeat

The Huddersfield Giants will be keen to gain revenge when they host the Dragons on Sunday

Huddersfield Giants hooker Shaun Lunt could face Catalan Dragons

Shaun Lunt could finally be closing in on a return to Super League action
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy celebrates with the Claret Jug after winning The Open Championship

Rory McIlroy is showing just how good he is and he will win many more majors says Skybet chief Dale Tempest

Victory at the Masters to complete clean sweep is far from beyond him

Drakes Huddersfield League trio Joe Carter, Mitchell Santner and Cameron Fletcher get first-class cricket contracts in New Zealand

Joe Carter of Scholes Cricket Club
Northern Knights and Canterbury show faith

Go Racing In Yorkshire Festival is one of my favourite weeks in the sporting calendar says Skybet chief Dale Tempest

York Racecourse
Raising money for good causes along the way
Georgia Harrup will headline Festival at Dusk on the Friday

Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival at Dusk: what's on

The Voice quarter-finalist Georgia Harrup on the line up for festival entertainment

Underneath the Stars Festival at Cannon Hall Farm this weekend

Tents for Underneath The Stars Festival at Cannon Hall
Farm will relocate its flock of 500 sheep as up to 4,000 music lovers attend music festival

Were you there? We look back to last year's Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival

Anya Shaw gives Yummy Yorkshire Ice Cream her approval with proprietor, Jeremy Holmes.
Whet your appetite for this year's event with our pictures from the 2013 extravaganza

Howarths People and Safety Management chairman launched new business support group

Prominent business figures from West Yorkshire have joined forces to provide mutual support and back local charities

R3 welcomes proposals to safeguard supplies

Chris Wood, of R3 and Clough Corporate
Chris Wood, of Cleckheaton-based Clough Corporate Solutions,has welcomed proposals to tackle "ransom" charges levied on failed firms

SCALA Consulting crowns Mondelez team winners of the Fresh Connection

A competition to run an imaginary manufacturing firm has been won by a Dutch based firm

Videos & Photos

WATCH: Splashdown for International Kneeboard Competition at White Rose Water Ski Club in Brighouse

Huddersfield Giants preparing to face a Catalan Dragons side at their best

On yer bike! Huddersfield man Owen Scott creates a business suit for cyclists

Commonwealth Games 2014 Opening ceremony at Celtic park. Team Scotland.

Morning news headlines: New MH17 investigation, Commonwealth games begins, NHS cash worries

The latest news from around the globe

Peaches Geldof inquest: Baby alone for 15 hours with mum's body after tragic heroin death

Peaches Geldof and baby Phaedra
Journalist, model and television presenter had started using heroin in again in February this year

Morning news headlines: Day of mourning in the Netherlands, BA continues Israel flights, Peaches Geldof inquest

A man lights candles before a special prayer for the victims of the crashed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17
The latest news from around the world

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