Teenager Zacky Mahmood in court after speeding on the M62 at 120mph - in a car stolen from his mum

The 19-year-old was chased by police as he raced at nearly twice the speed limit through residential streets in Mirfield and Dewsbury

Calderdale and Huddersfield hospital chiefs told to slash even deeper as NHS plans "simply unaffordable"

The trust is now predicting a £23m deficit for the end of this year
Finance chiefs told to freeze recruitment except for "essential vacancies". 110215Dhri

Decision day as Kirklees councillors set to rule on changes to parking permits

1 free permit but households face £15 charge for second permit under new proposals

No compensation for Huddersfield Town fans over Blackpool abandonment

Town supporters left furious over Football League tribunal verdict

Dewsbury MP Paula Sherriff questions hospital trust over delay in announcing new parking fees

Paula Sherriff, Labour MP for Dewsbury.
MP demands answers after hsopital trust's two days notice of changes

Berry Brow man Luke Whiteley grew cannabis in flat

Judge hands down suspended jail sentence

Marstons Chicken Shop celebrates 30th anniversary with tasty offer

Marstons is celebrating 30 years
Customers queue out the door as Huddersfield family business marks big birthday

Preparations under way for launch of Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival

Roads to close as stalls set out for 15th festival

Sporting history with its roots in Huddersfield as new football season kicks off

Mitre ball chosen for new season

Time warp World War One exhibition delves into life in Marsden during 1915

The event follows a year of commemorations fronted by Valerie France about the impact of the catastrophic battle on villagers' lives

Drivers held up on M62 after crash

Lorry and a car in collision

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Jamie's Ministry of Food will host the Demo Kitchen

Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival 2015: Jamie's Ministry of Food hosts exciting cookery demos

Top gardeners reap their awards across Kirklees

Classic cars in Elland - can you spot your grandad's old cruiser?

The animals of Emley Show

22 fantastic animal pictures from Emley Show 2015

Buyers are spending a greater proportion of their income on mortgage costs than ever before

Andrew Jackson: Kirklees Council needs to stand firm on affordable housing

Property developers have to be made to fulfill obligations on affordable housing

Calderdale and Huddersfield hospital chiefs told to slash even deeper as NHS plans "simply unaffordable"

The trust is now predicting a £23m deficit for the end of this year
Finance chiefs told to freeze recruitment except for "essential vacancies". 110215Dhri

Bare-faced cheek! As Kirklees Council cuts mowing, officials tell Mirfield woman: 'Cut your grass!'

Janne Shread left fuming at warning letter over long grass

Teenager Zacky Mahmood in court after speeding on the M62 at 120mph - in a car stolen from his mum

The 19-year-old was chased by police as he raced at nearly twice the speed limit through residential streets in Mirfield and Dewsbury

Phil Billing's potential loan move from Huddersfield Town to Carlisle United looks increasingly unlikely to happen

Dane plays training-ground friendly against Queen of the South

No compensation for Huddersfield Town fans over Blackpool abandonment

Town supporters left furious over Football League tribunal verdict

Hull City v Huddersfield Town team selector: Who makes your starting XI for the first game of the new season?

Choose your Huddersfield Town starting XI to face former manager Steve Bruce and his side at the KC Stadium as the 2015/16 campaign kicks off

Frankie Bunn happy with latest Huddersfield Town Under 21 display but says there is more to come

The development side have won three of their four pre-season games

Huddersfield Giants on loan forward Jack Hughes is eyeing a Super 8s shock Wigan

Second rower ready to turnover parent club Warriors

Joe Wardle to return for Huddersfield Giants for opening Super 8s clash at Wigan

Centre fit again but winger Jodie Broughton counted out with calf problem

Huddersfield Giants star Eorl Crabtree says pressure will be on in the Super 8s

Clubs playing catch-up have plenty to work for says prop forward

Phil Billing's potential loan move from Huddersfield Town to Carlisle United looks increasingly unlikely to happen

Dane plays training-ground friendly against Queen of the South

Flockton Cricket Club stalwart Harry Marsden gets outstanding service award from Yorkshire Cricket Board for umpiring in Huddersfield Central League

Examiner Community Sports Personality - Harry Marsden, stalwart of Flockton Cricket and Football clubs.
Also secretary of club for 52 years

No compensation for Huddersfield Town fans over Blackpool abandonment

Town supporters left furious over Football League tribunal verdict
Marstons is celebrating 30 years

Marstons Chicken Shop celebrates 30th anniversary with tasty offer

Customers queue out the door as Huddersfield family business marks big birthday

Preparations under way for launch of Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival

Roads to close as stalls set out for 15th festival

The Diary of a Teenage Girl movie: True Blood star Alexander Skarsgård's new movie. What is it about?

The Diary of a Teenage Girl is out on Friday August, 7, but how good is the film and is it worth a watch?
Nick Gartland

Attention is switching from Greece to China amid fears for the world's second biggest economy, says Nick Gartland

The topic of Greece has been somewhat exhausted through extensive coverage by the media

Clough Corporate Solutions in merger

Clough Corporate Solutions has merged with BHP's business recovery and insolvency team following the BHP-Clough & Company tie-up

Summer can bring simmering discontent when it comes to the staff holiday rota, says Mark Weeks, of Wilby Ltd

Mark Weeks
We are at that time of year again where many employees decide to take a break from their everyday work and take an opportunity to go on holiday

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Marstons is celebrating 30 years

Marstons Chicken Shop celebrates 30th anniversary with tasty offer

Bare-faced cheek! As Kirklees Council cuts mowing, officials tell Mirfield woman: 'Cut your grass!'

No compensation for Huddersfield Town fans over Blackpool abandonment

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British politician and former athlete Sebastian Coe

Lord Coe vows 'fightback' against doping allegations

New claims that IAAF failed to act on suspicious blood tests involving hundreds of athletes over 10-year period

Morning news headlines: Fifth police force receives allegations over Edward Heath sex abuse claims, number of hauliers fined over illegal immigrants triples

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New claim that Sir Edward Heath raped boy aged 12, as police appeal to victims

Edward Heath
Former Tory prime minister the highest-profile figure to be embroiled in historic abuse allegations against prominent figures

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