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I could have been dead within days: Man spots poster in doctor's surgery and asks for test - two days later he had 12-hour heart op

William Daibell whose screening test saved his life.

It was pure chance that William Daibell man spotted a poster for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm screening in his local surgery, as he waited for a routine appointment

Labour Party lose control of Calderdale after shock vote of no confidence

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The Conservatives have now taken control of the council as a minority group, with one Independent securing a Cabinet position with them

Kirklees Council Greenhead councillor Judith Hughes takes £19,000 leadership role on Fire Authority

She replaces her ward colleague Clr Mehboob Khan on regional board

Slaithwaite businesses club together to raise cash to help disabled adults centre hit by Allfloors Huddersfield Ltd collapse

Waves Daycare Centre Managing Director Sally-Anne Green and centre user John Roberts accept donation from Nick Lawton of JC Bower Skip Hire and Nicola Ratcliffe of Pennine Farm Services to make good money lost by collapse of AllFloors of Slaithwaite.
Waves Daycare Centre lost £825 to defunct Allfloors Huddersfield Ltd run by Gary Connor

Exile Paul Castlehouse plans Yorkshire Day fun in New Zealand

Couple set to wow community 12,000 miles form home with Yorkshire Day party

Tour de France legend Brian Robinson, 83, now recovering at home after being knocked off his bike

A letter sent from Australia to Mirfield Tour de France legend Brian Robinson, who was injured while out riding his bike. The letter was delivered despite the absence of a full address.
Brian, 83, the first Briton to win a stage of the Tour de France, has been inundated with more than 200 cards and letters

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  • NEWS: Tour de France legend Brian Robinson, 83, is now recovering at home after being knocked off his bike.

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  • NEWS: Big local politics news from last night - the Labour Party have lost control of Calderdale Council after a vote of no confidence.

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Poppies will be planted to mark the centenary of the First World War

Events in Kirklees and Calderdale to mark centenary of outbreak of First World War

Kirklees mayor leading town's remembrance for fallen

Relatives of soldier killed in World War I to attend Moldgreen memorial service

Celia Fox, niece of Norris Green, joins community to honour nine fallen heroes commemorated on plaque at Christ Church

I could have been dead within days: Man spots poster in doctor's surgery and asks for test - two days later he had 12-hour heart op

William Daibell whose screening test saved his life.
It was pure chance that William Daibell man spotted a poster for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm screening in his local surgery, as he waited for a routine appointment

Kirklees Council Greenhead councillor Judith Hughes takes £19,000 leadership role on Fire Authority

She replaces her ward colleague Clr Mehboob Khan on regional board
Huddersfield Town fixture poster 2014/15

Huddersfield Town fixture poster in today's Examiner

Grab a copy of today's Examiner for your FREE Huddersfield Town fixture poster

Huddersfield Town fans' 2014/15 pre-season survey: Have your say ahead of the big kick-off

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We want to know what you think about the season ahead - take our quick survey and let us know

25 potential Premier League loan targets for Huddersfield Town

25 Premier League players who could go on loan
After assistant manager Steve Thompson claimed Town hold first refusal on a number of Premier League players, we assess 25 potential candidates

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

Sheffield Utd v Huddersfield Town, pre season friendly. Radoslaw Majewski.
Style of play and No10 role suits Polish international

Paul Anderson column: Huddersfield Giants hooker Kyle Wood can make most of enforced lay off

Head coach Paul Anderson expects to see a stronger fitter player when Wood returns

Huddersfield Giants face a Wakefield Wildcats team on a mission

Wakefield geared up for 'must-win' derby in Super League play-off race

Huddersfield Giants' Kyle Wood out until January after cruciate knee ligament injury

The 25-year-old, who is in his second spell with the club, ruptured his anterior cruciate knee ligament during the Giants 38-16 home victory over Catalan Dragons and will not take any further part this season
Huddersfield Town fixture poster 2014/15

Huddersfield Town fixture poster in today's Examiner

Grab a copy of today's Examiner for your FREE Huddersfield Town fixture poster

Huddersfield Giants Supporters Association: Chance for Huddersfield Giants fans to ask questions

Huddersfield Giants Supporters Association (HGSA)
Supporters committee to meet with club

Huddersfield Town fans' 2014/15 pre-season survey: Have your say ahead of the big kick-off

Huddersfield Town AFC
We want to know what you think about the season ahead - take our quick survey and let us know
You won't go thirsty at Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival

Where can I quench my thirst at Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival?

From real ales to ciders, Pimms and fizz, you won't go thirsty at this year's festival

Get ready for prancing ponies at Mirfield Show's Horse and Pony Show

The 2013 Horse and Pony Show at Mirfield Show
Could your handsome horse be best in show?

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

Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival 2013
From a taste of the Caribbean to traditional pie and mash, there's a wealth of tasty eats to choose from
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Clough & Co warns tradespeople over HMRC campaign

Nigel Westman, partner at Clough & Company in Cleckheaton
HMRC is targeting painters and decorators in the first phase of a benchmarking campaign to check they are paying the correct amount of tax

J Brindon Addy backs talented cyclist

Holme Valley butcher Brindon Addy is sponsoring 18-year Gabriel Cullaigh as he sets his sights on a career as a racing cyclist

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Exile Paul Castlehouse plans Yorkshire Day fun in New Zealand

You won't go thirsty at Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival

Where can I quench my thirst at Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival?

A letter sent from Australia to Mirfield Tour de France legend Brian Robinson, who was injured while out riding his bike. The letter was delivered despite the absence of a full address.

Tour de France legend Brian Robinson, 83, now recovering at home after being knocked off his bike

Eastbourne Pier fire

Live: Eastbourne Pier fire - updates as blaze rips through landmark building

Pictures show onlookers watching thick black smoke rising up from the pier and its building

Morning news headlines: Russia sanctions in place, five-a-day facts, tax row, Ebola fears

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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Guests using loo at posh hotel can be seen from street after epic window design blunder

Not-so-private facilities: A young woman is snapped using the toilet at the hotel
Architects missed the fact that passers-by can see patrons using the toilets at the newly opened 25hours Hotel Bikini Berlin

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