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Dalton dog attack on toddler: Beautiful smile of tot attacked by pet

Jensen, the 14-month-old, attacked by the dog in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, and is currently in hospital with his 'devastated' mother Stephanie Dunk. updated

Incident occurred on Saturday afternoon

Colne Valley UKIP chairman Greg Broome may resign after being found guilty of assault on wife

UKIP byelection candidate Greg Broome in Golcar.
Greg Broome injured estranged wife's face during argument in bathroom

Could Kirklees be in the fracking firing line?

British Geological Survey map into areas where there is potential for shale gas. Yellow shows areas that are licensed while blue areas with lines through highlight areas surveyed that could be used for fracking.
Map shows part of Kirklees as 'prospective area' for extraction of oil and gas from fracking

Huddersfield man Jonathan Pardon's death prompts heatwave 'no reservoir swimming' warning from Yorkshire Water

Jonathan Pardon whose body was found after going missing after going swimming in a rural reservoir
New plea over water safety as heatwave continues

Meltham man Roy Stobbs on trial accused of 25 charges of making indecent images of children

Roy Stobbs, of The Hollow in Meltham.
The court heard that forensic experts recovered the images after attempts had been made to delete them from both computers, the first of which Stobbs maintains he got second hand

Foundations laid for new fire station at Rastrick to replace Elland and Brighouse stations

The new Rastrick Fire Station taking shape on Clough Road, Rastrick.
Work began in May and will be completed in April 2015

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Jensen, the 14-month-old, attacked by the dog in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, and is currently in hospital with his 'devastated' mother Stephanie Dunk. updated

Dalton dog attack on toddler: Beautiful smile of tot attacked by pet

Incident occurred on Saturday afternoon

Huddersfield man Jonathan Pardon's death prompts heatwave 'no reservoir swimming' warning from Yorkshire Water

Jonathan Pardon whose body was found after going missing after going swimming in a rural reservoir
New plea over water safety as heatwave continues

Meltham man Roy Stobbs on trial accused of 25 charges of making indecent images of children

Roy Stobbs, of The Hollow in Meltham.
The court heard that forensic experts recovered the images after attempts had been made to delete them from both computers, the first of which Stobbs maintains he got second hand

Colne Valley UKIP chairman Greg Broome may resign after being found guilty of assault on wife

UKIP byelection candidate Greg Broome in Golcar.
Greg Broome injured estranged wife's face during argument in bathroom

Huddersfield Town defender Paul Dixon says better performance essential against Sheffield United at Bramall Lane

We need to make team shape more effective says Scotland international

Striker James Vaughan back training hard with Huddersfield Town but targeting return against Oldham rather than Sheffield United

No-risk policy but return not far away

Blackpool complete signing of former Huddersfield Town defender Peter Clarke

Watford (1) v Huddersfield Town (4) - Adam Hammill points to Peter Clarke for the fans updated
The centre-back had looked to be on the verge of signing for Doncaster Rovers but will now continue in the Championship

Championship transfer gossip: QPR's Deeney interest intensifies but Burnley pull out as Udinese frontman nears Watford switch

PLUS: Middlesbrough close to completing triple swoop and Blackpool on the verge of securing World Cup midfielder

Kruise Leeming looking to build on his solid Huddersfield Giants showing

Huddersfield Giants hooker Kruise Leemings has admitted he's taken heaps of confidence from his performance against Catalan Dragons

Frenchman's birthday gift to his girlfriend - a surprise trip to watch Catalan play Huddersfield Giants

Many friendships are formed across the Channel thanks to the Catalan/Giants matches over the years

Huddersfield Giants 38 Catalan Dragons 16: Examiner match report

Dragons put to the sword as Giants look to pick up their form for play-off push
Dominic Lespierre

Huddersfield Rugby Union Club sign Guyana winger Dominic Lespierre for National II North season

Head coach Gareth Lewis delighted to add genuine speed merchant

Huddersfield bowler Ashley Daykin wins British Crown Green Senior Merit title

Huddersfield's Ashley Daykin.
Emotional scenes at Cleckheaton Sports

Huddersfield's Joe Lumb Cup cricket side lose to Barnsley but can take heart from past history

Huddersfield Joe Lumb Cup captain Toby Booth of Scholes CC
Youngsters will be keen to press on next season

Huddersfield town centre bar Varsity to re-open in September renamed as The Picture House

Councillors on Kirklees Council’s Licensing Panel agreed it could open from 8am and serve alcohol until 3.30am and closing at 4am on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays

Sum of Summer in Brighouse

New art exhibition exploring summer opens in Smith Gallery, Brighouse

Qureshi works can be seen all summer at Baitings Reservoir

Here and There by Imran Qureshi at the Baitings Reservoir
International artist Imran Qureshi is showing water-inspired works at a Yorkshire reservoir this summer

Dathan teams up with German company

Meltham-based Dathan and fellow gear cutting tools maker Profilator have developed a new tool to revolutionise the ibndustry

Kirklees Business News 29/07/14: read the latest edition here

Read the latest edition of Kirklees Business News below

Johnson Wellhouse Quarries hosts health and safety days

A quarrying firm played host to more than 100 delegates from the minerals and construction industries at a two-day safety event

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Johnson Wellhouse Quarries hosts health and safety days

Gay pride revellers join Pink Trail

Huddersfield Town defender Paul Dixon says better performance essential against Sheffield United at Bramall Lane

Medicine, doctor generic

Morning news headlines: Benefits clampdown, NHS fears, Gaza battles continue

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Mother cautioned after police rescue six-month-old baby from boiling hot car

Police remove the baby from the hot car after breaking the window to gain entry
Officers were forced to smash a window of the vehicle to rescue the infant

Commonwealth Games quiz: test your knowledge of dancing delicacies and top teams

Commonwealth Games 2014: Test your knowledge of the Glasgow games with our Friday quiz

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