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Aldi agree to makes changes to delivery plans for new Slaithwaite store

Artist impression of proposed Aldi at Slaithwaite

An Aldi spokesperson said that bosses have agreed to accept all of the requests made by Kirklees Council concerning their delivery plan to the new Slaithwaite site

Grosvenor Chemicals faces legal battle over £390,000 fire investigation bill with Health and Safety Executive

Fire at Grosvenor Chemicals at Linthwaite
High Court writ served on Huddersfield chemical company after blaze

More than 100 workers facing axe as Lawton Yarns and Thornton and Ross announce changes

Lawton Yarns Ltd's premises at Ravens Ing Mills, Ravensthorpe
Linthwaite firm Thornton & Ross is to outsource its warehousing while Ravensthorpe's Lawton Yarns is cutting jobs after investing in less labour-intensive machinery

Marsden Cuckoo Festival gets ready to welcome in Spring

Marsden Cuckoo Festival. The Frumptarn Guggen Band in action during the last festival
The popular festival will return to the village's streets on April 26

Cyclists Alastair Wareham and Tom Rogers aim to complete 210-mile charity Pedal for Pounds ride in just 14 hours!

The team from Huddersfield law firm Chadwick Lawrence gear up for Pedal for Pounds 5. Richard Avery from Sandal BMW, Alastair Wareham, Tom Rogers, senior partner Jeremy Garside and associate Alasdair Urwin
Intrepid duo bid to raise £5,000 for Huddersfield Town's Pedal for Pounds cause

Academy change sees GCSE results rise in 12 of 14 Kirklees secondary schools

The statistics mirror a national trend which shows that across the board GCSE results tend to improve after a school has converted to an academy
Yorkshire: so big it had to be split into four parts - north, east, south and west.

Why Yorkshire is better than Lancashire: 34 reasons God's own county wins

From Betty's Tea Rooms to the Bronte sisters, museums to music, Yorkshire reigns supreme

Marsden Cuckoo Festival gets ready to welcome in Spring

Marsden Cuckoo Festival. The Frumptarn Guggen Band in action during the last festival
The popular festival will return to the village's streets on April 25

Aldi agree to makes changes to delivery plans for new Slaithwaite store

Artist impression of proposed Aldi at Slaithwaite
An Aldi spokesperson said that bosses have agreed to accept all of the requests made by Kirklees Council concerning their delivery plan to the new Slaithwaite site

Euro MP agreement to drastic cuts in plastic bags welcomed by Huddersfield Green Party's Andrew Cooper

Clr Andrew Cooper
Tough new mandatory targets have now been set
James Vaughan and former Town man and SkyBet PR man Dale Tempest

SkyBet's Dale Tempest: exciting hunt for Premier League title

The former Huddersfield Town man on the fight for Premier League silverware

Huddersfield Town v Brighton: How the bookies see it

They might have home advantage, but Mark Robins' men are seen as outsiders

Calm heads crucial as Huddersfield Town target vital win against Brighton says manager Mark Robins

The boss admits it's been far too long since his side's last win

Huddersfield Town v Brighton: Doug Thomson's big match preview

Some of the natives are restless, but the team needs their support more than ever
Danny Brough prepares to use a cryochamber after an earlier game

Ice to meet you! Huddersfield Giants and Salford to share a cryotherapy chamber

The Giants and Salford have pooled their resources to help in the players' recovery

Huddersfield Giants centre Joe Wardle relishing tough Easter programme

The tough Easter programme holds no fears for Giants centre Joe Wardle

Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson column: we won't make excuses

Huddersfield Giants' Head Coach Paul Anderson
Giants coach Paul Anderson answers the questions put to him by Examiner RL writer Chris Roberts
James Vaughan and former Town man and SkyBet PR man Dale Tempest

SkyBet's Dale Tempest: exciting hunt for Premier League title

The former Huddersfield Town man on the fight for Premier League silverware

Huddersfield Town v Brighton: How the bookies see it

They might have home advantage, but Mark Robins' men are seen as outsiders

Newsome Panthers and St Joseph's gear up for Holliday Cup final

Holliday Cup sponsor Rachael Blakey of Vivimed with Joe Flaherty of St. Joseph's, Josh Cuttell and Ben Dawson of Newsome, President Stuart Brown and Secretary Sue Taylor
This season's Holliday Cup final could be the closest in years
Huddersfield rapper Savvy

Huddersfield rapper Savvy collaborates with Athlete and Bloc Party members

Indie hip-hop fusion track released with chart stars

Arcane Roots at The Cockpit, Leeds: gig review

Rock band Arcane Roots
What did our reviewer make of the gig?

Restaurant review: Casa, Brighouse

What did our reviewer make of his family's meal at Casa? Find out here

Ferno business development manager Darren Sharman, Madeleine Radburn, medical devices advisor at the South Central Ambulance Service , and Dr Joanna Cherry

Ferno supplies oximeters for Haiti

Cleckheaton medical equipment firm Ferno is helping volunteer doctors provide much-needed help to people in Haiti

Unemployment figures fall in Huddersfield and Dewsbury

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A record 30.3m people are in work, according to latest UK employment figures

NatWest backs dog grooming and spa business

Ian Cour, of NatWest. with Jessica Elvidge, owner of Princess Paws Dog Grooming and Spa, and dog Missy
A dog grooming salon offering mud baths, coat colouring and dental treatment for pampered pooches has opened with funding from NatWest

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Oscar Pistorius arrives at the high court in Pretoria

Pistorius trial to take a further break until early May

Judge Thokozile Masipa approves request from chief prosecutor, which was supported by the defence

Oscar Pistorius takes stand to give evidence in murder trial

Oscar Pistorius weeps as he listens to evidence by a pathologist in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, April 7, 2014.
Olympic athlete apologises to family of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

Web tv: Book break 3 - three new debut talented authors share their experiences

Clare Donoghue, Liz de Jager and Matt Cain
Log on during your lunch hour for the third of ten monthly shows where author Alexandra Heminsley is joined by Clare Donoghue, Liz de Jager and Matt Cain who will be sharing their debut novel experiences

VIDEO: Impact of burglary on children disturbing, new research reveals

Burglars who target homes where children live should get tougher sentences says Victim Support

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