Full extent of Kirklees Council's grass-maintenance cuts revealed

Thirty jobs and 15 machines went last year and now a further £1.3m has been axed from the budget 

Examiner Community Awards 2015 - check out the nominees for the Community Event

Today we take a look at the three great organisations shortlisted in the Community Event category

Scammonden's Moorland Lodge goes up for sale after 40 years

Owner Mary Lockwood admits: "It will be a big wrench"

Adele Jackson beats off competition from hundreds to land place on four-strong team to Antarctica

The Kirklees Council arts officer will take five month trip of a lifetime in November

Man, 23, sexually assaulted in Heckmondwike

Kirklees police need help tracing male suspect following alleyway attack

Facebook appeal leads to Bank Holiday clear up of 20-plus bags of rubbish from Holme Moss

Residents took action after noticing how much rubbish had been left behind at the beauty spot

High demand for Leisure Centre's Splash Park prompts advanced booking advice

Bosses are advising people not to just pitch up after disappointed families were turned away from the fun pool at Huddersfield's £36m facility

Dream Homes: Far Mount Farm, Intake Lane, Cumberworth

35 acres, stables, panoramic views and historic features are on offer

Footgolf is the latest sports craze to sweep Huddersfield - as Bradley Park is finding out

Hundreds take up football challenge on golf course

Organist David Hambleton travels to Switzerland to play his old instrument in its new home

The Shepley man was invited to play the former Ingbirchworth Methodist Church organ in Zurich

Flockton villagers rally behind community centre plan

Fundraising is underway and it's hoped the scheme to convert part of the church will be completed by Christmas

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Game of Thrones season five: 10 things we learned from episode seven — The Gift

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A driving licence photocard is all you will need after June 8

Driving licence paper counterpart to be scrapped in June — here's everything Huddersfield drivers need to know

High demand for Leisure Centre's Splash Park prompts advanced booking advice

Bosses are advising people not to just pitch up after disappointed families were turned away from the fun pool at Huddersfield's £36m facility

Dream Homes: Far Mount Farm, Intake Lane, Cumberworth

35 acres, stables, panoramic views and historic features are on offer

Tesco buys itself out of deal for Huddersfield town centre land

Huddersfield Sports Centre, Southgate, Huddersfield.
Kirklees Council is getting lump sum and land back in Tesco deal

Footgolf is the latest sports craze to sweep Huddersfield - as Bradley Park is finding out

Hundreds take up football challenge on golf course

Huddersfield Town not fancied to make an impact in 2015/16 Championship season, say bookies

The Terriers are joint-fourth favourites for the drop alongside Leeds United and the three promoted clubs

Huddersfield Town transfers: Swindon Town right-back Nathan Byrne linked but move considered unlikely

Huddersfield Town are unlikely to move for Swindon Town defender Nathan Byrne
Chris Powell is reportedly interested in the Robins defender, who has flourished in League One with Mark Cooper's side

Live: Latest Championship news and rumours

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Catch up on all the latest updates on Championship clubs, potential transfers and other news from the league

Key future role for Huddersfield Town player Joe Lolley says manager Chris Powell

The former Kidderminster man is getting used to the demands of full-time football

Halifax move will give Huddersfield Giants Tyler Dickinson the test he needs says Paul Anderson

Prop needs to take next step into first-team game

Huddersfield Giants pack star Brett Ferres eager to make an impact in Super League and earn England recall

Back rower back to form after rapid return from injury

Sam Rapira is a great player says Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson

New Zealand World Cup winner on radar

Huddersfield Town not fancied to make an impact in 2015/16 Championship season, say bookies

The Terriers are joint-fourth favourites for the drop alongside Leeds United and the three promoted clubs

Championship rumour mill: Cardiff City target Ipswich Town hitman Daryl Murphy as QPR eye £4m double swoop

Daryl Murphy was the Championship's top scorer
Championship clubs are busy building their squads for next season. Here's what's been happening so far today

Huddersfield have played rugby league in Newcastle before

The North-East city had its own club in the 1930s
Dean-Charles Chapman; Lena Headey as Tommen Baratheon; Cersei Lannister

Game of Thrones season five: 10 things we learned from episode seven — The Gift

WARNING: This article contains spoilers for the seventh episode of Game of Thrones season five

Grand Ukulele Festival proves a massive hit in town with performances at Lawrence Batley Theatre and Town Hall

Top ukulele stars flew in from all over the world to perform in Huddersfield

Debut album for former Huddersfield singer Carolynne Poole

American recording sessions for X Factor star

Team HARE gets backing from Thorite

Pneumatics specialist Thorite is providing technical know-how and equipment to Huddersfield University's Team HARE\n

There's good news for Kirklees Council on the housing front, says Martin Thompson, of Armitage Sykes

Martin Thompson of Armitage Sykes
There's good news

R3 report shows late payment still too common

Yorkshire firms hit by late payment report that 8% of their invoices are paid late, according to a survey by R3

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Chloe tests the water experiencing the terrors of the Sidewinder, the rigours of the fitness suite and the fun of the splash pool

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