Firefighters could respond to medical emergencies in proposed pilot scheme for Skelmanthorpe Fire Station

A pilot scheme is being proposed for three locations in West Yorkshire

Brighouse sex attack: 48-year-old man appears in court charged with sexual assault

Police cordon off Huddersfield Road, Brighouse
Brighouse man Darren Halford accused of Tuesday's alleged attack on Brighouse canal towpath

New Travelodge hotels in pipeline for Huddersfield and Brighouse

Travelodge is expanding in Yorkshire
Budget hotel chain planning expansion in Yorkshire

Well done Meltham: Donations pour in after refugee appeal begins

Clothing and other goods donated in Meltham to help ease the refugee crisis
Dozens make donations of clothing and equipment to help refugees

More pedestrian zones and greater numbers living there: Kirklees Council's 'masterplan' to save Huddersfield town centre

More than 30 shops are up for sale or to let in Huddersfield Town Centre
2,000 people living in town, but we can't determine the market says Clr Peter McBride

The vineyard, the objectors and the 'vicious hate campaign' which engulfed a planning application in leafy Holmfirth

Holmfirth Vineyard owners the Shevelings and the area in question
The vineyard's owners said the issue had affected their child’s education and hobbies, while neighbours said the vineyard’s operations affected their quality of life

Silent Woman pub regulars raise cash for two-year-old Millie, born with a hole in her heart

Beth Valvona (front) and her daughter, Miley-Grace Howatson, a heart patient at Leeds hospital are joined by Childrens Heart Surgery Fund mascot, Katie Bear with Gerry Robertson (left), Rebecca Wilkinson and Nicole Brewer (right) of The Silent Woman pub in Slaithwaite who raised £877
Pub holds fun day for Skelmanthorpe toddler and Children's Heart Surgery Fund

Kirklees Council pledge to offer 'safe haven' to desperate refugees

"Whole-hearted commitment" to help says leading councillor

Holmfirth post office to shut for refurbishment

Holmfirth post office
Customers will get longer opening hours and a wider range of services following three-week refurb

Could our historic arcades be the catalyst to kick-start the revolution of Huddersfield town centre?

The Byram and Imperial arcades
“I want to see pride in our town centre and think independent shops are the way forward, " said one of the business owners
Beth Valvona (front) and her daughter, Miley-Grace Howatson, a heart patient at Leeds hospital are joined by Childrens Heart Surgery Fund mascot, Katie Bear with Gerry Robertson (left), Rebecca Wilkinson and Nicole Brewer (right) of The Silent Woman pub in Slaithwaite who raised £877

Silent Woman pub regulars raise cash for two-year-old Millie, born with a hole in her heart

Pub holds fun day for Skelmanthorpe toddler and Children's Heart Surgery Fund

Paul Quinn in court after headbutting girlfriend

He could not accept relationship was off

Kirklees Council pledge to offer 'safe haven' to desperate refugees

"Whole-hearted commitment" to help says leading councillor

New Travelodge hotels in pipeline for Huddersfield and Brighouse

Travelodge is expanding in Yorkshire
Budget hotel chain planning expansion in Yorkshire

Huddersfield Town striker Liam Coogans out to take chance to impress with Queen of the South after making mark at Airdrie

The 18-year-old has been loaned until January

Football League report on why Huddersfield Town fans won't get compensation for Blackpool abandonment published

Up to 200 Blackpool supporters invaded the pitch just after half-time forcing the game to be called off - leaving Town fans out of pocket

Huddersfield Town defender Jason Davidson helps Australia to big World Cup qualifying win over Bangladesh in Perth

Huddersfield Town player Jason Davidson front left of Australia team picture before 5-0 victory against Bangladesh
The left-back made his 19th appearance for the Socceroos

Former Huddersfield Town wideman Adam Hammill linked with Partick Thistle

The Scottish club coukd snap up the 27-year-old

Get ready for a day of Rugby League celebration in Huddersfield!

Fartown stages special event before the Giants v Warrington Super 8s clash

Huddersfield Giants achieve Category I Academy status

Huddersfield Giants crest
Club is rated as 'good' by RFL chiefs

A mixed bag: Huddersfield Giants coach reflects on performance as team beat Tigers 40-26

After trailing early in the game two tries from Jermaine McGillvary and other touchdowns from Ukuma Ta’ai, Jake Connor, Aaron Murphy, Joe Wardle, Jamie Ellis and Eorl Crabtree – on his 400th appearance for the club – sealed success
Underbank Rangers coach Richard Knight

Underbank Rangers ready for their most important game against Millom

Head coach Richard Knight knows the stakes are high

Joe Carter of Drakes Huddersfield League champions Scholes has ability to push on in all formats for Northern Districts in New Zealand

Joe Carter of Scholes in the Drakes Huddersfield Cricket League
“We knew what Joe was capable of from his previous season with us and he’s been superb again – a fantastic cricketer,” said Scholes captain James Noble

Huddersfield Town striker Liam Coogans out to take chance to impress with Queen of the South after making mark at Airdrie

The 18-year-old has been loaned until January

Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? It's Milnsbridge Liberal Club

Have you been snapped by photographer Dave Cowan?  Check out our gallery of nights out in Huddersfield

Go behind-the-scenes at minsters, mills, theatres and more with Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days in Huddersfield, Calderdale and North Kirklees
Scores of venues to open their doors September 10-13 — see what's happening near you with our guide to Huddersfield, Calderdale and North Kirklees

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl review: Olivia Cooke and Thomas Mann team up in new tear-jerking romantic drama

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl is in cinemas now, but is the new film about a teenage cancer patient and her friend worth a watch? And just how similar is it to The Fault In Our Stars?
Mark Weeks

Make sure you're clear on employee eyecare says Wilby's Mark Weeks

The subtle differences in requirements according to an employee’s job role tend to sow doubt in the minds of employers about whether eye tests are required and who should arrange them

Tricky times ahead for global markets says Investec's Nick Gartland

Investors are mindful of the turmoil of the “taper tantrum” of 2013; when bonds and equities sold off as the Fed first floated the idea of ending its QE

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Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? It's Milnsbridge Liberal Club

Kirklees Council pledge to offer 'safe haven' to desperate refugees

The Co-Op store at the petrol station on New Mill Road, Brockholes

Raiders target second Co-op petrol station in three days

Prime Minster announces Britain will take thousands more refugees from Syria

Downing Street have not put a figure on the number of Syrians to be admitted to the country

Washed up children to be buried in the Syrian Kurdish region by distraught father

A paramilitary police officer carries the lifeless body of a child after a number of people died and a smaller number were reported missing after boats carrying them to the Greek island of Kos capsized, near the Turkish resort of Bodrum early Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015. (AP Photo/DHA)
Haunting image of three-year-old Aylan Kurdi washed up on a Turkish beach focused the world's attention on the wave of migration fuelled by war and deprivation

Morning news headlines: David Cameron set to unveil plans to help more Syrian refugees, Syria-bound mother arrested on return to UK

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