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New headteacher appointed for Colne Valley High School as latest Ofsted reports improvements

Since the school failed its Ofsted after an inspection in December 2012 and went into special measures a couple of months later it has undergone several Ofsted revisits and inspections since then

Mozzarellas in Marsden to be used for filming E4 drama series Banana on Tuesday

Mozzarellas restaurant, Peel Street, Marsden
Restaurant will be closed for the day

100mph M62 police pursuit using chopper and cars ends with crash

The drama on the M62 ended when the Vauxhall Zafira smashed into the central reservation near Bradley Woods, shutting the motorway

Man who became addicted to roulette machine in bookies delivered crack to get more cash to play, court told

Derron Paul, 42, sentenced to four years in jail
He had poured money into the machine and foolishly when he was offered a small sum for delivering drugs agreed to do so, spending the money he received on the same machine

Sir Patrick Stewart to lead procession through Huddersfield town centre on Monday

Patrick Stewart
Actor will be with his wife Sunny Ozell for start of Huddersfield University graduation ceremonies

Top GP claims Huddersfield patients forced to go private for outpatient appointments

Dr Steve Ollerton
Dr Steve Ollerton said he did not think there was a choice for Huddersfield patients anymore as HRI and CRH were rarely able to match the availability of the private providers
Mozzarellas restaurant, Peel Street, Marsden

Mozzarellas in Marsden to be used for filming E4 drama series Banana on Tuesday

Restaurant will be closed for the day

West Yorkshire firefighters to take part in eight consecutive days of strike action from Monday

Strike action
Series of short strikes are a change in tactics by the Fire Brigades Union

Sir Patrick Stewart to lead procession through Huddersfield town centre on Monday

Patrick Stewart
Actor will be with his wife Sunny Ozell for start of Huddersfield University graduation ceremonies

Robert Sutcliffe: Ashers Baking Company faces legal action for refusing to make gay-themed cake

Cake controversy
Northern Ireland is only part of UK where gay marriage is still illegal

Minecraft mission to recreate Huddersfield Town's John Smith's Stadium

Terriers fan Mark Harrison spends thousands of hours working on 3D reconstruction

'They will be a force' Huddersfield Town midfielder Jonathan Hogg backs Vaughan and Wells to shine

Wells became Town’s club-record £1.3m signing from Bradford City in January, and fired in seven goals

In pictures: Huddersfield Town's latest pre-season training session at PPG Canalside

The Terriers first-team squad were out on the training pitches today as they prepare for their trip to Portugal

Quiz: 15 questions on Championship transfer rumours - who's going where?

Have you kept your eyes on the ball during our summary of all the latest transfer rumours in the Championship? Take our latest quiz to find out
Huddersfield Giants' Head Coach Paul Anderson

Huddersfield Giants head coach Paul Anderson encouraged despite Castleford defeat

But he still wants a big improvement for derby clash with Bradford Bulls

Castleford Tigers 44 Huddersfield Giants 30: Examiner match report

The Giants were still guilty of the same old failings of not respecting possession and continually handing their opponents a simple way to strike when Huddersfield hopes were at their highest

Castleford taking nothing for granted against injury-hit Huddersfield Giants

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Castleford coach Daryl Powell is still wary of the Giants' threat
Brian Sewell, a Yorkshireman hailing from Woodsome Hall GC near Huddersfield got himself the keys to the Mercedes by holing in one at the 189 yard fifth hole. A memorable moment and just the sort of start to the tournament that organisers were dreaming of in the the first ever Mercedes Benz South Yorkshire Heathland Classic

Woodsome Hall golfer Brian Sewell scores hole in one and wins Mercedes Benz car to drive for a year

Just the start he wanted to Classic tournament

Top Huddersfield golfer Chris Hanson ready for Open challenge

Chris Hanson is in the form of his life – and praying it continues for another week as he prepares to take on the world’s best golfers at The Open Championship

Mark Ramprakash hits six sixes in one over for England Legends in T20 at Drakes Huddersfield League Elland

Reece Jennison is the unlucky bowler in fun family event
Peter Hook

Gig review: Peter Hook and The Light

It's hard not to talk politics when New Order are involved – and when your better half has followed them since year dot, writes Linzi Nicholson.

Skelmanthorpe Male Voice Choir to stage special concert for patrons

Skelmanthorpe Male Voice Choir with its musical director Jane Hobson
Singers' successful year winning in bith Whitby and Ilkley

Arts a big winner from the Tour de France

750,000 people watched 1,400 performances involving 7,000 participants
Simon Bodsworth, marketing and development manager at Daval Furniture in Slaithwaite

Daval Furniture reports "fantastic" half-year sales

Slaithwaite-based Daval Furniture has lifted sales by 15% for the first six months of the year after a successful showing at an industry exhibition

NCS appoints Huddersfield man to key role

Sean Anderson (left), Jonathan Selwood-Hogg (centre) and David Gardner of construction firm NCS, which has opened a Leeds office
Jonathan Selwood-Hogg has joined construction company NCS as business development director

Mark Weeks, of Wilby Ltd, puts the focus on fire safety

Mark Weeks
Businesses must make sure they meet the rules regarding fire safety in the workplace, says Mark Weeks, of Wilby Ltd

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Safety warning over loom bands after boy is blinded and another has finger turned blue

Kyle Lawrence faces an operation to restore his sight after an accident involving loom bands
Warning comes after a GP posted a picture online of a young boy's fingers turning blue after wearing the popular bands too long.

Unions fury at Tory strike ballot 'hypocrisy' as millions take to streets

Public sector worker Scott Clarke with six-year-old daughter Amber Clarke during a march through Newcastle city centre as they take part in the one-day walkout as part of bitter disputes over pay, pensions, jobs and spending cuts
Action hailed as biggest strike over pay to hit Government since it came to power in 2010


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