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Bed cuts at Huddersfield and Calderdale hospital review even bigger than first thought

Hospital beds

Hospital chiefs slash another 100 beds from target

Granny, 80, suffering from cancer was burgled by grandson three times

Leeds Crown Court
Leeds Crown Court heard yesterday David Holland had been told by his victim not to call at her home anymore and she had written him a letter saying she did not want any more to do with him

Matthew Stansfield in court after smashing a takeaway window and fighting with his friend over a 'stolen' burger

The incident happened at the Chicken Hut in Cross Church Street after Stansfield complained that his fast food had been taken

Kirklees crime falls overall with 1,799 fewer crimes recorded - a drop of 7% in a year

Police crime scene
But sexual offences have risen with 66 more victims in the last 12 months than in 2012/2013

Fire crews back at work after eight days of strike action in West Yorkshire

Strike action
Fire chiefs relieved after brigade industrial action

Match Report: Guiseley 1-4 Huddersfield Town

Guiseley AFC v Huddersfield Town. Pre season friendly. Harry Bunn celebrates after scoring. updated
A first-half goal from Duane Holmes was followed up by second-half efforts from Harry Bunn, Oliver Norwood and Jake Charles as Town made it 14 goals and four wins from four in their latest pre-season outing

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Strike action

Fire crews back at work after eight days of strike action in West Yorkshire

Fire chiefs relieved after brigade industrial action

Granny, 80, suffering from cancer was burgled by grandson three times

Leeds Crown Court
Leeds Crown Court heard yesterday David Holland had been told by his victim not to call at her home anymore and she had written him a letter saying she did not want any more to do with him

Bed cuts at Huddersfield and Calderdale hospital review even bigger than first thought

Hospital beds
Hospital chiefs slash another 100 beds from target

Matthew Stansfield in court after smashing a takeaway window and fighting with his friend over a 'stolen' burger

The incident happened at the Chicken Hut in Cross Church Street after Stansfield complained that his fast food had been taken
Guiseley AFC v Huddersfield Town. Town bench at pre-season friendly.

Huddersfield Town manager Mark Robins believes club's young guns are on the march ahead of the Championship season

Pressure on senior players to perform

Match Report: Guiseley 1-4 Huddersfield Town

Guiseley AFC v Huddersfield Town. Pre season friendly. Harry Bunn celebrates after scoring. updated
A first-half goal from Duane Holmes was followed up by second-half efforts from Harry Bunn, Oliver Norwood and Jake Charles as Town made it 14 goals and four wins from four in their latest pre-season outing

Five reasons Martin Paterson can force his way back in at Huddersfield Town in 2014/2015

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Huddersfield Giants (52) v Bradford Bulls (26) - Danny Brough.

Huddersfield Giants' Danny Brough back to full fitness for visit of Catalan Dragons

Although playmaker Brough returned to action in that match after missing the Castleford defeat the week before with the ankle injury he picked up against Salford, he didn’t complete the full game and handed the goalkicking duties to Leroy Cudjoe

It's time for Huddersfield Giants to take collective responsibility says boss Paul Anderson

Huddersfield Giants' Head Coach Paul Anderson
Huddersfield Giants chief Paul Anderson know everyone has a part to play in getting the Giants back to their best

Huddersfield Giants star Jermaine McGillvary hoping his side can start building again

Huddersfield Giants v Castleford Tigers at the John Smith's Stadium, Huddersfield.
Jermaine McGillvary scores
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Guiseley AFC v Huddersfield Town. Town bench at pre-season friendly.

Huddersfield Town manager Mark Robins believes club's young guns are on the march ahead of the Championship season

Pressure on senior players to perform

Match Report: Guiseley 1-4 Huddersfield Town

Guiseley AFC v Huddersfield Town. Pre season friendly. Harry Bunn celebrates after scoring. updated
A first-half goal from Duane Holmes was followed up by second-half efforts from Harry Bunn, Oliver Norwood and Jake Charles as Town made it 14 goals and four wins from four in their latest pre-season outing

Holmfirth Harriers take second place in track and field league

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Pat Fulgoni' dark side

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Wilkinson Woodward & Norcliffe appoints new director

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Kirklees Business News 22/07/14: read the latest edition here

Read the latest edition of Kirklees Business News below

Sanderson Associates makes key appointments

Sanderson Associate's (from left) Tim Conroy, Ashley Armitage, Joanne Burchall, Ian Ellis and Richard Carr
Specialist consultancy Sanderson Associates has boosted its team at Grange Moor with a series of key appointments

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Huddersfield Giants (52) v Bradford Bulls (26) - Danny Brough.

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Guiseley AFC v Huddersfield Town. Town bench at pre-season friendly.

Huddersfield Town manager Mark Robins believes club's young guns are on the march ahead of the Championship season

Guiseley AFC v Huddersfield Town. Pre season friendly. Harry Bunn celebrates after scoring. updated

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