Kelly McManus sets record straight on NHS tummy tuck in new book after story 'twisted' by The Sun

Kelly McManus
Tabloid's front page story about the £5,000 operation made the Dalton mum feel like the worst woman in Britain

Marsden Jazz Festival to get national recognition through BBC Radio Easter broadcast with piece by Dewsbury-born musician Simon Fell

BBC Radio 3 will broadcast his The Ragging of Time composition on the Jazz on 3 programme at 11pm on April 6

Film crews back in Huddersfield to shoot thriller Extremis

Extremis stars Isabelle Allen (Les Miserables) and David O’Hara (Braveheart, The Departed, Luther).
Crews return to shoot thriller after success of Scintilla

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  • NEWS:  Have you heard that Jean Luc Picard...I mean Sir Patrick Stewart is standing down as chancellor of Huddersfield University?  It's a sad loss for the town as there's no doubt his profile and comedic tweeting brought lots of publicity for little old Huddersfield.

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  • NEWS: This is fresh in from Kirklees Magistrates Court.  An alcoholic woman has admitted she stole two bottles of wine from a supermarket after becoming desperate for a drink.

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Thousands of extra patients cause Calderdale and Huddersfield hospitals to miss A&E target for whole year

Average waits for 2014/15 longer than NHS guidelines

Retailing expert Stephen Wigley highlights problems facing shops in Huddersfield

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Big-name shopping centres draw away major firms

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Marsden Jazz Festival to get national recognition through BBC Radio Easter broadcast with piece by Dewsbury-born musician Simon Fell

BBC Radio 3 will broadcast his The Ragging of Time composition on the Jazz on 3 programme at 11pm on April 6

Huddersfield Town recruit Reece James could face Manchester United mate Will Keane at Sheffield Wednesday

The left-back's time at Town could be key to his hopes of Premier League involvement next season

Huddersfield Town transfers: Keep or sell?

Who will you keep and sell at Huddersfield Town this summer?
As Chris Powell begins to make plans for the summer and next season, which Huddersfield Town players do you think he should keep and sell?

LOOK: Huddersfield Town unveil Pink Link Walkway of Legends at PPG Canalside

All-stars have been captured in iconic pose on banners around the club’s PPG Canalside training complex
Andy Booth, Ray Wilson, Peter Jackson and Mark Lillis tell why club is special to them

Huddersfield Town loan teenage defender William Boyle to Kidderminster Harriers

Huddersfield Town youngster William Boyle has completed a loan move to Kidderminster Harriers
The 19-year-old made his first-team debut last month

Warrington forward George King faces friends who will be foes in the clash against Huddersfield Giants

Former Meltham All Blacks junior meets his hometown club for the first time in Super League

Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson happy to put past behind him as his side head to Warrington

Giants look to end an 11-match sequence without a win

Huddersfield Giants forward Oliver Roberts joins Sheffield Eagles on loan

The 19-year-old second rower moves to Championship side for a month

Huddersfield Town recruit Reece James could face Manchester United mate Will Keane at Sheffield Wednesday

The left-back's time at Town could be key to his hopes of Premier League involvement next season

Newsome Panthers duo Joey Gatus and Jasper McGuire victorious for QEGS at Twickenham

Holders Warwick put to the sword

Title success for AFC Emley's development team

AFC Emley
Joe Howson's charges clinched the honours with two league games remaining

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Marsden Jazz Festival to get national recognition through BBC Radio Easter broadcast with piece by Dewsbury-born musician Simon Fell

BBC Radio 3 will broadcast his The Ragging of Time composition on the Jazz on 3 programme at 11pm on April 6

Easter 2015: FREE things to do in the holidays

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Huddersfield University takes technology from lab to shopfloor

A new project will see Huddersfield University's nanoscale defect detection technology adapted for the factory environment

Close Brothers survey shows SMEs upbeat

The latest Close Brothers Business Barometer shows trading conditions and job prospects are improving among Yorkshire SMEs

Kirklees College hosts exports event

Directors of successful exporting firms offered advice to would-be exporters at an event staged at Kirklees College in Huddersfield

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