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Grosvenor Chemicals faces legal battle over £390,000 fire investigation bill with Health and Safety Executive

Fire at Grosvenor Chemicals at Linthwaite

High Court writ served on Huddersfield chemical company after blaze

More than 100 workers facing axe as Lawton Yarns and Thornton and Ross announce changes

Lawton Yarns Ltd's premises at Ravens Ing Mills, Ravensthorpe
Linthwaite firm Thornton & Ross is to outsource its warehousing while Ravensthorpe's Lawton Yarns is cutting jobs after investing in less labour-intensive machinery

Cyclists Alastair Wareham and Tom Rogers aim to complete 210-mile charity Pedal for Pounds ride in just 14 hours!

The team from Huddersfield law firm Chadwick Lawrence gear up for Pedal for Pounds 5. Richard Avery from Sandal BMW, Alastair Wareham, Tom Rogers, senior partner Jeremy Garside and associate Alasdair Urwin
Intrepid duo bid to raise £5,000 for Huddersfield Town's Pedal for Pounds cause

Academy change sees GCSE results rise in 12 of 14 Kirklees secondary schools

The statistics mirror a national trend which shows that across the board GCSE results tend to improve after a school has converted to an academy

Good news for boaters as canal repairs are completed in Huddersfield

Engineers work on a lock on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal
Engineers finish £1m repair scheme on Yorkshire waterways

Biggest ever survey of West Yorkshire garden wildlife

A hedgehog in the garden
Frogs and toads common visitors to Yorkshire gardens
The team from Huddersfield law firm Chadwick Lawrence gear up for Pedal for Pounds 5. Richard Avery from Sandal BMW, Alastair Wareham, Tom Rogers, senior partner Jeremy Garside and associate Alasdair Urwin

Cyclists Alastair Wareham and Tom Rogers aim to complete 210-mile charity Pedal for Pounds ride in just 14 hours!

Intrepid duo bid to raise £5,000 for Huddersfield Town's Pedal for Pounds cause

Academy change sees GCSE results rise in 12 of 14 Kirklees secondary schools

The statistics mirror a national trend which shows that across the board GCSE results tend to improve after a school has converted to an academy

Good news for boaters as canal repairs are completed in Huddersfield

Engineers work on a lock on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal
Engineers finish £1m repair scheme on Yorkshire waterways

More than 100 workers facing axe as Lawton Yarns and Thornton and Ross announce changes

Lawton Yarns Ltd's premises at Ravens Ing Mills, Ravensthorpe
Linthwaite firm Thornton & Ross is to outsource its warehousing while Ravensthorpe's Lawton Yarns is cutting jobs after investing in less labour-intensive machinery

Huddersfield Town v Brighton: How the bookies see it

They might have home advantage, but Mark Robins' men are seen as outsiders

Calm heads crucial as Huddersfield Town target vital win against Brighton says manager Mark Robins

The boss admits it's been far too long since his side's last win

Huddersfield Town v Brighton: Doug Thomson's big match preview

Some of the natives are restless, but the team needs their support more than ever

Which Huddersfield Town players should be offered a new contract? Vote here

Out of contract Huddersfield Town player summer 2014
The deals of a dozen Huddersfield Town players end this summer - we want to know who fans would like to stay at the club           
Danny Brough prepares to use a cryochamber after an earlier game

Ice to meet you! Huddersfield Giants and Salford to share a cryotherapy chamber

The Giants and Salford have pooled their resources to help in the players' recovery

Huddersfield Giants centre Joe Wardle relishing tough Easter programme

The tough Easter programme holds no fears for Giants centre Joe Wardle

Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson column: we won't make excuses

Huddersfield Giants' Head Coach Paul Anderson
Giants coach Paul Anderson answers the questions put to him by Examiner RL writer Chris Roberts

Huddersfield Town v Brighton: How the bookies see it

They might have home advantage, but Mark Robins' men are seen as outsiders

Newsome Panthers and St Joseph's gear up for Holliday Cup final

Holliday Cup sponsor Rachael Blakey of Vivimed with Joe Flaherty of St. Joseph's, Josh Cuttell and Ben Dawson of Newsome, President Stuart Brown and Secretary Sue Taylor
This season's Holliday Cup final could be the closest in years

New look squads in chase for top honours at start of Drakes Huddersfield League Premiership season

Chris Kilner has moved from Marsden to Slaithwaite
Hoylandswaine look favourites to challenge Shepley for Byrom Shield title
Organist Jon Smith, who is to perform at the Rex Cinema, Elland

Jon Smith plays at the Rex Cinema

Music for all tastes from an international musician

Multi-media performance of ancient Indian love story

Inder 'Goldfinger', musician, playing the tabla drums
Harnessing the latest digital techniques, an ancient Indian love story will be seen in multi-media form

Peter Pan in Halifax for Easter

Dani Harmer and Lloyd Warbey in Peter Pan at the Victoria Theatre, Halifax
Tracy Beaker star Dani Harmer and Bobby Davro star in Peter Pan this Easter
Ferno business development manager Darren Sharman, Madeleine Radburn, medical devices advisor at the South Central Ambulance Service , and Dr Joanna Cherry

Ferno supplies oximeters for Haiti

Cleckheaton medical equipment firm Ferno is helping volunteer doctors provide much-needed help to people in Haiti

Unemployment figures fall in Huddersfield and Dewsbury

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A record 30.3m people are in work, according to latest UK employment figures

NatWest backs dog grooming and spa business

Ian Cour, of NatWest. with Jessica Elvidge, owner of Princess Paws Dog Grooming and Spa, and dog Missy
A dog grooming salon offering mud baths, coat colouring and dental treatment for pampered pooches has opened with funding from NatWest

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Oscar Pistorius arrives at the high court in Pretoria

Pistorius trial to take a further break until early May

Judge Thokozile Masipa approves request from chief prosecutor, which was supported by the defence

Oscar Pistorius takes stand to give evidence in murder trial

Oscar Pistorius weeps as he listens to evidence by a pathologist in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, April 7, 2014.
Olympic athlete apologises to family of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

Web tv: Book break 3 - three new debut talented authors share their experiences

Clare Donoghue, Liz de Jager and Matt Cain
Log on during your lunch hour for the third of ten monthly shows where author Alexandra Heminsley is joined by Clare Donoghue, Liz de Jager and Matt Cain who will be sharing their debut novel experiences

VIDEO: Impact of burglary on children disturbing, new research reveals

Burglars who target homes where children live should get tougher sentences says Victim Support

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