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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
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

Huddersfield Town Supporters Association: fan support is vital to cause

Huddersfield Town Supporters Association (HTSA)
The latest from the Huddersfield Town fans' group

Let's end any relegation fears urges Huddersfield Town manager Mark Robins ahead of Easter fixtures

The boss says games against Brighton and Yeovil present a great opportunity to pick up vital points

Training today and tomorrow will determine starting side for Brighton says Huddersfield Town boss

Suspensions for skipper Peter Clarke and former Albion player Joel Lynch mean the manager must make at least two changes against the play-off chasers
Huddersfield Giants' Head Coach Paul Anderson

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

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

Huddersfield Giants looking forward to picking up the pieces says Jermaine McGillvary

Huddersfield Giants' Jermain McGillvary scores his sides fourth try against Wigan in February
Jermaine McGillvary admits the Giants can't wait to prove a point against Salford

Anthony Mullally's return to Huddersfield Giants could provide the forward spark hopes Paul Anderson

Anthony Mullally and Ukuma Ta'ai get tackles in for the Huddersfield Giants
The Huddersfield chief has recalled the 22-year-old Ireland World Cup prop from his loan spell at Bradford Bulls and confirmed he’ll play at Salford City Reds tomorrow
Tom Tunstall at Snetterton

Tom Tunstall back in British Superbikes action this weekend

The Denby Dale ace has not competed for 18 months following pelvic injuries and then time pressures managing his Doodson Motorsport team rider Robbin Harms last season

Brighouse Town have eye on title

Brighouse Town's Tom Matthews
A 4-0 home victory over Lincoln Moorlands Railway stretched their lead at the top of the Northern Counties East League to four points with three games to go

Huddersfield Rams ARFC looking forward to new season

Huddersfield Rams' Luke Booth (stripes)
The AFL Central and Northern League kicks off on Saturday, April 26, when the Rams face Sheffield Thunder in Manchester
Top selling rock band The Move in their 1960s heyday

Legendary 1960s band The Move to play Marsden Mechanics Hall

First band played on Radio 1 comes to historic village venue

Fancy being musical on your bike? Head to Holmfirth Arts Festival

Composer Barry Russell will directed Holmfirth Art Festival's performance of Eine Brise for 111cyclists
Those who volunteer for an unusual mass cycling promenade, due to take place two weeks before The Tour de France passes through Holmfirth, are promised a day to remember as they stage two performances of the avant-garde musical piece Eine Brise, described as a ‘moving sonic installation for bicycles’

Sun, sea and sand: Tripadvisor's top ten UK beaches

1 - Rhossili Bay, Swansea, Wales
Tripadvisor has named the ten most popular UK beaches in its 2014 Travelers Choice Awards
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

Money Cash
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

Daily Poll

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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