Labour leader Ed Milliband vows to end zero hours contacts at campaign stop in Huddersfield

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Election 2015 campaign kicks off in earnest at David Brown gears factory

"Greedy" Crosland Moor woman jailed over £40,000 benefits fraud

Leeds Crown Court
Shelley Brook claimed more than £42,000 despite living with partner

LOOK: Mum and baby have lucky escape after 40ft tree crashes on house in Hopton Hall Lane, Upper Hopton

Drama sparks calls for all village's old trees to be checked for safety

Nostalgia: Take a look at what and who was making the Huddersfield Examiner pages back in April 1986

This week's All Our Yesterdays steps back in time to April 1986

Police to use rolling road blocks during Tour de Yorkshire

Streets set to remain open for much of time during big cycle race

Ambulance with blue lights flashing in smash with car on Huddersfield Road in Dewsbury

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Casualty in back of ambulance transferred to another vehicle

Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire allocated funding for Victim Support services

Victim Support will no longer be funded from the Ministry of Justice from today

200 acts line up for Tour de Yorkshire arts festival

Music, dance, theatre and arts on the way for region

West Yorkshire's 'only' outdoor butterfly sanctuary to open at Leeds Road fishing club

Learn2Fish currently building second fishing lake with butterfly island

The Range store set to open in Huddersfield on Good Friday

Retailer The Range will welcome its first shoppers when it opens its doors at Great Northern Retail Park on Good Friday

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Who should fill Sir Patrick's shoes?

VOTE: Who should take over from Sir Patrick Stewart as Huddersfield University chancellor?

80s TV adverts from Huddersfield and beyond - remember these?

Weekend GP appointments retained for North Kirklees patients...but Huddersfield folk not so lucky

Healthwatch Kirklees says all patients should get equal access to care

200 acts line up for Tour de Yorkshire arts festival

Music, dance, theatre and arts on the way for region

Charity ball to be held at St Patrick's Centre to commemorate 21st birthday of tragic teen cancer victim Chelsea North on May 30

The emotional black tie event has been organised by Chelsea's mum, Lisa Fisher, who looked after Chelsea when she was ill

WATCH: Labour leader Ed Milliband vows to end zero hours contacts at campaign stop in Huddersfield

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Election 2015 campaign kicks off in earnest at David Brown gears factory

Sheffield Wednesday v Huddersfield Town team selector: Who makes your starting XI for this weekend's game?

Choose your Huddersfield Town starting XI to face Stuart Gray's men as the Terriers search for a third win in succession at Hillsborough

Championship paper talk: Cardiff striker admits surprise at bizarre loan move as Blackpool boss urges chairman to splash the cash in League One

Cardiff City striker Kenwyne Jones has expressed his surprise at moving out on loan to leaders Bournemouth
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Huddersfield Town manager Chris Powell will be patient over Harry Bunn return

Manager Chris Powell will not rush Harry Bunn back into the Huddersfield Town side
The forward has missed two games after limping off early at Birmingham City

I'll stay calm if we win at Sheffield Wednesday pledges Huddersfield Town boss Chris Powell

Chris Powell's last trip to Hillsborough with Charlton Athletic ended with this celebration
Charlton Athletic's FA Cup win at Hillsborough had the 45-year-old swinging - literally!

Huddersfield Giants and Salford Red Devils gear up for Good Friday clash

The squads are revealed for the Super League XX John Smith's Stadium encounter

Huddersfield Giants prop Craig Kopczak ready for Super League XX lift-off!

First full pre-season in four years is paying off for Wales captain

Danny Brough-Rangi Chase duel could determine Huddersfield Giants-Salford Red Devils outcome

Top Super League stand-offs ready to go head to head

Titles up for grabs as Huddersfield Table Tennis League reaches the final matches

Promotion issues ready to be settled

Western Australia keeper-batsman Christian Smith signs for Shepley in the Drakes Huddersfield Cricket League

Top Aire/Wharfe bowler Nasir Jamal also joins Marsh Lane side

Sheffield Wednesday v Huddersfield Town team selector: Who makes your starting XI for this weekend's game?

Choose your Huddersfield Town starting XI to face Stuart Gray's men as the Terriers search for a third win in succession at Hillsborough

Easter 2015: What's on in Calderdale in the school holidays

Keep youngsters amused during the Easter break

200 acts line up for Tour de Yorkshire arts festival

Music, dance, theatre and arts on the way for region

Huddersfield New College teacher Chris Madej eyes acting life after being cast in lead role for feature film Freesia

The movie role is the latest acting success for Chris who is also rehearsing for his lead role performance in Ghost at Halifax Victoria Theatre

Shackletons job swap for Donna

New business project manager Donna Butterworth got a fresh insight into Shackletons on a job swap at the Dewsbury firm

Greensleeves secures Which? endorsement

Skelmanthorope-based lawn treatment business Greensleeves has been named as a Which? Trusted Trader

Myers Building Supplies apprentices spread the word

Two apprentices at Myers Building Supplies spoke about their training at the Kirklees College engineering centre open evening

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200 acts line up for Tour de Yorkshire arts festival

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WATCH: Labour leader Ed Milliband vows to end zero hours contacts at campaign stop in Huddersfield

Nostalgia: Take a look at what and who was making the Huddersfield Examiner pages back in April 1986

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