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Could Kirklees be in the fracking firing line?

British Geological Survey map into areas where there is potential for shale gas. Yellow shows areas that are licensed while blue areas with lines through highlight areas surveyed that could be used for fracking.

Map shows part of Kirklees as 'prospective area' for extraction of oil and gas from fracking

Foundations laid for new fire station at Rastrick to replace Elland and Brighouse stations

The new Rastrick Fire Station taking shape on Clough Road, Rastrick.
Work began in May and will be completed in April 2015

Hagg Wood shooting: Moneylender blasted in chest with gun made using instructions from YouTube, court told

Convicted drug dealer Neil Hazelwood was shot in the chest at Hagg Wood, Holmfirth, with the ‘home-made lethal weapon’ after refusing to give his captors £100,000 or two kg of cocaine, Manchester Crown Court heard

War heroes medals stolen during house burglary

West Yorkshire Police
War heroes medals hold huge sentimental value for the owner

Dalton dog attack on toddler: Police investigating if dog is banned breed

Police crime scene
Incident occurred on Saturday afternoon

Huddersfield in pictures: The results are in!

A big thank you to everyone who sent in images - you dazzled us with dozens of gorgeous photos

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Doreen Maude - Obituary

Obituary: Doreen Maude, awarded MBE for her work for Ministry of Defence

Obituary for Doreen Maude

Could Kirklees be in the fracking firing line?

British Geological Survey map into areas where there is potential for shale gas. Yellow shows areas that are licensed while blue areas with lines through highlight areas surveyed that could be used for fracking.
Map shows part of Kirklees as 'prospective area' for extraction of oil and gas from fracking

Foundations laid for new fire station at Rastrick to replace Elland and Brighouse stations

The new Rastrick Fire Station taking shape on Clough Road, Rastrick.
Work began in May and will be completed in April 2015

Hagg Wood shooting: Moneylender blasted in chest with gun made using instructions from YouTube, court told

Convicted drug dealer Neil Hazelwood was shot in the chest at Hagg Wood, Holmfirth, with the ‘home-made lethal weapon’ after refusing to give his captors £100,000 or two kg of cocaine, Manchester Crown Court heard

Huddersfield Town defender Paul Dixon says better performance essential against Sheffield United at Bramall Lane

We need to make team shape more effective says Scotland international

Striker James Vaughan back training hard with Huddersfield Town but targeting return against Oldham rather than Sheffield United

No-risk policy but return not far away

Blackpool complete signing of former Huddersfield Town defender Peter Clarke

Watford (1) v Huddersfield Town (4) - Adam Hammill points to Peter Clarke for the fans updated
The centre-back had looked to be on the verge of signing for Doncaster Rovers but will now continue in the Championship

Championship transfer gossip: QPR's Deeney interest intensifies but Burnley pull out as Udinese frontman nears Watford switch

PLUS: Middlesbrough close to completing triple swoop and Blackpool on the verge of securing World Cup midfielder

Kruise Leeming looking to build on his solid Huddersfield Giants showing

Huddersfield Giants hooker Kruise Leemings has admitted he's taken heaps of confidence from his performance against Catalan Dragons

Frenchman's birthday gift to his girlfriend - a surprise trip to watch Catalan play Huddersfield Giants

Many friendships are formed across the Channel thanks to the Catalan/Giants matches over the years

Huddersfield Giants 38 Catalan Dragons 16: Examiner match report

Dragons put to the sword as Giants look to pick up their form for play-off push
Huddersfield's Ashley Daykin.

Huddersfield bowler Ashley Daykin wins British Crown Green Senior Merit title

Emotional scenes at Cleckheaton Sports

Huddersfield's Joe Lumb Cup cricket side lose to Barnsley but can take heart from past history

Huddersfield Joe Lumb Cup captain Toby Booth of Scholes CC
Youngsters will be keen to press on next season

Huddersfield Town defender Paul Dixon says better performance essential against Sheffield United at Bramall Lane

We need to make team shape more effective says Scotland international

Huddersfield town centre bar Varsity to re-open in September renamed as The Picture House

Councillors on Kirklees Council’s Licensing Panel agreed it could open from 8am and serve alcohol until 3.30am and closing at 4am on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays

Sum of Summer in Brighouse

New art exhibition exploring summer opens in Smith Gallery, Brighouse

Qureshi works can be seen all summer at Baitings Reservoir

Here and There by Imran Qureshi at the Baitings Reservoir
International artist Imran Qureshi is showing water-inspired works at a Yorkshire reservoir this summer

Solvay appoints new site director

Guillaume Peron has been appointed to takde charge of Solvay's surfactants and biocides business at Holywell Green

Business Profile: Christina Longden, of the Lorna Young Foundation

Christine Longden of Dark Woods Coffee on West Slaithwaite Road in Slaithwaite
A Netherton woman is helping some of the poorest food producers in the world build up their businesses

Arrow Self Drive puts clients on pole position

Clients of Arrow Self Drive in Huddersfield enjoyed a trackday at Donington Park with expert tuition from motor racer Josh Caygill

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Huddersfield Town defender Paul Dixon says better performance essential against Sheffield United at Bramall Lane

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Hagg Wood shooting: Moneylender blasted in chest with gun made using instructions from YouTube, court told

Police remove the baby from the hot car after breaking the window to gain entry

Mother cautioned after police rescue six-month-old baby from boiling hot car

Officers were forced to smash a window of the vehicle to rescue the infant

Commonwealth Games quiz: test your knowledge of dancing delicacies and top teams

Commonwealth Games 2014: Test your knowledge of the Glasgow games with our Friday quiz

Watch: Tulisa speaks of "outrage" at V Festival assault conviction and says she plans to appeal

Tulisa Contostavlos makes a statement to the waiting media as she leaves Stratford Magistrates Court in London where she was found guilty of hitting Savvas Morgan during an altercation at V-Festival in Essex
26-year-old singer was found guilty of hitting celebrity blogger Savvas Morgan in the face at the V Festival last year

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