My Manifesto 2015: Huddersfield's election demands

The results are in — see what Huddersfield folk want from the next government

Who'll step up to fill Sir Patrick Stewart's shoes at Unievrsity of Huddersfield?

Simon Armitage and Joanne Harris are popular contenders

Schools in Kirklees and Calderdale get a share of £367 million repairs fund

Shelley College
More than two dozen local schools are to receive a share of a £367 million fund to repair and extend their buildings

How Marsden's Fettle Animation firm is flying the flag for great British business

Fettle Animation is part of government's Business is GREAT campaign - and it's growing

More children staying in lessons in Kirklees after crackdown on term-time family holidays

File photo dated 08/02/12 of a pupil at work in a classroom as more children are reaching the standards expected of them in the three Rs by the time they leave primary school, new figures show. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday August 28, 2014. But tens of thousands of youngsters are still failing to achieve the expected level in reading, writing and maths. The results of this year's national curriculum tests - known as Sats - show a four percentage point improvement in the proportion of 11-year-olds gaining at least a Level 4 - the standard expected of the age group, in the basics. See PA story EDUCATION Tests. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire
School absence levels drop after change in rules

Anger over Syngenta's decision to demolish Dalton Grange in Rawthorpe

Victorian Society says it is acting on nothing more than "a corporate whim"

Cinderhills neighbours consider appeal against Kirklees Council housing plan approval

Neighbours may appeal to Planning Inspectorate to overturn decision

120 Huddersfield and Calderdale hospital staff opt for voluntary redundancy

Very few clinical staff allowed to leave, say bosses

'Disorganised' Labour branch criticised for displacing hard-working Kirklees councillor Judith Hughes

Judith Hughes
But Greenhead branch say they have to abide by national party rules

My Manifesto 2015 - What do you want for Huddersfield?

The Huddersfield Examiner is today launching a survey to find out what our readers' priorities are for the area

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    Thirteen schools in Kirklees and 15 in Calderdale have been named as beneficiaries of the Condition Improvement Fund 2015/16 - although details of how much each will get have not yet been released.

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Who should fill Sir Patrick's shoes?

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

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The Big Chill set to hit Huddersfield for Easter

Weatherman Paul Stevens warns of winds and rain

My Manifesto 2015: Huddersfield's election demands

The results are in — see what Huddersfield folk want from the next government

Who'll step up to fill Sir Patrick Stewart's shoes at University of Huddersfield?

Simon Armitage and Joanne Harris are popular contenders

Two men charged with burglary at King's Street Beaverbrooks in Huddersfield

The two men are due to appear at Kirklees Magistrates Court in Huddersfield today

Wembley joy for former Huddersfield Town striker Tom Denton

The 6ft 5in frontman helped North Ferriby United win the FA Trophy

Championship paper talk: Blackpool set for 25-man clearout ahead of summer revamp as Middlesbrough chairman hopes for extended Karanka stay

Andrea Orlandi is one Blackpool player who could be in line for a new deal at Bloomfield Road this summer
Check out a summary of the latest headlines from around the division

WATCH: Huddersfield Town striker Nahki Wells scores twice as Bermuda ease into World Cup qualifying second round

The national team skipper is now looking forward to a second-round showdown with Guatemala

Huddersfield Town duo Jake Charles and Joe Wright hope for Wales Under 21 involvement

The pair are with the squad for the opening Euro qualifier against Bulgaria in Cardiff

Huddersfield Giants will not put pressure on Jamie Ellis

Half back star just needs to play says head coach Paul Anderson

Huddersfield Giants head coach Paul Anderson confident ahead of busy Easter period

Team is in a 'good place' says Giants boss

Huddersfield Giants international Leroy Cudjoe expects side to kick on after Warrington win

Success against rivals Wolves could provide the catalyst

Wembley joy for former Huddersfield Town striker Tom Denton

The 6ft 5in frontman helped North Ferriby United win the FA Trophy

Brighouse Sports beaten in RCD Huddersfield Under 12 Cup semi-final as Ossett Albion make most of chances

Captain Ben Howgate grabs winner in extra-time

Championship paper talk: Blackpool set for 25-man clearout ahead of summer revamp as Middlesbrough chairman hopes for extended Karanka stay

Andrea Orlandi is one Blackpool player who could be in line for a new deal at Bloomfield Road this summer
Check out a summary of the latest headlines from around the division

How Marsden's Fettle Animation firm is flying the flag for great British business

Fettle Animation is part of government's Business is GREAT campaign - and it's growing

Project to update classic Yorkshire novel Crowthers of Bankdam is completed

Linda Bray's 12 year task to digitise 1940s bestseller

Review: Faultless performance of Haydn's Nelson Mass and Mozart's Requiem by Huddersfield Choral Society and the Royal Northern Sinfonia

Concern for future concerts after Kirklees Council announces plans to withdraw funding

How Marsden's Fettle Animation firm is flying the flag for great British business

Fettle Animation is part of government's Business is GREAT campaign - and it's growing

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

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The Big Chill set to hit Huddersfield for Easter

Brighouse Sports beaten in RCD Huddersfield Under 12 Cup semi-final as Ossett Albion make most of chances

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