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Bed cuts at Huddersfield and Calderdale hospital review even bigger than first thought

Hospital beds

Hospital chiefs slash another 100 beds from target

Granny, 80, suffering from cancer was burgled by grandson three times

Leeds Crown Court
Leeds Crown Court heard yesterday David Holland had been told by his victim not to call at her home anymore and she had written him a letter saying she did not want any more to do with him

Matthew Stansfield in court after smashing a takeaway window and fighting with his friend over a 'stolen' burger

The incident happened at the Chicken Hut in Cross Church Street after Stansfield complained that his fast food had been taken

Kirklees crime falls overall with 1,799 fewer crimes recorded - a drop of 7% in a year

Police crime scene
But sexual offences have risen with 66 more victims in the last 12 months than in 2012/2013

Match Report: Guiseley 1-4 Huddersfield Town

Guiseley AFC v Huddersfield Town. Pre season friendly. Harry Bunn celebrates after scoring. updated
A first-half goal from Duane Holmes was followed up by second-half efforts from Harry Bunn, Oliver Norwood and Jake Charles as Town made it 14 goals and four wins from four in their latest pre-season outing

Woman who contracted flesh-eating bug after gastric band op didn't tell DWP her condition had improved

wage slip, money, cash
Samantha Colquhoun, of Broadlands in Meltham, was left with a hole in her stomach when she contracted the infection after the surgery

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  • TRAVEL: One lane closed and queueing traffic due to accident, five vehicles involved on M62 westbound between J21 A640 (Milnrow) and J20 A627(M) Rochdale.
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    A further 100 beds have been slashed from Huddersfield and Calderdale hospitals’ radical downsizing plan.

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Leeds Crown Court

Granny, 80, suffering from cancer was burgled by grandson three times

Leeds Crown Court heard yesterday David Holland had been told by his victim not to call at her home anymore and she had written him a letter saying she did not want any more to do with him

Bed cuts at Huddersfield and Calderdale hospital review even bigger than first thought

Hospital beds
Hospital chiefs slash another 100 beds from target

Matthew Stansfield in court after smashing a takeaway window and fighting with his friend over a 'stolen' burger

The incident happened at the Chicken Hut in Cross Church Street after Stansfield complained that his fast food had been taken

Kirklees crime falls overall with 1,799 fewer crimes recorded - a drop of 7% in a year

Police crime scene
But sexual offences have risen with 66 more victims in the last 12 months than in 2012/2013
Guiseley AFC v Huddersfield Town. Pre season friendly. Harry Bunn celebrates after scoring. updated

Match Report: Guiseley 1-4 Huddersfield Town

A first-half goal from Duane Holmes was followed up by second-half efforts from Harry Bunn, Oliver Norwood and Jake Charles as Town made it 14 goals and four wins from four in their latest pre-season outing

Five reasons Martin Paterson can force his way back in at Huddersfield Town in 2014/2015

The Northern Irishman was sent out on loan in the latter half of last season but returns hungry to make an impact and a fresh start

Free tickets still available for Huddersfield Town 'Welcome to the Season' event at PPG Canalside on Friday

Chance for fans to see close-up preparations for the Championship campaign

Northern Ireland international Oliver Norwood in Huddersfield Town starting line-up against Guiseley at Nethermoor

Martin Paterson and Harry Bunn in attack against Conference North side
Huddersfield Giants' Head Coach Paul Anderson

It's time for Huddersfield Giants to take collective responsibility says boss Paul Anderson

Huddersfield Giants chief Paul Anderson know everyone has a part to play in getting the Giants back to their best

Huddersfield Giants star Jermaine McGillvary hoping his side can start building again

Huddersfield Giants v Castleford Tigers at the John Smith's Stadium, Huddersfield.
Jermaine McGillvary scores
Jermaine McGillvary has expressed his delight at scoring a hat trick to help the Giants sink Bradford

Huddersfield Giants' Luke Robinson: What's happening in the Giants camp

Losing two Super League games on the trot is something that really hits us hard these days, and we’re looking forward to doing something about it
Guiseley AFC v Huddersfield Town. Pre season friendly. Harry Bunn celebrates after scoring. updated

Match Report: Guiseley 1-4 Huddersfield Town

A first-half goal from Duane Holmes was followed up by second-half efforts from Harry Bunn, Oliver Norwood and Jake Charles as Town made it 14 goals and four wins from four in their latest pre-season outing

Holmfirth Harriers take second place in track and field league

Strong 'home' showing takes Harriers into second in league standings

Huddersfield Under 18s relegated to second tier of cricket's Joe Lumb Cup competition

Looking to blood youngsters in next match against Barnsley

Mirfield Agricultural Show 2014: what to expect

Stunt artists, marching bands, dancers and more at this year's agricultural show

20 reasons to celebrate summer in Yorkshire

Celebrate summer in Yorkshire
God's own county is the place to be when the weather's fine

Pat Fulgoni' dark side

He earned his stripes in electro-rock band Kava Kava

Martin Thompson issues a word of warning to landlords

Martin Thompson of Armitage Sykes
Martin Thompson, of Armitage Sykes, warns property landlords of the dangers in allowing letting negotiations to stall

Videos & Photos

Guiseley AFC v Huddersfield Town. Pre season friendly. Harry Bunn celebrates after scoring. updated

Match Report: Guiseley 1-4 Huddersfield Town

Five reasons Martin Paterson can force his way back in at Huddersfield Town in 2014/2015

Free tickets still available for Huddersfield Town 'Welcome to the Season' event at PPG Canalside on Friday

Former X Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos arrives at Southwark Crown Court in London

Tulisa trial collapses: Case thrown out amid dramatic scenes at Southwark Crown Court

N-Dubz star Tulisa Contostavlos grinned in dock as trial of organising an £800 drug deal at Southwark Crown Court thrown out

Live: Updates following the Malaysia Airlines crash as anger grows over "disrespectful" treatment of bodies by rebels

President Putin offers investigators secure access to wreckage, while the US claims to have damning evidence of Russian involvement in downing of flight

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