Extra playtime and a weekly litter pick - what the children of a Slaithwaite school want from their election

Mock election will see one school pupil become Prime Minister for the day with results announced on Friday

Lee Matthewman wasted police time over stabbing hoax

Seven police officers and an ambulance were sent and the hospital put on standby following the bogus 999 call

Dry forecast for polling day in Huddersfield

But that's an exception in very wet May

New addiction support group to be launched in the Colne Valley by former Linthwaite alcoholic Dave Kennedy

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A police motorcycle rider high fives with the spectators

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Extra playtime and a weekly litter pick - what the children of a Slaithwaite school want from their election

Mock election will see one school pupil become Prime Minister for the day with results announced on Friday

Why you should cast your vote today - even if you think all politicians are the same

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Health groups vie for massive £285m Kirklees community care contract

Private firms bidding for NHS work
Health chiefs to decide whether hospital consortium or Locala land huge deal

Halifax Fake Festival

July 11, Manor Heath Park, Halifax
Who did our writer Tom Marshall-Bailey pick in his team of the season?

Championship team of the season 2014/2015: Tom Marshall-Bailey picks his best XI of players elsewhere in the division based on how they fared against Huddersfield Town

Our online Town writer identifies the individuals who have shone for opposition sides in the second tier this season

WATCH: Video highlights from Huddersfield Town U21's excellent 5-3 extra-time semi final success at Crystal Palace

Jake Charles scored twice for the Huddersfield Town U21s in their semi-final win at Crystal Palace
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The stats which prove Huddersfield Town have one of the best value season tickets in the Championship

Huddersfield Town scored four goals in one game twice at home this season, including the 4-4 Derby County thriller
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Huddersfield Town chairman Dean Hoyle hails best season since returning to second tier

Hoyle says he is encouraged and optimistic

Oliver Roberts named in a Huddersfield Giants Super League squad for the first time

Kruise Leeming looks set to keep his place for the trip to Salford Red Devils

Huddersfield Giants forward Ukuma Ta'ai likes it hot in Super League

Tonga World Cup star can't wait for Salford Reds Devils battle

We owe Salford one for Chase challenge, says Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson

Exacting painful revenge is key Super League mission

Huddersfield racers Tom Sykes and Kyle Smith seek success at Imola

Both riders looking to improve their championship standings

Drakes Huddersfield Cricket League Shepley get home draw in Sykes Cup second round

Scholes travel to Premiership rivals

Championship team of the season 2014/2015: Tom Marshall-Bailey picks his best XI of players elsewhere in the division based on how they fared against Huddersfield Town

Who did our writer Tom Marshall-Bailey pick in his team of the season?
Our online Town writer identifies the individuals who have shone for opposition sides in the second tier this season

The Mist In The Mirror ghost story fails to rouse LBT audience

Visuals are saving grace of Victorian tale

Celebrity Kerry Katona parties at Popkidz in Huddersfield

DJ stint at Marsh Popkidz venue

Review: Mikron Theatre's salty tale of fish and chips is one not to be missed

Fish and chips a big hit on stage
Stephen Newman, senior partner at Baxter Caulfield

Baxter Caulfield survey reveals further growth

Data from law firm Baxter Caulfield shows at least 1,178 private sector jobs were createrd in Yorkshire during the first quarter of 2015

Chris Wood welcomes fall in insolvency figures

Chris Wood, of Clough Corporate Solutions, said insolvency figures were now back down to pre-crisis levels

Longwood Engineering lands RoSPA award

Aspley-based Longwood Engineering has secured a silver award from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents

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Extra playtime and a weekly litter pick - what the children of a Slaithwaite school want from their election

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