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£5m: real cost of missed appointments at Huddersfield and Halifax hospitals

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley

End of year figures show 39,659 patients didn’t arrive at hospital for their appointments in Huddersfield and Calderdale in 2013/14 – just 1,221 fewer than the year before

Huddersfield Town fan Russell Firth renovates Leeds Road seats for garden shrine to team

The seats on which fans saw some of Town’s greatest sporting moments including when Denis Law played for them and in those far away days when the team played the likes of Arsenal and Chelsea, now seat Russell, his wife Zoe and children Thomas and Molly

Aldi agree to makes changes to delivery plans for new Slaithwaite store

Artist impression of proposed Aldi at Slaithwaite
An Aldi spokesperson said that bosses have agreed to accept all of the requests made by Kirklees Council concerning their delivery plan to the new Slaithwaite site

John Sykes and Trevor Smith attempt to establish Farnley Tyas war dead for memorial stone: can you help?

John Sykes
Aim is to put up memorial in village to fallen World War One heroes

Grosvenor Chemicals faces legal battle over £390,000 fire investigation bill with Health and Safety Executive

Fire at Grosvenor Chemicals at Linthwaite
High Court writ served on Huddersfield chemical company after blaze

More than 100 workers facing axe as Lawton Yarns and Thornton and Ross announce changes

Lawton Yarns Ltd's premises at Ravens Ing Mills, Ravensthorpe
Linthwaite firm Thornton & Ross is to outsource its warehousing while Ravensthorpe's Lawton Yarns is cutting jobs after investing in less labour-intensive machinery
Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley

£5m: real cost of missed appointments at Huddersfield and Halifax hospitals

End of year figures show 39,659 patients didn’t arrive at hospital for their appointments in Huddersfield and Calderdale in 2013/14 – just 1,221 fewer than the year before

Huddersfield car dealership worker Wayne Gannon swaps horsepower for pedal power for Pedal for Pounds 5 ride

Wayne Gannon is taking part in Pedal For Pounds 5
And his employer, Sytner Volkswagen Huddersfield, has pledged to match whatever he raises

Charity gives people with poor eyesight chance to learn skills to stay independent

Netherton optometrist Rena Souten
Free service from The Macular Society

John Sykes and Trevor Smith attempt to establish Farnley Tyas war dead for memorial stone: can you help?

John Sykes
Aim is to put up memorial in village to fallen World War One heroes

Huddersfield Town fan Russell Firth renovates Leeds Road seats for garden shrine to team

The seats on which fans saw some of Town’s greatest sporting moments including when Denis Law played for them and in those far away days when the team played the likes of Arsenal and Chelsea, now seat Russell, his wife Zoe and children Thomas and Molly

Huddersfield Town 1 Brighton 1: Doug Thomson's match analysis

A draw was a fair reflection of a feisty Championship contest

Huddersfield Town v Brighton: give us your player ratings

What did you make of the performance of the Terriers? Give us your marks

Huddersfield Town v Brighton: are you pictured in our fan gallery?

Huddersfield Town (1) v Brighton (1) - Town fans
Did you go to Town's 1-1 draw with Brighton? You could be pictured in our fan gallery
Huddersfield Giants' Head Coach Paul Anderson

Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson still looking for improvement despite win against Salford

Shaun Lunt in fitness battle to face Wakefield

Salford Red Devils 22 Huddersfield Giants 42: Examiner match report

Huddersfield Giants crush Salford - and now for Wakefield at home say Paul Anderson's men

Ice to meet you! Huddersfield Giants and Salford to share a cryotherapy chamber

Danny Brough prepares to use a cryochamber after an earlier game
The Giants and Salford have pooled their resources to help in the players' recovery
Huddersfield Town (1) v Brighton (1) - Murray Wallace

Resolve and resilience pleases Huddersfield Town manager Mark Robins after draw against Brighton

The boss believes the point gained was good, even though it could have been three

Holmfirth Town enjoying more success in the Huddersfield District Football League

Holmfirth Town v Cumberworth at Little Wembley, Holmfirth
Holme Valley Academicals seeking more trophies

St Josephs Sharks Under 12s score fine victory over Dewsbury Celtic

Danny Fisher of St Josephs Sharks Under 12s against Dewsbury Celtic
Unbeaten record is maintained
Huddersfield rapper Savvy

Huddersfield rapper Savvy collaborates with Athlete and Bloc Party members

Indie hip-hop fusion track released with chart stars

Arcane Roots at The Cockpit, Leeds: gig review

Rock band Arcane Roots
What did our reviewer make of the gig?

Restaurant review: Casa, Brighouse

What did our reviewer make of his family's meal at Casa? Find out here

Ferno business development manager Darren Sharman, Madeleine Radburn, medical devices advisor at the South Central Ambulance Service , and Dr Joanna Cherry

Ferno supplies oximeters for Haiti

Cleckheaton medical equipment firm Ferno is helping volunteer doctors provide much-needed help to people in Haiti

Unemployment figures fall in Huddersfield and Dewsbury

Money Cash
A record 30.3m people are in work, according to latest UK employment figures

NatWest backs dog grooming and spa business

Ian Cour, of NatWest. with Jessica Elvidge, owner of Princess Paws Dog Grooming and Spa, and dog Missy
A dog grooming salon offering mud baths, coat colouring and dental treatment for pampered pooches has opened with funding from NatWest

Daily Poll

Oscar Pistorius arrives at the high court in Pretoria

Pistorius trial to take a further break until early May

Judge Thokozile Masipa approves request from chief prosecutor, which was supported by the defence

Oscar Pistorius takes stand to give evidence in murder trial

Oscar Pistorius weeps as he listens to evidence by a pathologist in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, April 7, 2014.
Olympic athlete apologises to family of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

Web tv: Book break 3 - three new debut talented authors share their experiences

Clare Donoghue, Liz de Jager and Matt Cain
Log on during your lunch hour for the third of ten monthly shows where author Alexandra Heminsley is joined by Clare Donoghue, Liz de Jager and Matt Cain who will be sharing their debut novel experiences

VIDEO: Impact of burglary on children disturbing, new research reveals

Burglars who target homes where children live should get tougher sentences says Victim Support

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