Doctors and safety chiefs urge Huddersfield residents to not clog up A&E on Christmas Day

Inappropriate calls on December 25 have included man with hiccups and woman with earache

Postman Jason Lee talks of dog attack which left him scarred for life

New ban on mail deliveries in Meltham

Council forced to offer £9m discount on council house sales in two years - and there's nothing they can do about it

Right to Buy has seen massive discounts offered on house sales

New campaign to save Holmfirth Library as council budget cuts loom

Appeal to public to get involved

Fresh police appeal after New Mill accident leaves man in serious condition

Police made a further appeal for witnesses after an elderly man was badly hurt in New Mill

Watch: Hundreds queue up to meet X Factor boy band Union J at signing at Waterloo Morrisons in Huddersfield

Some fans had been waiting since 7am to meet the stars and get their copy of their new album, You Got It All, signed

Free Boxing Day and New Year's Day buses to return to help Kirklees residents get around

The two buses on Boxing Day will be put on by Kirklees Green Party and Scholes man, Roger Batley

Work on new Rastrick fire station taking shape

Station to be operational in spring 2015

New £1.5m West Yorkshire Police team to help investigate child sex cases

£1.5m for new safeguarding squad

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  • X Factor pop stars sent fans wild when they popped into Waterloo Morrisons on Saturday.

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  • Free buses! Residents in Huddersfield will not be left stranded this festive season thanks to volunteer bus drivers.

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  • Have you been to Trattoria Domenico on the site of the former Sole Mio in Huddersfield town centre yet?

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  • HTAFC: Huddersfield Town fans are demanding a more positive approach from players and management as the club approach a crucial double of festive fixtures in the Championship programme.

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  • A new team of investigators has been launched - to protect the region’s children.

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  • Police made a further appeal for witnesses after an elderly man was badly hurt in New Mill.

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Doctors and safety chiefs urge Huddersfield residents to not clog up A&E on Christmas Day

Inappropriate calls on December 25 have included man with hiccups and woman with earache

Free Boxing Day and New Year's Day buses to return to help Kirklees residents get around

The two buses on Boxing Day will be put on by Kirklees Green Party and Scholes man, Roger Batley

Details confirmed for 2015 Tour de Yorkshire

Six towns get starts or finishes for big race

Huddersfield widow Mary Robertson raises £1,900 in memory of her ex-serviceman husband

The money will be split between Blind Veterans UK, Alzheimer’s Research UK, Carers Trust and Alwoodleigh

We must have a more positive approach from Huddersfield Town players and management say supporters ahead of Boxing Day trip to Rotherham

Urgency, energy and passion needed to produce right results

Hard work and endeavour paid off says Birmingham City boss after win at Huddersfield Town

The West Midlands club are on the up under their new manager

Jose Mourinho sensible to play down Chelsea's chance of winning four trophies this season says Huddersfield Town legend Andy Booth

Stamford Bridge side have a good chance though

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Huddersfield Giants earn their Christmas break

Players will have time off before the start of the Super League season

Weather fails to dampen Huddersfield Giants' spirits

Coach Paul Anderson on the training field
It's business as usual in the countdown to the 2015 Super League season

Huddersfield Giants taking advantage of Under 19s to improve their Super League defence

Conceding less points is a big target for Giants coach Paul Anderson

Huddersfield teenager Jessie Slater stars in national archery contest

New College student just pipped for national Under 18 title

We must have a more positive approach from Huddersfield Town players and management say supporters ahead of Boxing Day trip to Rotherham

Urgency, energy and passion needed to produce right results

Holmfirth Badminton Club juniors enjoy another productive year

Honley and Colne Valley High players in tonic

Live review: Alabama 3 at Holmfirth Picturedrome

The Alabama 3 are not from Alabama and there is not 3 of them

Halloween meeting for Knuckle

There are not many bands who would admit that their first gig was almost their last

The Big Picture: Anna Christensen's unusual shots from around the UK

We want to showcase the work of amateur photographers with their finest shots - this week we feature Anna Christensen

Boss of Brighouse firm Quickslide shares delight after winning national prize

Adrian Barraclough, chairman of Quickslide Ltd in Brighouse has presented awards to all 100 employees after winning a national trophy

600 UK Ltd hosts EEF growth forum launch

Manufacturers in Kirklees are set to benefit from the EEF's new Yorkshire & Humber Growth Forum

Wellhouse Leisure takes Ford Terrier to Turkey

David Elliott and Layne Stuart travelled 4,500 miles to show off the Ford Terrier campervan to workers at a Ford plant in Turkey

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Free Boxing Day and New Year's Day buses to return to help Kirklees residents get around

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We must have a more positive approach from Huddersfield Town players and management say supporters ahead of Boxing Day trip to Rotherham

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