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All the latest education news, comment and analysis on schools, nurseries, colleges, universities, further and higher education and teaching from across Kirklees, including the University of Huddersfield, Kirklees College, Greenhead College and Huddersfield New College.

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Term-time holidays still a problem in Kirklees despite fine threat

Council insists situation is improving

Robert Sutcliffe: Wearing their hearts on their book sleeves

Graham Norton, John Cleese, Stephen Fry and Paul Merton all have autobiographies out

Educating Yorkshire stars at chamber dinner

Jonny Mitchell and Mike Steer gave their views on benchmarking schools at the Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce annual dinner

Denis Kilcommons: Troubled times for pro Democracy students in Hong Kong

Hong Kong, a region of seven million people that is, at the moment, in political turmoil

Shortened Shakespeare for Huddersfield

Four Huddersfield schools are taking part in the national Shakespeare Schools Festival on Tuesday, October 21.

School News

Huddersfield Rifle Club members in action

Huddersfield Rifle Club targeting expansion on larger site

Brockholes-based club wants to attract international competitions to its range

What's on this week at Kirklees and Calderdale councils

What's on this week at Kirklees and Calderdale councils
Resident parking permits on Kirklees agenda, while Calderdale Clrs will consider application for a sexual entertainment venue

Term-time holidays still a problem in Kirklees despite fine threat

Children, classroom
Council insists situation is improving
Sheridan Smith as Cilla

Film crew in Huddersfield for new Sheridan Smith series for ITV

Sheridan Smith is to star in new three-part drama series Black Work, which is being filmed partly in Huddersfield

CBeebies star Dr Ranj to switch on Huddersfield Christmas lights

November 15 date for Christmas lights event - plus see if you're pictured in our gallery from previous switch ons

Kirkheaton Parish Church member, Allison Howitt, does her bit for toilets in Africa

Tireless Christian worker who was heartbroken by conditions in Liberia
Mum Babette Harrison with her two children Breanna, five, and Ellie, two. They are living in the same house that former Prime Minister Harold Wilson lived in all those years ago...

Power house: 50 years ago this week Huddersfield's Harold Wilson became Prime Minister - but who lives in his childhood Cowlersley home today?

“My aunt Doris used to go to New St School with Harold. She said he was a loner and his mother used to kick him out and make him play with the lads roundabouts," said one neighbour

3D sound project at University of Huddersfield aiming to revolutionise the cinema experience

Music technology expert Hyunkook Lee receives £100k to add vertical dimension to recorded sound


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