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Trading Standards reveals its 10 top tips to avoid being scammed

People in the UK are being tricked out of £10bn a year

The Examiner Battle Bus visits St George's Square - Kirklees Council leader David Sheard

Ousted Kirklees Council leader speaks out over Labour coup against him

Clr David Sheard says Ashbrow councillors plotted his downfall

Huddersfield shop stripped of alcohol licence after selling booze to youngsters

Super Punjabi Foodstore broke laws under the nose of undercover officers

Former Badger pub is finally pulled down

Demolition men move in at Bradley eyesore

Kewz bar, Queen Street, Huddersfield

Police fail in bid to close down Kewz bar after string of serious incidents

Owners celebrating after West Yorkshire force's application to have Queen Street bar shut down is thrown out

Kewz bar, Queen Street, Huddersfield

Kewz Bar licence under review after spate of violent incidents

Management says it is doing all it can to protect the public's safety at Queen Street bar

Huddersfield a hotspot for illegal cigarettes as hundreds of thousands are seized

Consumer watchdog crackdown highlights scale of problem in Kirklees

Kirklees Labour party reveals who will fight 2016 elections

Axed Dewsbury councillor Karen Rowling set to take on Mirfield Tory Martyn Bolt


Are some councillors overruling officials to get taxi drivers with convictions back on the road?

Councillor hits out after colleagues hand reprieves to four out of five drivers brought before regulatory panel

Taxi rank

Taxi drivers' bid to use 15-year-old cars is knocked back by Kirklees councillors

Licensing panel says it will wait and see what other West Yorkshire councils want

'Vaping' with an e-cigarette

Traders who sell e-cigarettes to under 18s face fines of up to £2,500

West Yorkshire Trading Standards to enforce law on selling to children and young teens

Licence granted to Newsome Tap pub in former working men's club

The pub hopes to use part of the bowling green at the back as a car park if planning permission is granted to its owner

Denby Cricket Club

Denby Cricket Club wins approval for alcohol sales despite opposition from villagers

'Alcohol sales will help our financial position', club treasurer says


New Mayor of Kirklees Clr Paul Kane sworn in at mayor-making ceremony

The new mayor, who took over from Clr Ken Smith, will have his partner, Mrs Susan Bedford, as mayoress

Kirklees mayor's fundraising for Kirkwood Hospice is set in stone

Commemorative stone unveiled after mayor raises £7,300 for the hospice

First swimmers dive into Huddersfield's new leisure centre which was officially opened by the Mayor this morning

Mayor of Kirklees even tried out the fitness suite at the centre, said to cost £36m

Poignant moment as poppies flutter in the wind during dedication of memorial garden in Ravensknowle

The Bishop of Huddersfield, the Rev Dr Jonathan Gibbs, formally dedicated the Tolson Heritage Memorial Garden

Events planned to mark anniversary of VE day in Huddersfield

Beacons to be lit at Castle Hill and Holmfirth


Doug Thomson
Huddersfield Town correspondent
Chris Roberts
Huddersfield Giants correspondent
Louise Cooper
Crime correspondent
Nick Lavigueur
Health Correspondent
Joanne Douglas
Local Government Correspondent
Linda Whitwam
Education Correspondent
Henryk Zientek
Business Correspondent
Martin Shaw
Mirfield Correspondent