Members of the Stroke Association and staff members with with Kirklees mayor, clr Ken Smith

Huddersfield Stroke Association sings support for International Communication Project 2014 raising awareness for those left unable to speak

They have launched a six week aphasia choir for residents at the Methodist Mission to help alleviate symptoms

Huddersfield Town Crier Vic Watson in his new turquoise outfit in St. George's Square, Huddersfield.

British Town Crier Championships to take place in Huddersfield on September 27

Huddersfield's crier, Vic Watson, is behind the event

Cyclists turn to pedal power to raise thousands for the Joseph Salmon Trust

The team, which included five soldiers from Huddersfield, took on a 170-mile coast to coast challenge

Shanta P celebrates the release of her first CD

Fartown singer Shanta P launches debut EP at only 15 after wowing audiences around England

The Fartown vocalist and Rastrick High School student now has her sights set on releasing her first album

Aurangzeb Khan, right, and Mohammed Hussain of the Kabana restaurant prepare skewers of chicken for the tandoori oven

St George's Square sizzles for start of Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival 2014

Foodies flocked to festival to try cuisines from around the world

Huddersfield remembers World War One heroes at the centenary of the Great War outbreak

Towns and villages unite with services and exhibitions in memory of First World War fallen

Yorkshire Day 2014: Huddersfield celebrates a great day

Us Yorkshire folk know how to host a good old fashioned knees-up in God's Own Country

Site of proposed development on Helme Lane, Meltham

Big housing plan for Meltham backed despite protests

Council set to allow 100 new homes in village - plus latest planning decisions in Honley and Netherthong

Poppies will be planted to mark the centenary of the First World War

Events in Kirklees and Calderdale to mark centenary of outbreak of First World War

Kirklees mayor leading town's remembrance for fallen

Farnley Tyas to unveil its first memorial to its First World War soldiers this Sunday

Community research effort reveals details of five men who made the ultimate sacrifice

Mayor of Kirklees tops out Denby Dale care home

Ceremony to mark near completion of new facility, set to bring 50 jobs to the village

The Mayor and Mayoress of Kirklees, Clrs Ken Smith and Christine Smith, along with MP Barry Sheerman (centre) welcome Wenmei Du (centre left) and her delegation from the China Innovation and Development Association who were visiting the town.

Chinese billionaires in Huddersfield to look at investment opportunities outside London

A group of high-powered investors from China has toured Huddersfield's educational and business "hotspots"

Bob Howe, regional marketing officer for Yorkshire and Humberside and Cat of the Huddersfield branch, invited passersby to put a ball in one of the two containers

Smiles all around for Huddersfield residents at a happiness poll in the town centre

The event was hosted by Huddersfield Samaritans to judge the mood of residents and commuters as part of a national month of action

Kirklees Mayor visits North Huddersfield Trust School

Deighton carnival was a fantastic event and a chance to showcase North Huddersfield's communitys spirit

Dragon Boat Race at Pugneys Lake, Wakefield, organised by Huddersfield and Wakefield rotary clubs

Rotary Club dragon boat race raises £40k for charity

Race across Pugneys Lake, Wakefield, makes money for local charities

The Princess Royal meets members of the Kirklees Youth Offending Team at Dewsbury Town Hall.

Princess Royal in Dewsbury - but media banned from reporting visit until she left

Buckingham Palace 'mystified' over Kirklees Council ban

Who will win Tour de France Yorkshire 2014? Legend Bernard Hinault has his say from St George's Square farm

The French champion - one of only five cyclists to have won all three Grand Tours - was in Huddersfield this morning ahead of this weekend’s Tour de France Grand Depart

Beech Farm development unveiled

A development of 25 homes built in keeping with the local village is attracting attention at Farnley Tyas

Organsiers gear up for 87th Ravensknowle Gala

Thousands expected to join gala fun in Ravensknowle Park

Mayor of Kirklees Clr Ken Smith at annual Kirklees Council meeting

Ashbrow's Ken Smith is new Kirklees mayor

His chosen charity is Kirkwood Hospice, which he says “is a great resource for all our community and has recently completed wonderful enhancements to its facilities and services”


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