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Kirklees Council steps in at Huddersfield accident hotspot

Temporary traffic lights put up after spate of incidents near Kirkheaton

How's your commute? Report says it's getting SLOWER on Huddersfield's roads

More traffic and more congestion - it's official

Number of hospital beds could be reduced by 70 per cent

Hands Off HRI: Number of beds at Huddersfield hospital could be reduced from 400 to 120

Under hospital shake-up proposal, newly built HRI will have 70% LESS  bed capacity of current hospital

Almondbury pub could finally be demolished to make way for supermarket

Development could see the Rose and Crown knocked down

Kirklees Council to take action over blackspot Bellstring Lane/Liley Lane

Highways officers to investigate spate of crashes and put in extra warning signs

Unions raise fears as 500 Kirklees Council staff to move out of public sector

Building Services team to join Kirklees Neighbourhood Housing

It looks like Spring - but another wintry blast on way for Huddersfield

Frost and snow likely over next few days

Watch as blue-light trained driver Steve Bateman writes off van in Bellstring Lane/Liley Lane

Former paramedic tells how easy it is for experienced drivers to lose it on notorious country lane

Oldgate House in Huddersfield.

Another Huddersfield town centre eyesore to be revamped as student flats

Work begins to convert Oldgate House into 179 studios

Two taken to hospital with neck and chest injuries after yet another crash on Bellstring Lane

Collision occurred at junction of Liley Lane and Bellstring Lane, Kirkheaton, on Wednesday night

Paul Knell, left, dodged jail for the attack on taxi driver Muhammed Naeem (top right)

Taxi driver attack: Victim Muhammed Naeem hits out at sentence given to thug who assaulted him

47-year-old, father-of-four from Bradley says he needs treatment following attack

Hands off HRI rally in St George's Square

Hands off HRI: Thousands expected for Huddersfield march

March from St George's Square predicted to be biggest Huddersfield A&E demo yet

Traffic builds up, approaching Cooper Bridge, on Leeds Road in Huddersfield.

The end of traffic jams? £150m road fund for Kirklees' worst bottlenecks to be widened

Road widening and new parking restrictions planned for major roads

HD One: New John Smith's Stadium hotel WILL be built, thanks to council loan

Kirklees Council agree to borrow £9m to kick-start four star hotel scheme

Road back open but gas still off after Emley homes evacuated as van crashes into gas mains

Westfield Lane is currently blocked in between Jagger Lane and Lenacre Lane


Crashes continue on notorious B6118 Bellstring Lane/Liley Lane as Kirklees Council launches investigation

Crashes continue to happen as Kirklees Council launches investigation

Book lovers abandon Kirklees libraries in their droves

Visitor numbers drop 225,000 in two years

Bus gates dashcam video shows weekend rush

Huddersfield bus gates: Dashcam video shows new routes in action during weekend rush

Driver's view of town centre routes — plus your views on new system


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