Mohammed Azam Yaqoob, known as 'Mr Sparkles', outside his house in Ravensthorpe

Former car wash boss 'Mr Sparkles' must repay £1m or face more jail time

Mohammed Azam Yaqoob washed cars and money, says National Crime Agency

Oakwell Hall Country Park

Blooming marvellous gardens scoop awards for Kirklees attractions

Oakwell Hall Country Park, Birstall, and the Red House Museum, Gomersal have both been awarded a Gold Medal

Huddersfield free town bus in front of Huddersfield station

Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman confident he can save free Town Bus

Rallying call issued over threatened bus service

Kirklees Council logo

Kirklees Council social worker told client he would "wipe her down with his beard", care regulator told

John Harry Forbes has been summoned before the Health and Care Professions Council’s Conduct and Competence Committee in London

Southdale reveals major housing plans

Construction and development specialist Southdale has joined forces with Brewster Bye Architects to work on several developments across the region

Clr Darren O'Donovan

Dewsbury West Labour councillor Darren O'Donovan faces de-selection - by his own party

Kirklees councillor appeals in bid to save political career

Sainsbury's bid for a new store in Birkby

Planning application submitted to Kirklees Council for a decision

Minister rejects campaigners 'call in' bid over Kirklees planning decision

Mirfield housing to go-ahead after government minister rejects residents' plea to call in councillors' decision

The Nerve Centre on Greenhead Road in Huddersfield.

Teacher Dylan Murphy speaks of sadness at closure of The Nerve Centre in Huddersfield

Dylan has chronic fatigue syndrome and relies on service

Plans showing housing proposals in the Grimescar Valley

Thornhill Estates submit application for 190 houses in Grimescar Valley

Application submitted today by developer to Kirklees Council, although it's not yet public

Oakmead, Lindley
Do you know the calorie content of your takeaway favourites?

Do you know how many calories are in your Saturday night takeaway? Take a look at the shocking figures here

Take a deep breath and look up the nutritional content of your takeaway favourites

Almondbury High School

Bill for supply teachers in Kirklees rockets to over £7 million

Rise comes despite pledge to cut costs

Microsoft to host grand finale at Kirklees Business Week

Huddersfield's 3M Buckley Innovation Centre will be the venue for the final event of next month's Kirklees Business Week

The Chestnut Centre in Sheepridge.

Enterprising idea to safeguard Chestnut Centre's library

Pharmacy will bring income in and protect library service which is under a Kirklees review

The policy will apply to all towns and village centres across Kirklees.

Kirklees Council's money-making 'A-board ban' backed by Guide Dogs charity

Traders criticise council's 'money-making' scheme in which A-boards have to be removed - unless you pay more than £100

The Nerve Centre on Greenhead Road in Huddersfield.

The Nerve Centre in Huddersfield set to close after Kirklees Council funding is axed

Charity which has helped hundreds of people with neurological conditions faces liquidation

Vehicle Excise Duty tax discs won't be needed after September 30

Goodbye tax discs! Here's everything Huddersfield drivers need to know about the vehicle tax changes

Huddersfield motorists won't need to display a tax disc from October 1 - here's all you need to know

Shepley chosen to be Smart Village in new EU backed Digichampz project

New focus on bid to boost rural broadband


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