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Birkby bakery closed due to infestation of cockroaches

Council apply to court to demand it cease trading until hygiene improves

The Kirklees councillors who failed to pay their council tax, clockwise from right: Amanda Pinnock, Amanda Stubley, Mohammed Sarwar, Jean Calvert and Donna Bellamy

Why haven't councillors summonsed for not paying council tax apologised?

Kirklees Conservatives call for party to act

The Post Office Hotel on Market Street, Milnsbridge

Former Milnsbridge pub the Post Office Hotel to become flats and cafe

Planning committee member Clr Mohan Sokhal said: “It has been empty seven or eight years – it’s an eyesore."

How you can have your say on Kirklees Council plans to reduce grass cutting throughout the borough

Scrutiny call-in means public get the chance to argue for or against £1.3m cuts to maintenance of parks and open spaces

Huddersfield Sikh Temple death: Woman named as man arrested is bailed

The 46-year-old woman has been named as a man, arrested on suspicion of manslaughter, has been released on bail

The land on Sude Hill Terrace

Holme Valley Parish Council should be "ashamed" of itself for putting profit before community over housing plan, meeting hears

Affiliated Land Charity housing plan has divided community over plans for homes in New Mill

Lindley Moor, Huddersfield, from Lindley Moor Road.

Major housing and industry plan for Lindley Moor gets the go-ahead

But the controversial application divided the planning committee

Sheikh Ullah of Newsome chosen as Greenhead Labour candidate

Vacancy arose after Mehboob Khan stood down

Jolly Sailor pub at junction of Broad Lane and Hill Top Road, Dalton, Huddersfield.

Former Dalton pub The Jolly Sailor will become an education centre

A dozen youngsters will have lessons there


Kirklees councillors re-think suspension ruling for taxi drivers with nine penalty points

Compromise found after uproar over ruling on taxi drivers' licences

Mirfield pub Airedale Heifer agrees to limit live music noise - minutes before councillors were to rule on licence over complaints

Airedale Heifer faced the Licensing Panel after a series of complaints dating back to 2013

Approved development on Slipper Lane in Mirfield - Land on the east side of Slipper Lane.

Controversial Mirfield housing and industry plan predicted to bring £10m to local economy

Kirklees councillors vote 4 vs 2 in favour of the major housing and employment plans

'Glamping' pods backed for Jackson Bridge campsite to tap into tourist trade

Councillors on the planning committee were split over the plan but it was narrowly backed

Anti-child sexual exploitation campaign poster

Should awareness of child sexual exploitation be taught in Kirklees schools?

Clr Kath Pinnock says awareness is key to getting young people to spot the signs of abuse

Clr Judith Hughes

Greenhead councillor Judith Hughes axed by Labour from standing for ward election again in 2015

She lost out to former Crosland Moor councillor Carole Pattison

Lidget Street, Lindley, Huddersfield

Is Lindley 'full'? Councillors have their say on latest housing plans for Lindley Moor

Concerns over schools and roads over Lindley plan

Lindley moor

30 more homes for Lindley Moor

Kirklees councillors split over the decision and developer told to make five of the homes "affordable"

Huddersfield town centre bar Varsity to re-open in September renamed as The Picture House

Councillors on Kirklees Council’s Licensing Panel agreed it could open from 8am and serve alcohol until 3.30am and closing at 4am on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays

Ali Jones and son Ruddi

Ruddi's Bistro in Linthwaite told to address noise concerns - but can continue operating under temporary licence

Charity bistro went before Huddersfield Planning Committee after one objection to change of use bid

Popular retro Hepworth business The Carding Shed gets longer opening hours support

The Carding Shed can hold functions until midnight on Fridays and Saturdayss after support by Kirklees Licensing


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