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

Local election count at Cathedral House, Huddersfield

UKIP miss out on Kirklees Council seat: who the winners were and their reaction here

Opposition leaders pleased UKIP missed out on a spot - but the party says: 'wait until next year and see'

Election ballot box

Thursday is election day - see the list of Kirklees candidates here and an expert's view ahead of polling day

Politics expert Dr Andy Mycock says Lib Dem need to rally voters to prevent overall Kirklees Labour control

Election ballot box
Twenty-five glorious years: Mohan Sokhal celebrates his anniversary as a ward councillor.

Mohan Sokhal chalks up 25 years on Kirklees Council

Former Mayor of Kirklees marks big anniversary on council

The former tram shelter on Edgerton Road, which now stands alone in front of the Clayton Fields site

Historic former tram shelter to be restored in time for Tour de France

Edgerton bus shelter to be dismantled and repaired

The Popkidz party venue in Marsh

Licence bid for Marsh children's disco parties venue to open until 1am

But local councillors and residents object to Popkidz request to Kirklees Licensing

Excitement over Kirklees Council plans for Royds Hall High

And the head teacher spoke of the school’s “excitement” over the Kirklees Council plans

Former Mayor of Kirklees Clr Jean Calvert

Former Kirklees Mayor Clr Jean Calvert found not guilty of breaking law when she voted on council tax ballot despite being in arrears

Clr Jean Calvert, 58, has been found not guilty of two counts of breaking Section 106 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992

Dignitaries at Guru Nanak Gurdwara, Springwood, during the Diwali celebrations. Front row from left: Balbir Uppal; Bishop of Pontefract, the Rt Rev Tony Robinson; Kirklees Mayor, Martyn Bolt and Lakhwinder Johal, Gurdial Randhawa, Inderpal Randhawa and Mohan Sokhal.

Over 2,000 Yorkshire Sikhs celebrate Diwali at Huddersfield temple

Guru Nanak Gurdwara on Prospect Street in Springwood welcomed Sikhs from Huddersfield, Halifax, Dewsbury, Wakefield and Barnsley to celebrate Diwali

Roller rink for controversial Marsh building backed

A former DIY store off Westbourne Road will become an indoor roller skating rink with a soft play area for children

Kirklees Council Leader Clr. Mehboob Khan

Kirklees Council leader backs 210 new primary places but detail needed on ‘super school’ plan

The leader of Kirklees Council has backed plans to create a new primary school on the Royds Hall High School site

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