Great-grandfather ordered to leave Fartown surgery after almost 70 years as a patient

Peter Hesselden, 85, one of latest OAPs asked to leave Grange Group Practice

Huddersfield woman Nathalie Wright talks about the misery of living with ME

In this thought provoking first person feature Huddersfield 22-year-old Nathalie Wright reveals how her life has been devastated by the crippling illness ME. Nathalie grew up in Pole Moor above Slaithwaite, went to Wilberlee Primary School, Crossley Heath School in Halifax and then Greenhead College. Day and night became indistinguishable

Clr Viv Kendrick is urging people to get tested early

Kirklees Council backs World AIDS Day with appeal for people to have HIV tests

Clr Viv Kendrick says early treatment can save your life

George Osborne live

Autumn Statement 2015 LIVE: Latest updates as George Osborne unveils his spending review

Live reaction from the Daily Mirror throughout the day as the Chancellor delivers his spending review in the House of Commons

Chloe tries out an anti-gravity treadmill

Fancy walking on the moon in Huddersfield? New machine mirrors sensation of lunar stroll

It is the running machine that defies gravity - Chloe Glover tried out the Alter G anti-gravity treadmill, which has been pushing the limits of sportsmen and women as well as those with injuries

One in four young children in Kirklees overweight or obese

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Figures show that in Kirklees 10.5% of five-year-olds were obese in 2014/15 – up from 8.9% in 2013/14

Pensioner Alexander Copeland told to leave Fartown surgery after almost 50 years of attending it

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Grange Group Practice gives Alexander marching orders because he's not in 'practice area'

'Let's Save the NHS' rally in London, in October, as thousands of junior doctors plan "all-out" strike for the first time ever

Our A&E will be safe during junior doctors' strike, say Huddersfield and Calderdale health chiefs

Junior doctors will walk out of A&E departments after 98% vote in favour of strike

Jeanne Summers, 78, from Dalton, died after breaking her ankle in a fall at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in 2013. Pictured with her widow Albert

More than two years after their mum died at HRI, Jeanne Summers' family are still waiting for answers

The HRI and CRH had been struggling with a mounting backlog of unresolved written complaints earlier this year - but bosses say they are clearing them

Health boss who got 27% pay rise gets £5k bonus - while staff are told there's not enough for their £40 perk

Robert Flack, chief executive of Locala who earns £121,000, was handed an extra five grand for hitting his targets in 2013/14, the Examiner can reveal

Warning on costs for elderly with dementia

Soaring number of dementia patients 'will cost Kirklees an extra £29m by 2020'

Number of dementia sufferers predicted to rise by one fifth in five years

Private firms bidding for NHS work

Almost 60% of Huddersfield GP surgeries face budget cuts

Some 22 out of 38 practices face budget cuts over next three years

Families with autism hold rally to demand shorter NHS waiting times as part of a National Autistic Society Day of Action

Members of the Kirklees wide group The Whole Autistic Family staged the event at Dewsbury Town Hall

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary, Acre Street, Lindley, Huddersfield

Huddersfield hospital boss insists A&E will be safe if junior doctors strike next month

Junior doctors voting whether to walk out of A&E departments over dispute over new contracts

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary, Acre Street, Lindley, Huddersfield

Health chiefs warn stretched Huddersfield NHS services may struggle to cope with increased winter demand

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Services running all year round at levels intended for winter

Slaithwaite Health Centre, New Street, Slaithwaite

Slaithwaite Health Centre threatened with 'extinction' following budget cuts

Surgery, which helps almost 5,000 patients,  faces 50% budget cut over three years

Kirklees MP Paula Sherriff blasts NHS hospital parking charges for disabled badge holders

Vow to continue to oppose charges for Blue Badge holders

Health trust which runs mental health services to ban smoking in its grounds

The move will apply to all its sites, including in Kirklees and Calderdale

Kirklees chosen as national pilot for pioneering pay what you can dental care scheme by Dentaid

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The first event on December 3 in Dewsbury organised by The Real Junk Food Project Dewsbury


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