Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman and Colne Valley MP Jason McCartney

Huddersfield and Colne Valley MPs on English votes for English laws

Colne Valley's Jason McCartney said the proposals would increase fairness Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman said it would be hard to define which issues only affect England

Jefferson Sheard Architects officially hand over refurbished Acre Mill at Lindley to health chiefs

A major milestone has been reached in the transformation of Lindley’s Acre Mill

Yorkshire Ambulance Service

Yorkshire ambulance chief urges people to only dial 999 in a medical emergency

Flood of calls for colds and flu amid struggle to get GP appointments

Kirklees Council

Police to wear body-mounted cameras as part of new domestic abuse campaign in Kirklees aimed at young people

Police have pledged rapid response to calls about domestic abuse and officers will wear body cameras to capture evidence at the scene

Bernard Hallas

Bernard Hallas: Litany of errors by care authorities revealed in watchdog's report about care of OAP who disappeared and was found dead

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A serious case review has given a damning verdict of the actions of health and social care workers at Kirklees Council and mental health teams from South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Major expansion under way at Elland's Spire Hospital

Is extra NHS work making Elland private hospital build third operating theatre to cope?

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Spire to build third theatre as patient numbers grow

Trespassing travellers have left an NHS car park in a tip.

Travellers leave Huddersfield NHS site strewn with rubbish

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Damage to fences and bags of litter left at health officials' office car park

Huddersfield GPs roll their sleeves up for Saturday appointments this winter

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Calderdale and North Kirklees practices also participate in scheme to relieve pressure on A&Es

A & E department at Calderdale Royal Hospital

Patients give Huddersfield and Calderdale A&Es the thumbs up in national survey

Hospital trusts' urgent care rated better than most in CQC test

Accident & Emergency Dept at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley exclusive

Huddersfield and Calderdale hospital job losses plan could be brought forward

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Hospital chiefs plan to launch voluntary redundancy for all staff in battle to balance the books

Kirklees director expects to be compensated if business rates review hits council coffers

David Smith said Kirklees keeps 49% of business rates, which is under a review

Yorkshire Ambulance Service

Union takes Yorkshire Ambulance Service protest to Westminster

Unite row steps up as row over use of lower skilled staff continues

Digging for nits

Denis Kilcommons: Getting rid of unwanted pets

NHS Choices website says head lice are about the size of a sesame seed and survive by biting the scalp and sucking blood

An evening to remember: John Shuttleworth's unique brand of musical comedy at the LBT

John's got songs detailing the 'nightmare scenario' of having two tubs of margarine on the go at the same time

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Chances to save Deighton mum found hanged missed due to poor communication between mental health staff, inquest hears

Mum-of-two Sheryl Calcutt had suffered from bipolar disorder and had stopped taking her medication

The woman, who we have agreed not to identify, was tied up and robbed by robbers

Huddersfield women needing surgical abortions now have to travel to Manchester or Leeds until new provider gets clinic in town

Charity Marie Stopes takes over service from hospital without any clinic in town - but wants to open one above former Huddersfield Town shop on Cloth Hall Street


Huddersfield and Calderdale women up to date with smear tests

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Good news in cervical screening survey

Locala earns IIP silver award

Locala Community Partnerships is now among the top 15% of firms in the UK accredited with Investors in People

Holme House Care Home, Oxford Rd, Gomersal.

Kirklees care home nurse who failed to ring 999 for dying patient escapes permanent ban

Watchdog disagrees with the coroner's court over seriousness of incident at care home


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