Leeds Crown Court

Former soldier Dane Smith broke man's jaw in Cleckheaton pub attack

Mirfield man ordered to pay £3,000 compensation

Simon Reevell
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Sick grandfather waited two weeks for GP appointment - then collapsed five hours before seeing doctor

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David Marsden's family fuming over Mirfield Health Centre appointments system

Huddersfield remembers World War One heroes at the centenary of the Great War outbreak

Towns and villages unite with services and exhibitions in memory of First World War fallen

Batley pub re-opens after £340,000 makeover

Fox and Hounds now boasts no fewer than EIGHT TV screens

Emma Brookhouse (left) with Simon Reevell, before ascending the tower at the Emley Moor transmitter.

Dewsbury mum-of-two wins trip up Emley Moor Mast after being named unsung hero

Emma Brookhouse wins MP Simon Reevell's annual award for work with Auntie Pam's council service

Resident Kenneth Gatenby and car parked on yellow line on North Road in Kirkburton.

Fears over public safety due to illegal parking in North Road in Kirkburton

The former petrol station has again been opened for parking after being sold by Tescos but MP Simon Reevell believes a longer term solution is needed

Shelley Village Hall extension named in tribute of hard working couple

A village hall’s new room has been officially launched and named in honour of a very important couple.

MP appeals for more entries for 'The Emleys' community awards

Winners to receive prizes at top of Emley Moor mast

Pennine Industrial Equipment unveils new factory extension

Skelmanthorpe-based Pennine Industrial Equipment is set to expand its workforce by 30% following investment in new facilities

Campaigners march through Mirfield in fight against plans to build new homes

The rally was staged in the town in protest against a bid for 135 new homes

General view of a butchers selling halal meat in Brixton, south London

Colne Valley and Dewsbury MPs back failed attempt to make supermarkets label halal or kosher meat

The pair were among 17 MPs who voted for a change in labels to show whether meat was prepared in accordance with halal or kosher procedures

Artist's impression of the proposed HS2 high-speed rail plan
Barry Sheerman

MPs and experts respond to government's Budget plans

And they say the Budget plans will become clearer in the coming days

Ray Franks (left) and other Grange Moor residents who are opposing the proposed siting of two wind turbines on land off Ben Booth Lane in the village.

Grange Moor wind turbine objectors say project could knock 11% off their house prices

London School of Economics study finds house prices next to turbines falls

Simon Reevell

Teachers have chance to find out how Government works from the inside

Residential course on offer to experience parliament in action

Mike Wood

Labour to select from all-woman shortlist for Batley and Spen candidate to replace Mike Wood

Decision means Labour women will fight for three of four Kirklees parliamentary seats at 2015 general election

Dewsbury District Hospital

Dewsbury District Hospital bed numbers to be cut by 70% and A&E services downgraded after shake-up gets go-ahead

Hospital chiefs at the embattled Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust have been given the go-ahead to begin their shake-up plans for services in North Kirklees and Wakefield

Dewsbury District Hospital

Plans to reduce A&E cover at Dewsbury District Hospital get green light from Health Secretary

But an independent panel brought in to advise on the plan has warned them to make no changes to hospital services until community services are ready to take the extra pressure


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