Alison Tempest (centre right) of Golcar with her son Ryan (right)and daughter Chloe with friend, Alison Hobson and her sons Alex (left) and Toby

A biscuit could kill my son: Families tell of extreme allergies which could see just a few crumbs prove fatal

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A support group for people with life-threatening allergies is being launched in Huddersfield next week. The aim is to share information and experiences - and ultimately help to save lives

Skelmanthorpe fire crews to pilot first aid scheme

Brigade will work with Yorkshire Ambulance Service to run the 12-month pilot

Yorkshire Ambulance Service

Yorkshire Ambulance Service too slow in responding to life-threatening emergencies

Emergency operations director Andrew Simpson told a Kirklees Council health scrutiny panel that YAS was ‘as prepared as (it) could be’

Yorkshire Ambulance Service

Yorkshire Ambulance Service told to improve by health inspectors

Poor result follows huge pay rises for executives

Yorkshire Ambulance Service invests in new patient transport

More than 100 Peugeot Boxer vehicles are being introduced for the Yorkshire Ambulance Service's Patient Transport Service

Accident & Emergency Dept at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley

Kirklees and Calderdale included in £200m NHS emergency care shake-up scheme

Health campaigners still waiting for news on plans to reform A&E at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance lands in Greenhead Park, Huddersfield

Man crushed as car rolls into wall in Huddersfield

Yorkshire Air Ambulance lands in Greenhead Park

Dalton police car crash: two injured after Long Lane junction collision

The injured officer and the 78-year-old driver of the other vehicle were taken to hospital after the crash in Dalton

A year ago Ross Mallinson, 27, was blind and paralysed after a mystery illness - 12 months on and he's at the top of his game

Crown green bowler recovers to take trophy just a year after being stricken by rare condition which left him fearing he may not walk or see again

Only three GPs are on duty for house calls on weekday evenings and four at weekends

Only three GPs doing out-of-hours house calls across Huddersfield

Almost 200 patients waited over six hours for late night or weekend care

Man cut free after two-car crash

Accident on roundabout in Mirfield

Yorkshire Ambulance Service

Yorkshire ambulance paramedic banned after driving with blue lights on without emergency to attend

Richard Casson also went AWOL on shift and told people he was "bored"

Yorkshire Air Ambulance's seven new paramedics including Lee Greenwood (second from right), and Pete Rhodes (far left)

Elland paramedic Lee Greenwood joins Air Ambulance

Challenging job ahead says paramedic

Anxious patients are being kept waiting for hours for advice

NHS advice phone line missing ten minute deadline for Huddersfield patients

Target missed for whole year, leaving callers waiting for hours

Human placenta found by dog-walker in Batley park

Police hunt for mother after grim find


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