Health & Family

Family and Health: Don't despair, there is help for baby loss and pregnancy distress

Services for couples suffering baby loss and pregnancy distress have improved in the Huddersfield area over the past few years.

Property of the Week: Crimble Bank in Slaithwaite

Heather Croft and her home in Slaithwaite
The five-bedroom detached house at Crimble Bank sits high above Slaithwaite and has panoramic views across the whole area

Read the latest edition of the Huddersfield Examiner's property guide here

Homes West Yorkshire 11/09/14
Homes West Yorkshire is published in The Huddersfield Daily Examiner every Thursday and is Huddersfield's leading homes & property supplement

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Family and Health: Don't despair, there is help for baby loss and pregnancy distress

Services for couples suffering baby loss and pregnancy distress have improved in the Huddersfield area over the past few years.

Heather Croft and her home in Slaithwaite

Property of the Week: Crimble Bank in Slaithwaite

The five-bedroom detached house at Crimble Bank sits high above Slaithwaite and has panoramic views across the whole area

Homes West Yorkshire 11/09/14

Read the latest edition of the Huddersfield Examiner's property guide here

Homes West Yorkshire is published in The Huddersfield Daily Examiner every Thursday and is Huddersfield's leading homes & property supplement

Medical advances in recovery from war

A new exhibition has opened exploring how medicine helps mind and body recover from war

Big rise in foster care applications in Calderdale

New appeal to recruit foster carers

World Cat Day 2014 - send us your pictures and videos!

Let us know why your feline friend is so special to you.

Family and Health: Flying high for the hospice

When Nicky Saxton's father died at the Kirkwood Hospice she was shocked to discover that the wonderful care he received is dependent on donations

Family and Health: Sue Grant's an expert at juggling business and family in Huddersfield

Sue has some timely advice for those juggling business and family life - spend more time with your children!

Taxing times in Spain as Brian Hayhurst reveals the ups and downs of living in the sun

Brian and wife Elaine have some fascinating friends over there including top Bridge experts

Hairy Bikers Diet Club: Si & Dave's top 10 tips for healthy weight loss this summer

It's officially holiday season! Get your beach body on with our 10 tips to getting in shape, plus, take advantage of a 7-day FREE trial of the Hairy Bikers Diet club now...

Elizabeth Johnson with her dogs Fynn (left), and Matti

Family and Health: Dog walking back to health helped Skelmanthorpe woman set up new business

A major stroke left Elizabeth Johnson unable to speak or stand unaided and yet today she is a professional dog walker. Continuing our two-part look at strokes, this week’s Living meets a patient who was determined to recover

Family and Health: Running - the cheap, easy way to beat obesity

Music teacher Ralph Barker has been a lifelong runner and says it's the best way to get fit and prevent weight gain

A stitch in time - help for post-natal depression came from an unexpected source

Former journalist and mother-of-three Elaine Jinks-Turner turned her 'therapy' for post-natal depression into a new business opportunity

Eileen Marchant, chair of the Kirklees Bench

Setting the benchmark: chair of Kirklees Bench Eileen Marchant on what it takes to be a magistrate

For Eileen Marchant, currently chair of the Kirklees Bench, it was the fascinating experience of serving on a jury at Huddersfield Crown Court 30 years ago that led her to apply to become a magistrate

Lucas Portelli, 13, playing for Victoria, Australia, in the National Youth Championships

Meltham family's great new life in Australia

13-year-old Lucas Portelli now playing football for Victoria

Fenella Sharp of Shelley (front), who suffers with a rare kidney disease, with her family, Mum Fiona, dad David and brother Lewis

When childhood tiredness is something more: Fenella Sharp's battle with a rare kidney condition

Fenella Sharp was diagnosed with the currently incurable Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis

International Women's Day

Women's day celebrations in Huddersfield with packed events programme

Charity WomenCentre are hosting music, lectures and film screenings

Computer game Minecraft has become an obsession for some youngsters

Talking Point: Computer gaming - should responsibility start with the parents?

The use of digital technology is second nature to the vast majority of children today and almost all play computer games. But should parents be exercising tighter control over how long their youngsters spend ‘gaming’?

Dr Laura Waters of Huddersfield University

Talking Point: More women are needed in science, technology and engineering

Taking time out to have a family can badly disrupt a scientific career

The Francis Bacon work Figure Study II

Talking Point: Should councils sell off their art collections to offset budget cuts?

In recent years several English councils have disposed of artworks – from multi-million-pound collections of Chinese pottery and a £1.25m L. S. Lowry to paintings worth just a few thousand

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