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1) Blue badge confusion as driver booked in Holmfirth car park

A MOTORIST was given a parking fine – despite correctly displaying her blue badge and paying for parking.

Ann Holmes was volunteering at Holy Trinity Church in Holmfirth and had parked her car at the nearby Crown Bottom car park.

Her voluntary works lasts four hours so she set her disabled parking blue badge for the two hours allowed and bought a parking ticket to cover the remaining two hours she needs.

2) James Lexus Wakefield banned from Huddersfield rail and bus stations

A MAN who harassed railway staff in Huddersfield has been banned from the station.

James Lexus Wakefield, 28, has been served with an anti-social behaviour order which bans him from Huddersfield railway station.

He has also been told to stay away from Huddersfield Bus Station and the town centre.

3. Asda store plan continues despite Tesco decision

A SUPERMARKET giant maintains it is committed to building a new town centre store – despite failing to progress its application with Kirklees planners for almost two years.

Asda today vowed it was pressing ahead with plans to build a 49,000sq ft store on land currently occupied by Thomas Broadbent and Sons – between the ring road, Chapel Hill, Milford Street and Queen Street South.

The announcement came after Tesco was last week given the green light to build a new 24-hour supermarket on Southgate.

4. Pro-Tesco group launches to back supermarket giant’s Holmfirth plan

RESIDENTS tired of protests against a Holmfirth Tesco have launched their own group backing the supermarket.

And they have been given backing by the retail giant.

Holme Valley Voices (HVV) has been set up by local people who support the current Tesco planning application at the former Midlothian Garage site on New Mill Road.

5. Kirklees Council leader Mehboob Khan calls for calm over future of the Yorkshire Children’s Heart Unit

CALLS have been made to prevent “infighting” in the NHS affecting the future of the Yorkshire Children’s Heart Unit.

The Kirklees Labour party has called on the Government to act to secure the future of Yorkshire’s only children’s heart unit at Leeds General Infirmary, where Huddersfield children receive treatment.

Kirklees Council Leader, Clr Mehboob Khan, dubbed the situation of one part of the NHS taking legal action against another over moves to re-align Children’s Heart Services as a “fiasco”.

 

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