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Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman calls for reform of 'absurd' school holiday dates

Mr Sheerman asked in Parliament: "Would you agree it's high time we had a debate on the absurdity of English and Welsh school holidays?"

This weekend's Huddersfield Carnival could be the biggest, best - and last

Huddersfield Carnival 2013
Carnival under threat as Kirklees Council reviews funding for 2015

Patients give thumbs up for Huddersfield and Calderdale hospital food

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley
Kirklees Healthwatch survey gives

Kingsgate unveils £500,000 car park improvement plan - and parking fees will rise

Kingsgate Centre in Huddersfield.
Shoppers to pay 10p an hour more to park at Huddersfield shopping centre

6,665 on Kirklees Council housing waiting list - but proposals put forward to tackle shortage

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The local authority has 6,665 people on its council homes waiting list, 4,155 (62%) of whom have been waiting for six months or longer

Queensgate Market ironmonger given new lease of life by retired grandma

70-year-old Williams Ironmongers reopens as Queensgate Ironmongers

Pop star Will.i.am. backs Huddersfield University project to help young entrepreneurs

will.i.am, during an address to guests at the launch of Nominet trust iDEA, which aims to help one million young people develop their business ideas, at Buckingham Palace in central London.
Black Eyed Peas singer on board with Duke of York's scheme

Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman calls for reform of 'absurd' school holiday dates

Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman
Mr Sheerman asked in Parliament: "Would you agree it's high time we had a debate on the absurdity of English and Welsh school holidays?"
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Teenagers arrested after electric stun gun alert on Leeds Road

Det Insp Ian Thornes of Huddersfield CID said the teenagers were spotted in a grey-coloured VW Polo by a man out walking his dog in the Deighton area at 10.45pm last night.

Paddock man in hospital with serious head injuries after unprovoked attack with iron bar by gang

Church Street, Paddock looking towards Paddock Head.
Three men attacked a 33-year-old man on Friday in Church Street

Princess Royal in Dewsbury - but media banned from reporting visit until she left

The Princess Royal meets members of the Kirklees Youth Offending Team at Dewsbury Town Hall.
Buckingham Palace 'mystified' over Kirklees Council ban
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6,665 on Kirklees Council housing waiting list - but proposals put forward to tackle shortage

The local authority has 6,665 people on its council homes waiting list, 4,155 (62%) of whom have been waiting for six months or longer

Kirklees Council is closed to the public: Union secretary says public support strike action

Strike action
Schools close, 95% of council buildings shut and fire cover reduced by half during day-long strike action

Huddersfield University professor backs Health Select Committee questioning the wisdom of hospital cuts strategy

Prof Peter Bradshaw, University of Huddersfield
Prof Peter Bradshaw says GPs and community services not ready to treat more patients
Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley

Patients give thumbs up for Huddersfield and Calderdale hospital food

Kirklees Healthwatch survey gives

Family and Health: Love shines through for Huddersfield mum and son, who have both battled heart

Love has been a guiding light for a Huddersfield mum and son who were both born with a hole in the heart

Health chiefs consider views from 1000 people over hospital plans for Huddersfield and Calderdale

Accident & Emergency Dept at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley
Consultation period ends over hospital plans in Calderdale and Huddersfield
Simon Bodsworth, marketing and development manager at Daval Furniture in Slaithwaite

Daval Furniture reports "fantastic" half-year sales

Slaithwaite-based Daval Furniture has lifted sales by 15% for the first six months of the year after a successful showing at an industry exhibition

NCS appoints Huddersfield man to key role

Sean Anderson (left), Jonathan Selwood-Hogg (centre) and David Gardner of construction firm NCS, which has opened a Leeds office
Jonathan Selwood-Hogg has joined construction company NCS as business development director

Mark Weeks, of Wilby Ltd, puts the focus on fire safety

Mark Weeks
Businesses must make sure they meet the rules regarding fire safety in the workplace, says Mark Weeks, of Wilby Ltd
Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman

Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman calls for reform of 'absurd' school holiday dates

Mr Sheerman asked in Parliament: "Would you agree it's high time we had a debate on the absurdity of English and Welsh school holidays?"

Kirklees Council is closed to the public: Union secretary says public support strike action

Strike action
Schools close, 95% of council buildings shut and fire cover reduced by half during day-long strike action

Lindley Junior School Choir wins prestigious Llangollen International Music Festival

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Youngsters triumph at Llangollen International Music Festival

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Queensgate Market ironmonger given new lease of life by retired grandma

Yorkshire Sculpture Park installations

Yorkshire Scuplture Park named UK's best museum for 2014

Pictured with Cav are, l to r, Pcso Sophie Row, Pc Sally Baines, Helen Hissett (veterinary surgeon), Tina Shaw (Kirklees dog warden), Danielle Naylor (veterinary surgeon) and David Cooper of The Dogs' Trust, Leeds.

Happy end to tale of Cav the dog who was dumped on the day of Tour de France

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