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Family flee Huddersfield home as lightning strike blows plaster off walls

Bolt strikes BT pylon 25 metres from house but carries into the Mount home also damaging TV and phones

More staff on long-term sick at Huddersfield and Calderdale hospitals

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and Calderdale Royal Hospital
Latest figures reveal that 10 consecutive days off per illness is the average

Man cut free after two-car crash

Accident on roundabout in Mirfield

Councils faces spiralling costs to protect vulnerable after national court ruling

Kirklees faces £1m bill which could rise further

Rugby star Adam Walker left out of squad as police launch sex inquiry

Former Huddersfield player at centre of allegations

Pictures: Man left with serious head injuries after Cross Church Street attack

The assault happened in the centre of Huddersfield at around 5am and police are looking for witnesses

Injured Alton Towers girl Leah Washington posts inspirational picture on Facebook

First photo after part of her leg had to be amputated following the horrific crash

The assault is understood to have happened after two men got into an argument on Beck Road

Judges revealed for first Kirklees Community Sports Awards

Town legend Andy Booth, Examiner Sports Editor Mel Booth, Yorkshire Cricket Captain Andy Gale, Giants Prop Eorl Crabtree and England Rugby Union Centre Luther Burrell will make up the judging pane
Include Yorkshire Cricket Captain Andy Gale, Town legend Andy Booth and Giants prop Eorl Crabtree

Kirklees College backs Caribbean dancers for Huddersfield Carnival

Pure Elegance at Kirklees College
College steps in to help carnival group

Two drivers in court over tragic death of Alistair Duncan

Victim killed while walking to his Dalton home after enjoying a quiet pint at Huddersfield pub

Hundreds pay silent tribute to victims of Tunisia attack

Muslims show respect for Isis victims and condemn crimes

Meltham care home Bell House back on track as inspectors rate it "good"

Bell House Care Home, Wilshaw Road, Meltham.
New management team turn it round after home's two previous warnings

Setback for Almondbury Community School after clerical error led to early Ofsted inspection

Class Teacher Sarah Iqbal with Y3 and 4 children at Almondbury Community School.
Head vows to gets things back on track

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LOOK: Action-packed weekend for more than 100 Huddersfield scouts

Property of the Week: Lower Maythorne Farm in Holmfirth

Huddersfield Giants' cheerleaders get starring role on big stage

WATCH: Comic Peter Morgan, aka Max Lemon, takes the plunge with 15,000ft skydive - at the age of 68

Family flee Huddersfield home as lightning strike blows plaster off walls

Bolt strikes BT pylon 25 metres from house but carries into the Mount home also damaging TV and phones

Man cut free after two-car crash

Accident on roundabout in Mirfield

Pictures: Ten thousand ducks pour into River Holme for 32nd Holmfirth Duck Race

Owner of duck 140, Sarah Collie, was named victor scooping £2,000 after the 40-minute race
West Yorkshire Police maintains significant improvements have been made

Police failings revealed in child sex investigations revealed in Government report

West Yorkshire Police is one of eight forces looked at by HMIC

Police appeal to trace wanted Huddersfield man Robert Roche

Officers are searching for Robert Roche, 20, who is wanted on suspicion of robbery

Jordan Lowther burgles uncle's home after job snub

Suspended jail term for Dewsbury man

New Mill planning application war heats up as villagers report Holme Valley Land Charity to council watchdog

Meanwhile Land Charity member reports Kirklees Council for delay on Sude Hill application

Huddersfield MP insists rethink of HS2 must follow trans-Pennine electrification delays

Anger grows over decision to shelve the improvements

Examiner calls for Government to restore plans for TransPennine rail electrification

We launch a campaign to get the improvements back on track and urge you to sign our petition and let us know what you think

Huddersfield volunteers praised for work with cancer charity

Patricia Wright and John Ward stepping down

Kirklees GPs spend £1m prescribing paracetamol and ibuprofen

Retired doctor says patients should just buy them over the counter

Extra scanner plan for Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

Third MRI scanner to increase capacity

How should firms proceed when Microsoft Windows 10 becomes available - Michael Branford, of Crest IT, offers some advice

Software giant Microsoft has scheduled the latest upgrade for Windows

Michelle Mone mentors Liversedge firm

The founder of Ultimo has helped Liversedge water treatment firm Aquatrust set out its vision for further expansion

Business profile: Aaron Francis, of HDTWO Commercial Photography

Huddersfield Uni ggraduate Aaron Francis is helping call the shots at HDTWO Commercial Photography

Kirklees and Calderdale Council: The week ahead

Here are the meeting for the week commencing Monday, July 6

Injured Alton Towers girl Leah Washington posts inspirational picture on Facebook

First photo after part of her leg had to be amputated following the horrific crash

Judges revealed for first Kirklees Community Sports Awards

Town legend Andy Booth, Examiner Sports Editor Mel Booth, Yorkshire Cricket Captain Andy Gale, Giants Prop Eorl Crabtree and England Rugby Union Centre Luther Burrell will make up the judging pane
Include Yorkshire Cricket Captain Andy Gale, Town legend Andy Booth and Giants prop Eorl Crabtree
 

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