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Lindley Infants most oversubscribed primary school as 91% of kids get first choice in Kirklees Council area

Of the 5,456 applications for reception places at local primary, 4,959 were successful in getting their number one choice

Mum who lied to police to protect son after stabbing is jailed for perverting course of justice

Police crime scene
Bray, 44 of Keldregate, Bradley, Huddersfield admitted attempting to pervert the course of justice

Seven years for Deighton man Mark Mills who stamped on victim's head as he lay on the floor at party

Mark Mills
Sentencing him Judge Guy Kearl QC said he had a bad record for violence over the last 12 years

Don't sell the family silver: councillors' plea after Kirklees Council bid to sell agricultural land

Kirklees Council logo
Debate about value of land, future use and potential against quick cash-gain for Kirklees Council

Jail for drink driver Kevin Harrison who led police on 90mph chase over 10 miles

Leeds Crown Court
Court jails Ravensthorpe man after drunken high-speed drive
Leeds Crown Court

Jail for drink driver Kevin Harrison who led police on 90mph chase over 10 miles

Court jails Ravensthorpe man after drunken high-speed drive

Seven years for Deighton man Mark Mills who stamped on victim's head as he lay on the floor at party

Mark Mills
Sentencing him Judge Guy Kearl QC said he had a bad record for violence over the last 12 years

Don't sell the family silver: councillors' plea after Kirklees Council bid to sell agricultural land

Kirklees Council logo
Debate about value of land, future use and potential against quick cash-gain for Kirklees Council
Police crime scene

Mum who lied to police to protect son after stabbing is jailed for perverting course of justice

Bray, 44 of Keldregate, Bradley, Huddersfield admitted attempting to pervert the course of justice

Drivers stopped and checked in police operation in Huddersfield on Wednesday

Pick-up truck found to be overladen
Police and agencies day of action at Leeds Road Playing Fields as part of Operation Viper

Three jailed for New Mill attack in which student was blindfolded, tied up and beaten

Davie Ferguson, William Lynch and Natalie Daley
Student's terror as he was attacked after drinking spree
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Don't sell the family silver: councillors' plea after Kirklees Council bid to sell agricultural land

Debate about value of land, future use and potential against quick cash-gain for Kirklees Council

Colne Valley Labour candidate Binni Joshi Barr stands down for health reasons

New candidate selection for Colne Valley as Labour woman stands down

Kirklees Labour pledge on business, housing, road repairs and community grow-it projects in manifesto ahead of May 22 local elections

Kirklees Council Leader-Elect David Sheard.
The party launched its election manifesto ahead of the May 22 local election - when nine current Labour councillors will seek re-election and party candidates will contest the remaining seats
Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley

Whole of HRI would have to be strengthened to let Yorkshire Air Ambulance land on roof

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Air Ambulances (APPGAA) has highlighted that 60% of major trauma centres have ‘inadequate’ air ambulance landing facilities

Oh baby: annual party for parents helped by hospital's Assisted Conception Unit

Sixteenth annual party for families helped by assisted conception unit

Watch: Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham on how public can stop "steamroller" of proposed Huddersfield and Halifax A&E cut

Top Labour politician says health chiefs have 'not made out clinical case' for change
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Unemployment figures fall in Huddersfield and Dewsbury

A record 30.3m people are in work, according to latest UK employment figures

NatWest backs dog grooming and spa business

Ian Cour, of NatWest. with Jessica Elvidge, owner of Princess Paws Dog Grooming and Spa, and dog Missy
A dog grooming salon offering mud baths, coat colouring and dental treatment for pampered pooches has opened with funding from NatWest

Pepamint secures place among UK's top social media businesses

Nicola Mellor of Pepamint
Slaithwaite-based Pepamint has been listed in the Social Media Top 500
ATL claims

Lindley Infants most oversubscribed primary school as 91% of kids get first choice in Kirklees Council area

Of the 5,456 applications for reception places at local primary, 4,959 were successful in getting their number one choice

Former Kirklees College student makes her name in fashion world with Recoco brand

Business booms for former Kirklees College student

Chickenley Community Junior, Infant and Nursery School rescue plan gets thumbs down from Ofsted

Chickenley Community J I and N School
In an unusual move, HMI inspector Jonathan Brown has revisited the 294-pupil school and described its action plan to turn things around as “not fit for purpose”

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    NEWS: Our top story currently is that of three people jailed for an attack in New Mill where a student was blindfolded, tied up and beaten.

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