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Meltham couple Helen and Nigel Baucutt who lost baby son to meningitis campaign in his memory

Helen and Nigel Baucutt's son Alfie died at just two weeks old

Prolific criminal Jamie Chambers told police he was a shoplifter but not a burglar after being caught burgling pensioners house in Liversedge

Leeds Crown Court
Arrested after he was disturbed by 70-year-old victim

Going up! New Rastrick Fire Station build on schedule

New fire station set for completion in March 2015

Saqib Bhatti flees Kirklees Magistrates' Court seconds before being sentenced to custody for shop thefts

A warrant has now been issued for the Heckmondwike man, who was jailed for 16 weeks

Oliver Atkins ordered to pay compensation to a police officer after kicking him while drunk

Atkins, of Brighouse, admitted the offence after being ejected from Lloyds Bar in Huddersfield town centre
Elisha Mistry, Sarah Edwards, Catriona Anderson, James Khan, Sophie Clarke and Olivia Marchant at Batley Grammar School

Ninety-two per cent of students gain 5 A*-Cs at Batley Grammar School

Headteacher Brigid Tullie praises improvement in English and maths

Eleven Heckmondwike Grammar students achieve more than 10 A*s

Happy GCSE students at Heckmondwike Grammar School
Seventy-two per cent of grades at grammar school were A or A*

Almondbury Community School students report success

Katherine Lennon who achieved five A*, two A and two B grades
Students happy to see hard work pay off
Leeds Crown Court

Prolific criminal Jamie Chambers told police he was a shoplifter but not a burglar after being caught burgling pensioners house in Liversedge

Arrested after he was disturbed by 70-year-old victim

Caring for the victims of crime in Kirklees

Victim Support celebrates 40 years as a service to both victims of crime and witnesses.

Unison urges police staff members to reject a 1% pay offer

Unison staff involved include including 999 call takers and Police Community Support Officers

Rising car costs: Save money on your motor with whocanfixmycar.com

Did you know that keeping a car on the road now costs more than insuring one? Save money on car servicing with comparison site whocanfixmycar.com today!

WATCH: Iraqi doctor settled in Huddersfield speaks of fears for lives of his wife and young children over immigration red tape

Dr Naser Jarallah, settled in Dalton, fled to UK to escape persecution

Protesters lobby rail commuters in Dewsbury as train fares set to rise by 3.5%

Labour's prospective parliamentary candidate for Dewsbury, Paula Sherriff (front) with fellow rail campaigners at Dewsbury Railway Station
Passengers face inflation-busting 3.5% fare hike from January
Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley

From 250 deaths at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and Calderdale Royal Hospital, there are just NINE organ donors - and that is one of the BEST records in Yorkshire

NHS appeals for more organ donors at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and Calderdale Royal Hospital

Watchdog airs complaints over patients registering with NHS dentists as Almondbury woman travels to Elland to see her dentist

Almondbury woman, 24, says she has to trek all way to Elland!

Student midwives from Huddersfield take giant leap for neonatal bereavement charity

Charity sky dive raises £4,000 for Still Birth and Neonatal Death charity
Amanda Vigar

Amanda Vigar, of V&A Bell Brown, looks to her Yorkshire roots

Yorkshire Day gives Tykes a chance to celebrate their regional roots - without feeling trapped by them

Chadwick Lawrence partner awarded MBA

Sarah Crowther, head of family law and probate at Chadwick Lawrence, studied part-time to gain an MBA at Huddersfield University

Syngenta backs apprenticeships

A leading Huddersfield manufacturer is urging school leavers to take the apprenticeship route into a career
Elisha Mistry, Sarah Edwards, Catriona Anderson, James Khan, Sophie Clarke and Olivia Marchant at Batley Grammar School

Ninety-two per cent of students gain 5 A*-Cs at Batley Grammar School

Headteacher Brigid Tullie praises improvement in English and maths

Eleven Heckmondwike Grammar students achieve more than 10 A*s

Happy GCSE students at Heckmondwike Grammar School
Seventy-two per cent of grades at grammar school were A or A*

Almondbury Community School students report success

Katherine Lennon who achieved five A*, two A and two B grades
Students happy to see hard work pay off

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  • 35-year-old Elland mum Riyma Raziq's GCSE success means she can now pursue dream to be a teacher. Check out her story here.

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    Principal Jonny Mitchell with students at Thornhill Community Academy
    Principal Jonny Mitchell with students at Thornhill Community Academy
     

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  • NEWS: Mirfield Free Grammar has been celebrating 'exceptional results' in its GCSEs.

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  • TRAVEL: A58 Whitehall Road in both directions closed, queueing traffic due to serious accident, van and motorbike involved between M62 J26 / M606 (Chain Bar) and B6379 Westfield Lane.
    Emergency services have attended the scene. Affecting traffic leaving the M62 at J26 heading towards Hipperholme and Halifax. The road is expected to be closed until around 17:00.

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  • NEWS: Missing man Abubaker Rawat has been found safe and well after absconding from Dewsbury District Hospital.

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  • REVIEW: Burger giant Almost Famous launches Leeds restaurant in style.

    Our Samantha Robinson went to try out the mini-chain which has exploded in success in Manchester and Liverpool.

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  • WEATHER: If you are looking for sun this weekend, tomorrow looks like your best bet. However, the temperature will be warmest on Sunday, despite the grey skies. Saturday could see some drizzle but good visibility

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Elisha Mistry, Sarah Edwards, Catriona Anderson, James Khan, Sophie Clarke and Olivia Marchant at Batley Grammar School

Ninety-two per cent of students gain 5 A*-Cs at Batley Grammar School

Happy GCSE students at Heckmondwike Grammar School

Eleven Heckmondwike Grammar students achieve more than 10 A*s

Katherine Lennon who achieved five A*, two A and two B grades

Almondbury Community School students report success

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