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Three Colne Valley schools join forces as The Heights Federation

Schools keep own identities under one leadership team

Fire drama for Huddersfield Choral Society

1200 evacuated in town hall alert

Liversedge woman Julie Lonergan drove after drinking five pints of lager

She gets community order for being more than three times over the limit

Huddersfield Town players spread Christmas cheer at Huddersfield and Calderdale hospitals

Kids get cheerful visits from soccer stars

Yorkshire ambulance chiefs reveal busiest weekend ever amid call for patients to "choose well" before dialling 999

1,000s dialling emergency service could be treated elsewhere

Kirklees Council greenway review will include cycling, walking and horseriding opportunities

A review of greenways is to take place - to put Kirklees at the front of the queue should future funding be found to develop them

Welcome Centre looking for donations to help spread festive cheer to those struggling to make ends meet

Dedicated volunteers at the Huddersfield charity have been working around the clock to create Christmas parcels for their clients

Live: Huddersfield breaking news, sport updates, travel and M62 traffic news, plus weather on Dec 19

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Yorkshire First call for more parish councils to be set up to give communities a bigger 'local voice'

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But Colne Valley Liberal Democrat councillor, Nicola Turner, said that the time was not right to introduce them

Live: Huddersfield breaking news, sport updates, travel and M62 traffic news, plus weather on Dec 18

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Broken hip for Honley toddler Alastair Helm inspires Huddersfield hospital appeal

Grateful family donate toys to Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

ONS figures show fall in Yorks jobless

Figures from the Office for National Statistics showed UK employment at a record level

Students' successes celebrated in Kirklees College 'Oscar' awards

Students were praised for their dedicated to learning

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Examiner Calendar 2015: Take a look at the finished product and buy yours here

Huddersfield Railway Station in the 1890s and in 2014

125 years of Huddersfield Railway Station in pictures - see how much (and little) has changed in more than a century

Louise Hirst shows off her Christmas jumper

Christmas Jumper Day 2014: Send us snaps of your festive woolies!

The Muppet Christmas Carol

Festive telly: What films are on TV on Christmas Eve?

Take a look inside our Property of the Week: Tom Mountford and Kathryn Powles house on Bank Lane in Denby Dale

Copley Avenue in Meltham and, inset, Jason Lee's injuries

Deliveries suspended again on Meltham street after dog which savaged postman found loose in road

Copley Avenue residents will have to pick up Christmas post and parcels from post office

£8m cut to Kirklees Council spending as government grant is revealed

Spend equates to a 2.5% or £48.31 cut for every household in Kirklees

Kirklees Youth Enterprise Centre helps Max Lockwood launch new T-shirt design and printing business

A young businessman with Downs Syndrome has launched OUR T-SHIRT with help from the Kirklees Youth Enterprise Centre

Liversedge woman Julie Lonergan drove after drinking five pints of lager

She gets community order for being more than three times over the limit

Huddersfield man Martin Ackroyd hospitalised after beating by killer's brother a year before he was murdered

The scene of police investigations on Ashenhurst Rise and (inset) Martin Ackroyd
Dad-of-three suffered broken ribs and collapsed lung in beating at murderer Nicola Bedford's flat

Plea to help vulnerable people after pickpocket steals Kirklees Visual Impairment Network chairman David Quarmby's 'lifeline' phone

Police have asked for everyone to remain vigilant if they see someone acting suspiciously
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Yorkshire First call for more parish councils to be set up to give communities a bigger 'local voice'

But Colne Valley Liberal Democrat councillor, Nicola Turner, said that the time was not right to introduce them

Devolution: Kirklees politicians want it, but some don't like the plans so far

Huddersfield Town Hall
Opposition councillors are yet to agree ahead of crucial meeting

Most basic funeral now costs £3,500 in Kirklees and Calderdale

Bereaved families hit as the most basic funeral now costs £3,500
Yorkshire Ambulance Service

Yorkshire ambulance chief urges people to only dial 999 in a medical emergency

Flood of calls for colds and flu amid struggle to get GP appointments

Green light for Huddersfield and Calderdale hospitals redundancy scheme for 400 jobs

Private firms bidding for NHS work
Hospital chief says key people will not be allowed to leave

Health and Family: This new technique for fibroids got me back in action after days

Exercise teacher Anne Little says women can avoid a hysterectomy for fibroids by asking for a technique called embolisation.

600 UK Ltd hosts EEF growth forum launch

Manufacturers in Kirklees are set to benefit from the EEF's new Yorkshire & Humber Growth Forum

Wellhouse Leisure takes Ford Terrier to Turkey

David Elliott and Layne Stuart travelled 4,500 miles to show off the Ford Terrier campervan to workers at a Ford plant in Turkey

Clough & Company partner in tax warning

Nigel Westman, partner at Clough & Company in Cleckheaton
Nigel Westman, of Clough and Company, says figures show tax evasion to be a bigger problem than tax avoidance

Kirklees Youth Enterprise Centre helps Max Lockwood launch new T-shirt design and printing business

A young businessman with Downs Syndrome has launched OUR T-SHIRT with help from the Kirklees Youth Enterprise Centre

Huddersfield schools to get share of £16m to help poorer pupils

Huddersfield schools will get a share of a £16m cash boost announced by the Government

Three Colne Valley schools join forces as The Heights Federation

Schools keep own identities under one leadership team
 

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Emma Boyes and her injured dad John Radford, now in a rehab centre in York

New delay likely for family of tragic cyclist John Radford

Jefferson Sheard Architects officially hand over refurbished Acre Mill at Lindley to health chiefs

Fire drama for Huddersfield Choral Society

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