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Opposition builds to landfill plan for Scammonden beauty spot

Nont Sarah owner among residents opposing farmer's plan for fields

A mile of shelves? New University of Huddersfield archive centre to store 300,000 pieces of our past

The University was awarded £1,585,000 by the Heritage Lottery Fund to develop the new archives centre that will be one of the most technologically advanced in the UK

Fire crews tackled bedroom blaze in Thornhill

The scene of the fire in Thornhill.
Crews from Dewsbury and Ossett called to Maynes Close

Dewsbury man Umar Hussain charged with 12 counts of rape

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
Rape accused to face crown court

Holmfirth businessman Andrew James jailed after more than £120,000 taken for internet fireplace orders which were never delivered

Creative types are being encouraged to log on and enter the computing awards
West Yorkshire Trading Standards received more than 100 complaints about Home Fireside Ltd run by Andrew Michael James

Kirklees Council helps force government re-think over 'stupid idea' on taxis

Taxi
Deregulation Bill clauses meant anyone could be allowed to drive an off-duty taxi - but councils including Kirklees have forced a re-think

Holmfirth motorist Michael Gledhill denies deliberately knocking cycling veteran John Radford off his bike in incident that left rider with severe brain injury

John Radford of Meltham
Victim left with catastrophic head injuries after incident between New Mill and Brockholes

Sob story woman Shabana Ellis stole from vulnerable men, court told

Leeds Crown Court
She knocked on a 79-year-old man's door and offered him a massage before she ended up moving in with him

'Malicious blogger' Neil Wilby banned from contacting Independent Police Complaints Commission investigators after 'tormenting' them online

Neil Wilby
One investigator was painted as a broomstick-riding witch by the web campaigner, who also accused of her having an improper relationship with a senior cop

Teenager Davern Pinnock of Fartown admits baseball bat road rage attack which injured father and son on Leeds Road

A baseball bat
18-year-old from Fartown sent to young offender institution for 17 months

New team to tackle child protection tip-offs in Kirklees will operate from 'secure room'

Anti-child sexual exploitation campaign poster
Police, health and social service team being formed and will work from secure location due to sensitive data sharing

Striking memorial unveiled at Battyeford Sporting Club pitch for renowned referee, Colin Heeley, who collapsed and died during a football match

His wife, Pauline, made the donation and also hopes that a defibrillator will be given to the club, thanks to donations in his honour

Kirklees College students work on wartime memorial to First World War fallen

Local artist Andy Farr, working with tutor Clare Grace and her students, is looking for information on the men featured so they can create an art project in their memory – and is appealing for help from local people

Rail passengers can help boost Mirfield Railway Station at meeting with train operator with cash to spend

Grand Central has £7.8m to improve stations and Clr Martyn Bolt hopes some will come Mirfield's way

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Halloween is coming!

Little Horrors 2014: send us snaps of your kids kitted out ready for Halloween

Nostalgia: it's 1990 in Huddersfield - are you pictured?

Property of the Week: Sunny Bank road in Meltham

CBeebies star Dr Ranj to switch on Huddersfield Christmas lights

Illustrated talk at library tells tale of Huddersfield WW1 soldier's love letters to sweetheart at home

Historical society project to mark Great War centenary

A mile of shelves? New University of Huddersfield archive centre to store 300,000 pieces of our past

The University was awarded £1,585,000 by the Heritage Lottery Fund to develop the new archives centre that will be one of the most technologically advanced in the UK

'Malicious blogger' Neil Wilby banned from contacting Independent Police Complaints Commission investigators after 'tormenting' them online

Neil Wilby
One investigator was painted as a broomstick-riding witch by the web campaigner, who also accused of her having an improper relationship with a senior cop
Leeds Crown Court

Marcus Nicholson-North propositioned sexually confused teenage Huddersfield boy, court told

Nicholson-North had initially become a friend to the 15-year-old on Facebook after learning that the boy wondered whether he was bi-sexual

Teenager Davern Pinnock of Fartown admits baseball bat road rage attack which injured father and son on Leeds Road

A baseball bat
18-year-old from Fartown sent to young offender institution for 17 months

Sob story woman Shabana Ellis stole from vulnerable men, court told

Leeds Crown Court
She knocked on a 79-year-old man's door and offered him a massage before she ended up moving in with him

Opposition builds to landfill plan for Scammonden beauty spot

Nont Sarah owner among residents opposing farmer's plan for fields

MP Craig Whittaker swaps Commons for supermarket aisles

MP paid a visit to Sainsbury's in Brighouse

Leaders at Colne Valley High School start to turn the tide

Hundreds flock to open evening

Family and Health: Campaigning for MS awareness in the Asian community

Ranjit Kaur was surprised to learn that MS is a hidden disease among members of the Asian community.

Two Colne Valley GP surgeries with 10,000 patients announce plans to merge due to funding issues

Marsden Health Centre and Colne Valley Family Doctors will pool resources

WATCH: Picket lines at Huddersfield and Halifax hospitals as NHS staff go on strike

Midwives, nurses, paramedics, ambulance staff, and hospital porters and cleaners mounted picket lines across England from 7am for four hours

Hot Tiles sets up in Huddersfield

A wall and floor tiles company has opened a store in Huddersfield to capitalise on growing demand for its products

NOVUS scheme in line for its third award

A course run by Huddersfield University to boost career prospects for graduates in logistics has been shortlisted for a supply chain award

Ploughcroft urges swift action from landlords

Chris Hopkins, managing director of Ploughcroft
Private landlords have been urged to act quickly to take advantage of a second tranche of Green Deal funding

A mile of shelves? New University of Huddersfield archive centre to store 300,000 pieces of our past

The University was awarded £1,585,000 by the Heritage Lottery Fund to develop the new archives centre that will be one of the most technologically advanced in the UK

First major changes since the 1970s to special education needs support underway in Kirklees

Kirklees Council
New legislation means all 1,900 pupils with Statement of SEN will be assessed in four-year project

NOVUS scheme in line for its third award

A course run by Huddersfield University to boost career prospects for graduates in logistics has been shortlisted for a supply chain award
 

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A mile of shelves? New University of Huddersfield archive centre to store 300,000 pieces of our past

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