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Family flee blazing house in Batley

Blaze caused by discarded cigarette

Costly and controversial Mirfield Town Council by-election will be a two-horse race

Michael Hutchinson
Date set to Battyeford by-election that could cost up to £15k

Huddersfield Leisure Centre proves a splash hit just two months after opening

Huddersfield Leisure Centre, two months on
So far 165,000 people have come through the doors

John Slumbers loses sleep over building work at nearby Wooltex UK

Family wins apology from company bosses over late night disruption

Thousands turn out for the delights of Emley Show

Moo-vers and shakers of the Yorkshire showing world put animals on parade — check out our fantastic picture gallery

David Walker puts on best poker face for Grosvenor Casino's David v Goliath showdown

Poker player David Walker of Golcar who has won a place in Europe's biggest poker tournament.
Novice player in finals of huge poker tournament

Man threw brick at car belonging to his ex's father after row over drink and drugs

Kirklees Magistrates Court in Huddersfield.
Kodie Widdop, of Brighouse, was ordered to pay compensation after admitting a charge of criminal damage

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Wedding joy for family of tragic Isaac Nash

An emotional event coming 11 months after 12-year-old Isaac's death in drowning tragedy in Anglesey

Taliban killer of Almondbury bomb disposal expert Capt Lisa Head 'released in secret government deal', former soldier claims

War hero who served at secretive prison makes revelation in new book

Former soldier Wesley Booth jailed for drink and drug crimes

Man found with cannabis when stopped in car in Deighton

Huddersfield reader picture competition - your fabulous entries!

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Rogue traders tricked Huddersfield pensioner out of £36,000 for botched building work

Fraudster Marc Charles Jones tricked a Huddersfield pensioner out of £36,000
Marc Jones even drove pensioner to solicitor to sign forms for equity release on his home

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Huddersfield school students enjoy their Proms

LOOK: Cowcliffe Liberal Club raise £3,000 for Help For Heroes in centenary celebration

All Our Yesterdays this week takes us back to 1989 - Are you in our pictures?

Slide the City Leeds postponed due to 'health and safety'

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Rock icon Julian Cope to perform at Holmfirth Picturedrome this Thursday

Cheers! The Fleece Countryside Inn in Barkisland crowned Yorkshire's Favourite Pub

Staff from Decorative Panels raise £13,000 through two-day charity event

Decorative Panels Group raise £13,000 for children's charities

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ONS shows more take up workplace pensions

Figures from the Office for National Statistics show 69% of those eligible in Yorkshire are signed up to workplace pensions

Ancient Honley beauty spot 'desecrated' by antisocial campers

Woodland spoiled by discarded beer cans and broken glass

Family flee blazing house in Batley

Blaze caused by discarded cigarette
School Crescent, Dewsbury Moor

Three arrested after man found collapsed in Dewsbury covered in blood

Police seal off School Crescent after nasty attack

Man threw brick at car belonging to his ex's father after row over drink and drugs

Kirklees Magistrates Court in Huddersfield.
Kodie Widdop, of Brighouse, was ordered to pay compensation after admitting a charge of criminal damage

12-year-old boy robbed in Greenhead Park

The boy was approached by a mixed race man who stole his scooter

Obituary of Rev John Peter Senior

Former busman became a minister

Costly and controversial Mirfield Town Council by-election will be a two-horse race

Michael Hutchinson
Date set to Battyeford by-election that could cost up to £15k

Kirklees and Calderdale included in £200m NHS emergency care shake-up scheme

Accident & Emergency Dept at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley
Health campaigners still waiting for news on plans to reform A&E at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary
Accident & Emergency Dept at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley

Kirklees and Calderdale included in £200m NHS emergency care shake-up scheme

Health campaigners still waiting for news on plans to reform A&E at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

Huddersfield mum in court after falsely claiming young son had cancer

Huddersfield woman subjected boy to repeated medical tests

Hospital Baby Café campaign to help new mums proves a winner

Global award for the Baby Cafes

Huddersfield retailer Love Sofas ad "misleading" says watchdog

The Advertising Standards Authority has upheld a complaint about a Love Sofas website advert for a leather sofa

Michael Branford, of Crest IT, looks at cyber security and asks: How safe is your business data?

For most businesses the answer is likely to be not as safe as it could or should be

KC Communications lands three new clients

KC Communications has secured work with The WonderWorks, Huddersfield Partnership and Temple Moor High School

Business set to run Huddersfield's newest school

Firms invited to bid to head up 630-place school

VIDEO: Memorial skate park for young skater Isaac Atkinson opened in Holmfirth after three year campaign

Friends and families formed the Skate4Isaac group and worked with the council, community and local businesses to raise over £55,000

Huddersfield University partners go-ahead firms

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships between Huddersfield University and local firms are bearing fruit
 

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Wedding joy for family of tragic Isaac Nash

Huddersfield Leisure Centre, two months on

Huddersfield Leisure Centre proves a splash hit just two months after opening

Self-taught photographer Matt Lethbridge has secured a prestigious award

Linthwaite snapper Matt Lethbridge welcomed into global elite — take a look at his amazing photos

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