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Remember Me: Screen success for BBC1 drama is good for town's film profile - plus sneak peak of episode two!

Mark Brooke, director of North Light Film Studios who brought the production to Huddersfield, said it was great for the town

Holmfirth traders' whip-round for more Christmas lights after social media sleigh-ting of current illuminations

Collection organiser Jonathan Bray said they hoped the extra lights would be installed before the end of this week - take a look at pictures from the switch-on here

Kirklees care home nurse who failed to ring 999 for dying patient escapes permanent ban

Holme House Care Home, Oxford Rd, Gomersal.
Watchdog disagrees with the coroner's court over seriousness of incident at care home

Pensioner hit by van in Salendine Nook found friend collapsed beside him when he regained consciousness

Accident victim Tony Atkins
Tony Atkins and friend John hit by van during chance meeting

Charities boosted by thousands of pounds thanks to staff at Kirklees Council

Mark Dobson's sons Josh (left) Ben and Alex with former Town player Joe Skarz at a charity football match in aid of the Mark Dobson Foundation
The council's charity teams have raised almost £27,000 through a variety of fundraisers for national and international charities

Kirklees College students help to remove carpet of remembrance poppies at Tower of London

Armistice Day at the Tower of London and the scene afterwards as the poppies were removed
Amazing images as carpet of ceramic red flowers disappears - see images here

Milnsbridge school's "challenging journey" was worth the effort says Ofsted

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Praise for school which turns itself around

Bogus money lenders targeting most vulnerable with scam

Payment is demanded upfront to arrange a loan, usually around £100 - £200 depending on the amount of the loan

Huddersfield's Greenhead College crowned country's top 6th form college

Greenhead College
The college claimed top spot in the prestigious Sunday Times Parent Power list, which rates the UK’s top 2,000 state and independent schools

Lady Gaga studies? University of Huddersfield academic looks at icon's Telephone hit

Lady Gaga in Manchester
Dr Lisa Colton has contributed to Lady Gaga and Popular Music - Performing Gender, Fashion and Culture

M62 speed cameras: Hundreds of speeding tickets not issued due to wording mix up

M62 average speed checks during managed motorway works
The cameras to the west of Huddersfield along the M62 and M60 have been trapping speeders, but no fines issued because of a wording on the technical order

Free HIV testing in Kirklees - and get your results 20 minutes later

New initiative for HIV Week

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Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? It's the Little Buddha bar

Emma Hunter at her Longwood Gate home

Double terrace is Tardis for space (and time): See our Property of the Week here

The Co-operative building used to house the Heaven and Hell nightclub

LOOK: Did you dance the night away in Heaven and Hell? See if our pictures of the former nightclub inside the Co-Op Building bring back hazy memories

This week's All Our Yesterdays looks back to November 1985 - Are you in one of our snaps from 29 years ago?

Restaurant Review: The Three Acres

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Glimpses of Huddersfield's past from the 1960s from Alderman Clifford Stephenson's collection

It's 1987 in Huddersfield!

It's 1987 in Huddersfield - who do you recognise in our nostalgia picture gallery?

Jerry the runaway Slaithwaite beagle being checked over at a vets after being missing for almost three weeks.

Jerry the beagle is found after being missing for 3 weeks

Five-year-old Jerry slipped out of her pen at a Slaithwaite farm on Bonfire Night

First snow of winter to hit Huddersfield's hills next week - but foot of snow predicted by USA experts isn't certain

An airman with the New York Air National Guard shovels snow off the roof of the Eden Heights Assisted Living Facility in West Seneca, N.Y
Weatherman Paul Stevens predict snow on the hills

Passenger faux pas: playing loud music from a mobile phone worst public transport offence, poll reveals

The biggest passenger faux pas: playing music off your mobile
We asked Huddersfield commuters for their public transport bug bears - here are the results
Leeds Crown Court

Teenager Mavahiv Sharif tried to snatch off-duty policewoman's bag on night out - then grabbed her bottom, court hears

Teen out on student night was just being mischievous said solicitor in mitigation

Shoplifter's Lowerhouses home searched after arrest - and cannabis farm found with 50 plants

Cannabis plant
Darren Marsden’s idea of a career change ended with a jail sentence

Adrian Walter in court accused of helping brother Kym Walter who has been charged with attempted murder

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
Walter, of Birchencliffe, is charged with assisting an offender and faces Leeds Crown Court
A & E department at Calderdale Royal Hospital

Come clean over A&E: MP tells House of Commons not to "take people for fools" over cuts

Speaking in Parliament yesterday, Halifax Labour MP Linda Riordan also accused the Government and health chiefs of failing to consult local people

Former Golcar Labour councillor Paul Salveson announced as Yorkshire First's candidate for Colne Valley

Transport expert is named as new party's first General Election candidate

Slaithwaite Aldi to open on Thursday, November 27 - with 'golden ticket' for first 100 customers through door

Now and then: The new Aldi store, and the mill which was on the site.
Plans for the new store spilt the village with protesters fearing that the extra traffic would clog the streets and claiming business would be lost from independent shops

Free HIV testing in Kirklees - and get your results 20 minutes later

New initiative for HIV Week

Huddersfield NHS staff return to picket line in fight for a pay rise

Hospital and ambulance staff walk out as part of national industrial action

Heart surgery campaigners claim "postcode lottery" is affecting Kirklees

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But NHS England denies any significant differences in Yorkshire

Polyseam appoints marketing manager

Orando Salina has joined sealants and adhesives firm Polyseam to help promote its new range of products

Markets set to remain volatile says Nick Gartland, of Investec Wealth & Investment

Nick Gartland
The global economy remains in a state of flux

Jones Homes names new divisional land director

Cleckheaton-based Jones Homes (Northern) Ltd has appointed Howard Gray to the regional board

Kind-hearted children support Elland Rotary Christmas appeal

Children at St Patrick's School spread festive spirit with gifts

Spooky anthology created by Marsden resident Joanne Mitchinson in aid of children's hospice

Spooky stories may have many people running behind their sofas but one Marsden author hopes that it will at least encourage them to reach into their purse for charity on the way.

Big lottery grant secures new archery club is on target for success

The funding also includes a six week introductory course
 

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Cannabis plant

Shoplifter's Lowerhouses home searched after arrest - and cannabis farm found with 50 plants

An airman with the New York Air National Guard shovels snow off the roof of the Eden Heights Assisted Living Facility in West Seneca, N.Y

First snow of winter to hit Huddersfield's hills next week - but foot of snow predicted by USA experts isn't certain

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More Kirklees Council buildings and land to be sold off - but which ones?

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