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Broom broom: Vine video star Tish Simmonds on the positives and perils of social media stardom

Tish, of Skelmanthorpe, says she has no idea why her videos, which have been viewed millions of times, are so popular

I've a British husband and two British children - but I could be deported: Read all about Slaithwaite mum Katherine Tate's battle to stay in UK

Huge support for Slaithwaite couple fighting deportation threat

Gaza flotilla survivor Paveen Yaqub plans another humanitarian sea mission to besieged Palestinian strip

Further danger of death and arrest no deterrent for Honley human rights activist

New Calderdale Council leader promises to ditch unpopular policies behind 'town hall coup'

Clr. Stephen Baines.
Conservative minority now leading Calderdale Council - but will council lose its clout regionally?

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Former Examiner journalist Malcolm Robertshaw has died aged 74

Malcolm held various roles at newspaper

Vine video star Tish Simmonds on the positives and perils of social media stardom

Tish, of Skelmanthorpe, says she has no idea why her videos are so popular

Scores of cyclists in Huddersfield bike ride tribute to injured John Radford

Tour de France legend Brian Robinson sets riders on their way from Huddersfield
Kirklees Magistrates Court

Mark Roberts grabbed police officer's testicles in anger after being arrested

Roberts, of Foxroyd Lane Estate in Thornhill, admitted the assault when he appeared at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Meltham man Roy Stobbs found guilty of 25 charges of making indecent images of children as young as 3

Roy Stobbs, of The Hollow in Meltham.
Stobbs, who had already been convicted of similar offences in 2010 and was placed on the sex offenders register, now faces prison

New appeal to save Yorkshire's heritage to be launched in Huddersfield on Yorkshire Day

Kirklees Council and police team up to stop stone thefts

I've a British husband and two British children - but I could be deported: Read all about Slaithwaite mum Katherine Tate's battle to stay in UK

Huge support for Slaithwaite couple fighting deportation threat

New Calderdale Council leader promises to ditch unpopular policies behind 'town hall coup'

Clr. Stephen Baines.
Conservative minority now leading Calderdale Council - but will council lose its clout regionally?

Big housing plan for Meltham backed despite protests

Site of proposed development on Helme Lane, Meltham
Council set to allow 100 new homes in village - plus latest planning decisions in Honley and Netherthong

Meet Bing, Huddersfield Royal Infirmary's £80,000 dummy patient

Hospital invests in state-of-the art training room for doctors and nurses

NHS England confirms probe into Locala's new mum services

Locala Community Partnerships
Claims that core nursing duties being neglected in favour of private chargeable services

Campaigners tug at heart strings in bid to save services at Dewsbury District Hospital

Patients hang 'thank you' messages on hospital entrance sign
Paul Beasley, joint managing director of Brighouse-based recuitment firm Transline

Transline Group opens office in Poland

Brighouse-based recruitment firm Transline Group is set to benefit from the £1bn Polish recruitment market

LV= rated best insurer for customer satisfaction

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Insurer LV= scored highly in a survey of 10,000 cobnsumers across the UK

Clough & Co warns tradespeople over HMRC campaign

Nigel Westman, partner at Clough & Company in Cleckheaton
HMRC is targeting painters and decorators in the first phase of a benchmarking campaign to check they are paying the correct amount of tax

Local stars of TV show Big Ballet to perform at the Royal Ballet in London

'Plus-sized' performers prove that big girls can dance

Can you pass GCSE History? Try our quiz plus learn more about the Kings and Queens of England

Can you pass our GCSE History quiz?
The First World War, World War Two and women's suffrage are all on the curriculum

Andrew Jackson: Student loans

There's a shortfall in the student loans system with the Government being forced to pick up the tab.

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  • NEWS: Yesterday I was at the Huddersfield Planning Committee where Kirklees councillors ruled in favour of up to 100 new houses in Meltham.

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  • TRAVEL: The M62 is now running smoothly once again after the incident at Rishworth Moor.

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  • TOWN: Joe Lolley is feeling as fit as ever and determined to make an impact with Huddersfield Town in the Championship season.

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  • BREAKING: Reports of one lane blocked due to broken down vehicle on M62 Westbound between J23 A640 / A643 (Huddersfield) and J22 A672 (Rishworth Moor).

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  • TRAVEL: A few reports from the roads:

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  • NEWS: Some shocking news, a Milnsbridge man slashed his throat while stood in the dock as a judge sent him to jail at Kirklees Magistrates' Court in Huddersfield yesterday.

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  • Just spoken to our local fire stations but there are no local incidents to report from over night, instead they were called to other parts of West Yorkshire.

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  • WEATHER: It's typically Yorkshire today - promises the sun but the reality is it will be hidden behind clouds. Today's high will be 18°C.

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Vine video star Tish Simmonds on the positives and perils of social media stardom

Scores of cyclists in Huddersfield bike ride tribute to injured John Radford

Local stars of TV show Big Ballet to perform at the Royal Ballet in London

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