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Nearly 900 pupils in Kirklees don't get their first choice of secondary school

More than one in six children missed out on the school at the top of their list

University of Huddersfield Vice Chancellor Bob Cryan hits back at salary and secrecy slurs

Pledge on openness after union criticism over senior pay and perks among university bosses

Hundreds of Huddersfield and Calderdale newborns weigh more than 2lb above average

Some 314 babies weighed more than 9lb 9oz in past three years

Parking fees to be set for Huddersfield's new leisure centre which Kirklees Council says will open on May 4

See what Kirklees Council will charge here

Woman threatened by armed gang in Bradley targeted 'cannabis raid'

Cannabis plant
Three men threatened woman who had cannabis growing at her home in Bradley

Number of registered voters in Huddersfield has fallen by nearly 4,000 in the past year

According to the figures the area has suffered one of biggest drops nationally

Fixby Junior and Infant School teacher Elinor Priestley to embark upon trip of a lifetime as part of mission to save endangered Moon Bears

Elinor has been campaigning hard with her year five students for action to stop their bile being used in traditional Chinese medicine

Huddersfield mum reveals nine month wait for daughter's wheelchair

NHS campaigners say Kirklees and Calderdale wheelchair services still not up to speed

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Luke Moore in court after he 'went crazy' and caused over £1,000 worth of damage to his partner's property

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
Kirklees magistrates heard that Moore, of Kirkheaton, also theatened to kill Rebecca Grafton's pet horses if she left him

How millimetres count when it comes to Huddersfield’s new Leisure Centre swimming pool

A competition pool cannot be 1mm less than 25m in length

Huddersfield brewer supplies birthday beer for West Yorkshire's only co-operative pub

The first anniversary beer for Hebden Bridge's Fox and Goose pub will be a blonde called 'Co-hoperative' by Mallinsons

Dream Homes: Buckfield House, Almondbury

In the latest in our Dream Homes series, we take a look at Buckfield House, Almondbury - on the market for £900,000.

Live Breaking News

  • POLICE: Officers are investigating a serious sexual assault on a woman by a man she met in a Leeds pub.

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  • Got the cycling bug after last year's Tour de France? Well you're in luck as today Le Tour de Yorkshire will announce timings for the route.

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  • TRAFFIC: The accident I just mentioned is on the M1 northbound between J45 A63 Pontefract Lane (Leeds Cross Green) and J46 A63 (Leeds Colton / Garforth).

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  • Roads: Slow traffic on M62 Westbound between J21 A640 (Milnrow) and J18 M60 / M66 (Simister Island).

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Girls got brass: Huddersfield Tea & Tarts WI musical novices start up brass band to perform at Royal Albert Hall

Injured horse Oscar Flyer saved from slaughterhouse and nursed back to winning ways by Huddersfield woman

Nostalgia: This week we're looking back at Huddersfield 25 years ago - Now that's a scary thought if you're pictured!

Watch: Huddersfield skateboarder scene going from strength to strength

Restaurant Review: Toss O'Coin at New Mill

This week's All Our Yesterday's feature looks back to February 1988 - Are you in there?

WATCH: See John Longson's stunning memorial drone video tribute to Huddersfield's fallen Afghanistan heroes featuring landmark Greenhead Park monument

Love story from Huddersfield in 1919 ends in trauma and tragedy during World War Two

Can Huddersfield Examiner readers reveal more about Albert Oyen and Lilian Whitwam

Nearly 900 pupils in Kirklees don't get their first choice of secondary school

More than one in six children missed out on the school at the top of their list

Huddersfield mum reveals nine month wait for daughter's wheelchair

NHS campaigners say Kirklees and Calderdale wheelchair services still not up to speed

Man attacked in Slaithwaite pub with meat cleaver

West Yorkshire Police are investigating the Saturday night attack on a 28-year-old man

Three men wanted on European Arrest Warrants thought to be in Huddersfield and Dewsbury

Suspects wanted for armed robbery, fraud and theft

Rebecca Trueman launched string of road rage attacks on brain-injured woman

Trueman, of Dalton, assaulted the victim three separate times after claiming she blocked the road

Huddersfield mum reveals nine month wait for daughter's wheelchair

NHS campaigners say Kirklees and Calderdale wheelchair services still not up to speed

Number of registered voters in Huddersfield has fallen by nearly 4,000 in the past year

According to the figures the area has suffered one of biggest drops nationally

Minister defends new franchise for East Coast line

Partnership between Virgin and Stagecoach new running service

Hartshead heart patient John Laville gives thumbs up to new local service

Tests done at GP practice instead of hospital as North Kirklees officials roll out care closer to home scheme

Family and Health: Life after a catastrophic stroke

Annette Dancer has finally had to accept that she is now disabled - but that doesn't mean she's given up on living life to the full.

Huddersfield firm Paxman in six-figure boost to crack US market

Fenay Bridge firm Paxman expects to create up to 10 jobs after a £470,000 boost from Yorkshire Bank to help it enter the US market

Riasca UK Ltd bought by two former employees

Stewart Marshall and Paul Buckley have acquired Riasca UK Ltd, the company where they were previously employees

We are International recruits more export ambassadors

Exporters in Bradford and Halifax have been recruited to help Kirklees firms break into overaess markets

Faith PR director Carl Hopkins nominated for Man of the Year in the International Women’s Day Awards 2015

Stefanie Hopkins, of Faith PR, with newly-appointed commercial director Carl Hopkins
Entrepreneur Carl Hopkins has been nominated for an award recognising his contribution to the success of Brighouse-based Faith PR

Nearly 900 pupils in Kirklees don't get their first choice of secondary school

More than one in six children missed out on the school at the top of their list

University of Huddersfield Vice Chancellor Bob Cryan hits back at salary and secrecy slurs

Pledge on openness after union criticism over senior pay and perks among university bosses

Sailing success for Scammonden's youth training scheme

Club coaching has been given governing body boost
 

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Love story from Huddersfield in 1919 ends in trauma and tragedy during World War Two

Darren Walters' bed was in a hospital toilet.

Hospital bed in a toilet for shocked Huddersfield Royal Infirmary patient Darren Walters

Parking fees to be set for Huddersfield's new leisure centre which Kirklees Council says will open on May 4

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