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Tower of London poppies go on display at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

The ceramic poppies at Yorkshire Sculpture Park and the Tower on London
The original sculpture Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red was created to mark the centenary of the First World War

Milnsbridge flasher: Do you recognise him?

A 20-year-old woman saw a man expose himself in Milnsbridge

Have they changed? Take a look back to 1986 with our nostalgia gallery - who do you recognise?

Nostalgia images from 1986
There are hundreds of faces contained in the pictures - but which of them do you recognise?

Cummins Turbo Technologies' Ainley Top factory: First picture reveals plans

Proposed site of new Cummins' factory in Ainley Top
An image has been released showing how a factory planned by Cumins Turbo Technologies at Ainley Top would look

Royal Navy veteran Michael Brodie takes legal action against his local pub — because it doesn't have wheelchair access

Man left disabled after 1991 Gulf War effectively 'barred' from The Walkers Arms in Scholes, Cleckheaton

An elected mayor for Yorkshire? Have your say on devolution and more cash and power for our region

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Councillors fear devolution could spell end for likes of Kirklees

Medical staff found hidden knife when Connor Lyons x-rayed at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

Man is jailed for knife attack

Elland police operation: Six men in court charged with robbery offences

The Metropolitan Police are dealing with the case as part of an operation

Counter-terrorist police used in hunt for missing Huddersfield sex offender who fled UK to try and return home to Sudan

Counter-terrorism police carry out a training exercise
Police swooped on the 27-year-old's last known address in Hillhouse during the hunt for him which criss-crossed Europe

Volunteers wanted for Longwood Sing committee

Hundreds gathered at Nab End tower to sing rousing hymns last year
Appeal for younger committee members to help preserve village tradition

'It's the Illuminati!' Marsden taken over by mystery pyramids with faces

Illuminati? Mystery pyramids are appeaing in Marsden
The bizarre two inch pieces have been found around the village over the last week — have you found any?

Man arrested after Brighouse canal towpath sex attack

Police cordon off Huddersfield Road, Brighouse
A 48-year-old man was arrested just hours after CCTV images were released

Carl Parkin jailed after carrying foot-long Japanese Tanto knife to 'scare' his sister's new boyfriend

Carl Parkin outside Kirklees Magistrates' Court
The ceremonial knife was later discarded by the 27-year-old in Dewsbury's Crow Nest Park

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  • NEWS: Dewsbury Coroners are appealing for information to trace relatives of Michael Stanley Kruk from Thornhill Lees.

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  • NEWS: Residents today get their first look at a state-of-the-art factory planned at Ainley Top ... and this image just released shows just how large it will be.

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Artist's impression of the proposed £3.8m development at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Yorkshire Sculpture Park announce plans for new £3.8m visitor centre

TV presenter Alex Brooker said he wouldn't want to live in Huddersfield

Alex Brooker apologises for Last Leg comments... and wins back Huddersfield's love

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We asked Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman for his views on the candidates

Labour Party leadership election: What does Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman think of the candidates?

Labour veteran on the pros and cons of all four leadership hopefuls

Tower of London poppies go on display at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

The ceramic poppies at Yorkshire Sculpture Park and the Tower on London
The original sculpture Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red was created to mark the centenary of the First World War

Elland police operation: Six men in court charged with robbery offences

The Metropolitan Police are dealing with the case as part of an operation

Milnsbridge flasher: Do you recognise him?

A 20-year-old woman saw a man expose himself in Milnsbridge

Counter-terrorist police used in hunt for missing Huddersfield sex offender who fled UK to try and return home to Sudan

Counter-terrorism police carry out a training exercise
Police swooped on the 27-year-old's last known address in Hillhouse during the hunt for him which criss-crossed Europe

Stop and search figures in Huddersfield fall — with one in seven in West Yorkshire resulting in no further action

West Yorkshire Police stopped 8,463 people in six months this year but just 84% were pursued for offences
We asked Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman for his views on the candidates

Labour Party leadership election: What does Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman think of the candidates?

Labour veteran on the pros and cons of all four leadership hopefuls

Tower of London poppies go on display at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

The ceramic poppies at Yorkshire Sculpture Park and the Tower on London
The original sculpture Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red was created to mark the centenary of the First World War

An elected mayor for Yorkshire? Have your say on devolution and more cash and power for our region

Yorkshire flag
Councillors fear devolution could spell end for likes of Kirklees

One in ten in Kirklees at risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Health officials to launch new scheme amid fears of thousands of new cases

Government offers 31m to help buy new Yorkshire Air Ambulance

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance in action on the Yorkshire moors
Plea from Geoffrey Boycott to Chancellor

E-cigs may be reason for almost 1,000 fewer Kirklees smokers signing up to official NHS quitting service

Government says it may get GPs to prescribe E-cigs
Mark Weeks

Make sure you're clear on employee eyecare says Wilby's Mark Weeks

The subtle differences in requirements according to an employee’s job role tend to sow doubt in the minds of employers about whether eye tests are required and who should arrange them

Tricky times ahead for global markets says Investec's Nick Gartland

Investors are mindful of the turmoil of the “taper tantrum” of 2013; when bonds and equities sold off as the Fed first floated the idea of ending its QE

Kirklees Business News: Read the September 1 edition here

All the latest news from the Kirklees business community
Ellie Procter (17) who was competing in the 13-19 years Womens Trio section with her partners Emily Wardman (18) from Leeds and Morgan Daniel (17) from Wakefield

Huddersfield sisters Olivia and Ellie Procter win acrobatic gymnastics medals at British Championships in Liverpool

Gold and bronze rewards for hard work

Business Profile: The Wonderworks' Rob Curran

Rob Curran, The Wonder Works
The company, which has its offices at Lindley’s Heritage Exchange and workshops at Shaw Lane, Halifax, supplies animated and static display items for shopping malls, garden centres and leisure venues

Fifty years on the job: Melyvn Hill celebrates long service at Hepworth's Wavin

Melvyn Hill , his daughter Lyndsey, his grand-daughter Jade and Brent Nicholls, Wavin managing director for South West Europe
Marking half a century at the same job he began at 15
 

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The ceramic poppies at Yorkshire Sculpture Park and the Tower on London

Tower of London poppies go on display at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Milnsbridge flasher: Do you recognise him?

Hundreds gathered at Nab End tower to sing rousing hymns last year

Volunteers wanted for Longwood Sing committee

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