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Welcome Centre looking for donations to help spread festive cheer to those struggling to make ends meet

Dedicated volunteers at the Huddersfield charity have been working around the clock to create Christmas parcels for their clients

Former site of Kirklees College in Huddersfield sold to Wiggett Construction Group

Plans will go in early in 2015 for "gateway" site on edge of Huddersfield town centre

Huddersfield Examiner reader picture competition: Vote for your winner!

Have a look through the gallery of pictures then vote for the one you like best

Huddersfield Choral Society conductor Joseph Cullen facing sex charges awaits court date

Huddersfield Choral Society chorus master, Joseph Cullen
Prosecutors still to decide on legal action

Prostitute at 15, alcoholic by 16, crack addict then finally murderer: The brutal upbringing of Newsome killer Nicola Bedford

Nicola Bedford, Surjit Singh Sidhu and their victim Martin Ackroyd
Bedford, who began working as prostitute aged 15, was alcoholic by age of 16

WATCH: Poignant Roger Davies ballad launched to get anti-drink driving message through

The video begins with a a shocking statistic
'A Thousand Tears' has been produced by local musician Roger Davis to promote campaign this Christmas

Ray of hope for Huddersfield's indoor bowlers after talks with Kirklees councillors

Bowling dome at the Leeds Road Playing Fields.
Kirklees Council promises help to find new venues after they revealed plans to axe their current homes

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ONS figures show fall in Yorks jobless

Figures from the Office for National Statistics showed UK employment at a record level

Students' successes celebrated in Kirklees College 'Oscar' awards

Students were praised for their dedicated to learning

WATCH: Cleckheaton radio station releases alternative Christmas single 'Unsigned'

Cleckheaton-based COR Radio has released a charity Christmas single
West Yorkshire artists come together to raise money for British Heart Foundation and Cleckheaton Folk Festival

CAMRA calls for planning law change to stop pubs being turned into supermarkets

Tesco Express on Halifax Road, Birchencliffe before the recent opening
In Kirklees, for example, the Rising Sun, Golcar, is under threat of redevelopment from Tesco while The Co-operative Group is set to redevelop The Royal in Kirkburton which closed in 2013

Santa's big helper! Marsden's Santa Pete brings Christmas to families across the country

Santa Pete takes pride of place in his grotto
Santa Pete, who lives in Carrs Road, has made wishes come true for Xtra Factor judges, Joan Rivers and everyone young at heart

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Examiner Calendar 2015: Take a look at the finished product and buy yours here

Huddersfield Railway Station in the 1890s and in 2014

125 years of Huddersfield Railway Station in pictures - see how much (and little) has changed in more than a century

Louise Hirst shows off her Christmas jumper

Christmas Jumper Day 2014: Send us snaps of your festive woolies!

The Muppet Christmas Carol

Festive telly: What films are on TV on Christmas Eve?

Take a look inside our Property of the Week: Tom Mountford and Kathryn Powles house on Bank Lane in Denby Dale

Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice provides Christmas treat for teenager Bethanie Price

Shopping trip a joy for teenage patient

Bradley firm Joseph Furniture Ltd could face fine of up to £20,000 after illegal worker found during Home Office immigration enforcement team raid

Firm could face fine of up to £20,000

WATCH: Tish the season to be jolly! Vine star's Christmas message for Huddersfield Examiner readers

Tish at Christmas
Tish's videos have been seen an incredible 168 million times around the world since her first upload in July

Plea to help vulnerable people after pickpocket steals Kirklees Visual Impairment Network chairman David Quarmby's 'lifeline' phone

Police have asked for everyone to remain vigilant if they see someone acting suspiciously

Prostitute at 15, alcoholic by 16, crack addict then finally murderer: The brutal life of Newsome killer Nicola Bedford

Nicola Bedford, Surjit Singh Sidhu and their victim Martin Ackroyd
Bedford, who began working as prostitute aged 15, was alcoholic by age of 16

The moment a murderer rang the Examiner: Newsome killer Nicola Bedford called us after she'd been arrested

Nicola Bedford
Read what Examiner Head of Content Andrew Hirst was told by a frantic murder suspect
Yorkshire Ambulance Service

Yorkshire ambulance chief urges people to only dial 999 in a medical emergency

Flood of calls for colds and flu amid struggle to get GP appointments

Denby Dale councillor Jim Dodds will be the new Kirklees Deputy Mayor for 2015/16

He will then become mayor the year after

Bowlers to meet Kirklees Council after it's revealed axe will now fall on facilities at second leisure centre

Bowls
Kirklees is looking at options for hundreds of bowlers who will soon lose out after sports centres close
Yorkshire Ambulance Service

Yorkshire ambulance chief urges people to only dial 999 in a medical emergency

Flood of calls for colds and flu amid struggle to get GP appointments

Green light for Huddersfield and Calderdale hospitals redundancy scheme for 400 jobs

Private firms bidding for NHS work
Hospital chief says key people will not be allowed to leave

Health and Family: This new technique for fibroids got me back in action after days

Exercise teacher Anne Little says women can avoid a hysterectomy for fibroids by asking for a technique called embolisation.
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FMG appoints new chief operating officer

Former Lex Autolease director Mark Chapman has joined FMG as chief operating officer to oversee day-to-day ruinning of the firm

Brookhouse Training helps ex-RAF officer into a new job

A former RAF officer has trained as a gas fitter with Cleckheaton-based Brookhouse Training

KC Communications appoints marketing assistant

Apprentice Johanna Green has joined KC Communications to enhance its digital offering

Students' successes celebrated in Kirklees College 'Oscar' awards

Students were praised for their dedicated to learning

13,200 boxes of Christmas cheer have headed off from Meltham across the globe - thanks to you!

Co-ordinator of the Christmas Child shoe box appeal, Judith Powell (left) with the team of volunteers for the project which is operating from St James' Church, Meltham Mills.
A church in Meltham became the headquarters of Operation Christmas Child and some 13,200 boxes of goodies have now left to help people in the Philippines, Belarus and Serbia

Huddersfield Choral Society conductor Joseph Cullen facing sex charges awaits court date

Huddersfield Choral Society chorus master, Joseph Cullen
Prosecutors still to decide on legal action
 

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