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Thieves steal 200-year-old footpath from Christ Church at Linthwaite

Church left with £2,000 repair bill and race against time before funeral on Thursday

Banned driver Anton Copperwaite in court after getting behind the wheel

Kirklees Magistrate's Court
The 22-year-old abandoned his car down a dirt track when police spotted him driving in the Fartown area

E-fit image released by West Yorkshire Police of bogus Kirklees Council worker who tricked his way into a Rawthorpe home

Bogus Kirklees Council workers have conned their way in to a house in Rawthorpe

Huddersfield Literature Festival organiser Michelle Hodgson launches National Library Day events to promote closure-threatened service

Libraries will be celebrated at a two-week event to urge support amidst threats of cuts

Isaac Nash Trust skatepark appeal closes in on £100,000 target

Isaac Nash (right) with younger brother Xander
Incredible fundraising effort in just five months

Mystery blaze discovered by nine-year-old boy at Adgil Farm in Southowram

Fire investigation underway

Golf club website hacked with religious message and gun image

Crosland Heath golfers logged on to find the club's site had been infiltrated by someone claiming to be a renowned Moroccan hacker

Live: Huddersfield breaking news, sport updates, travel and M62 traffic news, plus weather on Jan 28

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Parents urged to have a say before council axe falls on free transport for faith school pupils in Kirklees

No decision until feedback has been assessed

Dexter's Light may brighten future for victims of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Greetland parents take part in pioneering study to understand mystery of cot death

£530k play and open spaces boost as funding from developers earmarked for 18 projects

Kirklees cabinet say the spending will improve the play areas near to new developments

Live: Huddersfield breaking news, sport updates, travel and M62 traffic news, plus weather on Jan 27

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Fears are growing for welfare of missing Huddersfield teen Luke Jones

West Yorkshire Police are appealing to trace 16-year-old Luke who has not been seen since Sunday afternoon

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  • WEATHER: I'm sure you've noticed that it's a bit blustery outside.

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  • TRAVEL:  All trains and buses appear to be running on time according to operators

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  • Hello, everyone, and welcome to Wednesday! Let's hope that the pesky snow keeps well away from Huddersfield today.

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  • WEATHER: Looks like it's going to stay very wet for most of this morning, with some sunny spells later on this afternoon, and the rain easing slightly at lunchtime. Looking ahead to this evening, sleet, snow and rain is expected from around 7pm and continuing overnight. Temperatures falling all day, from around 8 degrees at 8am, to about 1 degrees later on.

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  • On the M1, all lanes have been re-opened after an overnight accident was cleared on the Southbound carriageway between J41 A650 (Carrgate) and J40 A638 ( Ossett / Wakefield).

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  • Warning this morning if you're heading over to Greater Manchester. There's slow traffic due to an earlier accident between two cars on the M62 Westbound at J20 A627(M) Rochdale. The carriageway was temporarily closed but all lanes have now re-opened.

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Real life CSI: Behind the scenes look at fascinating world of West Yorkshire Police’s Scientific Support Department

Property of the Week is Fleminghouse Lane in Waterloo - Take a look inside

Nostagia: It's back to January 1985 for this week's All Our Yesterdays - Are you pictured?

Have a look inside this week's pick of the properties: Moor House in Farnley Tyas

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What did Kirklees' MPs get up to in Parliament during 2014? Find out here

Take a look around Ian and Linda Wiggins' home on Hollybank Road in Upper Cumberworth - It's our Property of the Week

Will you be taking the Dry January challenge?

Dry January: could you give up booze for one month?

Family faces £2k vet's bill over dogs 'electrocuted' at Castle Hill

Dog owners considering legal action against Kirklees Council

NHS strike suspended after "breakthrough" in talks

Strike action
Hospital and ambulance staff had already walked out twice in row over no pay rise

Offer made to Kirklees Council for Waterfront site

The new Kirklees College building on The Waterfront site off Chapel Hill.
Kirklees Cabinet discussed the offer and disposal of land in private

Thieves steal 200-year-old footpath from Christ Church at Linthwaite

Church left with £2,000 repair bill and race against time before funeral on Thursday

Mark Nash murder trial adjourned for a week for legal arguments

Mark Nash, who grew up in Bradley before moving to Ireland in 1996, denies the murder of Sylvia Shields, 60, and Mary Callanan, 61, in 1997

E-fit image released by West Yorkshire Police of bogus Kirklees Council worker who tricked his way into a Rawthorpe home

Bogus Kirklees Council workers have conned their way in to a house in Rawthorpe
Karen Wynard

Karen Wynard, of Eastwood Financial Services examines the implications of changes to the rules governing pension death benefits

Individuals will have the freedom to pass on their unused defined contribution (DC) pension savings to any nominated beneficiary when they die

Turbo Precision Components ordered to take down 'illegal' banner advertising new jobs

Firm slams Kirklees Council for failing to support growing businesses

Thousands of Huddersfield children living in fuel poverty

Many have trouble sleeping because bedrooms are too cold
Strike action

NHS strike suspended after "breakthrough" in talks

Hospital and ambulance staff had already walked out twice in row over no pay rise

Marsden nurse Julie Flaherty tells of five weeks on Ebola frontline

Health worker reveals despair and hope on the ground in Sierra Leone

Thousands of Huddersfield children living in fuel poverty

Many have trouble sleeping because bedrooms are too cold

ConectChina to run women-only trade trip

A trade visit to China in May aims to increase the number of women entrepreneurs doing business with their counterparts in China

Mid Yorkshire chamber to sell Wakefield offices

Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce has put its Wakefield office on the market as it assesses its property holdings

Southdale in search of apprentices

Halifax-based construction and development firm Southdale aims to recruit 50 apprentices this year - 40 of them by March

Parents urged to have a say before council axe falls on free transport for faith school pupils in Kirklees

No decision until feedback has been assessed

Southdale in search of apprentices

Halifax-based construction and development firm Southdale aims to recruit 50 apprentices this year - 40 of them by March

Syngenta joins up with Huddersfield Town

Crop protection company Syngenta has joined Huddersfield Town's Schools Partnership for 2015
 

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The new Kirklees College building on The Waterfront site off Chapel Hill.

Offer made to Kirklees Council for Waterfront site

Dexter's Light may brighten future for victims of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Thieves steal 200-year-old footpath from Christ Church at Linthwaite

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