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Huddersfield Giants learn joinery on Kirklees Construction and Skills Academy scheme to help rugby pros after sporting careers end

Chris Bailey, Brett Ferres and Larne Patrick learn skills on Kirklees Construction and Skills Academy course

Huddersfield firefighter thrown from bike after getting tangled in BT cable on Shepley road that was reported three years ago

BT cable hanging on Lane Head Road, Shepley, that caused Birdsedge cyclist Gareth Lockwood to crash
Anger after dangerous cable not removed three years after incident

Which Yorkshire legend are you? Take our quiz to find out

Which Yorkshire legend are you?
Are you Batty or Boycott? Take out test to find out

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

News in Pictures

David Young with one of his Theremin Bollards at Yorkshire Sculpture Park. updated

LISTEN: Space age sounds come back down to earth this weekend at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Would-be musicians join the pro ranks

30 pictures that prove Yorkshire is the most beautiful place in Britain

Goathland, near Whitby
Take a look at these stunning snaps of our green and pleasant land

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

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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

Huddersfield Giants learn joinery on Kirklees Construction and Skills Academy scheme to help rugby pros after sporting careers end

Chris Bailey, Brett Ferres and Larne Patrick learn skills on Kirklees Construction and Skills Academy course

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

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  • NEWS: You hopefully won't need us to tell you how beautiful our county is, but in case you'd like a refresher, we've posted some of our favourite snaps here.

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  • NEWS: Harold Wilson has been posthumously leading celebrations for Yorkshire Day in Huddersfield.

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  • TRAVEL: Traffic moving well on A62 Castlegate / Queensgate around A616 Chapel Hill.

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  • St John’s Church, Kirkheaton will be running a Bible Summer School on five Wednesdays from 30th July, 7.30 pm. And it's free.

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David Young with one of his Theremin Bollards at Yorkshire Sculpture Park. updated

LISTEN: Space age sounds come back down to earth this weekend at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Goathland, near Whitby

30 pictures that prove Yorkshire is the most beautiful place in Britain

updated

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

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