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Spanish nurses could be part of million pound recruitment drive underway in Dewsbury

Dewsbury Hospital chiefs bid to boost staff levels

Police respond to armed robbery at HSBC Denby Dale

Two masked men smashed front window with hammers at the bank in Wakefield Road

Milnsbridge firm Lexcast Ltd closing with loss of almost 20 jobs

Lexcast Polymers at Ashbrow Mills in Huddersfield.
A company supplying cast acryilic sheets for the bathroom industry is closing its Huddersfield factory

Brothers jailed over £50m heroin smuggling racket in Batley

Leeds Crown Court
Brothers jailed over £50m Batley heroin smuggling racket

Huddersfield Town ace Adam Clayton could dye beard blue and white for top charity

Soccer hero aims to raise £3,000 for Town Foundation charity

Drivers have a 'mare on the M62 after runaway horse leaps onto motorway

Large queues were caused in between junction 26 and 28 when the daredevil animal, pictured by Olivia Wynn, broke through a fence near to Tingley

Britain's most famous circus Billy Smart's comes to Holmfirth

Circus founded by big top legend Billy Smart Jr will perform at Holmfirth Cattle Market

Riders get into gear for day two of Pedal4Pounds challenge

Pedal4Pounds 2014: Cyclists set off on day two of the charity challenge
Cyclists embarked on 70-mile Cambridge-Leicester leg today

Media reports help fuel rise in number of West Yorkshire sex crimes, say police

West Yorkshire Police doing more to help sex abuse victims

West Yorkshire Police recruitment drive launched for Special Constables

Launch of new-look Neighbourhood Policing in Kirklees at Riverhead Brewery, Peel Street, Marsden - West Yorkshire Chief Constable Mark Gilmore and West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson.
Special Constables have the same powers as police and are volunteers

Bogus callers visit homes in Almondbury and Lindley in two separate distraction burglaries

Police warning bogus callers operating in the area and warn residents to be vigilant
Marsden Mechanics Hall

As Kirklees Council looks to devolve money and power to the communities - we ask experts for their view

Community, politics expert and Area Committee chair of what Kirklees can do to devolve power

Councillor asks: what happened to the much-wanted u-turn on parking charges?

Brighouse member wants to know why Calderdale is still charging when the budget agreed a reversal

Almondbury Lib Dem Clr James Blanchard to stand down from Kirklees Council next year to fight Parliamentary battle in York

James Blanchard
Lib Dem James Blanchard bids to become MP for York Outer
Dewsbury District Hospital

Spanish nurses could be part of million pound recruitment drive underway in Dewsbury

Dewsbury Hospital chiefs bid to boost staff levels

Pottery project helps mould new community of artists

Holme Valley Sharing Memories group used the artform to help several residents of Honley's Enfield Down Mental Health Unit learn new skills

Skin cancer rates in Yorkshire doubled since 1990s

Beach holiday
Growth of sunshine package holidays blamed

Elland firm Witt UK Group plans jobs recruitment after new funding

Council praised for helping hand to Calderdale firm

Card Factory formerly owned by Huddersfield Town chairman Dean Hoyle set to float on the stock exchange

Dean and Janet Hoyle
The greetings card retailer founded by Huddersfield Town chairman Dean Hoyle is to list on the stock exchange

Halifax Fan Company notches up 50 years of success

A large centrifugal fan supplied by Brighouse-based Halifax Fan to a steel works in Redcar
Investment in tooling, training and a factory in China has helped Brighouse firm Halifax Fan Company become a global leader in its industry
Syrian University of Huddersfield student Sleman Shwaish invited to Queen's garden party on June 12

Syrian Hudersfield University student to dine with the Queen in thanks for his life saving work in Aleppo

Sleman Shwaish, 26, will attend the special British Red Cross event on June 12, due to dedicating four years to voluntary work

Andrew Jackson: Children grow up so fast in our society

Starting early
A girl of 9 pregnant and a boy of 7 a smoker

Huddersfield University expert tackles problems of young unemployed

New study by Huddersfield expert to help young people

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