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Huddersfield woman received more than £7,000 for selling personal insurance data to car hire firm, court told

Louise Adams was a personal injury claims consultant with Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society when she started receiving payment for providing information data about recent claims to the company

Hagg Wood shooting: Man blasted in chest in Holmfirth wood talks of his fight for life during attempted murder trial

Convicted drug dealer Neil Hazelwood from Whitefield who was kidnapped and shot.
Convicted drug dealer Neil Hazelwood, 29, was taken hostage by men who demanded two kilos of cocaine or £100,000 in September last year

Judges throw out school worker's £50,000 compensation claim that she developed back pain from pushing around disabled girl, 7, on flat surface after just 13 days in the job

Rastrick High School
Helen Sloan, from Brighouse, had been working at 1,400-pupil Rastrick High School for only 13 days when she pulled her back whilst moving a disabled schoolgirl

Looking for a new job? Kirklees Council seeking new director for £121k a year role

Kirklees Council
Kirklees job advert for a Director for Commissioning, Public Health and Adult Social Care

20 people sign up to help run Golcar Library as Kirklees looks to make savings

Golcar Library.
First community meeting saw 30 people attend to find out options to save village library

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Can you pass our GCSE History quiz?

Can you pass GCSE History? Try our quiz plus learn more about the Kings and Queens of England

The First World War, World War Two and women's suffrage are all on the curriculum

Huddersfield police officers scale Britain and Yorkshire's highest peaks in just 36 hours for Kirkwood Hospice and Hollybank Trust

The officers took part in the Six Peak Challenge - scaling Britain’s highest peaks and the Yorkshire Three Peaks in just 36 hours

Emergency demolition of Elland Baths as swimming pool building riddled with structural flaws

Elland Baths - the pool
Severe structural deterioration at the historic former swimming baths means that Calderdale Council is taking immediate action to demolish the building due to safety concerns
West Yorkshire Police

West Yorkshire Police launch new campaign to keep kids safe on social media and the web

Police and agencies have launched new campaign to co-incide with school holidays

Hagg Wood shooting: Man blasted in chest in Holmfirth wood talks of his fight for life during attempted murder trial

Convicted drug dealer Neil Hazelwood from Whitefield who was kidnapped and shot.
Convicted drug dealer Neil Hazelwood, 29, was taken hostage by men who demanded two kilos of cocaine or £100,000 in September last year

Former Huddersfield takeaway worker who battered wife to death with clawhammer could be freed in just 15 years

Privately-educated student and former Huddersfield takeaway worker Danish Irfan showed no emotion as a judge told him today that he must stay behind bars for a least 15 years before he could be considered for release following the brutal murder of 21-year-old mum Ridda Zanab at home

Batley pub re-opens after £340,000 makeover

Fox and Hounds now boasts no fewer than EIGHT TV screens

Colne Valley UKIP chairman Greg Broome must resign after conviction for wife assault or will face no confidence vote says branch treasurer

UKIP byelection candidate Greg Broome in Golcar. updated
Branch treasurer Melanie Roberts has advised Broome to resign or face a vote of no confidence when the branch next meets on Tuesday

David Broadhead backs call for "better managed" Britain

David Broadhead
An all-Party group of MPs and the Chartered Management Institute have completed a report into management and leadership in the UK
Locala Community Partnerships

NHS England confirms probe into Locala's new mum services

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

Green light for Huddersfield and Halifax hospitals on new NHS safety website

Accident & Emergency Dept at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley
But Dewsbury flagged red as "among the worst" on a range of quality standards

J Brindon Addy backs talented cyclist

Holme Valley butcher Brindon Addy is sponsoring 18-year Gabriel Cullaigh as he sets his sights on a career as a racing cyclist

Wesco Aircraft shares in Eurofighter spend

Clayton West-based Wesco Aircraft is among Yorkshire firms to benefit to the tune of £12.5m as suppliers to the Eurofighter Typhoon

Bluebird Care (Kirklees) sponsors charity cyclist

A home care company based in Huddersfield is sponsoring Paul Terry, who is cycling around Kirklees to raise cash for Kirkwood Hospice
Can you pass our GCSE History quiz?

Can you pass GCSE History? Try our quiz plus learn more about the Kings and Queens of England

The First World War, World War Two and women's suffrage are all on the curriculum

Andrew Jackson: Student loans

There's a shortfall in the student loans system with the Government being forced to pick up the tab.

J Brindon Addy backs talented cyclist

Holme Valley butcher Brindon Addy is sponsoring 18-year Gabriel Cullaigh as he sets his sights on a career as a racing cyclist

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Can you pass our GCSE History quiz?

Can you pass GCSE History? Try our quiz plus learn more about the Kings and Queens of England

Huddersfield police officers scale Britain and Yorkshire's highest peaks in just 36 hours for Kirkwood Hospice and Hollybank Trust

Elland Baths - the pool

Emergency demolition of Elland Baths as swimming pool building riddled with structural flaws

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