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Number of registered voters in Huddersfield has fallen by nearly 4,000 in the past year

According to the figures the area has suffered one of biggest drops nationally

Fixby Junior and Infant School teacher Elinor Priestley to embark upon trip of a lifetime as part of mission to save endangered Moon Bears

Elinor has been campaigning hard with her year five students for action to stop their bile being used in traditional Chinese medicine

Calderdale rail campaigners call for better services for Brighouse

Brighouse station
Plea for more Sunday services

Bricklayer Jonathan Clegg killed two pet snakes with eight-inch knife

The 30-year-old called police himself and was discovered still clutching the knife he'd used

Huddersfield firms supply golf's revered Green Jacket

The winner of the 2015 US Masters golf tournament at Augusta will be presented with a Green Jacket made of Huddersfield cloth

Man attacked in Slaithwaite pub with meat cleaver

West Yorkshire Police are investigating the Saturday night attack on a 28-year-old man

Man assaulted after being threatened with a pitchfork and knives in Birkby

Police are investigating the robbery which happened on Saturday

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How millimetres count when it comes to Huddersfield’s new Leisure Centre swimming pool

How millimetres count when it comes to swimming pools

Huddersfield brewer supplies birthday beer for West Yorkshire's only co-operative pub

The first anniversary beer for Hebden Bridge's Fox and Goose pub will be a blonde called 'Co-hoperative' by Mallinsons

Dream Homes: Buckfield House, Almondbury

In the latest in our Dream Homes series, we take a look at Buckfield House, Almondbury - on the market for £900,000.

A man has been injured in a building site fall in Dewsbury

Ambulance
Fire crews and paramedics were called to Caledonian Road, Saville Town

Minister defends new franchise for East Coast line

Partnership between Virgin and Stagecoach new running service

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  • NEWS: It's the story most of you are reading, but if you've not heard about the forthcoming UK solar eclipse then this is for you.

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  • NEWS: A Manchester bride-to-be was left stunned after a swanky restaurant called her hen party 'chav cheap trash', 'peasants' and 'ugly' in an acid-tongued response to their online reviews.

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  • NEWS:  Police in Manchester have just tweeted these pics of what happens when motorists ignore a red X on the so called Smart Motorway.  The same system operates on the M62 between Huddersfield and Leeds.  If you're not aware an X means the lane is closed.

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  • NEWS: Average household incomes are back to the levels they were at before the financial downturn struck, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has found. But the recovery in living standards has been much slower than after previous recessions and changes to spending patterns suggest that people think their income prospects have taken a permanent hit, it warned.

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  • SPORT: Controversial Wigan owner Dave Whelan has  resigned as the club's chairman, with his 23-year-old grandson David Sharpe replacing him in the role. The 78-year-old, who bought the club 20 years ago, will continue to own the club but will no longer have a hands-on role.

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  • NEWS: A Huddersfield brewery is supplying a special birthday beer for West Yorkshire’s only co-operative pub.

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  • NEWS: England footballer Adam Johnson has been bailed until the middle of the month after police arrested him on suspicion of sexual activity with a girl under 16. The Sunderland player was questioned by police yesterday following the allegation involving a girl who is believed to be 15 years old.

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Girls got brass: Huddersfield Tea & Tarts WI musical novices start up brass band to perform at Royal Albert Hall

Injured horse Oscar Flyer saved from slaughterhouse and nursed back to winning ways by Huddersfield woman

Nostalgia: This week we're looking back at Huddersfield 25 years ago - Now that's a scary thought if you're pictured!

Watch: Huddersfield skateboarder scene going from strength to strength

Restaurant Review: Toss O'Coin at New Mill

This week's All Our Yesterday's feature looks back to February 1988 - Are you in there?

WATCH: See John Longson's stunning memorial drone video tribute to Huddersfield's fallen Afghanistan heroes featuring landmark Greenhead Park monument

How millimetres count when it comes to Huddersfield’s new Leisure Centre swimming pool

How millimetres count when it comes to swimming pools

Homes and businesses without electricity after power cuts in Huddersfield

Northern Powergrid
Around 40 homes in HD3 are affected by the shortage

Woman threatened by armed gang in Bradley targeted 'cannabis raid'

Cannabis plant
Three men threatened woman who had cannabis growing at her home in Bradley

Man attacked in Slaithwaite pub with meat cleaver

West Yorkshire Police are investigating the Saturday night attack on a 28-year-old man

Three men wanted on European Arrest Warrants thought to be in Huddersfield and Dewsbury

Suspects wanted for armed robbery, fraud and theft

Rebecca Trueman launched string of road rage attacks on brain-injured woman

Trueman, of Dalton, assaulted the victim three separate times after claiming she blocked the road

Number of registered voters in Huddersfield has fallen by nearly 4,000 in the past year

According to the figures the area has suffered one of biggest drops nationally

Minister defends new franchise for East Coast line

Partnership between Virgin and Stagecoach new running service

Castle and Minster Credit Union offered helping hand for members of collapsed project

Castle & Minster Credit Union, Byram Arcade, Huddersfield.
Volunteer-run service aims to expand

Hartshead heart patient John Laville gives thumbs up to new local service

Tests done at GP practice instead of hospital as North Kirklees officials roll out care closer to home scheme

Family and Health: Life after a catastrophic stroke

Annette Dancer has finally had to accept that she is now disabled - but that doesn't mean she's given up on living life to the full.

Huddersfield firm Paxman in six-figure boost to crack US market

Fenay Bridge firm Paxman expects to create up to 10 jobs after a £470,000 boost from Yorkshire Bank to help it enter the US market

First Choice Recruitment lands business award

A recruitment company with offices at three sites in West Yorkshire was named Business of the Month by law firm Eaton Smith

The government's Vacant Building Credit has come under fire, says Martin Thompson, of Armitage Sykes

The government's Vacant Building Credit has come under fire, says Martin Thompson, of Armitage Sykes

Amanda Vigar, of V&A Bell Brown, asks why some businesses promote their services - then fail to reply to enquiries

Amanda Vigar
The statement is there on the advert and so the customer rings and leaves messages, sends e-mails to the address on the website…. waits…..waits…... and hears absolutely nothing!

Girls got brass: Huddersfield Tea & Tarts WI musical novices start up brass band to perform at Royal Albert Hall

They will head to the revered brass band venue in June to join in the WI centenary celebrations

Fixby Junior and Infant School teacher Elinor Priestley to embark upon trip of a lifetime as part of mission to save endangered Moon Bears

Elinor has been campaigning hard with her year five students for action to stop their bile being used in traditional Chinese medicine

Volunteers create new community garden in Rastrick

New look to barren strip of land
 

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How millimetres count when it comes to Huddersfield’s new Leisure Centre swimming pool

Cannabis plant

Woman threatened by armed gang in Bradley targeted 'cannabis raid'

The construction of the M62

The calm before the storm: amazing pictures of the M62 under construction 45 years ago

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