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British Geological Survey map into areas where there is potential for shale gas. Yellow shows areas that are licensed while blue areas with lines through highlight areas surveyed that could be used for fracking.

Could Kirklees be in the fracking firing line?

Map shows part of Kirklees as 'prospective area' for extraction of oil and gas from fracking

Foundations laid for new fire station at Rastrick to replace Elland and Brighouse stations

The new Rastrick Fire Station taking shape on Clough Road, Rastrick.
Work began in May and will be completed in April 2015

Dalton toddler mauled by grandparents' dog

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Police seize Staffie type dog after 14-month-old Jensen suffers fractured jaw and serious wounds following attack in grandmother's garden

Hundreds of attacks on Huddersfield and Calderdale hospital workers revealed

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley
Rise in serious assaults despite overall drop in incidents

Yorkshire Sculpture Park and Cannon Hall Farm vie for top attraction title

Public urged to back Yorkshire attractions

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Could Kirklees be in the fracking firing line?

British Geological Survey map into areas where there is potential for shale gas. Yellow shows areas that are licensed while blue areas with lines through highlight areas surveyed that could be used for fracking.
Map shows part of Kirklees as 'prospective area' for extraction of oil and gas from fracking

Foundations laid for new fire station at Rastrick to replace Elland and Brighouse stations

The new Rastrick Fire Station taking shape on Clough Road, Rastrick.
Work began in May and will be completed in April 2015

Hagg Wood shooting: Moneylender blasted in chest with gun made using instructions from YouTube, court told

Convicted drug dealer Neil Hazelwood was shot in the chest at Hagg Wood, Holmfirth, with the ‘home-made lethal weapon’ after refusing to give his captors £100,000 or two kg of cocaine, Manchester Crown Court heard

Hundreds of attacks on Huddersfield and Calderdale hospital workers revealed

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley
Rise in serious assaults despite overall drop in incidents

Youth in hospital after Huddersfield street attack

Police in Huddersfield town centre
Police appeal for witnesses after Fartown assault
The Mayor and Mayoress of Kirklees, Clrs Ken Smith and Christine Smith, along with MP Barry Sheerman (centre) welcome Wenmei Du (centre left) and her delegation from the China Innovation and Development Association who were visiting the town.

Chinese billionaires in Huddersfield to look at investment opportunities outside London

A group of high-powered investors from China has toured Huddersfield's educational and business "hotspots"

Principle Group embarks on £3m-plus project to redevelop former Huddersfield Remploy building

Remploy site at Waterloo in Huddersfield.
The former Remploy factory is being redeveloped under a job-creating scheme by brand specialist Principle Group

Robert Sutcliffe: New book by Dan Davies reveals the true malevolence of Jimmy Savile

Jimmy Savile
The man who groomed Britain laid bare

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

Hairy Bikers Diet Club: Si & Dave's top 10 tips for healthy weight loss this summer

It's officially holiday season! Get your beach body on with our 10 tips to getting in shape, plus, take advantage of a 7-day FREE trial of the Hairy Bikers Diet club now...

HD8 Network celebrates first anniversary in style

A networking group fo businesses based in the HD8 postcode area has celenrated its first anniversdary

Arrow Self Drive puts clients on pole position

Clients of Arrow Self Drive in Huddersfield enjoyed a trackday at Donington Park with expert tuition from motor racer Josh Caygill

HD8 Network celebrates first anniversary in style

A networking group fo businesses based in the HD8 postcode area has celenrated its first anniversdary
The Mayor and Mayoress of Kirklees, Clrs Ken Smith and Christine Smith, along with MP Barry Sheerman (centre) welcome Wenmei Du (centre left) and her delegation from the China Innovation and Development Association who were visiting the town.

Chinese billionaires in Huddersfield to look at investment opportunities outside London

A group of high-powered investors from China has toured Huddersfield's educational and business "hotspots"

Frenchman's birthday gift to his girlfriend - a surprise trip to watch Catalan play Huddersfield Giants

Many friendships are formed across the Channel thanks to the Catalan/Giants matches over the years

University of Huddersfield staff and students get hands dirty for good cause

University of Huddersfield Students' Union staff and sabbatical officers volunteered to paint and redecorate Penistone Scout Hut
The group of 21 lived up to the scouting honour when they redecorated and restored Penistone's scout hut

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Hagg Wood shooting: Moneylender blasted in chest with gun made using instructions from YouTube, court told

The Mayor and Mayoress of Kirklees, Clrs Ken Smith and Christine Smith, along with MP Barry Sheerman (centre) welcome Wenmei Du (centre left) and her delegation from the China Innovation and Development Association who were visiting the town.

Chinese billionaires in Huddersfield to look at investment opportunities outside London

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