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Free transport for faith schools could end in 2016 as Kirklees unveils its preferred option

Cabinet to make final ruling for pupils attending faith schools

Friends and family rally round to send Sarah Brooke and family on a trip of a lifetime

Time is running out for 41-year-old mum-of-two Sarah Brooke who has terminal cancer

Lorry driver's terrifying Calais ordeal forces haulage company action

Drivers now taking long detours to avoid French port after driver feared for his life as desperate illegal immigrants tried to board a truck

Letters found in West Yorkshire reveal prize-draw scam has netted thousands

Many of the victims, who are mainly elderly, also passed on their bank account details to scammers who are operating from Canada

Appeal after river tragedy

Man in his mid-50s pulled from River Calder dies in hospital

Six held after EDL protest in Calderdale

Police praise support of local residents and traders

Examiner Community Awards 2015 — check out the nominees for the Sports Personality Award

The awards will be held at the John Smith's Stadium on June 3 and between now and then we'll be profiling all the nominees by category

Football club serves up seaside treat for 300 Huddersfield school children

Town Foundation funds day trip to Yorkshire coast for whole school

Reporter Chloe Glover sees exactly what's on offer at the brand new Huddersfield Leisure Centre

Chloe tests the water experiencing the terrors of the Sidewinder, the rigours of the fitness suite and the fun of the splash pool

Travellers set up camp in Huddersfield park

Council seeks eviction order

Fartown dad condemns vandals who fired air rifle pellets into family's home

Wayne Brett with window hit by air pellet at his home of in Clara Street, Fartown
Police are stepping up patrols in Fartown after the incident in Clara Street

Plan for a first class waiting lounge at Huddersfield Railway Station

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First TransPennine say passenger demand has led to planning bid

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Teachers 'work their socks off' to restore Kirkburton Middle School's good reputation

Bright future for school\n

Over 1,100 kids get their chance to run like Usain Bolt at Holmfirth Harriers' annual Neiley Races

Long-running race series a big hit

Free transport for faith schools could end in 2016 as Kirklees unveils its preferred option

Cabinet to make final ruling for pupils attending faith schools

Man who caused £1000 of damage soaking his neighbour's convertible Audi convicted of "malicious" hate campaign

Jeremy Hoyle, 43, compiled a dossier on neighbour Chris O’Brien in a row over parking in their quiet cul-de-sac

Two locked up after unprovoked bottle attack in Elland

Court told victim was left unconscious after being set upon by group of men

Sex beast Peter Carter found guilty of raping seven-year-old girl

The dad-of-two - who was also convicted of abusing another youngster - has been remanded in custody awaiting sentence
Poet Simon Armitage

Huddersfield poet Simon Armitage bids for top role

Poet wants to be Professor of Poetry at Oxford University

Scrutiny system in Kirklees 'reduced to tokenism' as some councillors oppose changes

But vote to axe four scrutiny panels was won, despite opposition

Clr David Sheard returns as Kirklees Council leader after winning vote of fellow councillors

Cabinet roles changed as Kirklees looks to the future

Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice supporters urge funding protection for respite breaks

Local authorities facing a squeeze are reviewing funding for respite and short breaks, but one Huddersfield family speaks of importance of beaks

Health and Family: Vicky Smith piled the pounds between pregnancies

Vicky Smith gained seven stones between having her two daughters but is now determined to help others not to fall into the fat trap

Mirfield family with two autistic boys launch new support group for Kirklees parents

Families have revealed anguished stories about chldren suffering from autism and the apparent lack of help. Health reporter NICK LAVIGUEUR looks at the work of a new support group
Building, Builders

Huddersfield sees fall in new home starts

Figures from the Department for Communities shows just 2.3 new homes are started in Huddersfield for every 1,000 existing houses

Manufactured Yorkshire offers apprentice for six months

Chrissie Slater
Kirklees College and Manufactured Yorkshire will provide a fully-funded trainee for six months to one lucky company

Ted Wetton named new accountants' president

Ted Wetton is the new president of the Huddersfield and District Society of Chartered Accountants

Teachers 'work their socks off' to restore Kirkburton Middle School's good reputation

Bright future for school\n

Free transport for faith schools could end in 2016 as Kirklees unveils its preferred option

Cabinet to make final ruling for pupils attending faith schools

Football club serves up seaside treat for 300 Huddersfield school children

Town Foundation funds day trip to Yorkshire coast for whole school
 

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Teachers 'work their socks off' to restore Kirkburton Middle School's good reputation

Over 1,100 kids get their chance to run like Usain Bolt at Holmfirth Harriers' annual Neiley Races

Grand Ukulele Festival proves a massive hit in town with performances at Lawrence Batley Theatre and Town Hall

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