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Talented musical duo Rock My Reception shortlisted for prestigious Wedding Industry Awards

The Shelley-based band beat over 1,000 entrants to get to the finals in the best musical act category

Over 1,000 people get into the Christmas spirit at Kirkwood Hospice's annual fair

The event, held at the John Smith's Stadium, is one of the charity's biggest fundraising events

Residents of some Liversedge flats had to be evacuated when a blaze broke out at a storage bin

The cause of the fire at Fairfield court is now being investigated

£4k fine for MCN Construction Limited company director Mark Norcliffe after tree damaged in conversation area

Firm MCN Construction also fined

Teenage girl's mock Gucci handbag taken during Batley knife-point robbery

The 17-year-old was robbed at Hyrstlands Road in Batley on Saturday night

Tesco to sell Holmfirth Midlothian Garage site citing planning refusal and shoppers' changing habits

Artist's impression of the proposed Holmfirth Tesco
Troubled supermarket chain to sell Midlothian Garage site after failed superstore bid

Emley Moor Mast: Amazing new pictures show Yorkshire icon just hours before massive collapse in 1969

The current structure was completed and transmissions began on January 21, 1971

New Mill neighbours object to Holme Valley Land Charity proposal to turn 'public amenity' land into houses

Charity, at the heart of land ownership disputes, hopes to build homes on former church land

Scissett songbirds give Band Aid a run for their money as they record eight track festive fundraising album

Money raised will go to St Augustine's Church roof fund

Travellers pitch up at the former Motor World site in Pennine Business Park

Around a dozen caravans and vans arrived over the weekend - moving a concrete barrier into the road to gain access

An 89-year-old man using a zimmer frame was robbed outside his Greetland home after coming back from work

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The attack on the frail pensioner happened on Rochdale Road in Greetland

Just the ticket! Bread stall in Huddersfield Railway Station is booming

The sight and smell of freshly baked bread is not what most would expect to find in a busy station thoroughfare

Police appeal after driver reverses into officer during series of dangerous incidents

Police were urging the driver to pull over when the incident happened in Sunnyside, Heckmondwike

M62 night time work will mean closures around Ainley Top junction 24

Work planned on the M62 sliproads at Junction 24

New Mill neighbours object to Holme Valley Land Charity proposal to turn 'public amenity' land into houses

Charity, at the heart of land ownership disputes, hopes to build homes on former church land

Leading internet home furnishings retailer Green and Brown buys units at Grange Moor

Three industrial units - two at Grange Moor and one at Dewsbury - have been bought by Green and Brown and UK Greetings Ltd respectively

Road tragedy victim Gary Pedelty's mum calls for drink drive limit to be zero and that people convicted of crimes should serve their full sentence

Family still suffering their loss four years on

Shopkeeper suffers head injury during armed robbery on Friday

Smoker's Corner, Albion Street
Man seriously injured after two suspects threaten him in Albion Street premises

Ex Huddersfield police officer and former Mr Gay UK Mark Carter suspended after headbutting man in toilets

Pc Mark Carter
Carter - a former Mr Gay UK - was convicted of assault by beating following a trial before magistrates
A & E department at Calderdale Royal Hospital

Come clean over A&E: MP tells House of Commons not to "take people for fools" over cuts

Speaking in Parliament yesterday, Halifax Labour MP Linda Riordan also accused the Government and health chiefs of failing to consult local people

Former Golcar Labour councillor Paul Salveson announced as Yorkshire First's candidate for Colne Valley

Transport expert is named as new party's first General Election candidate

Slaithwaite Aldi to open on Thursday, November 27 - with 'golden ticket' for first 100 customers through door

Now and then: The new Aldi store, and the mill which was on the site.
Plans for the new store spilt the village with protesters fearing that the extra traffic would clog the streets and claiming business would be lost from independent shops

Heart surgery campaigners claim "postcode lottery" is affecting Kirklees

But NHS England denies any significant differences in Yorkshire

Come clean over A&E: MP tells House of Commons not to "take people for fools" over cuts

A & E department at Calderdale Royal Hospital
Speaking in Parliament yesterday, Halifax Labour MP Linda Riordan also accused the Government and health chiefs of failing to consult local people

Investigation launched as Huddersfield hospital bosses admit they will be £4m in the red by 2015

Owen Williams, new chief executive of Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust
NHS regulator calls for greater pace of change for HRI and CRH restructure

Leading internet home furnishings retailer Green and Brown buys units at Grange Moor

Three industrial units - two at Grange Moor and one at Dewsbury - have been bought by Green and Brown and UK Greetings Ltd respectively

Crown Decorating Centre top for recycling

The team at the Crown Decorating Centre in Huddersfield is the regional winner in the firm's Kick Out The Can campaign

Sodexo staff host students' visit to Huddersfield’s John Smith’s Stadium

The John Smith's Stadium
Hospitality and business management students from Huddersfield University were given an insight into life at the John Smith's Stadium

Speaking out against violence to women

Huddersfield activist Norah Hamill's poetry speaks out against violence towards women

Illustrator Emily holds largest solo exhibition to date at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

The work of Emily Sutton is influenced by the illustrators of the early to mid 20th century.

Denby Dale Nursery prepares to leave village school building after 140 years

End of era for Denby Dale Nursery School as school prepares to move to Gilthwaites First School campus
 

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M62 night time work will mean closures around Ainley Top junction 24

Over 1,000 people get into the Christmas spirit at Kirkwood Hospice's annual fair

Scissett songbirds give Band Aid a run for their money as they record eight track festive fundraising album

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