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Elmwood Close, Highfields, Huddersfield

Three-year-old Huddersfield boy bitten by pitbull-type dog

Police seize dog and arrest a 21-year-old man under Dangerous Dogs Act

Isaac Nash memorial service: 'Our grief is tremendous but our love is bigger' say family of boy swept out to sea

Dad's emotional tribute to 12-year-old lost at sea off Anglesey

Campaign to save Huddersfield's free town bus starts to motor

Huddersfield free town bus in front of Huddersfield station
Social enterprise, donation box or retailer funding being explored

Kirklees Council spends £250,000 on language translation services - but unit also generates money

Kirklees Council logo
Costs revealed through Freedom of Information request

Mirfield councillor Martyn Bolt accuses Kirklees Council of 'double standards' over fly-posting

Huddersfield Criterium cycle races.
Martyn Bolt pictured before the start of the first race.
Tory blasts council over 'unfairness'

After Netherthong planning dispute - should councillors make a stand knowing it may cost Kirklees Council thousands?

cash, money
Planning chair's casting vote saves Kirklees cash - but split saw abstentions over application - vote here with your view

Artist Fiona Banner's Chinook installation could put fans in a spin at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Fiona Banner exhibition 'WpWpWp' at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Bretton
The work features two pairs of disembodied giant copter blades hung from the ceiling, which rotate in opposition to one another at various speeds and overlap

All a-board! Skelmanthorpe couple's amazing creations from battered skateboards - see them here

Skateboard jewellery
Ashtrays, belt buckles, watches, jewellery and more created from old boards

Campaign to save Huddersfield's free town bus starts to motor

Huddersfield free town bus in front of Huddersfield station
Social enterprise, donation box or retailer funding being explored

Family historian Allen Broadhead turns detective after finding century-old photograph in Kirkwood Hospice shop

Anita and Allan Broadhead posing with their photograph find outside the Denby Dale branch of Kirkwood Hospice
Allan tracks down relatives of Hatterstone family

Video gamer Matthew Kenyon secures £35k Kickstarter cash to publish new book Every Day is Play

Matthew Kenyon, a committed gamer and graphic designer from Clayton West, who has published a new book Every Day is Play
Atari founder Nolan Bushnell writes foreword

Pennine Sailing Club holds world record race in memory of sailing champion Andrew 'Bart' Simpson

Bart's Bash saw over 10,000 sailors compete at sailing clubs across the world

Falklands war hero Stephen Rouell stalked ex due to post-traumatic stress disorder, court hears

Stephen Rouell, using a walking stick, leaves Kirklees Magistrates' Court
Kirklees magistrates heard that the Falklands survivor's disorder was partly to blame for his attachment to her

Idiopathic Pulmonary fibrosis: those affected by incurable lung condition speak out

Kathy Augustine's stall for Pulmonary Fibrosis at Huddersfield Open Market Brook Street
Families affected by lung disease speak out to raise awareness

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  • BREAKING News: Merseyside police are investigating after the Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli was the victim of racial abuse on Twitter on Sunday following his reaction to Manchester United's shock 5-3 collapse to Leicester City.

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  • NEWS: Work on the new Tesco at Halifax Road, Birchencliffe, near Ainley Top,  is progressing with electrical specialists and floor surface experts brought in to get the store ready for opening next month.

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  • NEWS: The fight to save Huddersfield’s free town centre bus is well under way.

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Seonaid Matheson and her daughter Ruby Paechter get stuck in at Huddersfield Town Hall

First ever Great Northern Ukulele Festival in Huddersfield strikes the right chord

Cannon Hall's baby alpacas

Cannon Hall Farm welcomes alpaca babies born last night

Jessica Gunning attending the premiere of new film Pride in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday 2 September, 2014. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire

Watch: Former Holmfirth High pupil Jessica Gunning stars in smash hit movie Pride

Richard Kiel, who played Bond baddie Jaws, has passed away aged 74

In fond memory of Richard 'Jaws' Kiel, we ask: how well do you know your Bond villains?

Heather Croft and her home in Slaithwaite

Property of the Week: Crimble Bank in Slaithwaite

Picture perfect: amazing tattoos by Huddersfield artist

Marsden Photography Club member Steve Shaw's ethereal shot of the moon

Supermoon! Stunning harvest moon pictured above Huddersfield

Police guard the scene near where the body of a 46-year-old woman was found in Leeds Road, Dewsbury

Police return to Dewsbury street where woman's body found

Detectives await results of post-mortem examination

Police to test dog which bit child in Highfields to discover whether it's a banned breed

Police are appealing for information
Police await tests on seized dog

Northern Soul movie rekindles memories of big Huddersfield nights

Wigan Casino dancers in 1975
Find out more about Huddersfield's northern soul heritage as well as watching the movie trailer and seeing pictures from the legendary Wigan Casino
Fire at Peridot Fold, Fartown

Firefighters rescue two men after Fartown arson attack

The two residents rang 999 just before 5am this morning after a smoke alarm alerted them to a fire near the front door of their first floor flat in Peridot Fold

Man suffered fractured ribs and punctured lung after Ravensthorpe street attack

Police are appealing for information
Police hunt thug in black Ford Mondeo

Fartown's Kyle Baptiste jailed for attack on girlfriend's mum that left her in plaster

Leeds Crown Court
Kyle Baptiste was already under a suspended jail term for other offences when his temper erupted on June 8
Huddersfield free town bus in front of Huddersfield station

Campaign to save Huddersfield's free town bus starts to motor

Social enterprise, donation box or retailer funding being explored

Mirfield councillor Martyn Bolt accuses Kirklees Council of 'double standards' over fly-posting

Huddersfield Criterium cycle races.
Martyn Bolt pictured before the start of the first race.
Tory blasts council over 'unfairness'

Should trees hiding one of the world's largest ceramic murals on Huddersfield's Queensgate Market be chopped down?

Trees obscuring artwork on the side of Queensgate Market, Huddersfield
Huddersfield Civic Society says artwork should be shown off in all its glory

Health and Family: Why are men not fighting the obesity battle?

Just as many men as women in the UK are obese and yet slimming clubs are seen as an exclusively female world.

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary League of Friends celebrate 60 years of service

Group supports patients and families along with fundraising for equipment

From 250 deaths at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and Calderdale Royal Hospital, there are just NINE organ donors - and that is one of the BEST records in Yorkshire

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley
NHS appeals for more organ donors at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and Calderdale Royal Hospital
Innovation Centre Managing Director Patrick Allen (left) with Graham Leslie

Graham Leslie leads Masters of Growth debate

Kirklees Business Week kicks-off with The Great Kirkeles Economic Debate featuring serial entrepreneur Graham Leslie

Jo Haigh named NED at Acuity Associates

Jo Haigh, who has been appointed non-executive director at Acuity Associates
Denby Dale businesswoman Jo Haigh has joined the board of London-based Acuity Associates

Rixonway staff celebrate 1,366 years of service

Rixonway's long-standing employees(from left) Nick Greenall, Alan Battye, Richard, Nigel and Clive Whitehouse, Bob Matcham and Russell Townsend
Dewsbury-based kitchens manufacturer Rixonway has some of the longest-serving staff of any employer in Kirklees

What's on: Huddersfield University Freshers' Week 2014

Here's what Huddersfield Students' Union have got in store for freshers this week

'YouTube gunmaker' Michael Sierotko jailed for 9 years after weapon was used in Holmfirth shooting

Michael Sierotko
Nine years in jail for man who made home-made gun

Positive outlook and teamwork driving improvements at Hipperholme and Lightcliffe

Helen Morgan, Head Teacher, Hipperholme & Lightcliffe High School.
School in special measures awaits new Ofsted report
 

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Police are appealing for information

Police to test dog which bit child in Highfields to discover whether it's a banned breed

Wigan Casino dancers in 1975

Northern Soul movie rekindles memories of big Huddersfield nights

Isaac Nash memorial service: 'Our grief is tremendous but our love is bigger' say family of boy swept out to sea

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