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Kirklees Council's new District Committee gets 'in a pickle'

New committee at forefront of devolution, but 1st meeting took place before decison on what they'll do

Vandals trash Rowley Lane Pre-School at Lepton just days before new term

Yobs rip dolls apart and burn them in "mindless" attack

Health trust behind Dewsbury and District Hospital is fourth most complained about in England

Dewsbury District Hospital
Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust received almost four complaints a day in 2013/14

Travellers leave one illegal Huddersfield encampment - but more arrive at Salendine Nook

Two tyres were among the rubbish left by travellers on the Bradley to Birkby Greenway, off Leeds Road, Deighton. updated
Bleach bottle, weedkiller packet and rotting food left among blackberry bushes on Bradley to Birkby Greenway

£9,000 fine for brawlers after Christmas Eve fight in Cleckheaton pub car park

The George, Cleckheaton
Leeds Crown Court heard that both groups had been drinking in the George public house in Cleckheaton on December 24 last year and as a result of some scuffles breaking out a number of them had been asked to leave or escorted out
Coastguards and an RAF Seaking helicopter search for a missing 12 year old boy at Aberffraw beach on Friday afternoon.

Huddersfield boy, 12, swept into sea off Anglesey - search continues

Holyhead Coastguard received a 999 call at around 12.30pm this lunchtime reporting that three people thought to be from the Huddersfield area were stuck on rocks in the estuary at Aberffraw

Major search underway after boy, 12, swept out to sea in Anglesey

RAF Sea King helicopter
It is believed he was with a party of people including a number from Huddersfield.

The Big Picture: John Longson's aerial shots

We want to showcase the work of amateur photographers with their finest shots of our area - this week we feature John Longson
Craig Wilcox

Dovestone Reservoir death: Two more arrested in Craig Wilcox murder probe

Police make arersts over reservoir death

Meltham man Roy Stobbs jailed for second lot of child porn crimes

Roy Stobbs
Second offence for porn pervert

Huddersfield man Pepukayi Chitakunye jailed for sex assaults

Leeds Crown Court
Court hears how teenage girl was repeatedly assaulted
Barry Sheerman performs the official re-opening of Almondbury Post Office.

Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman officially reopens Almondbury Post Office

Residents delighted as Post Office gets new lease of life

WATCH: Travellers leave waste at one illegal Huddersfield encampment - but more arrive at Salendine Nook

Two tyres were among the rubbish left by travellers on the Bradley to Birkby Greenway, off Leeds Road, Deighton. updated
Bleach bottle, weedkiller packet and rotting food left among blackberry bushes on Bradley to Birkby Greenway

Conservatives select solicitor Imtiaz Ameen to contest Batley and Spen seat at 2015 general election

Former Kirklees councillor selected as Conservative candidate

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

Watchdog airs complaints over patients registering with NHS dentists as Almondbury woman travels to Elland to see her dentist

Almondbury woman, 24, says she has to trek all way to Elland!
Award nomination, the Pink Pig, Emley - Nick Wilson, MD of the Pink Pig and Susan Crowther, HR manager, the Pink Pig.

Pink Pig boss Nick Wilson nominated for Employer of the Year at the MS Awards

Nick Wilson, of The Pink Pig, has been nominated for an award by employee Susan Crowther after she was diagnosed with MS

Huddersfield paving stone supplier Marshalls reports pre-tax profits up 75%

The firm said revenues lifted 15% to £180 million in the six months to June 30, as trading conditions cheered across all its major markets

Clough & Company in tax errors alert

Nigel Westman, partner at Clough & Company in Cleckheaton
An estimated 3.5m underpaid tax during the 2013-14 financial year, according to chartered accountancy firm Clough & Company

BIPP associateships for Huddersfield photographers Chrissy Eastwood and Nicole Jopek

Professional photographers Chrissy Eastwood and Nicole Jopek have received top honours

Astonishing art book kept by a wartime Huddersfield nurse sheds touching light on injured World War One soldiers

Wartime sketchbook
The great grand daughter of Hilda Brook has now begun research into the artists and hopes to show their talents with surviving family members

New TV show for Educating Yorkshire star Mushy P

Special show for stammering student

Videos & Photos

Coastguards and an RAF Seaking helicopter search for a missing 12 year old boy at Aberffraw beach on Friday afternoon.

Huddersfield boy, 12, swept into sea off Anglesey - search continues

The Big Picture: John Longson's aerial shots

Travellers have camped on the football pitch at Celandine Avenue playing fields in Salendine Nook

Anger as more travellers turn up at Celandine Avenue playing fields in Salendine Nook

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