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Boy of 13 among three teenagers held after armed muggings in Huddersfield

Victims who were near Greenhead Park had a large kitchen knife held to their throats

Old, rattling Pacer trains will go, government promises Huddersfield commuters

List of proposals the franchises for Northern Rail and TransPennine services must meet

Huddersfield GPs win £10,000 prize for innovative patient-alert system

Dr Steve Ollerton
'Red Button' feedback monitoring system wins NHS Challenge award

Caught on Camera: can you put names to faces on CCTV pictures released by West Yorkshire Police?

Caught on Camera 27-02-15
Images may be of both potential suspects or witnesses

Brighouse Bandmaster Stuart Lingard charged with child sex offences

Stuart Lingard
Lingard. 38, charged with five counts of sexual activity with a child

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Former Dalton pub The Jolly Sailor will become an education centre

Jolly Sailor pub at junction of Broad Lane and Hill Top Road, Dalton, Huddersfield.
A dozen youngsters will have lessons there

Historic Mirfield bells to be silenced for first time since 1871

Church bellringers raise £65,000 to fund major restoration including the recasting of the 10 bells

Kirkwood Hospice appeals to public to help Mothers' Day charity concert go ahead

Members of Colne Valley Male Voice Choir.
Charity concerned about low ticket sales

Businessman's anger after plans for former Marsh public toilets rejected... again

The proposed new design for the former municipal loos next to the Croppers Arms
Greenhead councillor Mehboob Khan backs plans

Jason Berry jailed after burgling student accommodation to fund his addiction to legal-high

He stole an Xbox from the complex in Aspley while another man, Cameron McKay, acted as lookout

Developer at Clayton Fields, Huddersfield, threatens to build under 1967 planning ruling

Clayton Fields in Birkby
'I'm getting a feeling Kirklees is being pushed around by this applicant' top councillor says in 1967 planning wrangle

Electronic rostering system sparks complaints from nurses at Huddersfield and Calderdale hospitals

Automated rota system not the "magic wand" managers had hoped, union claims

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Injured horse Oscar Flyer saved from slaughterhouse and nursed back to winning ways by Huddersfield woman

Nostalgia: This week we're looking back at Huddersfield 25 years ago - Now that's a scary thought if you're pictured!

Watch: Huddersfield skateboarder scene going from strength to strength

Restaurant Review: Toss O'Coin at New Mill

This week's All Our Yesterday's feature looks back to February 1988 - Are you in there?

WATCH: See John Longson's stunning memorial drone video tribute to Huddersfield's fallen Afghanistan heroes featuring landmark Greenhead Park monument

Huddersfield Giants stars turn to restaurant duties for charity event

Members of Colne Valley Male Voice Choir.

Kirkwood Hospice appeals to public to help Mothers' Day charity concert go ahead

Charity concerned about low ticket sales

Businessman's anger after plans for former Marsh public toilets rejected... again

The proposed new design for the former municipal loos next to the Croppers Arms
Greenhead councillor Mehboob Khan backs plans

Daughter chosen to replace her Cabinet member father as Labour candidate for Kirklees seat

Marielle O'Neill and Peter O'Neill
Clr Peter O'Neill is stepping down and his daughter Marielle has been selected to contest the seat

Abuser Gary Glitter jailed for 16 years

Glitter, dressed in a black velvet coat and burgundy scarf, showed no reaction as he was led from the dock

Boy of 13 among three teenagers held after armed muggings in Huddersfield

Victims who were near Greenhead Park had a large kitchen knife held to their throats

Mansoor Akhtar from Huddersfield among 25 men facing catalogue of sex offences who will go on trial next year

English Defence league staged protest at Leeds Crown Court hearing
Marielle O'Neill and Peter O'Neill

Daughter chosen to replace her Cabinet member father as Labour candidate for Kirklees seat

Clr Peter O'Neill is stepping down and his daughter Marielle has been selected to contest the seat

Kirklees Council's taxi licensing chairman quits to become taxi driver

Clr Mumtaz Hussain resigned as chairman of the Licensing and Safety Committee
Clr Mumtaz Hussain stepped down as chairman of the Licensing and Safety Committee and associated committees

Denis Kilcommons comparing today's gap between rich and poor and the hardship faced by working people in the 19th century

Thoughts on the crass comments by Sir Malcolm Rifkind

Family and Health: Life after a catastrophic stroke

Annette Dancer has finally had to accept that she is now disabled - but that doesn't mean she's given up on living life to the full.

Huddersfield firm Paxman in six-figure boost to crack US market

Fenay Bridge firm Paxman expects to create up to 10 jobs after a £470,000 boost from Yorkshire Bank to help it enter the US market

New diamond coated drill heart surgery a boon for Huddersfield and Halifax

Patients get chance to undergo new procedures
Karen Wynard

Parents should weigh up the options when it comes to savings for their children, says Karen Wynard, of Eastwood Financial Services Ltd

Parents should weigh up the options when it comes to savings for their children, says Karen Wynard, of Eastwood Financial Services Ltd

Camira counts sheep for Chinese New Year

Textile firm Camira has provided upholstery fabric to fit out a Chinese teahouse in London for the Chinese Year of the Sheep

Asparagus Green serves up meals at leading museum

Anthony Hegney has set up contract catering firm Asparagus Green and is already serving up fare at the National Mining Museum

Celebrating the life and work of Maya Angelou

An event celebrating the life of Maya Angelou, once described as 'phenomenal' by Barack Obama, is part of Huddersfield Literature Festival.

Brighouse Bandmaster Stuart Lingard charged with child sex offences

Stuart Lingard
Lingard. 38, charged with five counts of sexual activity with a child

Jason Berry jailed after burgling student accommodation to fund his addiction to legal-high

He stole an Xbox from the complex in Aspley while another man, Cameron McKay, acted as lookout
 

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Boy of 13 among three teenagers held after armed muggings in Huddersfield

Caught on Camera 27-02-15

Caught on Camera: can you put names to faces on CCTV pictures released by West Yorkshire Police?

Historic Mirfield bells to be silenced for first time since 1871

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