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Fundraiser Gemma Frampton embarks on final charity efforts in memory of soldier brother

She will step down after third anniversary of her brother Anton's death in Afghanistan

Headteacher of failing Hipperholme and Lightcliffe High School quits

Helen Morgan, Head Teacher, Hipperholme & Lightcliffe High School
Principal Helen Morgan leaves after special measures school told it is not improving quickly enough

Developer tells Kirklees councillors to reject his Golcar plan rather than make him re-think it - so they did

Access from a private driveway on Ashford Park was a stumbling block for planning committee

Dalton housing plan backed despite resident's 'mini- Manhattan' fears

Up to 26 houses could be built on the land around Holme Avenue

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

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

Health inspectors give glowing report to Huddersfield's Forget Me Not Children's Hospice

Care Quality Commission says care is "outstanding" at the Brackenhall home

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

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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

Castle & Minster Credit Union, Byram Arcade, Huddersfield.

Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman demands inquiry into failed credit union

Lessons must be learned urges MP

Fundraiser Gemma Frampton embarks on final charity efforts in memory of soldier brother

She will step down after third anniversary of her brother Anton's death in Afghanistan

Health inspectors give glowing report to Huddersfield's Forget Me Not Children's Hospice

Care Quality Commission says care is "outstanding" at the Brackenhall home

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
Castle & Minster Credit Union, Byram Arcade, Huddersfield.

Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman demands inquiry into failed credit union

Lessons must be learned urges MP

Developer tells Kirklees councillors to reject his Golcar plan rather than make him re-think it - so they did

Access from a private driveway on Ashford Park was a stumbling block for planning committee

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

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

Referees revolution a bonus for Huddersfield District League

Progress still needs to be made to have 100 per cent match coverage

Headteacher of failing Hipperholme and Lightcliffe High School quits

Helen Morgan, Head Teacher, Hipperholme & Lightcliffe High School
Principal Helen Morgan leaves after special measures school told it is not improving quickly enough

Yorkshire Jets stage first ever competitive Superleague Netball game in Huddersfield

Sky Sports cameras turn spotlight on growing sport
 

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

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Historic Mirfield bells to be silenced for first time since 1871

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