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West Yorkshire's answer to Most Haunted - coming to a spooky town near you!

From The Other Side mixes historic knowledge and supernatural abilities to contact spirits

This week's All Our Yesterdays looks back to November 1985 - Are you in one of our snaps from 29 years ago?

Class Five pupils of Bradley Infants’ School added a royal touch to their half-term theme of journeys

Steven Bromel head-butted and punched his partner Tina Barnes in Huddersfield town centre alleyway

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
Bromel, of Elmwood Court, headbutted and punched her after she lied that she had reported him to police for violence

Lindley plans now on view but Civic Society chairman says 'This is not the right place for 253 houses'

Lindley Moor, Huddersfield, from Lindley Moor Road.
Lindley plans now on view but Civic Society chairman says 'This is not the right place for 253 houses'

Man arrested over alleged hate crime of two blind people in Huddersfield

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A 35-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of public order offence

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Big cheese! Razan Alsous flees Syria to launch her own award-winning Yorkshire cheese in Linthwaite

The Big Picture: Ian Kennedy's shots from around the UK

Huddersfield Christmas lights switch on 2014: everything you need to know

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Restaurant review: Hansa's Gujarati restaurant in Leeds

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Take a look at this week's Property of the Week, Stone End Cottage in Denby Dale

Monty the Penguin features in this year's John Lewis Christmas advert

John Lewis Christmas adverts: watch them all - then vote for your favourite

Which commuter habit is the most annoying?

City tries to ban men sitting with legs apart on trains - what rude commuter behaviour sends you off the rails?

Bags on seats, eating smelly food or talking loudly on the phone are all commuter bugbears

Winter in Huddersfield is on its way - but it won't be as bad as snows in USA

Weather watchers can forget about a mild winter to match last year

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
Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.

Missing Halifax man spat in mouth of one female police officer and hurled racist abuse at another during Huddersfield town centre spat

24-year-old ordered to pay compensation after making homophobic remarks to a third

West Yorkshire Police hire retired detectives to comb through current and cold case child sex abuse cases

Jimmy Savile
West Yorkshire Force reveals 84 live or historic cases of child sexual exploitation are being investigated currently across the force

Good Samaritan robbed after being tricked by thug who he went to help

Man lured helpful victim into an alley - then attacked
Now and then: The new Aldi store, and the mill which was on the site.

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

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

We save you money: Union boss says £577k paid to union staff by Kirklees Council is good value

Unison secretary Paul Holmes
Paul Holmes, branch secretary of Unison which has 6,800 members in Kirklees, defended their position

This week's All Our Yesterdays looks back to November 1985 - Are you in one of our snaps from 29 years ago?

Class Five pupils of Bradley Infants’ School added a royal touch to their half-term theme of journeys
Owen Williams, new chief executive of Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust

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

NHS regulator calls for greater pace of change for HRI and CRH restructure

Private firms battling for £284,000,000 NHS deal for Huddersfield and Kirklees

Private firms bidding for NHS work
NHS activists in Huddersfield have said there “is no place for private profit in the provision of health and social care” and called on Kirklees and Calderdale councils to use their powers to stop the tendering process

Senior Huddersfield hospital staff's 10-day £39,000 USA trip was "legally" required says doctor

The skyline of New York City
Trip to check new IT system cost almost £40,000
The John Smith's Stadium

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

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

Myers Group buys Leeds builders merchants

The acquisition of Bulk Builders Merchants marks the start of expansion plans for Huddersfield-based Myers Group

Holroyd & Co appoints solicitor Julie Devenport

A solicitor with more than 25 years experience has joind Milnsbridge-based law firm Holroyd & Co

Huddersfield duo Aaliyah Powell and Charlotte Simpson win medals at Commonwealth Taekwondo Championships

Sasan Martial Arts Academy students win silver and bronze

Retired head of Netherton school Elizabeth Morris receives OBE from Duke of Cambridge at Buckingham Palace

Former Netherton head teacher Elizabeth Morris
Prince William has to bow to Mrs Morris as he presents her with medal

Ofsted criticises Kirklees for not helping Cowlersley school quickly enough

Ofsted
A primary school’s action plan, implemented after a poor inspection report, is just not good enough, says Ofsted
 

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Winter in Huddersfield is on its way - but it won't be as bad as snows in USA

Now and then: The new Aldi store, and the mill which was on the site.

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

Once you accept you are going to die, you are able to move more freely: Huddersfield hero soldier Paul Hartley on Helmand minefield terror that's now a movie

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