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Opposition builds to landfill plan for Scammonden beauty spot

Nont Sarah owner among residents opposing farmer's plan for fields

Disappearing Romanian man who stole 42 bottles of vodka in Batley is caught after two years - at Luton Airport

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
Alexander Constantine was arrested by airport police as he arrived back in the UK

Mum of tragic Emmerdale toddler Harry Whittaker to run London Marathon in his memory

Family pays tribute to Forget Me Not Children's Hospice

A mile of shelves? New University of Huddersfield archive centre to store 300,000 pieces of our past

The University was awarded £1,585,000 by the Heritage Lottery Fund to develop the new archives centre that will be one of the most technologically advanced in the UK

Fire crews tackled bedroom blaze in Thornhill

The scene of the fire in Thornhill.
Crews from Dewsbury and Ossett called to Maynes Close

Dewsbury man Umar Hussain charged with 12 counts of rape

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
Rape accused to face crown court

Holmfirth businessman Andrew James jailed after more than £120,000 taken for internet fireplace orders which were never delivered

Creative types are being encouraged to log on and enter the computing awards
West Yorkshire Trading Standards received more than 100 complaints about Home Fireside Ltd run by Andrew Michael James

New technology for Kirklees vehicles backed

Kirklees Council
Cabinet yesterday agreed to add tracker systems and on-board vehicle weighing systems for a new fleet of vehicles

'Malicious blogger' Neil Wilby banned from contacting Independent Police Complaints Commission investigators after 'tormenting' them online

Neil Wilby
One investigator was painted as a broomstick-riding witch by the web campaigner, who also accused of her having an improper relationship with a senior cop

West Yorkshire Police has improved 'rape recording' in wake of government report

New processes have been implemented after crime recording audit highlighted errors

Teenager Davern Pinnock of Fartown admits baseball bat road rage attack which injured father and son on Leeds Road

A baseball bat
18-year-old from Fartown sent to young offender institution for 17 months

New team to tackle child protection tip-offs in Kirklees will operate from 'secure room'

Anti-child sexual exploitation campaign poster
Police, health and social service team being formed and will work from secure location due to sensitive data sharing

Striking memorial unveiled at Battyeford Sporting Club pitch for renowned referee, Colin Heeley, who collapsed and died during a football match

His wife, Pauline, made the donation and also hopes that a defibrillator will be given to the club, thanks to donations in his honour

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  • NEWS: First up, missing pensioner, Maria Harris, has been found safe and well in Leeds after going missing yesterday morning.

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Illustrated talk at library tells tale of Huddersfield WW1 soldier's love letters to sweetheart at home

Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? It's Mod Revue at Golcar Royal British Legion

4,000 votes, 202 pictures, one town: winners of Examiner calendar for 2015 revealed

Halloween is coming!

Little Horrors 2014: send us snaps of your kids kitted out ready for Halloween

Nostalgia: it's 1990 in Huddersfield - are you pictured?

Property of the Week: Sunny Bank road in Meltham

CBeebies star Dr Ranj to switch on Huddersfield Christmas lights

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.

Disappearing Romanian man who stole 42 bottles of vodka in Batley is caught after two years - at Luton Airport

Alexander Constantine was arrested by airport police as he arrived back in the UK

Huddersfield-born Norwich City striker Cameron Jerome makes allegation of racist comment against Leeds United defender Giuseppe Bellusci

Investigation under way after incident at Carrow Road

A taste of the 'big smoke' comes to town! New Routemaster London bus coming to town centre for public viewing

New bus on show at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary - driver Dene McAuley
First West Yorkshire wants public's comments

West Yorkshire Police has improved 'rape recording' in wake of government report

New processes have been implemented after crime recording audit highlighted errors

Marcus Nicholson-North propositioned sexually confused teenage Huddersfield boy, court told

Leeds Crown Court
Nicholson-North had initially become a friend to the 15-year-old on Facebook after learning that the boy wondered whether he was bi-sexual

Teenager Davern Pinnock of Fartown admits baseball bat road rage attack which injured father and son on Leeds Road

A baseball bat
18-year-old from Fartown sent to young offender institution for 17 months

Opposition builds to landfill plan for Scammonden beauty spot

Nont Sarah owner among residents opposing farmer's plan for fields

MP Craig Whittaker swaps Commons for supermarket aisles

MP paid a visit to Sainsbury's in Brighouse

Leaders at Colne Valley High School start to turn the tide

Hundreds flock to open evening

Family and Health: Campaigning for MS awareness in the Asian community

Ranjit Kaur was surprised to learn that MS is a hidden disease among members of the Asian community.

Two Colne Valley GP surgeries with 10,000 patients announce plans to merge due to funding issues

Marsden Health Centre and Colne Valley Family Doctors will pool resources

WATCH: Picket lines at Huddersfield and Halifax hospitals as NHS staff go on strike

Midwives, nurses, paramedics, ambulance staff, and hospital porters and cleaners mounted picket lines across England from 7am for four hours

Ridley and Hall appoint new solicitor

Helen Dandridge has joined the litigation department at Ridley & Hall following her qualification as a solicitor

Hot Tiles sets up in Huddersfield

A wall and floor tiles company has opened a store in Huddersfield to capitalise on growing demand for its products

NOVUS scheme in line for its third award

A course run by Huddersfield University to boost career prospects for graduates in logistics has been shortlisted for a supply chain award

Huddersfield doctor Geraldine O'Hara on ebola front line in Africa

Dr O’Hara is working with a team from Médecins Sans Frontières in west Africa but the team have hit problems

A mile of shelves? New University of Huddersfield archive centre to store 300,000 pieces of our past

The University was awarded £1,585,000 by the Heritage Lottery Fund to develop the new archives centre that will be one of the most technologically advanced in the UK

First major changes since the 1970s to special education needs support underway in Kirklees

Kirklees Council
New legislation means all 1,900 pupils with Statement of SEN will be assessed in four-year project
 

Videos & Photos

Huddersfield-born Norwich City striker Cameron Jerome makes allegation of racist comment against Leeds United defender Giuseppe Bellusci

New bus on show at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary - driver Dene McAuley

A taste of the 'big smoke' comes to town! New Routemaster London bus coming to town centre for public viewing

Historic wooden pavilion being demolished close to Gibson Mill on the Hardcastle Crags estate in Hebden Bridge

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