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Thugs assault Dewsburty man in targetted attack

Police appeal for witnesses after attack

Dewsbury taxi driver assaulted by passenger in Liversedge

Police are looking to trace suspect who also stole the taxi driver's Iphone 6

Huddersfield retailer Love Sofas ad "misleading" says watchdog

The Advertising Standards Authority has upheld a complaint about a Love Sofas website advert for a leather sofa

Switching off street lights does not hit road safety, says study

Street lights switched off in Lindley Moor Road
Kirklees and Calderdale among many councils who switch off lights at night — with no association between reduced street light and more crime or accidents

Fartown man jailed for dealing crack cocaine and heroin

Drug dealer Sukhvinder Singh - jailed for 40 months
Sukhvinder Singh was already on bail for earlier charges when police found drugs and cash

Take a look at new Rastrick Fire Station officially opened by Deputy Lieutenant of West Yorkshire

The new Rastrick Fire Station
The facility replaces Elland and Brighouse Fire Stations which closed last month — take a look inside with our gallery

Memorial 100-mile bike ride planned for John Radford

Cyclists to take on 100-mile challenge and raise charity cash

Fire crews from Kirklees assist in huge blaze in Bradford

15 cars caught up in garage blaze

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Huddersfield school students enjoy their Proms

LOOK: Cowcliffe Liberal Club raise £3,000 for Help For Heroes in centenary celebration

All Our Yesterdays this week takes us back to 1989 - Are you in our pictures?

Slide the City Leeds postponed due to 'health and safety'

Julian Cope

Rock icon Julian Cope to perform at Holmfirth Picturedrome this Thursday

Cheers! The Fleece Countryside Inn in Barkisland crowned Yorkshire's Favourite Pub

Staff from Decorative Panels raise £13,000 through two-day charity event

Decorative Panels Group raise £13,000 for children's charities

Gary Flowers spent £1,500 on a highly-visible protest campaign against the 8ft fence next door to his home in Wakefield Road, Earlsheaton, Dewsbury.

Off the fence! Council planners reject 8ft fence in Dewsbury - after eight month wait

Gary Flowers wins his costly - and bizarre - planning battle with Kirklees Council\n220715fence

Court to hear historic sex abuse allegations against Mirfield priests

The Mirfield Junior Seminary run by the Vernoa Fathers at Roe Head, Mirfield.
Abuse victim Peter Murray seeks damages after alleged campaign of abuse by seminary teacher

Tragic Susan Allen lost interest in life after beloved husband Geoffrey died, inquest heard

Coroner's Court
The 67-year-old of Dodlee Lane, Huddersfield, suffered from severe depression and began drinking excessively

Thugs assault Dewsbury man in targeted attack

Police appeal for witnesses after attack

Report says Dewsbury bail hostel could not have forseen killer David Mitchell's crime

David Mitchell
Prison and Probation Service report reveals further details of Robert Hind murder

Dewsbury taxi driver assaulted by passenger in Liversedge

Police are looking to trace suspect who also stole the taxi driver's iPhone 6

Colne Valley developer SB Homes told: If you can't afford it, don't buy it

Another developer cites 'viability' issues as Clrs unhappy at axing financial contributions for planning consent

Construction work resumes to re-develop Globe Mills in Slaithwaite by Hartley Property Group whose first stage was due to open in June

Councillors called on the company to now keep the public in the loop due to the delay in the project

Last chance to vote for local hero in Emleys Awards

Dewsbury Labour MP Paula Sherriff
MP Paula Sherriff seeks community nominees

Huddersfield mum in court after falsely claiming young son had cancer

Huddersfield woman subjected boy to repeated medical tests

Hospital Baby Café campaign to help new mums proves a winner

Global award for the Baby Cafes

Calderdale Royal Hospital radiographer Andy Cross embarks on emotional 620 mile cycle ride with friends to help premature babies

Money will help Calderdale's Special Care Baby unit

Huddersfield retailer Love Sofas ad "misleading" says watchdog

The Advertising Standards Authority has upheld a complaint about a Love Sofas website advert for a leather sofa

Michael Branford, of Crest IT, looks at cyber security and asks: How safe is your business data?

For most businesses the answer is likely to be not as safe as it could or should be

KC Communications lands three new clients

KC Communications has secured work with The WonderWorks, Huddersfield Partnership and Temple Moor High School
The Mirfield Junior Seminary run by the Vernoa Fathers at Roe Head, Mirfield.

Court to hear historic sex abuse allegations against Mirfield priests

Abuse victim Peter Murray seeks damages after alleged campaign of abuse by seminary teacher

Work starts on University of Huddersfield's £27m expansion

Top builder appointed for Queensgate contract

Students from Kirklees College help smarten up AFC Emley's Welfare Ground for new season

Trainees from Dewsbury Construction Academy give football club a boost on eve of campaign
 

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Gary Flowers spent £1,500 on a highly-visible protest campaign against the 8ft fence next door to his home in Wakefield Road, Earlsheaton, Dewsbury.

Off the fence! Council planners reject 8ft fence in Dewsbury - after eight month wait

Thugs assault Dewsbury man in targeted attack

Work starts on University of Huddersfield's £27m expansion

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