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Outstanding residential care for troubled boys at Brighouse school

William Henry Smith School in Brighouse
Delight at good Ofsted report

St Paul’s Cathedral tribute to Huddersfield's Afghan heroes

Framed pictures of the soldiers placed on the plinth outside the 3rd Battalion barracks
Huddersfield families to join Royalty for parade and service

More housing, Living Wage and helping vulnerable people, Kirklees Labour Party unveils its manifesto for local elections

Election campaign underway with ideas put forward by Kirklees Labour councillors and candidates

Millions earmarked for development schemes in Huddersfield

The Harold Wilson Building at the University of Huddersfield
Town to share in Government's regional pool of money - University to benefit to tune of nearly £3m

MP warns both Huddersfield and Halifax A&Es could close

Accident & Emergency Dept at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley
Barry Sheerman attacks health groups amid watchdog warning for Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust

Thousands of homes in Kirklees and Calderdale to benefit from green grants to cut energy bills

£20m Better Homes Yorkshire scheme will help 12,000 rented and owned homes in West Yorkshire

Kirklees patients group welcomes NHS plan to recruit more GPs

Health Watch Kirklees Director Rory Deighton
£10m earmarked to lure more doctors into general practice

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Man flown to hospital following crash in Linthwaite

Air ambulance called as road ambulance struggled to get to the scene

Teacher Brendan O'Brien acquitted of all charges

The 45-year-old had been accused of sex assaults but a jury found him not guilty in just over an hour

Kirklees schools close due to snow

Kirklees Council updated
See the list of all closures here and we'll update if more are announced

Pictures: Further snow hits Huddersfield hard leading to more traffic chaos

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Drivers are experiencing difficulties due to hazardous driving conditions on the M62 and a host of other roads around Huddersfield

King's Head pub in Huddersfield set to be restored to its former glory

False ceiling comes down after pub is shut for two days - but plenty more work to be done yet

Live Breaking News

  • BREAKING NEWS: A teacher accused of sex assaults on five boys at a Kirklees primary school has been cleared of all charges.

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  • #Kirklees have called off matches on Council pitches this weekend.

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  • BREAKING:  A Kirklees teacher has been cleared of a string of child sex charges.  Brendan O'Brien of Barnsley Road, Barnsley was cleared on all 17 counts by a jury at Leeds Crown Court today.

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  • SNOW: The M62 is back to normal after a number of accidents and breakdowns during this morning's winter weather.

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  • SNOW:  I'm with this guy...it's 'snow big deal'.  Let's just get on with our days.

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  • SNOW:  A vast improvement on the M62 say the police patrols.

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  • NEWS:  Tory minister Ian Duncan Smith is in town today.  He's been to Huddersfield University and Kirklees College.

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  • SNOW: The Prime Minister must have received complaints about gritting!

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  • SNOW:  The roads must be improving now the sun's out as some buses are going back to their full routes.

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Huddersfield Giants stars turn to restaurant duties for charity event

Take a look around this week's Property of the Week: The home of Julian and Kate Askew of Meltham

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Health unions consulted over government pay rise offer

Real life CSI: Behind the scenes look at fascinating world of West Yorkshire Police’s Scientific Support Department

Property of the Week is Fleminghouse Lane in Waterloo - Take a look inside

Nostagia: It's back to January 1985 for this week's All Our Yesterdays - Are you pictured?

Have a look inside this week's pick of the properties: Moor House in Farnley Tyas

Yorkshire First selects retired GP as general election candidate for Calder Valley

Rod Sutcliffe lives in the constituency he wants to represent

Pictures: Traffic disrupted after string of crashes across Kirklees - including serious crash in Linthwaite

Police and ambulance crews attend numerous crashes due to bad weather

Cold weather set to continue with threat of further snow

Weatherman Paul Stevens says it will be up to a week before we see an end to the cold and snow

Teacher Brendan O'Brien acquitted of all charges

The 45-year-old had been accused of sex assaults but a jury found him not guilty in just over an hour

Thieves steal 200-year-old footpath from Christ Church at Linthwaite

Church left with £2,000 repair bill and race against time before funeral on Thursday

Mark Nash murder trial adjourned for a week for legal arguments

Mark Nash, who grew up in Bradley before moving to Ireland in 1996, denies the murder of Sylvia Shields, 60, and Mary Callanan, 61, in 1997

Yorkshire First selects retired GP as general election candidate for Calder Valley

Rod Sutcliffe lives in the constituency he wants to represent

St Paul’s Cathedral tribute to Huddersfield's Afghan heroes

Framed pictures of the soldiers placed on the plinth outside the 3rd Battalion barracks
Huddersfield families to join Royalty for parade and service

More housing, Living Wage and helping vulnerable people, Kirklees Labour Party unveils its manifesto for local elections

Election campaign underway with ideas put forward by Kirklees Labour councillors and candidates
Strike action

NHS strike suspended after "breakthrough" in talks

Hospital and ambulance staff had already walked out twice in row over no pay rise

Marsden nurse Julie Flaherty tells of five weeks on Ebola frontline

Health worker reveals despair and hope on the ground in Sierra Leone

Thousands of Huddersfield children living in fuel poverty

Many have trouble sleeping because bedrooms are too cold

WSI Yorkshire acquires Cloudspotting

Holmfirth-based WSI Yorkshire has bought digital agency Cloudspotting and formed a new umbrella company, Attercopia Ltd

LV= comes top for customer satisfaction

Insurer LV= has been ranked alongside major names such as Amazon and John Lewis as a leader in the field of cuastomer care

ConectChina to run women-only trade trip

A trade visit to China in May aims to increase the number of women entrepreneurs doing business with their counterparts in China

Teacher Brendan O'Brien acquitted of all charges

The 45-year-old had been accused of sex assaults but a jury found him not guilty in just over an hour

Outstanding residential care for troubled boys at Brighouse school

William Henry Smith School in Brighouse
Delight at good Ofsted report

Kirklees schools closed due to snow

Kirklees Council updated
See the list of all closures here and we'll update if more are announced
 

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Review - Laura Marling, Hebden Bridge Trades Club

Pictures: Traffic disrupted after string of crashes across Kirklees - including serious crash in Linthwaite

Cold weather set to continue with threat of further snow

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