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Lexcast Polymers at Ashbrow Mills in Huddersfield.

Milnsbridge firm Lexcast Ltd closing with loss of almost 20 jobs

A company supplying cast acryilic sheets for the bathroom industry is closing its Huddersfield factory

Brothers jailed over £50m heroin smuggling racket in Batley

Leeds Crown Court
Brothers jailed over £50m Batley heroin smuggling racket

Huddersfield Town ace Adam Clayton could dye beard blue and white for top charity

Soccer hero aims to raise £3,000 for Town Foundation charity

Kirklees College worker Adam Crump wins almost £5,000 on TV quiz show The Chase

Adam Crump and his team land £19,000 prize on The Chase

Kirklees hospitals confound damning report on lack of support for those with sight loss in the county

Kirklees Visually Impaired Network, Upperhead Row, Huddersfield - Chairman David Quarmby with guide dog Mick, Vice-Chairman Martin Eatherley and IT Consultant Martin Webster with members John Riordan, Peter Martin, Colin Atkinson, Ken Chapman, Karen Baxter and Kevin Beckett.
Calderdale and Huddersfield Trust has been praised for its services, following a report by the RNIB
Syrian University of Huddersfield student Sleman Shwaish invited to Queen's garden party on June 12

Syrian Hudersfield University student to dine with the Queen in thanks for his life saving work in Aleppo

Sleman Shwaish, 26, will attend the special British Red Cross event on June 12, due to dedicating four years to voluntary work

Pensioner forced to foot the bill after rogue driver crashed into his parked car in Skelmanthope

Damage caused in Haigh Road on Easter Sunday

Lindley motorbike fanatic David Beaumont carried to the grave in a 140mph Hearse Rocket

He wanted to gout in style and he certainly did
Launch of new-look Neighbourhood Policing in Kirklees at Riverhead Brewery, Peel Street, Marsden - West Yorkshire Chief Constable Mark Gilmore and West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson.

West Yorkshire Police recruitment drive launched for Special Constables

Special Constables have the same powers as police and are volunteers

Bogus callers visit homes in Almondbury and Lindley in two separate distraction burglaries

Police warning bogus callers operating in the area and warn residents to be vigilant

Pay back £83,000 - or go to jail: judge's warning to fraudster Sheed Raj

Bradford Crown Court
Sheed Raj, 33, admitted fraudulently obtaining three houses and money laundering
Marsden Mechanics Hall

As Kirklees Council looks to devolve money and power to the communities - we ask experts for their view

Community, politics expert and Area Committee chair of what Kirklees can do to devolve power

Councillor asks: what happened to the much-wanted u-turn on parking charges?

Brighouse member wants to know why Calderdale is still charging when the budget agreed a reversal

Almondbury Lib Dem Clr James Blanchard to stand down from Kirklees Council next year to fight Parliamentary battle in York

James Blanchard
Lib Dem James Blanchard bids to become MP for York Outer
Beach holiday

Skin cancer rates in Yorkshire doubled since 1990s

Growth of sunshine package holidays blamed

Anti A&E cuts protesters form Band Together For Our NHS to try and halt proposals

Accident & Emergency Dept at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley
Group seeking legal advice to halt A&E axe proposal

Dewsbury District Hospital and other Mid Yorkshire Hospitals: seven out of 10 happy with standard of care

Dewsbury District Hospital
But more than half unhappy with lack of nurses on duty
Dean and Janet Hoyle

Card Factory formerly owned by Huddersfield Town chairman Dean Hoyle set to float on the stock exchange

The greetings card retailer founded by Huddersfield Town chairman Dean Hoyle is to list on the stock exchange

Halifax Fan Company notches up 50 years of success

A large centrifugal fan supplied by Brighouse-based Halifax Fan to a steel works in Redcar
Investment in tooling, training and a factory in China has helped Brighouse firm Halifax Fan Company become a global leader in its industry

10 Associates of Mirfield makes two key appointments

Jon Banks and Peter Chana have joined 10 Associates as senior designer and senior creative artworker
Mirfield-based brand and design consultancy 10 Associates has recruited Jon Banks and Peter Chana to the team
Syrian University of Huddersfield student Sleman Shwaish invited to Queen's garden party on June 12

Syrian Hudersfield University student to dine with the Queen in thanks for his life saving work in Aleppo

Sleman Shwaish, 26, will attend the special British Red Cross event on June 12, due to dedicating four years to voluntary work

Andrew Jackson: Children grow up so fast in our society

Starting early
A girl of 9 pregnant and a boy of 7 a smoker

Huddersfield University expert tackles problems of young unemployed

New study by Huddersfield expert to help young people

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