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Great reggae nights in Huddersfield at Cleopatra's and then Silver Sands

Plea for memorabilia for Venn Street reunion

More than 100 new jobs created as Town and Local Care lands Calderdale Council contract

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Huddersfield firm starts recruitment for home care workers

West Yorkshire Police to say "Goodbye" to traditional notebooks

Cops get high-teach weapon to keep them on the beat

Parents barrage police officers with abuse during parking row at Fixby Junior & Infant School

Parking problems at Fixby Junior and Infant School, Lightcliffe.
The shock allegations were made by headteacher, Claire Allen,amid attempts to tackle dangerous parking

Denby Dale crash investigation will interview schoolchildren at bus stop just yards from scene

The scene of the crash in Denby Dale.
The injured man was taken to Leeds General Infirmary for serious but non-life threatening injuries

iPads for Kirklees bin men? Council is looking at new technology to improve the service

What technology will binmen be getting?
Kirklees Council says its premature to know what new technology will involve

Power house: 50 years ago this week Huddersfield's Harold Wilson became Prime Minister - but who lives in his childhood Cowlersley home today?

Mum Babette Harrison with her two children Breanna, five, and Ellie, two. They are living in the same house that former Prime Minister Harold Wilson lived in all those years ago...
“My aunt Doris used to go to New St School with Harold. She said he was a loner and his mother used to kick him out and make him play with the lads roundabouts," said one neighbour

Rail passengers can help boost Mirfield Railway Station at meeting with train operator with cash to spend

Grand Central has £7.8m to improve stations and Clr Martyn Bolt hopes some will come Mirfield's way

Watch Commander Andy Blackburn gets ready to hang up his hose!

Been with Blue Watch many years

Huddersfield MPs cross swords over plans to quadruple maximum jail terms from six months to two years for internet trolls

Justice secretary, Chris Grayling, is behind the tough new laws regarding those convicted of sending threatening and vile messages

Kirkburton family's joy after life saving daughter donates kidney to her father

Ex-Emley Moor Mast rigger Brian Firth fights on thanks to successful transplant

Man steals two phones from young Huddersfield men in Alder Street after threatening to rip their jaws off

Police have launched a man hunt to find the criminal who wore a baseball cap with Dope emblazoned across it

Report reveals ambulance delays after Huddersfield killer Subhan Anwar was murdered in his cell by two inmates

Subhan Anwar
Change in procedures now at Long Lartin Prison in Worcestershire

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  • NEWS: Last week we had iPads for binmen, this week it's digital devices instead of notebooks for the Boys in Blue.

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  • NEWS: Huddersfield Rifle Club has expansion in its sights. Read more here.

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  • NEWS: Beware the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo. Storm force winds are set to sweep in tonight and the Examiner's weather expert Paul Stevens is predicting potential problems out and about tomorrow.

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  • SPORT: Huddersfield Town face struggling Brighton at the John Smith's Stadium tomorrow night.

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  • NEWS: Huddersfield continues to be the focus for film and TV production companies.

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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

Halloween is nearly here...

Halloween hi-jinx: what's on in Huddersfield this half-term?

Film crews in Huddersfield for new crime drama

Show to feature Cilla star Sheridan Smith

Bobbing for joy: Lindley community comes together to celebrate Apple Day

A community fun day was the apple of everyone’s eye at the weekend to celebrate the humble garden fruit

Film crew in Huddersfield for new Sheridan Smith series for ITV

Sheridan Smith as Cilla
Sheridan Smith is to star in new three-part drama series Black Work, which is being filmed partly in Huddersfield
Craig Hepburn from Linwood, Renfrewshire who was stabbed to death in Marsden

Family of Marsden murder victim Craig Hepburn campaign to make son's killers serve full sentence

“Before this happened to my family, I would see stories on TV about innocent people being murdered and I’d think it was so sad but at least the people responsible were being locked up for a long time"

West Yorkshire Police to say "Goodbye" to traditional notebooks

Cops get high-teach weapon to keep them on the beat

Huddersfield MPs cross swords over plans to quadruple maximum jail terms from six months to two years for internet trolls

Justice secretary, Chris Grayling, is behind the tough new laws regarding those convicted of sending threatening and vile messages
Craig Hepburn from Linwood, Renfrewshire who was stabbed to death in Marsden

Family of Marsden murder victim Craig Hepburn campaign to make son's killers serve full sentence

“Before this happened to my family, I would see stories on TV about innocent people being murdered and I’d think it was so sad but at least the people responsible were being locked up for a long time"

Huddersfield MPs cross swords over plans to quadruple maximum jail terms from six months to two years for internet trolls

Justice secretary, Chris Grayling, is behind the tough new laws regarding those convicted of sending threatening and vile messages

Power house: 50 years ago this week Huddersfield's Harold Wilson became Prime Minister - but who lives in his childhood Cowlersley home today?

Mum Babette Harrison with her two children Breanna, five, and Ellie, two. They are living in the same house that former Prime Minister Harold Wilson lived in all those years ago...
“My aunt Doris used to go to New St School with Harold. She said he was a loner and his mother used to kick him out and make him play with the lads roundabouts," said one neighbour

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

New Enterprise Allowance creates 390 businesses in Kirklees

A Holmfirth businesses selling fruit vodkas is among new firms set up under New Enterprise Allowance

Amanda Vigar suggests a manifesto for business

Amanda Vigar
Politicians have been urged to remember the needs of UK small businesses in the run-up to next year' general election

ConnectChina opens Shanghai office

Batley-based ConnectChina Ltd has underscored its commitment to clients by opening a branch in Shanghai, China
Children, classroom

Term-time holidays still a problem in Kirklees despite fine threat

Council insists situation is improving

Robert Sutcliffe: Wearing their hearts on their book sleeves

Graham Norton, John Cleese, Stephen Fry and Paul Merton all have autobiographies out

Educating Yorkshire stars at chamber dinner

Jonny Mitchell and Mike Steer gave their views on benchmarking schools at the Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce annual dinner
 

Videos & Photos

Bobbing for joy: Lindley community comes together to celebrate Apple Day

Sheridan Smith as Cilla

Film crew in Huddersfield for new Sheridan Smith series for ITV

Lynda Bellingham and her on-screen husband, Michael Redfern in the Oxo adverts

Lynda Bellingham dies: from Oxo mum to national favourite - her life in pictures

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