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Packhorse Centre £2m revamp under way with plans for Packhorse Kitchen food court and balcony

Work is nearing completion on new-look units at the Kirkgate and Cross Church Street corner of Huddersfield's Packhorse Centre

LOOK: Armed police swoop on Dewsbury street as suspects crash BMW trying to escape

An eyewitness described the “absolute mayhem”

Team to explore discounted supermarket plan for Huddersfield or Dewsbury town centres

Community Shop takes surplus stock from supermarkets to tackle food poverty and sells on at a fraction of their normal price

Kirklees Citizens' Advice Bureau helped almost 2,000 people with £10 million in personal debt last year

Citizens Advice Bureau, Standard House, Half Moon Street, Huddersfield.
CAB set to unveil 'slimmed down' service due to council cuts

Line in the sand and a revamp for Colne Valley High School

Plans unveiled for new school uniform and logo as part of major rebrand

Key Halifax town centre site listed for sale as part of wider £100m regeneration for town

Northgate House and Central Library site listed for sale as cleared site

Thug Simon Brooke jailed for attack on wheelchair man in Dewsbury

Jailed - thug Simon Brooke who attacked a disabled teenager
Teenage victim left on road with wheelchair on top of him

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Climbing wall goes in at £36m Huddersfield Leisure Centre

Climbing wall now installed at Huddersfield Leisure Centre
As Kirklees Council work towards 'early summer' opening

Delight as hundred take park in 200th Huddersfield parkrun

Race is now one of country's biggest and best

CCTV released to trace suspect in pub attack in Berry Brow - Do you know him?

The attack happened on December 6 last year at a pub in School Lane

Aaron Bonner jailed after terrifying shop robbery in Huddersfield

Shopworker robbed at knifepoint by masked men

Drug dealer Mohammed Akram jailed for 10 years

Akram admitted further drug offences while on bail after supplying drugs to an undercover police officer

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Baby boom as 17 Portland Nurseries staff have babies in last 12 months - with two more due in weeks

Take a tour around Sycamore Cottage in Jackson Bridge, this week's top property

Girls got brass: Huddersfield Tea & Tarts WI musical novices start up brass band to perform at Royal Albert Hall

Injured horse Oscar Flyer saved from slaughterhouse and nursed back to winning ways by Huddersfield woman

Nostalgia: This week we're looking back at Huddersfield 25 years ago - Now that's a scary thought if you're pictured!

Watch: Huddersfield skateboarder scene going from strength to strength

Restaurant Review: Toss O'Coin at New Mill

Don't halt scrutiny of Kirklees Council policy on vital child sexual exploitation work

Scrutiny members speak out after confusion over who does what at Kirklees Council

Packhorse Centre £2m revamp under way with plans for Packhorse Kitchen food court and balcony

Work is nearing completion on new-look units at the Kirkgate and Cross Church Street corner of Huddersfield's Packhorse Centre

University of Huddersfield's pioneering research into cancer care

Richard Paxman, right, managing director of Paxman Coolers, and Omar Hussain, a researcher at Huddersfield University with the Paxman scalp cooling equipment
Studies back work by Huddersfield firm

Police swoop to arrest gang on suspicion of stealing high value cars

Police have carried out a number of raids at home in Kirklees as part of an pre-planned operation

Dilnawaz Khan admits drink driving, having no insurance and possession of drugs

Kirklees Magistrates Court
Magistrates sentence him to 18 months disqualification and heavy fine

Man who racially abused and punched taxi drivers walks free from court

Damien Scanlon, of Dalton, also damaged two taxis after drunken night out
Citizens Advice Bureau, Standard House, Half Moon Street, Huddersfield.

Kirklees Citizens' Advice Bureau helped almost 2,000 people with £10 million in personal debt last year

CAB set to unveil 'slimmed down' service due to council cuts

Team to explore discounted supermarket plan for Huddersfield or Dewsbury town centres

Community Shop takes surplus stock from supermarkets to tackle food poverty and sells on at a fraction of their normal price

Review: Andy Parsons — Live and Unleashed, but Naturally Cautious at Leeds City Varieties

Andy Parsons: Live and Unleashed — But Naturally Cautious
Spitting Image writer Parsons is still a pro at political satire

Hartshead heart patient John Laville gives thumbs up to new local service

Tests done at GP practice instead of hospital as North Kirklees officials roll out care closer to home scheme

Family and Health: Life after a catastrophic stroke

Annette Dancer has finally had to accept that she is now disabled - but that doesn't mean she's given up on living life to the full.

Huddersfield firm Paxman in six-figure boost to crack US market

Fenay Bridge firm Paxman expects to create up to 10 jobs after a £470,000 boost from Yorkshire Bank to help it enter the US market

Riasca UK Ltd bought by two former employees

Stewart Marshall and Paul Buckley have acquired Riasca UK Ltd, the company where they were previously employees

We are International recruits more export ambassadors

Exporters in Bradford and Halifax have been recruited to help Kirklees firms break into overaess markets

Faith PR director Carl Hopkins nominated for Man of the Year in the International Women’s Day Awards 2015

Stefanie Hopkins, of Faith PR, with newly-appointed commercial director Carl Hopkins
Entrepreneur Carl Hopkins has been nominated for an award recognising his contribution to the success of Brighouse-based Faith PR

Line in the sand and a revamp for Colne Valley High School

Plans unveiled for new school uniform and logo as part of major rebrand

LOOK: Armed police swoop on Dewsbury street as suspects crash BMW trying to escape

An eyewitness described the “absolute mayhem”

Thug Simon Brooke jailed for attack on wheelchair man in Dewsbury

Jailed - thug Simon Brooke who attacked a disabled teenager
Teenage victim left on road with wheelchair on top of him
 

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Packhorse Centre £2m revamp under way with plans for Packhorse Kitchen food court and balcony

Climbing wall now installed at Huddersfield Leisure Centre

Climbing wall goes in at £36m Huddersfield Leisure Centre

Team to explore discounted supermarket plan for Huddersfield or Dewsbury town centres

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