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Cash incentives for people to train as nursery teachers says Bradley-based National Day Nurseries Association

A call has been launched to get top quality candidates to train as nursery teachers in Huddersfield – and there are cash incentives for them to enter the industry

Robber who tipped disabled victim out of wheelchair deserved five year jail sentence say judges

Simon Brooke
Simon Brooke appealed against his jail term for the attack in which his victim was trapped beneath his wheelchair

Huddersfield Town get percentage of food and drink sales at John Smith's Stadium

Pies and pints will contribute to Town's balance sheet
Now with French hospitality giant Sodexo Prestige having taken over the catering contract, Town chairman Dean Hoyle has negotiated a share of the pie

Ashenhurst cannabis factory discovered by police

Officers bagged up the potent plants before removing them in clear bags from the scene in a police van

Man who had genitals ripped off in Huddersfield road accident now has Britain's first bionic penis

Mohammed Abad exclusive
Mohammed Abas was given a generous package by surgeons, but sadly his wife left him after becoming tired of waiting

Phil Yorke's Channel swim brings back memories for Phillip Kaye who made crossing on same day - 49 years before

Fixby swimmer hopes to claim his place in history

Son of Huddersfield Town legend tells of child sex abuse he kept secret from his family for almost 20 years

Kyle with his parents Ron and Sharon
Kyle Edwards, step-son of ex Huddersfield Town player Rob, says he was ‘groomed’ and then sexually abused by a friend just a few years older than him from the age of just eight

Colne Valley to get into the groove at free Funk and Soul Festival this Sunday at Sands House

All money raised will go towards Forget Me Not Children's Hospice

Paddock man Ashley Kennedy admits having indecent images

24-year-old admits six charges and is given a suspended jail term

It's an absolute joke: Councillor slams builders trying to cut affordable housing

Barratt and David Wilson Homes offered just TWO affordable units
Kirklees councillors angry after Barratt Homes bid to reduce affordable housing for Golcar estate

Skip company Hunter Group under investigation by Environment Agency after waste spills onto river bank

Lockwood firm, under fire for not collecting skips, also accused of damaging pavement

Thomas Cook in Slaithwaite robbed by knifeman

Police helicopter joins search for man who fled empty-handed

A lifeline for many, how Kirklees Council's home library service team rise to the challenge

Mayor of Kirklees traces the steps of the council's home library service

Police search Netherton woodland for missing man

Police appeal for information over missing Robert Carter, 41, missing since last night

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Take a tour of the lovely family home at Town End in Golcar

All Our Yesterdays this week takes us back to 1987 - Are you in our pictures?

Take a guided tour of The Poor House in Pole Moor

Marstons Chicken Shop raises £3,269 with special £1 anniversary offer

All Our Yesterdays this week takes us back to 1985 - Are you in our pictures?

Watch: Mystery Holmfirth unicyclist revealed as 21-year-old Sandy Armstrong

Win a share of £1,000 F&F vouchers in time for the new school term!

Taxi driver Anthony Patrick Davis from Brackenhall jailed for drugs offences

60-year-old was desperately short of money

Batley bookies gets the go-ahead - but Kirklees councillors are not happy about it

Councillors rule on three north Kirklees applications

Meet the US TV star on Celebrity Big Brother - who actually lives in Huddersfield

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Austin Armacost entered the CBB house last night but was booed by the crowd

Paddock man Ashley Kennedy admits having indecent images

24-year-old admits six charges and is given a suspended jail term

Opportunist burglar Shaun Jack Thompson from Dalton has jail term halved

Leeds Crown Court
Appeal Court judges said eight month sentence was too long

Robber who tipped disabled victim out of wheelchair deserved five year jail sentence say judges

Simon Brooke
Simon Brooke appealed against his jail term for the attack in which his victim was trapped beneath his wheelchair
Jeremy Corbyn and Jason McCartney

What do left-wing Labour leadership hopeful Jeremy Corbyn and Colne Valley Conservative MP Jason McCartney have in common?

They may not be cut from quite the same cloth but the pair do have at least one similarity

Councillor wants greater powers to stop travellers using public land

Anger at mess left in Mirfield park by travellers

George Osborne helps install poppies art work at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Evocative work set to open next month

One in ten in Kirklees at risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Health officials to launch new scheme amid fears of thousands of new cases

Government offers 31m to help buy new Yorkshire Air Ambulance

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance in action on the Yorkshire moors
Plea from Geoffrey Boycott to Chancellor

E-cigs may be reason for almost 1,000 fewer Kirklees smokers signing up to official NHS quitting service

Government says it may get GPs to prescribe E-cigs
Pies and pints will contribute to Town's balance sheet

Huddersfield Town get percentage of food and drink sales at John Smith's Stadium

Now with French hospitality giant Sodexo Prestige having taken over the catering contract, Town chairman Dean Hoyle has negotiated a share of the pie

Businesses must make sure they backup their data, says Michael Branford, of Crest IT

Following on from last month’s look at IT security, this month’s focus in on data backups

Which local nominee should be crowned a 2015 Digital Hero? You decide

Meet the two locals who are making a real difference in their community and find out how you can support them

Cash incentives for people to train as nursery teachers says Bradley-based National Day Nurseries Association

A call has been launched to get top quality candidates to train as nursery teachers in Huddersfield – and there are cash incentives for them to enter the industry

Downs Syndrome dancer Jen Blackwell and mum Sue in line for Enterprise Vision Awards

Jen runs Dance Syndrome with the support of her mum

Man who had genitals ripped off in Huddersfield road accident now has Britain's first bionic penis

Mohammed Abad exclusive
Mohammed Abad was given a generous package by surgeons, but sadly his wife left him after becoming tired of waiting
 

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Pole Moor dairy farmer Neil Briggs reveals how he takes the milk direct from cows to customers

Pies and pints will contribute to Town's balance sheet

Huddersfield Town get percentage of food and drink sales at John Smith's Stadium

Artist's impression of the proposed £3.8m development at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Yorkshire Sculpture Park announce plans for new £3.8m visitor centre

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