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Cancer sufferer Brian Lockwood's wedding arranged in an hour after his condition worsened

Family and staff in tears at bedside ceremony at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

Man stabbed in 'domestic incident' in Lockwood

The injured man suffered wounds to his back and is in a stable condition in hospital

Sex beast Peter Carter found guilty of raping seven-year-old girl

The dad-of-two - who was also convicted of abusing another youngster - has been remanded in custody awaiting sentence

Mirfield Community Centre 'saved from closure'

Trustees hope to take over building from Kirklees Council

16-year-old girl grabbed by man in Fartown who tried to steal her mobile phone

The girl was shaken but uninjured after a passer by disturbed the suspect who fled

Lancashire Police seeking to identify suspects linked to public disorder after pitch invasion at Blackpool v Huddersfield Town game

Town fans have criticised Lancashire police claiming they did not act promptly during the pitch invasion in May

Two men injured in knife attack in Crosland Moor

Police are appealing for witnesses to the attack in Sunningdale Road

Fartown dad condemns vandals who fired air rifle pellets into family's home

Police are stepping up patrols in Fartown after the incident in Clara Street

Plan for a first class waiting lounge at Huddersfield Railway Station

Huddersfield Railway Station
First TransPennine say passenger demand has led to planning bid

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Parking charges to return to parts of Calderdale after suspension

June 1 will see parking fees and enforcement back in outer Halifax

Stone thieves target two Huddersfield schools in the same night

Schools urge people to be vigilant after thefts at Farnley Tyas and Scapegoat Hill

Restaurant Review: Beaumont Arms in Kirkheaton

Rural pub with a classic old world feel

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All Our Yesterdays Extra: Relive the 80s with these snaps from the Examiner archives

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First swimmers dive into Huddersfield's new leisure centre which was officially opened by the Mayor this morning

Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? This week it's the Holmfirth Folk Festival

All Our Yesterdays this week is from 26 years ago - it's 1989 - are you pictured?

Revealed: Huddersfield's top ten Indian restaurants, as voted for by Trip Advisor users

Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? This week it's the Huddersfield Town End Of Season Awards

Huddersfield Town take on 200 kids in end of season match

Helme Hall

Helme Hall and Helme View care home makes 'massive improvements' under new management

Previous Care Quality Commission report slammed standards

Linthwaite Brass Band calls for players to take part in large concert in memory of band stalwart John Iredale

John undertook numerous roles as a player, conductor, teacher and band official and sadly passed away last January

Fartown dad condemns vandals who fired air rifle pellets into family's home

Police are stepping up patrols in Fartown after the incident in Clara Street

Sex beast Peter Carter found guilty of raping seven-year-old girl

The dad-of-two - who was also convicted of abusing another youngster - has been remanded in custody awaiting sentence

Jury urged to acquit former Huddersfield man Peter Carter accused of raping a seven-year-old girl

The engineer denies several sex assault charges

Mark Murray confronts Catholic priest he claims abused him as a 14-year-old boy

Police inquiry continues into alleged abuse at former Mirfield Junior Seminary run by the Verona Fathers

Scrutiny system in Kirklees 'reduced to tokenism' as some councillors oppose changes

But vote to axe four scrutiny panels was won, despite opposition

Clr David Sheard returns as Kirklees Council leader after winning vote of fellow councillors

Cabinet roles changed as Kirklees looks to the future

New Mayor of Kirklees Clr Paul Kane sworn in at mayor-making ceremony

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The new mayor, who took over from Clr Ken Smith, will have his partner, Mrs Susan Bedford, as mayoress

Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice supporters urge funding protection for respite breaks

Local authorities facing a squeeze are reviewing funding for respite and short breaks, but one Huddersfield family speaks of importance of beaks

Health and Family: Vicky Smith piled the pounds between pregnancies

Vicky Smith gained seven stones between having her two daughters but is now determined to help others not to fall into the fat trap

Mirfield family with two autistic boys launch new support group for Kirklees parents

Families have revealed anguished stories about chldren suffering from autism and the apparent lack of help. Health reporter NICK LAVIGUEUR looks at the work of a new support group
Chrissie Slater

Manufactured Yorkshire offers apprentice for six months

Kirklees College and Manufactured Yorkshire will provide a fully-funded trainee for six months to one lucky company

Ted Wetton named new accountants' president

Ted Wetton is the new president of the Huddersfield and District Society of Chartered Accountants

Pennine Business Partners secure more clients

Lockwood-based marketing, HR and health and safety consultancy Pennine Business Partners has secured a string of contracts

Linthwaite Brass Band calls for players to take part in large concert in memory of band stalwart John Iredale

John undertook numerous roles as a player, conductor, teacher and band official and sadly passed away last January

Dick and Lottie to perform for Ayckbourn himself

The theatre company dedicated to the works of Alan Ayckbourn is to perform for the great man himself.

Rot and decay inside iconic old Co-operative building in New Street inspires Lepton fine art student Hazel Dyson's cutting edge fashions

Rot and decay may not seem like an inspiration for cutting edge clothes
 

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Fartown dad condemns vandals who fired air rifle pellets into family's home

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Caught on Camera: can you put names to faces on CCTV pictures released by West Yorkshire Police?

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