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Persistent offender James Friedl jailed to give community a rest

The cash machine located at the Co-operative store on Peel Street, Marsden.
String of thefts from several shops

Ofsted called in to crisis at Nortonthorpe Hall School in Scissett

More needs to be done to tackle bad behaviour

Police appeal after baby clothes found dumped at Dovestone Reservoir

Two men heard talking about dumping something in water at Dovestone

Mindless vandals target Milnsbridge school's outdoor shelter

The damage was discovered at Crow Lane Primary School after the half term break

Trial date set for Jacob Crawshaw who is accused of the manslaughter of Adrian Smith

Hearing should last five days in October

Funeral plans for Dewsbury attack victim Michelle Goodhall

Dewsbury woman "never recovered from ordeal"

Retail development could bring £12m boost to Brighouse

Four retails units get the go-ahead for Bradford Road garage site, but not everyone welcomes it

Shop worker suffers stab wound in Dewsbury Co-op armed robbery

Police are investigating the incident which happened at the Brunswick Street store

Examiner Community Awards 2015: Achievement Award winner Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Examiner Community Awards 2015: Achievement Award — Yorkshire Air Ambulance
It costs £12,000 a day to run the two helicopters - but the county of Yorkshire rallies to keep them in the air

Huddersfield Leisure Centre signage loses its letter 'E' in the stormy weather

The new centre opened last month at a cost of £36million

Finders keepers! Treasure-hunters unearthed some historical gems in Kirklees last year

But these centuries-old finds won't make the owners rich!

Places vanishing fast at Huddersfield cemeteries - see the figures here

But you'll be OK for a few years in Heckmondwike and Calderdale

Huddersfield's Acre Mills Outpatients wins top award

Grade II listed former wire mill has new life breathed into it

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WATCH: Comic Peter Morgan, aka Max Lemon, takes the plunge with 15,000ft skydive - at the age of 68

WATCH: Fancy a spin around Huddersfield in a £220k Lamborghini Huracan?

All Our Yesterdays: Take a look back to 1988 with our nostalgia picture gallery

Footgolf is the latest sports craze to sweep Huddersfield - as Bradley Park is finding out

Over 1,100 kids get their chance to run like Usain Bolt at Holmfirth Harriers' annual Neiley Races

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

Huddersfield Leisure Centre signage loses its letter 'E' in the stormy weather

The new centre opened last month at a cost of £36million

Meet paramedic Kit Von Mickwitz, who saves lives with the Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Huddersfield paramedic Kit Von Mickwitz who is serving on board the Yorkshire Air Ambulance
The Yorkshire Air Ambulance is this year's Achievement Award winner at the Examiner Community Awards

Meet some of the people whose lives have been touched by the Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Meet some of the people whose lives have been touched by the Yorkshire Air Ambulance
The Yorkshire Air Ambulance is this year's Achievement Award winner at the Examiner Community Awards
The cash machine located at the Co-operative store on Peel Street, Marsden.

Persistent offender James Friedl jailed to give community a rest

String of thefts from several shops

Trial date set for Jacob Crawshaw who is accused of the manslaughter of Adrian Smith

Hearing should last five days in October

Feathered friends launch new crimewatch scheme in Huddersfield

Six owls helped launch OWL, or Online Watch Link, a crime fighting network aimed at local residents

Oxford Grange Care Home in Dewsbury shut down amid claims of "institutional abuse"

More than 30 elderly residents moved out and 37 staff made redundant

Lib Dems refuse to back new minority Labour administration for Calderdale Council

Calderdale council leader, Clr Tim Swift in Halifax Town Hall
Lib Dem leader Janet Battye refuses to back Labour

Honley's history revealed by historian Mary Jagger who lived well over 100 years ago

New booklet published by Honley Civic Society

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

Termrim Construction lands £2.2m contract

Bradley-based Termrim Construction is building 25 affordable homes in Barnskley for Leeds & Yorkshire Housing Association

Kirklees Business News 02/06/15: Read the latest edition here

The latest edition of the best guide to what's happening in business in Kirklees

Joshua Ellis wins Textile Business Award

Batley weaver Joshua Ellis was among the winners at the 2015 UK Fashion and Textile Awards in London
Huddersfield paramedic Kit Von Mickwitz who is serving on board the Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Meet paramedic Kit Von Mickwitz, who saves lives with the Yorkshire Air Ambulance

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance is this year's Achievement Award winner at the Examiner Community Awards

E3 Recruitment forges ahead

E3 Recruitment, based at Heritage Exchange, has landed a major contract with a firm in the oil and gas sector

Ofsted called in to crisis at Nortonthorpe Hall School in Scissett

More needs to be done to tackle bad behaviour
 

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Huddersfield Leisure Centre signage loses its letter 'E' in the stormy weather

Finders keepers! Treasure-hunters unearthed some historical gems in Kirklees last year

Mindless vandals target Milnsbridge school's outdoor shelter

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