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Anger as Kirklees misses out on share of £50m fund to increase GP opening hours

GP admits disappointment at NHS cash snub

Pay back £83,000 - or go to jail: judge's warning to fraudster Sheed Raj

Bradford Crown Court
Sheed Raj, 33, admitted fraudulently obtaining three houses and money laundering

Lindley Infants most oversubscribed primary school as 91% of kids get first choice in Kirklees Council area

ATL claims
Of the 5,456 applications for reception places at local primary, 4,959 were successful in getting their number one choice

Examiner Charity Challenge 2014: meet the lady who's done it for the last 25 years!

Diane Ainley to take part in her 25th Examiner Charity Challenge
It’s the 25th anniversary of the Charity Challenge this year and proudly wearing the registration No.25 will be Lascelles Hall woman Diane Ainley

Mum who lied to police to protect son after stabbing is jailed for perverting course of justice

Police crime scene
Bray, 44 of Keldregate, Bradley, Huddersfield admitted attempting to pervert the course of justice
Snow in March 2013, bluebells March 2014

From snow to sunshine: what a difference a year makes in Huddersfield at Easter

Warmer weather means a different sort of fun for the Easter holidays in Huddersfield

Anger as Kirklees misses out on share of £50m fund to increase GP opening hours

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GP admits disappointment at NHS cash snub

Huddersfield author Deric Longden's 'lost' work discovered in a dusty basement

Some of the lost Deric Longden manuscripts, found in a basement
Deric, who died of cancer in June 2013, was best known for his books which touched millions in print and on screen, and which were critically acclaimed
Bradford Crown Court

Pay back £83,000 - or go to jail: judge's warning to fraudster Sheed Raj

Sheed Raj, 33, admitted fraudulently obtaining three houses and money laundering

Marsh man jailed for 16 weeks for assault and breach of restraining order

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
Darren Mooney of Brooks Buildings in Marsh was jailed at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Mum who lied to police to protect son after stabbing is jailed for perverting course of justice

Police crime scene
Bray, 44 of Keldregate, Bradley, Huddersfield admitted attempting to pervert the course of justice
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Anger as Kirklees misses out on share of £50m fund to increase GP opening hours

GP admits disappointment at NHS cash snub

Calderdale councillors united against A&E closure at Extraordinary meeting

Calderdale Royal Hospital
Unity to oppose Huddersfield and Calderdale health trust proposals for A&E

Don't sell the family silver: councillors' plea after Kirklees Council bid to sell agricultural land

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Debate about value of land, future use and potential against quick cash-gain for Kirklees Council
Marilyn Rogers, infant feeding advisor at the Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust. Pictured with twins Ted and Sonny Fairbairn and their mum Jade, from Greetland

Don't call the midwife - call the Dr! PhD for Huddersfield midwife Marilyn Rogers

Marilyn, who works as the infant feeding advisor at the Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust, studied for her PhD at Leeds University at the same time as being a working mum and heading up the Baby Café support group in Halifax

Calderdale councillors united against A&E closure at Extraordinary meeting

Calderdale Royal Hospital
Unity to oppose Huddersfield and Calderdale health trust proposals for A&E

Whole of HRI would have to be strengthened to let Yorkshire Air Ambulance land on roof

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley
The All Party Parliamentary Group for Air Ambulances (APPGAA) has highlighted that 60% of major trauma centres have ‘inadequate’ air ambulance landing facilities
Ferno business development manager Darren Sharman, Madeleine Radburn, medical devices advisor at the South Central Ambulance Service , and Dr Joanna Cherry

Ferno supplies oximeters for Haiti

Cleckheaton medical equipment firm Ferno is helping volunteer doctors provide much-needed help to people in Haiti

Unemployment figures fall in Huddersfield and Dewsbury

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A record 30.3m people are in work, according to latest UK employment figures

NatWest backs dog grooming and spa business

Ian Cour, of NatWest. with Jessica Elvidge, owner of Princess Paws Dog Grooming and Spa, and dog Missy
A dog grooming salon offering mud baths, coat colouring and dental treatment for pampered pooches has opened with funding from NatWest
ATL claims

Lindley Infants most oversubscribed primary school as 91% of kids get first choice in Kirklees Council area

Of the 5,456 applications for reception places at local primary, 4,959 were successful in getting their number one choice

Former Kirklees College student makes her name in fashion world with Recoco brand

Business booms for former Kirklees College student

Chickenley Community Junior, Infant and Nursery School rescue plan gets thumbs down from Ofsted

Chickenley Community J I and N School
In an unusual move, HMI inspector Jonathan Brown has revisited the 294-pupil school and described its action plan to turn things around as “not fit for purpose”

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  • NEWS: Huddersfield Chess team failed in their bid to win the Calderdale Division One league title 2013-14.

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  • TRAVEL: One lane closed due to roadworks on A58 Burdock Way into town between King Cross Road and A629 Ovenden Road (Orange Street Roundabout).
    Until 29th April.

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  • NEWS: Lost work by Huddersfield author Deric Longden is to get a new lease of life - a year after his death.

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  • TRAVEL: One lane closed due to junction improvements on A629 Halifax Road in both directions at A643 Lindley Moor Road (Ainley Top Roundabout).
    Various restrictions are in place on the roundabout. Some overnight closures are also scheduled during May.

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  • NEWS: Train operators East Coast and Northern Rail have signalled big improvements for Huddersfield rail users.

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  • NEWS: A teacher at a Kirklees school has been charged with sexual offences against young children.

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  • NEWS: Planned roadworks in Yorkshire for Monday, April 21 to Sunday, April 27. M62 junction 27 (Gildersome) to M621 junction 1 (Beeston), West Yorks.

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  • TRAVEL: Receiving reports of a broken down car on Luck Lane, Paddock Head roundabout. Causing slow traffic.

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Snow in March 2013, bluebells March 2014

From snow to sunshine: what a difference a year makes in Huddersfield at Easter

Some of the lost Deric Longden manuscripts, found in a basement

Huddersfield author Deric Longden's 'lost' work discovered in a dusty basement

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Legendary 1960s band The Move to play Marsden Mechanics Hall

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