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Unpaid council tax, business rates and housing and rental payments topped £8.9m

Kirklees Council facing £9m debt write-off

But authority says while it may be 'written-off' for accounting purposes - Kirklees can still chase money its owed

New Mill planning application war heats up as villagers report Holme Valley Land Charity to council watchdog

Meanwhile Land Charity member reports Kirklees Council for delay on Sude Hill application

Huddersfield MP insists rethink of HS2 must follow trans-Pennine electrification delays

Anger grows over decision to shelve the improvements

Passengers' champion Peter Marshall believes trans-Pennine rail electrification is vital

He calls for four tracks on trans-Pennine line and says the improvements are key to the region's economy

Burglars Jonathan Cahill and Daniel Kaye jailed after targeting Holmfirth homes

Pair stole thousands of pounds worth of laptops and phones as well as driving away expensive cars

Kirklees Council chief's pay now tops £150k

Kirklees Council Chief Executive Adrian Lythgo
A management review is underway to cut £489,000 from Kirklees senior management pay in the next three years

Shepley businessman catches up on his work from Spain because of unreliable Vodafone reception at home

Self-employed David Million has been losing money because he is unable to pick up calls, texts and emails in Shepley

Newsagent has lucky escape after car burst into flames and rolls into a wall

The car caught fire in Knowl Road, Mirfield
The car began smoking and ignited as the owner started the engine in Knowl Road, Mirfield

Judges revealed for first Kirklees Commuity Sports Awards

Town legend Andy Booth, Examiner Sports Editor Mel Booth, Yorkshire Cricket Captain Andy Gale, Giants Prop Eorl Crabtree and England Rugby Union Centre Luther Burrell will make up the judging pane
Include Yorkshire Cricket Captain Andy Gale, Town legend Andy Booth and Giants prop Eorl Crabtree

Kirklees College backs Caribbean dancers for Huddersfield Carnival

Pure Elegance at Kirklees College
College steps in to help carnival group

Two drivers in court over tragic death of Alistair Duncan

Victim killed while walking to his Dalton home after enjoying a quiet pint at Huddersfield pub

Hundreds pay silent tribute to victims of Tunisia attack

Muslims show respect for Isis victims and condemn crimes

Meltham care home Bell House back on track as inspectors rate it "good"

Bell House Care Home, Wilshaw Road, Meltham.
New management team turn it round after home's two previous warnings

Setback for Almondbury Community School after clerical error led to early Ofsted inspection

Class Teacher Sarah Iqbal with Y3 and 4 children at Almondbury Community School.
Head vows to gets things back on track

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New Mill planning application war heats up as villagers report Holme Valley Land Charity to council watchdog

Meanwhile Land Charity member reports Kirklees Council for delay on Sude Hill application

Judges revealed for first Kirklees Commuity Sports Awards

Town legend Andy Booth, Examiner Sports Editor Mel Booth, Yorkshire Cricket Captain Andy Gale, Giants Prop Eorl Crabtree and England Rugby Union Centre Luther Burrell will make up the judging pane
Include Yorkshire Cricket Captain Andy Gale, Town legend Andy Booth and Giants prop Eorl Crabtree
West Yorkshire Police maintains significant improvements have been made

Police failings revealed in child sex investigations revealed in Government report

West Yorkshire Police is one of eight forces looked at by HMIC

Police appeal to trace wanted Huddersfield man Robert Roche

Officers are searching for Robert Roche, 20, who is wanted on suspicion of robbery

Jordan Lowther burgles uncle's home after job snub

Suspended jail term for Dewsbury man

New Mill planning application war heats up as villagers report Holme Valley Land Charity to council watchdog

Meanwhile Land Charity member reports Kirklees Council for delay on Sude Hill application

Huddersfield MP insists rethink of HS2 must follow trans-Pennine electrification delays

Anger grows over decision to shelve the improvements

Examiner calls for Government to restore plans for TransPennine rail electrification

We launch a campaign to get the improvements back on track and urge you to sign our petition and let us know what you think

Huddersfield volunteers praised for work with cancer charity

Patricia Wright and John Ward stepping down

Kirklees GPs spend £1m prescribing paracetamol and ibuprofen

Retired doctor says patients should just buy them over the counter

Extra scanner plan for Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

Third MRI scanner to increase capacity

How should firms proceed when Microsoft Windows 10 becomes available - Michael Branford, of Crest IT, offers some advice

Software giant Microsoft has scheduled the latest upgrade for Windows

Michelle Mone mentors Liversedge firm

The founder of Ultimo has helped Liversedge water treatment firm Aquatrust set out its vision for further expansion

Business profile: Aaron Francis, of HDTWO Commercial Photography

Huddersfield Uni ggraduate Aaron Francis is helping call the shots at HDTWO Commercial Photography
Town legend Andy Booth, Examiner Sports Editor Mel Booth, Yorkshire Cricket Captain Andy Gale, Giants Prop Eorl Crabtree and England Rugby Union Centre Luther Burrell will make up the judging pane

Judges revealed for first Kirklees Commuity Sports Awards

Include Yorkshire Cricket Captain Andy Gale, Town legend Andy Booth and Giants prop Eorl Crabtree

Half the pay and twice the work - but Crow Lane headteacher Wendy Wallace has loved it

Retiring headteacher of Crow Lane Junior and Infants School, Milnsbridge, Wendy Wallace with some of the children from each of the school's year groups
Head teacher recalls glorious years

Setback for Almondbury Community School after clerical error led to early Ofsted inspection

Class Teacher Sarah Iqbal with Y3 and 4 children at Almondbury Community School.
Head vows to gets things back on track
 

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