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Number of registered voters in Huddersfield has fallen by nearly 4,000 in the past year

According to the figures the area has suffered one of biggest drops nationally

Fixby Junior and Infant School teacher Elinor Priestley to embark upon trip of a lifetime as part of mission to save endangered Moon Bears

Elinor has been campaigning hard with her year five students for action to stop their bile being used in traditional Chinese medicine

Calderdale rail campaigners call for better services for Brighouse

Brighouse station
Plea for more Sunday services

Bricklayer Jonathan Clegg killed two pet snakes with eight-inch knife

The 30-year-old called police himself and was discovered still clutching the knife he'd used

Huddersfield firms supply golf's revered Green Jacket

The winner of the 2015 US Masters golf tournament at Augusta will be presented with a Green Jacket made of Huddersfield cloth

Man attacked in Slaithwaite pub with meat cleaver

West Yorkshire Police are investigating the Saturday night attack on a 28-year-old man

Man assaulted after being threatened with a pitchfork and knives in Birkby

Police are investigating the robbery which happened on Saturday

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Luke Moore in court after he 'went crazy' and caused over £1,000 worth of damage to his partner's property

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
Kirklees magistrates heard that Moore, of Kirkheaton, also theatened to kill Rebecca Grafton's pet horses if she left him

How millimetres count when it comes to Huddersfield’s new Leisure Centre swimming pool

A competition pool cannot be 1mm less than 25m in length

Huddersfield brewer supplies birthday beer for West Yorkshire's only co-operative pub

The first anniversary beer for Hebden Bridge's Fox and Goose pub will be a blonde called 'Co-hoperative' by Mallinsons

Dream Homes: Buckfield House, Almondbury

In the latest in our Dream Homes series, we take a look at Buckfield House, Almondbury - on the market for £900,000.

A man has been injured in a building site fall in Dewsbury

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Fire crews and paramedics were called to Caledonian Road, Saville Town

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Girls got brass: Huddersfield Tea & Tarts WI musical novices start up brass band to perform at Royal Albert Hall

Injured horse Oscar Flyer saved from slaughterhouse and nursed back to winning ways by Huddersfield woman

Nostalgia: This week we're looking back at Huddersfield 25 years ago - Now that's a scary thought if you're pictured!

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WATCH: See John Longson's stunning memorial drone video tribute to Huddersfield's fallen Afghanistan heroes featuring landmark Greenhead Park monument

Sailing success for Scammonden's youth training scheme

Club coaching has been given governing body boost

Luke Moore 'went crazy' and caused more than £1,000 damage to his partner's property

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
Moore, of Kirkheaton, also theatened to kill Rebecca Grafton's horses if she left him

Whiteknights Emergency Voluntary Services receive charity cash from Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation

Whiteknights Emergency Voluntary Service has received £500 from the Yorkshire Building Society charitable foundation

Man attacked in Slaithwaite pub with meat cleaver

West Yorkshire Police are investigating the Saturday night attack on a 28-year-old man

Three men wanted on European Arrest Warrants thought to be in Huddersfield and Dewsbury

Suspects wanted for armed robbery, fraud and theft

Rebecca Trueman launched string of road rage attacks on brain-injured woman

Trueman, of Dalton, assaulted the victim three separate times after claiming she blocked the road

Number of registered voters in Huddersfield has fallen by nearly 4,000 in the past year

According to the figures the area has suffered one of biggest drops nationally

Minister defends new franchise for East Coast line

Partnership between Virgin and Stagecoach new running service

Castle and Minster Credit Union offered helping hand for members of collapsed project

Castle & Minster Credit Union, Byram Arcade, Huddersfield.
Volunteer-run service aims to expand

Hartshead heart patient John Laville gives thumbs up to new local service

Tests done at GP practice instead of hospital as North Kirklees officials roll out care closer to home scheme

Family and Health: Life after a catastrophic stroke

Annette Dancer has finally had to accept that she is now disabled - but that doesn't mean she's given up on living life to the full.

Huddersfield firm Paxman in six-figure boost to crack US market

Fenay Bridge firm Paxman expects to create up to 10 jobs after a £470,000 boost from Yorkshire Bank to help it enter the US market
Stefanie Hopkins, of Faith PR, with newly-appointed commercial director Carl Hopkins

Faith PR director Carl Hopkins nominated for Man of the Year in the International Women’s Day Awards 2015

Entrepreneur Carl Hopkins has been nominated for an award recognising his contribution to the success of Brighouse-based Faith PR

First Choice Recruitment lands business award

A recruitment company with offices at three sites in West Yorkshire was named Business of the Month by law firm Eaton Smith

The government's Vacant Building Credit has come under fire, says Martin Thompson, of Armitage Sykes

The government's Vacant Building Credit has come under fire, says Martin Thompson, of Armitage Sykes

Sailing success for Scammonden's youth training scheme

Club coaching has been given governing body boost

Faith PR director Carl Hopkins nominated for Man of the Year in the International Women’s Day Awards 2015

Stefanie Hopkins, of Faith PR, with newly-appointed commercial director Carl Hopkins
Entrepreneur Carl Hopkins has been nominated for an award recognising his contribution to the success of Brighouse-based Faith PR

Girls got brass: Huddersfield Tea & Tarts WI musical novices start up brass band to perform at Royal Albert Hall

They will head to the revered brass band venue in June to join in the WI centenary celebrations
 

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How millimetres count when it comes to Huddersfield’s new Leisure Centre swimming pool

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Woman threatened by armed gang in Bradley targeted 'cannabis raid'

The construction of the M62

The calm before the storm: amazing pictures of the M62 under construction 45 years ago

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