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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
National dance award for Casey Reast, 6, of Cowlersley

Well done Casey! Casey Reast, 6, win's national dance title at Blackpool's Winter Gardens

Casey, a pupil at Linthwaite Ardron CE (VA) Junior and Infant School, won the International Dance Teachers’ Association Rosette of the Year for Latin dance in her age group

Stonework repairs being carried out to Huddersfield Railway Station

Railway Station covered in scaffolding, St George's Square, Huddersfield
Landlord of King's Head Bruce Travis tells how his pub is being restored too

Campaigners demand urgent meeting with Kirklees Council over state of 'neglected' chapels at Dewsbury Cemetery

The derelict twin chapels at the entrance to Dewsbury Cemetery
Both chapels, which date back to 1859, are derelict and in a state of decay but one of them was further damaged by storms in February

Bogus callers visit homes in Almondbury and Lindley in two separate distraction burglaries

Police warning bogus callers operating in the area and warn residents to be vigilant

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

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
Barry Sheerman, Huddersfield MP and McDonald franchisee Pritpal Singh

Forget the House of Commons - I'm lovin' McDonalds: Barry Sheerman tries his hand at burger joint

Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman's shift at McDonalds

The 'Greatest Briton' entertains on stage at Square Chapel

Pip Utton as Churchill
Pip Utton brings his 'Churchill' to life on stage at the Square Chapel

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
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
National dance award for Casey Reast, 6, of Cowlersley

Well done Casey! Casey Reast, 6, win's national dance title at Blackpool's Winter Gardens

Casey, a pupil at Linthwaite Ardron CE (VA) Junior and Infant School, won the International Dance Teachers’ Association Rosette of the Year for Latin dance in her age group

Forget the House of Commons - I'm lovin' McDonalds: Barry Sheerman tries his hand at burger joint

Barry Sheerman, Huddersfield MP and McDonald franchisee Pritpal Singh
Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman's shift at McDonalds

Academy change sees GCSE results rise in 12 of 14 Kirklees secondary schools

The statistics mirror a national trend which shows that across the board GCSE results tend to improve after a school has converted to an academy

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Bogus callers visit homes in Almondbury and Lindley in two separate distraction burglaries

Railway Station covered in scaffolding, St George's Square, Huddersfield

Stonework repairs being carried out to Huddersfield Railway Station

Huddersfield Town fan Russell Firth renovates Leeds Road seats for garden shrine to team

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