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Thief June Langley who targeted the elderly in distraction raids is jailed for 5 years

June Langley
“Courts have to send out a message they will protect the elderly from people like you," said judge

Elderly man and daughter treated for effects of smoke after Marsh chip pan blaze

Man left pan on stove to write Christmas cards

Facebook killer Robert Lyn gets 26 years for "butchering" Daniel Campbell as he slept after finding out on social network that victim had slept with his girlfriend

Robert Lyn
He committed the terrible crime within hours of seeing a Facebook message which suggested that his girlfriend had cheated on him

Ready to make a splash? New slide goes in at Huddersfield's leisure centre

The Splash Park water facility is currently being constructed - take a look inside

They killed for kicks: Murderers of Newsome dad Martin Ackroyd jailed for minimum of 21 years each

Surjit Singh Sidhu and Nicola Bedford murdered Martin Ackroyd
The judge said Nicola Bedford and Surjit Sidhu were “drug addicts killing for kicks” when the attack on father-of-three Martin Ackroyd turned into murder

Pensioner, 93, seriously injured in New Mill road accident

Greenhill Bank Road, New Mill, closed after accident.
The man, who has not been named, suffered serious pelvis injuries and was taken by ambulance to Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

Nativity 2014: All the pictures of Huddersfield Christmas plays - is your youngster pictured?

Huddersfield Nativity plays 2014
We've received more than 100 pictures from schools and nurseries across Huddersfield - take a look at the cutest gallery you'll see this year!

Huddersfield New College students stage World War One football match and celebrate raising of £6,000 for charity

Pupils at the town’s New College in New Hey Road put on two special events on the campus to celebrate raising over £6,000 for charities and to commemorate the First World War

Kirklees College students to become part of team behind massive Dewsbury Pioneer House restoration project

Dave Hall, John Lambe, Luke Oliver and Kevin Byrne examining the part of Pioneer House formerly used as a restaurant.
Pupils in the college's Dewsbury Construction Academy will help to renovate cornices, paint and work in other areas

Multi-vehicle smash on M62

Firefighters cut a driver free after a three-vehicle collision on the M62 near Cleckheaton

WATCH: Heavy rain sees rivers burst their banks

A car submerged in flood water in Calder View, Lower Hopton.
Watch our video showing just how full local rivers and canals are

Returning Christmas presents: everything you need to know

Know your rights when returning gifts
Know your rights when it comes to returning unwanted gifts

More NHS strike action in January 2015 by Unison and GMB union members

The dispute has been raging all year after the Government decided not to accept a recommended 1% pay rise for all NHS staff

Huddersfield New College students stage World War One football match and celebrate raising of £6,000 for charity

Pupils at the town’s New College in New Hey Road put on two special events on the campus to celebrate raising over £6,000 for charities and to commemorate the First World War

Kirklees College students to become part of team behind massive Dewsbury Pioneer House restoration project

Dave Hall, John Lambe, Luke Oliver and Kevin Byrne examining the part of Pioneer House formerly used as a restaurant.
Pupils in the college's Dewsbury Construction Academy will help to renovate cornices, paint and work in other areas

Elderly man and daughter treated for effects of smoke after Marsh chip pan blaze

Man left pan on stove to write Christmas cards
June Langley

Thief June Langley who targeted the elderly in distraction raids is jailed for 5 years

“Courts have to send out a message they will protect the elderly from people like you," said judge

They killed for kicks: Murderers of Newsome dad Martin Ackroyd jailed for minimum of 21 years each

Surjit Singh Sidhu and Nicola Bedford murdered Martin Ackroyd
The judge said Nicola Bedford and Surjit Sidhu were “drug addicts killing for kicks” when the attack on father-of-three Martin Ackroyd turned into murder

Facebook killer Robert Lyn gets 26 years for "butchering" Daniel Campbell as he slept after finding out on social network that victim had slept with his girlfriend

Robert Lyn
He committed the terrible crime within hours of seeing a Facebook message which suggested that his girlfriend had cheated on him

Devolution: Kirklees politicians want it, but some don't like the plans so far

Huddersfield Town Hall
Opposition councillors are yet to agree ahead of crucial meeting

Most basic funeral now costs £3,500 in Kirklees and Calderdale

Bereaved families hit as the most basic funeral now costs £3,500
Yorkshire Ambulance Service

Yorkshire ambulance chief urges people to only dial 999 in a medical emergency

Flood of calls for colds and flu amid struggle to get GP appointments

Green light for Huddersfield and Calderdale hospitals redundancy scheme for 400 jobs

Private firms bidding for NHS work
Hospital chief says key people will not be allowed to leave

Health and Family: This new technique for fibroids got me back in action after days

Exercise teacher Anne Little says women can avoid a hysterectomy for fibroids by asking for a technique called embolisation.

600 UK Ltd hosts EEF growth forum launch

Manufacturers in Kirklees are set to benefit from the EEF's new Yorkshire & Humber Growth Forum

Wellhouse Leisure takes Ford Terrier to Turkey

David Elliott and Layne Stuart travelled 4,500 miles to show off the Ford Terrier campervan to workers at a Ford plant in Turkey

Clough & Company partner in tax warning

Nigel Westman, partner at Clough & Company in Cleckheaton
Nigel Westman, of Clough and Company, says figures show tax evasion to be a bigger problem than tax avoidance

Huddersfield New College students stage World War One football match and celebrate raising of £6,000 for charity

Pupils at the town’s New College in New Hey Road put on two special events on the campus to celebrate raising over £6,000 for charities and to commemorate the First World War

Kirklees College students to become part of team behind massive Dewsbury Pioneer House restoration project

Dave Hall, John Lambe, Luke Oliver and Kevin Byrne examining the part of Pioneer House formerly used as a restaurant.
Pupils in the college's Dewsbury Construction Academy will help to renovate cornices, paint and work in other areas

Christmas past is a present from the Rex

Cinema in Elland is hosting two festive events.
 

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Can you be Santa? Clare Harwood has 91 pressies for needy children - and wants charities to deliver them in time for Christmas

Huddersfield New College students stage World War One football match and celebrate raising of £6,000 for charity

A car submerged in flood water in Calder View, Lower Hopton.

WATCH: Heavy rain sees rivers burst their banks

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