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Former Shelley man and kite surfer Phil Barton kite surfs in front of a humpback whale

Former Shelley man Phil Barton breaks world kite surfing record - across Great Barrier Reef

The team has raised over £70,000 which will be used to fund research into the terminal illness

'There has been a balls-up' as Kirklees councillors agree to re-look at devolving budget for unclassified roads

Potholes on Oastler Avenue, Springwood, Huddersfield
Unclassified roads budget subject of debate which has forced a re-think

All Our Yesterdays Extra: A second look back to September 1986

A second look back at September 1986
We've gone back 29 years for more pictures from the Examiner archives

The whole world should help these people: Syrian refugees living in Huddersfield on the crisis

Abdullah Kurdi, 40, father of Syrian boys Aylan, 3, and Galip, 5, who were washed up drowned on a beach near Turkish resort of Bodrum on Wednesday
“Europe is doing well in its response but should do more, especially the British Government, who needs to have proper talks with EU countries," said one

Kirklees Council pledge to offer 'safe haven' to desperate refugees

"Whole-hearted commitment" to help says leading councillor

Firefighters could respond to medical emergencies in proposed pilot scheme for Skelmanthorpe Fire Station

A pilot scheme is being proposed for three locations in West Yorkshire

Police cordon off Huddersfield Road, Brighouse
Brighouse man Darren Halford accused of Tuesday's alleged attack on Brighouse canal towpath

Raiders target second Co-op petrol station in three days

The Co-Op store at the petrol station on New Mill Road, Brockholes
Intruders forced their way into the back of the Co-op shop in New Mill Road at 3.40am

Yes peas! Hepworth J&I kids harvest bumper veg crop

Giant crop of veg and fruit destined for the dinner table

Mount Pleasant clock tower: Campaign to keep landmark as Lockwood school set to be razed

Mount Pleasant Primary School, Lockwood
The public meeting will increase pressure on the council to save the historic 80ft clock tower, which dates back to 1875

Silent Woman pub regulars raise cash for two-year-old Millie, born with a hole in her heart

Beth Valvona (front) and her daughter, Miley-Grace Howatson, a heart patient at Leeds hospital are joined by Childrens Heart Surgery Fund mascot, Katie Bear with Gerry Robertson (left), Rebecca Wilkinson and Nicole Brewer (right) of The Silent Woman pub in Slaithwaite who raised £877
Pub holds fun day for Skelmanthorpe toddler and Children's Heart Surgery Fund

New Travelodge hotels in pipeline for Huddersfield and Brighouse

Travelodge is expanding in Yorkshire
Budget hotel chain planning expansion in Yorkshire

Holmfirth post office to shut for refurbishment

Holmfirth post office
Customers will get longer opening hours and a wider range of services following three-week refurb

Could our historic arcades be the catalyst to kick-start the revolution of Huddersfield town centre?

The Byram and Imperial arcades
“I want to see pride in our town centre and think independent shops are the way forward, " said one of the business owners

Yes peas! Hepworth J&I kids harvest bumper veg crop

Giant crop of veg and fruit destined for the dinner table

The whole world should help these people: Syrian refugees living in Huddersfield on the crisis

Abdullah Kurdi, 40, father of Syrian boys Aylan, 3, and Galip, 5, who were washed up drowned on a beach near Turkish resort of Bodrum on Wednesday
“Europe is doing well in its response but should do more, especially the British Government, who needs to have proper talks with EU countries," said one

'There has been a balls-up' as Kirklees councillors agree to re-look at devolving budget for unclassified roads

Potholes on Oastler Avenue, Springwood, Huddersfield
Unclassified roads budget subject of debate which has forced a re-think

Teenager Callam Jervis locked up after stabbing wall with kitchen knife

Teen was already on a suspended sentence when he damaged his mother's home

Paul Quinn in court after headbutting girlfriend

He could not accept relationship was off

Brighouse sex attack: 48-year-old man appears in court charged with sexual assault

Police cordon off Huddersfield Road, Brighouse
Brighouse man Darren Halford accused of Tuesday's alleged attack on Brighouse canal towpath
Potholes on Oastler Avenue, Springwood, Huddersfield

'There has been a balls-up' as Kirklees councillors agree to re-look at devolving budget for unclassified roads

Unclassified roads budget subject of debate which has forced a re-think

Mount Pleasant clock tower: Campaign to keep landmark as Lockwood school set to be razed

Mount Pleasant Primary School, Lockwood
The public meeting will increase pressure on the council to save the historic 80ft clock tower, which dates back to 1875

More pedestrian zones and greater numbers living there: Kirklees Council's 'masterplan' to save Huddersfield town centre

More than 30 shops are up for sale or to let in Huddersfield Town Centre
2,000 people living in town, but we can't determine the market says Clr Peter McBride
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Heart attacks claimed 150 lives 'prematurely' in Kirklees last year

The British Heart Foundation (BHF), says urgent research is needed to target causes of heart attack amid news that thousands of people under the age of 75 suffered fatal heart attacks in 2014

One in ten in Kirklees at risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Health officials to launch new scheme amid fears of thousands of new cases

Government offers 31m to help buy new Yorkshire Air Ambulance

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance in action on the Yorkshire moors
Plea from Geoffrey Boycott to Chancellor
Mark Weeks

Make sure you're clear on employee eyecare says Wilby's Mark Weeks

The subtle differences in requirements according to an employee’s job role tend to sow doubt in the minds of employers about whether eye tests are required and who should arrange them

Tricky times ahead for global markets says Investec's Nick Gartland

Investors are mindful of the turmoil of the “taper tantrum” of 2013; when bonds and equities sold off as the Fed first floated the idea of ending its QE

Kirklees Business News: Read the September 1 edition here

All the latest news from the Kirklees business community

Yes peas! Hepworth J&I kids harvest bumper veg crop

Giant crop of veg and fruit destined for the dinner table

Mount Pleasant clock tower: Campaign to keep landmark as Lockwood school set to be razed

Mount Pleasant Primary School, Lockwood
The public meeting will increase pressure on the council to save the historic 80ft clock tower, which dates back to 1875

Former Shelley man Phil Barton breaks world kite surfing record - across Great Barrier Reef

Former Shelley man and kite surfer Phil Barton kite surfs in front of a humpback whale
The team has raised over £70,000 which will be used to fund research into the terminal illness
 

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Yes peas! Hepworth J&I kids harvest bumper veg crop

A second look back at September 1986

All Our Yesterdays Extra: A second look back to September 1986

Potholes on Oastler Avenue, Springwood, Huddersfield

'There has been a balls-up' as Kirklees councillors agree to re-look at devolving budget for unclassified roads

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