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Do Tesco want a smaller store on Huddersfield town centre site?

View of Tesco's proposed store from Northumberland Street
Council leader David Sheard says his suspicion is that Tesco may want to vary its current plan for the Southgate site in light of its recent financial troubles with the supermarket chain

Poems from the World War I front brought to life in Huddersfield

Historic documents at public meeting

Aspiring Rawthorpe actress Stefanie Taylor to grace stage at beauty contest in aid of young cancer patients

Stefanie Taylor
Stefanie, who is in her second year studying drama at the University of Salford, has already beaten around 75 women to get one of the spots in the final and, if she wins, will travel to London later in the year to take part in the Miss British Empire final

18,000 calls a year to Huddersfield charity helping victims of abuse

Huddersfield MP, Barry Sheerman addresses the guests at the 25th anniversary of the Kirklees Rape and Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre at the Brian Jackson centre on New North Road, Huddersfield
The Kirklees Rape and Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre, based in Huddersfield town centre, was set up in 1989

How much have Huddersfield house prices changed since 2000? We'll show you the shocking rise in your area

Take a look by postcode to see just how much the cost of a home has rocketed in your area

Deighton man Adrian Markowski caught by police on M1 after kidnapping girl, 9

Markowski knew the girl and her family and had spoken to her when he saw her playing in the garden at her home

Huddersfield nostalgia pictures from October 1988 - who do you recognise?

The clothes and hair may have changed but have the faces? Are you or your school friends pictured?

How much have Huddersfield house prices changed since 2000? We'll show you the shocking rise in your area

Take a look by postcode to see just how much the cost of a home has rocketed in your area

Huddersfield nostalgia pictures from October 1988 - who do you recognise?

The clothes and hair may have changed but have the faces? Are you or your school friends pictured?

Huddersfield Marathon Band on key for Just Giving award

The Huddersfield Marathon Band ready for the London challenge
The world's fastest marching band have been recognised with the ‘Creative Fundraiser of the Year' award

Ex Huddersfield Giants rugby player Phil Joseph to become professional boxer

Rugby League players Paul Reilly (left) and Phil Joseph (right) training to box in an earlier charity show
Joseph, 29, who has nicknamed himself the ‘Widnes Wrecking Ball’, will work under world champion trainer Oliver Harrison, who looks after WBC silver middleweight title-holder Martin Murray

Brighouse engineering firm Alco Valves bought out in £72m US deal

Directors and employees at Alco Valves Group celebrating winning the Queen's Award for Enterprise
Pledge of more investment in Calderdale site - which could mean more jobs

Gibraltar or bust ... on £10 and one tank of fuel

Pair hope that by doing a series of oddjobs and challenges along the way, they will get money to complete the journey - and hopefully raise money for the Samaritans

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Apple customers have complained that the iPhone 6 bends

WATCH: It's #bendgate - iPhone 6 users complain new model is bendy

Peppa Pig's Big Splash

Peppa Pig to make a Big Splash at West Yorkshire Playhouse - click here to win tickets!

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All you need to plan the perfect wedding: Tie The Knot guide

Ferret racing at Cannon Hall farm, Cawthorne

Rock choir, spoken word fun and cute animals - here's three things to do in and around West Yorkshire today

Take That managed relight their fire to achieve three number one albums

Could it be magic? Take That have had one of the most successful British comebacks EVER

Catherine Taylor-True, 51, who died in a road traffic collision in Shepley

Tributes paid to Shepley crash victim Catherine Taylor-True

Catherine Taylor-True, 51, died in the crash involving her Vauxhall Corsa and a Range Rover on Penistone Road

Huddersfield Game of Thrones actress Lena Headey backs female safety campaign

Huddersfield actress Lena Headey in the FaceUp campaign
Campaigners aim to help millions of girls in the world’s poorest communities live free from violence,

Huddersfield pharmacist caught up in brother's £1m mortgage scam suspended from profession

cash, money
"Reckless" Zafar Arshid, 29, allowed his name to be fraudulently used in a £51,000 mortgage application to benefit his brother, Shazad

Majestyk fire: man arrested after former Leeds nightclub devastated by blaze

Police said the 32-year-old was taken into custody after witnesses made reports of a man behaving suspiciously

Former car wash boss 'Mr Sparkles' must repay £1m or face more jail time

Mohammed Azam Yaqoob, known as 'Mr Sparkles', outside his house in Ravensthorpe
Mohammed Azam Yaqoob washed cars and money, says National Crime Agency

Can you help police catch Leeds sex attacker?

The man police would like to speak to in connection with a sex attack in Leeds
Police are asking anyone on a night out when the attack happened if they can identify a man they'd like to speak to
Huddersfield MP, Barry Sheerman addresses the guests at the 25th anniversary of the Kirklees Rape and Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre at the Brian Jackson centre on New North Road, Huddersfield

18,000 calls a year to Huddersfield charity helping victims of abuse

The Kirklees Rape and Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre, based in Huddersfield town centre, was set up in 1989

Who's our greatest living Yorkshireman? David Cameron says William Hague - cast YOUR vote here

Who's the greatest living Yorkshireman? Cast your vote
Cast your vote in our poll to crown the king of God's own country

Golcar Labour activist and ex-councillor Paul Salveson quits party to join Yorkshire First

Paul Salveson
Paul Salveson and will make an announcement about whether he will stand as a candidate in the 2015 elections within the next month

Freak ladder fall ends in leg amputation for Will Binns after doctors spot tumour

A teenager's fall from a ladder led to a diagnosis of a rare cancer which led to surgeons amputating his leg

Are health changes just shifting care responsibility onto local council?

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley
First joint meeting of Kirklees and Calderdale Scrutiny Panels looks at community care and future hospital services

Health and Family: Why are men not fighting the obesity battle?

Just as many men as women in the UK are obese and yet slimming clubs are seen as an exclusively female world.

Jill Yvette’s Holistic Beauty celebrates milestone

Jill launched Jill Yvette’s in September, 1984, after purchasing the beauty-focused business, having previously worked at Ralph Cuthberts

Crowther and Shaw appoints apprentices

Dan Hallitt and Matthew Sykes have joined the firm based at Queen’s Mill Industrial Estate in Huddersfield

Legacy Sport entrepreneur Shaun Fox shortlisted for award

Shaun is among five finalists who are in with the chance of winning the UK-wide £10,000 award

Crowther and Shaw appoints apprentices

Dan Hallitt and Matthew Sykes have joined the firm based at Queen’s Mill Industrial Estate in Huddersfield

Huddersfield nostalgia pictures from October 1988 - who do you recognise?

The clothes and hair may have changed but have the faces? Are you or your school friends pictured?

Legacy Sport entrepreneur Shaun Fox shortlisted for award

Shaun is among five finalists who are in with the chance of winning the UK-wide £10,000 award
 

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Huddersfield actress Lena Headey in the FaceUp campaign

Huddersfield Game of Thrones actress Lena Headey backs female safety campaign

Huddersfield town centre landmark building restored

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