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What's in a name? Quite a lot of it's going on a ballot paper, Kirklees councillors say

Changes to electoral registration mean election candidates have no say over how their name appears on ballot papers

Confusion after sudden closure of Huddersfield shop Good Food Limited

Fears for future of business and for jobs at store which has not been trading since last Saturday

Moldgreen shop faces licence review after 96,000 smuggled and fake cigarettes were discovered

Police found items in shipping container shopkeeper Shabir Ali visited daily

Man crushed by 10-tonne digger in Honley remains in hospital

The Health and Safety Executive are investigating the incident

Woman driver attacked in Holmfirth may have been lured into a trap

Police are investigating whether the 22-year-old was ambushed when she stopped for a bike left in the road

Big fall in number of speeding drivers in West Yorkshire

More than 17,000 people were caught by cameras in West Yorkshire in 2013 but that’s a huge fall

Plan for 53 Holme Valley homes agreed with more to be decided upon

Brockholes housing plans raise concerns with members of the Kirklees planning committee

Thwarted FA Cup semi-final mascot Ryan Dearnley takes shirt off Huddersfield Town captain's back

Although he wanted Arsenal to win, the 10-year-old has sympathy for Reading keeper Federici whose error sealed victory for the Gunners

Firefighters had to free a man from his car following a crash on Leeds Road on Saturday afternoon

The smash near to the Sandal BMW garage was witnessed by Town supporters as they headed to a match at the John Smith's Stadium

WATCH: New headquarters for Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team unveiled to the public for the first time

The new premises at Marsden's former Fire Station building was opened on Saturday \n180415Bhvmr

Huddersfield firefighter Will Basnett stars on all-new Celebrity Squares

Thirty-five-year-old from Lepton could win jackpot of £25,000 on the ITV show on Sunday

Kirklees rescue kitten Peanut capture's world's heart to raise thousands for life-saving operation

Heronbank Rescue, Batley, needs £8,000 to fix kitten's deformed front legs

Fox's Biscuits faces strike action

Forty-two engineers at Fox's Biscuits in Batley are set to strike on two days next week in protest at a "paltry" pay offer

Woman trapped in her Dewsbury Moor home after cooking started fire

The 22-year-old had to be rescued from a bedroom after the blaze broke out at the address in Dewsbury Moor

Man treated for effects of breathing in smoke after fire in Fartown

Police investigating case of fire on Alder Street

WATCH: New headquarters for Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team unveiled to the public for the first time

The new premises at Marsden's former Fire Station building was opened on Saturday \n180415Bhvmr

Ever wondered how West Yorkshire Police produce E-fit images?

Examiner reporter Louise Cooper explores the world of police imaging

Woman driver attacked in Holmfirth may have been lured into a trap

Police are investigating whether the 22-year-old was ambushed when she stopped for a bike left in the road

Big fall in number of speeding drivers in West Yorkshire

More than 17,000 people were caught by cameras in West Yorkshire in 2013 but that’s a huge fall

What's in a name? Quite a lot of it's going on a ballot paper, Kirklees councillors say

Changes to electoral registration mean election candidates have no say over how their name appears on ballot papers

Robert Sutcliffe: Why this General Election is gearing up to be dullest ever

Too many parties fighting for our attention and not enough "clear blue water" to divide Conservatives and Labour

Huddersfield and Colne Valley buck national jobless decline

The number of people claiming jobseekers's allowance rose in Huddersfield and Colne Valley during March

Family and Health: Has the time come to give patients real end-of-life choices?

After losing a parent to a rare neurological condition Hilarie Stelfox asks if assisted suicide should be an option for those who want it.

Hospital food improvements at Huddersfield and Calderdale to be showcased

Members to get behind the scenes tour

Family and Health: Living with early-onset Parkinson's

David Mills was just 54 when he first noticed the symptoms of Parkinson's, a disease that normally affects much older people.
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Mark Weeks, of Wilby Ltd, highlights the launch of a new health and safety app to help construction sector SMEs

The CITB has launched an app to help small and medium-sized construction businesses put together health and safety plans

DM Keith ŠKODA dealership gets major makeover

A new showroom has been unveiled at the DM Keith ŠKODA dealership at St Andrew's Road, Huddersfield

Kirklees Business News 14/04/15: Read the latest edition here

The latest edition of the best guide to what's happening in business in Kirklees

New College teacher inspired me to work in the theatre

Huddersfield-born Steven Hoggett says he has New College teacher Liz Heywood to thank for his successful career in theatre.

WATCH: £27m University new-build gets go-ahead at gateway to Huddersfield

Kirklees councillors approval for iconic Huddersfield University new-build overlooking Shorehead roundabout

Aussie Matthew Bremner in new-look side under Chris Kilner at Slaithwaite in Drakes Huddersfield Cricket League Premiership: Full preview of season

Can anyone knock Hoylandswaine off top spot?
 

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Thwarted FA Cup semi-final mascot Ryan Dearnley takes shirt off Huddersfield Town captain's back

A Yorkshire guide to the bike races: swap helmets for flat caps

WATCH: Reet proper advice for the Tour de Yorkshire cyclists

Pictures by David Zdanowicz

The Big Picture: Award-winning amateur photographer captures inspirational shots of Yorkshire

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