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Marsden Jazz Festival to get national recognition through BBC Radio Easter broadcast with piece by Dewsbury-born musician Simon Fell

BBC Radio 3 will broadcast his The Ragging of Time composition on the Jazz on 3 programme at 11pm on April 6

Sir Patrick Stewart to step down as Huddersfield University chancellor

A tough act to follow as curtain comes down on Sir Patrick's chancellor role

Major regeneration of St Luke's Hospital site gets the go-ahead

Indicative site layout of the proposed redevelopment of the St Luke's Hospital site at Crosland Moor.
Housing and retail plan for the Crosland Moor site

Caught on Camera: can you put names to faces on CCTV pictures released by West Yorkshire Police?

Caught on Camera 27-03-15
Images may be of both potential suspects or witnesses

Marsden and Scissett churches share £87k roof repair grants

St Bartholomew's Church at Marsden and St Augustine's Church in Scissett share £87,000 in grants to go towards vital roof repairs

Holme, Colne and Calder valleys featured in BBC documentary celebrating 50th anniversary of Pennine Way

Explorer Paul Rose treks the 268-mile hilltop route from Edale to Kirk Yetholm

Lee Rigby's son Jack fronts new fundraising campaign for Forces Support

Jack Rigby
Young son of murder victim Lee Rigby appeals for donations

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Kelly McManus sets record straight on NHS tummy tuck in new book after story 'twisted' by The Sun

Kelly McManus
Tabloid's front page story about the £5,000 operation made the Dalton mum feel like the worst woman in Britain

Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman brands lack of action in Cologne investigation into death of Jane Khalaf 'scandalous'

He made his remarks ahead of a poignant memorial service on what would have been her 20th birthday at Huddersfield Town Hall on Sunday

Marsden headteacher and Kirklees Council slammed by Ofsted for dragging their feet

Marsden Junior School
Damning report by education inspectors

James Price threatened to come at magistrate "like a fireball" after being sentenced to six months in jail

Almonbury Co-op on Northgate
The Almondbury man was sent to prison after assaulting a Co-op store manager and helping himself to gin there

Top Kirklees councillor says government's "ill-thought out" idea is going to cost us money

Kirklees Council
Universal Credit admin is falling on council's shoulders - along with 500 extra pieces of paperwork every month

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  • NEWS:  Have you heard that Jean Luc Picard...I mean Sir Patrick Stewart is standing down as chancellor of Huddersfield University?  It's a sad loss for the town as there's no doubt his profile and comedic tweeting brought lots of publicity for little old Huddersfield.

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Sivan John from Malaysia explains why Huddersfield Town are his passion while friends follow the big Premier League clubs

New plane rides to woo crowds at this year's Meltham Memories 1940s weekend unveiled

A dazzling light show lit up Huddersfield Town Hall hours before the solar eclipse

Huddersfield homelessness charity Simon on the Streets reveals big issues in getting people's lives back on track

Children do their bit to help build extension at Kirkburton school

Young Slaithwaite tattooist Adam Blakey wins major award at Manchester Tattoo Convention despite only one year in the business

Emotional day as Huddersfield students visit Auschwitz and discover humanity's darkest hour

Thousands of extra patients cause Calderdale and Huddersfield hospitals to miss A&E target for whole year

Average waits for 2014/15 longer than NHS guidelines

Retailing expert Stephen Wigley highlights problems facing shops in Huddersfield

Kingsgate Centre in Huddersfield.
Big-name shopping centres draw away major firms

VOTE: Who should take over from Sir Patrick Stewart as Huddersfield University chancellor?

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Almonbury Co-op on Northgate

James Price threatened to come at magistrate "like a fireball" after being sentenced to six months in jail

The Almondbury man was sent to prison after assaulting a Co-op store manager and helping himself to gin there

Human remains found on land in Scholes Lane, Scholes, Cleckheaton

Scholes Lane, Cleckheaton
Police investigation underway into the find in Scholes, Cleckheaton

Teenager attacked by a gang of four men in Cleckheaton

West Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses to the attack which happened at Primrose Lane
Kingsgate Centre in Huddersfield.

Retailing expert Stephen Wigley highlights problems facing shops in Huddersfield

Big-name shopping centres draw away major firms

Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman brands lack of action in Cologne investigation into death of Jane Khalaf 'scandalous'

He made his remarks ahead of a poignant memorial service on what would have been her 20th birthday at Huddersfield Town Hall on Sunday

Skelmanthorpe housing bid on hold as councillors "fed-up" with developers over affordable housing numbers

Google Map view of Commercial Road., Skelmanthorpe
Local ward councillors was one of the applicants of the housing bid

Scarlet Fever cases rise by four hundred per cent in Kirklees in just one year

Scarlet Fever has increased by over 400% in just one year in Kirklees

Marlene Parr raises awareness of Group B Strep Support charity after her first grandchild died from the infection at birth

Holly was stillborn after her mother Helen unknowingly passed the infection onto her

NHS admits A&E target will be missed by hospitals for the first time ever

Annual Calderdale and Huddersfield results will be revealed next month

Huddersfield University takes technology from lab to shopfloor

A new project will see Huddersfield University's nanoscale defect detection technology adapted for the factory environment

Close Brothers survey shows SMEs upbeat

The latest Close Brothers Business Barometer shows trading conditions and job prospects are improving among Yorkshire SMEs

Kirklees College hosts exports event

Directors of successful exporting firms offered advice to would-be exporters at an event staged at Kirklees College in Huddersfield
Kingsgate Centre in Huddersfield.

Retailing expert Stephen Wigley highlights problems facing shops in Huddersfield

Big-name shopping centres draw away major firms

Marsden headteacher and Kirklees Council slammed by Ofsted for dragging their feet

Marsden Junior School
Damning report by education inspectors

Jazz guitar festival comes to Huddersfield this summer

The area's only jazz guitar society will be bringing headline acts Jim Mullen and John Etheridge to Huddersfield in July.
 

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Who should fill Sir Patrick's shoes?

VOTE: Who should take over from Sir Patrick Stewart as Huddersfield University chancellor?

Marsden Jazz Festival to get national recognition through BBC Radio Easter broadcast with piece by Dewsbury-born musician Simon Fell

Caught on Camera 27-03-15

Caught on Camera: can you put names to faces on CCTV pictures released by West Yorkshire Police?

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