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Colne Valley general election candidates appear at first hustings - see what was said here

Our reporter Joanne Douglas attended the hustings at St John's Church in Golcar - see what she made of it

Huddersfield residents asked to open their doors to help vulnerable young people at risk of homelessness turn their lives around through new Barnardo's scheme

The Barnardo’s Futures service has asked those who have a spare bedroom to host a young person to help them move on to independent living

Government figures say amount of homeless households in Kirklees has increased by 25 per cent from 2013 to 14

But Helen Beachell, manager of Simon on the Streets, said that the figures do not represent the full extent of the homelessness problem

Gareth Cowie pleads guilty to wasting police time after 4.5 hour siege in Lowerhouses

Gareth Cowie of Lowerhouses, Huddersfield
Case adjourned at Kirklees Magistrates' Court until April 22

Student Jamie Baldock jailed for "ruining woman's life" in drunken crash

Drink driver Jamie Baldock jailed for crash which left woman permanently injured
Kirkburton man jailed for three years

Teenage vandals apologise to allotment holders in Berry Brow

Three teens visited the site with their parents as part of a community resolution offered by police

Positive steps taken at Kirklees Council over social worker numbers

Kirklees Council
Scrutiny Panel welcomes efforts made after begin tasked to look at the issue

Ex team-mate of Huddersfield Town footballer Jimmy McGill says he demanded total commitment

Tributes to a Huddersfield Town star

April Fools' Day 2015: We round up the best pranks from the web

We round up April Fools' Day pranks
Would you have fallen for these tricks?

Drakes Huddersfield Cricket League to accept Paddock CC resignation

End of innings for historic Huddersfield cricket club

WATCH: Huddersfield X Factor hopefuls audition at Kingsgate Centre

The X Factor comes to Huddersfield
Dozens of people queue for their chance to take part in the 12th series of the show

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Police release e-fit in connection with attempted abduction in Mirfield

Did you see this man last Friday afternoon in the Nab Lane area of Mirfield?

Gale-force winds batter Kirklees and Calderdale overnight

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Firefighters called to deal with flooding risk at B&B

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Holmfirth pub The Nook puts on permanent display of records and deeds detailing its glorious history

Former iconic Huddersfield 6299 red bus turns into centre of romance after bus enthusiast Elliot Day pops the question to his girlfriend

LOOK: Hundreds of bikers arrive in Huddersfield for Easter charity fundraiser

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

Huddersfield residents asked to open their doors to help vulnerable young people at risk of homelessness turn their lives around through new Barnardo's scheme

The Barnardo’s Futures service has asked those who have a spare bedroom to host a young person to help them move on to independent living

Government figures say amount of homeless households in Kirklees has increased by 25 per cent from 2013 to 14

But Helen Beachell, manager of Simon on the Streets, said that the figures do not represent the full extent of the homelessness problem

Colne Valley general election candidates appear at first hustings - see what was said here

Our reporter Joanne Douglas attended the hustings at St John's Church in Golcar - see what she made of it

Teenage vandals apologise to allotment holders in Berry Brow

Three teens visited the site with their parents as part of a community resolution offered by police

Mark Fisher detained in hospital after posting false claims online linking Huddersfield people to paedophilia

The Lockwood man's fantastical posts mean that one of his victims, a schoolteacher, has been unable to return to work

E-fit released of suspect who posed as a police officer in Heckmondwike

The suspect entered a house in Cemetery Road, Heckmondwike on March 16 and posed as a police officer

Colne Valley general election candidates appear at first hustings - see what was said here

Our reporter Joanne Douglas attended the hustings at St John's Church in Golcar - see what she made of it

Jane Khalaf Fund launched to raise awareness of drink spiking at birthday memorial event at Huddersfield Town Hall

Jane Khalaf's family: brother Kevin, mum Rojin, dad Khalil and sister Naze.
The concert hall was full to capacity when friends and family gathered to commemorate what would have been Shelley teen Jane's 20th birthday

George Osborne hasn't delivered a Budget to get small business owners throwing their hats in the air, says Amanda Vigar

Amanda Vigar
With just weeks before the General Election, none of us could be entirely sure what the Budget would hold

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

Greensleeves secures Which? endorsement

Skelmanthorope-based lawn treatment business Greensleeves has been named as a Which? Trusted Trader

Myers Building Supplies apprentices spread the word

Two apprentices at Myers Building Supplies spoke about their training at the Kirklees College engineering centre open evening

Ti Installations wins business award

Marsh-based electrical engineering firm Ti Installations is the latest winner of the Eaton Smith Business of the Month Award

Colne Valley general election candidates appear at first hustings - see what was said here

Our reporter Joanne Douglas attended the hustings at St John's Church in Golcar - see what she made of it

Student Jamie Baldock jailed for "ruining woman's life" in drunken crash

Drink driver Jamie Baldock jailed for crash which left woman permanently injured
Kirkburton man jailed for three years

Myers Building Supplies apprentices spread the word

Two apprentices at Myers Building Supplies spoke about their training at the Kirklees College engineering centre open evening
 

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Colne Valley general election candidates appear at first hustings - see what was said here

Gareth Cowie of Lowerhouses, Huddersfield

Gareth Cowie pleads guilty to wasting police time after 4.5 hour siege in Lowerhouses

WATCH: Gale-force winds and torrential rain leave trail of damage and destruction across Kirklees and Calderdale

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