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Thousands of homes in Kirklees and Calderdale to benefit from green grants to cut energy bills

£20m Better Homes Yorkshire scheme will help 12,000 rented and owned homes in West Yorkshire

Kirklees patients group welcomes NHS plan to recruit more GPs

Health Watch Kirklees Director Rory Deighton
£10m earmarked to lure more doctors into general practice

Colourful visitor ruffles feathers in Beaumont Park

Mystery of vivid green parakeet

Huddersfield braced for snowfall which could last for hours

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Weatherman Paul Stevens warns of blizzard conditions for some

Man accused of Almondbury Nisa armed robbery to appear in court

Aaron Bonner, 36, has been charged with the incident on Saturday

This week's All Our Yesterdays is from January 1989 - Are you featured in our picture gallery?

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First TransPennine Express pledges to improve its services following customer survey

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Nine in 10 of its trains arrived between 0 and 9 minutes of the stated timetable

Live: Huddersfield breaking news, sport updates, travel and M62 traffic news, plus weather on Jan 28

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Parents urged to have a say before council axe falls on free transport for faith school pupils in Kirklees

No decision until feedback has been assessed

Dexter's Light may brighten future for victims of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Greetland parents take part in pioneering study to understand mystery of cot death

£530k play and open spaces boost as funding from developers earmarked for 18 projects

Kirklees cabinet say the spending will improve the play areas near to new developments

Live: Huddersfield breaking news, sport updates, travel and M62 traffic news, plus weather on Jan 27

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Fears are growing for welfare of missing Huddersfield teen Luke Jones

West Yorkshire Police are appealing to trace 16-year-old Luke who has not been seen since Sunday afternoon

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  • NEWS: Regulars have been flocking in to The King's Head pub, St George's Square, to see what it looks like following the partial dismantling of a huge false ceiling.

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  • NEWS: A slaughterhouse boss is the first person to face jail after admitting criminal charges connected to the horsemeat scandal which rocked British supermarkets in 2013.

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  • TRAVEL: Very slow traffic and hazardous driving conditions due to snow on M62 Westbound between J30 A642 (Rothwell) and J27 M621/A650 /A62 (Gildersome).

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  • TRAVEL: Good news for rail commuters as First TransPennine Express has pledged to improve services.

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  • TRAVEL: Traffic on Huddersfield Road in Brighouse is busy but moving outbound at the Bethel Street junction

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  • WEATHER: Looks like we could be in for some heavy snowfall overnight according to our local weather expert Paul Stevens..

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  • TRAVEL: It may be snowing outside but apparently traffic is moving well on A644 Ludenscheid Link at A6025 Elland Road / Halifax Road roundabout

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Health unions consulted over government pay rise offer

Real life CSI: Behind the scenes look at fascinating world of West Yorkshire Police’s Scientific Support Department

Property of the Week is Fleminghouse Lane in Waterloo - Take a look inside

Nostagia: It's back to January 1985 for this week's All Our Yesterdays - Are you pictured?

Have a look inside this week's pick of the properties: Moor House in Farnley Tyas

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What did Kirklees' MPs get up to in Parliament during 2014? Find out here

Take a look around Ian and Linda Wiggins' home on Hollybank Road in Upper Cumberworth - It's our Property of the Week

Rail bosses prepare for snow with timetable changes to routes across West Yorkshire

Network Rail bosses urge passengers to check journey details before travelling

Thousands of homes in Kirklees and Calderdale to benefit from green grants to cut energy bills

£20m Better Homes Yorkshire scheme will help 12,000 rented and owned homes in West Yorkshire

Newsome school children, Stirley Farm and Simon Armitage to appear on Sunday's BBC Countryfile

Pupils make soup out of organic vegetables grown at eco-farm for show which is touring West Yorkshire

Thieves steal 200-year-old footpath from Christ Church at Linthwaite

Church left with £2,000 repair bill and race against time before funeral on Thursday

Mark Nash murder trial adjourned for a week for legal arguments

Mark Nash, who grew up in Bradley before moving to Ireland in 1996, denies the murder of Sylvia Shields, 60, and Mary Callanan, 61, in 1997

E-fit image released by West Yorkshire Police of bogus Kirklees Council worker who tricked his way into a Rawthorpe home

Bogus Kirklees Council workers have conned their way in to a house in Rawthorpe
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Karen Wynard, of Eastwood Financial Services examines the implications of changes to the rules governing pension death benefits

Individuals will have the freedom to pass on their unused defined contribution (DC) pension savings to any nominated beneficiary when they die

Turbo Precision Components ordered to take down 'illegal' banner advertising new jobs

Firm slams Kirklees Council for failing to support growing businesses

Thousands of Huddersfield children living in fuel poverty

Many have trouble sleeping because bedrooms are too cold
Strike action

NHS strike suspended after "breakthrough" in talks

Hospital and ambulance staff had already walked out twice in row over no pay rise

Marsden nurse Julie Flaherty tells of five weeks on Ebola frontline

Health worker reveals despair and hope on the ground in Sierra Leone

Thousands of Huddersfield children living in fuel poverty

Many have trouble sleeping because bedrooms are too cold

LV= comes top for customer satisfaction

Insurer LV= has been ranked alongside major names such as Amazon and John Lewis as a leader in the field of cuastomer care

ConectChina to run women-only trade trip

A trade visit to China in May aims to increase the number of women entrepreneurs doing business with their counterparts in China

Mid Yorkshire chamber to sell Wakefield offices

Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce has put its Wakefield office on the market as it assesses its property holdings

Jack Hardwick set for an American adventure after bagging a scholarship to a top college

The Greenhead College student is set to take up a place at Carleton College in Minnesota after beating off competition from thousands of applicants

Parents urged to have a say before council axe falls on free transport for faith school pupils in Kirklees

No decision until feedback has been assessed

Southdale in search of apprentices

Halifax-based construction and development firm Southdale aims to recruit 50 apprentices this year - 40 of them by March
 

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