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New health boss joins Kirklees Council on six-figure salary

Richard Parry, Director for Commissioning, Public Health and Adult Social Care at Kirklees Council
Social worker Richard Parry will join Kirklees for a role advertised in the range of £110,000 and £121,000

Family of brain damaged John Radford speak of "torturous" consequences of road clash as man guilty of dangerous driving incident

Emma Boyes and her injured dad John Radford, now in a rehab centre in York
'No winners' as driver Michael Gledhill told he faces jail

Vow to end 'scandal' of 15 minute home care visits as shadow minister Liz Kendall visits top Huddersfield care firm Home Instead Care

Shadow minister Liz Kendall visits Home Instead, Honley. Liz Kendall (right) meets Anna Kybaluk (staff member) and John Arkwright (client).
Labour shadow minister visited award-winning care provider in Honley

Drug runner Kabir Hussain fails in his bid to have his sentence reduced

Kabir Hussain
35-year-old told he must serve 12 years for conspiracy to supply class A drugs and money laundering offences

Driver Michael Gledhill warned to expect jail after collision which left John Radford with severe brain damage

John Radford
Judge adjourns sentence until November

Three arrested after broad-daylight stabbing at Relish Piri Piri in Wakefield Road, Huddersfield

Police incident, Wakefield Road, Aspley, Huddersfield.
Victim was taken by ambulance to Leeds General Infirmary

LOOK: Evocative pictures as Huddersfield Scooter Club celebrate 30th anniversary

The club is preparing to mark their 30th anniversary with a special get-together on Saturday, November 8, with a concert at The Irish Centre by famed Huddersfield mod band The Killermeters

Phillip Simpson caught drink-driving - after he beeped his horn as police drove past

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
Simpson, of Dewsbury Moor, was banned from the road for 18 months

Restaurant review: Hare and Hounds at Upper Hopton

Quest for Sunday evening meal ends in disappointment

Young Huddersfield actor Megan Rosendale lands star role in feature film The Taking

Emmerdale star, Dominc Brunt, with Megan Rosendale on the set of his new feature film, The Taking
It is the latest of a string of accolades for the seven-year-old who is also a dab hand at dancing, ice skating and guitar

Three cars driven off by burglars in Brighouse and Halifax

Calderdale CID are linking two Hanoi burglaries

David Nutton in court after swearing at police when they found him sleeping on a Dewsbury Railway Station platform

Kirklees Magistrate's Court
Nutton admitted being drunk and disorderly in public at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Would-be thief breaks both legs in fall after attempted burglary at Clayton West

Yorkshire Ambulance Service
Ambulance responded to man who had fallen from scaffolding in the early hours of the morning

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Illustrated talk at library tells tale of Huddersfield WW1 soldier's love letters to sweetheart at home

Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? It's Mod Revue at Golcar Royal British Legion

4,000 votes, 202 pictures, one town: winners of Examiner calendar for 2015 revealed

Halloween is coming!

Little Horrors 2014: send us snaps of your kids kitted out ready for Halloween

Nostalgia: it's 1990 in Huddersfield - are you pictured?

Property of the Week: Sunny Bank road in Meltham

CBeebies star Dr Ranj to switch on Huddersfield Christmas lights

Penistone house fire victim Paul Sykes

Penistone fire: police release images from fire which was 'started deliberately'

Paul Sykes, nine, and his father Darren Sykes, 44, died following the fire at a house on Tennyson Close on Wednesday evening

Forget MasterChef meet Disaster Chef! Hapless cook Katy Docherty is banned from her own kitchen

Katy Docherty of Netherton with husband Mark and children Oliver (5) and Cerys (8)
Netherton mum-of-two even mucks up microwave meals and is now in contest for Britain's worst cook

Kurdish protest rally for Huddersfield this Saturday in St George's Square

Kurdish protesters gather in St George's Square, Huddersfield, calling for humanitarian aid and military intervention in the Kurdistan region.
Hundreds expected to demonstrate against ISIS

Emma Mansell murder: Jonathan Sutton gets 3 life sentences

Leeds Crown Court heard horrific details of the attack on Miss Mansell, who suffered 81 separate injuries

Denby Dale pensioner tied up and robbed in her own home by masked raiders tells of attack

The woman, who we have agreed not to identify, was tied up and robbed by robbers
Victim has spoken out to urge witnesses or the suspects themselves to come forward

Drug runner Kabir Hussain fails in his bid to have his sentence reduced

Kabir Hussain
35-year-old told he must serve 12 years for conspiracy to supply class A drugs and money laundering offences
Shadow minister Liz Kendall visits Home Instead, Honley. Liz Kendall (right) meets Anna Kybaluk (staff member) and John Arkwright (client).

Vow to end 'scandal' of 15 minute home care visits as shadow minister Liz Kendall visits top Huddersfield care firm Home Instead Care

Labour shadow minister visited award-winning care provider in Honley

A and E performance slips as Huddersfield and Calderdale doctors hit by surge of extra patients

Calderdale Royal Hospital
Huddersfield MP says struggles show plan to consolidate emergency units is flawed

Aaaw! Cute pup Cosmo, owned by Dewsbury MP Simon Reevell, aims to be Parliament's top dog

Simon Reevell MP's dog Cosmo
Simon and fox terrier hope to succeed in dog-eat-dog world of politics

Huddersfield GP concerned about ethics of NHS £55 bonus plan for dementia diagnoses

Kirkburton doc says Government plan will open up "ethical dilemmas"

Family and Health: Campaigning for MS awareness in the Asian community

Ranjit Kaur was surprised to learn that MS is a hidden disease among members of the Asian community.

Two Colne Valley GP surgeries with 10,000 patients announce plans to merge due to funding issues

Marsden Health Centre and Colne Valley Family Doctors will pool resources
Federation of Master Builders

FMB says housebuilding industry on the up

SME workloads are growing across all sectors, according to a report by the Federation of Master builders

Waverley Consultancy nets a new client

Waverley Consultancy has been founded by former broadcaster, journalist and political adviser Stephen Naylor and will be based in Brighouse
Brighouse-based Waverley Consultancy has been appointed by Superleague netball team the Yorkshire Jets to raise its profile

Travel tots taking the hassle out of holidays

A Waterloo-based private maternity nurse is helping parents with small children have hassle-free holidays
Penistone house fire victim Paul Sykes

Penistone fire: police release images from fire which was 'started deliberately'

Paul Sykes, nine, and his father Darren Sykes, 44, died following the fire at a house on Tennyson Close on Wednesday evening

New Starters: Friday's gallery has even more pictures of kids starting school

New starters images 2014 - see below for more pictures
Wonderful images snapped during children's first days at school

Festival of Light 2014: Frozen singalong revealed for event - plus more acts revealed

Frozen movie
Plenty of attractions for families but main stage act has yet to be announced
 

Videos & Photos

Emma Mansell murder: Jonathan Sutton gets 3 life sentences

Katy Docherty of Netherton with husband Mark and children Oliver (5) and Cerys (8)

Forget MasterChef meet Disaster Chef! Hapless cook Katy Docherty is banned from her own kitchen

Kurdish protesters gather in St George's Square, Huddersfield, calling for humanitarian aid and military intervention in the Kurdistan region.

Kurdish protest rally for Huddersfield this Saturday in St George's Square

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