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Disabled man assaulted during attempted street robbery in Dewsbury

The victim, a 42-year-old man, was punched and fell to the ground and then kicked

Family tell of their lightning-strike terror

Children aged one and three were playing just feet from the explosions caused by the massive bolt

Licence granted to new Newsome Tap pub in former working men's club

The pub hopes to use part of the bowling green at the back as a car park if planning permission is granted to its owner

Pictures: M62 thrown into chaos after man falls to death from bridge

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Motorway shut for more than two hours westbound at Hartshead

Former Virgin young business ambassador Jacob Hill jailed for dealing drugs after falling into £17k debt

Jacob Hill (left) and the Duke of York at the Young Entrepreneur Awards
Lazy Camper founder - and former Yorkshire Ambassador for Virgin Media Pioneers - had advised The Duke of York

34-year-old man charged over Huddersfield town centre attack

Police enquiries are continuing following the incident in Cross Church Street on Sunday

Mercedes damaged after baseball-bat wielding thugs clash in Dewsbury

Police are investigating the disturbance in Bretton Park Way, Savile Town

Driver involved in Clarke Carlisle suicide bid takes own life

Former PFA Chairman Clarke Carlisle
Chris Kilbride - who swerved to avoid Carlisle when he threw himself in to the path of oncoming traffic - has himself committed suicide

Lindley woman threatened during broad-daylight robbery at her home

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident on West Street in Lindley

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Fast and furious cycling action set to take over the streets of Huddersfield town centre

Details and timings of road closures for Huddersfield Criterium on Wednesday

Huddersfield campaigner returns to Kurdistan on mission against Islamic State

Alan Brooke aims to discover what support Kurds need in holding back ISIS

Magistrates ban Lindley man Anthony Heath from the Kingsgate Shopping Centre for six months

Kingsgate Centre in Huddersfield.
The exclusion order was issued after the 44-year-old stole a bottle of perfume from TK Maxx

Kirklees seeks to evict Gomersal travellers

Kirklees Council
Council forced to take more action over travellers

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230-year-old Pole Moor graveyard reopens and moves back into family ownership

Over 650 people put pedal to metal to try beat two cycling world record attempts at Holmfirth Vineyard charity day

Property of the Week: The home of Suki and Paul Wade of Denby Dale

All Our Yesterdays this week takes us back to 1985 - Are you in our pictures?

LOOK: Action-packed weekend for more than 100 Huddersfield scouts

Property of the Week: Lower Maythorne Farm in Holmfirth

Fascinating history of the oldest lamppost in Netherton village

We even trace the history of the man who used to light it in the 1800s!

Biker suffers life-threatening injuries in Brackenhall crash

Police have refuted witness claims that the driver fled the scene

Disabled Grange Moor man Jon Myers beats his 'demons' through hotly-tipped spicy chutney and sauce The Unusual Chutney Company

His creations have won praise from shows and have been entered into a world contest

Disabled man assaulted during attempted street robbery in Dewsbury

The victim, a 42-year-old man, was punched and fell to the ground and then kicked

Lindley woman threatened during broad-daylight robbery at her home

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident on West Street in Lindley

Police failings revealed in child sex investigations revealed in Government report

West Yorkshire Police maintains significant improvements have been made
West Yorkshire Police is one of eight forces looked at by HMIC

Huddersfield campaigner returns to Kurdistan on mission against Islamic State

Alan Brooke aims to discover what support Kurds need in holding back ISIS

Derelict Kirkburton petrol station to be turned into shops and flats

Developer Bayswater Ltd hopes to build mini-precinct on land formerly owned by Tesco

The future looks bleak for Greece whatever the outcome of its referendum, says Nick Gartland, of Investec Wealth & Investment

There is no other place to focus on this month’s article than the well-publicised Greece crisis

Huddersfield volunteers praised for work with cancer charity

Patricia Wright and John Ward stepping down

Kirklees GPs spend £1m prescribing paracetamol and ibuprofen

Retired doctor says patients should just buy them over the counter

Extra scanner plan for Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

Third MRI scanner to increase capacity
Mark Weeks

A report by the IOSH has highlighted the risk of skin cancer for people working outdoors, says Mark Weeks, of Wilby Ltd

The number of people in the UK diagnosed with or dying from the deadliest form of skin cancer because of sun exposure at work is revealed

Howarths People and Safety Management renews stadium deal

Cleckheaton-based Howarths People and Safety Management will stage a charity event at the John Smith's Stadium in October

KC Works enjoys success

Kirklees College and Stafflex have successfully placed students in permanent jobs as part of the KC Works work experience scheme

KC Works enjoys success

Kirklees College and Stafflex have successfully placed students in permanent jobs as part of the KC Works work experience scheme

Vision Express apprentice passes with flying colours

Abigail Pierre has qualified as an optical assistant with Vision Express

Pictures: Yorkshire Jets netball ace Lydia Walker returns to old school

Youngsters at Lindley Junior School receive coaching from England star
 

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