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Former Kirklees College student makes her name in fashion world with Recoco brand

Business booms for former Kirklees College student

Kirklees Council to repair storm-damaged chapels at Dewsbury Cemetery

The derelict twin chapels at the entrance to Dewsbury Cemetery
One of cemetery's historic Twin Chapels branded "unsafe"

Skelmanthorpe family's crash horror featured on BBC1 Helicopter Heroes

Crash featured on Helicopter Heroes
Jane Humphrey was flown to hospital by Yorkshire Air Ambulance following crash with a lorry - and it will be shown on TV

Did you get your primary school first choice for next year? Tell our survey on first National Offer Day

Today is the day when parents find out whether their primary school admission applications have been successful in getting their child or children into their preferred place
Today is the day when parents find out whether their primary school admission applications have been successful in getting their child or children into their preferred place

Three jailed for New Mill attack in which student was blindfolded, tied up and beaten

Davie Ferguson, William Lynch and Natalie Daley
Student's terror as he was attacked after drinking spree
Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.

Ambulance driver Richard Johnson crashed his Porsche after taking cocaine, court told

Johnson, of Kirkburton, admitted drug-driving and possession of MCAT at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Kirklees Council to repair storm-damaged chapels at Dewsbury Cemetery

The derelict twin chapels at the entrance to Dewsbury Cemetery
One of cemetery's historic Twin Chapels branded "unsafe"

Huddersfield serial offender Clinford Joseph is jailed after two breaches of his anti-social behaviour order

Clinford Joseph leaves court
Alcoholic Joseph, of Hillhouse, was told by a district judge that he had thrown away his chance of getting help
Davie Ferguson, William Lynch and Natalie Daley

Three jailed for New Mill attack in which student was blindfolded, tied up and beaten

Student's terror as he was attacked after drinking spree

18-year-old arrested over armed robbery at Honley Domino's

Domino's Pizza at former Railway pub, Honley
Attack happened on Sunday night at Domino's Pizza on Huddersfield Road

Huddersfield thugs who attacked boy in Ravensknowle Park fail in appeal to get sentences cut

Thomas Clements and Luke Greenwood
Thomas Garfield Clements, 20, and Luke Stephen Greenwood, 21, were each caged for five years at Leeds Crown Court in November after admitting the robbery

Colne Valley Labour candidate Binni Joshi Barr stands down for health reasons

New candidate selection for Colne Valley as Labour woman stands down

Kirklees Labour pledge on business, housing, road repairs and community grow-it projects in manifesto ahead of May 22 local elections

Kirklees Council Leader-Elect David Sheard.
The party launched its election manifesto ahead of the May 22 local election - when nine current Labour councillors will seek re-election and party candidates will contest the remaining seats

First step to devolving Kirklees Council services backed by cross-party councillors

Kirklees Council logo
But not all could agree on where local boundaries should fall
Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley

Whole of HRI would have to be strengthened to let Yorkshire Air Ambulance land on roof

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Air Ambulances (APPGAA) has highlighted that 60% of major trauma centres have ‘inadequate’ air ambulance landing facilities

Oh baby: annual party for parents helped by hospital's Assisted Conception Unit

Sixteenth annual party for families helped by assisted conception unit

Watch: Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham on how public can stop "steamroller" of proposed Huddersfield and Halifax A&E cut

Top Labour politician says health chiefs have 'not made out clinical case' for change
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Unemployment figures fall in Huddersfield and Dewsbury

A record 30.3m people are in work, according to latest UK employment figures

NatWest backs dog grooming and spa business

Ian Cour, of NatWest. with Jessica Elvidge, owner of Princess Paws Dog Grooming and Spa, and dog Missy
A dog grooming salon offering mud baths, coat colouring and dental treatment for pampered pooches has opened with funding from NatWest

Pepamint secures place among UK's top social media businesses

Nicola Mellor of Pepamint
Slaithwaite-based Pepamint has been listed in the Social Media Top 500

Former Kirklees College student makes her name in fashion world with Recoco brand

Business booms for former Kirklees College student

Chickenley Community Junior, Infant and Nursery School rescue plan gets thumbs down from Ofsted

Chickenley Community J I and N School
In an unusual move, HMI inspector Jonathan Brown has revisited the 294-pupil school and described its action plan to turn things around as “not fit for purpose”

Three jailed for New Mill attack in which student was blindfolded, tied up and beaten

Davie Ferguson, William Lynch and Natalie Daley
Student's terror as he was attacked after drinking spree

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  • BREAKING NEWS: A £650,000 bus hub for Heckmondwike  is a step closer.

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  • NEWS: A new coeliac group has been set up for residents in Calderdale and Huddersfield.

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  • NEWS: If you're thinking of something to go and see this week, this new landscape and wildlife exhibition inspired by Kirklees could be just the thing.

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    Carrie McKenzie and Jen Johnson pose with their artwork

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