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Huddersfield Giants learn joinery on Kirklees Construction and Skills Academy scheme to help rugby pros after sporting careers end

Chris Bailey, Brett Ferres and Larne Patrick learn skills on Kirklees Construction and Skills Academy course

Huddersfield firefighter thrown from bike after getting tangled in BT cable on Shepley road that was reported three years ago

BT cable hanging on Lane Head Road, Shepley, that caused Birdsedge cyclist Gareth Lockwood to crash
Anger after dangerous cable not removed three years after incident

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Broom broom: Vine video star Tish Simmonds on the positives and perils of social media stardom

Tish, of Skelmanthorpe, says she has no idea why her videos, which have been viewed millions of times, are so popular

I've a British husband and two British children - but I could be deported: Read all about Slaithwaite mum Katherine Tate's battle to stay in UK

Huge support for Slaithwaite couple fighting deportation threat

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Recruitment agency manager in court after stealing more than £8,000 from employer

Community order for Brighouse thief

Real Schools Guide: Your no-nonsense guide to school rankings in our area

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Our unique rating system uses 24 different measures, put together from the latest publicly-available data and broken into four categories – attainment, teaching, attendance, and outcomes

District Judge hailed hero after aiding prisoner who slit his own throat in Huddersfield court room

District Judge Michael Fanning ran from Court Two into an anteroom next door to get some towels to stem the flow of blood after Gary Bell, 20, attacked his own throat with a smuggled in craft blade which had been concealed in Rizla cigarette papers
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Mohammad Shafiq in court after flouting his driving ban to search for his brother who was armed with a machete

Shafiq, of Greenhead, was lucky to escape jail following his second offence of driving whilst disqualified

Ali Shah attacked his friends with a wet floor safety sign when they accused him of damaging furniture

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Shah, of Springwood, pleaded guilty to criminal damage at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Mark Roberts grabbed police officer's testicles in anger after being arrested

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Roberts, of Foxroyd Lane Estate in Thornhill, admitted the assault when he appeared at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

We have been overwhelmed: Slaithwaite mum facing deportation to Australia on UK public's response to her plight

Couple "overwhelmed" by support for their fight against deportaion

I've a British husband and two British children - but I could be deported: Read all about Slaithwaite mum Katherine Tate's battle to stay in UK

Huge support for Slaithwaite couple fighting deportation threat

New Calderdale Council leader promises to ditch unpopular policies behind 'town hall coup'

Clr. Stephen Baines.
Conservative minority now leading Calderdale Council - but will council lose its clout regionally?

Meet Bing, Huddersfield Royal Infirmary's £80,000 dummy patient

Hospital invests in state-of-the art training room for doctors and nurses

NHS England confirms probe into Locala's new mum services

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Claims that core nursing duties being neglected in favour of private chargeable services

Campaigners tug at heart strings in bid to save services at Dewsbury District Hospital

Patients hang 'thank you' messages on hospital entrance sign
Paul Beasley, joint managing director of Brighouse-based recuitment firm Transline

Transline Group opens office in Poland

Brighouse-based recruitment firm Transline Group is set to benefit from the £1bn Polish recruitment market

LV= rated best insurer for customer satisfaction

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Insurer LV= scored highly in a survey of 10,000 cobnsumers across the UK

Clough & Co warns tradespeople over HMRC campaign

Nigel Westman, partner at Clough & Company in Cleckheaton
HMRC is targeting painters and decorators in the first phase of a benchmarking campaign to check they are paying the correct amount of tax
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Real Schools Guide: Your no-nonsense guide to school rankings in our area

Our unique rating system uses 24 different measures, put together from the latest publicly-available data and broken into four categories – attainment, teaching, attendance, and outcomes

Huddersfield Giants learn joinery on Kirklees Construction and Skills Academy scheme to help rugby pros after sporting careers end

Chris Bailey, Brett Ferres and Larne Patrick learn skills on Kirklees Construction and Skills Academy course

Local stars of TV show Big Ballet to perform at the Royal Ballet in London

'Plus-sized' performers prove that big girls can dance

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Woodman Inn chef Will Orme at work during a demonstration at last year's festival

Brush up on your cooking skills with live demonstrations at Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival

District Judge hailed hero after aiding prisoner who slit his own throat in Huddersfield court room

Yorkshire Day 2014: Huddersfield celebrates a great day

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