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The bee's knees! Green delight as new apiary opened at Kirklees College

Bee in meadow at Ainley Top, Huddersfield
Helping hand for Huddersfield's bee population

Kirklees looking for staff to root out child terrorists in the making

The council is setting up a new team to tackle extremism in young people
New jobs aim to stop youngsters being groomed by ISIS

Greenhead Park gang attack spark extra police patrols call

Police are investigating after the incident in Greenhead Park
A woman was in the park with four young children when she was surrounded by a group of 12-15 teenagers who verbally abused and spat at her

£10 a vote: Is the latest Mirfield Town Council by-election the biggest waste of money yet?

Mirfield residents could have to fork out up around £10k
Political row erupts over 'unnecessary' election that could end up costing more than £10,000 - and had just over 1000 votes

Police issue fine every three days in Kirklees for using mobile while driving

Man using his mobile phone while driving, as many as 13% of drivers are still using hand-held mobile phones while at the wheel, according to a survey.
Of 1,000 people surveyed about hand-held and hands-free calls in the last year, almost a quarter admitted talking to a family member while driving

Goodbye to the King of Kirkheaton at butcher Raymond Berry's funeral

Funeral of Raymond Berry
More than 300 mourners turned out to Kirkheaton Parish Church to pay their respects

The would-be haulier, his Thai wife and a £45,000 VAT scam: David Hirst jailed for fiddle

David Hirst
Man was "besotted" with Thai woman who sent most of the money back to her family in Asia

North Kirklees mums to get new birthing centre at Dewsbury hospital

Mid Yorkshire Trust set to move baby doctors to Pinderfields

Drunk teen burgled student hostel on way home from all night party

The student hostels at Ashenhurst
Court told of break-in after all-night party

Moldgreen mum and daughter duo to take on Great North Run

Mother and daughter Andrea and Mikaela Peel preparing for The Great North Run
Duo will run in memory of the late Michael Peel

Lexus Wakefield in court after spitting at police officer who arrested him for putting bottle of vodka down his trousers

Lexus Wakefield
Lexus Wakefield was upset as shoppers were staring at him as he was escorted by police through Asda

An appalling display of public violence: Six jailed for running attack outside Huddersfield nightclub

Kewz Bar, Queen Street, Huddersfield
Sentencing the group at Leeds Crown Court Judge Christopher Batty said he accepted they had been to some extent provoked but in all about 20 people joined in the running attack on the victim

Meet the US TV star on Celebrity Big Brother - who actually lives in Huddersfield

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Austin Armacost entered the CBB house last night but was booed by the crowd

Rick and Maggie Starkey see 10 year dream finally come true as they take over The Clough House, Rastrick

Popular couple already own home just yards from the pub as well as The Roundhill Inn in the same area

North Kirklees mums to get new birthing centre at Dewsbury hospital

Mid Yorkshire Trust set to move baby doctors to Pinderfields

Man stabbed in Golcar incident just yards from scene of Sean Annandale murder a week earlier

Police stress no link with previous incident
Lexus Wakefield

Lexus Wakefield in court after spitting at police officer who arrested him for putting bottle of vodka down his trousers

Lexus Wakefield was upset as shoppers were staring at him as he was escorted by police through Asda

Slaithwaite travel agency robbery suspect's description released after knife raid

Staff, who had just opened the Kiln Hill branch for the day, were unhurt in the incident

Huddersfield teen arrested in Lizard Stresser 'cyber attack' investigation

A private computer network will connect shops, businesses, pubs and clubs
18-year-old was arrested and bailed by the Yorkshire and Humberside Regional Cyber Crime Unit
Police are investigating after the incident in Greenhead Park

Greenhead Park gang attack spark extra police patrols call

A woman was in the park with four young children when she was surrounded by a group of 12-15 teenagers who verbally abused and spat at her

£10 a vote: Is the latest Mirfield Town Council by-election the biggest waste of money yet?

Mirfield residents could have to fork out up around £10k
Political row erupts over 'unnecessary' election that could end up costing more than £10,000 - and had just over 1000 votes

What do left-wing Labour leadership hopeful Jeremy Corbyn and Colne Valley Conservative MP Jason McCartney have in common?

Jeremy Corbyn and Jason McCartney
They may not be cut from quite the same cloth but the pair do have at least one similarity

One in ten in Kirklees at risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Health officials to launch new scheme amid fears of thousands of new cases

Government offers 31m to help buy new Yorkshire Air Ambulance

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance in action on the Yorkshire moors
Plea from Geoffrey Boycott to Chancellor

E-cigs may be reason for almost 1,000 fewer Kirklees smokers signing up to official NHS quitting service

Government says it may get GPs to prescribe E-cigs
Pies and pints will contribute to Town's balance sheet

Huddersfield Town get percentage of food and drink sales at John Smith's Stadium

Now with French hospitality giant Sodexo Prestige having taken over the catering contract, Town chairman Dean Hoyle has negotiated a share of the pie

Businesses must make sure they backup their data, says Michael Branford, of Crest IT

Following on from last month’s look at IT security, this month’s focus in on data backups

Which local nominee should be crowned a 2015 Digital Hero? You decide

Meet the two locals who are making a real difference in their community and find out how you can support them

All Saints GCSE results 2015

Full list of GCSE results for All Saints students in the August 2015 results

Musical company launches new youth wing

Woodhouse Musical Theatre Company is looking for budding stars of the future

Cash incentives for people to train as nursery teachers says Bradley-based National Day Nurseries Association

A call has been launched to get top quality candidates to train as nursery teachers in Huddersfield – and there are cash incentives for them to enter the industry
 

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Rick and Maggie Starkey see 10 year dream finally come true as they take over The Clough House, Rastrick

Police are investigating after the incident in Greenhead Park

Greenhead Park gang attack spark extra police patrols call

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