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Yorkshire Sculpture Park installations updated

Yorkshire Scuplture Park named UK's best museum for 2014

The attraction at Bretton was handed the accolade at last night's Art Fund awards at the National Gallery in London

Family of Holmfirth doctor Nick Henry to tackle Tough Mudder challenge in his memory

Tough Mudder challenge for (left to right) Ami-Jane Lightowlers, Alex Henry, Jane Kershaw, Liz Henry and Richard Lightowlers, pictured with children, Scarlett Henry and Anson Lightowlers (right) who will be raising funds for Yorkshire Air Ambulance and Help for Heroes.
They want to raise as much money as possible for Yorkshire Air Ambulance, who rescued their brother, Nick, after a motorbike accident last year

Ten arrested - including men from Huddersfield and Brighouse - over mass brawl in Halifax

Police issued pic of a man they wish to speak to in connection with a brawl in Halifax.
Police have released CCTV image of a man they wish to speak to

Man arrested over Leeds woman Gemma Simpson's murder 14 years after her disappearance while travelling to Huddersfield

Missing person Gemma Simpson who disappeared May 2000
Gemma told friends she was going to stay with a friend in Huddersfield but disappeared from her home in Leeds in May 2000

NHS manager Jackie Robinson drove after drinking following an argument with her boyfriend

Kirklees Magistrates' Court
Robinson, of Birchencliffe, pleaded guilty to drink-driving at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Here come the girls! Thousands get ready to line up for the Huddersfield Race For Life - take a look at last year's pictures

Record numbers expected to descend on Leeds Road Playing Fields this Sunday

Woman collapses and dies walking dog on Meltham Moor

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Unfortunately, despite the best efforts of Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team team members, paramedics and the crew of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance, the casualty was unable to be revived

Drink driver Steven Handbury was more than three times limit when he crashed van avoiding cat in road

Kirklees Magistrate's Court
Handbury, of Meltham, ended up against the wall of a house after swerving to avoid a cat
Missing person Gemma Simpson who disappeared May 2000

Man arrested over Leeds woman Gemma Simpson's murder 14 years after her disappearance while travelling to Huddersfield

Gemma told friends she was going to stay with a friend in Huddersfield but disappeared from her home in Leeds in May 2000

Teenager accused of murdering Leeds teacher Ann Maguire 'accepts responsibility for her unlawful killing'

Ann Maguire
No pleas were entered and a trial on the murder charge is scheduled for November

Man jailed for six months for street attack in Huddersfield town centre

Market Place, Huddersfield
Damien Simpson broke victim's jaw
Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman

Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman demands end to "rotten" system of school holidays

System allegedly based on "harvest times" and "when the mills close down"

"Derisory" 1% pay offer criticised by Calderdale union

Strike action
Rally outside Halifax Town Hall and council offices

Why Huddersfield workers decided to strike

1% pay offer after years of freeze unacceptable, unions say
Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley

Patients give thumbs up for Huddersfield and Calderdale hospital food

Kirklees Healthwatch survey gives

Family and Health: Love shines through for Huddersfield mum and son, who have both battled heart

Love has been a guiding light for a Huddersfield mum and son who were both born with a hole in the heart

Health chiefs consider views from 1000 people over hospital plans for Huddersfield and Calderdale

Accident & Emergency Dept at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley
Consultation period ends over hospital plans in Calderdale and Huddersfield
Simon Bodsworth, marketing and development manager at Daval Furniture in Slaithwaite

Daval Furniture reports "fantastic" half-year sales

Slaithwaite-based Daval Furniture has lifted sales by 15% for the first six months of the year after a successful showing at an industry exhibition

NCS appoints Huddersfield man to key role

Sean Anderson (left), Jonathan Selwood-Hogg (centre) and David Gardner of construction firm NCS, which has opened a Leeds office
Jonathan Selwood-Hogg has joined construction company NCS as business development director

Mark Weeks, of Wilby Ltd, puts the focus on fire safety

Mark Weeks
Businesses must make sure they meet the rules regarding fire safety in the workplace, says Mark Weeks, of Wilby Ltd
Ann Maguire

Teenager accused of murdering Leeds teacher Ann Maguire 'accepts responsibility for her unlawful killing'

No pleas were entered and a trial on the murder charge is scheduled for November

Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman demands end to "rotten" system of school holidays

Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman
System allegedly based on "harvest times" and "when the mills close down"

Teachers split over a smaller summer break, says Brighouse firm

Beach holiday
Survey carried out by Brighouse company Provide Education divides opinion

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  • Fire crews were called to a house in Elland in the early hours to an arson attack. A man in his 60s was alerted by a smoke alarm and managed to extinguish the fire which broke out in his hall at 3.23am. No one was injured. An investigation is underway. Police believe the ignition started via his letter box.

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  • NATIONAL: Police reinforcements racing to the Hillsborough disaster - in which 96 Liverpool fans died - to stop "fighting on the pitch" were told to "wipe the smiles off your faces because people are dying", the inquest heard.

    With "adrenaline pumping" it was suggested officers were "looking forward" to dealing with the pitch invaders as initially they thought they were being called to a public order incident, not a fatal crushing on the terraces.

    Stephen Simblet, representing some of the families of the 96 people who died, questioned Richard Barnes, a police sergeant with South Yorkshire Police, but at the time of the 1989 disaster, a PC with less than two years' service.

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  • NEWS: Controversial Ben Bailey Homes application for Mirfield approved.

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  • NATIONAL: Scotland's First Minister is being unfair to voters in the independence referendum by "promising milk and honey" when he should be spelling out the "painful choices a separate Scotland would have to make", a leading UK Government minister has claimed.

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Woman collapses and dies walking dog on Meltham Moor

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