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First TransPennine Express pledges to improve its services following customer survey

First TransPennine Express train
Nine in 10 of its trains arrived between 0 and 9 minutes of the stated timetable

Family faces £2k vet's bill over dogs 'electrocuted' at Castle Hill

Dog owners considering legal action against Kirklees Council

Thieves steal 200-year-old footpath from Christ Church at Linthwaite

Church left with £2,000 repair bill and race against time before funeral on Thursday

Banned driver Anton Copperwaite in court after getting behind the wheel

Kirklees Magistrate's Court
The 22-year-old abandoned his car down a dirt track when police spotted him driving in the Fartown area

E-fit image released by West Yorkshire Police of bogus Kirklees Council worker who tricked his way into a Rawthorpe home

Bogus Kirklees Council workers have conned their way in to a house in Rawthorpe

Huddersfield Literature Festival organiser Michelle Hodgson launches National Library Day events to promote closure-threatened service

Libraries will be celebrated at a two-week event to urge support amidst threats of cuts

Live: Huddersfield breaking news, sport updates, travel and M62 traffic news, plus weather on Jan 28

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Parents urged to have a say before council axe falls on free transport for faith school pupils in Kirklees

No decision until feedback has been assessed

Dexter's Light may brighten future for victims of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Greetland parents take part in pioneering study to understand mystery of cot death

£530k play and open spaces boost as funding from developers earmarked for 18 projects

Kirklees cabinet say the spending will improve the play areas near to new developments

Live: Huddersfield breaking news, sport updates, travel and M62 traffic news, plus weather on Jan 27

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Fears are growing for welfare of missing Huddersfield teen Luke Jones

West Yorkshire Police are appealing to trace 16-year-old Luke who has not been seen since Sunday afternoon

Live Breaking News

  • NATIONAL: A jury trying a former Ukip parliamentary candidate and election agent over allegations of electoral fraud has failed to reach verdicts on two remaining counts.

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    Driver Mohsin Rasul left his car on Meltham moor after skidding on ice and returned to find it OVERTURNED.

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    Mohsin Rasul's damaged Toyota

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  • Right, that's all from me today, folks. Dave Himelfield is up next to keep you entertained during the lunch hour.

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  • OPINION: Andrew Jackson is reminiscing about ye olde days when he got his first phone in his column this week.

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  • WEATHER: It looks like heavy rain for most of the day, with sleet expected to fall at around 1, 5 and from 7 to 11pm.

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  • CRIME: A 200-year-old path has been stolen from Christ Church in Linthwaite.

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  • NEWS: Want somewhere new or better for your kids to play?

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  • NEWS: Remember the two dogs that got electrocuted at Castle Hill?

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  • NEWS: This is a heart breaking story about baby Dexter Cook, who died of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome in Greetland.

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Real life CSI: Behind the scenes look at fascinating world of West Yorkshire Police’s Scientific Support Department

Property of the Week is Fleminghouse Lane in Waterloo - Take a look inside

Nostagia: It's back to January 1985 for this week's All Our Yesterdays - Are you pictured?

Have a look inside this week's pick of the properties: Moor House in Farnley Tyas

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What did Kirklees' MPs get up to in Parliament during 2014? Find out here

Take a look around Ian and Linda Wiggins' home on Hollybank Road in Upper Cumberworth - It's our Property of the Week

Will you be taking the Dry January challenge?

Dry January: could you give up booze for one month?

Man accused of Almondbury Nisa armed robbery to appear in court

Aaron Bonner, 36, has been charged with the incident on Saturday

First TransPennine Express pledges to improve its services following customer survey

First TransPennine Express train
Nine in 10 of its trains arrived between 0 and 9 minutes of the stated timetable

Pubs set to open up early ahead of Huddersfield Town's match against Leeds United on Saturday

More than 20,000 fans expected for fixture at John Smith's Stadium

Thieves steal 200-year-old footpath from Christ Church at Linthwaite

Church left with £2,000 repair bill and race against time before funeral on Thursday

Mark Nash murder trial adjourned for a week for legal arguments

Mark Nash, who grew up in Bradley before moving to Ireland in 1996, denies the murder of Sylvia Shields, 60, and Mary Callanan, 61, in 1997

E-fit image released by West Yorkshire Police of bogus Kirklees Council worker who tricked his way into a Rawthorpe home

Bogus Kirklees Council workers have conned their way in to a house in Rawthorpe
Karen Wynard

Karen Wynard, of Eastwood Financial Services examines the implications of changes to the rules governing pension death benefits

Individuals will have the freedom to pass on their unused defined contribution (DC) pension savings to any nominated beneficiary when they die

Turbo Precision Components ordered to take down 'illegal' banner advertising new jobs

Firm slams Kirklees Council for failing to support growing businesses

Thousands of Huddersfield children living in fuel poverty

Many have trouble sleeping because bedrooms are too cold
Strike action

NHS strike suspended after "breakthrough" in talks

Hospital and ambulance staff had already walked out twice in row over no pay rise

Marsden nurse Julie Flaherty tells of five weeks on Ebola frontline

Health worker reveals despair and hope on the ground in Sierra Leone

Thousands of Huddersfield children living in fuel poverty

Many have trouble sleeping because bedrooms are too cold

LV= comes top for customer satisfaction

Insurer LV= has been ranked alongside major names such as Amazon and John Lewis as a leader in the field of cuastomer care

ConectChina to run women-only trade trip

A trade visit to China in May aims to increase the number of women entrepreneurs doing business with their counterparts in China

Mid Yorkshire chamber to sell Wakefield offices

Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce has put its Wakefield office on the market as it assesses its property holdings

Jack Hardwick set for an American adventure after bagging a scholarship to a top college

The Greenhead College student is set to take up a place at Carleton College in Minnesota after beating off competition from thousands of applicants

Parents urged to have a say before council axe falls on free transport for faith school pupils in Kirklees

No decision until feedback has been assessed

Southdale in search of apprentices

Halifax-based construction and development firm Southdale aims to recruit 50 apprentices this year - 40 of them by March
 

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