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Lindley Infants most oversubscribed primary school as 91% of kids get first choice in Kirklees Council area

Of the 5,456 applications for reception places at local primary, 4,959 were successful in getting their number one choice

Examiner Charity Challenge 2014: meet the lady who's done it for the last 25 years!

Diane Ainley to take part in her 25th Examiner Charity Challenge
It’s the 25th anniversary of the Charity Challenge this year and proudly wearing the registration No.25 will be Lascelles Hall woman Diane Ainley

Mum who lied to police to protect son after stabbing is jailed for perverting course of justice

Police crime scene
Bray, 44 of Keldregate, Bradley, Huddersfield admitted attempting to pervert the course of justice

Calderdale councillors united against A&E closure at Extraordinary meeting

Calderdale Royal Hospital
Unity to oppose Huddersfield and Calderdale health trust proposals for A&E

Seven years for Deighton man Mark Mills who stamped on victim's head as he lay on the floor at party

Mark Mills
Sentencing him Judge Guy Kearl QC said he had a bad record for violence over the last 12 years
Marilyn Rogers, infant feeding advisor at the Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust. Pictured with twins Ted and Sonny Fairbairn and their mum Jade, from Greetland

Don't call the midwife - call the Dr! PhD for Huddersfield midwife Marilyn Rogers

Marilyn, who works as the infant feeding advisor at the Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust, studied for her PhD at Leeds University at the same time as being a working mum and heading up the Baby Café support group in Halifax

Examiner Charity Challenge 2014: meet the lady who's done it for the last 25 years!

Diane Ainley to take part in her 25th Examiner Charity Challenge
It’s the 25th anniversary of the Charity Challenge this year and proudly wearing the registration No.25 will be Lascelles Hall woman Diane Ainley

Huddersfield Boys’ and Girls’ Choirs to perform on Songs of Praise on Easter Sunday

The Huddersfield choirs are filmed for the Songs of Praise Easter special
The choirs are based at St Patrick’s RC Church, in New North Road, Huddersfield, and draw their members from local schools
Police crime scene

Mum who lied to police to protect son after stabbing is jailed for perverting course of justice

Bray, 44 of Keldregate, Bradley, Huddersfield admitted attempting to pervert the course of justice

Drivers stopped and checked in police operation in Huddersfield on Wednesday

Pick-up truck found to be overladen
Police and agencies day of action at Leeds Road Playing Fields as part of Operation Viper

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
Calderdale Royal Hospital

Calderdale councillors united against A&E closure at Extraordinary meeting

Unity to oppose Huddersfield and Calderdale health trust proposals for A&E

Don't sell the family silver: councillors' plea after Kirklees Council bid to sell agricultural land

Kirklees Council logo
Debate about value of land, future use and potential against quick cash-gain for Kirklees Council

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

New candidate selection for Colne Valley as Labour woman stands down
Marilyn Rogers, infant feeding advisor at the Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust. Pictured with twins Ted and Sonny Fairbairn and their mum Jade, from Greetland

Don't call the midwife - call the Dr! PhD for Huddersfield midwife Marilyn Rogers

Marilyn, who works as the infant feeding advisor at the Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust, studied for her PhD at Leeds University at the same time as being a working mum and heading up the Baby Café support group in Halifax

Calderdale councillors united against A&E closure at Extraordinary meeting

Calderdale Royal Hospital
Unity to oppose Huddersfield and Calderdale health trust proposals for A&E

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

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

Lindley Infants most oversubscribed primary school as 91% of kids get first choice in Kirklees Council area

Of the 5,456 applications for reception places at local primary, 4,959 were successful in getting their number one choice

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”

Live Breaking News

  • WEATHER: It's been lovely and sunny this week - but typically the Easter weekend will not be so lovely.

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  • NEWS: A young butcher, who died after crashing into a wall, had probably fallen asleep at the wheel, an inquest heard today.

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  • GIANTS: Huddersfield Giants looking forward to picking up the pieces, says Jermaine McGillvary.

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  • TOWN: Let's end any relegation fears urges Huddersfield Town manager Mark Robins ahead of Easter fixtures.

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  • NEWS: Drivers stopped and checked in police operation in Huddersfield.

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  • TRAVEL: The incident on Wakefield Road, reported earlier, seems to have been cleared with no problems caused.

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  • NEWS: Lindley Infants is the most oversubscribed primary school as 91% of kids get first choice in Kirklees Council area.

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  • TRAVEL: Wakefield Road in Mirfield - one lane blocked due to serious accident, a motorcyclist involved. It's affecting the A644 Wakefield Road Westbound between A62 Cooper Bridge Road and M62 J25 (Brighouse).

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  • TWEET: You don't need an excuse to visit one of Kirklees markets, but here's a pretty good one...

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  • NEWS: "Only a fool would think the way to deal with an A&E crisis is to close it” - says a councillor fighting to save A&E in Calderdale.

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  • TRAVEL: Reports of broken down vehicle on M1 Northbound between J39 A636 (Durkar) and J40 A638 (Flushdyke). In the roadworks area.

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