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New Mill neighbours object to Holme Valley Land Charity proposal to turn 'public amenity' land into houses

Charity, at the heart of land ownership disputes, hopes to build homes on former church land

Scissett songbirds give Band Aid a run for their money as they record eight track festive fundraising album

Money raised will go to St Augustine's Church roof fund

Travellers pitch up at the former Motor World site in Pennine Business Park

Around a dozen caravans and vans arrived over the weekend - moving a concrete barrier into the road to gain access

An 89-year-old man using a zimmer frame was robbed outside his Greetland home after coming back from work

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The attack on the frail pensioner happened on Rochdale Road in Greetland

Just the ticket! Bread stall in Huddersfield Railway Station is booming

The sight and smell of freshly baked bread is not what most would expect to find in a busy station thoroughfare

Police appeal after driver reverses into officer during series of dangerous incidents

Police were urging the driver to pull over when the incident happened in Sunnyside, Heckmondwike

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Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? It's the Little Buddha bar

Emma Hunter at her Longwood Gate home

Double terrace is Tardis for space (and time): See our Property of the Week here

The Co-operative building used to house the Heaven and Hell nightclub

LOOK: Did you dance the night away in Heaven and Hell? See if our pictures of the former nightclub inside the Co-Op Building bring back hazy memories

This week's All Our Yesterdays looks back to November 1985 - Are you in one of our snaps from 29 years ago?

Restaurant Review: The Three Acres

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Glimpses of Huddersfield's past from the 1960s from Alderman Clifford Stephenson's collection

It's 1987 in Huddersfield!

It's 1987 in Huddersfield - who do you recognise in our nostalgia picture gallery?

Pensioner hit by van in Salendine Nook found friend collapsed beside him when he regained consciousness

Tony Atkins and friend John hit by van during chance meeting

John Radford: Sentence of man convicted of causing serious injury by dangerous driving to veteran cyclist delayed as new charges reviewed

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Michael Gledhill, 23, of Bramble Bank, Holmfirth, was expected to be jailed on Tuesday after he was found guilty last month of causing serious injury by dangerous driving to cyclist John Radford

Teacher and classroom assistant accused of bullying taped girl, 7, to chair, court told

Rachael Regan, 43, and Deborah McDonald, 41, deny the charges
Taxi

Police link taxi robberies in Huddersfield - can you help?

One of the men threatened the driver with a weapon, believed to have been some sort of sharp object, and the driver handed over his takings

Number of foreign criminals arrested by West Yorkshire Police using European Arrest Warrant nearly doubles in four years

Arrests made under controversial EU legislation

Road tragedy victim Gary Pedelty's mum calls for drink drive limit to be zero and that people convicted of crimes should serve their full sentence

Family still suffering their loss four years on
A & E department at Calderdale Royal Hospital

Come clean over A&E: MP tells House of Commons not to "take people for fools" over cuts

Speaking in Parliament yesterday, Halifax Labour MP Linda Riordan also accused the Government and health chiefs of failing to consult local people

Former Golcar Labour councillor Paul Salveson announced as Yorkshire First's candidate for Colne Valley

Transport expert is named as new party's first General Election candidate

Slaithwaite Aldi to open on Thursday, November 27 - with 'golden ticket' for first 100 customers through door

Now and then: The new Aldi store, and the mill which was on the site.
Plans for the new store spilt the village with protesters fearing that the extra traffic would clog the streets and claiming business would be lost from independent shops

Huddersfield NHS staff return to picket line in fight for a pay rise

Hospital and ambulance staff walk out as part of national industrial action

Heart surgery campaigners claim "postcode lottery" is affecting Kirklees

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But NHS England denies any significant differences in Yorkshire

Come clean over A&E: MP tells House of Commons not to "take people for fools" over cuts

A & E department at Calderdale Royal Hospital
Speaking in Parliament yesterday, Halifax Labour MP Linda Riordan also accused the Government and health chiefs of failing to consult local people

Chadwick Lawrence promotes four

Diane Gilligan, Nicola Cooper, Simon Ingham and Daniel Krigers have all achieved associate status with law firm Chadwick Lawrence

Naylor Industries appoints chief financial officer

Chartered accountant Ruth Moran takes up the role of company secretary and responsibility for finance and IT at Naylor Industries plc

Could new jobs be on the way after firms snap up huge industrial space at business parks?

Three industrial units - two at Grange Moor and one at Dewsbury - have been bought by Green and Brown and UK Greetings Ltd respectively

Teacher and classroom assistant accused of bullying taped girl, 7, to chair, court told

Rachael Regan, 43, and Deborah McDonald, 41, deny the charges

Kirklees College students help to remove carpet of remembrance poppies at Tower of London

Armistice Day at the Tower of London and the scene afterwards as the poppies were removed
Amazing images as carpet of ceramic red flowers disappears - see images here

Speaking out against violence to women

Huddersfield activist Norah Hamill's poetry speaks out against violence towards women
 

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Police link taxi robberies in Huddersfield - can you help?

Greenhead College

Huddersfield's Greenhead College crowned country's top 6th form college

Armistice Day at the Tower of London and the scene afterwards as the poppies were removed

Kirklees College students help to remove carpet of remembrance poppies at Tower of London

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