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Kirklees GPs spend £1m prescribing paracetamol and ibuprofen

Retired doctor says patients should just buy them over the counter

Amended plans for George Hotel regarding floor layouts and skybar put in to Kirklees in June

Scaffolding on the George Hotel, Huddersfield.
Hope is that plans will finally be put before planning committee and work can then start if approved

£9m regeneration loan for HD One would be "good business" for Kirklees

Artist's impression of the ski slope proposed as part of the HD One project
Kirklees Cabinet agree to explore £9m loan for HD One development

Lorry chemical spill closes main roads at Cooper Bridge

Chemical spill at Cooper Bridge Road, Cooper Bridge
Main roads closed after lorry carrying solvent leaks load

Tammy Friend stole from shop - to pay for IVF

Court hears 'good worker' took money in a bid to persuade her husband they could afford more fertility treatment

Sheepridge man Paul Webster jailed after attack on mother and teenage daughter

The 34-year-old grabbed the mother by her hair and hit her daughter in the face before returning to terrorise the girl further

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WATCH: Daisey O'Donnell hopes to become a teen singing star

Fenay Bridge musician Daisey O'Donnell is in final of industry competition

WATCH: Thunderstorm lights up the sky over Huddersfield

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35,000 ft thunderstorm provides stunning light show

Meltham gets ready for a weekend of 40s fun

Meltham Memories organisers with the Robin DR 250 aircraft and owner Dave Caldwell (centre left) which will be taking to the skies from Crosland Moor airfield
Meltham Memories 1940s weekend returns July 4-5

Kirklees Council must boost district's creative sector, says study

Creative industries are making a major contribution to the Kirklees economy, a study has revealed

Paul Cooper in court after driving dangerously through residential streets in Lockwood

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
Cooper, of Marsden, reached 60mph as he sped between rows of parked cars in his Mitsubishi during a police chase

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Property of the Week: The home of Suki and Paul Wade of Denby Dale

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LOOK: Action-packed weekend for more than 100 Huddersfield scouts

Property of the Week: Lower Maythorne Farm in Holmfirth

Huddersfield Giants' cheerleaders get starring role on big stage

WATCH: Comic Peter Morgan, aka Max Lemon, takes the plunge with 15,000ft skydive - at the age of 68

Teenager stabbed twice in the buttocks in Crosland Moor

Two men are wanted over the attack on an 18-year-old in Dryclough Road on Wednesday night

Huddersfield volunteers praised for work with cancer charity

Patricia Wright and John Ward stepping down

WATCH: Daisey O'Donnell hopes to become a teen singing star

Fenay Bridge musician Daisey O'Donnell is in final of industry competition

Police appeal to trace wanted Huddersfield man Robert Roche

Officers are searching for Robert Roche, 20, who is wanted on suspicion of robbery

Jordan Lowther burgles uncle's home after job snub

Suspended jail term for Dewsbury man

Burglar Daniel Boltwood struck at Honley house as family slept

Stolen car found burned out

Huge backlog in bulky waste collections in Kirklees

Council staff working extra shifts to try and catch up

Colne Riverside Park Project: Businesses pledge cash for Greenstreams project

John Smith's Stadium managers pledge first donation for five-mile park from Milnsbridge to Cooper Bridge

People who use social media to enhance their communities urged to enter awards

Cash windfall for winners from Talk Talk Digital Heroes competition

Huddersfield volunteers praised for work with cancer charity

Patricia Wright and John Ward stepping down

Kirklees GPs spend £1m prescribing paracetamol and ibuprofen

Retired doctor says patients should just buy them over the counter

Extra scanner plan for Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

Third MRI scanner to increase capacity

How should firms proceed when Microsoft Windows 10 becomes available - Michael Branford, of Crest IT, offers some advice

Software giant Microsoft has scheduled the latest upgrade for Windows

Michelle Mone mentors Liversedge firm

The founder of Ultimo has helped Liversedge water treatment firm Aquatrust set out its vision for further expansion

Business profile: Aaron Francis, of HDTWO Commercial Photography

Huddersfield Uni ggraduate Aaron Francis is helping call the shots at HDTWO Commercial Photography

WATCH: Daisey O'Donnell hopes to become a teen singing star

Fenay Bridge musician Daisey O'Donnell is in final of industry competition

Short operas offer up Life Stories

Two mini operas by Calderdale composer Tim Benjamin promise tragedy and drama in true operatic style.

Huddersfield University's Team Hare revs up for Silverstone challenge

Engineering graduates hope to take chequered flag at Formula Student races
 

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