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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

Live Breaking News

  • A bit more from the trial of the teacher and teaching assistant accusing of tormenting a seven-year-old pupil.

    Simon Waley, prosecuting, told the court that another member of staff had witnessed some of the incidents against the pupil.

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  • NEWS: A teacher and a classroom assistant carried out a five-month campaign of bullying against a seven-year-old pupil in which they taped her to a chair and shut her in a storeroom, a court has heard.

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  • HTAFC:  We have video highlights of Town's 0-0 versus The Owls on Saturday.

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  • NEWS:  If you've gone over to the wrong side of the hills lately via the M62 you can't fail to have noticed all the speed cameras.  Well if you're worried you might have gone too fast it seems you may be off the hook as a paperwork error means no one has been issued a ticket.

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  • NEWS:  Taxi drivers were robbed in two separate incidents in Huddersfield on Friday night.

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  • NEWS: A Huddersfield woman accused of stealing almost £14,000 from a Halifax department store is to stand trial next year. Kathleen Baldacchino, 36, pleaded not guilty to the theft allegation when she appeared before a judge at Bradford Crown Court this morning.

    Baldacchino, of Quarry Bank Mill, Stoney Lane, has been charged with stealing £13,829.95 from Rawson Street store Harveys between May 2002 and December 2012.

    During a hearing before Judge Robert Bartfield today it was confirmed that her trial, which could last up to five days, would start on June 15.

    Baldacchino had her bail extended until the trial.

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  • NEWS:  The NHS has been hit by another strike this morning.  Staff at the infirmary and the ambulance station formed picket lines as they walked out in protest at a pay freeze.

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  • NEWS:   Afternoon folks. If you've got a weapon that you want to hand in during the police amnesty follow this link to find out where you can do it.

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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?

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.

New mum verbally abused by drunk in street punched him in eye and tried to headbutt him, court hears

Her solicitor to Kirklees Magistrates Court: "She punched him and had I been a member of the public I would have said it serves you right."

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

Greenhead College
The college claimed top spot in the prestigious Sunday Times Parent Power list, which rates the UK’s top 2,000 state and independent schools

One Community launch surviving winter appeal to help keep out the cold in vulnerable Huddersfield residents homes

Paul Johnson has asked for warm-hearted residents to consider donating their winter fuel payments

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

Shopkeeper suffers head injury during armed robbery on Friday

Smoker's Corner, Albion Street
Man seriously injured after two suspects threaten him in Albion Street premises
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
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

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

Illustrator Emily holds largest solo exhibition to date at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

The work of Emily Sutton is influenced by the illustrators of the early to mid 20th century.
 

Videos & Photos

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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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