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Former Milnsbridge pub the Post Office Hotel to become flats and cafe

The Post Office Hotel on Market Street, Milnsbridge
Planning committee member Clr Mohan Sokhal said: “It has been empty seven or eight years – it’s an eyesore."

Jailed: Burglary gang who stole £150,000 of cars and jewellery are locked up

James Trotter, Jack Trotter and James Lilley
15 burglaries or attempted burglaries were committed at homes in Heckmondwike, Dewsbury, Gomersal, Cleckheaton, Huddersfield and Bradford

Ainley Top villagers raise concerns over Cummins Turbo Technologies factory plan

Site of proposed Cummins Turbo Technologies factory at Ainley Top
Some described the plan as “ridiculous”, another said she was “gutted”, while others said they were pleased to see the company committing its future to West Yorkshire

New survey reveals Huddersfield's property hotspots — how pricey is your postcode?

Survey reveals Huddersfield's property hotspots
HD3 - Lindley, Salendine Nook and Birchencliffe - on the rise in house price table

Tower of London poppies go on display at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

The ceramic poppies at Yorkshire Sculpture Park and the Tower on London
The original sculpture Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red was created to mark the centenary of the First World War

Milnsbridge flasher: Do you recognise him?

A 20-year-old woman saw a man expose himself in Milnsbridge

Have they changed? Take a look back to 1986 with our nostalgia gallery - who do you recognise?

Nostalgia images from 1986
There are hundreds of faces contained in the pictures - but which of them do you recognise?

Marsh man John Benson in court after police raid on his home found almost 1,700 indecent images of children

John Benson leaving Kirklees Magistrates' Court
The 65-year-old was caught after purchasing a DVD from a Canadian website with links to child pornography

Release of Chinese lanterns banned on Kirklees Council land

Chinese lanterns
Paper lanterns can no longer be released from Castle Hill or local parks

Are we fast food addicts? Figures show area as takeaway hotspot

There are 805 takeaway businesses across Kirklees and Calderdale, according to figures from the Food Standards Agency

Elland police operation: Six men in court charged with robbery offences

The Metropolitan Police are dealing with the case as part of an operation

Counter-terrorist police used in hunt for missing Huddersfield sex offender who fled UK to try and return home to Sudan

Counter-terrorism police carry out a training exercise
Police swooped on the 27-year-old's last known address in Hillhouse during the hunt for him which criss-crossed Europe

Volunteers wanted for Longwood Sing committee

Hundreds gathered at Nab End tower to sing rousing hymns last year
Appeal for younger committee members to help preserve village tradition

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Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? It's Scholes Cricket Club's Beer Festival

Artist's impression of the proposed £3.8m development at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Yorkshire Sculpture Park announce plans for new £3.8m visitor centre

TV presenter Alex Brooker said he wouldn't want to live in Huddersfield

Alex Brooker apologises for Last Leg comments... and wins back Huddersfield's love

Leeds International Beer Festival 2015

Cheers! Leeds International Beer Festival returns next weekend - here's all the info you need

All Our Yesterdays this week goes back to 1991 - are you pictured?

Proud to call Huddersfield home?

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Marsh man John Benson in court after police raid on his home found almost 1,700 indecent images of children

John Benson leaving Kirklees Magistrates' Court
The 65-year-old was caught after purchasing a DVD from a Canadian website with links to child pornography

Want to help the refugees? The Carlile Institute has opened its doors to take donations of clothes, tinned food and medical items

Migrants wait inside the Keleti Railway Station in Budapest, Hungary
Three Meltham organisations working together to take donations and equipment to help migrants
James Trotter, Jack Trotter and James Lilley

Jailed: Burglary gang who stole £150,000 of cars and jewellery are locked up

15 burglaries or attempted burglaries were committed at homes in Heckmondwike, Dewsbury, Gomersal, Cleckheaton, Huddersfield and Bradford

Milnsbridge flasher: Do you recognise him?

A 20-year-old woman saw a man expose himself in Milnsbridge

Counter-terrorist police used in hunt for missing Huddersfield sex offender who fled UK to try and return home to Sudan

Counter-terrorism police carry out a training exercise
Police swooped on the 27-year-old's last known address in Hillhouse during the hunt for him which criss-crossed Europe
We asked Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman for his views on the candidates

Labour Party leadership election: What does Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman think of the candidates?

Labour veteran on the pros and cons of all four leadership hopefuls

Tower of London poppies go on display at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

The ceramic poppies at Yorkshire Sculpture Park and the Tower on London
The original sculpture Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red was created to mark the centenary of the First World War

An elected mayor for Yorkshire? Have your say on devolution and more cash and power for our region

Yorkshire flag
Councillors fear devolution could spell end for likes of Kirklees

One in ten in Kirklees at risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Health officials to launch new scheme amid fears of thousands of new cases

Government offers 31m to help buy new Yorkshire Air Ambulance

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance in action on the Yorkshire moors
Plea from Geoffrey Boycott to Chancellor

E-cigs may be reason for almost 1,000 fewer Kirklees smokers signing up to official NHS quitting service

Government says it may get GPs to prescribe E-cigs
Mark Weeks

Make sure you're clear on employee eyecare says Wilby's Mark Weeks

The subtle differences in requirements according to an employee’s job role tend to sow doubt in the minds of employers about whether eye tests are required and who should arrange them

Tricky times ahead for global markets says Investec's Nick Gartland

Investors are mindful of the turmoil of the “taper tantrum” of 2013; when bonds and equities sold off as the Fed first floated the idea of ending its QE

Kirklees Business News: Read the September 1 edition here

All the latest news from the Kirklees business community
Ellie Procter (17) who was competing in the 13-19 years Womens Trio section with her partners Emily Wardman (18) from Leeds and Morgan Daniel (17) from Wakefield

Huddersfield sisters Olivia and Ellie Procter win acrobatic gymnastics medals at British Championships in Liverpool

Gold and bronze rewards for hard work

Business Profile: The Wonderworks' Rob Curran

Rob Curran, The Wonder Works
The company, which has its offices at Lindley’s Heritage Exchange and workshops at Shaw Lane, Halifax, supplies animated and static display items for shopping malls, garden centres and leisure venues

Fifty years on the job: Melyvn Hill celebrates long service at Hepworth's Wavin

Melvyn Hill , his daughter Lyndsey, his grand-daughter Jade and Brent Nicholls, Wavin managing director for South West Europe
Marking half a century at the same job he began at 15
 

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Are we fast food addicts? Figures show area as takeaway hotspot

Site of proposed Cummins Turbo Technologies factory at Ainley Top

Ainley Top villagers raise concerns over Cummins Turbo Technologies factory plan

Football League report on why Huddersfield Town fans won't get compensation for Blackpool abandonment published

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