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The vineyard, the objectors and the 'vicious hate campaign' which engulfed a planning application in leafy Holmfirth

Holmfirth Vineyard owners the Shevelings and the area in question
The vineyard's owners said the issue had affected their child’s education and hobbies, while neighbours said the vineyard’s operations affected their quality of life

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

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

Batley pub Taverners Club destroyed by 4am blaze

The Taverners Club
Investigation into fire at Taverners Club on Heritage Road in Batley

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

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The ceramic poppies at Yorkshire Sculpture Park and the Tower on London

Tower of London poppies go on display at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

John Madigan's home on Thornhill Road, Longwood

Former Conservative Club turned spacious family home: Take a tour of our Property of the Week

Stephen Jackson's Apricot Cobbler With Tom and Jerry Custard

Apricot Cobbler with Tom & Jerry Custard: Recipe by Stephen Jackson

Nostalgia images from 1986

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

Huddersfield Examiner calendar 2015

Examiner calendar 2016: submit your pictures!

Last chance to book your free back to school messages in the Examiner

McDonalds staff will deliver your food to your table

McDonalds to roll out table service at its Huddersfield restauraunts from October

More than 30 shops are up for sale or to let in Huddersfield Town Centre

More pedestrian zones and greater numbers living there: Kirklees Council's 'masterplan' to save Huddersfield town centre

2,000 people living in town, but we can't determine the market says Clr Peter McBride

Batley pub Taverners Club destroyed by 4am blaze

The Taverners Club
Investigation into fire at Taverners Club on Heritage Road in Batley

The vineyard, the objectors and the 'vicious hate campaign' which engulfed a planning application in leafy Holmfirth

Holmfirth Vineyard owners the Shevelings and the area in question
The vineyard's owners said the issue had affected their child’s education and hobbies, while neighbours said the vineyard’s operations affected their quality of life
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
More than 30 shops are up for sale or to let in Huddersfield Town Centre

More pedestrian zones and greater numbers living there: Kirklees Council's 'masterplan' to save Huddersfield town centre

2,000 people living in town, but we can't determine the market says Clr Peter McBride

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

We asked Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman for his views on 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

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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More than 30 shops are up for sale or to let in Huddersfield Town Centre

More pedestrian zones and greater numbers living there: Kirklees Council's 'masterplan' to save Huddersfield town centre

John Madigan's home on Thornhill Road, Longwood

Former Conservative Club turned spacious family home: Take a tour of our Property of the Week

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

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