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Kirklees Council's new District Committee gets 'in a pickle'

New committee at forefront of devolution, but 1st meeting took place before decison on what they'll do

Vandals trash Rowley Lane Pre-School at Lepton just days before new term

Yobs rip dolls apart and burn them in "mindless" attack

Health trust behind Dewsbury and District Hospital is fourth most complained about in England

Dewsbury District Hospital
Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust received almost four complaints a day in 2013/14

Travellers leave one illegal Huddersfield encampment - but more arrive at Salendine Nook

Two tyres were among the rubbish left by travellers on the Bradley to Birkby Greenway, off Leeds Road, Deighton. updated
Bleach bottle, weedkiller packet and rotting food left among blackberry bushes on Bradley to Birkby Greenway

£9,000 fine for brawlers after Christmas Eve fight in Cleckheaton pub car park

The George, Cleckheaton
Leeds Crown Court heard that both groups had been drinking in the George public house in Cleckheaton on December 24 last year and as a result of some scuffles breaking out a number of them had been asked to leave or escorted out
Barry Sheerman performs the official re-opening of Almondbury Post Office.

Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman officially reopens Almondbury Post Office

Residents delighted as Post Office gets new lease of life

David Gronow: Tributes after Huddersfield sporting figure collapses and dies at Yorkshire cricket match

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He was a familiar figure across the sporting world, and is perhaps best known for his work as club historian for the Huddersfield Giants

Anger as more travellers turn up at Celandine Avenue playing fields in Salendine Nook

Travellers have camped on the football pitch at Celandine Avenue playing fields in Salendine Nook
Examiner reporter threatened as travellers set up camp on football pitch
Craig Wilcox

Dovestone Reservoir death: Two more arrested in Craig Wilcox murder probe

Police make arersts over reservoir death

Meltham man Roy Stobbs jailed for second lot of child porn crimes

Roy Stobbs
Second offence for porn pervert

Huddersfield man Pepukayi Chitakunye jailed for sex assaults

Leeds Crown Court
Court hears how teenage girl was repeatedly assaulted
Barry Sheerman performs the official re-opening of Almondbury Post Office.

Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman officially reopens Almondbury Post Office

Residents delighted as Post Office gets new lease of life

WATCH: Travellers leave waste at one illegal Huddersfield encampment - but more arrive at Salendine Nook

Two tyres were among the rubbish left by travellers on the Bradley to Birkby Greenway, off Leeds Road, Deighton. updated
Bleach bottle, weedkiller packet and rotting food left among blackberry bushes on Bradley to Birkby Greenway

Conservatives select solicitor Imtiaz Ameen to contest Batley and Spen seat at 2015 general election

Former Kirklees councillor selected as Conservative candidate

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary League of Friends celebrate 60 years of service

Group supports patients and families along with fundraising for equipment

From 250 deaths at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and Calderdale Royal Hospital, there are just NINE organ donors - and that is one of the BEST records in Yorkshire

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley
NHS appeals for more organ donors at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and Calderdale Royal Hospital

Watchdog airs complaints over patients registering with NHS dentists as Almondbury woman travels to Elland to see her dentist

Almondbury woman, 24, says she has to trek all way to Elland!
Award nomination, the Pink Pig, Emley - Nick Wilson, MD of the Pink Pig and Susan Crowther, HR manager, the Pink Pig.

Pink Pig boss Nick Wilson nominated for Employer of the Year at the MS Awards

Nick Wilson, of The Pink Pig, has been nominated for an award by employee Susan Crowther after she was diagnosed with MS

Huddersfield paving stone supplier Marshalls reports pre-tax profits up 75%

The firm said revenues lifted 15% to £180 million in the six months to June 30, as trading conditions cheered across all its major markets

Clough & Company in tax errors alert

Nigel Westman, partner at Clough & Company in Cleckheaton
An estimated 3.5m underpaid tax during the 2013-14 financial year, according to chartered accountancy firm Clough & Company

BIPP associateships for Huddersfield photographers Chrissy Eastwood and Nicole Jopek

Professional photographers Chrissy Eastwood and Nicole Jopek have received top honours

Astonishing art book kept by a wartime Huddersfield nurse sheds touching light on injured World War One soldiers

Wartime sketchbook
The great grand daughter of Hilda Brook has now begun research into the artists and hopes to show their talents with surviving family members

New TV show for Educating Yorkshire star Mushy P

Special show for stammering student

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  • HTAFC: Huddersfield Town have rejected Wolves’ approach to take Danny Ward on a free transfer, sources suggest.

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  • NEWS: One of the travellers pitched up at Salendine Nook threatened to punch our reporter earlier today.

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  • NEWS:  A £50,000 diamond ring has been stolen from a shop in Leeds. Police have this afternoon released an image of the ring, which was stolen on Monday, in a bid to track it down.

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  • Yes, its that time of year again. It's Xfactor time!

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  • Callous vandals have trashed Rowley Lane Pre School. See the full story here.

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  • Update on the Bradford Road crash: Witnesses told the cyclist was flung 30ft down the road and knocked unconscious after he was clipped by a 4x4.

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  • Our reporter Nick has been to the scene of the Bradford Road crash.  Looks like a cyclist has been struck by a car and has suffered serious head injuries.

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Travellers have camped on the football pitch at Celandine Avenue playing fields in Salendine Nook

Anger as more travellers turn up at Celandine Avenue playing fields in Salendine Nook

Two tyres were among the rubbish left by travellers on the Bradley to Birkby Greenway, off Leeds Road, Deighton. updated

WATCH: Travellers leave waste at one illegal Huddersfield encampment - but more arrive at Salendine Nook

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