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Huddersfield Carnival. The carnival on St John's Road.

Huddersfield Carnival 2014: Thousands line the streets as 30th anniversary spectacle delights crowds

The procession set off from the Hudawi Cultural Centre in Great Northern Street at 1pm, dancing its way along Willow Lane East and St John’s Road

Teenager struck by car and dragged 100ft down Westgate in Huddersfield town centre accident on Saturday night

Westgate closed off after a man was struck by car and dragged underneath.
Man, 17, trapped under car in midnight horror accident in Huddersfield town centre

West Yorkshire firefighters to take part in eight consecutive days of strike action from Monday

Strike action
Series of short strikes are a change in tactics by the Fire Brigades Union

Top GP claims Huddersfield patients forced to go private for outpatient appointments

Dr Steve Ollerton
Dr Steve Ollerton said he did not think there was a choice for Huddersfield patients anymore as HRI and CRH were rarely able to match the availability of the private providers

Man who became addicted to roulette machine in bookies delivered crack to get more cash to play, court told

Derron Paul, 42, sentenced to four years in jail
He had poured money into the machine and foolishly when he was offered a small sum for delivering drugs agreed to do so, spending the money he received on the same machine
Jason McCartney and author Chris Longden

Author Chris Longden launches dark rom com in Marsden coffee mill

Chris Longden launched her novel Mind Games and Ministers and gave people a sneak preview of the town’s new Coffee Mill

The number of children in care in Kirklees has gone up 20% in the last five years

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Some 85 children in Kirklees seeking a foster home

Teenager struck by car and dragged 100ft down Westgate in Huddersfield town centre accident on Saturday night

Westgate closed off after a man was struck by car and dragged underneath.
Boy, 17, trapped under car in midnight horror accident in Huddersfield town centre
Andy Coulson, former News of the World editor and the former spin doctor of British Prime Minister David Cameron, leaves the Central Criminal Court in London

Robert Sutcliffe: Why jailing Rolf Harris was wrong

British love of schadenfreude explains all

Gemma Simpson: Man charged with murdering girl who disappeared on way to Huddersfield in 2000

Missing person Gemma Simpson who disappeared May 2000
Gemma Simpson disappeared from her home in Leeds in May 2000 after telling friends she was going to stay with a friend in Huddersfield

Man arrested over Leeds woman Gemma Simpson's murder 14 years after her disappearance while travelling to Huddersfield

Missing person Gemma Simpson who disappeared May 2000
Gemma told friends she was going to stay with a friend in Huddersfield but disappeared from her home in Leeds in May 2000
Jason McCartney and author Chris Longden

Author Chris Longden launches dark rom com in Marsden coffee mill

Chris Longden launched her novel Mind Games and Ministers and gave people a sneak preview of the town’s new Coffee Mill

Top GP claims Huddersfield patients forced to go private for outpatient appointments

Dr Steve Ollerton
Dr Steve Ollerton said he did not think there was a choice for Huddersfield patients anymore as HRI and CRH were rarely able to match the availability of the private providers

Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman demands end to "rotten" system of school holidays

Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman
System allegedly based on "harvest times" and "when the mills close down"

Hairy Bikers Diet Club: Si & Dave's top 10 tips for healthy weight loss this summer

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Top GP claims Huddersfield patients forced to go private for outpatient appointments

Dr Steve Ollerton
Dr Steve Ollerton said he did not think there was a choice for Huddersfield patients anymore as HRI and CRH were rarely able to match the availability of the private providers

Huddersfield hospital chiefs confirm no mums turned away from maternity wards

NHS
Service was suspended for three hours
Simon Bodsworth, marketing and development manager at Daval Furniture in Slaithwaite

Daval Furniture reports "fantastic" half-year sales

Slaithwaite-based Daval Furniture has lifted sales by 15% for the first six months of the year after a successful showing at an industry exhibition

NCS appoints Huddersfield man to key role

Sean Anderson (left), Jonathan Selwood-Hogg (centre) and David Gardner of construction firm NCS, which has opened a Leeds office
Jonathan Selwood-Hogg has joined construction company NCS as business development director

Mark Weeks, of Wilby Ltd, puts the focus on fire safety

Mark Weeks
Businesses must make sure they meet the rules regarding fire safety in the workplace, says Mark Weeks, of Wilby Ltd

Kirklees College holds mega graduation ceremony at Dewsbury Town Hall - are you pictured?

Students wore traditional gowns and caps to receive their certificates in the graduation ceremony at Dewsbury Town Hall, from college principal Peter McCann

New headteacher appointed for Colne Valley High School as latest Ofsted reports improvements

Since the school failed its Ofsted after an inspection in December 2012 and went into special measures a couple of months later it has undergone several Ofsted revisits and inspections since then

Teenager accused of murdering Leeds teacher Ann Maguire 'accepts responsibility for her unlawful killing'

Ann Maguire
No pleas were entered and a trial on the murder charge is scheduled for November

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Huddersfield Carnival. The carnival on St John's Road.

Huddersfield Carnival 2014: Thousands line the streets as 30th anniversary spectacle delights crowds

Mozzarellas restaurant, Peel Street, Marsden

Mozzarellas in Marsden to be used for filming E4 drama series Banana on Tuesday

Strike action

West Yorkshire firefighters to take part in eight consecutive days of strike action from Monday

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