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Savers in collapsed Castle & Minster Credit Union should get money back within seven days

Financial Services Compensation Scheme says all £2.4 million of savings are safe

Penistone fire death boy told police his dad started the blaze

Coroner heard fatally-injured 12-year-old told doctors and police his father - Darren Sykes - had set the house on fire

Double killer David Mitchell given whole life term after killing sex offender

David Mitchell updated
Murderer likely to die in jail

Elland Nursery children inspired to help fundraise for cancer sufferer Will Binns

Children and staff at Waters Edge Nursery in Elland are fundraising for Will Binns, who is battling cancer.
Dan Binns works at Water's Edge Nursery and his brother Will is suffering from cancer

Drunk Cardiff City fan Carl Hill swore at police officer before Huddersfield Town game

Hill pleaded guilty to drunk and disorderly behaviour when he appeared at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Number of child sex offences recorded in West Yorkshire have gone up by a third

Figures obtained via a FOI show that in the last nine months 1,528 child sex offences were recorded in West Yorkshire

Hospital bed in a toilet for shocked Huddersfield Royal Infirmary patient Darren Walters

Darren Walters' bed was in a hospital toilet.
Mattress wedged under shower for Huddersfield patient

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Drug dealer Mohammed Akram jailed for 10 years

Akram admitted further drug offences while on bail after supplying drugs to an undercover police officer

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Popular Almondbury hairdresser and cricketer took his own life

Almondbury man and Lascelles Hall Cricket Club player, Simon Walker
An inquest at Huddersfield Magistrates Court heard 32-year-old dad Simon Walker had been suffering with depression

Final stages for building of new Rastrick Fire Station

Open day planned for local residents

Tour de Yorkshire organisers confirm route details

Thrilling race through parts of Huddersfield and Holme and Colne Valleys

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Baby boom as 17 Portland Nurseries staff have babies in last 12 months - with two more due in weeks

Girls got brass: Huddersfield Tea & Tarts WI musical novices start up brass band to perform at Royal Albert Hall

Injured horse Oscar Flyer saved from slaughterhouse and nursed back to winning ways by Huddersfield woman

Nostalgia: This week we're looking back at Huddersfield 25 years ago - Now that's a scary thought if you're pictured!

Watch: Huddersfield skateboarder scene going from strength to strength

Restaurant Review: Toss O'Coin at New Mill

This week's All Our Yesterday's feature looks back to February 1988 - Are you in there?

Baby boom as 17 nursery staff have babies in 12 months - with two more due in weeks

In the last three years Portland Nurseries group has seen 35 babies born to employees

Shelley Brook admits £42,000 of benefit fraud over four year period

Kirklees Magistrates' Court
Brook, of Blackmoorfoot Road in Crosland Moor, failed to declare that she was living with her partner

£30m cycling boost welcomed, but let's get the routes right for all, says Mirfield councillor Martyn Bolt

Clr Martyn Bolt on the £30m cycling funding announced by the government this week

Man who racially abused and punched taxi drivers walks free from court

Damien Scanlon, of Dalton, also damaged two taxis after drunken night out

Double killer David Mitchell given whole life term for killing sex offender

David Mitchell updated
Murderer likely to die in jail

Number of child sex offences recorded in West Yorkshire have gone up by a third

Figures obtained via a FOI show that in the last nine months 1,528 child sex offences were recorded in West Yorkshire

Lewis Byram hits top four for Holmfirth Harriers in nationals

Youngster stars in cross-country championships on Hampstead Heath

Huddersfield mum reveals nine month wait for daughter's wheelchair

NHS campaigners say Kirklees and Calderdale wheelchair services still not up to speed

Number of registered voters in Huddersfield has fallen by nearly 4,000 in the past year

According to the figures the area has suffered one of biggest drops nationally

Hartshead heart patient John Laville gives thumbs up to new local service

Tests done at GP practice instead of hospital as North Kirklees officials roll out care closer to home scheme

Family and Health: Life after a catastrophic stroke

Annette Dancer has finally had to accept that she is now disabled - but that doesn't mean she's given up on living life to the full.

Huddersfield firm Paxman in six-figure boost to crack US market

Fenay Bridge firm Paxman expects to create up to 10 jobs after a £470,000 boost from Yorkshire Bank to help it enter the US market

Riasca UK Ltd bought by two former employees

Stewart Marshall and Paul Buckley have acquired Riasca UK Ltd, the company where they were previously employees

We are International recruits more export ambassadors

Exporters in Bradford and Halifax have been recruited to help Kirklees firms break into overaess markets

Faith PR director Carl Hopkins nominated for Man of the Year in the International Women’s Day Awards 2015

Stefanie Hopkins, of Faith PR, with newly-appointed commercial director Carl Hopkins
Entrepreneur Carl Hopkins has been nominated for an award recognising his contribution to the success of Brighouse-based Faith PR

Hundreds look for job opportunities for the future in Huddersfield

Success of apprenticeship evening

King James's School sees red over teenager Alana Harrison's new hairstyle

Family anger over isolation ban for pupil

Huddersfield Parish Church wins Huddersfield Civic Society’s annual Design Awards

Huddersfield Civic Society urges Kirklees Council to take tougher action against businesses that flout planning laws
 

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3,000 have a say on future of Kirklees library service as museums come under the spotlight

David Mitchell updated

Double killer David Mitchell given whole life term for killing sex offender

Final stages for building of new Rastrick Fire Station

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