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William Daibell whose screening test saved his life.

I could have been dead within days: Man spots poster in doctor's surgery and asks for test - two days later he had 12-hour heart op

It was pure chance that William Daibell man spotted a poster for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm screening in his local surgery, as he waited for a routine appointment

Kirklees Council Greenhead councillor Judith Hughes takes £19,000 leadership role on Fire Authority

She replaces her ward colleague Clr Mehboob Khan on regional board

Slaithwaite businesses club together to raise cash to help disabled adults centre hit by Allfloors Huddersfield Ltd collapse

Waves Daycare Centre Managing Director Sally-Anne Green and centre user John Roberts accept donation from Nick Lawton of JC Bower Skip Hire and Nicola Ratcliffe of Pennine Farm Services to make good money lost by collapse of AllFloors of Slaithwaite.
Waves Daycare Centre lost £825 to defunct Allfloors Huddersfield Ltd run by Gary Connor

Exile Paul Castlehouse plans Yorkshire Day fun in New Zealand

Couple set to wow community 12,000 miles form home with Yorkshire Day party

Woman who was almost FIVE times drink drive limit had downed nearly full bottle of gin before popping to shops, court told

Michelle Auty, jailed after getting behind the wheel while almost five times the legal limit.
A worried member of the public called police as the 27-year-old staggered from her car

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William Daibell whose screening test saved his life.

I could have been dead within days: Man spots poster in doctor's surgery and asks for test - two days later he had 12-hour heart op

It was pure chance that William Daibell man spotted a poster for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm screening in his local surgery, as he waited for a routine appointment

Kirklees Council Greenhead councillor Judith Hughes takes £19,000 leadership role on Fire Authority

She replaces her ward colleague Clr Mehboob Khan on regional board

Police investigation after Rastrick flat fire

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A man suffered smoke inhalation after escaping from the blaze at a ground floor flat on Burnsall Road at 8.50pm.
Roy Stobbs, of The Hollow in Meltham.

Meltham man Roy Stobbs found guilty of 25 charges of making indecent images of children as young as 3

Stobbs, who had already been convicted of similar offences in 2010 and was placed on the sex offenders register, now faces prison

New appeal to save Yorkshire's heritage to be launched in Huddersfield on Yorkshire Day

Kirklees Council and police team up to stop stone thefts

West Yorkshire Police launch new campaign to keep kids safe on social media and the web

West Yorkshire Police
Police and agencies have launched new campaign to co-incide with school holidays

Batley pub re-opens after £340,000 makeover

Fox and Hounds now boasts no fewer than EIGHT TV screens

Colne Valley UKIP chairman Greg Broome must resign after conviction for wife assault or will face no confidence vote says branch treasurer

UKIP byelection candidate Greg Broome in Golcar. updated
Branch treasurer Melanie Roberts has advised Broome to resign or face a vote of no confidence when the branch next meets on Tuesday

David Broadhead backs call for "better managed" Britain

David Broadhead
An all-Party group of MPs and the Chartered Management Institute have completed a report into management and leadership in the UK

Meet Bing, Huddersfield Royal Infirmary's £80,000 dummy patient

Hospital invests in state-of-the art training room for doctors and nurses

NHS England confirms probe into Locala's new mum services

Locala Community Partnerships
Claims that core nursing duties being neglected in favour of private chargeable services

Campaigners tug at heart strings in bid to save services at Dewsbury District Hospital

Patients hang 'thank you' messages on hospital entrance sign
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LV= rated best insurer for customer satisfaction

Insurer LV= scored highly in a survey of 10,000 cobnsumers across the UK

Clough & Co warns tradespeople over HMRC campaign

Nigel Westman, partner at Clough & Company in Cleckheaton
HMRC is targeting painters and decorators in the first phase of a benchmarking campaign to check they are paying the correct amount of tax

J Brindon Addy backs talented cyclist

Holme Valley butcher Brindon Addy is sponsoring 18-year Gabriel Cullaigh as he sets his sights on a career as a racing cyclist
Can you pass our GCSE History quiz?

Can you pass GCSE History? Try our quiz plus learn more about the Kings and Queens of England

The First World War, World War Two and women's suffrage are all on the curriculum

Andrew Jackson: Student loans

There's a shortfall in the student loans system with the Government being forced to pick up the tab.

J Brindon Addy backs talented cyclist

Holme Valley butcher Brindon Addy is sponsoring 18-year Gabriel Cullaigh as he sets his sights on a career as a racing cyclist

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Exile Paul Castlehouse plans Yorkshire Day fun in New Zealand

A letter sent from Australia to Mirfield Tour de France legend Brian Robinson, who was injured while out riding his bike. The letter was delivered despite the absence of a full address.

Tour de France legend Brian Robinson, 83, now recovering at home after being knocked off his bike

Meet Bing, Huddersfield Royal Infirmary's £80,000 dummy patient

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