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Huddersfield woman received more than £7,000 for selling personal insurance data to car hire firm, court told

Louise Adams was a personal injury claims consultant with Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society when she started receiving payment for providing information data about recent claims to the company

Hagg Wood shooting: Man blasted in chest in Holmfirth wood talks of his fight for life during attempted murder trial

Convicted drug dealer Neil Hazelwood from Whitefield who was kidnapped and shot.
Convicted drug dealer Neil Hazelwood, 29, was taken hostage by men who demanded two kilos of cocaine or £100,000 in September last year

Judges throw out school worker's £50,000 compensation claim that she developed back pain from pushing around disabled girl, 7, on flat surface after just 13 days in the job

Rastrick High School
Helen Sloan, from Brighouse, had been working at 1,400-pupil Rastrick High School for only 13 days when she pulled her back whilst moving a disabled schoolgirl

Looking for a new job? Kirklees Council seeking new director for £121k a year role

Kirklees Council
Kirklees job advert for a Director for Commissioning, Public Health and Adult Social Care

20 people sign up to help run Golcar Library as Kirklees looks to make savings

Golcar Library.
First community meeting saw 30 people attend to find out options to save village library

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Kirklees Council agrees to £2.5m vehicle replacement programme

Council vehicles need replacing so Cabinet agree to funding boost and new policy

30 people sign up to help run Golcar Library as Kirklees looks to make savings

Golcar Library.
First community meeting saw 30 people attend to find out options to save village library

Looking for a new job? Kirklees Council seeking new director for £121k a year role

Kirklees Council
Kirklees job advert for a Director for Commissioning, Public Health and Adult Social Care
Convicted drug dealer Neil Hazelwood from Whitefield who was kidnapped and shot.

Hagg Wood shooting: Man blasted in chest in Holmfirth wood talks of his fight for life during attempted murder trial

Convicted drug dealer Neil Hazelwood, 29, was taken hostage by men who demanded two kilos of cocaine or £100,000 in September last year

Former Huddersfield takeaway worker who battered wife to death with clawhammer could be freed in just 15 years

Privately-educated student and former Huddersfield takeaway worker Danish Irfan showed no emotion as a judge told him today that he must stay behind bars for a least 15 years before he could be considered for release following the brutal murder of 21-year-old mum Ridda Zanab at home

Former Huddersfield takeaway worker guilty of murdering wife with claw hammer

Hammer killer Danish Irfan. updated
Danish Irfan, 22, who used to live in Great Northern Street, had already admitted the manslaughter of Ridda Zanab at their Bradford home last November, but it took a jury just two hours to find him guilty of murder following a trial at Bradford Crown Court

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
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NHS England confirms probe into Locala's new mum services

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

Green light for Huddersfield and Halifax hospitals on new NHS safety website

Accident & Emergency Dept at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley
But Dewsbury flagged red as "among the worst" on a range of quality standards

Wesco Aircraft shares in Eurofighter spend

Clayton West-based Wesco Aircraft is among Yorkshire firms to benefit to the tune of £12.5m as suppliers to the Eurofighter Typhoon

Bluebird Care (Kirklees) sponsors charity cyclist

A home care company based in Huddersfield is sponsoring Paul Terry, who is cycling around Kirklees to raise cash for Kirkwood Hospice

Conroy Brook appoints site manager

Richard Hutchinson, site manager at Conroy Brook's Mayfield Court development at Dodworth, South Yorkshire
Brockholes developer Conroy Brook has appointed Richard Hutchionson as site manager at its new scheme in Dodworth
Rastrick High School

Judges throw out school worker's £50,000 compensation claim that she developed back pain from pushing around disabled girl, 7, on flat surface after just 13 days in the job

Helen Sloan, from Brighouse, had been working at 1,400-pupil Rastrick High School for only 13 days when she pulled her back whilst moving a disabled schoolgirl

Hipperholme pupils honoured for their sporting achievements

Award also named in honour of former head of PE Matt Barratt

Brighouse pupil wins outstanding pupil of the year award

Harvey Bissell praised for his work at Brighouse school

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