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British Geological Survey map into areas where there is potential for shale gas. Yellow shows areas that are licensed while blue areas with lines through highlight areas surveyed that could be used for fracking.

Could Kirklees be in the fracking firing line?

Map shows part of Kirklees as 'prospective area' for extraction of oil and gas from fracking

Dalton dog attack on toddler: Beautiful smile of tot attacked by pet

Jensen, the 14-month-old, attacked by the dog in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, and is currently in hospital with his 'devastated' mother Stephanie Dunk. updated
Incident occurred on Saturday afternoon

Meltham man Roy Stobbs on trial accused of 25 charges of making indecent images of children

Roy Stobbs, of The Hollow in Meltham.
The court heard that forensic experts recovered the images after attempts had been made to delete them from both computers, the first of which Stobbs maintains he got second hand

Colne Valley UKIP chairman Greg Broome may resign after being found guilty of assault on wife

UKIP byelection candidate Greg Broome in Golcar.
Greg Broome injured estranged wife's face during argument in bathroom

Huddersfield man Jonathan Pardon's death prompts heatwave 'no reservoir swimming' warning from Yorkshire Water

Jonathan Pardon whose body was found after going missing after going swimming in a rural reservoir
New plea over water safety as heatwave continues

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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
Hammer killer Danish Irfan. updated

Former Huddersfield takeaway worker guilty of murdering wife with claw hammer

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

Meltham man Roy Stobbs on trial accused of 25 charges of making indecent images of children

Roy Stobbs, of The Hollow in Meltham.
The court heard that forensic experts recovered the images after attempts had been made to delete them from both computers, the first of which Stobbs maintains he got second hand

Colne Valley UKIP chairman Greg Broome may resign after being found guilty of assault on wife

UKIP byelection candidate Greg Broome in Golcar.
Greg Broome injured estranged wife's face during argument in bathroom
UKIP byelection candidate Greg Broome in Golcar. updated

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

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

Chinese billionaires in Huddersfield to look at investment opportunities outside London

The Mayor and Mayoress of Kirklees, Clrs Ken Smith and Christine Smith, along with MP Barry Sheerman (centre) welcome Wenmei Du (centre left) and her delegation from the China Innovation and Development Association who were visiting the town.
A group of high-powered investors from China has toured Huddersfield's educational and business "hotspots"

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

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Richard Hutchinson, site manager at Conroy Brook's Mayfield Court development at Dodworth, South Yorkshire

Conroy Brook appoints site manager

Brockholes developer Conroy Brook has appointed Richard Hutchionson as site manager at its new scheme in Dodworth

Ramsdens Solicitors shortlisted for award

The private client team at Ramsdens is in the running for Legal Team of the Year at the STEP Privaye Client Awards

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

Young readers celebrate their success in a nationwide literacy scheme

Students and staff at Huddersfield New College read and reviewed books for the Six Book Challenge

Can you pass GSCE Science? Try our quiz - and check out 15 important scientific discoveries

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Huddersfield University prize for Elland mum Lindsey Emerton

Student's vital research in Huddersfield into childhood safety

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