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Crash featured on Helicopter Heroes

Skelmanthorpe family's crash horror featured on BBC1 Helicopter Heroes

Jane Humphrey was flown to hospital by Yorkshire Air Ambulance following crash with a lorry - and it will be shown on TV

Did you get your primary school first choice for next year? Tell our survey on first National Offer Day

Today is the day when parents find out whether their primary school admission applications have been successful in getting their child or children into their preferred place
Today is the day when parents find out whether their primary school admission applications have been successful in getting their child or children into their preferred place

Three jailed for New Mill attack in which student was blindfolded, tied up and beaten

Davie Ferguson, William Lynch and Natalie Daley
Student's terror as he was attacked after drinking spree

How can spending a penny cost £200,000? Calderdale Council reckons it would cost that to spruce up one toilet block

Public toilets next to Brighouse Bus Station
Toilets near Brighouse bus station form part of Calderdale's asset disposal plan

Spectre of NHS strike looms as 450,000 health workers asked to ballot for industrial action - including 4,000 in our area

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary
Thousands of Huddersfield and Calderdale health workers to take part

Kirklees Council workmen 'ignored health and safety' in late-night roads fix

Driver's anger over 'accident waiting to happen'

Colne Valley Labour candidate Binni Joshi Barr stands down for health reasons

New candidate selection for Colne Valley as Labour woman stands down

Were you pictured in the Examiner in 1985? Take a look at our nostalgia pictures and see who you recognise

We've gone back in time almost 30 years for this week's nostalgia special - see who you recognise
Davie Ferguson, William Lynch and Natalie Daley

Three jailed for New Mill attack in which student was blindfolded, tied up and beaten

Student's terror as he was attacked after drinking spree

18-year-old arrested over armed robbery at Honley Domino's

Domino's Pizza at former Railway pub, Honley
Attack happened on Sunday night at Domino's Pizza on Huddersfield Road

Huddersfield thugs who attacked boy in Ravensknowle Park fail in appeal to get sentences cut

Thomas Clements and Luke Greenwood
Thomas Garfield Clements, 20, and Luke Stephen Greenwood, 21, were each caged for five years at Leeds Crown Court in November after admitting the robbery

Colne Valley Labour candidate Binni Joshi Barr stands down for health reasons

New candidate selection for Colne Valley as Labour woman stands down

Kirklees Labour pledge on business, housing, road repairs and community grow-it projects in manifesto ahead of May 22 local elections

Kirklees Council Leader-Elect David Sheard.
The party launched its election manifesto ahead of the May 22 local election - when nine current Labour councillors will seek re-election and party candidates will contest the remaining seats

First step to devolving Kirklees Council services backed by cross-party councillors

Kirklees Council logo
But not all could agree on where local boundaries should fall
Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley

Whole of HRI would have to be strengthened to let Yorkshire Air Ambulance land on roof

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Air Ambulances (APPGAA) has highlighted that 60% of major trauma centres have ‘inadequate’ air ambulance landing facilities

Oh baby: annual party for parents helped by hospital's Assisted Conception Unit

Sixteenth annual party for families helped by assisted conception unit

Watch: Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham on how public can stop "steamroller" of proposed Huddersfield and Halifax A&E cut

Top Labour politician says health chiefs have 'not made out clinical case' for change
Ian Cour, of NatWest. with Jessica Elvidge, owner of Princess Paws Dog Grooming and Spa, and dog Missy

NatWest backs dog grooming and spa business

A dog grooming salon offering mud baths, coat colouring and dental treatment for pampered pooches has opened with funding from NatWest

Pepamint secures place among UK's top social media businesses

Nicola Mellor of Pepamint
Slaithwaite-based Pepamint has been listed in the Social Media Top 500

Woodcock & Wilson appoints new managing director

Woodcock & Wilson chairman Mark Jones (left) with new managing director Ian Crum
Fan manufacturer Woodcock & Wilson has made changes at the top as long-standing MD Mark Jones moves to chairman
Chickenley Community J I and N School

Chickenley Community Junior, Infant and Nursery School rescue plan gets thumbs down from Ofsted

In an unusual move, HMI inspector Jonathan Brown has revisited the 294-pupil school and described its action plan to turn things around as “not fit for purpose”

Three jailed for New Mill attack in which student was blindfolded, tied up and beaten

Davie Ferguson, William Lynch and Natalie Daley
Student's terror as he was attacked after drinking spree

Did you get your primary school first choice for next year? Tell our survey on first National Offer Day

Today is the day when parents find out whether their primary school admission applications have been successful in getting their child or children into their preferred place
Today is the day when parents find out whether their primary school admission applications have been successful in getting their child or children into their preferred place

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