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Businessman attacked by masked gang in robbery at Shelley home

The men, clad in balaclavas, physically attacked the 51-year-old who has not been named

Boss of Sandmoor Motors in Birstall Christopher Christoforou jailed over "wholesale dishonesty" in car deals

Sandmoor Motors in Birstall
Consumer watchdogs checks led to court case which heard said on 13 occasions vehicles were found to have higher mileage than stated in adverts and on three occasions customers were not informed the vehicles were insurance write offs

Mohammed Karani insists runaway van which killed Dewsbury mum had handbrake fully on

The white Ford Transit Connect which struck mum-of-four Shabana Ahmed can be seen in the centre of the picture
Court hears of woman's tragic death

Lindley Moor housing scheme roadworks which caused huge delays for M62 commuters near Huddersfield are removed!

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Anger over lights close to motorway junction which have led to tailbacks - let us know how you got on

Huddersfield hit-and-run victim still in hospital four days after incident near Greenhead Park

Police at accident scene on Gledholt Road, Gledholt, Huddersfield
Police make new appeal after the woman spent a fourth day being treated for serious facial and head injuries

Are health changes just shifting care responsibility onto local council?

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley
First joint meeting of Kirklees and Calderdale Scrutiny Panels looks at community care and future hospital services

New M62 business park at Chain Bar could create 1,000 jobs

The former North Bierley water treatment works (centre of picture) could become a 500,000sq ft industrial and business park under plans tabled by Keyland Developments
About 1,000 jobs could be created by turning North Bierley water treatment works into a site for industrial units, it is claimed

A healthier takeaway? Check out our guide to calories and fats in your fast food faves as Kirklees Council aim to make them healthier

Fish and chips are England's delicacy - don't forget the mushy peas
Results include a cut in salt levels, poaching instead of frying and reduced sugar drinks

Huddersfield's Phones 4U store will not be saved despite partial takeover

Phones 4u
Almost 1,700 staff have lost their jobs with the closure of 360 Phones 4u stores, including one at King Street in Huddersfield

Century-old pictures of Yorkshire's coastal resorts and beauty spots like you've never seen them before

Children's Corner, Bridlington
And you'll be surprised to find out where they came from

22 young girls in Kirklees currently at risk of child sexual exploitation, report reveals

Anti-child sexual exploitation campaign poster
Police and council explain the situation in our area after the horrifying revelations in Rotherham

Huddersfield Hilly Half Marathon back for fourth year

Chris Roche on the challenging course
The event will again see runners take on the challenging course of Huddersfield’s hilly terrains in support of Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice

Recovery College Kirklees launches to help people learn their way back to health

Steven Michael OBE, Chief Executive of South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
New classes will aid recovery from mental and physical ill-health

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Seonaid Matheson and her daughter Ruby Paechter get stuck in at Huddersfield Town Hall

First ever Great Northern Ukulele Festival in Huddersfield strikes the right chord

Cannon Hall's baby alpacas

Cannon Hall Farm welcomes alpaca babies born last night

Jessica Gunning attending the premiere of new film Pride in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday 2 September, 2014. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire

Watch: Former Holmfirth High pupil Jessica Gunning stars in smash hit movie Pride

Richard Kiel, who played Bond baddie Jaws, has passed away aged 74

In fond memory of Richard 'Jaws' Kiel, we ask: how well do you know your Bond villains?

Heather Croft and her home in Slaithwaite

Property of the Week: Crimble Bank in Slaithwaite

Picture perfect: amazing tattoos by Huddersfield artist

Marsden Photography Club member Steve Shaw's ethereal shot of the moon

Supermoon! Stunning harvest moon pictured above Huddersfield

Phones 4u

Huddersfield's Phones 4U store will not be saved despite partial takeover

Almost 1,700 staff have lost their jobs with the closure of 360 Phones 4u stores, including one at King Street in Huddersfield

Mohammed Karani insists runaway van which killed Dewsbury mum had handbrake fully on

The white Ford Transit Connect which struck mum-of-four Shabana Ahmed can be seen in the centre of the picture
Court hears of woman's tragic death

Huddersfield by night: Send us your pictures

Charlotte Graham/Facebook
Charlotte Graham sent us these two beautiful shots of Huddersfield at night and we'd love to see more.
Geoff Mellor of Waterloo pictured with his Arctic Star medal

Burglar steals war hero's medals from Almondbury home

Geoff Mellor, 88, only received one of them, the Arctic Star, last year – 68 years after his 19th birthday which was spent on the notorious Arctic convoys

Boss of Sandmoor Motors in Birstall Christopher Christoforou jailed over "wholesale dishonesty" in car deals

Sandmoor Motors in Birstall
Consumer watchdogs checks led to court case which heard said on 13 occasions vehicles were found to have higher mileage than stated in adverts and on three occasions customers were not informed the vehicles were insurance write offs

Huddersfield hit-and-run victim still in hospital four days after incident near Greenhead Park

Police at accident scene on Gledholt Road, Gledholt, Huddersfield
Police make new appeal after the woman spent a fourth day being treated for serious facial and head injuries

Emmerdale actress Tracy Brabin and Labour politician Jo Cox return to Heckmondwike Grammar School

High-profile ex-students meet head Mike Cook at old school

Shepley chosen to be Smart Village in new EU backed Digichampz project

New focus on bid to boost rural broadband

Are health changes just shifting care responsibility onto local council?

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley
First joint meeting of Kirklees and Calderdale Scrutiny Panels looks at community care and future hospital services
Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley

Are health changes just shifting care responsibility onto local council?

First joint meeting of Kirklees and Calderdale Scrutiny Panels looks at community care and future hospital services

Health and Family: Why are men not fighting the obesity battle?

Just as many men as women in the UK are obese and yet slimming clubs are seen as an exclusively female world.

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary League of Friends celebrate 60 years of service

Group supports patients and families along with fundraising for equipment

Eddisons property sale generates £6m-plus

Property in Huddersfield featured among the lots at Eddisons' first property auction following the summer break

Forum of Private Business warns over regulatory costs

Forum of Private Business
The cost of complying with regulations has risen to £1.5bn for Yorkshire's SMEs, according to the Forum of Private Business

Business Connector Jonathan Wales delivers half-year report

Bank manager Jonathan Wales has been kept busy during his first six months as Business Connector in Huddersfield

Emmerdale actress Tracy Brabin and Labour politician Jo Cox return to Heckmondwike Grammar School

High-profile ex-students meet head Mike Cook at old school

The great Stile Common School reunion

Former pupils and teachers meet up to reminisce

George Hotel's Rugby League Heritage Centre memorabilia to go on tour - before heading back to new Huddersfield home

Gillette Rugby League Heritage Centre formerly at George Hotel, Huddersfield
Exact details of the new home are not being revealed but both the John Smith’s Stadium and the University of Huddersfield have been mooted
 

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Huddersfield by night: Send us your pictures

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Lindley Moor housing scheme roadworks which caused huge delays for M62 commuters near Huddersfield are removed!

Police at accident scene on Gledholt Road, Gledholt, Huddersfield

Huddersfield hit-and-run victim still in hospital four days after incident near Greenhead Park

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