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Councillor slams Kirklees road surface as 'cheap' and 'dangerous to cyclists' after loose chippings spread on road

Kirklees Council criticised for using loose chippings to prolong the life on roads used for Tour de France Grand Depart

Police say £100,000 blaze at Land Rover Centre in Lockwood could be arson

Police appeal for information over suspicious early morning fire

Huddersfield postman Mark Sandell accused of stealing 71 parcels from Royal Mail

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
Mark Sandell to appear before judges at Leeds Crown Court

Huddersfield Town's Keep It Up charity campaign to be extended until 2017

Huddersfield Town reach one million milestone for Keep It Up campaign.
The air ambulance at Canalside, l to r, Andy Armitage (paramedic), Tony Wilkes (paramedic), Katie Collinson (YAA Partnership manager), Dean Hoyle (Huddersfield Town chairman), Andy Booth (Huddersfield Town ambassador), Sean Jarvis (Huddersfield Town commercial director), Paul Gowland (YAA Director of Fundraising), Capt Ian Mousette (pilot), Mark Lillis (Huddersfield Town Academy manager) and Robyn Deegan (Huddersfield Town Supporter Partnerships manager).
Keep It Up campaign to run until 2017

Reception class teacher Sue Crowther retires after 38 years at Wilberlee J&I

End of an era at Slaithwaite school

All but two Kirklees libraries could face axe under huge council cuts plan

Kirklees Council's Policy Committee is currently discussing two options, one could leave Kirklees with just two libraries in Huddersfield and Dewsbury

Woman killed by train at Slaithwaite believed to be missing pensioner

Emergency services at Slaithwaite Railway Station
The woman has not yet been identified but it is thought she was a local woman aged 70 who had gone missing from her home hours before the incident

Perfect passes: more women than men passed their first driving tests with no faults in Huddersfield

More women than men achieved perfect first-time passes in Huddersfield
Women in Huddersfield bucked the national trend by outperforming men
Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.

Huddersfield postman Mark Sandell accused of stealing 71 parcels from Royal Mail

Mark Sandell to appear before judges at Leeds Crown Court

Man charged with violent disorder after knife attack in Dalton

North Carr at Dalton in Huddersfield.
Victim, 28, has undergone surgery following attack in North Carr, Dalton

PCSOs numbers decrease in West Yorkshire but above national average

West Yorkshire PCSO figures decline

PCSOs numbers decrease in West Yorkshire but above national average

West Yorkshire PCSO figures decline

Bed cuts at Huddersfield and Calderdale hospital review even bigger than first thought

Hospital beds
Hospital chiefs slash another 100 beds from target

Kirklees councillors' plea to government: let us borrow to build affordable homes for our residents

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Rare unity among Kirklees councillors who want to reduce 6,794-strong council house waiting list

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

Hairy Bikers Diet Club: Si & Dave's top 10 tips for healthy weight loss this summer

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Howarths People and Safety Management chairman launched new business support group

Prominent business figures from West Yorkshire have joined forces to provide mutual support and back local charities

R3 welcomes proposals to safeguard supplies

Chris Wood, of R3 and Clough Corporate
Chris Wood, of Cleckheaton-based Clough Corporate Solutions,has welcomed proposals to tackle "ransom" charges levied on failed firms

SCALA Consulting crowns Mondelez team winners of the Fresh Connection

A competition to run an imaginary manufacturing firm has been won by a Dutch based firm

Deighton man Dominic Mills who turned his life around after prison has pledged to devote himself to giving Huddersfield youngsters a better start in life

Dominic Mills, 30, is one of the heads at the pioneering Global Diversity Positive Action project in Huddersfield

Reception class teacher Sue Crowther retires after 38 years at Wilberlee J&I

End of an era at Slaithwaite school

Procession through Marsden to mark 100 years since the start of World War One and a major exhibition at St Bartholomews Church

Bugle played by Harry Beardsall when he was killed on the Somme to be played for three generations of his family

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  • NEWS: The former groundsman's cottage at Edgerton Cemetery is up for sale at auction.

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  • NEWS: Our story that the fantastic Keep It Up campaign is set to continue for another three years gets approval from one local MP:

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  • TRAVEL: One lane has closed due to a broken down vehicle on M62 Westbound between J25 A644 (Brighouse) and J24 A629 (Ainley Top).
    Lane one (of three) is closed. Traffic is coping well.

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  • NEWS: Breaking news from our local government reporter, Joanne Douglas, who's been told that all but two council libraries could close under huge cuts plan.

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  • NEWS: Here's an update on the tragic death of a woman who was hit by a train in Slaithwaite this morning.

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  • NEWS: A well-loved teacher has retired from a school in Slaithwaite after 37 years.

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  • NEWS: A Marsden woman has raised her concerns after her E-cigarette charger exploded.

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  • NEWS: Cannon Hall Farm Park will move 500 of its sheep when a music festival takes over this weekend.

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