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Slaithwaite travel agent robbery: Police issue CCTV

On Thursday a man, brandishing a small kitchen knife, entered the Thomas Cook travel agency in Slaithwaite at 9.10am and made demands for money

Huddersfield teen arrested in Lizard Stresser 'cyber attack' investigation

A private computer network will connect shops, businesses, pubs and clubs
18-year-old is among six teenagers held during by National Crime Agency

Cash incentives for people to train as nursery teachers says Bradley-based National Day Nurseries Association

A call has been launched to get top quality candidates to train as nursery teachers in Huddersfield – and there are cash incentives for them to enter the industry

Robber who tipped disabled victim out of wheelchair deserved five year jail sentence say judges

Simon Brooke
Simon Brooke appealed against his jail term for the attack in which his victim was trapped beneath his wheelchair

Huddersfield Town get percentage of food and drink sales at John Smith's Stadium

Pies and pints will contribute to Town's balance sheet
Now with French hospitality giant Sodexo Prestige having taken over the catering contract, Town chairman Dean Hoyle has negotiated a share of the pie

Ashenhurst cannabis factory discovered by police

Officers bagged up the potent plants before removing them in clear bags from the scene in a police van

Meet the US TV star on Celebrity Big Brother - who actually lives in Huddersfield

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Austin Armacost entered the CBB house last night but was booed by the crowd

Paddock man Ashley Kennedy admits having indecent images

24-year-old admits six charges and is given a suspended jail term

It's an absolute joke: Councillor slams builders trying to cut affordable housing

Barratt and David Wilson Homes offered just TWO affordable units
Kirklees councillors angry after Barratt Homes bid to reduce affordable housing for Golcar estate

Man who had genitals ripped off in Huddersfield road accident now has Britain's first bionic penis

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Mohammed Abas was given a generous package by surgeons, but sadly his wife left him after becoming tired of waiting

Skip company Hunter Group under investigation by Environment Agency after waste spills onto river bank

Lockwood firm, under fire for not collecting skips, also accused of damaging pavement

A lifeline for many, how Kirklees Council's home library service team rise to the challenge

Mayor of Kirklees traces the steps of the council's home library service

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Slaithwaite travel agent robbery: Police issue CCTV

On Thursday a man, brandishing a small kitchen knife, entered the Thomas Cook travel agency in Slaithwaite at 9.10am and made demands for money

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Full list of GCSE results for All Saints students in the August 2015 results

Do you know them? Police ask for your help to identify people caught on camera

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Slaithwaite travel agency robbery suspect's description released after knife raid

Staff, who had just opened the Kiln Hill branch for the day, were unhurt in the incident

Huddersfield teen arrested in Lizard Stresser 'cyber attack' investigation

A private computer network will connect shops, businesses, pubs and clubs
18-year-old was arrested and bailed by the Yorkshire and Humberside Regional Cyber Crime Unit

Paddock man Ashley Kennedy admits having indecent images

24-year-old admits six charges and is given a suspended jail term
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Pies and pints will contribute to Town's balance sheet

Huddersfield Town get percentage of food and drink sales at John Smith's Stadium

Now with French hospitality giant Sodexo Prestige having taken over the catering contract, Town chairman Dean Hoyle has negotiated a share of the pie

Businesses must make sure they backup their data, says Michael Branford, of Crest IT

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All Saints GCSE results 2015

Full list of GCSE results for All Saints students in the August 2015 results

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Woodhouse Musical Theatre Company is looking for budding stars of the future

Cash incentives for people to train as nursery teachers says Bradley-based National Day Nurseries Association

A call has been launched to get top quality candidates to train as nursery teachers in Huddersfield – and there are cash incentives for them to enter the industry
 

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Slaithwaite travel agent robbery: Police issue CCTV

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Slaithwaite travel agency robbery suspect's description released after knife raid

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