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Passengers' champion Peter Marshall believes trans-Pennine rail electrification is vital

He calls for four tracks on trans-Pennine line and says the improvements are key to the region's economy

Burglars Jonathan Cahill and Daniel Kaye jailed after targeting Holmfirth homes

Pair stole thousands of pounds worth of laptops and phones as well as driving away expensive cars

Kirklees Council chief's pay now tops £150k

Kirklees Council Chief Executive Adrian Lythgo
A management review is underway to cut £489,000 from Kirklees senior management pay in the next three years

Shepley businessman catches up on his work from Spain because of unreliable Vodafone reception at home

Self-employed David Million has been losing money because he is unable to pick up calls, texts and emails in Shepley

Newsagent has lucky escape after car burst into flames and rolls into a wall

The car caught fire in Knowl Road, Mirfield
The car began smoking and ignited as the owner started the engine in Knowl Road, Mirfield

Wanted: Volunteers for Huddersfield Carnival 2015

Organisers need people to fill dozens of roles due to funding cuts, which has also affected activities

Caught on Camera: can you put names to faces on CCTV pictures released by West Yorkshire Police?

Caught on Camera 03-07-15
Images may be of both potential suspects or witnesses

Two drivers in court over tragic death of Alistair Duncan

Victim killed while walking to his Dalton home after enjoying a quiet pint at Huddersfield pub

Hundreds pay silent tribute to victims of Tunisia attack

Muslims show respect for Isis victims and condemn crimes

Meltham care home Bell House back on track as inspectors rate it "good"

Bell House Care Home, Wilshaw Road, Meltham.
New management team turn it round after home's two previous warnings

Setback for Almondbury Community School after clerical error led to early Ofsted inspection

Class Teacher Sarah Iqbal with Y3 and 4 children at Almondbury Community School.
Head vows to gets things back on track

Nearly there - almost half a century of art in Holmfirth

The 49th annual Holmfirth Artweek begins on July 5.

Commuters left stranded in almost 90F heat after line failure near Manchester Piccadilly

Cancellations and delays did not stop until Network Rail solved the problem at 6.15am on Thursday

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Property of the Week: The home of Suki and Paul Wade of Denby Dale

All Our Yesterdays this week takes us back to 1985 - Are you in our pictures?

LOOK: Action-packed weekend for more than 100 Huddersfield scouts

Property of the Week: Lower Maythorne Farm in Holmfirth

Huddersfield Giants' cheerleaders get starring role on big stage

WATCH: Comic Peter Morgan, aka Max Lemon, takes the plunge with 15,000ft skydive - at the age of 68

Mixed bag of weather on way for Huddersfield

Sunshine, showers and storms all in the forecast for the week ahead

Huddersfield MP insists rethink of HS2 must follow trans-Pennine electrification delays

Anger grows over decision to shelve the improvements

Passengers' champion Peter Marshall believes trans-Pennine rail electrification is vital

He calls for four tracks on trans-Pennine line and says the improvements are key to the region's economy
West Yorkshire Police maintains significant improvements have been made

Police failings revealed in child sex investigations revealed in Government report

West Yorkshire Police is one of eight forces looked at by HMIC

Police appeal to trace wanted Huddersfield man Robert Roche

Officers are searching for Robert Roche, 20, who is wanted on suspicion of robbery

Jordan Lowther burgles uncle's home after job snub

Suspended jail term for Dewsbury man

Huddersfield MP insists rethink of HS2 must follow trans-Pennine electrification delays

Anger grows over decision to shelve the improvements

Examiner calls for Government to restore plans for TransPennine rail electrification

We launch a campaign to get the improvements back on track and urge you to sign our petition and let us know what you think

Pictures: Sainsbury's Holmfirth opens with mayoral fanfare

Convenience store to create 25 new jobs

Huddersfield volunteers praised for work with cancer charity

Patricia Wright and John Ward stepping down

Kirklees GPs spend £1m prescribing paracetamol and ibuprofen

Retired doctor says patients should just buy them over the counter

Extra scanner plan for Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

Third MRI scanner to increase capacity

How should firms proceed when Microsoft Windows 10 becomes available - Michael Branford, of Crest IT, offers some advice

Software giant Microsoft has scheduled the latest upgrade for Windows

Michelle Mone mentors Liversedge firm

The founder of Ultimo has helped Liversedge water treatment firm Aquatrust set out its vision for further expansion

Business profile: Aaron Francis, of HDTWO Commercial Photography

Huddersfield Uni ggraduate Aaron Francis is helping call the shots at HDTWO Commercial Photography
Retiring headteacher of Crow Lane Junior and Infants School, Milnsbridge, Wendy Wallace with some of the children from each of the school's year groups

Half the pay and twice the work - but Crow Lane headteacher Wendy Wallace has loved it

Head teacher recalls glorious years

Setback for Almondbury Community School after clerical error led to early Ofsted inspection

Class Teacher Sarah Iqbal with Y3 and 4 children at Almondbury Community School.
Head vows to gets things back on track

Duke of York to become new chancellor of Huddersfield University

Prince Andrew to replace Sir Patrick Stewart
 

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Hundreds pay silent tribute to victims of Tunisia attack

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Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? Anniversary celebrations at the Radcliffe Arms, Almondbury

Oakwell Hall and Red House Museum

Go back to 1914 with Oakwell Hall and Red House to experience life in a military camp

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