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Kirklees taxpayers could win £6k by changing how they pay tax bill

Council trying to persuade people to pay bills by Direct Debit with cash give-away

Huddersfield chemical firm Syngenta backs apprentices

Chemical firm Syngenta in Huddersfield has 26 apprentices on its books and aims to recruit six more this year

Doorman Bartlomiej Rutkowski avoids jail after choke hold incident in Huddersfield's Toyko nightclub

Tokyo nightclub in Queen Street
Told to pay compensation for victim of his violence

"Greedy" Crosland Moor woman jailed over £40,000 benefits fraud

Leeds Crown Court
Shelley Brook claimed more than £42,000 despite living with partner

200 acts line up for Tour de Yorkshire arts festival

Music, dance, theatre and arts on the way for region

WATCH: Labour leader Ed Miliband hits David Brown factory to deliver anti zero hours message

He outlined plans to outlaw exploitative zero hours contracts

Charity ball to be held at St Patrick's Centre to commemorate 21st birthday of tragic teen cancer victim Chelsea North on May 30

The emotional black tie event has been organised by Chelsea's mum, Lisa Fisher, who looked after Chelsea when she was ill

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Kirklees Council offers free furniture to charities and community groups

Kirklees Council gives away unwanted equipment

Campaigners accuse Kirklees Council of 'cloak and dagger' tactics over closure of Whitcliffe Mount Sports Centre

Whitcliffe Mount Sports Centre
Friends of Whitcliffe Mount Sports Centre want building saved from demolition

Victoria Tower beacon at on Castle Hill to be lit to mark VE Day

Beacon lit at Castle Hill to celebrate Queen's Jubilee
Kirklees wants to know of community events taking place to mark 70 years since Victory in Europe Day

Just who is Huddersfield's oldest singer? Third contender for title is 93!

Donald Swann, 93, claims the title

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  • NEWS: This time yesterday morning I was telling you about April Fool's pranks but what about this for a double bluff?

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  • Hello everybody. Martin here. Joanne's off to a meeting so I'm in the hotseat.

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  • NEWS: It's our top story - doorman Bartlomiej Rutkowski avoids jail after choke hold incident in Huddersfield's Toyko nightclub.

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  • NATIONAL: The Queen will visit Yorkshire today to undertake the pre-Easter tradition of handing out commemorative Royal Maundy coins for the 60th time since her accession to the throne.

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  • TOWN: Town fans have voted for which player they want to see signed this summer and here are the most popular choices.

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  • NEWS: A WOMAN was taken to hospital after her car collided with a lamp post.

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  • WEATHER: Thursday is set to be dry with sunny spells, a bit of haze this afternoon and a high of 8°C.

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Nostalgia: Take a look at what and who was making the Huddersfield Examiner pages back in April 1986

Holmfirth pub The Nook puts on permanent display of records and deeds detailing its glorious history

Former iconic Huddersfield 6299 red bus turns into centre of romance after bus enthusiast Elliot Day pops the question to his girlfriend

LOOK: Hundreds of bikers arrive in Huddersfield for Easter charity fundraiser

Sivan John from Malaysia explains why Huddersfield Town are his passion while friends follow the big Premier League clubs

New plane rides to woo crowds at this year's Meltham Memories 1940s weekend unveiled

A dazzling light show lit up Huddersfield Town Hall hours before the solar eclipse

Whitcliffe Mount Sports Centre

Campaigners accuse Kirklees Council of 'cloak and dagger' tactics over closure of Whitcliffe Mount Sports Centre

Friends of Whitcliffe Mount Sports Centre want building saved from demolition

Huddersfield University director Colin Blair honoured

Colin Blair, director of estates and facilities at Huddersfield University, has won a top award for the quality of the campus

Huddersfield Civic Society at 'low point' with Kirklees Council following 'ignored' information requests

Society angry following ignored, late, 'sloppy' and 'incorrect' responses to questions about Queensgate Market and Lockwood school

Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire allocated funding for Victim Support services

Victim Support will no longer be funded from the Ministry of Justice from today

Teenage vandals apologise to allotment holders in Berry Brow

Three teens visited the site with their parents as part of a community resolution offered by police

Mark Fisher detained in hospital after posting false claims online linking Huddersfield people to paedophilia

The Lockwood man's fantastical posts mean that one of his victims, a schoolteacher, has been unable to return to work

WATCH: Labour leader Ed Miliband hits David Brown factory to deliver anti zero hours message

He outlined plans to outlaw exploitative zero hours contracts

Meet Ed Miliband the political rock star!

Event at David Brown minutely choreographed down to the last detail

WATCH: Labour leader Ed Milliband vows to end zero hours contacts at campaign stop in Huddersfield

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Election 2015 campaign kicks off in earnest at David Brown gears factory

Weekend GP appointments retained for North Kirklees patients...but Huddersfield folk not so lucky

Healthwatch Kirklees says all patients should get equal access to care

Scarlet Fever cases rise by four hundred per cent in Kirklees in just one year

Scarlet Fever has increased by over 400% in just one year in Kirklees

Marlene Parr raises awareness of Group B Strep Support charity after her first grandchild died from the infection at birth

Holly was stillborn after her mother Helen unknowingly passed the infection onto her

Huddersfield chemical firm Syngenta backs apprentices

Chemical firm Syngenta in Huddersfield has 26 apprentices on its books and aims to recruit six more this year

Secret Millionaire mentors fashion designer

Carl Hopkins, of Faith PR, is mentoring Kirklees College student Che Ozoria-Bruno and his new business RA Clothing Co

Shackletons job swap for Donna

New business project manager Donna Butterworth got a fresh insight into Shackletons on a job swap at the Dewsbury firm
Whitcliffe Mount Sports Centre

Campaigners accuse Kirklees Council of 'cloak and dagger' tactics over closure of Whitcliffe Mount Sports Centre

Friends of Whitcliffe Mount Sports Centre want building saved from demolition

Huddersfield University director Colin Blair honoured

Colin Blair, director of estates and facilities at Huddersfield University, has won a top award for the quality of the campus

Huddersfield chemical firm Syngenta backs apprentices

Chemical firm Syngenta in Huddersfield has 26 apprentices on its books and aims to recruit six more this year
 

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Huddersfield University director Colin Blair honoured

Beacon lit at Castle Hill to celebrate Queen's Jubilee

Victoria Tower beacon at on Castle Hill to be lit to mark VE Day

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