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Crash featured on Helicopter Heroes

Skelmanthorpe family's crash horror featured on BBC1 Helicopter Heroes

Jane Humphrey was flown to hospital by Yorkshire Air Ambulance following crash with a lorry - and it will be shown on TV

Did you get your primary school first choice for next year? Tell our survey on first National Offer Day

Today is the day when parents find out whether their primary school admission applications have been successful in getting their child or children into their preferred place
Today is the day when parents find out whether their primary school admission applications have been successful in getting their child or children into their preferred place

Three jailed for New Mill attack in which student was blindfolded, tied up and beaten

Davie Ferguson, William Lynch and Natalie Daley
Student's terror as he was attacked after drinking spree

How can spending a penny cost £200,000? Calderdale Council reckons it would cost that to spruce up one toilet block

Public toilets next to Brighouse Bus Station
Toilets near Brighouse bus station form part of Calderdale's asset disposal plan

Spectre of NHS strike looms as 450,000 health workers asked to ballot for industrial action - including 4,000 in our area

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary
Thousands of Huddersfield and Calderdale health workers to take part
A stunning 38th place in the London Marathon for Huddersfield athlete David

Huddersfield athlete David Turnbull finished 38th out of 37,000 in London Marathon

Huddersfield runners raise thousands for charity in London

Skelmanthorpe family's crash horror featured on BBC1 Helicopter Heroes

Crash featured on Helicopter Heroes
Jane Humphrey was flown to hospital by Yorkshire Air Ambulance following crash with a lorry - and it will be shown on TV

Did you get your primary school first choice for next year? Tell our survey on first National Offer Day

Today is the day when parents find out whether their primary school admission applications have been successful in getting their child or children into their preferred place
Today is the day when parents find out whether their primary school admission applications have been successful in getting their child or children into their preferred place
Davie Ferguson, William Lynch and Natalie Daley

Three jailed for New Mill attack in which student was blindfolded, tied up and beaten

Student's terror as he was attacked after drinking spree

18-year-old arrested over armed robbery at Honley Domino's

Domino's Pizza at former Railway pub, Honley
Attack happened on Sunday night at Domino's Pizza on Huddersfield Road

Huddersfield thugs who attacked boy in Ravensknowle Park fail in appeal to get sentences cut

Thomas Clements and Luke Greenwood
Thomas Garfield Clements, 20, and Luke Stephen Greenwood, 21, were each caged for five years at Leeds Crown Court in November after admitting the robbery
Kirklees Council Leader-Elect David Sheard.

Kirklees Labour pledge on business, housing, road repairs and community grow-it projects in manifesto ahead of May 22 local elections

The party launched its election manifesto ahead of the May 22 local election - when nine current Labour councillors will seek re-election and party candidates will contest the remaining seats

First step to devolving Kirklees Council services backed by cross-party councillors

Kirklees Council logo
But not all could agree on where local boundaries should fall

No Kirklees schools yet ready to cope with new free school meals plan and £900,000 bill to be met

School meals
Kirklees Council estimates £900,000 needed to meet cost of new school meals scheme
Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley

Whole of HRI would have to be strengthened to let Yorkshire Air Ambulance land on roof

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Air Ambulances (APPGAA) has highlighted that 60% of major trauma centres have ‘inadequate’ air ambulance landing facilities

Oh baby: annual party for parents helped by hospital's Assisted Conception Unit

Sixteenth annual party for families helped by assisted conception unit

Watch: Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham on how public can stop "steamroller" of proposed Huddersfield and Halifax A&E cut

Top Labour politician says health chiefs have 'not made out clinical case' for change
Ian Cour, of NatWest. with Jessica Elvidge, owner of Princess Paws Dog Grooming and Spa, and dog Missy

NatWest backs dog grooming and spa business

A dog grooming salon offering mud baths, coat colouring and dental treatment for pampered pooches has opened with funding from NatWest

Pepamint secures place among UK's top social media businesses

Nicola Mellor of Pepamint
Slaithwaite-based Pepamint has been listed in the Social Media Top 500

Woodcock & Wilson appoints new managing director

Woodcock & Wilson chairman Mark Jones (left) with new managing director Ian Crum
Fan manufacturer Woodcock & Wilson has made changes at the top as long-standing MD Mark Jones moves to chairman
Davie Ferguson, William Lynch and Natalie Daley

Three jailed for New Mill attack in which student was blindfolded, tied up and beaten

Student's terror as he was attacked after drinking spree

Did you get your primary school first choice for next year? Tell our survey on first National Offer Day

Today is the day when parents find out whether their primary school admission applications have been successful in getting their child or children into their preferred place
Today is the day when parents find out whether their primary school admission applications have been successful in getting their child or children into their preferred place

Education Options 2014: your guide to the area's schools and colleges

Take a look below and find out the information for schools and colleges in our area to make the best choice for your child

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  • NEWS:  Last Thursday night's trip for the Giants to Hull may have been painful for fans of the Claret and Golds but it's helped ease some of the pain for victims of serious accidents.

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  • That's it from me on the Examiner Live Blog. My colleague Nick will be with you shortly.

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  • COURT: Here is the link to the nasty attack I blogged about earlier. Really shocking. Three jailed for New Mill attack in which student was blindfolded, tied up and beaten.

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  • TRAVEL: Vehicles now recovered involved in M621 crash. Long delays still in the area at junction one Elland Road. Also causing knock on delays on M62 Eastbound.

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  • TRAFFIC: Just heard the crash on the M621 is causing knock on delays eastbound on the M62 from junction 26. Avoid eastbound. Long delays.

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  • TRAFFIC: Latest on the incident on the M621 from the Highways Agency.

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  • NEWS: Just an update on M621 crash near Leeds. Police say five or six cars are involved in the accident which happened around junction one which is Elland Road. Crash not believed to be serious but one lane is closed and long delays back to M62 at Gildersome,

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  • TRAFFIC:  Unconfirmed reports of a multi-vehicle crash on the way into Leeds on the  M621.  One lane closed Eastbound between M62 J27 / A650 / A62 (Gildersome) and J1 A6110 (Beeston/Farnley), congestion on M62 to J26 M606 / A58 (Chain Bar).
    Emergency services are on scene. Reports are the traffic is at a standstill heading towards Leeds.

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  • WEATHER: Blue skies in Huddersfield this morning but will it last?  See our latest on the Easter break here. Oh, and here is a tweet from Virtual Huddersfield.

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A bike horn with a difference for Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival

Lucy Simpson and Abbie Anthony enjoy the Spring sunshine outside Dewsbury Town Hall

Warm weather set to disappear for Easter weekend

Wallace Hartley and the Titanic

Community honours Titanic band leader Wallace Hartley with memorial service on 102nd anniversary

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