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Patricio Kochmann, 20, died on April 30 at Leeds General Infirmary after a brain injury

Brockholes student Patricio Kochmann suffered fatal head injury in fall after night out in Huddersfield, inquest told

Patricio Kochmann was found unconscious in the entrance to an alleyway, off Wakefield Road, Moldgreen, in the early hours of April 17

Two jailed for St George's Square football brawl after Huddersfield Town v Barnsley game

St George's Square
“This ridiculous, mindless violence is damaging to football and damaging to Huddersfield as well. It ruins the face of British football and no-one can be under any illusion that it will be tolerated," said the judge

Young Linthwaite footballer Sam Wisniewski stars on big screen in Manchester United football film Believe

Footy kid features in new movie about Manchester United legend Sir Matt Busby

Home help and husband guilty of fleecing pensioner out of thousands of pounds

Theresa & Paul Frost at Leeds Crown Court
Mrs Frost, a home help, has been convicted on 12 charges of defrauding an elderly man during a three-year period when she was looking after him in Huddersfield

Kirklees Council considers 'nuclear option' to close all but two libraries to save money

Huddersfield Library & Art Gallery. updated
Two options on the table but communities and businesses could take on library services to save them

Young Linthwaite footballer Sam Wisniewski stars on big screen in Manchester United football film Believe

Footy kid features in new movie about Manchester United legend Sir Matt Busby

Huddersfield teenagers with Type 1 diabetes not supported at school, study claims

Huddersfield University study says pupils not given right support from teachers

Hollybank Trust celebrates first birthday of Little Pips

A group for parents and carers of pre-school children with disabilities and complex needs has marked its first anniversary
Theresa & Paul Frost at Leeds Crown Court

Home help and husband guilty of fleecing pensioner out of thousands of pounds

Mrs Frost, a home help, has been convicted on 12 charges of defrauding an elderly man during a three-year period when she was looking after him in Huddersfield

Murder squad policeman accused of attack on pub customer had been there for seven hours, court told

Paul Whiteley of West Yorkshire Polices homicide and major enquiry team (HMET) is charged with committing assault at a pub in Fylingthorpe, near Whitby on the east coast,and girlfriend Claire Hughes
Paul Whiteley, 50, said he and girlfriend Claire Hughes, 43, had shared two and a half bottles of red wine during the afternoon the Fylingdales Inn, Fylingthorpe, near Whitby, North Yorkshire

Have you seen missing Mimi? Police appeal after dog snatched from Lockwood garden

Mimi the puppy, stolen from Lockwood.
Two teenage boys took Mimi, who was in the rear yard at the time, and made off in the direction of Lockwood Road

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

Building Construction
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

Huddersfield teenagers with Type 1 diabetes not supported at school, study claims

Huddersfield University study says pupils not given right support from teachers

Hollybank Trust celebrates first birthday of Little Pips

A group for parents and carers of pre-school children with disabilities and complex needs has marked its first anniversary

Greenhead College graduate carries out cutting edge conservation research in Madagascar

Thomas Kent and fellow students will be investigating wildlife in a remote corner of the African country

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