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You look good on the dancefloor! Salsa passions bring 20 nationalities together in Huddersfield town centre bar

WATCH: Students and residents from 20 different countries practice their moves each week through Huddersfield University's Salsa Society in the town centre

600 Huddersfield schoolchildren on move as Kirklees plans to raze and re-build Lockwood primary school

Changes on the way to Mount Pleasant Primary School in Lockwood

Man killed and two injured in crash after car hits tree on residential street

The scene of the accident on Victoria Avenue updated
The Nissan Micra contained three men when it struck the tree at 10pm last night

Festival of Light 2014: Main shows on Saturday but fantastic fringe events run across weekend

Festival of Light 2014 in St George's Square
The main event will run alongside a three-day fringe called Huddersfield Hat, which will bring together talented up and coming creatives

First snow of winter to hit Huddersfield's hills next week - but foot of snow predicted by USA experts isn't certain

An airman with the New York Air National Guard shovels snow off the roof of the Eden Heights Assisted Living Facility in West Seneca, N.Y
Weatherman Paul Stevens predict snow on the hills

Remember Me: Screen success for BBC1 drama is good for town's film profile - plus sneak peak of episode two!

Mark Brooke, director of North Light Film Studios who brought the production to Huddersfield, said it was great for the town

Huw Thatcher Trust in memory of Holmfirth teen who collapsed and died while playing football reaches £100,000 fundraising milestone

Huw Thatcher who died suddenly from a brain haemorrhage while playing football for Hepworth United in March 2011
Trust set up in memory of Huw, 15, who died from undiagnosed brain aneurysm during football match

Milnsbridge school's "challenging journey" was worth the effort says Ofsted

Ofsted
Praise for school which turns itself around

Holmfirth traders' whip-round for more Christmas lights after social media sleigh-ting of current illuminations

Collection organiser Jonathan Bray said they hoped the extra lights would be installed before the end of this week - take a look at pictures from the switch-on here

Bogus money lenders targeting most vulnerable with scam

Payment is demanded upfront to arrange a loan, usually around £100 - £200 depending on the amount of the loan

Huddersfield's Greenhead College crowned country's top 6th form college

Greenhead College
The college claimed top spot in the prestigious Sunday Times Parent Power list, which rates the UK’s top 2,000 state and independent schools

Lady Gaga studies? University of Huddersfield academic looks at icon's Telephone hit

Lady Gaga in Manchester
Dr Lisa Colton has contributed to Lady Gaga and Popular Music - Performing Gender, Fashion and Culture

M62 speed cameras: Hundreds of speeding tickets not issued due to wording mix up

M62 average speed checks during managed motorway works
The cameras to the west of Huddersfield along the M62 and M60 have been trapping speeders, but no fines issued because of a wording on the technical order

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  • School children could be on the move! 600 Huddersfield schoolchildren on move as Kirklees plans to raze and re-build Lockwood primary school.

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  • I don't know about you but coming to work in the dark this morning in the rain was a bit miserable.

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  • Kirklees Council asset stripping list announced.

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  • COURT: Amanda Mackay falsely claimed £2,499 in benefits while working as barmaid at Lindley Working Men's Club.

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  • Here's the sad news that a man has died in Batley in a crash last night.

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  • We will have the full story on a fatal crash in Batley shortly.

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  • Good morning Huddersfield. Sad news this morning. Just spoken to fire crews and there has been a fatal crash in Batley at Victoria Avenue near Foxes Biscuit Factory.

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  • Weather: Cold wet start to the day.

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  • Roads: Slow traffic on M62 westbound between J21 A640 (Milnrow) and J18 M60 / M66 (Simister Island).

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Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? It's the Little Buddha bar

Emma Hunter at her Longwood Gate home

Double terrace is Tardis for space (and time): See our Property of the Week here

The Co-operative building used to house the Heaven and Hell nightclub

LOOK: Did you dance the night away in Heaven and Hell? See if our pictures of the former nightclub inside the Co-Op Building bring back hazy memories

This week's All Our Yesterdays looks back to November 1985 - Are you in one of our snaps from 29 years ago?

Restaurant Review: The Three Acres

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Glimpses of Huddersfield's past from the 1960s from Alderman Clifford Stephenson's collection

It's 1987 in Huddersfield!

It's 1987 in Huddersfield - who do you recognise in our nostalgia picture gallery?

Wish you were here?

Is this the noisiest holiday ever? Watch video shot at pool by Huddersfield couple in hotel undergoing building work

Jordan Pedelty and Dee Kimmings woken every morning at 7am by drilling and banging - and now they want compensation

Man killed and two injured in crash after car hits tree on residential street

The scene of the accident on Victoria Avenue updated
The Nissan Micra contained three men when it struck the tree at 10pm last night

MP's anger at health bosses who "have no sense of responsibility" to help Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

Outsourcing of hospital services is threatening the future of HRI says Barry Sheerman

Nothing on TV? Were you one of the victims of fraudsters who sold hollow tellies in supermarket car parks?

Each of the televisions initially looked genuine, but further examination revealed the sets just comprised of the outer case and contained no internal working parts

Amanda Mackay falsely claimed £2,499 in benefits while working as barmaid at Lindley Working Men's Club

Lindley WMC
Bob Carr, mitigating, said that his client had no previous convictions and has lost her good character because of what happened

Teenager Mavahiv Sharif tried to snatch off-duty policewoman's bag on night out - then grabbed her bottom, court hears

Leeds Crown Court
Teen out on student night was just being mischievous said solicitor in mitigation

MP's anger at health bosses who "have no sense of responsibility" to help Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

Outsourcing of hospital services is threatening the future of HRI says Barry Sheerman

Come clean over A&E: MP tells House of Commons not to "take people for fools" over cuts

A & E department at Calderdale Royal Hospital
Speaking in Parliament yesterday, Halifax Labour MP Linda Riordan also accused the Government and health chiefs of failing to consult local people

Former Golcar Labour councillor Paul Salveson announced as Yorkshire First's candidate for Colne Valley

Transport expert is named as new party's first General Election candidate

Free HIV testing in Kirklees - and get your results 20 minutes later

New initiative for HIV Week

Huddersfield NHS staff return to picket line in fight for a pay rise

Hospital and ambulance staff walk out as part of national industrial action

Heart surgery campaigners claim "postcode lottery" is affecting Kirklees

NHS logo
But NHS England denies any significant differences in Yorkshire

Kirklees College hosts motivational talk

Positive impact specialist Deborah Ogden gives students a pep talk as focus turns to Global Entrepreneurship Week

Polyseam appoints marketing manager

Orando Salina has joined sealants and adhesives firm Polyseam to help promote its new range of products

Markets set to remain volatile says Nick Gartland, of Investec Wealth & Investment

Nick Gartland
The global economy remains in a state of flux

Kirklees College hosts motivational talk

Positive impact specialist Deborah Ogden gives students a pep talk as focus turns to Global Entrepreneurship Week

You look good on the dancefloor! Salsa passions bring 20 nationalities together in Huddersfield town centre bar

WATCH: Students and residents from 20 different countries practice their moves each week through Huddersfield University's Salsa Society in the town centre

600 Huddersfield schoolchildren on move as Kirklees plans to raze and re-build Lockwood primary school

Changes on the way to Mount Pleasant Primary School in Lockwood
 

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Wish you were here?

Is this the noisiest holiday ever? Watch video shot at pool by Huddersfield couple in hotel undergoing building work

Nothing on TV? Were you one of the victims of fraudsters who sold hollow tellies in supermarket car parks?

The scene of the accident on Victoria Avenue updated

Man killed and two injured in crash after car hits tree on residential street

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