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More housing, Living Wage and helping vulnerable people, Kirklees Labour Party unveils its manifesto for local elections

Election campaign underway with ideas put forward by Kirklees Labour councillors and candidates

Millions earmarked for development schemes in Huddersfield

The Harold Wilson Building at the University of Huddersfield
Town to share in Government's regional pool of money - University to benefit to tune of nearly £3m

MP warns both Huddersfield and Halifax A&Es could close

Accident & Emergency Dept at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley
Barry Sheerman attacks health groups amid watchdog warning for Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust

Thousands of homes in Kirklees and Calderdale to benefit from green grants to cut energy bills

£20m Better Homes Yorkshire scheme will help 12,000 rented and owned homes in West Yorkshire

Kirklees patients group welcomes NHS plan to recruit more GPs

Health Watch Kirklees Director Rory Deighton
£10m earmarked to lure more doctors into general practice

Colourful visitor ruffles feathers in Beaumont Park

Mystery of vivid green parakeet

Huddersfield braced for snowfall which could last for hours

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Weatherman Paul Stevens warns of blizzard conditions for some

Man accused of Almondbury Nisa armed robbery to appear in court

Aaron Bonner, 36, has been charged with the incident on Saturday

Live: Huddersfield breaking news, sport updates, travel and M62 traffic news, plus weather on Jan 29

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Second spate of vandalism in three weeks at allotments in Berry Brow

Allotment holders are counting the cost after eight or nine windows

Live: Huddersfield breaking news, sport updates, travel and M62 traffic news, plus weather on Jan 28

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Parents urged to have a say before council axe falls on free transport for faith school pupils in Kirklees

No decision until feedback has been assessed

Dexter's Light may brighten future for victims of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Greetland parents take part in pioneering study to understand mystery of cot death

£530k play and open spaces boost as funding from developers earmarked for 18 projects

Kirklees cabinet say the spending will improve the play areas near to new developments

Live Breaking News

  • TRAVEL: Here's a re-cap of the situation on the roads:

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  • TWEET: Meltham looking lovely in the snow

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  • SCHOOL CLOSURES: Parents have told us that Colne Valley High School is closed today, plus these are closed also:

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  • TRAVEL: My colleague has reported that a lorry has pulled over and stopped on a carriageway on the M62 around junction 23, and while the motorway is passable around Scammonden, very few cars have ventured out onto it.

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  • SCHOOL CLOSURE: Another Kirklees school closed:

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  • SCHOOL CLOSURE: There's 22 Calderdale schools which have announced they're closed today (so far):

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  • TWEET: This just in from one of our twitter followers about the A62:

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  • SCHOOL CLOSURE: We've just receive news that Lydgate School in New Mill is also closed due to the weather conditions.

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  • TWEET: This just in from the traffic police on the motorway:

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  • WEATHER: Snow is forecast to continue until around 9am and then the forecast shows it stopping, but temperatures will remain low - around 1 °C all day.

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  • SCHOOL CLOSURE: So far we're being told that Emley First School is the only closure. I'll update this if and when more details come into us.

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Huddersfield Giants stars turn to restaurant duties for charity event

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Health unions consulted over government pay rise offer

Real life CSI: Behind the scenes look at fascinating world of West Yorkshire Police’s Scientific Support Department

Property of the Week is Fleminghouse Lane in Waterloo - Take a look inside

Nostagia: It's back to January 1985 for this week's All Our Yesterdays - Are you pictured?

Have a look inside this week's pick of the properties: Moor House in Farnley Tyas

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What did Kirklees' MPs get up to in Parliament during 2014? Find out here

Second spate of vandalism in three weeks at allotments in Berry Brow

Allotment holders are counting the cost after eight or nine windows

More housing, Living Wage and helping vulnerable people, Kirklees Labour Party unveils its manifesto for local elections

Election campaign underway with ideas put forward by Kirklees Labour councillors and candidates

Special church service to dedicate a community defibrillator in Birchencliffe

Panto actors will be there in their costumes

Thieves steal 200-year-old footpath from Christ Church at Linthwaite

Church left with £2,000 repair bill and race against time before funeral on Thursday

Mark Nash murder trial adjourned for a week for legal arguments

Mark Nash, who grew up in Bradley before moving to Ireland in 1996, denies the murder of Sylvia Shields, 60, and Mary Callanan, 61, in 1997

E-fit image released by West Yorkshire Police of bogus Kirklees Council worker who tricked his way into a Rawthorpe home

Bogus Kirklees Council workers have conned their way in to a house in Rawthorpe

More housing, Living Wage and helping vulnerable people, Kirklees Labour Party unveils its manifesto for local elections

Election campaign underway with ideas put forward by Kirklees Labour councillors and candidates

MP warns both Huddersfield and Halifax A&Es could close

Accident & Emergency Dept at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley
Barry Sheerman attacks health groups amid watchdog warning for Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust

Karen Wynard, of Eastwood Financial Services examines the implications of changes to the rules governing pension death benefits

Karen Wynard
Individuals will have the freedom to pass on their unused defined contribution (DC) pension savings to any nominated beneficiary when they die
Strike action

NHS strike suspended after "breakthrough" in talks

Hospital and ambulance staff had already walked out twice in row over no pay rise

Marsden nurse Julie Flaherty tells of five weeks on Ebola frontline

Health worker reveals despair and hope on the ground in Sierra Leone

Thousands of Huddersfield children living in fuel poverty

Many have trouble sleeping because bedrooms are too cold

WSI Yorkshire acquires Cloudspotting

Holmfirth-based WSI Yorkshire has bought digital agency Cloudspotting and formed a new umbrella company, Attercopia Ltd

LV= comes top for customer satisfaction

Insurer LV= has been ranked alongside major names such as Amazon and John Lewis as a leader in the field of cuastomer care

ConectChina to run women-only trade trip

A trade visit to China in May aims to increase the number of women entrepreneurs doing business with their counterparts in China

Jack Hardwick set for an American adventure after bagging a scholarship to a top college

The Greenhead College student is set to take up a place at Carleton College in Minnesota after beating off competition from thousands of applicants

Parents urged to have a say before council axe falls on free transport for faith school pupils in Kirklees

No decision until feedback has been assessed

Southdale in search of apprentices

Halifax-based construction and development firm Southdale aims to recruit 50 apprentices this year - 40 of them by March
 

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