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Armed robbery at William Hill betting shop in Brighouse

William Hill betting shop in Commercial Street, Brighouse
Calderdale police are appealing for witnesses to the terrifying incident, which occurred around 6.50pm on September 13

Huddersfield Choral Society conductor suspended from post after appearing in Glasgow Sheriff Court accused of sex offences

Huddersfield Choral Society chorus master, Joseph Cullen
Joseph Cullen, appeared in private at Glasgow Sheriff Court to face the two counts of lewd, indecent and libidinous practices and behaviour

Crosland Moor's Arron Read jailed for kneeing woman in face before punching and kicking her on the floor

Leeds Crown Court
The court heard Read had previous convictions for common assault on women in 2012 and 2013 and is currently serving 14 weeks in prison imposed by magistrates for an assault on his former girlfriend

Labour of love for Huddersfield's fallen World War One soldiers to be published after 30 years work

Book tells the story of all the Huddersfield soldiers who gave their lives in World War One

The Big Picture: Russell Lewis's shots from around Huddersfield

We want to showcase the work of amateur photographers with their finest shots of our area - this week we feature Russell Lewis

'We need a vision to kick-start Elland regeneration' says community champion

Joe Braithwaite, chairman of the Elland and District Partnership
Community groups wants ideas and people to help bring about regeneration in the town

UK Navigators youth group forms in Huddersfield

The 1st Dearne Valley Navigators - a new youth group - enjoy a camp
New group splits from the official Scouts to launch in Denby Dale

Watch: Over 200 people sing clouds away at 141st Longwood Sing

Longwood Sing at Nab End Tower, Longwood. Musical director Suzanne Smelt.
Toddlers to the over nineties all played their part in performing a selection of rousing hymns accompanied by the Golcar Band

Man left with serious facial injuries after early morning attack in Huddersfield - plus police deal with clashes between football fans

The scene in St George's Square after soccer fans clashed
Huddersfield police believe that the incident was caused after a fight between five men outside Centro's takeaway spilled around the corner

Up, up and away with Kirklees College after contract to provide cabin crew training

Cabin crew students Zane Saghir and Chelsea Brown outside the airline training unit
College signs contract to provide airline training

Huddersfield mum Stacey Rogers heads up new gas safety campaign to raise awareness of carbon monoxide poisoning

Stacey Rodgers holds a photo of her son Dominic Rodgers, who died aged 10 in 2004 from carbon monoxide poisoning
Stacey Rodgers lost her son Dominic to carbon monoxide poisoning and is now helping to launch the new safety campaign

Disabled Huddersfield teen faces missing out on trip of a lifetime as NHS wheelchair wrangle rumbles on

The girl, who suffers with cerebral palsy, has been waiting since May for a larger manual chair but has been left in limbo amid the privatisation of Huddersfield and Calderdale’s wheelchair service

Kirklees Council planning officers recommend refusal for three 100m wind turbines in Colne Valley

Site of proposed wind turbine on land next to track leading to Cupwith Reservoir, above Nont Sarah's at Scammonden.
It will be the members of Huddersfield Planning Committee who will rule on the Slaithwaite Moor proposal when they meet on Thursday next week
Seonaid Matheson and her daughter Ruby Paechter get stuck in at Huddersfield Town Hall

First ever Great Northern Ukulele Festival in Huddersfield strikes the right chord

Cannon Hall's baby alpacas

Cannon Hall Farm welcomes alpaca babies born last night

Jessica Gunning attending the premiere of new film Pride in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday 2 September, 2014. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire

Watch: Former Holmfirth High pupil Jessica Gunning stars in smash hit movie Pride

Richard Kiel, who played Bond baddie Jaws, has passed away aged 74

In fond memory of Richard 'Jaws' Kiel, we ask: how well do you know your Bond villains?

Heather Croft and her home in Slaithwaite

Property of the Week: Crimble Bank in Slaithwaite

Picture perfect: amazing tattoos by Huddersfield artist

Marsden Photography Club member Steve Shaw's ethereal shot of the moon

Supermoon! Stunning harvest moon pictured above Huddersfield

Andrew Hasler, 18 (right), and Simon Milling, 17, are leaders at Outlane Methodist Association of Youth Clubs. They dressed up as convicts in September 1987 and were sponsored to see how far away they could get in 24 hours.

Huddersfield nostalgia from 1987 - are you pictured?

Kirklees College by night

Kirklees College construction: step by step pictures

Look: inside Huddersfield's new sports centre as it takes shape

Longwood Sing at Nab End Tower, Longwood. Musical director Suzanne Smelt.

Watch: Over 200 people sing clouds away at 141st Longwood Sing

Toddlers to the over nineties all played their part in performing a selection of rousing hymns accompanied by the Golcar Band

First ever Great Northern Ukulele Festival in Huddersfield strikes the right chord

Seonaid Matheson and her daughter Ruby Paechter get stuck in at Huddersfield Town Hall
The second ever event was so successful that organiser, Mary Agnes Krell, announced that it will become an annual event in the town

Batley's Conway Crescent hit with more crimes following stun gun attack on mum and son

Police are treating these incidents as targeted attacks
Police believe that a high speed car chase involving a gun and reports of shots fired in the street are linked
Huddersfield Choral Society chorus master, Joseph Cullen

Huddersfield Choral Society conductor suspended from post after appearing in Glasgow Sheriff Court accused of sex offences

Joseph Cullen, appeared in private at Glasgow Sheriff Court to face the two counts of lewd, indecent and libidinous practices and behaviour

Crosland Moor's Arron Read jailed for kneeing woman in face before punching and kicking her on the floor

Leeds Crown Court
The court heard Read had previous convictions for common assault on women in 2012 and 2013 and is currently serving 14 weeks in prison imposed by magistrates for an assault on his former girlfriend

Kevin Wilson, 32, of Berry Brow found guilty of breaching his bail conditions

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
He is accused of assaulting Alison Wilkinson
Longwood Sing at Nab End Tower, Longwood. Musical director Suzanne Smelt.

Watch: Over 200 people sing clouds away at 141st Longwood Sing

Toddlers to the over nineties all played their part in performing a selection of rousing hymns accompanied by the Golcar Band

Disabled Huddersfield teen faces missing out on trip of a lifetime as NHS wheelchair wrangle rumbles on

The girl, who suffers with cerebral palsy, has been waiting since May for a larger manual chair but has been left in limbo amid the privatisation of Huddersfield and Calderdale’s wheelchair service

An independent Yorkshire? As Scotland prepares to vote on independence, see if you'd pass our Yorkshire citizenship test

Yorkshire flag
Could Yorkshire claim independence? And would you pass our citizenship test for God's own country?

Health and Family: Why are men not fighting the obesity battle?

Just as many men as women in the UK are obese and yet slimming clubs are seen as an exclusively female world.

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary League of Friends celebrate 60 years of service

Group supports patients and families along with fundraising for equipment

From 250 deaths at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and Calderdale Royal Hospital, there are just NINE organ donors - and that is one of the BEST records in Yorkshire

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley
NHS appeals for more organ donors at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and Calderdale Royal Hospital
Chris Wood, of R3 and Clough Corporate

R3 reports improving prospects for Yorkshire hotels

Chris Wood, of Clough Corporate Solutions, says Tour de France publicity has highlighted the region's hospitality sector

ADD Express acquires warehouse space at Lowfields

Dave Fairbrother (left), of ADD, with Tom Lamb (centre), of Knight Frank and James Appleton-Metcalfe, of Citivale
Pallet distributor ADD Express has secured a 22,400sq ft warehouse to complement its existing 30,000sq ft facility in Elland

Mid Yorkshire chamber names Martin Hathaway as new chief executive

Martin Hathaway, chief executive of the West Yorkshire Enterprise Agency
Lockwood-based Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce has appointed Martin Hathaway as chief executive in succession to Andrew Choi
What's on this week at Kirklees and Calderdale councils

What's on this week at Kirklees and Calderdale councils

Kirklees heritage and sports plans, Calderdale will hold People's Commission on health plans

Huddersfield Choral Society conductor suspended from post after appearing in Glasgow Sheriff Court accused of sex offences

Huddersfield Choral Society chorus master, Joseph Cullen
Joseph Cullen, appeared in private at Glasgow Sheriff Court to face the two counts of lewd, indecent and libidinous practices and behaviour

Up, up and away with Kirklees College after contract to provide cabin crew training

Cabin crew students Zane Saghir and Chelsea Brown outside the airline training unit
College signs contract to provide airline training
 

Videos & Photos

Longwood Sing at Nab End Tower, Longwood. Musical director Suzanne Smelt.

Watch: Over 200 people sing clouds away at 141st Longwood Sing

Seonaid Matheson and her daughter Ruby Paechter get stuck in at Huddersfield Town Hall

First ever Great Northern Ukulele Festival in Huddersfield strikes the right chord

The scene in St George's Square after soccer fans clashed

Man left with serious facial injuries after early morning attack in Huddersfield - plus police deal with clashes between football fans

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