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New health boss joins Kirklees Council on six-figure salary

Richard Parry, Director for Commissioning, Public Health and Adult Social Care at Kirklees Council
Social worker Richard Parry will join Kirklees for a role advertised in the range of £110,000 and £121,000

Family of brain damaged John Radford speak of "torturous" consequences of road clash as man guilty of dangerous driving incident

Emma Boyes and her injured dad John Radford, now in a rehab centre in York
'No winners' as driver Michael Gledhill told he faces jail

Vow to end 'scandal' of 15 minute home care visits as shadow minister Liz Kendall visits top Huddersfield care firm Home Instead Care

Shadow minister Liz Kendall visits Home Instead, Honley. Liz Kendall (right) meets Anna Kybaluk (staff member) and John Arkwright (client).
Labour shadow minister visited award-winning care provider in Honley

Drug runner Kabir Hussain fails in his bid to have his sentence reduced

Kabir Hussain
35-year-old told he must serve 12 years for conspiracy to supply class A drugs and money laundering offences

Driver Michael Gledhill warned to expect jail after collision which left John Radford with severe brain damage

John Radford
Judge adjourns sentence until November

Three arrested after broad-daylight stabbing at Relish Piri Piri in Wakefield Road, Huddersfield

Police incident, Wakefield Road, Aspley, Huddersfield.
Victim was taken by ambulance to Leeds General Infirmary

LOOK: Evocative pictures as Huddersfield Scooter Club celebrate 30th anniversary

The club is preparing to mark their 30th anniversary with a special get-together on Saturday, November 8, with a concert at The Irish Centre by famed Huddersfield mod band The Killermeters

Phillip Simpson caught drink-driving - after he beeped his horn as police drove past

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
Simpson, of Dewsbury Moor, was banned from the road for 18 months

Young Huddersfield actor Megan Rosendale lands star role in feature film The Taking

Emmerdale star, Dominc Brunt, with Megan Rosendale on the set of his new feature film, The Taking
It is the latest of a string of accolades for the seven-year-old who is also a dab hand at dancing, ice skating and guitar

Three cars driven off by burglars in Brighouse and Halifax

Calderdale CID are linking two Hanoi burglaries

David Nutton in court after swearing at police when they found him sleeping on a Dewsbury Railway Station platform

Kirklees Magistrate's Court
Nutton admitted being drunk and disorderly in public at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Would-be thief breaks both legs in fall after attempted burglary at Clayton West

Yorkshire Ambulance Service
Ambulance responded to man who had fallen from scaffolding in the early hours of the morning

Mum walking child to school finds man's body hanging from tree in Track Road, Batley

A man, thought to be aged 20 and Eastern European, was found hanging from a tree in parkland off Track Road, Batley
Police called as parents and children make way to school

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Illustrated talk at library tells tale of Huddersfield WW1 soldier's love letters to sweetheart at home

Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? It's Mod Revue at Golcar Royal British Legion

4,000 votes, 202 pictures, one town: winners of Examiner calendar for 2015 revealed

Halloween is coming!

Little Horrors 2014: send us snaps of your kids kitted out ready for Halloween

Nostalgia: it's 1990 in Huddersfield - are you pictured?

Property of the Week: Sunny Bank road in Meltham

CBeebies star Dr Ranj to switch on Huddersfield Christmas lights

Jonathan Sutton and Emma Mansell

Emma Mansell murder: accused Jonathan Sutton in court today to face charges

Ms Mansell, 37, of Oakes, was stabbed to death on May 18

Young Huddersfield actor Megan Rosendale lands star role in feature film The Taking

Emmerdale star, Dominc Brunt, with Megan Rosendale on the set of his new feature film, The Taking
It is the latest of a string of accolades for the seven-year-old who is also a dab hand at dancing, ice skating and guitar

Family of brain damaged John Radford speak of "torturous" consequences of road clash as man guilty of dangerous driving incident

Emma Boyes and her injured dad John Radford, now in a rehab centre in York
'No winners' as driver Michael Gledhill told he faces jail
Kabir Hussain

Drug runner Kabir Hussain fails in his bid to have his sentence reduced

35-year-old told he must serve 12 years for conspiracy to supply class A drugs and money laundering offences

Three cars driven off by burglars in Brighouse and Halifax

Calderdale CID are linking two Hanoi burglaries

Burglar Scott Bolland who drank tea with his 84-year-old victim deserved his 45-month jail sentence, say Court of Appeal judges

Convicted burglar Scott Bolland
He fleeced victim out of 90% of her bank balance
Shadow minister Liz Kendall visits Home Instead, Honley. Liz Kendall (right) meets Anna Kybaluk (staff member) and John Arkwright (client).

Vow to end 'scandal' of 15 minute home care visits as shadow minister Liz Kendall visits top Huddersfield care firm Home Instead Care

Labour shadow minister visited award-winning care provider in Honley

A and E performance slips as Huddersfield and Calderdale doctors hit by surge of extra patients

Calderdale Royal Hospital
Huddersfield MP says struggles show plan to consolidate emergency units is flawed

Aaaw! Cute pup Cosmo, owned by Dewsbury MP Simon Reevell, aims to be Parliament's top dog

Simon Reevell MP's dog Cosmo
Simon and fox terrier hope to succeed in dog-eat-dog world of politics

Huddersfield GP concerned about ethics of NHS £55 bonus plan for dementia diagnoses

Kirkburton doc says Government plan will open up "ethical dilemmas"

Family and Health: Campaigning for MS awareness in the Asian community

Ranjit Kaur was surprised to learn that MS is a hidden disease among members of the Asian community.

Two Colne Valley GP surgeries with 10,000 patients announce plans to merge due to funding issues

Marsden Health Centre and Colne Valley Family Doctors will pool resources
Waverley Consultancy has been founded by former broadcaster, journalist and political adviser Stephen Naylor and will be based in Brighouse

Waverley Consultancy nets a new client

Brighouse-based Waverley Consultancy has been appointed by Superleague netball team the Yorkshire Jets to raise its profile

Travel tots taking the hassle out of holidays

A Waterloo-based private maternity nurse is helping parents with small children have hassle-free holidays

Standard Wool appoints new directors

Paul Hughes Snr (left), group managing director of Standard Wool, with Paul Hughes Jnr, group trading director
A textile firm with operations in Dewsbury has strengthened its group board with three key appointments
Frozen movie

Festival of Light 2014: Frozen singalong revealed for event - plus more acts revealed

Plenty of attractions for families but main stage act has yet to be announced

Men who claimed they were sexually abused as boys by Verona Fathers in Mirfield settle out of court for £120,000

Kevin Scullin, who claims he was a victim of sexual abuse at the Mirfield Junior Seminary run by the Verona Fathers, pictured there in 1967
The 11 men were training to be priests at the Mirfield Junior Seminary run by the Verona Fathers, an Italian missionary order

New Starters 2014: even more Huddersfield youngsters pictured as they start school

Latest new starter pictures
We asked schools to send in pictures of the youngsters beginning their school journey - see our updated gallery
 

Videos & Photos

Jonathan Sutton and Emma Mansell

Emma Mansell murder: accused Jonathan Sutton in court today to face charges

Emma Boyes and her injured dad John Radford, now in a rehab centre in York

Family of brain damaged John Radford speak of "torturous" consequences of road clash as man guilty of dangerous driving incident

Police incident, Wakefield Road, Aspley, Huddersfield.

Three arrested after broad-daylight stabbing at Relish Piri Piri in Wakefield Road, Huddersfield

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