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Councillor slams Kirklees road surface as 'cheap' and 'dangerous to cyclists' after loose chippings spread on road

Kirklees Council criticised for using loose chippings to prolong the life on roads used for Tour de France Grand Depart

Police say £100,000 blaze at Land Rover Centre in Lockwood could be arson

Police appeal for information over suspicious early morning fire

Huddersfield postman Mark Sandell accused of stealing 71 parcels from Royal Mail

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
Mark Sandell to appear before judges at Leeds Crown Court

Huddersfield Town's Keep It Up charity campaign to be extended until 2017

Huddersfield Town reach one million milestone for Keep It Up campaign.
The air ambulance at Canalside, l to r, Andy Armitage (paramedic), Tony Wilkes (paramedic), Katie Collinson (YAA Partnership manager), Dean Hoyle (Huddersfield Town chairman), Andy Booth (Huddersfield Town ambassador), Sean Jarvis (Huddersfield Town commercial director), Paul Gowland (YAA Director of Fundraising), Capt Ian Mousette (pilot), Mark Lillis (Huddersfield Town Academy manager) and Robyn Deegan (Huddersfield Town Supporter Partnerships manager).
Keep It Up campaign to run until 2017

Reception class teacher Sue Crowther retires after 38 years at Wilberlee J&I

End of an era at Slaithwaite school
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Huddersfield Town's Keep It Up charity campaign to be extended until 2017

Huddersfield Town reach one million milestone for Keep It Up campaign.
The air ambulance at Canalside, l to r, Andy Armitage (paramedic), Tony Wilkes (paramedic), Katie Collinson (YAA Partnership manager), Dean Hoyle (Huddersfield Town chairman), Andy Booth (Huddersfield Town ambassador), Sean Jarvis (Huddersfield Town commercial director), Paul Gowland (YAA Director of Fundraising), Capt Ian Mousette (pilot), Mark Lillis (Huddersfield Town Academy manager) and Robyn Deegan (Huddersfield Town Supporter Partnerships manager).
News of the plan comes only weeks after the appeal, which divides monies between the Air Ambulance and the soccer club’s Academy, confirmed it has topped the £1m mark

Reception class teacher Sue Crowther retires after 38 years at Wilberlee J&I

End of an era at Slaithwaite school
Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.

Huddersfield postman Mark Sandell accused of stealing 71 parcels from Royal Mail

Mark Sandell to appear before judges at Leeds Crown Court

Man charged with violent disorder after knife attack in Dalton

North Carr at Dalton in Huddersfield.
Victim, 28, has undergone surgery following attack in North Carr, Dalton

PCSOs numbers decrease in West Yorkshire but above national average

West Yorkshire PCSO figures decline

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

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Hospital chiefs slash another 100 beds from target

Kirklees councillors' plea to government: let us borrow to build affordable homes for our residents

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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

It's officially holiday season! Get your beach body on with our 10 tips to getting in shape, plus, take advantage of a 7-day FREE trial of the Hairy Bikers Diet club now...

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

Reception class teacher Sue Crowther retires after 38 years at Wilberlee J&I

End of an era at Slaithwaite school

Procession through Marsden to mark 100 years since the start of World War One and a major exhibition at St Bartholomews Church

Bugle played by Harry Beardsall when he was killed on the Somme to be played for three generations of his family

School's out for summer!

Westborough High School holds first end-of-term fair

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