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As Kirklees Council looks to devolve money and power to the communities - we ask experts for their view

Community, politics expert and Area Committee chair of what Kirklees can do to devolve power

Card Factory formerly owned by Huddersfield Town chairman Dean Hoyle set to float on the stock exchange

Dean and Janet Hoyle
The greetings card retailer founded by Huddersfield Town chairman Dean Hoyle is to list on the stock exchange

Union anger after Yorkshire Ambulance Service breaks rest period promise

West Yorkshire Ambulance Service
Patient safety risk claim as paramedics go over eight hours without a rest

Man's body found at town centre flat in Brighouse but death not thought to be suspicious

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Police confirm a man in his 40s has died and are not treating the death as suspicious

Huddersfield bus driver who survived metal railing through his leg in horror accident to appear on BBC show

Huddersfield man's amazing escape from horror bus crash

Meltham runner Penny Ditchfield wins women's race at World Coal Carrying Championships

Meltham Athletic Club women's captain makes it second time lucky in Gawthorpe tradition

Hammer wielding robber threatened female assistant at bookmakers in Almondbury

Police in Huddersfield town centre
Police called to Northgate last night to armed robbery at Jack Pearsons Bookmakers

Huddersfield Town's Pedal for Pounds cyclists gear up for big ride

Cyclists due to leave Arsenal's Emirates Stadium at 12.30pm
Launch of new-look Neighbourhood Policing in Kirklees at Riverhead Brewery, Peel Street, Marsden - West Yorkshire Chief Constable Mark Gilmore and West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson.

West Yorkshire Police recruitment drive launched for Special Constables

Special Constables have the same powers as police and are volunteers

Bogus callers visit homes in Almondbury and Lindley in two separate distraction burglaries

Police warning bogus callers operating in the area and warn residents to be vigilant

Pay back £83,000 - or go to jail: judge's warning to fraudster Sheed Raj

Bradford Crown Court
Sheed Raj, 33, admitted fraudulently obtaining three houses and money laundering
Marsden Mechanics Hall

As Kirklees Council looks to devolve money and power to the communities - we ask experts for their view

Community, politics expert and Area Committee chair of what Kirklees can do to devolve power

Councillor asks: what happened to the much-wanted u-turn on parking charges?

Brighouse member wants to know why Calderdale is still charging when the budget agreed a reversal

Almondbury Lib Dem Clr James Blanchard to stand down from Kirklees Council to fight Parliamentary battle in York

James Blanchard
Lib Dem James Blanchard bids to become MP for York Outer
Beach holiday

Skin cancer rates in Yorkshire doubled since 1990s

Growth of sunshine package holidays blamed

Anti A&E cuts protesters form Band Together For Our NHS to try and halt proposals

Accident & Emergency Dept at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley
Group seeking legal advice to halt A&E axe proposal

Dewsbury District Hospital and other Mid Yorkshire Hospitals: seven out of 10 happy with standard of care

Dewsbury District Hospital
But more than half unhappy with lack of nurses on duty
Dean and Janet Hoyle

Card Factory formerly owned by Huddersfield Town chairman Dean Hoyle set to float on the stock exchange

The greetings card retailer founded by Huddersfield Town chairman Dean Hoyle is to list on the stock exchange

Halifax Fan Company notches up 50 years of success

A large centrifugal fan supplied by Brighouse-based Halifax Fan to a steel works in Redcar
Investment in tooling, training and a factory in China has helped Brighouse firm Halifax Fan Company become a global leader in its industry

Karen Wynard, of Eastwood Financial Service Ltd,on the facts behind the changes in ISAs

Karen Wynard
Karen Wynard, of Eastwood Financial Service Ltd, explalnis what to look out for as ISAs become NISAs
Former teacher Dinah Bentley of Shepley.

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Huddersfield University's Dr Andrew Mycock discusses politics behind history of First World War

Dr Andrew Mycock
History is manipulated by politics and thinking of the day

Youngsters at Battyeford Primary School exhibit artwork

Children's work on show at Brook's Deli in Mirfield

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Meltham runner Penny Ditchfield wins women's race at World Coal Carrying Championships

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