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Lindley Infants most oversubscribed primary school as 91% of kids get first choice in Kirklees Council area

Of the 5,456 applications for reception places at local primary, 4,959 were successful in getting their number one choice

Examiner Charity Challenge 2014: meet the lady who's done it for the last 25 years!

Diane Ainley to take part in her 25th Examiner Charity Challenge
It’s the 25th anniversary of the Charity Challenge this year and proudly wearing the registration No.25 will be Lascelles Hall woman Diane Ainley

Mum who lied to police to protect son after stabbing is jailed for perverting course of justice

Police crime scene
Bray, 44 of Keldregate, Bradley, Huddersfield admitted attempting to pervert the course of justice

Calderdale councillors united against A&E closure at Extraordinary meeting

Calderdale Royal Hospital
Unity to oppose Huddersfield and Calderdale health trust proposals for A&E

Seven years for Deighton man Mark Mills who stamped on victim's head as he lay on the floor at party

Mark Mills
Sentencing him Judge Guy Kearl QC said he had a bad record for violence over the last 12 years
Police crime scene

Mirfield teacher charged with child sex offences

Head teacher writes to parents as man, 44, set to appear at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Don't call the midwife - call the Dr! PhD for Huddersfield midwife Marilyn Rogers

Marilyn Rogers, infant feeding advisor at the Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust. Pictured with twins Ted and Sonny Fairbairn and their mum Jade, from Greetland
Marilyn, who works as the infant feeding advisor at the Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust, studied for her PhD at Leeds University at the same time as being a working mum and heading up the Baby Café support group in Halifax

Examiner Charity Challenge 2014: meet the lady who's done it for the last 25 years!

Diane Ainley to take part in her 25th Examiner Charity Challenge
It’s the 25th anniversary of the Charity Challenge this year and proudly wearing the registration No.25 will be Lascelles Hall woman Diane Ainley
Police crime scene

Mum who lied to police to protect son after stabbing is jailed for perverting course of justice

Bray, 44 of Keldregate, Bradley, Huddersfield admitted attempting to pervert the course of justice

Drivers stopped and checked in police operation in Huddersfield on Wednesday

Pick-up truck found to be overladen
Police and agencies day of action at Leeds Road Playing Fields as part of Operation Viper

Three jailed for New Mill attack in which student was blindfolded, tied up and beaten

Davie Ferguson, William Lynch and Natalie Daley
Student's terror as he was attacked after drinking spree
Calderdale Royal Hospital

Calderdale councillors united against A&E closure at Extraordinary meeting

Unity to oppose Huddersfield and Calderdale health trust proposals for A&E

Don't sell the family silver: councillors' plea after Kirklees Council bid to sell agricultural land

Kirklees Council logo
Debate about value of land, future use and potential against quick cash-gain for Kirklees Council

Colne Valley Labour candidate Binni Joshi Barr stands down for health reasons

New candidate selection for Colne Valley as Labour woman stands down
Marilyn Rogers, infant feeding advisor at the Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust. Pictured with twins Ted and Sonny Fairbairn and their mum Jade, from Greetland

Don't call the midwife - call the Dr! PhD for Huddersfield midwife Marilyn Rogers

Marilyn, who works as the infant feeding advisor at the Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust, studied for her PhD at Leeds University at the same time as being a working mum and heading up the Baby Café support group in Halifax

Calderdale councillors united against A&E closure at Extraordinary meeting

Calderdale Royal Hospital
Unity to oppose Huddersfield and Calderdale health trust proposals for A&E

Whole of HRI would have to be strengthened to let Yorkshire Air Ambulance land on roof

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley
The All Party Parliamentary Group for Air Ambulances (APPGAA) has highlighted that 60% of major trauma centres have ‘inadequate’ air ambulance landing facilities
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Unemployment figures fall in Huddersfield and Dewsbury

A record 30.3m people are in work, according to latest UK employment figures

NatWest backs dog grooming and spa business

Ian Cour, of NatWest. with Jessica Elvidge, owner of Princess Paws Dog Grooming and Spa, and dog Missy
A dog grooming salon offering mud baths, coat colouring and dental treatment for pampered pooches has opened with funding from NatWest

Pepamint secures place among UK's top social media businesses

Nicola Mellor of Pepamint
Slaithwaite-based Pepamint has been listed in the Social Media Top 500
ATL claims

Lindley Infants most oversubscribed primary school as 91% of kids get first choice in Kirklees Council area

Of the 5,456 applications for reception places at local primary, 4,959 were successful in getting their number one choice

Former Kirklees College student makes her name in fashion world with Recoco brand

Business booms for former Kirklees College student

Chickenley Community Junior, Infant and Nursery School rescue plan gets thumbs down from Ofsted

Chickenley Community J I and N School
In an unusual move, HMI inspector Jonathan Brown has revisited the 294-pupil school and described its action plan to turn things around as “not fit for purpose”

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  • NEWS: Seven years for Deighton thug who stamped on a man's head.

    Mark Mills, who had a history of violence, was sent down for an attack in a property above the Waterloo Tavern.

    His unconscious victim was taken to hospital where he spent three days and was found to have a fractured nose and orbital bone. He also had marks on his face from the imprint of the sole of Mills’s trainer.

    Mark Mills
    Mark Mills


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  • NEWS: Film night tonight at The Red and Green Club, Milnsbridge, (formerly Milnsbridge Socialist Club).

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  • NEWS: A mini gay pride festival has been put together after Yorkshire’s most popular LGBT gathering was axed for the second year running.

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  • NEWS: A drink driver, who led police on a 90mph chase for 10 miles, has been jailed.

    Kevin Harrison, 33, of Heron Close, Ravensthorpe, was jailed for 12 months after admitting dangerous driving and drink driving.

    Leeds Crown Court heard Harrison, who had previously been banned from driving, had driven through a red light at 60-80mph.

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  • NEWS: A mum who lied to police to protect her son after he stabbed her partner has been jailed for perverting the course of justice.

    Joanne Bray, 44 of Keldregate, Bradley, initially claimed she had stabbed Andrew Yates, with whom she had a 'volatile' relationship.

    But Mr Yates had, in fact, been stabbed by her son Stephen Evans following a domestic incident.

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  • BREAKING: Missing Lindley teenager Keane Robinson has been found safe and well in Almondbury at 10.30am today.

    The 15-year-old, from Lidget Street, was reported missing yesterday.

    West Yorkshire Police Missing teenager Keane Robinson
    Missing teenager Keane Robinson

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  • Hi. Dave Himelfield here with your news, travel and sport requirements.

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  • NEWS: Every year the Examiner hosts the Charity Challenge which raises thousands for local causes.

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  • TWEET: Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman has shared his thoughts on Labour's Colne Valley general election candidate stepping down due to ill health - click here to read our story

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  • WEATHER: It's been lovely and sunny this week - but typically the Easter weekend will not be so lovely.

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