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The scene of the fire in Thornhill.

Fire crews tackled bedroom blaze in Thornhill

Crews from Dewsbury and Ossett called to Maynes Close

Dewsbury man Umar Hussain charged with 12 counts of rape

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
Rape accused to face crown court

Holmfirth businessman Andrew James jailed after more than £120,000 taken for internet fireplace orders which were never delivered

Creative types are being encouraged to log on and enter the computing awards
West Yorkshire Trading Standards received more than 100 complaints about Home Fireside Ltd run by Andrew Michael James

Kirklees Council helps force government re-think over 'stupid idea' on taxis

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Deregulation Bill clauses meant anyone could be allowed to drive an off-duty taxi - but councils including Kirklees have forced a re-think

Holmfirth motorist Michael Gledhill denies deliberately knocking cycling veteran John Radford off his bike in incident that left rider with severe brain injury

John Radford of Meltham
Victim left with catastrophic head injuries after incident between New Mill and Brockholes

Sob story woman Shabana Ellis stole from vulnerable men, court told

Leeds Crown Court
She knocked on a 79-year-old man's door and offered him a massage before she ended up moving in with him

The boys are back in town: Ivy Street gang celebrates golden years of fun and games at 30th reunion

Eleven members of the long-running group, who met almost every night when they were growing up, met to reminisce

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary radiographers strike in protest at pay

Radiographers on strike outside Huddersfield Royal Infirmary as part of the nationwide strike for a pay rise. Picture shows Vicky Woodward in front of colleagues.
Second week of action begins by NHS x-ray, MRI and CT scanning staff

Teenager Davern Pinnock of Fartown admits baseball bat road rage attack which injured father and son on Leeds Road

A baseball bat
18-year-old from Fartown sent to young offender institution for 17 months

New team to tackle child protection tip-offs in Kirklees will operate from 'secure room'

Anti-child sexual exploitation campaign poster
Police, health and social service team being formed and will work from secure location due to sensitive data sharing

Striking memorial unveiled at Battyeford Sporting Club pitch for renowned referee, Colin Heeley, who collapsed and died during a football match

His wife, Pauline, made the donation and also hopes that a defibrillator will be given to the club, thanks to donations in his honour

Kirklees College students work on wartime memorial to First World War fallen

Local artist Andy Farr, working with tutor Clare Grace and her students, is looking for information on the men featured so they can create an art project in their memory – and is appealing for help from local people

Rail passengers can help boost Mirfield Railway Station at meeting with train operator with cash to spend

Grand Central has £7.8m to improve stations and Clr Martyn Bolt hopes some will come Mirfield's way

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

We had technical problems that meant we couldn't bring you all the pictures yesterday - but they're solved and you can now see our full gallery of pictures

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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

Halloween is nearly here...

Halloween hi-jinx: what's on in Huddersfield this half-term?

Spooky goings on

A healing white spirit, a devil dog and a phantom bingo player - 7 tales of spooky paranormal activity in haunted Huddersfield

Plus check out our gallery of things that have gone bump in the night across the UK - if you dare...

Maria Harris: Detectives step up search for vulnerable Huddersfield woman

Maria Harris updated
She is believed to have gone missing from her address in the Moldgreen area of Huddersfield around 7am this morning

Witness who saw incident which led to cyclist's brain damage tells court she saw car driver from Holmfirth 'like steer towards him'

John Radford of Meltham
Michael Gledhill, 23 of Bramble Bank, Holmfirth denies causing serious injury to John Radford by dangerous driving on Huddersfield Road on July 31 last year
Leeds Crown Court

Marcus Nicholson-North propositioned sexually confused teenage Huddersfield boy, court told

Nicholson-North had initially become a friend to the 15-year-old on Facebook after learning that the boy wondered whether he was bi-sexual

Teenager Davern Pinnock of Fartown admits baseball bat road rage attack which injured father and son on Leeds Road

A baseball bat
18-year-old from Fartown sent to young offender institution for 17 months

Sob story woman Shabana Ellis stole from vulnerable men, court told

Leeds Crown Court
She knocked on a 79-year-old man's door and offered him a massage before she ended up moving in with him

MP Craig Whittaker swaps Commons for supermarket aisles

MP paid a visit to Sainsbury's in Brighouse

Leaders at Colne Valley High School start to turn the tide

Hundreds flock to open evening

Kirklees Business Week hailed a stunning success

Almost 800 people were involved in the Kirklees Business Conference at the John Smith's Stadium

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

WATCH: Picket lines at Huddersfield and Halifax hospitals as NHS staff go on strike

Midwives, nurses, paramedics, ambulance staff, and hospital porters and cleaners mounted picket lines across England from 7am for four hours

Hot Tiles sets up in Huddersfield

A wall and floor tiles company has opened a store in Huddersfield to capitalise on growing demand for its products

NOVUS scheme in line for its third award

A course run by Huddersfield University to boost career prospects for graduates in logistics has been shortlisted for a supply chain award

Ploughcroft urges swift action from landlords

Chris Hopkins, managing director of Ploughcroft
Private landlords have been urged to act quickly to take advantage of a second tranche of Green Deal funding

NOVUS scheme in line for its third award

A course run by Huddersfield University to boost career prospects for graduates in logistics has been shortlisted for a supply chain award

Slaithwaite Nields Primary School pupils set the right tone after recycling over 100 phones to raise awareness about the environment

The students won £1000 for their efforts, which they will use to buy new iPads

Deighton school teachers step up to the mark

Everyone at a Huddersfield primary school is stepping up to the mark after a poor inspection report.
 

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