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Kirklees councillors to rule on Holme Valley housing plans

Meltham, Netherthong and Honley housing plans to be decided by planning committee

Slaithwaite floor fitter Gary Connor took charity cash raised at funeral then failed to deliver work

Waves Centre at Upper Mills in Slaithwaite.
Connor took cash raised at Kay Evans' funeral which was destined for Waves Daycare Centre

Paul Townend brandished a knife at police while high on speed in Huddersfield town centre

Kirklees Magistrate's Court
Townend, of Dalton, admitted that the drug sometimes made him feel paranoid

Huddersfield police officer Jonathan Denyer-Stenson loses appeal over Child Support Agency fraud case

Policeman tried to clear his name six years on- and fails

WATCH: Sign here! Five hundred Huddersfield Town fans queue to meet their heroes

Club's Welcome to the Season open day a big success

News in Pictures

Finalists of the Yorkshire Challenge Bowl, held at Woodsome Hall Golf Club, Sarah Arrowsmith (left) and Antoinette Paxman.

Antoinette Paxman profits on her home track

Home comforts suited Antoinette Paxman as she won Yorkshire’s Challenge Bowl in a tournament that was a resounding success for host club Woodsome Hall

Dewsbury Moor man suffers smoke inhalation after aviary hit by fire

Fire engine
Six birds saved but three die after suspected arson at domestic property

Former Grove and Clough House landlords raise a glass to celebrate diamond wedding anniversary

Brian and Pat Hirst are celebrating their diamond wedding anniversary
Pat and Brian Hirst tied the knot on July 24 1964

Calderdale pledges to get even tougher with litter louts

Heavy fines for people who fail to clean up in Calderdale

Grange Moor detective Paul Whiteley faces sack after drunken North Yorkshire pub attack conviction

Paul Whiteley of West Yorkshire Polices homicide and major enquiry team (HMET) is charged with committing assault at a pub in Fylingthorpe, near Whitby on the east coast,and girlfriend Claire Hughes
Court finds Huddersfield cop guilty of drunken pub attack

Home help and husband guilty of fleecing pensioner out of thousands of pounds

Theresa & Paul Frost at Leeds Crown Court
Mrs Frost, a home help, has been convicted on 12 charges of defrauding an elderly man during a three-year period when she was looking after him in Huddersfield
Jimmy Savile

Robert Sutcliffe: New book by Dan Davies reveals the true malevolence of Jimmy Savile

The man who groomed Britain laid bare

Kirklees councillors to rule on Holme Valley housing plans

Kirklees Council
Meltham, Netherthong and Honley housing plans to be decided by planning committee

Communities rally round to save Kirklees libraries from closure

Meeting in Golcar on Monday for villagers interested in saving the library

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
University of Huddersfield Students' Union staff and sabbatical officers volunteered to paint and redecorate Penistone Scout Hut

University of Huddersfield staff and students get hands dirty for good cause

The group of 21 lived up to the scouting honour when they redecorated and restored Penistone's scout hut

Celebrating a Bronte birthday

Celebrate Emily Bronte's birthday this weekend at Haworth
Emily Bronte would have been celebrating her birthday on July 30, so the Bronte Society is hosting events to mark the occasion

Sir Patrick Stewart opens Santander branch at Huddersfield University to mark new partnership

Sir Patrick Stewart at the official opening of the Huddersfield University branch of Santander
Huddersfield University and Santander partnership will fund international scholarships

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Sir Patrick Stewart at the official opening of the Huddersfield University branch of Santander

Sir Patrick Stewart opens Santander branch at Huddersfield University to mark new partnership

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