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Dalton toddler mauled by grandparents' dog

Police seize Staffie type dog after 14-month-old Jensen suffers fractured jaw and serious wounds following attack in grandmother's garden

Hundreds of attacks on Huddersfield and Calderdale hospital workers revealed

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley
Rise in serious assaults despite overall drop in incidents

Yorkshire Sculpture Park and Cannon Hall Farm vie for top attraction title

Public urged to back Yorkshire attractions

Huddersfield cycle tribute to injured campaigner John Radford one year on from serious accident

Emma Boyes and her injured dad John Radford, now in a rehab centre in York
Injured Huddersfield cyclist now in rehab unit

Principle Group embarks on £3m-plus project to redevelop former Huddersfield Remploy building

Remploy site at Waterloo in Huddersfield.
The former Remploy factory is being redeveloped under a job-creating scheme by brand specialist Principle Group

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Police crime scene

Dalton dog attack on toddler: Police investigating if dog is banned breed

Incident occurred on Saturday afternoon

Judge begins summing up in trial of former Huddersfield takeaway worker accused of murdering wife with claw hammer

Bradford Crown Court
Danish Irfan, 22, who used to live in Great Northern Street, has admitted the manslaughter of Ridda Zanab at their home in Bradford last November, but he has denied a charge of murdering the 21-year-old, who only gave birth to a baby daughter a few months before her death

'A waste of time and public money' Solicitor's blast as pensioner, 70, hauled before court for grabbing care home resident's arm to stop her banging a teaspoon

The 70-year-old's solicitor crirticised the decision to prosecute him following the incident at Colne Valley Residential Home
Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley

Hundreds of attacks on Huddersfield and Calderdale hospital workers revealed

Rise in serious assaults despite overall drop in incidents

Youth in hospital after Huddersfield street attack

Police in Huddersfield town centre
Police appeal for witnesses after Fartown assault

Calderdale pledges to get even tougher with litter louts

Heavy fines for people who fail to clean up in Calderdale

The Mayor and Mayoress of Kirklees, Clrs Ken Smith and Christine Smith, along with MP Barry Sheerman (centre) welcome Wenmei Du (centre left) and her delegation from the China Innovation and Development Association who were visiting the town.

Chinese billionaires in Huddersfield to look at investment opportunities outside London

A group of high-powered investors from China has toured Huddersfield's educational and business "hotspots"

Principle Group embarks on £3m-plus project to redevelop former Huddersfield Remploy building

Remploy site at Waterloo in Huddersfield.
The former Remploy factory is being redeveloped under a job-creating scheme by brand specialist Principle Group

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

Jimmy Savile
The man who groomed Britain laid bare

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...
Chris Taylor (centre), of Eaton Smith, presents the award to Joshua Barr, of Hewitt & Booth with (from left) Martin Bown, of My Management Accountant; Ellie MacDonald and Steven Pollitt, of the Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce; and Ian Brierley, Cath Mellor abnd Rabia Madlock, of Hewitt & Booth

Hewitt & Booth cleans up in Business of the Month competition

A firm making pipe cleaners for markets including arts and crafts, medical and engineering has won a monthly award

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
The Mayor and Mayoress of Kirklees, Clrs Ken Smith and Christine Smith, along with MP Barry Sheerman (centre) welcome Wenmei Du (centre left) and her delegation from the China Innovation and Development Association who were visiting the town.

Chinese billionaires in Huddersfield to look at investment opportunities outside London

A group of high-powered investors from China has toured Huddersfield's educational and business "hotspots"

Frenchman's birthday gift to his girlfriend - a surprise trip to watch Catalan play Huddersfield Giants

Many friendships are formed across the Channel thanks to the Catalan/Giants matches over the years

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

University of Huddersfield Students' Union staff and sabbatical officers volunteered to paint and redecorate Penistone Scout Hut
The group of 21 lived up to the scouting honour when they redecorated and restored Penistone's scout hut

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  • NEWS: Solicitor criticises decision to prosecute a 70-year-old man who grabbed a care home resident's arm to stop her from banging a teaspoon

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The Mayor and Mayoress of Kirklees, Clrs Ken Smith and Christine Smith, along with MP Barry Sheerman (centre) welcome Wenmei Du (centre left) and her delegation from the China Innovation and Development Association who were visiting the town.

Chinese billionaires in Huddersfield to look at investment opportunities outside London

Chris Chambers (left) who is terminally ill with his friend Chris Karolczuk (right).

Golcar man Chris Chambers loses cancer battle

Huddersfield town centre bar Varsity to re-open in September renamed as The Picture House

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