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Royal Mail exceeds delivery targets in Huddersfield

Privatised Royal Mail exceeded its 93% delivery target for first class mail in Huddersfield during the first quarter of this financial year

Ofsted criticises Kirklees Council-run children's daycare centre in Batley for 'compromising children's safety'

Batley Sports and Tennis Centre daycare club rated 'inadequate' by inspector

Fred Daly's winning Open Championship golf ball from 1947 presented to Royal Liverpool Golf Club by Brenda Firth of Huddersfield

Signed and dated memento was in sideboard drawer

Kirklees Councillors hike school dinner cost

School dinners.
School dinners to rise by 5p in January - with further increases in coming years

Hunt for Cleckheaton knifeman after double attack

Police hunt man after two attacks
Local election count at Cathedral House, Huddersfield - Green Clr, Andrew Cooper

All party rule call for Kirklees Council, as Newsome Clr Andrew Cooper says minority rule makes no sense in tough times

Clr Andrew Cooper says all parties should be involved with no-on 'opt outs' for political gain

Ready, steady, dash: First ever Shelley and Shepley trolley race puts area on the map to raise the profile of local businesses and community spirit

Organised by Flying Ferret landlord, Chris Barrow, it also raised around £1,500 for Forget Me Not Children's Hospice

Court hearing takes place today to evict travellers on site at Salendine Nook

Further travellers have appeared at a site off Leeds Road in Batley

Elland man Ian Nash jailed for child porn crimes

A 38-year-old man has been jailed for 10 months after police acting on a tip-off found hundreds of child porn images and films on his computer

West Yorkshire Police implements changes to Stop and Search powers for greater transparency

From today, police will record all outcomes on whether there is a connection between the grounds for the search and the outcome
Local election count at Cathedral House, Huddersfield - Green Clr, Andrew Cooper

All party rule call for Kirklees Council, as Newsome Clr Andrew Cooper says minority rule makes no sense in tough times

Clr Andrew Cooper says all parties should be involved with no-on 'opt outs' for political gain

Canadian family take on epic voyage to Castle Hill to discover renowned, long lost relative

Charles Clough was a respected geologist who was brought up in Huddersfield and worked across northern Britain

Canadian family take on epic voyage to Castle Hill to discover renowned, long lost relative

Trena and Ken Hollands and the memorial dial
Charles Clough was a respected geologist who was brought up in Huddersfield and worked across northern Britain

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary League of Friends celebrate 60 years of service

Group supports patients and families along with fundraising for equipment

From 250 deaths at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and Calderdale Royal Hospital, there are just NINE organ donors - and that is one of the BEST records in Yorkshire

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley
NHS appeals for more organ donors at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and Calderdale Royal Hospital

Watchdog airs complaints over patients registering with NHS dentists as Almondbury woman travels to Elland to see her dentist

Almondbury woman, 24, says she has to trek all way to Elland!

Hoyer Petrolog takes on 253 extra trucks

Hoyer Petrolog has strengthened its position in the market for petroleum distribution by acquiring extra vehicles

Knight Frank sees resurgent industrial property market

There was strong take-up of industrial property across West Yorkshire during the first half of 2014, a survey has revealed

Ferno UK to open customer experience centre in Cleckheaton

Ferno (UK) Ltd managing director Jon Ellis (left) explains some of the patient handling equipment made by the firm to Kirklees Mayor Clr Martyn Bolt
A company manufacturing patient transportation equipment is set to unveil a new customer experience centre

New TV show for Educating Yorkshire star Mushy P

Special show for stammering student

Ploughcroft launches apprenticeship scheme

A new schemehas been set up to equip apprentrices with roofing skills and energy-efficient construction techniques

Talented dancer Jasmine Hawke takes big step towards professional career

Teenager lands place at prestigious Renaissance Arts school

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  • A 38-year-old Elland man has been jailed for 10 months after police acting on a tip-off found hundreds of child porn images and films on his computer.

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  • HTAFC: As the Huddersfield Town managerial shortlist narrows, who would you pick for the job?

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  • TRAVEL: If you are planning heading from Manchester back towards Huddersfield on the M62 late tonight or early tomorrow morning, you may have to alter your route.

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  • TRAVEL: slow or standing traffic is reported at the usual suspect locations.

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  • Police are searching for four teenagers who tried to rob a man by threatening him with baseball bats in a Dewsbury park.

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  • Right then...my blog stint is over.  The Colne Valley's own Linda Whitwam will be logging on to blog for you soon.

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  • TV: Pixie Lott has been confirmed as the 11th celebrity taking part in this year's series of Strictly Come Dancing, the BBC said today.

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  • NEWS: A knifeman who attacked a motorist and a woman in Cleckheaton is being hunted by detectives.

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Bed pushing, Yorkshire pudding boats and black pudding throwing - would you take part in these wacky races?

Ready, steady, dash: First ever Shelley and Shepley trolley race puts area on the map to raise the profile of local businesses and community spirit

Court hearing takes place today to evict travellers on site at Salendine Nook

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