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Four arson attacks in two days as firebugs target the former Deighton centre and land nearby

Fire crews reveal they were called THREE times to the derelict centre which used to be Deighton High School

Soldier drove BMW with flat tyre while three-and-a-half times legal limit

Suspended jail sentence for Paul Johnstone who was stopped near Holmfirth having drunk three bottles of wine with his partner

Huddersfield shivering as temperatures drop below freezing in Arctic blast

Sleet and snow very likely claims weatherman Paul Stevens

Former Atomic Kitten star Kerry Katona joins Huddersfield's Popkidz venture

Children's party venue Popkidz is expanding its operations with the backing of celebrity mum Kerry Katona

Jane Wood, mother of Laura Wood, tells of her relief at daughter's lucky escape as she trekked in Himalayas at the time of the earthquake

Golcar mum's relief that daughter avoided earthquake which has taken more than 2,500 lives

Syngenta claims its subsidy of Dalton Grange hospitality business is unsustainable

But Mike and Kim Dean who run the venue have accused the company of 'dirty tricks'

Traders in Huddersfield have computer link to police in new town centre crime crackdown

A private computer network will connect shops, businesses, pubs and clubs
Intranet helps shops, pubs and clubs fight back on crime

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Thousands of Huddersfield properties at risk of flooding

New study of Environment Agency figures reveals risks

Firefighters tackle deliberate blaze at Deighton - a SIXTH time in five days

Four fire engines were tasked to Tenterhill Farm Deighton

Memorial to bomber crew killed in crash at Farnley Tyas

Seventy three years on, RAF veterans unveil plaque to honour victims at crash site

Police warn of door step fraudsters after FOUR attempts in three days in Huddersfield

An Asian man is purporting to need urgent help and asking occupants to let him in their home

Man attacked in Huddersfield town centre in early hours of this morning

Man, 61, had been drinking and was followed and robbed

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Ninth Golcar Lily Day to take place on May 9

Three Towers fundraising cycle riders pay tribute to fallen of World War One

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LOOK: Huddersfield Scouts stage St George's Day parade in Beaumont Park

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LOOK: Hundreds of people take part in Huddersfield's tough road race

WATCH: £27m University new-build gets go-ahead at gateway to Huddersfield

Nick Lawton-over Wessenden Valley

Why love Yorkshire? Famous Kirklees men and women speak out about what makes the county so great

Record Store Day to be celebrated at Huddersfield's Vinyl Tap on April 18

"Huge sporting spectacles like the Tour de Yorkshire allow us to showcase ourselves to the world!"

Keen cyclist Clr Martyn Bolt explains why events such as the Tour de France and Tour de Yorkshire have such a positive legacy

Thousands of Huddersfield properties at risk of flooding

New study of Environment Agency figures reveals risks

Ninth Golcar Lily Day to take place on May 9

This year's event will take place the same week as VE day and will include a fly past by a Lancaster Bomber
A private computer network will connect shops, businesses, pubs and clubs

Traders in Huddersfield have computer link to police in new town centre crime crackdown

Intranet helps shops, pubs and clubs fight back on crime

Lindley couple Theresa and Paul Frost must repay cash to elderly man they fleeced

Theresa & Paul Frost at Leeds Crown Court
Theresa Frost stole more than £70,000 yet must pay back only £10,000

Clerk Appleyard in court after befriending two children and assaulting them when they went to his Mirfield flat

The 52-year-old was described as a loner who would make friends with youngsters by offering them alcohol and cigarettes
Amanda Vigar

Amanda Vigar, of V&A Bell Brown at Holmfirth, sets out her policy demands for whoever forms the next government after May 7

With only a matter of days to go to the general election, business owners across the nation will be praying that whoever is in office the morning after the public has spoken will remember they exist

General Election 2015: Party manifestos from the Huddersfield candidates

Huddersfield general election candidates
Read candidates' plans for Huddersfield

Obituary: Community worker Yvonne Hutchinson

Tributes to stalwart

Direct Health aims to recruit 100 care workers

A recruitment drive is under way for care and support workers who can work in various parts of Kirklees and Calderdale

Kirklees mum warns her 10-year-old son could end up hurting her or harming himself because of NHS failures

Mum begs for help for "high risk" son

New drugs gel research at University of Huddersfield could help millions

Pioneering technique could help millions
Amanda Vigar

Amanda Vigar, of V&A Bell Brown at Holmfirth, sets out her policy demands for whoever forms the next government after May 7

With only a matter of days to go to the general election, business owners across the nation will be praying that whoever is in office the morning after the public has spoken will remember they exist

Marshalls plc shortlisted for regional awards

Elland-based Marshalls plc is among the shortlisted firms for Business in the Community's Responsible Business Awards

Kirklees Business News 28/04/15: Read the latest edition here

The latest edition of the best guide to what's happening in business in Kirklees

New Mill special school is an oasis of calm - despite children's increasingly complex needs

Leaders and governors have been praised for a rapid improvements at a Huddersfield special school.

Eaton Smith lawyer helps Ugandan street child

Eaton Smith solicitor Anne Pendlebury is sponsoring a former Uganda street child to study for a degree in journalism

Cycling star Gabz Cullaigh ready to introduce the world's best to his back yard

Rider will race past the very field he learned to ride in as the Tour de Yorkshire sweeps within yards of his New Mill home
 

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