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Appeal after river tragedy

Man in his mid-50s pulled from River Calder dies in hospital

Six held after EDL protest in Calderdale

Police praise support of local residents and traders

Examiner Community Awards 2015 — check out the nominees for the Sports Personality Award

The awards will be held at the John Smith's Stadium on June 3 and between now and then we'll be profiling all the nominees by category

Former jockey Suzzanne France rides again for Injured Jockey Fund

Suzzanne helps raises awareness for Jack Berry House in Malton

Man who caused £1000 of damage soaking his neighbour's convertible Audi convicted of "malicious" hate campaign

Jeremy Hoyle, 43, compiled a dossier on neighbour Chris O’Brien in a row over parking in their quiet cul-de-sac

At threat Kozee Sleep workers stage sit-in

Workers staged a sit-in at the Ravensthorpe HQ of failed firm Kozee Sleep in protest at not being paid their wages

Huddersfield indoor bowlers fight on to keep the sport in the town

New name and renewed ambition for bowling club

Two locked up after unprovoked bottle attack in Elland

Court told victim was left unconscious after being set upon by group of men

Reporter Chloe Glover sees exactly what's on offer at the brand new Huddersfield Leisure Centre

Chloe tests the water experiencing the terrors of the Sidewinder, the rigours of the fitness suite and the fun of the splash pool

Travellers set up camp in Huddersfield park

Council seeks eviction order

Fartown dad condemns vandals who fired air rifle pellets into family's home

Wayne Brett with window hit by air pellet at his home of in Clara Street, Fartown
Police are stepping up patrols in Fartown after the incident in Clara Street

Plan for a first class waiting lounge at Huddersfield Railway Station

Huddersfield Railway Station
First TransPennine say passenger demand has led to planning bid

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Parking charges to return to parts of Calderdale after suspension

June 1 will see parking fees and enforcement back in outer Halifax

Appeal after river tragedy

Man in his mid-50s pulled from River Calder dies in hospital

Giant zip wire slide draws crowds in bid to raise £10,000 for Forget Me Not Children's Hospice and Giants

Around 100 people took part in hair-raising ride

Six held after EDL protest in Calderdale

Police praise support of local residents and traders

Man who caused £1000 of damage soaking his neighbour's convertible Audi convicted of "malicious" hate campaign

Jeremy Hoyle, 43, compiled a dossier on neighbour Chris O’Brien in a row over parking in their quiet cul-de-sac

Two locked up after unprovoked bottle attack in Elland

Court told victim was left unconscious after being set upon by group of men

Sex beast Peter Carter found guilty of raping seven-year-old girl

The dad-of-two - who was also convicted of abusing another youngster - has been remanded in custody awaiting sentence

Scrutiny system in Kirklees 'reduced to tokenism' as some councillors oppose changes

But vote to axe four scrutiny panels was won, despite opposition

Clr David Sheard returns as Kirklees Council leader after winning vote of fellow councillors

Cabinet roles changed as Kirklees looks to the future

New Mayor of Kirklees Clr Paul Kane sworn in at mayor-making ceremony

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The new mayor, who took over from Clr Ken Smith, will have his partner, Mrs Susan Bedford, as mayoress

Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice supporters urge funding protection for respite breaks

Local authorities facing a squeeze are reviewing funding for respite and short breaks, but one Huddersfield family speaks of importance of beaks

Health and Family: Vicky Smith piled the pounds between pregnancies

Vicky Smith gained seven stones between having her two daughters but is now determined to help others not to fall into the fat trap

Mirfield family with two autistic boys launch new support group for Kirklees parents

Families have revealed anguished stories about chldren suffering from autism and the apparent lack of help. Health reporter NICK LAVIGUEUR looks at the work of a new support group
Building, Builders

Huddersfield sees fall in new home starts

Figures from the Department for Communities shows just 2.3 new homes are started in Huddersfield for every 1,000 existing houses

Manufactured Yorkshire offers apprentice for six months

Chrissie Slater
Kirklees College and Manufactured Yorkshire will provide a fully-funded trainee for six months to one lucky company

Ted Wetton named new accountants' president

Ted Wetton is the new president of the Huddersfield and District Society of Chartered Accountants

Former jockey Suzzanne France rides again for Injured Jockey Fund

Suzzanne helps raises awareness for Jack Berry House in Malton

Linthwaite Brass Band calls for players to take part in large concert in memory of band stalwart John Iredale

John undertook numerous roles as a player, conductor, teacher and band official and sadly passed away last January

Dick and Lottie to perform for Ayckbourn himself

The theatre company dedicated to the works of Alan Ayckbourn is to perform for the great man himself.
 

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Giant zip wire slide draws crowds in bid to raise £10,000 for Forget Me Not Children's Hospice and Giants

Adventurous peacock spotted all over Huddersfield

Reporter Chloe Glover sees exactly what's on offer at the brand new Huddersfield Leisure Centre

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