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£20,000 needed for Huddersfield Christmas Market

Huddersfield can have a Christmas Market... but £20,000 needed to make it happen

Group set up after Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival hope to crowd fund costs and secure sponsorship for Yorkshire-themed market — can you help?

University of Huddersfield develops special harness for child cancer patients

Dr Jess Power, of the University of Huddersfield, and the harness
Harness includes catheters to help deliver medication to patients and make them more comfortable

Councillors reassure Golcar residents that village is a "lovely place to live" despite latest stabbing incident

Andrew Marchington has been telling people they're not likely to be victims of crime
Andrew Marchington and Hilary Richards speak out after murder and stabbing in just seven days

Soggy Bank Holiday... but what's the weather going to do next in Huddersfield?

Examiner weatherman Paul Stevens has the latest forecast

Town centre CRISIS: Business leaders call for drastic action to fill the 32 vacant units in Huddersfield

More than 30 shops are up for sale or to let in Huddersfield Town Centre
They want to see cheaper business rates, leases and parking along with more pop up shops and art

Lorry ban welcomed in Armitage Bridge

Councillor thanks officers for help in implementing lorry ban

Three men arrested after fracas in Marsh KFC

Police were called at 10.40pm to Westbourne Road in Marsh

Family of Huddersfield pensioner Jeanne Summers who died after hospital fall take action against Royal Infirmary

Husband Albert with daughter Jayne and son Graham
Anger at hospital's 'negligence' and communication 'failures'

Co-op stocks sweet treats from Elland firms

The Co-op is stocking tasty treats from Elland firms
Lottie Shaw's bakery and Joseph Dobson & Sons Ltd are among Yorkshire firms supplying the Co-op under a new initiative

Bid to raise money for Trust fund for young children of tree surgeon Martin Hanks killed in a tragic accident at work

Proceeds from 200-mile bike ride will also go to Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Headshave for 12 friends of Jill Moorhouse raises more than £5,000 for Kirkwood Hospice

Head shave for Jill Moorhouse
Jill, 49, from Huddersfield was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2012 and given 18 months to three years to live

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary staff confused after briefing from Locala

Fears for the future amid changes to services

Woman suffers broken cheekbone during Huddersfield town centre attack

31-year-old woman hit in Northumberland Street takeaway Centro's

Live: Huddersfield breaking news, sport updates, travel and M62 traffic news, plus weather on August 31

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  • TRAVEL: Buses are being diverted due to a serious accident at Tingley.

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What's on near you this Bank Holiday weekend

August Bank Holiday weekend: What's on in West Yorkshire?

Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? It's Scholes Cricket Club's Beer Festival

Artist's impression of the proposed £3.8m development at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Yorkshire Sculpture Park announce plans for new £3.8m visitor centre

TV presenter Alex Brooker said he wouldn't want to live in Huddersfield

Alex Brooker apologises for Last Leg comments... and wins back Huddersfield's love

Leeds International Beer Festival 2015

Cheers! Leeds International Beer Festival returns next weekend - here's all the info you need

All Our Yesterdays this week goes back to 1991 - are you pictured?

Proud to call Huddersfield home?

Here's three reasons Huddersfield is a GREAT place to live... now send us yours!

The Co-op is stocking tasty treats from Elland firms

Co-op stocks sweet treats from Elland firms

Lottie Shaw's bakery and Joseph Dobson & Sons Ltd are among Yorkshire firms supplying the Co-op under a new initiative

University of Huddersfield develops special harness for child cancer patients

Dr Jess Power, of the University of Huddersfield, and the harness
Harness includes catheters to help deliver medication to patients and make them more comfortable

Huddersfield can have a Christmas Market... but £20,000 needed to make it happen

£20,000 needed for Huddersfield Christmas Market
Group set up after Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival hope to crowd fund costs and secure sponsorship for Yorkshire-themed market — can you help?
Andrew Marchington has been telling people they're not likely to be victims of crime

Councillors reassure Golcar residents that village is a "lovely place to live" despite latest stabbing incident

Andrew Marchington and Hilary Richards speak out after murder and stabbing in just seven days

Sex offender and disgraced teacher Stephen Grant dies in Thailand — where he had been working at a school

Stephen Grant, and the Assumption Thonburi College where he worked
Colleague tells how sex offender tricked his way into school post

Lexus Wakefield in court after spitting at police officer who arrested him for putting bottle of vodka down his trousers

Lexus Wakefield
Lexus Wakefield was upset as shoppers were staring at him as he was escorted by police through Asda
Andrew Marchington has been telling people they're not likely to be victims of crime

Councillors reassure Golcar residents that village is a "lovely place to live" despite latest stabbing incident

Andrew Marchington and Hilary Richards speak out after murder and stabbing in just seven days

Denis Kilcommons: Huddersfield – such a great place to live

I had to laugh when I saw the results of a survey that ranked Huddersfield as one of the worst places to live in Britain.

Town centre CRISIS: Business leaders call for drastic action to fill more than 30 vacant units in Huddersfield

More than 30 shops are up for sale or to let in Huddersfield Town Centre
They want to see cheaper business rates, leases and parking along with more pop up shops and art

One in ten in Kirklees at risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Health officials to launch new scheme amid fears of thousands of new cases

Government offers 31m to help buy new Yorkshire Air Ambulance

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance in action on the Yorkshire moors
Plea from Geoffrey Boycott to Chancellor

E-cigs may be reason for almost 1,000 fewer Kirklees smokers signing up to official NHS quitting service

Government says it may get GPs to prescribe E-cigs
Pies and pints will contribute to Town's balance sheet

Huddersfield Town get percentage of food and drink sales at John Smith's Stadium

Now with French hospitality giant Sodexo Prestige having taken over the catering contract, Town chairman Dean Hoyle has negotiated a share of the pie

Businesses must make sure they backup their data, says Michael Branford, of Crest IT

Following on from last month’s look at IT security, this month’s focus in on data backups

Which local nominee should be crowned a 2015 Digital Hero? You decide

Meet the two locals who are making a real difference in their community and find out how you can support them
Dr Jess Power, of the University of Huddersfield, and the harness

University of Huddersfield develops special harness for child cancer patients

Harness includes catheters to help deliver medication to patients and make them more comfortable

Sex offender and disgraced teacher Stephen Grant dies in Thailand — where he had been working at a school

Stephen Grant, and the Assumption Thonburi College where he worked
Colleague tells how sex offender tricked his way into school post

Student Shaun Poucher plans charity run in dad's memory

Shaun Poucher is taking part in the Great North Run in his dad John's memory.
Fundraising on behalf of Macmillan Cancer Support
 

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£20,000 needed for Huddersfield Christmas Market

Huddersfield can have a Christmas Market... but £20,000 needed to make it happen

Andrew Marchington has been telling people they're not likely to be victims of crime

Councillors reassure Golcar residents that village is a "lovely place to live" despite latest stabbing incident

Head shave for Jill Moorhouse

Headshave for 12 friends of Jill Moorhouse raises more than £5,000 for Kirkwood Hospice

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