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Watch: Northern Soul movie rekindles memories of big Huddersfield nights

Wigan Casino dancers in 1975
Find out more about Huddersfield's northern soul heritage as well as watching the movie trailer and seeing pictures from the legendary Wigan Casino

Plans for 166 new homes in Mirfield may bring £1,000,000 windfall - but it could have been up to £4,000,000

The Mirfield 25 site on land off Leeds Road and Slipper Lane in Mirfield
Mirfield Free Grammar and Old Bank schools set for cash boost

Man arrested over suspected arson attack in Fartown

Fire at Peridot Fold, Fartown
Police believe attack on flat in Peridot Fold was "targeted"

Three-year-old Huddersfield boy bitten by pitbull-type dog

Elmwood Close, Highfields, Huddersfield
Police seize dog and arrest a 21-year-old man under Dangerous Dogs Act

Isaac Nash memorial service: 'Our grief is tremendous but our love is bigger' say family of boy swept out to sea

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Dad's emotional tribute to 12-year-old lost at sea off Anglesey

Campaign to save Huddersfield's free town bus starts to motor

Huddersfield free town bus in front of Huddersfield station
Social enterprise, donation box or retailer funding being explored

Kirklees Council spends £250,000 on language translation services - but unit also generates money

Kirklees Council logo
Costs revealed through Freedom of Information request

Police to test dog which bit child in Highfields to discover whether it's a banned breed

Police are appealing for information
Police await tests on seized dog

Police return to Dewsbury street where woman's body found

Police guard the scene near where the body of a 46-year-old woman was found in Leeds Road, Dewsbury
Detectives await results of post-mortem examination

Campaign to save Huddersfield's free town bus starts to motor

Huddersfield free town bus in front of Huddersfield station
Social enterprise, donation box or retailer funding being explored

Family historian Allen Broadhead turns detective after finding century-old photograph in Kirkwood Hospice shop

Anita and Allan Broadhead posing with their photograph find outside the Denby Dale branch of Kirkwood Hospice
Allan tracks down relatives of Hatterstone family

Video gamer Matthew Kenyon secures £35k Kickstarter cash to publish new book Every Day is Play

Matthew Kenyon, a committed gamer and graphic designer from Clayton West, who has published a new book Every Day is Play
Atari founder Nolan Bushnell writes foreword

Pennine Sailing Club holds world record race in memory of sailing champion Andrew 'Bart' Simpson

Bart's Bash saw over 10,000 sailors compete at sailing clubs across the world

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Seonaid Matheson and her daughter Ruby Paechter get stuck in at Huddersfield Town Hall

First ever Great Northern Ukulele Festival in Huddersfield strikes the right chord

Cannon Hall's baby alpacas

Cannon Hall Farm welcomes alpaca babies born last night

Jessica Gunning attending the premiere of new film Pride in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday 2 September, 2014. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire

Watch: Former Holmfirth High pupil Jessica Gunning stars in smash hit movie Pride

Richard Kiel, who played Bond baddie Jaws, has passed away aged 74

In fond memory of Richard 'Jaws' Kiel, we ask: how well do you know your Bond villains?

Heather Croft and her home in Slaithwaite

Property of the Week: Crimble Bank in Slaithwaite

Picture perfect: amazing tattoos by Huddersfield artist

Marsden Photography Club member Steve Shaw's ethereal shot of the moon

Supermoon! Stunning harvest moon pictured above Huddersfield

Steven Michael OBE, Chief Executive of South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Recovery College Kirklees launches to help people learn their way back to health

New classes will aid recovery from mental and physical ill-health

Stumped - 60 years on! Former Huddersfield man Tony Wood finds childhood game still painted in ginnel cricket pitch

Tony Wood and the stumps he used as a lad - 60 years earlier
The cricket pitch he shared with school pals was created in a small ginnel, tucked away between the rows of weavers’ cottages, and the stumps were chalked on a wall

Huddersfield Hilly Half Marathon back for fourth year

Chris Roche on the challenging course
The event will again see runners take on the challenging course of Huddersfield’s hilly terrains in support of Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice
Anti-child sexual exploitation campaign poster

22 young girls in Kirklees currently at risk of child sexual exploitation, report reveals

Police and council explain the situation in our area after the horrifying revelations in Rotherham

Firefighters rescue two men after Fartown arson attack

Fire at Peridot Fold, Fartown
The two residents rang 999 just before 5am this morning after a smoke alarm alerted them to a fire near the front door of their first floor flat in Peridot Fold

Man suffered fractured ribs and punctured lung after Ravensthorpe street attack

Police are appealing for information
Police hunt thug in black Ford Mondeo
Huddersfield free town bus in front of Huddersfield station

Campaign to save Huddersfield's free town bus starts to motor

Social enterprise, donation box or retailer funding being explored

Mirfield councillor Martyn Bolt accuses Kirklees Council of 'double standards' over fly-posting

Huddersfield Criterium cycle races.
Martyn Bolt pictured before the start of the first race.
Tory blasts council over 'unfairness'

Should trees hiding one of the world's largest ceramic murals on Huddersfield's Queensgate Market be chopped down?

Trees obscuring artwork on the side of Queensgate Market, Huddersfield
Huddersfield Civic Society says artwork should be shown off in all its glory

Health and Family: Why are men not fighting the obesity battle?

Just as many men as women in the UK are obese and yet slimming clubs are seen as an exclusively female world.

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
Federation of Small Businesses

FSB to help firms make their money go further

The Kirklees branch of the Federation of Small Businessses is staging a seminar tyo help firms make their money go further

Ian Ayre joins Dean Hoyle's Chairman's Lunch

Former Town chief executive Ian Ayre will talk about his role at Liverpool FC when he joins the panel for Dean Hoyle's Chairman's Lunch

Bramleys appoints HR consultancy

Helen Straw of The Personnel Partnership
The Personnel Partnership at Honley will provide HR services to estate agent Bramleys
Steven Michael OBE, Chief Executive of South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Recovery College Kirklees launches to help people learn their way back to health

New classes will aid recovery from mental and physical ill-health

What's on: Huddersfield University Freshers' Week 2014

Here's what Huddersfield Students' Union have got in store for freshers this week

'YouTube gunmaker' Michael Sierotko jailed for 9 years after weapon was used in Holmfirth shooting

Michael Sierotko
Nine years in jail for man who made home-made gun
 

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Children's Corner, Bridlington

Century-old pictures of Yorkshire's coastal resorts like you've never seen them before

Police are appealing for information

Police to test dog which bit child in Highfields to discover whether it's a banned breed

Wigan Casino dancers in 1975

Northern Soul movie rekindles memories of big Huddersfield nights

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