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Huw Thatcher memorial bike ride leaves Sands Recreation Ground, Holmfirth - Huw's dad Nick Thatcher and fellow cyclists Michael Thatcher (Huw's cousin), Matthew Woolhouse, Joshua Hoyle and Rob Thatcher (Huw's uncle).

Dad of tragic teen Huw Thatcher talks of 'great feeling' as he approaches halfway stage of '19 for Huw' cycle tour

Nick Thatcher and others riding to 19 football grounds in memory of the Holmfirth teenager

Kirklees Council looking at cutting numbers of children's centres

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Kirklees currently has 34 such centres but Sue Richards, Assistant Director for Social Care and Well-being for Adults, said services should be targeted where they are needed and some areas need more than others

Woman killed by train at Slaithwaite believed to be missing pensioner

Emergency services at Slaithwaite Railway Station
The woman has not yet been identified but it is thought she was a local woman aged 70 who had gone missing from her home hours before the incident

Murder squad policeman accused of attack on pub customer had been there for seven hours, court told

Paul Whiteley of West Yorkshire Polices homicide and major enquiry team (HMET) is charged with committing assault at a pub in Fylingthorpe, near Whitby on the east coast,and girlfriend Claire Hughes
Paul Whiteley, 50, said he and girlfriend Claire Hughes, 43, had shared two and a half bottles of red wine during the afternoon the Fylingdales Inn, Fylingthorpe, near Whitby, North Yorkshire

Councillor slams Kirklees road surface as 'cheap' and 'dangerous to cyclists' after loose chippings spread on road

Kirklees Council criticised for using loose chippings to prolong the life on roads used for Tour de France Grand Depart
Huw Thatcher memorial bike ride leaves Sands Recreation Ground, Holmfirth - Huw's dad Nick Thatcher and fellow cyclists Michael Thatcher (Huw's cousin), Matthew Woolhouse, Joshua Hoyle and Rob Thatcher (Huw's uncle).

Dad of tragic teen Huw Thatcher talks of 'great feeling' as he approaches halfway stage of '19 for Huw' cycle tour

Nick Thatcher and others riding to 19 football grounds in memory of the Holmfirth teenager

Kirklees Council looking at cutting numbers of children's centres

Kirklees Council logo
Kirklees currently has 34 such centres but Sue Richards, Assistant Director for Social Care and Well-being for Adults, said services should be targeted where they are needed and some areas need more than others

When is Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival 2014?

Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival 2013
St George's Square event returns in August
Paul Whiteley of West Yorkshire Polices homicide and major enquiry team (HMET) is charged with committing assault at a pub in Fylingthorpe, near Whitby on the east coast,and girlfriend Claire Hughes

Murder squad policeman accused of attack on pub customer had been there for seven hours, court told

Paul Whiteley, 50, said he and girlfriend Claire Hughes, 43, had shared two and a half bottles of red wine during the afternoon the Fylingdales Inn, Fylingthorpe, near Whitby, North Yorkshire

Have you seen missing Mimi? Police appeal after dog snatched from Lockwood garden

Mimi the puppy, stolen from Lockwood.
Two teenage boys took Mimi, who was in the rear yard at the time, and made off in the direction of Lockwood Road

Huddersfield postman Mark Sandell accused of stealing 71 parcels from Royal Mail

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
Mark Sandell to appear before judges at Leeds Crown Court

PCSOs numbers decrease in West Yorkshire but above national average

West Yorkshire PCSO figures decline

Bed cuts at Huddersfield and Calderdale hospital review even bigger than first thought

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Hospital chiefs slash another 100 beds from target

Kirklees councillors' plea to government: let us borrow to build affordable homes for our residents

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Rare unity among Kirklees councillors who want to reduce 6,794-strong council house waiting list

Campaigners tug at heart strings in bid to save services at Dewsbury District Hospital

Patients hang 'thank you' messages on hospital entrance sign

Green light for Huddersfield and Halifax hospitals on new NHS safety website

Accident & Emergency Dept at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley
But Dewsbury flagged red as "among the worst" on a range of quality standards

Hairy Bikers Diet Club: Si & Dave's top 10 tips for healthy weight loss this summer

It's officially holiday season! Get your beach body on with our 10 tips to getting in shape, plus, take advantage of a 7-day FREE trial of the Hairy Bikers Diet club now...

Howarths People and Safety Management chairman launched new business support group

Prominent business figures from West Yorkshire have joined forces to provide mutual support and back local charities

R3 welcomes proposals to safeguard supplies

Chris Wood, of R3 and Clough Corporate
Chris Wood, of Cleckheaton-based Clough Corporate Solutions,has welcomed proposals to tackle "ransom" charges levied on failed firms

SCALA Consulting crowns Mondelez team winners of the Fresh Connection

A competition to run an imaginary manufacturing firm has been won by a Dutch based firm

Deighton man Dominic Mills who turned his life around after prison has pledged to devote himself to giving Huddersfield youngsters a better start in life

Dominic Mills, 30, is one of the heads at the pioneering Global Diversity Positive Action project in Huddersfield

Reception class teacher Sue Crowther retires after 38 years at Wilberlee J&I

End of an era at Slaithwaite school

Procession through Marsden to mark 100 years since the start of World War One and a major exhibition at St Bartholomews Church

Bugle played by Harry Beardsall when he was killed on the Somme to be played for three generations of his family

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