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Freedom of Information data says more than 6,000 Kirklees families in council tax debt last year

And more than 3,000 Calderdale households in arrears, according to figures obtained by Children's Society

Detectives investigate attempted abduction of school boy in Mirfield

A nine-year-old boy was walking along a ginnel off Nab Lane, Mirfield when was grabbed by a man on the arm

Huddersfield Station trials London Underground style smart ticket gates

Gates can read MCards and concessionary cards

Thug Mark McCrory tried to escape after attack by climbing on roof in Huddersfield town centre

Court told he had to be rescued by fire crews

Prolific thief Rachel Matthews stole wine because she "fancied a drink"

Morrisons Local at King Street being stocked up by staff ready for launch on Monday, March 17
She has chalked up an astonishing 176 criminal convictions

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Marsden pensioner targeted in attempted bogus caller burglary

A man posed as a 'water board' official

WATCH : Ladies get set for hoopathon at Huddersfield's Race For Life

Huddersfield Hoopers held a session at All Saints Catholic College Bradley ahead of charity race in the summer\n280315DHoopathon

Freedom of Information data says more than 6,000 Kirklees families in council tax debt last year

And more than 3,000 Calderdale households in arrears, according to figures obtained by Children's Society

E-fit released of suspect who posed as a police officer in Heckmondwike

The suspect entered a house in Cemetery Road, Heckmondwike on March 16 and posed as a police officer

Dewsbury woman Shantaz Bi caught smuggling 55,000 cigarettes in 8 suitcases

Suspended jail sentence from court

Police searching for a man after a police car was damaged during a pursuit in Cleckheaton

They have released a CCTV image following the incident in which crow bars were thorwn at the car

Yorkshire First co-founder Richard Carter to stand in Dewsbury at General Election

Party leader has returned to Yorkshire after six years in Norway

Retailing expert Stephen Wigley highlights problems facing shops in Huddersfield

Kingsgate Centre in Huddersfield.
Big-name shopping centres draw away major firms

Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman brands lack of action in Cologne investigation into death of Jane Khalaf 'scandalous'

He made his remarks ahead of a poignant memorial service on what would have been her 20th birthday at Huddersfield Town Hall on Sunday

Scarlet Fever cases rise by four hundred per cent in Kirklees in just one year

Scarlet Fever has increased by over 400% in just one year in Kirklees

Marlene Parr raises awareness of Group B Strep Support charity after her first grandchild died from the infection at birth

Holly was stillborn after her mother Helen unknowingly passed the infection onto her

NHS admits A&E target will be missed by hospitals for the first time ever

Annual Calderdale and Huddersfield results will be revealed next month

Huddersfield University takes technology from lab to shopfloor

A new project will see Huddersfield University's nanoscale defect detection technology adapted for the factory environment

Close Brothers survey shows SMEs upbeat

The latest Close Brothers Business Barometer shows trading conditions and job prospects are improving among Yorkshire SMEs

Kirklees College hosts exports event

Directors of successful exporting firms offered advice to would-be exporters at an event staged at Kirklees College in Huddersfield

Huddersfield actress Amy Carter a wow in West End's production of Charlie And The Chocolate Factory

Year-long role in hit show for Huddersfield teenager

Retailing expert Stephen Wigley highlights problems facing shops in Huddersfield

Kingsgate Centre in Huddersfield.
Big-name shopping centres draw away major firms

Marsden headteacher and Kirklees Council slammed by Ofsted for dragging their feet

Marsden Junior School
Damning report by education inspectors
 

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Blakeborough Social & Sports Club in Brighouse set to shut as receivers move in

Richard Mallinson who suffered horrific injuries in Causeway Side snow smash fights back to health

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