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Scene of fatal road accident on Springwood Road, Thongsbridge

Grace Dyson, 18, killed in freak Thongsbridge accident

Police said the teenager, named locally as Grace Dyson, was walking along Springwood Road at 6.15pm on Friday when she apparently slipped on the pavement and fell into the road and into the path of an incoming Nissan Cabstar tipper van

Meltham cannabis factory discovered by police in raid

Police says more than 300 plants were found in the raid

House prices in Kirklees now FIVE TIMES annual salary says new survey

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It is reported that the ratio of house price to earnings is now 5.30 in Kirklees, compared to 2.95 in 1997 - find out the cheapest and most expensive streets in our area

Travellers set up on former car showroom site in Huddersfield

Travellers at former Almondbury BMW garage site
Eviction notice set to be served on travellers

Isaac Nash: Tributes to boy with "big smile and happy heart" who was swept out to sea while on holiday in Anglesey

Isaac Nash with mum Zoe
He was due to start his final year at Kirkburton Middle School
Police sign ahead of Bradford Road collision

Cyclist in collision with Range Rover Evoque in Bradford Road, Fartown, in "serious condition" with head injury

Huddersfield man, aged 62, was not thought to be wearing a helmet

Mrs Sunderland: Rock, hip hop and reggae set for Huddersfield music festival for first time 120 years

Rock Band Metallica during their World Magnetic Tour at the LG Arena, Birmingham in 2009
Rocking on after 125 years

Huddersfield couple Matt Mallinson and Brett Rice fight deportation threat - over £361.20

Brett Rice (left) and Matt Mallinson celebrate their civil partnership
Man faces deportation to South Africa - over sake of a few pounds
Barry Sheerman

Huddersfield MP revealed fears of child sex exploitation in Huddersfield to West Yorkshire Police six years ago - and now calls for national enquiry

Mr Sheerman said he investigated claims that teenage girls from Huddersfield and Dewsbury were being lured into sex by older men

Crosland Moor stabbings: Five knifed in dawn fight

Sunningdale Road, Crosland Moor
Police make fresh appeals for witnesses

Thieving postman Mark Sandell of Golcar appears in court after stealing from mail for six years

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When Sandell was interview he conceded he had stolen over a six year period and sold the items at a car boot sale saying he had been in debt
Barry Sheerman

Huddersfield MP revealed fears of child sex exploitation in Huddersfield to West Yorkshire Police six years ago - and now calls for national enquiry

Mr Sheerman said he investigated claims that teenage girls from Huddersfield and Dewsbury were being lured into sex by older men

Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman officially reopens Almondbury Post Office

Barry Sheerman performs the official re-opening of Almondbury Post Office.
Residents delighted as Post Office gets new lease of life

WATCH: Travellers leave waste at one illegal Huddersfield encampment - but more arrive at Salendine Nook

Two tyres were among the rubbish left by travellers on the Bradley to Birkby Greenway, off Leeds Road, Deighton. updated
Bleach bottle, weedkiller packet and rotting food left among blackberry bushes on Bradley to Birkby Greenway

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

Watchdog airs complaints over patients registering with NHS dentists as Almondbury woman travels to Elland to see her dentist

Almondbury woman, 24, says she has to trek all way to Elland!
Award nomination, the Pink Pig, Emley - Nick Wilson, MD of the Pink Pig and Susan Crowther, HR manager, the Pink Pig.

Pink Pig boss Nick Wilson nominated for Employer of the Year at the MS Awards

Nick Wilson, of The Pink Pig, has been nominated for an award by employee Susan Crowther after she was diagnosed with MS

Huddersfield paving stone supplier Marshalls reports pre-tax profits up 75%

The firm said revenues lifted 15% to £180 million in the six months to June 30, as trading conditions cheered across all its major markets

Clough & Company in tax errors alert

Nigel Westman, partner at Clough & Company in Cleckheaton
An estimated 3.5m underpaid tax during the 2013-14 financial year, according to chartered accountancy firm Clough & Company
Brett Rice (left) and Matt Mallinson celebrate their civil partnership

Huddersfield couple Matt Mallinson and Brett Rice fight deportation threat - over £361.20

Man faces deportation to South Africa - over sake of a few pounds

Proud parents! Send us pictures of your little ones as they get ready for their first day at school

Many youngsters will start school for the first time next week - send us snaps of your little ones in uniform!

BIPP associateships for Huddersfield photographers Chrissy Eastwood and Nicole Jopek

Professional photographers Chrissy Eastwood and Nicole Jopek have received top honours

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  • NEWS: We've a little more information on the incident between Sheffield and Huddersfield which has affected rail services. We believe it happened in the Wombwell area of Barnsley. More as soon as we get it.

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  • NEWS: A suspected burglar dived into a canal in Brighouse as he attempted to escape police. However, the 27-year-old man got into difficulties and had to be rescued by officers.

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  • NEWS: The number of people admitted to hospital for skin cancer has increased by 41% in just five years, new figures show.

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  • NEWS: A cyclist who suffered a head injury after being thrown from his bike in Bradford Road, Fartown, on Friday lunchtime remains in a "serious" condition at Leeds General Infirmary, police said.

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  • NEWS: Teenagers who want to join the police are being invited to experience the inner workings of the West Yorkshire force.

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  • TRAVEL: One of be aware of if you're switching between the M1 and M62 shortly. The traffic lights are not working on the M1/M62 roundabout at Lofthouse.

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  • NEWS: Police have arrested a gang of teenagers who have been "terrorising" staff at stores on the Birstall Shopping Park, just off Junction 27 of the M62.

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Rock Band Metallica during their World Magnetic Tour at the LG Arena, Birmingham in 2009

Mrs Sunderland: Rock, hip hop and reggae set for Huddersfield music festival for first time 120 years

Meltham cannabis factory discovered by police in raid

Travellers at former Almondbury BMW garage site

Travellers set up on former car showroom site in Huddersfield

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