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Magistrates grant "ban" on Meltham flats after repeated problems with anti-social behaviour

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
Police and council officials unite to take strict action

Make the most of falling fuel prices says economist who says it's a short-term "blip"

£1 a litre very unlikely despite recent cuts in price at pumps

Legendary Huddersfield nightclub Johnnys opened an amazing 45 years ago this week - take a look back at some memorable nights

Johnnys in the 1990s
Just how the iconic Huddersfield club came about - and see pictures from 45 years of fun

West Yorkshire Police planning Christmas visits to 50 known burglars ahead of big day

The not so festive Christmas card for the region's burglars.
Thieves will also receive Christmas cards from police to let them know they've got an eye on them

Thief June Langley who targeted the elderly in distraction raids is jailed for 5 years

June Langley
“Courts have to send out a message they will protect the elderly from people like you," said judge

Elderly man and daughter treated for effects of smoke after Marsh chip pan blaze

Man left pan on stove to write Christmas cards

Facebook killer Robert Lyn gets 26 years for "butchering" Daniel Campbell as he slept after finding out on social network that victim had slept with his girlfriend

Robert Lyn
He committed the terrible crime within hours of seeing a Facebook message which suggested that his girlfriend had cheated on him

Huddersfield New College students stage World War One football match and celebrate raising of £6,000 for charity

Pupils at the town’s New College in New Hey Road put on two special events on the campus to celebrate raising over £6,000 for charities and to commemorate the First World War

Huddersfield and Colne Valley MPs on English votes for English laws

Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman and Colne Valley MP Jason McCartney
Colne Valley's Jason McCartney said the proposals would increase fairness Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman said it would be hard to define which issues only affect England

Kirklees College students to become part of team behind massive Dewsbury Pioneer House restoration project

Dave Hall, John Lambe, Luke Oliver and Kevin Byrne examining the part of Pioneer House formerly used as a restaurant.
Pupils in the college's Dewsbury Construction Academy will help to renovate cornices, paint and work in other areas

Newsome unique housing idea could cut £30k off fuel bills

Kirklees Council will explore possibility of 'passive house' idea for Newsome site sale

Mark Noblet's stunning photograph features alongside those taken by stars in Willow's Stars on Canvas auction

Golcar man had 'special day' thanks to charity

Multi-vehicle smash on M62

Firefighters cut a driver free after a three-vehicle collision on the M62 near Cleckheaton

The Big Picture: Anna Christensen's unusual shots from around the UK

We want to showcase the work of amateur photographers with their finest shots - this week we feature Anna Christensen

Watch: Hundreds queue up to meet X Factor boy band Union J at album signing at Huddersfield Morrisons in Waterloo

Some fans had been waiting since 7am to meet the stars and get their copy of their new album, You Got It All, signed

Legendary Huddersfield nightclub Johnnys opened an amazing 45 years ago this week - take a look back at some memorable nights

Johnnys in the 1990s
Just how the iconic Huddersfield club came about - and see pictures from 45 years of fun

£24k drugs find in Huddersfield puts Nazish Iqbal behind bars

Police find heroin worth £24,000

Would you meet the man who burgled your house?

Burglar Burglary
Restorative justice brings together people harmed by crime or conflict with those responsible for the harm, to find a positive way forward.

West Yorkshire Police planning Christmas visits to 50 known burglars ahead of big day

The not so festive Christmas card for the region's burglars.
Thieves will also receive Christmas cards from police to let them know they've got an eye on them
Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman and Colne Valley MP Jason McCartney

Huddersfield and Colne Valley MPs on English votes for English laws

Colne Valley's Jason McCartney said the proposals would increase fairness Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman said it would be hard to define which issues only affect England

Yorkshire First call for more parish councils to be set up to give communities a bigger 'local voice'

Yorkshire flag
But Colne Valley Liberal Democrat councillor, Nicola Turner, said that the time was not right to introduce them

Devolution: Kirklees politicians want it, but some don't like the plans so far

Huddersfield Town Hall
Opposition councillors are yet to agree ahead of crucial meeting
Yorkshire Ambulance Service

Yorkshire ambulance chief urges people to only dial 999 in a medical emergency

Flood of calls for colds and flu amid struggle to get GP appointments

Green light for Huddersfield and Calderdale hospitals redundancy scheme for 400 jobs

Private firms bidding for NHS work
Hospital chief says key people will not be allowed to leave

Health and Family: This new technique for fibroids got me back in action after days

Exercise teacher Anne Little says women can avoid a hysterectomy for fibroids by asking for a technique called embolisation.

600 UK Ltd hosts EEF growth forum launch

Manufacturers in Kirklees are set to benefit from the EEF's new Yorkshire & Humber Growth Forum

Wellhouse Leisure takes Ford Terrier to Turkey

David Elliott and Layne Stuart travelled 4,500 miles to show off the Ford Terrier campervan to workers at a Ford plant in Turkey

Clough & Company partner in tax warning

Nigel Westman, partner at Clough & Company in Cleckheaton
Nigel Westman, of Clough and Company, says figures show tax evasion to be a bigger problem than tax avoidance

Huddersfield New College students stage World War One football match and celebrate raising of £6,000 for charity

Pupils at the town’s New College in New Hey Road put on two special events on the campus to celebrate raising over £6,000 for charities and to commemorate the First World War

Kirklees College students to become part of team behind massive Dewsbury Pioneer House restoration project

Dave Hall, John Lambe, Luke Oliver and Kevin Byrne examining the part of Pioneer House formerly used as a restaurant.
Pupils in the college's Dewsbury Construction Academy will help to renovate cornices, paint and work in other areas

Christmas past is a present from the Rex

Cinema in Elland is hosting two festive events.
 

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The Big Picture: Anna Christensen's unusual shots from around the UK

Watch: Hundreds queue up to meet X Factor boy band Union J at album signing at Huddersfield Morrisons in Waterloo

Johnnys in the 1990s

Legendary Huddersfield nightclub Johnnys opened an amazing 45 years ago this week - take a look back at some memorable nights

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