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I lost 11 1/2 stones to become half the woman I was

Obesity is a risk factor for the potentially deadly pregnancy condition pre-eclampsia – as Huddersfield mum-of-two Kirsty Ball discovered when she went into labour weighing 23 stones. But the experience changed her life for the better

Former Huddersfield Giants star Paul Whatuira lifts the lid on his dark past

Rugby league ace speaks out over depression, child abuse, threats to kill and tells how he rebuilt his life

Why was Locala's hotline out of order this week? Health group explains as problems rumble on

Locala's Single Point of Contact phone out of order for several hours

Hands Off HRI: Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman demands halt to controversial hospital plans

He tells health chiefs: "It's a disaster for Huddersfield"

Locala chief Robert Flack: "I get sworn at more often... It's absolutely great!"

Health boss talks about victories, challenges and controversies of taking on Kirklees' biggest NHS contract

Hands Off HRI: 'Don't let health chiefs think we don't care about our A&E'

Campaigners urge residents to attend final public meeting on hospital shake-up

Locala expresses interest in buying threatened Princess Royal Health Centre

Greenhead Road health centre on the market for £1.5m

Eye test revealed toddler's life-threatening condition

Meet three-year old William Szoradi, who suffers from condition found in one in 3,000 people

Inspirational cancer survivor Emma Kirke's fundraising single hits the UK top 40

Just Like Fighting Shadows is a collaboration with Emma and Huddersfield band Bravado Cartel

Hands Off HRI: Dentist who collapsed says Huddersfield and Dewsbury A&Es should stay open

Mirfield emergencies will have to go to Pinderfields or Halifax

This woman's amazing weight loss has given her new hopes of having a baby

Obesity is not just a risk factor for heart disease and diabetes it can also affect fertility, as Brighouse slimmer Jenny Dyson discovered

Huddersfield smokers among England's worst for giving up

Just 2% of smokers in Kirklees successfully kicked the habit

National Stop Snoring Week: Top 10 remedies to buy to help you quit snoring

Do you need something to help you stop snoring and get a better night's sleep? Give these remedies a go and see if they can help

Parkinson's sufferer Leanne Owen cycles to Huddersfield as part of 477 mile awareness raising bid

Leanne was diagnosed at 42 and will visit all 24 Parkinson's UK branches

The Examiner says: Right Care, Right Time, Right Place? No, it's wrong, wrong, wrong

If CCG can't organise a public meeting how can they re-organise health services?

Chloe Glover has a go at the bizarre practise of Laughter yoga

Nancy Nudd of Sunshine and Laughter held her first class in Huddersfield

How ballet-based exercises can help people with Parkinson's in Huddersfield

In the run-up to Parkinson’s Awareness Week (from April 18) a group of Huddersfield patients reveal how ballet is helping them to combat the symptoms

Dad blighted by serious health condition sings praise for Huddersfield's A&E staff

Robert Hughes says he has been in hospitals around the world but Huddersfield's was "right up there"

Honley village becomes a genuine lifesaver - find out how here

Village rallies round

People in Kirklees less likely than average to survive a year after cancer diagnosis

New figures from Office for National Statistics show North-South divide

Videos & Photos

Police chase a Mercedes along the M62 and M602 driven by a drunk driver

Watch drunk driver lead police on 120mph chase down M60 and M602

First look inside Rastrick's revamped Sun Inn pub

The wreckage of a Ssangyong Korando driven by Steve Scaddan's wife Tracey which was struck by a stolen car at 80mph in Leeds Road, Dewsbury

Man who almost lost wife and daughter in Dewsbury hit and run demands action


Doug Thomson
Huddersfield Town correspondent
Chris Roberts
Huddersfield Giants correspondent
Louise Cooper
Crime correspondent
Nick Lavigueur
Health Correspondent
Joanne Douglas
Local Government Correspondent
Linda Whitwam
Education Correspondent
Henryk Zientek
Business Correspondent
Martin Shaw
Mirfield Correspondent