West Yorkshire News

Young Huddersfield actor Alex Starke stars in bug Disney hit Evermoor

Evermoor role for Newsome High pupil

Almondbury man Lee Mellor got arrested on purpose to get a lift home from Holmfirth in a police car

And the 42-year-old achieved his objective - 14 hours after being held in a police cell

Essential repairs work starts on historical Huddersfield's New Street Co-operative building

Essential repairs work is now being carried out on the historical Huddersfield Co-operative building in New Street

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Young Huddersfield actor Alex Starke stars in bug Disney hit Evermoor

Evermoor role for Newsome High pupil

Almondbury man Lee Mellor got arrested on purpose to get a lift home from Holmfirth in a police car

And the 42-year-old achieved his objective - 14 hours after being held in a police cell

Essential repairs work starts on historical Huddersfield's New Street Co-operative building

Essential repairs work is now being carried out on the historical Huddersfield Co-operative building in New Street

Mr Somebody

Win tickets to see Jake Mangel-Wurzel documentary Mr Somebody at Leeds International Film Festival

Film-maker Michelle Heighway is offering one pair of tickets to her documentary, about one of Huddersfield’s most eccentric men       

Huddersfield set for hottest Halloween on record

Temperatures well above average for end of October

The approval of the birth control pill in 1960 came seventh

Calderdale has double the national average of underage girls taking emergency contraception

Figures show this is the 19th highest number for anywhere in England

96 hour fire service strike set for Huddersfield's Bonfire weekend

Fire Service warns this will be the toughest test yet for contingency measures

Man attacked with machete at his home in Crosland Moor

Man, 43, suffered slash wounds to his leg during attack at his home

Huge new climbing boulder set to give Huddersfield kids the chance to hit the heights

Village group delighted at new play feature

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Missing William Dunk: Officers search for a second night for Denby Dale pensioner

Officers on the ground and in the police helicopter are searching for missing 74-year-old William Dunk

The home, with brown window frames (centre right), where a nine-year-old boy and a 44-year-old man have died following a house fire yesterday afternoon on Tennyson Close, Penistone

My husband killed our sons, claims grieving Penistone mum Claire Sykes

Mother devastated by deaths

Tributes flood in for Huddersfield scientist Laura Cliffe who lost 13-year battle with eating disorder

Woman loses 13-year fight with anorexia

Dementia patients given a month to find new accommodation as Fartown nursing home Abbey Place shuts

Families and staff reeling from sudden closure decision

Moldgreen man Gareth Fisher who attacked two people at a house party heard voices in his head

Fisher pleaded guilty to two attacks at a flat in Berry Brow and may be sent to prison

WATCH: Shocking footage of moments West Yorkshire Fire crews came under attack last Bonfire Night

Fire service reveals Kirklees firefighters were also attacked with fireworks TWICE last November

Huddersfield expat teen Cameron Keith becomes youngest ever person to swim notorious 26 mile Hawaiian Ka'iwi Channel

It took long distance swimmer Cameron, who grew up in Dalton, 13 hours 55 minutes to complete the swim

Huddersfield expert Geraldine O'Hara on front line in Sierra Leone tackling Ebola

Desperate measures to save lives

Award-winning music star DJ Yoda to headline at Huddersfield's Festival of Light

Unique sci-fi film and music show for St George's Square

Bolling Hall supervisor Paul Hodgson

WATCH: Yorkshire's most haunted - see Bolling Hall worker describe paranormal activity at historic Bradford museum

Bolling Hall has reportedly been the scene of dozens of unexplained occurrences

Dedicated work of veteran Hipperholme and Lightcliffe Art Society secretary Mary Needham put in the frame after she steps down from role

Mary, 80, has no plans to put down her brushes and has been awarded life time membership of the society

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Mr Somebody

Win tickets to see Jake Mangel-Wurzel documentary Mr Somebody at Leeds International Film Festival

WATCH: Shocking footage of moments West Yorkshire Fire crews came under attack last Bonfire Night

Huddersfield expert Geraldine O'Hara on front line in Sierra Leone tackling Ebola

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