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Holmfirth post office

Holmfirth post office to shut for refurbishment

Customers will get longer opening hours and a wider range of services following three-week refurb

Raiders target second Co-op petrol station in three days

The Co-Op store at the petrol station on New Mill Road, Brockholes
Intruders forced their way into the back of the Co-op shop in New Mill Road at 3.40am

Overwhelming response to Meltham refugee appeal

Clothing and other goods donated in Meltham to help ease the refugee crisis
Dozens make donations of clothing and equipment to help refugees

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Holmfirth post office

Holmfirth post office to shut for refurbishment

Customers will get longer opening hours and a wider range of services following three-week refurb

The Co-Op store at the petrol station on New Mill Road, Brockholes

Raiders target second Co-op petrol station in three days

Intruders forced their way into the back of the Co-op shop in New Mill Road at 3.40am

Clothing and other goods donated in Meltham to help ease the refugee crisis

Overwhelming response to Meltham refugee appeal

Dozens make donations of clothing and equipment to help refugees

Library campaigners gather signatures outside Huddersfield Library

New campaign to try and save Kirklees' libraries

Huddersfield, Calderdale and Bradford branch of union Unite Community has now launched a campaign to persuade the council to change its plans

British Heart Foundation logo

Heart attacks claimed 150 lives 'prematurely' in Kirklees last year

The British Heart Foundation (BHF), says urgent research is needed to target causes of heart attack amid news that thousands of people under the age of 75 suffered fatal heart attacks in 2014

The Byram and Imperial arcades

Could our historic arcades be the catalyst to kick-start the revolution of Huddersfield town centre?

“I want to see pride in our town centre and think independent shops are the way forward, " said one of the business owners

More than 30 shops are up for sale or to let in Huddersfield Town Centre

More pedestrian zones and greater numbers living there: Kirklees Council's 'masterplan' to save Huddersfield town centre

2,000 people living in town, but we can't determine the market says Clr Peter McBride

The Taverners Club

Batley pub Taverners Club destroyed by 4am blaze

Investigation into fire at Taverners Club on Heritage Road in Batley

Holmfirth Vineyard owners the Shevelings and the area in question

The vineyard, the objectors and the 'vicious hate campaign' which engulfed a planning application in leafy Holmfirth

The vineyard's owners said the issue had affected their child’s education and hobbies, while neighbours said the vineyard’s operations affected their quality of life

John Benson leaving Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Marsh man John Benson in court after police raid on his home found almost 1,700 indecent images of children

The 65-year-old was caught after purchasing a DVD from a Canadian website with links to child pornography

Migrants wait inside the Keleti Railway Station in Budapest, Hungary

Want to help the refugees? The Carlile Institute has opened its doors to take donations of clothes, tinned food and medical items

Three Meltham organisations working together to take donations and equipment to help migrants

Chinese lanterns

Release of Chinese lanterns banned on Kirklees Council land

Paper lanterns can no longer be released from Castle Hill or local parks

Carr Top Lane

Go-ahead for housing on Golcar site - but Kirklees councillors want to see the design before final sign-off

Council papers show 24 letters of objection were submitted against the plans, with residents raising concerns about the impact on highways and loss of open space

The Post Office Hotel on Market Street, Milnsbridge

Former Milnsbridge pub the Post Office Hotel to become flats and cafe

Planning committee member Clr Mohan Sokhal said: “It has been empty seven or eight years – it’s an eyesore."

Are we fast food addicts? Figures show area as takeaway hotspot

There are 805 takeaway businesses across Kirklees and Calderdale, according to figures from the Food Standards Agency

Site of proposed Cummins Turbo Technologies factory at Ainley Top

Ainley Top villagers raise concerns over Cummins Turbo Technologies factory plan

Some described the plan as “ridiculous”, another said she was “gutted”, while others said they were pleased to see the company committing its future to West Yorkshire

Football League report on why Huddersfield Town fans won't get compensation for Blackpool abandonment published

Up to 200 Blackpool supporters invaded the pitch just after half-time forcing the game to be called off - leaving Town fans out of pocket

James Trotter, Jack Trotter and James Lilley

Jailed: Burglary gang who stole £150,000 of cars and jewellery are locked up

15 burglaries or attempted burglaries were committed at homes in Heckmondwike, Dewsbury, Gomersal, Cleckheaton, Huddersfield and Bradford

We asked Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman for his views on the candidates

Labour Party leadership election: What does Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman think of the candidates?

Labour veteran on the pros and cons of all four leadership hopefuls

The ceramic poppies at Yorkshire Sculpture Park and the Tower on London

Tower of London poppies go on display at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

The original sculpture Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red was created to mark the centenary of the First World War

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The Co-Op store at the petrol station on New Mill Road, Brockholes

Raiders target second Co-op petrol station in three days

Clothing and other goods donated in Meltham to help ease the refugee crisis

Overwhelming response to Meltham refugee appeal

The Byram and Imperial arcades

Could our historic arcades be the catalyst to kick-start the revolution of Huddersfield town centre?

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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