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Phones 4u

Huddersfield's Phones 4U store will not be saved despite partial takeover

Almost 1,700 staff have lost their jobs with the closure of 360 Phones 4u stores, including one at King Street in Huddersfield

Mohammed Karani insists runaway van which killed Dewsbury mum had handbrake fully on

The white Ford Transit Connect which struck mum-of-four Shabana Ahmed can be seen in the centre of the picture
Court hears of woman's tragic death

Burglar steals war hero's medals from Almondbury home

Geoff Mellor of Waterloo pictured with his Arctic Star medal
Geoff Mellor, 88, only received one of them, the Arctic Star, last year – 68 years after his 19th birthday which was spent on the notorious Arctic convoys

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Phones 4u

Huddersfield's Phones 4U store will not be saved despite partial takeover

Almost 1,700 staff have lost their jobs with the closure of 360 Phones 4u stores, including one at King Street in Huddersfield

The white Ford Transit Connect which struck mum-of-four Shabana Ahmed can be seen in the centre of the picture

Mohammed Karani insists runaway van which killed Dewsbury mum had handbrake fully on

Court hears of woman's tragic death

Geoff Mellor of Waterloo pictured with his Arctic Star medal

Burglar steals war hero's medals from Almondbury home

Geoff Mellor, 88, only received one of them, the Arctic Star, last year – 68 years after his 19th birthday which was spent on the notorious Arctic convoys

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Huddersfield by night: Send us your pictures

Charlotte Graham sent us these two beautiful shots of Huddersfield at night and we'd love to see more.

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Lindley Moor housing scheme roadworks which caused huge delays for M62 commuters near Huddersfield are removed!

Anger over lights close to motorway junction which have led to tailbacks - let us know how you got on

Sandmoor Motors in Birstall

Boss of Sandmoor Motors in Birstall Christopher Christoforou jailed over "wholesale dishonesty" in car deals

Consumer watchdogs checks led to court case which heard said on 13 occasions vehicles were found to have higher mileage than stated in adverts and on three occasions customers were not informed the vehicles were insurance write offs

Police at accident scene on Gledholt Road, Gledholt, Huddersfield

Huddersfield hit-and-run victim still in hospital four days after incident near Greenhead Park

Police make new appeal after the woman spent a fourth day being treated for serious facial and head injuries

Businessman attacked by masked gang in robbery at Shelley home

The men, clad in balaclavas, physically attacked the 51-year-old who has not been named

Soldier from 1 Yorks wearing a Tactical Engagement System (TES) as thousands of soldiers have begun the world's biggest game of laser quest as they take part in exercise Prarie Storm at the British Army Training Unit Suffield (BATUS) in Calgary, Canada.

Yorkshire soldiers in biggest 'laser quest' game ever as part of Canadian training camp

Lasting eight days, the training exercise sees about 2,000 soldiers along with hundreds of tanks and other vehicles kitted out with laser guns and hi-tech sensors

Members of Music for the Deaf signing and singing Choir during a rehearsal at the Huddersfield Methodist Mission with (left to right) Liz Thomas, Helen Mitchell and Jess Baker who were leading the session

Huddersfield's Music and the Deaf charity to move to Halifax's Eureka!

Music and the Deaf needs more space as its services grow in demand

Rachel Gledhill (left) with Wayne and Wendy Stubbs

Property trader masterminded a £3m mortgage fraud on homes in London, Kent and Huddersfield, court told

His girlfriend Rachel Gledhill from Milnsbridge claimed to be earning £67,000 a year as a self-employed IT consultant

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley

Are health changes just shifting care responsibility onto local council?

First joint meeting of Kirklees and Calderdale Scrutiny Panels looks at community care and future hospital services

Gillette Rugby League Heritage Centre formerly at George Hotel, Huddersfield

George Hotel's Rugby League Heritage Centre memorabilia to go on tour - before heading back to new Huddersfield home

Exact details of the new home are not being revealed but both the John Smith’s Stadium and the University of Huddersfield have been mooted

Fish and chips are England's delicacy - don't forget the mushy peas

A healthier takeaway? Kirklees Council team aiming to get businesses to cut salts and fats in fast food

Results include a cut in salt levels, poaching instead of frying and reduced sugar drinks - check out our guide to the calorie count in your favourite takeaways

Tony Wood and the stumps he used as a lad - 60 years earlier

Stumped - 60 years on! Former Huddersfield man Tony Wood finds childhood game still painted in ginnel cricket pitch

The cricket pitch he shared with school pals was created in a small ginnel, tucked away between the rows of weavers’ cottages, and the stumps were chalked on a wall

Steven Michael OBE, Chief Executive of South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Recovery College Kirklees launches to help people learn their way back to health

New classes will aid recovery from mental and physical ill-health

Anti-child sexual exploitation campaign poster

22 young girls in Kirklees currently at risk of child sexual exploitation, report reveals

Police and council explain the situation in our area after the horrifying revelations in Rotherham

Chris Roche on the challenging course

Huddersfield Hilly Half Marathon back for fourth year

The event will again see runners take on the challenging course of Huddersfield’s hilly terrains in support of Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice

Tom Lonsdale's picture of riders taking part in Trip Endura in the Himachel Pradesh, Himalyas in 2008

Marsden amateur motorbike photographer Tom Lonsdale hopes for a podium finish after gaining place in the final of nationwide contest

Landscape architect and urban designer, Tom Lonsdale, took up the hobby to combine his dual loves of biking and cameras

The former North Bierley water treatment works (centre of picture) could become a 500,000sq ft industrial and business park under plans tabled by Keyland Developments

New M62 business park at Chain Bar could create 1,000 jobs

About 1,000 jobs could be created by turning North Bierley water treatment works into a site for industrial units, it is claimed

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Charlotte Graham/Facebook

Huddersfield by night: Send us your pictures

updated

Lindley Moor housing scheme roadworks which caused huge delays for M62 commuters near Huddersfield are removed!

Police at accident scene on Gledholt Road, Gledholt, Huddersfield

Huddersfield hit-and-run victim still in hospital four days after incident near Greenhead Park

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