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Police investigation launched after two women found dead in Halifax home

Two women, 56 and 69, found in property on Fenton Road, King Cross

Police investigation launched after two women found dead in Halifax home

Two women, 56 and 69, found in property on Fenton Road, King Cross

Moldgreen car fire put out by firefighters

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Not known if fire was deliberate or accidental

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Police investigation launched after two women found dead in Halifax home

Two women, 56 and 69, found in property on Fenton Road, King Cross

Fire engine

Moldgreen car fire put out by firefighters

Not known if fire was deliberate or accidental

National dance award for Casey Reast, 6, of Cowlersley

Well done Casey! Casey Reast, 6, win's national dance title at Blackpool's Winter Gardens

Casey, a pupil at Linthwaite Ardron CE (VA) Junior and Infant School, won the International Dance Teachers’ Association Rosette of the Year for Latin dance in her age group

Bogus callers visit homes in Almondbury and Lindley in two separate distraction burglaries

Police warning bogus callers operating in the area and warn residents to be vigilant

Railway Station covered in scaffolding, St George's Square, Huddersfield

Stonework repairs being carried out to Huddersfield Railway Station

Landlord of King's Head Bruce Travis tells how his pub is being restored too

The derelict twin chapels at the entrance to Dewsbury Cemetery

Campaigners demand urgent meeting with Kirklees Council over state of 'neglected' chapels at Dewsbury Cemetery

Both chapels, which date back to 1859, are derelict and in a state of decay but one of them was further damaged by storms in February

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West Yorkshire Police's use of stun guns halves in three years

West Yorkshire Police say they are still useful in fight against crime

Linthwaite plasterer Grant Calcraft (left) with TV property expert Phil Spencer during the making of Channel Four's Phil Spencer: Secret Agent

Linthwaite plasterer appears on Channel Four's Phil Spencer: Secret Agent

Grant Calcraft, of GSC Plasterers, helps renovate Calderdale home

Huddersfield Town fan Russell Firth renovates Leeds Road seats for garden shrine to team

The seats on which fans saw some of Town’s greatest sporting moments including when Denis Law played for them and in those far away days when the team played the likes of Arsenal and Chelsea, now seat Russell, his wife Zoe and children Thomas and Molly

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley

£5m: real cost of missed appointments at Huddersfield and Halifax hospitals

End of year figures show 39,659 patients didn’t arrive at hospital for their appointments in Huddersfield and Calderdale in 2013/14 – just 1,221 fewer than the year before

Wayne Gannon is taking part in Pedal For Pounds 5

Huddersfield car dealership worker Wayne Gannon swaps horsepower for pedal power for Pedal for Pounds 5 ride

And his employer, Sytner Volkswagen Huddersfield, has pledged to match whatever he raises

Netherton optometrist Rena Souten

Charity gives people with poor eyesight chance to learn skills to stay independent

Free service from The Macular Society

John Sykes

John Sykes and Trevor Smith attempt to establish Farnley Tyas war dead for memorial stone: can you help?

Aim is to put up memorial in village to fallen World War One heroes

Yorkshire: so big it had to be split into four parts - north, east, south and west.

Why Yorkshire is better than Lancashire: 34 reasons God's own county wins

From Betty's Tea Rooms to the Bronte sisters, museums to music, Yorkshire reigns supreme

Marsden Cuckoo Festival. The Frumptarn Guggen Band in action during the last festival

Marsden Cuckoo Festival gets ready to welcome in Spring

The popular festival will return to the village's streets on April 25

Artist impression of proposed Aldi at Slaithwaite

Aldi agree to makes changes to delivery plans for new Slaithwaite store

An Aldi spokesperson said that bosses have agreed to accept all of the requests made by Kirklees Council concerning their delivery plan to the new Slaithwaite site

Clr Andrew Cooper

Euro MP agreement to drastic cuts in plastic bags welcomed by Huddersfield Green Party's Andrew Cooper

Tough new mandatory targets have now been set

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Trailblazing Kirklees sports scheme for disadvantaged teenagers comes top in national award

Dewsbury Doorstep beat 799 entrants to win the Streetgames title for best new project and is one of six council-backed clubs of its kind in the area

Barry Sheerman, Huddersfield MP and McDonald franchisee Pritpal Singh

Forget the House of Commons - I'm lovin' McDonalds: Barry Sheerman tries his hand at burger joint

Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman's shift at McDonalds

The team from Huddersfield law firm Chadwick Lawrence gear up for Pedal for Pounds 5. Richard Avery from Sandal BMW, Alastair Wareham, Tom Rogers, senior partner Jeremy Garside and associate Alasdair Urwin

Cyclists Alastair Wareham and Tom Rogers aim to complete 210-mile charity Pedal for Pounds ride in just 14 hours!

Intrepid duo bid to raise £5,000 for Huddersfield Town's Pedal for Pounds cause

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Bogus callers visit homes in Almondbury and Lindley in two separate distraction burglaries

Railway Station covered in scaffolding, St George's Square, Huddersfield

Stonework repairs being carried out to Huddersfield Railway Station

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