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Huddersfield free town bus in front of Huddersfield station

Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman confident he can save free Town Bus

Rallying call issued over threatened bus service

Drink driver Samantha Whitham, of Kirkburton, was trailed by motorist after crashing into street furniture, court told

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
The 46-year-old was followed by another driver after hitting some street furniture in Fenay Bridge

Water leak forces gas cut to 300 homes in Dalton, Moldgreen and Waterloo

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Engineers worked through Monday night and restored supplies to 150 of the affected properties on the Greenlea Court estate at lunchtime

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Huddersfield free town bus in front of Huddersfield station

Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman confident he can save free Town Bus

Rallying call issued over threatened bus service

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.

Drink driver Samantha Whitham, of Kirkburton, was trailed by motorist after crashing into street furniture, court told

The 46-year-old was followed by another driver after hitting some street furniture in Fenay Bridge

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Water leak forces gas cut to 300 homes in Dalton, Moldgreen and Waterloo

Engineers worked through Monday night and restored supplies to 150 of the affected properties on the Greenlea Court estate at lunchtime

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Kirklees Council social worker told client he would "wipe her down with his beard", care regulator told

John Harry Forbes has been summoned before the Health and Care Professions Council’s Conduct and Competence Committee in London

Dewsbury District Hospital

Hospital midwife who walked out on sick tots to go babysitting is struck-off

Regulator acts after experienced sister Ruth Baker abandoned unit to babysit for her cousin

Jessica Baxter and and her cat Albie

Is there a cat poisoner on the loose in Huddersfield? Devastated owner speaks after pet's death

Jessica Baxter, 26, said her four year old cat Albie died on the vet’s table on Sunday evening after being found collapsed in a neighbour’s garden

New Rastrick Fire Station build continues but warning that traffic light changes could be on the way

The new fire station in Clough Lane will replace Brighouse and Elland stations and is expected to open in March next year

The man police would like to speak to in connection with a sex attack in Leeds

Can you help police catch Leeds sex attacker?

Police are asking anyone on a night out when the attack happened if they can identify a man they'd like to speak to

Huddersfield town centre mugger knocked victim out and then robbed him as he lay helpless with serious head injury

Can you help track down the perpetrator in this sickening attack?

Northern Gas Networks has been shortlisted for a customer service award

Hundreds of homes in Moldgreen, Dalton and Tandem without gas after water main burst

Northern Gas Networks said it caused water to enter the gas network on Monday evening and this morning engineers from Northern Gas Networks were continuing work to restore gas supplies

Road traffic accident at the junction of Marsh Lane, Shepley and New Mill Road. Emergency service crews at the accident scene.

Woman dies after Shepley road accident

The woman was inside a silver-coloured Vauxhall Corsa when it collided with a blue Range Rover

Opening of Jason's Jobs fair, Holmfirth. Dean Hoyle prepares to cut the ribbon flanked by Jason McCartney MP and Steve Bullas (left) chairman of event sponsor Camira.

MP's Jason's Jobs Fair to be held in Marsden next week

Colne Valley MP Jason McCartney is again behind the special event which will bring together dozens of local employers and those looking for work to tackle unemployment in the area

The John Smith's Stadium

John Smith's Stadium in 'pole position' to be permanent home of national rugby league museum

Huddersfield University helps launch touring rugby league exhibition

The scene of the crash on the M62 near Pontefract in West Yorkshire between a lorry and the mini bus carrying the hen party.

Minibus driver admits death charge in M62 hen party crash that killed Bethany Jones

James Johnson, of Wyke, Bradford, has admitted causing the death of the 18-year-old by dangerous driving

Clr Darren O'Donovan

Dewsbury West Labour councillor Darren O'Donovan faces de-selection - by his own party

Kirklees councillor appeals in bid to save political career

Fans were left in the dark after a power failure in parts of the John Smith's Stadium

Lights out! Here's why the lights went out at the John Smith's Stadium ahead of the Giants/Catalan match on Friday

Fuse carrier had worked loose and tripped itself as intended to prevent anything worse happening

M62

M62 managed motorway system is causing 'paranoia', says top lawyer Nick Freeman

Mr Freeman says despite the system being in place for a year, motorists were still confused about how it works

Traditional crafts at the Colne Valley Museum

Colne Valley Museum opening doors this weekend to years past

“Our Working Craft Weekend is an opportunity to show visitors that we are not just about preserving an old building and its contents, but also the traditional skills used in the Victorian era and which we don’t want to lose.”

The Eleanor Moorhouse Homes on High Lea, Marsden

High Lea almshouses in Marsden saved from uncertain future

The six almshouses at High Lea were acquired by the charity, Eleanor Moorhouse Trust, in 1985 and will now be managed by Kirklees-based Sadeh Lok Housing Group

Patricia Raynor

Obituary: nurse and midwife Pat Raynor

"A lady in the true sense of the word"

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Water leak forces gas cut to 300 homes in Dalton, Moldgreen and Waterloo

Jessica Baxter and and her cat Albie

Is there a cat poisoner on the loose in Huddersfield? Devastated owner speaks after pet's death

New Rastrick Fire Station build continues but warning that traffic light changes could be on the way

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