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Longwood Sing at Nab End Tower, Longwood. Musical director Suzanne Smelt.

Watch: Over 200 people sing clouds away at 141st Longwood Sing

Toddlers to the over nineties all played their part in performing a selection of rousing hymns accompanied by the Golcar Band

First ever Great Northern Ukulele Festival in Huddersfield strikes the right chord

Seonaid Matheson and her daughter Ruby Paechter get stuck in at Huddersfield Town Hall
The second ever event was so successful that organiser, Mary Agnes Krell, announced that it will become an annual event in the town

Batley's Conway Crescent hit with more crimes following stun gun attack on mum and son

Police are treating these incidents as targeted attacks
Police believe that a high speed car chase involving a gun and reports of shots fired in the street are linked

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Longwood Sing at Nab End Tower, Longwood. Musical director Suzanne Smelt.

Watch: Over 200 people sing clouds away at 141st Longwood Sing

Toddlers to the over nineties all played their part in performing a selection of rousing hymns accompanied by the Golcar Band

Seonaid Matheson and her daughter Ruby Paechter get stuck in at Huddersfield Town Hall

First ever Great Northern Ukulele Festival in Huddersfield strikes the right chord

The second ever event was so successful that organiser, Mary Agnes Krell, announced that it will become an annual event in the town

Police are treating these incidents as targeted attacks

Batley's Conway Crescent hit with more crimes following stun gun attack on mum and son

Police believe that a high speed car chase involving a gun and reports of shots fired in the street are linked

The scene in St George's Square after soccer fans clashed

Man left with serious facial injuries after early morning attack in Huddersfield - plus police deal with clashes between football fans

Huddersfield police believe that the incident was caused after a fight between five men outside Centro's takeaway spilled around the corner

William Hill betting shop in Commercial Street, Brighouse

Armed robbery at William Hill betting shop in Brighouse

Calderdale police are appealing for witnesses to the terrifying incident, which occurred around 6.50pm on September 13

What's on this week at Kirklees and Calderdale councils

What's on this week at Kirklees and Calderdale councils

Kirklees heritage and sports plans, Calderdale will hold People's Commission on health plans

Huddersfield Choral Society chorus master, Joseph Cullen

Huddersfield Choral Society conductor suspended from post after appearing in Glasgow Sheriff Court accused of sex offences

Joseph Cullen, appeared in private at Glasgow Sheriff Court to face the two counts of lewd, indecent and libidinous practices and behaviour

The mysteries of Huddersfield's most iconic buildings uncovered at town's biggest ever heritage open days events this weekend

Hundreds of lucky visitors have been invited inside dozens of iconic landmarks to learnt about their history and find out what goes on behind the scenes

Site of proposed wind turbine on land next to track leading to Cupwith Reservoir, above Nont Sarah's at Scammonden.

Campaigners respond to planning recommendation that bid to construct three 100m turbines in Colne Valley is refused

The application for the controversial £10m scheme was submitted to planning by the  Valley Wind Co-operative in November 2013

The Big Picture: Russell Lewis's shots from around Huddersfield

We want to showcase the work of amateur photographers with their finest shots of our area - this week we feature Russell Lewis

Labour of love for Huddersfield's fallen World War One soldiers to be published after 30 years work

Book tells the story of all the Huddersfield soldiers who gave their lives in World War One

Disabled Huddersfield teen faces missing out on trip of a lifetime as NHS wheelchair wrangle rumbles on

The girl, who suffers with cerebral palsy, has been waiting since May for a larger manual chair but has been left in limbo amid the privatisation of Huddersfield and Calderdale’s wheelchair service

Leeds Crown Court

Crosland Moor's Arron Read jailed for kneeing woman in face before punching and kicking her on the floor

The court heard Read had previous convictions for common assault on women in 2012 and 2013 and is currently serving 14 weeks in prison imposed by magistrates for an assault on his former girlfriend

Stacey Rodgers holds a photo of her son Dominic Rodgers, who died aged 10 in 2004 from carbon monoxide poisoning

Huddersfield mum Stacey Rogers heads up new gas safety campaign to raise awareness of carbon monoxide poisoning

Stacey Rodgers lost her son Dominic to carbon monoxide poisoning and is now helping to launch the new safety campaign

Joe Braithwaite, chairman of the Elland and District Partnership

'We need a vision to kick-start Elland regeneration' says community champion

Community groups wants ideas and people to help bring about regeneration in the town

The 1st Dearne Valley Navigators - a new youth group - enjoy a camp

UK Navigators youth group forms in Huddersfield

New group splits from the official Scouts to launch in Denby Dale

Cabin crew students Zane Saghir and Chelsea Brown outside the airline training unit

Up, up and away with Kirklees College after contract to provide cabin crew training

College signs contract to provide airline training

Huddersfield Choral Society president Jane Sargent, second right, with long service award recipients Barry Williams, Christine Durham, Tim Wilkes, and Thelma Simpson
Picture credit David Ward

Huddersfield Choral Society honours 50-year medal winner

Christine Durham has been presented with a silver salver and flowers to mark her 50 years service with Huddersfield Choral Society

Kaye's Millennium Green, Clayton West.

Police seal off beauty spot in Clayton West after body is found

Officers shut down footpaths leading on to the popular Millennium Green in Clayton West after the man’s body was found at 3.20pm this afternoon

Lindsey Robinson and friends painted Thornton Lodge Nursery School during the summer holidays

Dedicated teacher Lindsey gives up summer holidays to revamp Thornton Lodge school with family and friends

Teacher Lindsey Robinson couldn’t wait for Thornton Lodge Nursery School to shut down for the summer holidays.

Videos & Photos

Longwood Sing at Nab End Tower, Longwood. Musical director Suzanne Smelt.

Watch: Over 200 people sing clouds away at 141st Longwood Sing

Seonaid Matheson and her daughter Ruby Paechter get stuck in at Huddersfield Town Hall

First ever Great Northern Ukulele Festival in Huddersfield strikes the right chord

The scene in St George's Square after soccer fans clashed

Man left with serious facial injuries after early morning attack in Huddersfield - plus police deal with clashes between football fans

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