West Yorkshire News

Huddersfield in fine tune as its 37th Contemporary Music Festival returns to the town

The event brings together performers from around the world for 10 days of events

M62 night time work will mean closures around Ainley Top junction 24

Work planned on the M62 sliproads at Junction 24

New Mill neighbours object to Holme Valley Land Charity proposal to turn 'public amenity' land into houses

Charity, at the heart of land ownership disputes, hopes to build homes on former church land

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Huddersfield in fine tune as its 37th Contemporary Music Festival returns to the town

The event brings together performers from around the world for 10 days of events

M62 night time work will mean closures around Ainley Top junction 24

Work planned on the M62 sliproads at Junction 24

New Mill neighbours object to Holme Valley Land Charity proposal to turn 'public amenity' land into houses

Charity, at the heart of land ownership disputes, hopes to build homes on former church land

Could new jobs be on the way after firms snap up huge industrial space at business parks?

Three industrial units - two at Grange Moor and one at Dewsbury - have been bought by Green and Brown and UK Greetings Ltd respectively

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Heart surgery campaigners claim "postcode lottery" is affecting Kirklees

But NHS England denies any significant differences in Yorkshire

Over 1,000 people get into the Christmas spirit at Kirkwood Hospice's annual fair

The event, held at the John Smith's Stadium, is one of the charity's biggest fundraising events

Abbey Place Dementia Care Home and (inset) Gemma Hannam

Relatives of dementia patients at soon-to-close Abbey Place Dementia Care Home given more time to find new places

All but two have found new homes, says Kirklees Council

Scissett songbirds give Band Aid a run for their money as they record eight track festive fundraising album

Money raised will go to St Augustine's Church roof fund

Talented musical duo Rock My Reception shortlisted for prestigious Wedding Industry Awards

The Shelley-based band beat over 1,000 entrants to get to the finals in the best musical act category

Travellers pitch up at the former Motor World site in Pennine Business Park

Around a dozen caravans and vans arrived over the weekend - moving a concrete barrier into the road to gain access

Bella the dog found safe and well - after the driver seen 'snatching' her was actually taking her to kennels in Barnsley

Her owner John Clough has now thanked the driver for coming to the Staffy's rescue

Residents of Liversedge flats had to be evacuated when a blaze broke out at a storage bin

The cause of the fire at Fairfield court is now being investigated

Teenage girl's mock Gucci handbag taken during Batley knife-point robbery

The 17-year-old was robbed at Hyrstlands Road in Batley on Saturday night

£4k fine for MCN Construction Limited company director Mark Norcliffe after tree damaged in conversation area

Firm MCN Construction also fined

West Yorkshire Police promote National Counter Terrorism Awareness Week

The national campaign aims to make it harder for terrorists to attack the UK

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89-year-old man using zimmer frame robbed outside own home after coming back from work

The attack on the frail pensioner happened on Rochdale Road in Greetland

Emley Moor Mast: Amazing new pictures show Yorkshire icon just hours before massive collapse in 1969

The current structure was completed and transmissions began on January 21, 1971

Damian Wood: Poignant tributes left at scene of Flockton crash that killed 22-year-old

Police are continuing to investigate the head-on crash on Barnsley Road

Christmas tree outside Mirfield Library.

Councillors asked to agree £10,000 funding for 16 Christmas trees for towns and villages across Huddersfield and Kirklees

Spreading some festive cheer with Christmas trees in town & village centres

Artist's impression of the proposed Holmfirth Tesco

Tesco to sell Holmfirth Midlothian Garage site citing planning refusal and shoppers' changing habits

Troubled supermarket chain to sell Midlothian Garage site after failed superstore bid

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Huddersfield in fine tune as its 37th Contemporary Music Festival returns to the town

M62 night time work will mean closures around Ainley Top junction 24

Over 1,000 people get into the Christmas spirit at Kirkwood Hospice's annual fair

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