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Traffic stopped as police restrain woman (circled) on bridge over M62 at Scammonden

Watch: West Yorkshire Police officers save 'distressed' woman on Scammonden bridge who halted M62 traffic

Traffic stopped as police restrain woman at infamous suicide spot

30 new apprenticeships on offer from Kirklees Council

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May deadline for apprenticeships in IT, outdoor work, vehicle maintenance and construction

Alco Valves Group and A-Safe (UK) Ltd win Queen's Award for Enterprise

Staff and directors at A-Safe (UK) Ltd of Elland
The two firms have secured awards in the category for international trade – recognising their successes in securing export contracts overseas

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Traffic stopped as police restrain woman (circled) on bridge over M62 at Scammonden

Watch: West Yorkshire Police officers save 'distressed' woman on Scammonden bridge who halted M62 traffic

Traffic stopped as police restrain woman at infamous suicide spot

Kirklees Council logo

30 new apprenticeships on offer from Kirklees Council

May deadline for apprenticeships in IT, outdoor work, vehicle maintenance and construction

Staff and directors at A-Safe (UK) Ltd of Elland

Alco Valves Group and A-Safe (UK) Ltd win Queen's Award for Enterprise

The two firms have secured awards in the category for international trade – recognising their successes in securing export contracts overseas

Malcolm Cooper, 73, of Dewsbury, doing his first skydive

Pensioner Malcolm Cooper to skydive for Forget Me Not Children's Hospice - when he turns 74!

Malcolm Cooper can't wait for his second parachute jump

Accident & Emergency Dept at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley

Anti A&E cuts protesters form Band Together For Our NHS to try and halt proposals

Group seeking legal advice to halt A&E axe proposal

University of Huddersfield sports hall demolition

Demolition of sports hall at University of Huddersfield nears completion

Workers finish off demolition at University of Huddersfield campus

Watch: Sikh Vaisakhi parade brings hundreds of worshippers to Huddersfield

Annual parade brings colour to overcast Easter Sunday

Police crime scene

Good Friday robber tried to rip chain from woman's neck on Primrose Hill street

The attack happened on Whitegate Road, Primrose Hill, on Good Friday at around 12.10pm

Ofcom grant community licence to Radio Sangam, Birkby. Members of the Radio Sangam team in the studio

First permanent Asian radio station in Kirklees will bring music to the community's ears

The news of the arrival of Radio Sangam will be music to everyone’s ears, especially those from Indian, Pakistani and Bangladeshi backgrounds, when it launches its 24-hour, seven day a week service in the next six months

Pink Trail gay pride pub crawl to replace cancelled Pink Picnic for second year

Five Huddersfield bars to stage mini festival after Pink Picnic 2014 was called off last week

Dewsbury District Hospital

Dewsbury District Hospital and other Mid Yorkshire Hospitals: seven out of 10 happy with standard of care

But more than half unhappy with lack of nurses on duty

Fieldhead, Lindley

Kirklees Council told to sort Fieldhead site in Lindley out after 10 years of dereliction

Outcome for Grade II listed site likely to be known in coming weeks

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

Taser

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

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Traffic stopped as police restrain woman (circled) on bridge over M62 at Scammonden

Watch: West Yorkshire Police officers save 'distressed' woman on Scammonden bridge who halted M62 traffic

Accident & Emergency Dept at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley

Anti A&E cuts protesters form Band Together For Our NHS to try and halt proposals

University of Huddersfield sports hall demolition

Demolition of sports hall at University of Huddersfield nears completion

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