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Book your holidays now - Kirklees agree school term dates until 2018

For the first time Kirklees sets two years of school term and holiday dates to help parents plan

Short-staffed Dewsbury care home permanently shut by inspectors

Oxford Grange will not re-open at current site after operator's registration revoked

Sex offender Roy Stobbs in court again

Roy Stobbs
Man convicted of possessing indecent images of children accused of breaching an order banning him from going online

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Child in classroom

Book your holidays now - Kirklees agree school term dates until 2018

For the first time Kirklees sets two years of school term and holiday dates to help parents plan

Short-staffed Dewsbury care home permanently shut by inspectors

Oxford Grange will not re-open at current site after operator's registration revoked

Roy Stobbs

Sex offender Roy Stobbs in court again

Man convicted of possessing indecent images of children accused of breaching an order banning him from going online

Pictures: Temperatures hit 82F as Huddersfield swelters in the sun

And the mercury is set to climb even further as the hottest day of the year sees us top Nice, Crete and Los Angeles

Huge backlog in bulky waste collections in Kirklees

Council staff working extra shifts to try and catch up

Huddersfield University's Team Hare revs up for Silverstone challenge

Engineering graduates hope to take chequered flag at Formula Student races

Correne James in court after pulling cocaine from her bra when she was stopped by police for drink-driving

The Bradley woman admitted possession of the Class A drug when she appeared at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

New Mill's Ellie Pawsey hits the right note

New Mill graduate Ellie Pawsey is fundraising after landing a place at the prestigious Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

Man charged over stabbing in Meltham

A 24-year-old man is due to appear at court today charged with wounding

A cremation casket full of ashes among items left by rail passengers

The wooden box joined a 6ft inflatable dinosaur, mobile phones and a photo of Mary Berry in the pile of First TransPennine lost and found

LOOK: Hunt for injured men after stolen car crashes in Birkby

Major damage to railings in Birkby

National Day Nurseries Association calls for more funding for childcare

The National Day Nurseries Association says there are wide variations UK-wide for two-year-olds taking up free childcare places

Scissett pupils welcome world-famous choir to the school

Musical workshop for Scissett First and Middle schools

Flour mill turned climbing venue hoping to chalk up tourism award

Rokt is a finalist in the visitor category in the regional tourism awards

Children cool down in the fountain in Greenhead Park

Huddersfield heatwave: Seven tips for staying safe in the sun

Enjoy the sunny weather — but make sure you protect yourself too

Police appeal to trace wanted Huddersfield man Robert Roche

Officers are searching for Robert Roche, 20, who is wanted on suspicion of robbery

Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival back for 15th year

Tens of thousands expected at four-day event

Colne Riverside Park Project: Businesses pledge cash for Greenstreams project

John Smith's Stadium managers pledge first donation for five-mile park from Milnsbridge to Cooper Bridge

Jayne Hunneybell (left) and Helen Burton, both from Brighouse, West Yorkshire, enjoy the hot sunshine in Greenhead Park. Picture: Lorne Campbell / Guzelian updated

Hottest day of year in Huddersfield so far

Temperatures set to soar still further

Jordan Lowther burgles uncle's home after job snub

Suspended jail term for Dewsbury man

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Short-staffed Dewsbury care home permanently shut by inspectors

Pictures: Temperatures hit 82F as Huddersfield swelters in the sun

LOOK: Hunt for injured men after stolen car crashes in Birkby

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