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Dark Horse theatre logo at Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield.

Funding lifeline for Dark Horse theatre company in Huddersfield

£75,000 grant is vitally important after funding cut

Examiner Community Awards 2015 - check out the nominees for the Community Event

Today we take a look at the three great organisations shortlisted in the Community Event category

Full extent of Kirklees Council's grass-maintenance cuts revealed

Thirty jobs and 15 machines went last year and now a further £1.3m has been axed from the budget 

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Dark Horse theatre logo at Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield.

Funding lifeline for Dark Horse theatre company in Huddersfield

£75,000 grant is vitally important after funding cut

Examiner Community Awards 2015 - check out the nominees for the Community Event

Today we take a look at the three great organisations shortlisted in the Community Event category

Full extent of Kirklees Council's grass-maintenance cuts revealed

Thirty jobs and 15 machines went last year and now a further £1.3m has been axed from the budget 

Organist David Hambleton travels to Switzerland to play his old instrument in its new home

The Shepley man was invited to play the former Ingbirchworth Methodist Church organ in Zurich

Scammonden's Moorland Lodge goes up for sale after 40 years

Owner Mary Lockwood admits: "It will be a big wrench"

Adele Jackson beats off competition from hundreds to land place on four-strong team to Antarctica

The Kirklees Council arts officer will take five month trip of a lifetime in November

Man, 23, sexually assaulted in Heckmondwike

Kirklees police need help tracing male suspect following alleyway attack

Flockton villagers rally behind community centre plan

Fundraising is underway and it's hoped the scheme to convert part of the church will be completed by Christmas

Facebook appeal leads to Bank Holiday clear up of 20-plus bags of rubbish from Holme Moss

Residents took action after noticing how much rubbish had been left behind at the beauty spot

Vote: Examiner readers' chance to choose films to be shown at the Big Screen Weekends

Cut list down to 5 family and five childrens' movies

Purnima Tanuku wins childcare sector award

The chief executive of the National Day Nurseries Association in Bradley has triumphed in the NMT magazine awards

Huddersfield fashion student lands dream placement with fashion giant Topshop

Design Assistant job for Jessica Herndlhofer after impressing British Fashion Council with her designs

Who will take control of Calderdale Council?

Party with most councillors is promising change - but will opposition block them?

Gun threat in Batley robbery attempt

Victim rode off on bike after attack

Teachers 'work their socks off' to restore Kirkburton Middle School's good reputation

Bright future for school\n

Over 1,100 kids get their chance to run like Usain Bolt at Holmfirth Harriers' annual Neiley Races

Long-running race series a big hit

Free transport for faith schools could end in 2016 as Kirklees unveils its preferred option

Cabinet to make final ruling for pupils attending faith schools

Football club serves up seaside treat for 300 Huddersfield school children

Town Foundation funds day trip to Yorkshire coast for whole school

Courage Award nominees

Examiner Community Awards 2015 — check out the nominees for the Courage Award

The awards will be held at the John Smith's Stadium on June 3 and between now and then we'll be profiling all the nominees by category

More people in Kirklees are seeking help over cannabis abuse

New figures show nine-fold increase in number of people being treated

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Examiner Community Awards 2015 - check out the nominees for the Community Event

Scammonden's Moorland Lodge goes up for sale after 40 years

Adele Jackson beats off competition from hundreds to land place on four-strong team to Antarctica

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Martin Shaw
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