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Hundreds queue for opening of new Aldi in Slaithwaite

Queues around the car park on opening day of new supermarket

Huddersfield to London link plan as Virgin and Stagecoach chosen to run re-privatised East Coast main line train route

Huddersfield to London direct rail link on the cards?
Dewsbury is also set to get a direct link to the capital - find out more here

Marsden Junior School to become academy after damning Ofsted placed it in 'Special Measures'

Marsden Junior School
Marsden Junior School will follow Colne Valley High as the third school - along with Mirfield Free Grammar - to be run by the academy trust

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Hundreds queue for opening of new Aldi in Slaithwaite

Queues around the car park on opening day of new supermarket

Huddersfield to London direct rail link on the cards?

Huddersfield to London link plan as Virgin and Stagecoach chosen to run re-privatised East Coast main line train route

Dewsbury is also set to get a direct link to the capital - find out more here

Marsden Junior School

Marsden Junior School to become academy after damning Ofsted placed it in 'Special Measures'

Marsden Junior School will follow Colne Valley High as the third school - along with Mirfield Free Grammar - to be run by the academy trust

The Nash family's favourite shot of Isaac

Isaac Nash: More than £60,000 raised so far for foundations in schoolboy's memory

Dozens of fundraising events have been held since youngster's tragic death on August 29

Leeds Crown Court

Newsome mum thought she was going to die when drunk husband strangled her & threatened to slit her throat, court hears

Jason Richard Cooke had been drinking throughout the afternoon Leeds Crown Court was told

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Chances to save Deighton mum found hanged missed due to poor communication between mental health staff, inquest hears

Mum-of-two Sheryl Calcutt had suffered from bipolar disorder and had stopped taking her medication

Seven new AccessBuses for Kirklees and Calderdale

West Yorkishire Combined Authority has unveiled new AccessBuses for people who have difficulty using conventional buses

More than 400 homophophic crimes recorded in West Yorkshire in last three years

More than 400 homophophic crimes were recorded in West Yorkshire in the last three years

Knife crime

Teenager Harris Ahmed escapes jail after carrying knife for own protection after friend was stabbed

Ahmed, of Birkby, was found with the knife by police at Fartown News

Forget Me Not Children's Hospice Fundraisers Lucy Burnett and Ryan Grint with baker Lottie Shaw and her giant mince pie.

Oh go on, it's only 56,000 calories! Huddersfield is home to world's biggest mince pie!

From the town that brought you the world's biggest Jaffa Cake comes a sweet Christmas treat - that weighs 28lbs

The scene of the accident on Victoria Avenue

Teenager killed in Batley crash was travelling in stolen car, police reveal

The 18-year-old was the front seat passenger in a black Nissan Micra which crashed into a tree on Victoria Avenue, Batley last night

The woman, who we have agreed not to identify, was tied up and robbed by robbers

Huddersfield women needing surgical abortions now have to travel to Manchester or Leeds until new provider gets clinic in town

Charity Marie Stopes takes over service from hospital without any clinic in town - but wants to open one above former Huddersfield Town shop on Cloth Hall Street

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Police find cannabis farm in cellar of disused Fartown shop

Bags of suspected cannabis were recovered at the scene and will now be tested

Advertising dummies spotted in Kirkheaton and Colne Bridge

Silent partners! Dummies spotted in Kirkheaton and Colne Bridge in bizarre advertising trend

Have you spotted dummies hanging around Huddersfield?

Calderdale getting tougher with the yobs as more action on anti-social behaviour is pledged

Victims of anti-social behaviour in Calderdale have been been given more powers to tackle the problem thanks to the introduction of the Community Trigger

Shoppers in Huddersfield's Kingsgate

Black Friday: bag a bargain as retailers adopt American-style sales

Black Friday has crossed the Atlantic - and there's Christmas shopping bargains to be had

Are you cycling savvy?

Irwin Mitchell says most cyclists are road safety savvy - but asks drivers to get clued up

Are you a safety savvy cyclist?

Jerry the beagle snuggles up at her Slaithwaite home after being missing for almost three weeks.

Jerry the runaway beagle back at vets after being taken ill overnight

Dog had lost more than half her body weight after being missing for three weeks

NHS

Huddersfield and Calderdale women up to date with smear tests

Good news in cervical screening survey

A pedestrian crossing on Purwell Lane, Batley

Batley woman seriously injured just minutes after fatal crash in town in second incident

She suffered serious injuries when she was carried for several yards down the road on the bonnet of the car

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Hundreds queue for opening of new Aldi in Slaithwaite

The Nash family's favourite shot of Isaac

Isaac Nash: More than £60,000 raised so far for foundations in schoolboy's memory

Seven new AccessBuses for Kirklees and Calderdale

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