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Dad of tragic teen Huw Thatcher talks of 'great feeling' as he approaches halfway stage of '19 for Huw' cycle tour

Huw Thatcher memorial bike ride leaves Sands Recreation Ground, Holmfirth - Huw's dad Nick Thatcher and fellow cyclists Michael Thatcher (Huw's cousin), Matthew Woolhouse, Joshua Hoyle and Rob Thatcher (Huw's uncle).
Nick Thatcher and others riding to 19 football grounds in memory of the Holmfirth teenager

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Huw Thatcher memorial bike ride leaves Sands Recreation Ground, Holmfirth - Huw's dad Nick Thatcher and fellow cyclists Michael Thatcher (Huw's cousin), Matthew Woolhouse, Joshua Hoyle and Rob Thatcher (Huw's uncle).

Dad of tragic teen Huw Thatcher talks of 'great feeling' as he approaches halfway stage of '19 for Huw' cycle tour

Nick Thatcher and others riding to 19 football grounds in memory of the Holmfirth teenager

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Kirklees Council looking at cutting numbers of children's centres

Kirklees currently has 34 such centres but Sue Richards, Assistant Director for Social Care and Well-being for Adults, said services should be targeted where they are needed and some areas need more than others

Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival 2013

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St George's Square event returns in August

Paul Whiteley of West Yorkshire Polices homicide and major enquiry team (HMET) is charged with committing assault at a pub in Fylingthorpe, near Whitby on the east coast,and girlfriend Claire Hughes

Murder squad policeman accused of attack on pub customer had been there for seven hours, court told

Paul Whiteley, 50, said he and girlfriend Claire Hughes, 43, had shared two and a half bottles of red wine during the afternoon the Fylingdales Inn, Fylingthorpe, near Whitby, North Yorkshire

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Mimi the puppy, stolen from Lockwood.

Have you seen missing Mimi? Police appeal after dog snatched from Lockwood garden

Two teenage boys took Mimi, who was in the rear yard at the time, and made off in the direction of Lockwood Road

All but two Kirklees libraries could face axe under huge council cuts plan

Kirklees Council's Policy Committee is currently discussing two options, one could leave Kirklees with just two libraries in Huddersfield and Dewsbury

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Woman killed by train at Slaithwaite believed to be missing pensioner

The woman has not yet been identified but it is thought she was a local woman aged 70 who had gone missing from her home hours before the incident

More women than men achieved perfect first-time passes in Huddersfield

Perfect passes: more women than men passed their first driving tests with no faults in Huddersfield

Women in Huddersfield bucked the national trend by outperforming men

Miss England lends her support to Kirklees youth project

New coach for Kirklees Duke of Edinburgh project

Deighton man Dominic Mills who turned his life around after prison has pledged to devote himself to giving Huddersfield youngsters a better start in life

Dominic Mills, 30, is one of the heads at the pioneering Global Diversity Positive Action project in Huddersfield

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Tents for Underneath The Stars Festival at Cannon Hall

Underneath the Stars Festival at Cannon Hall Farm this weekend

Farm will relocate its flock of 500 sheep as up to 4,000 music lovers attend music festival

The damage caused by an exploding E-cigarette charger in Michele Hirst's Marsden home

Marsden woman's concern after E-cigarette charger explodes

Michele Hirst, of Marsden, was luckily on hand to help douse the flames and unplug the charger from a socket

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Fraud and money laundering charges dropped against partner of council tax rebate firm boss Jack Darrell Henry

Henry, 47, who ran several Huddersfield-based council tax claims firms, admitted charges ahead of a trial due to start today at Leeds Crown Court

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Woman killed by train at Slaithwaite

The woman was killed in an incident at around 8.15am this morning

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Woman hit by train at Slaithwaite

The incident means lines between Huddersfield and Stalybridge are closed

Huddersfield Town reach one million milestone for Keep It Up campaign.
The air ambulance at Canalside, l to r, Andy Armitage (paramedic), Tony Wilkes (paramedic), Katie Collinson (YAA Partnership manager), Dean Hoyle (Huddersfield Town chairman), Andy Booth (Huddersfield Town ambassador), Sean Jarvis (Huddersfield Town commercial director), Paul Gowland (YAA Director of Fundraising), Capt Ian Mousette (pilot), Mark Lillis (Huddersfield Town Academy manager) and Robyn Deegan (Huddersfield Town Supporter Partnerships manager).

Huddersfield Town's Keep It Up charity campaign to be extended until 2017

News of the plan comes only weeks after the appeal, which divides monies between the Air Ambulance and the soccer club’s Academy, confirmed it has topped the £1m mark

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