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Poppies will be planted to mark the centenary of the First World War

Events in Kirklees and Calderdale to mark centenary of outbreak of First World War

Kirklees mayor leading town's remembrance for fallen

Relatives of soldier killed in World War I to attend Moldgreen memorial service

Celia Fox, niece of Norris Green, joins community to honour nine fallen heroes commemorated on plaque at Christ Church

I could have been dead within days: Man spots poster in doctor's surgery and asks for test - two days later he had 12-hour heart op

William Daibell whose screening test saved his life.
It was pure chance that William Daibell man spotted a poster for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm screening in his local surgery, as he waited for a routine appointment

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Poppies will be planted to mark the centenary of the First World War

Events in Kirklees and Calderdale to mark centenary of outbreak of First World War

Kirklees mayor leading town's remembrance for fallen

Relatives of soldier killed in World War I to attend Moldgreen memorial service

Celia Fox, niece of Norris Green, joins community to honour nine fallen heroes commemorated on plaque at Christ Church

William Daibell whose screening test saved his life.

I could have been dead within days: Man spots poster in doctor's surgery and asks for test - two days later he had 12-hour heart op

It was pure chance that William Daibell man spotted a poster for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm screening in his local surgery, as he waited for a routine appointment

Kirklees Council Greenhead councillor Judith Hughes takes £19,000 leadership role on Fire Authority

She replaces her ward colleague Clr Mehboob Khan on regional board

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Labour Party lose control of Calderdale after shock vote of no confidence

The Conservatives have now taken control of the council as a minority group, with one Independent securing a Cabinet position with them

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Man arrested after Rastrick flat fire

A man suffered smoke inhalation after escaping from the blaze at a ground floor flat on Burnsall Road at 8.50pm.

Family rally round cancer patient Elaine Kershaw with charity headshave

Five members of family have heas shaved for cancer charity

Waves Daycare Centre Managing Director Sally-Anne Green and centre user John Roberts accept donation from Nick Lawton of JC Bower Skip Hire and Nicola Ratcliffe of Pennine Farm Services to make good money lost by collapse of AllFloors of Slaithwaite.

Slaithwaite businesses club together to raise cash to help disabled adults centre hit by Allfloors Huddersfield Ltd collapse

Waves Daycare Centre lost £825 to defunct Allfloors Huddersfield Ltd run by Gary Connor

Exile Paul Castlehouse plans Yorkshire Day fun in New Zealand

Couple set to wow community 12,000 miles form home with Yorkshire Day party

A letter sent from Australia to Mirfield Tour de France legend Brian Robinson, who was injured while out riding his bike. The letter was delivered despite the absence of a full address.

Tour de France legend Brian Robinson, 83, now recovering at home after being knocked off his bike

Brian, 83, the first Briton to win a stage of the Tour de France, has been inundated with more than 200 cards and letters

Roy Stobbs, of The Hollow in Meltham.

Meltham man Roy Stobbs found guilty of 25 charges of making indecent images of children as young as 3

Stobbs, who had already been convicted of similar offences in 2010 and was placed on the sex offenders register, now faces prison

Meet Bing, Huddersfield Royal Infirmary's £80,000 dummy patient

Hospital invests in state-of-the art training room for doctors and nurses

New appeal to save Yorkshire's heritage to be launched in Huddersfield on Yorkshire Day

Kirklees Council and police team up to stop stone thefts

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Calderdale Council re-thinks waste contract after deal with Bradford fell through

West Yorkshire councils were to work together but after government funding was axed they're looking at other options

Michelle Auty, jailed after getting behind the wheel while almost five times the legal limit.

Woman who was almost FIVE times drink drive limit had downed nearly full bottle of gin before popping to shops, court told

A worried member of the public called police as the 27-year-old staggered from her car

Three people injured in smash on Mirfield accident blackspot road

Police say one person seriously hurt in two-car collision

Can you pass our GCSE History quiz?

Can you pass GCSE History? Try our quiz plus learn more about the Kings and Queens of England

The First World War, World War Two and women's suffrage are all on the curriculum

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West Yorkshire Police launch new campaign to keep kids safe on social media and the web

Police and agencies have launched new campaign to co-incide with school holidays

Huddersfield police officers scale Britain and Yorkshire's highest peaks in just 36 hours for Kirkwood Hospice and Hollybank Trust

The officers took part in the Six Peak Challenge - scaling Britain’s highest peaks and the Yorkshire Three Peaks in just 36 hours

Elland Baths - the pool

Emergency demolition of Elland Baths as swimming pool building riddled with structural flaws

Severe structural deterioration at the historic former swimming baths means that Calderdale Council is taking immediate action to demolish the building due to safety concerns

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Exile Paul Castlehouse plans Yorkshire Day fun in New Zealand

A letter sent from Australia to Mirfield Tour de France legend Brian Robinson, who was injured while out riding his bike. The letter was delivered despite the absence of a full address.

Tour de France legend Brian Robinson, 83, now recovering at home after being knocked off his bike

Meet Bing, Huddersfield Royal Infirmary's £80,000 dummy patient

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