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Crowds set to flock to the first ever Brighouse Canal, Beer & Music Festival

Brighouse folk singer Roger Davies to headline stage acts

Limit to public speakers and a super planning committee - ideas to overhaul Kirklees planning process

Holmfirth Tesco plan thrown out by Kirklees Council planners
Clr Steve Hall says move is in line with neighbouring authorities

Clayton Fields Action Group plans to nurture community spirit

Family fun day planned by community group

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Astonishing art book kept by a wartime Huddersfield nurse sheds touching light on injured World War One soldiers

The great grand daughter of Hilda Brook has now begun research into the artists and hopes to show their talents with surviving family members

Holmfirth Tesco plan thrown out by Kirklees Council planners

Limit to public speakers and a super planning committee - ideas to overhaul Kirklees planning process

Clr Steve Hall says move is in line with neighbouring authorities

Clayton Fields Action Group plans to nurture community spirit

Family fun day planned by community group

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Three taken to hospital following minor chemical spill at Oakes food factory

Mix of gas caused potent fumes but workers rectified problem before leaving Country Park Foods Ltd

Lindley Grange Nursing Home, Lindley, Huddersfield.

Huddersfield care home nurse Ruth Glendinning struck off for drugs record keeping shortcomings

Bupa home worker could not prove if she had administered correct medication

Former Royal Marine from Meltham Mark Coldwell in court after stealing petrol when he became addicted to drugs

Coldwell, of Acre Lane in Meltham, admitted making off without payment for fuel at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Denby Dale Councillor Graham Turner

Kirklees Council agrees to grazing land sale to boost Dewsbury Moor Amateur Rugby League Football Club

Deal now underway to negotiate a price for land sale

Leeds Crown Court

Huddersfield man Pepukayi Chitakunye jailed for sex assaults

Court hears how teenage girl was repeatedly assaulted

Local election count at Cathedral House, Huddersfield - Green Clr, Andrew Cooper

All party rule call for Kirklees Council, as Newsome Clr Andrew Cooper says minority rule makes no sense in tough times

Clr Andrew Cooper says all parties should be involved with no-on 'opt outs' for political gain

Ready, steady, dash: First ever Shelley and Shepley trolley race puts area on the map to raise the profile of local businesses and community spirit

Organised by Flying Ferret landlord, Chris Barrow, it also raised around £1,500 for Forget Me Not Children's Hospice

Court hearing takes place today to evict travellers on site at Salendine Nook

Further travellers have appeared at a site off Leeds Road in Batley

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Royal Mail exceeds delivery targets in Huddersfield

Privatised Royal Mail exceeded its 93% delivery target for first class mail in Huddersfield during the first quarter of this financial year

Elland man Ian Nash jailed for child porn crimes

A 38-year-old man has been jailed for 10 months after police acting on a tip-off found hundreds of child porn images and films on his computer

Dr Olumayokun Olajide in the lab researching the properties of pomegranates

Huddersfield University scientists find evidence that natural compound found in pomegranate could slow down onset of Alzheimer's disease

Dr Olumayokun Olajide ready to publicize his findings

Ofsted criticises Kirklees Council-run children's daycare centre in Batley for 'compromising children's safety'

Batley Sports and Tennis Centre daycare club rated 'inadequate' by inspector

Scores of people are taking the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness, and money, for the ALS Association

Holy ice bucket, Batman! Caped crusader takes the Ice Bucket Challenge in Huddersfield's Greenhead Park

Watch John Longson take the charity challenge - with a surprise ending!

Fred Daly's winning Open Championship golf ball from 1947 presented to Royal Liverpool Golf Club by Brenda Firth of Huddersfield

Signed and dated memento was in sideboard drawer

New TV show for Educating Yorkshire star Mushy P

Special show for stammering student

The Calderdale heroes behind a Great war hospital

New exhibition on Calderdale's war efforts

New Casa Hotel and Restaurant wedding venue faces demolition after Calderdale planning committee refuse a retrospective application

One floor of the proposed three storey building that looks over Cromwell lake off Elland Road has been open since May despite a lack of consent

Videos & Photos

Astonishing art book kept by a wartime Huddersfield nurse sheds touching light on injured World War One soldiers

Bed pushing, Yorkshire pudding boats and black pudding throwing - would you take part in these wacky races?

Ready, steady, dash: First ever Shelley and Shepley trolley race puts area on the map to raise the profile of local businesses and community spirit

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