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Release of Chinese lanterns banned on Kirklees Council land

Paper lanterns can no longer be released from Castle Hill or local parks

Go-ahead for housing on Golcar site - but Kirklees councillors want to see the design before final sign-off

Carr Top Lane
Council papers show 24 letters of objection were submitted against the plans, with residents raising concerns about the impact on highways and loss of open space

Former Milnsbridge pub the Post Office Hotel to become flats and cafe

The Post Office Hotel on Market Street, Milnsbridge
Planning committee member Clr Mohan Sokhal said: “It has been empty seven or eight years – it’s an eyesore."

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Chinese lanterns

Release of Chinese lanterns banned on Kirklees Council land

Paper lanterns can no longer be released from Castle Hill or local parks

Carr Top Lane

Go-ahead for housing on Golcar site - but Kirklees councillors want to see the design before final sign-off

Council papers show 24 letters of objection were submitted against the plans, with residents raising concerns about the impact on highways and loss of open space

The Post Office Hotel on Market Street, Milnsbridge

Former Milnsbridge pub the Post Office Hotel to become flats and cafe

Planning committee member Clr Mohan Sokhal said: “It has been empty seven or eight years – it’s an eyesore."

Are we fast food addicts? Figures show area as takeaway hotspot

There are 805 takeaway businesses across Kirklees and Calderdale, according to figures from the Food Standards Agency

Site of proposed Cummins Turbo Technologies factory at Ainley Top

Ainley Top villagers raise concerns over Cummins Turbo Technologies factory plan

Some described the plan as “ridiculous”, another said she was “gutted”, while others said they were pleased to see the company committing its future to West Yorkshire

Football League report on why Huddersfield Town fans won't get compensation for Blackpool abandonment published

Up to 200 Blackpool supporters invaded the pitch just after half-time forcing the game to be called off - leaving Town fans out of pocket

James Trotter, Jack Trotter and James Lilley

Jailed: Burglary gang who stole £150,000 of cars and jewellery are locked up

15 burglaries or attempted burglaries were committed at homes in Heckmondwike, Dewsbury, Gomersal, Cleckheaton, Huddersfield and Bradford

We asked Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman for his views on the candidates

Labour Party leadership election: What does Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman think of the candidates?

Labour veteran on the pros and cons of all four leadership hopefuls

The ceramic poppies at Yorkshire Sculpture Park and the Tower on London

Tower of London poppies go on display at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

The original sculpture Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red was created to mark the centenary of the First World War

Milnsbridge flasher: Do you recognise him?

A 20-year-old woman saw a man expose himself in Milnsbridge

Elland police operation: Six men in court charged with robbery offences

The Metropolitan Police are dealing with the case as part of an operation

Counter-terrorism police carry out a training exercise

Counter-terrorist police used in hunt for missing Huddersfield sex offender who fled UK to try and return home to Sudan

Police swooped on the 27-year-old's last known address in Hillhouse during the hunt for him which criss-crossed Europe

Survey reveals Huddersfield's property hotspots

New survey reveals Huddersfield's property hotspots — how pricey is your postcode?

HD3 - Lindley, Salendine Nook and Birchencliffe - on the rise in house price table

Proposed site of new Cummins' factory in Ainley Top

Cummins Turbo Technologies' Ainley Top factory: First picture reveals plans

An image has been released showing how a factory planned by Cumins Turbo Technologies at Ainley Top would look

Yorkshire paramedic's banter with call centre staff sees him sacked and banned from the profession

Nigel Roberts made rude comments while at incident

Huddersfield Marine Peter Thornton sets sail on world sailing adventure from Lanzarote to Rio de Janiero

Peter, 25, is taking part in the armed forces Exercise Transglobe 2015/16

Hundreds gathered at Nab End tower to sing rousing hymns last year

Volunteers wanted for Longwood Sing committee

Appeal for younger committee members to help preserve village tradition

Dave Berry with his wife Debbie, and his Caterham 7

'Is someone looking down on me?' Dave Berry cheats death twice — now he's off racing his Caterham 7 sports car

Dave left Bangkok just hours after bomb blast in August then came off his bike at high speed in Yorkshire Dales

Royal Navy veteran Michael Brodie takes legal action against his local pub — because it doesn't have wheelchair access

Man left disabled after 1991 Gulf War effectively 'barred' from The Walkers Arms in Scholes, Cleckheaton

The number of new homes being registered to be built across Yorkshire has fallen

NHBC sees fall in Yorkshire's new home registrations

Fewer new homes were registered in Yorkshire during the three months to July - bucking the national trend

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Are we fast food addicts? Figures show area as takeaway hotspot

Site of proposed Cummins Turbo Technologies factory at Ainley Top

Ainley Top villagers raise concerns over Cummins Turbo Technologies factory plan

Football League report on why Huddersfield Town fans won't get compensation for Blackpool abandonment published

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