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Bridge Schoolwear opens as Rawcliffes gets set to close

A schoolwear shop has opened in Milnsbridge - just weeks before the closoure of long-standing retailer Rawcliffes

Three Huddersfield men, Dan Smith, Neil Lucas and Tim Schofield set for freezing swim in Coniston Water

Raising money for bowel cancer charity

Roberttown youngster Daniel Marshall races to waterski glory at Wallsee in Austria

Family scoop more awards on the water

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Bridge Schoolwear opens as Rawcliffes gets set to close

A schoolwear shop has opened in Milnsbridge - just weeks before the closoure of long-standing retailer Rawcliffes

Three Huddersfield men, Dan Smith, Neil Lucas and Tim Schofield set for freezing swim in Coniston Water

Raising money for bowel cancer charity

Roberttown youngster Daniel Marshall races to waterski glory at Wallsee in Austria

Family scoop more awards on the water

Leeds Crown Court

Former soldier Dane Smith broke man's jaw in Cleckheaton pub attack

Mirfield man ordered to pay £3,000 compensation

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Meltham man Roy Stobbs jailed for second lot of child porn crimes

Second offence for porn pervert

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

Brighouse folk singer Roger Davies to headline stage acts

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Three people treated in hospital following minor chemical spill at Oakes food factory

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

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

Holidaymaker Ethan Crosland in agony after henna tattoo goes wrong

Mum's warning after holiday treat

Clayton Fields Action Group plans to nurture community spirit

Family fun day planned by community group

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

Royal Mail

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

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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

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Roberttown youngster Daniel Marshall races to waterski glory at Wallsee in Austria

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?

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