West Yorkshire News

Purnima Tanuku wins childcare sector award

The chief executive of the National Day Nurseries Association in Bradley has triumphed in the NMT magazine awards

Huddersfield fashion student lands dream placement with fashion giant Topshop

Design Assistant job for Jessica Herndlhofer after impressing British Fashion Council with her designs

Who will take control of Calderdale Council?

Party with most councillors is promising change - but will opposition block them?

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Purnima Tanuku wins childcare sector award

The chief executive of the National Day Nurseries Association in Bradley has triumphed in the NMT magazine awards

Huddersfield fashion student lands dream placement with fashion giant Topshop

Design Assistant job for Jessica Herndlhofer after impressing British Fashion Council with her designs

Who will take control of Calderdale Council?

Party with most councillors is promising change - but will opposition block them?

Gun threat in Batley robbery attempt

Victim rode off on bike after attack

Teachers 'work their socks off' to restore Kirkburton Middle School's good reputation

Bright future for school\n

Over 1,100 kids get their chance to run like Usain Bolt at Holmfirth Harriers' annual Neiley Races

Long-running race series a big hit

Free transport for faith schools could end in 2016 as Kirklees unveils its preferred option

Cabinet to make final ruling for pupils attending faith schools

Football club serves up seaside treat for 300 Huddersfield school children

Town Foundation funds day trip to Yorkshire coast for whole school

Courage Award nominees

Examiner Community Awards 2015 — check out the nominees for the Courage Award

The awards will be held at the John Smith's Stadium on June 3 and between now and then we'll be profiling all the nominees by category

More people in Kirklees are seeking help over cannabis abuse

New figures show nine-fold increase in number of people being treated

Friends and family rally round to send Sarah Brooke and family on a trip of a lifetime

Time is running out for 41-year-old mum-of-two Sarah who has terminal cancer

Forecaster warns chilly bank holiday likely for Huddersfield

May set to be a cool month but June looks better says forecaster Paul Stevens

Poet Simon Armitage

Huddersfield poet Simon Armitage bids for top role

Poet wants to be Professor of Poetry at Oxford University

Grand Ukulele Festival proves a massive hit in town with performances at Lawrence Batley Theatre and Town Hall

Top ukulele stars flew in from all over the world to perform in Huddersfield

Lorry driver's terrifying Calais ordeal forces haulage company action

Drivers now taking long detours to avoid French port after driver feared for his life as desperate illegal immigrants tried to board a truck

Pictures and video: Fun of the seaside as a beach and fair come to Greenhead Park

Twenty tonnes of sand, Punch and Judy and even a bit of uninterrupted sunshine prove a huge hit

Letters found in West Yorkshire reveal prize-draw scam has netted thousands

Many of the victims, who are mainly elderly, also passed on their bank account details to scammers who are operating from Canada

Appeal after river tragedy

Man in his mid-50s pulled from River Calder dies in hospital

Giant zip wire slide draws crowds in bid to raise £10,000 for Forget Me Not Children's Hospice and Giants

Around 100 people took part in hair-raising ride

Six held after EDL protest in Calderdale

Police praise support of local residents and traders

Videos & Photos

Gun threat in Batley robbery attempt

Teachers 'work their socks off' to restore Kirkburton Middle School's good reputation

Over 1,100 kids get their chance to run like Usain Bolt at Holmfirth Harriers' annual Neiley Races

Journalists

Doug Thomson
Huddersfield Town correspondent
Chris Roberts
Huddersfield Giants correspondent
Louise Cooper
Crime correspondent
Nick Lavigueur
Health Correspondent
Joanne Douglas
Local Government Correspondent
Linda Whitwam
Education Correspondent
Henryk Zientek
Business Correspondent
Martin Shaw
Mirfield Correspondent