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£1.8m housing boost for Kirklees people with learning or physical disabilities

New housing a good use of council assets and garnts, senior Kirklees councillor says

Fancy a pint and a walk? The Farmer's Arms near Holmfirth may have the answer for you!

Danielle Montgomery and Sam Page of the Farmer's Arms.
Danielle Montgomery hopes punters will enjoy breathtaking scenery around pub

Sixteen-year-old girl robbed at knife point of her phone in Birkby area

Police are appealing for information
Police hunting for two young Asian men in connection with the incident

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Kirklees Council logo

£1.8m housing boost for Kirklees people with learning or physical disabilities

New housing a good use of council assets and garnts, senior Kirklees councillor says

Danielle Montgomery and Sam Page of the Farmer's Arms.

Fancy a pint and a walk? The Farmer's Arms near Holmfirth may have the answer for you!

Danielle Montgomery hopes punters will enjoy breathtaking scenery around pub

Police are appealing for information

Sixteen-year-old girl robbed at knife point of her phone in Birkby area

Police hunting for two young Asian men in connection with the incident

Police

Woman, 18, killed in Thongsbridge road accident

At around 6.15pm, the teenager was walking along Springwood Road when she left the pavement and went into the road

Coastguards search for a missing 12 year old boy at Aberffraw beach on Friday afternoon.

Search resumes for Huddersfield boy, 12, swept out to sea in Anglesey

The boy had been on rocks with another child when he was swept into the water on Friday afternoon

Saxon's Biff Byford: He's sold 15 million albums, influenced Metallica and toured the world - but did you know he was from Huddersfield?

Selling more than 15 million records world wide, counting 20 albums under the band’s belt and acting as a major influence of later heavyweight gods such as Metallica, Mötley Crüe and Megadeath, it has certainly been a spectacular career

Sloppy mashed potato and soggy vegetables will become a thing of the past for hospital patients and staff under new rules to banish unacceptable food in the NHS.

Among the worst: Huddersfield Royal Infirmary hospital food slated - by the NHS

The NHS Choices website has released ratings for hospitals’ food which revealed Huddersfield Royal Infirmary (HRI) as “among the worst” for its quality of food

Good weather is on the way. Picture: Ian West/PA Wire

Huddersfield will see rain on Monday - but expect an Indian summer in September

The weather is forecast to take on a more summer-like tone

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Thieving postman Mark Sandell of Golcar appears in court after stealing from mail for six years

When Sandell was interview he conceded he had stolen over a six year period and sold the items at a car boot sale saying he had been in debt

Pam Thornes

Headstrong helpers wanted to support Huddersfield cancer patients with hair loss

Charity supporting breast cancer sufferers puts out call for volunteers

Hepworth United Juniors soccer coaching. Former Spurs star David Howells pictured with the juniors.

WATCH: Former Tottenham Hotspur star David Howells coaches youngsters at Hepworth United Junior FC

Coaching scheme so popular it could become annual event

10k challenge for transplant patient Philippa Carter, pictured with husband Ryan

Mirfield's Philippa Carter to run 10km charity race - after double lung transplant

Philippa’s efforts are remarkable considering she has undergone a gruelling double-lung transplant to beat the disease which could have killed her

Anthony Fuery of Crosland Moor jailed for hitting man around head with shovel

Leeds Crown Court heard the incident happened after Anthony Fuery had become homeless and was sleeping on the floor of another person’s flat on June 3

Coastguards and an RAF Seaking helicopter search for a missing 12 year old boy at Aberffraw beach on Friday afternoon.

Huddersfield boy, 12, swept into sea off Anglesey - search continues

Holyhead Coastguard received a 999 call at around 12.30pm on Friday reporting that three people thought to be from the Huddersfield area were stuck on rocks in the estuary at Aberffraw

RAF Sea King helicopter

Major search underway after boy, 12, swept out to sea in Anglesey

It is believed he was with a party of people including a number from Huddersfield.

The Big Picture: John Longson's aerial shots

We want to showcase the work of amateur photographers with their finest shots of our area - this week we feature John Longson

Emma Ryan and Maxine Noel

Siblings to take emotional steps at Overgate Hospice midnight charity walk on September 13 in tribute to mum Maxine Noel who died of lung cancer

Emma Ryan, of Mixenden, and David Sutcliffe, of Holmfield, will be put through their paces on the 13 mile route

Barry Sheerman performs the official re-opening of Almondbury Post Office.

Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman officially reopens Almondbury Post Office

Residents delighted as Post Office gets new lease of life

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David Gronow: Tributes after Huddersfield sporting figure collapses and dies at Yorkshire cricket match

He was a familiar figure across the sporting world, and is perhaps best known for his work as club historian for the Huddersfield Giants

Travellers have camped on the football pitch at Celandine Avenue playing fields in Salendine Nook

Anger as more travellers turn up at Celandine Avenue playing fields in Salendine Nook

Examiner reporter threatened as travellers set up camp on football pitch

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Coastguards search for a missing 12 year old boy at Aberffraw beach on Friday afternoon.

Search resumes for Huddersfield boy, 12, swept out to sea in Anglesey

Saxon's Biff Byford: He's sold 15 million albums, influenced Metallica and toured the world - but did you know he was from Huddersfield?

Good weather is on the way. Picture: Ian West/PA Wire

Huddersfield will see rain on Monday - but expect an Indian summer in September

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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
Val Javin
Features Editor
Martin Shaw
Mirfield Correspondent