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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

Huddersfield man Pepukayi Chitakunye jailed for sex assaults

Leeds Crown Court
Court hears how teenage girl was repeatedly assaulted

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

Local election count at Cathedral House, Huddersfield - Green Clr, Andrew Cooper
Clr Andrew Cooper says all parties should be involved with no-on 'opt outs' for political gain

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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

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

Huddersfield County Court hearing to be heard today to evict travellers on site at Salendine Nook

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

School dinners.

Kirklees Councillors hike school dinner cost

School dinners to rise by 5p in January - with further increases in coming years

Hunt for Cleckheaton knifeman after double attack

Police hunt man after two attacks

Canadian family take on epic voyage to Castle Hill to discover renowned, long lost relative

Charles Clough was a respected geologist who was brought up in Huddersfield and worked across northern Britain

Examiner reader Julia Hinchliffe unearths information about WW1 Huddersfield soldier James Schofield Wilson

Tragedy in Flanders two years after he married May Moxon from Lascelles Hall

Rawcliffes schoolwear shop in Huddersfield to close

Administrators at Grant Thornton are set to close the Rawcliffes store in Byram Street before the end of September

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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

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

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