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Anger over Syngenta's decision to demolish Dalton Grange in Rawthorpe

Victorian Society says it is acting on nothing more than "a corporate whim"

More children staying in lessons in Kirklees after crackdown on term-time family holidays

File photo dated 08/02/12 of a pupil at work in a classroom as more children are reaching the standards expected of them in the three Rs by the time they leave primary school, new figures show. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday August 28, 2014. But tens of thousands of youngsters are still failing to achieve the expected level in reading, writing and maths. The results of this year's national curriculum tests - known as Sats - show a four percentage point improvement in the proportion of 11-year-olds gaining at least a Level 4 - the standard expected of the age group, in the basics. See PA story EDUCATION Tests. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire
School absence levels drop after change in rules

120 Huddersfield and Calderdale hospital staff opt for voluntary redundancy

Very few clinical staff allowed to leave, say bosses

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Anger over Syngenta's decision to demolish Dalton Grange in Rawthorpe

Victorian Society says it is acting on nothing more than "a corporate whim"

File photo dated 08/02/12 of a pupil at work in a classroom as more children are reaching the standards expected of them in the three Rs by the time they leave primary school, new figures show. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday August 28, 2014. But tens of thousands of youngsters are still failing to achieve the expected level in reading, writing and maths. The results of this year's national curriculum tests - known as Sats - show a four percentage point improvement in the proportion of 11-year-olds gaining at least a Level 4 - the standard expected of the age group, in the basics. See PA story EDUCATION Tests. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

More children staying in lessons in Kirklees after crackdown on term-time family holidays

School absence levels drop after change in rules

120 Huddersfield and Calderdale hospital staff opt for voluntary redundancy

Very few clinical staff allowed to leave, say bosses

Police investigating sexual assault in Dewsbury

The 26-year-old woman told police she was sexually assaulted near The Old Turk pub in Dewsbury

LOOK: Hundreds of bikers arrive in Huddersfield for Easter charity fundraiser

Squires Annual East Egg run ended at Yorkhire Children's Centre - Brian Jackson House in Huddersfield

Marsden pensioner targeted in attempted bogus caller burglary

A man posed as a 'water board' official

WATCH : Ladies get set for hoopathon at Huddersfield's Race For Life

Huddersfield Hoopers held a session at All Saints Catholic College Bradley ahead of charity race in the summer\n280315DHoopathon

E-fit released of suspect who posed as a police officer in Heckmondwike

The suspect entered a house in Cemetery Road, Heckmondwike on March 16 and posed as a police officer

Three men arrested following roof top raid at Beaverbrooks in King Street

Police helicopter tasked to search for suspects following burglary in Huddersfield town centre

Freedom of Information data says more than 6,000 Kirklees families in council tax debt last year

And more than 3,000 Calderdale households in arrears, according to figures obtained by Children's Society

Thug Mark McCrory tried to escape after attack by climbing on roof in Huddersfield town centre

Court told he had to be rescued by fire crews

Blakeborough Social & Sports Club in Brighouse set to shut as receivers move in

Bill to HMRC for £55,000 remains unpaid

50 stallholders prepare for alternative market in Huddersfield on Easter Saturday

Markets at St Peters Gardens and Byram Street will also feature drop-in workshops and an easter egg hunt

Detectives investigate attempted abduction of school boy in Mirfield

A nine-year-old boy was walking along a ginnel off Nab Lane, Mirfield when he was grabbed by a man on the arm

Yorkshire First co-founder Richard Carter to stand in Dewsbury at General Election

Party leader has returned to Yorkshire after six years in Norway

Richard Mallinson who suffered horrific injuries in Causeway Side snow smash fights back to health

Richard wants to thank emergency services and medical staff

Morrisons Local at King Street being stocked up by staff ready for launch on Monday, March 17

Prolific thief Rachel Matthews stole wine because she "fancied a drink"

She has chalked up an astonishing 176 criminal convictions

Vanessa Brooks quits as artistic director of Huddersfield-based Dark Horse theatre company

Group was still reeling from loss of £100,000 in Arts Council funding

LOOK: 250,000 breakfasts landmark reached by Huddersfield Town's Breakfast Club

Foundation effort hits magic milestone

Huddersfield Station trials London Underground style smart ticket gates

Gates can read MCards and concessionary cards

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Anger over Syngenta's decision to demolish Dalton Grange in Rawthorpe

LOOK: Hundreds of bikers arrive in Huddersfield for Easter charity fundraiser

Three men arrested following roof top raid at Beaverbrooks in King Street

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