West Yorkshire News

The A637 road from Bretton, scene of fatal accident

Biker killed in collision with tractor trailer near Yorkshire Sculpture Park at Bretton

Police are appealing for witnesses following the fatal road collision last night

Kirklees Council gets £826k boost by selling vacant buildings and land

Slaithwaite Library.
Auction saw some Kirklees Council lots sell way above guide price

Newsome wrecking spree leaves eight car windows smashed

Police are appealing for information
Police have appealed for witnesses to the wrecking spree in Damside Road

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The A637 road from Bretton, scene of fatal accident

Biker killed in collision with tractor trailer near Yorkshire Sculpture Park at Bretton

Police are appealing for witnesses following the fatal road collision last night

Slaithwaite Library.

Kirklees Council gets £826k boost by selling vacant buildings and land

Auction saw some Kirklees Council lots sell way above guide price

Police are appealing for information

Newsome wrecking spree leaves eight car windows smashed

Police have appealed for witnesses to the wrecking spree in Damside Road

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Kirklees' social workers leaving to join Calderdale service after 'golden handcuff' incentive

Kirklees has seen some staff leave to work for Calderdale after financial incentive was introduced

Huddersfield Town Crier Vic Watson in his new turquoise outfit in St. George's Square, Huddersfield.

British Town Crier Championships to take place in Huddersfield on September 27

Huddersfield's crier, Vic Watson, is behind the event

Troubled Holywell Green hotel The Rock Inn remains closed - with answerphone message blaming owners Enterprise Inns

Hotel was supposed to reopen on September 10

Fiona Hodgson, 13, and Abby McLaughlin, 14, are going to the World Scout Jamboree 2015 in Japan.

Marsden scout Fiona Hodgson to organise gruelling Utterley Butterley reservoir fell race for 2015 World Scout Jamboree

Fiona, 13, must raise £3,400 to go on the trip of a lifetime in Japan, which will bring together scouts and guides from across the world

Solar panels on homes in Croftlands, Newsome, Huddersfield.

Kirklees Council's £9.2m solar panel plan for 2,000 council homes up for decision next week

2,000 homes will be fitted with solar panels - Kirklees stands to recoup £14m in feed-in-tarrifs

Tragedy of grieving dad who shot himself at son's grave then begged paramedics not to help him, inquest told

Allen Hinchliffe, 52, died in hospital weeks after shooting himself twice in the abdomen at the grave of his 20-year-old son Ben, who had died six months earlier in a road accident

Veteran runner Arnold Pickup strides out in the York race

Huddersfield man Arnold Pickup still running for charity - at 83

Veteran fundraiser raises thousands for BLESMA

A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital following a collision with a car

Motorcyclist taken to hospital after collision with car in Marsh

Accident happened outside the Croppers Arms pub

William Hill betting shop in Commercial Street, Brighouse

Brighouse betting shop robbery: police appeal for witnesses

The incident happened on Saturday evening when a man entered the store and threatened staff with a gun

Police are appealing for information

Person killed by train in Hipperholme tunnel

British Transport Police say fatality not suspicious

Snoopy the Staffie Cross who has been stolen from a garden

Can you help find Snoopy? Young brothers left heartbroken after theft of Staffordshire bull terrier-American pitbull cross pup

Thief jumped over fence in Sheepridge to snatch dog

Police are appealing for information

Huddersfield psychiatric nurse Carl Tinker accused of groping vulnerable patient

Nursing assistant Tinker, aged 49, denies three counts of sexual activity with a person with a mental disorder by a carer

Ambulance and fire service personnel help carry a man to safety after he plunged from a footbridge in Aldams Road, Dewsbury, into the River Calder

Man rescued after plunge from footbridge near Asda in Dewsbury town centre

Man in his 40s plucked from water and taken to Leeds General Infirmary

LOOK: See 1980s Huddersfield from above - can you help us put names to some areas?

Look at our town from the air in 1986 - but can you identify some of the roads we can't place

Bald truth! Elaine Kershaw and her sisters and brother raise £5,550 for cancer charities with sponsored head shave

Siblings can't believe they're all going grey!

Newsome High School, Newsome, Huddersfield

Ofsted 'kick up the backside' spurs Newsome High on to some of best GCSE improvements in Kirklees

School reacts to Ofsted report

We know it's hard to find a good tradesman, but would you fly one to Chicago - first class?

David Baines-Jones jets off to Windy City to paint Huddersfield man's American house

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Huddersfield Town Crier Vic Watson in his new turquoise outfit in St. George's Square, Huddersfield.

British Town Crier Championships to take place in Huddersfield on September 27

Troubled Holywell Green hotel The Rock Inn remains closed - with answerphone message blaming owners Enterprise Inns

Snoopy the Staffie Cross who has been stolen from a garden

Can you help find Snoopy? Young brothers left heartbroken after theft of Staffordshire bull terrier-American pitbull cross pup

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