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Yorkshire: so big it had to be split into four parts - north, east, south and west.

Why Yorkshire is better than Lancashire: 34 reasons God's own county wins

From Betty's Tea Rooms to the Bronte sisters, museums to music, Yorkshire reigns supreme

Marsden Cuckoo Festival gets ready to welcome in Spring

Marsden Cuckoo Festival. The Frumptarn Guggen Band in action during the last festival
The popular festival will return to the village's streets on April 25

Aldi agree to makes changes to delivery plans for new Slaithwaite store

Artist impression of proposed Aldi at Slaithwaite
An Aldi spokesperson said that bosses have agreed to accept all of the requests made by Kirklees Council concerning their delivery plan to the new Slaithwaite site

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Yorkshire: so big it had to be split into four parts - north, east, south and west.

Why Yorkshire is better than Lancashire: 34 reasons God's own county wins

From Betty's Tea Rooms to the Bronte sisters, museums to music, Yorkshire reigns supreme

Marsden Cuckoo Festival. The Frumptarn Guggen Band in action during the last festival

Marsden Cuckoo Festival gets ready to welcome in Spring

The popular festival will return to the village's streets on April 25

Artist impression of proposed Aldi at Slaithwaite

Aldi agree to makes changes to delivery plans for new Slaithwaite store

An Aldi spokesperson said that bosses have agreed to accept all of the requests made by Kirklees Council concerning their delivery plan to the new Slaithwaite site

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Euro MP agreement to drastic cuts in plastic bags welcomed by Huddersfield Green Party's Andrew Cooper

Tough new mandatory targets have now been set

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Trailblazing Kirklees sports scheme for disadvantaged teenagers comes top in national award

Dewsbury Doorstep beat 799 entrants to win the Streetgames title for best new project and is one of six council-backed clubs of its kind in the area

Barry Sheerman, Huddersfield MP and McDonald franchisee Pritpal Singh

Forget the House of Commons - I'm lovin' McDonalds: Barry Sheerman tries his hand at burger joint

Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman's shift at McDonalds

The team from Huddersfield law firm Chadwick Lawrence gear up for Pedal for Pounds 5. Richard Avery from Sandal BMW, Alastair Wareham, Tom Rogers, senior partner Jeremy Garside and associate Alasdair Urwin

Cyclists Alastair Wareham and Tom Rogers aim to complete 210-mile charity Pedal for Pounds ride in just 14 hours!

Intrepid duo bid to raise £5,000 for Huddersfield Town's Pedal for Pounds cause

Academy change sees GCSE results rise in 12 of 14 Kirklees secondary schools

The statistics mirror a national trend which shows that across the board GCSE results tend to improve after a school has converted to an academy

Engineers work on a lock on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal

Good news for boaters as canal repairs are completed in Huddersfield

Engineers finish £1m repair scheme on Yorkshire waterways

Lawton Yarns Ltd's premises at Ravens Ing Mills, Ravensthorpe

More than 100 workers facing axe as Lawton Yarns and Thornton and Ross announce changes

Linthwaite firm Thornton & Ross is to outsource its warehousing while Ravensthorpe's Lawton Yarns is cutting jobs after investing in less labour-intensive machinery

Grosvenor Chemicals faces legal battle over £390,000 fire investigation bill with Health and Safety Executive

High Court writ served on Huddersfield chemical company after blaze

A hedgehog in the garden

Biggest ever survey of West Yorkshire garden wildlife

Frogs and toads common visitors to Yorkshire gardens

Bikes stolen in a burglary in the Savile Park area of Kirkburton

Bikes and scooters stolen from Kirkburton - while police find stolen bike in Lockwood

Police need help tracing theives behind bike thefts in Huddersfield

Marshalls plc joins fight against child labour in Indian quarries

Elland-based Marshalls plc is backing a UNICEF campaign to tackle child labour in the stone quarries of Rajasthan \n

Thornton and Ross in Linthwaite

Thornton & Ross to axe 44 posts in warehousing switch

Linthwaite firm Thornton & Ross is to outsource its warehousing and distribution operations to Midlands-based UDG

Snow in March 2013, bluebells March 2014

From snow to sunshine: what a difference a year makes in Huddersfield at Easter

Warmer weather means a different sort of fun for the Easter holidays in Huddersfield

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Anger as Kirklees misses out on share of £50m fund to increase GP opening hours

GP admits disappointment at NHS cash snub

Bradford Crown Court

Pay back £83,000 - or go to jail: judge's warning to fraudster Sheed Raj

Sheed Raj, 33, admitted fraudulently obtaining three houses and money laundering

Some of the lost Deric Longden manuscripts, found in a basement

Huddersfield author Deric Longden's 'lost' work discovered in a dusty basement

Deric, who died of cancer in June 2013, was best known for his books which touched millions in print and on screen, and which were critically acclaimed

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.

Marsh man jailed for 16 weeks for assault and breach of restraining order

Darren Mooney of Brooks Buildings in Marsh was jailed at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

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Grosvenor Chemicals faces legal battle over £390,000 fire investigation bill with Health and Safety Executive

Snow in March 2013, bluebells March 2014

From snow to sunshine: what a difference a year makes in Huddersfield at Easter

Some of the lost Deric Longden manuscripts, found in a basement

Huddersfield author Deric Longden's 'lost' work discovered in a dusty basement

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