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Ambulance with blue lights flashing in smash with car on Huddersfield Road in Dewsbury

Casualty in back of ambulance transferred to another vehicle

Huddersfield residents asked to open their doors to help vulnerable young people at risk of homelessness turn their lives around through new Barnardo's scheme

The Barnardo’s Futures service has asked those who have a spare bedroom to host a young person to help them move on to independent living

Government figures say amount of homeless households in Kirklees has increased by 25 per cent from 2013 to 14

But Helen Beachell, manager of Simon on the Streets, said that the figures do not represent the full extent of the homelessness problem

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Ambulance with blue lights flashing in smash with car on Huddersfield Road in Dewsbury

Casualty in back of ambulance transferred to another vehicle

Huddersfield residents asked to open their doors to help vulnerable young people at risk of homelessness turn their lives around through new Barnardo's scheme

The Barnardo’s Futures service has asked those who have a spare bedroom to host a young person to help them move on to independent living

Government figures say amount of homeless households in Kirklees has increased by 25 per cent from 2013 to 14

But Helen Beachell, manager of Simon on the Streets, said that the figures do not represent the full extent of the homelessness problem

Colne Valley general election candidates appear at first hustings - see what was said here

Our reporter Joanne Douglas attended the hustings at St John's Church in Golcar - see what she made of it

Drakes Huddersfield Cricket League to accept Paddock CC resignation

End of innings for historic Huddersfield cricket club

We round up April Fools' Day pranks

April Fools' Day 2015: We round up the best pranks from the web

Would you have fallen for these tricks?

Gareth Cowie of Lowerhouses, Huddersfield

Gareth Cowie pleads guilty to wasting police time after 4.5 hour siege in Lowerhouses

Case adjourned at Kirklees Magistrates' Court until April 22

WATCH: Gale-force winds and torrential rain leave trail of damage and destruction across Kirklees and Calderdale

Firefighters called to deal with flooding drama at Ripponden B&B

Drink driver Jamie Baldock jailed for crash which left woman permanently injured

Student Jamie Baldock jailed for "ruining woman's life" in drunken crash

Kirkburton man jailed for three years

A plane lands sideways in 70mph gusts

Wind beneath the wings: Watch planes land sideways at Leeds Bradford Airport in gusts of 70mph

Some flights cancelled while Manchester Airport also faced challenging landing conditions

Police release e-fit in connection with attempted abduction in Mirfield

Did you see this man last Friday afternoon in the Nab Lane area of Mirfield?

Holmfirth pub The Nook puts on permanent display of records and deeds detailing its glorious history

Thirty records go on show

Jobs hope as Very English Weaving Company is taken over by Italian textile manufacturer

Company boss Paul Callaghan completes turnaround of ailing business

Teenage vandals apologise to allotment holders in Berry Brow

Three teens visited the site with their parents as part of a community resolution offered by police

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LOOK: Gale-force winds batter Kirklees and Calderdale overnight

Firefighters called to deal with flooding risk at B&B

Ex team-mate of Huddersfield Town footballer Jimmy McGill says he demanded total commitment

Tributes to a Huddersfield Town star

Former iconic Huddersfield 6299 red bus turns into centre of romance after bus enthusiast Elliot Day pops the question to his girlfriend

Unusual spot for a wedding proposal

Jane Khalaf's family: brother Kevin, mum Rojin, dad Khalil and sister Naze.

Jane Khalaf Fund launched to raise awareness of drink spiking at birthday memorial event at Huddersfield Town Hall

The concert hall was full to capacity when friends and family gathered to commemorate what would have been Shelley teen Jane's 20th birthday

Kirklees Council

Positive steps taken at Kirklees Council over social worker numbers

Scrutiny Panel welcomes efforts made after begin tasked to look at the issue

Prime Minister David Cameron speaks during a debate in the House of Commons

Who were the most talkative MPs in the House of Commons last year?

See how the local MPs rated here

Videos & Photos

Ambulance with blue lights flashing in smash with car on Huddersfield Road in Dewsbury

Colne Valley general election candidates appear at first hustings - see what was said here

Gareth Cowie of Lowerhouses, Huddersfield

Gareth Cowie pleads guilty to wasting police time after 4.5 hour siege in Lowerhouses

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