West Yorkshire News

3,000 have a say on future of Kirklees library service as museums come under the spotlight

Public consultation runs until April 10

Baby boom as 17 nursery staff have babies in 12 months - with two more due in weeks

In the last three years Portland Nurseries group has seen 35 babies born to employees

Shelley Brook admits £42,000 of benefit fraud over four year period

Kirklees Magistrates' Court
Brook, of Blackmoorfoot Road in Crosland Moor, failed to declare that she was living with her partner

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3,000 have a say on future of Kirklees library service as museums come under the spotlight

Public consultation runs until April 10

Baby boom as 17 nursery staff have babies in 12 months - with two more due in weeks

In the last three years Portland Nurseries group has seen 35 babies born to employees

Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Shelley Brook admits £42,000 of benefit fraud over four year period

Brook, of Blackmoorfoot Road in Crosland Moor, failed to declare that she was living with her partner

£30m cycling boost welcomed, but let's get the routes right for all, says Mirfield councillor Martyn Bolt

Clr Martyn Bolt on the £30m cycling funding announced by the government this week

Drug dealer Mohammed Akram jailed for 10 years

Akram admitted further drug offences while on bail after supplying drugs to an undercover police officer

Savers in collapsed Castle & Minster Credit Union should get money back within seven days

Financial Services Compensation Scheme says all £2.4 million of savings are safe

Man who racially abused and punched taxi drivers walks free from court

Damien Scanlon, of Dalton, also damaged two taxis after drunken night out

David Mitchell updated

Double killer David Mitchell given whole life term for killing sex offender

Murderer likely to die in jail

Penistone fire death boy told police his dad started the blaze

Coroner heard fatally-injured 12-year-old told doctors and police his father - Darren Sykes - had set the house on fire

Children and staff at Waters Edge Nursery in Elland are fundraising for Will Binns, who is battling cancer.

Elland Nursery children inspired to support fundraising by cancer sufferer Will Binns

Dan Binns works at Water's Edge Nursery and his brother Will is suffering from cancer

Final stages for building of new Rastrick Fire Station

Open day planned for local residents

Huddersfield gears up for St Patrick's Day in centre this Sunday

The iconic festival has become renowned for taking place over one week before the official date, which is on March 17

Almondbury man and Lascelles Hall Cricket Club player, Simon Walker

Popular Almondbury hairdresser and cricketer took his own life

An inquest at Huddersfield Magistrates Court heard 32-year-old dad Simon Walker had been suffering with depression

Drunk Cardiff City fan Carl Hill swore at police officer before Huddersfield Town game

Hill pleaded guilty to drunk and disorderly behaviour when he appeared at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

When is the Tour de Yorkshire in Huddersfield?

Find out when the cyclists will reach you as they sweep through Huddersfield and the Holme and Colne Valleys

Hundreds look for job opportunities for the future in Huddersfield

Success of apprenticeship evening

King James's School sees red over teenager Alana Harrison's new hairstyle

Family anger over isolation ban for pupil

Number of child sex offences recorded in West Yorkshire have gone up by a third

Figures obtained via a FOI show that in the last nine months 1,528 child sex offences were recorded in West Yorkshire

Huddersfield Parish Church wins Huddersfield Civic Society’s annual Design Awards

Huddersfield Civic Society urges Kirklees Council to take tougher action against businesses that flout planning laws

Love story from Huddersfield in 1919 ends in trauma and tragedy during World War Two

Can Huddersfield Examiner readers reveal more about Albert Oyen and Lilian Whitwam

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3,000 have a say on future of Kirklees library service as museums come under the spotlight

David Mitchell updated

Double killer David Mitchell given whole life term for killing sex offender

Final stages for building of new Rastrick Fire Station

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