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A letter sent from Australia to Mirfield Tour de France legend Brian Robinson, who was injured while out riding his bike. The letter was delivered despite the absence of a full address.

Tour de France legend Brian Robinson, 83, now recovering at home after being knocked off his bike

Brian, 83, the first Briton to win a stage of the Tour de France, has been inundated with more than 200 cards and letters

Meltham man Roy Stobbs found guilty of 25 charges of making indecent images of children as young as 3

Roy Stobbs, of The Hollow in Meltham.
Stobbs, who had already been convicted of similar offences in 2010 and was placed on the sex offenders register, now faces prison

Meet Bing, Huddersfield Royal Infirmary's £80,000 dummy patient

Hospital invests in state-of-the art training room for doctors and nurses

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A letter sent from Australia to Mirfield Tour de France legend Brian Robinson, who was injured while out riding his bike. The letter was delivered despite the absence of a full address.

Tour de France legend Brian Robinson, 83, now recovering at home after being knocked off his bike

Brian, 83, the first Briton to win a stage of the Tour de France, has been inundated with more than 200 cards and letters

Roy Stobbs, of The Hollow in Meltham.

Meltham man Roy Stobbs found guilty of 25 charges of making indecent images of children as young as 3

Stobbs, who had already been convicted of similar offences in 2010 and was placed on the sex offenders register, now faces prison

Meet Bing, Huddersfield Royal Infirmary's £80,000 dummy patient

Hospital invests in state-of-the art training room for doctors and nurses

New appeal to save Yorkshire's heritage to be launched in Huddersfield on Yorkshire Day

Kirklees Council and police team up to stop stone thefts

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Calderdale Council re-thinks waste contract after deal with Bradford fell through

West Yorkshire councils were to work together but after government funding was axed they're looking at other options

Michelle Auty, jailed after getting behind the wheel while almost five times the legal limit.

Woman who was almost FIVE times drink drive limit had downed nearly full bottle of gin before popping to shops, court told

A worried member of the public called police as the 27-year-old staggered from her car

Three people injured in smash on Mirfield accident blackspot road

Police say one person seriously hurt in two-car collision

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Can you pass GCSE History? Try our quiz plus learn more about the Kings and Queens of England

The First World War, World War Two and women's suffrage are all on the curriculum

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West Yorkshire Police launch new campaign to keep kids safe on social media and the web

Police and agencies have launched new campaign to co-incide with school holidays

Huddersfield police officers scale Britain and Yorkshire's highest peaks in just 36 hours for Kirkwood Hospice and Hollybank Trust

The officers took part in the Six Peak Challenge - scaling Britain’s highest peaks and the Yorkshire Three Peaks in just 36 hours

Elland Baths - the pool

Emergency demolition of Elland Baths as swimming pool building riddled with structural flaws

Severe structural deterioration at the historic former swimming baths means that Calderdale Council is taking immediate action to demolish the building due to safety concerns

Convicted drug dealer Neil Hazelwood from Whitefield who was kidnapped and shot.

Hagg Wood shooting: Man blasted in chest in Holmfirth wood talks of his fight for life during attempted murder trial

Convicted drug dealer Neil Hazelwood, 29, was taken hostage by men who demanded two kilos of cocaine or £100,000 in September last year

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Kirklees Council agrees to £2.5m vehicle replacement programme

Council vehicles need replacing so Cabinet agree to funding boost and new policy

Golcar Library.

30 people sign up to help run Golcar Library as Kirklees looks to make savings

First community meeting saw 30 people attend to find out options to save village library

Kirklees Council

Looking for a new job? Kirklees Council seeking new director for £121k a year role

Kirklees job advert for a Director for Commissioning, Public Health and Adult Social Care

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Huddersfield woman received more than £7,000 for selling personal insurance data to car hire firm, court told

Louise Adams was a personal injury claims consultant with Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society when she started receiving payment for providing information data about recent claims to the company

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NHS England confirms probe into Locala's new mum services

Claims that core nursing duties being neglected in favour of private chargeable services

Rastrick High School

Judges throw out school worker's £50,000 compensation claim that she developed back pain from pushing around disabled girl, 7, on flat surface after just 13 days in the job

Helen Sloan, from Brighouse, had been working at 1,400-pupil Rastrick High School for only 13 days when she pulled her back whilst moving a disabled schoolgirl

Progress of new Tesco store, Halifax Road, Birchencliffe.

New Tesco store set to open in Halifax Road, Birchencliffe

Developer says it should be just weeks away from finally opening

Roy Stobbs, of The Hollow in Meltham.

Meltham man Roy Stobbs in court for second day of trial over 25 charges of making indecent images of children

Three prosecution witnesses were called to give evidence about The Hollow resident , whilst Stobbs was questioned as the only defence

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A letter sent from Australia to Mirfield Tour de France legend Brian Robinson, who was injured while out riding his bike. The letter was delivered despite the absence of a full address.

Tour de France legend Brian Robinson, 83, now recovering at home after being knocked off his bike

Meet Bing, Huddersfield Royal Infirmary's £80,000 dummy patient

Bright sunshine and clear Spring skies in Beaumont Park

Delight for councils as Huddersfield, Dewsbury, Batley and Brighouse parks scoop awards

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