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Watch: Sikh Vaisakhi parade brings hundreds of worshippers to Huddersfield

Annual parade brings colour to overcast Easter Sunday

Good Friday robber tried to rip chain from woman's neck on Primrose Hill street

Police crime scene
The attack happened on Whitegate Road, Primrose Hill, on Good Friday at around 12.10pm

First permanent Asian radio station in Kirklees will bring music to the community's ears

Ofcom grant community licence to Radio Sangam, Birkby. Members of the Radio Sangam team in the studio
The news of the arrival of Radio Sangam will be music to everyone’s ears, especially those from Indian, Pakistani and Bangladeshi backgrounds, when it launches its 24-hour, seven day a week service in the next six months

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Watch: Sikh Vaisakhi parade brings hundreds of worshippers to Huddersfield

Annual parade brings colour to overcast Easter Sunday

Police crime scene

Good Friday robber tried to rip chain from woman's neck on Primrose Hill street

The attack happened on Whitegate Road, Primrose Hill, on Good Friday at around 12.10pm

Ofcom grant community licence to Radio Sangam, Birkby. Members of the Radio Sangam team in the studio

First permanent Asian radio station in Kirklees will bring music to the community's ears

The news of the arrival of Radio Sangam will be music to everyone’s ears, especially those from Indian, Pakistani and Bangladeshi backgrounds, when it launches its 24-hour, seven day a week service in the next six months

Pink Trail gay pride pub crawl to replace cancelled Pink Picnic for second year

Five Huddersfield bars to stage mini festival after Pink Picnic 2014 was called off last week

Dewsbury District Hospital

Dewsbury District Hospital and other Mid Yorkshire Hospitals: seven out of 10 happy with standard of care

But more than half unhappy with lack of nurses on duty

Fieldhead, Lindley

Kirklees Council told to sort Fieldhead site in Lindley out after 10 years of dereliction

Outcome for Grade II listed site likely to be known in coming weeks

Police investigation launched after two women found dead in Halifax home

Two women, 56 and 69, found in property on Fenton Road, King Cross

Fire engine

Moldgreen car fire put out by firefighters

Not known if fire was deliberate or accidental

National dance award for Casey Reast, 6, of Cowlersley

Well done Casey! Casey Reast, 6, win's national dance title at Blackpool's Winter Gardens

Casey, a pupil at Linthwaite Ardron CE (VA) Junior and Infant School, won the International Dance Teachers’ Association Rosette of the Year for Latin dance in her age group

Bogus callers visit homes in Almondbury and Lindley in two separate distraction burglaries

Police warning bogus callers operating in the area and warn residents to be vigilant

Railway Station covered in scaffolding, St George's Square, Huddersfield

Stonework repairs being carried out to Huddersfield Railway Station

Landlord of King's Head Bruce Travis tells how his pub is being restored too

The derelict twin chapels at the entrance to Dewsbury Cemetery

Campaigners demand urgent meeting with Kirklees Council over state of 'neglected' chapels at Dewsbury Cemetery

Both chapels, which date back to 1859, are derelict and in a state of decay but one of them was further damaged by storms in February

Taser

West Yorkshire Police's use of stun guns halves in three years

West Yorkshire Police say they are still useful in fight against crime

Linthwaite plasterer Grant Calcraft (left) with TV property expert Phil Spencer during the making of Channel Four's Phil Spencer: Secret Agent

Linthwaite plasterer appears on Channel Four's Phil Spencer: Secret Agent

Grant Calcraft, of GSC Plasterers, helps renovate Calderdale home

Huddersfield Town fan Russell Firth renovates Leeds Road seats for garden shrine to team

The seats on which fans saw some of Town’s greatest sporting moments including when Denis Law played for them and in those far away days when the team played the likes of Arsenal and Chelsea, now seat Russell, his wife Zoe and children Thomas and Molly

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley

£5m: real cost of missed appointments at Huddersfield and Halifax hospitals

End of year figures show 39,659 patients didn’t arrive at hospital for their appointments in Huddersfield and Calderdale in 2013/14 – just 1,221 fewer than the year before

Wayne Gannon is taking part in Pedal For Pounds 5

Huddersfield car dealership worker Wayne Gannon swaps horsepower for pedal power for Pedal for Pounds 5 ride

And his employer, Sytner Volkswagen Huddersfield, has pledged to match whatever he raises

Netherton optometrist Rena Souten

Charity gives people with poor eyesight chance to learn skills to stay independent

Free service from The Macular Society

John Sykes

John Sykes and Trevor Smith attempt to establish Farnley Tyas war dead for memorial stone: can you help?

Aim is to put up memorial in village to fallen World War One heroes

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

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Watch: Sikh Vaisakhi parade brings hundreds of worshippers to Huddersfield

Police crime scene

Good Friday robber tried to rip chain from woman's neck on Primrose Hill street

Pink Trail gay pride pub crawl to replace cancelled Pink Picnic for second year

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