West Yorkshire News

Weekend GP appointments retained for North Kirklees patients...but Huddersfield folk not so lucky

Healthwatch Kirklees says all patients should get equal access to care

200 acts line up for Tour de Yorkshire arts festival

Music, dance, theatre and arts on the way for region

Charity ball to be held at St Patrick's Centre to commemorate 21st birthday of tragic teen cancer victim Chelsea North on May 30

The emotional black tie event has been organised by Chelsea's mum, Lisa Fisher, who looked after Chelsea when she was ill

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Weekend GP appointments retained for North Kirklees patients...but Huddersfield folk not so lucky

Healthwatch Kirklees says all patients should get equal access to care

200 acts line up for Tour de Yorkshire arts festival

Music, dance, theatre and arts on the way for region

Charity ball to be held at St Patrick's Centre to commemorate 21st birthday of tragic teen cancer victim Chelsea North on May 30

The emotional black tie event has been organised by Chelsea's mum, Lisa Fisher, who looked after Chelsea when she was ill

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WATCH: Labour leader Ed Milliband vows to end zero hours contacts at campaign stop in Huddersfield

Election 2015 campaign kicks off in earnest at David Brown gears factory

Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire allocated funding for Victim Support services

Victim Support will no longer be funded from the Ministry of Justice from today

LOOK: Mum and baby have lucky escape after 40ft tree crashes on house in Hopton Hall Lane, Upper Hopton

Drama sparks calls for all village's old trees to be checked for safety

Huddersfield New College teacher Chris Madej eyes acting life after being cast in lead role for feature film Freesia

The movie role is the latest acting success for Chris who is also rehearsing for his lead role performance in Ghost at Halifax Victoria Theatre

The Range store set to open in Huddersfield on Good Friday

Retailer The Range will welcome its first shoppers when it opens its doors at Great Northern Retail Park on Good Friday

West Yorkshire's 'only' outdoor butterfly sanctuary to open at Leeds Road fishing club

Learn2Fish currently building second fishing lake with butterfly island

Police to use rolling road blocks during Tour de Yorkshire

Streets set to remain open for much of time during big cycle race

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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

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

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

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

Videos & Photos

200 acts line up for Tour de Yorkshire arts festival

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WATCH: Labour leader Ed Milliband vows to end zero hours contacts at campaign stop in Huddersfield

Nostalgia: Take a look at what and who was making the Huddersfield Examiner pages back in April 1986

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