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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

Kirklees Council agrees to £2.5m vehicle replacement programme

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

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

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

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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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Tour de France legacy sees cycling schemes get a £125k funding boost in Kirklees

Grant awarded features as part of Kirklees Council's updated captial plan

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Worries over future of new Tesco on site of old Huddersfield Sports Centre

The retail giant has had plans for years to take over the current Southgate site and build a new superstore when the new Huddersfield Leisure Centre at Springwood is opened

Farman Saeed leaves Kirklees Magistrates' Court after admitting exposure charges.

Paddock's Farman Saeed in court after flashing at 14-year-old schoolgirls as they walked to their local mosque

The 31-year-old, who lives near to the mosque in Paddock, pleaded guilty to three charges of exposure

Former Huddersfield takeaway worker who battered wife to death with clawhammer could be freed in just 15 years

Privately-educated student and former Huddersfield takeaway worker Danish Irfan showed no emotion as a judge told him today that he must stay behind bars for a least 15 years before he could be considered for release following the brutal murder of 21-year-old mum Ridda Zanab at home

Kirklees Council puts down boulders to keep travellers off Lindley Moor fields after Jake Mangel-Wurzel refuses them entry

Eight tons of rocks blocks Heatherleigh playing fields

Yorkshire Day 2014: Three words to describe Yorkshire - we want to know yours!

It's the one day a year we can officially brag about how great our county is

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Hammer killer Danish Irfan. updated

Former Huddersfield takeaway worker guilty of murdering wife with claw hammer

Danish Irfan, 22, who used to live in Great Northern Street, had already admitted the manslaughter of Ridda Zanab at their Bradford home last November, but it took a jury just two hours to find him guilty of murder following a trial at Bradford Crown Court

UKIP byelection candidate Greg Broome in Golcar. updated

Colne Valley UKIP chairman Greg Broome must resign after conviction for wife assault or will face no confidence vote says branch treasurer

Branch treasurer Melanie Roberts has advised Broome to resign or face a vote of no confidence when the branch next meets on Tuesday

Huddersfield couple scoop lettuce award at Tatton Park flower show

Andrew and Kate Mallinson beat the slugs to win awards

Royal Mail

Royal Mail changes delivery schedules in Scissett - less bags more trolleys mean post will arrive later

Postal deliveries in Scissett have been changed as part of a modernisation programme by Royal Mail

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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

Tesco

Worries over future of new Tesco on site of old Huddersfield Sports Centre

Kirklees Council puts down boulders to keep travellers off Lindley Moor fields after Jake Mangel-Wurzel refuses them entry

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