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Jessica Baxter and and her cat Albie

Is there a cat poisoner on the loose in Huddersfield? Devastated owner speaks after pet's death

Jessica Baxter, 26, said her four year old cat Albie died on the vet’s table on Sunday evening after being found collapsed in a neighbour’s garden

New Rastrick Fire Station build continues but warning that traffic light changes could be on the way

The new fire station in Clough Lane will replace Brighouse and Elland stations and is expected to open in March next year

Can you help police catch Leeds sex attacker?

The man police would like to speak to in connection with a sex attack in Leeds
Police are asking anyone on a night out when the attack happened if they can identify a man they'd like to speak to

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Jessica Baxter and and her cat Albie

Is there a cat poisoner on the loose in Huddersfield? Devastated owner speaks after pet's death

Jessica Baxter, 26, said her four year old cat Albie died on the vet’s table on Sunday evening after being found collapsed in a neighbour’s garden

New Rastrick Fire Station build continues but warning that traffic light changes could be on the way

The new fire station in Clough Lane will replace Brighouse and Elland stations and is expected to open in March next year

The man police would like to speak to in connection with a sex attack in Leeds

Can you help police catch Leeds sex attacker?

Police are asking anyone on a night out when the attack happened if they can identify a man they'd like to speak to

Huddersfield town centre mugger knocked victim out and then robbed him as he lay helpless with serious head injury

Can you help track down the perpetrator in this sickening attack?

Northern Gas Networks has been shortlisted for a customer service award

Hundreds of homes in Moldgreen, Dalton and Tandem without gas after water main burst

Northern Gas Networks said it caused water to enter the gas network on Monday evening and this morning engineers from Northern Gas Networks were continuing work to restore gas supplies

Road traffic accident at the junction of Marsh Lane, Shepley and New Mill Road. Emergency service crews at the accident scene.

Woman dies after Shepley road accident

The woman was inside a silver-coloured Vauxhall Corsa when it collided with a blue Range Rover

Opening of Jason's Jobs fair, Holmfirth. Dean Hoyle prepares to cut the ribbon flanked by Jason McCartney MP and Steve Bullas (left) chairman of event sponsor Camira.

MP's Jason's Jobs Fair to be held in Marsden next week

Colne Valley MP Jason McCartney is again behind the special event which will bring together dozens of local employers and those looking for work to tackle unemployment in the area

The John Smith's Stadium

John Smith's Stadium in 'pole position' to be permanent home of national rugby league museum

Huddersfield University helps launch touring rugby league exhibition

The scene of the crash on the M62 near Pontefract in West Yorkshire between a lorry and the mini bus carrying the hen party.

Minibus driver admits death charge in M62 hen party crash that killed Bethany Jones

James Johnson, of Wyke, Bradford, has admitted causing the death of the 18-year-old by dangerous driving

Clr Darren O'Donovan

Dewsbury West Labour councillor Darren O'Donovan faces de-selection - by his own party

Kirklees councillor appeals in bid to save political career

Fans were left in the dark after a power failure in parts of the John Smith's Stadium

Lights out! Here's why the lights went out at the John Smith's Stadium ahead of the Giants/Catalan match on Friday

Fuse carrier had worked loose and tripped itself as intended to prevent anything worse happening

M62

M62 managed motorway system is causing 'paranoia', says top lawyer Nick Freeman

Mr Freeman says despite the system being in place for a year, motorists were still confused about how it works

Traditional crafts at the Colne Valley Museum

Colne Valley Museum opening doors this weekend to years past

“Our Working Craft Weekend is an opportunity to show visitors that we are not just about preserving an old building and its contents, but also the traditional skills used in the Victorian era and which we don’t want to lose.”

The Eleanor Moorhouse Homes on High Lea, Marsden

High Lea almshouses in Marsden saved from uncertain future

The six almshouses at High Lea were acquired by the charity, Eleanor Moorhouse Trust, in 1985 and will now be managed by Kirklees-based Sadeh Lok Housing Group

Patricia Raynor

Obituary: nurse and midwife Pat Raynor

"A lady in the true sense of the word"

Kirklees Magistrates Court

James Keddy, of New Mill, in court after hurling racist insults at man

The 40-year-old pleaded guilty to racially-aggravated disorderly behaviour at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Refurbishment of Golcar Co-op store

£460,000 revamp for Co-operative Food store at Town End in Golcar

Change comes shortly after plans revealed for Tesco Express nearby

Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Mark McCartney, of Scholes, in court after damaging door and then driving off in uninsured car

The 21-year-old admitted criminal damage and using a vehicle without a licence or insurance at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Kirklees Magistrates Court

Anthony Johnson in court after a driver almost hit him as he staggering around in the road drunk

The Berry Brow man admitted being drunk and disorderly in public

Ted Fussey pictured with his rescuer, postman Nick Cockcroft (left)

Former wrestler saved by postman after bizarre crash trapped pensioner under lawnmower

Ted Fussey, 73, was mowing his lawn on three levels at his Marsden farm when something broke on the machine and it careered down a steep incline

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Jessica Baxter and and her cat Albie

Is there a cat poisoner on the loose in Huddersfield? Devastated owner speaks after pet's death

New Rastrick Fire Station build continues but warning that traffic light changes could be on the way

Huddersfield town centre mugger knocked victim out and then robbed him as he lay helpless with serious head injury

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