All stories for01 Jun 2012
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A WOMAN whose baby was found dead in a bin bag in the garden of a Barkisland stately home six years ago has been arrested.
A MAN has been arrested this morning on suspicion of murdering a missing Halifax woman.
AS the hot weather continues, we’re crossing our fingers that it lasts longer than last year’s fortnight of decent temperatures before a seemingly endless summer of cool, damp days.
IT was an emotional night as Huddersfield paid tribute to the people who make it such a special place.
TOWN’S shopping list for the summer has to centre on the midfield.
A MAJOR planning application has been delayed because of a corrupted computer file.
A BUSINESSMAN has won more time to complete his “LA style mansion” in Huddersfield.
THE son of a Huddersfield magistrate has been jailed for 10 months after he caused a serious road accident while over the drink-drive limit.
CUTS of more than the budgeted £50m may have to be made at Calderdale Council, its new leader says.
THEY are often the forgotten victims of a bitter conflict.
ORGANISERS of a huge music festival in Greenhead Park today urged fans: “Help us make it a success.”
A FATHER has questioned Kirklees Council’s silence over a decision to axe funding for Mencap as a day care provider for people with disabilities.
NATHAN BROWN is hoping some home truths will inject new life into the Giants’ stuttering Super League title challenge.
TOWN striker Jordan Rhodes’ stunning scoring exploits continued last night but he could not help Scotland’s Under 21 side to victory in Bulgaria.
PLANNING permission has been submitted for 120 houses on the site of a former brickworks.
A NIGHTCLUB is hosting a fundraiser in memory of Cpl Jake Hartley.
COUNCILLORS last night refused permission to demolish a Victorian building.
IT was drama all the way as Town won promotion by the tightest margin in their 104-year history.
ONE has sat on the throne and reigned supreme – the other lives in Huddersfield and works for a firm of solicitors.
THE chief executive of a Huddersfield charity will be rubbing shoulders with royalty after receiving an invite to the Queen’s last official engagement for her Diamond Jubilee celebration.
EORL CRABTREE feels the Giants’ shock 38-34 Magic Weekend Super League defeat against Salford could prove a blessing in disguise.
FOUR men accused of violent disorder in Huddersfield are due to appear at Leeds Crown Court today for a plea and case management hearing.
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I’D just like to say a massive ‘thank you’ to all the Giants fans who have been in touch with me since it was announced I’d be leaving and joining Widnes at the end of the season.
IT’S the market with a twist. The event where a town’s indoor market is crammed with artists and designer-makers showing off their skills.
ON-LOAN hooker Paul McShane is a man with a point to prove.
A MAJOR project to celebrate the proud heritage of rugby league has been launched in Huddersfield – thanks to a £100,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
TWO Huddersfield pubs have been caught out in a “sting” operation to crack down on underage drinking.
IT’S the opportunity every unsigned band dreams of. Huddersfield group, The Rag Tags, have been invited to open up for their idols, Mumford and Sons, at tomorrow’s massive Greenhead Park gig.
A SCHEME has been set-up to encourage people to share their views about care homes.
MY friend from Chile was impressed. With the glorious hills of the Holme Valley and with the buzz of Holmfirth.
THE judges were impressed with the way these girls from Huddersfield Giants Netball Under 16 Team put so much time and effort back into their club to keep it going and inspire the younger players.
SUE has been doing voluntary work in Golcar for more than 30 years and was described as “indefatigable.’’
MANDY’S bubbly personality, formidable fundraising skills and never-ending desire to help as many charities as she possibly can won her the trophy.
I FULLY support the Green and Valley Independents group on Kirklees Council.
LINDLEY Junior School music teacher Alison North won for taking her teaching skills out of the classroom, into the community and on to national acclaim.
THE judges said Pc Newsome’s personality is the reason why she is so successful in tackling the issues that concern many people from anti-social behaviour to truancy while forging relationships with young people, their parents and the wider community.
THE judges were overwhelmed at the spirit shown by Mike Hardy and Bill Magee who carried on battling the might of the British legal system to protect part of their community’s heritage when most would have given up long ago – and they did it while both suffering from cancer.
THE judges praised the organiser behind the Concert On The Hill, David Roebuck, for his foresight in bringing Huddersfield’s finest musicians together to provide an outdoor concert for the people while raising thousands of pounds for charity – and all in spectacular style.
NANCY won for the sheer scope of her community work.
REBECCA has won world titles in her sport but is now using her skills and personality to help other people turn their lives around … and she’s still only 27.
NINE players form the Kirklees Independent badminton social club started the first leg of their 2012 road trip to play the Badminton England Bonanza.
AFC Emley manager, Darren Hepworth, is already well into planning for the new Northern Counties East League season.
A BRAVE cancer patient took part in a charity headshave.
ACTOR Sir Patrick Stewart has joined a campaign to help foreign students come to British universities.
MIRFIELD’S jubilee celebrations have been saved at the eleventh hour.
A BOGUS caller tricked a 92-year-old couple into believing that he was trying to help prevent burglaries – then made off with their £500 savings.
SHE has proved to be a real battler.
POLICE stopped 37 drivers during a Brighouse operation to check the safety of vehicles.