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Calderdale Credit Union gets £100,000 boost to help people in Kirklees

Calderdale Credit Union gets £100,000 boost to help people in Kirklees

Calderdale Credit Union has been awarded a £100,000 grant by Lloyds Banking Group to enable it to better support the Kirklees community. The Union offers safe savings accounts and affordable loans to anyone who lives or works in either Calderdale or Kirk

16 min. ago in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Campaigner responds to shortlisting of Butterley Spillway Improvement Works for award

Campaigner responds to shortlisting of Butterley Spillway Improvement Works for award

The shortlisting of the controversial Butterley Spillway scheme for a regional award in recognition of engineering achievement has triggered mixed emotions in Marsden. Work on the £5m scheme by Yorkshire Water to renovate the Grade II spillway, the count

16 min. ago in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Huddersfield hotels: Revealed which customers love best

Huddersfield hotels: Revealed which customers love best

Hotels in Huddersfield have been honoured in a guide which recognises those properties that are best-loved and most highly rated by guests. LateRooms.com Top Rated status is given to only the very best properties from across the UK, as judged by feedback

today, 07:01 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Roy Castle Tapathon event set to raise thousands of pounds for charity

Roy Castle Tapathon event set to raise thousands of pounds for charity

Dancers sprang into action yesterday in a wave of tap dance action that lasted all day. Sixteen tap dance schools from Huddersfield, Bradford and Calderdale enjoyed their 15 minutes of fame in the 21st Roy Castle Tapathon event which has raised more than

today, 07:01 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Holocaust memories at free Huddersfield event

Holocaust memories at free Huddersfield event

The lives of two women and the struggles they faced having survived a major genocide will be explored at this year’s Huddersfield event to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day. Thursday evening’s free event has been organised by the 6 million+ Charitable T

yesterday, 20:12 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Huddersfield nostalgia: Kirklees Light Railway

Kirklees Light Railway has been a major attraction since it first opened in October 1991. This week we are taking a look at days gone by on the 3.5-mile long miniature railway which runs from Clayton West through Cuckoo's Nest and Skelmanthorpe before te

yesterday, 20:12 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Main Huddersfield road sealed off so crews can tackle a chimney fire

Main Huddersfield road sealed off so crews can tackle a chimney fire

A main Huddersfield road was closed while fire crews tackled a chimney fire. They were called to the terraced home on Halifax Road at Birchencliffe at 2.30pm today (Sunday). Firefighter Gavin Shaw from Rastrick fire station said: “We needed to shut the r

yesterday, 19:30 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Former Colne Valley MP Sir Patrick Duffy to receive a papal knighthood

Former Colne Valley MP Sir Patrick Duffy to receive a papal knighthood

Former Colne Valley MP and Labour minister Sir Patrick Duffy will be awarded a papal knighthood at a ceremony in Doncaster next month. Sir Patrick, 96, will be invested as Knight Commander of the Order of St Gregory the Great (KCSG) at a ceremony at St P

yesterday, 18:27 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Yassar Yaqub shooting: Lead investigator meets his family

Yassar Yaqub shooting: Lead investigator meets his family

The family of a Huddersfield man shot dead by police have had a meeting with the chief investigator leading an internal inquiry into the tragedy. Yassar Yaqub, 28-year-old, father-of-two from Crosland Moor, was shot dead on Monday, January 2, at Ainley T

yesterday, 18:12 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Man's battle with Kirklees Council after pothole burst his tyre

Man's battle with Kirklees Council after pothole burst his tyre

Motorist David Hallas reported the five-inch deep pothole that damaged his new car to Kirklees Council. But workmen who attended at the junction of Wellington Street and Acre Street in Oakes, Huddersfield, ignored it and instead filled in two others. The

yesterday, 15:22 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Two men appear in court charged with murder of Halifax man Darren Moorhouse

Two men appear in court charged with murder of Halifax man Darren Moorhouse

Two men appeared in court on Saturday charged with the murder of a man in Halifax. Christopher Churchill, aged 33, of Athol Close, Ovenden, Halifax, and Dale Dwyer, aged 25, of Alma Street, Buxton, Derbyshire, appeared at Bradford Magistrates Court charg

yesterday, 14:01 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Mystery bidder makes an offer for Fox's Biscuits

Mystery bidder makes an offer for Fox's Biscuits

Fox’s Biscuits could be about to be gobbled up after its owner revealed it had received an offer for the Batley-based company. Food mogul Ranjit Boparan’s holding company, Boparan Holdings, said that it has received a preliminary approach for Fox’s Biscu

yesterday, 13:11 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Watch as drunken and abusive taxi passenger goes berserk when he has to pay the fare upfront

These are the terrifying moments a taxi driver had to face a tirade of abuse from a passenger who then tried to smash his way through a security screen. Victim Mohammed Naeem had picked up 38-year-old Adam Tomlinson and a friend and asked them to pay the

yesterday, 12:56 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Nurses' union urges Government help after West Yorkshire hospitals declare 'red alerts'

Nurses' union urges Government help after West Yorkshire hospitals declare 'red alerts'

Nurses’ union The Royal College of Nursing has urged the Government to combat the crisis in West Yorkshire A&Es. The union warned that patients’ lives were being put at risk after nearly half of the county’s hospital trusts, declared ‘red alerts’...

yesterday, 12:27 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

'Lightbulb' moment for Lindley Clock Tower 115 years after it was built

It lit up like clockwork! Lindley’s iconic clock tower was illuminated right on cue at 5.30pm on Saturday as dozens of people gathered to see it lit up 115 years after it was built. With the press of a button the historic 83ft tall tower was lit up for t

yesterday, 11:59 in Yorkshire & Humber
 


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