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Huddersfield has a proud history of manufacturing — and some textile, chemical and engineering companies still operate in our town today. Historically Huddersfield produced textiles, and was also home to world-famous Brook Motors Ltd, founded by Ernest Brook in 1904. Mills and factories were huge employers, and towers and chimneys dominated the valley scenes. Today, manufacturers including Cummins Turbo Technologies, Huddersfield Fine Worsteds, Taylor and Lodge and Syngenta are still important to the local economy — but a lot has changed. West Yorkshire historian Alan...
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A motorist who crashed his girlfriend’s car and then got her to report it stolen, was traced through Facebook detective work by the other drivers involved in his collision. Leeds Crown Court heard Daniel Briggs, of Thornhill Lees, was behind the wheel of his girlfriend’s Audi when he drove into the back of a car waiting to turn on to Leeds Road, Dewsbury. The impact was so forceful even though the driver had his brake on it shunted his vehicle forwards into the road where...
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All the build-up, breaking team news and pre-match content followed by full, comprehensive coverage of the match Original linkOriginal author: Marshall-Bailey...
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Huddersfield Giants are set to be at strength for their clash with Super League leaders Leeds Rhinos at home on Thursday night. Though still without lone-term casualties Brett Ferres and Chris Bailey, who successfully came through surgery over weekend for a biceps injury, head coach Paul Anderson has loan signing Jordan Cox ready for selection. The Hull KR second rower missed Friday’s 24-4 win over Hull FC through illness, but Anderson said: “Jordan was out through illness, but also there was a selection element to...
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Bay Athletic’s Brighton Mugadza grabbed the goal which kept the West Riding County Amateur League title race alive. Now Golcar United, beaten 1-0 by their Huddersfield rivals when a point would have clinched the championship, must play a nervous waiting game. While Golcar, who last took the title a decade ago, have finished their games, Bay still have five remaining. And winning all of them would make them champions for the sixth time in eight seasons. It’s a big ask – but Bay have won...
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A nurse has been cautioned after she moved a frail woman who had fallen out of bed and broken her leg. Mamello Herring has been warned by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) but has escaped suspension. She was brought before the NMC after an incident at Woodlands Care Home in Mirfield in September, 2013. Ms Herring was about to hoist a woman from her bed when the patient fell to the floor, fracturing her leg. But instead of checking for injuries or calling for...
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One of Huddersfield’s leading community campaigners has died. Yvonne Hutchinson, who was just 50, was renowned for her support of local issues while living in the town since 2004. She campaigned over housing rights, for better road safety on the Ferndale estate, and for better understanding of sex workers’ rights. Yvonne was the eighth of nine children born to Jamaican parents who migrated to Bradford in the 1950’s. After a troubled youth, including time spent in care, she turned her life around after becoming a...
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Children get on two wheels thanks to firm

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A total of 75 schoolchildren from Birmingham are receiving a two-wheeled surprise this week after Kwik Fit donated bicycles to pupils at 10 different primary and secondary schools across the city. The company, which is the largest automotive servicing and repair chain in the UK, temporarily switched its focus from engines to pedals. Staff attending the company’s annual conference at the NEC took time out of their day to assemble the bicycles, the first of which were then presented to children and representatives from the...
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The undead are set to walk again in a Huddersfield park. Beaumont Park will host the State of Decay challenge on Sunday, May 10. And runners aiming to complete the 5km course through the historic park will have to do so confronted by an army of zombies, determined to infect them. It’s the idea of Huddersfield Pendragon Round Table who are are hosting the zombie run after the success of last year’s event. Andrew Sparks, one of the organisers, said: “It’s the same format as...
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The undead are set to walk again in a Huddersfield park. Beaumont Park will host the State of Decay challenge on Sunday, May 10. And runners aiming to complete the 5km course through the historic park will have to do so confronted by an army of zombies, determined to infect them. It’s the idea of Huddersfield Pendragon Round Table who are are hosting the zombie run after the success of last year’s event. Andrew Sparks, one of the organisers, said: “It’s the same format as...
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