Bin collectors in Kirklees have announced a week long strike in a row over holidays and conditions.Read the full story ›
Labour has taken control of Kirklees Council for the first time since 1999.
A third of 69 seats were contested in yesterday's local elections. Before polling say Labour was the largest party but didn't have enough seats for an outright majority.
With counting well underway on Friday morning, Labour secured 36 council seats needed to secure a majority.
Liberal Democrat Councillor and Group Leader Nicola Turner lost her seat to Labour.
New composition is as follows:
- Labour - 36
- Conservatives - 20
- Liberal Democrats - 7
- Independents - 3
- Green Party 3
Kirklees Council has outlined plans which would see an 85% increase in the cost of a single burial between next year and 2022.Read the full story ›
The individuals were arrested from addresses in Huddersfield and Bradford during a three-day policing operation.Read the full story ›
Daisy, as she's now called, had wandered from her field in the area of Brow Lane at some point overnight and had slipped into the hole.Read the full story ›
Kirklees Superintendent Paul Jeffrey has hung up his uniform with his son to take on his collar number.Read the full story ›
Police appeal for information to trace stolen jewellery after four men were jailed for a series of violent robberies across West Yorkshire.Read the full story ›
Kirklees District Police are appealing for information to trace three men wanted on prison recallRead the full story ›
Police in Kirklees have issued an urgent appeal for information to trace two missing 14-year-old girls.Read the full story ›
Kirklees council remains in state of 'no overall control' following the 2016 elections.
Labour which was had been targeting control remains the largest party with 34 councillors. Conservatives have 20, Liberal Democrats 9, Green Party 3 with 3 Independent councillors.