Elections watchdog calls for plans to restrict postal voting and introduce ballot box identity checks to crack down on polling fraud.
Deaf children in Kirklees could be at risk of failing at school because of council cuts, according to The National Deaf Children's Society.
Seven men including one from West Yorkshire have been arrested on suspicion of terrorism.
Two wind turbines which cost Kirklees council over one hundred thousand pounds, have had to be taken down because they cost 3 times as much to run, than the money they are generating.
They were placed on top of Huddersfield's Civic Centre to raise awareness of renewable energy, but now they lay dormant as Adam Flower reports.
A search has started for people celebrating 60th birthdays or 60th anniversaries during Queen's Diamond Jubilee Year.
It is as a special Afternoon Tea is being held by the Mayor of Kirklees in June for people sharing their special year with Her Majesty.
If you know of someone who has a 60th celebration this year, please contact the Mayor’s Office on 01484 221904.
People are being encouraged to become volunteer to help others become involved in sport.
A course has been set up to show people who are interested what the benefits are and how to make sport happen locally. They will also get advice and support on how to start the activity sessions.
The Sport Maker programme is free and part of the official London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic legacy.
For more information go to http://www.sportmakers.co.uk/
Carers in Leeds are preparing to strike amid fears their work will be privatised.
Kirklees Council employees, who provide daily help to more than 300 vulnerable adults, have voted overwhelmingly for industrial action.
Around 85 per cent of home care has already been outsourced, with staff looking after people who require the most support, including those with Dementia and MS.
The multi-million pound expansion will mean a total of 900 jobs. One third of these will be in construction and the rest will be in retail.
A cashless parking payment system is set to start in Kirklees in April. Drivers will be able to pay parking charges for council-run parking via their mobile phones throughout Dewsbury, Holmfirth and Huddersfield. The existing pay-and-display arrangements can still be used.
– Cllr David Sheard, Kirklees Cabinet
This new system will be a great help to all motorists and make it much easier to pay for parking plus the ability to keep your parking payment topped up without having to return to the car park to do so.
The decision to build the homes on Greenbelt land in Kirklees was made at a council meeting last night. Despite of fierce opposition from protesters.
The council had already reduced the number of homes from 35,000 to 20,000 in response to campaigners.