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Follow our live updates through the day to get the latest breaking news as it happens, sport, weather, with traffic and travel updates in your area

Travellers re-appear at playing fields in Salendine Nook

More than eight caravans are illegally parked on land off New Hey Road

Mirfield youngster Sam Bottomley set for life-saving surgery to help him walk again

Stephen and Karen Bottomley with their son Sam
Family's epic fundraising effort raises £50,000 for operation

Woman tied up and robbed in her Denby Dale home

Police appeal after raids on neighbouring homes in Denby Dale

Nostalgia: Take a look back in time to the pages of the Huddersfield Examiner in August 1985 - Are you pictured?

The dogs with a waggiest tail, the friendliest face and best legs went on show at Greenhead Park in the annual Exemption Dog Show

Police clampdown on sale of alcohol to under age drinkers in Huddersfield

Youngsters drinking alcohol
Police Licensing officers checked seven premises in Huddersfield and three failed by selling booze to teenage girls

Live Breaking News

  • NEWS: Six hundred people are expected to attend Edgerton's biggest social event of the year - its annual live music and BBQ event at the Ukrainian Club on Edgerton Road.

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  • TRAVEL: A629 Wakefield Road clear between Southgate (Shorehead Roundabout) and B6432 Firth Street (New Wharf Traffic lights).

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  • TRAVEL: A62 Leeds road busy but moving from A644 Huddersfield road (Three Nuns Junction) to A644 Wakefield Road (Cooper Bridge Roundabout).

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  • NEWS: Missing man fears:

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  • NEWS: Catfight!

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  • TOWN: Great win last night!

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  • NEWS: Police in Kirklees are appealing for information as to the whereabouts of Abubaker Rawat.

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  • NEWS: The home which once belonged to one of the 20th century's greatest novelists, and certainly the most reclusive, has been put up for sale by its current owner.

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  • TRAVEL: More on the collision near Harratt's Volvo garage on A62 Leeds Road.

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  • TRAVEL: update: Road cleared, accident cleared on A62 Leeds Road in both directions at Ashgrove Road. Traffic returning to normal.

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  • TRAVEL: Reports of A62 Leeds Road in both directions blocked due to accident at Ashgrove Road, congestion to Northumberland Street and to A644 Wakefield Road (Cooper Bridge Roundabout). Near the Volvo garage.

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Travellers re-appear at playing fields in Salendine Nook

More than eight caravans are illegally parked on land off New Hey Road

Firefighters tackle Ravensthorpe mill blaze

Investigation underway after charity clothes and rags go up in flames

Woman tied up and robbed in her Denby Dale home

Police appeal after raids on neighbouring homes in Denby Dale

Police clampdown on sale of alcohol to under age drinkers in Huddersfield

Youngsters drinking alcohol
Police Licensing officers checked seven premises in Huddersfield and three failed by selling booze to teenage girls

Huddersfield Town midfielder Oliver Norwood expected to tie-up move to Reading in next 48 hours

Due for medical at Madejski Stadium

Player Ratings: Reading 1-2 Huddersfield Town

Reading v Huddersfield Town
Marks for Huddersfield Town players after sealing their first win of the league season at the Madejski Stadium

Players deserve credit insists Mark Lillis as Huddersfield Town chalk first Championship win of season at Reading

We played with spirit and belief and that's what I want

Match Report: Reading 1-2 Huddersfield Town

Goals from Jacob Butterfield and the excellent Harry Bunn helped the Terriers to their first points of the season at the Madejski Stadium

Huddersfield Giants taking steps to sharpen up their act ahead of Warrington trip

Giants coach Paul Anderson is hoping lessons can be learned from stuttering win over Widnes

Jake Connor to lead Huddersfield Giants Academy challenge at Warrington

The Huddersfield Giants Under 19s have named their squad for the trip to Leaders Warrington

New date for Huddersfield Giants v St Helens Super League clash

Giants Badge
The Huddersfield  Giants will now host St Helens on Friday, September 12

Longwood Harriers of Huddersfield win promotion in the Northern Track and Field Athletics League

Three A-string victories in final event at Grimsby with weakened team

Huddersfield Town midfielder Oliver Norwood expected to tie-up move to Reading in next 48 hours

Due for medical at Madejski Stadium

Shelley win Earnshaw Cup as Richard Hall and Museji Bhoola do damage with bat against Kirkheaton

Earnshaw cup final, Kirkheaton v Shelley - Shelley batsman, Richard Hall.
Mo Bhoola and Jonathan Hart keep control with ball
The Almost Famous Baddaboom burger and fries

Queue-round-the-block burger joint Almost Famous to open in Leeds

Two-level bar and restaurant to open in city centre after successes of Manchester and Liverpool branches

Off to Leeds Festival? Read our festival survival guide to make sure your weekend goes without a hitch

Are you ready for Leeds Festival 2014?
From festival fashion to what to pack and how to make sure you don't miss your favourite bands

New Opera North season - from decadence to downfall

From the world's most performed opera, La Traviata, to one of the earliest ever composed, the new Opera North season has them both.
Amanda Vigar

Amanda Vigar, of V&A Bell Brown, looks to her Yorkshire roots

Yorkshire Day gives Tykes a chance to celebrate their regional roots - without feeling trapped by them

Chadwick Lawrence partner awarded MBA

Sarah Crowther, head of family law and probate at Chadwick Lawrence, studied part-time to gain an MBA at Huddersfield University

Syngenta backs apprenticeships

A leading Huddersfield manufacturer is urging school leavers to take the apprenticeship route into a career

Videos & Photos

The West Yorkshire Police Helicopter has tweeted pictures of the Leeds Festival site

The calm before the storm: West Yorkshire Police helicopter takes aerial shots of Leeds Festival site at Bramham Park

Huddersfield Town midfielder Oliver Norwood expected to tie-up move to Reading in next 48 hours

Nostalgia: Take a look back in time to the pages of the Huddersfield Examiner in August 1985 - Are you pictured?

James Foley

James Foley: Latest updates and reaction after US journalist is 'beheaded' by Islamic State militants

IS have released a shocking video showing a man they claim to be Foley being killed

Morning news headlines: Isis video shows 'British' beheader; Rennard criticism, Ferguson plea

A frame from a video released by Islamic State militants that purports to show the killing of journalist James Foley
The latest news from around the globe

Investigation launched after photo appears to show ambulance control room worker ASLEEP on the job

Performance manager Kim Fullerton appears asleep in North West Ambulance Service control room
Concerned whistleblower leaked the picture of ambulance control room worker Kim Fullerton seemingly taking a nap during a night shift

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Huddersfield Town correspondent
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Health Correspondent
Joanne Douglas
Local Government Correspondent
Linda Whitwam
Education Correspondent
Henryk Zientek
Business Correspondent
Val Javin
Features Editor
Martin Shaw
Mirfield Correspondent