Nearly 900 pupils in Kirklees don't get their first choice of secondary school

More than one in six children missed out on the school at the top of their list

University of Huddersfield Vice Chancellor Bob Cryan hits back at salary and secrecy slurs

Pledge on openness after union criticism over senior pay and perks among university bosses

Hundreds of Huddersfield and Calderdale newborns weigh more than 2lb above average

Some 314 babies weighed more than 9lb 9oz in past three years

Luke Moore 'went crazy' and caused more than £1,000 damage to his partner's property

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
Moore, of Kirkheaton, also theatened to kill Rebecca Grafton's horses if she left him

How millimetres count when it comes to Huddersfield’s new Leisure Centre swimming pool

A competition pool cannot be 1mm less than 25m in length

Woman threatened by armed gang in Bradley targeted 'cannabis raid'

Cannabis plant
Three men threatened woman who had cannabis growing at her home in Bradley

Recap: Brentford v Huddersfield Town

Live coverage of Brentford v Huddersfield Town from Griffin Park null
Tom Marshall-Bailey brought you live updates from Griffin Park as Chris Powell's side faced a second capital test in as many games

Huddersfield mum reveals nine month wait for daughter's wheelchair

NHS campaigners say Kirklees and Calderdale wheelchair services still not up to speed

Parking fees to be set for Huddersfield's new leisure centre which Kirklees Council says will open on May 4

See what Kirklees Council will charge here

Sailing success for Scammonden's youth training scheme

Club coaching has been given governing body boost

Live Breaking News

  • POLICE: Officers are investigating a serious sexual assault on a woman by a man she met in a Leeds pub.

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  • Got the cycling bug after last year's Tour de France? Well you're in luck as today Le Tour de Yorkshire will announce timings for the route.

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  • TRAFFIC: The accident I just mentioned is on the M1 northbound between J45 A63 Pontefract Lane (Leeds Cross Green) and J46 A63 (Leeds Colton / Garforth).

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BuySell: The best of the bargains on sale in Huddersfield

Get ready for spring, real ale fans!

Huddersfield beer blog A Swift One explains why Spring offers a bevy of events for real ale fans

Credit card device called Raspberry Pi creating new programmer revolution in Huddersfield to help everyday people control anything from cars to robots

The three eras of Weller

As Paul Weller brings his tour to Halifax, we ask: which Weller was the best Weller?

John Smith at the Howard Assembly Room, Leeds

Love story from Huddersfield in 1919 ends in trauma and tragedy during World War Two

Can Huddersfield Examiner readers reveal more about Albert Oyen and Lilian Whitwam

Nearly 900 pupils in Kirklees don't get their first choice of secondary school

More than one in six children missed out on the school at the top of their list

Huddersfield mum reveals nine month wait for daughter's wheelchair

NHS campaigners say Kirklees and Calderdale wheelchair services still not up to speed

Hospital bed in a toilet for shocked Huddersfield Royal Infirmary patient Darren Walters

Darren Walters' bed was in a hospital toilet.
Mattress wedged under shower for Huddersfield patient

Brentford 4-1 Huddersfield Town - Joel Lynch's importance to this side underlined and four other things we learned

Check out what we learned as Town suffered back-to-back away defeats with an inept defensive showing against Mark Warburton's side at Griffin Park

In pictures: Brentford 4-1 Huddersfield Town

Have a look through events at Griffin Park as Chris Powell's side suffered yet another setback away from home

Player Ratings: Brentford 4-1 Huddersfield Town - now give us yours

Huddersfield Town slumped to a second consecutive three-goal defeat in the 4-1 loss at Brentford
Check out our marks for the Town players after a second consecutive defeat in the capital for Chris Powell's side

Huddersfield Town boss Chris Powell wants reaction for Rotherham United clash after Brentford collapse

Chris Powell is hoping his side can raise their game against Rotherham United after the 4-1 Brentford loss
The Town boss has challenged his players to put on a show for the weekend Yorkshire derby following a poor second-half performance against an excellent Bees outift

Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson knows he can handle the pressure

Win over Widnes would kick-start to the Super League XX campaign

Huddersfield Giants take full advantage of Fight Science

Super League squad on an away day to freshen things up

Huddersfield Giants Supporters Association column: Fartown's role in recruiting WWI soldiers

Huddersfield Giants Supporters Association (HGSA)
The latest Huddersfield Giants Supporters Association column is as follows

Pete Barrow column: Did Graves really open the door for KP?

ECB chairman has set star batsman a route back that Pietersen may not be prepared to take

Brentford 4-1 Huddersfield Town - Joel Lynch's importance to this side underlined and four other things we learned

Check out what we learned as Town suffered back-to-back away defeats with an inept defensive showing against Mark Warburton's side at Griffin Park

In pictures: Brentford 4-1 Huddersfield Town

Have a look through events at Griffin Park as Chris Powell's side suffered yet another setback away from home
Get ready for Mother's Day

Mother's Day: You know you've got a Yorkshire mum when...

Do any of these signs remind you of your mum?

International Women's Day 2015: What's on in Huddersfield

International Women's Day
International Women's Day is this Sunday — here's what's happening near you

Girls got brass: Huddersfield Tea & Tarts WI musical novices start up brass band to perform at Royal Albert Hall

They will head to the revered brass band venue in June to join in the WI centenary celebrations

Riasca UK Ltd bought by two former employees

Stewart Marshall and Paul Buckley have acquired Riasca UK Ltd, the company where they were previously employees

We are International recruits more export ambassadors

Exporters in Bradford and Halifax have been recruited to help Kirklees firms break into overaess markets

Faith PR director Carl Hopkins nominated for Man of the Year in the International Women’s Day Awards 2015

Stefanie Hopkins, of Faith PR, with newly-appointed commercial director Carl Hopkins
Entrepreneur Carl Hopkins has been nominated for an award recognising his contribution to the success of Brighouse-based Faith PR

Videos & Photos

Love story from Huddersfield in 1919 ends in trauma and tragedy during World War Two

Brentford 4-1 Huddersfield Town - Joel Lynch's importance to this side underlined and four other things we learned

In pictures: Brentford 4-1 Huddersfield Town

Social



Footballer Adam Johnson on bail after being arrested on suspicion of sexual activity with a girl under 16

Sunderland and England player has been suspended by the club after being questioned by police on Monday

Celebrity Big Brother receives nearly three thousands complaints but Ofcom not investigating

Channel 5 show will not be investigated even though it had 2,736 complaints including 715 about Perez Hilton's behaviour

Family said they were "prepared for the worst" as searches resume for the missing 16-year-old

16-year-old Rebecca Watts, known as Becky, was last seen at her house in Crown Hill in St George, Bristol, on the morning of February 19

Journalists

Doug Thomson
Huddersfield Town correspondent
Chris Roberts
Huddersfield Giants correspondent
Louise Cooper
Crime correspondent
Nick Lavigueur
Health Correspondent
Joanne Douglas
Local Government Correspondent
Linda Whitwam
Education Correspondent
Henryk Zientek
Business Correspondent
Val Javin
Features Editor
Martin Shaw
Mirfield Correspondent