Police release e-fit in connection with attempted abduction in Mirfield

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Gale-force winds batter Kirklees and Calderdale overnight

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Teenage vandals apologise to allotment holders in Berry Brow

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A plane lands sideways in 70mph gusts

Wind beneath the wings: Watch planes land sideways at Leeds Bradford Airport in gusts of 70mph

Some flights cancelled while Manchester Airport also faced challenging landing conditions

Police release e-fit in connection with attempted abduction in Mirfield

Did you see this man last Friday afternoon in the Nab Lane area of Mirfield?

Holmfirth pub The Nook puts on permanent display of records and deeds detailing its glorious history

Thirty records go on show

Jobs hope as Very English Weaving Company is taken over by Italian textile manufacturer

Company boss Paul Callaghan completes turnaround of ailing business

Jonny Williams and Zeki Fryers boost Ipswich Town ahead of Huddersfield Town showdown

Mick McCarthy now has extra options in defence and midfield

Quiz: Can you work out each former Huddersfield Town player by their career path?

Can you work out the Huddersfield Town players we are describing through their career paths?
See if you can uncover which ex-Town players we are hinting at through the clubs they played for during their careers

In pictures: Reece James' latest Huddersfield Town training session

The Manchester United loanee was put through his paces at PPG Canalside as he joined in first-team training with his new team-mates

Championship paper talk: Cardiff boss vows to be competitive next season despite departures as Blackburn's hopes of signing former loanee are boosted

Russell Slade is adamant Cardiff City can challenge for promotion once more next year despite several high-profile exits
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Danny Brough-Rangi Chase duel could determine Huddersfield Giants-Salford Red Devils outcome

Top Super League stand-offs ready to go head to head

Huddersfield Giants will not put pressure on Jamie Ellis

Half back star just needs to play says head coach Paul Anderson

Huddersfield Giants head coach Paul Anderson confident ahead of busy Easter period

Team is in a 'good place' says Giants boss

Jonny Williams and Zeki Fryers boost Ipswich Town ahead of Huddersfield Town showdown

Mick McCarthy now has extra options in defence and midfield

Quiz: Can you work out each former Huddersfield Town player by their career path?

Can you work out the Huddersfield Town players we are describing through their career paths?
See if you can uncover which ex-Town players we are hinting at through the clubs they played for during their careers

Huddersfield Giants Supporters Association column: Great night at the Players Association dinner

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The X Factor comes to Huddersfield

WATCH: Huddersfield X Factor hopefuls audition at Kingsgate Centre

Dozens of people queue for their chance to take part in the 12th series of the show

The X Factor is in Huddersfield: meet the auditionees

X Factor hopefuls
This lot reckon they can impress the X Factor team at the Kingsgate auditions today

Holmfirth pub The Nook puts on permanent display of records and deeds detailing its glorious history

Thirty records go on show

Myers Building Supplies apprentices spread the word

Two apprentices at Myers Building Supplies spoke about their training at the Kirklees College engineering centre open evening

Ti Installations wins business award

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Scriba PR's Katie Mallinson's royal appointment with Prince Andrew

Katie Mallinson, of Scriba PR, was presented with a Duke of York Young Entrepreneur Award by Prince Andrew at Huddersfield University

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A plane lands sideways in 70mph gusts

Wind beneath the wings: Watch planes land sideways at Leeds Bradford Airport in gusts of 70mph

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