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Man flees baseball bat attackers in Crow Nest Park in Dewsbury

Crow Nest Park in Dewsbury
Victim was walking across Crow Nest Park, Dewsbury when he was threatened by four men - two carrying baseball bats

Ofsted criticises Kirklees Council-run children's daycare centre in Batley for 'compromising children's safety'

Batley Sports and Tennis Centre daycare club rated 'inadequate' by inspector

New TV show for Educating Yorkshire star Mushy P

Special show for stammering student

Examiner nostalgia: This week we look back to August 1988 - Are you in our picture gallery?

Enjoying all the fun of the summer holidays in Huddersfield are Tony Cohen and Jackie and Tony Lee, who obviously had a head for fashion at the Brook Street market centenary

Huddersfield County Court hearing to be heard today to evict travellers on site at Salendine Nook

Further travellers have appeared at a site off Leeds Road in Batley

Live Breaking News

  • NEWS: A knifeman who attacked a motorist and a woman in Cleckheaton is being hunted by detectives.

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  • NEWS:  There's more league cup football tonight so the police horses are getting themselves ready to patrol.

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  • NEWS: Educating Yorkshire's Mushy became an overnight TV star last year.  Now the 18 year old is back with his own TV series.

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  • GIANTS: Key Huddersfield Giants duo Brett Ferres and Joe Wardle have been forced to pull out of tomorrow’s Super League clash at Warrington Wolves.

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  • NEWS: Police are searching for four teenagers who tried to rob a man by threatening him with baseball bats in a Dewsbury park.

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  • NEWS: Planning permission has been refused for a major extension to a Brighouse hotel and wedding venue that had already partly opened for business.

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  • NEWS: It's not local but if you were out and about near Great Preston on Friday morning, maybe you can help. Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision in which a motorcyclist died.

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  • HTAFC:  Afternoon readers...bit of breaking news for Town fans first up.

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  • BYE! Handing over to my colleague Nick.

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  • NEWS: Timetable change:

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  • NEWS: Canadians in Huddersfield:

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Ofsted criticises Kirklees Council-run children's daycare centre in Batley for 'compromising children's safety'

Batley Sports and Tennis Centre daycare club rated 'inadequate' by inspector

Holy ice bucket, Batman! Caped crusader takes the Ice Bucket Challenge in Huddersfield's Greenhead Park

Scores of people are taking the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness, and money, for the ALS Association
Watch John Longson take the charity challenge - with a surprise ending!

Fred Daly's winning Open Championship golf ball from 1947 presented to Royal Liverpool Golf Club by Brenda Firth of Huddersfield

Signed and dated memento was in sideboard drawer

New TV show for Educating Yorkshire star Mushy P

Special show for stammering student

Hull City boss Steve Bruce concedes defeat in bid to sign Blackburn Rovers former Huddersfield Town striker Jordan Rhodes

Sell-on clause means big business should Scotland striker eventually move on

Former Huddersfield Town boss Neil Warnock back in the hot seat at Crystal Palace

Neil Warnock
Warnock has signed a two-year contract at Selhurst Park

Watch: Huddersfield Town 0-2 Nottingham Forest - All the goals and the best of the action

Town crashed out of the Capital One Cup after an own-goal from James Vaughan, with Henri Lansbury adding a second for the early Championship leaders

Club scouts flock to watch Huddersfield Town and Nottingham Forest as transfer deadline fast approaches

Club scouts from various clubs were at the John Smith's Stadium on Tuesday for Huddersfield Town's 2-0 defeat to Nottingham Forest in the Capital One Cup
One week gap before loan market opens again

Huddersfield Giants duo Brett Ferres and Joe Wardle ruled out of Warrington clash through injury

The Huddersfield Giants have suffered a double injury blow on the eve of their trip to Warringtonn Wolves

All the Super League statistics ahead of Warrington Wolves v Huddersfield Giants

Giants Badge
Take a look at the Wolves v Giants matchday statitistics

Top Huddersfield Giants Academy prospect Liam Johnson tipped for a bright Super League future

Liam Johnson
Experienced Andy Kelly knows Liam Johnson can build on a strong start to his Giants career

Hull City boss Steve Bruce concedes defeat in bid to sign Blackburn Rovers former Huddersfield Town striker Jordan Rhodes

Sell-on clause means big business should Scotland striker eventually move on

Former Huddersfield Town boss Neil Warnock back in the hot seat at Crystal Palace

Neil Warnock
Warnock has signed a two-year contract at Selhurst Park

Watch: Huddersfield Town 0-2 Nottingham Forest - All the goals and the best of the action

Town crashed out of the Capital One Cup after an own-goal from James Vaughan, with Henri Lansbury adding a second for the early Championship leaders

What's On in Kirklees

Live music in our area

The Eagles flew into the McAlpine Stadium, Huddersfield in July 1996 - were you there?

'The audience were searching for quality music - and they found it.' - The Examiner's Neil Atkinson
Relive the Hell Freezes Over Tour with our picture gallery

Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition celebrates 50 years - we showcase your wildlife snaps!

Your amazing wildlife pictures
Check out these striking images from the national competition - can you do better?

Hoyer Petrolog takes on 253 extra trucks

Hoyer Petrolog has strengthened its position in the market for petroleum distribution by acquiring extra vehicles

Knight Frank sees resurgent industrial property market

There was strong take-up of industrial property across West Yorkshire during the first half of 2014, a survey has revealed

Ferno UK to open customer experience centre in Cleckheaton

Ferno (UK) Ltd managing director Jon Ellis (left) explains some of the patient handling equipment made by the firm to Kirklees Mayor Clr Martyn Bolt
A company manufacturing patient transportation equipment is set to unveil a new customer experience centre

Videos & Photos

Watch: Huddersfield Town 0-2 Nottingham Forest - All the goals and the best of the action

Championship transfer rumours: McCarthy nears Reading exit and QPR move as Cardiff plot move for new defensive target

Scores of people are taking the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness, and money, for the ALS Association

Holy ice bucket, Batman! Caped crusader takes the Ice Bucket Challenge in Huddersfield's Greenhead Park

Roger Stone, leader of Rotherham Council who has stepped down with "immediate effect" after accepting responsibility on behalf of the council for failings detailed in a report which found around 1,400 children were sexually exploited in the town over a 16-year period

Morning news headlines: Shock as report into Rotherham sex abuse in revealed, downsized Nato 'can't fight Russia'

The latest news from around the globe

Independence referendum debate LIVE: Alex Salmond v Alistair Darling round two

Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond and Better Together leader Alistair Darling go head-to-head in a live TV debate on independence tonight.

Paul Gascoigne in hospital as he faces prospect of being made homeless after another alcohol binge

Paul Gascoigne pictured in Boscombe, Bournemouth last year
Paramedics and cops were called after the football legend was seen slumped outside his flat clutching a bottle of vodka

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