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Berry Brow man John McDonagh labelled 'stupid' after stealing a council worker's phone and throwing it onto a roof

McDonagh, from Berry Brow, ended up more than £200 out of pocket after magistrates ordered him to pay his victim compensation

Ladies football club hit back in 'cash row' with Huddersfield Town

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Huddersfield Town Ladies FC 'taking legal advice' after fall out

Lepton fashion star Corey Thompson styles RnB star Chris Brown's New Flame video

Lepton's Corey Thompson styled RnB star Chris Brown's New Flame video
She found experience "surreal"

Council tax fraud woman weeps over judge's jail warning

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Wendy Smith from Halifax and John Boon from Leeds both convicted at Leeds Crown Court

William Morris admits threatening behaviour towards Huddersfield nightclub staff after his friends were ejected from Mavericks 80s Lounge

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Morris, of Honley, said that he threw punches at door staff of Mavericks 80's Lounge

Live Breaking News

  • Morning folks...it's sunny but it's chilly.  My car was covered in condensation.  It feels like autumn.  Just checking all our news sources but I can tell you there was a fairly big fire at a warehouse in Ravensthorpe last night...more details to come

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  • Weather: Today is set to stay dry but will remain cloudy with some bright spells later on this afternoon.

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  • Traffic: Reports of a lane blocked on the westbound M62 at exit slip road at J27 due to a broken down vehicle.

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  • Hello and welcome to the Huddersfield Daily Examiner's live blog on Wednesday August 20.

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Berry Brow man John McDonagh labelled 'stupid' after stealing a council worker's phone and throwing it onto a roof

McDonagh, from Berry Brow, ended up more than £200 out of pocket after magistrates ordered him to pay his victim compensation

Ladies football club hit back in 'cash row' with Huddersfield Town

Huddersfield Town Ladies FC 2014-15.
Huddersfield Town Ladies FC 'taking legal advice' after fall out

Crosland Moor couple brush shoulders with Man Utd stars at Old Trafford VIP weekend

Manchester United fan Darren Haigh, wife Lindsay and son Sam, two, meet club mascot Fred the Red
Darren and Lindsay Haigh live high life after becoming five millionth visitors to Manchester United Museum

Lepton fashion star Corey Thompson styles RnB star Chris Brown's New Flame video

Lepton's Corey Thompson styled RnB star Chris Brown's New Flame video
She found experience "surreal"
Reading v Huddersfield Town

Reading 1-2 Huddersfield Town - five things we learned

Check out the five things we learned from Mark Lillis' side's deserved first Championship win of the season

Ladies football club hit back in 'cash row' with Huddersfield Town

Huddersfield Town Ladies FC 2014-15.
Huddersfield Town Ladies FC 'taking legal advice' after fall out

Match Report: Reading 1-2 Huddersfield Town

Reading v 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

Recap: Reading 1-2 Huddersfield Town LIVE

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Live coverage from the Madejski Stadium as Town take on Nigel Adkins' side

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

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

Huddersfield Giants Academy in good shape for big Warrington test

Huddersfield Giants assistant coach Chris Thorman
The Giants Under 19s warmed up for their tough trip to leaders Warrington with a big win over Widnes
Reading v Huddersfield Town

Reading 1-2 Huddersfield Town - five things we learned

Check out the five things we learned from Mark Lillis' side's deserved first Championship win of the season

Leave our young cricket and athletics stars to get on with the job says Pete Barrow

Joe Root - will he be smiling in Perth?
Joe Root will evolve into the next England cricket captain

Huddersfield Rugby Union Club can go under the radar and surprise a few sides in National II North says coach Gareth Lewis

Stronger squad should play with pride
Are you ready for Leeds Festival 2014?

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

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.

The work of an old 'master' inspires the young in Mirfield

Portrait painter William Jordan's work has inspired a new generation of painters at a workshop in Mirfield.

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

West Yorkshire Business Jury's verdict on flexible working

David Richter, of Coral Homes UK
Members of the West Yorkshire Business Jury have welcomed new rules on employees requesting flexible working arrangements

Videos & Photos

Manchester United fan Darren Haigh, wife Lindsay and son Sam, two, meet club mascot Fred the Red

Crosland Moor couple brush shoulders with Man Utd stars at Old Trafford VIP weekend

Lepton's Corey Thompson styled RnB star Chris Brown's New Flame video

Lepton fashion star Corey Thompson styles RnB star Chris Brown's New Flame video

Are you ready for Leeds Festival 2014?

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

Celebrity Big Brother contestants

Celebrity Big Brother 2014: Launch night recap with pictures and reaction as it happened

Jim Davidson was the winner last time around but who will be the next king or queen of the diary room?

Takeaway owner from Liverpool joins fight against Isis in Iraq

Mohammed Abudullah has joined the fight against Isis in Iraq
Mohammed Abudullah is among the British Kurds compelled to go back to Iraq to take up arms

Morning news headlines: Police probe social media cases, rail passengers facing price hike

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