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GCSE results from around Kirklees and Calderdale

Results are pouring into the Examiner office from across the area and are being put on the website as soon as we get them

Going up! New Rastrick Fire Station build on schedule

New fire station set for completion in March 2015

Huddersfield video gamers have smash hit on their hands in Firefly Runner

Red Kite Games see Firefly Runner downloaded 500,000 times in just three weeks

Lindley man Andrew Whiston died at employer's luxury house from cocaine and alcohol cocktail following Christmas party

Andrew Whiston died from 'potentially fatal' dose of cocaine exacerbated by heavy drinking

Road safety charity Brake calls for compulsory regular eyesight testing for drivers

Bad eyesight is causing 2,900 road casualties a year, it is claimed
Bad eyesight causing 2,900 road casualties a year, it is claimed

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS campaigners accuse health chiefs of denying them their say

The delay in consultation, which was due this autumn, was announced late last week
Clinical commissioners say they are "fully committed" to public consultation

Live Breaking News

  • NEWS: A new Rastrick fire station is going up-but luckily not in smoke! See the pics here.

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  • GCSES: Results are now pouring in from across the area-check out our article to see how pupils in the area have done.

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  • NEWS: Lindley man Andrew Whiston died at employer's luxury house from cocaine and alcohol cocktail following Christmas party, an inquest has heard.

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  • NEWS: If you aren't already hungry for your lunch, after reading our reporter, Samantha's, latest review you certainly will be!

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  • GCSEs: News just in from All Saints Catholic College where staff and pupils are celebrating a big improvement in results.

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  • Hi everyone, I'm picking up the blogging reins and will be with you until early afternoon

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  • I'm logging off now and my colleague Chloe is taking over blog duties, I'll be back at 7.30am tomorrow. Bye until then.

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  • TWEET: If you're looking for future events and want to learn something new, the National Trust in Marsden and the Canal and Rivers Trust are hosting an unusual event all about bats!

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  • GCSEs: Almondbury High School are still assessing their results - pupil Jack Senior is happy with his nine passes but hoped for better than a B in PE when his coursework put him on track for an A*.

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  • TOWN: It's the most read story on our website at the moment - Huddersfield Town midfielder Oliver Norwood expected to tie-up move to Reading in next 48 hours.

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  • GCSEs: News just in from Honley High School, where the headteacher Paul Greenough has heralded pupil achievements.

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GCSE results: Kirklees College

Kirklees College pupils celebrate GCSE results

GCSE results: Kirklees College

Kirklees College pupils celebrate GCSE results

GCSE results: Crossley Heath School

Crossley Heath School pupils celebrate GCSE results

35-year-old Elland mum Riyma Raziq's GCSE success means she can now pursue dream to be a teacher

Riyma Raziq from Elland gets an A* in GCSE maths

Collective arm around squad as Mark Lillis prepares Huddersfield Town for Championship clash with Charlton Athletic

All those not in starting XI need to know they have an important role to play

Huddersfield Town look on as Hull City are linked with old boy Jordan Rhodes

The John Smith's Stadium club are set to receive 20% of any profit made by Blackburn Rovers

Championship transfer rumours: Hull line up Rhodes swoop to fill striking void as Reading prepare for one in and one out

Jordan Rhodes netted a hat trick in the 4-2 win over Huddersfield Town
PLUS: Bamford mulling over Boro loan switch and Leeds' Adryan talks ongoing

Bookies say Neil Lennon leads way in race to become new Huddersfield Town boss

Celtic boss Neil Lennon
The former Celtic chief has said he would be interested in managing in the Championship
Wembley Stadium

Former Huddersfield Giants coach Malcolm Reilly is Challenge Cup final guest of honour

Rugby League legend Malcolm Reilly is to play a key role at the Castleford v Leeds Challenge Cup final

Huddersfield Giants suffer Academy defeat at Warrington

Giants Badge
Leaders Warringtoin showed their class with victory over the Giants

Are Huddersfield Giants finally getting their Super League defensive act together?

Huddersfield Giants' Head Coach Paul Anderson
Paul Anderson was encouraged by his side's defence in the win over Widnes

Collective arm around squad as Mark Lillis prepares Huddersfield Town for Championship clash with Charlton Athletic

All those not in starting XI need to know they have an important role to play

Huddersfield Town look on as Hull City are linked with old boy Jordan Rhodes

The John Smith's Stadium club are set to receive 20% of any profit made by Blackburn Rovers

Championship transfer rumours: Hull line up Rhodes swoop to fill striking void as Reading prepare for one in and one out

Jordan Rhodes netted a hat trick in the 4-2 win over Huddersfield Town
PLUS: Bamford mulling over Boro loan switch and Leeds' Adryan talks ongoing
Richard Harvey and Matt Gardner sample miniature versions of Almost Famous' burgers

Review: Burger giant Almost Famous launches Leeds restaurant in style

Burger chain has arrived in Yorkshire after cooking up a storm in Manchester and Liverpool

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

The Almost Famous Baddaboom burger and fries
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
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

Collective arm around squad as Mark Lillis prepares Huddersfield Town for Championship clash with Charlton Athletic

Richard Harvey and Matt Gardner sample miniature versions of Almost Famous' burgers

Review: Burger giant Almost Famous launches Leeds restaurant in style

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Jordan Rhodes netted a hat trick in the 4-2 win over Huddersfield Town

Championship transfer rumours: Hull line up Rhodes swoop to fill striking void as Reading prepare for one in and one out

Bank Holiday weekend weather: Britain set to be colder than Siberia

Thermometers are set to plummet as a stubborn band of low pressure drags air in from the north, with two weeks of wet and windy weather ahead

'Shock results' after GCSE reforms lead to first rise in grades of C or higher for three years

GCSEs: This years results show a huge rise in maths but a drop in English
Headteachers said some schools were seeing "volatility" in results

Morning news headlines: Hunt on for man who beheaded US journalist, GCSE results expected to change, 12% rise in children in care

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