Once you accept you are going to die, you are able to move more freely: Huddersfield hero soldier Paul Hartley on Helmand minefield terror that's now a movie

Seven men were injured, and Paul, along with others, emerged as a hero and was awarded the George Cross by the Queen for his actions

West Yorkshire Police hire retired detectives to comb through current and cold case child sex abuse cases

Jimmy Savile
West Yorkshire Force reveals 84 live or historic cases of child sexual exploitation are being investigated currently across the force

Good Samaritan robbed after being tricked by thug who he went to help

Man lured helpful victim into an alley - then attacked

Can you help find Bella? Family frantic after CCTV appears to show pet Staffy snatched from petrol station

Three year old Ethen with dog Bella who is believed to have been stolen.
The pet’s owner John Clough now fears the worst after watching CCTV footage and believes Bella has been stolen to be used as a fighting dog

We save you money: Union boss says £577k paid to union staff by Kirklees Council is good value

Unison secretary Paul Holmes
Paul Holmes, branch secretary of Unison which has 6,800 members in Kirklees, defended their position

Webcams and baby monitors in Huddersfield, Halifax, Leeds and Sheffield hacked- video feed of your home posted on internet

Are you protected from cyber criminals?
People could be being watched in their own homes or at work with hackers targeting household webcams and uploading live footage to the internet

Slaithwaite Aldi to open on Thursday, November 27 - with 'golden ticket' for first 100 customers through door

Now and then: The new Aldi store, and the mill which was on the site.
Plans for the new store spilt the village with protesters fearing that the extra traffic would clog the streets and claiming business would be lost from independent shops

Family of Newsome teen Olivia Glennie receive award after organ donation decision saved lives of three others

Olivia Glennie became a transplant donor after her tragic death
The family later received a letter telling them their decision had helped a mum in her 20s with a young child, a man in his 30s and a 13-year-old girl

Missing Halifax man spat in mouth of one female police officer and hurled racist abuse at another during Huddersfield town centre spat

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
24-year-old ordered to pay compensation after making homophobic remarks to a third

Former drugs counsellor Caroline Blackburn died of heroin and Diazepam overdose, inquest told

Caroline Blackburn of Upper Hopton
Mum-of-one was thought to have beaten drugs dependency

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This week's All Our Yesterdays looks back to November 1985 - Are you in one of our snaps from 29 years ago?

The Co-operative building used to house the Heaven and Hell nightclub

LOOK: Did you dance the night away in Heaven and Hell? See if our pictures of the former nightclub inside the Co-Op Building bring back hazy memories

Glimpses of Huddersfield's past from the 1960s from Alderman Clifford Stephenson's collection

It's 1987 in Huddersfield!

It's 1987 in Huddersfield - who do you recognise in our nostalgia picture gallery?

Crowds filled the Piazza for the Christmas lights switch on

WATCH: Families flock to see Cbeebies star Dr Ranj switch on Huddersfield Christmas lights

Which commuter habit is the most annoying?

City tries to ban men sitting with legs apart on trains - what rude commuter behaviour sends you off the rails?

Bags on seats, eating smelly food or talking loudly on the phone are all commuter bugbears

Winter in Huddersfield is on its way - but it won't be as bad as snows in USA

Weather watchers can forget about a mild winter to match last year

Missing Halifax man spat in mouth of one female police officer and hurled racist abuse at another during Huddersfield town centre spat

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
24-year-old ordered to pay compensation after making homophobic remarks to a third

Slaithwaite Aldi to open on Thursday, November 27 - with 'golden ticket' for first 100 customers through door

Now and then: The new Aldi store, and the mill which was on the site.
Plans for the new store spilt the village with protesters fearing that the extra traffic would clog the streets and claiming business would be lost from independent shops
Grant Holt has been a revelation for Huddersfield Town since arriving on loan

Huddersfield Town 2014/2015 season so far - How have the strikers fared?

In the last of our three-part series, we analyse the fortunes of Town's attacking department so far this term

Huddersfield Town v Sheffield Wednesday: Pick your Terriers starting XI here

Would you hand Diego Poyet his Huddersfield Town bow against Sheffield Wednesday?
Who do you think should start for Town in this weekend's lunchtime Yorkshire derby as Chris Powell's side look to recover from two straight defeats

Huddersfield Town loan Matt Crooks to Accrington Stanley

Matt Crooks has moved on loan to Accrington Stanley
It's a second loan stint of the season for the versatile player

Diego Poyet pushing for Huddersfield Town debut against Sheffield Wednesday

Diego Poyet could be set for a Huddersfield Town debut against Sheffield Wednesday
The on-loan West Ham United player has had a fortnight to settle in

Former Huddersfield Giants star Robbie Hunter-Paul on board at Mirfield Stags

RL legend Robbie Hunter-Paul could come out of retirement to play for Mirfield's new sporting club

Jamie Ellis desperate to make an immediate mark at Huddersfield Giants

Jamie Ellis
Challenge to gain a regular Super League start is the motivation for former Castleford man Jamie Ellis

Huddersfield Giants star Brett Ferres boosted by his England Four Nations experience

Brett Ferres has revealed he was happy to play hooker against New Zealand

Grant Holt has been a revelation for Huddersfield Town since arriving on loan

Huddersfield Town 2014/2015 season so far - How have the strikers fared?

In the last of our three-part series, we analyse the fortunes of Town's attacking department so far this term

Huddersfield Town v Sheffield Wednesday: Pick your Terriers starting XI here

Would you hand Diego Poyet his Huddersfield Town bow against Sheffield Wednesday?
Who do you think should start for Town in this weekend's lunchtime Yorkshire derby as Chris Powell's side look to recover from two straight defeats

Huddersfield YMCA confident of overcoming their front-row crisis

YMCA are ready to bounce back from their Burnage defeat with a home win over Sheffield Tigers

The Art Market open for second weekend

Holmfirth hosts more than 100 artists and craftspeople.

Eat, drink and be merry - 25 festive treats to make your mouth water this Christmas

Which festive treats will you enjoy this Christmas?
Mulled wine, roast turkey, mince pies... Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without these delicious treats

L S Lowry painting gift from Huddersfield tycoon to former Prime Minister Harold Wilson sells for £374,500

The gift from tycoon Lord Hanson fetched more than £100,000 than was expected at auction
The John Smith's Stadium

Sodexo staff host students' visit to Huddersfield’s John Smith’s Stadium

Hospitality and business management students from Huddersfield University were given an insight into life at the John Smith's Stadium

Myers Group buys Leeds builders merchants

The acquisition of Bulk Builders Merchants marks the start of expansion plans for Huddersfield-based Myers Group

Holroyd & Co appoints solicitor Julie Devenport

A solicitor with more than 25 years experience has joind Milnsbridge-based law firm Holroyd & Co

Videos & Photos

Grant Holt has been a revelation for Huddersfield Town since arriving on loan

Huddersfield Town 2014/2015 season so far - How have the strikers fared?

Winter in Huddersfield is on its way - but it won't be as bad as snows in USA

Now and then: The new Aldi store, and the mill which was on the site.

Slaithwaite Aldi to open on Thursday, November 27 - with 'golden ticket' for first 100 customers through door

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Liverpool rabbi Avraham Shmuel Goldberg among four people killed in Jerusalem terror

Two youths look at bullet holes and forensic evidence inside a synagogue after an attack in Jerusalem, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. Two Palestinians stormed a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday, attacking worshippers praying inside with knives, axes and guns, and killing four people before they were killed in a shootout with police, officials said. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
68-year-old grandfather was killed when two Palestinian men armed with axes and guns raided a synagogue

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