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Jewellery raiders hit Beaverbrooks Huddersfield and make-off with £150k haul of designer watches

Detectives are now investigating the burglary which happened on Sunday night

Man robbed and assaulted in his own Thornton Lodge home

Police are appealing for information following the attack at 9.45pm on Sunday

Emergency services called to Skelmanthorpe after man found collapsed

Police and ambulance attended the Premier News in Skelmanthorpe

Free Boxing Day and New Year's Day buses to return to help Kirklees residents get around

The two buses on Boxing Day will be put on by Kirklees Green Party and Scholes man, Roger Batley

Huddersfield-based teenage cancer charity funds cutting-edge research into brain tumour cure

Laura Crane Youth Cancer Trust gives £25k for Plymouth University project

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  • NEWS:  Here's something fun to end the day with.  Thanks for following the live blog today. We're back tomorrow and even on Christmas Eve I think.

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  • TRAVEL:  The train chaos is continuing in Manchester.  It's now having an impact on Huddersfield services.  Check before you travel.

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  • NEWS:  We have a live blog via the Mirror following the events at the horrific crash in Glasgow. Reports are that six people have been killed with several other seriously hurt after a bin wagon ploughed into Christmas shoppers in the city centre.

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  • NEWS:  Do you leave your Christmas tree lights on when you go out?  Firefighters won't be happy with you if you do.

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  • TRAVEL:  There appears to be major signalling problems through Manchester Victoria which is now affecting Huddersfield trains.  The weather is also hampering travel on the roads with reduced speed limits on the M62 over the Pennines, especially at the Rakewood Viaduct near junction 22.

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  • NEWS: A man was punched in the face after he refused to hand over cash to a man who tried to rob him in Huddersfield town centre. Detectives are appealing for witnesses to the incident at the steps to the Piazza Centre on Queen Street, opposite Hudderfield University, just after midnight on Thursday last week.

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  • WEATHER:  No wonder my hair has been ruined.  This part of the world is pretty darn windy right now.  Be careful out there.

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  • BREAKING NEWS:  Several people have been killed in Glasgow after a bin wagon ploughed into pedestrians in a busy part of the city centre.

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  • BYE! Well, that's all from me for today. My colleague Nick taking up the Live News baton!

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  • NEWS: Man collapses:

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  • NEWS: Police are appealing for witnesses of a hate crime incident that occurred following a minor road traffic collision in Huddersfield, at 6.45pm, on Thursday, 18 December.

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FEATURE: Happy Valley star Sarah Lancashire talks of Huddersfield and Halifax drama successes

Castle Hill by John Longson

Examiner header picture competition - your winner revealed

The Big Picture: Anna Christensen's unusual shots from around the UK

Can you be Santa? Clare Harwood has 91 pressies for needy children - and wants charities to deliver them in time for Christmas

Restaurant review: Trattoria Domenico

Man robbed and assaulted in his own Thornton Lodge home

Police are appealing for information following the attack at 9.45pm on Sunday

FEATURE: Happy Valley star Sarah Lancashire talks of Huddersfield and Halifax drama successes

As Last Tango In Halifax returns to screens, Sarah Lancashire takes time out to talk to Susan Griffin about the drama in store for her character, why she doesn’t ‘bang on’ about age and how, like everyone else, actors are just trying to pay the bills

Huddersfield-based teenage cancer charity funds cutting-edge research into brain tumour cure

Laura Crane Youth Cancer Trust gives £25k for Plymouth University project

Examiner header picture competition - your winner revealed

Castle Hill by John Longson
You've been voting all week for your favourite - and John came out top

Revealed: How Huddersfield Town fans rated the players in the 1-0 defeat to Birmingham City

Your assessment of each Terriers player after a second defeat in successive games

Huddersfield Town's Championship rivals Nottingham Forest and Wigan Athletic hit as loan players return to parent club Hull City

Tom Ince and Maynor Figueroa leave division

WATCH: Match action from Huddersfield Town's disappointing 1-0 defeat to Birmingham City

The Terriers suffered their second defeat on the spin

Championship paper talk: Fulham striker determined to repay lofty price tag after rubbishing exit talk as Birmingham move to tie down keeper

Fulham striker Ross McCormack has vowed to repay his lofty price tag to the Cottagers
Check out a summary of the latest headlines from around the division
Liam Johnson

Huddersfield Giants Liam Johnson learning from England disappointment

Under 19 coach Chris Thorman says young forward will be a star of the future

Huddersfield Giants earn their Christmas break

Greg Brown
Players will have time off before the start of the Super League season

Weather fails to dampen Huddersfield Giants' spirits

Coach Paul Anderson on the training field
It's business as usual in the countdown to the 2015 Super League season

Revealed: How Huddersfield Town fans rated the players in the 1-0 defeat to Birmingham City

Your assessment of each Terriers player after a second defeat in successive games

Huddersfield RUFC in a giving mood at Harrogate

Hosts happy to accept presents in National II North clash

Huddersfield Town's Championship rivals Nottingham Forest and Wigan Athletic hit as loan players return to parent club Hull City

Tom Ince and Maynor Figueroa leave division

FEATURE: Happy Valley star Sarah Lancashire talks of Huddersfield and Halifax drama successes

As Last Tango In Halifax returns to screens, Sarah Lancashire takes time out to talk to Susan Griffin about the drama in store for her character, why she doesn’t ‘bang on’ about age and how, like everyone else, actors are just trying to pay the bills

Live review: Alabama 3 at Holmfirth Picturedrome

The Alabama 3 are not from Alabama and there is not 3 of them

Halloween meeting for Knuckle

There are not many bands who would admit that their first gig was almost their last

Boss of Brighouse firm Quickslide shares delight after winning national prize

Adrian Barraclough, chairman of Quickslide Ltd in Brighouse has presented awards to all 100 employees after winning a national trophy

600 UK Ltd hosts EEF growth forum launch

Manufacturers in Kirklees are set to benefit from the EEF's new Yorkshire & Humber Growth Forum

Wellhouse Leisure takes Ford Terrier to Turkey

David Elliott and Layne Stuart travelled 4,500 miles to show off the Ford Terrier campervan to workers at a Ford plant in Turkey

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Revealed: How Huddersfield Town fans rated the players in the 1-0 defeat to Birmingham City

FEATURE: Happy Valley star Sarah Lancashire talks of Huddersfield and Halifax drama successes

Castle Hill by John Longson

Examiner header picture competition - your winner revealed

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The scene in Glasgow's George Square after it is understood a bin lorry crashed into a group of pedestrians

Live: Several people confirmed dead after bin lorry crashes into Christmas shoppers in Glasgow

Bin lorry mounted the pavement and crashed into the side of the Millennium Hotel in George Square this afternoon as a crowd waited to cross the road outside Queen Street Station

Billie Whitelaw dead: Acclaimed actress who starred in Hot Fuzz and The Omen dies aged 82

Billie Whitelaw who has died aged 82
Actress was best known for her role in The Omen and her work with Irish playwright Samuel Beckett

Government does not 'want to get to the truth' about historic child abuse says Labour MP

Home Secretary Theresa May.
Home Secretary Theresa May has indicated that the troubled inquiry panel could be disbanded and replaced

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