Road traffic accident at the junction of Marsh Lane, Shepley and New Mill Road. Emergency service crews at the accident scene.

Police appeal after fatal crash on Shepley road

Fire crews and police attend incident and police launch an appeal for witnesses

Cause of Majestyk fire in former Leeds nightclub under investigation

At its height 75 firefighters tackled the fire at the Grade II listed building in City Square, Leeds, which was empty

Goodbye tax discs! Here's everything Huddersfield drivers need to know about the vehicle tax changes

Vehicle Excise Duty tax discs won't be needed after September 30
Huddersfield motorists won't need to display a tax disc from October 1 - here's all you need to know

Driest September in Huddersfield for almost 30 years - and one of the warmest too

The UK as a whole has received 19.4mm (0.8in) of rain, just 20% of the normal amount of rainfall which would be expected for the month

Golcar Labour activist and ex-councillor Paul Salveson quits party to join Yorkshire First

Paul Salveson
Paul Salveson and will make an announcement about whether he will stand as a candidate in the 2015 elections within the next month

Former car wash boss 'Mr Sparkles' must repay £1m or face more jail time

Mohammed Azam Yaqoob, known as 'Mr Sparkles', outside his house in Ravensthorpe
Mohammed Azam Yaqoob washed cars and money, says National Crime Agency

Huddersfield Giants sign Jamie Ellis from Castleford Tigers

Jamie Ellis
The 24-year-old has today been confirmed as a Huddersfield player after moving from Castleford Tigers on a two-year contract

Huddersfield Examiner calendar 2015: May - choose your winner

May
We'll be sharing a gallery of pictures for each month over 12 days

Leanne Rawlinson in court after swearing on a hospital ward and spitting at a police officer while drunk

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley
Kirklees magistrates heard that Rawlinson, of New Street, wanted help for her alcohol problem

Rawthorpe's Netherhall High School posts best GCSE improvements in Kirklees

Joan Young, principal of Netherhall Learning Campus, Rawthorpe
Small is beautiful insists Huddersfield head teacher

History of British Bhangra scene uncovered in new book by University of Huddersfield researcher Hardeep Singh Sahota

University of Huddersfield researcher Hardeep Singh Sahota
Dozens of oral histories were carried out by Hardeep and a dedicated team of community volunteers who came together through his group, Virsa

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Swinging sixties voted most defining decade of the 20th century

The Big Picture: Jeremy Walker's shots from around Asia

May

Huddersfield Examiner calendar 2015: May - choose your winner

We'll be sharing a gallery of pictures for each month over 12 days

Cause of Majestyk fire in former Leeds nightclub under investigation

At its height 75 firefighters tackled the fire at the Grade II listed building in City Square, Leeds, which was empty

Police appeal after fatal crash on Shepley road

Road traffic accident at the junction of Marsh Lane, Shepley and New Mill Road. Emergency service crews at the accident scene.
Fire crews and police attend incident and police launch an appeal for witnesses

Majestyk nightclub fire in Leeds: Huddersfield, Dewsbury, Elland, Batley and Cleckheaton crews tackle huge blaze at city centre building

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The Majestyk fire in Leeds last night saw firefighters from across West Yorkshire battle the blaze
Everything you need to know about Wolves v Huddersfield Town

Wolves v Huddersfield Town: Everything you need to know about the midweek encounter

From kick-off time to the odds, we have all the information you need on the meeting with Kenny Jackett's men at Molineux

Can Huddersfield Town extend run of victories against Wolves?

Huddersfield Town can boast an impressive recent record against Wolves
There have been six successes on the spin for the West Yorkshire side against the Black Country side

Lee Peltier wants back-to-back wins as Huddersfield Town head to Wolves

Lee Peltier is looking to secure back-to-back Championship wins for Huddersfield Town
The skipper says it's crucial to build on the win over Millwall

Who did Huddersfield Town fans pick in their starting XI for midweek trip to Wolves?

Grant Holt is being backed by the Huddersfield Town fans to reproduce his display against Millwall
Terriers supporters are keen to see Grant Holt lead the line alongside Nahki Wells in a 4-4-2 formation, with Paul Dixon selected above Jack Robinson at left-back
Jamie Ellis

Huddersfield Giants sign Jamie Ellis from Castleford Tigers

The 24-year-old has today been confirmed as a Huddersfield player after moving from Castleford Tigers on a two-year contract

Changes in Huddersfield Giants backroom staff announced

Huddersfield Giants' Head Coach Paul Anderson
In the wake of his club’s play-off exit at the hands of Catalan Dragons, the Huddersfield chief has revealed there will be a major overhaul on the medical side

Lights out! Here's why the lights went out at the John Smith's Stadium ahead of the Giants/Catalan match on Friday

Fans were left in the dark after a power failure in parts of the John Smith's Stadium
Fuse carrier had worked loose and tripped itself as intended to prevent anything worse happening
Everything you need to know about Wolves v Huddersfield Town

Wolves v Huddersfield Town: Everything you need to know about the midweek encounter

From kick-off time to the odds, we have all the information you need on the meeting with Kenny Jackett's men at Molineux

Can Huddersfield Town extend run of victories against Wolves?

Huddersfield Town can boast an impressive recent record against Wolves
There have been six successes on the spin for the West Yorkshire side against the Black Country side

Lee Peltier wants back-to-back wins as Huddersfield Town head to Wolves

Lee Peltier is looking to secure back-to-back Championship wins for Huddersfield Town
The skipper says it's crucial to build on the win over Millwall
Try yoga at Croft House (stock picture)

Yoga, fun for under-fives and fairytale storytelling - here's three things to do around West Yorkshire today

Make the most of your Wednesday with these fun local events

As The Magicians star Pete Firman comes to Leeds, we take a look at 9 top TV magicians

Dynamo, David Blaine, Paul Daniels, Penn & Teller - which TV magician impresses you the most?

Review: Mr Shiraz at The Parish

Mr Shiraz at the Parish
Chloe Glover's review of Mr Shiraz at The Parish

Legacy Sport entrepreneur Shaun Fox shortlisted for award

Shaun is among five finalists who are in with the chance of winning the UK-wide £10,000 award

Kirklees Business Week to feature address by BBC Future Media exec

The BBC works with suppliers all around the UK to improve the value and quality of its digital services

Southdale reveals major housing plans

Construction and development specialist Southdale has joined forces with Brewster Bye Architects to work on several developments across the region

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May

Huddersfield Examiner calendar 2015: May - choose your winner

Cause of Majestyk fire in former Leeds nightclub under investigation

Road traffic accident at the junction of Marsh Lane, Shepley and New Mill Road. Emergency service crews at the accident scene.

Police appeal after fatal crash on Shepley road

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South Yorkshire Police superintendent Roger Marshall outside Leppings Lane turnstiles on day of the disaster - still from video released by the Hillsborough inquests

Retired policeman admits making mistakes at Hillsborough but blames 'significant minority' of Liverpool fans

Retired superintendent Roger Marshall requested opening of exit gates that led to deaths of 96 Liverpool supporters in 1989

Retired policeman admits making mistakes at Hillsborough but blames 'significant minority' of Liverpool fans

South Yorkshire Police superintendent Roger Marshall outside Leppings Lane turnstiles on day of the disaster - still from video released by the Hillsborough inquests
Retired superintendent Roger Marshall requested opening of exit gates that led to deaths of 96 Liverpool supporters in 1989

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Heather McCartney at the MCG
Heather McCartney became an internet hit after tearing off her clothes in a corporate box at Melbourne Cricket Ground, has apologised for causing any offence

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