Look: Sun brings out crowds for biggest ever Meltham Memories event

Hundreds of revellers donned their finest 1940s get up to enjoy parades, air shows and dances

Kirklees Council facing £9m debt write-off

Unpaid council tax, business rates and housing and rental payments topped £8.9m
But authority says while it may be 'written-off' for accounting purposes - Kirklees can still chase money its owed

New Mill planning application war heats up as villagers report Holme Valley Land Charity to council watchdog

Meanwhile Land Charity member reports Kirklees Council for delay on Sude Hill application

Huddersfield MP insists rethink of HS2 must follow trans-Pennine electrification delays

Anger grows over decision to shelve the improvements

Passengers' champion Peter Marshall believes trans-Pennine rail electrification is vital

He calls for four tracks on trans-Pennine line and says the improvements are key to the region's economy

Burglars Jonathan Cahill and Daniel Kaye jailed after targeting Holmfirth homes

Pair stole thousands of pounds worth of laptops and phones as well as driving away expensive cars

Kirklees Council chief's pay now tops £150k

Kirklees Council Chief Executive Adrian Lythgo
A management review is underway to cut £489,000 from Kirklees senior management pay in the next three years

Judges revealed for first Kirklees Commuity Sports Awards

Town legend Andy Booth, Examiner Sports Editor Mel Booth, Yorkshire Cricket Captain Andy Gale, Giants Prop Eorl Crabtree and England Rugby Union Centre Luther Burrell will make up the judging pane
Include Yorkshire Cricket Captain Andy Gale, Town legend Andy Booth and Giants prop Eorl Crabtree

Kirklees College backs Caribbean dancers for Huddersfield Carnival

Pure Elegance at Kirklees College
College steps in to help carnival group

Mixed bag of weather on way for Huddersfield

Sunshine, showers and storms all in the forecast for the week ahead

Two drivers in court over tragic death of Alistair Duncan

Victim killed while walking to his Dalton home after enjoying a quiet pint at Huddersfield pub

Hundreds pay silent tribute to victims of Tunisia attack

Muslims show respect for Isis victims and condemn crimes

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Small World Beers, Shelley

LOOK: Take a peek behind the scenes at Small World Beers, Shelley

Oakwell Hall and Red House Museum

Go back to 1914 with Oakwell Hall and Red House to experience life in a military camp

Huddersfield heatwave: Seven tips for staying safe in the sun

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Sweet treats: 8 ice cream parlours in and around Huddersfield

Your Tour de France selfies

Le Tour de France Yorkshire, one year on: Were you in our selfie gallery?

Spectators sent in snaps from along Le Tour route in Huddersfield and Holmfirth

Look: Sun brings out crowds for biggest ever Meltham Memories event

Hundreds of revellers donned their finest 1940s get up to enjoy parades, air shows and dances

Tour de France anniversary: 20 moments only seen in Yorkshire!

20 Tour de France moments only seen in Yorkshire!
The Tour de France showed the rest of the world we're completely bonkers

LOOK: Le Tour de France in Huddersfield, one year on: we look back at an unforgettable day

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We remember the excitement of le Grand Depart in Huddesfield in July 2014 - take a look at our pictures and videos and bring that smile back!

Ex-Huddersfield Town striker Grant Holt given green light to step up return from injury

The 34-year-old damaged a knee on Boxing Day

Huddersfield Town midfielder Conor Coady transferred to Wolves in £2m deal

The 22-year-old leaves 12 months into a three-year Town contract

Pros and cons of selling star men always a debate among Huddersfield Town fans

The club are reportedly on the verge of cashing in on Conor Coady

Live: The latest from Huddersfield Town and their rivals - Championship transfer news and rumours

Keep up to date with what the Championship sides are up to

Huddersfield Giants star Luke Robinson column: Roll on the Hull KR clash!

Our Super League break has come at just the right time

Danny Brough knows Huddersfield Giants can't afford to slip up against Hull KR

Tight Super League battle means a victory is vital

Aaron Murphy poised for Huddersfield Giants Super League return

Paul Anderson has plenty of options to take on Hull KR

Kiwi all-rounder Henry Cooper enjoying his season at Drakes Huddersfield Cricket League outfit Broad Oak

The 22-year-old all-rounder is on his first visit to this country from Northland in New Zealand

Hudddersfield golfer Nick Marsh misses out on British Open by one place - again

Nick Marsh of Huddersfield Golf Club, Fixby.

Ex-Huddersfield Town striker Grant Holt given green light to step up return from injury

The 34-year-old damaged a knee on Boxing Day

National Bikini Day: We look back at iconic celebs and today's bikini babes

We look at the hottest stars in their bikinis including Kim Kardashian, Ursula Andress and Halle Berry

Magic Mike XXL review: How good is Channing Tatum's new film? Is it as good as the first movie?

Channing Tatum is back with the second instalment of his racy Magic Mike franchise on Friday July, 3, but is it as good as the first?

LOOK: Take a peek behind the scenes at Small World Beers, Shelley

Small World Beers, Shelley
Year-old brewery nestled in picturesque Barncliffe Valley

How should firms proceed when Microsoft Windows 10 becomes available - Michael Branford, of Crest IT, offers some advice

Software giant Microsoft has scheduled the latest upgrade for Windows

Michelle Mone mentors Liversedge firm

The founder of Ultimo has helped Liversedge water treatment firm Aquatrust set out its vision for further expansion

Business profile: Aaron Francis, of HDTWO Commercial Photography

Huddersfield Uni ggraduate Aaron Francis is helping call the shots at HDTWO Commercial Photography

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Your Tour de France selfies

Le Tour de France Yorkshire, one year on: Were you in our selfie gallery?

Look: Sun brings out crowds for biggest ever Meltham Memories event

20 Tour de France moments only seen in Yorkshire!

Tour de France anniversary: 20 moments only seen in Yorkshire!

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