Iain Duncan Smith visits Kirklees College as £3.1m local growth deal for new centre announced

He discussed recent progress made with previous funding and news about a new £54.6m fund for the region

More than 70 Kirklees schools shut their doors due to snow

More than a third of schools fell victim to the weather while the council reveals it has used 750 tonnes of grit since Wednesday morning

Do you recognise these machete robbers? Police release CCTV images of Batley raid

Robbery happened on Christmas Eve but CCTV pictures have just been released

Pictures: Traffic disrupted after string of crashes across Kirklees - including serious crash in Linthwaite

Police and ambulance crews attend numerous crashes due to bad weather

Cold weather set to continue with threat of further snow

Weatherman Paul Stevens says it will be up to a week before we see an end to the cold and snow

Kirklees schools closed due to snow

Kirklees Council updated
See the list of all closures here and we'll update if more are announced

Check how your child's school is performing at GCSE and A-level

Kirklees schools' GCSE and A level results just above average - use our widget to see the results that matter to you

Jason Roderick broke court order by phoning his estranged wife ... from jail

Leeds Crown Court
He had been imprisoned for witness intimidation after threatening to kill his ex

Teacher Brendan O'Brien acquitted of all charges

The 45-year-old had been accused of sex assaults but a jury found him not guilty in just over an hour

A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson at a takeway in Paddock

A 32-year-old man is in custody over the alleged arson attack at Flame Hut takeaway

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December header picture competition

Examiner header picture competition: send us your best pictures of Huddersfield

Sikh Community of Huddersfield launch initiative to feed town's homeless at Methodist Mission Cafe

They will provide a vegetarian meal every Friday from 6 to 8pm at the Lord Street site

Tony Ferrari, 70, jailed for seven years for historic sex offences

Almondbury man admitted 13 offences of indecent assault

Check how your child's school is performing at GCSE and A-level

Kirklees schools' GCSE and A level results just above average - use our widget to see the results that matter to you

Government work and pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith visits Kirklees College as £3.1m local growth deal for new centre announced

He discussed recent progress made with previous funding and news about a new £54.6m fund for the region

Huddersfield Town v Leeds United: Five memorable matches down the years

We pick out a quintet of famous clashes between the two sides that saw the Terriers come out on top

Chris Powell believes Huddersfield Town have developed a new mentality since Leeds United humbling

Chris Powell and Neil Redfearn
The Terriers boss is eager to get the better of Neil Redfearn's side this weekend to make up for a 3-0 reverse at Elland Road in September

Recap: Huddersfield Town manager Chris Powell's pre-match press conference ahead of Leeds United derby clash

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Tom Marshall-Bailey brought you live updates from PPG Canalside as the manager and Sean Scannell faced the media

Bookies fancy Huddersfield Town to come out on top in the derby against Leeds United with James Vaughan tipped to net

Repeat of last season's 3-2 scoreline is a 28/1 shot
Huddersfield Giants assistant coach Chris Thorman

Huddersfield Giants' Under 19s won't suffer by not facing Wakefield in a pre-season clash

Chris Thorman's Academy side will still be well prepared for their trip to London Broncos

Wakefield v Huddersfield Giants Under 19s trial gamed is called off

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Wintry weather has ruled out the pre-season fixture

Craig Kopczak confident of having another big Huddersfield Giants Super League season

Competition for places will bring the best out of the former Bradford Bulls prop

Huddersfield Town v Leeds United: Five memorable matches down the years

We pick out a quintet of famous clashes between the two sides that saw the Terriers come out on top

Chris Powell believes Huddersfield Town have developed a new mentality since Leeds United humbling

Chris Powell and Neil Redfearn
The Terriers boss is eager to get the better of Neil Redfearn's side this weekend to make up for a 3-0 reverse at Elland Road in September

Huddersfield YMCA aiming for a strong National III North finish

Mood in the Laund Hill camp is positive ahead of Cleckheaton trip

Review - Laura Marling, Hebden Bridge Trades Club

Watching a singer-songwriter who can silence the Albert Hall perform four feet away from you is spellbinding

Interview: Stephen K Amos prepares to ask the awkward questions at Leeds City Varieties

Stephen K Amos
Comic hopes to explore politics, religion and other prickly topics on his latest tour

It's Yorkshire Pudding Day on Sunday! Here's a recipe for perfect puds... and tell us how YOU make your Yorkshires rise

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WSI Yorkshire acquires Cloudspotting

Holmfirth-based WSI Yorkshire has bought digital agency Cloudspotting and formed a new umbrella company, Attercopia Ltd

LV= comes top for customer satisfaction

Insurer LV= has been ranked alongside major names such as Amazon and John Lewis as a leader in the field of cuastomer care

ConectChina to run women-only trade trip

A trade visit to China in May aims to increase the number of women entrepreneurs doing business with their counterparts in China

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