Kirklees Magistrates Court in Huddersfield.

John McCarthy jailed following a string of alcohol thefts from stores in Huddersfield

The 43-year-old drinks nine litres of cider a day, Kirklees magistrates were told

Councillors ignore objections and allow wind turbine in Meltham

Objections by the Peak District National Park ignored

Huddersfield hospital chiefs negotiating for new town centre building to host mothballed Princess Royal services

Princess Royal Hospital
Health services to be split between existing Huddersfield and Calderdale hospitals and new site

Piercer Les Clancy says Huddersfield University has banned him from promoting his body piercing store Silver Lining to new students

Les Clancy of Silver Lining, Market Avenue, Huddersfield, with flyers banned by Huddersfield University Students Union.
Students' Union 'bans' piercing and tattoo parlours from putting fliers in goody bags

41 contenders for Huddersfield's biggest spider - check out our gallery if you dare...

Do not view this gallery if you're scared of spiders!
We're looking for Huddersfield's biggest arachnid - and find out why you're seeing more of our eight-legged friends at the moment

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Huddersfield Examiner calendar 2015 - still time to submit your pictures!

Huddersfield Town Crier Vic Watson in his new turquoise outfit in St. George's Square, Huddersfield.

British Town Crier Championships to take place in Huddersfield on September 27

Tie The Knot Autumn 2014

All you need to plan the perfect wedding: Tie The Knot guide

Take Me Out is looking for single men for its new series

Single Huddersfield men, reveal yourselves! Contestants wanted for new series of Take Me Out

Mark Watson

Mock the Week comic Mark Watson brings Flaws show to Leeds City Varieties

Councillors ignore objections and allow wind turbine in Meltham

Objections by the Peak District National Park ignored

John McCarthy jailed following a string of alcohol thefts from stores in Huddersfield

Kirklees Magistrates Court in Huddersfield.
The 43-year-old drinks nine litres of cider a day, Kirklees magistrates were told

Unison's NHS workers back strike action

Dispute over no pay rise for some staff for the next two years

Controversial decision over 100m wind turbines in Colne Valley deferred

Site of proposed wind turbine on land next to track leading to Cupwith Reservoir, above Nont Sarah's at Scammonden.
Colne Valley Co-operative makes late representations ... and a foggy day didn't help

Huddersfield Town 0-0 Wigan Athletic: fan and Examiner player ratings

Your thoughts on the goalless draw with Uwe Rosler's side as Chris Powell helped secure the Terriers' first clean sheet in

Recap: Huddersfield Town 0-0 Wigan Athletic

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Tom Marshall-Bailey brought you match action from the John Smith's Stadium as the Terriers drew with the Latics

Leeds United v Huddersfield Town: Pick your Town starting XI here

Jonathan Stead failed to make much of an impact against Wigan Athletic, but would you start him?
Who do you think should start for the Terriers in the highly-anticipated West Yorkshire derby?

Historic Huddersfield Town v Aston Villa 1920 FA Cup Final programme sells for £3k at auction

A programme for the 1920 FA Cup Final featuring Huddersfield Town - sold at auction for £3,000
Collector believed to have paid record price
Huddersfield Giants Supporters Association (HGSA)

Huddersfield Giants Supporters Association: ideas to get fans involved

The latest from the HGSA

Huddersfield Giants teenage star Jake Connor relishing big Wigan test

Huddersfield Giants v St Helen's at the John Smith's Stadium, Huddersfield.
Jake Connor scores
The Giants believe they can win again without the injured Danny Brough

Brett Ferres confident Huddersfield Giants can reach Old Trafford in 2014

Brett Ferres in action for the Huddersfield Giants
The Giants are ready to learn from their mistakes of 2013 as they set their sights on the Super League Grand Final

Yorkshire back Andrew Gale as captain reportedly faces charge of racist offence

The case centres on alleged use of the term 'Kolpak'

Huddersfield Town 0-0 Wigan Athletic: fan and Examiner player ratings

Your thoughts on the goalless draw with Uwe Rosler's side as Chris Powell helped secure the Terriers' first clean sheet in

Recap: Huddersfield Town 0-0 Wigan Athletic

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Tom Marshall-Bailey brought you match action from the John Smith's Stadium as the Terriers drew with the Latics
Marsden Jazz Festival 2013

Watch: Were you at Marsden Jazz Festival 2013?

We look back to last year's event, where rainy weather failed to dampen spirits

Single Huddersfield men, reveal yourselves! Contestants wanted for new series of Take Me Out

Take Me Out is looking for single men for its new series
You could bag yourself a trip to Fernandos on ITV's cult dating show

How to survive Fresher's Week 2014

You're only a Fresher once - enjoy it!
Fresher's flu, hangovers, flatmate wars - follow our guide to get through Fresher's Week in one piece

FMB criticises Builders Finance Fund

A government initiative designed to boost small housebuilders is failing to help small schemes get off the ground, it is claimed

Martin Thompson, of Armitage Sykes, says landlords could be in for a VAT refund

Martin Thompson of Armitage Sykes
HMRC have reviewed a number of their policies following a recent tribunal case

Arkoni on course for third year of 30% turnover growth

A Brighouse-based metalworking firm is set to expand its workforce as it looks forward to full order books well into 2015

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Triathlete Nathan Clegg - with colleagues at One 17 Design, Armitage Bridge

Tough cyclist Nathan Clegg to line-up with Alistair Brownlee in Harewood House charity triathlon

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