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District Judge hailed hero after aiding prisoner who slit his own throat in Huddersfield court room

District Judge Michael Fanning ran from Court Two into an anteroom next door to get some towels to stem the flow of blood after Gary Bell, 20, attacked his own throat with a smuggled in craft blade which had been concealed in Rizla cigarette papers

We have been overwhelmed: Slaithwaite mum facing deportation to Australia on UK public's response to her plight

Couple "overwhelmed" by support for their fight against deportaion

Yorkshire Day 2014: Huddersfield celebrates a great day

Us Yorkshire folk know how to host a good old fashioned knees-up in God's Own Country

LISTEN: Space age sounds come back down to earth this weekend at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

David Young with one of his Theremin Bollards at Yorkshire Sculpture Park. updated
Would-be musicians join the pro ranks

Broom broom: Vine video star Tish Simmonds on the positives and perils of social media stardom

Tish, of Skelmanthorpe, says she has no idea why her videos, which have been viewed millions of times, are so popular

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  • CRIME: Ali Shah attacked his friends with a wet floor safety sign when they accused him of damaging furniture.

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  • TRAVEL: All roads are looking clear at the moment and there are no problems with public transport

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  • NEWS: Still got Yorkshire Day fever?

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  • NEWS: A Huddersfield firefighter was thrown from bike after getting tangled in BT cable on Shepley road that was reported three years ago.

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  • NEWS: Huddersfield Giants learn joinery on Kirklees Construction and Skills Academy scheme to help rugby pros after sporting careers end.

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  • WEATHER: In case you haven't already noticed-it's chucking it down. But fear not, Huddersfield residents, the weather is looking up for Sunday, when clouds and a temperature of 18c are expected to return to the area

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  • NEWS: I've a British husband and two British children - but I could be deported: Read all about Slaithwaite mum Katherine Tate's battle to stay in UK.

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  • NEWS: You hopefully won't need us to tell you how beautiful our county is, but in case you'd like a refresher, we've posted some of our favourite snaps here.

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  • NEWS: Harold Wilson has been posthumously leading celebrations for Yorkshire Day in Huddersfield.

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  • Hello there, everyone, and a very happy Yorkshire Day to you all! Hope you're enjoying a great celebration lunch. I will be with you for the next few hours to bring you the latest news and travel updates

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Yorkshire Day 2014: Huddersfield celebrates a great day

Us Yorkshire folk know how to host a good old fashioned knees-up in God's Own Country

Yorkshire Day 2014: Huddersfield celebrates a great day

Us Yorkshire folk know how to host a good old fashioned knees-up in God's Own Country

Huddersfield health colleagues set to embark on charity Burma trek

Anna Cooke and Deborah Redmond are trekking in Burma for Diabetes UK

We have been overwhelmed: Slaithwaite mum facing deportation to Australia on UK public's response to her plight

Couple "overwhelmed" by support for their fight against deportaion

Championship transfer gossip: Middlesbrough close in on triple Chelsea swoop as Van Wolfswinkel edges towards a Norwich departure

PLUS: Derby enter the scramble for Blackburn frontman and Blackpool set to snap up Spanish midfielder

Huddersfield Town hoping Danny Ward will return to action against Oldham Athletic in friendly at Boundary Park but James Vaughan won't be risked

Striker James Vaughan not ready to be risked by manager Mark Robins

Huddersfield Town boss Mark Robins checking on striker James Vaughan for friendly at Oldham Athletic

Loan signing Radoslaw Majewski looking for second appearance

Joe Lolley is feeling as fit as ever and determined to make an impact with Huddersfield Town in the Championship season

Watford (1) v Huddersfield Town (4) - Joe Lolley celebrates his goal
Eager to cement place for opening match against Bournemouth

Huddersfield Giants winger Jermaine McGillvary aims to keep his try scoring exploits going

Prolific scorer expects tough derby showdown against Wakefield

Huddersfield Giants learn joinery on Kirklees Construction and Skills Academy scheme to help rugby pros after sporting careers end

Chris Bailey, Brett Ferres and Larne Patrick learn skills on Kirklees Construction and Skills Academy course

Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson ready for blood and thunder derby

Head coach admits a lot is on the line against Wakefield

Championship transfer gossip: Middlesbrough close in on triple Chelsea swoop as Van Wolfswinkel edges towards a Norwich departure

PLUS: Derby enter the scramble for Blackburn frontman and Blackpool set to snap up Spanish midfielder

Huddersfield Town hoping Danny Ward will return to action against Oldham Athletic in friendly at Boundary Park but James Vaughan won't be risked

Striker James Vaughan not ready to be risked by manager Mark Robins

Huddersfield Town boss Mark Robins checking on striker James Vaughan for friendly at Oldham Athletic

Loan signing Radoslaw Majewski looking for second appearance
Gill Bond and Andy Burton from Satellite Arts performing their summer show, Fishy Tales

Satellite Arts staging performing arts workshops for children

A Slaithwaite arts organisation is running a series of performing arts sessions for children in August.

Have you been pictured by our Snapper About Town?

Have you been snapped by photographer Dave Cowan?  Check out our gallery of nights out in Huddersfield

LISTEN: Space age sounds come back down to earth this weekend at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

David Young with one of his Theremin Bollards at Yorkshire Sculpture Park. updated
Would-be musicians join the pro ranks
Paul Beasley, joint managing director of Brighouse-based recuitment firm Transline

Transline Group opens office in Poland

Brighouse-based recruitment firm Transline Group is set to benefit from the £1bn Polish recruitment market

LV= rated best insurer for customer satisfaction

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Insurer LV= scored highly in a survey of 10,000 cobnsumers across the UK

Clough & Co warns tradespeople over HMRC campaign

Nigel Westman, partner at Clough & Company in Cleckheaton
HMRC is targeting painters and decorators in the first phase of a benchmarking campaign to check they are paying the correct amount of tax

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Yorkshire Day 2014: Huddersfield celebrates a great day

Have you been pictured by our Snapper About Town?

David Young with one of his Theremin Bollards at Yorkshire Sculpture Park. updated

LISTEN: Space age sounds come back down to earth this weekend at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Lightning strikes over the Vale of Belvoir, Leicestershire

Weather: UK braced for downpours but heatwave is set to return

Gale force winds are expected to hit Wales, the West Country and northern England after the UK recorded the eighth hottest July since 1910

Morning news headlines: Gaza ceasefire welcomed, DNA project, Tories favour UKIP deal

Eastbourne Pier fire
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Retired PC Michael Ryan urged to tell the truth

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