This image provided by NASA shows Hurricane Gonzalo

Hurricane Gonzalo's gales reach Huddersfield as winds hit almost 50mph

“We have had gusts of 43mph in Huddersfield and 48mph at Emley Moor, but the main thing has been the drop in temperature"

World Cup medal won by former Huddersfield Town defender Ray Wilson up for auction

Rare soccer memorabilia up for grabs with six figure guide price

New Starters 2014: take a look at Huddersfield youngsters as they start school

Just a selection of images from 2014's New Starters - click the gallery to see many more
We asked schools to send in pictures of the youngsters beginning their school journey

Woman beaten and sexually assaulted by man hiding in block of flats

The woman was attacked at 11.30pm last Thursday by the man who jumped out at her

Holmfirth motorist Michael Gledhill denies deliberately knocking cycling veteran John Radford off his bike in incident that left rider with severe brain injury

John Radford of Meltham
Victim left with catastrophic head injuries after incident between New Mill and Brockholes

Kirklees Council helps force government re-think over 'stupid idea' on taxis

Taxi
Deregulation Bill clauses meant anyone could be allowed to drive an off-duty taxi - but councils including Kirklees have forced a re-think

Sob story woman Shabana Ellis stole from vulnerable men, court told

Leeds Crown Court
She knocked on a 79-year-old man's door and offered him a massage before she ended up moving in with him

Pothole patrol for councillors surveying streets to log all road holes - send us your pictures

Clrs Karen Allison, Julie Stewart-Turner and Andrew Cooper on pothole patrol in the Newsome ward
Three Green Party councillors wanted to know how far the pothole problem stretches in their ward

Teenager Davern Pinnock of Fartown admits baseball bat road rage attack which injured father and son on Leeds Road

A baseball bat
18-year-old from Fartown sent to young offender institution for 17 months

New team to tackle child protection tip-offs in Kirklees will operate from 'secure room'

Anti-child sexual exploitation campaign poster
Police, health and social service team being formed and will work from secure location due to sensitive data sharing

Striking memorial unveiled at Battyeford Sporting Club pitch for renowned referee, Colin Heeley, who collapsed and died during a football match

His wife, Pauline, made the donation and also hopes that a defibrillator will be given to the club, thanks to donations in his honour

Live Breaking News

  • TOWN: Emergency loan:

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  • WEATHER: Gales hit Huddersfield and brought a threat of winter.

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  • TRAVEL: Strong winds on M62 Rakewood Viaduct between J21 A640 (Milnrow) and J22 A672 (Rishworth Moor). Matrix sign set to 40 mph.

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  • NEWS: The tail end of Hurricane Gonzalo brought chaos to parts of the UK this morning as high winds and heavy rain brought delays on rails and roads. Heathrow was forced to cancel 10 per cent of flights.


    Weather - plenty of umbrellas as the rain pours down in Huddersfield town centre
    Brollies up, it's siling it down!

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  • TRAVEL: Traffic returned to normal on M62 Eastbound between J22 A672 (Rishworth Moor) and J23 A640/A643 (Huddersfield).

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  • NEWS: Despite her extreme morning sickness the Duchess of Cambridge  is expected to take part in her first royal engagement since it was announced she is expecting her second child.

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  • NEWS: The Pennine Cricket Society has changed venue. The monthly group will now meet at Rastrick Cricket Club, once a month on Thursday nights.

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  • NEWS: Medal auction:

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  • Right, that's all from me, Robert Sutcliffe, will be taking over the reins. Have a good day

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  • EVENTS: Here's a sneak peak of what gigs are taking place in the area from this Friday:

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  • EVENT: Stronger community bonds and understanding will be the aims of a peace conference which hopes to unite diverse Huddersfield groups on November 1.

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Hurricane Gonzalo's gales reach Huddersfield as winds hit almost 50mph

This image provided by NASA shows Hurricane Gonzalo
“We have had gusts of 43mph in Huddersfield and 48mph at Emley Moor, but the main thing has been the drop in temperature"

New Starters 2014: take a look at Huddersfield youngsters as they start school

Just a selection of images from 2014's New Starters - click the gallery to see many more
We asked schools to send in pictures of the youngsters beginning their school journey

Pothole patrol for councillors surveying streets to log all road holes - send us your pictures

Clrs Karen Allison, Julie Stewart-Turner and Andrew Cooper on pothole patrol in the Newsome ward
Three Green Party councillors wanted to know how far the pothole problem stretches in their ward
Huddersfield Town fans want to see Paul Dixon come in from the cold against Brighton and Hove Albion

Who did Huddersfield Town fans pick in their starting XI for Brighton and Hove Albion clash?

Supporters want to see a change in formation and two alterations in personnel for the midweek visit of the Seagulls

Championship paper talk: Wolves boss reveals reasons for failed USA striker pursuit as Rotherham line up two loan additions

Wolves manager Kenny Jackett has revealed trialist Juan Agudelo did not sufficiently impress to earn a Molineux deal
Check out a summary of the latest headlines from around the division

World Cup medal won by former Huddersfield Town defender Ray Wilson up for auction

Rare soccer memorabilia up for grabs with six figure guide price

Huddersfield Town ready to play waiting game over Grant Holt

The manager says the on-loan striker is taking his John Smith's Stadium stint game by game
Brett Ferres in action for the Huddersfield Giants

Huddersfield Giants forward Brett Ferres gets into England 17

Bench start for Giants star in opener against Samoa in Brisbane

Huddersfield Giants sign Bradford Bulls youngster Oliver Roberts for Super League campaign

Academy international to join Giants squad next month

Huddersfield Giants 2015 Super League fixtures revealed - full list and dates here

Huddersfield Giants crest
The Giants fans will be familiar to Sky viewers early in the season with three of their first five games on TV
Huddersfield Town fans want to see Paul Dixon come in from the cold against Brighton and Hove Albion

Who did Huddersfield Town fans pick in their starting XI for Brighton and Hove Albion clash?

Supporters want to see a change in formation and two alterations in personnel for the midweek visit of the Seagulls

Championship paper talk: Wolves boss reveals reasons for failed USA striker pursuit as Rotherham line up two loan additions

Wolves manager Kenny Jackett has revealed trialist Juan Agudelo did not sufficiently impress to earn a Molineux deal
Check out a summary of the latest headlines from around the division

World Cup medal won by former Huddersfield Town defender Ray Wilson up for auction

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Chris Hopkins, managing director of Ploughcroft

Ploughcroft urges swift action from landlords

Private landlords have been urged to act quickly to take advantage of a second tranche of Green Deal funding

Baxter Caulfield present positive survey

Stephen Newman, senior partner at law firm Baxter Caulfield
Economic indicators show strong growth in the Yorkshire economy, according to a survey by law firm Baxter Caulfield

Prospects urges firms to join jobs campaign

Jack Heap, who won three awards from Kirklees College during his apprenticeship with Huddersfield chemical company Syngenta
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Videos & Photos

This image provided by NASA shows Hurricane Gonzalo

Hurricane Gonzalo's gales reach Huddersfield as winds hit almost 50mph

Just a selection of images from 2014's New Starters - click the gallery to see many more

New Starters 2014: take a look at Huddersfield youngsters as they start school

Clrs Karen Allison, Julie Stewart-Turner and Andrew Cooper on pothole patrol in the Newsome ward

Pothole patrol for councillors surveying streets to log all road holes - send us your pictures

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