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Gale-force winds batter Kirklees and Calderdale overnight

Firefighters called to deal with flooding risk at B&B

Teenage vandals apologise to allotment holders in Berry Brow

Three teens visited the site with their parents as part of a community resolution offered by police

The Huddersfield Manifesto 2015: We asked YOU what you wanted from the next government — here's what you said

The results are in — see what Huddersfield folk are demanding of their politicians

Positive steps taken at Kirklees Council over social worker numbers

Kirklees Council
Scrutiny Panel welcomes efforts made after begin tasked to look at the issue

Who'll step up to fill Sir Patrick Stewart's shoes at Unievrsity of Huddersfield?

Simon Armitage and Joanne Harris are popular contenders

Free films on big screen for summer evenings in Huddersfield's St George's Square

Festivals firm plans big-screen weekends

Jane Khalaf Fund launched to raise awareness of drink spiking at birthday memorial event at Huddersfield Town Hall

Jane Khalaf's family: brother Kevin, mum Rojin, dad Khalil and sister Naze.
The concert hall was full to capacity when friends and family gathered to commemorate what would have been Shelley teen Jane's 20th birthday

Live Breaking News

  • TRAVEL: A lane is closed on the M62 eastbound entry slip road at junction 19 (Heywood). Traffic coping fine at the moment.

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  • NEWS: This is justice for you. Three boys have been forced to come face-to-face with the victims of damage they caused at Huddersfield allotments.

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  • NEWS: More details have emerged about the flooding drama in Ripponden overnight. Read more here.

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  • NEWS: Free films are to be shown on big screens in Huddersfield town centre this summer. Read more here.

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  • TRAVEL: There is one lane closed and queuing traffic M62 westbound between junction 30 (Rothwell) and 29 for the M1 at Lofthouse due to an accident.

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  • NEWS: If this was tomorrow morning you'd think it was an April Fool! You couldn't make it up.

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  • NEWS: It seems the 'tanker' fire on the M62 wasn't quite how it was reported to the fire service initially.

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  • TRAVEL: Watch out for this. Traffic light failure on the B6112 Stainland Road in Greetland at the Rochdale Road junction. Drivers warned to approach with care.

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  • BREAKING NEWS: Reports of a tanker with flammable solvents on fire on the M62 around junction 26/27 (Cleckheaton/Birstall). No information at this stage whether east or westbound.

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Who should fill Sir Patrick's shoes?

VOTE: Who should take over from Sir Patrick Stewart as Huddersfield University chancellor?

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Holmfirth pub The Nook puts on permanent display of records and deeds detailing its glorious history

Thirty records go on show

Jobs hope as Very English Weaving Company is taken over by Italian textile manufacturer

Company boss Paul Callaghan completes turnaround of ailing business

Teenage vandals apologise to allotment holders in Berry Brow

Three teens visited the site with their parents as part of a community resolution offered by police

Ex team-mate of Huddersfield Town footballer Jimmy McGill says he demanded total commitment

Tributes to a Huddersfield Town star

On-loan Huddersfield Town player David Edgar helps Canada win in Puerto Rico

The on-loan Birmingham City man now has 28 caps

Huddersfield Town Under 21 Development squad impress in 4-1 victory at QPR

Young line-up rewarded for lots of hard work

Ex team-mate of Huddersfield Town footballer Jimmy McGill says he demanded total commitment

Tributes to a Huddersfield Town star

Huddersfield Town transfers: The results of our keep or sell survey

Town fans have had their say and voted on who they want to see stay put beyond this summer and those considered dispensable

Huddersfield Giants will not put pressure on Jamie Ellis

Half back star just needs to play says head coach Paul Anderson

Huddersfield Giants head coach Paul Anderson confident ahead of busy Easter period

Team is in a 'good place' says Giants boss

Huddersfield Giants international Leroy Cudjoe expects side to kick on after Warrington win

Success against rivals Wolves could provide the catalyst

On-loan Huddersfield Town player David Edgar helps Canada win in Puerto Rico

The on-loan Birmingham City man now has 28 caps

Huddersfield Town Under 21 Development squad impress in 4-1 victory at QPR

Young line-up rewarded for lots of hard work

Ex team-mate of Huddersfield Town footballer Jimmy McGill says he demanded total commitment

Tributes to a Huddersfield Town star

Holmfirth pub The Nook puts on permanent display of records and deeds detailing its glorious history

Thirty records go on show

Free films on big screen for summer evenings in Huddersfield's St George's Square

Festivals firm plans big-screen weekends

How Marsden's Fettle Animation firm is flying the flag for great British business

Fettle Animation is part of government's Business is GREAT campaign - and it's growing

Jobs hope as Very English Weaving Company is taken over by Italian textile manufacturer

Company boss Paul Callaghan completes turnaround of ailing business

Kirklees Business News 31/03/15: Read the latest edition here

The latest edition of the best guide to what's happening in business in Kirklees

Business Profile: Amanda Robertshaw, of Kirkdale Industrial Training Services Ltd

Amanda Robertshaw relishes her role helping apprentices on the path to employment

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Holmfirth pub The Nook puts on permanent display of records and deeds detailing its glorious history

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