Hospital bed in a toilet for shocked Huddersfield Royal Infirmary patient Darren Walters

Darren Walters' bed was in a hospital toilet.
Mattress wedged under shower for Huddersfield patient

Number of child sex offences recorded in West Yorkshire have gone up by a third

Figures obtained via a FOI show that in the last nine months 1,528 child sex offences were recorded in West Yorkshire

Nearly 900 pupils in Kirklees don't get their first choice of secondary school

More than one in six children missed out on the school at the top of their list

University of Huddersfield Vice Chancellor Bob Cryan hits back at salary and secrecy slurs

Pledge on openness after union criticism over senior pay and perks among university bosses

Hundreds of Huddersfield and Calderdale newborns weigh more than 2lb above average

Some 314 babies weighed more than 9lb 9oz in past three years

Luke Moore 'went crazy' and caused more than £1,000 damage to his partner's property

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
Moore, of Kirkheaton, also theatened to kill Rebecca Grafton's horses if she left him

Huddersfield Parish Church wins Huddersfield Civic Society’s annual Design Awards

Huddersfield Civic Society urges Kirklees Council to take tougher action against businesses that flout planning laws

Recap: Brentford v Huddersfield Town

Live coverage of Brentford v Huddersfield Town from Griffin Park null
Tom Marshall-Bailey brought you live updates from Griffin Park as Chris Powell's side faced a second capital test in as many games

Huddersfield mum reveals nine month wait for daughter's wheelchair

NHS campaigners say Kirklees and Calderdale wheelchair services still not up to speed

Parking fees to be set for Huddersfield's new leisure centre which Kirklees Council says will open on May 4

See what Kirklees Council will charge here

Live Breaking News

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  • TRAVEL: Queueing traffic due to earlier accident on M62 Eastbound between J19 A6046 (Heywood) and J20 A627(M) Rochdale, congestion on M60 to J13 A572 / A575 / B5211 (Worsley). In the roadworks area.

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  • NEWS: Regulars at the King's Head pub next to Huddersfield Railway Station have another three weeks' wait before they can spend a penny in the new loos.

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  • An inquest is to be heard today into how two young sons died in connection house fire in Penistone last year.

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  • Police are warning young people are operating bogus charity collections in Lepton. The teenagers aged 13-15 claim the donations/sponsorship is going to charity but its actually being pocketed! Genuine collections will have ID and official contact numbers to verify their existence.

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  • NATIONAL: Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris, who was jailed last year for indecent assault, has been stripped of his CBE.

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Indulge your sweet tooth this Easter

10 sweet treats to look forward to this Easter

Dream Homes: Buckfield House, Almondbury

The construction of the M62

The calm before the storm: amazing pictures of the M62 under construction 45 years ago

BuySell: The best of the bargains on sale in Huddersfield

Get ready for spring, real ale fans!

Huddersfield beer blog A Swift One explains why Spring offers a bevy of events for real ale fans

Hundreds look for job opportunities for the future in Huddersfield

Success of apprenticeship evening

King James's School sees red over teenager Alana Harrison's new hairstyle

Family anger over isolation ban for pupil

Number of child sex offences recorded in West Yorkshire have gone up by a third

Figures obtained via a FOI show that in the last nine months 1,528 child sex offences were recorded in West Yorkshire

Huddersfield Parish Church wins Huddersfield Civic Society’s annual Design Awards

Huddersfield Civic Society urges Kirklees Council to take tougher action against businesses that flout planning laws

Huddersfield Town boss Chris Powell hints Radi Majewski may get his chance

Chris Powell could be ready to give loan signing a run against Rotherham

Brentford 4-1 Huddersfield Town - Joel Lynch's importance to this side underlined and four other things we learned

Check out what we learned as Town suffered back-to-back away defeats with an inept defensive showing against Mark Warburton's side at Griffin Park

In pictures: Brentford 4-1 Huddersfield Town

Have a look through events at Griffin Park as Chris Powell's side suffered yet another setback away from home

Player Ratings: Brentford 4-1 Huddersfield Town - now give us yours

Huddersfield Town slumped to a second consecutive three-goal defeat in the 4-1 loss at Brentford
Check out our marks for the Town players after a second consecutive defeat in the capital for Chris Powell's side

Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson knows he can handle the pressure

Win over Widnes would kick-start to the Super League XX campaign

Huddersfield Giants take full advantage of Fight Science

Super League squad on an away day to freshen things up

Huddersfield Giants Supporters Association column: Fartown's role in recruiting WWI soldiers

Huddersfield Giants Supporters Association (HGSA)
The latest Huddersfield Giants Supporters Association column is as follows

Underbank Rangers ready to give their new Aussies the chance to shine

Richard Knight's side ready for Wibsey trial test

Huddersfield Town boss Chris Powell hints Radi Majewski may get his chance

Chris Powell could be ready to give loan signing a run against Rotherham

Scott Lawton is top of the pots in the Huddersfield Open Snooker League

Snooker
Lockwood Con player notches an impressive 60 break
Indulge your sweet tooth this Easter

10 sweet treats to look forward to this Easter

Chocolate eggs, hot cross buns and more

Mother's Day: You know you've got a Yorkshire mum when...

Get ready for Mother's Day
Do any of these signs remind you of your mum?

International Women's Day 2015: What's on in Huddersfield

International Women's Day
International Women's Day is this Sunday — here's what's happening near you

Riasca UK Ltd bought by two former employees

Stewart Marshall and Paul Buckley have acquired Riasca UK Ltd, the company where they were previously employees

We are International recruits more export ambassadors

Exporters in Bradford and Halifax have been recruited to help Kirklees firms break into overaess markets

Faith PR director Carl Hopkins nominated for Man of the Year in the International Women’s Day Awards 2015

Stefanie Hopkins, of Faith PR, with newly-appointed commercial director Carl Hopkins
Entrepreneur Carl Hopkins has been nominated for an award recognising his contribution to the success of Brighouse-based Faith PR

Videos & Photos

This week's nostalgia feature looks back to March 1985 - Are you pictured?

Huddersfield Parish Church wins Huddersfield Civic Society’s annual Design Awards

Huddersfield Town boss Chris Powell hints Radi Majewski may get his chance

Social



Footballer Adam Johnson on bail after being arrested on suspicion of sexual activity with a girl under 16

Sunderland and England player has been suspended by the club after being questioned by police on Monday

Celebrity Big Brother receives nearly three thousands complaints but Ofcom not investigating

Channel 5 show will not be investigated even though it had 2,736 complaints including 715 about Perez Hilton's behaviour

Family said they were "prepared for the worst" as searches resume for the missing 16-year-old

16-year-old Rebecca Watts, known as Becky, was last seen at her house in Crown Hill in St George, Bristol, on the morning of February 19

Journalists

Doug Thomson
Huddersfield Town correspondent
Chris Roberts
Huddersfield Giants correspondent
Louise Cooper
Crime correspondent
Nick Lavigueur
Health Correspondent
Joanne Douglas
Local Government Correspondent
Linda Whitwam
Education Correspondent
Henryk Zientek
Business Correspondent
Val Javin
Features Editor
Martin Shaw
Mirfield Correspondent