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Staff at an MP’s office described to a jury how an Iraqi man threatened to kill them and shoot students at a college if he did not get a passport.

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The Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival is upon us.

Final day of Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival 2015 in St. George's Square, Huddersfield.


Queueing traffic and one lane closed due to accident, two lorries involved on M62 Westbound between J25 A644 (Brighouse) and J24 A629 (Ainley Top), congestion on M62 to J26 M606 / A58 (Chain Bar).
Lane one (of four) remains closed, affecting traffic heading from Leeds towards Huddersfield. Lane two was also closed but has since re-opened.

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Queueing traffic and one lane closed due to accident, two lorries involved on M62 Westbound between J25 A644 (Brighouse) and J24 A629 (Ainley Top)

Pig on a stretcher

A pig had to be stretchered out of a field by firefighters when she became desperately ill after giving birth last night.

Right, that’s all from me. Dave will be up next


Just a reminder that a replacement bus service will run from midnight on Saturdays to 9am on Sundays until August 21 on First Transpennine Express trains between Huddersfield and Manchester Airport.


A man suffered neck and nose injuries following a collision between a yellow Volkswagen Lupo and a silver-coloured Toyota Corolla in Bradford Road, Batley, at 11.10am.
The accident occurred at the entrance of Carlinghow Mills. Two fire crews from Dewsbury attended and officers extracted a man and a woman from the vehicles.
Police said the man went to hospital for assessment. The female driver was unhurt.
The road is now clear.

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