Soggy souls brave bad weather at Greenhead Park fun fair

Families enjoy bumper cars, teacups and other rides despite persistent drizzle

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary staff confused after briefing from Locala

Fears for the future amid changes to services

Examiner calendar 2016: submit your pictures!

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Live: Huddersfield breaking news, sport updates, travel and M62 traffic news, plus weather on August 31

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Follow our live updates through the day to get the latest breaking news in Huddersfield, sport latest, weather forecasts, plus travel and traffic updates

Shepley charity Growing Works blossoms after Kirklees funding boost

Growing Works: Pictured is James Taylor, 9, from Huddersfield, Lucas Town,8, from Huddersfield, Millie Ebanks, 10, from Dewsbury, Mia Ebanks, 8, from Dewsbury, Marcus Ebanks, 3, from Dewsbury
Health bodies and council aim to support community projects

Hundreds enjoy Sikh Mela in Huddersfield

2015 Sikh Mela in Huddersfield
Sports, games and traditions all on show

Live Breaking News

  • That's it from me...Dave is the last blogger on this Bank Holiday Monday.

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  • NEWS:  Nothing to do? Bored on a bank holiday looking at the Examiner blog?  Why not cast your eyes over our latest caught on camera gallery and see if you can see any criminals.  Make yourself useful!

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  • HTAFC:  At least one sports journalist is saying Butterfield has gone to Derby.  Do I know if it's true...no not for sure. But it looks like it may well be confirmed in the next 24 hours.

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  • TRAVEL:  The earlier M1 issue near Wakey has cleared but there's a few jams closer to home at Cooper Bridge and in Lockwood.

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  • NEWS:  A Huddersfield bingo caller has been named as the best in Britain.  And we've now found out he's a copper too!  I'm wondering if he's ever thrown any bingo calls into his arrest cautions?

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  • TRAVEL:  A dreary Monday made even worse by crashes.  Avoid the M1 south near Wakey if you want a quick journey.

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  • NEWS:  Hello...I'm taking over the blog now.  You've probably had your letter about your bin collection by now.  Are you bothered?  If you don't know anything, here's a tweet that might help.

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  • 'No go' for lorries here!

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  • Residents helped move this tree branch this morning which has fallen in the road in Pymroyd Lane, Milnsbridge.

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  • Three people have been arrested and one of them was injured during a fracas in Marsh last night.

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What's on near you this Bank Holiday weekend

August Bank Holiday weekend: What's on in West Yorkshire?

Examiner News Quiz

The Examiner news quiz: How well do you remember this week's big stories?

Our tongue in cheek beef with Last Leg star Alex Brooker was mentioned on tonight's show

The Last Leg has the last laugh as Alex Brooker declares love for Huddersfield... again!

Wobbly Bob, from top left: James 'Dibble' Davison, Sumo, Jay Walshe, Phil Houlton, Gavin Brown. From bottom left: Joe Bicker, Piper Dawes

Ska poppers Wobbly Bob to headline Sparkle Stage at Manchester Pride

Restaurant review: Palace Tandoori in Denby Dale

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Sex offender and disgraced teacher Stephen Grant dies in Thailand — where he had been working at a school

Colleague tells how sex offender tricked his way into school post

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary staff confused after briefing from Locala

Fears for the future amid changes to services

Three men arrested after fracas in Marsh KFC

Police were called at 10.40pm to Westbourne Road in Marsh

Obituary: Ernie Bradley

Family man emigrated to Canada and set up Brook Motors plant

Jacob Butterfield likely to leave Huddersfield Town for Derby County

The Rams have been persistent in their chase for the midfielder

Shut the transfer window earlier says Huddersfield Town chairman Dean Hoyle

Huddersfield Town Chairman, Dean Hoyle
The chairman, his manager and a leading Town player are united in their view of the timing of the deadline

7 forwards Huddersfield Town could sign this Transfer Deadline Day

James Vaughan could be set to leave Town - but is there going to be a replacement?
With James Vaughan looking set to leave the John Smith's Stadium, are Town in the market for some more firepower?

6 midfielders Huddersfield Town could sign this Transfer Deadline Day

Jacob Butterfield celebrates scoring for Huddersfield Town - but is he staying at the John Smith's Stadium?
Whether or not there is another move from Derby County for Jacob Butterfield, should Town look at any of these?

Huddersfield Giants not getting carried away as Old Trafford dream stays alive

The focus is all about beating Castleford and not the possibility of reaching a first Super League Grand Final

Huddersfield Giants need to clean up their Super 8s act

Improving discipline is vital to guarantee future success says boss Paul Anderson

Huddersfield Giants star Luke Robinson: Craig Kops a bit of stick

The latest gossip from inside the John Smith's Stadium camp

Battling AFC Emley knocked out of the FA Cup

The Huddersfield side were beaten at Burscough

Jacob Butterfield likely to leave Huddersfield Town for Derby County

The Rams have been persistent in their chase for the midfielder

Shut the transfer window earlier says Huddersfield Town chairman Dean Hoyle

Huddersfield Town Chairman, Dean Hoyle
The chairman, his manager and a leading Town player are united in their view of the timing of the deadline
What's on Bank Holiday Monday

August Bank Holiday weekend: What's on in West Yorkshire on Monday

Make the most of the extra day off work this these fun events in Huddersfield and beyond

Austin Armacost branded a 'traitor' by Janice Dickinson after saying he enjoys UK more than US

Janice called Austin a traitor for preferring the UK
Austin, who lives in Huddersfield, said he felt more British than American in spat with Celebrity Big Brother housemate Janice

August Bank Holiday weekend: What's on in West Yorkshire on Sunday

What's on this Bank Holiday Sunday
Make the most of your Bank Holiday Sunday with five fun family events going on in Huddersfield and beyond
Pies and pints will contribute to Town's balance sheet

Huddersfield Town get percentage of food and drink sales at John Smith's Stadium

Now with French hospitality giant Sodexo Prestige having taken over the catering contract, Town chairman Dean Hoyle has negotiated a share of the pie

Businesses must make sure they backup their data, says Michael Branford, of Crest IT

Following on from last month’s look at IT security, this month’s focus in on data backups

Which local nominee should be crowned a 2015 Digital Hero? You decide

Meet the two locals who are making a real difference in their community and find out how you can support them

Videos & Photos

Derby County set to maintain pursuit of ex Norwich City and Middlesbrough now Huddersfield Town midfielder Jacob Butterfield

Three men arrested after fracas in Marsh KFC

Hoylandswaine maintain record of a trophy every year in Drakes Huddersfield Cricket League with T20 Trophy success

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Glasgow bin lorry crash driver 'not lying or deceitful', inquiry hears

Harry Clarke, who was driving a bin lorry when it crashed killing six people, arrives at Glasgow Sheriff Court to give evidence to an inquiry into the tragedy
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