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Follow our live updates through the day - keep checking for the latest on road conditions, school closures and public transport

More than 70 Kirklees schools shut their doors due to snow

More than a third of schools fell victim to the weather while the council reveals it has used 750 tonnes of grit since Wednesday morning

Do you recognise these machete robbers? Police release CCTV images of Batley robbery

Robbery happened on Christmas Eve but CCTV pictures have just been released

Pictures: Traffic disrupted after string of crashes across Kirklees - including serious crash in Linthwaite

Police and ambulance crews attend numerous crashes due to bad weather

Cold weather set to continue with threat of further snow

Weatherman Paul Stevens says it will be up to a week before we see an end to the cold and snow

Kirklees schools closed due to snow

Kirklees Council updated
See the list of all closures here and we'll update if more are announced

Second spate of vandalism in three weeks at allotments in Berry Brow

Allotment holders are counting the cost after eight or nine windows

Pictures: Further snow hits Huddersfield hard leading to more traffic chaos

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Drivers are experiencing difficulties due to hazardous driving conditions on the M62 and a host of other roads around Huddersfield

Jason Roderick broke court order by phoning his estranged wife ... from jail

Leeds Crown Court
He had been imprisoned for witness intimidation after threatening to kill his ex

Teacher Brendan O'Brien acquitted of all charges

The 45-year-old had been accused of sex assaults but a jury found him not guilty in just over an hour

A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson at a takeway in Paddock

A 32-year-old man is in custody over the alleged arson attack at Flame Hut takeaway

Man flown to hospital following crash in Linthwaite

Air ambulance called as road ambulance struggled to get to the scene

Live Breaking News

  • A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson at a Paddock takeaway.

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  • TRAVEL: Very slow traffic due to accident, now on the hard shoulder on M62 Eastbound between J19 A6046 (Heywood) and J20 A627(M) Rochdale, congestion to J18 M60 / M66 (Simister Island).

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  • GRITTING: check out the priority areas near you which are scheduled for gritting.

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  • TRAVEL: All lanes re-opened and traffic returned to normal, accident cleared on M62 Eastbound at J21 A640 (Milnrow).

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  • WEATHER: Snoew has eased off here at Bradley - blue skies overhead.

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  • TRAFFIC: A635 Holmfirth To Greenfield Road still closed due to snow between A6024 Woodhead Road ( Holmfirth ) and A669 Chew Valley Road (Greenfield).

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  • WEATHER FORECAST: More snow forecast by the Met Office between now and 6pm.

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  • WEATHER: Salendine Nook meteorologist Paul Stevens says it will be up to a week before we see an end to the cold and snow.

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  • BREAKING NEWS: A teacher accused of sex assaults on five boys at a Kirklees primary school has been cleared of all charges.

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Foster mum Gail Osborne with son Issac, who became the permanent family for Jacob, now aged five.

Kirklees campaign urges more residents to become foster carers this year to help more children have a brighter life

Foster15 said that 610 children are currently being looked after in Kirklees

Do you recognise these machete robbers? Police release CCTV images of Batley robbery

Robbery happened on Christmas Eve but CCTV pictures have just been released

Jason Roderick broke court order by phoning his estranged wife ... from jail

Leeds Crown Court
He had been imprisoned for witness intimidation after threatening to kill his ex

Man charged over Cloth Hall Street stabbing

30-year-old Victor Griffith has been charged with attempted robbery
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Recap: Huddersfield Town manager Chris Powell's pre-match press conference ahead of Leeds United derby clash

Tom Marshall-Bailey brought you live updates from PPG Canalside as the manager and Sean Scannell faced the media

Bookies fancy Huddersfield Town to come out on top in the derby against Leeds United with James Vaughan tipped to net

Repeat of last season's 3-2 scoreline is a 28/1 shot

Championship transfer gossip: Former Leeds United captain on verge of Wigan switch as Blackpool chase 50th signing of the season

Former Leeds United captain Jason Pearce is closing in on a move to Wigan Athletic
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Leeds United boss Neil Redfearn hails the work of former Huddersfield Town coach Steve Thompson at Elland Road

He allows us to do all the work we need to get through
Huddersfield Giants assistant coach Chris Thorman

Huddersfield Giants' Under 19s won't suffer by not facing Wakefield in a pre-season clash

Chris Thorman's Academy side will still be well prepared for their trip to London Broncos

Wakefield v Huddersfield Giants Under 19s trial gamed is called off

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Wintry weather has ruled out the pre-season fixture

Craig Kopczak confident of having another big Huddersfield Giants Super League season

Competition for places will bring the best out of the former Bradford Bulls prop

Huddersfield YMCA aiming for a strong National III North finish

Mood in the Laund Hill camp is positive ahead of Cleckheaton trip

Recap: Huddersfield Town manager Chris Powell's pre-match press conference ahead of Leeds United derby clash

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Tom Marshall-Bailey brought you live updates from PPG Canalside as the manager and Sean Scannell faced the media

Bookies fancy Huddersfield Town to come out on top in the derby against Leeds United with James Vaughan tipped to net

Repeat of last season's 3-2 scoreline is a 28/1 shot

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Stephen K Amos
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Holmfirth-based WSI Yorkshire has bought digital agency Cloudspotting and formed a new umbrella company, Attercopia Ltd

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Insurer LV= has been ranked alongside major names such as Amazon and John Lewis as a leader in the field of cuastomer care

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A trade visit to China in May aims to increase the number of women entrepreneurs doing business with their counterparts in China

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Do you recognise these machete robbers? Police release CCTV images of Batley robbery

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