Thief stole from Good Samaritan vicar Anthony Howe who offered him shelter for night

Robert Metcalfe drove stolen car to a homeless shelter

King's Head pub in Huddersfield set to be restored to its former glory

False ceiling comes down after pub is shut for two days - but plenty more work to be done yet

Iain Duncan Smith visits Kirklees College as £3.1m local growth deal for new centre announced

He discussed recent progress made with previous funding and news about a new £54.6m fund for the region

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 raid

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

Did Huddersfield soldier Gunner W Stewart helped to capture Heinrich Himmler

Five soldiers from 196 Battery, 73rd Anti tank, Royal Artillery

Burglar Christopher Collins jailed after raid on remote farmhouse

He had previously targeted the same premises at Farnley Tyas

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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

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Dara O'Briain is hitting the road

Interview: Dara O'Briain brings Crowd Tickler tour to Leeds Grand Theatre

This week's All Our Yesterdays is from January 1989 - Are you featured in our picture gallery?

December header picture competition

Examiner header picture competition: send us your best pictures of Huddersfield

Bell House Care Home, Wilshaw Road, Meltham.

Health watchdogs warn Meltham's Bell House Care Home for second time in six months

CQC Inspectors say service is not safe and not caring

Burglar Christopher Collins jailed after raid on remote farmhouse

He had previously targeted the same premises at Farnley Tyas

Did Huddersfield soldier Gunner W Stewart helped to capture Heinrich Himmler

Five soldiers from 196 Battery, 73rd Anti tank, Royal Artillery

Thief stole from Good Samaritan vicar Anthony Howe who offered him shelter for night

Robert Metcalfe drove stolen car to a homeless shelter
Will Huddersfield Town's 3-0 defeat at Leeds United have any bearing on this weekend's clash?

Huddersfield Town v Leeds United: Can Chris Powell and his side erase scars of Elland Road and other key questions ahead of this weekend's clash

The major talking points as the Terriers look to gain revenge for the 3-0 humbling suffered earlier this season

Magic of the FA Cup returns with wonderful stories of punters cashing in says Skybet chief and ex Huddersfield Town star Dale Tempest

Just what the FA Cup needed

Huddersfield Town v Leeds United: Five memorable matches down the years

We pick out a quintet of famous clashes between the two sides that saw the Terriers come out on top

Chris Powell believes Huddersfield Town have developed a new mentality since Leeds United humbling

Chris Powell and Neil Redfearn
The Terriers boss is eager to get the better of Neil Redfearn's side this weekend to make up for a 3-0 reverse at Elland Road in September

Luke Robinson excited about his Huddersfield Giants hooker prospects

The Robinson-Lunt No9 partnership could be a big hit in Super League XX

Huddersfield Giants Under 16s ready for tough opening test at Wigan

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Jon Luke Kirby ready to lead claret and gold challenge against the Warriors

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

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

Huddersfield tennis ace Holly Horsfall from Thongsbridge Tennis Club impresses against highly-ranked Belarus player Sviatlana Pirazhenka

Great first set but defeated in the end

Huddersfield Town v Leeds United: Can Chris Powell and his side erase scars of Elland Road and other key questions ahead of this weekend's clash

Will Huddersfield Town's 3-0 defeat at Leeds United have any bearing on this weekend's clash?
The major talking points as the Terriers look to gain revenge for the 3-0 humbling suffered earlier this season

Magic of the FA Cup returns with wonderful stories of punters cashing in says Skybet chief and ex Huddersfield Town star Dale Tempest

Just what the FA Cup needed

Dean Clough galleries have a host of exhibitions

A host of new exhibitions have opened at the former Crossley carpet mill in Dean Clough.

Pied Piper moves from Hamelin to Honley

Honley Players are to stage The Pied Piper, written by member Ruth Jepson

Sky Atlantic's Fortitude: Episode one review

Michael Gambon as Henry Tyson
WARNING: This article contains spoilers for the first feature-length episode of Fortitude

WSI Yorkshire acquires Cloudspotting

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

LV= comes top for customer satisfaction

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

ConectChina to run women-only trade trip

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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Huddersfield Town v Leeds United: Can Chris Powell and his side erase scars of Elland Road and other key questions ahead of this weekend's clash

Dean Clough galleries have a host of exhibitions

Michael Gambon as Henry Tyson

Sky Atlantic's Fortitude: Episode one review

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