Thousands of homes in Kirklees and Calderdale to benefit from green grants to cut energy bills

£20m Better Homes Yorkshire scheme will help 12,000 rented and owned homes in West Yorkshire

Kirklees patients group welcomes NHS plan to recruit more GPs

Health Watch Kirklees Director Rory Deighton
£10m earmarked to lure more doctors into general practice

WATCH: Stan Beaton cries tears of joy when phone engineers find treasured voicemail recording of his late wife he thought was lost forever

Virgin Media put a team of 10 on the case to find the deleted recording he had kept for 14 years

Huddersfield braced for snowfall which could last for hours

updated
Weatherman Paul Stevens warns of blizzard conditions for some

First TransPennine Express pledges to improve its services following customer survey

First TransPennine Express train
Nine in 10 of its trains arrived between 0 and 9 minutes of the stated timetable

Family faces £2k vet's bill over dogs 'electrocuted' at Castle Hill

Dog owners considering legal action against Kirklees Council

Newsome school children, Stirley Farm and Simon Armitage to appear on Sunday's BBC Countryfile

Pupils make soup out of organic vegetables grown at eco-farm for show which is touring West Yorkshire

Pubs set to open up early ahead of Huddersfield Town's match against Leeds United on Saturday

More than 20,000 fans expected for fixture at John Smith's Stadium

Parents urged to have a say before council axe falls on free transport for faith school pupils in Kirklees

No decision until feedback has been assessed

£530k play and open spaces boost as funding from developers earmarked for 18 projects

Kirklees cabinet say the spending will improve the play areas near to new developments

Live Breaking News

  • NEWS: Regulars have been flocking in to The King's Head pub, St George's Square, to see what it looks like following the partial dismantling of a huge false ceiling.

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  • NEWS: A slaughterhouse boss is the first person to face jail after admitting criminal charges connected to the horsemeat scandal which rocked British supermarkets in 2013.

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  • TRAVEL: Very slow traffic and hazardous driving conditions due to snow on M62 Westbound between J30 A642 (Rothwell) and J27 M621/A650 /A62 (Gildersome).

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  • TRAVEL: Good news for rail commuters as First TransPennine Express has pledged to improve services.

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  • TRAVEL: Traffic on Huddersfield Road in Brighouse is busy but moving outbound at the Bethel Street junction

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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

The Big Picture - this week it's Matt Turner's beautiful landscapes

Search is underway for Huddersfield's Pet Idol

Rail bosses prepare for snow with timetable changes to routes across West Yorkshire

Network Rail bosses urge passengers to check journey details before travelling

Thousands of homes in Kirklees and Calderdale to benefit from green grants to cut energy bills

£20m Better Homes Yorkshire scheme will help 12,000 rented and owned homes in West Yorkshire

Newsome school children, Stirley Farm and Simon Armitage to appear on Sunday's BBC Countryfile

Pupils make soup out of organic vegetables grown at eco-farm for show which is touring West Yorkshire

Colourful visitor ruffles feathers in Beaumont Park

Mystery of vivid green parakeet

Survey: How do you rate Huddersfield Town's summer transfer window now?

PLUS: Our panel dissects Town's summer dealings and give their thoughts on how they fared

Huddersfield Town desperate to put record straight against Leeds United says Conor Coady

Conor Coady is desperate to make amends for Huddersfield Town's 3-0 defeat at Leeds United
The midfielder has painful memories of the match at Elland Road in September

Championship transfer gossip: Wigan close in on striker signing as Cardiff look set to miss out on Premier League stopper

Billy McKay is set to complete a move from Inverness Caledonian Thistle to Wigan Athletic
PLUS: Brighton fended off Bolton competition for Kayal and Fulham winger urges wantaway Ruiz to stay

Huddersfield Town's Scotland international defender Paul Dixon linked with possible return to Dundee United

The 28-year-old is out of contract in the summer

New Brough-Ellis Huddersfield Giants half-back combination progressing well

Head coach Paul Anderson has high hopes of his new Super League pairing

New toddler sessions launched at The Zone in Huddersfield

Toddlers session is being called Little Gs after Huddersfield Giants mascot Big G

Huddersfield Giants get early chance to test new Wigan Half-back combination

Warriors put faith in 20-year-old George Williams

Survey: How do you rate Huddersfield Town's summer transfer window now?

PLUS: Our panel dissects Town's summer dealings and give their thoughts on how they fared

Huddersfield RU delighted to have picked up a major RFU award

Lockwood Park's successful youth system gains official recognition

Royds Hall star Faraz Parvais unbeaten in Hudderfsield Badminton League clash

However his team are defeated by Fartown
Dara O'Briain is hitting the road

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

Irish comic heads to Yorkshire as part of first nationwide tour in three years

Huddersfield lovers wanted to cook up a storm for Couples Come Dine With Me

Couples Come Dine With Me
Apply to take part in the Channel 4 cooking contest - and relive shocking moments from the show

Review: Marriage of Figaro by Opera North just gets better and better

International cast gets witty interpretation across well

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

Mid Yorkshire chamber to sell Wakefield offices

Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce has put its Wakefield office on the market as it assesses its property holdings

Videos & Photos

Survey: How do you rate Huddersfield Town's summer transfer window now?

Rail bosses prepare for snow with timetable changes to routes across West Yorkshire

Tom Sykes makes most of track time in Jerez

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File photo dated 01/08/12 of a Tesco sign, as around 2,000 Tesco workers discovered their jobs were at risk today after the supermarket giant disclosed the locations of 43 store closures. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday January 28, 2015. Seven superstores and six Homeplus outlets are among the unprofitable shops identified for closure by new chief executive Dave Lewis. See PA story CITY Tesco. Photo credit should read: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

2,000 Tesco jobs at risk after supermarket giant announces 43 store closures

Seven superstores and six Homeplus outlets are among the unprofitable shops identified for closure

Coronation Street stars out in force for Anne Kirkbride's funeral

60-year-old actress, who starred in the ITV soap for 44 years, died last week

Jury fails to reach verdict over allegations of electoral fraud against former Ukip candidate

Ukip councillor Matthew Smith arrives at Norwich Crown Court in Norwich, Norfolk, where he was due to stand trial accused of offences linked to alleged electoral fraud
Matthew Smith was cleared of seven counts relating to forged signatures on nomination forms

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