WW2 flypast: Slaithwaite company hosts Battle of Britain commemoration

Spitfire and Hurricane
Fundraiser with live music hosted in aid of RAF Benevolent Fund

Christopher Day flooded his Dewsbury jail cell in frustration at being held there

The Paddock man stuffed food packaging down the toilet as he was held at Dewsbury Police Station

Kirklees College principal blasts PM for cuts in English as a second language courses

More cuts looming at Kirklees College

Will national company get round Kirklees Council's A-board rules?

Advertising company wants to update ad boards after strict controls were introduced

M62 shut after pile-up near Chain Bar

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Fire crews and paramedics at the scene

Huddersfield Leisure Centre proves a splash hit just two months after opening

Huddersfield Leisure Centre, two months on
So far 165,000 people have come through the doors

Concerns over supported living project in Huddersfield

Care Quality Commission inspectors issue Requires Improvement rating

What's on in the Kids' Zone at Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival?

What's on in the Kids' Zone?
Arts, crafts, magic and cooking fun for youngsters — check out the full line-up here

Manpower reveals wide pay gap in Yorkshire

The average full-time worker in Kirklees is paid £30,100, a survey by recruitment firm Manpower has revealed

Who's playing Festival at Dusk at Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival?

Here's the line-up so far

Ancient Honley beauty spot 'desecrated' by antisocial campers

Woodland spoiled by discarded beer cans and broken glass

Live Breaking News

  • A lorry and a car were involved in a collision on the M62 this morning.

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  • I've just had the details of an incident in Lockwood last night.

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  • Ever wondered what it's like to see the inner workings of a fire station? Well now you can.

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  • Just hearing unconfirmed reports about police activity at Lockwood last night. I will check it out now.

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  • Have you seen missing Halifax woman Jameilla Thomas?

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  • No major holds ups on the roads. Just one to be aware of if you are travelling in Wakefield. The traffic lights are not working on A653 Dewsbury Road at A6029 Rein Road / Syke Road (Bulls Head traffic lights). Approach with care.

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  • Good morning Huddersfield. Nothing significant to report from the fire stations this morning. I will check to see what it is happening on the roads now.

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  • Road: Heavy traffic on A58 Whitehall Road eastbound in Wyke from the B6379 to M62 / M606 Chain Bar.

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Top gardeners reap their awards across Kirklees

Classic cars in Elland - can you spot your grandad's old cruiser?

The animals of Emley Show

22 fantastic animal pictures from Emley Show 2015

Poppy installation WAVE set for Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Iconic Tower of London war poppies coming to Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Yorkshire Day 2015

Happy Yorkshire Day! Here's 10 reasons to celebrate living in God's Own County

First TransPennine Express aims to get greener

Rail operator First TransPennine Express has embarked on a year-long environmental improvement project

Top gardeners reap their awards across Kirklees

High praise from judges after gardens competition

Rugby league legends Neil Fox and Stevo launch exhibition at National Coal Mining museum

Three week display comes as sport prepares for 120th anniversary

Concerns over supported living project in Huddersfield

Care Quality Commission inspectors issue Requires Improvement rating

Frankie Bunn happy with latest Huddersfield Town Under 21 display but says there is more to come

The development side have won three of their four pre-season games

Huddersfield Town teams up with Leeds Bradford Airport

Town fans are set to benefit from a partnership deal between the club and Leeds Bradford Airport

Larrett Roebuck, one of the Huddersfield Town footballers to die during the Great War, to be remembered again

The full-back will be commemorated during Sky Sports News' 92Live day

We must improve our discipline out of possession says Huddersfield Town manager Chris Powell ahead of Hull City opener

With that base we can provide ammunition for our quality frontmen

Huddersfield Giants star Eorl Crabtree says pressure will be on in the Super 8s

Clubs playing catch-up have plenty to work for says prop forward

Huddersfield Giants pack star Eorl Crabtree sets his sights on semi-final finish to the Super 8s

Former England international plots route to Grand Final

Chris Bailey is setting his sights on a big Huddersfield Giants Super League finish

Fit-again Australian knows his side has what it takes to reach the Grand Final

Huddersfield club Storthes Hall pull out of West Riding County Amateur League

The demise of the 1999 Premier Division winners follows that of reigning champions Bay Athletic

Frankie Bunn happy with latest Huddersfield Town Under 21 display but says there is more to come

The development side have won three of their four pre-season games

Rugby league legends Neil Fox and Stevo launch exhibition at National Coal Mining museum

Three week display comes as sport prepares for 120th anniversary

Top gardeners reap their awards across Kirklees

High praise from judges after gardens competition

Doctor Who: See the latest picture from the new series and find out when it starts

See Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman in a new picture from series nine which is set to return in September

Rugby league legends Neil Fox and Stevo launch exhibition at National Coal Mining museum

Three week display comes as sport prepares for 120th anniversary

Huddersfield Town teams up with Leeds Bradford Airport

Town fans are set to benefit from a partnership deal between the club and Leeds Bradford Airport

Hystat secures investment for £500,000 expansion

Colne Valley firm Hystat is expanding its Slaithwaite site with funding from Lloyds Bank Commercial Finance

Glenbrae expands customer base

Knitwear brand Glenbrae, part of Spectrum Yarns at Slaithwaite, is extending its appeal beyond the traditional golf wear market\n\n

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Top gardeners reap their awards across Kirklees

Rugby league legends Neil Fox and Stevo launch exhibition at National Coal Mining museum

Larrett Roebuck, one of the Huddersfield Town footballers to die during the Great War, to be remembered again

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