Bricklayer Jonathan Clegg killed two pet snakes with eight-inch knife

The 30-year-old called police himself and was discovered still clutching the knife he'd used

Huddersfield firms supply golf's revered Green Jacket

The winner of the 2015 US Masters golf tournament at Augusta will be presented with a Green Jacket made of Huddersfield cloth

Pictures: Farm lets Twitter followers get up close and personal with 24-hour lambing

Robert Nicholson on the trials and tribulations of lambing season at Cannon Hall Farm

Man attacked in Slaithwaite pub with meat cleaver

West Yorkshire Police are investigating the Saturday night attack on a 28-year-old man

Police launch new tests to trap West Yorkshire's drug drivers

Fears as drivers are menace on the roads

Man assaulted after being threatened with a pitchfork and knives in Birkby

Police are investigating the robbery which happened on Saturday

The calm before the storm: amazing pictures of the M62 under construction 45 years ago

The construction of the M62
See the motorway take shape — and the building of Scammonden Bridge

Girls got brass: Huddersfield Tea & Tarts WI musical novices start up brass band to perform at Royal Albert Hall

They will head to the revered brass band venue in June to join in the WI centenary celebrations

Calderdale rail campaigners call for better services for Brighouse

Brighouse station
Plea for more Sunday services

Dream Homes: Buckfield House, Almondbury

In the latest in our Dream Homes series, we take a look at Buckfield House, Almondbury - on the market for £900,000.

Live Breaking News

  • Right, that's all from me for now, just popping out to cover some stories. Blogging king Nick Lavigueur will be taking over the reins

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  • NEWS: Just had an update from my colleague, Louise, who is working on the Lindley powercut story. Electricity will be off until at least 4pm today.

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  • NEWS: 40 homes were affected by a powercut in Lindley this morning. We are trying to find out whether the problem still persists

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  • TRAVEL: Lets'a have a look at how the roads and public transport are doing in the area.

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  • Weather update! It's snowing in Bradley, Huddersfield! It's also sunny. Very strange. Here's what our weather expert Paul Stevens had to say about it.

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  • Just had it confirmed from Northern Power Grid there are currently power cuts affecting Lindley area and surrounding parts of HD3.

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  • Hearing reports that the power cut is affecting Salendine Nook areas today. Still waiting on information from Northern Power Grid.

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  • NATIONAL: Police searching for missing 16-year-old Becky Watts have announced that they have found body parts.

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  • Calderdale Council is hosting a Safeguarding Week! Check out the information in their latest tweet.

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BuySell: The best of the bargains on sale in Huddersfield

Get ready for spring, real ale fans!

Huddersfield beer blog A Swift One explains why Spring offers a bevy of events for real ale fans

Credit card device called Raspberry Pi creating new programmer revolution in Huddersfield to help everyday people control anything from cars to robots

The three eras of Weller

As Paul Weller brings his tour to Halifax, we ask: which Weller was the best Weller?

John Smith at the Howard Assembly Room, Leeds

The construction of the M62

The calm before the storm: amazing pictures of the M62 under construction 45 years ago

See the motorway take shape — and the building of Scammonden Bridge

Calderdale rail campaigners call for better services for Brighouse

Brighouse station
Plea for more Sunday services

Number of registered voters in Huddersfield has fallen by nearly 4,000 in the past year

According to the figures the area has suffered one of biggest drops nationally

Girls got brass: Huddersfield Tea & Tarts WI musical novices start up brass band to perform at Royal Albert Hall

They will head to the revered brass band venue in June to join in the WI centenary celebrations
Bradley Orr's departure has freed up wages for Blackburn Rovers to strengthen elsewhere

Championship paper talk: Blackburn set to bolster squad after Orr departure as Nottingham Forest boss admits he missed out on Chris Wood

Check out a summary of the latest headlines from around the division

Former Huddersfield Town striker Tom Denton set for Wembley appearance

The tall frontman helped North Ferriby United reach the FA Trophy final

Huddersfield Town will bounce back at Brentford predicts Sean Scannell

The wideman says lessons are learned, victory is within grasp

Brentford v Huddersfield Town: Alex Pritchard v Jonathan Hogg and other key battles which could decide the midweek clash

The key contests which could decide Brentford v Huddersfield Town
The Terriers return to the capital just days after their 3-0 reverse at Chris Powell's former side Charlton Athletic looking to get their recent impressive away form back up and running
Huddersfield Giants Supporters Association (HGSA)

Huddersfield Giants Supporters Association column: Fartown's role in recruiting WWI soldiers

The latest Huddersfield Giants Supporters Association column is as follows

Huddersfield Giants Academy ready to bounce back

North East clash should bring victory after Hull FC loss

Huddersfield Giants forward Michael Lawrence says losing run has to end

Head coach Paul Anderson's team can't afford another slip against Windes
Bradley Orr's departure has freed up wages for Blackburn Rovers to strengthen elsewhere

Championship paper talk: Blackburn set to bolster squad after Orr departure as Nottingham Forest boss admits he missed out on Chris Wood

Check out a summary of the latest headlines from around the division

Brighouse Town Ladies eye cup-final appearance

Farsley stand between Rob Mitchell's side and the showpiece match

Former Huddersfield Town striker Tom Denton set for Wembley appearance

The tall frontman helped North Ferriby United reach the FA Trophy final

Girls got brass: Huddersfield Tea & Tarts WI musical novices start up brass band to perform at Royal Albert Hall

They will head to the revered brass band venue in June to join in the WI centenary celebrations

When is Easter 2015? Pop this year's Bank Holiday dates in your diary

Easter Bunny Anne Blackburn (of Friends of Beaumont Park) pictured with Evie Godfrey, 6 and Josie Beckwith, 5
The long Easter weekend is just around the corner

Mrs Sunderland Festival organisers plea for musicians' ideas to make event 'bigger and better' next year

The call comes after small audience numbers at many events and the forced cancellation of new battle of the bands category

First Choice Recruitment lands business award

A recruitment company with offices at three sites in West Yorkshire was named Business of the Month by law firm Eaton Smith

The government's Vacant Building Credit has come under fire, says Martin Thompson, of Armitage Sykes

The government's Vacant Building Credit has come under fire, says Martin Thompson, of Armitage Sykes

Amanda Vigar, of V&A Bell Brown, asks why some businesses promote their services - then fail to reply to enquiries

Amanda Vigar
The statement is there on the advert and so the customer rings and leaves messages, sends e-mails to the address on the website…. waits…..waits…... and hears absolutely nothing!

Videos & Photos

The construction of the M62

The calm before the storm: amazing pictures of the M62 under construction 45 years ago

Girls got brass: Huddersfield Tea & Tarts WI musical novices start up brass band to perform at Royal Albert Hall

Yorkshire Jets in hot Superleague form in Huddersfield

Social



Footballer Adam Johnson on bail after being arrested on suspicion of sexual activity with a girl under 16

Sunderland and England player has been suspended by the club after being questioned by police on Monday

Celebrity Big Brother receives nearly three thousands complaints but Ofcom not investigating

Channel 5 show will not be investigated even though it had 2,736 complaints including 715 about Perez Hilton's behaviour

Family said they were "prepared for the worst" as searches resume for the missing 16-year-old

16-year-old Rebecca Watts, known as Becky, was last seen at her house in Crown Hill in St George, Bristol, on the morning of February 19

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