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Hammer wielding robber threatened female assistant at bookmakers in Almondbury

Police in Huddersfield town centre

Police called to Northgate last night to armed robbery at Jack Pearsons Bookmakers

Huddersfield Town's Pedal for Pounds cyclists gear up for big ride

Cyclists due to leave Arsenal's Emirates Stadium at 12.30pm

Man's body found at town centre flat in Brighouse but death not thought to be suspicious

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Police confirm a man in his 40s has died and are not treating the death as suspicious

VIDEO - Huddersfield man rescues stricken lamb from flooded river at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Corey Mason and the lamb he rescued from the river at Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Dramatic online footage of lamb rescue at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Union anger after Yorkshire Ambulance Service breaks rest period promise

West Yorkshire Ambulance Service
Patient safety risk claim as paramedics go over eight hours without a rest

Huddersfield bus driver who survived metal railing through his leg in horror accident to appear on BBC show

Huddersfield man's amazing escape from horror bus crash

Live Breaking News

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  • TRAVEL: One lane closed due to junction improvements on A629 Halifax Road in both directions at A643 Lindley Moor Road (Ainley Top Roundabout).
    Various restrictions are in place on the roundabout. Some overnight closures are also scheduled during May.

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  • NEWS: Huddersfield Chess team play their last match in the premiership of Yorkshire chess, (the Woodhouse Cup), against Calderdale on Saturday afternoon at Lindley Liberal Club.

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  • NEWS: Kirklees planners have rejected proposals to turn the former municipal loos next door to the Grade II listed Croppers pub on Westbourne Road, Marsh, claiming the development "would constitute an overdevelopment of the site which would fail to respect the pattern of development in the area."

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Meltham runner Penny Ditchfield wins women's race at World Coal Carrying Championships

Meltham Athletic Club women's captain makes it second time lucky in Gawthorpe tradition

Hammer wielding robber threatened female assistant at bookmakers in Almondbury

Police in Huddersfield town centre
Police called to Northgate last night to armed robbery at Jack Pearsons Bookmakers

Huddersfield Town's Pedal for Pounds cyclists gear up for big ride

Cyclists due to leave Arsenal's Emirates Stadium at 12.30pm

As Kirklees Council looks to devolve money and power to the communities - we ask experts for their view

Marsden Mechanics Hall
Community, politics expert and Area Committee chair of what Kirklees can do to devolve power

Yeovil v Huddersfield Town: your player ratings

What did the fans make of the win at Yeovil? Read below to find out

Huddersfield Town's Pedal for Pounds cyclists gear up for big ride

Cyclists due to leave Arsenal's Emirates Stadium at 12.30pm

Huddersfield Town boss Mark Robins aims to add proven experience to squad this summer

Grimbsby Town v Huddersfield Town, FA Cup 3rd round. Mark Robins.
The boss aims to combine new signings and promotion from within

Yeovil 1 Huddersfield Town 2: Examiner match report

Adam Clayton grabs last-gasp winner at Yeovil to guarantee Championship football for Huddersfield Town next season
Huddersfield Giants' Head Coach Paul Anderson

Huddersfield Giants to benefit from weekend break

Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson believes his side's enforced break could have come at the right time.\n

Huddersfield Giants 36 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 16: Examiner match report

Celebration after Jason Chan's try.
Plenty to spare in first home win of season

Ukuma Ta'ai earns praise from Huddersfield Giants coach

Giants coach Paul Anderson is hoping Ukuma Ta'ai can build on his recent Giants displays

Yeovil v Huddersfield Town: your player ratings

What did the fans make of the win at Yeovil? Read below to find out

Huddersfield Town's Pedal for Pounds cyclists gear up for big ride

Cyclists due to leave Arsenal's Emirates Stadium at 12.30pm

Huddersfield Town boss Mark Robins aims to add proven experience to squad this summer

Grimbsby Town v Huddersfield Town, FA Cup 3rd round. Mark Robins.
The boss aims to combine new signings and promotion from within
Teenstar role for Kayla Agostini

Talented teen singer Kayla Agostini aims for the stars after being picked for semi final of national contest

Kayla, 13, will next compete at Huddersfield Town Hall next month to be in with a chance of winning £5000 and a festival slot

Ancient Japanese art of taiko drumming comes to Huddersfield

Taiko drumming is an ancient Japanese artform, performed here by a member of Mugenkyo
The art of taiko drumming will fill the Lawrence Batley Theatre with its thunderous rhythms

Musician once the youngest to play with Brighouse and Rastrick Band at Royal Albert Hall tells tales of a life of brass banding

David Horsfield of Brighouse, photo by Steven Lord of Harrison Lord Gallery.
David Horsfield lifts the lid on his time in the West Yorkshire brass banding scene
Dean and Janet Hoyle

Card Factory formerly owned by Huddersfield Town chairman Dean Hoyle set to float on the stock exchange

The greetings card retailer founded by Huddersfield Town chairman Dean Hoyle is to list on the stock exchange

Halifax Fan Company notches up 50 years of success

A large centrifugal fan supplied by Brighouse-based Halifax Fan to a steel works in Redcar
Investment in tooling, training and a factory in China has helped Brighouse firm Halifax Fan Company become a global leader in its industry

Karen Wynard, of Eastwood Financial Service Ltd,on the facts behind the changes in ISAs

Karen Wynard
Karen Wynard, of Eastwood Financial Service Ltd, explalnis what to look out for as ISAs become NISAs

Videos & Photos

Meltham runner Penny Ditchfield wins women's race at World Coal Carrying Championships

Huddersfield man among snow-kite adventurers who abort fundraising expedition because of illness

Corey Mason and the lamb he rescued from the river at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

VIDEO - Huddersfield man rescues stricken lamb from flooded river at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

David Moyes sacked by Manchester United: Fans angry at 'PR shambles'

Scot's nine-month reign as Alex Ferguson's successor confirmed following season of woe

Pistorius trial to take a further break until early May

Oscar Pistorius arrives at the high court in Pretoria
Judge Thokozile Masipa approves request from chief prosecutor, which was supported by the defence

Oscar Pistorius takes stand to give evidence in murder trial

Oscar Pistorius weeps as he listens to evidence by a pathologist in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, April 7, 2014.
Olympic athlete apologises to family of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

Web tv: Book break 3 - three new debut talented authors share their experiences

Clare Donoghue, Liz de Jager and Matt Cain
Log on during your lunch hour for the third of ten monthly shows where author Alexandra Heminsley is joined by Clare Donoghue, Liz de Jager and Matt Cain who will be sharing their debut novel experiences

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