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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

  • P4P5: Huddersfield Town's Pedal4Pounds5 bike riders soak up the sun at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium before the start of their marathon ride. Made very welcome by their hosts.

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  • P4P5: I can confirm the cyclists for Pedal for Pounds have arrived in London. It's only 230 miles home. By bike. Some of the riders have been looking around the Emirates Stadium, home to Arsenal FC, of course. They are due to set off from there at 12.30pm. The nerves must be kicking in now.

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  • BREAKING NEWS: Two men have been arrested on suspicion of supplying drugs after the body of a 41-year-old man was found at a house in Hanging Heaton, Batley.

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  • P4P5: The bikes are waiting to be unwrapped for Huddersfield Town's Pedal for Pounds ride! Are you nearly there yet? Soon be time to saddle up, guys and gals.

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  • P4P5: Some anxious faces from Pedal4Pounds Team Turquoise on the way to the Big Smoke. I'm sure it's just for effect. They are not really that worried...obviously! Good luck, Team Turquoise!

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  • TWITTER: Here's the Pedal for Pounds 'green' team on the coach London-bound. Good luck to Jonathan Wilkinson and friends. "It's getting very real," he says. Kick-off is 12.30pm.

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  • NEWS: Police are appealing for information over an armed robbery at the One Stop shop in Almondbury.

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  • NEWS: A Huddersfield man saved the life of a lamb in a dramatic water rescue at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

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  • NEWS: I've just written a story about the Pedal for Pounds riders getting ready for the start later today. It should go on the website shortly.

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  • NEWS: Just heard from my pal Derek Highe who's doing his third Pedal for Pounds ride. He's Tweeted this picture of the sunrise in London. Come on, Derek, the sun's also shining up here, too!

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  • NEWS: Happy St George's Day to you! What do you mean you didn't realise it was today?

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Police in Huddersfield town centre

Hammer wielding robber threatened female assistant at bookmakers in Almondbury

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

Kirklees Council dissolves its own letting company

Kirklees Council
Company owned two industrial estates which will be transferred back to authority

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

Now we can enjoy the last two matches says Huddersfield Town goal hero Adam Clayton

It's taken too long, but nice to have safety signed, sealed and delivered
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

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

Darren Lindley retains singles title in Huddersfield Table Tennis League Closed Championships

Huddersfield closed Table Tennis champs Darren Lindley
Tim Dyson defeated at Almondbury Sports Centre in repeat of previous year's final
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

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

Baxter Caulfield urges fims to tighten up sickness and absence procedures

Changes to sick pay regulations could catch some SMEs on the hop, according to lawyer Hilary Garnett, of Baxter Caulfield

Videos & Photos

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

Jebel Ceesey try seals victory in Holliday Cup final for Newsome Panthers against St Joseph's

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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