Fire at Peridot Fold, Fartown

Firefighters rescue two men after Fartown arson attack

The two residents rang 999 just before 5am this morning after a smoke alarm alerted them to a fire near the front door of their first floor flat in Peridot Fold

Video gamer Matthew Kenyon secures £35k Kickstarter cash to publish new book Every Day is Play

Matthew Kenyon, a committed gamer and graphic designer from Clayton West, who has published a new book Every Day is Play
Atari founder Nolan Bushnell writes foreword

Pennine Sailing Club holds world record race in memory of sailing champion Andrew 'Bart' Simpson

Bart's Bash saw over 10,000 sailors compete at sailing clubs across the world

Huddersfield Town boss wants 'two or three' loan players to get squad going in wake of Leeds United result

Leeds United (3) v Huddersfield Town (0) - Chris Powell
The new manager cut a frustrated figure after a 3-0 derby defeat at Leeds United left his side in the Championship relegation zone

Police called after elderly woman found dead in Dewsbury

Woman collapsed outside her own home

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  • TRAVEL: A629 Wakefield Road busy but moving between Southgate (Shorehead Roundabout) and B6432 Firth Street (New Wharf Traffic lights).

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  • NEWS: Happy birthday to Lindley Infant School which is celebrating its 60th birthday.

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  • I'm leaving the office now to interview Anton McGrath, principal of Greenhead College, who is keen to get the message out there that Greenhead is INclusive, not EXclusive.

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  • HTAFC: Huddersfield Town boss Chris Powell wants 'two or three' loan players to get his squad going in the wake of the Leeds United 0-3 defeat.

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  • NEWS UPDATE: Two men trapped in their blazing home have been rescued by firefighters following an arson attack.

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  • Kirklees Council spends over a quarter of a million pounds on translation fees every year.

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  • It was poignant, emotional and a tribute to a life cut tragically short.

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  • ailing enthusiasts from Pennine Sailing Club, at Winscar Reservoir, Dunford Bridge,took to the water as part of a world record attempt in memory of an Olympic sailing champion Andrew 'Bart' Simpson.

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  • WEATHER: Dry and sunny for Huddersfield this week. What a welcome change after all the murky mist and fog of the last fortnight.

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  • The fight to save Huddersfield’s free town centre bus is well under way. And ideas which could help include a social enterprise, encouraging businesses to chip in and a donation box.

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Fire at Peridot Fold, Fartown

Firefighters rescue two men after Fartown arson attack

The two residents rang 999 just before 5am this morning after a smoke alarm alerted them to a fire near the front door of their first floor flat in Peridot Fold

Isaac Nash memorial service: 'Our grief is tremendous but our love is bigger' say family of boy swept out to sea

Dad's emotional tribute to 12-year-old lost at sea off Anglesey

Three-year-old Huddersfield boy bitten by pitbull-type dog

Elmwood Close, Highfields, Huddersfield
Police seize dog and arrest a 21-year-old man under Dangerous Dogs Act

Campaign to save Huddersfield's free town bus starts to motor

Huddersfield free town bus in front of Huddersfield station
Social enterprise, donation box or retailer funding being explored

Huddersfield Town Under 21s head for Ipswich Town

Frankie Bunn's side are chasing a first win in three

Huddersfield Town boss wants 'two or three' loan players to get squad going in wake of Leeds United result

Leeds United (3) v Huddersfield Town (0) - Chris Powell
The new manager cut a frustrated figure after a 3-0 derby defeat at Leeds United left his side in the Championship relegation zone

Huddersfield Town dressing room dissection of Leeds United defeat by boss with squad after final whistle

Leeds United (3) v Huddersfield Town (0) - Harry Bunn shot.
The praise of his manager was no consolation for Harry Bunn after the pain of the Elland Road setback

Huddersfield Town legend Andy Booth: get ready to savour some great sport

An abseiler works on hanging a drape with a Ryder Cup logo on the side of a spectator grandstand in preparation for the start of the Ryder Cup golf tournament in Gleneagles
Europe are the firm favourites in the golf, especially with home advantage, but the USA will make life tough up at Gleneagles
Catalans Dragons coach Laurent Frayssinous

Catalan Dragons fear a Huddersfield Giants backlash in their play-off clash

Catalan will head to Huddersfield full of confidence after their stunning win at Leeds Rhinos

Huddersfield Giants won't have to wait long for Clubcall decision if they beat Catalan Dragons

Huddersfield Giants crest
Super League chiefs have announced minor champions St Helens will choose from the winners of the two preliminary semi-finals, Castleford Tigers v Warrington Wolves and Huddersfield v Catalan, when they make the ClubCall pick live on Sky Sports

Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson lays down gauntlet to squad ahead of Catalan contest

Huddersfield Giants' Head Coach Paul Anderson
Huddersfield will host the French side after their shock 24-20 triumph at Leeds Rhinos on Saturday

Huddersfield Town Under 21s head for Ipswich Town

Frankie Bunn's side are chasing a first win in three

Huddersfield Town boss wants 'two or three' loan players to get squad going in wake of Leeds United result

Leeds United (3) v Huddersfield Town (0) - Chris Powell
The new manager cut a frustrated figure after a 3-0 derby defeat at Leeds United left his side in the Championship relegation zone

Late setback for Huddersfield RU as they are beaten at Luctonians

Joel Hinchliffe in action for Huddersfield RU
Lockwood Park outfit still seeking their first win of the new National II north campaign
Mr Shiraz. From left to right: Iain Greaves, Victoria Black, Steven Blackham, Tim Patterson and Mikey Baird.

Mr Shiraz raise a glass to a 'phenomenal' year

This last year has certainly been one to remember for the Huddersfield ‘northern groove-punk’ outfit, who have re-stoked their fire after a line-up change with new records, high profile gigs and winning their first major award

Pictured: Huddersfield through the years

Harold Blackburn's Daisies on the Piazza
The 20 works, all from the Kirklees collection, show an evolving town as well as depictions of buildings long gone from the local scene

Stephen Jackson's recipe for artichoke, olive and three-cheese calzone

Stephen Jackson's artichoke, olive & three-cheese calzone
Stephen is co-owner and chef at T&Cake Cafe, Almondbury
Innovation Centre Managing Director Patrick Allen (left) with Graham Leslie

Graham Leslie leads Masters of Growth debate

Kirklees Business Week kicks-off with The Great Kirkeles Economic Debate featuring serial entrepreneur Graham Leslie

Jo Haigh named NED at Acuity Associates

Jo Haigh, who has been appointed non-executive director at Acuity Associates
Denby Dale businesswoman Jo Haigh has joined the board of London-based Acuity Associates

Rixonway staff celebrate 1,366 years of service

Rixonway's long-standing employees(from left) Nick Greenall, Alan Battye, Richard, Nigel and Clive Whitehouse, Bob Matcham and Russell Townsend
Dewsbury-based kitchens manufacturer Rixonway has some of the longest-serving staff of any employer in Kirklees

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Leeds United (3) v Huddersfield Town (0) - Chris Powell

Huddersfield Town boss wants 'two or three' loan players to get squad going in wake of Leeds United result

Isaac Nash memorial service: 'Our grief is tremendous but our love is bigger' say family of boy swept out to sea

Elmwood Close, Highfields, Huddersfield

Three-year-old Huddersfield boy bitten by pitbull-type dog

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