The A637 road from Bretton, scene of fatal accident

Biker killed in collision with tractor trailer near Yorkshire Sculpture Park at Bretton

Police are appealing for witnesses following the fatal road collision last night

Tragedy of grieving dad who shot himself at son's grave then begged paramedics not to help him, inquest told

Allen Hinchliffe, 52, died in hospital weeks after shooting himself twice in the abdomen at the grave of his 20-year-old son Ben, who had died six months earlier in a road accident

Troubled Holywell Green hotel The Rock Inn remains closed - with answerphone message blaming owners Enterprise Inns

Hotel was supposed to reopen on September 10

Match Report: Huddersfield Town 0-0 Wigan Athletic

Chris Powell is still waiting for his first three points as Huddersfield Town manager following the 0-0 draw with Wigan Athletic
The Terriers were unable to break down a resolute Latics outfit and move into the bottom three as a result

Kirklees' social workers leaving to join Calderdale service after 'golden handcuff' incentive

cash, money
Kirklees has seen some staff leave to work for Calderdale after financial incentive was introduced

Kirklees Council's £9.2m solar panel plan for 2,000 council homes up for decision next week

Solar panels on homes in Croftlands, Newsome, Huddersfield.
2,000 homes will be fitted with solar panels - Kirklees stands to recoup £14m in feed-in-tarrifs

British Town Crier Championships to take place in Huddersfield on September 27

Huddersfield Town Crier Vic Watson in his new turquoise outfit in St. George's Square, Huddersfield.
Huddersfield's crier, Vic Watson, is behind the event

LOOK: See 1980s Huddersfield from above - can you help us put names to some areas?

Look at our town from the air in 1986 - but can you identify some of the roads we can't place

Newsome wrecking spree leaves eight car windows smashed

Police are appealing for information
Police have appealed for witnesses to the wrecking spree in Damside Road

Huddersfield Giants will be with out Danny Brough at Wigan Warriors

Injury forced Brough to sit out Friday’s thrilling 17-16 home victory over newly-crowned minor champions St Helens

Marsden scout Fiona Hodgson to organise gruelling Utterley Butterley reservoir fell race for 2015 World Scout Jamboree

Fiona Hodgson, 13, and Abby McLaughlin, 14, are going to the World Scout Jamboree 2015 in Japan.
Fiona, 13, must raise £3,400 to go on the trip of a lifetime in Japan, which will bring together scouts and guides from across the world

Live Breaking News

  • TRAVEL: A warning of delays on the M62. One lane blocked Westbound between junction 32 (Pontefract) and 31 (Castleford) because of a broken down vehicle.

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  • NEWS: Here's the link to the story about the motorcyclist killed near Bretton last night. Click here.

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  • BREAKING NEWS: A motorcyclist died after hitting a trailer being pulled by a tractor near Bretton.

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  • WEATHER: Just had the latest Twitter bulletin from our weather expert Paul Stevens @Huddsweatherman.

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  • NEWS: Kirklees is struggling to recruit social workers - with many leaving for a better financial package offered by neighbouring Calderdale.

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  • NEWS: Holmfirth cyclist Nathan Clegg has won a public vote to be part of a charity triathlon event involving the Yorkshire Olympians the Brownlee brothers.

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  • NEWS: Here's the link to the story about the damage to eight parked cars in Newsome. Click here.

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  • TRAVEL: All seems fairly normal on the roads this morning with congestion in the usual places. Cooper Bridge is reported to be quite busy and stop-start out towards M62 junction 25 at Brighouse.

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  • NEWS: Police in Huddersfield are appealing for information after eight cars were damaged in one street.

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  • Good morning. Martin here. Let's see what's happening.

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  • Weather: Cloudy but dry day today.

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Mark Watson

Mock the Week comic Mark Watson brings Flaws show to Leeds City Varieties

LOOK: See 1980s Huddersfield from above - can you help us put names to some areas?

How we used to live: snapshots of Sixties Huddersfield show lost places in town

Seonaid Matheson and her daughter Ruby Paechter get stuck in at Huddersfield Town Hall

First ever Great Northern Ukulele Festival in Huddersfield strikes the right chord

Jessica Gunning attending the premiere of new film Pride in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday 2 September, 2014. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire

Watch: Former Holmfirth High pupil Jessica Gunning stars in smash hit movie Pride

The A637 road from Bretton, scene of fatal accident

Biker killed in collision with tractor trailer near Yorkshire Sculpture Park at Bretton

Police are appealing for witnesses following the fatal road collision last night

Kirklees Council gets £826k boost by selling vacant buildings and land

Slaithwaite Library.
Auction saw some Kirklees Council lots sell way above guide price

Newsome wrecking spree leaves eight car windows smashed

Police are appealing for information
Police have appealed for witnesses to the wrecking spree in Damside Road

Kirklees' social workers leaving to join Calderdale service after 'golden handcuff' incentive

cash, money
Kirklees has seen some staff leave to work for Calderdale after financial incentive was introduced

In pictures: Huddersfield Town 0-0 Wigan Athletic

Have a look through events at the John Smith's Stadium as Chris Powell secured his first point as Town manager

Player Ratings: Huddersfield Town 0-0 Wigan Athletic

Huddersfield Town could not break down a resolute Wigan Athletic side in the 0-0 stalemate
Marks for Huddersfield Town players after being held to a stalemate by a resolute Latics outfit as Chris Powell picked up his first point

Huddersfield Town manager Chris Powell set for loan market raid to find James Vaughan deputy

Huddersfield Town struggled for invention in attack during the 0-0 draw with Wigan Athletic
The Terriers manager saw his side fire blanks against Wigan Athletic in a 0-0 stalemate on Tuesday night

Match Report: Huddersfield Town 0-0 Wigan Athletic

Chris Powell is still waiting for his first three points as Huddersfield Town manager following the 0-0 draw with Wigan Athletic
The Terriers were unable to break down a resolute Latics outfit and move into the bottom three as a result
Huddersfield Giants crest

Pete Barrow: Huddersfield Giants fans have reason to believe

While I know that Mr Anderson would probably disagree with the following observation, but in finishing third this season his side arguably have more impetus and potential then the team who lifted some silverware at the John Smith’s Stadium last September

The win not the manner of victory is all that matters in the play-offs says Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson

A play-off trip to Wigan hold no fear for the in-form Giants

Huddersfield Giants will be with out Danny Brough at Wigan Warriors

Injury forced Brough to sit out Friday’s thrilling 17-16 home victory over newly-crowned minor champions St Helens
Tyrone Nurse wins Vs Danny Little

Tyrone Nurse to fight Derby's Dave Ryan for Commonwealth title at Leeds Arena

It's an unexpected development for Huddersfield's mandatory British title challenger, who had expected to face an African or Australian in the first of two championship bouts in as many months

Underbank Rangers score 122 as Peterlee Pumas are annihilated

The home side ran riot to score a total of 21 tries and 19 conversions in the most one-sided contest of the season, writes Joe Link

In pictures: Huddersfield Town 0-0 Wigan Athletic

Have a look through events at the John Smith's Stadium as Chris Powell secured his first point as Town manager
You're only a Fresher once - enjoy it!

How to survive Fresher's Week 2014

Fresher's flu, hangovers, flatmate wars - follow our guide to get through Fresher's Week in one piece

From Tamagotchis to Trolls, Beanie Babies to Baby G watches - here's 53 childhood crazes you're sure to remember

How many of these childhood fads do you remember?
How many of these playground sensations to you remember?

Make some noise and join the fun at Marsden Jazz Festival 2014

Join Marsden Jazz Festival's Street Music Parade on October 11
Street music workshops and an interactive tale about a duck who can roar on offer this year
Stephen Waud, fund director of the Business Enterprise Fund, which provides loans to Yorhsire SMEs

Business Enterprise Fund secures £2m boost

A fund providing Yorkshire SMEs with finance has agreed a £2m boost from the European Investment Fund

Ferno UK opens customer experience centre

Pictured at the ribbon cutting as Ferno officially opens its new customer experience centre are (from left) Elroy Bourgraf, founder and chairman of Ferno; Kirklees mayor Clr Ken Smith; Jon Ellis, managing director, Ferno UK; Joe Bourgraf, president and chief executive officer of Ferno; Kirklees mayoress Clr Christine Smith; and Mike Wood, MP for Batley & Spen
VIPs from the USA attended the official opening of a new centre for Ferno UK to show off its innovative products

Business profile: Coffeevolution's Jeremy Perkins

Jeremy Perkins of Coffeevolution, Church Street, Huddersfield
Jeremy Perkins, founder of Coffeevolution, has joined forces with his brother James to set up coffee roasting company Bean Brothers

Videos & Photos

Underbank Rangers score 122 as Peterlee Pumas are annihilated

Huddersfield Giants will be with out Danny Brough at Wigan Warriors

Huddersfield Town Crier Vic Watson in his new turquoise outfit in St. George's Square, Huddersfield.

British Town Crier Championships to take place in Huddersfield on September 27

Manchester Dogs' Home fire appeal boosted by Coronation Street stars

Cast and crew members brought their pets to ITV’s Salford Quays studio to raise money and awareness after at least 43 animals died in a suspected arson attack  at the Harpurhey rehoming centre

South Yorkshire's police chief Shaun Wright quits over Rotherham sex abuse scandal

South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Shaun Wright
Mr Wright, who was councillor responsible for children's services in Rotherham between 2005 and 2010, had until now resisted mounting calls to resign

WATCH: CCTV released of suspects after man dies from one punch after night out in Manchester - can you help?

Mike Carter and the two men police would like to speak to
Manchester United supporter, Michael Carter, 49, from Salford, died several days after the assault in Manchester city centre

Journalists

Doug Thomson
Huddersfield Town correspondent
Chris Roberts
Huddersfield Giants correspondent
Louise Cooper
Crime correspondent
Nick Lavigueur
Health Correspondent
Joanne Douglas
Local Government Correspondent
Linda Whitwam
Education Correspondent
Henryk Zientek
Business Correspondent
Val Javin
Features Editor
Martin Shaw
Mirfield Correspondent