Brighouse Bandmaster Stuart Lingard charged with child sex offences

Stuart Lingard
Lingard. 38, charged with five counts of sexual activity with a child

Old, rattling Pacer trains will go, government promises Huddersfield commuters

List of proposals the franchises for Northern Rail and TransPennine services must meet

Huddersfield GPs win £10,000 prize for innovative patient-alert system

Dr Steve Ollerton
'Red Button' feedback monitoring system wins NHS Challenge award

Mansoor Akhtar from Huddersfield among 25 men facing catalogue of sex offences who will go on trial next year

English Defence league staged protest at Leeds Crown Court hearing

Developer at Clayton Fields, Huddersfield, threatens to build under 1967 planning ruling

Clayton Fields in Birkby
'I'm getting a feeling Kirklees is being pushed around by this applicant' top councillor says in 1967 planning wrangle

Fox's Biscuits to axe up to 80 jobs

Fox's Biscuits has announced up to 80 redundancies at the firm's Batley headquarters

Recap: Huddersfield Town manager Chris Powell's pre-match press conference ahead of his return to Charlton Athletic

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Tom Marshall-Bailey brought you live updates from PPG Canalside as the manager and Tommy Smith faced the media

Huddersfield fundraisers gear up for Examiner Charity Challenge

Charity Challenge 2014
Blind walker Roy Waite is up for his 25th fundraising effort in the 26th Charity Challenge event

Former Dalton pub The Jolly Sailor will become an education centre

Jolly Sailor pub at junction of Broad Lane and Hill Top Road, Dalton, Huddersfield.
A dozen youngsters will have lessons there

Missing Honley Fairtrade banana found in the river!

The flighty fruit had been put up to promote Fairtrade Fortnight

Live Breaking News

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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

Mothers Day DIY gift ideas

Mother's Day: 10 easy DIY gift ideas to treat your mum

Huddersfield markets over the years

Market memories: 21 pictures of Huddersfield's markets from years gone by

Caught on Camera 27-02-15

Caught on Camera: can you put names to faces on CCTV pictures released by West Yorkshire Police?

Images may be of both potential suspects or witnesses

Old, rattling Pacer trains will go, government promises Huddersfield commuters

List of proposals the franchises for Northern Rail and TransPennine services must meet

Former Dalton pub The Jolly Sailor will become an education centre

Jolly Sailor pub at junction of Broad Lane and Hill Top Road, Dalton, Huddersfield.
A dozen youngsters will have lessons there

Brighouse Bandmaster Stuart Lingard charged with child sex offences

Stuart Lingard
Lingard. 38, charged with five counts of sexual activity with a child
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Recap: Huddersfield Town manager Chris Powell's pre-match press conference ahead of his return to Charlton Athletic

Tom Marshall-Bailey brought you live updates from PPG Canalside as the manager and Tommy Smith faced the media

Charlton Athletic v Huddersfield Town team selector: Who makes your starting XI for the weekend trip to The Valley?

Choose your Huddersfield Town starting XI to face the Addicks as Chris Powell returns to his former stomping ground for the first time

Huddersfield Town's David Edgar ready to turn draws into wins

David Edgar is hoping for third time lucky after drawing 1-1 at Charlton and Brentford with Birmingham
The versatile Canadian has already played at Charlton Athletic and Brentford this season

Alex Smithies' new Huddersfield Town deal just reward for marked improvement

A man-of-the-match performance at Bournemouth has been the making of Alex Smithies
The Town No.1 has had to endure some difficult spells so far in 2014/2015 but has weathered them to deservedly cement his position

Huddersfield Giants Academy Under 19s in Hull fixture switch

Waterlogged pitch causes Laund Hill postponement

Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson confident tide will turn

Giants go so close to first win of the season at Leeds

Huddersfield Giants denied a breakthrough after 28-24 defeat to Leeds Rhinos

Late Leeds try leaves Paul Anderson's team still seeking first win
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Recap: Huddersfield Town manager Chris Powell's pre-match press conference ahead of his return to Charlton Athletic

Tom Marshall-Bailey brought you live updates from PPG Canalside as the manager and Tommy Smith faced the media

Dale Tempest column: FIFA's Qatar stance has no resemblance to initial bid

Qatar's winter World Cup was not what was offered

Charlton Athletic v Huddersfield Town team selector: Who makes your starting XI for the weekend trip to The Valley?

Choose your Huddersfield Town starting XI to face the Addicks as Chris Powell returns to his former stomping ground for the first time

Restaurant Review: Duck and Spoon in Golcar

Diner of the Colne Valley have bemoaned the lack of a top class restaurant since the closure of the Weaver’s Shed in spring 2013

Celebrating the life and work of Maya Angelou

An event celebrating the life of Maya Angelou, once described as 'phenomenal' by Barack Obama, is part of Huddersfield Literature Festival.

It's Macbeth, but perhaps not as you know it

Tara Arts brings Macbeth into the modern day to depict the power struggles within an Asian family.
Karen Wynard

Parents should weigh up the options when it comes to savings for their children, says Karen Wynard, of Eastwood Financial Services Ltd

Parents should weigh up the options when it comes to savings for their children, says Karen Wynard, of Eastwood Financial Services Ltd

Camira counts sheep for Chinese New Year

Textile firm Camira has provided upholstery fabric to fit out a Chinese teahouse in London for the Chinese Year of the Sheep

Asparagus Green serves up meals at leading museum

Anthony Hegney has set up contract catering firm Asparagus Green and is already serving up fare at the National Mining Museum

Videos & Photos

Charity Challenge 2014

Huddersfield fundraisers gear up for Examiner Charity Challenge

Revealed: How Huddersfield Town fans rated the players in the 3-0 win over Reading

WATCH: Video highlights from Huddersfield Town's 3-0 win over Reading

Social



Madonna and Kanye West make the headlines for the wrong reasons at the 2015 Brit Awards

Golden boys of British pop Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith shared the honours on what was a muted night - literally in the case of Kanye West - at the Brit Awards.

HSBC boss apologises to MPs for 'unacceptable practices'

HSBC chief executive Stuart Gulliver answer questions in front of the Treasury Select Committee at the House of Commons, London over allegations that the bank's Swiss branch helped wealthy customers dodge tax
Chief executive Stuart Gulliver said practices at bank's Swiss subsidiary had caused "damage to trust and confidence" in company

Sammy Lee and other senior football figures have appeared in court in Newcastle

Sammy Lee and others have appeared in court to face perjury charges

Sam Smith hoping to repeat Grammys success at Brits Awards

22-year-old Sam Smith in the running for five Brits including best male, best album and best newcomer at the bash

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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