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Drivers have a 'mare on the M62 after runaway horse leaps onto motorway

Large queues were caused in between junction 26 and 28 when the daredevil animal, pictured by Olivia Wynn, broke through a fence near to Tingley

Riders get into gear for day two of Pedal4Pounds challenge

Pedal4Pounds 2014: Cyclists set off on day two of the charity challenge
Cyclists embarked on 70-mile Cambridge-Leicester leg today

Spanish nurses could be part of million pound recruitment drive underway in Dewsbury

Dewsbury District Hospital
Dewsbury Hospital chiefs bid to boost staff levels

Police respond to armed robbery at HSBC Denby Dale

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Two masked men smashed front window with hammers at the bank in Wakefield Road

Brothers jailed over £50m heroin smuggling racket in Batley

Leeds Crown Court
Brothers jailed over £50m Batley heroin smuggling racket

Milnsbridge firm Lexcast Ltd closing with loss of almost 20 jobs

Lexcast Polymers at Ashbrow Mills in Huddersfield.
A company supplying cast acryilic sheets for the bathroom industry is closing its Huddersfield factory

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Drivers have a 'mare on the M62 after runaway horse leaps onto motorway

Large queues were caused in between junction 26 and 28 when the daredevil animal, pictured by Olivia Wynn, broke through a fence near to Tingley

Britain's most famous circus Billy Smart's comes to Holmfirth

Circus founded by big top legend Billy Smart Jr will perform at Holmfirth Cattle Market

Riders get into gear for day two of Pedal4Pounds challenge

Pedal4Pounds 2014: Cyclists set off on day two of the charity challenge
Cyclists embarked on 70-mile Cambridge-Leicester leg today

Spanish nurses could be part of million pound recruitment drive underway in Dewsbury

Dewsbury District Hospital
Dewsbury Hospital chiefs bid to boost staff levels
Pedal4Pounds 2014: Cyclists set off on day two of the charity challenge

Riders get into gear for day two of Pedal4Pounds challenge

Cyclists embarked on 70-mile Cambridge-Leicester leg today

Huddersfield Town v Leicester City: How the bookies see it

Huddersfield Town badge
Champions are favourites at the John Smith's Stadium

Huddersfield Town lose out to QPR in Under 21 play-offs

QPR's Andy Johnson
Former England striker Andy Johnson made his experience count in the semi-final showdown

I want us to play with more freedom against Leicester City says Huddersfield Town boss Mark Robins

Derby County (3) v Huddersfield Town (1) Joel Lynch sent off by referee Darren Deadman
Joel Lynch available after two-match suspension
Paul Anderson Column

Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson column: Results better than the performances!

Huddersfield Giants head coach Paul Anderson answers the questions put to him by Examiner RL writer Chris Roberts

Huddersfield Giants hooker Shaun Lunt getting back to his best

Shaun Lunt looks ready to put an injury-hit start to his Giants season behind hime

Huddersfield Giants to benefit from weekend break

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

Three belts on line as Gladiators Boxing Academy stage major show in Huddersfield

New English champion Tyrone Nurse to present trophies

Paul Ingleby of Lockwood Con wins Vic Sugden Handicap

Bowls: Lockwood Con’s Paul Ingleby wins Vic Sugden Handicap
Skelmanthorpe's Robert Craven beaten in final

Huddersfield Town v Leicester City: How the bookies see it

Huddersfield Town badge
Champions are favourites at the John Smith's Stadium

Pottery project helps mould new community of artists

Holme Valley Sharing Memories group used the artform to help several residents of Honley's Enfield Down Mental Health Unit learn new skills

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

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

Elland firm Witt UK Group plans jobs recruitment after new funding

Council praised for helping hand to Calderdale firm

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

Dean and Janet Hoyle
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

Videos & Photos

Pedal4Pounds 2014: Cyclists set off on day two of the charity challenge

Riders get into gear for day two of Pedal4Pounds challenge

Grand old lady of the railways calls in at Huddersfield

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Police respond to armed robbery at HSBC Denby Dale

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David Moyes sacked: No thanks for players as Moyes breaks silence

Fired boss releases statement day after being fired from Manchester United job

Dying teenage cancer patient Stephen Sutton completes bucket list after raising £1million for charity

Stephen Sutton
Generous well-wishers completed his aim of raising the seven-figure sum for the Teenage Cancer Trust after 19-year-old posted emotional final message from his hospital bed

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