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Shopkeeper knifed during armed raid at Birkdale Newsagents in Dewsbury

A shopkeeper was slashed with a knife after a raid at his Dewsbury store last night

Abbey Place care home families plan protest meeting in Huddersfield

Abbey Place Care Home, Abbey Road, Fartown.
Plea for home to think again over unit shutdown

Four-car smash on M62 causes delays of up to an hour

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Long tailbacks on motorway

Halloween zombies and vampires turn to fundraising in Huddersfield

Halloween brings charity spirit to fore

Caught on Camera: can you put a name to a face in pictures released by West Yorkshire Police?

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Police have released the images in the hope that members of the public may be able to put a name - or more - to face

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  • NEWS: Looks like West Yorkshire Police is getting in on the pumpkin carving action too...

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  • NEWS: There was a nasty attack at a newsagents in Dewsbury last night.

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  • NEWS: Huddersfield folk are apparently very creative when it comes to carving pumpkins. Take a look at some of the best weird and wonderful creations around...

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  • TRAVEL: Reports of A62 Leeds road in Huddersfield busy but moving from Three Nuns Junction to Cooper Bridge Roundabout

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  • Hello everyone and happy Friday! Hope you have some suitably spooky plans for this evening... in the meantime I will be bringing you the latest news for the next couple of hours...

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  • That's all from me after a busy couple of hours. My colleague Emma follows shortly.

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  • TRAVEL: It remains slow going on the M62 in both directions. Eastbound around junctions 21 and 22 has delays of up to an hour.

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  • NEWS: A woman cyclist has been taken to hospital after a collision with a Ford Transit van in Dewsbury town centre.

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  • TRAVEL: All lanes have re-opened on the M62 Eastbound near Ainley Top after the four-car smash and traffic is slow. It's also bad Westbound after an hour-long lane closure between junctions 26 and 27. Delays of 20 minutes are being reported.

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  • NEWS: It was great to chat to local football stalwart Anne Beaumont about her lifetime supporting the Huddersfield & District League. Full story here.

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  • NEWS: It's Halloween, of course, and there's some scary goings-on at Dewsbury Baths today. The water's turned blood red! Bet the kids are loving it.

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Over The Rainbow, The Eva Cassidy Story

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256 new homeowners created in Kirklees thanks to Help to Buy Scheme

256 new homeowners created in Kirklees thanks to Help to Buy Scheme

Abbey Place care home families plan protest meeting in Huddersfield

Abbey Place Care Home, Abbey Road, Fartown.
Plea for home to think again over unit shutdown

Four-car smash on M62 causes delays of up to an hour

M62
Long tailbacks on motorway

Halloween zombies and vampires turn to fundraising in Huddersfield

Halloween brings charity spirit to fore
Huddersfield Town fans want to see Paul Dixon at left-back once more against Nottingham Forest

Who did Huddersfield Town fans pick in their starting XI for Nottingham Forest clash?

Supporters want to see a 4-4-2 formation once again this weekend, which helped Town recover from their two-goal deficit at Ipswich Town last time out

Huddersfield Town boss Chris Powell wants to see defensive set pieces cut out at source and won't tolerate cheap shirt pulling

We just need to tighten one or two areas

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Giants coach Paul Anderon is ready to welcome his players back for work

Huddersfield Town fans want to see Paul Dixon at left-back once more against Nottingham Forest

Who did Huddersfield Town fans pick in their starting XI for Nottingham Forest clash?

Supporters want to see a 4-4-2 formation once again this weekend, which helped Town recover from their two-goal deficit at Ipswich Town last time out

Huddersfield Town boss Chris Powell wants to see defensive set pieces cut out at source and won't tolerate cheap shirt pulling

We just need to tighten one or two areas

World Superbikes champion Tom Sykes makes steady start to season's final meeting

Huddersfield racer sets up for title defence in Doha

Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? It's JAH MAICA at The Swan in Liversidge

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Gangsters and molls in Guys and Dolls

The latest production from Huddersfield Amateur Operatic Society is Guys and Dolls

The beat goes on: Over 55s clubnight to become regular event at Rhubarb in Huddersfield

Culture Club event for veteran clubbers

Pennine Business Partners promote voucher scheme

Steve Bradley is helping local firms access advice and guidance under the government's Growth Vouchers programme

Farnley Tyas firm to exhibit at regional fair

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Huddersfield Town fans want to see Paul Dixon at left-back once more against Nottingham Forest

Who did Huddersfield Town fans pick in their starting XI for Nottingham Forest clash?

Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? It's JAH MAICA at The Swan in Liversidge

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Shopkeeper knifed during armed raid at Birkdale Newsagents in Dewsbury

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