Stop and search figures in Huddersfield fall — with one in seven in West Yorkshire resulting in no further action

West Yorkshire Police stopped 8,463 people in six months this year but just 84% were pursued for offences

Escapologist Antony Britton to revive 'buried alive' stunt in Slaithwaite

Huddersfield escapologist Antony Britton
All money raised through donations at the free event on Saturday will go towards Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research

Slimmer Tony Hodkinson sheds three stones to raise cash for Huddersfield and Calderdale's poorly newborns

Tony Hodkinson before and after
Car parts team draw outline on wall of canteen to show gut-busting progress

More than half of women working part time in Huddersfield earn less than Living Wage, TUC reveals

Almost 60% of women working part-time in Huddersfield earn less than the Living Wage
Huddersfirled branded a blackspot for female workers

M62 shut by huge car transporter blaze: Reader pictures and video capture scene

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Fire caused hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of damage to the Land Rovers - and closed the M62

Brighouse towpath assault was sex attack, police reveal

Police cordon off Huddersfield Road, Brighouse
The attack happened at 6.44am off Huddersfield Road, Brighouse

Jamie Paterson: Huddersfield Town loan man looking forward to fresh start

Jamie Paterson joins Huddersfield Town on loan
The 23-year-old has enjoyed his previous visits to the John Smith's Stadium - including scoring three in three

Huddersfield Town James Vaughan takes to Twitter to tell fans 'The truth always comes out in the end'

James Vaughan and his tweet
The Town striker, who has been told he will not be offered a new contract, took to social media to seemingly vent his frustrations

More than eight incidents of fly-tipping per day in Kirklees

Flytipping in Kirklees
New figures show problem is on the rise

'The shop that sells everything' C Booth and Son celebrates 150 years in business

Huddersfield hardware store marking anniversary with fundraiser for Teenage Cancer Trust

Derby County sign Jacob Butterfield from Huddersfield Town in deal thought to be around £5m

Jacob Butterfield joins Derby County
Town now face the challenge of finding a replacement for a player who himself came in as Adam Clayton departed to Boro

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£20,000 needed for Huddersfield Christmas Market

Huddersfield can have a Christmas Market... but £20,000 needed to make it happen

Huddersfield Examiner calendar 2015

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Colne Valley soul and funk fans dance Sunday away for Forget Me Not Children's Hospice

Ian Kelsey as Andy Dufresne in the Shawshank Redemption

Doctors star Ian Kelsey heads to Leeds Grand Theatre for The Shawshank Redemption

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Jeanette Thomas, left, stole at least £2,000 from Margaret Robson

Care assistant Jeanette Thomas admits stealing £2,000 from frail 80-year-old dementia sufferer

Mrs Robson's son Mark furious over "massive breach of trust"

Slimmer Tony Hodkinson sheds three stones to raise cash for Huddersfield and Calderdale's poorly newborns

Tony Hodkinson before and after
Car parts team draw outline on wall of canteen to show gut-busting progress

Escapologist Antony Britton to revive 'buried alive' stunt in Slaithwaite

Huddersfield escapologist Antony Britton
All money raised through donations at the free event on Saturday will go towards Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research

Stop and search figures in Huddersfield fall — with one in seven in West Yorkshire resulting in no further action

West Yorkshire Police stopped 8,463 people in six months this year but just 84% were pursued for offences

Huddersfield Town left-back Jason Davidson's busy spell set to continue

The Australian is set for international duty

Jamie Paterson: Huddersfield Town loan man looking forward to fresh start

Jamie Paterson joins Huddersfield Town on loan
The 23-year-old has enjoyed his previous visits to the John Smith's Stadium - including scoring three in three

Huddersfield Town news and transfer rumours: Butterfield joins Derby County, Forest winger linked, Hammill released & more on deadline day

Transfer deadline day deals to be done? null
Transfer deadline day news and gossip from Huddersfield Town - who will go, who will stay and who could come in?

Huddersfield Town James Vaughan takes to Twitter to tell fans 'The truth always comes out in the end'

James Vaughan and his tweet
The Town striker, who has been told he will not be offered a new contract, took to social media to seemingly vent his frustrations

Eorl Crabtree determined to celebrate his 400th Huddersfield Giants game in style with win over Castleford Tigers

Seeing his side be more ruthless is the popular prop's wish

Huddersfield Giants Supporters Association column: A special Wembley occasion

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Let's get Lizzie Jones to number one!

Huddersfield Giants to name an unchanged side for Super 8s home clash against Castleford Tigers

It's the same 19-man squad that won at St Helens 12 days ago          
Adam Hammill

Barnsley being linked with move to get back Huddersfield Town released ex Liverpool and Wolves wingman Adam Hammill

Murray Wallace completes second Scunthorpe game on loan ID 69883623

Huddersfield Town left-back Jason Davidson's busy spell set to continue

The Australian is set for international duty

Liam Rothery hits last ball for six to give Golcar Soaks victory in Huddersfield Emmerson Cup final against Meltham Wanderers

Golcar Soaks (left) beat Meltham Wanderers (right) in the Waterfront Huddersfield Evening League Emmerson Cup final
Meltham Wanderers started strongly when they batted, but some good bowling by Golcar Soaks restricted them to 131-9 in their 15 overs
US comic Doug Stanhope

Doug Stanhope brings UK tour to Leeds: 'I'm only happy when I'm complaining'

US comic looking forward to return to Britain — but has some issues with our pubs

Interview: Orlando Weeks of The Maccabees talks about new album Marks to Prove It

The Maccabees: Felix White, Rupert Jarvis (front), Orlando Weeks, Hugo White, Robert Dylan Thomas
Elliott Kendal talks to The Maccabees lead singer Orlando Weeks about new album Marks to Prove it, happiness and Randy Newman Elliott: Your biblical namesakes The Maccabees were a rebel army. Do you consider yourselves rebels or do you think that you and your music has matured and mellowed over the years?

Doctors star Ian Kelsey heads to Leeds Grand Theatre for The Shawshank Redemption

Ian Kelsey as Andy Dufresne in the Shawshank Redemption
Casualty's Patrick Robinson plays prison fixer Red in stage adaption of Stephen King novella
Pies and pints will contribute to Town's balance sheet

Huddersfield Town get percentage of food and drink sales at John Smith's Stadium

Now with French hospitality giant Sodexo Prestige having taken over the catering contract, Town chairman Dean Hoyle has negotiated a share of the pie

Businesses must make sure they backup their data, says Michael Branford, of Crest IT

Following on from last month’s look at IT security, this month’s focus in on data backups

Which local nominee should be crowned a 2015 Digital Hero? You decide

Meet the two locals who are making a real difference in their community and find out how you can support them

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M62 shut by huge car transporter fire

Huddersfield Giants to name an unchanged side for Super 8s home clash against Castleford Tigers

Farnley Country Park bosses launch a foundation to handle affairs from now on

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