Long-awaited memorial to Last of the Summer Wine star Compo could be just weeks away

Compo and Nora Batty
Bust in memory of Bill Owen to be installed in Holmfirth

Historic Huddersfield Town v Aston Villa 1920 FA Cup Final programme sells for £3k at auction

A programme for the 1920 FA Cup Final featuring Huddersfield Town - sold at auction for £3,000
Collector believed to have paid record price

Barcelona, Stockholm, Athens, Warsaw ... and Kirklees - council wins €1,000,000 for 'bartering' plan

Kirklees Council logo
Kirklees rated as top 5 winner in global competition for community sharing idea

Happy ending! Snoopy the Staffie cross pup reunited with Sheepridge brothers after being dog-napped

A thief dog-napped Snoopy, an 11-week-old Staffordshire bull terrier-American bulldog cross, snatching the pup from the family’s garden and jumping over a fence to escape

Just 70 responses from 2000 people contacted over Kirklees Council plans for special school changes

Longley School
Longley and Lydgate schools affected by Kirklees Council plans

Biker killed in Bretton crash believed to be from Wakefield

The A637 road from Bretton, scene of fatal accident
Police are expected to release more details today about the 37-year-old man who died at the scene after his motorcycle collided with a tractor and trailer

Huddersfield hospital chiefs negotiating for new town centre building to host mothballed Princess Royal services

Princess Royal Hospital
Health services to be split between existing Huddersfield and Calderdale hospitals and new site

Piercer Les Clancy says Huddersfield University has banned him from promoting his body piercing store Silver Lining to new students

Les Clancy of Silver Lining, Market Avenue, Huddersfield, with flyers banned by Huddersfield University Students Union.
Students' Union 'bans' piercing and tattoo parlours from putting fliers in goody bags

The dog with the thorn in its side - Minnie the Springer Spaniel saved after inhaling three-inch shoot

Minnie the dog
Dog's life threatened by huge thorn

Do you know your blood pressure numbers? Huddersfield folk urged to get checked to combat UK's biggest silent killer

Examiner journalist Nick Lavigueur has his blood pressure checked by pharmacist manager Mac Din at the Asda store, Bradford Road, Huddersfield
Examiner Health Reporter Nick Lavigueur is first through the door for free test

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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

Tie The Knot Autumn 2014

All you need to plan the perfect wedding: Tie The Knot guide

Take Me Out is looking for single men for its new series

Single Huddersfield men, reveal yourselves! Contestants wanted for new series of Take Me Out

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?

Les Clancy of Silver Lining, Market Avenue, Huddersfield, with flyers banned by Huddersfield University Students Union.

Piercer Les Clancy says Huddersfield University has banned him from promoting his body piercing store Silver Lining to new students

Students' Union 'bans' piercing and tattoo parlours from putting fliers in goody bags

Contenders for Huddersfield's biggest spider are coming in - check out our gallery if you dare...

Do not view this gallery if you're scared of spiders!
We're looking for Huddersfield's biggest arachnid - and find out why you're seeing more of our eight-legged friends at the moment

Historic Huddersfield Town v Aston Villa 1920 FA Cup Final programme sells for £3k at auction

A programme for the 1920 FA Cup Final featuring Huddersfield Town - sold at auction for £3,000
Collector believed to have paid record price

Huddersfield hospital chiefs negotiating for new town centre building to host mothballed Princess Royal services

Princess Royal Hospital
Health services to be split between existing Huddersfield and Calderdale hospitals and new site
A programme for the 1920 FA Cup Final featuring Huddersfield Town - sold at auction for £3,000

Historic Huddersfield Town v Aston Villa 1920 FA Cup Final programme sells for £3k at auction

Collector believed to have paid record price

Championship paper talk: Dundee manager emerges as shock favourite to replace Solskjaer at Cardiff as Bolton explore defensive loan signings

Dundee manager Paul Hartley is the shock favourite to replace Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Cardiff City
Check out a summary of the latest headlines from around the division

Huddersfield Town V Leeds United derby ticket sales top 1,600

The West Yorkshire showdown is set to attract another bumper gate

Huddersfield Town players need to make fans proud at Leeds United says Powell

The manager heads to Elland Road seeking his first win after a home defeat by Middlesbrough and Tuesday’s goalless draw with Wigan at the John Smith’s Stadium
Huddersfield Giants Supporters Association (HGSA)

Huddersfield Giants Supporters Association: ideas to get fans involved

The latest from the HGSA

Huddersfield Giants teenage star Jake Connor relishing big Wigan test

Huddersfield Giants v St Helen's at the John Smith's Stadium, Huddersfield.
Jake Connor scores
The Giants believe they can win again without the injured Danny Brough

Brett Ferres confident Huddersfield Giants can reach Old Trafford in 2014

Brett Ferres in action for the Huddersfield Giants
The Giants are ready to learn from their mistakes of 2013 as they set their sights on the Super League Grand Final
Dundee manager Paul Hartley is the shock favourite to replace Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Cardiff City

Championship paper talk: Dundee manager emerges as shock favourite to replace Solskjaer at Cardiff as Bolton explore defensive loan signings

Check out a summary of the latest headlines from around the division

Huddersfield Town V Leeds United derby ticket sales top 1,600

The West Yorkshire showdown is set to attract another bumper gate

Huddersfield Town players need to make fans proud at Leeds United says Powell

The manager heads to Elland Road seeking his first win after a home defeat by Middlesbrough and Tuesday’s goalless draw with Wigan at the John Smith’s Stadium
Marsden Jazz Festival 2013

Watch: Were you at Marsden Jazz Festival 2013?

We look back to last year's event, where rainy weather failed to dampen spirits

Single Huddersfield men, reveal yourselves! Contestants wanted for new series of Take Me Out

Take Me Out is looking for single men for its new series
You could bag yourself a trip to Fernandos on ITV's cult dating show

How to survive Fresher's Week 2014

You're only a Fresher once - enjoy it!
Fresher's flu, hangovers, flatmate wars - follow our guide to get through Fresher's Week in one piece

Sheards set for Connection14 networking event

Directors' duties and workplace pensions come under the spotlight at a networking event this month

HS2 attracts potential suppliers from Kirklees

HS2 train
Fifty-five firms in Yorkshire will attend supply chain conferences to find out more about contract opportunities tied into HS2

Business Enterprise Fund secures £2m boost

Stephen Waud, fund director of the Business Enterprise Fund, which provides loans to Yorhsire SMEs
A fund providing Yorkshire SMEs with finance has agreed a £2m boost from the European Investment Fund

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Do not view this gallery if you're scared of spiders!

Contenders for Huddersfield's biggest spider are coming in - check out our gallery if you dare...

Compo and Nora Batty

Long-awaited memorial to Last of the Summer Wine star Compo could be just weeks away

Huddersfield Town V Leeds United derby ticket sales top 1,600

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Morning news headlines: Scotland's decision day arrives, Muslims ask IS to show mercy to hostage

A voter arrives at Ritchie Hall polling station in Strichen, as Scotland goes to the polls to vote in the Scottish independence referendum
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