Live: Huddersfield breaking news, sport updates, travel and M62 traffic news, plus weather on Jan 29

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Follow our live updates through the day to get the latest breaking news in Huddersfield, sport latest, weather forecasts, plus travel and traffic updates

Further snow hits Huddersfield hard leading to more traffic chaos

Drivers are experiencing difficulties due to hazardous driving conditions on the M62 around Huddersfield

Kirklees schools close due to snow

Kirklees Council
See the list of all closures here and we'll update if more are announced

Second spate of vandalism in three weeks at allotments in Berry Brow

Allotment holders are counting the cost after eight or nine windows

Huddersfield Giants stars turn to restaurant duties for charity event

Broughy and Big Eorl don their aprons

Millions earmarked for development schemes in Huddersfield

The Harold Wilson Building at the University of Huddersfield
Town to share in Government's regional pool of money - University to benefit to tune of nearly £3m

MP warns both Huddersfield and Halifax A&Es could close

Accident & Emergency Dept at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley
Barry Sheerman attacks health groups amid watchdog warning for Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust

Rail bosses prepare for snow with timetable changes to routes across West Yorkshire

Network Rail bosses urge passengers to check journey details before travelling

Man flown to hospital following crash in Linthwaite

Air ambulance called as road ambulance struggled to get to the scene

Mirfield woman Beverley Parkinson, 44, found drowned in her sister's bath

Sister Wendy lived at Catherine Road, Brackenhall

St Paul’s Cathedral tribute to Huddersfield's Afghan heroes

Framed pictures of the soldiers placed on the plinth outside the 3rd Battalion barracks
Huddersfield families to join Royalty for parade and service

Newsome school children, Stirley Farm and Simon Armitage to appear on Sunday's BBC Countryfile

Pupils make soup out of organic vegetables grown at eco-farm for show which is touring West Yorkshire

Live Breaking News

  • TRAVEL: Bus services are now affected by the condition on the roads:

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  • TWEET: South Lane in Holmfirth can be added to the no-go area:

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  • TWEET: This just in from the traffic police on the M62

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  • TRAVEL: A council gritter broke down at the end of Dryclough Road.

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  • SCHOOL CLOSURES: We've received news of more school closures.

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  • TRAVEL: The latest we have:

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  • BREAKING: Man taken to hospital by Yorkshire Air Ambulance after incident in Linthwaite.

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  • TRAVEL: Other places to avoid: Grange Moor roundabout, where a school caretaker has reported sheet ice and standing traffic.

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  • BREAKING: The Air Ambulance has landed in Linthwaite due to a crash. Avoid the area around Causewayside.

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  • BREAKING: This is the scene in Linthwaite where there was an earlier crash

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  • SCHOOL CLOSURES: More schools have now announced they will be closed today

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Dara O'Briain is hitting the road

Interview: Dara O'Briain brings Crowd Tickler tour to Leeds Grand Theatre

This week's All Our Yesterdays is from January 1989 - Are you featured in our picture gallery?

December header picture competition

Examiner header picture competition: send us your best pictures of Huddersfield

The Big Picture - this week it's Matt Turner's beautiful landscapes

Search is underway for Huddersfield's Pet Idol

Man flown to hospital following crash in Linthwaite

Air ambulance called as road ambulance struggled to get to the scene

St Paul’s Cathedral tribute to Huddersfield's Afghan heroes

Framed pictures of the soldiers placed on the plinth outside the 3rd Battalion barracks
Huddersfield families to join Royalty for parade and service

Kirklees schools closed due to snow

Kirklees Council
See the list of all closures here and we'll update if more are announced

Second spate of vandalism in three weeks at allotments in Berry Brow

Allotment holders are counting the cost after eight or nine windows

Huddersfield Town boss Chris Powell calls on fans to roar his side to victory against Leeds United and achieve season-high 10th place in Championship

Help swell crowd to 20,000-plus is battle cry

Huddersfield Town v Leeds United team selector: Who makes your starting XI for the West Yorkshire derby?

Choose your Huddersfield Town starting XI to face Neil Redfearn's side as the Terriers bid for revenge over their West Yorkshire rivals

Survey: How do you rate Huddersfield Town's summer transfer window now?

PLUS: Our panel dissects Town's summer dealings and give their thoughts on how they fared

Huddersfield Town desperate to put record straight against Leeds United says Conor Coady

Conor Coady is desperate to make amends for Huddersfield Town's 3-0 defeat at Leeds United
The midfielder has painful memories of the match at Elland Road in September

Craig Kopczak confident of having another big Huddersfield Giants Super League season

Competition for places will bring the best out of the former Bradford Bulls prop

Huddersfield Giants stars turn to restaurant duties for charity event

Broughy and Big Eorl don their aprons

Hull FC confident they'll be ready to face Huddersfield Giants

Marc Sneyd excited about his side's trip to the John Smith's Stadium

Huddersfield Town boss Chris Powell calls on fans to roar his side to victory against Leeds United and achieve season-high 10th place in Championship

Help swell crowd to 20,000-plus is battle cry

Holmfirth racer Joe Irving takes big step up for new season

Fresh challenge in National Superstock 600 with new team for teenager

Huddersfield Town v Leeds United team selector: Who makes your starting XI for the West Yorkshire derby?

Choose your Huddersfield Town starting XI to face Neil Redfearn's side as the Terriers bid for revenge over their West Yorkshire rivals
Dara O'Briain is hitting the road

Interview: Dara O'Briain brings Crowd Tickler tour to Leeds Grand Theatre

Irish comic heads to Yorkshire as part of first nationwide tour in three years

Huddersfield lovers wanted to cook up a storm for Couples Come Dine With Me

Couples Come Dine With Me
Apply to take part in the Channel 4 cooking contest - and relive shocking moments from the show

Review: Marriage of Figaro by Opera North just gets better and better

International cast gets witty interpretation across well

WSI Yorkshire acquires Cloudspotting

Holmfirth-based WSI Yorkshire has bought digital agency Cloudspotting and formed a new umbrella company, Attercopia Ltd

LV= comes top for customer satisfaction

Insurer LV= has been ranked alongside major names such as Amazon and John Lewis as a leader in the field of cuastomer care

ConectChina to run women-only trade trip

A trade visit to China in May aims to increase the number of women entrepreneurs doing business with their counterparts in China

Videos & Photos

Further snow hits Huddersfield hard leading to more traffic chaos

Framed pictures of the soldiers placed on the plinth outside the 3rd Battalion barracks

St Paul’s Cathedral tribute to Huddersfield's Afghan heroes

Huddersfield Town boss Chris Powell calls on fans to roar his side to victory against Leeds United and achieve season-high 10th place in Championship

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"yo-yo" weather in Britain to last a week

Snow and freezing temperatures to hit the country as Met Office issue an amber warning

Morning news headlines: 'Thundersnow' storms set to pelt UK, new guidance on consent issued

A bus makes its way through the snow in the Loxley area of Sheffield, as Britain was due to be hit by a week of snow and freezing temperatures as the country's "yo-yo" weather continues. The North will be worst hit with "thundersnow storms" striking, while snowfalls of up to 15cm predicted tonight
The latest news from around the world

2,000 Tesco jobs at risk after supermarket giant announces 43 store closures

File photo dated 01/08/12 of a Tesco sign, as around 2,000 Tesco workers discovered their jobs were at risk today after the supermarket giant disclosed the locations of 43 store closures. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday January 28, 2015. Seven superstores and six Homeplus outlets are among the unprofitable shops identified for closure by new chief executive Dave Lewis. See PA story CITY Tesco. Photo credit should read: Rui Vieira/PA Wire
Seven superstores and six Homeplus outlets are among the unprofitable shops identified for closure

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