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M62 shut after pile-up near Chain Bar

Fire crews and paramedics at the scene

Huddersfield Leisure Centre proves a splash hit just two months after opening

Huddersfield Leisure Centre, two months on
So far 165,000 people have come through the doors

Wedding joy for family of tragic Isaac Nash

An emotional event coming 11 months after 12-year-old Isaac's death in drowning tragedy in Anglesey

John Slumbers loses sleep over building work at nearby Wooltex UK

Family wins apology from company bosses over late night disruption

Taliban killer of Almondbury bomb disposal expert Capt Lisa Head 'released in secret government deal', former soldier claims

War hero who served at secretive prison makes revelation in new book

Thousands turn out for the delights of Emley Show

Moo-vers and shakers of the Yorkshire showing world put animals on parade — check out our fantastic picture gallery

David Walker puts on best poker face for Grosvenor Casino's David v Goliath showdown

Poker player David Walker of Golcar who has won a place in Europe's biggest poker tournament.
Novice player in finals of huge poker tournament

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  • NATIONAL: A trusted grandmother who stole more than £500,000 from her employer to fund a luxurious lifestyle with her toyboy lover was jailed for three years today.

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  • NEWS: Part of the M62 was closed for several hours overnight following a pile-up near Chain Bar.

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  • NEWS: No, we're not making this up...

    A man called John Slumbers has been losing sleep – over late night building work.

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  • NEWS: Wedding joy for family of tragic Isaac Nash

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  • NATIONAL: Environmental campaigners have begun a month of protests over oil giant Shell's efforts to drill in the Arctic with a Titanic-themed orchestral performance.

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  • NEWS: Rail services between Huddersfield and Manchester were heavily delayed after a person was struck by a train at Saddleworth.

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  • NATIONAL: Former Scotland football captain Colin Hendry has admitted harassing his ex-girlfriend in Lancashire over a two-month period.

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  • NEWS: There were some real good lookers at Emley Show – and that wasn’t including the thousands of visitors.

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  • NEWS: An ancient wood and leisure spot is being ‘desecrated’ by antisocial campers and litter louts.

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Classic cars in Elland - can you spot your grandad's old cruiser?

The animals of Emley Show

22 fantastic animal pictures from Emley Show 2015

Poppy installation WAVE set for Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Iconic Tower of London war poppies coming to Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Yorkshire Day 2015

Happy Yorkshire Day! Here's 10 reasons to celebrate living in God's Own County

A peek behind the scenes at Milltown Brewing, Milnsbridge

Life at Tan Hill Inn, Britain's highest pub, recalled in new book by author Neil Hanson

Former Holme man tells of visit by TV personality Ted Moult for Everest commercial

Obituary: Champion walker Stephen Tyas

He was a man who loved and lived to walk

Student composer John Aulich wins Chancellor's Prize at Huddersfield University

John achieves exceptionally high marks to secure first class degree

Students honoured for top performances at University of Huddersfield

Women take the prizes at graduation ceremonies

Middlesbrough still keen on Blackburn Rovers' former Huddersfield Town star Jordan Rhodes

The 25-year-old has been linked with a £14m move to Teesside

Nahki Wells looks sharp for the big Championship kick-off against Hull City says Chris Powell

His all-round game has come on nicely

Huddersfield Town boss Chris Powell promises players will be ready for Hull City challenge

Pre-season is gone so we now fight for every point

Barnsley 2-1 Huddersfield Town - Selection issues aplenty for Chris Powell and four other things we learned from the final friendly of pre-season

Check out what we learned as Town slipped to a third pre-season defeat at Oakwell

Huddersfield Giants star Eorl Crabtree says pressure will be on in the Super 8s

Clubs playing catch-up have plenty to work for says prop forward

Huddersfield Giants pack star Eorl Crabtree sets his sights on semi-final finish to the Super 8s

Former England international plots route to Grand Final

Chris Bailey is setting his sights on a big Huddersfield Giants Super League finish

Fit-again Australian knows his side has what it takes to reach the Grand Final

Drakes Huddersfield Cricket League Hoylandswaine lose to Woodlands in Heavy Woollen Cup final

Richard Wilkinson's side go down by 34 runs

Middlesbrough still keen on Blackburn Rovers' former Huddersfield Town star Jordan Rhodes

The 25-year-old has been linked with a £14m move to Teesside

Cawthorne open 10-point lead in Jedi Sports Championship despite Drakes Huddersfield Cricket League programme being badly hit by rain

Drakes Cricket. Craig McCreadie rolls on the covers at Broad Oak Cricket Club after the home side's fixture with Golcar was abandoned due to the afternoon rain.
Victory over Thongsbridge is bonus

Life at Tan Hill Inn, Britain's highest pub, recalled in new book by author Neil Hanson

Former Holme man tells of visit by TV personality Ted Moult for Everest commercial

Who's playing Festival at Dusk at Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival?

Here's the line-up so far

Classic cars in Elland - can you spot your grandad's old cruiser?

Community group hosts vintage vehicle event in a bid to get town centre motoring

Huddersfield retailer Love Sofas ad "misleading" says watchdog

The Advertising Standards Authority has upheld a complaint about a Love Sofas website advert for a leather sofa

Michael Branford, of Crest IT, looks at cyber security and asks: How safe is your business data?

For most businesses the answer is likely to be not as safe as it could or should be

KC Communications lands three new clients

KC Communications has secured work with The WonderWorks, Huddersfield Partnership and Temple Moor High School

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Students honoured for top performances at University of Huddersfield

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