Man stabbed in Birkby street brawl where gangs clashed with sticks and bars after car crash

The incident unfolded at around 11pm when police received reports of men fighting in the street with sticks and bars and a man being assaulted

LOOK: Evocative pictures as Huddersfield Scooter Club celebrate 30th anniversary

The club is preparing to mark their 30th anniversary with a special get-together on Saturday, November 8, with a concert at The Irish Centre by famed Huddersfield mod band The Killermeters

New Starters 2014: even more Huddersfield youngsters pictured as they start school

Latest new starter pictures
We asked schools to send in pictures of the youngsters beginning their school journey - see our updated gallery

Official: Tesco put in planning application for Golcar's Rising Sun pub

Rising Sun, Leymoor Road, Golcar
If planning permission is granted, the Leymoor Road pub will become a Tesco Express, creating around 20 jobs

Men who claimed they were sexually abused as boys by Verona Fathers in Mirfield settle out of court for £120,000

Kevin Scullin, who claims he was a victim of sexual abuse at the Mirfield Junior Seminary run by the Verona Fathers, pictured there in 1967
The 11 men were training to be priests at the Mirfield Junior Seminary run by the Verona Fathers, an Italian missionary order

Holmfirth driver Michael Gledhill denies road rage in incident that left veteran Huddersfield cyclist John Radford brain damaged

John Radford
The driver denies causing serious injury to Mr Radford by dangerous driving. The jury has heard he may never recover from his injuries

Taxi driver Ikram Hussain and his wife Humaira fined for taking child out of Paddock school to attend his mother's funeral in Pakistan

Funeral service included 40 days of prayer

Property of the Week: The Barn in Helme

After living in the small village of Helme for 17 years, Stuart and Cindy McLain are upping sticks and heading for the warmer climes of Turkey

Upset as thieves strip lead off Scissett church roof

Church will now need a major fundraising drive to fund repairs

It was 28 years ago - are you featured in our Huddersfield nostalgia pictures from 1986

Take a look back and see who recognise from 28 years ago 

Huddersfield Literature Festival to be staged from March 5-15 2015

Kate Adie (right) with Prof Alison Fell at Huddersfield Town Hall
Line-up now being organised but will include the art of Japanese storytelling and Huddersfield author Joanne Harris

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Spooky goings on

A healing white spirit, a devil dog and a phantom bingo player - 7 tales of spooky paranormal activity in haunted Huddersfield

Arnie will appear at the black tie dinner on November 14

Would you pay £1,500 to meet the Terminator? An Evening With Arnold Schwarzenegger planned in Leeds

Historic wooden pavilion being demolished close to Gibson Mill on the Hardcastle Crags estate in Hebden Bridge

Little Horrors 2014 - your kids dressed up ready for Halloween

Sheridan Smith as Cilla

Film crew in Huddersfield for new Sheridan Smith series for ITV

Man stabbed in Birkby street brawl where gangs clashed with sticks and bars after car crash

The incident unfolded at around 11pm when police received reports of men fighting in the street with sticks and bars and a man being assaulted

Fartown man stabbed multiple times in knife attack

Cawthorne Avenue, Fartown, Huddersfield
He remains seriously ill in hospital

Official: Tesco put in planning application for Golcar's Rising Sun pub

Rising Sun, Leymoor Road, Golcar
If planning permission is granted, the Leymoor Road pub will become a Tesco Express, creating around 20 jobs

Mum walking child to school finds man's body hanging from tree

Police confirmed that a body had been found in the area following an alert at 8.35am

WATCH: Video highlights from Huddersfield Town's 1-1 draw with Brighton and Hove Albion

All the action from the Terriers' midweek stalemate with the Seagulls, which stretched the unbeaten run in the league to five games

Championship paper talk: Cardiff striker admits former manager Solskjaer "over-complicated things", as Blackpool prepare to snap up Belgian midfielder

Adam Le Fondre believes former Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer over-complicated things for the Bluebirds
Check out a summary of the latest headlines from around the division

Huddersfield Town Supporters Association backing moves for fans to have more say in running of their clubs

Huddersfield Town Supporters Association (HTSA)
Supporter Ownership and Engagement Expert Group set up

Loaned-out Huddersfield Town duo Matt Crooks and Danny Carr aim to build on debuts

Versatile Crooks is with Hartlepool while Carr has joined Mansfield
Brett Ferres in action for the Huddersfield Giants

Huddersfield Giants forward Brett Ferres gets into England 17

Bench start for Giants star in opener against Samoa in Brisbane

Huddersfield Giants sign Bradford Bulls youngster Oliver Roberts for Super League campaign

Academy international to join Giants squad next month

Huddersfield Giants 2015 Super League fixtures revealed - full list and dates here

Huddersfield Giants crest
The Giants fans will be familiar to Sky viewers early in the season with three of their first five games on TV

WATCH: Video highlights from Huddersfield Town's 1-1 draw with Brighton and Hove Albion

All the action from the Terriers' midweek stalemate with the Seagulls, which stretched the unbeaten run in the league to five games

Championship paper talk: Cardiff striker admits former manager Solskjaer "over-complicated things", as Blackpool prepare to snap up Belgian midfielder

Adam Le Fondre believes former Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer over-complicated things for the Bluebirds
Check out a summary of the latest headlines from around the division

Huddersfield YMCA Under 19s ready for derby against AFC Emley

The Laund Hill side have suffered home and away defeats by Ossett Town

What's on in the music world around Huddersfield

Out and about at some of the top music venues in Huddersfield

Russell Brand's revolution, an X Factor star and an 1980s punk princess - here's three things to do in West Yorkshire tonight

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Looking for a night out? Here's three ideas for Thursday fun

Would you pay £1,500 to meet the Terminator? An Evening With Arnold Schwarzenegger planned in Leeds

Arnie will appear at the black tie dinner on November 14
Film star, body builder and former Governor of California to appear at Elland Road event
Paul Hughes Snr (left), group managing director of Standard Wool, with Paul Hughes Jnr, group trading director

Standard Wool appoints new directors

A textile firm with operations in Dewsbury has strengthened its group board with three key appointments

Brake urges employers to focus on road safety

Brake logo
Too few employers are acting to ensure people who drive for work are being safe on the roads, says charity Brake

Shackletons helps realise £1.5m care home project

Dewsbury-based Shackletons designed and manufactured bespoke furniture for Inwood House at Horbury, Wakefield

Videos & Photos

Man stabbed in Birkby street brawl where gangs clashed with sticks and bars after car crash

WATCH: Video highlights from Huddersfield Town's 1-1 draw with Brighton and Hove Albion

Cawthorne Avenue, Fartown, Huddersfield

Fartown man stabbed multiple times in knife attack

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