Road traffic accident at the junction of Marsh Lane, Shepley and New Mill Road. Emergency service crews at the accident scene.

Woman dies after Shepley road accident

The woman was inside a silver-coloured Vauxhall Corsa when it collided with a blue Range Rover

Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman confident he can save free Town Bus

Huddersfield free town bus in front of Huddersfield station
Rallying call issued over threatened bus service

Is there a cat poisoner on the loose in Huddersfield? Devastated owner speaks after pet's death

Jessica Baxter and and her cat Albie
Jessica Baxter, 26, said her four year old cat Albie died on the vet’s table on Sunday evening after being found collapsed in a neighbour’s garden

M62 managed motorway system is causing 'paranoia', says top lawyer Nick Freeman

M62
Mr Freeman says despite the system being in place for a year, motorists were still confused about how it works

Could Grant Holt be in for Huddersfield Town start against Wolves?

Huddersfield Town v Millwall at the John Smith's Stadium, Grant Holt
The on-loan Wigan Athletic striker came off the bench to help seal Saturday's 2-1 home success over the Londoners - Town's second league victory of the season and their first under Powell

Kirklees Council social worker told client he would "wipe her down with his beard", care regulator told

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John Harry Forbes has been summoned before the Health and Care Professions Council’s Conduct and Competence Committee in London

Water leak forces gas cut to 300 homes in Dalton, Moldgreen and Waterloo

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Engineers worked through Monday night and restored supplies to 150 of the affected properties on the Greenlea Court estate at lunchtime

Hospital midwife who walked out on sick tots to go babysitting is struck-off

Dewsbury District Hospital
Regulator acts after experienced sister Ruth Baker abandoned unit to babysit for her cousin

Huddersfield town centre mugger knocked victim out and then robbed him as he lay helpless with serious head injury

Can you help track down the perpetrator in this sickening attack?

Drink driver Samantha Whitham, of Kirkburton, was trailed by motorist after crashing into street furniture, court told

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
The 46-year-old was followed by another driver after hitting some street furniture in Fenay Bridge

New Rastrick Fire Station build continues but warning that traffic light changes could be on the way

The new fire station in Clough Lane will replace Brighouse and Elland stations and is expected to open in March next year

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As The Magicians star Pete Firman comes to Leeds, we take a look at 9 top TV magicians

Dreamboats and Miniskirts

Enjoy the Crucible, step back to the swinging sixties or try some stargazing - here's three events in West Yorkshire tonight

The 1960s have been voted Britain's most defining decade

Swinging sixties voted most defining decade of the 20th century

The Big Picture: Jeremy Walker's shots from around Asia

WATCH - Examiner reporter Martin Shaw takes on world darts champion Michael van Gerwen

Huddersfield free town bus in front of Huddersfield station

Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman confident he can save free Town Bus

Rallying call issued over threatened bus service

Drink driver Samantha Whitham, of Kirkburton, was trailed by motorist after crashing into street furniture, court told

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
The 46-year-old was followed by another driver after hitting some street furniture in Fenay Bridge

Water leak forces gas cut to 300 homes in Dalton, Moldgreen and Waterloo

updated
Engineers worked through Monday night and restored supplies to 150 of the affected properties on the Greenlea Court estate at lunchtime

Kirklees Council social worker told client he would "wipe her down with his beard", care regulator told

Kirklees Council logo
John Harry Forbes has been summoned before the Health and Care Professions Council’s Conduct and Competence Committee in London
Molineux has a history of staging games under the floodlights

Why Wolves is the perfect place for a floodlit showdown for Huddersfield Town

The Black Country club lit up the football scene in the Fifties

Wolves v Huddersfield Town: Three key battles which could decide the midweek Molineux encounter

The three key battles which could decide Wolves v Huddersfield Town
Chris Powell will be hoping to build on his first win as Terriers manager when he takes his side to the Black Country to face Kenny Jackett's men

Could Grant Holt be in for Huddersfield Town start against Wolves?

Huddersfield Town v Millwall at the John Smith's Stadium, Grant Holt
The on-loan Wigan Athletic striker came off the bench to help seal Saturday's 2-1 home success over the Londoners - Town's second league victory of the season and their first under Powell

Recap: Wolves v Huddersfield Town pre-match press conference LIVE

Live coverage of the pre-match press conference ahead of Wolves v Huddersfield Town null
Terriers manager Chris Powell faced the media as his side go in search of back-to-back league wins for the first time since December last year at Molineux tomorrow
Huddersfield Giants' Head Coach Paul Anderson

Changes in Huddersfield Giants backroom staff announced

In the wake of his club’s play-off exit at the hands of Catalan Dragons, the Huddersfield chief has revealed there will be a major overhaul on the medical side

Lights out! Here's why the lights went out at the John Smith's Stadium ahead of the Giants/Catalan match on Friday

Fans were left in the dark after a power failure in parts of the John Smith's Stadium
Fuse carrier had worked loose and tripped itself as intended to prevent anything worse happening

Just not good enough: Huddersfield Giants coach on team's play-off failures

“I won’t allow anyone to try and paint any positives after the way we finished the season,” said Anderson
Molineux has a history of staging games under the floodlights

Why Wolves is the perfect place for a floodlit showdown for Huddersfield Town

The Black Country club lit up the football scene in the Fifties

Wolves v Huddersfield Town: Three key battles which could decide the midweek Molineux encounter

The three key battles which could decide Wolves v Huddersfield Town
Chris Powell will be hoping to build on his first win as Terriers manager when he takes his side to the Black Country to face Kenny Jackett's men

Could Grant Holt be in for Huddersfield Town start against Wolves?

Huddersfield Town v Millwall at the John Smith's Stadium, Grant Holt
The on-loan Wigan Athletic striker came off the bench to help seal Saturday's 2-1 home success over the Londoners - Town's second league victory of the season and their first under Powell

As The Magicians star Pete Firman comes to Leeds, we take a look at 9 top TV magicians

Dynamo, David Blaine, Paul Daniels, Penn & Teller - which TV magician impresses you the most?

Review: Mr Shiraz at The Parish

Mr Shiraz at the Parish
Chloe Glover's review of Mr Shiraz at The Parish

Fancy a pint? Head down to Huddersfield CAMRA's Oktoberfest this weekend

CAMRA Oktoberfest at Skih Leisure Centre
More than 75 real ales and 20 ciders on offer from Huddersfield breweries and beyond

Kirklees Business Week to feature address by BBC Future Media exec

The BBC works with suppliers all around the UK to improve the value and quality of its digital services

Southdale reveals major housing plans

Construction and development specialist Southdale has joined forces with Brewster Bye Architects to work on several developments across the region

Crowdfunding request comes up trumps for university graduates

The Legacy wallet
Design start-up Legacy, run by product design graduates James Whitfield and Sean Sykes, has launched the “next generation” of slim executive wallets with a crowdfunding campaign in September

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As The Magicians star Pete Firman comes to Leeds, we take a look at 9 top TV magicians

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Water leak forces gas cut to 300 homes in Dalton, Moldgreen and Waterloo

Huddersfield Town v Millwall at the John Smith's Stadium, Grant Holt

Could Grant Holt be in for Huddersfield Town start against Wolves?

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South Yorkshire Police superintendent Roger Marshall outside Leppings Lane turnstiles on day of the disaster - still from video released by the Hillsborough inquests

Retired policeman admits making mistakes at Hillsborough but blames 'significant minority' of Liverpool fans

Retired superintendent Roger Marshall requested opening of exit gates that led to deaths of 96 Liverpool supporters in 1989

Model Heather McCartney apologises for stripping naked at Aussie cup final but admits: 'I've no regrets'

Heather McCartney at the MCG
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