Mini heatwave set to hit Huddersfield for rest of this week

The mercury could rise to 22 Celsius in some spots if the sun is out

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Serial thief Stephen Dale Ryan jailed as judge blasts him as having one of "worst-ever" burglary records

Stephen Dale Ryan
Bank, butchers, tailors, craft shop, sweet shop and more targeted by thief

The best days of your life? Take a look at our nostalgia pictures from 1990 and see who you recognise

Evocative pictures from almost a quarter a century ago - was it really that long?

Pensioner Michael Jenkinson admits assault after throwing a drink over Head of Steam bar manager in row over food service

The Head of Steam, Huddersfield Railway Station
Kirklees magistrates heard that the pensioner was unhappy at the quality of food at the Huddersfield Railway Station pub

30% cut in people claiming Job Seeker's Allowance in Kirklees in just one year

A total of 203,000 people were unemployed in Yorkshire between May and July down by 25,000

Fly tippers turn Crosland Hill country lane into rubbish dump

Road next to airfield targeted by criminals dumping building and motor waste

Tragedy of grieving dad who shot himself at son's grave then begged paramedics not to help him, inquest told

Allen Hinchliffe, 52, died in hospital weeks after shooting himself twice in the abdomen at the grave of his 20-year-old son Ben, who had died six months earlier in a road accident

Troubled Holywell Green hotel The Rock Inn remains closed - with answerphone message blaming owners Enterprise Inns

Hotel was supposed to reopen on September 10

LOOK: See 1980s Huddersfield from above - can you help us put names to some areas?

Look at our town from the air in 1986 - but can you identify some of the roads we can't place

Newsome wrecking spree leaves eight car windows smashed

Police are appealing for information
Police have appealed for witnesses to the wrecking spree in Damside Road

Live Breaking News

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  • NEWS: This is a great story about Huddersfield man Arnold Pickup still running for charity  at 83.

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  • NEWS: A well-loved public library building is amongst those that have been sold to raise money for Kirklees Council coffers.

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  • NEWS: Interesting update regarding the future of Casa Brighouse's controversial extension, which is now to be decided by a public inquiry.

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  • NEWS: Flytippers have turned a tranquil Crosland Hill spot into a rubbish dump.

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  • WEATHER: The clouds look set to stay in the town for the rest of the week, according to the Met Office.

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  • NEWS: Here's a recap of one of today's morning stories about Kirklees social workers leaving to join Calderdale service after 'golden handcuff' incentive.

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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

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?

How we used to live: snapshots of Sixties Huddersfield show lost places in town

Huddersfield Examiner calendar 2015 - submit your pictures!

We'll put together a selection of the best submissions and then you can vote for the winners

Public meeting set to rally residents to save Kirkburton Library

Meeting on October 7 will kick-start process to save village library

Serial thief Stephen Dale Ryan jailed as judge blasts him as having one of "worst-ever" burglary records

Stephen Dale Ryan
Bank, butchers, tailors, craft shop, sweet shop and more targeted by thief

Pensioner Michael Jenkinson admits assault after throwing a drink over Head of Steam bar manager in row over food service

The Head of Steam, Huddersfield Railway Station
Kirklees magistrates heard that the pensioner was unhappy at the quality of food at the Huddersfield Railway Station pub

In pictures: Huddersfield Town 0-0 Wigan Athletic

Have a look through events at the John Smith's Stadium as Chris Powell secured his first point as Town manager

Player Ratings: Huddersfield Town 0-0 Wigan Athletic

Huddersfield Town could not break down a resolute Wigan Athletic side in the 0-0 stalemate
Marks for Huddersfield Town players after being held to a stalemate by a resolute Latics outfit as Chris Powell picked up his first point

Huddersfield Town manager Chris Powell set for loan market raid to find James Vaughan deputy

Huddersfield Town struggled for invention in attack during the 0-0 draw with Wigan Athletic
The Terriers manager saw his side fire blanks against Wigan Athletic in a 0-0 stalemate on Tuesday night

Match Report: Huddersfield Town 0-0 Wigan Athletic

Chris Powell is still waiting for his first three points as Huddersfield Town manager following the 0-0 draw with Wigan Athletic
The Terriers were unable to break down a resolute Latics outfit and move into the bottom three as a result
Huddersfield Giants crest

Pete Barrow: Huddersfield Giants fans have reason to believe

While I know that Mr Anderson would probably disagree with the following observation, but in finishing third this season his side arguably have more impetus and potential then the team who lifted some silverware at the John Smith’s Stadium last September

The win not the manner of victory is all that matters in the play-offs says Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson

A play-off trip to Wigan hold no fear for the in-form Giants

Huddersfield Giants will be without Danny Brough at Wigan Warriors

Injury forced Brough to sit out Friday’s thrilling 17-16 home victory over newly-crowned minor champions St Helens
Tyrone Nurse wins Vs Danny Little

Tyrone Nurse to fight Derby's Dave Ryan for Commonwealth title at Leeds Arena

It's an unexpected development for Huddersfield's mandatory British title challenger, who had expected to face an African or Australian in the first of two championship bouts in as many months

Underbank Rangers score 122 as Peterlee Pumas are annihilated

The home side ran riot to score a total of 21 tries and 19 conversions in the most one-sided contest of the season, writes Joe Link

In pictures: Huddersfield Town 0-0 Wigan Athletic

Have a look through events at the John Smith's Stadium as Chris Powell secured his first point as Town manager
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
HS2 train

HS2 attracts potential suppliers from Kirklees

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

Ferno UK opens customer experience centre

Pictured at the ribbon cutting as Ferno officially opens its new customer experience centre are (from left) Elroy Bourgraf, founder and chairman of Ferno; Kirklees mayor Clr Ken Smith; Jon Ellis, managing director, Ferno UK; Joe Bourgraf, president and chief executive officer of Ferno; Kirklees mayoress Clr Christine Smith; and Mike Wood, MP for Batley & Spen
VIPs from the USA attended the official opening of a new centre for Ferno UK to show off its innovative products

Videos & Photos

Marsden Jazz Festival 2013

Watch: Were you at Marsden Jazz Festival 2013?

Huddersfield Examiner calendar 2015 - submit your pictures!

Mini heatwave set to hit Huddersfield for rest of this week

British backpackers murdered in Thailand: latest updates as police hunt for killer

Semi-naked bodies of Brit tourists David Miller, 24, and 23-year-old Hannah Witheridge were discovered on a beach early on Monday

UK weather set for heatwave with temperatures set to reach a sizzling 27C

Brother and sister Kim and Alena on Blackpool beach.
September is expected to be one of the warmest on record as 'continental blowtorch' hits Britain

Morning news headlines: Final day of campaigning before Scotland referendum, probe into fatal helicopter crash

Businessman Jon Gamble from go2eventhire as he asks the question YES or NO with illuminated signs near Dunblane, Scotland, ahead of voting in the Scottish Referendum on September 18th
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Manchester Dogs' Home fire appeal boosted by Coronation Street stars

Cast and crew members brought their pets to ITV’s Salford Quays studio to raise money and awareness after at least 43 animals died in a suspected arson attack  at the Harpurhey rehoming centre

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