Sheridan Smith as Cilla

Film crew in Huddersfield for new Sheridan Smith series for ITV

Sheridan Smith is to star in new three-part drama series Black Work, which is being filmed partly in Huddersfield

Judge ruled that Huddersfield baby facing 'life of pain' could be allowed to die in hospital

Baby held by parent
Heartbreaking story of tot born prematurely and with myriad problems

Family of Marsden murder victim Craig Hepburn campaign to make son's killers serve full sentence

Craig Hepburn from Linwood, Renfrewshire who was stabbed to death in Marsden
“Before this happened to my family, I would see stories on TV about innocent people being murdered and I’d think it was so sad but at least the people responsible were being locked up for a long time"

Red sky in the morning, shepherd's warning! Huddersfield enjoys beautiful sunrise

Ade (@gorillaade) tweeted this picture of Huddersfield's sunrise
Red and orange hues fill Huddersfield skies

Kirkburton family's joy after life saving daughter donates kidney to her father

Ex-Emley Moor Mast rigger Brian Firth fights on thanks to successful transplant

Huddersfield Rifle Club targeting expansion on larger site

Huddersfield Rifle Club members in action
Brockholes-based club wants to attract international competitions to its range

LOOK: Examiner Baby of the Year 2015 winners revealed

With their winning smiles and twinkling eyes, it’s no wonder this little lot captured your hearts - see all the winners and finalists

LOOK: check out our latest Caught on Camera CCTV gallery

Caught on Camera 17/10/14
Police have released the images in the hope that members of the public may be able to put a name - or more - to face

West Yorkshire Police to say "Goodbye" to traditional notebooks

Cops get high-teach weapon to keep them on the beat

Rail passengers can help boost Mirfield Railway Station at meeting with train operator with cash to spend

Grand Central has £7.8m to improve stations and Clr Martyn Bolt hopes some will come Mirfield's way

Term-time holidays still a problem in Kirklees despite fine threat

Children, classroom
Council insists situation is improving

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Intrepid runners take on tough six mile Huddersfield Woodland Challenge at Bradley's Dyson Wood

Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? It's Mod Revue at Golcar Royal British Legion

4,000 votes, 202 pictures, one town: winners of Examiner calendar for 2015 revealed

Halloween is coming!

Little Horrors 2014: send us snaps of your kids kitted out ready for Halloween

Nostalgia: it's 1990 in Huddersfield - are you pictured?

Craig Hepburn from Linwood, Renfrewshire who was stabbed to death in Marsden

Family of Marsden murder victim Craig Hepburn campaign to make son's killers serve full sentence

“Before this happened to my family, I would see stories on TV about innocent people being murdered and I’d think it was so sad but at least the people responsible were being locked up for a long time"

Judge ruled that Huddersfield baby facing 'life of pain' could be allowed to die in hospital

Baby held by parent
Heartbreaking story of tot born prematurely and with myriad problems

Huddersfield Rifle Club targeting expansion on larger site

Huddersfield Rifle Club members in action
Brockholes-based club wants to attract international competitions to its range

Birkby's St John's Church left dancing for joy after £500 is raised for vital building repairs

Church warden, Tony Clarke, was one of those who helped to organise the sequence dance night
Scott Parker believes Championship teams are writing Fulham off at their peril

Championship paper talk: Fulham midfielder fires warning to rivals as Wigan prepare to welcome back key duo

Check out a summary of the latest headlines from around the division

Huddersfield Town legend Andy Booth remembers travelling to Brighton on the day of the match and Neil Warnock cooking beans on toast

There was no more pampering for the team

Huddersfield Town manager Chris Powell desperate to iron out lapses which cost his side two goals in victory against Blackpool

Concern over way we conceded second goal

Huddersfield Town manager Chris Powell pleased but not totally satisfied after beating Blackpool

The boss had to change his half-time team talk after the visitors' quickfire double

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

Huddersfield Giants captain Danny Brough believes Scotland need to play at a higher level

Scotland's Danny Brough
Victory in the Eurpoean Championships is vital for Scotland

Intrepid runners take on tough six mile Huddersfield Woodland Challenge at Bradley's Dyson Wood

A total of 360 athletes put their best foot forward to gain gold in the seventh annual event

We'll cut out concentration lapses vows Huddersfield Town midfielder Conor Coady

The ex-Liverpool man accepts a pre-interval dip coukd have proved very costly

Huddersfield Town legend Andy Booth remembers travelling to Brighton on the day of the match and Neil Warnock cooking beans on toast

There was no more pampering for the team
Comedian Chris Ramsey performs in Leeds tonight

Comedy, a book club and wargames...here's three things to beat the Monday blues

Turn your Monday into a fun day with these exciting events

Deeply moving performance of Benjamin Britten's War Requiem by Slaithwaite Philharmonic Orchestra

Also a special piece written by the orchestra's conductor Benjamin Ellin

Tofu or not tofu? Plans for Huddersfield's first vegan cafe to be unveiled at town's Vegan fair on November 1

It is just one of the ideas that will be discussed at the one day event, which wants as many people as possible to taste the benefits of a vegan diet

New Enterprise Allowance creates 390 businesses in Kirklees

A Holmfirth businesses selling fruit vodkas is among new firms set up under New Enterprise Allowance

Amanda Vigar suggests a manifesto for business

Amanda Vigar
Politicians have been urged to remember the needs of UK small businesses in the run-up to next year' general election

ConnectChina opens Shanghai office

Batley-based ConnectChina Ltd has underscored its commitment to clients by opening a branch in Shanghai, China

Videos & Photos

Lynda Bellingham and her on-screen husband, Michael Redfern in the Oxo adverts

Lynda Bellingham dies: from Oxo mum to national favourite - her life in pictures

LOOK: Examiner Baby of the Year 2015 winners revealed

Ade (@gorillaade) tweeted this picture of Huddersfield's sunrise

Red sky in the morning, shepherd's warning! Huddersfield enjoys beautiful sunrise

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Lynda Bellingham and her on-screen husband, Michael Redfern in the Oxo adverts

Lynda Bellingham dies: from Oxo mum to national favourite - her life in pictures

The 66-year-old star, best known for her long-running role as a mother in the Oxo TV adverts, had been battling colon cancer, which later spread to her lungs and liver, since being diagnosed in July last year

Lynda Bellingham dies: Tributes and reaction after TV star loses battle with cancer

Lynda Bellingham
TV star had revealed she was terminally ill with cancer and appeared on chat show Loose Women just days before her death

Morning news headlines: PM urged not to alienate EU nations, 200 paedophile cases unresolved

EU Heads of State pose for a group photo, during the EU summit at the European Council building in Brussels
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