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Travellers set up camp on Salendine Nook school fields

Travellers' vehicles on Salendine Nook High School playing fields.

They moved on to sports fields at the front of Salendine Nook High School Academy this morning

Huddersfield town centre bar Varsity to re-open in September renamed as The Picture House

Councillors on Kirklees Council’s Licensing Panel agreed it could open from 8am and serve alcohol until 3.30am and closing at 4am on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays

Golcar man Chris Chambers loses cancer battle

Chris Chambers (left) who is terminally ill with his friend Chris Karolczuk (right).
Tributes pour in for Huddersfield man

Yorkshire Sculpture Park and Cannon Hall Farm vie for top attraction title

Public urged to back Yorkshire attractions

Dalton toddler mauled by grandparents' dog

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Police seize Staffie type dog after 14-month-old Jensen suffers fractured jaw and serious wounds following attack in grandmother's garden

Principle Group embarks on £3m-plus project to redevelop former Huddersfield Remploy building

Remploy site at Waterloo in Huddersfield.
The former Remploy factory is being redeveloped under a job-creating scheme by brand specialist Principle Group

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  • NEWS: Here's more on the plans to re-open the former Huddersfield town centre bar Varsity and turn it into a dining at late night music venue.

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Travellers' vehicles on Salendine Nook High School playing fields.

Travellers set up camp on Salendine Nook school fields

They moved on to sports fields at the front of Salendine Nook High School Academy this morning

Golcar man Chris Chambers loses cancer battle

Chris Chambers (left) who is terminally ill with his friend Chris Karolczuk (right).
Tributes pour in for Huddersfield man

Huddersfield town centre bar Varsity to re-open in September renamed as The Picture House

Councillors on Kirklees Council’s Licensing Panel agreed it could open from 8am and serve alcohol until 3.30am and closing at 4am on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays

Yorkshire Sculpture Park and Cannon Hall Farm vie for top attraction title

Public urged to back Yorkshire attractions
Watford (1) v Huddersfield Town (4) - Adam Hammill points to Peter Clarke for the fans

Report: Blackpool offer contract to former Huddersfield Town defender Peter Clarke

The centre-back had looked to be on the verge of signing for Doncaster Rovers but may now continue in the Championship

Championship transfer gossip: QPR's Deeney interest intensifies but Burnley pull out as Udinese frontman nears Watford switch

PLUS: Middlesbrough close to completing triple swoop and Blackpool on the verge of securing World Cup midfielder

Huddersfield Town boss Mark Robins assesses James Vaughan for Sheffield United test and promises improvement after defeat at Scunthorpe

It's still about players getting minutes on the pitch

Huddersfield Town manager Mark Robins stepping up bid to make new signings

There's a resolve to improve the squad

Kruise Leeming looking to build on his solid Huddersfield Giants showing

Huddersfield Giants hooker Kruise Leemings has admitted he's taken heaps of confidence from his performance against Catalan Dragons

Frenchman's birthday gift to his girlfriend - a surprise trip to watch Catalan play Huddersfield Giants

Many friendships are formed across the Channel thanks to the Catalan/Giants matches over the years

Huddersfield Giants 38 Catalan Dragons 16: Examiner match report

Dragons put to the sword as Giants look to pick up their form for play-off push
Watford (1) v Huddersfield Town (4) - Adam Hammill points to Peter Clarke for the fans

Report: Blackpool offer contract to former Huddersfield Town defender Peter Clarke

The centre-back had looked to be on the verge of signing for Doncaster Rovers but may now continue in the Championship

Championship transfer gossip: QPR's Deeney interest intensifies but Burnley pull out as Udinese frontman nears Watford switch

PLUS: Middlesbrough close to completing triple swoop and Blackpool on the verge of securing World Cup midfielder

Australian Michael Cranmer facing fitness race to lead Hoylandswaine in Sykes Cup final against Golcar after winning T20 Trophy against Barkisland

Knee injury creates doubt as team soar at Broad Oak

Huddersfield town centre bar Varsity to re-open in September renamed as The Picture House

Councillors on Kirklees Council’s Licensing Panel agreed it could open from 8am and serve alcohol until 3.30am and closing at 4am on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays

Sum of Summer in Brighouse

New art exhibition exploring summer opens in Smith Gallery, Brighouse

Qureshi works can be seen all summer at Baitings Reservoir

Here and There by Imran Qureshi at the Baitings Reservoir
International artist Imran Qureshi is showing water-inspired works at a Yorkshire reservoir this summer

Howarths People and Safety Management chairman launched new business support group

Prominent business figures from West Yorkshire have joined forces to provide mutual support and back local charities

R3 welcomes proposals to safeguard supplies

Chris Wood, of R3 and Clough Corporate
Chris Wood, of Cleckheaton-based Clough Corporate Solutions,has welcomed proposals to tackle "ransom" charges levied on failed firms

SCALA Consulting crowns Mondelez team winners of the Fresh Connection

A competition to run an imaginary manufacturing firm has been won by a Dutch based firm

Videos & Photos

Chris Chambers (left) who is terminally ill with his friend Chris Karolczuk (right).

Golcar man Chris Chambers loses cancer battle

Huddersfield town centre bar Varsity to re-open in September renamed as The Picture House

Watford (1) v Huddersfield Town (4) - Adam Hammill points to Peter Clarke for the fans

Report: Blackpool offer contract to former Huddersfield Town defender Peter Clarke

Commonwealth Games quiz: test your knowledge of dancing delicacies and top teams

Commonwealth Games 2014: Test your knowledge of the Glasgow games with our Friday quiz

Watch: Tulisa speaks of "outrage" at V Festival assault conviction and says she plans to appeal

Tulisa Contostavlos makes a statement to the waiting media as she leaves Stratford Magistrates Court in London where she was found guilty of hitting Savvas Morgan during an altercation at V-Festival in Essex
26-year-old singer was found guilty of hitting celebrity blogger Savvas Morgan in the face at the V Festival last year

Air Algerie flight AH5017 crashes with 116 on board

Air Algerie flight carrying over 100 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappears in northern Mali
Passenger jet AH5017 was travelling from Burkino Faso to Algeria when it lost contact with aviation authorities

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