Flockton fatal crash victim named locally as Damian Wood

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Police are continuing to investigate the head-on crash on Barnsley Road

Ex Huddersfield police officer and former Mr Gay UK Mark Carter suspended after headbutting man in toilets

Pc Mark Carter
Carter - a former Mr Gay UK - was convicted of assault by beating following a trial before magistrates

Huddersfield on the small screen: TV hits filmed in our back yard

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From The Last of the Summer Wine to a new BBC drama to hit our screens this weekend, film crews have flocked to Huddersfield over the years

From World War Two to 2014: Staff and volunteers preparing to mark 75 years of Kirklees Citizens Advice in Huddersfield

Citizens Advice Bureau, Standard House, Half Moon Street, Huddersfield.
Celebration in Huddersfield for staff, volunteers, trustees and the public which Citizens Advice supports

Is backyard kitten breeder behind pedigree cats dumped in Huddersfield?

Pregnant Bengal cat and two other pedigrees found abandoned

Come clean over A&E: MP tells House of Commons not to "take people for fools" over cuts

A & E department at Calderdale Royal Hospital
Speaking in Parliament yesterday, Halifax Labour MP Linda Riordan also accused the Government and health chiefs of failing to consult local people

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  • TOWN: Sean Scannell is a player who thrives on confidence, the sort of player who requires an arm around his shoulder to harness his undoubted talents.

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  • TRAVEL: Roadworks and temporary traffic lights on B6116 Huddersfield Road at Queens Way, Kirkburton.

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  • TRAVEL: Very slow traffic due to earlier accident on M62 Eastbound between J25 A644 (Brighouse) and J26 M606 / A58 (Chain Bar), congestion to J24 A629 (Ainley Top).

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  • NEWS: A man who died in a head-on crash in Flockon has been named locally as Damian Wood.

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  • TRAVEL: A629 Wakefield Road busy but moving between Southgate (Shorehead Roundabout) and B6432 Firth Street (New Wharf Traffic lights).

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  • NEWS: DC Nick Doyle of Kirklees CID is organising a Police charity five-a-side match in aid of a charity, and this year it is TINT, The Isaac Nash Trust, set up following the tragic death in Anglesey on August 29 of 12-year-old Isaac, a popular, sports-mad lad from Kirkburton.

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  • TRAVEL: Traffic moving well on A62 Castlegate/Queensgate around A616 Chapel Hill.

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  • NEWS: A newsagent was struck on the head during an armed robbery in Cleckheaton this morning.

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  • NEWS: A new party’s first General Election candidate has been selected for the Colne Valley.

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  • NEWS: Huddersfield take on Hull in the premiership of Yorkshire Chess tomorrow afternoon at Lindley Liberal Club.

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  • BREAKING NEWS: Troubled supermarket giant Tesco has announced it will not be building any stores in the Holme Valley for the foreseeable future.

    And the company is to sell the former Midlothian Garage site which Tesco bought in a failed bid to build a giant superstore in Holmfirth.

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Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? It's the Little Buddha bar

This week's All Our Yesterdays looks back to November 1985 - Are you in one of our snaps from 29 years ago?

The Co-operative building used to house the Heaven and Hell nightclub

LOOK: Did you dance the night away in Heaven and Hell? See if our pictures of the former nightclub inside the Co-Op Building bring back hazy memories

Glimpses of Huddersfield's past from the 1960s from Alderman Clifford Stephenson's collection

It's 1987 in Huddersfield!

It's 1987 in Huddersfield - who do you recognise in our nostalgia picture gallery?

Text Santa! Fundraising extravaganza will support sick children at Forget Me Not Children's Hospice

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Milnsbridge Village Hall group unhappy at lack of building upkeep by Kirklees Council

The secretary of Milnsbridge Village Hall, Deborah Wright, says she was dismayed that the council, which currently owns the hall, has failed to maintain the building’s outside

Shopkeeper suffers head injury during armed robbery on Friday

Smoker's Corner, Albion Street
Man seriously injured after two suspects threaten him in Albion Street premises

Batley man Craig Midgley admits string of driving offences

Kirklees Magistrates Court
But Kirklees Magistrates spare him jail

Huddersfield Town v Sheffield Wednesday was a TV special back in 1966

A Leeds Road FA Cup clash attracted a bumper crowd as well as the cameras

Sean Scannell's new Huddersfield Town deal caps incredible rise from bit part to integral part

The winger has enjoyed a whirlwind journey which has seen him take on a key role

WATCH: Huddersfield Town writer Doug Thomson previews this weekend's Yorkshire derby against Sheffield Wednesday

The Examiner's Town writer looks ahead to a return to Championship football for the Terriers against Stuart Gray's strugglers

Championship paper talk: Zigic could be closing in on sensational Birmingham return as Cardiff look set to welcome back Mason

Nikola Zigic is training with former club Birmingham City again with the view to a return
Check out a summary of the latest headlines from around the division

Recovering Scott Grix targets pre-season Halifax clash for his Huddersfield Giants return

Hometown date is aim for Giants full-back Scott Grix

Former Huddersfield Giants star Robbie Hunter-Paul on board at Mirfield Stags

RL legend Robbie Hunter-Paul could come out of retirement to play for Mirfield's new sporting club

Jamie Ellis desperate to make an immediate mark at Huddersfield Giants

Jamie Ellis
Challenge to gain a regular Super League start is the motivation for former Castleford man Jamie Ellis

Huddersfield Town v Sheffield Wednesday was a TV special back in 1966

A Leeds Road FA Cup clash attracted a bumper crowd as well as the cameras

Sean Scannell's new Huddersfield Town deal caps incredible rise from bit part to integral part

The winger has enjoyed a whirlwind journey which has seen him take on a key role

WATCH: Huddersfield Town writer Doug Thomson previews this weekend's Yorkshire derby against Sheffield Wednesday

The Examiner's Town writer looks ahead to a return to Championship football for the Terriers against Stuart Gray's strugglers

Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? It's the Little Buddha bar

Have you been snapped by photographer Dave Cowan?  Check out our gallery of nights out in Huddersfield

World premieres and free concerts - the week ahead for HCMF

Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival begins today and promises 10 days of events.

Tribute band Roxy Musique to grace Holmfirth Picturedrome stage on November 21

The sounds of seminal art rock band Roxy Music will be resurrected this evening when tribute band Roxy Musique take to the stage at Holmfirth’s Picturedrome

Crown Decorating Centre top for recycling

The team at the Crown Decorating Centre in Huddersfield is the regional winner in the firm's Kick Out The Can campaign

Sodexo staff host students' visit to Huddersfield’s John Smith’s Stadium

The John Smith's Stadium
Hospitality and business management students from Huddersfield University were given an insight into life at the John Smith's Stadium

Myers Group buys Leeds builders merchants

The acquisition of Bulk Builders Merchants marks the start of expansion plans for Huddersfield-based Myers Group

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Sean Scannell's new Huddersfield Town deal caps incredible rise from bit part to integral part

Smoker's Corner, Albion Street

Shopkeeper suffers head injury during armed robbery on Friday

WATCH: Huddersfield Town writer Doug Thomson previews this weekend's Yorkshire derby against Sheffield Wednesday

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