M62 drivers warned to expect motorway hold-ups

Thousands expected to head for concerts

Examiner Community Awards 2015 - check out the nominees for Services To Community

Nominees for the Services to Community award
The awards will be held at the John Smith's Stadium on June 3 and between now and then we'll be profiling all the nominees by category

Home-Start helping families in need

Could you support a Kirklees family in need?

High demand for Leisure Centre's Splash Park prompts advanced booking advice

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Bosses are advising people not to just turn up after disappointed families found the the fun pool full at Huddersfield's new £36m facility

Emley Fundraisers call it a day after drumming up £50,000

They will be missed say supporters

Dream Homes: Far Mount Farm, Intake Lane, Cumberworth

35 acres, stables, panoramic views and historic features are on offer

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Dean-Charles Chapman; Lena Headey as Tommen Baratheon; Cersei Lannister

Game of Thrones season five: 10 things we learned from episode seven — The Gift

Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? This week it's the Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice “Swish Event”

Brockholes cake-maker is the best in the business - see his winning designs here

Restaurant Review: Beaumont Arms in Kirkheaton

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A driving licence photocard is all you will need after June 8

Driving licence paper counterpart to be scrapped in June — here's everything Huddersfield drivers need to know

M62 drivers warned to expect motorway hold-ups

Thousands expected to head for concerts

Lawyer's warning over Kirklees' travellers sites

Take prompt action is expert's advice

Huddersfield man Ian Watkinson is new meningitis champion

Poignant role for man who lost grandson to killer disease

Examiner Community Awards 2015 - check out the nominees for Services To Community

Nominees for the Services to Community award
The awards will be held at the John Smith's Stadium on June 3 and between now and then we'll be profiling all the nominees by category

What happened next for the Huddersfield Town players who left the John Smith's Stadium last season?

Eight players departed Town for new clubs last summer, with Lee Peltier, Danny Ward and others following in January. Here's how they've got on, with varying degrees of success

Huddersfield Town not fancied to make an impact in 2015/16 Championship season, say bookies

The Terriers are joint-fourth favourites for the drop alongside Leeds United and the three promoted clubs

Former Huddersfield Town and Wales striker Iwan Roberts puts boot into Middlesbrough after Championship play-off final defeat to Norwich

Late arrival gave City a big advantage

Huddersfield Town transfers: Swindon Town right-back Nathan Byrne linked but move considered unlikely

Huddersfield Town are unlikely to move for Swindon Town defender Nathan Byrne
Chris Powell is reportedly interested in the Robins defender, who has flourished in League One with Mark Cooper's side

From grazing land to renowned stadium: The story of St James' Park, where Huddersfield Giants will play on Sunday

The famous football ground will host both codes of rugby this year

Catalans Dragons 'have no fear' as they face Huddersfield Giants at the Magic Weekend

Victory over Wigan has French coach in confident mood

Huddersfield Giants skipper Danny Brough says top eight slot is the priority ahead of Magic Weekend

Giants get their first look at Newcastle ahead of Super League showpiece

Pete Barrow column: Top flight finale a real flop

But there are still surprises on the Premier League's final day

What happened next for the Huddersfield Town players who left the John Smith's Stadium last season?

Eight players departed Town for new clubs last summer, with Lee Peltier, Danny Ward and others following in January. Here's how they've got on, with varying degrees of success

New Zealand signing Kyle Hitchman hits century for Clayton West to put them through in Drakes Huddersfield Cricket League Oddfellows Cup

Holders Kirkheaton progress

Get 15% off tickets to Birmingham's BBC Good Food Show Summer

Bag yourself tickets with 15% discount when you book online with BBC Good Food Show Summer

Honley Show 2015: How to get there

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Heading to the Farnley Tyas showground on June 13? Here's all you need to know

TV crews descend on Golcar to film major new ITV drama series Jericho

Colne Valley Museum is setting for scenes
Brian Berry, chief executive of Federation of Master Builders

FMB gives "cautious welcome" to late pay proposals

Legislation to tackle late payment to small firms has been pledged by business secretary Sajid Javid

Longley Park KIA signs for Huddersfed Town

Paddock-based Longley Park KIA has become a commercial partner of Huddersfield Town

Team HARE gets backing from Thorite

Pneumatics specialist Thorite is providing technical know-how and equipment to Huddersfield University's Team HARE\n

Videos & Photos

Lawyer's warning over Kirklees' travellers sites

Video: M62 driver on phone swerves across carriageway in police film announcing crackdown

Honley's history revealed by historian Mary Jagger who lived well over 100 years ago

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In this Oct. 29, 2007 file photo, a person stands next to the FIFA logo at the FIFA headquarter in Zurich, Switzerland. The Swiss Federal Office of Justice said six soccer officials have been arrested and detained pending extradition at the request of U.S. authorities ahead of the FIFA congress in Zurich. In a statement Wednesday, May 27, 2015, the FOJ said U.S. authorities suspect the officials of having received paid bribes totaling millions of dollars. (Steffen Schmidt/Keystone via AP, File)

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English cricket hoping for brighter future as appointing Trevor Bayliss as coach

Trevor Bayliss
52-year-old former New South Wales coach got the nod ahead of compatriot Jason Gillespie

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Huddersfield Town correspondent
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Huddersfield Giants correspondent
Louise Cooper
Crime correspondent
Nick Lavigueur
Health Correspondent
Joanne Douglas
Local Government Correspondent
Linda Whitwam
Education Correspondent
Henryk Zientek
Business Correspondent
Martin Shaw
Mirfield Correspondent