Ruddi's Retreat launches new cafe and sweet shop to raise money for respite caravans

The venue has opened following the closure of the charity's bistro on the other side of the road

At-threat Kozee Sleep workers stage sit-in

Workers staged a sit-in at the Ravensthorpe HQ of failed firm Kozee Sleep in protest at not being paid their wages

Court told man caused £1,000 damage soaking interior of neighbour's Audi convertible in parking row

Kirklees magistrates heard today that Jeremy Hoyle keyed another car and sent hate mail

Period drama Jericho to be filmed in Huddersfield

From next week stars including Jessica Raine, Mark Addy and Coronation's Street Amy James-Kelly will be filming here

Huddersfield indoor bowlers fight on to keep the sport in the town

New name and renewed ambition for bowling club

Fartown dad condemns vandals who fired air rifle pellets into family's home

Wayne Brett with window hit by air pellet at his home of in Clara Street, Fartown
Police are stepping up patrols in Fartown after the incident in Clara Street

Caught on Camera: can you put names to faces on CCTV pictures released by West Yorkshire Police?

Caught on Camera 22-05-15
Images may be of both potential suspects or witnesses

LOOK: Pictures of bafflingly bad parking in Huddersfield that will make you irate

Bad parking in Huddersfield
It seems some drivers struggle with yellow lines, parking bays and not blocking people in

Travellers set up camp in Huddersfield park

Council seeks eviction order

Bermudan ukulele star visits John Smith's Stadium to pay homage to countryman Nahki Wells

Mike Hind may even play this weekend's Grand Northern Ukulele Festival in his Wells shirt

Two locked up after unprovoked bottle attack in Elland

Court told victim was left unconscious after being set upon by group of men

Helme Hall and Helme View care home makes 'massive improvements' under new management

Helme Hall
Previous Care Quality Commission report slammed standards

Live Breaking News

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  • CRIME: Joseph Coultous, 22, of Bradford is wanted on recall to prison. Call 101 with any information.

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  • NATIONAL: Dog lovers will be disturbed to hear a walker has abandoned their pet pooch at the summit of England's highest mountain.

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  • EXAM STRESS: Students at the University of Huddersfield and Kirklees College are calming their nerves by taking up cycling and walking to the ex am room, as part of the charity Sustrans’ Active Travel project.

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  • I've just had the details confirmed that the serious crash on the Woodhead Pass involved a lorry and motorcyclist.

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  • POLICE: There has been a serious crash on the Woodhead Pass this afternoon, around about 2.20pm.

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  • Good afternoon Huddersfield. I hope you are looking forward to the Bank Holiday weekend. I will check the latest on things now, including the travel lastest.

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  • NEWS: The fight to keep indoor bowling in Huddersfield is being stepped up.

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  • TRAVEL: Slow traffic due to earlier broken down vehicle on M62 Westbound between J19 A6046 (Heywood) and J18 M60 / M66 (Simister Island), congestion on M62 to J23 A640 / A643 (Huddersfield).

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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

This week's featured property is on Stanwell Avenue in Birkby - Take a tour with us

At-threat Kozee Sleep workers stage sit-in

Workers staged a sit-in at the Ravensthorpe HQ of failed firm Kozee Sleep in protest at not being paid their wages

Ruddi's Retreat launches new cafe and sweet shop to raise money for respite caravans

The venue has opened following the closure of the charity's bistro on the other side of the road

Travellers set up camp in Huddersfield park

Council seeks eviction order

LOOK: Pictures of bafflingly bad parking in Huddersfield that will make you irate

Bad parking in Huddersfield
It seems some drivers struggle with yellow lines, parking bays and not blocking people in
Former Huddersfield Town loan man Radoslaw Majewski could be set for a move to Scunthorpe United

Former Huddersfield Town loanee Radoslaw Majewski a target for Scunthorpe United

The 28-year-old was unable to make an impression under Chris Powell and returned to Nottingham Forest having made just nine outings in all

Former Huddersfield Town captain Peter Clarke opens up on 'tough' season at Blackpool

Peter Clarke admits his third spell at Blackpool has been "tough"
The 33-year-old is one of 17 players to have departed Bloomfield Road after being released following the Seasiders' relegation

Bermudan ukulele star visits John Smith's Stadium to pay homage to countryman Nahki Wells

Mike Hind may even play this weekend's Grand Northern Ukulele Festival in his Wells shirt

Huddersfield Town confirm academy friendlies

Rekeil Pyke was the top scorer for the Huddersfield Town U18 side in 2014/15
Tony Carss' team have four dates fixed up

Sam Rapira is a great player says Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson

New Zealand World Cup winner on radar

Huddersfield Giants disappointed Anthony Mullally has turned down new improved deal to move to Leeds Rhinos next season

updated
New Zealand Warriors prop Sam Rapira looks like ready-made replacement

Huddersfield Giants gain momentum in top-four chase with 24-16 Super League win at Castleford Tigers

Late Eorl Crabtree try clinches valuable points
Former Huddersfield Town loan man Radoslaw Majewski could be set for a move to Scunthorpe United

Former Huddersfield Town loanee Radoslaw Majewski a target for Scunthorpe United

The 28-year-old was unable to make an impression under Chris Powell and returned to Nottingham Forest having made just nine outings in all

Former Huddersfield Town captain Peter Clarke opens up on 'tough' season at Blackpool

Peter Clarke admits his third spell at Blackpool has been "tough"
The 33-year-old is one of 17 players to have departed Bloomfield Road after being released following the Seasiders' relegation

Huddersfield Town confirm academy friendlies

Rekeil Pyke was the top scorer for the Huddersfield Town U18 side in 2014/15
Tony Carss' team have four dates fixed up

Blue Rooms blooming in Byram Arcade

How café/bar proprietor Bex Taylor is aiming to realise the Byram Arcade as a great live music venue

Linthwaite Brass Band calls for players to take part in large concert in memory of band stalwart John Iredale

John undertook numerous roles as a player, conductor, teacher and band official and sadly passed away last January

Restaurant Review: Beaumont Arms in Kirkheaton

Rural pub with a classic old world feel
Building, Builders

Huddersfield sees fall in new home starts

Figures from the Department for Communities shows just 2.3 new homes are started in Huddersfield for every 1,000 existing houses

Manufactured Yorkshire offers apprentice for six months

Chrissie Slater
Kirklees College and Manufactured Yorkshire will provide a fully-funded trainee for six months to one lucky company

Ted Wetton named new accountants' president

Ted Wetton is the new president of the Huddersfield and District Society of Chartered Accountants

Videos & Photos

Ruddi's Retreat launches new cafe and sweet shop to raise money for respite caravans

Bad parking in Huddersfield

LOOK: Pictures of bafflingly bad parking in Huddersfield that will make you irate

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

Social



Civil partners of four years Paul Higgins (right) and Richard Lucey, who have been in a relationship together for 19 years, arrive to cast their votes at their polling station in Cabra, Dublin for the referendum on gay marriage

Emigrants return to Ireland as polls open in gay marriage vote

More than 3.2 million voters in the Republic have been asked for their say, with polling stations open from 7am to 10pm

Tory MP Eric Pickles to be given a knighthood

Former Communities Secretary Eric Pickles
Former Communities Secretary to be made Knight Bachelor in recognition of public service as an MP, a former Cabinet minister and his time in local government

Sleepers shaken by 4.2 magnitude earthquake in Kent

British Geological Survey seismicity map of the epicentre of the earthquake measuring magnitude 4.2 which hit Kent overnight. Police and Kent Fire and Rescue Services have not received any reports of structural damage or injuries
No injuries or damage to buildings reported following tremor four miles (7km) south of Ramsgate

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