Road traffic accident at the junction of Marsh Lane, Shepley and New Mill Road. Emergency service crews at the accident scene.

Woman dies after Shepley road accident

The woman was inside a silver-coloured Vauxhall Corsa when it collided with a blue Range Rover

Huddersfield town centre mugger knocked victim out and then robbed him as he lay helpless with serious head injury

Can you help track down the perpetrator in this sickening attack?

LIVE: Wolves v Huddersfield Town pre-match press conference

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Terriers manager Chris Powell faces the media as his side go in search of back-to-back league wins for the first time since December last year

Hundreds of homes in Moldgreen, Dalton and Tandem without gas after water main burst

Northern Gas Networks has been shortlisted for a customer service award
Northern Gas Networks said it caused water to enter the gas network on Monday evening and this morning engineers from Northern Gas Networks were continuing work to restore gas supplies

Is there a cat poisoner on the loose in Huddersfield? Devastated owner speaks after pet's death

Jessica Baxter and and her cat Albie
Jessica Baxter, 26, said her four year old cat Albie died on the vet’s table on Sunday evening after being found collapsed in a neighbour’s garden

M62 managed motorway system is causing 'paranoia', says top lawyer Nick Freeman

M62
Mr Freeman says despite the system being in place for a year, motorists were still confused about how it works

John Smith's Stadium in 'pole position' to be permanent home of national rugby league museum

The John Smith's Stadium
Huddersfield University helps launch touring rugby league exhibition

New Rastrick Fire Station build continues but warning that traffic light changes could be on the way

The new fire station in Clough Lane will replace Brighouse and Elland stations and is expected to open in March next year

Huddersfield Examiner calendar 2015: April - choose your winner

April
We'll be sharing a gallery of pictures for each month over 12 days

Dewsbury West Labour councillor Darren O'Donovan faces de-selection - by his own party

Clr Darren O'Donovan
Kirklees councillor appeals in bid to save political career

Lights out! Here's why the lights went out at the John Smith's Stadium ahead of the Giants/Catalan match on Friday

Fans were left in the dark after a power failure in parts of the John Smith's Stadium
Fuse carrier had worked loose and tripped itself as intended to prevent anything worse happening

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Dreamboats and Miniskirts

Enjoy the Crucible, step back to the swinging sixties or try some stargazing - here's three events in West Yorkshire tonight

The 1960s have been voted Britain's most defining decade

Swinging sixties voted most defining decade of the 20th century

The Big Picture: Jeremy Walker's shots from around Asia

WATCH - Examiner reporter Martin Shaw takes on world darts champion Michael van Gerwen

Have you been pictured by our Snapper About Town?

Jessica Baxter and and her cat Albie

Is there a cat poisoner on the loose in Huddersfield? Devastated owner speaks after pet's death

Jessica Baxter, 26, said her four year old cat Albie died on the vet’s table on Sunday evening after being found collapsed in a neighbour’s garden

New Rastrick Fire Station build continues but warning that traffic light changes could be on the way

The new fire station in Clough Lane will replace Brighouse and Elland stations and is expected to open in March next year

Can you help police catch Leeds sex attacker?

The man police would like to speak to in connection with a sex attack in Leeds
Police are asking anyone on a night out when the attack happened if they can identify a man they'd like to speak to

Huddersfield town centre mugger knocked victim out and then robbed him as he lay helpless with serious head injury

Can you help track down the perpetrator in this sickening attack?
Live coverage of the pre-match press conference ahead of Wolves v Huddersfield Town null

Recap: Wolves v Huddersfield Town pre-match press conference LIVE

Terriers manager Chris Powell faced the media as his side go in search of back-to-back league wins for the first time since December last year at Molineux tomorrow

Wolves match is all-ticket for Huddersfield Town fans

Huddersfield Town fans must buy their tickets in advance for the midweek trip to Wolves
Purchases must be made via the John Smith's Stadium

Huddersfield Town's next opponents Wolves sign striker Yannick Sagbo on loan

Wolves have sealed the loan signing of Hull City striker Yannick Sagbo in time to face Huddersfield Town
The Frenchman adds to the Black Country club's frontline options

Championship paper talk: Wolves' hopes of striker addition hinge on work permit as Blackpool seal double swoop

Former Middlesbrough striker Kei Kamara could be set for a return to the Championship with Wolves
Check out a summary of the latest headlines from around the division
Huddersfield Giants' Head Coach Paul Anderson

Changes in Huddersfield Giants backroom staff announced

In the wake of his club’s play-off exit at the hands of Catalan Dragons, the Huddersfield chief has revealed there will be a major overhaul on the medical side

Lights out! Here's why the lights went out at the John Smith's Stadium ahead of the Giants/Catalan match on Friday

Fans were left in the dark after a power failure in parts of the John Smith's Stadium
Fuse carrier had worked loose and tripped itself as intended to prevent anything worse happening

Just not good enough: Huddersfield Giants coach on team's play-off failures

“I won’t allow anyone to try and paint any positives after the way we finished the season,” said Anderson
Live coverage of the pre-match press conference ahead of Wolves v Huddersfield Town null

Recap: Wolves v Huddersfield Town pre-match press conference LIVE

Terriers manager Chris Powell faced the media as his side go in search of back-to-back league wins for the first time since December last year at Molineux tomorrow

Wolves match is all-ticket for Huddersfield Town fans

Huddersfield Town fans must buy their tickets in advance for the midweek trip to Wolves
Purchases must be made via the John Smith's Stadium

Huddersfield Town's next opponents Wolves sign striker Yannick Sagbo on loan

Wolves have sealed the loan signing of Hull City striker Yannick Sagbo in time to face Huddersfield Town
The Frenchman adds to the Black Country club's frontline options
Mr Shiraz at the Parish

Review: Mr Shiraz at The Parish

Chloe Glover's review of Mr Shiraz at The Parish

Fancy a pint? Head down to Huddersfield CAMRA's Oktoberfest this weekend

CAMRA Oktoberfest at Skih Leisure Centre
More than 75 real ales and 20 ciders on offer from Huddersfield breweries and beyond

Watch One Direction's Where We Are tour on the big screen this October

One Direction's Where We Are Tour will be screened at Showcase Cinemas
The boys' Where We Are Tour is being screened at Showcase Cinema in Birstall

Kirklees Business Week to feature address by BBC Future Media exec

The BBC works with suppliers all around the UK to improve the value and quality of its digital services

Southdale reveals major housing plans

Construction and development specialist Southdale has joined forces with Brewster Bye Architects to work on several developments across the region

Crowdfunding request comes up trumps for university graduates

The Legacy wallet
Design start-up Legacy, run by product design graduates James Whitfield and Sean Sykes, has launched the “next generation” of slim executive wallets with a crowdfunding campaign in September

Videos & Photos

Jessica Baxter and and her cat Albie

Is there a cat poisoner on the loose in Huddersfield? Devastated owner speaks after pet's death

New Rastrick Fire Station build continues but warning that traffic light changes could be on the way

One Direction's Where We Are Tour will be screened at Showcase Cinemas

Watch One Direction's Where We Are tour on the big screen this October

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Model Heather McCartney apologises for stripping naked at Aussie cup final but admits: 'I've no regrets'

Heather McCartney became an internet hit after tearing off her clothes in a corporate box at Melbourne Cricket Ground, has apologised for causing any offence

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Captain Paul McGinley with Europe's victorious Ryder Cup team
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