University of Huddersfield Vice Chancellor Bob Cryan hits back at salary and secrecy slurs

Pledge on openness after union criticism over senior pay and perks among university bosses

Hundreds of Huddersfield and Calderdale newborns weigh more than 2lb above average

Some 314 babies weighed more than 9lb 9oz in past three years

Luke Moore 'went crazy' and caused more than £1,000 damage to his partner's property

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
Moore, of Kirkheaton, also theatened to kill Rebecca Grafton's horses if she left him

How millimetres count when it comes to Huddersfield’s new Leisure Centre swimming pool

A competition pool cannot be 1mm less than 25m in length

Woman threatened by armed gang in Bradley targeted 'cannabis raid'

Cannabis plant
Three men threatened woman who had cannabis growing at her home in Bradley

Huddersfield brewer supplies birthday beer for West Yorkshire's only co-operative pub

The first anniversary beer for Hebden Bridge's Fox and Goose pub will be a blonde called 'Co-hoperative' by Mallinsons

Recap: Brentford v Huddersfield Town

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Tom Marshall-Bailey brought you live updates from Griffin Park as Chris Powell's side faced a second capital test in as many games

Parking fees to be set for Huddersfield's new leisure centre which Kirklees Council says will open on May 4

See what Kirklees Council will charge here

Sailing success for Scammonden's youth training scheme

Club coaching has been given governing body boost

The calm before the storm: amazing pictures of the M62 under construction 45 years ago

The construction of the M62
See the motorway take shape — and the building of Scammonden Bridge

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Get ready for spring, real ale fans!

Huddersfield beer blog A Swift One explains why Spring offers a bevy of events for real ale fans

Credit card device called Raspberry Pi creating new programmer revolution in Huddersfield to help everyday people control anything from cars to robots

The three eras of Weller

As Paul Weller brings his tour to Halifax, we ask: which Weller was the best Weller?

John Smith at the Howard Assembly Room, Leeds

Darren Walters' bed was in a hospital toilet.

Hospital bed in a toilet for shocked Huddersfield Royal Infirmary patient Darren Walters

Mattress wedged under shower for Huddersfield patient

University of Huddersfield Vice Chancellor Bob Cryan hits back at salary and secrecy slurs

Pledge on openness after union criticism over senior pay and perks among university bosses

Hundreds of Huddersfield and Calderdale newborns weigh more than 2lb above average

Some 314 babies weighed more than 9lb 9oz in past three years

Parking fees to be set for Huddersfield's new leisure centre which Kirklees Council says will open on May 4

See what Kirklees Council will charge here
Huddersfield Town slumped to a second consecutive three-goal defeat in the 4-1 loss at Brentford

Player Ratings: Brentford 4-1 Huddersfield Town - now give us yours

Check out our marks for the Town players after a second consecutive defeat in the capital for Chris Powell's side

Huddersfield Town boss Chris Powell wants reaction for Rotherham United clash after Brentford collapse

Chris Powell is hoping his side can raise their game against Rotherham United after the 4-1 Brentford loss
The Town boss has challenged his players to put on a show for the weekend Yorkshire derby following a poor second-half performance against an excellent Bees outift

Recap: Brentford v Huddersfield Town

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Tom Marshall-Bailey brought you live updates from Griffin Park as Chris Powell's side faced a second capital test in as many games

Match Report: Brentford 4-1 Huddersfield Town

Huddersfield Town look dejected after Chris Long's second goal for Brentford in the 4-1 defeat
PLUS: All the Opta stats from the latest disappointing away defeat for Chris Powell's side

Huddersfield Giants take full advantage of Fight Science

Super League squad on an away day to freshen things up

Huddersfield Giants Supporters Association column: Fartown's role in recruiting WWI soldiers

Huddersfield Giants Supporters Association (HGSA)
The latest Huddersfield Giants Supporters Association column is as follows

Huddersfield Giants Academy ready to bounce back

North East clash should bring victory after Hull FC loss
Huddersfield Town slumped to a second consecutive three-goal defeat in the 4-1 loss at Brentford

Player Ratings: Brentford 4-1 Huddersfield Town - now give us yours

Check out our marks for the Town players after a second consecutive defeat in the capital for Chris Powell's side

Huddersfield Town boss Chris Powell wants reaction for Rotherham United clash after Brentford collapse

Chris Powell is hoping his side can raise their game against Rotherham United after the 4-1 Brentford loss
The Town boss has challenged his players to put on a show for the weekend Yorkshire derby following a poor second-half performance against an excellent Bees outift

Recap: Brentford v Huddersfield Town

Live coverage of Brentford v Huddersfield Town from Griffin Park null
Tom Marshall-Bailey brought you live updates from Griffin Park as Chris Powell's side faced a second capital test in as many games
Get ready for Mother's Day

Mother's Day: You know you've got a Yorkshire mum when...

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International Women's Day 2015: What's on in Huddersfield

International Women's Day
International Women's Day is this Sunday — here's what's happening near you

Girls got brass: Huddersfield Tea & Tarts WI musical novices start up brass band to perform at Royal Albert Hall

They will head to the revered brass band venue in June to join in the WI centenary celebrations

We are International recruits more export ambassadors

Exporters in Bradford and Halifax have been recruited to help Kirklees firms break into overaess markets

Faith PR director Carl Hopkins nominated for Man of the Year in the International Women’s Day Awards 2015

Stefanie Hopkins, of Faith PR, with newly-appointed commercial director Carl Hopkins
Entrepreneur Carl Hopkins has been nominated for an award recognising his contribution to the success of Brighouse-based Faith PR

First Choice Recruitment lands business award

A recruitment company with offices at three sites in West Yorkshire was named Business of the Month by law firm Eaton Smith

Videos & Photos

Darren Walters' bed was in a hospital toilet.

Hospital bed in a toilet for shocked Huddersfield Royal Infirmary patient Darren Walters

Huddersfield Town slumped to a second consecutive three-goal defeat in the 4-1 loss at Brentford

Player Ratings: Brentford 4-1 Huddersfield Town - now give us yours

Chris Powell is hoping his side can raise their game against Rotherham United after the 4-1 Brentford loss

Huddersfield Town boss Chris Powell wants reaction for Rotherham United clash after Brentford collapse

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