Shopkeeper knifed during armed raid at Birkdale Newsagents in Dewsbury

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A shopkeeper was slashed with a knife after a raid at his Dewsbury store last night

Happy Halloween Huddersfield! Send us your pumpkin prodigies

Huddersfield folk are pretty talented when it comes to original and clever pumpkin designs

Britain's Got Talent hosting auditions this weekend in Leeds

Britain's Got Talent judges Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams. updated
ITV show is in Leeds this weekend to find the best of British talent

More than 150 people turn out to hear plans to build on Grimescar Valley

Meeting held at Lindley Methodist Church

Sadness as missing William Dunk found dead

William Dunk
It is thought 74-year-old Mr Dunk was hit by a train

Relatives of patients at Abbey Place Dementia Care Home say it will be "impossible" to find alternative accommodation before home shuts in a month

Families warn of lack of beds for dementia nursing care

Abbey Place care home families plan protest meeting in Huddersfield

Abbey Place Care Home, Abbey Road, Fartown.
Plea for home to think again over unit shutdown

Four-car smash on M62 causes delays of up to an hour

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Long tailbacks on motorway

Halloween zombies and vampires turn to fundraising in Huddersfield

Halloween brings charity spirit to fore

Caught on Camera: can you put a name to a face in pictures released by West Yorkshire Police?

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Police have released the images in the hope that members of the public may be able to put a name - or more - to face

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  • Right, that's all from me. Over to Chloe now - have a spooktacular evening!

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  • NEWS: According to our local weather expert Paul Stevens we've had record-breaking temperatures this Halloween - it's not right being this warm as we head into November!

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  • TRAVEL: Reports of  A641 Huddersfield Road in Brighouse busy but moving outbound at the Bethel Street junction

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  • NEWS: Looks like West Yorkshire Police is getting in on the pumpkin carving action too...

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  • NEWS: There was a nasty attack at a newsagents in Dewsbury last night.

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  • NEWS: Huddersfield folk are apparently very creative when it comes to carving pumpkins. Take a look at some of the best weird and wonderful creations around...

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  • TRAVEL: Reports of A62 Leeds road in Huddersfield busy but moving from Three Nuns Junction to Cooper Bridge Roundabout

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  • Hello everyone and happy Friday! Hope you have some suitably spooky plans for this evening... in the meantime I will be bringing you the latest news for the next couple of hours...

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  • That's all from me after a busy couple of hours. My colleague Emma follows shortly.

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  • TRAVEL: It remains slow going on the M62 in both directions. Eastbound around junctions 21 and 22 has delays of up to an hour.

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  • NEWS: A woman cyclist has been taken to hospital after a collision with a Ford Transit van in Dewsbury town centre.

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The Drifters are in concert at the Victoria Theatre, Halifax

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Over The Rainbow, The Eva Cassidy Story

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Halloween at Ings Cat Hotel

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Huddersfield mother Kerry Noble jailed for fraud - including taking cash from her grandmother

Judge labels crimes "a grave breach of trust"

256 new homeowners created in Kirklees thanks to Help to Buy Scheme

256 new homeowners created in Kirklees thanks to Help to Buy Scheme

Abbey Place care home families plan protest meeting in Huddersfield

Abbey Place Care Home, Abbey Road, Fartown.
Plea for home to think again over unit shutdown

Four-car smash on M62 causes delays of up to an hour

M62
Long tailbacks on motorway

Who did Huddersfield Town fans pick in their starting XI for Nottingham Forest clash?

Huddersfield Town fans want to see Paul Dixon at left-back once more against Nottingham Forest
Supporters want to see a 4-4-2 formation once again this weekend, which helped Town recover from their two-goal deficit at Ipswich Town last time out

Huddersfield Town boss Chris Powell wants to see defensive set pieces cut out at source and won't tolerate cheap shirt pulling

We just need to tighten one or two areas

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Examiner Sports Editor Mel discusses the weekend clash with Stuart Pearce's side as Town look to make it their longest run without defeat since returning to the Championship in 2012
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Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson knows England can beat Australia

Giants vice captain Brett Ferres will have a big part to play in helping to secure his country Four Nations success

Huddersfield Giants star Joe Wardle ready to lead Scotland to glory over France

Scotland will look to make it three European Championship wins out of three in Galashiels

Huddersfield Giants ready to return for Super League pre-season training

Giants coach Paul Anderon is ready to welcome his players back for work

Who did Huddersfield Town fans pick in their starting XI for Nottingham Forest clash?

Huddersfield Town fans want to see Paul Dixon at left-back once more against Nottingham Forest
Supporters want to see a 4-4-2 formation once again this weekend, which helped Town recover from their two-goal deficit at Ipswich Town last time out

Huddersfield Town boss Chris Powell wants to see defensive set pieces cut out at source and won't tolerate cheap shirt pulling

We just need to tighten one or two areas

Watch out for Mr Tumble

To the nation’s tiny tots, Justin Fletcher, aka Mr Tumble, is the biggest name on television

Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? It's JAH MAICA at The Swan in Liversidge

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Gangsters and molls in Guys and Dolls

The latest production from Huddersfield Amateur Operatic Society is Guys and Dolls

Pennine Business Partners promote voucher scheme

Steve Bradley is helping local firms access advice and guidance under the government's Growth Vouchers programme

Farnley Tyas firm to exhibit at regional fair

At Home in the Country, a homware firm based at Farnley Tyas, is taking part in a major Christmas fair in Harrogate

LV= reports "good" performance in trying times

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Insurance group LV= said life sales increased during the first nine months of 2014 although margins were lower

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Shopkeeper knifed during armed raid at Birkdale Newsagents in Dewsbury

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