A man was arrested today on suspicion of wasting police time after threatening to jump from the roof of Huddersfield University's Queensgate campus.

Man arrested after rooftop drama at Huddersfield University

Police and ambulance crews were called to former warehouse building at university’s Queensgate campus just before 5pm

Former Comet store at Leeds Road Retail Park could become supermarket, TK Maxx or gym

Former Comet store, Leeds Road Retail Park, Huddersfield
Developer applies to Kirklees Council to ease restrictions following lack of interest from eligible businesses

130 appeals against Kirklees Council school place allocation

ATL claims
Focus on planning future need rather than reacting, Kirklees says

Quarmby's Mohammed Zaheer jailed after drink-driving and ignoring his driving ban twice

Kirklees Magistrates' Court
Zaheer, 37, was jailed by a district judge when he appeared at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Three arrested after police pursuit ends in Birchencliffe

Police
Police helicopter and dogs unit tasked to support in incident off Halifax Road

Man found unconscious after Huddersfield town centre attack leaves hospital

The 23-year-old was left with serious facial injuries following a horrific early-hours attack in Huddersfield

Huddersfield buyers only have small deposits to get first foot onto property ladder, survey reveals

cash, money
Mortgage survey looks at thousands of home-buyers

Scammonden sailors' success nets them Yorkshire champions title

Two Scammonden sailors won the Yorkshire Cup after competiting in 24 hour race for charity

Phones 4u administration puts 5,500 jobs at risk

Phones 4u
The company said its stores, including King Street in Huddersfield, will be closed today pending a decision by the administrators on whether the business can be reopened for trading

Shelley's Small World Beers brews up a true Yorkshire pint

Brewing of green hops at Small World Beers, Shelley. L to r, Dave Hill and Pete Forder (joint owners, Small World Beers), Chris McHugh (manager of the Woodman Inn) and David Woodhead (Woodman Inn cellarman)
A micro-brewery in Shelley has combined local spring water with Yorkshire-grown hops and malt to create a Yokshire-ness pale ale

Huddersfield Town fans, are you pictured in our gallery at the Middlesbrough game?

Were you snapped in the stands as Huddersfield Town took on Boro?

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  • NEWS:  The man on the roof at Huddersfield University has come down unharmed.  We'll try and find out more and update you soon.  If you're interested check our website in an hour or so.  As for the blog, that's it for today, see you all again tomorrow.

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  • GIANTS:  Are you shocked that no Giants player made the Super League Dream Team?  I'd have thought Joe Wardle would have been a shoe in and possibly Jermaine McGillvary...and that's coming from a Leeds Rhinos fan!

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  • NEWS: A dog obsessed with eating thong underwear had to have an emergency operation to remove one of his lacy snacks - only to eat another pair of pants days after he recovered.

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  • NEWS:  The police are continuing their clamp down on M62 motorists who misuse the hard shoulder.  You're only allowed in it when the overhead signs are on but a lot of people don't seem to realise.

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  • NEWS:  Hi...here's the latest from the Huddersfield University situation.  The person on the roof is not linked to the university but is up there in protest at something. We don't know what yet.

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  • I'm heading off to the university. Handing over to Nick right now.

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  • BREAKING NEWS: Police have been called to the University of Huddersfield to reports of a man on a roof.

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  • TWITTER: West Yorkshire Police have just tweeted this picture showing how times have changed for motorbike cops. They used to go out in twos! Saddle up, boys...

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  • TWITTER: Almost 1,000 fans watched Huddersfield Town in the new 'singing section' in the Fantastic Media Stand against Middlesbrough on Saturday.

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  • NEWS: It's two years today since Meltham soldier Tom Wroe was shot dead by a rogue policeman in Afghanistan and thousands of pounds have been raised in his memory. Read more here.

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  • NEWS: The former Comet store in Huddersfield - empty since December 2012 - could become a TK Maxx.

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Seonaid Matheson and her daughter Ruby Paechter get stuck in at Huddersfield Town Hall

First ever Great Northern Ukulele Festival in Huddersfield strikes the right chord

Jessica Gunning attending the premiere of new film Pride in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday 2 September, 2014. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire

Watch: Former Holmfirth High pupil Jessica Gunning stars in smash hit movie Pride

Richard Kiel, who played Bond baddie Jaws, has passed away aged 74

In fond memory of Richard 'Jaws' Kiel, we ask: how well do you know your Bond villains?

Heather Croft and her home in Slaithwaite

Property of the Week: Crimble Bank in Slaithwaite

Marsden Photography Club member Steve Shaw's ethereal shot of the moon

Supermoon! Stunning harvest moon pictured above Huddersfield

Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Quarmby's Mohammed Zaheer jailed after drink-driving and ignoring his driving ban twice

Zaheer, 37, was jailed by a district judge when he appeared at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Scammonden sailors' success nets them Yorkshire champions title

Two Scammonden sailors won the Yorkshire Cup after competiting in 24 hour race for charity

Former Comet store at Leeds Road Retail Park could become supermarket, TK Maxx or gym

Former Comet store, Leeds Road Retail Park, Huddersfield
Developer applies to Kirklees Council to ease restrictions following lack of interest from eligible businesses

130 appeals against Kirklees Council school place allocation

ATL claims
Focus on planning future need rather than reacting, Kirklees says

Huddersfield Town v Wigan Athletic: Three key battles which could decide clash with mid-table Latics

Uwe Rosler's men are without a win away from home so far this season while Town have lost their last three across all competitions

WATCH: Huddersfield Town writer Doug Thomson reflects on Middlesbrough defeat and previews visit of Wigan Athletic

The Examiner's Town writer looks back on the late heartbreak in defeat to Aitor Karanka's side before turning attentions to tomorrow night's encounter with the Latics

Neil Redfearn could still be in charge of Leeds United for Huddersfield Town visit

Neil Redfearn, Leeds United caretaker manager
The Elland Road caretaker chief is yet to be beaten

Huddersfield Town 1-2 Middlesbrough: fan and Examiner player ratings

Your thoughts on the stoppage-time defeat to the Teessiders in Chris Powell's first game in charge of the club
Danny Brough, Shaun Lunt, Eorl Crabtree, Brett Ferres and Leroy Cudjoe in the Super League Dream Team

Huddersfield Giants to use Super League Dream Team snub to their advantage

The Giants will have extra play-off fire in their belly at Wigan after no team members in Dream Team

Huddersfield Giants fans offered cut-price ticket for Wigan play-off clash

Huddersfield Giants crest
Giants season ticket holders have been offered a £7 discount for the play-off clash at the DW Stadium

Huddersfield Giants star Leroy Cudjoe relishing Wigan play-off trip

Leroy Cudjoe delighted to land a Giants drop goal at the second attempt

Huddersfield Town v Wigan Athletic: Three key battles which could decide clash with mid-table Latics

Uwe Rosler's men are without a win away from home so far this season while Town have lost their last three across all competitions

WATCH: Huddersfield Town writer Doug Thomson reflects on Middlesbrough defeat and previews visit of Wigan Athletic

The Examiner's Town writer looks back on the late heartbreak in defeat to Aitor Karanka's side before turning attentions to tomorrow night's encounter with the Latics

Neil Redfearn could still be in charge of Leeds United for Huddersfield Town visit

Neil Redfearn, Leeds United caretaker manager
The Elland Road caretaker chief is yet to be beaten
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Huddersfield Freshers' Week 2014: What should I pack?

Leaving home for the first time? Don't forget anything with this handy checklist from Huddersfield Students' Union

Who's playing Marsden Jazz Festival 2014?

Marsden Jazz Festival: 2014 headliners
A host of talent will descend on Marsden October 10-12 - here are the headliners

Stephen Jackson's recipe for recipe for vanilla custard with damson-apple compote and cobnut crumble

Stephen Jackson's vanilla Custard with damson-apple compote & cobnut crumble
Right now, we could almost all of us go for a 20-minute walk and come back with wild apples, rosehips, elderberries and bagfuls of blackberries
Phones 4u

Phones 4u administration puts 5,500 jobs at risk

The company said its stores, including King Street in Huddersfield, will be closed today pending a decision by the administrators on whether the business can be reopened for trading

R3 reports improving prospects for Yorkshire hotels

Chris Wood, of R3 and Clough Corporate
Chris Wood, of Clough Corporate Solutions, says Tour de France publicity has highlighted the region's hospitality sector

ADD Express acquires warehouse space at Lowfields

Dave Fairbrother (left), of ADD, with Tom Lamb (centre), of Knight Frank and James Appleton-Metcalfe, of Citivale
Pallet distributor ADD Express has secured a 22,400sq ft warehouse to complement its existing 30,000sq ft facility in Elland

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WATCH: Huddersfield Town writer Doug Thomson reflects on Middlesbrough defeat and previews visit of Wigan Athletic

Scammonden sailors' success nets them Yorkshire champions title

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