WATCH: Paul Daniels, zombies, an unexpected delivery and a royal visit — here's 2014 in videos, part one

Video review of 2014
Here's our review of the first half of 2014 — in 14 exciting videos

Huddersfield man who died after being Tasered by police had been invited to flat for birthday party, friend reveals

Adrian McDonald
Adrian died after police Tasered him - but friend dismisses burglary reports saying he was invited to party at flat

Boxing Day sales: Huddersfield shoppers out in force in hunt for bargains

Disdaining the attractions of rival cities such as Manchester, Leeds and Sheffield, hundreds of people were out in the crisp Huddersfield air, wallets at the ready

Match Report: Rotherham United 2-2 Huddersfield Town

James Vaughan tucks home Huddersfield Town's opening goal in the 2-2 draw at Rotherham United
The Terriers somehow managed to throw away a precious three points away late on as Millers subs Jonson Clarke Harris and Lee Frecklington cancelled out goals from James Vaughan and Conor Coady

In pictures: More than 200 turn out for Stainland Lions' Boxing Day fun run

Stainland Lions Fun Run 2014
Twenty-eighth year of the event which raises thousands of pounds for charity

Police in Kirklees arrest man wanted over theft from notorious concentration camp

International suspect held on M62

Charities call for more help to stop vulnerable teenagers falling through the net

The Children’s Society and Shelter have made calls to help hundreds of young people in Kirklees and Calderdale to lead brighter lives
According to the Children’s Society, 497 teenagers between 16 and 17 years old are now at risk from cruelty, including sexual exploitation, in our area

Hundreds earn their festive dinner at Christmas Day Parkrun event in Greenhead Park

A total of 356 people joined the popular event for the third year running

Restaurant Review: Primo, Huddersfield town centre

Primo Italian restaurant, Viaduct Street, Huddersfield.
Good service, good choice and great value at Viaduct Street Italian restaurant

Are you full of festive cheer or a total Scrooge? Take our bumper Christmas quiz to find out!

Are you Santa or Scrooge?
Test your knowledge of festive traditions, films, food and more
The Children’s Society and Shelter have made calls to help hundreds of young people in Kirklees and Calderdale to lead brighter lives

Charities call for more help to stop vulnerable teenagers falling through the net

According to the Children’s Society, 497 teenagers between 16 and 17 years old are now at risk from cruelty, including sexual exploitation, in the neighbouring districts

Number of sex offenders living in Kirklees and Calderdale up by a third in five years

Figures revealed under Freedom of Information request show number up a third in five years

WATCH: Paul Daniels, zombies, an unexpected delivery and a royal visit — here's 2014 in videos, part one

Video review of 2014
Here's our review of the first half of 2014 — in 14 exciting videos

Huddersfield man who died after being Tasered by police had been invited to flat for birthday party, friend reveals

Adrian McDonald
Adrian died after police Tasered him - but friend dismisses burglary reports saying he was invited to party at flat

Rotherham United 2-2 Huddersfield Town - are you pictured in our fan gallery?

Were you in the stands for Town's 2-2 draw at the New York Stadium? You could be pictured in our fan gallery if so

Rotherham United 2-2 Huddersfield Town - How the Terriers' soft centre was brutally exposed and four other things we learned

Check out what we learned from the Terriers' disappointing late setback at the New York Stadium

In pictures: Rotherham United 2-2 Huddersfield Town

Have a look through events at the New York Stadium as Town see victory snatched from their grasp by the Millers

Huddersfield Town manager Chris Powell admits Rotherham United setback felt like a defeat

Chris Powell was left frustrated after his Huddersfield Town side wasted the chance to secure a rare three points on the road
The Terriers squandered the chance to win on the road for the first time since October after conceding twice late on at the New York Stadium
Warrington Wolves' Chris Riley (R) and Epalahame Lauaki, in his Wigan days in action

Big Bradford Bulls signing could make his debut against Huddersfield Giants

Former Wigan prop Epalahame Lauaki is latest arrival at Odsal

Huddersfield Giants grateful to take a break from the hills

Greg Brown
Conditiong chief Greg Brown knows how vital the punishing training sessions will prove in Super League 2015

Huddersfield Giants' hard Super League pre-season work will continue at the start of 2015

Huddersfield Giants crest
The players will continue to be challenge on the mental side of the game ahead of the Hull FC home opener

Rotherham United 2-2 Huddersfield Town - are you pictured in our fan gallery?

Were you in the stands for Town's 2-2 draw at the New York Stadium? You could be pictured in our fan gallery if so

Rotherham United 2-2 Huddersfield Town - How the Terriers' soft centre was brutally exposed and four other things we learned

Check out what we learned from the Terriers' disappointing late setback at the New York Stadium

2014: A great year for golf in Huddersfield

After a miserably grey and wet 2013, the patience and tenacity of local golfers was rewarded with a mostly warm and dry summer
When should I take my Christmas tree down?

When should I take down my Christmas tree?

Make sure your tree and tinsel are taken down by Twelfth Night to avoid bad luck

Spida Lee spins own web of success by mixing music with fashion

HE has woven himself a web of success by mixing music with fashion

Thirsty work: cheap champagnes for New Year's Eve

Bring in the New Year with some bubbles
See in the New Year with the best of the bubbles — and you won't believe the prices!

Wilkinson Woodward solicitor looks at settlement agreements

Settlement agreements can provide a clean and amicable break between employee and employer, says Jon Dyson

Brookhouse Training strikes gold

Cleckheaton-based Brookhouse Training has gained Gold Status for its Managed Learning Programme in gas training

Examiner Business Review 2014

A look back at the year in business around the Kirklees area

Videos & Photos

Rotherham United 2-2 Huddersfield Town - are you pictured in our fan gallery?

When should I take my Christmas tree down?

When should I take down my Christmas tree?

Jimi Hendrix painting back in place at King's Head in St. George's Square

Robert Sutcliffe: Huddersfield's town centre topography will never be the same again next year

Lorraine Sweeney and granddaughter Erin McQuade

Mum survived Glasgow lorry tragedy that killed her parents and daughter because she stopped at cashpoint

Erin McQuade, 18, and grandparents Jack Sweeney, 68, and Lorraine Sweeney, 69, were three of the victims killed in the tragedy

Bryan Ferry's son Merlin fighting for his life after horrific head-on car crash just before Christmas

Handout photo from Wellington Fire Station, part of the Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service of the mangled wreckage following a car crash which left Merlin Ferry, the son of Bryan Ferry, trapped for almost an hour
Firemen fought for 45 minutes to free Merlin, 24, from mangled wreckage of car

Morning news headlines: Service to remember Glasgow lorry victims, 87,000 children in crisis housing

Candle tributes left near the Gallery of Modern Art in Glasgow as the city centre is reopened after a bin lorry crashed into a group of pedestrians which left six people dead
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