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Police respond to armed robbery at HSBC Denby Dale

HSBC branch at Denby Dale to close.

Two masked men smashed front window with hammers at the bank in Wakefield Road

Brothers jailed over £50m heroin smuggling racket in Batley

Leeds Crown Court
Brothers jailed over £50m Batley heroin smuggling racket

Milnsbridge firm Lexcast Ltd closing with loss of almost 20 jobs

Lexcast Polymers at Ashbrow Mills in Huddersfield.
A company supplying cast acryilic sheets for the bathroom industry is closing its Huddersfield factory

Kirklees hospitals confound damning report on lack of support for those with sight loss in the county

Kirklees Visually Impaired Network, Upperhead Row, Huddersfield - Chairman David Quarmby with guide dog Mick, Vice-Chairman Martin Eatherley and IT Consultant Martin Webster with members John Riordan, Peter Martin, Colin Atkinson, Ken Chapman, Karen Baxter and Kevin Beckett.
Calderdale and Huddersfield Trust has been praised for its services, following a report by the RNIB

And they're off! Cyclists in the saddle for fifth Pedal4Pounds bike ride

Pedal4Pounds 2014: Around 300 riders prepare to set off from Arsenal's Emirates Stadium
Huddersfield Town Football Club's charity challenge sets off from Emirates Stadium, London,  to follow Chapman Trail back to John Smith's Stadium

Huddersfield Town ace Adam Clayton could dye beard blue and white for top charity

Soccer hero aims to raise £3,000 for Town Foundation charity

Live Breaking News

  • What a fantastic effort with the pedal for pounds fundraisers! We have our own Graham Brown taking part and wish him and all the guys the best on their travels. See the latest here.

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  • Something a bit more light hearted after the drama of broad-daylight bank robbery in Denby Dale. Somethings people from Huddersfield will never say! I personally think the last one should be said all the time. Have a look here and you will see why!

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  • Hello blog followers. I see Joanne has updated you on the HSBC bank robbery in Denby Dale. I'm still waiting an update from CID so will keep you in the loop when i hear. Will check what else is happening for you now.

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  • I'm logging off now and my colleague Louise Cooper will be taking over the live blog and will have more on the incident at the HSBC in Denby Dale.

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  • NATIONAL: Leeds singer John Newman is in the running for a prestigious songwriting award for his debut single Love Me Again.

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  • TWEET: My colleague Louise Cooper has some more detail on the Denby Dale bank incident this morning:

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  • BREAKING:  Police have just told us there was a robbery at the HSBC in Denby Dale - sometime after 9am this morning. We hope to get more on this soon.

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  • NEWS: Milnsbridge firm Lexcast Ltd closing with loss of almost 20 jobs.

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  • TOWN: Huddersfield Town ace Adam Clayton could dye beard blue and white for top charity

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  • NEWS: Kirklees College worker Adam Crump wins almost £5,000 on TV quiz show The Chase.

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  • TRAVEL: Traffic is slow in the M62 heading towards Manchester:

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HSBC branch at Denby Dale to close.

Police respond to armed robbery at HSBC Denby Dale

Two masked men smashed front window with hammers at the bank in Wakefield Road

Poignant memories for former builder Raymond Wilson as Huddersfield University's sports hall is torn down

Huddersfield man's memories over demolition work in town

Syrian Hudersfield University student to dine with the Queen in thanks for his life saving work in Aleppo

Syrian University of Huddersfield student Sleman Shwaish invited to Queen's garden party on June 12
Sleman Shwaish, 26, will attend the special British Red Cross event on June 12, due to dedicating four years to voluntary work

Pensioner forced to foot the bill after rogue driver crashed into his parked car in Skelmanthope

Damage caused in Haigh Road on Easter Sunday
QPR's Andy Johnson

Huddersfield Town lose out to QPR in Under 21 play-offs

Former England striker Andy Johnson made his experience count in the semi-final showdown

I want us to play with more freedom against Leicester City says Huddersfield Town boss Mark Robins

Derby County (3) v Huddersfield Town (1) Joel Lynch sent off by referee Darren Deadman
Joel Lynch available after two-match suspension

Huddersfield Town ace Adam Clayton could dye beard blue and white for top charity

Soccer hero aims to raise £3,000 for Town Foundation charity

And they're off! Cyclists in the saddle for fifth Pedal4Pounds bike ride

Pedal4Pounds 2014: Around 300 riders prepare to set off from Arsenal's Emirates Stadium
Huddersfield Town Football Club's charity challenge sets off from Emirates Stadium, London,  to follow Chapman Trail back to John Smith's Stadium
Paul Anderson Column

Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson column: Results better than the performances!

Huddersfield Giants head coach Paul Anderson answers the questions put to him by Examiner RL writer Chris Roberts

Huddersfield Giants hooker Shaun Lunt getting back to his best

Shaun Lunt looks ready to put an injury-hit start to his Giants season behind hime

Huddersfield Giants to benefit from weekend break

Huddersfield Giants' Head Coach Paul Anderson
Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson believes his side's enforced break could have come at the right time.\n
Joe Irving joins Redline Motorcycles on the KTM RC 250 R

Huddersfield racer Joe Irving opens Motul British Motostar M3 class at Brands Hatch with victory

Holmfirth-based ace wins in three-way battle

Huddersfield Town lose out to QPR in Under 21 play-offs

QPR's Andy Johnson
Former England striker Andy Johnson made his experience count in the semi-final showdown

Huddersfield racer James Lodge makes great start with victory in British Superbikes Superstock 600 at Brands Hatch

James Lodge of Huddersfield British Superbikes rider in Superstock 600
Takes flag in great style from nine on grid to lead standings
Huddersfield Fun Fair

Enjoy Huddersfield Fun Fair for less with today's paper

Grab today's Examiner for £7.50 worth of super saver vouchers

Talented teen singer Kayla Agostini aims for the stars after being picked for semi final of national contest

Teenstar role for Kayla Agostini
Kayla, 13, will next compete at Huddersfield Town Hall next month to be in with a chance of winning £5000 and a festival slot

Ancient Japanese art of taiko drumming comes to Huddersfield

Taiko drumming is an ancient Japanese artform, performed here by a member of Mugenkyo
The art of taiko drumming will fill the Lawrence Batley Theatre with its thunderous rhythms
Dean and Janet Hoyle

Card Factory formerly owned by Huddersfield Town chairman Dean Hoyle set to float on the stock exchange

The greetings card retailer founded by Huddersfield Town chairman Dean Hoyle is to list on the stock exchange

Halifax Fan Company notches up 50 years of success

A large centrifugal fan supplied by Brighouse-based Halifax Fan to a steel works in Redcar
Investment in tooling, training and a factory in China has helped Brighouse firm Halifax Fan Company become a global leader in its industry

10 Associates of Mirfield makes two key appointments

Jon Banks and Peter Chana have joined 10 Associates as senior designer and senior creative artworker
Mirfield-based brand and design consultancy 10 Associates has recruited Jon Banks and Peter Chana to the team

Videos & Photos

Property of the Week 24/04/14: Neil and Margaret Haigh's cottage in Scapegoat Hill

Poignant memories for former builder Raymond Wilson as Huddersfield University's sports hall is torn down

Lindley motorbike fanatic David Beaumont carried to the grave in a 140mph Hearse Rocket

National news

Morning news headlines for April 24, 2014

Everything you need to stay up to date around the globe

David Moyes sacked: No thanks for players as Moyes breaks silence

Fired boss releases statement day after being fired from Manchester United job

Dying teenage cancer patient Stephen Sutton completes bucket list after raising £1million for charity

Stephen Sutton
Generous well-wishers completed his aim of raising the seven-figure sum for the Teenage Cancer Trust after 19-year-old posted emotional final message from his hospital bed

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