Login Register

Live Breaking News

Kirklees Council has reported “severe” traffic congeston in Gomersal on the A4651 Oxford Rd and surrounding areas due to the burst water main reported earlier.

Roads latest

It’s getting busy on the roads.

Road closures update

The A 651 Oxford Road in both directions closed due to burst water main between Grove Lane and Bleak Street, Gomersal. Also affecting A643 Church Lane in both directions between A651 Oxford Road and Craven Drive and A643 Spen Lane in both directions between A651 Oxford Road and Pollard Avenue
A major water main burst on Monday evening, damaging the carriageway. It is situated in the middle of a four-way junction. Buses on route 222 are diverting via Listing Lane. Expected to remain closed until at least this afternoon.

M62 latest

All lanes re-opened and traffic returned to normal following an accident on the M62 Eastbound between J28 A650 / A653 (Tingley) and J29 M1 (Lofthouse).

Hand over

Unbelievable that people still use 999 for non-emergencies!

Local news

Here is another possible case of sat nav gone wrong! A Romanian HGV driver got stuck on a country lane in Netherthong.

HGV from Romania stuck up Miry Lane, Netherthong

On the roads

Looks like one Mirfield driver is facing the reality of risking driving with no insurance...

What's on

Round up! Emley Show is 11 days away. So what can we expect to see in the ring at one of Huddersfield’s favourite family days out?

Emley Show

Yorkshire Day

If you own a smartphone, you’ll be well conversed in the language of emojis. So how would you feel about Yorkshire traditions being introduced to the keyboard?

Plusnet's white rose emoji to celebrate Yorkshire Day 2016
Full breaking news live blog »

Find a Job

Send me jobs by email
Beaumont Park

8 of the best family parks in and around Huddersfield

Emley Show 2016: What's on in the main ring?

Stephen Jackson: Matcha Tea Cake with Cherries

Yorkshire Day 2016: What's happening in West Yorkshire?

Watch brewhouse take shape at Summer Wine Brewery - from the comfort of the taproom

Videos & Photos

Which one of these emojis should be created to celebrate Yorkshire Day?

Spectacular night time video shows Dewsbury Town Hall from above

Oggles Hedgehog Rescue hit by donation scam and vandals - now they need your help



Doug Thomson
Huddersfield Town correspondent
Chris Roberts
Huddersfield Giants correspondent
Louise Cooper
Crime correspondent
Nick Lavigueur
Health Correspondent
Joanne Douglas
Local Government Correspondent
Linda Whitwam
Education Correspondent
Henryk Zientek
Business Correspondent
Martin Shaw
Mirfield Correspondent