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Marsden woman's concern after E-cigarette charger explodes

The damage caused by an exploding E-cigarette charger in Michele Hirst's Marsden home

Michele Hirst, of Marsden, was luckily on hand to help douse the flames and unplug the charger from a socket

Fraud and money laundering charges dropped against partner of council tax rebate firm boss Jack Darrell Henry

Darrell Jack Henry
Henry, 47, who ran several Huddersfield-based council tax claims firms, admitted charges ahead of a trial due to start today at Leeds Crown Court

Woman killed by train at Slaithwaite

Emergency services at Slaithwaite Railway Station
The woman was killed in an incident at around 8.15am this morning

Huddersfield in pictures: Your latest stunning images here

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We've already had loads of submissions which you can see in the gallery below.

Underneath the Stars Festival at Cannon Hall Farm this weekend

Tents for Underneath The Stars Festival at Cannon Hall
Farm will relocate its flock of 500 sheep as up to 4,000 music lovers attend music festival

Police say £100,000 blaze at Land Rover Centre in Lockwood could be arson

Police appeal for information over suspicious early morning fire

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  • NEWS: Charges have been dropped against the partner of Jack Darrell Henry who has already admitted his part in a council tax fraud.

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The damage caused by an exploding E-cigarette charger in Michele Hirst's Marsden home

Marsden woman's concern after E-cigarette charger explodes

Michele Hirst, of Marsden, was luckily on hand to help douse the flames and unplug the charger from a socket

Fraud and money laundering charges dropped against partner of council tax rebate firm boss Jack Darrell Henry

Darrell Jack Henry
Henry, 47, who ran several Huddersfield-based council tax claims firms, admitted charges ahead of a trial due to start today at Leeds Crown Court

Woman killed by train at Slaithwaite

Emergency services at Slaithwaite Railway Station
The woman was killed in an incident at around 8.15am this morning

Woman hit by train at Slaithwaite

Ambulance updated
The incident means lines between Huddersfield and Stalybridge are closed

Report: Bolton Wanderers place Huddersfield Town winger Adam Hammill on their transfer wishlist

Town's top assist maker in 2013/2014 is being considered by Dougie Freedman in the event of either Chung-Yong Lee or Mark Davies leaving the Macron Stadium

Championship transfer gossip: Brentford boss hoping for more time to mull over former Cardiff forward as Andrews closes in on Watford switch

PLUS: Sheffield Wednesday weighing up striker options amid Best rumours and Wolves face battle for Bamford

Huddersfield Town's former Manchester City striker Harry Bunn looking more and more the part says boss Mark Robins

Eager to make most of new 12-month contract after netting against Guiseley

LISTEN: Huddersfield Town boss Mark Robins praises his young stars after Guiseley win

Guiseley AFC v Huddersfield Town. Town bench at pre-season friendly.
Duane Holmes and Jake Charles were on target in the 4-1 success at Nethermoor and the manager was quick to highlight their contribution
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The latest Huddersfield Giants Supporters Association column

Antonio Kaufusi desperate to give more for Huddersfield Giants

Huddersfield Giants prop Antonio Kaufusi is setting his sights on a strong display against Catalan Dragons

Chris Bailey happy playing any role to help the Huddersfield Giants cause

Huddersfield Giants (52) v Bradford Bulls (26) - Chris Bailey.
Chris Bailey is ready to play hooker again against Catalan Dragons this weekend

Report: Bolton Wanderers place Huddersfield Town winger Adam Hammill on their transfer wishlist

Town's top assist maker in 2013/2014 is being considered by Dougie Freedman in the event of either Chung-Yong Lee or Mark Davies leaving the Macron Stadium

Championship transfer gossip: Brentford boss hoping for more time to mull over former Cardiff forward as Andrews closes in on Watford switch

PLUS: Sheffield Wednesday weighing up striker options amid Best rumours and Wolves face battle for Bamford

Huddersfield Town's former Manchester City striker Harry Bunn looking more and more the part says boss Mark Robins

Eager to make most of new 12-month contract after netting against Guiseley
Anya Shaw gives Yummy Yorkshire Ice Cream her approval with proprietor, Jeremy Holmes.

Were you there? We look back to last year's Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival

Whet your appetite for this year's event with our pictures from the 2013 extravaganza

Shrek the Musical begins UK Tour at Leeds Grand Theatre

Shrek, Donkey and Princess Fiona in Shrek the Musical
West End hit is coming to Yorkshire   

Mirfield Agricultural Show 2014: what to expect

Stunt artists, marching bands, dancers and more at this year's agricultural show

Howarths People and Safety Management chairman launched new business support group

Prominent business figures from West Yorkshire have joined forces to provide mutual support and back local charities

R3 welcomes proposals to safeguard supplies

Chris Wood, of R3 and Clough Corporate
Chris Wood, of Cleckheaton-based Clough Corporate Solutions,has welcomed proposals to tackle "ransom" charges levied on failed firms

SCALA Consulting crowns Mondelez team winners of the Fresh Connection

A competition to run an imaginary manufacturing firm has been won by a Dutch based firm

Videos & Photos

Championship transfer gossip: Brentford boss hoping for more time to mull over former Cardiff forward as Andrews closes in on Watford switch

Huddersfield Town's former Manchester City striker Harry Bunn looking more and more the part says boss Mark Robins

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Huddersfield in pictures: Your latest stunning images here

A man lights candles before a special prayer for the victims of the crashed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

Morning news headlines: Day of mourning in the Netherlands, BA continues Israel flights, Peaches Geldof inquest

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Michael Schumacher now able to communicate with his family 'by fluttering his eye-lashes'

Michael Schumacher with wife Corinne
Formula One legend making such good progress he might be allowed home by the end of next month

Morning news headlines: Ukraine crash bodies head for Holland, taser concerns, George celebrates birthday

A toy is placed at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17
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