Traffic getting busier on Kirklees roads - see the figures here

Record amount of traffic on UK roads says study\n\n

Raiders hit Co-op in Holmfirth for a second time - in a spate of burglaries

Police are investigating a third burglary at Co-op stores - including two at the store in Holmfirth

M62 drivers warned to expect motorway hold-ups

M62
Thousands expected to head for concerts

Lawyer's warning over Kirklees' travellers sites

Take prompt action is expert's advice

Video: M62 driver on phone swerves across carriageway in police film announcing crackdown

Police are mounting extra patrols in a bid to trap drivers on hand-held mobiles

Cycling legend Brian Robinson lands £15k damages after being knocked off bike

Brian was left with a fractured collarbone and ribs, a punctured lung and a deep cut to his arm

Mum who swindled £78,000 must pay back all her assets - worth only £370

Court hears how Kerry Ann Noble is serving jail term

Baby girl due for Huddersfield star Lena Headey

Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister;
Actress talks about plans for new daughter

Inquest opens into mystery death of Holmfirth businessman Jonathan Platt

Hundreds expected to attend funeral on Friday

All Our Yesterdays: Take a look back to 1988 with our nostalgia picture gallery

This week's pictures are from 27 years ago

Examiner Community Awards 2015 - check out the nominees for Services To Community

Nominees for the Services to Community award
The awards will be held at the John Smith's Stadium on June 3 and between now and then we'll be profiling all the nominees by category

Live Breaking News

  • NEWS: Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair is to stand down from his role as Middle East envoy representing the US, Russia, the UN and the EU.

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  • NEWS: A mother of three who dishonestly used at least £78,000 of her elderly grandmother’s money trying to pay off arrears on a fraudulently obtained mortgage has been ordered to pay back only £370.

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  • Calderdale Council’s Liberal Democrat Group has not supported either the Conservative or Labour groups’ nominations for Leader of the Council.

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  • NEWS: Most of us know it - our roads are getting busier.

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  • NEWS: Bigger church:

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  • NEWS: Calderdale Council is now a Labour minority administration.

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  • TRAVEL: Slow traffic on A644 Wakefield Road from A62 Cooper Bridge Road (Cooper Bridge Roundabout) to M62 J25 Roundabout.

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  • NEWS: Three raiders wearing motorcycle helmets forced their way into the Co-op in Holmfirth in the early hours of this morning in a carbon-copy raid.

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  • NEWS: Huddersfield author Nina Boyd will be featured June 2-4 on the U.S.-based blog "Snowflakes in a Blizzard."

    Boyd's "Death of a Cabman" is her third novel after publishing two non-fiction biographies. Set in the early 20th century, it colours a murder mystery with a strong sense of place and adds a dose of British history about the Suffragette movement. 

    "Snowflakes in a Blizzard" (snowflakesarise.com) features books by promising authors who are looking for extra marketing help. It is a free service.

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  • Right, that's all from me. Robert Sutcliffe, in his shiny new shoes, will be taking over.

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  • NEWS: Here's an update for you on the tragic death of Jonathan Platt.

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Dean-Charles Chapman; Lena Headey as Tommen Baratheon; Cersei Lannister

Game of Thrones season five: 10 things we learned from episode seven — The Gift

Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? This week it's the Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice “Swish Event”

Brockholes cake-maker is the best in the business - see his winning designs here

Restaurant Review: Beaumont Arms in Kirkheaton

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A driving licence photocard is all you will need after June 8

Driving licence paper counterpart to be scrapped in June — here's everything Huddersfield drivers need to know

Paul Stevens, Examiner weather man

Miserable May set to be one of coldest and wettest for years, says weatherman Paul Stevens

No sign of summer just yet

Traffic getting busier on Kirklees roads - see the figures here

Record amount of traffic on UK roads says study\n\n

Ashley Jackson traces war heroism of his father

War medals handed over by War Office

Mum who swindled £78,000 must pay back all her assets - worth only £370

Court hears how Kerry Ann Noble is serving jail term

1994/95 play-off final 20 years on: 20 pictures from Huddersfield Town's Wembley win

On the eve of the anniversary, here's a gallery of images from Town's 2-1 win over Bristol Rovers, to secure promotion to the then First Division

LIVE: Latest Championship news and rumours

We'll be bringing you the latest updates on Championship sides as clubs eye up loan deals, free transfers and even look to splash the cash!

What happened next for the Huddersfield Town players who left the John Smith's Stadium last season?

Eight players departed Town for new clubs last summer, with Lee Peltier, Danny Ward and others following in January. Here's how they've got on, with varying degrees of success

Huddersfield Town not fancied to make an impact in 2015/16 Championship season, say bookies

The Terriers are joint-fourth favourites for the drop alongside Leeds United and the three promoted clubs

From grazing land to renowned stadium: The story of St James' Park, where Huddersfield Giants will play on Sunday

The famous football ground will host both codes of rugby this year

Catalans Dragons 'have no fear' as they face Huddersfield Giants at the Magic Weekend

Victory over Wigan has French coach in confident mood

Huddersfield Giants skipper Danny Brough says top eight slot is the priority ahead of Magic Weekend

Giants get their first look at Newcastle ahead of Super League showpiece

1994/95 play-off final 20 years on: 20 pictures from Huddersfield Town's Wembley win

On the eve of the anniversary, here's a gallery of images from Town's 2-1 win over Bristol Rovers, to secure promotion to the then First Division

Battle for Huddersfield bowling's Jack Burgin Trophy is wide open

The Jack Burgin Trophy final looks wide open

Championship transfer gossip: Leeds United eye double deal as Rovers deny approach for Gestede

All the latest transfer rumours from around the web
Jason Donovan as Lionel Logue, Raymond Coulthard as King George VI

Review: The King's Speech at Leeds Grand Theatre

Strong cast but show didn't pack the emotional punch expected

Summer markets set to take place in Huddersfield

Events merge for summer campaign

Get 15% off tickets to Birmingham's BBC Good Food Show Summer

Bag yourself tickets with 15% discount when you book online with BBC Good Food Show Summer
Brian Berry, chief executive of Federation of Master Builders

FMB gives "cautious welcome" to late pay proposals

Legislation to tackle late payment to small firms has been pledged by business secretary Sajid Javid

Longley Park KIA signs for Huddersfed Town

Paddock-based Longley Park KIA has become a commercial partner of Huddersfield Town

Team HARE gets backing from Thorite

Pneumatics specialist Thorite is providing technical know-how and equipment to Huddersfield University's Team HARE\n

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Traffic getting busier on Kirklees roads - see the figures here

1994/95 play-off final 20 years on: 20 pictures from Huddersfield Town's Wembley win

Ashley Jackson traces war heroism of his father

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Walter De Gregorio, FIFA Director of Communications and Public Affairs, addresses the media during a press conference at FIFA headquarters in Switzerland - Swiss federal prosecutors opened criminal proceedings related to the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, throwing FIFA deeper into crisis only hours after seven soccer officials were arrested and 14 indicted Wednesday in a separate U.S. corruption probe

Fifa election to go ahead despite criminal probe into awarding of 2018 and 2022 World Cups

Seven officials arrested today in separate probe of "rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted" corruption

Harriet Harman fires warning shot to David Cameron over Britain's 'fragile future'

Prime Minister David Cameron (left) Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne and acting leader of the Labour Party Harriet Harman, process with fellow members through the central lobby during the State Opening of Parliament at the Palace of Westminster in London
Ms Harman joked she shared the status of "interim leader" as she replied to the debate on the Queen's Speech

Fifa in crisis after six officials arrested in Switzerland over bribes investigation

In this Oct. 29, 2007 file photo, a person stands next to the FIFA logo at the FIFA headquarter in Zurich, Switzerland. The Swiss Federal Office of Justice said six soccer officials have been arrested and detained pending extradition at the request of U.S. authorities ahead of the FIFA congress in Zurich. In a statement Wednesday, May 27, 2015, the FOJ said U.S. authorities suspect the officials of having received paid bribes totaling millions of dollars. (Steffen Schmidt/Keystone via AP, File)
Vice-president Jeffrey Webb Jeffrey Webb believed to be among those held but not president Sepp Blatter

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