WATCH: Gale-force winds and torrential rain leave trail of damage and destruction across Kirklees and Calderdale

Firefighters called to deal with flooding drama at Ripponden B&B

WATCH: Huddersfield X Factor hopefuls audition at Kingsgate Centre

The X Factor comes to Huddersfield
Dozens of people queue for their chance to take part in the 12th series of the show

Police release e-fit in connection with attempted abduction in Mirfield

Did you see this man last Friday afternoon in the Nab Lane area of Mirfield?

Teenage vandals apologise to allotment holders in Berry Brow

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Positive steps taken at Kirklees Council over social worker numbers

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Live Breaking News

  • Student Jamie Baldock jailed for "ruining woman's life" in drunken crash

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  • TRAVEL: Neville Street closed due to strong winds between Sovereign Street (Dark Arches) and Water Lane.
    Bridgewater Place is closed to vehicles and pedestrians due to the high winds. The closure will be lifted shortly (from 6pm) and this will then change to a closure for high sided vehicles until 3am on Wednesday morning.

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  • It's hold on to your hats weather in Hudderfield today (and large parts of the UK). Even planes have been struggling with the winds at Leeds Bradford Airport earlier.

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    Chloe has finished for the day after an early start at the Xfactor auditions in Huddersfield.

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  • TRAVEL: Catching a train tonight? Check to see if it will still be running due to the high winds here:

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  • Sorry about the lack of updates, the blogging machine locked me out

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  • WEATHER: According to the Met Office, it looks like we have a two hour period of grace before the heavens open again. After that, expect more rain until 7pm tomorrow. And be warned, it will get much worse than earlier today.

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  • NEWS: Would you fancy landing in a plane in this weather?

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  • NEWS: Do you know someone who auditioned for X Factor today in Huddersfield?

    The X Factor comes to Huddersfield
    The X Factor comes to Huddersfield

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  • Hello, everyone, I'll be with you for the next couple of hours

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  • That's all from me. Chloe Glover will be with you shortly.

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Drink driver Jamie Baldock jailed for crash which left woman permanently injured

Student Jamie Baldock jailed for "ruining woman's life" in drunken crash

Kirkburton man jailed for three years

Wind beneath the wings: Watch planes land sideways at Leeds Bradford Airport in gusts of 70mph

A plane lands sideways in 70mph gusts
Some flights cancelled while Manchester Airport also faced challenging landing conditions

Police release e-fit in connection with attempted abduction in Mirfield

Did you see this man last Friday afternoon in the Nab Lane area of Mirfield?

Holmfirth pub The Nook puts on permanent display of records and deeds detailing its glorious history

Thirty records go on show

Jonny Williams and Zeki Fryers boost Ipswich Town ahead of Huddersfield Town showdown

Mick McCarthy now has extra options in defence and midfield

Quiz: Can you work out each former Huddersfield Town player by their career path?

Can you work out the Huddersfield Town players we are describing through their career paths?
See if you can uncover which ex-Town players we are hinting at through the clubs they played for during their careers

In pictures: Reece James' latest Huddersfield Town training session

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Half back star just needs to play says head coach Paul Anderson

Huddersfield Giants head coach Paul Anderson confident ahead of busy Easter period

Team is in a 'good place' says Giants boss

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The 24-year-old has been taken under the wing of ring legend Roy Jones Jnr

Jonny Williams and Zeki Fryers boost Ipswich Town ahead of Huddersfield Town showdown

Mick McCarthy now has extra options in defence and midfield

Quiz: Can you work out each former Huddersfield Town player by their career path?

Can you work out the Huddersfield Town players we are describing through their career paths?
See if you can uncover which ex-Town players we are hinting at through the clubs they played for during their careers
Huddersfield town centre as a Pacman game

Play Pacman on the streets of Huddersfield with Google Maps

Google has added a 'Pacman' button to its Maps for some nostalgic fun

WATCH: Huddersfield X Factor hopefuls audition at Kingsgate Centre

The X Factor comes to Huddersfield
Dozens of people queue for their chance to take part in the 12th series of the show

The X Factor is in Huddersfield: meet the auditionees

X Factor hopefuls
This lot reckon they can impress the X Factor team at the Kingsgate auditions today

Myers Building Supplies apprentices spread the word

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Ti Installations wins business award

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Scriba PR's Katie Mallinson's royal appointment with Prince Andrew

Katie Mallinson, of Scriba PR, was presented with a Duke of York Young Entrepreneur Award by Prince Andrew at Huddersfield University

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WATCH: Gale-force winds and torrential rain leave trail of damage and destruction across Kirklees and Calderdale

A plane lands sideways in 70mph gusts

Wind beneath the wings: Watch planes land sideways at Leeds Bradford Airport in gusts of 70mph

The X Factor comes to Huddersfield

WATCH: Huddersfield X Factor hopefuls audition at Kingsgate Centre

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