LOOK: Evocative pictures as Huddersfield Scooter Club celebrate 30th anniversary

The club is preparing to mark their 30th anniversary with a special get-together on Saturday, November 8, with a concert at The Irish Centre by famed Huddersfield mod band The Killermeters

New Starters 2014: even more Huddersfield youngsters pictured as they start school

Latest new starter pictures
We asked schools to send in pictures of the youngsters beginning their school journey - see our updated gallery

Men who claimed they were sexually abused as boys by Verona Fathers in Mirfield settle out of court for £120,000

Kevin Scullin, who claims he was a victim of sexual abuse at the Mirfield Junior Seminary run by the Verona Fathers, pictured there in 1967
The 11 men were training to be priests at the Mirfield Junior Seminary run by the Verona Fathers, an Italian missionary order

Holmfirth driver Michael Gledhill denies road rage in incident that left veteran Huddersfield cyclist John Radford brain damaged

John Radford
The driver denies causing serious injury to Mr Radford by dangerous driving. The jury has heard he may never recover from his injuries

Taxi driver Ikram Hussain and his wife Humaira fined for taking child out of Paddock school to attend his mother's funeral in Pakistan

Funeral service included 40 days of prayer

Penistone fire: boy, 9, and man killed in blaze

The home, with brown window frames (centre right), where a nine-year-old boy and a 44-year-old man have died following a house fire yesterday afternoon on Tennyson Close, Penistone
A man aged 44 and a nine-year-old boy both died in the house fire at Tennyson Close, Penistone last night

Huddersfield GP concerned about ethics of NHS £55 bonus plan for dementia diagnoses

Kirkburton doc says Government plan will open up "ethical dilemmas"

Property of the Week: The Barn in Helme

After living in the small village of Helme for 17 years, Stuart and Cindy McLain are upping sticks and heading for the warmer climes of Turkey

Upset as thieves strip lead off Scissett church roof

Church will now need a major fundraising drive to fund repairs

It was 28 years ago - are you featured in our Huddersfield nostalgia pictures from 1986

Take a look back and see who recognise from 28 years ago 

Huddersfield Literature Festival to be staged from March 5-15 2015

Kate Adie (right) with Prof Alison Fell at Huddersfield Town Hall
Line-up now being organised but will include the art of Japanese storytelling and Huddersfield author Joanne Harris

Live Breaking News

  • TRAVEL: A62 Castlegate/Queensgate busy but moving around A616 Chapel Hill.

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  • BREAKING News: Police have confirmed that a body has been found in the Dark Lane area of Batley this morning.

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  • BREAKING News: We are getting reports of a body having been found in the Track Road area of Batley. More soon. Checking with the police now.

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  • NEWS: A grieving man has ended up paying a whopping fine for taking his daughter out of school to Pakistan for her grandmother’s funeral.

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  • TRAVEL: Traffic moving well on A62 Castlegate / Queensgate around A616 Chapel Hill.

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  • TRAVEL: A62 Leeds road busy but moving from A644 Huddersfield road (Three Nuns Junction) to A644 Wakefield Road (Cooper Bridge Roundabout).

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  • NEWS: A sponsored car wash in aid of the Isaac Nash Trust on Saturday at Huddersfield Fire Station has had to be called off due to a lack of volunteers.

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  • TWEET: Dewsbury MP Simon Reevell is hping his pooch Cosmo will be Parliament's top dog.

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Spooky goings on

A healing white spirit, a devil dog and a phantom bingo player - 7 tales of spooky paranormal activity in haunted Huddersfield

Arnie will appear at the black tie dinner on November 14

Would you pay £1,500 to meet the Terminator? An Evening With Arnold Schwarzenegger planned in Leeds

Historic wooden pavilion being demolished close to Gibson Mill on the Hardcastle Crags estate in Hebden Bridge

Little Horrors 2014 - your kids dressed up ready for Halloween

Sheridan Smith as Cilla

Film crew in Huddersfield for new Sheridan Smith series for ITV

LOOK: Evocative pictures as Huddersfield Scooter Club celebrate 30th anniversary

The club is preparing to mark their 30th anniversary with a special get-together on Saturday, November 8, with a concert at The Irish Centre by famed Huddersfield mod band The Killermeters

Men who claimed they were sexually abused as boys by Verona Fathers in Mirfield settle out of court for £120,000

Kevin Scullin, who claims he was a victim of sexual abuse at the Mirfield Junior Seminary run by the Verona Fathers, pictured there in 1967
The 11 men were training to be priests at the Mirfield Junior Seminary run by the Verona Fathers, an Italian missionary order

New Starters 2014: even more Huddersfield youngsters pictured as they start school

Latest new starter pictures
We asked schools to send in pictures of the youngsters beginning their school journey - see our updated gallery

Part of fire West Yorkshire fire HQ could be razed to make way for housing

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service
Plan submitted by West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service for buildings no longer in use
Huddersfield Town Supporters Association (HTSA)

Huddersfield Town Supporters Association backing moves for fans to have more say in running of their clubs

Supporter Ownership and Engagement Expert Group set up

Loaned-out Huddersfield Town duo Matt Crooks and Danny Carr aim to build on debuts

Versatile Crooks is with Hartlepool while Carr has joined Mansfield

It's the high life for Huddersfield Town and Brighton

Chris Powell was wary of the South coast side's system

Huddersfield Town fans pleased with recent run but believe more improvement is on the way after draw with Brighton

Excellent learning experience for the team
Brett Ferres in action for the Huddersfield Giants

Huddersfield Giants forward Brett Ferres gets into England 17

Bench start for Giants star in opener against Samoa in Brisbane

Huddersfield Giants sign Bradford Bulls youngster Oliver Roberts for Super League campaign

Academy international to join Giants squad next month

Huddersfield Giants 2015 Super League fixtures revealed - full list and dates here

Huddersfield Giants crest
The Giants fans will be familiar to Sky viewers early in the season with three of their first five games on TV

Huddersfield YMCA Under 19s ready for derby against AFC Emley

The Laund Hill side have suffered home and away defeats by Ossett Town

Netherton racer Josh Caygill ends 2014 campaign with battling display

Hudderfsield rookie ends first VW Scirocco Cup season in 17th place

Huddersfield Town Supporters Association backing moves for fans to have more say in running of their clubs

Huddersfield Town Supporters Association (HTSA)
Supporter Ownership and Engagement Expert Group set up

What's on in the music world around Huddersfield

Out and about at some of the top music venues in Huddersfield

Russell Brand's revolution, an X Factor star and an 1980s punk princess - here's three things to do in West Yorkshire tonight

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Looking for a night out? Here's three ideas for Thursday fun

Would you pay £1,500 to meet the Terminator? An Evening With Arnold Schwarzenegger planned in Leeds

Arnie will appear at the black tie dinner on November 14
Film star, body builder and former Governor of California to appear at Elland Road event
Paul Hughes Snr (left), group managing director of Standard Wool, with Paul Hughes Jnr, group trading director

Standard Wool appoints new directors

A textile firm with operations in Dewsbury has strengthened its group board with three key appointments

Brake urges employers to focus on road safety

Brake logo
Too few employers are acting to ensure people who drive for work are being safe on the roads, says charity Brake

Shackletons helps realise £1.5m care home project

Dewsbury-based Shackletons designed and manufactured bespoke furniture for Inwood House at Horbury, Wakefield

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Alvin Stardust dies: actor, singer and star of Green Cross Code advert passes away aged 72

LOOK: Evocative pictures as Huddersfield Scooter Club celebrate 30th anniversary

Latest new starter pictures

New Starters 2014: even more Huddersfield youngsters pictured as they start school

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