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Grace Dyson, 18, killed in freak Thongsbridge accident

Scene of fatal road accident on Springwood Road, Thongsbridge

Police said the teenager, named locally as Grace Dyson, was walking along Springwood Road at 6.15pm on Friday when she apparently slipped on the pavement and fell into the road and into the path of an incoming Nissan Cabstar tipper van

Meltham cannabis factory discovered by police in raid

Police says more than 300 plants were found in the raid

Isaac Nash: Dad of boy swept out to sea tells of moment that holiday fun turned into tragedy

The Nash family's favourite shot of Isaac
Adam Nash spoke to the Examiner following the disappearance of his eldest son, Isaac, a pupil at Kirkburton Middle School, on Friday lunchtime

Isaac Nash: Tributes to boy with "big smile and happy heart" who was swept out to sea while on holiday in Anglesey

Isaac Nash with mum Zoe
He was due to start his final year at Kirkburton Middle School

House prices in Kirklees now FIVE TIMES annual salary says new survey

cash, money
It is reported that the ratio of house price to earnings is now 5.30 in Kirklees, compared to 2.95 in 1997 - find out the cheapest and most expensive streets in our area

Travellers set up on former car showroom site in Huddersfield

Travellers at former Almondbury BMW garage site
Eviction notice set to be served on travellers

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Scene of fatal road accident on Springwood Road, Thongsbridge

Grace Dyson, 18, killed in freak Thongsbridge accident

Police said the teenager, named locally as Grace Dyson, was walking along Springwood Road at 6.15pm on Friday when she apparently slipped on the pavement and fell into the road and into the path of an incoming Nissan Cabstar tipper van

Meltham cannabis factory discovered by police in raid

Police says more than 300 plants were found in the raid

Travellers set up on former car showroom site in Huddersfield

Travellers at former Almondbury BMW garage site
Eviction notice set to be served on travellers

House prices in Kirklees now FIVE TIMES annual salary says new survey

cash, money
It is reported that the ratio of house price to earnings is now 5.30 in Kirklees, compared to 2.95 in 1997 - find out the cheapest and most expensive streets in our area
Danny Ward and Sean Scannell

Huddersfield Town: Wolves and Millwall circle for Ward and Scannell on transfer deadline day

With the window close to shutting, the transfer market is expected to hot up

Jack Robinson will do the business for Huddersfield Town says Mark Lillis

Watford's Fernando Forestieri (L) in action with Huddersfield Town's Jack Robinson
Injuries to Lee Peltier and Tommy Smith meant the left-footed on-loan QPR defender was pressed into service at right-back as Town were beaten 4-2 by Championship high-flyers Watford at Vicarage Road

Huddersfield Town's Sean Scannell looking to stay put after Millwall bid

Watford's Daniel Pudil (R) in action with Huddersfield Town's Sean Scannell
The Croydon-born player is enjoying a good spell - and would be happy to see Mark Lillis at the helm permanently

Watford v Huddersfield Town match was a 'rollercoaster' says Hornets' scorer Almen Abdi

Almen Abdi celebrates after scoring the fourth goal for Watford
The Swiss midfielder cemented the win with a stoppage-time strike as the second-placed Hornets grabbed three points with only 10 men after Romanian defender Gabriel Tamas’s red card (for a second bookable offence)

Huddersfield Giants face selection headache as Ferres and Wardle set for return

Top duo Brett Ferres (dead leg) and Joe Wardle (hamstring) will both be available for the weekend encounter as Huddersfield maintain their strong push for a top-four finish

Huddersfield Giants captain Danny Brough sets sights on complete performance

Team need to produce top displays for full 80 minutes says skipper

Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson voices concern over fixture schedule

Is the Challenge Cup competition having a negative effect on the vital Super League run-in?
FC Halifax Town

FC Halifax Town manager Neil Aspin disappointed by first defeat

"We didn't get what we deserved" said boss of setback at Bristol Rovers

Huddersfield Town: Wolves and Millwall circle for Ward and Scannell on transfer deadline day

Danny Ward and Sean Scannell
With the window close to shutting, the transfer market is expected to hot up

Jack Robinson will do the business for Huddersfield Town says Mark Lillis

Watford's Fernando Forestieri (L) in action with Huddersfield Town's Jack Robinson
Injuries to Lee Peltier and Tommy Smith meant the left-footed on-loan QPR defender was pressed into service at right-back as Town were beaten 4-2 by Championship high-flyers Watford at Vicarage Road

Rigfest: Beaumont Park plays host to music event

Organisers were delighted that the weather stayed fine for Saturday's Rigfest event, which featured a varied line-up of musicians and artists, many of them from the Huddersfield area

Proud parents! Send us pictures of your little ones as they get ready for their first day at school

Many youngsters will start school for the first time next week - send us snaps of your little ones in uniform!

Author Sinclair McKay to give talk on new book about the battle of Dunkirk at Victoria Theatre in Halifax

Author Sinclair McKay, who will discuss his new book The Moments of Dunkirk, at the Victoria Theatre, Halifax
McKay's new book The Moments of Dunkirk gives snapshot on history
Award nomination, the Pink Pig, Emley - Nick Wilson, MD of the Pink Pig and Susan Crowther, HR manager, the Pink Pig.

Pink Pig boss Nick Wilson nominated for Employer of the Year at the MS Awards

Nick Wilson, of The Pink Pig, has been nominated for an award by employee Susan Crowther after she was diagnosed with MS

Huddersfield paving stone supplier Marshalls reports pre-tax profits up 75%

The firm said revenues lifted 15% to £180 million in the six months to June 30, as trading conditions cheered across all its major markets

Clough & Company in tax errors alert

Nigel Westman, partner at Clough & Company in Cleckheaton
An estimated 3.5m underpaid tax during the 2013-14 financial year, according to chartered accountancy firm Clough & Company

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Huddersfield Giants face selection headache as Ferres and Wardle set for return

Danny Ward and Sean Scannell

Huddersfield Town: Wolves and Millwall circle for Ward and Scannell on transfer deadline day

Huddersfield Giants captain Danny Brough sets sights on complete performance

The X Factor judging panel

Live: X Factor 2014 launch show updates from auditions to Cheryl Cole's return

Cheryl Cole, Simon Cowell, Mel B and Louis Walsh are ready to face the music on this year's X Factor

George Galloway left 'badly bruised' after being punched by man shouting about the Holocaust

George Galloway
Respect MP was attacked after talking to residents on a street in Notting Hill, London

Six-year-old girl chokes to death after waiting double the target time for ambulance

Jasmine Lapsley, who died while on holiday.
Jasmine Lapsley's distraught family revealed their daughter made a wish at a well on the day of the tragedy which 'she never had the chance to see come true'

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