Deighton man Adrian Markowski caught by police on M1 after kidnapping girl, 9

Markowski knew the girl and her family and had spoken to her when he saw her playing in the garden at her home

How much have Huddersfield house prices changed since 2000? We'll show you the shocking rise in your area

Take a look by postcode to see just how much the cost of a home has rocketed in your area

Huddersfield Oktoberfest: Come and try real ales says organiser

CAMRA Oktoberfest beer festival at the Apna Venue, Springwood. Branch Chairman, Michael Robinson (left) with guests, Deputy Mayor of Kirklees,Clr Christine Iredale and consort Robert Iredale (centre), Colne Valley MP, Jason McCartney (2nd right) Venue manager, Balbir Singh Uppal (2nd left) and Clr Mohan Sokhal (right) toast the annual success of the beer festival.
Huddersfield CAMRA are offering more than 75 ales at their festival this weekend - plus we've got all the details you need

Ex Huddersfield Giants rugby player Phil Joseph to become professional boxer

Rugby League players Paul Reilly (left) and Phil Joseph (right) training to box in an earlier charity show
Joseph, 29, who has nicknamed himself the ‘Widnes Wrecking Ball’, will work under world champion trainer Oliver Harrison, who looks after WBC silver middleweight title-holder Martin Murray

Brighouse engineering firm Alco Valves bought out in £72m US deal

Directors and employees at Alco Valves Group celebrating winning the Queen's Award for Enterprise
Pledge of more investment in Calderdale site - which could mean more jobs

Majestyk fire: man arrested after former Leeds nightclub devastated by blaze

Police said the 32-year-old was taken into custody after witnesses made reports of a man behaving suspiciously

Huddersfield nostalgia pictures from October 1988 - who do you recognise?

The clothes and hair may have changed but have the faces? Are you or your school friends pictured?

After David Cameron names former foreign secretary William Hague, we ask you - who's our greatest living Yorkshireman?

Leader of the House William Hague
Prime minister said MP William Hague was greatest living Yorkshireman - do you agree?

Crash snarls up Huddersfield ring road close to the university entrance on Queensgate

Car badly damaged in crash on Queensgate stretch of Huddersfield ring road
Silver car ploughs through central barrier

Kirklees council house tenant who claimed to be living in Huddersfield flat found to be running a pub near Hull

Kirklees Neighbourhood Housing
He was tracked down by investigators as part of a crackdown on people duping the house-letting system

Police appeal after fatal crash on Shepley road

Road traffic accident at the junction of Marsh Lane, Shepley and New Mill Road. Emergency service crews at the accident scene.
Fire crews and police attend incident and police launch an appeal for witnesses

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Car badly damaged in crash on Queensgate stretch of Huddersfield ring road

Crash snarls up Huddersfield ring road close to the university entrance on Queensgate

Silver car ploughs through central barrier

Deighton man Adrian Markowski caught by police on M1 after kidnapping girl, 9

Markowski knew the girl and her family and had spoken to her when he saw her playing in the garden at her home

Ex Huddersfield Giants rugby player Phil Joseph to become professional boxer

Rugby League players Paul Reilly (left) and Phil Joseph (right) training to box in an earlier charity show
Joseph, 29, who has nicknamed himself the ‘Widnes Wrecking Ball’, will work under world champion trainer Oliver Harrison, who looks after WBC silver middleweight title-holder Martin Murray

After David Cameron names former foreign secretary William Hague, we ask you - who's our greatest living Yorkshireman?

Leader of the House William Hague
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Wolves v Huddersfield Town: Everything you need to know about the midweek encounter

Everything you need to know about Wolves v Huddersfield Town
From kick-off time to the odds, we have all the information you need on the meeting with Kenny Jackett's men at Molineux

Can Huddersfield Town extend run of victories against Wolves?

Huddersfield Town can boast an impressive recent record against Wolves
There have been six successes on the spin for the West Yorkshire side against the Black Country side

Lee Peltier wants back-to-back wins as Huddersfield Town head to Wolves

Lee Peltier is looking to secure back-to-back Championship wins for Huddersfield Town
The skipper says it's crucial to build on the win over Millwall
Rugby League players Paul Reilly (left) and Phil Joseph (right) training to box in an earlier charity show

Ex Huddersfield Giants rugby player Phil Joseph to become professional boxer

Joseph, 29, who has nicknamed himself the ‘Widnes Wrecking Ball’, will work under world champion trainer Oliver Harrison, who looks after WBC silver middleweight title-holder Martin Murray

Jamie Ellis will offer Huddersfield Giants more attacking options says coach

Jamie Ellis in action for Castleford Tigers
Giants coach Paul Anderson is so excited about his latest recruit

Huddersfield Giants Supporters Association column: Why no kick-off delay?

HGSA
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Huddersfield Dragons Ladies maintain strong start to the the season

Perfect home start as Dragons hit three goals against Boston Spa

Huddersfield boxer Tyrone Nurse aiming to land Commonwealth title against Dave Ryan of Derby at Leeds Arena

Tyrone Nurse wins Vs Danny Little
Bigger things around corner with victory

Pete Barrow: global warming could be good news for Yorkshire - at least in cricket terms

Yorkshire Cricket Club captain Andrew Gale poses with the championship trophy before a question and answer session with fans at at Headingley, Leeds
If proof of global warming were needed, then the fact that the County Championship has not been won by a genuinely southern county since 2007 when Sussex reigned has to provide fairly clear evidence
CAMRA Oktoberfest beer festival at the Apna Venue, Springwood. Branch Chairman, Michael Robinson (left) with guests, Deputy Mayor of Kirklees,Clr Christine Iredale and consort Robert Iredale (centre), Colne Valley MP, Jason McCartney (2nd right) Venue manager, Balbir Singh Uppal (2nd left) and Clr Mohan Sokhal (right) toast the annual success of the beer festival.

Come and try real ales with an open mind, says Oktoberfest organiser John Williams

Huddersfield CAMRA are offering more than 75 ales at their festival this weekend

Yoga, fun for under-fives and fairytale storytelling - here's three things to do around West Yorkshire today

Try yoga at Croft House (stock picture)
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Legacy Sport entrepreneur Shaun Fox shortlisted for award

Shaun is among five finalists who are in with the chance of winning the UK-wide £10,000 award

Kirklees Business Week to feature address by BBC Future Media exec

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Alice Gross
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Retired policeman admits making mistakes at Hillsborough but blames 'significant minority' of Liverpool fans

South Yorkshire Police superintendent Roger Marshall outside Leppings Lane turnstiles on day of the disaster - still from video released by the Hillsborough inquests
Retired superintendent Roger Marshall requested opening of exit gates that led to deaths of 96 Liverpool supporters in 1989

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