Kirklees Magistrates Court

Neil Hanson is one of the first in Kirklees to be jailed after ignoring court order made to protect victims of domestic violence

The 53-year-old, of Highfields, was banned from going to see his wife as part of the Domestic Violence Protection Order

Thief steals almost 100 bales of hay from Stirley Community Farm - one bale at a time

Hay bales like this one were stolen from Stirley Community Farm
Three stacks missing from farm run by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

John McCarthy jailed following a string of alcohol thefts from stores in Huddersfield

Kirklees Magistrates Court in Huddersfield.
The 43-year-old drinks nine litres of cider a day, Kirklees magistrates were told

Wigan Warriors 57 Huddersfield Giants 4: Examiner match report

Wigan Warriors' Matty Smith blasts past Huddersfield Giants' Joe Wardle updated
Woeful Giants hammered by Warriors in first play-off game

Controversial decision over 100m wind turbines in Colne Valley deferred

Site of proposed wind turbine on land next to track leading to Cupwith Reservoir, above Nont Sarah's at Scammonden.
Colne Valley Co-operative makes late representations ... and a foggy day didn't help

Tough cyclist Nathan Clegg to line-up with Alistair Brownlee in Harewood House charity triathlon

Triathlete Nathan Clegg - with colleagues at One 17 Design, Armitage Bridge
Holmfirth Cycling Club rider takes part in Macmillan Brownlee Tri North

Wallaby goes walkabout in Huddersfield - can you help Lucy Bamforth find her pet?

The exotic pet went walkabout last weekend after escaping from his pen in Meltham

Royal Observer Corps' Ben Woodhouse, of Farnley Tyas, incredibly lucky to escape death in the First World War

British soldiers negotiating a shell-cratered, Winter landscape along the River Somme in late 1916 after the close of the Allied offensive
German pilot shot down five balloons but had run out of ammunition when he turned his attention to Ben

Huddersfield is luckiest town in the country as two people win Postcode Lottery

Latoya Lambert and Aurangzeb Hussain were both lucky winners
One winner from Bradley and the other from Lowerhouses

30 more homes for Lindley Moor

Lindley moor
Kirklees councillors split over the decision and developer told to make five of the homes "affordable"

Examiner readers rally round to reveal more information about World War One's 'Kirkheaton orphans'

Memorial to Percival Martin Jones at Laneside Cemetery in Kirkheaton.
Tragedy of young father-of-three Percival Martin Jones who went off to war and never returned

Live Breaking News

  • NEWS: The final vote in Scotland is now in - No: 55.30% against Yes: 44.70%.

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  • NEWS: The Huddersfield planning committee have deferred making a decision on three 100m wind turbines for the Colne Valley area.

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  • TWEET: This is the scene in the Gledholt area where there has been a serious accident. There are diversions around the area.
     

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  • WEATHER: It's 13°C, light fog and today's high will be 19°C.

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  • BREAKING: Hearing reports that Heaton Road at Gledholt is closed in both directions closed due to serious accident, a car and a pedestrian involved between Gledholt Road and Church Street.

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  • TRAVEL: The traffic lights are not working on A641 Huddersfield Road at Gooder Lane / Birds Royd Lane in Brighouse. Approach with care.

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Huddersfield Town Crier Vic Watson in his new turquoise outfit in St. George's Square, Huddersfield.

British Town Crier Championships to take place in Huddersfield on September 27

Tie The Knot Autumn 2014

All you need to plan the perfect wedding: Tie The Knot guide

Take Me Out is looking for single men for its new series

Single Huddersfield men, reveal yourselves! Contestants wanted for new series of Take Me Out

Latoya Lambert and Aurangzeb Hussain were both lucky winners

Huddersfield is luckiest town in the country as two people win Postcode Lottery

One winner from Bradley and the other from Lowerhouses

Huddersfield is luckiest town in the country as two people win Postcode Lottery

Latoya Lambert and Aurangzeb Hussain were both lucky winners
One winner from Bradley and the other from Lowerhouses

Thief steals almost 100 bales of hay from Stirley Community Farm - one bale at a time

Hay bales like this one were stolen from Stirley Community Farm
Three stacks missing from farm run by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Royal Observer Corps' Ben Woodhouse, of Farnley Tyas, incredibly lucky to escape death in the First World War

British soldiers negotiating a shell-cratered, Winter landscape along the River Somme in late 1916 after the close of the Allied offensive
German pilot shot down five balloons but had run out of ammunition when he turned his attention to Ben
The West Yorkshire derby would be the perfect time for Chris Powell to win his first three points as Huddersfield Town manager

Doug Thomson: Leeds United would be the perfect place for Chris Powell to collect his first win as Huddersfield Town manager!

The home side will be buoyant after beating Bournemouth on the South Coast this week

Huddersfield Town boss Chris Powell driven by childhood memories of North London derby ahead of Leeds United visit

Huddersfield Town manager Chris Powell recognises the importance of the West Yorkshire derby
The Londoner grew up a Spurs fan and watched tussles with Arsenal from the terraces

The Hudson project: Huddersfield Town defence stronger for new signing's presence

The signing of Mark Hudson has led to improved defensive displays by Huddersfield Town
It's no coincidence a first clean sheet in 20 games has come about after the arrival of a leader to the Town backline

Huddersfield Town 0-0 Wigan Athletic: fan and Examiner player ratings

Your thoughts on the goalless draw with Uwe Rosler's side as Chris Powell helped secure the Terriers' first clean sheet in
Huddersfield Giants' Head Coach Paul Anderson (centre) has to watch the game

Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson's verdict on Wigan Warriors mauling? Embarrassing

Giants hit play-off disaster with 57-4 reversal at Wigan Warriors

Wigan Warriors 57 Huddersfield Giants 4: Examiner match report

Wigan Warriors' Matty Smith blasts past Huddersfield Giants' Joe Wardle updated
Woeful Giants hammered by Warriors in first play-off game

Huddersfield Giants Supporters Association: ideas to get fans involved

Huddersfield Giants Supporters Association (HGSA)
The latest from the HGSA
Huddersfield Town are ranked 23/10 to secure all three points in the West Yorkshire derby

Leeds United v Huddersfield Town: How the bookies see it

The visitors aren't fancied for a three-point haul at Elland Road

Doug Thomson: Leeds United would be the perfect place for Chris Powell to collect his first win as Huddersfield Town manager!

The West Yorkshire derby would be the perfect time for Chris Powell to win his first three points as Huddersfield Town manager
The home side will be buoyant after beating Bournemouth on the South Coast this week

Huddersfield Town boss Chris Powell driven by childhood memories of North London derby ahead of Leeds United visit

Huddersfield Town manager Chris Powell recognises the importance of the West Yorkshire derby
The Londoner grew up a Spurs fan and watched tussles with Arsenal from the terraces
Marsden Jazz Festival 2013

Watch: Were you at Marsden Jazz Festival 2013?

We look back to last year's event, where rainy weather failed to dampen spirits

Single Huddersfield men, reveal yourselves! Contestants wanted for new series of Take Me Out

Take Me Out is looking for single men for its new series
You could bag yourself a trip to Fernandos on ITV's cult dating show

How to survive Fresher's Week 2014

You're only a Fresher once - enjoy it!
Fresher's flu, hangovers, flatmate wars - follow our guide to get through Fresher's Week in one piece
Jo Haigh, who has been appointed non-executive director at Acuity Associates

Jo Haigh named NED at Acuity Associates

Denby Dale businesswoman Jo Haigh has joined the board of London-based Acuity Associates

Rixonway staff celebrate 1,366 years of service

Rixonway's long-standing employees(from left) Nick Greenall, Alan Battye, Richard, Nigel and Clive Whitehouse, Bob Matcham and Russell Townsend
Dewsbury-based kitchens manufacturer Rixonway has some of the longest-serving staff of any employer in Kirklees

Simon on the Streets gets support from Cleckheaton businessman

Andy Howarth, chairman of Cleckheaton-based Howarths People and Safety Management
Andy Howarth, of Howarths People and Safety Management, is aiming to raise £2,000 for a homeless charity - by sleepinn rough

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The West Yorkshire derby would be the perfect time for Chris Powell to win his first three points as Huddersfield Town manager

Doug Thomson: Leeds United would be the perfect place for Chris Powell to collect his first win as Huddersfield Town manager!

Huddersfield Town manager Chris Powell recognises the importance of the West Yorkshire derby

Huddersfield Town boss Chris Powell driven by childhood memories of North London derby ahead of Leeds United visit

Wigan Warriors' Matty Smith blasts past Huddersfield Giants' Joe Wardle updated

Wigan Warriors 57 Huddersfield Giants 4: Examiner match report

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