Geoff Mellor of Waterloo pictured with his Arctic Star medal

Burglar steals war hero's medals from Almondbury home

Geoff Mellor, 88, only received one of them, the Arctic Star, last year – 68 years after his 19th birthday which was spent on the notorious Arctic convoys

Mohammed Karani insists runaway van which killed Dewsbury mum had handbrake fully on

The white Ford Transit Connect which struck mum-of-four Shabana Ahmed can be seen in the centre of the picture
Court hears of woman's tragic death

Lindley Moor housing scheme roadworks which caused huge delays for M62 commuters near Huddersfield are removed!

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Anger over lights close to motorway junction which have led to tailbacks - let us know how you got on

Huddersfield hit-and-run victim still in hospital four days after incident near Greenhead Park

Police at accident scene on Gledholt Road, Gledholt, Huddersfield
Police make new appeal after the woman spent a fourth day being treated for serious facial and head injuries

Boss of Sandmoor Motors in Birstall Christopher Christoforou jailed over "wholesale dishonesty" in car deals

Sandmoor Motors in Birstall
Consumer watchdogs checks led to court case which heard said on 13 occasions vehicles were found to have higher mileage than stated in adverts and on three occasions customers were not informed the vehicles were insurance write offs

Businessman attacked by masked gang in robbery at Shelley home

The men, clad in balaclavas, physically attacked the 51-year-old who has not been named

Yorkshire soldiers in biggest 'laser quest' game ever as part of Canadian training camp

Soldier from 1 Yorks wearing a Tactical Engagement System (TES) as thousands of soldiers have begun the world's biggest game of laser quest as they take part in exercise Prarie Storm at the British Army Training Unit Suffield (BATUS) in Calgary, Canada.
Lasting eight days, the training exercise sees about 2,000 soldiers along with hundreds of tanks and other vehicles kitted out with laser guns and hi-tech sensors

Huddersfield's Phones 4U store will not be saved despite partial takeover

Phones 4u
Almost 1,700 staff have lost their jobs with the closure of 360 Phones 4u stores, including one at King Street in Huddersfield

A healthier takeaway? Check out our guide to calories and fats in your fast food faves as Kirklees Council aim to make them healthier

Fish and chips are England's delicacy - don't forget the mushy peas
Results include a cut in salt levels, poaching instead of frying and reduced sugar drinks

Century-old pictures of Yorkshire's coastal resorts and beauty spots like you've never seen them before

Children's Corner, Bridlington
And you'll be surprised to find out where they came from

New M62 business park at Chain Bar could create 1,000 jobs

The former North Bierley water treatment works (centre of picture) could become a 500,000sq ft industrial and business park under plans tabled by Keyland Developments
About 1,000 jobs could be created by turning North Bierley water treatment works into a site for industrial units, it is claimed

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Take That managed relight their fire to achieve three number one albums

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Drive-by pizza theft captured on video

Wigan Casino dancers in 1975

Northern Soul movie rekindles memories of big Huddersfield nights

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Huddersfield's Phones 4U store will not be saved despite partial takeover

Phones 4u
Almost 1,700 staff have lost their jobs with the closure of 360 Phones 4u stores, including one at King Street in Huddersfield

Mohammed Karani insists runaway van which killed Dewsbury mum had handbrake fully on

The white Ford Transit Connect which struck mum-of-four Shabana Ahmed can be seen in the centre of the picture
Court hears of woman's tragic death

Burglar steals war hero's medals from Almondbury home

Geoff Mellor of Waterloo pictured with his Arctic Star medal
Geoff Mellor, 88, only received one of them, the Arctic Star, last year – 68 years after his 19th birthday which was spent on the notorious Arctic convoys

Revealed: Who Huddersfield Town fans want the club to sign on loan

We asked supporters to tell us the three signings they would make to bolster the Terriers squad in the wake of manager Chris Powell admitting he could make a foray into the market

Millwall could recruit a new right-back in time for Huddersfield Town clash

Millwall's Carlos Edwards is stretchered off the pitch at The New Den
One of the Lions' most experienced men has been ruled out long term

Huddersfield Town transfers: Rate the Marko Mitrovic transfer rumour

Former Chelsea youngster Marko Mitrovic is being linked with a move to Huddersfield Town
With Town believed to be looking for loan signings after the derby defeat to Leeds United, we ask what fans think to rumours linking the former Chelsea striker to the John Smith's Stadium

Huddersfield Town linked with former Chelsea FC striker Marko Mitrovic

Former Chelsea youngster Marko Mitrovic is being linked with a move to Huddersfield Town
The Swedish frontman is a free agent

Scott Grix and Michael Lawrence pay high price for Huddersfield Giants play-off no-show

Giants coach Paul Anderson has already announced his squad for Friday's play-off clash against Catalan Dragons

Danny Brough ready to start for Huddersfield Giants against Catalan Dragons

The Giants could be looking to make changes after their play-off thrashing at Wigan

Catalan Dragons fear a Huddersfield Giants backlash in their play-off clash

Catalans Dragons coach Laurent Frayssinous
Catalan will head to Huddersfield full of confidence after their stunning win at Leeds Rhinos

Revealed: Who Huddersfield Town fans want the club to sign on loan

We asked supporters to tell us the three signings they would make to bolster the Terriers squad in the wake of manager Chris Powell admitting he could make a foray into the market

Green Moor snatch Huddersfield Central League cricket title

Heckmondwike & Carlinghow are overtaken on the final day of the season

Millwall could recruit a new right-back in time for Huddersfield Town clash

Millwall's Carlos Edwards is stretchered off the pitch at The New Den
One of the Lions' most experienced men has been ruled out long term
Take That managed relight their fire to achieve three number one albums

Could it be magic? Take That have had one of the most successful British comebacks EVER

Can bands that reunite ever capture the old magic? We took  a look at the charts to find out

Fancy a stroll? Or a bit of Bronte? Here's three things to do in and around Kirklees today

Michael Fassbender and Mia Wasikowska in Jane Eyre
Looking for something to do? Here's three things going on in Kirklees on Tuesday September 23

Soul sensation Lionel Richie heading to Leeds in March

The singer and songwriter will perform at the First Direct Arena in March
Tickets for grammy-winning superstar's show go on sale this Friday

Eddisons property sale generates £6m-plus

Property in Huddersfield featured among the lots at Eddisons' first property auction following the summer break

Forum of Private Business warns over regulatory costs

Forum of Private Business
The cost of complying with regulations has risen to £1.5bn for Yorkshire's SMEs, according to the Forum of Private Business

Business Connector Jonathan Wales delivers half-year report

Bank manager Jonathan Wales has been kept busy during his first six months as Business Connector in Huddersfield

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A phone video has captured the man wearing a smart white shirt having his pizza box grabbed from his hands as he stood waiting for his bus

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