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Limit to public speakers and a super planning committee - ideas to overhaul Kirklees planning process

Holmfirth Tesco plan thrown out by Kirklees Council planners

Clr Steve Hall says move is in line with neighbouring authorities

Former Royal Marine from Meltham Mark Coldwell in court after stealing petrol when he became addicted to drugs

Coldwell, of Acre Lane in Meltham, admitted making off without payment for fuel at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Three people treated in hospital following minor chemical spill at Oakes food factory

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Mix of chemicals caused potent fumes but workers rectified problem before leaving Country Park Foods Ltd

New Casa Hotel and Restaurant wedding venue faces demolition after Calderdale planning committee refuse a retrospective application

One floor of the proposed three storey building that looks over Cromwell lake off Elland Road has been open since May despite a lack of consent

Astonishing art book kept by a wartime Huddersfield nurse sheds touching light on injured World War One soldiers

The great grand daughter of Hilda Brook has now begun research into the artists and hopes to show their talents with surviving family members

Crowds set to flock to the first ever Brighouse Canal, Beer & Music Festival

Brighouse folk singer Roger Davies to headline stage acts

Live Breaking News

  • NEWS: A woman was sexually assaulted in the streets of Ravensthorpe in the early hours of Saturday.

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  • GIANTS:  The Claret and Golds are on Sky tonight and there's still tickets available if you want to go to the clash with Warrington.

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    NEWS: I'm not sure he'll be swinging across New Street on a web but look out for Spiderman in Huddersfield.

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  • NEWS: I'm not sure he'll be swinging across New Street on a web but look out for Spiderman in Huddersfield.

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  • NEWS:  Traffic cops have rescued a man who was trying to walk down the M62 from Selby to Leeds.

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  • NEWS:  Our hospitals are some of the most complained about in the country, new figures reveal.  Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust, which runs Dewsbury Hospital, had the fourth highest level of complaints of any health trust in England.

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  • NEWS:  Another Kirklees councillor has joined former leader Mehboob Khan in calling for South Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner to resign over the Rotherham child sex scandal.

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  • NEWS: Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenage girl was robbed at a Waterloo bus stop

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  • HTAFC:  This chap could be the next Town star.

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  • Hola blog fans...that's Spanish for hello in case you didn't know.  Joanne had to rush off to a meeting so I'm taking over.

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  • NEWS: Jaguar's iconic 1960s E-Type has won the race to be crowned the "greatest car of all time" in a new poll of motorists.

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Honley nursery has its Good status restored by Ofsted

Report by Government inspectors

Honley nursery has its Good status restored by Ofsted

Report by Government inspectors

Armitage Bridge environmentally friendly hair salon Eclips Hair and Beauty Rooms is a cut above

Eclips Hair and Beauty Rooms recycles hair and waste water

Bridge Schoolwear opens as Rawcliffes gets set to close

A schoolwear shop has opened in Milnsbridge - just weeks before the closoure of long-standing retailer Rawcliffes
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Many Huddersfield Town fans would be happy to see Mark Lillis given manager's job permanently say club's Supporters Trust

Further signings may well have to wait until loan market re-opens

Huddersfield Town boss Mark Lillis has injury worries including his own son Josh at Rochdale!

Head count essential for build-up to Watford

Huddersfield Town 0-2 Nottingham Forest: fan and Examiner player ratings

Your thoughts on the Terriers' Capital One Cup second-round exit to the early Championship table-toppers

Behind The Numbers: James Vaughan's return could see Huddersfield Town revert to a 4-4-2, but how do the central midfield quartet compare?

James Vaughan may soon be playing alongside Nahki Wells rather than replacing him, but what does it mean for the midfield?
With the Terriers' star striker nearing a full return to fitness, the clamour for the frontman to be paired with Nahki Wells as a twin attacking spearhead is stronger than ever

Huddersfield Giants duo Brett Ferres and Joe Wardle ruled out of Warrington clash through injury

The Huddersfield Giants have suffered a double injury blow on the eve of their trip to Warringtonn Wolves

All the Super League statistics ahead of Warrington Wolves v Huddersfield Giants

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Take a look at the Wolves v Giants matchday statitistics

Top Huddersfield Giants Academy prospect Liam Johnson tipped for a bright Super League future

Liam Johnson
Experienced Andy Kelly knows Liam Johnson can build on a strong start to his Giants career

Broad Oak have promotion to the Huddersfield Drakes Premiership in their grasp as they visit Almondbury Wesleyans on Saturday

Kirkheaton on verge of Cedar Court Conference title

Huddersfield Rugby Union club stalwart James Davies forced to retire through injury ahead of National II North season

Massive blow to lose outstanding servant says coach Gareth Lewis

Former Drakes Huddersfield League cricketer Tinashe Panyangara dropped by Zimbabwe for sharing intimidating video to teammates of Mitchell Johnson

Ex-Barkisland player joins A squad after 'disruptive' behaviour

Crowds set to flock to the first ever Brighouse Canal, Beer & Music Festival

Brighouse folk singer Roger Davies to headline stage acts

What's On in Kirklees

Live music in our area

The Eagles flew into the McAlpine Stadium, Huddersfield in July 1996 - were you there?

'The audience were searching for quality music - and they found it.' - The Examiner's Neil Atkinson
Relive the Hell Freezes Over Tour with our picture gallery
Nigel Westman, partner at Clough & Company in Cleckheaton

Clough & Company in tax errors alert

An estimated 3.5m underpaid tax during the 2013-14 financial year, according to chartered accountancy firm Clough & Company

Hoyer Petrolog takes on 253 extra trucks

Hoyer Petrolog has strengthened its position in the market for petroleum distribution by acquiring extra vehicles

Knight Frank sees resurgent industrial property market

There was strong take-up of industrial property across West Yorkshire during the first half of 2014, a survey has revealed

Videos & Photos

Property of the Week: Carr Top Lane in Golcar

Roberttown youngster Daniel Marshall races to waterski glory at Wallsee in Austria

Astonishing art book kept by a wartime Huddersfield nurse sheds touching light on injured World War One soldiers

Scarlett-Rose Davis aged 3 from Coalpool, Waslall, is pictured after taking the ice bucket challenge, and swearing as the cold water hit her; with her grandad who threw the water, Stuart Bell aged 33

Watch: Foul-mouthed toddler apologises for using bad language in ice bucket challenge

Scarlett-Rose Davis became an internet sensation by letting rip after the drenching

Morning news headlines: Crime chief quits Labour party, £160m boost for cancer drugs fund

South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Shaun Wright
The latest news from around the globe

Theresa May heaps pressure on South Yorkshire police and crime commissioner Shaun Wright over Rotherham child sex abuse report

Home Secretary Theresa May gives a statement to MPs in the House of Commons
Home Secretary says he has 'real questions to answer'


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