Friends and family rally round to send Sarah Brooke and family on a trip of a lifetime

Time is running out for 41-year-old mum-of-two Sarah Brooke who has terminal cancer

Forecaster warns chilly bank holiday likely for Huddersfield

May set to be a cool month but June looks better says forecaster Paul Stevens

Huddersfield poet Simon Armitage bids for top role

Poet Simon Armitage
Poet wants to be Professor of Poetry at Oxford University

Grand Ukulele Festival proves a massive hit in town with performances at Lawrence Batley Theatre and Town Hall

Top ukulele stars flew in from all over the world to perform in Huddersfield

Lorry driver's terrifying Calais ordeal forces haulage company action

Drivers now taking long detours to avoid French port after driver feared for his life as desperate illegal immigrants tried to board a truck

Pictures and video: Fun of the seaside as a beach and fair come to Greenhead Park

Twenty tonnes of sand, Punch and Judy and even a bit of uninterrupted sunshine prove a huge hit

Letters found in West Yorkshire reveal prize-draw scam has netted thousands

Many of the victims, who are mainly elderly, also passed on their bank account details to the scammers who are operating from Canada

Debut album for former Huddersfield singer Carolynne Poole

American recording sessions for X Factor star

All Our Yesterdays Extra: More Examiner archive pictures from the 90s

1990s Nostalgia
Bonus nostalgia with these additional pictures from our archives

Appeal after river tragedy

Man in his mid-50s pulled from River Calder dies in hospital

Adventurous peacock spotted all over Huddersfield

From Slaithwaite and Honley to Crosland Moor, the brightly-coloured bird seems to be spreading his wings

Friends and family rally round to send Sarah Brooke and family on a trip of a lifetime

Time is running out for 41-year-old mum-of-two Sarah who has terminal cancer

Forecaster warns chilly bank holiday likely for Huddersfield

May set to be a cool month but June looks better says forecaster Paul Stevens

Huddersfield poet Simon Armitage bids for top role

Poet Simon Armitage
Poet wants to be Professor of Poetry at Oxford University

Grand Ukulele Festival proves a massive hit in town with performances at Lawrence Batley Theatre and Town Hall

Top ukulele stars flew in from all over the world to perform in Huddersfield

Huddersfield Town making progress on appointing successor to Ross Wilson and whittling down their shortlist

The club are believed to have a five-strong list of candidates

Huddersfield Town transfers: 10 midfielders Chris Powell could target to replace Oscar Gobern

Which midfielder should Huddersfield Town target to replace Oscar Gobern?
Town appear resigned to losing the out-of-contract midfielder, who is weighing up his options ahead of a potential summer move

Former Huddersfield Town loanee Radoslaw Majewski a target for Scunthorpe United

Former Huddersfield Town loan man Radoslaw Majewski could be set for a move to Scunthorpe United
The 28-year-old was unable to make an impression under Chris Powell and returned to Nottingham Forest having made just nine outings in all

Former Huddersfield Town captain Peter Clarke opens up on 'tough' season at Blackpool

Peter Clarke admits his third spell at Blackpool has been "tough"
The 33-year-old is one of 17 players to have departed Bloomfield Road after being released following the Seasiders' relegation

Halifax move will give Huddersfield Giants Tyler Dickinson the test he needs says Paul Anderson

Prop needs to take next step into first-team game

Huddersfield Giants pack star Brett Ferres eager to make an impact in Super League and earn England recall

Back rower back to form after rapid return from injury

Sam Rapira is a great player says Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson

New Zealand World Cup winner on radar

Huddersfield racer Tom Sykes joins legends with third successive World Superbikes double at Donington Park

It leaves the 29-year-old in the same class at the East Midlands track as four-time world champion Carl Fogarty

Huddersfield Town making progress on appointing successor to Ross Wilson and whittling down their shortlist

The club are believed to have a five-strong list of candidates

Top four in Drakes Huddersfield Premiership flex muscles with wins while Kyle Hitchman puts Clayton West clear in Jedi Sports Championship

Three centuries in match as Delph win at Shelley

Grand Ukulele Festival proves a massive hit in town with performances at Lawrence Batley Theatre and Town Hall

Top ukulele stars flew in from all over the world to perform in Huddersfield

Debut album for former Huddersfield singer Carolynne Poole

American recording sessions for X Factor star

Blue Rooms blooming in Byram Arcade

How café/bar proprietor Bex Taylor is aiming to realise the Byram Arcade as a great live music venue
Building, Builders

Huddersfield sees fall in new home starts

Figures from the Department for Communities shows just 2.3 new homes are started in Huddersfield for every 1,000 existing houses

Manufactured Yorkshire offers apprentice for six months

Chrissie Slater
Kirklees College and Manufactured Yorkshire will provide a fully-funded trainee for six months to one lucky company

Ted Wetton named new accountants' president

Ted Wetton is the new president of the Huddersfield and District Society of Chartered Accountants

Videos & Photos

Grand Ukulele Festival proves a massive hit in town with performances at Lawrence Batley Theatre and Town Hall

Pictures and video: Fun of the seaside as a beach and fair come to Greenhead Park

1990s Nostalgia

All Our Yesterdays Extra: More Examiner archive pictures from the 90s

Reporter Chloe Glover sees exactly what's on offer at the brand new Huddersfield Leisure Centre

Chloe tests the water experiencing the terrors of the Sidewinder, the rigours of the fitness suite and the fun of the splash pool

Emigrants return to Ireland as polls open in gay marriage vote

Civil partners of four years Paul Higgins (right) and Richard Lucey, who have been in a relationship together for 19 years, arrive to cast their votes at their polling station in Cabra, Dublin for the referendum on gay marriage
More than 3.2 million voters in the Republic have been asked for their say, with polling stations open from 7am to 10pm

Tory MP Eric Pickles to be given a knighthood

Former Communities Secretary Eric Pickles
Former Communities Secretary to be made Knight Bachelor in recognition of public service as an MP, a former Cabinet minister and his time in local government

Journalists

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Henryk Zientek
Business Correspondent
Martin Shaw
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