Family tell of their lightning-strike terror

Children aged one and three were playing just feet from the explosions caused by the massive bolt

Licence granted to Newsome Tap pub in former working men's club

The pub hopes to use part of the bowling green at the back as a car park if planning permission is granted to its owner

Youth injured after motorbike smashes into car in Brackenhall

Police seal off Oxley Road near Asda after victim taken to hospital

Pictures: M62 thrown into chaos after man falls to death from bridge

updated
Motorway shut for more than two hours westbound at Hartshead

Former Virgin young business ambassador Jacob Hill jailed for dealing drugs after falling into £17k debt

Jacob Hill (left) and the Duke of York at the Young Entrepreneur Awards
Lazy Camper founder - and former Yorkshire Ambassador for Virgin Media Pioneers - had advised The Duke of York

Magistrates ban Lindley man Anthony Heath from the Kingsgate Shopping Centre for six months

Kingsgate Centre in Huddersfield.
The exclusion order was issued after the 44-year-old stole a bottle of perfume from TK Maxx

Man charged over Huddersfield town centre attack

Police enquiries are continuing following the incident in Cross Church Street on Sunday

Fast and furious cycling action set to take over the streets of Huddersfield town centre

Details and timings of road closures for Huddersfield Criterium on Wednesday

Pictures: Yorkshire Jets netball ace Lydia Walker returns to old school

Youngsters at Lindley Junior School receive coaching from England star

More than 100 flock to threatened bowling green for what could be its last match

The 110-year-old green was put up for sale after the Newsome Working Men's Club shut down due to financial  problems

Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce backs Examiner campaign

The decision to pause electrification of the trans-Pennine rail route is "profoundly disappointing" says Steven Leigh

Pictures and video: Hundreds of dancers stage big contest at Huddersfield Leisure Centre

Teams from across the region descended on Huddersfield for the Energy Epidemic event

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Look: Sun brings out crowds for biggest ever Meltham Memories event

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Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? Anniversary celebrations at the Radcliffe Arms, Almondbury

Small World Beers, Shelley

LOOK: Take a peek behind the scenes at Small World Beers, Shelley

Oakwell Hall and Red House Museum

Go back to 1914 with Oakwell Hall and Red House to experience life in a military camp

Huddersfield heatwave: Seven tips for staying safe in the sun

Licence granted to Newsome Tap pub in former working men's club

The pub hopes to use part of the bowling green at the back as a car park if planning permission is granted to its owner

Fast and furious cycling action set to take over the streets of Huddersfield town centre

Details and timings of road closures for Huddersfield Criterium on Wednesday

Family tell of their lightning-strike terror

Children aged one and three were playing just feet from the explosions caused by the massive bolt

Youth injured after motorbike smashes into car in Brackenhall

Police seal off Oxley Road near Asda after victim taken to hospital

Conor Coady grateful for his season at Huddersfield Town

The midfielder is in France on Wolves' pre-season tour

Huddersfield Town take Brian Murphy on trial as fellow keeper Joe Murphy is linked with Bradford City

Brian Murphy is a free agent after leaving QPR

Paul Clements becomes Huddersfield Town lead academy goalkeeping coach

The new recruit previously worked for Wolves and Middlesbrough

Deportivo de La Coruna announce game against Huddersfield Town

Thje Spanish side say they will play the John Smith's Stadium on July 29

Huddersfield Giants will be in good shape for St Helens Super League trip

There's so much at stake for the trip to Langtree Park

Huddersfield Giants won't be happy unless a top-four Super League finish is secured

Securing a place in the Super 8s is the minimum requirement for head coach Paul Anderson

Pictures: Huddersfield Giants battle through for crucial 32-14 win to seal top-eight place in Super League

Danny Brough’s breathtaking cross kick for Jermaine McGillvary’s 60th-minute try put paid to the Robins' hopes

Huddersfield racer Josh Caygill aims to climb the standings again in Austria

Netherton racer Josh Caygill is ready to make an assault on the top ten as the Audi Sport TT Cup heads to the Red Bull Ring in Austria.

Conor Coady grateful for his season at Huddersfield Town

The midfielder is in France on Wolves' pre-season tour

Huddersfield Town take Brian Murphy on trial as fellow keeper Joe Murphy is linked with Bradford City

Brian Murphy is a free agent after leaving QPR
Emley Show: Cattle take to the arena for judging

When is Emley Show 2015?

Fun for all the family beneath the iconic Emley Moor Mast — here is the date for your diary

Historic Middle Ages footpath re-opened as part of new Crossing the Pennines Heritage Trail

The ambitious project was enabled after The Milestone Society won a £50,000 ITV People's Millions grant

International Kissing Day: The most iconic kisses on screen and off

It's International Kissing Day and here are some of the best smackers from Spiderman, Dirty Dancing, The Notebook, Twilight and more

Howarths People and Safety Management renews stadium deal

Cleckheaton-based Howarths People and Safety Management will stage a charity event at the John Smith's Stadium in October

KC Works enjoys success

Kirklees College and Stafflex have successfully placed students in permanent jobs as part of the KC Works work experience scheme

Business Profile: Michelle Bancroft, of Slimming World

Michelle Bancroft is helping people feel better about themselves as a Slimming World consultant

Videos & Photos

Licence granted to Newsome Tap pub in former working men's club

Fast and furious cycling action set to take over the streets of Huddersfield town centre

Conor Coady grateful for his season at Huddersfield Town

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Greece finance minister resigns as banks run out of cash

With Greek banks running out of cash and facing the danger of collapse within days without new aid, the government in Athens is racing against the clock.

Five people seriously injured in bus crash in Brighton

The crash involved two vehicles belonging to Brighton & Hove Buses and the firm's managing director, Martin Harris, said there would be a "full investigation".

Rory McIlroy suffers serious ankle injury to leave his Open defence in jeopardy

Screen grab taken from the Instagram account of Rory McIlroy which features a photo of the golfer who announce he suffered a total rupture of his left ankle ligaments
World number one ruptured ankle ligaments playing football just weeks before St Andrews

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Huddersfield Town correspondent
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Huddersfield Giants correspondent
Louise Cooper
Crime correspondent
Nick Lavigueur
Health Correspondent
Joanne Douglas
Local Government Correspondent
Linda Whitwam
Education Correspondent
Henryk Zientek
Business Correspondent
Martin Shaw
Mirfield Correspondent