Car fire on M62 - Queuing traffic on the eastbound carriageway of the M62 live

Friday evening M62 crash closes three lanes between Bradley and Chain Bar

Three lanes of the M62 have been closed eastbound between junction 25 Bradley and junction 26 Chain Bar - we'll bring you the latest updates.

WATCH: Black Friday chaos at Tesco Extra Batley

Black Friday chaos at Tesco Batley
Shoppers swarm Batley superstore to grab discount televisions and electricals

Huddersfield Festival of Light 2014: Everything you need to know

Festival of Light 2014 in St George's Square
What's on, event previews, where to park and what roads are closed - here's all you need to know about Saturday's festival

Remember Me? Birkby pensioner Gina Williams revels in BBC1 drama's TV spotlight - aged 81

Gina Williams in Remember Me
Dram role for former council worker - plus see our guide to see our guide to exactly where scenes on screen were filmed in Huddersfield

Jailed council tax conman Jack Darrell Henry will not have to pay back a penny of £250,000 he swindled

Darrell Jack Henry
Investigators can't find any assets to seize under Proceeds of Crime Act

Caught on Camera: can you put names to faces on CCTV pictures released by West Yorkshire Police?

Caught on Camera 28/11/14
Police have released the images in the hope that members of the public may be able to put a name - or more - to a face

Go-Go Gaggia keeps Michael Palin topped up with coffee on Remember Me set

Mobile coffee business Go Go Gaggia provided liquid refreshment for cast and crew of Remember Me on location in Slaithwaite

Serial Huddersfield pest jailed after breaching Asbo when he asked pensioner in library how often she had sex with her husband

Leeds Crown Court
Steven Carr was also under a community order when he sexually assaulted two girls in Huddersfield and made sexual remarks to a pensioner in the library

Huddersfield to keep A&E, Calderdale to lose emergency unit, 409 jobs to be lost: Hospital cuts plans finally revealed

Accident & Emergency Dept at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley
Document finally published reveals no concerns over 999 journeys if Halifax A&E closed

Restaurant review: Aldo's Pizzeria in Cleckheaton

The town isn't buzzing on a Wednesday night, so it's testament to the food and service that Aldo's was packed

Know what I mean, 'arry? Frank Bruno comes to Huddersfield to support Leanne Baker Trust

Boxer Frank Bruno
Ex-boxing champ raises money and awareness for mental health

Live Breaking News

  • NEWS: This blog is signing off now but we've opened a special one for the delays on the M62 right now.

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  • NEWS: Police say no-one has been hurt in the M62 crash involving two lorries and three cars.

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  • BREAKING NEWS: Serious accident reported on the M62 right now.

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  • NEWS: I still haven't got round to watching the first episode of Remember Me, the ghost story partly filmed in Huddersfield and starring Michael Palin.

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  • NEWS: Are you going to the Festival of Light in Huddersfield tomorrow? Find out everything you need to know and were afraid to ask.

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  • SPORT: Huddersfield Town are taking a couple of thousand fans to the Macron Stadium to face Bolton tomorrow. Are you one of them?

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  • NEWS: A West Yorkshire police officer is taking a bite out of the Big Apple as he teaches international policing, stateside.

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  • NEWS: For those following the story about Jerry the beagle here's an update.

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  • Hello everybody. Martin here. How's your Friday been? Bagged any bargains?

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  • NEWS: BYE! That's all from me for today. Martin Shaw taking up the reins.

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  • TRAVEL: Slow traffic on A62 Cooper Bridge Road from B6118 Bridge Road (White Cross Inn junction) to A644 Wakefield Road (Cooper Bridge Roundabout).

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Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? It's the Junction at Marsh

Real camels and wise men planned for Brighouse Victorian Christmas Festival this weekend

Examiner Calendar 2015: Take a look at the finished product and buy yours here

Forget Me Not Children's Hospice Fundraisers Lucy Burnett and Ryan Grint with baker Lottie Shaw and her giant mince pie.

Oh go on, it's only 56,000 calories! Huddersfield is home to world's biggest mince pie!

You look good on the dancefloor! Salsa passions bring 20 nationalities together in Huddersfield town centre bar

Car fire on M62 - Queuing traffic on the eastbound carriageway of the M62 live

Friday evening M62 crash closes three lanes between Bradley and Chain Bar

Three lanes of the M62 have been closed eastbound between junction 25 Bradley and junction 26 Chain Bar - we'll bring you the latest updates.

Serial Huddersfield pest jailed after breaching Asbo when he asked pensioner in library how often she had sex with her husband

Leeds Crown Court
Steven Carr was also under a community order when he sexually assaulted two girls in Huddersfield and made sexual remarks to a pensioner in the library

Remember Me? Birkby pensioner Gina Williams revels in BBC1 drama's TV spotlight - aged 81

Gina Williams in Remember Me
Dram role for former council worker - plus see our guide to see our guide to exactly where scenes on screen were filmed in Huddersfield

Kirklees councillors unite over plea for formal role in safeguarding children

Kirklees Council
Unity among councillors for a seat on board to protect vulnerable children
Paul Dixon and Jack Robinson are going head-to-head for the left-back spot

Huddersfield Town left-back Paul Dixon pushing for third successive start at Bolton Wanderers

The Scot has an ongoing duel with Jack Robinson for the left-back berth

Conor Coady confident Huddersfield Town can return to winning ways

The former Liverpool midfielder believes there is plenty of cause for optimism

Black Friday? Stats suggest it's more like a Black Thursday for Huddersfield Town

Huddersfield Town fare far better on a Wednesday than they do on a Thursday
The numbers show Town win most of their matches on a Wednesday and invariably fail to pick up three points on Thursdays

WATCH: Huddersfield Town writer Doug Thomson previews this weekend's trip to Bolton Wanderers

The Examiner's Town writer looks ahead to a visit to the Macron Stadium as the Terriers prepare to face a side on the up under Neil Lennon
Tyler Dickinson

Huddersfield Giants delight at England Academy calls

Tyler Dickinson, Liam Johnson and Mikey Wood could face Australia Schoolboys next month

Huddersfield Giants overseas duo Chris Bailey and Ukuma Ta'ai have to maintain the good work

Christmas trips Down Under can't afford to disrupt Super League preparations

Shaun Lunt happy with the toughest Huddersfield Giants pre-season regime

Fit-again Shaun Lunt knows the Giants squad is in good shape for the new Super League season ahead
Paul Dixon and Jack Robinson are going head-to-head for the left-back spot

Huddersfield Town left-back Paul Dixon pushing for third successive start at Bolton Wanderers

The Scot has an ongoing duel with Jack Robinson for the left-back berth

Conor Coady confident Huddersfield Town can return to winning ways

The former Liverpool midfielder believes there is plenty of cause for optimism

Black Friday? Stats suggest it's more like a Black Thursday for Huddersfield Town

Huddersfield Town fare far better on a Wednesday than they do on a Thursday
The numbers show Town win most of their matches on a Wednesday and invariably fail to pick up three points on Thursdays

Interview with LewRey

Rural Huddersfield has found itself at the epicentre of a city metropolis, thanks to two-piece act LewRey

Dancers buzzing in Flies

A group of 22 young dancers from all over Yorkshire, among them Huddersfield performer Elliott Augustine

Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? It's the Junction at Marsh

Have you been snapped by photographer Dave Cowan?  Check out our gallery of nights out in Huddersfield

Orchard Energy appoints northern region manager

Richard Errington, formerly of Utilitywise, takes up the post of northern region manager for Elland-based Orchard Energy

Yorkshire Building Society names chairman designate

Former Eversheds chairman John Heaps will take over as chairman of the Yorkshire Building Society next April

Wates Living Space spells out PFI benefits

Hundreds of jobs were crated with a £69m housing development for Kirklees

Videos & Photos

Dancers buzzing in Flies

Gina Williams in Remember Me

Remember Me? Birkby pensioner Gina Williams revels in BBC1 drama's TV spotlight - aged 81

Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? It's the Junction at Marsh

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Black Friday shoppers queue and a tweet from Greater Manchester Police

Black Friday fights as stores packed and websites crash

Police were called to several supermarkets around the country overnight as thousands of customers sought bargains

Live: Black Friday 2014 - updates as bargain hunters spend millions in high street sales

It's Black Friday - the biggest shopping day of the year. We've got all the bargains, special offers and scraps as shoppers scramble to get the best deals

Morning news headlines: PM vows to curb EU migrant benefits, builder quizzed over double murder

David Cameron speaks during a media conference after an EU summit
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