Gale-force winds batter Kirklees and Calderdale overnight

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Firefighters called to deal with flooding risk at B&B

Teenage vandals apologise to allotment holders in Berry Brow

Three teens visited the site with their parents as part of a community resolution offered by police

The Huddersfield Manifesto 2015: We asked YOU what you wanted from the next government — here's what you said

The results are in — see what Huddersfield folk are demanding of their politicians

Positive steps taken at Kirklees Council over social worker numbers

Kirklees Council
Scrutiny Panel welcomes efforts made after begin tasked to look at the issue

Who'll step up to fill Sir Patrick Stewart's shoes at Unievrsity of Huddersfield?

Simon Armitage and Joanne Harris are popular contenders

Free films on big screen for summer evenings in Huddersfield's St George's Square

Festivals firm plans big-screen weekends

Live Breaking News

  • TRAVEL: Strong winds on M62 Rakewood Viaduct between J21 A640 (Milnrow) and J22 A672 (Rishworth Moor). Matrix sign set to 40 mph.

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  • TRAVEL: Traffic lights not working on B6112 Stainland Road at B6113 Rochdale Road, near West Vale Primary School. Approach with care.

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  • TRAVEL: The traffic lights that were out in Stainland Road/Rochdale Road, Greetland, are being repaired now. It's causing some delays.

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  • NEWS: X-Factor is at Huddersfield's Kingsgate Centre today. Have you got what it takes? This could be your big chance!

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  • BREAKING NEWS: Police have released an e-fit of a suspect wanted over the attempted abduction of two boys in Mirfield on Friday.

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  • NEWS: A mentally-ill man from Dewsbury has pleaded guilty to plotting to set up an al Qaida training camp on a ranch in a remote part of Oregon, USA.

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  • TWITTER: This is a great picture from Mark Watson on Twitter. Lovely rainbow. Amazing he could keep still long enough to take the picture given the strength of the wind!

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  • TRAVEL: A lane is closed on the M62 eastbound entry slip road at junction 19 (Heywood). Traffic coping fine at the moment.

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  • NEWS: This is justice for you. Three boys have been forced to come face-to-face with the victims of damage they caused at Huddersfield allotments.

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Charity Challenge 2014

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Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? It's The Gas Club, Huddersfield

Who should fill Sir Patrick's shoes?

VOTE: Who should take over from Sir Patrick Stewart as Huddersfield University chancellor?

80s TV adverts from Huddersfield and beyond - remember these?

Easter Bunny Anne Blackbur pictured with Evie Godfrey, 6 and Josie Beckwith, 5

Easter 2015: FREE things to do in the holidays

Police release e-fit in connection with attempted abduction in Mirfield

Did you see this man last Friday afternoon in the Nab Lane area of Mirfield?

Holmfirth pub The Nook puts on permanent display of records and deeds detailing its glorious history

Thirty records go on show

Jobs hope as Very English Weaving Company is taken over by Italian textile manufacturer

Company boss Paul Callaghan completes turnaround of ailing business

Teenage vandals apologise to allotment holders in Berry Brow

Three teens visited the site with their parents as part of a community resolution offered by police

On-loan Huddersfield Town player David Edgar helps Canada win in Puerto Rico

The on-loan Birmingham City man now has 28 caps

Huddersfield Town Under 21 Development squad impress in 4-1 victory at QPR

Young line-up rewarded for lots of hard work

Ex team-mate of Huddersfield Town footballer Jimmy McGill says he demanded total commitment

Tributes to a Huddersfield Town star

Huddersfield Town transfers: The results of our keep or sell survey

Town fans have had their say and voted on who they want to see stay put beyond this summer and those considered dispensable

Huddersfield Giants will not put pressure on Jamie Ellis

Half back star just needs to play says head coach Paul Anderson

Huddersfield Giants head coach Paul Anderson confident ahead of busy Easter period

Team is in a 'good place' says Giants boss

Huddersfield Giants international Leroy Cudjoe expects side to kick on after Warrington win

Success against rivals Wolves could provide the catalyst

On-loan Huddersfield Town player David Edgar helps Canada win in Puerto Rico

The on-loan Birmingham City man now has 28 caps

Huddersfield Town Under 21 Development squad impress in 4-1 victory at QPR

Young line-up rewarded for lots of hard work

Ex team-mate of Huddersfield Town footballer Jimmy McGill says he demanded total commitment

Tributes to a Huddersfield Town star
X Factor hopefuls

The X Factor is in Huddersfield: meet the auditionees

This lot reckon they can impress the X Factor team at the Kingsgate auditions today

Holmfirth pub The Nook puts on permanent display of records and deeds detailing its glorious history

Thirty records go on show

Free films on big screen for summer evenings in Huddersfield's St George's Square

Festivals firm plans big-screen weekends

Stotts Coaches adds to its fleet

Two new Volvo coaches with a host of extras have been added to the fleet by Milnsbridge-based Stotts Coaches

Alternative Board reveals entrepreneurs' regrets

Business bosses wish they'd devoted more time to sales, strategic planning and marketing, a survey by The Alternative Board reveals

Jobs hope as Very English Weaving Company is taken over by Italian textile manufacturer

Company boss Paul Callaghan completes turnaround of ailing business

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Holmfirth pub The Nook puts on permanent display of records and deeds detailing its glorious history

Teenage vandals apologise to allotment holders in Berry Brow

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