UK solar eclipse 2015: Huddersfield plunged into darkness in biggest blackout since 1999

At its peak only 10 per cent of the sun will be visible in Huddersfield as the moon passes across its surface

Search for relatives of wartime Lancaster Bomber crewman Flight Engineer Ernest Booth from Skelmanthorpe

Plans for a memorial decades after war

Major housing plan for Dalton unveiled

Plans show nearly 130 houses could be built on former industrial mill site

Man held over nightclub attack near Club Mission in Leeds

Police thank public for help and ask for further assistance in identifying a man from CCTV

Four car smash causes delays in the snow for M62 drivers

Snow on high ground and a four-vehicle accident are causing delays this Monday morning rush hour

Just four people sleeping rough in Kirklees

There are only four people sleeping rough in the whole of Kirklees, according to official figures

Examiner inundated with ideas on how Kirklees can tackle its 'embarrassing' recycling rate

Scrutiny Panel will discuss options later this week

LOOK: The Queen Mother in Batley — fascinating archive pictures from when the Duke and Duchess of York came to town in 1928

The Duke and Duchess of York
Royal pair visited in 1928 to open extension to Batley hospital

Hartshead heart patient John Laville gives thumbs up to new local service

Tests done at GP practice instead of hospital as North Kirklees officials roll out care closer to home scheme

Car containing Netherton man's wheelchair taken from outside of house

West Yorkshire Police are investigating the burglary at Chapel Street in Netherton

Last blast of winter for Huddersfield with t-shirt weather forecast

Snow and ice to give way to warm, sunny days says weatherman Paul Stevens

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BuySell: The best of the bargains on sale in Huddersfield

Get ready for spring, real ale fans!

Huddersfield beer blog A Swift One explains why Spring offers a bevy of events for real ale fans

Credit card device called Raspberry Pi creating new programmer revolution in Huddersfield to help everyday people control anything from cars to robots

The three eras of Weller

As Paul Weller brings his tour to Halifax, we ask: which Weller was the best Weller?

John Smith at the Howard Assembly Room, Leeds

UK solar eclipse 2015: Huddersfield plunged into darkness in biggest blackout since 1999

At its peak only 10 per cent of the sun will be visible in Huddersfield as the moon passes across its surface

Major housing plan for Dalton unveiled

Plans show nearly 130 houses could be built on former industrial mill site

Man held over nightclub attack near Club Mission in Leeds

Police thank public for help and ask for further assistance in identifying a man from CCTV

LOOK: The Queen Mother in Batley — fascinating archive pictures from when the Duke and Duchess of York came to town in 1928

The Duke and Duchess of York
Royal pair visited in 1928 to open extension to Batley hospital
Tommy Smith was Huddersfield Town's surprise key passer at Charlton Athletic

Charlton Athletic 3-0 Huddersfield Town - the surprise key passer, tackling success and other key numbers

All the key facts and figures from this weekend's disappointing defeat on Chris Powell's return to The Valley

Semi-final successes for Huddersfield Town Ladies

Huddersfield Town Ladies
The Storthes Hall club have four cup finals to look forward to

Championship paper talk: Watford weigh up signing of former Bolton Wanderers defender as Ipswich winger interests Blackburn

Could former Bolton Wanderers defender Zat Knight be ready for a Championship return with Watford?
Check out a summary of the latest headlines from around the division

Huddersfield Town extend midfielder Ben Holmes' loan to Hyde

Young Huddersfield Town midfielder Ben Holmes will remain on loan at Hyde until March 28
The 18-year-old has just scored his first goal for his temporary club

Huddersfield Giants hooker Kyle Wood back in love with rugby league

Return against Leeds Rhinos shoiws his serious knee injury is behing him

Huddersfield Giants forward Eorl Crabtree expects a big home display

Pack star looking for a totally different display at home to Widnes on Friday

Selection headaches ahead for Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson

Michael Lawrence and Kyle Wood add positively to the Super League options
Tommy Smith was Huddersfield Town's surprise key passer at Charlton Athletic

Charlton Athletic 3-0 Huddersfield Town - the surprise key passer, tackling success and other key numbers

All the key facts and figures from this weekend's disappointing defeat on Chris Powell's return to The Valley

Semi-final successes for Huddersfield Town Ladies

Huddersfield Town Ladies
The Storthes Hall club have four cup finals to look forward to

Championship paper talk: Watford weigh up signing of former Bolton Wanderers defender as Ipswich winger interests Blackburn

Could former Bolton Wanderers defender Zat Knight be ready for a Championship return with Watford?
Check out a summary of the latest headlines from around the division

Mrs Sunderland Festival organisers plea for musicians' ideas to make event 'bigger and better' next year

The call comes after small audience numbers at many events and the forced cancellation of new battle of the bands category

Headliners and new main stage revealed for Tramlines Festival

Hip hop legends Wu Tang Clan are to headline a Yorkshire festival this summer

Huddersfield beer blog A Swift One explains why Spring offers a bevy of events for real ale fans

Get ready for spring, real ale fans!
Real ale writers behind A Swift One talk about their beer blog and the wealth of beer festivals coming up 
Karen Wynard

Parents should weigh up the options when it comes to savings for their children, says Karen Wynard, of Eastwood Financial Services Ltd

Parents should weigh up the options when it comes to savings for their children, says Karen Wynard, of Eastwood Financial Services Ltd

Camira counts sheep for Chinese New Year

Textile firm Camira has provided upholstery fabric to fit out a Chinese teahouse in London for the Chinese Year of the Sheep

Asparagus Green serves up meals at leading museum

Anthony Hegney has set up contract catering firm Asparagus Green and is already serving up fare at the National Mining Museum

Videos & Photos

Tommy Smith was Huddersfield Town's surprise key passer at Charlton Athletic

Charlton Athletic 3-0 Huddersfield Town - the surprise key passer, tackling success and other key numbers

UK solar eclipse 2015: Huddersfield plunged into darkness in biggest blackout since 1999

The situation regarding Mark Warburton's future at Brentford is "curious" according to Chris Powell

Huddersfield Town boss Chris Powell warns 'curious' managerial situation could have galvanising effect on Brentford

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Celebrity Big Brother receives nearly three thousands complaints but Ofcom not investigating

Channel 5 show will not be investigated even though it had 2,736 complaints including 715 about Perez Hilton's behaviour

Family said they were "prepared for the worst" as searches resume for the missing 16-year-old

16-year-old Rebecca Watts, known as Becky, was last seen at her house in Crown Hill in St George, Bristol, on the morning of February 19

What colour is The Dress and why is it sending Twitter into meltdown?

The two-tone dress (left) alongside an ivory and black version, made by Roman Originals, that has sparked a global debate on Twitter over what colour it is
Some people see white and gold, others see blue and black - what's your view?

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