Video gamer Matthew Kenyon secures £35k Kickstarter cash to publish new book Every Day is Play

Matthew Kenyon, a committed gamer and graphic designer from Clayton West, who has published a new book Every Day is Play
Atari founder Nolan Bushnell writes foreword

Pennine Sailing Club holds world record race in memory of sailing champion Andrew 'Bart' Simpson

Bart's Bash saw over 10,000 sailors compete at sailing clubs across the world

Huddersfield Town boss wants 'two or three' loan players to get squad going in wake of Leeds United result

Leeds United (3) v Huddersfield Town (0) - Chris Powell
The new manager cut a frustrated figure after a 3-0 derby defeat at Leeds United left his side in the Championship relegation zone

Police called after elderly woman found dead in Dewsbury

Woman collapsed outside her own home

Live Breaking News

  • The fight to save Huddersfield’s free town centre bus is well under way. And ideas which could help include a social enterprise, encouraging businesses to chip in and a donation box.

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  • TRAVEL: Heavy traffic is once again reported on the A629 Calderdale Way heading towards Ainley Top roundabout. I got held up here last week and I think that part of the problem (apart from the traffic lights) is that there used to be three lanes going on to the roundabout and now there are only two.

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  • HTAFC: The praise of his manager was no consolation for Harry Bunn after the pain of the 0-3 defeat to Leeds at Elland Road on Saturday.

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  • A three-year-old Huddersfield boy has needed stitches after being bitten by a pitbull-type dog roaming loose in the street.

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  • BREAKING NEWS: Huddersfield Fire Station's Blue Watch rescued two men trapped in a blazing flat in Fartown early this morning.

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Neil Redfearn, Leeds United caretaker manager
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Catalans Dragons coach Laurent Frayssinous

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Huddersfield Giants crest
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Huddersfield Giants' Head Coach Paul Anderson
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Leeds United (3) v Huddersfield Town (0) - Chris Powell

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Leeds United (3) v Huddersfield Town (0) - Harry Bunn shot.
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Stephen Jackson's artichoke, olive & three-cheese calzone
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Rixonway's long-standing employees(from left) Nick Greenall, Alan Battye, Richard, Nigel and Clive Whitehouse, Bob Matcham and Russell Townsend
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Leeds United (3) v Huddersfield Town (0) - Harry Bunn shot.

Huddersfield Town dressing room dissection of Leeds United defeat by boss with squad after final whistle

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Missing schoolgirl Alice Gross
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