Man stabbed in Birkby street brawl where gangs clashed with sticks and bars after car crash

The incident unfolded at around 11pm when police received reports of men fighting in the street with sticks and bars and a man being assaulted

LOOK: Evocative pictures as Huddersfield Scooter Club celebrate 30th anniversary

The club is preparing to mark their 30th anniversary with a special get-together on Saturday, November 8, with a concert at The Irish Centre by famed Huddersfield mod band The Killermeters

New Starters 2014: even more Huddersfield youngsters pictured as they start school

Latest new starter pictures
We asked schools to send in pictures of the youngsters beginning their school journey - see our updated gallery

Official: Tesco put in planning application for Golcar's Rising Sun pub

Rising Sun, Leymoor Road, Golcar
If planning permission is granted, the Leymoor Road pub will become a Tesco Express, creating around 20 jobs

Men who claimed they were sexually abused as boys by Verona Fathers in Mirfield settle out of court for £120,000

Kevin Scullin, who claims he was a victim of sexual abuse at the Mirfield Junior Seminary run by the Verona Fathers, pictured there in 1967
The 11 men were training to be priests at the Mirfield Junior Seminary run by the Verona Fathers, an Italian missionary order

Taxi driver Ikram Hussain and his wife Humaira fined for taking child out of Paddock school to attend his mother's funeral in Pakistan

Funeral service included 40 days of prayer

Mum walking child to school finds man's body hanging from tree in Track Road, Batley

A man, thought to be aged 20 and Eastern European, was found hanging from a tree in parkland off Track Road, Batley
Police called as parents and children make way to school

Property of the Week: The Barn in Helme

After living in the small village of Helme for 17 years, Stuart and Cindy McLain are upping sticks and heading for the warmer climes of Turkey

Upset as thieves strip lead off Scissett church roof

Church will now need a major fundraising drive to fund repairs

It was 28 years ago - are you featured in our Huddersfield nostalgia pictures from 1986

Take a look back and see who recognise from 28 years ago 

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Spooky goings on

A healing white spirit, a devil dog and a phantom bingo player - 7 tales of spooky paranormal activity in haunted Huddersfield

Arnie will appear at the black tie dinner on November 14

Would you pay £1,500 to meet the Terminator? An Evening With Arnold Schwarzenegger planned in Leeds

Historic wooden pavilion being demolished close to Gibson Mill on the Hardcastle Crags estate in Hebden Bridge

Little Horrors 2014 - your kids dressed up ready for Halloween

Sheridan Smith as Cilla

Film crew in Huddersfield for new Sheridan Smith series for ITV

A man, thought to be aged 20 and Eastern European, was found hanging from a tree in parkland off Track Road, Batley

Mum walking child to school finds man's body hanging from tree in Track Road, Batley

Police called as parents and children make way to school

M62 wrong way crash: Holmfirth victim remains in hospital a week after incident

Crash on M62
Holmfirth woman was driving an Audi on the M62 when she was hit head-on by Vauxhall car

Man stabbed in Birkby street brawl where gangs clashed with sticks and bars after car crash

The incident unfolded at around 11pm when police received reports of men fighting in the street with sticks and bars and a man being assaulted

Fartown man stabbed multiple times in knife attack

Cawthorne Avenue, Fartown, Huddersfield
He remains seriously ill in hospital
LIVE updates of the Ipswich Town v Huddersfield Town pre-match press conference live

LIVE: Ipswich Town v Huddersfield Town pre-match press conference

Tom Marshall-Bailey brings you live updates from PPG Canalside as Chris Powell faces the media

Huddersfield Town midfielder Oscar Gobern joins Chesterfield on loan

Huddersfield Town midfielder Oscar Gobern has joined League One side Chesterfield on loan
The former Southampton midfielder needs games as he returns from a toe injury

WATCH: Video highlights from Huddersfield Town's 1-1 draw with Brighton and Hove Albion

All the action from the Terriers' midweek stalemate with the Seagulls, which stretched the unbeaten run in the league to five games

Championship paper talk: Cardiff striker admits former manager Solskjaer "over-complicated things", as Blackpool prepare to snap up Belgian midfielder

Adam Le Fondre believes former Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer over-complicated things for the Bluebirds
Check out a summary of the latest headlines from around the division
Brett Ferres in action for the Huddersfield Giants

Huddersfield Giants forward Brett Ferres gets into England 17

Bench start for Giants star in opener against Samoa in Brisbane

Huddersfield Giants sign Bradford Bulls youngster Oliver Roberts for Super League campaign

Academy international to join Giants squad next month

Huddersfield Giants 2015 Super League fixtures revealed - full list and dates here

Huddersfield Giants crest
The Giants fans will be familiar to Sky viewers early in the season with three of their first five games on TV
LIVE updates of the Ipswich Town v Huddersfield Town pre-match press conference live

LIVE: Ipswich Town v Huddersfield Town pre-match press conference

Tom Marshall-Bailey brings you live updates from PPG Canalside as Chris Powell faces the media

Huddersfield Town midfielder Oscar Gobern joins Chesterfield on loan

Huddersfield Town midfielder Oscar Gobern has joined League One side Chesterfield on loan
The former Southampton midfielder needs games as he returns from a toe injury

WATCH: Video highlights from Huddersfield Town's 1-1 draw with Brighton and Hove Albion

All the action from the Terriers' midweek stalemate with the Seagulls, which stretched the unbeaten run in the league to five games

What's on in the music world around Huddersfield

Out and about at some of the top music venues in Huddersfield

Russell Brand's revolution, an X Factor star and an 1980s punk princess - here's three things to do in West Yorkshire tonight

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Looking for a night out? Here's three ideas for Thursday fun

Would you pay £1,500 to meet the Terminator? An Evening With Arnold Schwarzenegger planned in Leeds

Arnie will appear at the black tie dinner on November 14
Film star, body builder and former Governor of California to appear at Elland Road event
Paul Hughes Snr (left), group managing director of Standard Wool, with Paul Hughes Jnr, group trading director

Standard Wool appoints new directors

A textile firm with operations in Dewsbury has strengthened its group board with three key appointments

Brake urges employers to focus on road safety

Brake logo
Too few employers are acting to ensure people who drive for work are being safe on the roads, says charity Brake

Shackletons helps realise £1.5m care home project

Dewsbury-based Shackletons designed and manufactured bespoke furniture for Inwood House at Horbury, Wakefield

Videos & Photos

Man stabbed in Birkby street brawl where gangs clashed with sticks and bars after car crash

WATCH: Video highlights from Huddersfield Town's 1-1 draw with Brighton and Hove Albion

Cawthorne Avenue, Fartown, Huddersfield

Fartown man stabbed multiple times in knife attack

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