Huddersfield gears up for St Patrick's Day in centre this Sunday

The iconic festival has become renowned for taking place over one week before the official date, which is on March 17

Drunk Cardiff City fan Carl Hill swore at police officer before Huddersfield Town game

Hill pleaded guilty to drunk and disorderly behaviour when he appeared at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

When is the Tour de Yorkshire in Huddersfield?

Find out when the cyclists will reach you as they sweep through Huddersfield and the Holme and Colne Valleys

King James's School sees red over teenager Alana Harrison's new hairstyle

Family anger over isolation ban for pupil

Hospital bed in a toilet for shocked Huddersfield Royal Infirmary patient Darren Walters

Darren Walters' bed was in a hospital toilet.
Mattress wedged under shower for Huddersfield patient

Number of child sex offences recorded in West Yorkshire have gone up by a third

Figures obtained via a FOI show that in the last nine months 1,528 child sex offences were recorded in West Yorkshire

Nearly 900 pupils in Kirklees don't get their first choice of secondary school

More than one in six children missed out on the school at the top of their list

This week's nostalgia feature looks back to March 1985

This week we're bringing you Brownies, Scouts, New College students, pub fooball teams and more - are you, or anyone you know, pictured?

Huddersfield Parish Church wins Huddersfield Civic Society’s annual Design Awards

Huddersfield Civic Society urges Kirklees Council to take tougher action against businesses that flout planning laws

Huddersfield mum reveals nine month wait for daughter's wheelchair

NHS campaigners say Kirklees and Calderdale wheelchair services still not up to speed

Parking fees to be set for Huddersfield's new leisure centre which Kirklees Council says will open on May 4

See what Kirklees Council will charge here

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The construction of the M62

The calm before the storm: amazing pictures of the M62 under construction 45 years ago

Dream Homes: Buckfield House, Almondbury

Indulge your sweet tooth this Easter

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Girls got brass: Huddersfield Tea & Tarts WI musical novices start up brass band to perform at Royal Albert Hall

Children and staff at Waters Edge Nursery in Elland are fundraising for Will Binns, who is battling cancer.

Elland Nursery children inspired to support fundraising by cancer sufferer Will Binns

Dan Binns works at Water's Edge Nursery and his brother Will is suffering from cancer

Final stages for building of new Rastrick Fire Station

Open day planned for local residents

Huddersfield gears up for St Patrick's Day in centre this Sunday

The iconic festival has become renowned for taking place over one week before the official date, which is on March 17

Drunk Cardiff City fan Carl Hill swore at police officer before Huddersfield Town game

Hill pleaded guilty to drunk and disorderly behaviour when he appeared at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Huddersfield Town old boys will provide a threat at John Smith's Stadium

Rotherham go into Yorkshire derby with Danny Ward and Jack Hunt back to haunt their former employers

Brentford 4-1 Huddersfield Town - are you pictured in our fan gallery?

Did you make the midweek trip to Griffin Park for Town's disappointing away defeat? You could be pictured in our fan gallery if so

Huddersfield Town boss Chris Powell hints Radi Majewski may get his chance

Chris Powell could be ready to give loan signing a run against Rotherham

Brentford 4-1 Huddersfield Town - Joel Lynch's importance to this side underlined and four other things we learned

Check out what we learned as Town suffered back-to-back away defeats with an inept defensive showing against Mark Warburton's side at Griffin Park

Huddersfield Giants bond holds the key to future Super League XX success

Kyle Wood feeling confident about the future

Scott Grix named in Huddersfield Giants Super League XX squad

Luke Robinson again absent as Giants look for success over Widnes

Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson column: The self-belief remains as strong as ever

Paul Anderson Column
The latest Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson column is as follow:
Andy Cairns.

Four through for Sigsworth Memorial final

Second qualifiers to be fought out on Sunday

Lewis Byram hits top four for Holmfirth Harriers in nationals

Youngster stars in cross-country championships on Hampstead Heath

Marsden Tennis club stalwart Evelyn Lambert steps down

Shake up at club for new season
Treat your mum this Mother's Day

Mother's Day dining: 10 places to treat mum this year

Here's 10 of Huddersfield's most popular restaurants for a yummy Mother's Day feast

10 sweet treats to look forward to this Easter

Indulge your sweet tooth this Easter
Chocolate eggs, hot cross buns and more

Mother's Day: You know you've got a Yorkshire mum when...

Get ready for Mother's Day
Do any of these signs remind you of your mum?

Riasca UK Ltd bought by two former employees

Stewart Marshall and Paul Buckley have acquired Riasca UK Ltd, the company where they were previously employees

We are International recruits more export ambassadors

Exporters in Bradford and Halifax have been recruited to help Kirklees firms break into overaess markets

Faith PR director Carl Hopkins nominated for Man of the Year in the International Women’s Day Awards 2015

Stefanie Hopkins, of Faith PR, with newly-appointed commercial director Carl Hopkins
Entrepreneur Carl Hopkins has been nominated for an award recognising his contribution to the success of Brighouse-based Faith PR

Videos & Photos

Final stages for building of new Rastrick Fire Station

Lewis Byram hits top four for Holmfirth Harriers in nationals

Huddersfield Town old boys will provide a threat at John Smith's Stadium

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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

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Crime correspondent
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Joanne Douglas
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Linda Whitwam
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Henryk Zientek
Business Correspondent
Val Javin
Features Editor
Martin Shaw
Mirfield Correspondent