Abdullah Kurdi, 40, father of Syrian boys Aylan, 3, and Galip, 5, who were washed up drowned on a beach near Turkish resort of Bodrum on Wednesday

The whole world should help these people: Syrian refugees living in Huddersfield on the crisis

“Europe is doing well in its response but should do more, especially the British Government, who needs to have proper talks with EU countries," said one

Former Shelley man Phil Barton breaks world kite surfing record - across Great Barrier Reef

Former Shelley man and kite surfer Phil Barton kite surfs in front of a humpback whale
The team has raised over £70,000 which will be used to fund research into the terminal illness

'There has been a balls-up' as Kirklees councillors agree to re-look at devolving budget for unclassified roads

Potholes on Oastler Avenue, Springwood, Huddersfield
Unclassified roads budget subject of debate which has forced a re-think

Mount Pleasant clock tower: Campaign to keep landmark as Lockwood school set to be razed

Mount Pleasant Primary School, Lockwood
The public meeting will increase pressure on the council to save the historic 80ft clock tower, which dates back to 1875

Kirklees Council pledge to offer 'safe haven' to desperate refugees

"Whole-hearted commitment" to help says leading councillor

Raiders target second Co-op petrol station in three days

The Co-Op store at the petrol station on New Mill Road, Brockholes
Intruders forced their way into the back of the Co-op shop in New Mill Road at 3.40am

Firefighters could respond to medical emergencies in proposed pilot scheme for Skelmanthorpe Fire Station

A pilot scheme is being proposed for three locations in West Yorkshire

All Our Yesterdays Extra: A second look back to September 1986

A second look back at September 1986
We've gone back 29 years for more pictures from the Examiner archives

Teenager Callam Jervis locked up after stabbing wall with kitchen knife

Teen was already on a suspended sentence when he damaged his mother's home

Silent Woman pub regulars raise cash for two-year-old Millie, born with a hole in her heart

Beth Valvona (front) and her daughter, Miley-Grace Howatson, a heart patient at Leeds hospital are joined by Childrens Heart Surgery Fund mascot, Katie Bear with Gerry Robertson (left), Rebecca Wilkinson and Nicole Brewer (right) of The Silent Woman pub in Slaithwaite who raised £877
Pub holds fun day for Skelmanthorpe toddler and Children's Heart Surgery Fund

Jamie Paterson eager to get going at Huddersfield Town

Jamie Paterson joins Huddersfield Town on loan
“I had heard a lot of good things about him, and they were backed up when I arrived to talk over the move,” explained the attack-minded 23-year-old
Abdullah Kurdi, 40, father of Syrian boys Aylan, 3, and Galip, 5, who were washed up drowned on a beach near Turkish resort of Bodrum on Wednesday

The whole world should help these people: Syrian refugees living in Huddersfield on the crisis

“Europe is doing well in its response but should do more, especially the British Government, who needs to have proper talks with EU countries," said one

'There has been a balls-up' as Kirklees councillors agree to re-look at devolving budget for unclassified roads

Potholes on Oastler Avenue, Springwood, Huddersfield
Unclassified roads budget subject of debate which has forced a re-think

Mount Pleasant clock tower: Campaign to keep landmark as Lockwood school set to be razed

Mount Pleasant Primary School, Lockwood
The public meeting will increase pressure on the council to save the historic 80ft clock tower, which dates back to 1875

Couple gear up for mammoth 100-mile tandem bicycle challenge for Meningitis Now

Phil Hewitt and Claire Leaver, who will take part in the 100-mile Wiggle Peak District Punisher on September 27
Claire Leaver and Chris Hewitt take on challenge in tribute to Claire's dad Kevin — who died of the disease within five hours of being rushed to hospital

Huddersfield Town's loaned-out former Manchester City striker Jordy Hiwula eyes full debut for Wigan Athletic at Chesterfield

The 20-year-old has competition for a Latics berth

Jamie Paterson eager to get going at Huddersfield Town

Jamie Paterson joins Huddersfield Town on loan
“I had heard a lot of good things about him, and they were backed up when I arrived to talk over the move,” explained the attack-minded 23-year-old

Huddersfield Town prepare for Football League loan window with a striker top of the shopping list

Town manager Chris Powell
Chris Powell is assessing squad options in wake of August deadline

Huddersfield Town striker Liam Coogans out to take chance to impress with Queen of the South after making mark at Airdrie

The 18-year-old has been loaned until January

Jermaine McGillvary praises his Huddersfield Giants teammates for their Super 8s efforts

The winger knows his side needs to improve against Warrington Wolves

Huddersfield Giants star Eorl Crabtree column: What a way to celebrate my 400th appearance!

This year can still be our year in Super League

Get ready for a day of Rugby League celebration in Huddersfield!

Fartown stages special event before the Giants v Warrington Super 8s clash
Scholes Cricket Club are champions of the Drakes Huddersfield Cricket League 2015. Back, from left: Tom Brook, Tom Chadwick, Joe Carter, Louis Brook, Pete Drysdale, James Noble (capt), Adam France. Front: Tom Boorman, Jono Boult, Toby Booth, Josh Brook, Richard Holmes

We'll be back for more trophies says Scholes skipper James Noble after Drakes Huddersfield Premiership title success

The Chapelgate side have powered to the Byrom Shield with just one league defeat all season, playing a positive brand of cricket driven by homegrown talent and a sprinkling of compelling Kiwi chemistry

Huddersfield Town's loaned-out former Manchester City striker Jordy Hiwula eyes full debut for Wigan Athletic at Chesterfield

The 20-year-old has competition for a Latics berth

Jamie Paterson eager to get going at Huddersfield Town

Jamie Paterson joins Huddersfield Town on loan
“I had heard a lot of good things about him, and they were backed up when I arrived to talk over the move,” explained the attack-minded 23-year-old

Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? It's Milnsbridge Liberal Club

Have you been snapped by photographer Dave Cowan?  Check out our gallery of nights out in Huddersfield

Go behind-the-scenes at minsters, mills, theatres and more with Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days in Huddersfield, Calderdale and North Kirklees
Scores of venues to open their doors September 10-13 — see what's happening near you with our guide to Huddersfield, Calderdale and North Kirklees

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl review: Olivia Cooke and Thomas Mann team up in new tear-jerking romantic drama

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl is in cinemas now, but is the new film about a teenage cancer patient and her friend worth a watch? And just how similar is it to The Fault In Our Stars?
Mark Weeks

Make sure you're clear on employee eyecare says Wilby's Mark Weeks

The subtle differences in requirements according to an employee’s job role tend to sow doubt in the minds of employers about whether eye tests are required and who should arrange them

Tricky times ahead for global markets says Investec's Nick Gartland

Investors are mindful of the turmoil of the “taper tantrum” of 2013; when bonds and equities sold off as the Fed first floated the idea of ending its QE

Kirklees Business News: Read the September 1 edition here

All the latest news from the Kirklees business community

Videos & Photos

A second look back at September 1986

All Our Yesterdays Extra: A second look back to September 1986

Potholes on Oastler Avenue, Springwood, Huddersfield

'There has been a balls-up' as Kirklees councillors agree to re-look at devolving budget for unclassified roads

Jermaine McGillvary praises his Huddersfield Giants teammates for their Super 8s efforts

Prime Minster announces Britain will take thousands more refugees from Syria

Downing Street have not put a figure on the number of Syrians to be admitted to the country

Washed up children to be buried in the Syrian Kurdish region by distraught father

A paramilitary police officer carries the lifeless body of a child after a number of people died and a smaller number were reported missing after boats carrying them to the Greek island of Kos capsized, near the Turkish resort of Bodrum early Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015. (AP Photo/DHA)
Haunting image of three-year-old Aylan Kurdi washed up on a Turkish beach focused the world's attention on the wave of migration fuelled by war and deprivation

Morning news headlines: David Cameron set to unveil plans to help more Syrian refugees, Syria-bound mother arrested on return to UK

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