Fundraiser Gemma Frampton embarks on final charity efforts in memory of soldier brother

She will step down after third anniversary of her brother Anton's death in Afghanistan

More than 700 pupils dance day away at Mrs Sunderland Festival's Asian music celebration

It is the first time the festival has explored the vibrant world of the music style in depth in its 126-year history

Headteacher of failing Hipperholme and Lightcliffe High School quits

Helen Morgan, Head Teacher, Hipperholme & Lightcliffe High School
Principal Helen Morgan leaves after special measures school told it is not improving quickly enough

Developer tells Kirklees councillors to reject his Golcar plan rather than make him re-think it - so they did

Access from a private driveway on Ashford Park was a stumbling block for planning committee

Kirklees Council's taxi licensing chairman quits to become taxi driver

Clr Mumtaz Hussain resigned as chairman of the Licensing and Safety Committee
Clr Mumtaz Hussain stepped down as chairman of the Licensing and Safety Committee and associated committees

Abuser Gary Glitter jailed for 16 years

Glitter, dressed in a black velvet coat and burgundy scarf, showed no reaction as he was led from the dock

Health inspectors give glowing report to Huddersfield's Forget Me Not Children's Hospice

Care Quality Commission says care is "outstanding" at the Brackenhall home

Tucker the terrier needs a new home

If you can help contact West Yorkshire Dog Rescue and give this puppy another chance

Yorkshire Jets stage first ever competitive Superleague Netball game in Huddersfield

Sky Sports cameras turn spotlight on growing sport

Dalton housing plan backed despite resident's 'mini- Manhattan' fears

Up to 26 houses could be built on the land around Holme Avenue

Live Breaking News

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

Castle & Minster Credit Union, Byram Arcade, Huddersfield.

Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman demands inquiry into failed credit union

Lessons must be learned urges MP

Fundraiser Gemma Frampton embarks on final charity efforts in memory of soldier brother

She will step down after third anniversary of her brother Anton's death in Afghanistan

Health inspectors give glowing report to Huddersfield's Forget Me Not Children's Hospice

Care Quality Commission says care is "outstanding" at the Brackenhall home

Headteacher of failing Hipperholme and Lightcliffe High School quits

Helen Morgan, Head Teacher, Hipperholme & Lightcliffe High School
Principal Helen Morgan leaves after special measures school told it is not improving quickly enough
Huddersfield Town manager Chris Powell returns to former club Charlton Athletic this weekend

Huddersfield Town boss Chris Powell says football will be the focus on return to Charlton Athletic

The ex-Valley favourite is desperate for an away victory

Charlton Athletic v Huddersfield Town: Johann Berg Gudmundsson v Jack Robinson and other key battles which could decide the midweek clash

The key contests which could decide Charlton Athletic v Huddersfield Town
The Terriers head for SE7 looking to maintain their excellent recent away form at their boss' former stomping ground as he prepares for his first reunion with the Addicks

Huddersfield Town v Rotherham United tickets cheaper when bought early

All the ticket details ahead of Huddersfield Town's next home game with Rotherham United
Monday deadline to take advantage of offer

Huddersfield Town appoint club chaplain

Huddersfield Town have appointed a new club chaplain
New arrival says club have shown commitment to care and welfare
Leeds Rhinos head coach Brian McDermott

Leeds Rhinos know Huddersfield Giants are in a false Super League XX position

Opponents expect coach Paul Anderson's men to start picking up the wins

Huddersfield Giants youngster Jacob Wardle ready to follow in his older brother Joe's footsteps

Two Wardles in a Super League line-up could happen

Huddersfield Giants Academy Under 19s in Hull fixture switch

Waterlogged pitch causes Laund Hill postponement
Huddersfield Town manager Chris Powell returns to former club Charlton Athletic this weekend

Huddersfield Town boss Chris Powell says football will be the focus on return to Charlton Athletic

The ex-Valley favourite is desperate for an away victory

Charlton Athletic v Huddersfield Town: Johann Berg Gudmundsson v Jack Robinson and other key battles which could decide the midweek clash

The key contests which could decide Charlton Athletic v Huddersfield Town
The Terriers head for SE7 looking to maintain their excellent recent away form at their boss' former stomping ground as he prepares for his first reunion with the Addicks

Huddersfield Town v Rotherham United tickets cheaper when bought early

All the ticket details ahead of Huddersfield Town's next home game with Rotherham United
Monday deadline to take advantage of offer
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

Real ale writers behind A Swift One talk about their beer blog and the wealth of beer festivals coming up 

Interview with Rob Rideout

Is headlining a gig with people you have only known for 12 hours a bad idea?

Mother's Day: 10 mother-daughter films for the perfect night in

Perfect films for Mother's Day
Grab the popcorn and settle in for one of these girlie classics
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

Perfect films for Mother's Day

Mother's Day: 10 mother-daughter films for the perfect night in

Will and Ric at the Little Buddha Bar

Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? It's Little Buddha Bar, Huddersfield

Another London show for Huddersfield artist Maxwell Doig

Social



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

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

Some people see white and gold, others see blue and black - what's your view?

Abuser Gary Glitter jailed for 16 years

Glitter, dressed in a black velvet coat and burgundy scarf, showed no reaction as he was led from the dock

Gary Glitter set to die in prison after being jailed for 16 years for sexual abuse

Metropolitan Police handout photo of Gary Glitter, 70, real name Paul Gadd, who has been convicted of one count of attempted rape, four counts of indecent assault and one count of sexual intercourse with a girl under the age of 13
70-year-old, real name Paul Gadd, was sentenced after being found guilty of abusing three schoolgirls

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