Man dies in fall from Lockwood Viaduct

Police called to scene and shut busy Meltham Road - Huddersfield to Sheffield rail services suspended over viaduct

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Parking hike at Huddersfield and Calderdale hospitals and disabled drivers must now pay

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Report written in Huddersfield reveals that Asian women sent to jail are shunned by their families

But Asian men are treated more sympathetically

Textiles firm Camira Group wins fourth Queen's Award

This time Camira has won the award for its environmentally-sustainable fabrics

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Chloe Knapton suffered serious facial injuries and has undergone surgery at Leeds General Infirmary

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Dozens of music lovers queue overnight outside Vinyl Tap to bag rare releases on Record Store Day

Hundreds of people crammed into the store during the day to buy mainly vinyl singles and albums

Concerns over road plans for Skelmanthorpe

Council insist surface dressing is sound repair for roads

New Mill cycling ace thrilled to take on world's best in Tour de Yorkshire

And 19-year-old Gabz Cullaigh will ride through his own village on stage three of the inaugural race

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  • TRAVEL: Meltham Road in both directions is still closed, queueing traffic due to police incident between B6110 Armitage Road and A616 Bridge Street / Swan Lane.
    The road has been closed near to the Big Valley Garage, affecting traffic heading between Huddersfield and Meltham.

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    BREAKING: Full story on this afternoon's Lockwood Viaduct fall death.

    A man plunged to his death from a Huddersfield viaduct today.

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  • BREAKING: A man has died falling from Lockwood Viaduct, British Transport Police have confirmed.

    We'll have more updates soon.

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  • NATIONAL: An Army recruitment sergeant who served with the Special Forces in Iraq denied sexually attacking 11 female cadets saying it "never happened" and told a court the Army was his "life".

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  • BREAKING: We're getting news of a police incident at Lockwood Viaduct and Meltham Road, Lockwood.

    The road is closed in both directions and there's a police presence.

    BTP is looking after the incident and we're hoping for an update from them soon.

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Man dies in fall from Lockwood Viaduct

Police called to scene and shut busy Meltham Road - Huddersfield to Sheffield rail services suspended over viaduct

Tour de Yorkshire 2015: This is what cycling looked like more than a century ago

Cyclists, 1910
LOOK: Sports day races, tandems, no helmets and not a scrap of lyrca in sight

Survey shows World War Two Spitfire most iconic British vehicle of all time

Third place went to James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 – and the company which built it was owned by Huddersfield's Sir David Brown.

Trainee priests from Mirfield go to muddy hell and back at Wolf Run obstacle challenge

Students from College of the Resurrection raise £3,000 for Kirkwood Hospice

Blackburn Rovers pencil in Huddersfield Town trip for David Dunn return

The former England midfielder has been out injured since January

Huddersfield Town v Blackburn Rovers: Officials appointed

Brendan Malone will be in the middle at the John Smith's Stadium

Joel Lynch says Huddersfield Town are determined to put on a show in fiver match against Blackburn Rovers

Joel Lynch has revealed there is a feelgood factor around Huddersfield Town at the moment
The John Smith's Stadium club have slashed the admission price for the trans-Pennine derby

Fans' ratings: See how Huddersfield Town supporters rated the Terriers after the dramatic 4-4 draw with Derby County

Chris Powell's side made it five unbeaten in a thrilling eight-goal draw with the promotion-chasing Rams, despite throwing away a 3-1 lead

Huddersfield Giants forward Jack Hughes cleared to face Hull FC

On-loan Wigan man uses Early Gulity Plea to make himself available for the trip to the KC Stadium

Huddersfield Giants Under 16s face big test at Wigan Warriors

Bouncing back from London Broncos loss is big incentive

Huddersfield Giants to face Leeds Rhinos away in the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup

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Tough test for Giants in prospect

Blackburn Rovers pencil in Huddersfield Town trip for David Dunn return

The former England midfielder has been out injured since January

Amar Rahid hits undefeated 161 to help Shepley beat Ossett in Heavy Woollen Cup

Drakes League Scholes and Barkisland also through

Lindley Swifts claim thrilling JJ Conlan Memorial trophy triumph

Emley Moor desperately close to taking the honours

Dozens of music lovers queue overnight outside Vinyl Tap to bag rare releases on Record Store Day

Hundreds of people crammed into the store during the day to buy mainly vinyl singles and albums

Game of Thrones season five: 10 things we learned from episode two — The House of Black and White

WARNING: This article contains spoilers for the second episode of Game of Thrones season five

Tenth Holmfirth Festival of Folk to hit town on May 8 to 10

Holmfirth Folk Festival.
Orange Peel Morris of Ontario, Canada.
Over 20 musicians will descend on the town to perform and host workshops
Colin Barratt

Colin Barratt, of Wheawill & Sudworth, turns the spotlight onto personal allowances

A major policy of the Coalition Government was to “increase the Personal Allowance for income tax to help lower and middle income earners”.

Hartrose Associates launches in Huddersfield

Sheffield-based accountancy and financial consultancy firm Hartrose Associates has opened offices at The Triangle, Paddock\n

David Parkin launches travel and events business

Huddersfield University graduate David Parkin has assembled a top team for new business venture

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Man dies in fall from Lockwood Viaduct

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