Tragedy of grieving dad who shot himself at son's grave then begged paramedics not to help him, inquest told

Allen Hinchliffe, 52, died in hospital weeks after shooting himself twice in the abdomen at the grave of his 20-year-old son Ben, who had died six months earlier in a road accident

Troubled Holywell Green hotel The Rock Inn remains closed - with answerphone message blaming owners Enterprise Inns

Hotel was supposed to reopen on September 10

Match Report: Huddersfield Town 0-0 Wigan Athletic

Chris Powell is still waiting for his first three points as Huddersfield Town manager following the 0-0 draw with Wigan Athletic
The Terriers were unable to break down a resolute Latics outfit and move into the bottom three as a result

LOOK: See 1980s Huddersfield from above - can you help us put names to some areas?

Look at our town from the air in 1986 - but can you identify some of the roads we can't place

Kirklees' social workers leaving to join Calderdale service after 'golden handcuff' incentive

cash, money
Kirklees has seen some staff leave to work for Calderdale after financial incentive was introduced

Kirklees Council's £9.2m solar panel plan for 2,000 council homes up for decision next week

Solar panels on homes in Croftlands, Newsome, Huddersfield.
2,000 homes will be fitted with solar panels - Kirklees stands to recoup £14m in feed-in-tarrifs

British Town Crier Championships to take place in Huddersfield on September 27

Huddersfield Town Crier Vic Watson in his new turquoise outfit in St. George's Square, Huddersfield.
Huddersfield's crier, Vic Watson, is behind the event

Newsome wrecking spree leaves eight car windows smashed

Police are appealing for information
Police have appealed for witnesses to the wrecking spree in Damside Road

Marsden scout Fiona Hodgson to organise gruelling Utterley Butterley reservoir fell race for 2015 World Scout Jamboree

Fiona Hodgson, 13, and Abby McLaughlin, 14, are going to the World Scout Jamboree 2015 in Japan.
Fiona, 13, must raise £3,400 to go on the trip of a lifetime in Japan, which will bring together scouts and guides from across the world

Kirklees Council's £9.2m solar panel plan for 2,000 council homes up for decision next week

Solar panels on homes in Croftlands, Newsome, Huddersfield.
2,000 homes will be fitted with solar panels - Kirklees stands to recoup £14m in feed-in-tarrifs

British Town Crier Championships to take place in Huddersfield on September 27

Huddersfield Town Crier Vic Watson in his new turquoise outfit in St. George's Square, Huddersfield.
Huddersfield's crier, Vic Watson, is behind the event

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  • NEWS: Police in Huddersfield are appealing for information after eight cars were damaged in one street.

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  • Weather: Cloudy but dry day today.

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Mark Watson

Mock the Week comic Mark Watson brings Flaws show to Leeds City Varieties

LOOK: See 1980s Huddersfield from above - can you help us put names to some areas?

How we used to live: snapshots of Sixties Huddersfield show lost places in town

Seonaid Matheson and her daughter Ruby Paechter get stuck in at Huddersfield Town Hall

First ever Great Northern Ukulele Festival in Huddersfield strikes the right chord

Jessica Gunning attending the premiere of new film Pride in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday 2 September, 2014. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire

Watch: Former Holmfirth High pupil Jessica Gunning stars in smash hit movie Pride

Slaithwaite Library.

Kirklees Council gets £826k boost by selling vacant buildings and land

Auction saw some Kirklees Council lots sell way above guide price

Newsome wrecking spree leaves eight car windows smashed

Police are appealing for information
Police have appealed for witnesses to the wrecking spree in Damside Road

Kirklees' social workers leaving to join Calderdale service after 'golden handcuff' incentive

cash, money
Kirklees has seen some staff leave to work for Calderdale after financial incentive was introduced

British Town Crier Championships to take place in Huddersfield on September 27

Huddersfield Town Crier Vic Watson in his new turquoise outfit in St. George's Square, Huddersfield.
Huddersfield's crier, Vic Watson, is behind the event

In pictures: Huddersfield Town 0-0 Wigan Athletic

Have a look through events at the John Smith's Stadium as Chris Powell secured his first point as Town manager

Player Ratings: Huddersfield Town 0-0 Wigan Athletic

Huddersfield Town could not break down a resolute Wigan Athletic side in the 0-0 stalemate
Marks for Huddersfield Town players after being held to a stalemate by a resolute Latics outfit as Chris Powell picked up his first point

Huddersfield Town manager Chris Powell set for loan market raid to find James Vaughan deputy

Huddersfield Town struggled for invention in attack during the 0-0 draw with Wigan Athletic
The Terriers manager saw his side fire blanks against Wigan Athletic in a 0-0 stalemate on Tuesday night

Match Report: Huddersfield Town 0-0 Wigan Athletic

Chris Powell is still waiting for his first three points as Huddersfield Town manager following the 0-0 draw with Wigan Athletic
The Terriers were unable to break down a resolute Latics outfit and move into the bottom three as a result
Wigan Warriors coach Shaun Wane

Huddersfield Giants will be favourites in first play-off game claims Wigan Warriors coach Shaun Wane

JJB Stadium supremo hands his own side the underdog tag

Huddersfield Giants to use Super League Dream Team snub to their advantage

Danny Brough, Shaun Lunt, Eorl Crabtree, Brett Ferres and Leroy Cudjoe in the Super League Dream Team
The Giants will have extra play-off fire in their belly at Wigan after no team members in Dream Team

Huddersfield Giants fans offered cut-price ticket for Wigan play-off clash

Huddersfield Giants crest
Giants season ticket holders have been offered a £7 discount for the play-off clash at the DW Stadium

In pictures: Huddersfield Town 0-0 Wigan Athletic

Have a look through events at the John Smith's Stadium as Chris Powell secured his first point as Town manager

Player Ratings: Huddersfield Town 0-0 Wigan Athletic

Huddersfield Town could not break down a resolute Wigan Athletic side in the 0-0 stalemate
Marks for Huddersfield Town players after being held to a stalemate by a resolute Latics outfit as Chris Powell picked up his first point

Huddersfield Town manager Chris Powell set for loan market raid to find James Vaughan deputy

Huddersfield Town struggled for invention in attack during the 0-0 draw with Wigan Athletic
The Terriers manager saw his side fire blanks against Wigan Athletic in a 0-0 stalemate on Tuesday night
You're only a Fresher once - enjoy it!

How to survive Fresher's Week 2014

Fresher's flu, hangovers, flatmate wars - follow our guide to get through Fresher's Week in one piece

From Tamagotchis to Trolls, Beanie Babies to Baby G watches - here's 53 childhood crazes you're sure to remember

How many of these childhood fads do you remember?
How many of these playground sensations to you remember?

Make some noise and join the fun at Marsden Jazz Festival 2014

Join Marsden Jazz Festival's Street Music Parade on October 11
Street music workshops and an interactive tale about a duck who can roar on offer this year
Stephen Waud, fund director of the Business Enterprise Fund, which provides loans to Yorhsire SMEs

Business Enterprise Fund secures £2m boost

A fund providing Yorkshire SMEs with finance has agreed a £2m boost from the European Investment Fund

Ferno UK opens customer experience centre

Pictured at the ribbon cutting as Ferno officially opens its new customer experience centre are (from left) Elroy Bourgraf, founder and chairman of Ferno; Kirklees mayor Clr Ken Smith; Jon Ellis, managing director, Ferno UK; Joe Bourgraf, president and chief executive officer of Ferno; Kirklees mayoress Clr Christine Smith; and Mike Wood, MP for Batley & Spen
VIPs from the USA attended the official opening of a new centre for Ferno UK to show off its innovative products

Business profile: Coffeevolution's Jeremy Perkins

Jeremy Perkins of Coffeevolution, Church Street, Huddersfield
Jeremy Perkins, founder of Coffeevolution, has joined forces with his brother James to set up coffee roasting company Bean Brothers

Videos & Photos

Huddersfield Town Crier Vic Watson in his new turquoise outfit in St. George's Square, Huddersfield.

British Town Crier Championships to take place in Huddersfield on September 27

Troubled Holywell Green hotel The Rock Inn remains closed - with answerphone message blaming owners Enterprise Inns

In pictures: Huddersfield Town 0-0 Wigan Athletic

Manchester Dogs' Home fire appeal boosted by Coronation Street stars

Cast and crew members brought their pets to ITV’s Salford Quays studio to raise money and awareness after at least 43 animals died in a suspected arson attack  at the Harpurhey rehoming centre

South Yorkshire's police chief Shaun Wright quits over Rotherham sex abuse scandal

South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Shaun Wright
Mr Wright, who was councillor responsible for children's services in Rotherham between 2005 and 2010, had until now resisted mounting calls to resign

WATCH: CCTV released of suspects after man dies from one punch after night out in Manchester - can you help?

Mike Carter and the two men police would like to speak to
Manchester United supporter, Michael Carter, 49, from Salford, died several days after the assault in Manchester city centre

Journalists

Doug Thomson
Huddersfield Town correspondent
Chris Roberts
Huddersfield Giants correspondent
Louise Cooper
Crime correspondent
Nick Lavigueur
Health Correspondent
Joanne Douglas
Local Government Correspondent
Linda Whitwam
Education Correspondent
Henryk Zientek
Business Correspondent
Val Javin
Features Editor
Martin Shaw
Mirfield Correspondent