Silent partners! Dummies spotted in Kirkheaton and Colne Bridge in bizarre advertising trend

Advertising dummies spotted in Kirkheaton and Colne Bridge
Have you spotted dummies hanging around Huddersfield?

Huddersfield from above: Take a look at our town from the air - in 1986

Huddersfield from above in 1986
See Huddersfield captured from an aircraft in the 1980s - where do you recognise?

Is this the noisiest holiday ever? Watch video shot at pool by Huddersfield couple in hotel undergoing building work

Wish you were here?
Jordan Pedelty and Dee Kimmings woken every morning at 7am by drilling and banging - and now they want compensation

Nothing on TV? Were you one of the victims of fraudsters who sold hollow tellies in supermarket car parks?

Each of the televisions initially looked genuine, but further examination revealed the sets just comprised of the outer case and contained no internal working parts

Man killed and two injured in crash after car hits tree on residential street

The scene of the accident on Victoria Avenue updated
The Nissan Micra contained three men when it struck the tree at 10pm last night

Kirklees Council to sell 938 garages and 1,238 gardens as it bids to raise £12m in asset sell-off

Kirklees Council logo updated
List of land and buildings for sale is currently private

Jerry the runaway beagle back at vets after being taken ill overnight

Jerry the beagle snuggles up at her Slaithwaite home after being missing for almost three weeks.
Dog had lost more than half her body weight after being missing for three weeks

Police hunt gang who broke into house and terrorised victims with vodka bottle

The gang terrorised people in a house in Hillhouse early today but fled empty-handed from the property

New York, New York? Artist David Walker paints Huddersfield Town legends based on iconic Big Apple image

Town fans pick 11 figures who have made the club great

MP's anger at health bosses who "have no sense of responsibility" to help Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

Outsourcing of hospital services is threatening the future of HRI says Barry Sheerman

Live Breaking News

  • NEWS: West Yorkshire Police will be spreading Christmas cheer and crime prevention advice as part of its online advent calendar, which launches on December 1.

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  • TRAVEL: Looking pretty good for drivers in Huddersfield town centre at the moment as traffic is reported to be moving well on A62 Castlegate / Queensgate around A616 Chapel Hill

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  • Good afternoon blog fans! Just finding out the latest news and travel for you and I'll be right back..

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  • NEWS: Monday was the UN-sponsored International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women which opened the campaign of 16 days of Activism against Gender Violence.

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  • NEWS: Monday was the UN-sponsored International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women which opened the campaign of 16 days of Activism against Gender Violence.

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  • TRAVEL: Slow traffic on A644 Wakefield Road from A62 Cooper Bridge Road (Cooper Bridge Roundabout) to M62 J25 Roundabout.

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  • NEWS: Benefits fiddle:

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  • NEWS: After the success of last year's Christmas Tree festival, Kirkheaton Parish Church is holding another, over the weekend of December 12-14.

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  • TRAVEL: A629 Wakefield Road clear between Southgate (Shorehead Roundabout) and B6432 Firth Street (New Wharf Traffic lights).

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  • Right, that's all from me. My colleague Robert will be here shortly. See you next time.

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  • NEWS: I'm not on commission here but this looks like a tasty offer from Huddersfield's larger-than-life restaurateur Barrington Douglas.

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Sir Patrick Stewart

Cinema superstar! Sir Patrick Stewart beats Kiera Knightly and Christian Bale in list of Britain's biggest filmstars

Imbolc Fire Festival, Marsden. The human fireworks in the snow at Tunnel End in 2012.

Imbolc 2015 cancelled as breathtaking Marsden fire festival switches to alternate years

Emley Moor Mast: Amazing new pictures show Yorkshire icon just hours before massive collapse in 1969

M62 average speed checks during managed motorway works

M62 speed cameras: Hundreds of speeding tickets not issued due to wording mix up

Under offer: Potential buyer for £1m Briarcourt in Lindley from Kirklees Council

Advertising dummies spotted in Kirkheaton and Colne Bridge

Silent partners! Dummies spotted in Kirkheaton and Colne Bridge in bizarre advertising trend

Have you spotted dummies hanging around Huddersfield?

Calderdale getting tougher with the yobs as more action on anti-social behaviour is pledged

Victims of anti-social behaviour in Calderdale have been been given more powers to tackle the problem thanks to the introduction of the Community Trigger

Black Friday: bag a bargain as retailers adopt American-style sales

Shoppers in Huddersfield's Kingsgate
Black Friday has crossed the Atlantic - and there's Christmas shopping bargains to be had

Police find cannabis farm in cellar of disused Fartown shop

Bags of suspected cannabis were recovered at the scene and will now be tested

Vote for your Huddersfield Town Sports Personality of the Year 2014

Which Terrier would get your vote for a hypothetical Huddersfield Town Sports Personality Of The Year award?

Championship paper talk: Brighton complete loan deal for Aston Villa frontman as Ipswich close in on two signings

Brighton and Hove Albion have sealed a loan move for Aston Villa striker Darren Bent
Check out a summary of the latest headlines from around the division

New York, New York? Artist David Walker paints Huddersfield Town legends based on iconic Big Apple image

Town fans pick 11 figures who have made the club great

Five targetmen Huddersfield Town could turn to if Grant Holt departs at the end of his loan spell

Who will Huddersfield Town to if Grant Holt goes back to Wigan Athletic?
Wigan Athletic manager Malky Mackay's comments on the striker cast doubt over Town's chances of extending his loan deal

Shaun Lunt happy with the toughest Huddersfield Giants pre-season regime

Fit-again Shaun Lunt knows the Giants squad is in good shape for the new Super League season ahead

There will be no let-up in Huddersfield Giants' 'brutal' pre-season work

Greg Brown
Giants fitness chief Greg Brown has laid down the law ahead of the start of the new Super League season

Huddersfield Giants chairman Ken Davy knows how vital the fans are in achieving furture Super League success

Seaon-ticket sales are so important in the Huddersfield Giants taking the next big step

Vote for your Huddersfield Town Sports Personality of the Year 2014

Which Terrier would get your vote for a hypothetical Huddersfield Town Sports Personality Of The Year award?

Huddersfield youngster Oliver Brooke making an impact in karting scene

Salendine Nook student looking to step up next season to Minimax series

Andy Cairns wins latest Griffin sixteen

Craig Gant runner-up in bowls showdown

Live review: Langham Research Centre at Bates Mill

The early explorations into electronic music were brought back to life at a captivating performance in Huddersfield

Live review: Asamisimasa at Phipps Hall at the Huddersfield University

I did not expect a free trip to the heart of a Norwegian forest when I took my seat to see experimental Scandinavian group perform in Huddersfield

Live review: Widerstehen at Lawrence Batley Theatre

The tragic tale of a German resistance fighter was the subject of a brave new Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival piece

Wates Living Space spells out PFI benefits

Hundreds of jobs were crated with a £69m housing development for Kirklees

Kirklees College hosts motivational talk

Positive impact specialist Deborah Ogden gives students a pep talk as focus turns to Global Entrepreneurship Week

Polyseam appoints marketing manager

Orando Salina has joined sealants and adhesives firm Polyseam to help promote its new range of products

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Vote for your Huddersfield Town Sports Personality of the Year 2014

Advertising dummies spotted in Kirkheaton and Colne Bridge

Silent partners! Dummies spotted in Kirkheaton and Colne Bridge in bizarre advertising trend

Calderdale getting tougher with the yobs as more action on anti-social behaviour is pledged

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I’m A Celebrity 2014: Another murderer on the loose near camp as security is tightened amid fears

Second murder took place just ten minutes from the camp - the suspect has yet to be found

I'm a Celebrity 2014: Murder suspect on the loose close to the jungle camp

Man was bludgeoned to death with a tennis racquet in Coomera, less than an hour away from the jungle and the killer is still at large

Morning news headlines: UKIP gain second MP; Labour shadow minister resigns; £3bn bill for Westminster

UKIP Leader Nigel Farage (left) with Mark Reckless
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