Tesco buys itself out of deal for Huddersfield town centre land

Huddersfield Sports Centre, Southgate, Huddersfield.
Kirklees Council is getting lump sum and land back in Tesco deal

Full extent of Kirklees Council's grass-maintenance cuts revealed

Thirty jobs and 15 machines went last year and now a further £1.3m has been axed from the budget 

Examiner Community Awards 2015 - check out the nominees for the Community Event

Today we take a look at the three great organisations shortlisted in the Community Event category

Scammonden's Moorland Lodge goes up for sale after 40 years

Owner Mary Lockwood admits: "It will be a big wrench"

Adele Jackson beats off competition from hundreds to land place on four-strong team to Antarctica

The Kirklees Council arts officer will take five month trip of a lifetime in November

Man, 23, sexually assaulted in Heckmondwike

Kirklees police need help tracing male suspect following alleyway attack

High demand for Leisure Centre's Splash Park prompts advanced booking advice

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Bosses are advising people not to just turn up after disappointed families found the the fun pool full at Huddersfield's new £36m facility

Dream Homes: Far Mount Farm, Intake Lane, Cumberworth

35 acres, stables, panoramic views and historic features are on offer

Footgolf is the latest sports craze to sweep Huddersfield - as Bradley Park is finding out

Hundreds take up football challenge on golf course

Organist David Hambleton travels to Switzerland to play his old instrument in its new home

The Shepley man was invited to play the former Ingbirchworth Methodist Church organ in Zurich

Flockton villagers rally behind community centre plan

Fundraising is underway and it's hoped the scheme to convert part of the church will be completed by Christmas

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  • TRAVEL: Just a reminder that one lane of the A62 is closed due to emergency repairs on Leeds Road Eastbound between Canal Street and Bradley Mills Road.

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  • NEWS: A few parents have contacted us about Huddersfield's new Splash Park - the kids fun pool at the heart of the £36m leisure centre.

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  • SPORT: One season has just ended but already the bookies are talking about next season. And it's not great news for Huddersfield Town, so say the money-makers.

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  • NEWS: So what's going to happen to the former Tesco site now? That's the big question. Read the latest here.

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  • SPORT: Huddersfield Town forward Joe Lolley has a big role to play in the future, according to boss Chris Powell.

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  • NEWS: Sir Michael Gambon will play prime minister Winston Churchill in a new ITV drama about his final years in office as his health declined.

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Dean-Charles Chapman; Lena Headey as Tommen Baratheon; Cersei Lannister

Game of Thrones season five: 10 things we learned from episode seven — The Gift

Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? This week it's the Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice “Swish Event”

Brockholes cake-maker is the best in the business - see his winning designs here

Restaurant Review: Beaumont Arms in Kirkheaton

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A driving licence photocard is all you will need after June 8

Driving licence paper counterpart to be scrapped in June — here's everything Huddersfield drivers need to know

Police investigation continues into alleged rape of 23-year-old man in Heckmondwike

The man was attacked in an alleyway off Albion Street

TV crews descend on Golcar to film major new ITV drama series Jericho

Colne Valley Museum is setting for scenes

High demand for Leisure Centre's Splash Park prompts advanced booking advice

updated
Bosses are advising people not to just turn up after disappointed families found the the fun pool full at Huddersfield's new £36m facility

Dream Homes: Far Mount Farm, Intake Lane, Cumberworth

35 acres, stables, panoramic views and historic features are on offer

Huddersfield Town not fancied to make an impact in 2015/16 Championship season, say bookies

The Terriers are joint-fourth favourites for the drop alongside Leeds United and the three promoted clubs

Former Huddersfield Town and Wales striker Iwan Roberts puts boot into Middlesbrough after Championship play-off final defeat to Norwich

Late arrival gave City a big advantage

Huddersfield Town transfers: Swindon Town right-back Nathan Byrne linked but move considered unlikely

Huddersfield Town are unlikely to move for Swindon Town defender Nathan Byrne
Chris Powell is reportedly interested in the Robins defender, who has flourished in League One with Mark Cooper's side

Live: Latest Championship news and rumours

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Catch up on all the latest updates on Championship clubs, potential transfers and other news from the league

Catalans Dragons 'have no fear' as they face Huddersfield Giants at the Magic Weekend

Victory over Wigan has French coach in confident mood

Huddersfield Giants skipper Danny Brough says top eight slot is the priority ahead of Magic Weekend

Giants get their first look at Newcastle ahead of Super League showpiece

Halifax move will give Huddersfield Giants Tyler Dickinson the test he needs says Paul Anderson

Prop needs to take next step into first-team game
Cameron Jerome met Thierry Henry after guiding Norwich City to promotion

Look who Cameron Jerome from Huddersfield was pictured with after winning promotion for Norwich City at Wembley

Special moment to go up, says 28-year-old

Huddersfield Town not fancied to make an impact in 2015/16 Championship season, say bookies

The Terriers are joint-fourth favourites for the drop alongside Leeds United and the three promoted clubs

Championship rumour mill: Cardiff City target Ipswich Town hitman Daryl Murphy as QPR eye £4m double swoop

Daryl Murphy was the Championship's top scorer
Championship clubs are busy building their squads for next season. Here's what's been happening so far today
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Honley Show 2015: How to get there

Heading to the Farnley Tyas showground on June 13? Here's all you need to know

TV crews descend on Golcar to film major new ITV drama series Jericho

Colne Valley Museum is setting for scenes

Game of Thrones season five: 10 things we learned from episode seven — The Gift

Dean-Charles Chapman; Lena Headey as Tommen Baratheon; Cersei Lannister
WARNING: This article contains spoilers for the seventh episode of Game of Thrones season five

Longley Park KIA signs for Huddersfed Town

Paddock-based Longley Park KIA has become a commercial partner of Huddersfield Town

Team HARE gets backing from Thorite

Pneumatics specialist Thorite is providing technical know-how and equipment to Huddersfield University's Team HARE\n

There's good news for Kirklees Council on the housing front, says Martin Thompson, of Armitage Sykes

Martin Thompson of Armitage Sykes
There's good news

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Honley Show 2015: How to get there

Police investigation continues into alleged rape of 23-year-old man in Heckmondwike

Huddersfield Giants skipper Danny Brough says top eight slot is the priority ahead of Magic Weekend

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US blues musician BB King

No homicide probe into BB King death despite claims he was poisoned

Blues star died in Las Vegas earlier this month aged 89

English cricket hoping for brighter future as appointing Trevor Bayliss as coach

Trevor Bayliss
52-year-old former New South Wales coach got the nod ahead of compatriot Jason Gillespie

Image revamp boosts Ryanair profits

Ryanair jets are among the planes which have been stranded at Birmingham Airport since Thursday last week.
Irish no-frills carrier posted post-tax profits of 867 million euros (£614 million)

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