Ex Huddersfield police officer and former Mr Gay UK Mark Carter suspended after headbutting man in toilets

Pc Mark Carter
Carter - a former Mr Gay UK - was convicted of assault by beating following a trial before magistrates

Huddersfield on the small screen: TV hits filmed in our back yard

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From The Last of the Summer Wine to a new BBC drama to hit our screens this weekend, film crews have flocked to Huddersfield over the years

From World War Two to 2014: Staff and volunteers preparing to mark 75 years of Kirklees Citizens Advice in Huddersfield

Citizens Advice Bureau, Standard House, Half Moon Street, Huddersfield.
Celebration in Huddersfield for staff, volunteers, trustees and the public which Citizens Advice supports

Is backyard kitten breeder behind pedigree cats dumped in Huddersfield?

Pregnant Bengal cat and two other pedigrees found abandoned

Come clean over A&E: MP tells House of Commons not to "take people for fools" over cuts

A & E department at Calderdale Royal Hospital
Speaking in Parliament yesterday, Halifax Labour MP Linda Riordan also accused the Government and health chiefs of failing to consult local people

Accident hotspot Meltham Road hasn't had enough serious accidents to qualify for speed cameras

Traffic on Meltham Road, Lockwood
Kirklees says accident numbers have significantly decreased in recent years

Live Breaking News

  • NEWS: Huddersfield take on Hull in the premiership of Yorkshire Chess tomorrow afternoon at Lindley Liberal Club.

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  • BREAKING NEWS: Troubled supermarket giant Tesco has announced it will not be building any stores in the Holme Valley for the foreseeable future.

    And the company is to sell the former Midlothian Garage site which Tesco bought in a failed bid to build a giant superstore in Holmfirth.

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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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  • A MAN accused of assaulting a 13-year-old girl pleaded guilty to the charge in court today (Fri).

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  • TRAVEL: A62 Leeds road busy but moving from A644 Huddersfield road (Three Nuns Junction) to A644 Wakefield Road (Cooper Bridge Roundabout).

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  • NEWS: End of era for school:

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  • NEWS: Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust is reassuring people across the region that it is committed to keeping the level of disruption to a minimum during the national industrial action on Monday, November 24, from 7am to 11am.

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  • NEWS: A couple accused of harming their baby appeared in court today.

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  • Winter in Huddersfield is on its way - but it won't be as bad as snows in USA!

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  • HEALTH: Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust will be operating a four-hour strike on Monday.

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  • Come clean over A&E: MP tells House of Commons not to "take people for fools" over cuts.

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This week's All Our Yesterdays looks back to November 1985 - Are you in one of our snaps from 29 years ago?

The Co-operative building used to house the Heaven and Hell nightclub

LOOK: Did you dance the night away in Heaven and Hell? See if our pictures of the former nightclub inside the Co-Op Building bring back hazy memories

Glimpses of Huddersfield's past from the 1960s from Alderman Clifford Stephenson's collection

It's 1987 in Huddersfield!

It's 1987 in Huddersfield - who do you recognise in our nostalgia picture gallery?

Crowds filled the Piazza for the Christmas lights switch on

WATCH: Families flock to see Cbeebies star Dr Ranj switch on Huddersfield Christmas lights

Kirklees Magistrates Court

Batley man Craig Midgley admits string of driving offences

But Kirklees Magistrates spare him jail

Ex Huddersfield police officer and former Mr Gay UK Mark Carter suspended after headbutting man in toilets

Pc Mark Carter
Carter - a former Mr Gay UK - was convicted of assault by beating following a trial before magistrates

Flockton fatal crash victim named locally as Damian Wood

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Police are continuing to investigate the head-on crash on Barnsley Road

Mirfield textile legend John Cotton has big date at Buckingham Palace to receive MBE

John Cotton of John Cotton Ltd. Nunbrook Mills, Mirfield.
The chairman of John Cotton Group Ltd to receive MBE

WATCH: Huddersfield Town writer Doug Thomson previews this weekend's Yorkshire derby against Sheffield Wednesday

The Examiner's Town writer looks ahead to a return to Championship football for the Terriers against Stuart Gray's strugglers

Championship paper talk: Zigic could be closing in on sensational Birmingham return as Cardiff look set to welcome back Mason

Nikola Zigic is training with former club Birmingham City again with the view to a return
Check out a summary of the latest headlines from around the division

New faces for Huddersfield Town's forthcoming hosts Bolton Wanderers?

The departure of striker Jermaine Beckford has freed up spaces

Sean Scannell signs new contract at Huddersfield Town

Sean Scannell has signed a new deal at Huddersfield Town
Winger's deal is a boost ahead of big Yorkshire derby

Recovering Scott Grix targets pre-season Halifax clash for his Huddersfield Giants return

Hometown date is aim for Giants full-back Scott Grix

Former Huddersfield Giants star Robbie Hunter-Paul on board at Mirfield Stags

RL legend Robbie Hunter-Paul could come out of retirement to play for Mirfield's new sporting club

Jamie Ellis desperate to make an immediate mark at Huddersfield Giants

Jamie Ellis
Challenge to gain a regular Super League start is the motivation for former Castleford man Jamie Ellis

WATCH: Huddersfield Town writer Doug Thomson previews this weekend's Yorkshire derby against Sheffield Wednesday

The Examiner's Town writer looks ahead to a return to Championship football for the Terriers against Stuart Gray's strugglers

Selection headaches returning for Huddersfield RU coaching staff

Ben Mitchell
Huddersfield backline is looking stronger foir trip to Sedgley Park

Championship paper talk: Zigic could be closing in on sensational Birmingham return as Cardiff look set to welcome back Mason

Nikola Zigic is training with former club Birmingham City again with the view to a return
Check out a summary of the latest headlines from around the division

Tribute band Roxy Musique to grace Holmfirth Picturedrome stage on November 21

The sounds of seminal art rock band Roxy Music will be resurrected this evening when tribute band Roxy Musique take to the stage at Holmfirth’s Picturedrome

Fixby Songbirds to sing at final

The Fixby Songbirds could be singing at the Albert Halll if they get through the finals of the WI Singing for Joy competition.

Restaurant Review: The Three Acres

The Three Acres is quintessentially English

Crown Decorating Centre top for recycling

The team at the Crown Decorating Centre in Huddersfield is the regional winner in the firm's Kick Out The Can campaign

Sodexo staff host students' visit to Huddersfield’s John Smith’s Stadium

The John Smith's Stadium
Hospitality and business management students from Huddersfield University were given an insight into life at the John Smith's Stadium

Myers Group buys Leeds builders merchants

The acquisition of Bulk Builders Merchants marks the start of expansion plans for Huddersfield-based Myers Group

Videos & Photos

WATCH: Huddersfield Town writer Doug Thomson previews this weekend's Yorkshire derby against Sheffield Wednesday

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Flockton fatal crash victim named locally as Damian Wood

Restaurant Review: The Three Acres

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