Fly tippers turn Crosland Hill country lane into rubbish dump

Road next to airfield targeted by criminals dumping building and motor waste

Future of Casa Brighouse's controversial extension to be decided by public inquiry

Casa Hotel and Restaurant, Elland Road, Brighouse.
Inquiry could be many months off, meaning Casa can continue as normal

Planning Inspector overrules Kirklees councillors to allow controversial Netherthong housing plan

Clr Nigel Patrick, Holme Valley South Conservative, Colne Vallley MP Jason McCartney with Netherthong resdients, members of Netherthong Action Group, opposing housing plans
Developer gets consent due to Kirklees' lack of five-year housing supply

University of Huddersfield experts say tomorrow's Scottish referendum is 'too close to call'

Businessman Jon Gamble from go2eventhire is seen displaying his YES and NO signs ahead of voting in the Scottish Referendum
Experts give their views on the big vote

Biker killed in collision with tractor trailer near Yorkshire Sculpture Park at Bretton

The A637 road from Bretton, scene of fatal accident
Police are appealing for witnesses following the fatal road collision last night

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

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

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

Huddersfield Giants will be with out Danny Brough at Wigan Warriors

Injury forced Brough to sit out Friday’s thrilling 17-16 home victory over newly-crowned minor champions St Helens

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

Live Breaking News

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  • NEWS: Preparations for the 18th Octoberfest, Huddersfield's well established
    annual beer festival, are well under way.

    The event is again being staged at the APNA venue in the Sikh Temple at the top of town.

    Opening hours are:- Thursday 2nd October 6pm - 10.30pm, Friday 3rd October 12 noon - 11pm, Saturday 4th October 11am - 11pm

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  • NEWS: Homes are to be built in a Holme Valley village despite controversy and a campaign of opposition.

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  • NEWS: Unemployment in Yorkshire and the Humber fell by 25,000 in the three months to July, official figures have revealed.

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  • NEWS: David Cameron has signalled that he will resist calls to quit if Scotland votes for independence in tomorrow's referendum.

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  • BREAKING NEWS: Snoopy the Staffie cross stolen from a garden in Sheepridge has been returned to its owners.

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  • NEWS: Here's a sobering thought. Apparently we spend almost a year of our life hung-over.

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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

Prime Minister David Cameron said in Aberdeen he would be "utterly heartbroken" if Scotland voted to leave the UK

Party leaders promise more power for Scotland

Referendum campaigners seize on new proposals

University of Huddersfield experts say tomorrow's Scottish referendum is 'too close to call'

Businessman Jon Gamble from go2eventhire is seen displaying his YES and NO signs ahead of voting in the Scottish Referendum
Experts give their views on the big vote

Fly tippers turn Crosland Hill country lane into rubbish dump

Road next to airfield targeted by criminals dumping building and motor waste

Planning Inspector overrules Kirklees councillors to allow controversial Netherthong housing plan

Clr Nigel Patrick, Holme Valley South Conservative, Colne Vallley MP Jason McCartney with Netherthong resdients, members of Netherthong Action Group, opposing housing plans
Developer gets consent due to Kirklees' lack of five-year housing supply

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
Huddersfield Giants crest

Pete Barrow: Huddersfield Giants fans have reason to believe

While I know that Mr Anderson would probably disagree with the following observation, but in finishing third this season his side arguably have more impetus and potential then the team who lifted some silverware at the John Smith’s Stadium last September

The win not the manner of victory is all that matters in the play-offs says Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson

A play-off trip to Wigan hold no fear for the in-form Giants

Huddersfield Giants will be without Danny Brough at Wigan Warriors

Injury forced Brough to sit out Friday’s thrilling 17-16 home victory over newly-crowned minor champions St Helens
Tyrone Nurse wins Vs Danny Little

Tyrone Nurse to fight Derby's Dave Ryan for Commonwealth title at Leeds Arena

It's an unexpected development for Huddersfield's mandatory British title challenger, who had expected to face an African or Australian in the first of two championship bouts in as many months

Underbank Rangers score 122 as Peterlee Pumas are annihilated

The home side ran riot to score a total of 21 tries and 19 conversions in the most one-sided contest of the season, writes Joe Link

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
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
HS2 train

HS2 attracts potential suppliers from Kirklees

Fifty-five firms in Yorkshire will attend supply chain conferences to find out more about contract opportunities tied into HS2

Business Enterprise Fund secures £2m boost

Stephen Waud, fund director of the Business Enterprise Fund, which provides loans to Yorhsire SMEs
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

Videos & Photos

Prime Minister David Cameron said in Aberdeen he would be "utterly heartbroken" if Scotland voted to leave the UK

Party leaders promise more power for Scotland

Businessman Jon Gamble from go2eventhire is seen displaying his YES and NO signs ahead of voting in the Scottish Referendum

University of Huddersfield experts say tomorrow's Scottish referendum is 'too close to call'

Fly tippers turn Crosland Hill country lane into rubbish dump

Brother and sister Kim and Alena on Blackpool beach.

UK weather set for heatwave with temperatures set to reach a sizzling 27C

September is expected to be one of the warmest on record as 'continental blowtorch' hits Britain

Morning news headlines: Final day of campaigning before Scotland referendum, probe into fatal helicopter crash

Businessman Jon Gamble from go2eventhire as he asks the question YES or NO with illuminated signs near Dunblane, Scotland, ahead of voting in the Scottish Referendum on September 18th
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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

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