Bin men will take excess rubbish for one week only as sweeping changes come into force

Will you be affected by the collection changes?
'Suitable bagged' extra waste will be collected during 1st week of bin changes

Huddersfield woman whose heart stopped twice thanks hospital with £1,500 donation

Anne and Michael Walker from Hepworth donate £1,500 to ICU at HRI
Anne Walker uses 60th birthday bash to raise cash boost for the infirmary

Care assistant Jeanette Thomas admits stealing £2,000 from frail 80-year-old dementia sufferer

Jeanette Thomas, left, stole at least £2,000 from Margaret Robson
Mrs Robson's son Mark furious over "massive breach of trust"

Come bang the drum for samba as Slick Stick Sambastic group bounces back into action

The Huddersfield group is looking for new members regardless of musical experience

Stop and search figures in Huddersfield fall — with one in seven in West Yorkshire resulting in no further action

West Yorkshire Police stopped 8,463 people in six months this year but just 84% were pursued for offences

Escapologist Antony Britton to revive 'buried alive' stunt in Slaithwaite

Huddersfield escapologist Antony Britton
All money raised through donations at the free event on Saturday will go towards Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research

Newsome Tap and Corrie star Bruce Jones to host charity night for ailing soccer legend Jimmy Greaves

Newsome Tap is hosting a charity night for Jimmy Greaves
Greaves needs the cash to pay for 500 hours of intensive physiotherapy

Raiders force way into Fenay Bridge Co-op

Texaco station and the Co-op shop in Fenay Bridge, Huddersfield
Firefighters called to assist police at 5am

Fifty years on the job: Melyvn Hill celebrates long service at Hepworth's Wavin

Melvyn Hill , his daughter Lyndsey, his grand-daughter Jade and Brent Nicholls, Wavin managing director for South West Europe
Marking half a century at the same job he began at 15

Jamie Paterson: Huddersfield Town loan man looking forward to fresh start

Jamie Paterson joins Huddersfield Town on loan
The 23-year-old has enjoyed his previous visits to the John Smith's Stadium - including scoring three in three

Huddersfield Town James Vaughan takes to Twitter to tell fans 'The truth always comes out in the end'

James Vaughan and his tweet
The Town striker, who has been told he will not be offered a new contract, took to social media to seemingly vent his frustrations

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  • HTAFC:  Did you catch this on deadline day?  James Vaughn took to Twitter just as the clock ticked to 6pm with a set of semi-cryptic tweets.  The striker's much speculated deal to Wigan failed to materialise.

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  • TRAVEL:  More strife on the M62 if you're due back from Leeds.

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  • NEWS:  There's no drama on the roads or rails at the moment so here's a heartwarming tale via Huddersfield Royal Infirmary to keep you going.

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  • That's all from me. It really will be Nick next. See you later.

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  • NEWS: The Great British Bake Off co-host Sue Perkins has thanked fans for their support after revealing she has a brain tumour that means she cannot have children.

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  • SPORT: Huddersfield Town Supporters' Association (HTSA) is still waiting for answers over the abandonment of the game at Blackpool at the end of last season.

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  • Hello everybody. Martin here. Not Nick. Slight change of plan!

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  • BYE! My Colleague Nick will be taking over shortly.

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  • NEWS: Detectives investigating a sex attack on a woman have released three images of a man they wish to speak to.

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  • NEWS: M62 blaze:

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Last chance to book your free back to school messages in the Examiner

Holmfirth Film Festival chairman Stephen Dorril

Volunteers needed for Holmfirth Film Festival

McDonalds staff will deliver your food to your table

McDonalds to roll out table service at its Huddersfield restauraunts from October

£20,000 needed for Huddersfield Christmas Market

Huddersfield can have a Christmas Market... but £20,000 needed to make it happen

Huddersfield Examiner calendar 2015

Examiner calendar 2016: submit your pictures!

Newsome Tap is hosting a charity night for Jimmy Greaves

Newsome Tap and Corrie star Bruce Jones to host charity night for ailing soccer legend Jimmy Greaves

Greaves needs the cash to pay for 500 hours of intensive physiotherapy

Huddersfield woman whose heart stopped twice thanks hospital with £1,500 donation

Anne and Michael Walker from Hepworth donate £1,500 to ICU at HRI
Anne Walker uses 60th birthday bash to raise cash boost for the infirmary

Brighouse sex attack: Police issue CCTV images in connection with canal towpath assault

A 23-year-old woman was assaulted on a canal towpath

Raiders force way into Fenay Bridge Co-op

Texaco station and the Co-op shop in Fenay Bridge, Huddersfield
Firefighters called to assist police at 5am

Questions have been asked over Blackpool abandoned game, says Huddersfield Town Supporters Association

Fans need to know where FA and Football League hold power

Huddersfield Town left-back Jason Davidson's busy spell set to continue

The Australian is set for international duty

Jamie Paterson: Huddersfield Town loan man looking forward to fresh start

Jamie Paterson joins Huddersfield Town on loan
The 23-year-old has enjoyed his previous visits to the John Smith's Stadium - including scoring three in three

Huddersfield Town news and transfer rumours: Butterfield joins Derby County, Forest winger linked, Hammill released & more on deadline day

Transfer deadline day deals to be done? null
Transfer deadline day news and gossip from Huddersfield Town - who will go, who will stay and who could come in?

Castleford Tigers know how vital Super 8s victory over Huddersfield Giants would be

Matches grow in significance as the season reaches its climax

Huddersfield Giants and Castleford Tigers squads

Sides prepare for Super 8s battle

Eorl Crabtree determined to celebrate his 400th Huddersfield Giants game in style with win over Castleford Tigers

Seeing his side be more ruthless is the popular prop's wish

This weekend's rugby league fixtures

Who plays who in this weekend's clashes

Pressure is on for Castleford Tigers to win at Huddersfield Giants

Defeat at the John Smith's Stadium would make their Super 8s task so much harder

Questions have been asked over Blackpool abandoned game, says Huddersfield Town Supporters Association

Fans need to know where FA and Football League hold power
Holmfirth Film Festival chairman Stephen Dorril

Volunteers needed for Holmfirth Film Festival

Film programme for the autumn just revealed

Review: The Shawshank Redemption at Leeds Grand Theatre

Patrick Robinson as Ellis 'Red' Redding
From a Stephen King novel, to an Oscar-nominated film, to a new adaptation for the stage

McDonalds to roll out table service at its Huddersfield restauraunts from October

McDonalds staff will deliver your food to your table
Staff to deliver food direct to your table after ordering
Pies and pints will contribute to Town's balance sheet

Huddersfield Town get percentage of food and drink sales at John Smith's Stadium

Now with French hospitality giant Sodexo Prestige having taken over the catering contract, Town chairman Dean Hoyle has negotiated a share of the pie

Businesses must make sure they backup their data, says Michael Branford, of Crest IT

Following on from last month’s look at IT security, this month’s focus in on data backups

Which local nominee should be crowned a 2015 Digital Hero? You decide

Meet the two locals who are making a real difference in their community and find out how you can support them

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Questions have been asked over Blackpool abandoned game, says Huddersfield Town Supporters Association

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M62 shut by huge car transporter fire

Huddersfield Giants to name an unchanged side for Super 8s home clash against Castleford Tigers

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Culling badgers costs £6,775 per badger, figures reveal

Overall costs for the past few years are £16.8 million pounds according to latest figures

McDonalds finally to begin serving breakfast ALL DAY

McDonalds are to begin serving breakfast all day
Fast food giant to unveil new all-day breakfast menu from October 6, initially in the United States

Major disruption for Eurostar passengers amid reports of migrants on train roofs

Police called to Calais before 9pm because of reports of people on the tracks at the crossing, leaving hundreds of passengers stuck on carriages for hours.

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