Huddersfield to London link plan as Virgin and Stagecoach chosen to run re-privatised East Coast main line train route

Huddersfield to London direct rail link on the cards?
Dewsbury is also set to get a direct link to the capital - find out more here

Isaac Nash: More than £60,000 raised so far for foundations in schoolboy's memory

The Nash family's favourite shot of Isaac
Dozens of fundraising events have been held since youngster's tragic death on August 29

Newsome mum thought she was going to die when drunk husband strangled her & threatened to slit her throat, court hears

Leeds Crown Court
Jason Richard Cooke had been drinking throughout the afternoon Leeds Crown Court was told

Oh go on, it's only 56,000 calories! Huddersfield is home to world's biggest mince pie!

Forget Me Not Children's Hospice Fundraisers Lucy Burnett and Ryan Grint with baker Lottie Shaw and her giant mince pie.
From the town that brought you the world's biggest Jaffa Cake comes a sweet Christmas treat - that weighs 28lbs

Chances to save Deighton mum found hanged missed due to poor communication between mental health staff, inquest hears

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Mum-of-two Sheryl Calcutt had suffered from bipolar disorder and had stopped taking her medication

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?

Marsden Junior School to become academy after damning Ofsted placed it in 'Special Measures'

Marsden Junior School
Marsden Junior School will follow Colne Valley High as the third school - along with Mirfield Free Grammar - to be run by the academy trust

More than 400 homophophic crimes recorded in West Yorkshire in last three years

More than 400 homophophic crimes were recorded in West Yorkshire in the last three years

Teenager killed in Batley crash was travelling in stolen car, police reveal

The scene of the accident on Victoria Avenue
The 18-year-old was the front seat passenger in a black Nissan Micra which crashed into a tree on Victoria Avenue, Batley last night

Police find cannabis farm in cellar of disused Fartown shop

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

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  • BREAKING: If you travel to London a lot this may be of interest to you - there is to be a direct link from Huddersfield and Dewsbury.

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You look good on the dancefloor! Salsa passions bring 20 nationalities together in Huddersfield town centre bar

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

Hundreds queue for opening of new Aldi in Slaithwaite

Queues around the car park on opening day of new supermarket

Huddersfield to London link plan as Virgin and Stagecoach chosen to run re-privatised East Coast main line train route

Huddersfield to London direct rail link on the cards?
Dewsbury is also set to get a direct link to the capital - find out more here

Marsden Junior School to become academy after damning Ofsted placed it in 'Special Measures'

Marsden Junior School
Marsden Junior School will follow Colne Valley High as the third school - along with Mirfield Free Grammar - to be run by the academy trust

Newsome mum thought she was going to die when drunk husband strangled her & threatened to slit her throat, court hears

Leeds Crown Court
Jason Richard Cooke had been drinking throughout the afternoon Leeds Crown Court was told

We have the players to pull us up the table says Huddersfield Town captain Mark Hudson

The skipper won't be worried if the loan deadline passes quietly

The race for the Huddersfield Town 2014 golden boot - can anyone catch runaway Nahki Wells?

Nahki Wells has been in free-scoring form for Huddersfield Town since arriving at the start of 2014
The Bermudian has struck 16 times so far this calendar year, but who are his closest competitors for the title of top scorer in 2014?

Bolton Wanderers v Huddersfield Town: Three key questions ahead of the upcoming clash

Should Joe Murphy remain between the posts for the trip to Bolton Wanderers?
The major talking points ahead of the Terriers' weekend trip to the Macron Stadium

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?

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

Halifax RL coach looking to have his plans in place for pre-season clashes

Former Huddersfield Giants player Richard Marshall is preparing to face his old club in January

We have the players to pull us up the table says Huddersfield Town captain Mark Hudson

The skipper won't be worried if the loan deadline passes quietly

The race for the Huddersfield Town 2014 golden boot - can anyone catch runaway Nahki Wells?

Nahki Wells has been in free-scoring form for Huddersfield Town since arriving at the start of 2014
The Bermudian has struck 16 times so far this calendar year, but who are his closest competitors for the title of top scorer in 2014?
Frozen

What time is the Frozen sing-along at the Festival of Light?

Warm up your pipes and head to St George's Square for some Disney magic

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

Yorkshire Building Society names chairman designate

Former Eversheds chairman John Heaps will take over as chairman of the Yorkshire Building Society next April

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

Videos & Photos

Hundreds queue for opening of new Aldi in Slaithwaite

We have the players to pull us up the table says Huddersfield Town captain Mark Hudson

The Nash family's favourite shot of Isaac

Isaac Nash: More than £60,000 raised so far for foundations in schoolboy's memory

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