LOOK: Mum and baby have lucky escape after 40ft tree crashes on house in Hopton Hall Lane, Upper Hopton

Drama sparks calls for all village's old trees to be checked for safety

Nostalgia: Take a look at what and who was making the Huddersfield Examiner pages back in April 1986

This week's All Our Yesterdays steps back in time to April 1986

Police to use rolling road blocks during Tour de Yorkshire

Streets set to remain open for much of time during big cycle race

Ambulance with blue lights flashing in smash with car on Huddersfield Road in Dewsbury

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Casualty in back of ambulance transferred to another vehicle

Government figures say amount of homeless households in Kirklees has increased by 25 per cent from 2013 to 14

But Helen Beachell, manager of Simon on the Streets, said that the figures do not represent the full extent of the homelessness problem

Huddersfield residents asked to open their doors to help vulnerable young people at risk of homelessness turn their lives around through new Barnardo's scheme

The Barnardo’s Futures service has asked those who have a spare bedroom to host a young person to help them move on to independent living

West Yorkshire's 'only' outdoor butterfly sanctuary to open at Leeds Road fishing club

Learn2Fish currently building second fishing lake with butterfly island

The Range store set to open in Huddersfield on Good Friday

Retailer The Range will welcome its first shoppers when it opens its doors at Great Northern Retail Park on Good Friday

Huddersfield New College teacher Chris Madej eyes acting life after being cast in lead role for feature film Freesia

The movie role is the latest acting success for Chris who is also rehearsing for his lead role performance in Ghost at Halifax Victoria Theatre

Drakes Huddersfield Cricket League to accept Paddock CC resignation

End of innings for historic Huddersfield cricket club

Live Breaking News

  • NEWS: A daughter has become a volunteer for Yorkshire Air Ambulance after the rapid-response emergency charity came to her father's aid following a roof fall.

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  • HTAFC:  The international break is over after England's 1 - 1 with Italy last night and it's back to the league for Town.  The boys will be hoping for three points at Hillsborough against Sheffield Wednesday in a bid to end any talk of relegation.

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  • TWEET: And lets balance the political reporting out a little...

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  • NATIONAL: A couple from Scunthorpe have won £1 million in the EuroMillions for a second time, having already scooped a jackpot in 2013, Camelot said.

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  • NATIONAL: While Ed Miliband is in Huddersfield, a poll has revealed a rival might not return to Commons after May.

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  • TRAVEL: A busy spot on the road:

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  • NEWS: On Monday night I went to the first hustings of the Colne Valley general election candidates - and it can be summed up with the phrase "preaching to the converted".

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  • Morning all, Joanne here with the live blog for the next few hours. I'll bring a mix of local and national news and keep and eye out on the roads.

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Huddersfield town centre as a Pacman game

Play Pacman on the streets of Huddersfield with Google Maps

Charity Challenge 2014

Examiner Charity Challenge 2015: Organisers map out the routes

Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? It's The Gas Club, Huddersfield

Who should fill Sir Patrick's shoes?

VOTE: Who should take over from Sir Patrick Stewart as Huddersfield University chancellor?

80s TV adverts from Huddersfield and beyond - remember these?

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Labour leader Ed Milliband vows to end zero hours contacts at campaign stop in Huddersfield

Election 2015 campaign kicks off in earnest at David Brown gears factory

LOOK: Mum and baby have lucky escape after 40ft tree crashes on house in Hopton Hall Lane, Upper Hopton

Drama sparks calls for all village's old trees to be checked for safety

Huddersfield New College teacher Chris Madej eyes acting life after being cast in lead role for feature film Freesia

The movie role is the latest acting success for Chris who is also rehearsing for his lead role performance in Ghost at Halifax Victoria Theatre

The Range store set to open in Huddersfield on Good Friday

Retailer The Range will welcome its first shoppers when it opens its doors at Great Northern Retail Park on Good Friday
Cardiff City striker Kenwyne Jones has expressed his surprise at moving out on loan to leaders Bournemouth

Championship paper talk: Cardiff striker admits surprise at bizarre loan move as Blackpool boss urges chairman to splash the cash in League One

Check out a summary of the latest headlines from around the division

Huddersfield Town manager Chris Powell will be patient over Harry Bunn return

Manager Chris Powell will not rush Harry Bunn back into the Huddersfield Town side
The forward has missed two games after limping off early at Birmingham City

I'll stay calm if we win at Sheffield Wednesday pledges Huddersfield Town boss Chris Powell

Chris Powell's last trip to Hillsborough with Charlton Athletic ended with this celebration
Charlton Athletic's FA Cup win at Hillsborough had the 45-year-old swinging - literally!

Huddersfield Town defender Joe Wright makes Under 21 debut for Wales

Clubmate Jake Charles left out of side for Belgium game

Huddersfield Giants prop Craig Kopczak ready for Super League XX lift-off!

First full pre-season in four years is paying off for Wales captain

Danny Brough-Rangi Chase duel could determine Huddersfield Giants-Salford Red Devils outcome

Top Super League stand-offs ready to go head to head

Huddersfield Giants will not put pressure on Jamie Ellis

Half back star just needs to play says head coach Paul Anderson
Cardiff City striker Kenwyne Jones has expressed his surprise at moving out on loan to leaders Bournemouth

Championship paper talk: Cardiff striker admits surprise at bizarre loan move as Blackpool boss urges chairman to splash the cash in League One

Check out a summary of the latest headlines from around the division

Sellers International Huddersfield Junior Cricket League hold important pre-season meeting at Bradley & Colne WMC on Thursday night

Thirty seven clubs entered at five age groups

Halifax relishing big Bradford Bulls test

Kingstone Press Championship trip to Odsal is one to savour

Huddersfield New College teacher Chris Madej eyes acting life after being cast in lead role for feature film Freesia

The movie role is the latest acting success for Chris who is also rehearsing for his lead role performance in Ghost at Halifax Victoria Theatre

Play Pacman on the streets of Huddersfield with Google Maps

Huddersfield town centre as a Pacman game
Google has added a 'Pacman' button to its Maps for some nostalgic fun

WATCH: Huddersfield X Factor hopefuls audition at Kingsgate Centre

The X Factor comes to Huddersfield
Dozens of people queue for their chance to take part in the 12th series of the show

Greensleeves secures Which? endorsement

Skelmanthorope-based lawn treatment business Greensleeves has been named as a Which? Trusted Trader

Myers Building Supplies apprentices spread the word

Two apprentices at Myers Building Supplies spoke about their training at the Kirklees College engineering centre open evening

Ti Installations wins business award

Marsh-based electrical engineering firm Ti Installations is the latest winner of the Eaton Smith Business of the Month Award

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Labour leader Ed Milliband vows to end zero hours contacts at campaign stop in Huddersfield

Nostalgia: Take a look at what and who was making the Huddersfield Examiner pages back in April 1986

LOOK: Mum and baby have lucky escape after 40ft tree crashes on house in Hopton Hall Lane, Upper Hopton

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