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

Slimmer Tony Hodkinson sheds three stones to raise cash for Huddersfield and Calderdale's poorly newborns

Tony Hodkinson before and after
Car parts team draw outline on wall of canteen to show gut-busting progress

More than half of women working part time in Huddersfield earn less than Living Wage, TUC reveals

Almost 60% of women working part-time in Huddersfield earn less than the Living Wage
Huddersfirled branded a blackspot for female workers

M62 shut by huge car transporter blaze: Reader pictures and video capture scene

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Fire caused hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of damage to the Land Rovers - and closed the M62

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

More than eight incidents of fly-tipping per day in Kirklees

Flytipping in Kirklees
New figures show problem is on the rise

'The shop that sells everything' C Booth and Son celebrates 150 years in business

Huddersfield hardware store marking anniversary with fundraiser for Teenage Cancer Trust

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£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!

Colne Valley soul and funk fans dance Sunday away for Forget Me Not Children's Hospice

Ian Kelsey as Andy Dufresne in the Shawshank Redemption

Doctors star Ian Kelsey heads to Leeds Grand Theatre for The Shawshank Redemption

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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

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

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"

Slimmer Tony Hodkinson sheds three stones to raise cash for Huddersfield and Calderdale's poorly newborns

Tony Hodkinson before and after
Car parts team draw outline on wall of canteen to show gut-busting progress

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?

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

Huddersfield Giants Supporters Association column: A special Wembley occasion

HGSA
Let's get Lizzie Jones to number one!

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

It's the same 19-man squad that won at St Helens 12 days ago          

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's former World Champion champion Tom Sykes targets second place in championships

Wolrd Superbikes star seeking fourth consecutive top-two finish

Barnsley being linked with move to get back Huddersfield Town released ex Liverpool and Wolves wingman Adam Hammill

Adam Hammill
Murray Wallace completes second Scunthorpe game on loan ID 69883623
Patrick Robinson as Ellis 'Red' Redding

Review: The Shawshank Redemption at Leeds Grand Theatre

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

Doug Stanhope brings UK tour to Leeds: 'I'm only happy when I'm complaining'

US comic Doug Stanhope
US comic looking forward to return to Britain — but has some issues with our pubs
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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McDonalds finally 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.

Morning news headlines: Refugee stance could hit David Cameron's EU reform plans, Disruption for Eurostar passengers amid report of migrants on train roofs

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