Pictures: Temperatures hit 82F as Huddersfield swelters in the sun

And the mercury is set to climb even further as the hottest day of the year sees us top Nice, Crete and Los Angeles

Short-staffed Dewsbury care home permanently shut by inspectors

Oxford Grange will not re-open at current site after operator's registration revoked

Huge backlog in bulky waste collections in Kirklees

Council staff working extra shifts to try and catch up

Correne James in court after pulling cocaine from her bra when she was stopped by police for drink-driving

The Bradley woman admitted possession of the Class A drug when she appeared at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Man charged over stabbing in Meltham

A 24-year-old man is due to appear at court today charged with wounding

Food Festival back for Huddersfield for 15th year

Tens of thousands expected at four-day event

A cremation casket full of ashes among items left by rail passengers

The wooden box joined a 6ft inflatable dinosaur, mobile phones and a photo of Mary Berry in the pile of First TransPennine lost and found

Book your holidays now - Kirklees agree school term dates until 2018

Child in classroom
For the first time Kirklees sets two years of school term and holiday dates to help parents plan

Sex offender Roy Stobbs in court again

Roy Stobbs
Man convicted of possessing indecent images of children accused of breaching an order banning him from going online

Huddersfield University's Team Hare revs up for Silverstone challenge

Engineering graduates hope to take chequered flag at Formula Student races

New Mill's Ellie Pawsey hits the right note

New Mill graduate Ellie Pawsey is fundraising after landing a place at the prestigious Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

Huddersfield heatwave: Seven tips for staying safe in the sun

Children cool down in the fountain in Greenhead Park
Enjoy the sunny weather — but make sure you protect yourself too

Live Breaking News

  • NEWS:  A Dewsbury care home shut down by inspectors will not be re-opening.

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  • NEWS:  What do you make of this?  Health chiefs have said employers should allow staff to travel outside rush hour to avoid overcrowded public transport during heat waves.

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  • NEWS:  The peaceful village of Meltham was disturbed by a horrific knife attack on Sunday.

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  • NEWS:  Thinking about a cheeky al-fresco weeknight pint or whatever your drink of choice is?  Well why not have a gander at our best Huddersfield beer gardens guide.

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  • NEWS:  If you work in Leeds or Bradford but live in Huddersfield, guess what?  Yep, the M62's is jammed again just in time for your commute home.  Details below.

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  • NEWS: Police are appealing to trace a Huddersfield man who is wanted for offences including assault and attempted robbery.

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  • NEWS: Are you such a fan of tennis that you're staying in to watch Wimbledon despite the glorious weather?

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  • A woman stopped for drink driving had cocaine in her bra - Correne James had crashed into a taxi on Cross Church Street

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Crowds enjoy fun in the sun at 50th Brighouse Charity gala

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Book your holidays now - Kirklees agree school term dates until 2018

For the first time Kirklees sets two years of school term and holiday dates to help parents plan

Short-staffed Dewsbury care home permanently shut by inspectors

Oxford Grange will not re-open at current site after operator's registration revoked

Sex offender Roy Stobbs in court again

Roy Stobbs
Man convicted of possessing indecent images of children accused of breaching an order banning him from going online

Pictures: Temperatures hit 82F as Huddersfield swelters in the sun

And the mercury is set to climb even further as the hottest day of the year sees us top Nice, Crete and Los Angeles

Ruling expected within fortnight on compensation for Blackpool abandonment

It's suggested the Football Disciplinary Commission will meet in the next fortnight

Huddersfield Town's game at Wolves will be live on Sky

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The Molineux meeting is at 12.30 on Saturday, October 3

Former Huddersfield Town striker Simon Church signs for MK Dons

Simon Church
The Wales international was on loan at the John Smith's Stadium back in 2012-13

Live: Championship transfer news and rumours - the latest from Huddersfield Town and their rivals

What are the Championship sides up to? Keep up to date with all the deals as they happen
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Huddersfield Giants Under 19s aim to bounce back at Bradford Bulls

Winning start ends at Salford Red Devils

Huddersfield Giants teenage sensation Jared Simpson in running for Super League player of the month award

Jared Simpson's stunning start to his Super League career has certainly been eye-catching

Huddersfield Giants' character could prove key to Super League glory

Qualities on display in the win at Widnes are vital in the challenge to reach the Old Trafford Grand Final

Ruling expected within fortnight on compensation for Blackpool abandonment

It's suggested the Football Disciplinary Commission will meet in the next fortnight

Huddersfield Town's game at Wolves will be live on Sky

Huddersfield Town badge
The Molineux meeting is at 12.30 on Saturday, October 3

Former Huddersfield Town striker Simon Church signs for MK Dons

Simon Church
The Wales international was on loan at the John Smith's Stadium back in 2012-13

iPad deals: How you can get money for trading yours in or save on extras

If you want to grab yourself an Apple tablet, we've got the best deals on the iPad and iPad Minis when you're buying extras or trading your old one in

New Mill's Ellie Pawsey hits the right note

New Mill graduate Ellie Pawsey is fundraising after landing a place at the prestigious Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

Child Genius Quiz: Are you smarter than a child genius? Try our quiz and find out

Do you think you can measure up to Channel 4's Child Genius'? Take our quiz to find out

How should firms proceed when Microsoft Windows 10 becomes available - Michael Branford, of Crest IT, offers some advice

Software giant Microsoft has scheduled the latest upgrade for Windows

Michelle Mone mentors Liversedge firm

The founder of Ultimo has helped Liversedge water treatment firm Aquatrust set out its vision for further expansion

Business profile: Aaron Francis, of HDTWO Commercial Photography

Huddersfield Uni ggraduate Aaron Francis is helping call the shots at HDTWO Commercial Photography

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Short-staffed Dewsbury care home permanently shut by inspectors

Ruling expected within fortnight on compensation for Blackpool abandonment

Pictures: Temperatures hit 82F as Huddersfield swelters in the sun

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