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

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

Brighouse towpath assault was sex attack, police reveal

Police cordon off Huddersfield Road, Brighouse
The attack happened at 6.44am off Huddersfield Road, Brighouse

Huddersfield Town transfer deadline day: As it happened

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All the deals as they happened on transfer deadline day

Builder Neil Marren loses his job after crashing into a wall while almost three times over the limit

Neil Marren was almost three times over the limit (stock image)
Marren, of Lepton, was banned from the road for 23 months after admitting the offence

Parents launch THIRD appeal to try get four-year-old Megan into a Deighton school

Couple have lost two school place appeals, with third yet to be heard

Farnley Country Park bosses launch a foundation to handle affairs from now on

Land owning family step back from project to create huge park on Farnley Estates

Dean Hoyle on Jacob Butterfield transfer: He made it very clear as soon as the very first bid came ... he wanted to leave us there and then

“He didn’t want to play for us anymore from then on with immediate effect," said Dean Hoyle

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

Derby County sign Jacob Butterfield from Huddersfield Town in deal thought to be around £5m

Jacob Butterfield joins Derby County
Town now face the challenge of finding a replacement for a player who himself came in as Adam Clayton departed to Boro

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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

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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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Police cordon off Huddersfield Road, Brighouse

Brighouse towpath assault was sex attack, police reveal

The attack happened at 6.44am off Huddersfield Road, Brighouse

M62 shut by huge car transporter fire

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

Farnley Country Park bosses launch a foundation to handle affairs from now on

Land owning family step back from project to create huge park on Farnley Estates

Builder Neil Marren loses his job after crashing into a wall while almost three times over the limit

Neil Marren was almost three times over the limit (stock image)
Marren, of Lepton, was banned from the road for 23 months after admitting the offence
Jamie Paterson joins Huddersfield Town on loan

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

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

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Transfer deadline day news and gossip from Huddersfield Town - who will go, who will stay and who could come in?

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

Nottingham Forest winger Jamie Paterson joins Huddersfield Town

Jamie Paterson joins Huddersfield Town on loan
The attacking midfielder or No10-style forward was a target when at Walsall a few years ago before he joined Forest

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          

Huddersfield Giants not getting carried away as Old Trafford dream stays alive

The focus is all about beating Castleford and not the possibility of reaching a first Super League Grand Final

Huddersfield Giants need to clean up their Super 8s act

Improving discipline is vital to guarantee future success says boss Paul Anderson
Golcar Soaks (left) beat Meltham Wanderers (right) in the Waterfront Huddersfield Evening League Emmerson Cup final

Liam Rothery hits last ball for six to give Golcar Soaks victory in Huddersfield Emmerson Cup final against Meltham Wanderers

Meltham Wanderers started strongly when they batted, but some good bowling by Golcar Soaks restricted them to 131-9 in their 15 overs

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?
US comic Doug Stanhope

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

US comic looking forward to return to Britain — but has some issues with our pubs

Interview: Orlando Weeks of The Maccabees talks about new album Marks to Prove It

The Maccabees: Felix White, Rupert Jarvis (front), Orlando Weeks, Hugo White, Robert Dylan Thomas
Elliott Kendal talks to The Maccabees lead singer Orlando Weeks about new album Marks to Prove it, happiness and Randy Newman Elliott: Your biblical namesakes The Maccabees were a rebel army. Do you consider yourselves rebels or do you think that you and your music has matured and mellowed over the years?

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

Ian Kelsey as Andy Dufresne in the Shawshank Redemption
Casualty's Patrick Robinson plays prison fixer Red in stage adaption of Stephen King novella
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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M62 shut by huge car transporter fire

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

Farnley Country Park bosses launch a foundation to handle affairs from now on

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