Driest September in Huddersfield for almost 30 years - and one of the warmest too

The UK as a whole has received 19.4mm (0.8in) of rain, just 20% of the normal amount of rainfall which would be expected for the month

Former car wash boss 'Mr Sparkles' must repay £1m or face more jail time

Mohammed Azam Yaqoob, known as 'Mr Sparkles', outside his house in Ravensthorpe
Mohammed Azam Yaqoob washed cars and money, says National Crime Agency

Huddersfield Giants sign Jamie Ellis from Castleford Tigers

Jamie Ellis
The 24-year-old has today been confirmed as a Huddersfield player after moving from Castleford Tigers on a two-year contract

Fundraising campaign in memory of Rosy Hinchliffe raises more than £4,000

Kerstin and Stephen Botham and friend Jen Ritchie after the North West Triathlon relay event
Former Shelley High School pupil Kerstin and her husband Stephen Botham said the £4,370 donations went ‘far beyond’ their expectations

Blooming marvellous gardens scoop awards for Kirklees attractions

Oakwell Hall Country Park
Oakwell Hall Country Park, Birstall, and the Red House Museum, Gomersal have both been awarded a Gold Medal

Woman dies after Shepley road accident

Road traffic accident at the junction of Marsh Lane, Shepley and New Mill Road. Emergency service crews at the accident scene.
The woman was inside a silver-coloured Vauxhall Corsa when it collided with a blue Range Rover

Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman confident he can save free Town Bus

Huddersfield free town bus in front of Huddersfield station
Rallying call issued over threatened bus service

Converted cowshed at Berry Brow wins international energy award

Award winning energy-efficient cowshed conversion CRe8 Barn at Stirley Community Farm, Berry Brow, carried out by Green Building Store, of Bolster Moor
Energy efficient building praised

Hospital midwife who walked out on sick tots to go babysitting is struck-off

Dewsbury District Hospital
Regulator acts after experienced sister Ruth Baker abandoned unit to babysit for her cousin

Huddersfield town centre mugger knocked victim out and then robbed him as he lay helpless with serious head injury

Can you help track down the perpetrator in this sickening attack?

Drink driver Samantha Whitham, of Kirkburton, was trailed by motorist after crashing into street furniture, court told

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
The 46-year-old was followed by another driver after hitting some street furniture in Fenay Bridge

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Award winning energy-efficient cowshed conversion CRe8 Barn at Stirley Community Farm, Berry Brow, carried out by Green Building Store, of Bolster Moor

Converted cowshed at Berry Brow wins international energy award

Energy efficient building praised

Converted cowshed at Berry Brow wins international energy award

Award winning energy-efficient cowshed conversion CRe8 Barn at Stirley Community Farm, Berry Brow, carried out by Green Building Store, of Bolster Moor
Energy efficient building praised

Blooming marvellous gardens scoop awards for Kirklees attractions

Oakwell Hall Country Park
Oakwell Hall Country Park, Birstall, and the Red House Museum, Gomersal have both been awarded a Gold Medal

Driest September in Huddersfield for almost 30 years - and one of the warmest too

The UK as a whole has received 19.4mm (0.8in) of rain, just 20% of the normal amount of rainfall which would be expected for the month
Lee Peltier is looking to secure back-to-back Championship wins for Huddersfield Town

Lee Peltier wants back-to-back wins as Huddersfield Town head to Wolves

The skipper says it's crucial to build on the win over Millwall

Who did Huddersfield Town fans pick in their starting XI for midweek trip to Wolves?

Grant Holt is being backed by the Huddersfield Town fans to reproduce his display against Millwall
Terriers supporters are keen to see Grant Holt lead the line alongside Nahki Wells in a 4-4-2 formation, with Paul Dixon selected above Jack Robinson at left-back

Why Wolves is the perfect place for a floodlit showdown for Huddersfield Town

Molineux has a history of staging games under the floodlights
The Black Country club lit up the football scene in the Fifties

Wolves v Huddersfield Town: Three key battles which could decide the midweek Molineux encounter

The three key battles which could decide Wolves v Huddersfield Town
Chris Powell will be hoping to build on his first win as Terriers manager when he takes his side to the Black Country to face Kenny Jackett's men
Jamie Ellis

Huddersfield Giants sign Jamie Ellis from Castleford Tigers

The 24-year-old has today been confirmed as a Huddersfield player after moving from Castleford Tigers on a two-year contract

Changes in Huddersfield Giants backroom staff announced

Huddersfield Giants' Head Coach Paul Anderson
In the wake of his club’s play-off exit at the hands of Catalan Dragons, the Huddersfield chief has revealed there will be a major overhaul on the medical side

Lights out! Here's why the lights went out at the John Smith's Stadium ahead of the Giants/Catalan match on Friday

Fans were left in the dark after a power failure in parts of the John Smith's Stadium
Fuse carrier had worked loose and tripped itself as intended to prevent anything worse happening
Lee Peltier is looking to secure back-to-back Championship wins for Huddersfield Town

Lee Peltier wants back-to-back wins as Huddersfield Town head to Wolves

The skipper says it's crucial to build on the win over Millwall

Who did Huddersfield Town fans pick in their starting XI for midweek trip to Wolves?

Grant Holt is being backed by the Huddersfield Town fans to reproduce his display against Millwall
Terriers supporters are keen to see Grant Holt lead the line alongside Nahki Wells in a 4-4-2 formation, with Paul Dixon selected above Jack Robinson at left-back

Why Wolves is the perfect place for a floodlit showdown for Huddersfield Town

Molineux has a history of staging games under the floodlights
The Black Country club lit up the football scene in the Fifties

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Review: Mr Shiraz at The Parish

Mr Shiraz at the Parish
Chloe Glover's review of Mr Shiraz at The Parish

Fancy a pint? Head down to Huddersfield CAMRA's Oktoberfest this weekend

CAMRA Oktoberfest at Skih Leisure Centre
More than 75 real ales and 20 ciders on offer from Huddersfield breweries and beyond

Kirklees Business Week to feature address by BBC Future Media exec

The BBC works with suppliers all around the UK to improve the value and quality of its digital services

Southdale reveals major housing plans

Construction and development specialist Southdale has joined forces with Brewster Bye Architects to work on several developments across the region

Crowdfunding request comes up trumps for university graduates

The Legacy wallet
Design start-up Legacy, run by product design graduates James Whitfield and Sean Sykes, has launched the “next generation” of slim executive wallets with a crowdfunding campaign in September

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South Yorkshire Police superintendent Roger Marshall outside Leppings Lane turnstiles on day of the disaster - still from video released by the Hillsborough inquests

Retired policeman admits making mistakes at Hillsborough but blames 'significant minority' of Liverpool fans

Retired superintendent Roger Marshall requested opening of exit gates that led to deaths of 96 Liverpool supporters in 1989

Model Heather McCartney apologises for stripping naked at Aussie cup final but admits: 'I've no regrets'

Heather McCartney at the MCG
Heather McCartney became an internet hit after tearing off her clothes in a corporate box at Melbourne Cricket Ground, has apologised for causing any offence

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