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Limit to public speakers and a super planning committee - ideas to overhaul Kirklees planning process

Holmfirth Tesco plan thrown out by Kirklees Council planners

Clr Steve Hall says move is in line with neighbouring authorities

Former Royal Marine from Meltham Mark Coldwell in court after stealing petrol when he became addicted to drugs

Coldwell, of Acre Lane in Meltham, admitted making off without payment for fuel at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

New Casa Hotel and Restaurant wedding venue faces demolition after Calderdale planning committee refuse a retrospective application

One floor of the proposed three storey building that looks over Cromwell lake off Elland Road has been open since May despite a lack of consent

Astonishing art book kept by a wartime Huddersfield nurse sheds touching light on injured World War One soldiers

The great grand daughter of Hilda Brook has now begun research into the artists and hopes to show their talents with surviving family members

Crowds set to flock to the first ever Brighouse Canal, Beer & Music Festival

Brighouse folk singer Roger Davies to headline stage acts

Huddersfield care home nurse Ruth Glendinning struck off for drugs record keeping shortcomings

Lindley Grange Nursing Home, Lindley, Huddersfield.
Bupa home worker could not prove if she had administered correct medication

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  • TRAVEL: Still busy on the roads, Cooper Bridge remains busy and there's congestion on the A644 Webster Hill into Dewsbury at the ring road.

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  • TWEET: There's a lot of focus on what's happening in Rotherham with the awful news that 1,400 children were the victim of child abuse.

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  • TOWN: Huddersfield Town 0-2 Nottingham Forest: fan and Examiner player ratings.

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  • WEATHER: It's a coat and umbrella day, drilling rain, foggy in places and a high of 19°C.

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Bridge Schoolwear opens as Rawcliffes gets set to close

A schoolwear shop has opened in Milnsbridge - just weeks before the closoure of long-standing retailer Rawcliffes

Three Huddersfield men, Dan Smith, Neil Lucas and Tim Schofield set for freezing swim in Coniston Water

Raising money for bowel cancer charity

Roberttown youngster Daniel Marshall races to waterski glory at Wallsee in Austria

Family scoop more awards on the water

Former soldier Dane Smith broke man's jaw in Cleckheaton pub attack

Leeds Crown Court
Mirfield man ordered to pay £3,000 compensation
Huddersfield Town Supporters Association (HTSA)

Many Huddersfield Town fans would be happy to see Mark Lillis given manager's job permanently say club's Supporters Trust

Further signings may well have to wait until loan market re-opens

Huddersfield Town boss Mark Lillis has injury worries including his own son Josh at Rochdale!

Head count essential for build-up to Watford

Huddersfield Town 0-2 Nottingham Forest: fan and Examiner player ratings

Your thoughts on the Terriers' Capital One Cup second-round exit to the early Championship table-toppers

Behind The Numbers: James Vaughan's return could see Huddersfield Town revert to a 4-4-2, but how do the central midfield quartet compare?

James Vaughan may soon be playing alongside Nahki Wells rather than replacing him, but what does it mean for the midfield?
With the Terriers' star striker nearing a full return to fitness, the clamour for the frontman to be paired with Nahki Wells as a twin attacking spearhead is stronger than ever

Huddersfield Giants duo Brett Ferres and Joe Wardle ruled out of Warrington clash through injury

The Huddersfield Giants have suffered a double injury blow on the eve of their trip to Warringtonn Wolves

All the Super League statistics ahead of Warrington Wolves v Huddersfield Giants

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Take a look at the Wolves v Giants matchday statitistics

Top Huddersfield Giants Academy prospect Liam Johnson tipped for a bright Super League future

Liam Johnson
Experienced Andy Kelly knows Liam Johnson can build on a strong start to his Giants career

Former Drakes Huddersfield League cricketer Tinashe Panyangara dropped by Zimbabwe for sharing intimidating video to teammates of Mitchell Johnson

Ex-Barkisland player joins A squad after 'disruptive' behaviour

Many Huddersfield Town fans would be happy to see Mark Lillis given manager's job permanently say club's Supporters Trust

Huddersfield Town Supporters Association (HTSA)
Further signings may well have to wait until loan market re-opens

Huddersfield Town boss Mark Lillis has injury worries including his own son Josh at Rochdale!

Head count essential for build-up to Watford

Crowds set to flock to the first ever Brighouse Canal, Beer & Music Festival

Brighouse folk singer Roger Davies to headline stage acts

What's On in Kirklees

Live music in our area

The Eagles flew into the McAlpine Stadium, Huddersfield in July 1996 - were you there?

'The audience were searching for quality music - and they found it.' - The Examiner's Neil Atkinson
Relive the Hell Freezes Over Tour with our picture gallery
Nigel Westman, partner at Clough & Company in Cleckheaton

Clough & Company in tax errors alert

An estimated 3.5m underpaid tax during the 2013-14 financial year, according to chartered accountancy firm Clough & Company

Hoyer Petrolog takes on 253 extra trucks

Hoyer Petrolog has strengthened its position in the market for petroleum distribution by acquiring extra vehicles

Knight Frank sees resurgent industrial property market

There was strong take-up of industrial property across West Yorkshire during the first half of 2014, a survey has revealed

Videos & Photos

Roberttown youngster Daniel Marshall races to waterski glory at Wallsee in Austria

Astonishing art book kept by a wartime Huddersfield nurse sheds touching light on injured World War One soldiers

Huddersfield Town 0-2 Nottingham Forest: fan and Examiner player ratings

South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Shaun Wright

Morning news headlines: Crime chief quits Labour party, £160m boost for cancer drugs fund

The latest news from around the globe

Theresa May heaps pressure on South Yorkshire police and crime commissioner Shaun Wright over Rotherham child sex abuse report

Home Secretary Theresa May gives a statement to MPs in the House of Commons
Home Secretary says he has 'real questions to answer'

Morning news headlines: Shock as report into Rotherham sex abuse in revealed, downsized Nato 'can't fight Russia'

Roger Stone, leader of Rotherham Council who has stepped down with "immediate effect" after accepting responsibility on behalf of the council for failings detailed in a report which found around 1,400 children were sexually exploited in the town over a 16-year period
The latest news from around the globe

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