How much have Huddersfield house prices changed since 2000? We'll show you the shocking rise in your area

Take a look by postcode to see just how much the cost of a home has rocketed in your area

Majestyk fire: man arrested after former Leeds nightclub devastated by blaze

Police said the 32-year-old was taken into custody after witnesses made reports of a man behaving suspiciously

Huddersfield nostalgia pictures from October 1988 - who do you recognise?

The clothes and hair may have changed but have the faces? Are you or your school friends pictured?

Kirklees council house tenant who claimed to be living in Huddersfield flat found to be running a pub near Hull

Kirklees Neighbourhood Housing
He was tracked down by investigators as part of a crackdown on people duping the house-letting system

Police appeal after fatal crash on Shepley road

Road traffic accident at the junction of Marsh Lane, Shepley and New Mill Road. Emergency service crews at the accident scene.
Fire crews and police attend incident and police launch an appeal for witnesses

Spending a penny to now be free at remaining public toilets in Huddersfield and Dewsbury

But Kirklees Council also confirms plans to shut other public loos

Goodbye tax discs! Here's everything Huddersfield drivers need to know about the vehicle tax changes

Vehicle Excise Duty tax discs won't be needed after September 30 updated
Huddersfield motorists won't need to display a tax disc from October 1 - here's all you need to know

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

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

Huddersfield Examiner calendar 2015: May - choose your winner

May
We'll be sharing a gallery of pictures for each month over 12 days

Leanne Rawlinson in court after swearing on a hospital ward and spitting at a police officer while drunk

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley
Kirklees magistrates heard that Rawlinson, of New Street, wanted help for her alcohol problem

Live Breaking News

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Majestyk fire: man arrested after former Leeds nightclub devastated by blaze

Police said the 32-year-old was taken into custody after witnesses made reports of a man behaving suspiciously

How much have Huddersfield house prices changed since 2000? We'll show you the shocking rise in your area

Take a look by postcode to see just how much the cost of a home has rocketed in your area

Spending a penny to now be free at remaining public toilets in Huddersfield and Dewsbury

But Kirklees Council also confirms plans to shut other public loos

Kirklees council house tenant who claimed to be living in Huddersfield flat found to be running a pub near Hull

Kirklees Neighbourhood Housing
He was tracked down by investigators as part of a crackdown on people duping the house-letting system
Former Huddersfield Town midfielder Oliver Norwood insists a trip to Leeds United holds no fear for him

Championship paper talk: Former Huddersfield Town midfielder not fazed by Elland Road trip as Milanic given time to improve squad by Cellino

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Wolves v Huddersfield Town: Everything you need to know about the midweek encounter

Everything you need to know about Wolves v Huddersfield Town
From kick-off time to the odds, we have all the information you need on the meeting with Kenny Jackett's men at Molineux

Can Huddersfield Town extend run of victories against Wolves?

Huddersfield Town can boast an impressive recent record against Wolves
There have been six successes on the spin for the West Yorkshire side against the Black Country side

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

Lee Peltier is looking to secure back-to-back Championship wins for Huddersfield Town
The skipper says it's crucial to build on the win over Millwall
Jamie Ellis in action for Castleford Tigers

Jamie Ellis will offer Huddersfield Giants more attacking options says coach

Giants coach Paul Anderson is so excited about his latest recruit

Huddersfield Giants Supporters Association column: Why no kick-off delay?

HGSA
The latest Huddersfield Giants Supporters Association column

Huddersfield Giants release youngsters from their Super League squad

Peter Aspinall
Peter Aspinall and Jack Miller have left the Giants
Hester Longstaff for Huddersfield Ladies Dragons v Slazengers

Huddersfield Dragons Ladies maintain strong start to the the season

Perfect home start as Dragons hit three goals against Boston Spa

Huddersfield boxer Tyrone Nurse aiming to land Commonwealth title against Dave Ryan of Derby at Leeds Arena

Tyrone Nurse wins Vs Danny Little
Bigger things around corner with victory

Pete Barrow: global warming could be good news for Yorkshire - at least in cricket terms

Yorkshire Cricket Club captain Andrew Gale poses with the championship trophy before a question and answer session with fans at at Headingley, Leeds
If proof of global warming were needed, then the fact that the County Championship has not been won by a genuinely southern county since 2007 when Sussex reigned has to provide fairly clear evidence
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As The Magicians star Pete Firman comes to Leeds, we take a look at 9 top TV magicians

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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

Legacy Sport entrepreneur Shaun Fox shortlisted for award

Shaun is among five finalists who are in with the chance of winning the UK-wide £10,000 award

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

Videos & Photos

Majestyk fire: man arrested after former Leeds nightclub devastated by blaze

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Days numbered - car tax disc

Tax disc changes: How you will be affected and what you need to do

From the start of October, the paper tax disc will be no more. Here's our quick guide to how this change will change how you tax your vehicle

Missing Alice Gross: Latest updates as murder inquiry launched after police discover a body

Alice Gross
Police Commander Graham McNulty said his officers are now investigating a "dreadful crime"

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

South Yorkshire Police superintendent Roger Marshall outside Leppings Lane turnstiles on day of the disaster - still from video released by the Hillsborough inquests
Retired superintendent Roger Marshall requested opening of exit gates that led to deaths of 96 Liverpool supporters in 1989

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