New Starters 2014: take a look at Huddersfield youngsters as they start school

Just a selection of images from 2014's New Starters - click the gallery to see many more
We asked schools to send in pictures of the youngsters beginning their school journey

Woman beaten and sexually assaulted by man hiding in block of flats

The woman was attacked at 11.30pm last Thursday by the man who jumped out at her

Holmfirth motorist Michael Gledhill denies deliberately knocking cycling veteran John Radford off his bike in incident that left rider with severe brain injury

John Radford of Meltham
Victim left with catastrophic head injuries after incident between New Mill and Brockholes

Kirklees Council helps force government re-think over 'stupid idea' on taxis

Taxi
Deregulation Bill clauses meant anyone could be allowed to drive an off-duty taxi - but councils including Kirklees have forced a re-think

Sob story woman Shabana Ellis stole from vulnerable men, court told

Leeds Crown Court
She knocked on a 79-year-old man's door and offered him a massage before she ended up moving in with him

The boys are back in town: Ivy Street gang celebrates golden years of fun and games at 30th reunion

Eleven members of the long-running group, who met almost every night when they were growing up, met to reminisce

Pothole patrol for councillors surveying streets to log all road holes - send us your pictures

Clrs Karen Allison, Julie Stewart-Turner and Andrew Cooper on pothole patrol in the Newsome ward
Three Green Party councillors wanted to know how far the pothole problem stretches in their ward

Teenager Davern Pinnock of Fartown admits baseball bat road rage attack which injured father and son on Leeds Road

A baseball bat
18-year-old from Fartown sent to young offender institution for 17 months

New team to tackle child protection tip-offs in Kirklees will operate from 'secure room'

Anti-child sexual exploitation campaign poster
Police, health and social service team being formed and will work from secure location due to sensitive data sharing

Striking memorial unveiled at Battyeford Sporting Club pitch for renowned referee, Colin Heeley, who collapsed and died during a football match

His wife, Pauline, made the donation and also hopes that a defibrillator will be given to the club, thanks to donations in his honour

Live Breaking News

  • EVENT: Stronger community bonds and understanding will be the aims of a peace conference which hopes to unite diverse Huddersfield groups on November 1.

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  • CRIME: Teenager Davern Pinnock of Fartown has admitted a baseball bat road rage attack which injured a father and son on Leeds Road. Click here to find out more

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  • WEATHER: Starting to feel the chill? Here's what our weatherman, Paul Stevens, has to say about the winds today

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  • TRAVEL: Be warned of the  10 mile queue of traffic, which has affected the M62 Eastbound from Outlane to J25 A644 (Brighouse) and J26 M606 / A58 (Chain Bar) due to a broken down lorry. Travel time is being seriously affected

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  • NEWS: How do you react when you see a cyclist whilst out driving?

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  • TRAVEL: Two lanes closed and queueing traffic due to broken down lorry on M62 Eastbound between J25 A644 (Brighouse) and J26 M606 / A58 (Chain Bar) and congestion on M62 to J22 A672 (Rishworth Moor). Note change of location.

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  • Breaking news: Oscar Pistorius given five years for culpable homicide and three years suspended sentence for discharging a fire arm

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  • NEWS:Let's have a look at what's going on around the country according to the national news front pages.

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  • CRIME: A new team of police, health, education and social services is being created in Huddersfield to tackle child abuse.

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  • NEWS: Do you like singing in the rain? Well if you do, Huddersfield is one of the best places for you! It's just been named as the fourth wettest towns in the UK.

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  • NEWS: I'm sure you're all eager to know what's on our front page today-well, here's a sneaky peak:

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Lady Gaga is coming to the Phones 4u Arena

Lady Gaga, Bastille and a celebration of Shakespeare - here's three events for Tuesday thrills

Sheridan Smith as Cilla

Film crew in Huddersfield for new Sheridan Smith series for ITV

Ade (@gorillaade) tweeted this picture of Huddersfield's sunrise

Red sky in the morning, shepherd's warning! Huddersfield enjoys beautiful sunrise

Intrepid runners take on tough six mile Huddersfield Woodland Challenge at Bradley's Dyson Wood

Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? It's Mod Revue at Golcar Royal British Legion

Just a selection of images from 2014's New Starters - click the gallery to see many more

New Starters 2014: take a look at Huddersfield youngsters as they start school

We asked schools to send in pictures of the youngsters beginning their school journey

Pothole patrol for councillors surveying streets to log all road holes - send us your pictures

Clrs Karen Allison, Julie Stewart-Turner and Andrew Cooper on pothole patrol in the Newsome ward
Three Green Party councillors wanted to know how far the pothole problem stretches in their ward

World Cup medal won by former Huddersfield Town defender Ray Wilson up for auction

Rare soccer memorabilia up for grabs with six figure guide price

Woman beaten and sexually assaulted by man hiding in block of flats

The woman was attacked at 11.30pm last Thursday by the man who jumped out at her

World Cup medal won by former Huddersfield Town defender Ray Wilson up for auction

Rare soccer memorabilia up for grabs with six figure guide price

Huddersfield Town ready to play waiting game over Grant Holt

The manager says the on-loan striker is taking his John Smith's Stadium stint game by game

Huddersfield Town v Brighton and Hove Albion: Three key battles which could decide the midweek contest

The three key battles which could decide Huddersfield Town v Brighton
Chris Powell will hope his side can show greater defensive resolve against the struggling Seagulls, despite the 4-2 weekend win over Blackpool

Huddersfield Town 4-2 Blackpool: fan and Examiner player ratings

Your thoughts on the Terriers' third win in four league games after the deserved win over the Seasiders
Brett Ferres in action for the Huddersfield Giants

Huddersfield Giants forward Brett Ferres gets into England 17

Bench start for Giants star in opener against Samoa in Brisbane

Huddersfield Giants sign Bradford Bulls youngster Oliver Roberts for Super League campaign

Academy international to join Giants squad next month

Huddersfield Giants 2015 Super League fixtures revealed - full list and dates here

Huddersfield Giants crest
The Giants fans will be familiar to Sky viewers early in the season with three of their first five games on TV

World Cup medal won by former Huddersfield Town defender Ray Wilson up for auction

Rare soccer memorabilia up for grabs with six figure guide price

Huddersfield Town Ladies held to draw by Newcastle United

Huddersfield Town Ladies' Sammy Conroy
The Storthes Hall side ended a run of league defeats, but had to make do with a draw

Huddersfield Town ready to play waiting game over Grant Holt

The manager says the on-loan striker is taking his John Smith's Stadium stint game by game
Lady Gaga is coming to the Phones 4u Arena

Lady Gaga, Bastille and a celebration of Shakespeare - here's three events for Tuesday thrills

The queen of pop, vintage rock and the best of the Bard

Comedy, a book club and wargames...here's three things to beat the Monday blues

Comedian Chris Ramsey performs in Leeds tonight
Turn your Monday into a fun day with these exciting events

Deeply moving performance of Benjamin Britten's War Requiem by Slaithwaite Philharmonic Orchestra

Also a special piece written by the orchestra's conductor Benjamin Ellin
Stephen Newman, senior partner at law firm Baxter Caulfield

Baxter Caulfield present positive survey

Economic indicators show strong growth in the Yorkshire economy, according to a survey by law firm Baxter Caulfield

Prospects urges firms to join jobs campaign

Jack Heap, who won three awards from Kirklees College during his apprenticeship with Huddersfield chemical company Syngenta
A campaign to tackle youth unemployment in Yorkshire has been launched by education, employment and training firm Prospects

Faith PR lands two new contracts

Farnley Tyas School children visit The Bakehouse at Farnley Market - Charlie Wight and friends helping Baker Sandie Tomlinson and Owner Steve Harrison
The Bakehouse at Farnley Market and Your Children's Wardrobe have appointed Faith PR to handle their public relations

Videos & Photos

Just a selection of images from 2014's New Starters - click the gallery to see many more

New Starters 2014: take a look at Huddersfield youngsters as they start school

Clrs Karen Allison, Julie Stewart-Turner and Andrew Cooper on pothole patrol in the Newsome ward

Pothole patrol for councillors surveying streets to log all road holes - send us your pictures

World Cup medal won by former Huddersfield Town defender Ray Wilson up for auction

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Oscar Pistorius given five-year jail sentence for killing Reeva Steenkamp

South African sprinter also given three years for firearms offences, but could be home in 10 months

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Darek Fidyka (right) who was completely paralysed from the waist down and is now able to walk again after undergoing pioneering surgery
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Oscar Pistorius sentencing
Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius will be sentenced today for shooting dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Follow all the latest developments from Pretoria today as he sentenced for his crime.

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