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And they're off! Cyclists in the saddle for fifth Pedal4Pounds bike ride

Pedal4Pounds 2014: Around 300 riders prepare to set off from Arsenal's Emirates Stadium

Huddersfield Town Football Club's charity challenge sets off from Emirates Stadium, London,  to follow Chapman Trail back to John Smith's Stadium

Former Huddersfield Town man Scott Arfield a central figure in Burnley's success story

Without a club at the start of the close-season, the midfielder is now looking forward to playing in the Premier League

Hammer wielding robber threatened female assistant at bookmakers in Almondbury

Police in Huddersfield town centre
Police called to Northgate last night to armed robbery at Jack Pearsons Bookmakers

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Huddersfield Town's Pedal for Pounds cyclists gear up for big ride

Cyclists due to leave Arsenal's Emirates Stadium at 12.30pm

Man's body found at town centre flat in Brighouse but death not thought to be suspicious

updated
Police confirm a man in his 40s has died and are not treating the death as suspicious

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Award winning driving instructor, Bob Butterworth of Marsh with his trophy from the Motor Schools Association.

Veteran Huddersfield driving instructor Bob Butterworth wins national John William Peek Memorial Trophy

Prize for Bob Butterworth who helped Paralympic hero Hannah Cockroft pass test first time

And they're off! Cyclists in the saddle for fifth Pedal4Pounds bike ride

Pedal4Pounds 2014: Around 300 riders prepare to set off from Arsenal's Emirates Stadium
Huddersfield Town Football Club's charity challenge sets off from Emirates Stadium, London,  to follow Chapman Trail back to John Smith's Stadium

James Taylor in court after assaulting a man at Revolution in Huddersfield town centre

Revolution bar on Cross Church Street
Matthew Driver woke up in hospital following the attack just before Christmas last year, Kirklees magistrates were told

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Pedal4Pounds 2014: Around 300 riders prepare to set off from Arsenal's Emirates Stadium

And they're off! Cyclists in the saddle for fifth Pedal4Pounds bike ride

Huddersfield Town Football Club's charity challenge sets off from Emirates Stadium, London,  to follow Chapman Trail back to John Smith's Stadium

Former Huddersfield Town man Scott Arfield a central figure in Burnley's success story

Without a club at the start of the close-season, the midfielder is now looking forward to playing in the Premier League

Yeovil v Huddersfield Town: your player ratings

What did the fans make of the win at Yeovil? Read below to find out

Huddersfield Town's Pedal for Pounds cyclists gear up for big ride

Cyclists due to leave Arsenal's Emirates Stadium at 12.30pm
Huddersfield Giants' Head Coach Paul Anderson

Huddersfield Giants to benefit from weekend break

Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson believes his side's enforced break could have come at the right time.\n

Huddersfield Giants 36 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 16: Examiner match report

Celebration after Jason Chan's try.
Plenty to spare in first home win of season

Ukuma Ta'ai earns praise from Huddersfield Giants coach

Giants coach Paul Anderson is hoping Ukuma Ta'ai can build on his recent Giants displays
Huddersfield YMCA's Jack Housley

Huddersfield YMCA name 24-man squad for play-off clash against Birkenhead Park

The YMCA have selected a 24-man squad for their National League play-off clash at Birkenhead Park

Spring Handicap bowling qualification ready to get under way at eight greens

Bowls
Defending champion John Metcalfe in action at Lockwood Con

Former Huddersfield Town man Scott Arfield a central figure in Burnley's success story

Without a club at the start of the close-season, the midfielder is now looking forward to playing in the Premier League

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Talented teen singer Kayla Agostini aims for the stars after being picked for semi final of national contest

Teenstar role for Kayla Agostini
Kayla, 13, will next compete at Huddersfield Town Hall next month to be in with a chance of winning £5000 and a festival slot

Ancient Japanese art of taiko drumming comes to Huddersfield

Taiko drumming is an ancient Japanese artform, performed here by a member of Mugenkyo
The art of taiko drumming will fill the Lawrence Batley Theatre with its thunderous rhythms
Dean and Janet Hoyle

Card Factory formerly owned by Huddersfield Town chairman Dean Hoyle set to float on the stock exchange

The greetings card retailer founded by Huddersfield Town chairman Dean Hoyle is to list on the stock exchange

Halifax Fan Company notches up 50 years of success

A large centrifugal fan supplied by Brighouse-based Halifax Fan to a steel works in Redcar
Investment in tooling, training and a factory in China has helped Brighouse firm Halifax Fan Company become a global leader in its industry

Karen Wynard, of Eastwood Financial Service Ltd,on the facts behind the changes in ISAs

Karen Wynard
Karen Wynard, of Eastwood Financial Service Ltd, explalnis what to look out for as ISAs become NISAs

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Pedal4Pounds 2014: Around 300 riders prepare to set off from Arsenal's Emirates Stadium

And they're off! Cyclists in the saddle for fifth Pedal4Pounds bike ride

Huddersfield Fun Fair

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Meltham runner Penny Ditchfield wins women's race at World Coal Carrying Championships

David Moyes sacked: No thanks for players as Moyes breaks silence

Fired boss releases statement day after being fired from Manchester United job

Dying teenage cancer patient Stephen Sutton completes bucket list after raising £1million for charity

Stephen Sutton
Generous well-wishers completed his aim of raising the seven-figure sum for the Teenage Cancer Trust after 19-year-old posted emotional final message from his hospital bed

David Moyes sacked by Manchester United: Fans angry at 'PR shambles'

Scot's nine-month reign as Alex Ferguson's successor confirmed following season of woe

Pistorius trial to take a further break until early May

Oscar Pistorius arrives at the high court in Pretoria
Judge Thokozile Masipa approves request from chief prosecutor, which was supported by the defence

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