Pragmatism suggests keeping A&E in Huddersfield is right but plan needs to overcome journey time questions

Yorkshire Ambulance Service
While funding is an issue, an even bigger problem is a lack of senior doctors, especially in A&E - read Examiner Health Reporter Nick Lavigueur's expert view

Huddersfield driver James Shillinglaw jailed after high-speed chase which started in Fartown and ended in the River Calder

Shillinglaw told police he had panicked because his documents were not up to date

Marsden Community Trust set up with hopes to eventually take over ownership of Marsden Mechanics Hall

Marsden Mechanics Hall
A dozen people have been elected as trustees

Robert Joseph in court after brandishing knife during Huddersfield town centre brawl

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
Joseph, of Waterloo, now faces sentencing at crown court after admitting his part in the brawl on New Street

Calderdale councillors aiming for local authority to take tough stance on fracking

They want the authority to consider the environment when looking at any possible applications for the extraction of shale gas

Jack Darrell Henry jailed: More than five years for serial fraudster who conned £250,000

Jack Darrell Henry updated
Sentencing Henry the judge said the latest offence began the day after the businessman had received a suspended sentence for similar crimes

Robert Joseph in court after brandishing knife during Huddersfield town centre brawl

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
Joseph, of Waterloo, now faces sentencing at crown court after admitting his part in the brawl on New Street

Calderdale councillors aiming for local authority to take tough stance on fracking

They want the authority to consider the environment when looking at any possible applications for the extraction of shale gas

Slaithwaite holidaymakers subjected to 7am building work get full refund from Thomson after Examiner intervenes

Jordan Pedelty and Dee Kimmings of Slaithwaite who want compensation from their holiday company.
Jordan Pedelty and Dee Kimmings were awoken every morning by drilling - just watch the video of the racket around the pool.

Examiner Calendar 2015: Take a look at the finished product and buy yours here

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Forget Me Not Children's Hospice Fundraisers Lucy Burnett and Ryan Grint with baker Lottie Shaw and her giant mince pie.

Oh go on, it's only 56,000 calories! Huddersfield is home to world's biggest mince pie!

You look good on the dancefloor! Salsa passions bring 20 nationalities together in Huddersfield town centre bar

Sir Patrick Stewart

Cinema superstar! Sir Patrick Stewart beats Kiera Knightly and Christian Bale in list of Britain's biggest filmstars

Imbolc Fire Festival, Marsden. The human fireworks in the snow at Tunnel End in 2012.

Imbolc 2015 cancelled as breathtaking Marsden fire festival switches to alternate years

Emley Moor Mast: Amazing new pictures show Yorkshire icon just hours before massive collapse in 1969

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.

Robert Joseph in court after brandishing knife during Huddersfield town centre brawl

Joseph, of Waterloo, now faces sentencing at crown court after admitting his part in the brawl on New Street

Huddersfield driver James Shillinglaw jailed after high-speed chase which started in Fartown and ended in the River Calder

Shillinglaw told police he had panicked because his documents were not up to date

Marsden Community Trust set up with hopes to eventually take over ownership of Marsden Mechanics Hall

Marsden Mechanics Hall
A dozen people have been elected as trustees

Calderdale councillors aiming for local authority to take tough stance on fracking

They want the authority to consider the environment when looking at any possible applications for the extraction of shale gas

Grant Holt is set to face Bolton tomorrow amid ongoing doubts over his-long term future

Carry on Grant Holt says Huddersfield Town manager Chris Powell ahead of Bolton Wanderers visit

Town's manager understands why his opposite number at Wigan Malky Mackay wants to check on all his squad

The stats that prove play-off places are not beyond Huddersfield Town this season

The Terriers may be closer to the bottom three than the top six but if the last 10 years are anything to go by, there is still some hope of clinching a place in the upper echelons of the Championship

Huddersfield Town could have 2,000-strong backing at Bolton Wanderers

Supporters can pay on the day at the Lancashire ground

Huddersfield Town and Leeds United still in talks over future of coach Steve Thompson

Steve Thompson continues to be linked with Leeds United
Manager Chris Powell expects to find out 'over the next few days' whether his joint first-team coach is leaving
Tyler Dickinson

Huddersfield Giants delight at England Academy calls

Tyler Dickinson, Liam Johnson and Mikey Wood could face Australia Schoolboys next month

Huddersfield Giants overseas duo Chris Bailey and Ukuma Ta'ai have to maintain the good work

Christmas trips Down Under can't afford to disrupt Super League preparations

Shaun Lunt happy with the toughest Huddersfield Giants pre-season regime

Fit-again Shaun Lunt knows the Giants squad is in good shape for the new Super League season ahead
Grant Holt is set to face Bolton tomorrow amid ongoing doubts over his-long term future

Carry on Grant Holt says Huddersfield Town manager Chris Powell ahead of Bolton Wanderers visit

Town's manager understands why his opposite number at Wigan Malky Mackay wants to check on all his squad

The stats that prove play-off places are not beyond Huddersfield Town this season

The Terriers may be closer to the bottom three than the top six but if the last 10 years are anything to go by, there is still some hope of clinching a place in the upper echelons of the Championship

Huddersfield Town are underdogs going into Bolton Wanderers meeting

How the bookies see the Macron Stadium showdown

Lighting up the town

Artists from all over West Yorkshire will be exhibiting in a pop-up gallery in Huddersfield this weekend.

Huddersfield Hat Fringe Festival: Sunday what's on guide

Festival of Light 2013
Don't miss a thing with our guide to Sunday's fringe entertainment

Huddersfield Hat Fringe Festival: Saturday what's on guide

Huddersfield Festival of Light 2013.
Don't miss a thing with our guide to Saturday's fringe entertainment

Orchard Energy appoints northern region manager

Richard Errington, formerly of Utilitywise, takes up the post of northern region manager for Elland-based Orchard Energy

Yorkshire Building Society names chairman designate

Former Eversheds chairman John Heaps will take over as chairman of the Yorkshire Building Society next April

Wates Living Space spells out PFI benefits

Hundreds of jobs were crated with a £69m housing development for Kirklees

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Accident & Emergency Dept at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley

Huddersfield to expand A&E, Calderdale to lose A&E, 409 jobs to be lost: Hospital cuts plans finally revealed

The stats that prove play-off places are not beyond Huddersfield Town this season

Jordan Pedelty and Dee Kimmings of Slaithwaite who want compensation from their holiday company.

Slaithwaite holidaymakers subjected to 7am building work get full refund from Thomson after Examiner intervenes

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