Road sweeper saves toddler stranded in middle of Leeds Road

The child - believed to be two-years-old - wanted to get an ice cream from Dixons Milk Ices

Kirklees confirms it will clear old sports centre site to sell on after failed Tesco deal

Huddersfield Sports Centre, the proposed site for the axed Tesco store.
More details have emerged of the £18.79 settlement and the negotiations between the council and the financially-troubled retailer

Pictures: Temperatures hit 82F as Huddersfield swelters in the sun

And the mercury is set to climb even further as the hottest day of the year sees us top Nice, Crete and Los Angeles

Short-staffed Dewsbury care home permanently shut by inspectors

Oxford Grange will not re-open at current site after operator's registration revoked

Huge backlog in bulky waste collections in Kirklees

Council staff working extra shifts to try and catch up

Correne James in court after pulling cocaine from her bra when she was stopped by police for drink-driving

The Bradley woman admitted possession of the Class A drug when she appeared at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Man charged over stabbing in Meltham

A 24-year-old man is due to appear at court today charged with wounding

Sour note at Brighouse Ritz when poor attendance cancels rock 'n' roll night

But rock 'n' roll ain't dead at Bradford Road venue says management

Book your holidays now - Kirklees agree school term dates until 2018

Child in classroom
For the first time Kirklees sets two years of school term and holiday dates to help parents plan

Sex offender Roy Stobbs in court again

Roy Stobbs
Man convicted of possessing indecent images of children accused of breaching an order banning him from going online

Huddersfield University's Team Hare revs up for Silverstone challenge

Engineering graduates hope to take chequered flag at Formula Student races

New Mill's Ellie Pawsey hits the right note

New Mill graduate Ellie Pawsey is fundraising after landing a place at the prestigious Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

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Treat your tastebuds this summer

Sweet treats: 8 ice cream parlours in and around Huddersfield

Crowds enjoy fun in the sun at 50th Brighouse Charity gala

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Yorkshire beaches: All the resorts included in the Good Beach Guide 2015

Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? It's Phoenix Squash and Fitness Club in Honley

The Slug and Lettuce, King Street, Huddersfield

LOOK: Slug and Lettuce opens in Huddersfield — WIN free cocktails at the VIP launch party with our competition

Bid to trace relatives of Lt Edward Roebuck who died while being forced to build the Thai-Burma railway in 1943

The 31-year-old from Holmfirth was among well over 100,000 who died under the forced Japanese labour

Sour note at Brighouse Ritz when poor attendance cancels rock 'n' roll night

But rock 'n' roll ain't dead at Bradford Road venue says management

Road sweeper saves toddler stranded in middle of Leeds Road

The child - believed to be two-years-old - wanted to get an ice cream from Dixons Milk Ices

Kirklees confirms it will clear old sports centre site to sell on after failed Tesco deal

Huddersfield Sports Centre, the proposed site for the axed Tesco store.
More details have emerged of the £18.79 settlement and the negotiations between the council and the financially-troubled retailer

Ruling expected within fortnight on compensation for Blackpool abandonment

It's suggested the Football Disciplinary Commission will meet in the next fortnight

Huddersfield Town's game at Wolves will be live on Sky

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The Molineux meeting is at 12.30 on Saturday, October 3

Former Huddersfield Town striker Simon Church signs for MK Dons

Simon Church
The Wales international was on loan at the John Smith's Stadium back in 2012-13

Live: Championship transfer news and rumours - the latest from Huddersfield Town and their rivals

What are the Championship sides up to? Keep up to date with all the deals as they happen

Jack Hughes ready to see a big Huddersfield Giants Super League finish

Returning to the back-row adds to the on-loan Wigan man's confidence

Huddersfield Giants Under 19s aim to bounce back at Bradford Bulls

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Winning start ends at Salford Red Devils

Huddersfield Giants teenage sensation Jared Simpson in running for Super League player of the month award

Jared Simpson's stunning start to his Super League career has certainly been eye-catching

Pete Barrow column: England success at the Women's World Cup provides huge potential for an escalation in the domestic Super League

Legacy is a largely over-emphasised word in modern sport – but a certain game in Canada actually appears to have the potential to provide a genuinely huge benefit

Ruling expected within fortnight on compensation for Blackpool abandonment

It's suggested the Football Disciplinary Commission will meet in the next fortnight

Huddersfield Town's game at Wolves will be live on Sky

Huddersfield Town badge
The Molineux meeting is at 12.30 on Saturday, October 3

Sour note at Brighouse Ritz when poor attendance cancels rock 'n' roll night

But rock 'n' roll ain't dead at Bradford Road venue says management

iPad deals: How you can get money for trading yours in or save on extras

If you want to grab yourself an Apple tablet, we've got the best deals on the iPad and iPad Minis when you're buying extras or trading your old one in

New Mill's Ellie Pawsey hits the right note

New Mill graduate Ellie Pawsey is fundraising after landing a place at the prestigious Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

How should firms proceed when Microsoft Windows 10 becomes available - Michael Branford, of Crest IT, offers some advice

Software giant Microsoft has scheduled the latest upgrade for Windows

Michelle Mone mentors Liversedge firm

The founder of Ultimo has helped Liversedge water treatment firm Aquatrust set out its vision for further expansion

Business profile: Aaron Francis, of HDTWO Commercial Photography

Huddersfield Uni ggraduate Aaron Francis is helping call the shots at HDTWO Commercial Photography

Videos & Photos

Jack Hughes ready to see a big Huddersfield Giants Super League finish

Short-staffed Dewsbury care home permanently shut by inspectors

Ruling expected within fortnight on compensation for Blackpool abandonment

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Striking French ferry workers have blocked the Channel Tunnel tracks again causing services to be suspended, Eurotunnel said.

Both Eurostar and Shuttle services were halted because of fire on the tracks at Calais caused by demonstrators.  

Race horse Kauto Star has sadly been put down after injuring himself

Kauto Star was the first horse to retain the Cheltenham Gold Cup suffered pelvis and neck injuries in a fall at a paddock

Ant-Man star Michael Douglas enjoys Marvel role but is no comic geek

Veteran actor plays scientist Dr Hank Pym in Marvel's Ant-Man and only read the comics for the first time before shooting the movie

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