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Huddersfield is a town in the metropolitan borough of Kirklees in West Yorkshire. The 11th largest town in the UK, it is situated between Leeds and Manchester, along the River Colne and River Holme.
Huddersfield is famous for its industrial past and well-known as the birthplace of Labour Prime Minister Harold Wilson and movie star James Mason.
It is also the home of Huddersfield Town AFC and Huddersfield Giants RLFC.


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Valuable jewellery and designer handbags stolen in Huddersfield burglary

Haul in Birkby included gold and silver watches

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Revealed: Huddersfield's top 10 fish and chip shops, as voted for by YOU

We asked you where to find the best fish and chips in Huddersfield — here's the top 10 according to Examiner readers

Police find cannabis stash at masters degree student's accommodation in Huddersfield

One jailed and another given suspended sentence after police probe

Stabbing outside polling station on Waverley Road in Huddersfield

Blaze drama at former restaurant at Folly Hall

Cause thought to be suspicious

Gordon Hirst was caught drink-driving near to his Slaithwaite home

Kirklees Magistrates' Court heard that he could have just walked the short distance to his local

Huddersfield to lose last open-age Sunday league

The Kirklees League is set to be dissolved next month

Pensioner Brian Hague jailed for setting up cannabis factory in Fixby

Given more than two years after growing plants estimated to be worth £410,000

Jack Payne ready for Huddersfield Town's Swedish trip

Head coach David Wagner believes the camp will help with team bonding


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We were second best for too long admits Huddersfield Giants stand-in coach Andy Kelly

We must be smarter about our business after 28-16 defeat

Which way will our feline pundits go?

Cats on Brexit: Watch Huddersfield moggies predict the outcome of EU referendum

Felines Norman and Arthur choose which side they are on

Stabbing outside polling station outside Waverley Road polling station

Stabbed teenager collapses outside Huddersfield polling station

Others rush to help stricken youngster at Highfields

Former Huddersfield Giants player Gene Ormsby begs judge to spare his dogs after they savaged man and his pets

Gene Ormsby’s five dogs set upon Steve Troy, 47, and his elderly pooches as he was taking them for a walk in Stalybridge


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Huddersfield Town correspondent
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Huddersfield Giants correspondent
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Crime correspondent
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Education Correspondent
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Business Correspondent
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