Lifestyle

Fascinating history of the oldest lamppost in Netherton village

We even trace the history of the man who used to light it in the 1800s!

Disabled Grange Moor man Jon Myers beats his 'demons' through hotly-tipped spicy chutney and sauce The Unusual Chutney Company

His creations have won praise from shows and have been entered into a world contest

Denis Kilcommons: Cars versus kisses

According to a survey a first car stays in the memory more than a first kiss

Denis Kilcommons: Any alien life out there just like us?

Cambridge University professor thinks we might not be alone

Restaurant Review: Booth Wood Inn in Rishworth

Dave Himelfield finds a pub with a great location and atmosphere but variable food

Travel In Pictures

Restaurant Review: Booth Wood Inn in Rishworth

Dave Himelfield finds a pub with a great location and atmosphere but variable food

Stephen Jackson: Asparagus Hummus with grilled Pita Bread

I'm on a bit of a Levant kick at the moment. The food of Greece, Lebanon, Palestine and Israel is perfect for summery eating.

Approved Food is a step closer to Pitch to Rich final

Skelmanthorpe's Andy Needham and co-director Dan Cluderay are semi-finalists in Virgin Media Business' Pitch to Rich contest

All Our Yesterdays this week takes us back to 1985 - Are you in our pictures?

This week's gallery has pictures from 30 years ago

All Our Yesterdays this week takes us back to 1992 - Are you in our pictures?

This week's gallery has pictures from 23 years ago

All Our Yesterdays Extra: More snaps from June 1986

Nostalgia from June 1986
We've gone back into the Examiner archives for more nostalgia from 1986 — spot anyone you know?

Kirklees' kids who need foster care in new appeal

New fostering campaign launched by Kirklees Council

Family and Health: Stepping in to help families in need

Could you befriend a family in need? That’s the question the charity Home-Start Kirklees is asking

Government figures say amount of homeless households in Kirklees has increased by 25 per cent from 2013 to 14

But Helen Beachell, manager of Simon on the Streets, said that the figures do not represent the full extent of the homelessness problem

Wondering what to wear to festivals? Here's 10 pieces that will ensure you're fashionable on the fields

As V Festival, Creamfields and Leeds and Reading festivals approach, here's 10 pieces from Topshop, River Island, Pretty Little Thing, Missguided and more that are perfect for any event

National Bikini Day: 10 of the best bikinis on the high street right now

It's National Bikini Day on Sunday July, 5 and you can celebrate the two-piece in style with these bikinis from New Look, Missguided, River Island, ASOS and more

Michelle Keegan for Lipsy: Actress launches new Autumn Winter 2015 collection

Actress Michelle Keegan's latest Lipsy range is filled with 70s-inspired pieces and is out now online and in selected stores

Videos & Photos

Fascinating history of the oldest lamppost in Netherton village

Jon Myers conquers his 'demons' with his hotly-tipped spicy chutney and sauce

Restaurant Review: Booth Wood Inn in Rishworth

Journalists

Doug Thomson
Huddersfield Town correspondent
Chris Roberts
Huddersfield Giants correspondent
Louise Cooper
Crime correspondent
Nick Lavigueur
Health Correspondent
Joanne Douglas
Local Government Correspondent
Linda Whitwam
Education Correspondent
Henryk Zientek
Business Correspondent
Martin Shaw
Mirfield Correspondent