Login Register


All stories

The glory and the grime: The final years of steam trains in Yorkshire

New book captures the final years of a golden era

Memories of coach crash disaster in Holmfirth in 1947

Police sergeant tried desperately to save passengers

Huddersfield nostalgia: A look back to 1991

See if you recognise anyone in this week's gallery

"I'll never forget the look of terror on her face." Daughter relives mum's years at Storthes Hall

Rita Bennett says her mother told her she wanted to fly away

Do you remember these old Huddersfield Examiner badges?

Reader Mark Boswell found the two orange ones on the market - but nobody knows what the blue one is!

Huddersfield nostalgia: 100 years since the start of Syngenta

The Huddersfield site is still a globally important manufacturing facility

Were you in class 1R at Colne Valley High School?

Class of '66 set for reunion

Film night to show some of the most iconic moments from Huddersfield's history

Journey back 100 years

Huddersfield nostalgia: A look back to August 1986

See if you recognise anyone in this week's picture gallery

New book called Huddersfield Through Time shows how the town has changed

Packed with 180 pictures

"Wing walk" in memory of WW2 bomber crew killed in Huddersfield

Friends Karen Todd and Sharon Pearson will walk 72 miles

Huddersfield nostalgia: A look back to 1985

See if you recognise anyone in this week's picture gallery

Mystery of the ancient wells solved by Ask Examiner

Did you know there's a series of wells below market place?

Photo exhibition captures the glory days of Firth's Carpets in Bailiff Bridge

People still so sad to have lost their iconic mill

Reunion for treble-winning Skelmanthorpe team in Drakes Huddersfield Cricket League

Their 1990 team to meet up again

Examiner nostalgia: This week it's 1989

Memories of 1989

Tragedy of Honley brothers Fred and Willie Newsome killed in World War One

Other brothers from the village also lost their lives

Tony Earnshaw, of Reel Solutions, (left), with Mike Taylor, of the Projected Picture Trust, handing over the Roy Castle short film

Rare piece of film history found of Huddersfield's Roy Castle

Old film handed over to Yorkshire film archive

History of Holmfirth Railway Station that closed in 1959

John Rawlinson is vice chair of Huddersfield Local History Society and editor of its journal. In the latest publication (issue 27) he examines in detail the history of the Holmfirth branch of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway.

Emotional pilgrimage to pay tribute to man who saved the VW Beetle

Former Marsden man Ivan Hirst remembered

Videos & Photos

Marimonte - plenty for meat and fish lovers ... and vegans

Laura Whitworth had a heart transplant nine years ago at the age of two - but just look at her now!

The glory and the grime: The final years of steam trains in Yorkshire


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