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Site of new Lidl store on Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth

Lidl ready to open Holmfirth store

Colne Valley MP Jason McCartney will be among those taking part in the official opening of the new Lidl store in Holmfirth

It was 28 years ago - are you featured in our Huddersfield nostalgia pictures from 1986

Take a look back and see who recognise from 28 years ago 

Huddersfield doctor Geraldine O'Hara helps fight ebola crisis in Africa

Former All Saints student to fight ebola

Opposition builds to landfill plan for Scammonden beauty spot

Nont Sarah owner among residents opposing farmer's plan for fields

Disappearing Romanian man who stole 42 bottles of vodka in Batley is caught after two years - at Luton Airport

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
Alexander Constantine was arrested by airport police as he arrived back in the UK

Mum of Emmerdale toddler Harry Whittaker to run London Marathon in his memory

Family pays tribute to Forget Me Not Children's Hospice

A mile of shelves? New University of Huddersfield archive centre to store 300,000 pieces of our past

The University was awarded £1,585,000 by the Heritage Lottery Fund to develop the new archives centre that will be one of the most technologically advanced in the UK

Fire crews tackled bedroom blaze in Thornhill

The scene of the fire in Thornhill.
Crews from Dewsbury and Ossett called to Maynes Close

New technology for Kirklees vehicles backed

Kirklees Council
Cabinet yesterday agreed to add tracker systems and on-board vehicle weighing systems for a new fleet of vehicles

'Malicious blogger' Neil Wilby banned from contacting Independent Police Complaints Commission investigators after 'tormenting' them online

Neil Wilby
One investigator was painted as a broomstick-riding witch by the web campaigner, who also accused of her having an improper relationship with a senior cop

West Yorkshire Police has improved 'rape recording' in wake of government report

New processes have been implemented after crime recording audit highlighted errors

Teenager Davern Pinnock of Fartown admits baseball bat road rage attack which injured father and son on Leeds Road

A baseball bat
18-year-old from Fartown sent to young offender institution for 17 months

New team to tackle child protection tip-offs in Kirklees will operate from 'secure room'

Anti-child sexual exploitation campaign poster
Police, health and social service team being formed and will work from secure location due to sensitive data sharing

Striking memorial unveiled at Battyeford Sporting Club pitch for renowned referee, Colin Heeley, who collapsed and died during a football match

His wife, Pauline, made the donation and also hopes that a defibrillator will be given to the club, thanks to donations in his honour

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  • TRAVEL: Two lanes closed and queueing traffic due to multi-vehicle accident on M62 Eastbound at J21 A640 (Milnrow), congestion on M62 to J19 A6046 (Heywood).

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  • Huddersfield care homes break promise to improve as the regulator reveals three under watchdog enforcement action.

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  • A bid for lap-dancers to dance nude at a Calderdale venue has been rejected.

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  • Lidl finally opens its new Holmfirth store on Thursday.

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  • Restaurant reviews: A couple of local restaurants have impressed our reviewers recently.

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  • Did you go to Town's 1-1 draw with the Seagulls at the John Smith's Stadium last night? You could be pictured in our fan gallery, check here.

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  • Plans for a landfill site at a Huddersfield beauty spot has led to opposition.

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  • NEWS: A victim of historical child sexual abuse has launched a legal challenge to the choice of Fiona Woolf as the chairman of the inquiry investigating the issue.

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  • TRAVEL: A629 Wakefield Road busy but moving between Southgate (Shorehead Roundabout) and B6432 Firth Street (New Wharf Traffic lights).

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Illustrated talk at library tells tale of Huddersfield WW1 soldier's love letters to sweetheart at home

Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? It's Mod Revue at Golcar Royal British Legion

4,000 votes, 202 pictures, one town: winners of Examiner calendar for 2015 revealed

Halloween is coming!

Little Horrors 2014: send us snaps of your kids kitted out ready for Halloween

Nostalgia: it's 1990 in Huddersfield - are you pictured?

Property of the Week: Sunny Bank road in Meltham

CBeebies star Dr Ranj to switch on Huddersfield Christmas lights

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Calderdale Council announces plans for 200 voluntary redundancies - and wants applicants

The local authority is having to make £40m savings by 2016/17, which was agreed by councillors at a budget meeting earlier this year

Calderdale councillors reject bid for lapdancers to dance fully nude

Dancer at a pole dancing club
Calderdale councillors rule on bid by lapdancers boss

Leaves on the line cause morning delays for Huddersfield TransPennine Express commuters to Manchester and Leeds

The Penistone Line near Berry Brow station
The issue is being dealt with by trains' in built gritters and has no plans to bring in an autumn leaf fall timetable like the Penistone Line

West Yorkshire Police has improved 'rape recording' in wake of government report

New processes have been implemented after crime recording audit highlighted errors

Marcus Nicholson-North propositioned sexually confused teenage Huddersfield boy, court told

Leeds Crown Court
Nicholson-North had initially become a friend to the 15-year-old on Facebook after learning that the boy wondered whether he was bi-sexual

Teenager Davern Pinnock of Fartown admits baseball bat road rage attack which injured father and son on Leeds Road

A baseball bat
18-year-old from Fartown sent to young offender institution for 17 months
Site of new Lidl store on Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth

Lidl ready to open Holmfirth store

Colne Valley MP Jason McCartney will be among those taking part in the official opening of the new Lidl store in Holmfirth

Opposition builds to landfill plan for Scammonden beauty spot

Nont Sarah owner among residents opposing farmer's plan for fields

MP Craig Whittaker swaps Commons for supermarket aisles

MP paid a visit to Sainsbury's in Brighouse

Family and Health: Campaigning for MS awareness in the Asian community

Ranjit Kaur was surprised to learn that MS is a hidden disease among members of the Asian community.

Two Colne Valley GP surgeries with 10,000 patients announce plans to merge due to funding issues

Marsden Health Centre and Colne Valley Family Doctors will pool resources

WATCH: Picket lines at Huddersfield and Halifax hospitals as NHS staff go on strike

Midwives, nurses, paramedics, ambulance staff, and hospital porters and cleaners mounted picket lines across England from 7am for four hours

Shackletons helps realise £1.5m care home project

Dewsbury-based Shackletons designed and manufactured bespoke furniture for Inwood House at Horbury, Wakefield

Reactiv recruits successful apprentices

Four apprentices have gained NVQs and full-time jobs after training with Elland direct marketing business Reactiv

Ridley and Hall appoint new solicitor

Helen Dandridge has joined the litigation department at Ridley & Hall following her qualification as a solicitor

Reactiv recruits successful apprentices

Four apprentices have gained NVQs and full-time jobs after training with Elland direct marketing business Reactiv

New Starters 2014: more Huddersfield youngsters pictured as they start school

Collage of new starter pictures
We asked schools to send in pictures of the youngsters beginning their school journey

Huddersfield and District Family History Society helps Honley historian Cyril Ford with a new book on World War One

Society holding its fair on November 8 at Cathedral House in Huddersfield
 

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The Penistone Line near Berry Brow station

Leaves on the line cause morning delays for Huddersfield TransPennine Express commuters to Manchester and Leeds

It was 28 years ago - are you featured in our Huddersfield nostalgia pictures from 1986

Collage of new starter pictures

New Starters 2014: more Huddersfield youngsters pictured as they start school

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