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Neil Hanson is one of the first in Kirklees to be jailed after ignoring court order made to protect victims of domestic violence

The 53-year-old, of Highfields, was banned from going to see his wife as part of the Domestic Violence Protection Order

Thief steals almost 100 bales of hay from Stirley Community Farm - one bale at a time

Hay bales like this one were stolen from Stirley Community Farm
Three stacks missing from farm run by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Huddersfield Examiner calendar 2015 - submit your pictures!

We'll put together a selection of the best submissions and then you can vote for the winners

30 more homes for Lindley Moor

Lindley moor
Kirklees councillors split over the decision and developer told to make five of the homes "affordable"

Huddersfield is luckiest town in the country as two people win Postcode Lottery

Latoya Lambert and Aurangzeb Hussain were both lucky winners
One winner from Bradley and the other from Lowerhouses

Examiner readers rally round to reveal more information about World War One's 'Kirkheaton orphans'

Memorial to Percival Martin Jones at Laneside Cemetery in Kirkheaton.
Tragedy of young father-of-three Percival Martin Jones who went off to war and never returned

Barcelona, Stockholm, Athens, Warsaw ... and Kirklees - council wins €1,000,000 for 'bartering' plan

Kirklees Council logo
Kirklees rated as top 5 winner in global competition for community sharing idea

Piercer Les Clancy says Huddersfield University has banned him from promoting his body piercing store Silver Lining to new students

Les Clancy of Silver Lining, Market Avenue, Huddersfield, with flyers banned by Huddersfield University Students Union.
Students' Union 'bans' piercing and tattoo parlours from putting fliers in goody bags

Police warning as Batley man jailed for reporting burglary that never happened

Jabber Hussain Ali locked up for eight months for making up burglary

Royal Observer Corps' Ben Woodhouse, of Farnley Tyas, incredibly lucky to escape death in the First World War

British soldiers negotiating a shell-cratered, Winter landscape along the River Somme in late 1916 after the close of the Allied offensive
German pilot shot down five balloons but had run out of ammunition when he turned his attention to Ben

Controversial decision over 100m wind turbines in Colne Valley deferred

Site of proposed wind turbine on land next to track leading to Cupwith Reservoir, above Nont Sarah's at Scammonden.
Colne Valley Co-operative makes late representations ... and a foggy day didn't help

Tough cyclist Nathan Clegg to line-up with Alistair Brownlee in Harewood House charity triathlon

Triathlete Nathan Clegg - with colleagues at One 17 Design, Armitage Bridge
Holmfirth Cycling Club rider takes part in Macmillan Brownlee Tri North

Councillors ignore objections and allow wind turbine in Meltham

Objections by the Peak District National Park ignored

The dog with the thorn in its side - Minnie the Springer Spaniel saved after inhaling three-inch shoot

Minnie the dog
Dog's life threatened by huge thorn

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  • TOWN: Follow our live report of the pre-match press conference at Huddersfield Town.

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  • NEWS: This is bizarre - thieves stole almost 100 bales of hay from Stirley Community Farm - one bale at a time.

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  • TOWN: It's a big weekend and our Town writer Doug Thomson says Leeds United would be the perfect place for Chris Powell to collect his first win as Huddersfield Town manager.

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  • NEWS: We've pulled together a report on what's happened in Scotland over night and the reaction from the Prime Minister this morning.

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  • TRAVEL: Reports of debris on road on M62 Eastbound at J27 M621 / A650 / A62 (Gildersome). On entry slip road. Approach with care.

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  • GIANTS: You'll know the Giants fans in the office this morning, they will be the ones with their heads in their hands.

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  • BREAKING: Details are still scarce on the incident in Gledholt, but a person was injured and taken to hospital following an incident with a car at 6.08am on Gledholt Road.

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  • NEWS: A Huddersfield man has been jailed and is thought to be one of the first in the country to breach a new order designed to protect victims of domestic violence.

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  • NEWS: The final vote in Scotland is now in - No: 55.30% against Yes: 44.70%.

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  • NEWS: The Huddersfield planning committee have deferred making a decision on three 100m wind turbines for the Colne Valley area.

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  • TWEET: This is the scene in the Gledholt area where there has been a serious accident. There are diversions around the area.
     

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Seonaid Matheson and her daughter Ruby Paechter get stuck in at Huddersfield Town Hall

First ever Great Northern Ukulele Festival in Huddersfield strikes the right chord

Cannon Hall's baby alpacas

Cannon Hall Farm welcomes alpaca babies born last night

Jessica Gunning attending the premiere of new film Pride in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday 2 September, 2014. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire

Watch: Former Holmfirth High pupil Jessica Gunning stars in smash hit movie Pride

Richard Kiel, who played Bond baddie Jaws, has passed away aged 74

In fond memory of Richard 'Jaws' Kiel, we ask: how well do you know your Bond villains?

Heather Croft and her home in Slaithwaite

Property of the Week: Crimble Bank in Slaithwaite

Picture perfect: amazing tattoos by Huddersfield artist

Marsden Photography Club member Steve Shaw's ethereal shot of the moon

Supermoon! Stunning harvest moon pictured above Huddersfield

Better Together supporters celebrate at the Marriot Hotel in Glasgow as Scotland rejected independence

Watch: Record voting turnout as Scotland rejects independence

Glasgow and Dundee vote 'yes' but Better Together Campaign triumphs with 52 per cent of the vote

Examiner readers rally round to reveal more information about World War One's 'Kirkheaton orphans'

Memorial to Percival Martin Jones at Laneside Cemetery in Kirkheaton.
Tragedy of young father-of-three Percival Martin Jones who went off to war and never returned

Huddersfield is luckiest town in the country as two people win Postcode Lottery

Latoya Lambert and Aurangzeb Hussain were both lucky winners
One winner from Bradley and the other from Lowerhouses

Police warning as Batley man jailed for reporting burglary that never happened

Jabber Hussain Ali locked up for eight months for making up burglary

Neil Hanson is one of the first in Kirklees to be jailed after ignoring court order made to protect victims of domestic violence

Kirklees Magistrates Court
The 53-year-old, of Highfields, was banned from going to see his wife as part of the Domestic Violence Protection Order

Two arrests after gunshot reports in residential street

Both are being quizzed about an alleged attack on a family and a car chase which was followed by gunshots
Better Together supporters celebrate at the Marriot Hotel in Glasgow as Scotland rejected independence

Watch: Record voting turnout as Scotland rejects independence

Glasgow and Dundee vote 'yes' but Better Together Campaign triumphs with 52 per cent of the vote

Amanda Vigar, of V&ABell Brown, urges HMRC to give small firms a break

I would call for every political party to look at proposals to reduce this burden to business.

Westminster reception for Calderdale librarian Ben Lawrence after book scheme success

Ben Lawrence addresses the House of Commons
Ben addressed MPs in House of Commons

Health and Family: Why are men not fighting the obesity battle?

Just as many men as women in the UK are obese and yet slimming clubs are seen as an exclusively female world.

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary League of Friends celebrate 60 years of service

Group supports patients and families along with fundraising for equipment

From 250 deaths at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and Calderdale Royal Hospital, there are just NINE organ donors - and that is one of the BEST records in Yorkshire

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley
NHS appeals for more organ donors at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and Calderdale Royal Hospital
Jo Haigh, who has been appointed non-executive director at Acuity Associates

Jo Haigh named NED at Acuity Associates

Denby Dale businesswoman Jo Haigh has joined the board of London-based Acuity Associates

Rixonway staff celebrate 1,366 years of service

Rixonway's long-standing employees(from left) Nick Greenall, Alan Battye, Richard, Nigel and Clive Whitehouse, Bob Matcham and Russell Townsend
Dewsbury-based kitchens manufacturer Rixonway has some of the longest-serving staff of any employer in Kirklees

Simon on the Streets gets support from Cleckheaton businessman

Andy Howarth, chairman of Cleckheaton-based Howarths People and Safety Management
Andy Howarth, of Howarths People and Safety Management, is aiming to raise £2,000 for a homeless charity - by sleepinn rough
Latoya Lambert and Aurangzeb Hussain were both lucky winners

Huddersfield is luckiest town in the country as two people win Postcode Lottery

One winner from Bradley and the other from Lowerhouses

Termrim takes on four students for placement year

Termrim Construction managing director Graeme Bird with placement students Kyle Davies, left, Andrew Walton, Ashley Piergianni and Wesley Barlow
Termrim Construction has provided industrial placements for students from Nottingham Trent and Sheffield Hallam universities

Just 70 responses from 2000 people contacted over Kirklees Council plans for special school changes

Longley School
Longley and Lydgate schools affected by Kirklees Council plans
 

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A queue has already built up outside the Apple store in Birmingham's Bullring ahead of the launch of the iPhone 6

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Better Together supporters celebrate at the Marriot Hotel in Glasgow as Scotland rejected independence

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