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Paddock blaze started by aerosol cans exploding in the sun

Fire spread from cans to timber and then house says Huddersfield Watch Commander Mark Hemingway

Thirty bike guard of honour for motorcyclist Stefan Warner's funeral

Fellow bikers turn out in numbers to pay their respects to the 30-year-old who died after an accident in Bradley

1,900 call for free Huddersfield town bus to be saved

Petition by Huddersfield Partnership shows people have an interest in saving the bus, organisers say

Police hunt yobs who forced train to stop in Huddersfield

CCTV images put out in a bid to track down teens who abused a train guard before pulling the emergency cord

Video and pictures: Fire rips through Paddock house and garden

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Flames shoot high into the sky as fire spreads through house sending up plumes of black smoke

Caught on Camera: can you put names to faces on CCTV pictures released by West Yorkshire Police?

Caught on Camera
Images may be of both potential suspects or witnesses

Thieves stealing stone from Mirfield could be making getaway - by canal boat

Councillor floats unusual theory after stone found stashed

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Dean and Janet Hoyle 12th on the Yorkshire rich list

The Sunday Times Rich List shows Card Factory founders Dean and Janet Hoyle are the 12th wealthiest in Yorkshire

Clerk Appleyard in court after befriending two children and assaulting them when they went to his Mirfield flat

The 52-year-old was described as a loner who would make friends with youngsters by offering them alcohol and cigarettes

Dewsbury taxi driver stabbed in hand during robbery

A 20-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident which happened at Whitcliffe Road, Cleckheaton

Missing Longwood girl Leah Elstone found safe and well

West Yorkshire Police thank the public and the media for their support to help trace Leah

Retired Kirklees Council gardener Peter Fawcett condemns 'mowing cuts'

Campaigner fears decline of parkland, verges and flowerbeds
Jake Mangle-Wurzel arrives for the screening of Mr Somebody?

Jake Mangle-Wurzel's cunning plan to scupper Huddersfield screening of Mr Somebody documentary thwarted

Jake attempted to switch film ahead of showing at Lawrence Batley Theatre

What's on this week at Kirklees and Calderdale councils

Planning meeting for Kirklees' Heavy Woollen area

Comedian Peter Morgan, aka Max Lemon, returns to stage to raise £100k for Kirkwood Hospice

Peter Morgan aka Max Lemon is planning comedy shows and a skydive for Kirkwood Hospice
Comic Peter goes back on the road in memory of late wife Jackie, who died of cancer
Theresa & Paul Frost at Leeds Crown Court

Lindley couple Theresa and Paul Frost must repay cash to elderly man they fleeced

Theresa Frost stole more than £70,000 yet must pay back only £10,000

Clerk Appleyard in court after befriending two children and assaulting them when they went to his Mirfield flat

The 52-year-old was described as a loner who would make friends with youngsters by offering them alcohol and cigarettes

Lockwood man Russell Bland jailed for beating girlfriend Victoria Coduri

He also pleaded guilty to two other charges at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Huddersfield's would-be MPs to be quizzed by you

Final series of hustings for the general election 2015 candidates in Huddersfield

1,900 call for free Huddersfield town bus to be saved

Petition by Huddersfield Partnership shows people have an interest in saving the bus, organisers say

Last chance to grill Colne Valley candidates with general election hustings in Marsden

Marsden Mechanics Hall
All seven candidates will hold a public Q&A session

New drugs gel research at University of Huddersfield could help millions

Pioneering technique could help millions

Student Morgan Sykes fights back after being diagnosed with cancer just weeks after her 18th birthday

Friends and family rally round brave Morgan as she undergoes gruelling chemotherapy

Family and Health: Has the time come to give patients real end-of-life choices?

After losing a parent to a rare neurological condition Hilarie Stelfox asks if assisted suicide should be an option for those who want it.

Hansen Industrial Transmissions to close Huddersfield site

Hansen Industrial Transmissions is moving its sales and servicing operations from Huddersfield to Hull and Antwerp

Close Brothers highlights AIA deadline

The Annual Investment Allowance could help firms buying assets to substantially reduce their next tax demand, says Mike Randall

R3 says tide is turning for transport sector

Fewer firms in Yorkshire's transport and haulage sector have a higher than normal risk of insolvency, research shows

"I heard Steve Bruce on the phone saying we needed a kitman....I said 'I'll do that!'"

Approaching his 23rd anniversary at Huddersfield Town, Andy Brook shares a few memories with the Examiner's Martin Shaw

Man of the people leads the Almondbury renaissance

In the second of our Huddersfield through school tours, Examiner education reporter Linda Whitwam visits Almondbury Community School.

Drama with a side order of fish and chips

Fish and chips is our island nation on a plate, says playwright Deborah McAndrew.
 

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Schooldays of yesteryear from beyond Huddersfield

LOOK: Class photos, sports teams and more in these century-old schooldays snaps from beyond Huddersfield

Pictures: Proud Richard Palliser welcomes Tour de Yorkshire with huge mural

Grand Northern Ukulele Festival to return in May at Huddersfield Town Hall, Lawrence Batley Theatre and other venues

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