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Live: Huddersfield breaking news, sport updates, travel and M62 traffic news, plus weather on Jan 30

Follow our live updates through the day to get the latest breaking news in Huddersfield, sport latest, weather forecasts, plus travel and traffic updates

Thief stole from Good Samaritan vicar Anthony Howe who offered him shelter for night

Robert Metcalfe drove stolen car to a homeless shelter

Tony Ferrari, 70, jailed for seven years for historic sex offences

Almondbury man admitted 13 offences of indecent assault

Do you recognise these machete robbers? Police release CCTV images of Batley robbery

Robbery happened on Christmas Eve but CCTV pictures have just been released

Pictures: Traffic disrupted after string of crashes across Kirklees - including serious crash in Linthwaite

Police and ambulance crews attend numerous crashes due to bad weather

Man charged over Cloth Hall Street stabbing

30-year-old Victor Griffith has been charged with attempted robbery

A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson at a takeway in Paddock

A 32-year-old man is in custody over the alleged arson attack at Flames Takeaway

Outstanding residential care for troubled boys at Brighouse school

William Henry Smith School in Brighouse
Delight at good Ofsted report

Scrap Kirklees Cabinet positions - opposition group urges to save 40% funding

Huddersfield Town Hall
Liberal Democrats have proposed a new slimmed-down committee system to run the council

Elderly couple taken to hospital following 1am kitchen fire

Couple aged 87 and 85 were treated as a precaution

Health watchdogs warn Meltham's Bell House Care Home for second time in six months

Bell House Care Home, Wilshaw Road, Meltham.
CQC Inspectors say service is not safe and not caring

Burglar Christopher Collins jailed after raid on remote farmhouse

He had previously targeted the same premises at Farnley Tyas

Live: Huddersfield breaking news, sport updates, travel and M62 traffic news, plus weather on Jan 29

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Follow our live updates through the day to get the latest breaking news in Huddersfield, sport latest, weather forecasts, plus travel and traffic updates

Government work and pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith visits Kirklees College as £3.1m local growth deal for new centre announced

He discussed recent progress made with previous funding and news about a new £54.6m fund for the region

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  • TRAVEL: Woodhead Pass has now re-opened after the earlier closure due to icy conditions. Take it easy if you head out along there though.

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Huddersfield Giants stars turn to restaurant duties for charity event

Take a look around this week's Property of the Week: The home of Julian and Kate Askew of Meltham

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Health unions consulted over government pay rise offer

Real life CSI: Behind the scenes look at fascinating world of West Yorkshire Police’s Scientific Support Department

Property of the Week is Fleminghouse Lane in Waterloo - Take a look inside

Nostagia: It's back to January 1985 for this week's All Our Yesterdays - Are you pictured?

Have a look inside this week's pick of the properties: Moor House in Farnley Tyas

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

Images may be of both potential suspects or witnesses

Lindley's Clr Cahal Burke chosen as Lib Dem candidate for Colne Valley in general election

And he's set out his priorities and made a vow over councillor role too

Former RL star Adam Fogerty takes to stage in musical

New film about Krays to star ex rugby player

Tony Ferrari, 70, jailed for seven years for historic sex offences

Almondbury man admitted 13 offences of indecent assault

Do you recognise these machete robbers? Police release CCTV images of Batley robbery

Robbery happened on Christmas Eve but CCTV pictures have just been released

Jason Roderick broke court order by phoning his estranged wife ... from jail

Leeds Crown Court
He had been imprisoned for witness intimidation after threatening to kill his ex

Lindley's Clr Cahal Burke chosen as Lib Dem candidate for Colne Valley in general election

And he's set out his priorities and made a vow over councillor role too

Scrap Kirklees Cabinet positions - opposition group urges to save 40% funding

Huddersfield Town Hall
Liberal Democrats have proposed a new slimmed-down committee system to run the council

Yorkshire First selects retired GP as general election candidate for Calder Valley

Rod Sutcliffe lives in the constituency he wants to represent
Strike action

NHS strike suspended after "breakthrough" in talks

Hospital and ambulance staff had already walked out twice in row over no pay rise

Marsden nurse Julie Flaherty tells of five weeks on Ebola frontline

Health worker reveals despair and hope on the ground in Sierra Leone

Thousands of Huddersfield children living in fuel poverty

Many have trouble sleeping because bedrooms are too cold

Insolvency Service reports fall in bankruptcies

Clough Corporate Solutions partner Chris Wood said fewer bankuptcies may mask consumer debt issues

WSI Yorkshire acquires Cloudspotting

Holmfirth-based WSI Yorkshire has bought digital agency Cloudspotting and formed a new umbrella company, Attercopia Ltd

LV= comes top for customer satisfaction

Insurer LV= has been ranked alongside major names such as Amazon and John Lewis as a leader in the field of cuastomer care

Lindley's Clr Cahal Burke chosen as Lib Dem candidate for Colne Valley in general election

And he's set out his priorities and made a vow over councillor role too

Dean Clough galleries have a host of exhibitions

A host of new exhibitions have opened at the former Crossley carpet mill in Dean Clough.

Check how your child's school is performing at GCSE and A-level

Kirklees schools' GCSE and A level results just above average - use our widget to see the results that matter to you
 

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