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It’s a cold one, and there are some snow flurries out there.

Paul Stevens, Examiner weather man.


David Wagner says skipper Mark Hudson can play a key role in helping Huddersfield Town snap their losing sequence.

David Wagner


More delays out there on the roads.


Shopworker Claire Slimman was stabbed with a hypodermic needle - after challenging a thief over a chocolate bar.

Reilly stabbed a Poundland employee with a hypodermic needle when she confronted him about stealing a Toblerone


It’s still very busy out there on the roads this morning.


The number of beds at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary could be reduced by 70% as part of a plan which could also close the hospital’s A&E.

Number of hospital beds could be reduced by 70 per cent


Some early problems on the roads this morning. There’s very heavy traffic on the M62 eastbound between junction 23 and junction 24 (Huddersfield).

Good morning

It’s cold. But it’s Friday! I’ll be with you for the next few hours to keep you up to date with the latest news, weather and travel.

It's FRIDAY!!! welcome to our live blog.

Good morning and welcome to the Huddersfield Examiner’s breaking news live blog for today.
Between now and 6pm we’ll bring you the latest news from our town as well as regular traffic and travel updates.
Our reporters will also take a look what’s happening with Huddersfield Town and the Giants.
Plus we’ll keep our eye on social media and bring you anything we think is important or interesting so you’re always the first to know.

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