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WATCH: Hundreds queue for opening of new Aldi in Slaithwaite

Queues around the car park on opening day of new supermarket

Isaac Nash: More than £60,000 raised so far for foundations in schoolboy's memory

The Nash family's favourite shot of Isaac
Dozens of fundraising events have been held since youngster's tragic death on August 29

Newsome mum thought she was going to die when drunk husband strangled her & threatened to slit her throat, court hears

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Jason Richard Cooke had been drinking throughout the afternoon Leeds Crown Court was told

Oh go on, it's only 56,000 calories! Huddersfield is home to world's biggest mince pie!

Forget Me Not Children's Hospice Fundraisers Lucy Burnett and Ryan Grint with baker Lottie Shaw and her giant mince pie.
From the town that brought you the world's biggest Jaffa Cake comes a sweet Christmas treat - that weighs 28lbs

Chances to save Deighton mum found hanged missed due to poor communication between mental health staff, inquest hears

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Mum-of-two Sheryl Calcutt had suffered from bipolar disorder and had stopped taking her medication

Calderdale getting tougher with the yobs and pledge even more action

New pledge over anti-social behaviour

Kirklees Council to sell 938 garages and 1,238 gardens as it bids to raise £12m in asset sell-off

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List of land and buildings for sale is currently private

More than 400 homophobic crimes recorded in West Yorkshire in last three years

More than 400 homophophic crimes were recorded in West Yorkshire in the last three years

Teenager killed in Batley crash was travelling in stolen car, police reveal

The scene of the accident on Victoria Avenue
The 18-year-old was the front seat passenger in a black Nissan Micra which crashed into a tree on Victoria Avenue, Batley last night

Police find cannabis farm in cellar of disused Fartown shop

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Bags of suspected cannabis were recovered at the scene and will now be tested

Huddersfield and Calderdale women up to date with smear tests

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Good news in cervical screening survey

Milnsbridge school's "challenging journey" was worth the effort says Ofsted

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Praise for school which turns itself around

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Huddersfield Examiner's Chloe Glover takes the plunge and learns cabin crew emergency routines

Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? It's the Little Buddha bar

Emma Hunter at her Longwood Gate home

Double terrace is Tardis for space (and time): See our Property of the Week here

The Co-operative building used to house the Heaven and Hell nightclub

LOOK: Did you dance the night away in Heaven and Hell? See if our pictures of the former nightclub inside the Co-Op Building bring back hazy memories

This week's All Our Yesterdays looks back to November 1985 - Are you in one of our snaps from 29 years ago?

Restaurant Review: The Three Acres

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Glimpses of Huddersfield's past from the 1960s from Alderman Clifford Stephenson's collection

Jordan Pedelty and Dee Kimmings of Slaithwaite who want compensation from their holiday company.

Slaithwaite holidaymakers subjected to 7am building work get full refund from Thomson after Examiner intervenes

Jordan Pedelty and Dee Kimmings were awoken every morning by drilling - just watch the video of the racket around the pool.

Council tax rebate conman Jack Darrell Henry jailed

Jack Darrell Henry
He was the man behind a Huddersfield-based business, Council Tax Review, which offered people the chance to get rebates in their council tax bills

Could Kirklees Council begin to 'tax' wind turbines?

Giant wind turbines above Ingbirchworth.
David Smith, director of resources, says no rates have yet made their way to the authority as a result of turbines
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Jack Darrell Henry jailed: More than five years for serial fraudster who conned £250,000

Sentencing Henry the judge said the latest offence began the day after the businessman had received a suspended sentence for similar crimes

Mixed inspection report for West Yorkshire Police by watchdog

West Yorkshire Police
It received a Good rating for preventing and reducing crime and tackling anti-social behaviour but was rated as Requires Improvement for investigating crime

Hungarian man found hanging from tree in Batley was victim of human trafficking gangmaster Janos Orsos

A man, thought to be aged 20 and Eastern European, was found hanging from a tree in parkland off Track Road, Batley
Bed factory worker Viktor Fejes turned to drink and drugs
Giant wind turbines above Ingbirchworth.

Could Kirklees Council begin to 'tax' wind turbines?

David Smith, director of resources, says no rates have yet made their way to the authority as a result of turbines

Huddersfield to London train link announced - with a single daily train to and from the capital starting in five years

Huddersfield to London direct rail link on the cards?
Huddersfield and Dewsbury feature in new East Coast rail deal

Shoppers began arriving at MIDNIGHT to be first in queue for opening of Slaithwaite Aldi store

Prize for being first in line for the 8am opening was a £100 store voucher
The woman, who we have agreed not to identify, was tied up and robbed by robbers

Huddersfield women needing surgical abortions now have to travel to Manchester or Leeds until new provider gets clinic in town

Charity Marie Stopes takes over service from hospital without any clinic in town - but wants to open one above former Huddersfield Town shop on Cloth Hall Street

Free HIV testing in Kirklees - and get your results 20 minutes later

New initiative for HIV Week

Huddersfield NHS staff return to picket line in fight for a pay rise

Hospital and ambulance staff walk out as part of national industrial action

Orchard Energy appoints northern region manager

Richard Errington, formerly of Utilitywise, takes up the post of northern region manager for Elland-based Orchard Energy

Yorkshire Building Society names chairman designate

Former Eversheds chairman John Heaps will take over as chairman of the Yorkshire Building Society next April

Wates Living Space spells out PFI benefits

Hundreds of jobs were crated with a £69m housing development for Kirklees

Huddersfield Examiner's Chloe Glover trains to help passengers in an emergency if their plane crashes in the water

Chloe Glover spent the afternoon at Huddersfield Sports Centre’s pool with air steward students on an industry standard CAA course hosted at Kirklees College by Sky People, who are now running one of the first industry accredited courses outside of in-house airline training

Marsden Junior School to become academy after damning Ofsted placed it in 'Special Measures'

Marsden Junior School
Marsden Junior School will follow Colne Valley High as the third school - along with Mirfield Free Grammar - to be run by the academy trust

You look good on the dancefloor! Salsa passions bring 20 nationalities together in Huddersfield town centre bar

WATCH: Students and residents from 20 different countries practice their moves each week through Huddersfield University's Salsa Society in the town centre
 

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Jordan Pedelty and Dee Kimmings of Slaithwaite who want compensation from their holiday company.

Slaithwaite holidaymakers subjected to 7am building work get full refund from Thomson after Examiner intervenes

It wasn't all good news for Aldi today... advertising vehicle promoting new store has mishap in village

Two men arrested on suspicion of firearms offences in Liversedge

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