News

£9m regeneration loan for HD One would be "good business" for Kirklees

Artist's impression of the ski slope proposed as part of the HD One project
Kirklees Cabinet agree to explore £9m loan for HD One development

Tammy Friend stole from shop - to pay for IVF

Court hears 'good worker' took money in a bid to persuade her husband they could afford more fertility treatment

Sheepridge man Paul Webster jailed after attack on mother and teenage daughter

The 34-year-old grabbed the mother by her hair and hit her daughter in the face before returning to terrorise the girl further

Plans to regenerate Bamforths warehouse in Holmfirth unveiled

It was used by James Bamforth of Bamforth &Co as a studio
New use would see retrail, office and apartments in the Station Road studio

Burglar Daniel Nasey traced by blood found on a clothes shop mannequin

The 35-year-old caused more than £1,000 worth of damage when he raided Holmfirth-based store Almond

'We're putting our own house in order to tackle low pay' Kirklees Clr says as new policy is backed

But oppositon councillors said Kirklees plans were not costed

Extra scanner plan for Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

Third MRI scanner to increase capacity

WATCH: Thunderstorm lights up the sky over Huddersfield

14,000 ft thunderstorm provides stunning light show

Meltham gets ready for a weekend of 40s fun

Meltham Memories organisers with the Robin DR 250 aircraft and owner Dave Caldwell (centre left) which will be taking to the skies from Crosland Moor airfield
Meltham Memories 1940s weekend returns July 4-5

Kirklees Council must boost district's creative sector, says study

Creative industries are making a major contribution to the Kirklees economy, a study has revealed

Paul Cooper in court after driving dangerously through residential streets in Lockwood

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
Cooper, of Marsden, reached 60mph as he sped between rows of parked cars in his Mitsubishi during a police chase

Live: Huddersfield breaking news, sport updates, travel and M62 traffic news, plus weather on July 1

St. Peter's Gardens Live blog live
Follow our live updates through the day to get the latest breaking news in Huddersfield, sport latest, weather forecasts, plus travel and traffic updates

Crosland Moor Junior School pupils create uplifting memorial garden for staff who died of cancer

Jane Richardson and Julie Rohde both died from breast cancer last year

Live Breaking News

  • TRAVEL: M62 alert - very slow traffic and two lanes closed due to accident, lorry and car involved on M62 Eastbound between J26 M606 / A58 (Chain Bar) and J27 M621 / A650 / A62 (Gildersome).

    More »
  • WEATHER: Today continues to be warm, a fair bit of hazy cloud cover and a high of 21°C.

    More »
  • GALLERY: Readers have sent us some great photos and video of the thunderstorm overnight.

    More »
  • TWEET: Here is the front page of Thursday's Examiner

    More »
  • TWEET: We've got some photos of the thunderstorm last night & we're currently pulling together a gallery.

    More »
  • TRAVEL: M62 alert and a few other slow spots on the roads.

    More »
  • NEWS: This is the only incident of note that Huddersfield and Rastick fire crews attended on their over night shift - a chemical spill at Cooper Bridge.

    More »
  • Morning all, Joanne here with Thursday's live blog of news, sport, travel and much more.

    More »

All Our Yesterdays this week takes us back to 1985 - Are you in our pictures?

LOOK: Action-packed weekend for more than 100 Huddersfield scouts

Property of the Week: Lower Maythorne Farm in Holmfirth

Huddersfield Giants' cheerleaders get starring role on big stage

WATCH: Comic Peter Morgan, aka Max Lemon, takes the plunge with 15,000ft skydive - at the age of 68

WATCH: Fancy a spin around Huddersfield in a £220k Lamborghini Huracan?

Kirklees Council must boost district's creative sector, says study

Creative industries are making a major contribution to the Kirklees economy, a study has revealed

£9m regeneration loan for HD One would be "good business" for Kirklees

Artist's impression of the ski slope proposed as part of the HD One project
Kirklees Cabinet agree to explore £9m loan for HD One development

Amended plans for George Hotel regarding floor layouts and skybar put in to Kirklees in June

Scaffolding on the George Hotel, Huddersfield.
Hope is that plans will finally be put before planning committee and work can then start if approved

Police appeal to trace wanted Huddersfield man Robert Roche

Officers are searching for Robert Roche, 20, who is wanted on suspicion of robbery

Jordan Lowther burgles uncle's home after job snub

Suspended jail term for Dewsbury man

Burglar Daniel Boltwood struck at Honley house as family slept

Stolen car found burned out

Huge backlog in bulky waste collections in Kirklees

Council staff working extra shifts to try and catch up

Colne Riverside Park Project: Businesses pledge cash for Greenstreams project

John Smith's Stadium managers pledge first donation for five-mile park from Milnsbridge to Cooper Bridge

People who use social media to enhance their communities urged to enter awards

Cash windfall for winners from Talk Talk Digital Heroes competition

Extra scanner plan for Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

Third MRI scanner to increase capacity

Caremark (Kirklees) launches recruitment drive

A new home care company, headed by Holmfirth man Duncan Smith, has set up base at Brookes Mill, Armitage Bridge

Free screening check for men over 65 to detect potentially fatal aneurysm at John Smith Stadium

Ultra sound scans will detect if there are any weakenings or swellings

How should firms proceed when Microsoft Windows 10 becomes available - Michael Branford, of Crest IT, offers some advice

Software giant Microsoft has scheduled the latest upgrade for Windows

Michelle Mone mentors Liversedge firm

The founder of Ultimo has helped Liversedge water treatment firm Aquatrust set out its vision for further expansion

Business profile: Aaron Francis, of HDTWO Commercial Photography

Huddersfield Uni ggraduate Aaron Francis is helping call the shots at HDTWO Commercial Photography

Short operas offer up Life Stories

Two mini operas by Calderdale composer Tim Benjamin promise tragedy and drama in true operatic style.

Huddersfield University's Team Hare revs up for Silverstone challenge

Engineering graduates hope to take chequered flag at Formula Student races

New Mill's Ellie Pawsey hits the right note

New Mill graduate Ellie Pawsey is fundraising after landing a place at the prestigious Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
 

Videos & Photos

WATCH: Thunderstorm lights up the sky over Huddersfield

Meltham Memories organisers with the Robin DR 250 aircraft and owner Dave Caldwell (centre left) which will be taking to the skies from Crosland Moor airfield

Meltham gets ready for a weekend of 40s fun

Huddersfield swelters on hottest July day on record

Local Business Search

Journalists

Doug Thomson
Huddersfield Town correspondent
Chris Roberts
Huddersfield Giants correspondent
Louise Cooper
Crime correspondent
Nick Lavigueur
Health Correspondent
Joanne Douglas
Local Government Correspondent
Linda Whitwam
Education Correspondent
Henryk Zientek
Business Correspondent
Martin Shaw
Mirfield Correspondent