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Former Virgin young business ambassador Jacob Hill jailed for dealing drugs after falling into £17k debt

Jacob Hill (left) and the Duke of York at the Young Entrepreneur Awards
Lazy Camper founder - and former Yorkshire Ambassador for Virgin Media Pioneers - had advised The Duke of York

34-year-old man charged over Huddersfield town centre attack

Police enquiries are continuing following the incident in Cross Church Street on Sunday

Mercedes damaged after baseball-bat wielding thugs clash in Dewsbury

Police are investigating the disturbance in Bretton Park Way, Savile Town

Driver involved in Clarke Carlisle suicide bid takes own life

Former PFA Chairman Clarke Carlisle
Chris Kilbride - who swerved to avoid Carlisle when he threw himself in to the path of oncoming traffic - has himself committed suicide

Historic Middle Ages footpath re-opened as part of new Crossing the Pennines Heritage Trail

The ambitious project was enabled after The Milestone Society won a £50,000 ITV People's Millions grant

Huddersfield rail passengers are demanding electrified train services

Almost all want electrification to improve train speed and echoed the Examiner call for the Government to get the work back on track

7/7 survivor: We must stand together to tackle extremism and Islamophobia

As the landmark anniversary of the terrorist attack approaches the only Muslim survivor of the 7/7 bombings speaks out

Magistrates ban Lindley man Anthony Heath from the Kingsgate Shopping Centre for six months

Kingsgate Centre in Huddersfield.
The exclusion order was issued after the 44-year-old stole a bottle of perfume from TK Maxx

Kirklees seeks to evict Gomersal travellers

Kirklees Council
Council forced to take more action over travellers

Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce backs Examiner campaign

The decision to pause electification of the trans-Pennine rail route is "profoundly disappointing" says Steven Leigh

Pictures and video: Hundreds of dancers stage big contest at Huddersfield Leisure Centre

Teams from across the region descended on Huddersfield for the Energy Epidemic event

Judges revealed for first Kirklees Community Sports Awards

Town legend Andy Booth, Examiner Sports Editor Mel Booth, Yorkshire Cricket Captain Andy Gale, Giants Prop Eorl Crabtree and England Rugby Union Centre Luther Burrell will make up the judging pane
Include Yorkshire Cricket Captain Andy Gale, Town legend Andy Booth and Giants prop Eorl Crabtree

Salendine Nook students set for a Moroccan mountain challenge

School trip to take in the Atlas Mountains

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  • M62:  The Highways Agency has confirmed that the motorway is re-open following the tragic death near Hartshead earlier. But there's still queues back to J29 - the junction with the M1 near Wakefield.

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Over 650 people put pedal to metal to try beat two cycling world record attempts at Holmfirth Vineyard charity day

Property of the Week: The home of Suki and Paul Wade of Denby Dale

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

Pictures: Yorkshire Jets netball ace Lydia Walker returns to old school

Youngsters at Lindley Junior School receive coaching from England star

More than 100 flock to threatened bowling green for what could be its last match

The 110-year-old green was put up for sale after the Newsome Working Men's Club shut down due to financial  problems

Pictures: M62 thrown into chaos after man falls to death from bridge

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Motorway shut for more than two hours westbound at Hartshead
West Yorkshire Police maintains significant improvements have been made

Police failings revealed in child sex investigations revealed in Government report

West Yorkshire Police is one of eight forces looked at by HMIC

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

Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce backs Examiner campaign

The decision to pause electrification of the trans-Pennine rail route is "profoundly disappointing" says Steven Leigh

Huddersfield rail passengers are demanding electrified train services

Almost all want electrification to improve train speed and echoed the Examiner call for the Government to get the work back on track

New Mill planning application war heats up as villagers report Holme Valley Land Charity to council watchdog

Meanwhile Land Charity member reports Kirklees Council for delay on Sude Hill application

Huddersfield volunteers praised for work with cancer charity

Patricia Wright and John Ward stepping down

Kirklees GPs spend £1m prescribing paracetamol and ibuprofen

Retired doctor says patients should just buy them over the counter

Extra scanner plan for Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

Third MRI scanner to increase capacity

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

Pictures: Yorkshire Jets netball ace Lydia Walker returns to old school

Youngsters at Lindley Junior School receive coaching from England star

Former Virgin young business ambassador Jacob Hill jailed for dealing drugs after falling into £17k debt

Jacob Hill (left) and the Duke of York at the Young Entrepreneur Awards
Lazy Camper founder - and former Yorkshire Ambassador for Virgin Media Pioneers - had advised The Duke of York

Salendine Nook students set for a Moroccan mountain challenge

School trip to take in the Atlas Mountains
 

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Pictures: Yorkshire Jets netball ace Lydia Walker returns to old school

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Pictures: M62 thrown into chaos after man falls to death from bridge

Over 650 people put pedal to metal to try beat two cycling world record attempts at Holmfirth Vineyard charity day

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