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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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  • GIANTS: Fully-fit Shaun Lunt is thoroughly enjoying the Huddersfield Giants’ punishing pre-season work and knows it could hold the key to Super League success in 2015.

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  • NEWS: Police are appealing for help to trace a stolen van.

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  • BREAKING: One lane of the M62 is closed with slow traffic due to accident, a lorry involved on M62 Westbound between J22 A672 (Rishworth Moor) and J21 A640 (Milnrow).

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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

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Huddersfield anthrax scare: A year ago tomorrow the town centre was shut down - relive the drama here

Parts of Huddersfield town centre, Aspley and Wakefield Road were closed as the drama unfolded

Examiner Calendar 2015: Take a look at the finished product and buy yours here

Calendars are now available to buy online or via a form in your printed Examiner!

Hundreds queue for opening of new Aldi in Slaithwaite

Queues at Aldi in Slaithwaite
Queues around the car park on opening day of new supermarket
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Mixed inspection report for West Yorkshire Police by watchdog

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

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

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

MP's anger at health bosses who "have no sense of responsibility" to help Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

Outsourcing of hospital services is threatening the future of HRI says Barry Sheerman

Come clean over A&E: MP tells House of Commons not to "take people for fools" over cuts

A & E department at Calderdale Royal Hospital
Speaking in Parliament yesterday, Halifax Labour MP Linda Riordan also accused the Government and health chiefs of failing to consult local people
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

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

Polyseam appoints marketing manager

Orando Salina has joined sealants and adhesives firm Polyseam to help promote its new range of products

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

Kirklees College hosts motivational talk

Positive impact specialist Deborah Ogden gives students a pep talk as focus turns to Global Entrepreneurship Week
 

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Huddersfield anthrax scare: A year ago tomorrow the town centre was shut down - relive the drama here

Examiner Calendar 2015: Take a look at the finished product and buy yours here

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

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