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Road sweeper saves toddler stranded in middle of Leeds Road

The child - believed to be two-years-old - wanted to get an ice cream from Dixons Milk Ices

Kirklees confirms it will clear old sports centre site to sell on after failed Tesco deal

Huddersfield Sports Centre, the proposed site for the axed Tesco store.
More details have emerged of the £18.79 settlement and the negotiations between the council and the financially-troubled retailer

Sex offender Roy Stobbs in court again

Roy Stobbs
Man convicted of possessing indecent images of children accused of breaching an order banning him from going online

Correne James in court after pulling cocaine from her bra when she was stopped by police for drink-driving

The Bradley woman admitted possession of the Class A drug when she appeared at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Short-staffed Dewsbury care home permanently shut by inspectors

Oxford Grange will not re-open at current site after operator's registration revoked

Huge backlog in bulky waste collections in Kirklees

Council staff working extra shifts to try and catch up

Man charged over stabbing in Meltham

A 24-year-old man is due to appear at court today charged with wounding

Food Festival back for Huddersfield for 15th year

Tens of thousands expected at four-day event

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

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Sour note at Brighouse Ritz when poor attendance cancels rock 'n' roll night

But rock 'n' roll ain't dead at Bradford Road venue says management

Police appeal to trace wanted Huddersfield man Robert Roche

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

Burglar Daniel Boltwood struck at Honley house as family slept

Stolen car found burned out

Grand Central pulls in to support Huddersfield Criterium cycle race

Huddersfield Criterium has a new race sponsor in Grand Central Railways

Police make fresh appeal over Cooper Bridge crash

One man still serious in hospital as eight are hurt

Live Breaking News

  • TRAVEL: Heavy traffic on A638 Dewsbury Ring Road around A653 Leeds Road traffic lights.

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  • NATIONAL: It's Prime Minister's Questions right now and Batley & Spen MP Jo Cox is one of the few to put a question to the PM.

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  • SPORT: A ruling is expected within fortnight on compensation after the Huddersfield Town vs Blackpool abandonment.

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  • NEWS: Amazing effort by these Kirklees road sweepers who stepped in to save a toddler stranded in the middle of a busy road.

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  • Morning all, Joanne here taking over the live blog for a while. It's a lovely day - see our gallery of Huddersfield enjoying the sun here

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  • Man charged over Meltham stabbing.

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  • Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses to a serious collision, where a 16-year-old girl has died as a result of her injuries.

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  • Fire crews from Huddersfield and Rastrick attended two separate fires in the open for several hours last night.

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  • POLICE: A rescue operation was launched last night after seven girls were reported missing at Holme Moss.

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  • Good morning Huddersfield. A couple of things coming in from the fire service last night.

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  • Weather: Today is set to be a scorcher with temperatures reaching 29C this afternoon.

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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?

Firefighters tackle woodland fire after helicopter pilot spotted it at Lepton

Huddersfield Fire Station were alerted to the wood land alight at Pinfold Lane

Pictures: More hot weather for Huddersfield but chance of showers and possibly a storm

Temperature hits 30 degree mark in London by 10.30am

Darren Baker sculpture on show in Trafalgar Square for Cancer Research UK

The 7-foot DNA inspired sculpture by Darren Baker has been unveiled in Trafalgar Square
Art project to raise cash for medical research centre

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

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

Huddersfield University student Daniel Kelly tackles allergy issues

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Graphic design student Daniel Kelly has created a magazine about the dangers of anaphylaxis

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
 

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Pictures: More hot weather for Huddersfield but chance of showers and possibly a storm

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

Your chance to look round Huddersfield landmark Dalton Grange, which faces demolition

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