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Man hit and killed by train at Dewsbury Station

Police and paramedics on scene and rail services stopped after fatality as train passed through station

Lotto winners' daughter Samantha Crossland given chance to pay back £22,000 she stole

Judge gives a second chance to woman whose parents scooped nearly £1.3m on the lottery

Moldgreen Jimmy's off-licence revoked by Kirklees licensing committee after 96,000 packets of smuggled and fake cigarettes were discovered

West Yorkshire Police found items in a nearby shipping container and seven packets in the shop looked after by Shabir Ali

Man dies in fall from Lockwood Viaduct

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Police called to scene and shut busy road

Concerns over road plans for Skelmanthorpe

Council insist surface dressing is sound repair for roads

Parking hike at Huddersfield and Calderdale hospitals and disabled drivers must now pay

Private firms bidding for NHS work
Changes to Blue Badge policy amid 25 per cent rise in parking charges for everyone else

Holmfirth woman's injuries revealed following Netherthong attack

Chloe Knapton suffered serious facial injuries and has undergone surgery

Slow-motion police chase as getaway driver's van weighed down by stolen road roller

Having loaded the heavy roller into a Ford Transit, Johnathon McCormack was caught after the van struggled to move

David Cameron on the green belt, housing, hospitals, bonuses and lycra

Prime Minister talks about local councils, housing, hospitals and the Tour de Yorkshire

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Dream Homes: The Old Rectory, Mirfield

The house is steeped in history with many original features, while a mulberry tree dating from the reign of James I grows in the gardens

Moldgreen Jimmy's off-licence revoked by Kirklees Licencing Committee after 96,000 packets of smuggled and fake cigarettes were discovered

West Yorkshire Police found items in a nearby shipping container and seven packets in the shop looked after by Shabir Ali\nJS*61766137

PICTURES AND VIDEO: Huddersfield's new Leisure Centre seen from the air

Birds' eye view as new centre gets close to opening

Eccentric Jake Mangle-Wurzel has bust-up with film-maker who made documentary on his life

Jake claims 60-minute film doesn't do him justice

Live Breaking News

  • TRAVEL:  The last post of the day is unfortunately bad news for motorists heading for Manchester or coming back to Ainley Top from Bradford or Leeds.  The M62 has an issue west bound between J25 and J24.

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  • NEWS:  The police horses are hanging out at Moor End Academy in Huddersfield this evening.  And they're inviting people to come down to have a look.  I'm not sure which horses these are but no doubt they've got fine names.

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  • NEWS:  Are you taking part in the Pedal For Pounds bike ride to Blackpool?  The popular charity event sees hundreds of Town fans take on an epic route on the final day of the season.

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  • SPORT:  The snooker world championships has begun and top potter Ronnie O'Sullivan has already played his socks off.

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  • NEWS:  Ever fancied speeding down a zip wire from the top of the stands at the John Smith's Stadium?  Go on...it's for charideee

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  • TRAVEL:  The road beneath Lockwood viaduct has re-opened following this afternoon's incident where a man fell to his death.

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  • TRAVEL:  Bit of news about the choo choos to start us off.  It appears there's issues on the Leeds line that are proving difficult to fix quickly.

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  • Right, that's all from me, Nick will be taking over the blogging reins. Have a good afternoon

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  • TRAVEL: Meltham Road in both directions is still closed and traffic is queuing due to police incident between B6110 Armitage Road and A616 Bridge Street / Swan Lane.

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  • NEWS: You may have heard about the film of Jake Mangle Wurzel.

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  • TRAVEL: There are still severe delays on trains due to a fault on the line near Leeds.

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LOOK: Huddersfield Scouts stage St George's Day parade in Beaumont Park

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LOOK: Hundreds of people take part in Huddersfield's tough road race

WATCH: £27m University new-build gets go-ahead at gateway to Huddersfield

Nick Lawton-over Wessenden Valley

Why love Yorkshire? Famous Kirklees men and women speak out about what makes the county so great

Record Store Day to be celebrated at Huddersfield's Vinyl Tap on April 18

This week's All Our Yesterday's looks back to April 1990 - Are you pictured?

Renowned Builders Club revived for just one night at Vox Bar for special remembrance event

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Man hit and killed by train at Dewsbury Station

Police and paramedics on scene and rail services stopped after fatality as train passed through station

Lotto winners' daughter Samantha Crossland given chance to pay back £22,000 she stole

Judge gives a second chance to woman whose parents scooped nearly £1.3m on the lottery

David Cameron on the green belt, housing, hospitals, bonuses and.....lycra

Prime Minister has a one-to-one interview with Joanne Douglas and talks about local councils, housing, hospitals and the Tour de Yorkshire

Report written in Huddersfield reveals that Asian women sent to jail are shunned by their families

But Asian men are treated more sympathetically

Convicted double murderer Mark Nash guilty of two further murders 18 years ago

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Nash, who lived in Bradley, Huddersfield and attended All Saints College, is likely to end his life in jail

Ever wondered how West Yorkshire Police produce E-fit images?

Examiner reporter Louise Cooper explores the world of police imaging

David Cameron on the green belt, housing, hospitals, bonuses and.....lycra

Prime Minister has a one-to-one interview with Joanne Douglas and talks about local councils, housing, hospitals and the Tour de Yorkshire

Colin Barratt, of Wheawill & Sudworth, turns the spotlight onto personal allowances

Colin Barratt
A major policy of the Coalition Government was to “increase the Personal Allowance for income tax to help lower and middle income earners”.

What's in a name? Quite a lot of it's going on a ballot paper, Kirklees councillors say

Changes to electoral registration mean election candidates have no say over how their name appears on ballot papers

Student Morgan Sykes fights back after being diagnosed with cancer just weeks after her 18th birthday

Friends and family rally round brave Morgan as she undergoes gruelling chemotherapy

Family and Health: Has the time come to give patients real end-of-life choices?

After losing a parent to a rare neurological condition Hilarie Stelfox asks if assisted suicide should be an option for those who want it.

Hospital food improvements at Huddersfield and Calderdale to be showcased

Members to get behind the scenes tour

We Are Internatinoal event looks east

Yorkshire firms got the lowdown on trade opportunities in Eastern Europe and Turkey at an Export Network event

Faith PR lands three new contracts

Yorkshire Payments, Alexandra House Spa and Cars on Demand have appointed Faith PR to handle their media matters\n

Colin Barratt, of Wheawill & Sudworth, turns the spotlight onto personal allowances

Colin Barratt
A major policy of the Coalition Government was to “increase the Personal Allowance for income tax to help lower and middle income earners”.

IdeasHAUS is providing a route to industry

Huddersfield University lecturer Joanne Harris has launched an enterprise to help students get their designs into commercial production

Business Profile: Yasmin Rahmatullah, of YTR Design

Former Huddersfield University student Yasmin Rahmattulah is supplying greetings cards to retailers across the UK and abroad

LOOK: Take a Huddersfield history lesson with these century old school snaps

Huddersfield school history
Huddersfield schools caught on camera more than 100 years ago
 

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David Cameron on the green belt, housing, hospitals, bonuses and.....lycra

Eccentric Jake Mangle-Wurzel has bust-up with film-maker who made documentary on his life

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Man dies in fall from Lockwood Viaduct

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