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Police name man who died in Dewsbury river tragedy as Christopher Matthews

Detectives appeal for anyone who saw him before river plunge to come forward

Examiner Community Awards 2015 - check out the nominees for Teacher of the Year

Nominees for Teacher of the Year
The awards will be held at the John Smith's Stadium on June 3 and between now and then we'll be profiling all the nominees by category

Opening of The Range has left cars queuing for hours to get out of Great Northern Retail Park

Drivers virtually come to blows in car park nightmare

Raiders hit Co-op in Holmfirth for a second time - in a spate of burglaries

Police are investigating a third burglary at Co-op stores - including two at the store in Holmfirth

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  • NEWS: Huddersfield Sea Cadets AGM will be held on the 11 June 2015 at 1915 at the TA Centre, St Pauls St, Huddersfield HD13DR.

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  • NEWS: Fifa president Sepp Blatter, 79, has chaired an emergency meeting under growing political pressure over a corruption scandal that saw arrests on Wednesday.

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  • NEWS: A man who died after being pulled from a river in Dewsbury has been named as 55-year-old Christopher Matthews.

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  • TRAVEL: Traffic returned to normal on A644 Wakefield Road from A62 Cooper Bridge Road (Cooper Bridge Roundabout) to M62 J25 Roundabout.

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  • NEWS: The finalists have been announced for Yorkshire’s Favourite Pub 2015 after a record-breaking year of voting.

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  • SPORT: Some of you may remember this - some won't but will want to re-live the 1994/95 play-off final 20 years on.

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  • NATIONAL: Here's one to think about before buying lunch: nearly three-quarters (73%) of fresh shop-bought chickens have tested positive for food poisoning bug campylobacter in a Food Standards Agency survey.

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  • NEWS: I think we all know this, but what can be done about it? Traffic is getting busier on Kirklees roads.

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  • TRAVEL: Slow traffic on A629 Wakefield Road between Southgate (Shorehead Roundabout) and B6432 Firth Street (New Wharf Traffic lights).

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

All Our Yesterdays: Take a look back to 1988 with our nostalgia picture gallery

Footgolf is the latest sports craze to sweep Huddersfield - as Bradley Park is finding out

Over 1,100 kids get their chance to run like Usain Bolt at Holmfirth Harriers' annual Neiley Races

All Our Yesterdays Extra: Relive the 80s with these snaps from the Examiner archives

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First swimmers dive into Huddersfield's new leisure centre which was officially opened by the Mayor this morning

Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? This week it's the Holmfirth Folk Festival

Huddersfield Giants staff plan Magic Weekend bike ride to help Forget Me Not Children's Hospice

Andy Kelly and Steve Hardisty to cycle to Newcastle for charity

Teenage cancer patient Morgan Sykes raises £10,000 with sponsored walk and afternoon tea

Family raised five times their target for cancer charities

Police name man who died in Dewsbury river tragedy as Christopher Matthews

Detectives appeal for anyone who saw him before river plunge to come forward

Mum who swindled £78,000 must pay back all her assets - worth only £370

Court hears how Kerry Ann Noble is serving jail term

Man who caused £1000 of damage soaking his neighbour's convertible Audi convicted of "malicious" hate campaign

Jeremy Hoyle, 43, compiled a dossier on neighbour Chris O’Brien in a row over parking in their quiet cul-de-sac

Two locked up after unprovoked bottle attack in Elland

Court told victim was left unconscious after being set upon by group of men
Calderdale council leader, Clr Tim Swift in Halifax Town Hall

Lib Dems refuse to back new minority Labour administration for Calderdale Council

Lib Dem leader Janet Battye refuses to back Labour

Honley's history revealed by historian Mary Jagger who lived well over 100 years ago

New booklet published by Honley Civic Society

There's good news for Kirklees Council on the housing front, says Martin Thompson, of Armitage Sykes

Martin Thompson of Armitage Sykes
There's good news

Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice supporters urge funding protection for respite breaks

Local authorities facing a squeeze are reviewing funding for respite and short breaks, but one Huddersfield family speaks of importance of beaks

Health and Family: Vicky Smith piled the pounds between pregnancies

Vicky Smith gained seven stones between having her two daughters but is now determined to help others not to fall into the fat trap

Mirfield family with two autistic boys launch new support group for Kirklees parents

Families have revealed anguished stories about chldren suffering from autism and the apparent lack of help. Health reporter NICK LAVIGUEUR looks at the work of a new support group
Brian Berry, chief executive of Federation of Master Builders

FMB gives "cautious welcome" to late pay proposals

Legislation to tackle late payment to small firms has been pledged by business secretary Sajid Javid

Longley Park KIA signs for Huddersfed Town

Paddock-based Longley Park KIA has become a commercial partner of Huddersfield Town

Team HARE gets backing from Thorite

Pneumatics specialist Thorite is providing technical know-how and equipment to Huddersfield University's Team HARE\n

Booklet on Huddersfield's Best Address now in print

A booklet about one of Huddersfield’s grandest homes is now available.

Team HARE gets backing from Thorite

Pneumatics specialist Thorite is providing technical know-how and equipment to Huddersfield University's Team HARE\n

Funding lifeline for Dark Horse theatre company in Huddersfield

Dark Horse theatre logo at Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield.
£75,000 grant is vitally important after funding cut
 

Videos & Photos

Huddersfield Giants staff plan Magic Weekend bike ride to help Forget Me Not Children's Hospice

Retail retro: Huddersfield shops from a century ago

LOOK: Retro retail — This is what shopping looked like in Huddersfield and Dewsbury 100 years ago

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