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A last look at the roads before we close the blog for the day. There’s no serious incidents in our immediate area however if you’re heading to the M1 through Dewsbury there’s a problem there. The southbound side has a lane closed between junction 40 and 39.



A strike by junior doctors tomorrow could yet be called off after last ditch talks.

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt at the Tory Conference, Manchester 2015


An organised gang of Estonian jewellery thieves have been jailed after some quick work by police and bravery from members of the public in Leeds.


Is Town’s low spending on agents a good thing or a sign that the club lacks buying power? New figures obtained by us show the club was the fifth lowest spender on agents’ fees over the past two transfer windows.


We’re getting reports of heavy traffic on A629 Calderdale Way Southbound before M62 / A643 (Ainley Top Roundabout)

Bus strikes

More bad news for commuters as bus drivers in Huddersfield have announced that they plan a three-day strike just before Christmas.


Traffic is moving well on Castlegate / Queensgate around Chapel Hill.


A flood warning has been issued in Brighouse, with the rain showing no signs of relenting.


Problems if you’re heading towards Bradford on the M606 from the M62.

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The show's writers and performers, Jeremy Dyson, Reece Shearsmith and Mark Gatiss, were awarded honorary degrees from the University of Huddersfield at the town hall in 2006. Pictured are Mark Gatiss Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton

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Left to right, The Rat Brewery brewing team, Paul Spencer, Richard Armitage and Robin Moss celebrate their 1000th brew from beneath the Chapel Hill pub

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Huddersfield prankster Speedo Shy present Street Angels with flowers and gifts in touching video


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First glimpse inside the Packhorse Kitchen as Huddersfield gets new food court

Three-day Huddersfield First bus strike planned before Christmas

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