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Bricklayer Jonathan Clegg killed two pet snakes with eight-inch knife

The 30-year-old called police himself and was discovered still clutching the knife he'd used

Huddersfield firms supply golf's revered Green Jacket

The winner of the 2015 US Masters golf tournament at Augusta will be presented with a Green Jacket made of Huddersfield cloth

Man attacked in Slaithwaite pub with meat cleaver

West Yorkshire Police are investigating the Saturday night attack on a 28-year-old man

Man assaulted after being threatened with a pitchfork and knives in Birkby

Police are investigating the robbery which happened on Saturday

Police launch new tests to trap West Yorkshire's drug drivers

Fears as drivers are menace on the roads

Man held over nightclub attack near Club Mission in Leeds

Police thank public for help and ask for further assistance in identifying a man from CCTV

Hartshead heart patient John Laville gives thumbs up to new local service

Tests done at GP practice instead of hospital as North Kirklees officials roll out care closer to home scheme

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Dream Homes: Buckfield House, Almondbury

In the latest in our Dream Homes series, we take a look at Buckfield House, Almondbury - on the market for £900,000.

A man has been injured in a building site fall in Dewsbury

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Fire crews and paramedics were called to Caledonian Road, Saville Town

Minister defends new franchise for East Coast line

Partnership between Virgin and Stagecoach new running service

Major housing plan for Dalton unveiled

Plans show up to 130 houses could be built on former industrial mill site in Dalton

Mrs Sunderland Festival organisers plea for musicians' ideas to make event 'bigger and better' next year

The call comes after small audience numbers at many events and the forced cancellation of new battle of the bands category

Live Breaking News

  • Weather update! It's snowing in Bradley, Huddersfield! It's also sunny. Very strange. Here's what our weather expert Paul Stevens had to say about it.

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  • Just had it confirmed from Northern Power Grid there are currently power cuts affecting Lindley area and surrounding parts of HD3.

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  • Hearing reports that the power cut is affecting Salendine Nook areas today. Still waiting on information from Northern Power Grid.

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  • NATIONAL: Police searching for missing 16-year-old Becky Watts have announced that they have found body parts.

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  • Calderdale Council is hosting a Safeguarding Week! Check out the information in their latest tweet.

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  • Just hearing reports of powers cuts in Huddersfield. Checking it out with Northern Power Grid now.

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  • Just trying to get Huddersfield CID for the latest from overnight. Yesterday we told you about a pitchfork attack and a man attacked with a meat cleaver in Slaithwaite if you've not seen them click the blue links.

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  • Major housing plan for Dalton unveiled

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  • It's lambing season! And this year you can get even closer to the action!

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  • Police launch new tests to trap West Yorkshire's drug drivers.

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Girls got brass: Huddersfield Tea & Tarts WI musical novices start up brass band to perform at Royal Albert Hall

Injured horse Oscar Flyer saved from slaughterhouse and nursed back to winning ways by Huddersfield woman

Nostalgia: This week we're looking back at Huddersfield 25 years ago - Now that's a scary thought if you're pictured!

Watch: Huddersfield skateboarder scene going from strength to strength

Restaurant Review: Toss O'Coin at New Mill

This week's All Our Yesterday's feature looks back to February 1988 - Are you in there?

WATCH: See John Longson's stunning memorial drone video tribute to Huddersfield's fallen Afghanistan heroes featuring landmark Greenhead Park monument

Brighouse station

Calderdale rail campaigners call for better services for Brighouse

Plea for more Sunday services

Girls got brass: Huddersfield Tea & Tarts WI musical novices start up brass band to perform at Royal Albert Hall

They will head to the revered brass band venue in June to join in the WI centenary celebrations

Dream Homes: Buckfield House, Almondbury

In the latest in our Dream Homes series, we take a look at Buckfield House, Almondbury - on the market for £900,000.

Man attacked in Slaithwaite pub with meat cleaver

West Yorkshire Police are investigating the Saturday night attack on a 28-year-old man

Three men wanted on European Arrest Warrants thought to be in Huddersfield and Dewsbury

Suspects wanted for armed robbery, fraud and theft

Rebecca Trueman launched string of road rage attacks on brain-injured woman

Trueman, of Dalton, assaulted the victim three separate times after claiming she blocked the road

Minister defends new franchise for East Coast line

Partnership between Virgin and Stagecoach new running service

Castle and Minster Credit Union offered helping hand for members of collapsed project

Castle & Minster Credit Union, Byram Arcade, Huddersfield.
Volunteer-run service aims to expand

Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman demands inquiry into failed credit union

Castle & Minster Credit Union, Byram Arcade, Huddersfield.
Lessons must be learned urges MP

Hartshead heart patient John Laville gives thumbs up to new local service

Tests done at GP practice instead of hospital as North Kirklees officials roll out care closer to home scheme

Family and Health: Life after a catastrophic stroke

Annette Dancer has finally had to accept that she is now disabled - but that doesn't mean she's given up on living life to the full.

Huddersfield firm Paxman in six-figure boost to crack US market

Fenay Bridge firm Paxman expects to create up to 10 jobs after a £470,000 boost from Yorkshire Bank to help it enter the US market

The government's Vacant Building Credit has come under fire, says Martin Thompson, of Armitage Sykes

The government's Vacant Building Credit has come under fire, says Martin Thompson, of Armitage Sykes

Amanda Vigar, of V&A Bell Brown, asks why some businesses promote their services - then fail to reply to enquiries

Amanda Vigar
The statement is there on the advert and so the customer rings and leaves messages, sends e-mails to the address on the website…. waits…..waits…... and hears absolutely nothing!

Kirklees Business News 03/03/15: Read the latest edition here

The latest edition of the best guide to what's happening in business in Kirklees

Girls got brass: Huddersfield Tea & Tarts WI musical novices start up brass band to perform at Royal Albert Hall

They will head to the revered brass band venue in June to join in the WI centenary celebrations

Volunteers create new community garden in Rastrick

New look to barren strip of land

Huddersfield University anti-terrorism expert believes young people must be able to express 'uncomfortable' views

Professor Paul Thomas believes that airing extreme views is the first step in quashing them
 

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