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Live: Huddersfield breaking news, sport updates, travel and M62 traffic news, plus weather on March 31

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Gale-force winds batter Kirklees and Calderdale overnight

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Firefighters called to deal with flooding risk at B&B

Former iconic Huddersfield 6299 red bus turns into centre of romance after bus enthusiast Elliot Day pops the question to his girlfriend

Unusual spot for a wedding proposal

Jane Khalaf Fund launched to raise awareness of drink spiking at birthday memorial event at Huddersfield Town Hall

Jane Khalaf's family: brother Kevin, mum Rojin, dad Khalil and sister Naze.
The concert hall was full to capacity when friends and family gathered to commemorate what would have been Shelley teen Jane's 20th birthday

Free films on big screen for summer evenings in Huddersfield's St George's Square

Festivals firm plans big-screen weekends

Two men charged with burglary at King's Street Beaverbrooks in Huddersfield

The two men are due to appear at Kirklees Magistrates Court in Huddersfield today

Live Breaking News

  • TRAVEL: There is one lane closed and queuing traffic M62 westbound between junction 30 (Rothwell) and 29 for the M1 at Lofthouse due to an accident.

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  • NEWS: If this was tomorrow morning you'd think it was an April Fool! You couldn't make it up.

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  • NEWS: It seems the 'tanker' fire on the M62 wasn't quite how it was reported to the fire service initially.

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  • NEWS: Here's today's Examiner front page. And don't forget you get our new eight-page puzzles pull-out plus Neighbourhood News and Kirklees Business News. Big value or wot?

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  • TRAVEL: Watch out for this. Traffic light failure on the B6112 Stainland Road in Greetland at the Rochdale Road junction. Drivers warned to approach with care.

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  • BREAKING NEWS: Reports of a tanker with flammable solvents on fire on the M62 around junction 26/27 (Cleckheaton/Birstall). No information at this stage whether east or westbound.

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  • TWITTER: John and Declan Longson spotted that lids had been blasted off manhole covers in Milnsbridge.

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  • NEWS: Despite the wind and heavy rain overnight it seems there's been no serious damage.

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  • Good morning and welcome to the Examiner live blog. Martin here. It's a windy one out there!

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Former iconic Huddersfield 6299 red bus turns into centre of romance after bus enthusiast Elliot Day pops the question to his girlfriend

LOOK: Hundreds of bikers arrive in Huddersfield for Easter charity fundraiser

Sivan John from Malaysia explains why Huddersfield Town are his passion while friends follow the big Premier League clubs

New plane rides to woo crowds at this year's Meltham Memories 1940s weekend unveiled

A dazzling light show lit up Huddersfield Town Hall hours before the solar eclipse

Huddersfield homelessness charity Simon on the Streets reveals big issues in getting people's lives back on track

Children do their bit to help build extension at Kirkburton school

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Gale-force winds batter Kirklees and Calderdale overnight

Firefighters called to deal with flooding risk at B&B

Ex team-mate of Huddersfield Town footballer Jimmy McGill says he demanded total commitment

Tributes to a Huddersfield Town star

Former iconic Huddersfield 6299 red bus turns into centre of romance after bus enthusiast Elliot Day pops the question to his girlfriend

Unusual spot for a wedding proposal

Mark Fisher detained in hospital after posting false claims online linking Huddersfield people to paedophilia

The Lockwood man's fantastical posts mean that one of his victims, a schoolteacher, has been unable to return to work

Police investigating sexual assault in Dewsbury

The 26-year-old woman told police she was sexually assaulted near The Old Turk pub in Dewsbury

E-fit released of suspect who posed as a police officer in Heckmondwike

The suspect entered a house in Cemetery Road, Heckmondwike on March 16 and posed as a police officer
Jane Khalaf's family: brother Kevin, mum Rojin, dad Khalil and sister Naze.

Jane Khalaf Fund launched to raise awareness of drink spiking at birthday memorial event at Huddersfield Town Hall

The concert hall was full to capacity when friends and family gathered to commemorate what would have been Shelley teen Jane's 20th birthday

George Osborne hasn't delivered a Budget to get small business owners throwing their hats in the air, says Amanda Vigar

Amanda Vigar
With just weeks before the General Election, none of us could be entirely sure what the Budget would hold

Who were the most talkative MPs in the House of Commons last year?

Prime Minister David Cameron speaks during a debate in the House of Commons
See how the local MPs rated here

Scarlet Fever cases rise by four hundred per cent in Kirklees in just one year

Scarlet Fever has increased by over 400% in just one year in Kirklees

Marlene Parr raises awareness of Group B Strep Support charity after her first grandchild died from the infection at birth

Holly was stillborn after her mother Helen unknowingly passed the infection onto her

NHS admits A&E target will be missed by hospitals for the first time ever

Annual Calderdale and Huddersfield results will be revealed next month

Kirklees Business News 31/03/15: Read the latest edition here

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

Business Profile: Amanda Robertshaw, of Kirkdale Industrial Training Services Ltd

Amanda Robertshaw relishes her role helping apprentices on the path to employment

Clough & Company welcomes Lord Young report

Yorkshire is a great place to start a business, says Shafiq Khan, partner at Clough & Company in Cleckheaton

Business Profile: Amanda Robertshaw, of Kirkdale Industrial Training Services Ltd

Amanda Robertshaw relishes her role helping apprentices on the path to employment

Positive steps taken at Kirklees Council over social worker numbers

Kirklees Council
Scrutiny Panel welcomes efforts made after begin tasked to look at the issue

Who'll step up to fill Sir Patrick Stewart's shoes at University of Huddersfield?

Simon Armitage and Joanne Harris are popular contenders
 

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Jane Khalaf's family: brother Kevin, mum Rojin, dad Khalil and sister Naze.

Jane Khalaf Fund launched to raise awareness of drink spiking at birthday memorial event at Huddersfield Town Hall

Pitch confusion looms as new photos revealed of Huddersfield's new Leisure Centre

Free films on big screen for summer evenings in Huddersfield's St George's Square

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