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Great reggae nights in Huddersfield at Cleopatra's and then Silver Sands

Plea for memorabilia for Venn Street reunion

More than 100 new jobs created as Town and Local Care lands Calderdale Council contract

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Huddersfield firm starts recruitment for home care workers

West Yorkshire Police to say "Goodbye" to traditional notebooks

Cops get high-teach weapon to keep them on the beat

Parents barrage police officers with abuse during parking row at Fixby Junior & Infant School

Parking problems at Fixby Junior and Infant School, Lightcliffe.
The shock allegations were made by headteacher, Claire Allen,amid attempts to tackle dangerous parking

Denby Dale crash investigation will interview schoolchildren at bus stop just yards from scene

The scene of the crash in Denby Dale.
The injured man was taken to Leeds General Infirmary for serious but non-life threatening injuries

iPads for Kirklees bin men? Council is looking at new technology to improve the service

What technology will binmen be getting?
Kirklees Council says its premature to know what new technology will involve

Power house: 50 years ago this week Huddersfield's Harold Wilson became Prime Minister - but who lives in his childhood Cowlersley home today?

Mum Babette Harrison with her two children Breanna, five, and Ellie, two. They are living in the same house that former Prime Minister Harold Wilson lived in all those years ago...
“My aunt Doris used to go to New St School with Harold. She said he was a loner and his mother used to kick him out and make him play with the lads roundabouts," said one neighbour

Rail passengers can help boost Mirfield Railway Station at meeting with train operator with cash to spend

Grand Central has £7.8m to improve stations and Clr Martyn Bolt hopes some will come Mirfield's way

Watch Commander Andy Blackburn gets ready to hang up his hose!

Been with Blue Watch many years

Huddersfield MPs cross swords over plans to quadruple maximum jail terms from six months to two years for internet trolls

Justice secretary, Chris Grayling, is behind the tough new laws regarding those convicted of sending threatening and vile messages

Kirkburton family's joy after life saving daughter donates kidney to her father

Ex-Emley Moor Mast rigger Brian Firth fights on thanks to successful transplant

Man steals two phones from young Huddersfield men in Alder Street after threatening to rip their jaws off

Police have launched a man hunt to find the criminal who wore a baseball cap with Dope emblazoned across it

Report reveals ambulance delays after Huddersfield killer Subhan Anwar was murdered in his cell by two inmates

Subhan Anwar
Change in procedures now at Long Lartin Prison in Worcestershire

Live Breaking News

  • Parents in Kirklees continue to take their children on holiday during term-time despite a Government crackdown and the threat of fines.

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  • What a wonderful picture tweeted by Ade of sunrise over Huddersfield this morning.

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  • What sacrifice would you be prepared to make for a member of your family?

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  • TRAVEL: Slow traffic due to earlier accident on M62 Westbound between J23 (Outlane) and J22 A672 (Rishworth Moor). Affecting traffic heading away from Leeds towards Manchester.

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  • Good morning, everyone, and welcome to the Live Blog on this autumnal Monday morning with the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo whistling round our ears, having, made its way over from Bermiuda.

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  • Motorway: Queueing traffic and one lane closed due to accident, single vehicle involved on M62 Westbound between J23 A640 / A643 (Huddersfield) and J22 A672 (Rishworth Moor), congestion to J24 A629 (Ainley Top).

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  • Hello and welcome to the Huddersfield Daily Examiner's live blog on Monday October 20.

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Property of the Week: Sunny Bank road in Meltham

CBeebies star Dr Ranj to switch on Huddersfield Christmas lights

Halloween is nearly here...

Halloween hi-jinx: what's on in Huddersfield this half-term?

Ade (@gorillaade) tweeted this picture of Huddersfield's sunrise

Red sky in the morning, shepherd's warning! Huddersfield enjoys beautiful sunrise

Red and orange hues fill Huddersfield skies

Intrepid runners take on tough six mile Huddersfield Woodland Challenge at Bradley's Dyson Wood

A total of 360 athletes put their best foot forward to gain gold in the seventh annual event

Tofu or not tofu? Plans for Huddersfield's first vegan cafe to be unveiled at town's Vegan fair on November 1

It is just one of the ideas that will be discussed at the one day event, which wants as many people as possible to taste the benefits of a vegan diet

West Yorkshire Police to say "Goodbye" to traditional notebooks

Cops get high-teach weapon to keep them on the beat

Huddersfield MPs cross swords over plans to quadruple maximum jail terms from six months to two years for internet trolls

Justice secretary, Chris Grayling, is behind the tough new laws regarding those convicted of sending threatening and vile messages

Security guard taken to hospital after suffering head injuries during attempted robbery at Green Hill Mills in Grange Road, Batley

The crime happened at around 11.30pm on Friday night when four men attempted to steal cigarettes

Huddersfield MPs cross swords over plans to quadruple maximum jail terms from six months to two years for internet trolls

Justice secretary, Chris Grayling, is behind the tough new laws regarding those convicted of sending threatening and vile messages

Power house: 50 years ago this week Huddersfield's Harold Wilson became Prime Minister - but who lives in his childhood Cowlersley home today?

Mum Babette Harrison with her two children Breanna, five, and Ellie, two. They are living in the same house that former Prime Minister Harold Wilson lived in all those years ago...
“My aunt Doris used to go to New St School with Harold. She said he was a loner and his mother used to kick him out and make him play with the lads roundabouts," said one neighbour

Retired jeweller Tony Bailey tells of nights spent 'nursemaiding' former Prime Minister Harold Wilson in Huddersfield

Tony Bailey used to keep former Prime Minister Harold Wilson amused with his sparkling company
He used to look after him of a night, pour his brandy and make sure he was entertained

Family and Health: Campaigning for MS awareness in the Asian community

Ranjit Kaur was surprised to learn that MS is a hidden disease among members of the Asian community.

Two Colne Valley GP surgeries with 10,000 patients announce plans to merge due to funding issues

Marsden Health Centre and Colne Valley Family Doctors will pool resources

WATCH: Picket lines at Huddersfield and Halifax hospitals as NHS staff go on strike

Midwives, nurses, paramedics, ambulance staff, and hospital porters and cleaners mounted picket lines across England from 7am for four hours

New Enterprise Allowance creates 390 businesses in Kirklees

A Holmfirth businesses selling fruit vodkas is among new firms set up under New Enterprise Allowance

Amanda Vigar suggests a manifesto for business

Amanda Vigar
Politicians have been urged to remember the needs of UK small businesses in the run-up to next year' general election

ConnectChina opens Shanghai office

Batley-based ConnectChina Ltd has underscored its commitment to clients by opening a branch in Shanghai, China
Children, classroom

Term-time holidays still a problem in Kirklees despite fine threat

Council insists situation is improving

Robert Sutcliffe: Wearing their hearts on their book sleeves

Graham Norton, John Cleese, Stephen Fry and Paul Merton all have autobiographies out

Educating Yorkshire stars at chamber dinner

Jonny Mitchell and Mike Steer gave their views on benchmarking schools at the Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce annual dinner
 

Videos & Photos

Ade (@gorillaade) tweeted this picture of Huddersfield's sunrise

Red sky in the morning, shepherd's warning! Huddersfield enjoys beautiful sunrise

Intrepid runners take on tough six mile Huddersfield Woodland Challenge at Bradley's Dyson Wood

Great reggae nights in Huddersfield at Cleopatra's and then Silver Sands

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