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Further snow hits Huddersfield hard leading to more traffic chaos

Drivers are experiencing difficulties due to hazardous driving conditions on the M62 and a host of other roads around Huddersfield

St Paul’s Cathedral tribute to Huddersfield's Afghan heroes

Framed pictures of the soldiers placed on the plinth outside the 3rd Battalion barracks
Huddersfield families to join Royalty for parade and service

More housing, Living Wage and helping vulnerable people, Kirklees Labour Party unveils its manifesto for local elections

Election campaign underway with ideas put forward by Kirklees Labour councillors and candidates

Millions earmarked for development schemes in Huddersfield

The Harold Wilson Building at the University of Huddersfield
Town to share in Government's regional pool of money - University to benefit to tune of nearly £3m

MP warns both Huddersfield and Halifax A&Es could close

Accident & Emergency Dept at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley
Barry Sheerman attacks health groups amid watchdog warning for Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust

Thousands of homes in Kirklees and Calderdale to benefit from green grants to cut energy bills

£20m Better Homes Yorkshire scheme will help 12,000 rented and owned homes in West Yorkshire

Kirklees patients group welcomes NHS plan to recruit more GPs

Health Watch Kirklees Director Rory Deighton
£10m earmarked to lure more doctors into general practice

Colourful visitor ruffles feathers in Beaumont Park

Mystery of vivid green parakeet

Live: Huddersfield breaking news, sport updates, travel and M62 traffic news, plus weather on Jan 29

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Man flown to hospital following crash in Linthwaite

Air ambulance called as road ambulance struggled to get to the scene

Kirklees schools close due to snow

Kirklees Council updated
See the list of all closures here and we'll update if more are announced

King's Head pub in Huddersfield set to be restored to its former glory

False ceiling comes down after pub is shut for two days - but plenty more work to be done yet

Second spate of vandalism in three weeks at allotments in Berry Brow

Allotment holders are counting the cost after eight or nine windows

Live: Huddersfield breaking news, sport updates, travel and M62 traffic news, plus weather on Jan 28

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  • SNOW:  If you detest the white stuff I'm afraid I am the bearer of bad news.  More is coming.

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  • SNOW:  These people are making the best of unexpected day off school.

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  • SNOW:  Kirklees has got extra grit teams out.  Is it too little, too late?

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  • NEWS:  This motorist has had a mishap in the snow at Emley Moor. Hope they weren't injured.

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  • TRAVEL:  There's long delays on the M62 over the tops. The Highways Agency is reporting problems eastbound between J21 and J23 and westbound between J25 and J21 due to several earlier incidents and adverse weather conditions in the area.

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  • NEWS:  Of all the days to lose access to your four wheel drive!

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  • Fret not...I'm here with the latest breaking news and checks on the roads.  Back in a minute with something.

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  • After a hectic stint on the live blog I'm handing it over to my colleague Nick who will bring you travel updates and much more.

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  • TWEET: Let's add Emley Moor roads to the list of places to avoid:

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  • BREAKING: Kirklees College is closing at 1pm today.

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  • I've just spoke to our weatherman Paul Stevens about last night's 'thundersnow' and also the forecast for the next few days. In short, keep your heating on.

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Huddersfield Giants stars turn to restaurant duties for charity event

Take a look around this week's Property of the Week: The home of Julian and Kate Askew of Meltham

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Health unions consulted over government pay rise offer

Real life CSI: Behind the scenes look at fascinating world of West Yorkshire Police’s Scientific Support Department

Property of the Week is Fleminghouse Lane in Waterloo - Take a look inside

Nostagia: It's back to January 1985 for this week's All Our Yesterdays - Are you pictured?

Have a look inside this week's pick of the properties: Moor House in Farnley Tyas

Cold weather set to continue with threat of further snow

Weatherman Paul Stevens says it will be up to a week before we see an end to the cold and snow

King's Head pub in Huddersfield set to be restored to its former glory

False ceiling comes down after pub is shut for two days - but plenty more work to be done yet

Man flown to hospital following crash in Linthwaite

Air ambulance called as road ambulance struggled to get to the scene

Thieves steal 200-year-old footpath from Christ Church at Linthwaite

Church left with £2,000 repair bill and race against time before funeral on Thursday

Mark Nash murder trial adjourned for a week for legal arguments

Mark Nash, who grew up in Bradley before moving to Ireland in 1996, denies the murder of Sylvia Shields, 60, and Mary Callanan, 61, in 1997

E-fit image released by West Yorkshire Police of bogus Kirklees Council worker who tricked his way into a Rawthorpe home

Bogus Kirklees Council workers have conned their way in to a house in Rawthorpe
Framed pictures of the soldiers placed on the plinth outside the 3rd Battalion barracks

St Paul’s Cathedral tribute to Huddersfield's Afghan heroes

Huddersfield families to join Royalty for parade and service

More housing, Living Wage and helping vulnerable people, Kirklees Labour Party unveils its manifesto for local elections

Election campaign underway with ideas put forward by Kirklees Labour councillors and candidates

MP warns both Huddersfield and Halifax A&Es could close

Accident & Emergency Dept at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley
Barry Sheerman attacks health groups amid watchdog warning for Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust
Strike action

NHS strike suspended after "breakthrough" in talks

Hospital and ambulance staff had already walked out twice in row over no pay rise

Marsden nurse Julie Flaherty tells of five weeks on Ebola frontline

Health worker reveals despair and hope on the ground in Sierra Leone

Thousands of Huddersfield children living in fuel poverty

Many have trouble sleeping because bedrooms are too cold

WSI Yorkshire acquires Cloudspotting

Holmfirth-based WSI Yorkshire has bought digital agency Cloudspotting and formed a new umbrella company, Attercopia Ltd

LV= comes top for customer satisfaction

Insurer LV= has been ranked alongside major names such as Amazon and John Lewis as a leader in the field of cuastomer care

ConectChina to run women-only trade trip

A trade visit to China in May aims to increase the number of women entrepreneurs doing business with their counterparts in China
Kirklees Council updated

Kirklees schools closed due to snow

See the list of all closures here and we'll update if more are announced

Jack Hardwick set for an American adventure after bagging a scholarship to a top college

The Greenhead College student is set to take up a place at Carleton College in Minnesota after beating off competition from thousands of applicants

Parents urged to have a say before council axe falls on free transport for faith school pupils in Kirklees

No decision until feedback has been assessed
 

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Cold weather set to continue with threat of further snow

King's Head pub in Huddersfield set to be restored to its former glory

Take a look around this week's Property of the Week: The home of Julian and Kate Askew of Meltham

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