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The scene of the fire in Thornhill.

Fire crews tackled bedroom blaze in Thornhill

Crews from Dewsbury and Ossett called to Maynes Close

Dewsbury man Umar Hussain charged with 12 counts of rape

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
Rape accused to face crown court

Holmfirth businessman Andrew James jailed after more than £120,000 taken for internet fireplace orders which were never delivered

Creative types are being encouraged to log on and enter the computing awards
West Yorkshire Trading Standards received more than 100 complaints about Home Fireside Ltd run by Andrew Michael James

Kirklees Council helps force government re-think over 'stupid idea' on taxis

Taxi
Deregulation Bill clauses meant anyone could be allowed to drive an off-duty taxi - but councils including Kirklees have forced a re-think

Holmfirth motorist Michael Gledhill denies deliberately knocking cycling veteran John Radford off his bike in incident that left rider with severe brain injury

John Radford of Meltham
Victim left with catastrophic head injuries after incident between New Mill and Brockholes

Sob story woman Shabana Ellis stole from vulnerable men, court told

Leeds Crown Court
She knocked on a 79-year-old man's door and offered him a massage before she ended up moving in with him

The boys are back in town: Ivy Street gang celebrates golden years of fun and games at 30th reunion

Eleven members of the long-running group, who met almost every night when they were growing up, met to reminisce

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary radiographers strike in protest at pay

Radiographers on strike outside Huddersfield Royal Infirmary as part of the nationwide strike for a pay rise. Picture shows Vicky Woodward in front of colleagues.
Second week of action begins by NHS x-ray, MRI and CT scanning staff

Teenager Davern Pinnock of Fartown admits baseball bat road rage attack which injured father and son on Leeds Road

A baseball bat
18-year-old from Fartown sent to young offender institution for 17 months

New team to tackle child protection tip-offs in Kirklees will operate from 'secure room'

Anti-child sexual exploitation campaign poster
Police, health and social service team being formed and will work from secure location due to sensitive data sharing

Striking memorial unveiled at Battyeford Sporting Club pitch for renowned referee, Colin Heeley, who collapsed and died during a football match

His wife, Pauline, made the donation and also hopes that a defibrillator will be given to the club, thanks to donations in his honour

Kirklees College students work on wartime memorial to First World War fallen

Local artist Andy Farr, working with tutor Clare Grace and her students, is looking for information on the men featured so they can create an art project in their memory – and is appealing for help from local people

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

Nostalgia: it's 1990 in Huddersfield - are you pictured?

We had technical problems that meant we couldn't bring you all the pictures yesterday - but they're solved and you can now see our full gallery of pictures

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  • A British terror suspect who is wanted in the United States for allegedly conspiring with hook-handed extemist Abu Hamza has been extradited from the UK. 

    Haroon Rashid Aswat, from Dewsbury, is accused by US authorities of working with Hamza in 1999 to set up a Jihadist training camp in Oregon.

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  • NEWS: Fire crews were called to a house fire in Thornhill this afternoon.

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  • REVIEW:  If you've not seen rising comedy star Chris Ramsey do live stand-up I'd definitely recommend it.  Reporter Samantha Robinson went to see him in Leeds and her review is now online.

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  • NEWS:  The row over Top Gear's ill-fated expedition to film in Argentina goes on.

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  • NEWS:  This may be fuel to the fire of UKIP supporters but here goes. Up to £1 billion of public money was spent last year on thousands of foreign criminals in the UK as hundreds living in the community - including dangerous offenders - went missing.

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  • WEATHER: We seem to have avoided the worst of the wind from Gonzalo as we've not had any reports of damage. If you know different let us know!

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  • GIANTS:  Brett Ferres has made the 17-man squad for England's first game of the Four Nations.

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  • HTAFC: Huddersfield Town go in search of a fourth win in five league games and a third consecutive home win for the first time in four seasons at home to Brighton and Hove Albion this evening.

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Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? It's Mod Revue at Golcar Royal British Legion

4,000 votes, 202 pictures, one town: winners of Examiner calendar for 2015 revealed

Halloween is coming!

Little Horrors 2014: send us snaps of your kids kitted out ready for Halloween

Nostalgia: it's 1990 in Huddersfield - are you pictured?

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?

Bid for 41 houses at Clayton Fields beauty spot in Huddersfield

18-year battle over as planning application submitted for Edgerton fields

Little Horrors 2014 - your kids dressed up ready for Halloween

You've sent us some fantastic pictures of your kids in their spooky costumes - have a look below at their ghoulish get-up

Leaders at Colne Valley High School start to turn the tide

Hundreds flock to open evening
A baseball bat

Teenager Davern Pinnock of Fartown admits baseball bat road rage attack which injured father and son on Leeds Road

18-year-old from Fartown sent to young offender institution for 17 months

Sob story woman Shabana Ellis stole from vulnerable men, court told

Leeds Crown Court
She knocked on a 79-year-old man's door and offered him a massage before she ended up moving in with him

Family of Marsden murder victim Craig Hepburn campaign to make son's killers serve full sentence

Craig Hepburn from Linwood, Renfrewshire who was stabbed to death in Marsden
“Before this happened to my family, I would see stories on TV about innocent people being murdered and I’d think it was so sad but at least the people responsible were being locked up for a long time"

Leaders at Colne Valley High School start to turn the tide

Hundreds flock to open evening

Kirklees Business Week hailed a stunning success

Almost 800 people were involved in the Kirklees Business Conference at the John Smith's Stadium

Kirklees Council helps force government re-think over 'stupid idea' on taxis

Taxi
Deregulation Bill clauses meant anyone could be allowed to drive an off-duty taxi - but councils including Kirklees have forced a re-think

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

NOVUS scheme in line for its third award

A course run by Huddersfield University to boost career prospects for graduates in logistics has been shortlisted for a supply chain award

Ploughcroft urges swift action from landlords

Chris Hopkins, managing director of Ploughcroft
Private landlords have been urged to act quickly to take advantage of a second tranche of Green Deal funding

Baxter Caulfield present positive survey

Stephen Newman, senior partner at law firm Baxter Caulfield
Economic indicators show strong growth in the Yorkshire economy, according to a survey by law firm Baxter Caulfield

NOVUS scheme in line for its third award

A course run by Huddersfield University to boost career prospects for graduates in logistics has been shortlisted for a supply chain award

Leaders at Colne Valley High School start to turn the tide

Hundreds flock to open evening

New Starters 2014: take a look at Huddersfield youngsters as they start school

Just a selection of images from 2014's New Starters - click the gallery to see many more
We asked schools to send in pictures of the youngsters beginning their school journey
 

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Bid for 41 houses at Clayton Fields beauty spot in Huddersfield

Little Horrors 2014 - your kids dressed up ready for Halloween

This image provided by NASA shows Hurricane Gonzalo

Hurricane Gonzalo's gales reach Huddersfield as winds hit almost 50mph

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