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Family tell of their lightning-strike terror

Children aged one and three were playing just feet from the explosions caused by the massive bolt

Licence granted to new Newsome Tap pub in former working men's club

The pub hopes to use part of the bowling green at the back as a car park if planning permission is granted to its owner

Pictures: M62 thrown into chaos after man falls to death from bridge

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Motorway shut for more than two hours westbound at Hartshead

Former Virgin young business ambassador Jacob Hill jailed for dealing drugs after falling into £17k debt

Jacob Hill (left) and the Duke of York at the Young Entrepreneur Awards
Lazy Camper founder - and former Yorkshire Ambassador for Virgin Media Pioneers - had advised The Duke of York

34-year-old man charged over Huddersfield town centre attack

Police enquiries are continuing following the incident in Cross Church Street on Sunday

Mercedes damaged after baseball-bat wielding thugs clash in Dewsbury

Police are investigating the disturbance in Bretton Park Way, Savile Town

Driver involved in Clarke Carlisle suicide bid takes own life

Former PFA Chairman Clarke Carlisle
Chris Kilbride - who swerved to avoid Carlisle when he threw himself in to the path of oncoming traffic - has himself committed suicide

Historic Middle Ages footpath re-opened as part of new Crossing the Pennines Heritage Trail

The ambitious project was enabled after The Milestone Society won a £50,000 ITV People's Millions grant

Fast and furious cycling action set to take over the streets of Huddersfield town centre

Details and timings of road closures for Huddersfield Criterium on Wednesday

Magistrates ban Lindley man Anthony Heath from the Kingsgate Shopping Centre for six months

Kingsgate Centre in Huddersfield.
The exclusion order was issued after the 44-year-old stole a bottle of perfume from TK Maxx

Kirklees seeks to evict Gomersal travellers

Kirklees Council
Council forced to take more action over travellers

Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce backs Examiner campaign

The decision to pause electification of the trans-Pennine rail route is "profoundly disappointing" says Steven Leigh

Pictures and video: Hundreds of dancers stage big contest at Huddersfield Leisure Centre

Teams from across the region descended on Huddersfield for the Energy Epidemic event

Judges revealed for first Kirklees Community Sports Awards

Town legend Andy Booth, Examiner Sports Editor Mel Booth, Yorkshire Cricket Captain Andy Gale, Giants Prop Eorl Crabtree and England Rugby Union Centre Luther Burrell will make up the judging pane
Include Yorkshire Cricket Captain Andy Gale, Town legend Andy Booth and Giants prop Eorl Crabtree

Live Breaking News

  • Still waiting for an update from police about the biker crash in Brackenhall last night. I will update you as soon as I hear.

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    Motorcyclist injured after smash with car on Oxley Road, Brackenhall

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  • TERROR: David Cameron and Boris Johnson are now laying wreaths at the Hyde Park memorial to mark 10 years since the 7/7 bombings.

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  • FIRE: Crews from Huddersfield attended reports of a rubbish fire in Keldregate, Bradley last night.

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  • TRAVEL: Heavy traffic on M62 Eastbound between J25 A644 (Brighouse) and J27 M621 / A650 / A62 (Gildersome).

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  • TERROR: The families of three of the Yorkshiremen who killed themselves and 52 innocent people in the July 7 2005 attacks are still looking for answers 10 years on, an imam has said.

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  • TERROR: Lots of tweets this morning marking a decade since the 7/7 bombings in London.

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  • POLICE: Detectives in Leeds investigating the attempted murder and rape of a woman in Beeston have been notified by the Slovakian authorities that the suspect detained there can be extradited back to the UK.

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  • I will check the latest on the bike crash last night in Brackenhall.

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  • Good morning Huddersfield. I will check the latest for you now.

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  • Roads: Heavy traffic on A629 Calderdale Way westbound, Elland, at A6025 Halifax Road.

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Over 650 people put pedal to metal to try beat two cycling world record attempts at Holmfirth Vineyard charity day

Property of the Week: The home of Suki and Paul Wade of Denby Dale

All Our Yesterdays this week takes us back to 1985 - Are you in our pictures?

LOOK: Action-packed weekend for more than 100 Huddersfield scouts

Property of the Week: Lower Maythorne Farm in Holmfirth

Huddersfield Giants' cheerleaders get starring role on big stage

Cycle rides to boost fundraising for Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team

Series of routes range from seven miles to 40 miles

Licence granted to Newsome Tap pub in former working men's club

The pub hopes to use part of the bowling green at the back as a car park if planning permission is granted to its owner

Fast and furious cycling action set to take over the streets of Huddersfield town centre

Details and timings of road closures for Huddersfield Criterium on Wednesday
West Yorkshire Police maintains significant improvements have been made

Police failings revealed in child sex investigations revealed in Government report

West Yorkshire Police is one of eight forces looked at by HMIC

Police appeal to trace wanted Huddersfield man Robert Roche

Officers are searching for Robert Roche, 20, who is wanted on suspicion of robbery

Jordan Lowther burgles uncle's home after job snub

Suspended jail term for Dewsbury man

The future looks bleak for Greece whatever the outcome of its referendum, says Nick Gartland, of Investec Wealth & Investment

There is no other place to focus on this month’s article than the well-publicised Greece crisis

Fast and furious cycling action set to take over the streets of Huddersfield town centre

Details and timings of road closures for Huddersfield Criterium on Wednesday

Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce backs Examiner campaign

The decision to pause electrification of the trans-Pennine rail route is "profoundly disappointing" says Steven Leigh

Huddersfield volunteers praised for work with cancer charity

Patricia Wright and John Ward stepping down

Kirklees GPs spend £1m prescribing paracetamol and ibuprofen

Retired doctor says patients should just buy them over the counter

Extra scanner plan for Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

Third MRI scanner to increase capacity

Howarths People and Safety Management renews stadium deal

Cleckheaton-based Howarths People and Safety Management will stage a charity event at the John Smith's Stadium in October

KC Works enjoys success

Kirklees College and Stafflex have successfully placed students in permanent jobs as part of the KC Works work experience scheme

Business Profile: Michelle Bancroft, of Slimming World

Michelle Bancroft is helping people feel better about themselves as a Slimming World consultant

KC Works enjoys success

Kirklees College and Stafflex have successfully placed students in permanent jobs as part of the KC Works work experience scheme

Vision Express apprentice passes with flying colours

Abigail Pierre has qualified as an optical assistant with Vision Express

Pictures: Yorkshire Jets netball ace Lydia Walker returns to old school

Youngsters at Lindley Junior School receive coaching from England star
 

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