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Poundstretcher fined £30,000 over massive mouse infestation at Huddersfield warehouse

More than 400 mice caught after the scale of the contamination shut the building

Flockton fatal crash victim named locally as Damian Wood

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Police are continuing to investigate the head-on crash on Barnsley Road

Huddersfield on the small screen: TV hits filmed in our back yard

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From The Last of the Summer Wine to a new BBC drama to hit our screens this weekend, film crews have flocked to Huddersfield over the years

Text Santa! Fundraising extravaganza will support sick children at Forget Me Not Children's Hospice

Phillip Schofield's 24-hour broadcast

Is backyard kitten breeder behind pedigree cats dumped in Huddersfield?

Pregnant Bengal cat and two other pedigrees found abandoned

Accident hotspot Meltham Road hasn't had enough serious accidents to qualify for speed cameras

Traffic on Meltham Road, Lockwood
Kirklees says accident numbers have significantly decreased in recent years

Winter in Huddersfield is on its way - but it won't be as bad as snows in USA

Weather watchers can forget about a mild winter to match last year

Arts organisations pay tribute to Examiner journalist Val Javin

Head of Features retires after 44 years

Penny wise! Motorist Robert Shaw secures 10p refund after being overcharged for diesel at Bradley garage

Robert Shaw was overcharged at the BP petrol station on Leeds Road
West Yorkshire Trading Standards warn retailers

Can you help find Bella? Family frantic after CCTV appears to show pet Staffy snatched from petrol station

Three year old Ethen with dog Bella who is believed to have been stolen.
The pet’s owner John Clough now fears the worst after watching CCTV footage and believes Bella has been stolen to be used as a fighting dog

Once you accept you are going to die, you are able to move more freely: Huddersfield hero soldier Paul Hartley on Helmand minefield terror that's now a movie

Seven men were injured, and Paul, along with others, emerged as a hero and was awarded the George Cross by the Queen for his actions

Slaithwaite Aldi to open on Thursday, November 27 - with 'golden ticket' for first 100 customers through door

Now and then: The new Aldi store, and the mill which was on the site.
Plans for the new store spilt the village with protesters fearing that the extra traffic would clog the streets and claiming business would be lost from independent shops

West Yorkshire's answer to Most Haunted - coming to a spooky town near you!

From The Other Side mixes historic knowledge and supernatural abilities to contact spirits

Live Breaking News

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  • NEWS: An eagle-eyed motorist was refunded 10p at a petrol station after noticing a discrepancy between the pump price and the cost on the sign outside.

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  • WEATHER: Wet on Sunday:

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  • TRAVEL: A629 Wakefield Road busy but moving between Southgate (Shorehead Roundabout) and B6432 Firth Street (New Wharf Traffic lights).

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  • TOWN: Sean Scannell is a player who thrives on confidence, the sort of player who requires an arm around his shoulder to harness his undoubted talents.

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  • TRAVEL: Roadworks and temporary traffic lights on B6116 Huddersfield Road at Queens Way, Kirkburton.

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  • TRAVEL: Very slow traffic due to earlier accident on M62 Eastbound between J25 A644 (Brighouse) and J26 M606 / A58 (Chain Bar), congestion to J24 A629 (Ainley Top).

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  • NEWS: A man who died in a head-on crash in Flockon has been named locally as Damian Wood.

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  • TRAVEL: A629 Wakefield Road busy but moving between Southgate (Shorehead Roundabout) and B6432 Firth Street (New Wharf Traffic lights).

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  • NEWS: DC Nick Doyle of Kirklees CID is organising a Police charity five-a-side match in aid of a charity, and this year it is TINT, The Isaac Nash Trust, set up following the tragic death in Anglesey on August 29 of 12-year-old Isaac, a popular, sports-mad lad from Kirkburton.

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  • TRAVEL: Traffic moving well on A62 Castlegate/Queensgate around A616 Chapel Hill.

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Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? It's the Little Buddha bar

Emma Hunter at her Longwood Gate home

Double terrace is Tardis for space (and time): See our Property of the Week here

The Co-operative building used to house the Heaven and Hell nightclub

LOOK: Did you dance the night away in Heaven and Hell? See if our pictures of the former nightclub inside the Co-Op Building bring back hazy memories

This week's All Our Yesterdays looks back to November 1985 - Are you in one of our snaps from 29 years ago?

Restaurant Review: The Three Acres

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Glimpses of Huddersfield's past from the 1960s from Alderman Clifford Stephenson's collection

It's 1987 in Huddersfield!

It's 1987 in Huddersfield - who do you recognise in our nostalgia picture gallery?

Poundstretcher fined £30,000 over massive mouse infestation at Huddersfield warehouse

More than 400 mice caught after the scale of the contamination shut the building

Text Santa! Fundraising extravaganza will support sick children at Forget Me Not Children's Hospice

Phillip Schofield's 24-hour broadcast

Milnsbridge Village Hall group unhappy at lack of building upkeep by Kirklees Council

The secretary of Milnsbridge Village Hall, Deborah Wright, says she was dismayed that the council, which currently owns the hall, has failed to maintain the building’s outside
Smoker's Corner, Albion Street

Shopkeeper suffers head injury during armed robbery on Friday

Man seriously injured after two suspects threaten him in Albion Street premises

Ex Huddersfield police officer and former Mr Gay UK Mark Carter suspended after headbutting man in toilets

Pc Mark Carter
Carter - a former Mr Gay UK - was convicted of assault by beating following a trial before magistrates

Gambling sales rep Christopher Ames stole £38,000 from employers Imperial Tobacco, court told

cash, money
Ames worked in the van sales team supplying outlets such as petrol stations in an area including Huddersfield, Leeds, Batley and Dewsbury
A & E department at Calderdale Royal Hospital

Come clean over A&E: MP tells House of Commons not to "take people for fools" over cuts

Speaking in Parliament yesterday, Halifax Labour MP Linda Riordan also accused the Government and health chiefs of failing to consult local people

Former Golcar Labour councillor Paul Salveson announced as Yorkshire First's candidate for Colne Valley

Transport expert is named as new party's first General Election candidate

Slaithwaite Aldi to open on Thursday, November 27 - with 'golden ticket' for first 100 customers through door

Now and then: The new Aldi store, and the mill which was on the site.
Plans for the new store spilt the village with protesters fearing that the extra traffic would clog the streets and claiming business would be lost from independent shops
A & E department at Calderdale Royal Hospital

Come clean over A&E: MP tells House of Commons not to "take people for fools" over cuts

Speaking in Parliament yesterday, Halifax Labour MP Linda Riordan also accused the Government and health chiefs of failing to consult local people

Investigation launched as Huddersfield hospital bosses admit they will be £4m in the red by 2015

Owen Williams, new chief executive of Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust
NHS regulator calls for greater pace of change for HRI and CRH restructure

Private firms battling for £284,000,000 NHS deal for Huddersfield and Kirklees

Private firms bidding for NHS work
NHS activists in Huddersfield have said there “is no place for private profit in the provision of health and social care” and called on Kirklees and Calderdale councils to use their powers to stop the tendering process

Crown Decorating Centre top for recycling

The team at the Crown Decorating Centre in Huddersfield is the regional winner in the firm's Kick Out The Can campaign

Sodexo staff host students' visit to Huddersfield’s John Smith’s Stadium

The John Smith's Stadium
Hospitality and business management students from Huddersfield University were given an insight into life at the John Smith's Stadium

Myers Group buys Leeds builders merchants

The acquisition of Bulk Builders Merchants marks the start of expansion plans for Huddersfield-based Myers Group

Illustrator Emily holds largest solo exhibition to date at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

The work of Emily Sutton is influenced by the illustrators of the early to mid 20th century.

Denby Dale Nursery prepares to leave village school building after 140 years

End of era for Denby Dale Nursery School as school prepares to move to Gilthwaites First School campus

Huddersfield duo Aaliyah Powell and Charlotte Simpson win medals at Commonwealth Taekwondo Championships

Sasan Martial Arts Academy students win silver and bronze
 

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Poundstretcher fined £30,000 over massive mouse infestation at Huddersfield warehouse

Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? It's the Little Buddha bar

Smoker's Corner, Albion Street

Shopkeeper suffers head injury during armed robbery on Friday

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