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Police continue investigations into fatal Flockton crash that claimed life of 22-year-old

Scene of fatal accident on Barnsley Road, Flockton.
Police release driver arrested over road tragedy

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

Huddersfield health workers set for second walk-out on Monday as unions step up action

Patients advised to attend Monday morning appointments unless they hear otherwise

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

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

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

  • NEWS: A new party’s first General Election candidate has been selected for the Colne Valley.

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  • NEWS: Huddersfield take on Hull in the premiership of Yorkshire Chess tomorrow afternoon at Lindley Liberal Club.

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  • BREAKING NEWS: Troubled supermarket giant Tesco has announced it will not be building any stores in the Holme Valley for the foreseeable future.

    And the company is to sell the former Midlothian Garage site which Tesco bought in a failed bid to build a giant superstore in Holmfirth.

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  • TRAVEL: Slow traffic on A644 Wakefield Road from A62 Cooper Bridge Road (Cooper Bridge Roundabout) to M62 J25 Roundabout.

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  • A MAN accused of assaulting a 13-year-old girl pleaded guilty to the charge in court today (Fri).

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  • TRAVEL: A62 Leeds road busy but moving from A644 Huddersfield road (Three Nuns Junction) to A644 Wakefield Road (Cooper Bridge Roundabout).

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  • NEWS: End of era for school:

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  • NEWS: Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust is reassuring people across the region that it is committed to keeping the level of disruption to a minimum during the national industrial action on Monday, November 24, from 7am to 11am.

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  • NEWS: A couple accused of harming their baby appeared in court today.

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

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  • HEALTH: Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust will be operating a four-hour strike on Monday.

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Big cheese! Razan Alsous flees Syria to launch her own award-winning Yorkshire cheese in Linthwaite

The Big Picture: Ian Kennedy's shots from around the UK

Huddersfield Christmas lights switch on 2014: everything you need to know

Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? It's The Royal Oak Bonfire

Restaurant review: Hansa's Gujarati restaurant in Leeds

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Take a look at this week's Property of the Week, Stone End Cottage in Denby Dale

Monty the Penguin features in this year's John Lewis Christmas advert

John Lewis Christmas adverts: watch them all - then vote for your favourite

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

Batley man Craig Midgley admits string of driving offences

Kirklees Magistrates Court
But Kirklees Magistrates spare him jail

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
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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Smoker's Corner, Albion Street

Shopkeeper suffers head injury during armed robbery on Friday

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Flockton fatal crash victim named locally as Damian Wood

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

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