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Polly Fletcher trapped this monster under a glass

Five ways to get rid of spiders in your home - plus check out some of Huddersfield's giants!

If you're freaking out about spiders at home, here's five ways to set them free outdoors

Councillors ignore objections and allow wind turbine in Meltham

Objections by the Peak District National Park ignored

John McCarthy jailed following a string of alcohol thefts from stores in Huddersfield

Kirklees Magistrates Court in Huddersfield.
The 43-year-old drinks nine litres of cider a day, Kirklees magistrates were told

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Polly Fletcher trapped this monster under a glass

Five ways to get rid of spiders in your home - plus check out some of Huddersfield's giants!

If you're freaking out about spiders at home, here's five ways to set them free outdoors

Councillors ignore objections and allow wind turbine in Meltham

Objections by the Peak District National Park ignored

Kirklees Magistrates Court in Huddersfield.

John McCarthy jailed following a string of alcohol thefts from stores in Huddersfield

The 43-year-old drinks nine litres of cider a day, Kirklees magistrates were told

Unison's NHS workers back strike action

Dispute over no pay rise for some staff for the next two years

Site of proposed wind turbine on land next to track leading to Cupwith Reservoir, above Nont Sarah's at Scammonden.

Controversial decision over 100m wind turbines in Colne Valley deferred

Colne Valley Co-operative makes late representations ... and a foggy day didn't help

Police are appealing for information

Police appeal over attempted robbery of delivery driver in Dewsbury

Victim pushed against side of van by thugs

Dog killed in crash at Bradley

BMW X5 and Volvo estate damaged in shunt

Triathlete Nathan Clegg - with colleagues at One 17 Design, Armitage Bridge

Tough cyclist Nathan Clegg to line-up with Alistair Brownlee in Harewood House charity triathlon

Holmfirth Cycling Club rider takes part in Macmillan Brownlee Tri North

Where's Wally? Pet wallaby goes walkabout in Huddersfield - can you help Lucy Bamforth find her pet?

The exotic pet went walkabout last weekend after escaping from his pen in Meltham

Huddersfield Examiner calendar 2015 - still time to submit your pictures!

You#ve submitted some gorgeous pictures so far and there's still time to send more in!

Les Clancy of Silver Lining, Market Avenue, Huddersfield, with flyers banned by Huddersfield University Students Union.

Piercer Les Clancy says Huddersfield University has banned him from promoting his body piercing store Silver Lining to new students

Students' Union 'bans' piercing and tattoo parlours from putting fliers in goody bags

Do not view this gallery if you're scared of spiders!

41 contenders for Huddersfield's biggest spider - check out our gallery if you dare...

We're looking for Huddersfield's biggest arachnid - and find out why you're seeing more of our eight-legged friends at the moment

A programme for the 1920 FA Cup Final featuring Huddersfield Town - sold at auction for £3,000

Historic Huddersfield Town v Aston Villa 1920 FA Cup Final programme sells for £3k at auction

Collector believed to have paid record price

Princess Royal Hospital

Huddersfield hospital chiefs negotiating for new town centre building to host mothballed Princess Royal services

Health services to be split between existing Huddersfield and Calderdale hospitals and new site

Compo and Nora Batty

Long-awaited memorial to Last of the Summer Wine star Compo could be just weeks away

Bust in memory of Bill Owen to be installed in Holmfirth

Businessman Jon Gamble from go2eventhire is seen displaying his YES and NO signs ahead of voting in the Scottish Referendum

Andrew Jackson: Shaping UK future without our vote

Today's poll north of the border has stirred up strong feelings across the UK.

Dominic Goddard, of Cleckheaton, who was killed in a road accident on December 27, 2013.

Drunken Dominic Goddard was fatally struck by caravan after 'running in and out of the road' inquest told

Dominic Goddard, 23, was fatally struck in Church Lane Gomersal on Dec 27 last year

Happy ending! Snoopy the Staffie cross pup reunited with Sheepridge brothers after being dog-napped

A thief dog-napped Snoopy, an 11-week-old Staffordshire bull terrier-American bulldog cross, snatching the pup from the family’s garden and jumping over a fence to escape

Kirklees Council logo

Barcelona, Stockholm, Athens, Warsaw ... and Kirklees - council wins €1,000,000 for 'bartering' plan

Kirklees rated as top 5 winner in global competition for community sharing idea

Examiner journalist Nick Lavigueur has his blood pressure checked by pharmacist manager Mac Din at the Asda store, Bradford Road, Huddersfield

Do you know your blood pressure numbers? Huddersfield folk urged to get checked to combat UK's biggest silent killer

Examiner Health Reporter Nick Lavigueur is first through the door for free test

Videos & Photos

Polly Fletcher trapped this monster under a glass

Five ways to get rid of spiders in your home - plus check out some of Huddersfield's giants!

Triathlete Nathan Clegg - with colleagues at One 17 Design, Armitage Bridge

Tough cyclist Nathan Clegg to line-up with Alistair Brownlee in Harewood House charity triathlon

Huddersfield Examiner calendar 2015 - still time to submit your pictures!

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