West Yorkshire News

Grand Ukulele Festival proves a massive hit in town with performances at Lawrence Batley Theatre and Town Hall

Top ukulele stars flew in from all over the world to perform in Huddersfield

Lorry driver's terrifying Calais ordeal forces haulage company action

Drivers now taking long detours to avoid French port after driver feared for his life as desperate illegal immigrants tried to board a truck

Pictures and video: Fun of the seaside as a beach and fair come to Greenhead Park

Twenty tonnes of sand, Punch and Judy and even a bit of uninterrupted sunshine prove a huge hit

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Grand Ukulele Festival proves a massive hit in town with performances at Lawrence Batley Theatre and Town Hall

Top ukulele stars flew in from all over the world to perform in Huddersfield

Lorry driver's terrifying Calais ordeal forces haulage company action

Drivers now taking long detours to avoid French port after driver feared for his life as desperate illegal immigrants tried to board a truck

Pictures and video: Fun of the seaside as a beach and fair come to Greenhead Park

Twenty tonnes of sand, Punch and Judy and even a bit of uninterrupted sunshine prove a huge hit

Letters found in West Yorkshire reveal prize-draw scam has netted thousands

Many of the victims, who are mainly elderly, also passed on their bank account details to scammers who are operating from Canada

Appeal after river tragedy

Man in his mid-50s pulled from River Calder dies in hospital

Giant zip wire slide draws crowds in bid to raise £10,000 for Forget Me Not Children's Hospice and Giants

Around 100 people took part in hair-raising ride

Six held after EDL protest in Calderdale

Police praise support of local residents and traders

Adventurous peacock spotted all over Huddersfield

From Slaithwaite and Honley to Crosland Moor, the brightly-coloured bird seems to be spreading his wings

Examiner Community Awards 2015 — check out the nominees for the Sports Personality Award

The awards will be held at the John Smith's Stadium on June 3 and between now and then we'll be profiling all the nominees by category

Former jockey Suzzanne France rides again for Injured Jockey Fund

Suzzanne helps raises awareness for Jack Berry House in Malton

Man who caused £1000 of damage soaking his neighbour's convertible Audi convicted of "malicious" hate campaign

Jeremy Hoyle, 43, compiled a dossier on neighbour Chris O’Brien in a row over parking in their quiet cul-de-sac

At-threat Kozee Sleep workers stage sit-in

Workers staged a sit-in at the Ravensthorpe HQ of failed firm Kozee Sleep in protest at not being paid their wages

Ruddi's Retreat launches new cafe and sweet shop to raise money for respite caravans

The venue has opened following the closure of the charity's bistro on the other side of the road

Travellers set up camp in Huddersfield park

Council seeks eviction order

Bad parking in Huddersfield

LOOK: Pictures of bafflingly bad parking in Huddersfield that will make you irate

It seems some drivers struggle with yellow lines, parking bays and not blocking people in

Building, Builders

Huddersfield sees fall in new home starts

Figures from the Department for Communities shows just 2.3 new homes are started in Huddersfield for every 1,000 existing houses

Brockholes cake-maker is the best in the business - see his winning designs here

Oliver Schofield wins best wedding cake designer in national awards

Period drama Jericho to be filmed in Huddersfield

From next week stars including Jessica Raine, Mark Addy and Coronation's Street Amy James-Kelly will be filming here

Bermudan ukulele star visits John Smith's Stadium to pay homage to countryman Nahki Wells

Mike Hind may even play this weekend's Grand Northern Ukulele Festival in his Wells shirt

Court told man caused £1,000 damage soaking interior of neighbour's Audi convertible in parking row

Kirklees magistrates heard today that Jeremy Hoyle keyed another car and sent hate mail

Videos & Photos

Grand Ukulele Festival proves a massive hit in town with performances at Lawrence Batley Theatre and Town Hall

Pictures and video: Fun of the seaside as a beach and fair come to Greenhead Park

Giant zip wire slide draws crowds in bid to raise £10,000 for Forget Me Not Children's Hospice and Giants

Journalists

Doug Thomson
Huddersfield Town correspondent
Chris Roberts
Huddersfield Giants correspondent
Louise Cooper
Crime correspondent
Nick Lavigueur
Health Correspondent
Joanne Douglas
Local Government Correspondent
Linda Whitwam
Education Correspondent
Henryk Zientek
Business Correspondent
Martin Shaw
Mirfield Correspondent