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Huddersfield to London direct rail link on the cards?

Huddersfield to London train link announced - with a single daily train to and from the capital starting in five years

Huddersfield and Dewsbury feature in new East Coast rail deal

Shoppers began arriving at MIDNIGHT to be first in queue for opening of Slaithwaite Aldi store

Prize for being first in line for the 8am opening was a £100 store voucher

Mixed inspection report for West Yorkshire Police by watchdog

West Yorkshire Police
It received a Good rating for preventing and reducing crime and tackling anti-social behaviour but was rated as Requires Improvement for investigating crime

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Huddersfield to London direct rail link on the cards?

Huddersfield to London train link announced - with a single daily train to and from the capital starting in five years

Huddersfield and Dewsbury feature in new East Coast rail deal

Shoppers began arriving at MIDNIGHT to be first in queue for opening of Slaithwaite Aldi store

Prize for being first in line for the 8am opening was a £100 store voucher

West Yorkshire Police

Mixed inspection report for West Yorkshire Police by watchdog

It received a Good rating for preventing and reducing crime and tackling anti-social behaviour but was rated as Requires Improvement for investigating crime

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Huddersfield anthrax scare: A year ago tomorrow the town centre was shut down - relive the drama here

Parts of Huddersfield town centre, Aspley and Wakefield Road were closed as the drama unfolded

A man, thought to be aged 20 and Eastern European, was found hanging from a tree in parkland off Track Road, Batley

Hungarian man found hanging from tree in Batley was victim of human trafficking gangmaster Janos Orsos

Bed factory worker Viktor Fejes turned to drink and drugs

Examiner Calendar 2015: Take a look at the finished product and buy yours here

Calendars are now available to buy online or via a form in your printed Examiner!

Queues at Aldi in Slaithwaite

Hundreds queue for opening of new Aldi in Slaithwaite

Queues around the car park on opening day of new supermarket

Huddersfield to London direct rail link on the cards?

Huddersfield to London link plan as Virgin and Stagecoach chosen to run re-privatised East Coast main line train route

Dewsbury is also set to get a direct link to the capital - find out more here

Marsden Junior School

Marsden Junior School to become academy after damning Ofsted placed it in 'Special Measures'

Marsden Junior School will follow Colne Valley High as the third school - along with Mirfield Free Grammar - to be run by the academy trust

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Chances to save Deighton mum found hanged missed due to poor communication between mental health staff, inquest hears

Mum-of-two Sheryl Calcutt had suffered from bipolar disorder and had stopped taking her medication

The Nash family's favourite shot of Isaac

Isaac Nash: More than £60,000 raised so far for foundations in schoolboy's memory

Dozens of fundraising events have been held since youngster's tragic death on August 29

Leeds Crown Court

Newsome mum thought she was going to die when drunk partner strangled her & threatened to slit her throat, court hears

Jason Richard Cooke had been drinking throughout the afternoon Leeds Crown Court was told

Seven new AccessBuses for Kirklees and Calderdale

West Yorkishire Combined Authority has unveiled new AccessBuses for people who have difficulty using conventional buses

More than 400 homophobic crimes recorded in West Yorkshire in last three years

More than 400 homophobic crimes were recorded in West Yorkshire in the last three years

Knife crime

Teenager Harris Ahmed escapes jail after carrying knife for own protection after friend was stabbed

Ahmed, of Birkby, was found with the knife by police at Fartown News

Jerry the beagle stays at vet's overnight

The five-year-old was rushed to Ashfield veterinary surgery in Halifax last night after she became unwell.

Forget Me Not Children's Hospice Fundraisers Lucy Burnett and Ryan Grint with baker Lottie Shaw and her giant mince pie.

Oh go on, it's only 56,000 calories! Huddersfield is home to world's biggest mince pie!

From the town that brought you the world's biggest Jaffa Cake comes a sweet Christmas treat - that weighs 28lbs

The scene of the accident on Victoria Avenue

Teenager killed in Batley crash was travelling in stolen car, police reveal

The 18-year-old was the front seat passenger in a black Nissan Micra which crashed into a tree on Victoria Avenue, Batley last night

The woman, who we have agreed not to identify, was tied up and robbed by robbers

Huddersfield women needing surgical abortions now have to travel to Manchester or Leeds until new provider gets clinic in town

Charity Marie Stopes takes over service from hospital without any clinic in town - but wants to open one above former Huddersfield Town shop on Cloth Hall Street

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Police find cannabis farm in cellar of disused Fartown shop

Bags of suspected cannabis were recovered at the scene and will now be tested

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Shoppers began arriving at MIDNIGHT to be first in queue for opening of Slaithwaite Aldi store

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Huddersfield anthrax scare: A year ago tomorrow the town centre was shut down - relive the drama here

Examiner Calendar 2015: Take a look at the finished product and buy yours here

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