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Which commuter habit is the most annoying?

City tries to ban men sitting with legs apart on trains - what rude commuter behaviour sends you off the rails?

Bags on seats, eating smelly food or talking loudly on the phone are all commuter bugbears

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

Missing Halifax man spat in mouth of one female police officer and hurled racist abuse at another during Huddersfield town centre spat

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
24-year-old ordered to pay compensation after making homophobic remarks to a third

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Which commuter habit is the most annoying?

City tries to ban men sitting with legs apart on trains - what rude commuter behaviour sends you off the rails?

Bags on seats, eating smelly food or talking loudly on the phone are all commuter bugbears

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

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.

Missing Halifax man spat in mouth of one female police officer and hurled racist abuse at another during Huddersfield town centre spat

24-year-old ordered to pay compensation after making homophobic remarks to a third

Now and then: The new Aldi store, and the mill which was on the site.

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

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

Jimmy Savile

West Yorkshire Police hire retired detectives to comb through current and cold case child sex abuse cases

West Yorkshire Force reveals 84 live or historic cases of child sexual exploitation are being investigated currently across the force

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

Good Samaritan robbed after being tricked by thug who he went to help

Man lured helpful victim into an alley - then attacked

Unison secretary Paul Holmes

We save you money: Union boss says £577k paid to union staff by Kirklees Council is good value

Paul Holmes, branch secretary of Unison which has 6,800 members in Kirklees, defended their position

Three year old Ethen with dog Bella who is believed to have been stolen.

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

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

School pupil Thomas Branch inspires school to raise awareness for Diabetes charities

Pupils at St John's Golcar wear onesies to support charity which helps those who have Diabetes - like pupil Thomas

L S Lowry painting gift from Huddersfield tycoon to former Prime Minister Harold Wilson sells for £374,500

The gift from tycoon Lord Hanson fetched more than £100,000 than was expected at auction

Olivia Glennie became a transplant donor after her tragic death

Family of Newsome teen Olivia Glennie receive award after organ donation decision saved lives of three others

The family later received a letter telling them their decision had helped a mum in her 20s with a young child, a man in his 30s and a 13-year-old girl

Are you protected from cyber criminals?

Webcams and baby monitors in Huddersfield, Halifax, Leeds and Sheffield hacked - video feed of your home posted on internet

People could be being watched in their own homes or at work with hackers targeting household webcams and uploading live footage to the internet

Huddersfield Lions Club President, Graham Isley, right, past president Andrew Thornes in the kitchen with chairman of the hospice trustees, John Spain, director of fund raising Garry Wilkinson and hospice cook, Janet Midgley

Huddersfield Lions launch Cash for Cuisine appeal to buy new kitchen for Kirkwood Hospice

Hospice needs £50,000 for replacement of 27-year-old kitchen

Former Netherton head teacher Elizabeth Morris

Retired head of Netherton school Elizabeth Morris receives OBE from Duke of Cambridge at Buckingham Palace

Prince William has to bow to Mrs Morris as he presents her with medal

Kirklees Magistrates Court in Huddersfield.

Three men from Batley charged with human trafficking

Men due in court over Operation Tavernhouse inquiry

Jerry the beagle who went missing from her Slaithwaite home on Bonfire Night.

Hunt for Jerry the runaway Slaithwaite beagle goes on

Owners believe hound may have been unwittingly taken in

Caroline Blackburn of Upper Hopton

Former drugs counsellor Caroline Blackburn died of heroin and Diazepam overdose, inquest told

Mum-of-one was thought to have beaten drugs dependency

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

Girl power! Close knit Slaithwaite and Golcar family celebrate fifth generation female

Girl power is certainly the motto of this Colne Valley family who are celebrating the arrival of their fifth generation female

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

Now and then: The new Aldi store, and the mill which was on the site.

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

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

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