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Holmfirth town centre
Holmfirth town centre

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Day out with the kids tomorrow?

Just a bit of horseplay!

M62 Brighouse warning

Olympian of the future?

What's on this weekend?

If you’re still scrabbling about for plans for the weekend, check out our list of what’s going on around Huddersfield.

Read our list here! Happy weekend to you all *we’ve got that Friday feeling*

Feature on Huddersfield Art Gallery.
Feature on Huddersfield Art Gallery.

What crimes have taken place where I live?

From a stolen strimmer to draining a fuel tank on a Skoda - have a look at the crimes that have been committed in your community this week.

Read the full report here.

Stock image
Stock image

Nicked on the 62

We can’t believe we’re having to write this in 2016, but please don’t ever use your mobile phone behind the wheel.

HTAFC v NUFC

Examiner sports editor Mel Booth gives his verdict on tomorrow’s Newcastle match.

Extra points for the disco shirt! *filmed on a phone*

Team Yorkshire

She may not be a Huddersfield girl, but we are still very excited to watch her go for gold!

Come on Nicola!

M1

The accident on the M1 has now cleared.

M1 trouble

Looks like there’s been an accident on the M1 northbound at junction 39 near Wakefield.

This is affecting traffic from Denby Dale heading towards Wakefield but the traffic is coping well.

The M1
The M1

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M62 clear again

M62 traffic has now returned to normal. Phew!

M62

We’re getting reports of slow traffic on the M62 westbound due to a broken down vehicle between junction 27 and 26 for Chain Bar.

Let’s hope it’s sorted soon.

M62 motorway junction 25 near Brighouse.
M62 motorway junction 25 near Brighouse.

Hudds Got Talent

Are you popping down to the Picturedrome for Huddersfield’s very own Britain’s Got Talent? Tickets are still available.

Gomersal Road to re-open next week

Oxford Road in Gomersal is set to re-open following a burst main last month. The road near the petrol station has been closed since 25th July and will now re-open on August 16.

The damage in Oxford Road, Gomersal, after a water main burst. Picture credit Stuart Black
The damage in Oxford Road, Gomersal, after a water main burst. Picture credit Stuart Black

Food review

Thinking about somewhere to enjoy a burger and a drink after work with friends tonight?

Check out our latest food review from the Rock Cafe in town.

Rock Cafe, Victoria Lane, Huddersfield.
Rock Cafe, Victoria Lane, Huddersfield.

Community forces

Police are in Skelmanthorpe to hear your feedback today:

Felix gets interviewed

She must be reserving her chat for after she finishes her challenge...

Gunshot heard in Lockwood

Police say a gunshot was heard last night on North Street in Lockwood.

A man was arrested the same evening and is currently in currently in custody. Residents reported a heavy police presence on the street at 9pm last night.

The incident is unrelated to a gunpoint robbery on the same street on Tuesday, police say.

North Street, Lockwood
North Street, Lockwood

Rio 2016

Bad news for Huddersfield’s Olympic badminton player Marcus Ellis last night as he lost his match to Denmark.

However The 26-year-old from Bolster Moor remains confident of getting further at Rio.

Read the full report from the match here.

Chris Langridge and Marcus Ellis of Great Britain compete against Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen of Denmark in the badminton Mens Doubles on Day 6 of the 2016 Rio Olympics at Riocentro (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
Chris Langridge and Marcus Ellis of Great Britain compete against Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen of Denmark in the badminton Mens Doubles on Day 6 of the 2016 Rio Olympics at Riocentro (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Feline football fan

HTAFC’s biggest fan has been found...

Going for gold

I know it’s a bit early to get excited, but I’m not sure Royal Mail are doing the post box thing this year. Maybe we could have gold bus stops?

Wouldn’t mind waiting at Clancy for 20 minutes while the 308 is delayed.

Felix's 5k challenge

And for some more positive news: Felix the Huddersfield Station Cat will embark on her 5k challenge today!

The puss is joining in the with Rio spirit and raising money for local charity Fairy Bricks.

The charity provide Lego for sick children and have built a life-sized model of the feline in plastic bricks.

Felix the Huddersfield Station Cat is transformed into Lego by Fairy Bricks
Felix the Huddersfield Station Cat is transformed into Lego by Fairy Bricks

Yorkshire Ripper

Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe will be moved from Broadmoor to a high security prison after being declared sane, it has today been announced.

The serial killer carried out two of his attacks in Huddersfield and murdered 18-year-old sex worker Helen Rytka.

He is serving a whole life tariff for the ruthless murder of 13 women.

Peter Sutcliffe Yorkshire Ripper 1981
Peter Sutcliffe Yorkshire Ripper 1981

Elland Bypass

Calderdale Way is now getting busy. Traffic moving but slow.

Traffic queueing from the Elland bypass towards the Ainley Top roundabout.
Traffic queueing from the Elland bypass towards the Ainley Top roundabout.

Fatal accident in Mytholmroyd

An update for you on the man’s body and subsequent road closure on Burnley Road yesterday.

The man has been confirmed as a 21-year-old local man, with reports suggesting he may have lain undiscovered for 24 hours.

A red Yamaha motorcycle and debris was located nearby and enquiries are ongoing to determine the full circumstances of what took place.

The motorcyclist, was last seen in Hebden Bridge around 1.30am on Wednesday 10th August.

Police road block, crime scene, stock
Police road block, crime scene, stock

Sergeant Carl Quinn of the Major Collision Enquiry Team said; “This is a busy stretch of road and I would appeal to anyone that may have been travelling in and around the area who may have seen the motorcycle, or who has any information to come forward. Our enquiries are continuing to understand what has happened.”

Anyone who has any information that could help police should call 101.

Ed Clancy going for gold!

Huddersfield cyclist Ed Clancy will be going for gold today in the men’s pursuit finals at Rio. Team GB came within seconds of the world record in the velodrome last night.

If he clinches gold, he will be on par with tennis legend Reginald Doherty who took three golds and a bronze over a century ago.

Bring it home, Ed!

Huddersfield-raised Ed Clancy, competing in the track cycling
Huddersfield-raised Ed Clancy, competing in the track cycling

Good morning

Good morning, Huddersfield and happy Friday to you all. Looks like it’s all quiet on the roads just now. Let’s hope it stays that way.