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M62 alert - crash near Chain Bar (junction 27)

One lane blocked and slow traffic due to accident, two vehicles involved on M62 Westbound near J26 M606 / A58 (Chain Bar).
Lane one (of four) is reportedly blocked. Affecting traffic towards Brighouse.

Wagner could be a first for club in almost five years

David Wagner is in line to become Huddersfield Town’s first manager of he month in almost five years - and the first at second-tier level since 1999.

Steve Bruce took the award in November of that year after his charges claimed five wins in six.

Read more on the story here.

Huddersfield Town manager David Wagner during the Sky Bet Championship match against Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Huddersfield Town manager David Wagner during the Sky Bet Championship match against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Shocking RTC pictures

North West Motorway Police have tweeted images of a serious collision on the M62 yesterday.

Two people had to be cut free from the blue Mercedes near junction 21 after it was involved in an accident causing the eastbound carriage to temporarily close.

Huddersfield man shortlisted for crisp tasting job

A man from Huddersfield is leading the way in a shortlist for a place as a crisp taster at the Seabrooks Factory.

The competition asked fans to send in their videos of why they love Seabrooks.

Crisp fanatic Chris Wilks sent the company a video of him in bed surrounded by packets of the pub snack.

Chris Wilks, from Huddersfield, who is hoping to become a flavour tester for Seabrook Crisps
Chris Wilks, from Huddersfield, who is hoping to become a flavour tester for Seabrook Crisps (Image: Seabrook)

The winner will be the video with the most likes, and Chris is currently in the lead by just seven likes.

Get yourselves over to the Seabrooks Facebook page to help land Chris his dream job!

Sweet shop's Willy Wonka tribute

The Apple Tree sweet shop in Mirfield are commemorating the death of Willy Wonka actor Gene Wilder in the sweetest way possible.

The shop are holding a Willy Wonka Week to raise money for Alzheimer’s Research, which the 83-year-old actor died from over the weekend.

The shop are selling copies of Charlie & The Chocolate Factory and Wonka-themed sweets to raise money, as well as raffling a huge jar on bonbons.

You can find out more on the Apple Tree’s Facebook page.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka (Image: Publicity Picture)

UPDATE: Missing Halifax man

Samuel Reid, from Illingworth, who was subject of an earlier missing person’s appeal has now been found safe and well in the Calderdale area.

Four kittens saved in Dewsbury housefire

Poor little things! The fire happened at 3pm yesterday at a bungalow. It seems no-one was hurt and everything was brought under control.

Murder charge

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Tip fire "still smoking and smelling"

I spoke briefly with the crew down at Huddersfield Fire Station this morning. They said they’re still down at the tip in Lockwood today.

I believe the exact words were: “It’s still smoking and still smelling.”

Contractors help fire fighters to put out the Hunters Group tip fire, Lockwood.
Contractors help fire fighters to put out the Hunters Group tip fire, Lockwood. (Image: Simon Morley)

A1(M) re-opened

Car fire on M62

I’ve been seeing reports of a car fire on the M62 eastbound near Ainley Top. Take care if you are in the area.

Severe delays on A1(M)

Not local, but this is having a knock-on effect on traffic in West Yorkshire. A major incident on the A1(M) near Doncaster is causing huge traffic problems.

The traffic is on the northbound carriage around junction 35 (near Robin Hood Airport) as an air ambulance is attending a motorist trapped in a car.

Expect severe delays if you’re using the A1(M) today.

A1(M) traffic
A1(M) traffic (Image: Motorway Cameras)

Huddersfield pair charged with murder

A man and woman from Berry Brow have been charged with the murder of a man after his body was found near the Woodhead Tunnel last Monday.

The body of Craig Nelson (also known as Craig Preston), from Rotherham, was found just off the Woodhead Pass at 11am on August 22. A post-mortem showed he died of head injuries.

Murder victim Craig Nelson (AKA Preston)
Murder victim Craig Nelson (AKA Preston) (Image: South Yorkshire Police)

Mohammed Shiraz Bashir, 41, and Leonie Marie Mason, 23, both of Holme Park Court will appear at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court today charged with murder.

Burglary in Golcar

A Rolex watch was stolen in a burglary in Golcar.

The men’s Oyster Datejust Diamond Dial Watch with a two-toned gold bracelet and dark blue watch face was stolen during a burglary on Slades Road, Golcar, Huddersfield between Friday and yesterday.

Stock image
Stock image

Additional items of jewellery were also taken.

Any witnesses to the incident or anyone offered a Rolex watch for sale are asked to contact PC Carl Zemlik of Kirklees CID on 101 quoting crime reference 13160338050.

Missing Halifax man

Police are appealing for anyone who sees a missing man from Illingworth, Halifax, to get in contact.

Samuel Reid, 25, was last seen at 00.20 this morning on Nursery Lane, Ovenden.

He was wearing a green T-shirt and black trousers.

Missing Illingworth man Samuel Reid
Missing Illingworth man Samuel Reid (Image: West Yorkshire Police)

Samuel is described as white, 6’2” tall and of a stocky build. He has brown hair and a brown beard. His right arm is heavily tattooed (a partial tattoo sleeve) and his left arm is fully tattooed (a full tattoo sleeve).

Anyone who sees Samuel is asked to call police on 101 quoting log 6 of 30 August.

University developing technology for world famous Hadron Collider

Physicists at the University are set to develop vital technology for the world’s most famous research facility - the Large Hadron Collider.

The LHC is the world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator, and is based in Switzerland.

Particle phycisist Prof Roger Barlow
Particle phycisist Prof Roger Barlow (Image: Guzelian Ltd)

Professor Roger Barlow, a particle physicist based in Huddersfield, and colleague Dr Simon Fletcher, are helping to design new devices which prevent the LHC from being damaged by particle beams.

The LHC is the single largest machine built in the world and allows physicists to test various theories on particle physics to develop our understanding on the Universe.

Baby death rate "highest in Yorkshire"

Our region has the highest number of unexplained infant deaths, data has revealed.

Meanwhile the rate in other areas of the country has declined.

There were 212 unexplained deaths in England and Wales in 2014, a rate of 3 deaths per 10,000 live births.

In Yorkshire, there were 30 unexplained deaths in the same year, which is a rate of 4.7 deaths per 10,000 live births.

Motorways update

Debris spotted on the M606 has now been removed, traffic free-flowing as normal.

Changes to Post Office

The Brighouse Post Office at the Wellington Arcade is getting a big refurb.

The major facelift next month will see improved services and a more modern look.

Here’s everything you need to know, including when it will be closed.

Brighouse Post Office, Wellington Arcade.
Brighouse Post Office, Wellington Arcade.

Debris on the roads

Bizarre police call

On the topic of West Yorkshire Police, a woman called the cops to tell services she was afraid Pokemon monsters were trying to “get into her home”.

Stock photo of an emergency call being made on an iPhone
Stock photo of an emergency call being made on an iPhone

The BBC obtained information from forces across the country on incidents relating to the release of Pokemon Go.

Police recorded hundreds of cases of assault and theft of phones relating to the game, where players walk the streets to find and catch Pokemon.

Weather

Some lovely weather expected today. Summer hasn’t quite left us yet!

Weather for Huddersfield 30/08/16
Weather for Huddersfield 30/08/16 (Image: Met Office)

Rise in arrests at Leeds Festival

West Yorkshire Police have revealed the shocking number of arrests made during Leeds Festival.

A total of 58 people were arrested at this year’s event in Bramham Park, Leeds - two more than last year.

Several arrests were for drugs-related offences, while others were for assaults and violence.

Leeds Festival
Leeds Festival

Teenager Lewis Haunch, 17, from Greater Manchester died at the festival after reports he had taken drugs.

Chief Superintendent Keith Gilert said: “These arrests were the direct result of the continued close working relationship that we have with Festival Republic and its staff at Leeds Festival.”

Police this year used a spectrometer device - funded by cash seized from criminal investigations - to help identify drugs.

Traffic

Again, just the usual traffic in the usual areas this morning so nothing out-of-the-ordinary to be aware of

Train changes

Good morning

Morning, Huddersfield. A lovely start to the four-day week this morning. At least weather-wise. Traffic is busy on the M62 eastbound around the Chain Bar area but otherwise nothing unusual to report.

Welcome to Tuesday's live blog

Good morning and welcome to the Huddersfield Examiner’s breaking news live blog for today.

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