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Antique pocket watch stolen in burglary

A rare antique watch, of high sentimental value, was stolen during a burglary in Dewsbury.

The pocket watch was taken during a burglary on Kilpin Hill Lane, Dewsbury, between 4.30pm on Saturday 19 August and 11.15am, on Sunday 20 August.

It was stolen along with a TV, laptop and camera.

Any witnesses to the incident or anyone with information about it or who is offered the watch for sale is asked to call police on 101 quoting crime reference 13170383636.

The watch looks similar to an example auctioned in February by Gary Don Auctioneers, Leeds.

Both have the initials BSJ engraved on the inside of the lid and ‘soleule’ written on the face.

The other model, auctioned by Gary Don, has Russian writing on the reverse of the watch and a guarantee insert inside the watch from JW Hargreaves, of Morley.

Unusual antique pocket watch stolen in burglary
Unusual antique pocket watch stolen in burglary (Image: WYP)
Unusual antique pocket watch stolen in burglary
Unusual antique pocket watch stolen in burglary (Image: WYP)
Unusual antique pocket watch stolen in burglary
Unusual antique pocket watch stolen in burglary (Image: WYP)

Broken down vehicle causes delays on M62

Slow traffic due to earlier broken down vehicle on M62 Eastbound between J22 A672 (Rishworth Moor) and J24 A629 (Ainley Top). All lanes have been re-opened.

Home insurance price hike

Households’ home insurance costs are increasing at an inflation-busting rate of 7%, according to research.

Average home insurance costs across Britain, including buildings and contents insurance, increased by 7% in the year to July to reach £131 annually, research from Consumer Intelligence found.

But us Yorkshire folk are still but off than our Southern cousins as premiums have shot up by 9.2% in the Capital.

The research involved comparing prices offered for 2,100 people by price comparison websites and direct insurers.

Man rescued from house blaze after rescuing his dog

A man potentially risked his own life to go back into his burning house for his dogs in Brighouse.

Fortunately firefighters were able to rescue the man who was taken to hospital with breathing difficulties caused by smoke inhalation.

The fire happened this morning at a house on Lydgate Park in Brighouse when a boiler caught fire.

Firefighters from Cleckheaton, Odsal, Rastrick, Illingworth and the Combined Aerial Rescue Pump from Halifax attended and used two large jets to tackle the blaze.

Leeds Festival

West Yorkshire Police are urging those heading to Leeds festival to plan ahead and stay safe.

GCSE success despite grief for Manchester bombing victim's sister

The sister of a victim in the Manchester Arena suicide bombing sat her GCSE exams the day after she was told her brother died and got 11 A* grades.

Martyn Hett, 29, was among the 22 who died in the terror attack at the Ariana Grande gig on May 22.

Martyn Hett
Martyn Hett

Today his brother, Dan Hett, told how their younger sister Nikita took her exams despite being told she didn’t have to - and received incredible marks.

National Hero Bernard Kenny's funeral this lunch time

The funeral service for national hero Bernard Kenny who almost lost his own life trying to save Batley and Spen MP Jo Cox is to be held at St Patrick’s RC Church, Birstall, will be held at 12.30pm today.

Bernard Kenny
Bernard Kenny

Mr Kenny was awarded the George Medal for bravery after being stabbed in the stomach as he tried to save Mrs Cox from right-wing extremist Thomas Mair last June.

The grandfather and former miner received the highest civilian award for bravery in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

His son, Phil Kenny, said his father had been diagnosed with cancer in June. He said the medal would be received, probably by Doreen, at a future date.

Police clamp down on underage drinking tonight

Police in Halifax will be clamping down on underage drinkers this week as teenagers anxious to celebrate their GCSE results try to gain entry to licenced premises.

West Yorkshire Police say that any fake identification, or identification not belonging to them will be confiscated and returned to the relevant authority, such as the Passport Office or DVLA.

Calderdale a high spot for problem drinkers, says survey
Calderdale a high spot for problem drinkers, says survey

Leeds Festival

The annual mud pilgrimage for music lovers has commenced!

Consistently bringing in the big names, and booking huge headliners, this year is no different with Muse, Eminem and Kasabian all playing both venues.

Reading & Leeds is been a long running favourite festival for the rock fans, and although the music may have become a bit mixed in recent years, at it’s core it still focuses on rock and alternative music.

National burger day!

It’s that time of year when reaching for a hamburger and bun is not only a tasty option but the best option as people celebrate National Burger Day. In honour of the mouth-watering annual event.

The Almighty burger at Red's True Barbecue
The Almighty burger at Red's True Barbecue (Image: Red's True Barbecue)

Here’s some places we’ve found that you can celebrate!

Burger Time

17 John William St, Huddersfield HD1 1BR

Stampede

St Johns Centre, Albion Street, Leeds LS2 8LQ


Pax Burger

103 Lidget St, Lindey, Huddersfield HD3 3JR

Almost Famous Leeds

23-25 Great George St, Leeds LS1 3AL

Rumpus Burger Bar

7 Church St, Slaithwaite, Huddersfield HD7

Rumpus Burger Bar - Staff at the Rumpus Artisan Burger Bar (l-r) Harry Gartside and Alex Cotterill 28/07/17 (Pic by Dave Howarth)
Rumpus Burger Bar - Staff at the Rumpus Artisan Burger Bar (l-r) Harry Gartside and Alex Cotterill 28/07/17 (Pic by Dave Howarth)

Red’s True Barbeque

1 Cloth Hall St, Leeds LS1 2HD

Transport summit

People in northern England are tired of “clapped-out trains” while billions are poured into rail projects in the South, Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham has said.

The meeting of political and business officials in Leeds yesterday showed “the patience of people in the North of England has run out”, he added.

It comes after a series of rail links in the North, Wales and Midlands were axed or downgraded as Government supports plans for a new £30 billion Crossrail 2 scheme in London and the South East.

Town cup draw

Huddersfield Town drew Crystal Palace away in the Carabao Cup third round draw this morning.

David Wagner’s men secured a spot in the draw after a comeback win over Rotherham United yesterday evening, eventually running out 2-1 victors thanks to goals from Philip Billing and Joe Lolley.The third round draw took place at 4.15am in Beijing and, after a long, drawn-out build up, the Terriers were handed a repeat of their opening day Premier League fixture.The tie will take place on the week commencing September 18.

Pensioner rescued in house blaze

A pensioner was taken to hospital after a house blaze in Emley this morning.

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service

Huddersfield Station received a call at 4.41am to a bungalow in Viking Avenue, Emley and found fire to be affecting the whole of the property.

Crews used breathing apparatus to locate the pensioner who was treated by paramedics for smoke inhalation and transfered to hospital.

Fire appliances from Ossett and Wakefield also attended.

An investigation is now underway to establish the cause of the blaze.

Good Morning Huddersfield! Reporter Louise here bringing you the latest news, weather and travel. We’ve also got our designated GCSE live blog running alongside this one this morning so you can also follow that too.

Good morning, Huddersfield

Welcome to the Huddersfield Examiner’s breaking news service.

Stay with us throughout the day to be the first to know everything that’s happening across Huddersfield and the rest of West Yorkshire.

We’ll also be bringing you updates on crime, health, sport, politics, education and more live from the Examiner team.

And remember to check back before you travel as during peak times we’ll provide you with all of the latest traffic updates on the M62 and roads around the region.

The moon rises beside Emley Moor mast over Shelley. Picture taken from Whitestones, Stocksmoor.
The moon rises beside Emley Moor mast over Shelley. Picture taken from Whitestones, Stocksmoor.

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