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Reports of slow traffic and entry slip road from the Westbound M62 partially blocked due to broken down vehicle on M1 Southbound at J42 M62 (Lofthouse).


Don’t forget your top hat for tipping and your “how do you dos” when you go out walking on the canal towpaths this spring


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New forensic leads are being investigated in connection with the death of a Calderdale schoolgirl 21 years ago.

The body of Lindsay Rimer, 13, was found weighted down in the Rochdale Canal five months after she disappeared in Hebden Bridge, in November 1994.

(Image: West Yorkshire Police)

Her killer has never been found despite a huge murder hunt.

Now Canadian experts have identified new DNA techniques and evidence has been sent to them from West Yorkshire.




A teenager was arrested after another teen was stabbed in the back in Crosland Moor.

Yorkshire Air Ambulance in Crosland Moor
Yorkshire Air Ambulance in Crosland Moor

The incident happened in Moor End Road on Sunday but police have only just released the details.

A 17-year-old male, from Huddersfield, was arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent and released on bail.

The 16-year-old male victim was flown to hospital by air ambulance.

Police say enquiries into the attack are still ongoing.


The top read story on our website at the moment is the tale about raw chicken being dumped on fields used by dog walkers.

There have been several reports of raw meat being left on fields in Crosland Moor over recent weeks.

Police are now being urged to take action over fears that someone is deliberately out to harm dogs or other animals.



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One lane blocked and slow traffic due to broken down vehicle on M62 Eastbound between J25 A644 (Brighouse) and J26 M606 / A58 (Chain Bar).

Nature’s most beautiful spectacle the Northern Lights are scheduled to make an appearance in Huddersfield’s skies tonight!

To make sure you don’t miss out on the show, read the full story here.



Every hotel in Kirklees will be visited by police as part of a crackdown into child sexual exploitation.

It comes after councillors revoked the licence for the Alder House Hotel, Batley, where teenage girls were plied with alcohol and drugs and sexually assaulted and raped.

Read more on the story here.

Alder House Hotel in Batley
Alder House Hotel in Batley


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Police have refused to take action after a woman was spotted throwing raw chicken on a Crosland Moor field.

The incident was the latest in a string of events which local dog owners believe are deliberately targeting their pets.

Read the full story here.

Some of the chicken dumped by a woman on fields at Dryclough Recreation Ground. The woman was confronted by dog walker Liz O'Neill who picked some of it up to have it tested.
Some of the chicken dumped by a woman on fields at Dryclough Recreation Ground. The woman was confronted by dog walker Liz O'Neill who picked some of it up to have it tested.


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New DNA evidence could mean new hope of finding who is responsible for the killing of Calderdale girl Lindsay Rimer. Her killer has never been found despite a huge murder hunt by West Yorkshire Police.

Now Canadian experts have identified new DNA techniques and evidence has been sent to them from West Yorkshire.


A nice bit of lunchtime reading for you... column by our sports guy Pete Barrow on the joy of watching football abroad.


Huddersfield actress Jodie Whittaker WILL be back for the third and final series of Broadchurch. The hit ITV show has today announced actors Charlie Higson and Julie Hesmondhalgh, who played Hayley Cropper in Coronation Street, will be joining the show.

David Tennant and Olivia Colman, who will be reprising their roles as DI Alec Hardy and DS Ellie Miller, will also be joined by Murdered By My Boyfriend’s Georgina Campbell and Home Fires’ Mark Bazeley.

Creator Chris Chibnall described the eight-part final series as an “emotional farewell” as Hardy and Miller reunite for the last time to investigate a serious sexual assault in the close-knit Dorset community.
Jodie Whittaker and Andrew Buchan will be returning to play Beth and Mark Latimer, the parents of strangled schoolboy Danny, whose murder investigation captured the attention of the nation when Broadchurch began in 2013.
Doctor Who star Arthur Darvill also returns as local vicar Paul Coates, Carolyn Pickles is back as newspaper editor Maggie Radcliffe and Adam Wilson reprises his role as Miller’s son Tom.


A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of committing a stabbing in the Crosland Moor area on Sunday.

A 16-year-old victim was knifed in the back at about 4.30pm at Moor End Road. He required hospital treatment but is not thought to be critically ill.

Huddersfield detectives have confirmed they have now arrested a 17-year-old male from Huddersfield on suspicion of wounding with intent.

He has been released on police bail and inquiries are ongoing


Running out of fuel is always frustrating and totally avoidable if there’s no fuel strike on. But running out of gas on the motorway when there’s no hard shoulder...now that is going to be very unpleasant for all, including the people you hold up.


After warm sunshine yesterday, today doesn’t half seem miserable. And it’s going to get worse according to our weatherman.

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We’re getting reports that there was a stabbing of a man in Moorend Road, Crosland Moor, yesterday.

This photograph shows the victim being airlifted to hospital.

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A629 Calderdale Way Westbound clear between A6025 Halifax Road and A6026 Wakefield Road/B6112 Stainland Road.

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Ever thought about the benefits of volunteering?

Kirklees Citizens Advice and Law Centre in Dewsbury & Huddersfield are looking for volunteers and according to a report carried out by Citizens Advice, volunteering can be good for you.

If you are interested in joining us please contact Julie Ashton on 01924 487865 or e-mail at julie.ashton@kcalc.org.uk