It's been an exciting year for Huddersfield — from tap dancing marathons to zombie fun runs to a visit from royalty — the Duke of York — and TV royalty — magician Paul Daniels!

So many exciting events have meant a wealth of video for the Examiner website, so we've taken a look back through 2014 to produce a video review of the year.

Take a look below to see which videos made the cut — do you remember these stories?

Here are the picks from January-June:

January

Roy Castle Tapathon

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The year had a toe-tapping start when more than 500 dancers came together to raise thousands of pounds in memory of one of Britain’s greatest entertainers. The 18th annual Roy Castle Tapathon took place in Halifax, with dance schools from across Huddersfield joining the fun.

Drivers reach 144mph on A19

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Police released frightening footage of two West Yorkshire drivers clocking up a whopping 144mph on the A19 in North Yorkshire. Daniel Scott Richardson was in a blue Ford Focus RS when he was caught speeding with James Burrows, who was driving a Silver Mitsubishi Lancer Evo. Both men were given suspended jail terms and three-year driving bans by magistrates.

February

Paul Daniels visits Huddersfield

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Train passengers in Huddersfield got a magical surprise when TV legend Paul Daniels came to Huddersfield Railway Station to show off some of his tricks. The 75-year-old, wearing a black cape and fedora, delighted fans as part of celebrations held to mark First TransPennine Express's 10th birthday.

M62 coach bomb victims remembered

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Hundreds gathered at Hartshead Moor Service Station to remember the victims of the M62 coach bombing, 40 years on. Tributes were made to the 12 killed and 50 injured in the 1974 tragedy, led by Clr Martyn Bolt, then Mayor of Kirklees. He said: "Remembering is an important part of what makes us human."

March

Huddersfield backs Georgia Harrup on The Voice

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Huddersfield cheered on it's very own singing star Georgia Harrup this year after she wowed the judges on BBC One's The Voice. Georgia, of Lepton, joined Tom Jones' team and reached the quarter finals of the reality show — and although she didn't make it to the final, she vowed to carry on singing and embarked on a summer tour, performing at music festivals across the UK.

Zombies terrify charity runners

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Never mind running for charity — park runners ran for their lives after Beaumont Park was invaded by zombies!  Huddersfield Pendragon Round Table organised a 5km charity run with a difference, raising more than £400 for Huddersfield's Forget Me Not Children's Hospice — and a few screams as well!

Meltham couple tie the knot as part of landmark same sex marriage ruling

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A Meltham couple were amongst the first in England and Wales to tie the knot to celebrate the landmark day same sex marriage was legalised. Lovebirds Teresa Millward, 36 and Helen Brearley, 50, who  run Holmfirth T-shirt printing business Pretty Pink Pearl Ltd, took their vows at a historic ceremony at Halifax's Spring Hall in March.

April

Huddersfield Marathon Band start London Marathon in style

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It was a record-breaking, fundraising, musical triumph — members of Huddersfield Marathon Band reclaimed the official Guinness World record for a marching band to complete a marathon back in April. The 31-strong marching band finished the London Maratjon in 6:56:44, raising more than £50,000 for charity in the process.

School nurse delivers baby on Mirfield pavement

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A new mum had a shock when she gave birth at the roadside — not knowing she was pregnant. Michaela Rhodes, 27, went into labour as she and husband Alan, 36, were off shopping in Mirfield. A nurse and a 16-year-old schoolboy leapt into action after Alan shouted for help and baby Lilly popped into the world before paramedics could arrive. After the dramatic delivery, nurse Angela Robinson-Dobbins told us what happened in the video above.

May

Royal visit for St Thomas CE Primary School

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A visit from royalty went down a treat with primary school pupils in May. Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, got an invite back to a St Thomas School in Bradley by its excited children after a visit. The Duke was visiting the school to see its Code Club in action.

Jake Mangel-Wurzel set for big screen

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A documentary on Huddersfield eccentric Jake Mangel-Wurzel was chosen to have its UK premiere at the prestigious Sheffield International Documentary Festival. Jake, 76, was profiled in film by Huddersfield University student and film-maker Michelle Heighway. The eccentric character lives a reclusive life with his dogs in a makeshift home in Lindley Moor — but now he's made it to the big screen.

June

Brighouse goes back to the 1940s

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Brighouse 1940s weekend was back and bigger than ever in June as around 80,000 revellers donned their finest dress, war medals and furs for a weekend of nostalgia. Even King George VI and wartime leaders Neville Chamberlain and Winston Churchill could not resist turning out to enjoy the fun and take part in outdoor sing-a-longs, watch war plane engine demonstrations and enjoy a classic barbers’ wet shave.

Honley Show goes hi-tech

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Traditional country show classes and demonstrations rubbed shoulders with high-tech gizmos and gleaming sports cars to delight the crowds at the annual Honley Show in June. More than 12,000 people flocked to the showground at Farnley Tyas for a wealth of entertainment, stalls and show classes.

Stop-animation builds excitement for Le Tour

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With the Tour de France only weeks away, one Slaithwaite baker swapped dough for directing to create a fantastic stop-animation video. Dave Lomax spent four weeks and 12 hours filming the piece, Little Ralph’s Big Day Out, which follows a family as they get ready to watch the Grand Depart and was named after one of the shop’s most regular customers.

Our video review of 2014 continues with PART TWO, July-December!