Polly Toynbee - on Corybn, Trump and the state of politics

Political commentator Polly Toynbee is known for her forthright views and tonight she’s in Huddersfield for a public lecture. Chris Bond talked to her.

Savvi the 15st pig is depressed after his lifelong companion Skye the dog died. Picture: Ross Parry Agency

Down in the dumps - the pig who thinks he’s a pet dog

A PIG who was raised with a sheepdog as his best friend has taken on the role of a house pet, according to his owners.

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Huddersfields Kasey Palmer celebrates opening the scoring in the Championship encounter at Blackburn (Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe).

Blackburn 1 Huddersfield 1: Don’t write us off, warns Martin Cranie

MARTIN CRANIE’S claim that he could easily have taken home the match-ball told you all you need to know about Saturday’s events.

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Wigan Athletics Jake Buxton holds onto Huddersfield Town striker Elias Kachunga at the John Smiths Stadium (Picture: Bruce Rollinson).

Blackburn Rovers v Huddersfield Town: Elias Kachunga is taking heart from past German heroics

ELIAS KACHUNGA has been here before.

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Kate Rusby recently released the album Life in a Paper Boat.

Music interview: Kate Rusby

Folk singer Kate Rusby is on her now customary, and very popular, pre-Christmas tour. She spoke to Duncan Seaman.

Huddersfield Town head coach David Wagner (Picture: Bruce Rollinson).

Huddersfield v Wigan: Town must banish fear to jump back above Leeds

DAVID WAGNER admits that Huddersfield Town are suffering from a ‘fear factor’ at defending set-pieces and is urging his side to solve those mental issues to get their Championship play-off campaign back on track.

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Eleanor Brazil has been tasked by the Government to turn around Kirklees Council's failing child social care service.

Kirklees Council ‘failing’ its most vulnerable children

Vulnerable children have been “systematically failed” in parts of West Yorkshire where almost one in five children live in poverty.

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MP Jo Cox, who was murdered on June 16 this year.

Jonathan Gibbs: Jo Cox’s brutal death challenges us all in post-truth era

I HAVE been asked many times what made Jo Cox so special as an MP. A big part of the answer I think lay in her having been a local girl, born and raised in the community that she served.

Stephen Baxter, joint managing partner at Robertson Baxter in Huddersfield

Investors should hold on tight for roller-coaster, says IFA

The next couple of months will be full of ups and downs for investors as Donald Trump waits in the wings to become US President, according to a Yorkshire independent financial adviser.

Huddersfield Town striker Nahki Wells.
Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Striker Wells is again in transfer spotlight

DAVID WAGNER insists he is not losing any sleep regarding renewed speculation surrounding the future of Huddersfield Town striker Nahki Wells.

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The e-fit released by police

APPEAL: Police release e-fit after 'frightening' robbery with kitchen knife

A police appeal has been launched after a man broke into a business and robbed someone at knifepoint.


Pensioner injured in collision with car

A woman pedestrian in her 70s was taken to hospital with head and leg injuries after being in collision with a car.

Cardiff 3 Huddersfield 2: Set-piece lapses sees Town fall to former boss Neil Warnock

Cardiff 3 Huddersfield 2: Set-piece lapses sees Town fall to former boss Neil Warnock

ONE-TIME Huddersfield Town manager Neil Warnock said games like this keep him out of retirement.

Razan Alsous of Yorkshire Dama Cheese  at Linthwaite.

How I fled Syria and brought Halloumi cheese to Yorkshire

When Razan Alsous arrived in Huddersfield four years ago after fleeing the civil war in Syria she had nothing but the contents of her suitcase. Razan, her three young children and husband Raghid Sandouk were forced to abandon their comfortable lives in Damascus, leaving everything behind.

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A small fire broke out on a TransPennine Express service today

Train fire leads to Yorkshire rail disruption

RAIL services on the main route connecting West and North Yorkshire to the North West were disrupted today following a train fire.

Police are hunting a robber in Huddersfield

Hunt for Huddersfield knifeman

POLICE are hunting a man who threatened a taxi driver with a kitchen knife yesterday.

Huddersfield Town's Sean Scannell bursts forward (Photo: PA)

Cardiff City v Huddersfield Town: Sean Scannell milestone in front of his old chief

SEAN SCANNELL is perhaps better placed than most to talk about the merits of rival chiefs David Wagner and Neil Warnock.

In demand: David Wagner, the Huddersfield Town manager

Video: David Wagner commits to Huddersfield Town - despite interest from Bundesliga

HUDDERSFIELD Town head coach David Wagner has pledged his commitment to the club - despite revealing recent interest from German side Ingolstadt.

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Police link robberies after victims threatened by knife gang

Police link robberies after victims threatened by knife gang

Police believe two separate robberies in which a man and woman were held at knifepoint by gangs in Huddersfield evening are linked.

Jo Cox, who was killed in Birstall in June.

Think of your children, dying MP Jo Cox was urged

The manager of MP Jo Cox pleaded with her to think of her children in a desperate bid to keep her alive as she lay dying after the “cowardly” attack on her in Birstall, a jury was told.

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