Leonie Jackson: Why Enoch Powell’s Rivers of Blood speech still echoes in Brexit Britain

IN April 1968, Enoch Powell told a friend that he had written a speech so explosive that it would go up like a rocket, and instead of falling to the ground, the stars would stay up in the air.


The hidden beach you didn't know existed - and it's only an HOUR from Leeds

With warm weather predicted for the rest of hte week, the urge to get out in the fresh air is higher than ever.
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Officers were called to Southway in Mirfield at 8.50am on Wednesday.

Death of teenager found in Yorkshire street not suspicious

The death of a 14-year-old boy who was found in a serious condition in the street is not being treated as suspicious, police have said.

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Huddersfield Town celebrate beating Watford.  Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Huddersfield Town hailed as ideal ‘role model’ for others to follow

A LEADING football finance expert has hailed the recruitment model of Huddersfield Town as being the template to follow for all aspiring Championship clubs – as the Terriers eye a further £150m windfall for securing a second season of Premier League football.

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This is why you could hit slow traffic if travelling from Leeds on the M62

Motorists are being warned of slow moving traffic in both directions on the M62 as loose debris is cleared from the carriageway.
Man robbed of expensive watch at Huddersfield nightclub

Man robbed of expensive watch at Huddersfield nightclub

Police have issued this image of a man they wish to speak with in connection with a robbery at a Huddersfield night club.

Nine-year-old Ollie made an astonishing discovery in an Ice Age cave

Nine-year-old boy finds extinct hyena's tooth while visiting Ice Age cave

Staff at an ancient heritage site were stunned when a Yorkshire schoolboy made a rare find on a guided tour.

Botany Lane, Huddersfield. Pic: Google.

Air ambulance lifts seriously injured driver to hospital after Huddersfield crash

A driver was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious head injuries in a crash on a countryside lane in Huddersfield.
Going for gold: Team England's Jack Laugher. Picture: Martin Rickett/PA

Commonwealth Games: Aiming to be Yorkshire’s golden couple

JACK Laugher and Lois Toulson are aiming to be Yorkshire’s golden diving couple at the Commonwealth Games.

The Botany Lane crossroads. Picture: Google.

Driver airlifted to hospital after road smash near Huddersfield

A seriously-injured man was airlifted to hospital this evening after a road smash on a country lane near Huddersfield.

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SimplyBiz completes successful £130m AIM listing

Huddersfield-based business advisory firm SimplyBiz has completed its £130m listing on the London Stock Exchange’s Alternative Investment Market (AIM), including a £65m fundraise.

JKept out: Newcastle United's Florian Lejeune and Huddersfield Town's Aaron Mooy battle for the ball at St James' Park.

Verdict – Newcastle United 1 Huddersfield Town 0: Terriers need to find their cutting edge

ANOTHER week and another opportunity to take a giant stride towards Premier League safety spurned by Huddersfield Town.

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An off-duty officer convicted of assault by beating would have been fired if he had not already resigned, a misconduct hearing has found

Off-duty police officer forcibly pinned down girlfriend in pub row

AN OFF-DUTY police officer bent his girlfriend’s arm behind her back and pinned her to a table during a pub row, a misconduct hearing was told.

Do not pass Golcar... A throw of the dice for Huddersfield

It’s a long way from Mayfair and the Old Kent Road, but the latest “regionalised” version of the board game Monopoly is to be set in Huddersfield, its makers have revealed.

Felix's home is likely to be featured on the board

Huddersfield to get its own version of Monopoly - thanks to its famous cat

Huddersfield has beaten Halifax to be awarded its own version of the popular board game.
Theatre director John Tiffany holds his OBE following an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace. Picture by John Stillwell/PA Wire.

Harry Potter director John Tiffany dedicates OBE to his Huddersfield upbringing

The Yorkshire-born director of the hit Harry Potter play has dedicated his OBE to his working class roots.

Chapel Terrace, Huddersfield. Picture: Google.

Man with 'machete' tries to rob Huddersfield pensioner

A man wielding a machete-style weapon tried to force his way into a pensioner's home during an attempted robbery, police said.
The fight broke out at Deighton Working Men's Club in Deighton Road. Picture: Google

Four people injured when fight broke out as Deighton Working Men's Club hosted christening celebration

Four people were injured when a fight broke out at a working men's club in Huddersfield as it played host to a christening celebration.

Police officers on patrol.

Hundreds of extra officers to rebuild neighbourhood policing

A renewed focus on neighbourhood policing will see hundreds of additional officers deployed in West Yorkshire in a bid to better engage with communities.

The Pollard Street area in Huddersfield. Pic: Google.

'Gun shots heard' and car damaged in Huddersfield

Police have appealed for information after gun shots were reportedly heard in Huddersfield

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