Boss of Sandmoor Motors in Birstall Christopher Christoforou jailed over "wholesale dishonesty" in car deals

Sandmoor Motors in Birstall
Consumer watchdogs checks led to court case which heard said on 13 occasions vehicles were found to have higher mileage than stated in adverts and on three occasions customers were not informed the vehicles were insurance write offs

Businessman attacked by masked gang in robbery at Shelley home

The men, clad in balaclavas, physically attacked the 51-year-old who has not been named

Yorkshire soldiers in biggest 'laser quest' game ever as part of Canadian training camp

Soldier from 1 Yorks wearing a Tactical Engagement System (TES) as thousands of soldiers have begun the world's biggest game of laser quest as they take part in exercise Prarie Storm at the British Army Training Unit Suffield (BATUS) in Calgary, Canada.
Lasting eight days, the training exercise sees about 2,000 soldiers along with hundreds of tanks and other vehicles kitted out with laser guns and hi-tech sensors

Property trader masterminded a £3m mortgage fraud on homes in London, Kent and Huddersfield, court told

Rachel Gledhill (left) with Wayne and Wendy Stubbs
His girlfriend Rachel Gledhill from Milnsbridge claimed to be earning £67,000 a year as a self-employed IT consultant

A healthier takeaway? Check out our guide to calories and fats in your fast food faves as Kirklees Council aim to make them healthier

Fish and chips are England's delicacy - don't forget the mushy peas
Results include a cut in salt levels, poaching instead of frying and reduced sugar drinks

Century-old pictures of Yorkshire's coastal resorts and beauty spots like you've never seen them before

Children's Corner, Bridlington
And you'll be surprised to find out where they came from

22 young girls in Kirklees currently at risk of child sexual exploitation, report reveals

Anti-child sexual exploitation campaign poster
Police and council explain the situation in our area after the horrifying revelations in Rotherham

Huddersfield's Music and the Deaf charity to move to Halifax's Eureka!

Members of Music for the Deaf signing and singing Choir during a rehearsal at the Huddersfield Methodist Mission with (left to right) Liz Thomas, Helen Mitchell and Jess Baker who were leading the session
Music and the Deaf needs more space as its services grow in demand

New M62 business park at Chain Bar could create 1,000 jobs

The former North Bierley water treatment works (centre of picture) could become a 500,000sq ft industrial and business park under plans tabled by Keyland Developments
About 1,000 jobs could be created by turning North Bierley water treatment works into a site for industrial units, it is claimed

George Hotel's Rugby League Heritage Centre memorabilia to go on tour - before heading back to new Huddersfield home

Gillette Rugby League Heritage Centre formerly at George Hotel, Huddersfield
Exact details of the new home are not being revealed but both the John Smith’s Stadium and the University of Huddersfield have been mooted

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Drive-by pizza theft captured on video

Wigan Casino dancers in 1975

Northern Soul movie rekindles memories of big Huddersfield nights

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The singer and songwriter will perform at the First Direct Arena in March

Soul sensation Lionel Richie heading to Leeds in March

Sandmoor Motors in Birstall

Boss of Sandmoor Motors in Birstall Christopher Christoforou jailed over "wholesale dishonesty" in car deals

Consumer watchdogs checks led to court case which heard said on 13 occasions vehicles were found to have higher mileage than stated in adverts and on three occasions customers were not informed the vehicles were insurance write offs

Huddersfield hit-and-run victim still in hospital four days after incident near Greenhead Park

Police at accident scene on Gledholt Road, Gledholt, Huddersfield
Police make new appeal after the woman spent a fourth day being treated for serious facial and head injuries

Businessman attacked by masked gang in robbery at Shelley home

The men, clad in balaclavas, physically attacked the 51-year-old who has not been named

Yorkshire soldiers in biggest 'laser quest' game ever as part of Canadian training camp

Soldier from 1 Yorks wearing a Tactical Engagement System (TES) as thousands of soldiers have begun the world's biggest game of laser quest as they take part in exercise Prarie Storm at the British Army Training Unit Suffield (BATUS) in Calgary, Canada.
Lasting eight days, the training exercise sees about 2,000 soldiers along with hundreds of tanks and other vehicles kitted out with laser guns and hi-tech sensors
Former Chelsea youngster Marko Mitrovic is being linked with a move to Huddersfield Town

Huddersfield Town linked with Swedish striker Marko Mitrovic

The former Chelsea frontman is a free agent

Football coaching for children and adults with disabilities

Huddersfield Town hosts football skills programme to help nurture those with disability

Championship paper talk: New Bolton signing set for Capital One Cup bow and Blackpool step up defender search

New Bolton Wanderers signing Chris Herd could make his debut in the Capital One Cup against Chelsea
Check out a summary of the latest headlines from around the division

Huddersfield Town manager Chris Powell wants Martin Paterson to stake a claim

Martin Paterson is bidding to get back into the Huddersfield Town first team
The Northern Ireland international is working his way back from a knee injury

Scott Grix and Michael Lawrence pay high price for Huddersfield Giants play-off no-show

Giants coach Paul Anderson has already announced his squad for Friday's play-off clash against Catalan Dragons

Danny Brough ready to start for Huddersfield Giants against Catalan Dragons

The Giants could be looking to make changes after their play-off thrashing at Wigan

Catalan Dragons fear a Huddersfield Giants backlash in their play-off clash

Catalans Dragons coach Laurent Frayssinous
Catalan will head to Huddersfield full of confidence after their stunning win at Leeds Rhinos
Former Chelsea youngster Marko Mitrovic is being linked with a move to Huddersfield Town

Huddersfield Town linked with Swedish striker Marko Mitrovic

The former Chelsea frontman is a free agent

Championship paper talk: New Bolton signing set for Capital One Cup bow and Blackpool step up defender search

New Bolton Wanderers signing Chris Herd could make his debut in the Capital One Cup against Chelsea
Check out a summary of the latest headlines from around the division

Late penalty earns Huddersfield YMCA point at Wirral

First draw for Laund Hill club after stepping up to National III north
Michael Fassbender and Mia Wasikowska in Jane Eyre

Fancy a stroll? Or a bit of Bronte? Here's three things to do in and around Kirklees today

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Soul sensation Lionel Richie heading to Leeds in March

The singer and songwriter will perform at the First Direct Arena in March
Tickets for grammy-winning superstar's show go on sale this Friday

Three things to do in and around Kirklees today

Why not take a stroll around Yorkshire Sculpture Park?
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Forum of Private Business warns over regulatory costs

The cost of complying with regulations has risen to £1.5bn for Yorkshire's SMEs, according to the Forum of Private Business

Business Connector Jonathan Wales delivers half-year report

Bank manager Jonathan Wales has been kept busy during his first six months as Business Connector in Huddersfield

Applegate Properties shortlisted for top award

Amy Wray
Holmfirth-based Applegate Properties is vying for the title of Yorkshire & Humber Agency of the Year at The Negotiator Awards

Videos & Photos

Police at accident scene on Gledholt Road, Gledholt, Huddersfield

Huddersfield hit-and-run victim still in hospital four days after incident near Greenhead Park

Businessman attacked by masked gang in robbery at Shelley home

Soldier from 1 Yorks wearing a Tactical Engagement System (TES) as thousands of soldiers have begun the world's biggest game of laser quest as they take part in exercise Prarie Storm at the British Army Training Unit Suffield (BATUS) in Calgary, Canada.

Yorkshire soldiers in biggest 'laser quest' game ever as part of Canadian training camp

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