Almondbury man Lee Mellor got arrested on purpose to get a lift home from Holmfirth in a police car

And the 42-year-old achieved his objective - 14 hours after being held in a police cell

Young Huddersfield actor Alex Starke stars in bug Disney hit Evermoor

Evermoor role for Newsome High pupil

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Temperatures well above average for end of October

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Fire Service warns this will be the toughest test yet for contingency measures

Man attacked with machete at his home in Crosland Moor

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Officers on the ground and in the police helicopter are searching for missing 74-year-old William Dunk

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Win tickets to see Jake Mangel-Wurzel documentary Mr Somebody at Leeds International Film Festival

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