Jack Darrell Henry updated

Jack Darrell Henry jailed: More than five years for serial fraudster who conned £250,000

Sentencing Henry the judge said the latest offence began the day after the businessman had received a suspended sentence for similar crimes

So this is what Peter Andre was up to in Huddersfield - a special Surprise Surprise for a very deserving lady!

Paula Kershaw rewarded by Linda Barker and Peter Andre for 60 hours per week service to One Good Turn

Could Kirklees Council begin to 'tax' wind turbines?

Giant wind turbines above Ingbirchworth.
David Smith, director of resources, says no rates have yet made their way to the authority as a result of turbines

Shoppers began arriving at MIDNIGHT to be first in queue for opening of Slaithwaite Aldi store

Prize for being first in line for the 8am opening was a £100 store voucher

Huddersfield to London train link announced - with a single daily train to and from the capital starting in five years

Huddersfield to London direct rail link on the cards?
Huddersfield and Dewsbury feature in new East Coast rail deal

Huddersfield anthrax scare: A year ago tomorrow the town centre was shut down - relive the drama here

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Parts of Huddersfield town centre, Aspley and Wakefield Road were closed as the drama unfolded

Hungarian man found hanging from tree in Batley was victim of human trafficking gangmaster Janos Orsos

A man, thought to be aged 20 and Eastern European, was found hanging from a tree in parkland off Track Road, Batley
Bed factory worker Viktor Fejes turned to drink and drugs

Slaithwaite holidaymakers subjected to 7am building work get full refund from Thomson after Examiner intervenes

Jordan Pedelty and Dee Kimmings of Slaithwaite who want compensation from their holiday company.
Jordan Pedelty and Dee Kimmings were awoken every morning by drilling - just watch the video of the racket around the pool.

Examiner Calendar 2015: Take a look at the finished product and buy yours here

Calendars are now available to buy online or via a form in your printed Examiner!

Chances to save Deighton mum found hanged missed due to poor communication between mental health staff, inquest hears

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Mum-of-two Sheryl Calcutt had suffered from bipolar disorder and had stopped taking her medication

Take a look around this week's Property of the Week, it's on Halifax Old Road in Birkby

Full of character and original features, the property is a former guest house but has been owned by Elizabeth Lawrence for the last 13 years

Live Breaking News

  • BYE! Well, that's all from me for today. Back tomorrow!

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  • NEWS: Fraudster jailed:

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  • NEWS: Huddersfield Chess Club's unbeaten run came crashing down at Lindley Liberal Club last night when they lost in Calderdale League Division One to Courier A 3.5/1.5.

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  • TRAVEL: Traffic returned to normal on A644 Wakefield Road from A62 Cooper Bridge Road (Cooper Bridge Roundabout) to M62 J25 Roundabout.

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  • NEWS: Rat & Ratchet named the Best Cask Beer Pub in the UK at the Great British Pub Awards 2014.

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  • TRAVEL: Slow traffic on A644 Wakefield Road at A62 Cooper Bridge Road (Cooper Bridge Roundabout).

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  • TRAVEL: Heavy traffic on A629 Calderdale Way Southbound before M62 / A643 (Ainley Top Roundabout).

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  • NEWS: Castle Hill School presents an evening of music and songs with musicians from across Kirklees: Christmas songs by Candlelight. December 11.

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  • NEWS: Visitors to the Victorian Festival in Brighouse (29-30 November) could be forgiven for thinking Christmas has come early, thanks to Central Methodist Church recreating one of the most iconic Christmas scenes – involving three real camels and wise men.

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  • On Sunday Santa will be making a special early trip along the Penistone line and will be joined on board with volunteers from the Penistone Line Partnership, giving out goodies to both young and old.

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Forget Me Not Children's Hospice Fundraisers Lucy Burnett and Ryan Grint with baker Lottie Shaw and her giant mince pie.

Oh go on, it's only 56,000 calories! Huddersfield is home to world's biggest mince pie!

You look good on the dancefloor! Salsa passions bring 20 nationalities together in Huddersfield town centre bar

Sir Patrick Stewart

Cinema superstar! Sir Patrick Stewart beats Kiera Knightly and Christian Bale in list of Britain's biggest filmstars

Imbolc Fire Festival, Marsden. The human fireworks in the snow at Tunnel End in 2012.

Imbolc 2015 cancelled as breathtaking Marsden fire festival switches to alternate years

Emley Moor Mast: Amazing new pictures show Yorkshire icon just hours before massive collapse in 1969

Jack Darrell Henry updated

Jack Darrell Henry jailed: More than five years for serial fraudster who conned £250,000

Sentencing Henry the judge said the latest offence began the day after the businessman had received a suspended sentence for similar crimes

Slaithwaite holidaymakers subjected to 7am building work get full refund from Thomson after Examiner intervenes

Jordan Pedelty and Dee Kimmings of Slaithwaite who want compensation from their holiday company.
Jordan Pedelty and Dee Kimmings were awoken every morning by drilling - just watch the video of the racket around the pool.

Council tax rebate conman Jack Darrell Henry jailed

Jack Darrell Henry
He was the man behind a Huddersfield-based business, Council Tax Review, which offered people the chance to get rebates in their council tax bills

Could Kirklees Council begin to 'tax' wind turbines?

Giant wind turbines above Ingbirchworth.
David Smith, director of resources, says no rates have yet made their way to the authority as a result of turbines

Huddersfield Town could have 2,000-strong backing at Bolton Wanderers

Supporters can pay on the day at the Lancashire ground

Huddersfield Town and Leeds United still in talks over future of coach Steve Thompson

Steve Thompson continues to be linked with Leeds United
Manager Chris Powell expects to find out 'over the next few days' whether his joint first-team coach is leaving

Recap: Bolton Wanderers v Huddersfield Town pre-match press conference

LIVE coverage of the Bolton Wanderers v Huddersfield Town pre-match press conference null
Tom Marshall-Bailey brought you LIVE updates from PPG Canalside as manager Chris Powell and Conor Coady faced the media

Bolton Wanderers v Huddersfield Town: Pick your Terriers starting XI here

Should Joe Murphy keep his place in goal after keeping a clean sheet against Sheffield Wednesday?
Who do you think should start for Town in this weekend's trip to the Macron Stadium as the Terriers go in search of a first win in four?
Tyler Dickinson

Huddersfield Giants delight at England Academy calls

Tyler Dickinson, Liam Johnson and Mikey Wood could face Australia Schoolboys next month

Huddersfield Giants overseas duo Chris Bailey and Ukuma Ta'ai have to maintain the good work

Christmas trips Down Under can't afford to disrupt Super League preparations

Shaun Lunt happy with the toughest Huddersfield Giants pre-season regime

Fit-again Shaun Lunt knows the Giants squad is in good shape for the new Super League season ahead

Huddersfield Town are underdogs going into Bolton Wanderers meeting

How the bookies see the Macron Stadium showdown

Holmfirth teenager Amira Mellor called into Great Britain team for World Cup

Hole Valley Wheelers 17-year-old in action at Milton Keynes at UCI Cyclo-cross event

Huddersfield YMCA desperate to avoid a RU repeat at Billingham

A quick start is so vital in the YMCA's National III North clash

Lighting up the town

Artists from all over West Yorkshire will be exhibiting in a pop-up gallery in Huddersfield this weekend.

Huddersfield Hat Fringe Festival: Sunday what's on guide

Festival of Light 2013
Don't miss a thing with our guide to Sunday's fringe entertainment

Huddersfield Hat Fringe Festival: Saturday what's on guide

Huddersfield Festival of Light 2013.
Don't miss a thing with our guide to Saturday's fringe entertainment

Orchard Energy appoints northern region manager

Richard Errington, formerly of Utilitywise, takes up the post of northern region manager for Elland-based Orchard Energy

Yorkshire Building Society names chairman designate

Former Eversheds chairman John Heaps will take over as chairman of the Yorkshire Building Society next April

Wates Living Space spells out PFI benefits

Hundreds of jobs were crated with a £69m housing development for Kirklees

Videos & Photos

Jordan Pedelty and Dee Kimmings of Slaithwaite who want compensation from their holiday company.

Slaithwaite holidaymakers subjected to 7am building work get full refund from Thomson after Examiner intervenes

Huddersfield YMCA desperate to avoid a RU repeat at Billingham

Festival of Light 2013

Huddersfield Hat Fringe Festival: Sunday what's on guide

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Heroic uncle throws himself in front of bus to save twin toddler

Ethan Tait helped save twins Ruby and Lennon Clews
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