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Man 'slashed own throat' in dock at Kirklees Magistrates' Court after being sentenced to jail

Kirklees Magistrate's Court updated

The man, who was in court two, is believed to have been sentenced to 16 weeks in jail

Has time finally been called on Colne Valley real ale trail troubles?

Police report "All Quiet on Western Front"

I could have been dead within days: Man spots poster in doctor's surgery and asks for test - two days later he had 12-hour heart op

William Daibell whose screening test saved his life.
It was pure chance that William Daibell man spotted a poster for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm screening in his local surgery, as he waited for a routine appointment

Labour Party lose control of Calderdale after shock vote of no confidence

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The Conservatives have now taken control of the council as a minority group, with one Independent securing a Cabinet position with them

Kirklees Council Greenhead councillor Judith Hughes takes £19,000 leadership role on Fire Authority

She replaces her ward colleague Clr Mehboob Khan on regional board

Slaithwaite businesses club together to raise cash to help disabled adults centre hit by Allfloors Huddersfield Ltd collapse

Waves Daycare Centre Managing Director Sally-Anne Green and centre user John Roberts accept donation from Nick Lawton of JC Bower Skip Hire and Nicola Ratcliffe of Pennine Farm Services to make good money lost by collapse of AllFloors of Slaithwaite.
Waves Daycare Centre lost £825 to defunct Allfloors Huddersfield Ltd run by Gary Connor

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Kirklees Magistrate's Court updated

Man 'slashed own throat' in dock at Kirklees Magistrates' Court after being sentenced to jail

The man, who was in court two, is believed to have been sentenced to 16 weeks in jail

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Calderdale Royal Hospital
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Private Katie-Louise Broster of Royal Army Medical Corps was chosen to be part of the Ceremonial Team at the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014.
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Worthy causes are set to share in a £150,000 bonanza to mark the 150th anniversary of the Yorkshire Building Society

Championship transfer gossip: Middlesbrough seal move for Real Mallorca winger as Brighton target Adam Clayton and go head-to-head with Bolton for Cardiff striker

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Rugby Football League look into claims prop played for Batley when ineligible

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PLUS: Leeds at loggerheads over Cooper deal as Lees heads for Wednesday and Briggs set for Blackpool after failing to agree terms with Millwall

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Huddersfield Town fixture poster in today's Examiner

Huddersfield Town fixture poster 2014/15
Grab a copy of today's Examiner for your FREE Huddersfield Town fixture poster
Shrek the Musical

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Family fun with the big green ogre

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Kirklees Magistrate's Court updated

Man 'slashed own throat' in dock at Kirklees Magistrates' Court after being sentenced to jail

Shrek the Musical

Review: Shrek the Musical at the Grand Theatre, Leeds

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Championship transfer gossip: Middlesbrough seal move for Real Mallorca winger as Brighton target Adam Clayton and go head-to-head with Bolton for Cardiff striker

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