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Recruitment agency manager in court after stealing more than £8,000 from employer

Leeds Crown Court

Community order for Brighouse thief

Mohammad Shafiq in court after flouting his driving ban to search for his brother who was armed with a machete

Kirklees Magistrates' Court
Shafiq, of Greenhead, was lucky to escape jail following his second offence of driving whilst disqualified

District Judge hailed hero after aiding prisoner who slit his own throat in Huddersfield court room

District Judge Michael Fanning ran from Court Two into an anteroom next door to get some towels to stem the flow of blood after Gary Bell, 20, attacked his own throat with a smuggled in craft blade which had been concealed in Rizla cigarette papers

We have been overwhelmed: Slaithwaite mum facing deportation to Australia on UK public's response to her plight

Couple "overwhelmed" by support for their fight against deportaion

Yorkshire Day 2014: Huddersfield celebrates a great day

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Would-be musicians join the pro ranks
Leeds Crown Court

Recruitment agency manager in court after stealing more than £8,000 from employer

Community order for Brighouse thief

Mohammad Shafiq in court after flouting his driving ban to search for his brother who was armed with a machete

Kirklees Magistrates' Court
Shafiq, of Greenhead, was lucky to escape jail following his second offence of driving whilst disqualified

Real Schools Guide: Your no-nonsense guide to school rankings in our area

Real Schools Guide
Our unique rating system uses 24 different measures, put together from the latest publicly-available data and broken into four categories – attainment, teaching, attendance, and outcomes

District Judge hailed hero after aiding prisoner who slit his own throat in Huddersfield court room

District Judge Michael Fanning ran from Court Two into an anteroom next door to get some towels to stem the flow of blood after Gary Bell, 20, attacked his own throat with a smuggled in craft blade which had been concealed in Rizla cigarette papers
Dean Hoyle

Huddersfield Town owner-chairman Dean Hoyle speaks to squad about expectations for the season and is totally behind the Championship bid

Manager Mark Robins praises work of boardroom chief

Championship transfer gossip: Middlesbrough close in on triple Chelsea swoop as Van Wolfswinkel edges towards a Norwich departure

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Huddersfield Town hoping Danny Ward will return to action against Oldham Athletic in friendly at Boundary Park but James Vaughan won't be risked

Striker James Vaughan not ready to be risked by manager Mark Robins

Huddersfield Town boss Mark Robins checking on striker James Vaughan for friendly at Oldham Athletic

Loan signing Radoslaw Majewski looking for second appearance

Huddersfield Giants head coach Paul Anderson makes just one change for Wakefield derby

Shaun Lunt returns to faces Wildcats as Kyle Wood is counted out for season

Huddersfield Giants winger Jermaine McGillvary aims to keep his try scoring exploits going

Prolific scorer expects tough derby showdown against Wakefield

Huddersfield Giants learn joinery on Kirklees Construction and Skills Academy scheme to help rugby pros after sporting careers end

Chris Bailey, Brett Ferres and Larne Patrick learn skills on Kirklees Construction and Skills Academy course
Dean Hoyle

Huddersfield Town owner-chairman Dean Hoyle speaks to squad about expectations for the season and is totally behind the Championship bid

Manager Mark Robins praises work of boardroom chief

Championship transfer gossip: Middlesbrough close in on triple Chelsea swoop as Van Wolfswinkel edges towards a Norwich departure

PLUS: Derby enter the scramble for Blackburn frontman and Blackpool set to snap up Spanish midfielder

Huddersfield Town hoping Danny Ward will return to action against Oldham Athletic in friendly at Boundary Park but James Vaughan won't be risked

Striker James Vaughan not ready to be risked by manager Mark Robins

One to Watch: Lewrey

Two piece band, LewRey are helping put Huddersfield on the map as the place for passionate electronic music.

Brush up on your cooking skills with live demonstrations at Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival

Woodman Inn chef Will Orme at work during a demonstration at last year's festival
Get useful tips from top chefs at this year's festival

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Paul Beasley, joint managing director of Brighouse-based recuitment firm Transline

Transline Group opens office in Poland

Brighouse-based recruitment firm Transline Group is set to benefit from the £1bn Polish recruitment market

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Clough & Co warns tradespeople over HMRC campaign

Nigel Westman, partner at Clough & Company in Cleckheaton
HMRC is targeting painters and decorators in the first phase of a benchmarking campaign to check they are paying the correct amount of tax

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Lightning strikes over the Vale of Belvoir, Leicestershire
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