Burglar Scott Bolland who drank tea with his 84-year-old victim deserved his 45-month jail sentence, say Court of Appeal judges

Convicted burglar Scott Bolland
He fleeced victim out of 90% of her bank balance

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Three arrested after broad-daylight stabbing at Relish Piri Piri in Wakefield Road, Huddersfield

Police incident, Wakefield Road, Aspley, Huddersfield.
Victim was taken by ambulance to Leeds General Infirmary

New health boss joins Kirklees Council on six-figure salary

Richard Parry, Director for Commissioning, Public Health and Adult Social Care at Kirklees Council
Social worker Richard Parry will join Kirklees for a role advertised in the range of £110,000 and £121,000

Festival of Light 2014: Frozen singalong revealed for event - plus more acts revealed

Frozen movie
Plenty of attractions for families but main stage act has yet to be announced

LOOK: Evocative pictures as Huddersfield Scooter Club celebrate 30th anniversary

The club is preparing to mark their 30th anniversary with a special get-together on Saturday, November 8, with a concert at The Irish Centre by famed Huddersfield mod band The Killermeters

Drug runner Kabir Hussain fails in his bid to have his sentence reduced

Kabir Hussain
35-year-old told he must serve 12 years for conspiracy to supply class A drugs and money laundering offences

Vow to end 'scandal' of 15 minute home care visits as shadow minister Liz Kendall visits top Huddersfield care firm Home Instead Care

Shadow minister Liz Kendall visits Home Instead, Honley. Liz Kendall (right) meets Anna Kybaluk (staff member) and John Arkwright (client).
Labour shadow minister visited award-winning care provider in Honley

Phillip Simpson caught drink-driving - after he beeped his horn as police drove past

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
Simpson, of Dewsbury Moor, was banned from the road for 18 months

Young Huddersfield actor Megan Rosendale lands star role in feature film The Taking

Emmerdale star, Dominc Brunt, with Megan Rosendale on the set of his new feature film, The Taking
It is the latest of a string of accolades for the seven-year-old who is also a dab hand at dancing, ice skating and guitar

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  • NEWS: Britain is facing a shock EU demand for an extra £1.7 billion (2.1 billion euro) towards the European Union budget.

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  • NEWS: Here's the front page of Friday's Examiner - available in all good newsagents and shops... and treat yourself to a bar of chocolate while you're buying one too, it's Friday and you deserve it!

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  • TOWN: Chris Powell's side are the outsiders at Portman Road,  say the bookies.

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  • NEWS: it's our most read story - three people have been arrested after a broad-daylight stabbing at Relish Piri Piri in Wakefield Road.

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  • NEWS: Some sad news in neighbouring Calderdale where a  pedestrian was killed in a hit and run.

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  • NEWS: I spoke to our local firefighters and this was one of the incidents they attended last night:

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  • TRAVEL: It's busy but moving on the A62 Leeds road busy but moving from A644 Huddersfield road (Three Nuns Junction) to A644 Wakefield Road (Cooper Bridge Roundabout).

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  • WEATHER:  Today will be mainly drizzle and rain, with a high of 13°C.

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  • Morning all, it's Joanne here to start off Friday's live blog  of news, sport, travel and much more.

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Property of the Week: The Barn in Helme

Spooky goings on

A healing white spirit, a devil dog and a phantom bingo player - 7 tales of spooky paranormal activity in haunted Huddersfield

Arnie will appear at the black tie dinner on November 14

Would you pay £1,500 to meet the Terminator? An Evening With Arnold Schwarzenegger planned in Leeds

Historic wooden pavilion being demolished close to Gibson Mill on the Hardcastle Crags estate in Hebden Bridge

Little Horrors 2014 - your kids dressed up ready for Halloween

Emmerdale star, Dominc Brunt, with Megan Rosendale on the set of his new feature film, The Taking

Young Huddersfield actor Megan Rosendale lands star role in feature film The Taking

It is the latest of a string of accolades for the seven-year-old who is also a dab hand at dancing, ice skating and guitar

Drug runner Kabir Hussain fails in his bid to have his sentence reduced

Kabir Hussain
35-year-old told he must serve 12 years for conspiracy to supply class A drugs and money laundering offences

Three cars driven off by burglars in Brighouse and Halifax

Calderdale CID are linking two Hanoi burglaries

Family of brain damaged John Radford speak of "torturous" consequences of road clash as man guilty of dangerous driving incident

Emma Boyes and her injured dad John Radford, now in a rehab centre in York
'No winners' as driver Michael Gledhill told he faces jail

Huddersfield Town boss wants Jacob Butterfield to hit double figures in goal stakes this season

The midfielder heads into tomorrow’s Championship clash at Ipswich aiming to score for the third game running

Can Huddersfield Town end long wait for win at Ipswich?

Andy Payton was playing the last time three points were plundered at Portman Road

Ipswich Town v Huddersfield Town: Pick your Terriers starting XI here

Would you make any changes to the Huddersfield Town XI for the trip to Ipswich Town?
Who do you think should start for Town at Portman Road this weekend as Chris Powell's side look to stretch their unbeaten run to six league games

Ipswich Town v Huddersfield Town: How the bookies see it

Chris Powell's side are the outsiders at Portman Road
Giants commercial manager Paul Cribb and Bond It managing director David Moore shake on the new sponsorship deal

Huddersfield Giants main partners Bond It agree to stick with club in 2015

Vital backing for Super League season

Huddersfield Giants forward Brett Ferres gets into England 17

Brett Ferres in action for the Huddersfield Giants
Bench start for Giants star in opener against Samoa in Brisbane

Huddersfield Giants sign Bradford Bulls youngster Oliver Roberts for Super League campaign

Academy international to join Giants squad next month

Huddersfield Town boss wants Jacob Butterfield to hit double figures in goal stakes this season

The midfielder heads into tomorrow’s Championship clash at Ipswich aiming to score for the third game running

Holmfirth Harriers Ladies win superb silver medal in the Northern Athletics Cross Country Relays in Sheffield

Holmfirth Harriers Ladies team of (from left) Katie Walshaw, Helen Berry and Helen Fines show their silver medals from the Northern Athletics Cross Country Relays at Graves Park in Sheffield
Only Rotherham deny them gold

Can Huddersfield Town end long wait for win at Ipswich?

Andy Payton was playing the last time three points were plundered at Portman Road
Lee Evans

Lee Evans, Motown and forgotten Calderdale women: here's three events to give you that Friday feeling

It's Friday at last - here's three ways to make the most of it in West Yorkshire

What's on in the music world around Huddersfield

Out and about at some of the top music venues in Huddersfield

Russell Brand's revolution, an X Factor star and an 1980s punk princess - here's three things to do in West Yorkshire tonight

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Looking for a night out? Here's three ideas for Thursday fun
Waverley Consultancy has been founded by former broadcaster, journalist and political adviser Stephen Naylor and will be based in Brighouse

Waverley Consultancy nets a new client

Brighouse-based Waverley Consultancy has been appointed by Superleague netball team the Yorkshire Jets to raise its profile

Travel tots taking the hassle out of holidays

A Waterloo-based private maternity nurse is helping parents with small children have hassle-free holidays

Standard Wool appoints new directors

Paul Hughes Snr (left), group managing director of Standard Wool, with Paul Hughes Jnr, group trading director
A textile firm with operations in Dewsbury has strengthened its group board with three key appointments

Videos & Photos

Ipswich Town v Huddersfield Town: How the bookies see it

Emma Boyes and her injured dad John Radford, now in a rehab centre in York

Family of brain damaged John Radford speak of "torturous" consequences of road clash as man guilty of dangerous driving incident

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Alvin Stardust dies: Glam rock singer dies aged 72 after short cancer battle

Stardust had recently been diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer and died at home with his family around him

Alvin Stardust dies: actor, singer and star of Green Cross Code advert passes away aged 72

The singer and actor had recently been diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer and died at home with his wife and family around him

Top tips on how to stay healthy as the weather gets colder

Allergic to autumn? If you're suffering with sniffles it might not be a cold

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