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Huddersfield farmer injured after hay bale sets tractor on fire

Fire engine

Burning bale gets lodged on bonnet of tractor in barn

Dewsbury Moor man suffers smoke inhalation after aviary hit by fire

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Six birds saved but three die after suspected arson at domestic property

Paul Townend brandished a knife at police while high on speed in Huddersfield town centre

Kirklees Magistrate's Court
Townend, of Dalton, admitted that the drug sometimes made him feel paranoid

Slaithwaite floor fitter Gary Connor took charity cash raised at funeral then failed to deliver work

Waves Centre at Upper Mills in Slaithwaite.
Connor took cash raised at Kay Evans' funeral which was destined for Waves Daycare Centre

Kirklees councillors to rule on Holme Valley housing plans

Kirklees Council
Meltham, Netherthong and Honley housing plans to be decided by planning committee

Huddersfield police officer Jonathan Denyer-Stenson loses appeal over Child Support Agency fraud case

Policeman tried to clear his name six years on- and fails

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Finalists of the Yorkshire Challenge Bowl, held at Woodsome Hall Golf Club, Sarah Arrowsmith (left) and Antoinette Paxman.

Antoinette Paxman profits on her home track

Home comforts suited Antoinette Paxman as she won Yorkshire’s Challenge Bowl in a tournament that was a resounding success for host club Woodsome Hall

Dewsbury Moor man suffers smoke inhalation after aviary hit by fire

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Six birds saved but three die after suspected arson at domestic property

Former Grove and Clough House landlords raise a glass to celebrate diamond wedding anniversary

Brian and Pat Hirst are celebrating their diamond wedding anniversary
Pat and Brian Hirst tied the knot on July 24 1964

University of Huddersfield staff and students get hands dirty for good cause

University of Huddersfield Students' Union staff and sabbatical officers volunteered to paint and redecorate Penistone Scout Hut
The group of 21 lived up to the scouting honour when they redecorated and restored Penistone's scout hut

Player Ratings: Scunthorpe United 1-0 Huddersfield Town

Have a look at how Town rated as they fell to their first defeat in pre-season against Russ Wilcox's side at Glanford Park

Match Report: Scunthorpe United 1-0 Huddersfield Town

Paddy Madden's second-half goal was enough to inflict a first pre-season defeat on Mark Robins' side

Huddersfield Town fans debate who'll be next captain

Skipper's role hot topic at Town's Welcome to the Season open day

Huddersfield Town still working towards new signings with potential Premier League targets among those mentioned says assistant manager Steve Thompson

Steve Thompson says Huddersfield Town are still working on new signings
First refusal available should club decide to swoop
Huddersfield Giants (52) v Bradford Bulls (26) - Danny Brough.

Danny Brough looking for Huddersfield Giants to play with more energy

Giants captain Danny Brough knows Catalan Dragons will pose a lot of threat

Huddersfield Giants star Eorl Crabtree column: The heat is on when the sun shines

Huddersfield Giants' Eorl Crabtree during the official launch of the First Utility Super League at Event City in Manchester.
The latest Huddersfield Giants star Eorl Crabtree column

Huddersfield Giants name their squad to face Catalan Dragons

Scott Grix is back in the Giants squad to face Catalan Dragons on Sunday

Player Ratings: Scunthorpe United 1-0 Huddersfield Town

Have a look at how Town rated as they fell to their first defeat in pre-season against Russ Wilcox's side at Glanford Park

Match Report: Scunthorpe United 1-0 Huddersfield Town

Paddy Madden's second-half goal was enough to inflict a first pre-season defeat on Mark Robins' side

Nick Marsh warms up in style for shot at English title

Athletes from around the world are vying for success at the Commonwealth Games
Here and There by Imran Qureshi at the Baitings Reservoir

Qureshi works can be seen all summer at Baitings Reservoir

International artist Imran Qureshi is showing water-inspired works at a Yorkshire reservoir this summer

Interview with The Atlantic Mirrors

They exploded onto the air at the start of this year but already electronic rock band, The Atlantic Mirrors, are making waves as far away as Guatemala

Be crafty with holiday fun this summer

The area's museums and art galleries are hosting a series of artistic events for children over the next few weeks.

Howarths People and Safety Management chairman launched new business support group

Prominent business figures from West Yorkshire have joined forces to provide mutual support and back local charities

R3 welcomes proposals to safeguard supplies

Chris Wood, of R3 and Clough Corporate
Chris Wood, of Cleckheaton-based Clough Corporate Solutions,has welcomed proposals to tackle "ransom" charges levied on failed firms

SCALA Consulting crowns Mondelez team winners of the Fresh Connection

A competition to run an imaginary manufacturing firm has been won by a Dutch based firm

Videos & Photos

Here and There by Imran Qureshi at the Baitings Reservoir

Qureshi works can be seen all summer at Baitings Reservoir

Huddersfield Town fans debate who'll be next captain

WATCH: Sign here! Five hundred Huddersfield Town fans queue to meet their heroes

Commonwealth Games quiz: test your knowledge of dancing delicacies and top teams

Commonwealth Games 2014: Test your knowledge of the Glasgow games with our Friday quiz

Watch: Tulisa speaks of "outrage" at V Festival assault conviction and says she plans to appeal

Tulisa Contostavlos makes a statement to the waiting media as she leaves Stratford Magistrates Court in London where she was found guilty of hitting Savvas Morgan during an altercation at V-Festival in Essex
26-year-old singer was found guilty of hitting celebrity blogger Savvas Morgan in the face at the V Festival last year

Air Algerie flight AH5017 crashes with 116 on board

Air Algerie flight carrying over 100 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappears in northern Mali
Passenger jet AH5017 was travelling from Burkino Faso to Algeria when it lost contact with aviation authorities

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