Paddock man Ashley Kennedy admits having indecent images

24-year-old admits six charges and is given a suspended jail term

Meet the US TV star on Celebrity Big Brother - who actually lives in Huddersfield

updated
Austin Armacost entered the CBB house last night but was booed by the crowd

It's an absolute joke: Councillor slams builders trying to cut affordable housing

Barratt and David Wilson Homes offered just TWO affordable units
Kirklees councillors angry after Barratt Homes bid to reduce affordable housing for Golcar estate

Woman cut from overturned car following crash on Wakefield Road, Lepton

Driver flown to hospital by the Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Huddersfield Town sign Wigan's Emyr Huws on loan deal, with Jordy Hiwula heading in opposite direction

Both deals are season long loan deals, with an option for a January recall for both clubs

Alcoholic thug Simon Brooke deserved 5-year jail term for attacking disabled teen victim

Simon Brooke
Judges throw appeal out

Robert Carter: Body found in Netherton woods in search for missing man

Emergency services have found a body in the hunt for Robert Carter
Detectives say there are believed to be no suspicious circumstances

Town chairman Dean Hoyle seals deal for share of John Smith's Stadium catering pie

Club to benefit from sales of food and drink for the first time

Man who had genitals ripped off in Huddersfield road accident now has Britain's first bionic penis

Mohammed Abad exclusive
Mohammed Abad was given a generous package by surgeons, but sadly his wife left him after becoming tired of waiting

Huddersfield Town get percentage of food and drink sales at John Smith's Stadium

Pies and pints will contribute to Town's balance sheet
Now with French hospitality giant Sodexo Prestige having taken over the catering contract, Town chairman Dean Hoyle has negotiated a share of the pie

Joshua Allsop threatens to punch judge after being sentenced to nine months in prison

The 24-year-old, with 120 convictions to his name, was jailed after making racist threats to people at Dewsbury Railway Station, including a threat to shoot a man

Alex Brooker apologises for Last Leg comments... and wins back Huddersfield's love

TV presenter Alex Brooker said he wouldn't want to live in Huddersfield
TV star forgiven after apologising on Twitter — and asking Eorl Crabtree to protect him

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Leeds International Beer Festival 2015

Cheers! Leeds International Beer Festival returns next weekend - here's all the info you need

All Our Yesterdays this week goes back to 1991 - are you pictured?

Proud to call Huddersfield home?

Here's three reasons Huddersfield is a GREAT place to live... now send us yours!

11-storey student complex with 290 flats to be built near Kirklees College waterfront site?

Filming set to start on second series of Happy Valley

Taxi driver Anthony Patrick Davis from Brackenhall jailed for drugs offences

60-year-old was desperately short of money

Batley bookies gets the go-ahead - but Kirklees councillors are not happy about it

Councillors rule on three north Kirklees applications

Meet the US TV star on Celebrity Big Brother - who actually lives in Huddersfield

updated
Austin Armacost entered the CBB house last night but was booed by the crowd

Cash incentives for people to train as nursery teachers says Bradley-based National Day Nurseries Association

A call has been launched to get top quality candidates to train as nursery teachers in Huddersfield – and there are cash incentives for them to enter the industry

Why the transfer window should close for Huddersfield Town and everybody else before our season starts by Skybet chief Dale Tempest

Young players should not be pushed into transfer requests

Huddersfield Town sign Boro's Mustapha Carayol on loan

Mustapha Carayol
It comes shortly after Wigan midfielder Emyr Huws was signed on loan, and Jordy Hiwula headed the opposite way down the M62

Huddersfield Town sign Wigan's Emyr Huws on loan deal, with Jordy Hiwula heading in opposite direction

Both deals are season long loan deals, with an option for a January recall for both clubs

Huddersfield Town get percentage of food and drink sales at John Smith's Stadium

Pies and pints will contribute to Town's balance sheet
Now with French hospitality giant Sodexo Prestige having taken over the catering contract, Town chairman Dean Hoyle has negotiated a share of the pie

Huddersfield Giants star Eorl Crabtree knows Hull KR will give it their best Challenge Cup final shot against Leeds Rhinos

Popular front-rower is on BBC TV duty this weekend

Fantastic opportunity for young Huddersfield Giants fans

How would you like to take to the field for the Super 8s clash against Castleford Tigers?

Shaun Lunt's time as a Huddersfield Giants player is officially over

Former England hooker signs four-year-contract with Hull KR

Town chairman Dean Hoyle seals deal for share of John Smith's Stadium catering pie

Club to benefit from sales of food and drink for the first time

Armitage Bridge host Philip Oldfield Cup final on Monday between Thongsbridge and Meltham Under 17s

Battle for top junior honours

Why the transfer window should close for Huddersfield Town and everybody else before our season starts by Skybet chief Dale Tempest

Young players should not be pushed into transfer requests

Downs Syndrome dancer Jen Blackwell and mum Sue in line for Enterprise Vision Awards

Jen runs Dance Syndrome with the support of her mum

Justin Moorhouse hears destiny calling

Comic mines the rich seam of a man's mid-life crisis in his new show.

East meets west as brass blends with Indian music

Two iconic West Yorkshire brass bands have joined forces with an Indian bass player and composer.
Pies and pints will contribute to Town's balance sheet

Huddersfield Town get percentage of food and drink sales at John Smith's Stadium

Now with French hospitality giant Sodexo Prestige having taken over the catering contract, Town chairman Dean Hoyle has negotiated a share of the pie

Businesses must make sure they backup their data, says Michael Branford, of Crest IT

Following on from last month’s look at IT security, this month’s focus in on data backups

Which local nominee should be crowned a 2015 Digital Hero? You decide

Meet the two locals who are making a real difference in their community and find out how you can support them

Videos & Photos

Pole Moor dairy farmer Neil Briggs reveals how he takes the milk direct from cows to customers

Pies and pints will contribute to Town's balance sheet

Huddersfield Town get percentage of food and drink sales at John Smith's Stadium

Artist's impression of the proposed £3.8m development at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Yorkshire Sculpture Park announce plans for new £3.8m visitor centre

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Government pledge to remove unnecessary traffic signs and restore common sense to road safety

Senior Tory MP Sir Alan Duncan will lead a taskforce which will suggest more ways of reducing roadside clutter and consider whether some signs can be removed altogether

Morning news headlines: Record high net migration deals blow to PM's aims of reducing arrivals, David Cameron announces 26 new Tory peers amid 'cronies' claims

David Cameron was spoken to in Parliament by Halton MP Derek Twigg regarding the strategy on how to defeat Isil.
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It is the fifth consecutive quarterly rise in the index - raising new questions about the Tories' aim to bring the number below 100,000

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