Teacher Brendan O'Brien accused of sex assaults against boys denies charges as he gives evidence

"I have never touched children in that way" he tells the jury at Leeds Crown Court

Worst weather of the winter heading Huddersfield's way on Wednesday

Watch the forecast hour by hour says Huddersfield weather expert Paul Stevens

Former manager at David Brown in court charged with stealing more than £100,000 from the company

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
Craig Vear denies stealing money from the Crosland Moor firm and also a separate fraud charge

LOOK: Huddersfield's leisure centre a step closer as 1m litres of water are pumped into pools

Huddersfield's three new swimming pools are now being filled with water

Huddersfield firefighters attend blaze at former Kirklees College building

Firefighters braved dangerous conditions to tackle a fire in the vandalised former Kirklees College building in Portland Street

Wheelchair sports star Joseph Lawrence instructs lawyers to investigate if Huddersfield firms caused his cancer

Ex-employees of Foster Wheeler and LB Holliday urged to come forward

Euan Wilson-Baig wins Under 18 tennis tournament in Manchester aged just 14

Success follows win of fellow Huddersfield Lawn Tennis and Squash Club member Emily Morton

Driver was more than twice the legal limit when he crashed after his grandmother's funeral

Thomas Mellor's brother - a ski instructor - broke his ankle in the accident

Charity flash mob gives energetic wake-up call to Huddersfield's rail commuters

Dance students surprised passengers and staff with an acrobatic display on a Huddersfield Railway Station platform

Brighouse woman Jane Speller to hold fundraising night for a non-animal medical research charity Dr Hadwen Trust

The buffet and quiz night will be held next month in aid of the Dr Hadwen Trust

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The Big Picture - this week it's Matt Turner's beautiful landscapes

Caught on Camera 21-01-15

Caught on Camera: can you put names to faces on CCTV pictures released by West Yorkshire Police

Frank, Joan, Dave and Siobhan - You can order a glossy print of any of our photos to be delivered to your door, or have a high res version emailed to you. Call 01484 437707 or check http://huddersfieldphotos.newsprints.co.uk/ using reference No. YSR_HDE_220115cowan3

Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? It's The Bridge, Huddersfield

Restaurant Review: The Bridge Brasserie and Brewery

Take a look around Greenfield Crescent in Grange Moor - it's our Property of the Week

Keith Liburd, killer and drug dealer (100) (copy)

Behind bars

A VIOLENT killer turned drug dealer has been caged for eight years.

Teacher Brendan O'Brien accused of sex assaults against boys denies charges as he gives evidence

"I have never touched children in that way" he tells the jury at Leeds Crown Court

Do you recognise this knife-wielding robber who raided One Stop Shop in Almondbury?

Police release chilling CCTV images which capture robbery

Driver was more than twice the legal limit when he crashed after his grandmother's funeral

Thomas Mellor's brother - a ski instructor - broke his ankle in the accident

Revealed: How Huddersfield Town fans rated the players in the 1-0 win at Wigan Athletic

Take a look at your assessment of each player after Conor Coady's late strike sealed a rare away win for Chris Powell's side

Huddersfield Town striker Martin Paterson signs on loan for MLS club Orlando City

Move takes him to the end of his Town contract

Huddersfield Town Under 21s beaten by Sheffield United

Danny Carr scored but could not prevent Huddersfield Town U21s losing 2-1 to Sheffield United
Daniel Carr scored, but Frankie Bunn's side suffered defeat

Wigan Athletic 0-1 Huddersfield Town: The game in numbers

All the key facts and figures from this weekend's long-awaited away win

Kyle Wood closing in on a Huddersfield Giants return

Giants half-back or hooker Wood could face Wakefield in Friday's Under 19s clash

Match report: Huddersfield Giants warm up for Super League season with impressive victory at Halifax

New signings get in on the act

Brett Ferres in Huddersfield Giants squad for pre-season trip to Halifax

Coach Paul Anderson names a 20-man squad for the clash at The Shay

Revealed: How Huddersfield Town fans rated the players in the 1-0 win at Wigan Athletic

Take a look at your assessment of each player after Conor Coady's late strike sealed a rare away win for Chris Powell's side

Huddersfield Town striker Martin Paterson signs on loan for MLS club Orlando City

Move takes him to the end of his Town contract

Kirkburton miss out against Worsbrough Bridge in Sheffield Cup

Visitors give up home advantage

Review: Marriage of Figaro by Opera North just gets better and better

International cast gets witty interpretation across well

They'll be tying the knot before they go to university!

Young actors Tom Cousins and Tamsin Kendall make their final appearance in Holmfirth panto - before heading to university.

Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? It's The Bridge, Huddersfield

Frank, Joan, Dave and Siobhan - You can order a glossy print of any of our photos to be delivered to your door, or have a high res version emailed to you. Call 01484 437707 or check http://huddersfieldphotos.newsprints.co.uk/ using reference No. YSR_HDE_220115cowan3
Have you been snapped by photographer Dave Cowan?  Check out our gallery of nights out in Huddersfield

Turbo Precision Components ordered to take down 'illegal' banner advertising new jobs

Firm slams Kirklees Council for failing to support growing businesses

Jermyn Consulting moves to Huddersfield

Business continuity specialist Jermyn Consulting has moved from the Midlands to Huddersfield's Media Centre

Enterprise Print signs for Town

Honley-based Enterprise Print has become the latest business to sign up as a partner with Huddersfield Town

Videos & Photos

Revealed: How Huddersfield Town fans rated the players in the 1-0 win at Wigan Athletic

Do you recognise this knife-wielding robber who raided One Stop Shop in Almondbury?

Huddersfield Town striker Martin Paterson signs on loan for MLS club Orlando City

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Girls charged with murder get date for trial

Two teenage girls charged with murdering a 39-year-old woman have dates set for trial

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