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Seven years for Deighton man Mark Mills who stamped on victim's head as he lay on the floor at party

Mark Mills

Sentencing him Judge Guy Kearl QC said he had a bad record for violence over the last 12 years

Lindley Infants most oversubscribed primary school as 91% of kids get first choice in Kirklees Council area

ATL claims
Of the 5,456 applications for reception places at local primary, 4,959 were successful in getting their number one choice

Mum who lied to police to protect son after stabbing is jailed for perverting course of justice

Police crime scene
Bray, 44 of Keldregate, Bradley, Huddersfield admitted attempting to pervert the course of justice

Don't sell the family silver: councillors' plea after Kirklees Council bid to sell agricultural land

Kirklees Council logo
Debate about value of land, future use and potential against quick cash-gain for Kirklees Council

Jail for drink driver Kevin Harrison who led police on 90mph chase over 10 miles

Leeds Crown Court
Court jails Ravensthorpe man after drunken high-speed drive

Driver Ben Hinchliffe who died in New Mill crash probably fell asleep at wheel, inquest hears

Ben Hinchliffe
20-year-old Ben Hinchliffe wasn't wearing seatbelt when his car hit wall

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Leeds Crown Court

Jail for drink driver Kevin Harrison who led police on 90mph chase over 10 miles

Court jails Ravensthorpe man after drunken high-speed drive

Mum who lied to police to protect son after stabbing is jailed for perverting course of justice

Police crime scene
Bray, 44 of Keldregate, Bradley, Huddersfield admitted attempting to pervert the course of justice

Seven years for Deighton man Mark Mills who stamped on victim's head as he lay on the floor at party

Mark Mills
Sentencing him Judge Guy Kearl QC said he had a bad record for violence over the last 12 years

Don't sell the family silver: councillors' plea after Kirklees Council bid to sell agricultural land

Kirklees Council logo
Debate about value of land, future use and potential against quick cash-gain for Kirklees Council

Training today and tomorrow will determine starting side for Brighton says Huddersfield Town boss

Suspensions for skipper Peter Clarke and former Albion player Joel Lynch mean the manager must make at least two changes against the play-off chasers

Busy Easter schedule for Huddersfield Town manager Mark Robins

The boss is set to make a trip to check on Leicester in between the clashes with Brighton and Yeovil

Huddersfield Town linked with former Sunderland and Spurs goalkeeper Ben Alnwick

Ben Alnwick
The 27-year-old Wearsider is a free agent after leaving Leyton Orient for personal reasons

Huddersfield Town to keep tabs on Charlton Athletic versus Barnsley clash

Huddersfield Town's famous crest
The outcome at The Valley is sure to have an effect on Mark Robins' side as they bid to avoid a survival scrap
Anthony Mullally

Anthony Mullally hoping to make the most of his Huddersfield Giants re-call

Anthony Mullally is hoping to use Easter to show how much his game has developed

Huddersfield Giants full-back Scott Grix available for Salford trip

Scott Grix is available to face Salford on Friday

Huddersfield Giants recall Anthony Mullally from Bradford Bulls

Anthony Mullally and Ukuma Ta'ai get tackles in for the Huddersfield Giants
The prop will provide cover for the Easter fixtures
Tom Sykes testing at Aragon Nov 2013

Pete Barrow: Sykes and Smith ready for world domination - plus why I was cheering for Wigan Athletic

The Examiner sports writer's latest sideways look at the sporting world

Huddersfield boxer Tyrone Nurse in top condition for English title fight

Boxer Tyrone Nurse with products supplied by sponsor Carl Moorhouse
Tyler Goodjohn stands betwen the Huddersfield star and another belt

Emley to stage memorial match for former skipper Richard Hirst

AFC Emley
Proceeds from the Welfare Ground game will go to a charity
Composer Barry Russell will directed Holmfirth Art Festival's performance of Eine Brise for 111cyclists

Fancy being musical on your bike? Head to Holmfirth Arts Festival

Those who volunteer for an unusual mass cycling promenade, due to take place two weeks before The Tour de France passes through Holmfirth, are promised a day to remember as they stage two performances of the avant-garde musical piece Eine Brise, described as a ‘moving sonic installation for bicycles’

Sun, sea and sand: Tripadvisor's top ten UK beaches

1 - Rhossili Bay, Swansea, Wales
Tripadvisor has named the ten most popular UK beaches in its 2014 Travelers Choice Awards

Yorkshire resorts included in Good Beach Guide

On a sunny day Scarborough's beach soon fills with tourists
Holiday favourites on Yorkshire's coast praised for water quality
Money Cash

Unemployment figures fall in Huddersfield and Dewsbury

A record 30.3m people are in work, according to latest UK employment figures

NatWest backs dog grooming and spa business

Ian Cour, of NatWest. with Jessica Elvidge, owner of Princess Paws Dog Grooming and Spa, and dog Missy
A dog grooming salon offering mud baths, coat colouring and dental treatment for pampered pooches has opened with funding from NatWest

Pepamint secures place among UK's top social media businesses

Nicola Mellor of Pepamint
Slaithwaite-based Pepamint has been listed in the Social Media Top 500

Videos & Photos

Pardon? 21 things people from Huddersfield don't say

'Parking on the pavement gets my goat!' Angry pedestrian sick of paths blocked by vehicles - what do you think?

The Last of the Summer Wine was filmed on location in Holmfirth

Huddersfield on the small screen: TV hits filmed in our back yard

Oscar Pistorius arrives at the high court in Pretoria

Pistorius trial to take a further break until early May

Judge Thokozile Masipa approves request from chief prosecutor, which was supported by the defence

Oscar Pistorius takes stand to give evidence in murder trial

Oscar Pistorius weeps as he listens to evidence by a pathologist in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, April 7, 2014.
Olympic athlete apologises to family of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

Web tv: Book break 3 - three new debut talented authors share their experiences

Clare Donoghue, Liz de Jager and Matt Cain
Log on during your lunch hour for the third of ten monthly shows where author Alexandra Heminsley is joined by Clare Donoghue, Liz de Jager and Matt Cain who will be sharing their debut novel experiences

VIDEO: Impact of burglary on children disturbing, new research reveals

Burglars who target homes where children live should get tougher sentences says Victim Support

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