James Price threatened to come at magistrate "like a fireball" after being sentenced to six months in jail

Almonbury Co-op on Northgate
The Almondbury man was sent to prison after assaulting a Co-op store manager and helping himself to gin there

Skelmanthorpe housing bid on hold as councillors "fed-up" with developers over affordable housing numbers

Google Map view of Commercial Road., Skelmanthorpe
Local ward councillors was one of the applicants of the housing bid

Top Kirklees councillor says government's "ill-thought out" idea is going to cost us money

Universal Credit admin is falling on council's shoulders - along with 500 extra pieces of paperwork every month

LOOK: Huddersfield Town unveil Pink Link Walkway of Legends at PPG Canalside

All-stars have been captured in iconic pose on banners around the club’s PPG Canalside training complex
Andy Booth, Ray Wilson, Peter Jackson and Mark Lillis tell why club is special to them

Police hunt armed raiders who struck at Texaco garage in Heckmondwike

Suspected armed robbery at the Texaco petrol station, Heckmondwike
Duo escape with cash on a motorbike

All Saints Catholic College in Bradley gets go-ahead for new-build

Plus councillors agree to new school for Cleckheaton

Lee Rigby's son Jack fronts new fundraising campaign for Forces Support

Jack Rigby
Young son of murder victim Lee Rigby appeals for donations

Marsden and Scissett churches share £87k roof repair grants

St Bartholomew's Church at Marsden and St Augustine's Church in Scissett share £87,000 in grants to go towards vital roof repairs

Holme, Colne and Calder valleys featured in BBC documentary celebrating 50th anniversary of Pennine Way

Explorer Paul Rose treks the 268-mile hilltop route from Edale to Kirk Yetholm

Man convicted after £7,000 worth of cannabis found at Birkby house

Leeds Crown Court
Suspended jail term for Aaqib Saghir

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80s TV adverts from Huddersfield and beyond - remember these?

Game of Thrones season five

Game of Thrones season five: Revealing pictures of what's to come — including new characters

Dream Homes: Wood Leigh, Box Ings, Kirkburton

Easter Bunny Anne Blackburn (of Friends of Beaumont Park) pictured with Evie Godfrey, 6 and Josie Beckwith, 5

Easter 2015: What's on in Huddersfield over the Bank Holiday weekend?

X Factor's Huddersfield hopefuls

Huddersfield's X Factor hopefuls: meet the auditionees

Almonbury Co-op on Northgate

James Price threatened to come at magistrate "like a fireball" after being sentenced to six months in jail

The Almondbury man was sent to prison after assaulting a Co-op store manager and helping himself to gin there

Top Kirklees councillor says government's "ill-thought out" idea is going to cost us money

Universal Credit admin is falling on council's shoulders - along with 500 extra pieces of paperwork every month

Holme, Colne and Calder valleys featured in BBC documentary celebrating 50th anniversary of Pennine Way

Explorer Paul Rose treks the 268-mile hilltop route from Edale to Kirk Yetholm

Lee Rigby's son Jack fronts new fundraising campaign for Forces Support

Jack Rigby
Young son of murder victim Lee Rigby appeals for donations
Who will you keep and sell at Huddersfield Town this summer?

Huddersfield Town transfers: Keep or sell?

As Chris Powell begins to make plans for the summer and next season, which Huddersfield Town players do you think he should keep and sell?

LOOK: Huddersfield Town unveil Pink Link Walkway of Legends at PPG Canalside

All-stars have been captured in iconic pose on banners around the club’s PPG Canalside training complex
Andy Booth, Ray Wilson, Peter Jackson and Mark Lillis tell why club is special to them

Huddersfield Town loan teenage defender William Boyle to Kidderminster Harriers

Huddersfield Town youngster William Boyle has completed a loan move to Kidderminster Harriers
The 19-year-old made his first-team debut last month

'The perfect replacement for Jack Robinson' - the view on Huddersfield Town's new left-back Reece James from a Manchester United perspective

MEN reporter David Lynch thinks Reece James can be the perfect Jack Robinson replacement
We spoke to Manchester Evening News' man in the know David Lynch to find out what type of player Town have brought in on loan

Warrington forward George King faces friends who will be foes in the clash against Huddersfield Giants

Former Meltham All Blacks junior meets his hometown club for the first time in Super League

Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson happy to put past behind him as his side head to Warrington

Giants look to end an 11-match sequence without a win

Huddersfield Giants forward Oliver Roberts joins Sheffield Eagles on loan

The 19-year-old second rower moves to Championship side for a month

Who will you keep and sell at Huddersfield Town this summer?

Huddersfield Town transfers: Keep or sell?

As Chris Powell begins to make plans for the summer and next season, which Huddersfield Town players do you think he should keep and sell?

Huddersfield Town loan teenage defender William Boyle to Kidderminster Harriers

Huddersfield Town youngster William Boyle has completed a loan move to Kidderminster Harriers
The 19-year-old made his first-team debut last month

'The perfect replacement for Jack Robinson' - the view on Huddersfield Town's new left-back Reece James from a Manchester United perspective

MEN reporter David Lynch thinks Reece James can be the perfect Jack Robinson replacement
We spoke to Manchester Evening News' man in the know David Lynch to find out what type of player Town have brought in on loan

How 'found' objects put artists back in touch with making art

A new exhibition at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park features sculpture from the late 1970s and early 80s.

Holme, Colne and Calder valleys featured in BBC documentary celebrating 50th anniversary of Pennine Way

Explorer Paul Rose treks the 268-mile hilltop route from Edale to Kirk Yetholm

Jazz guitar festival comes to Huddersfield this summer

The area's only jazz guitar society will be bringing headline acts Jim Mullen and John Etheridge to Huddersfield in July.

Huddersfield University takes technology from lab to shopfloor

A new project will see Huddersfield University's nanoscale defect detection technology adapted for the factory environment

Close Brothers survey shows SMEs upbeat

The latest Close Brothers Business Barometer shows trading conditions and job prospects are improving among Yorkshire SMEs

Kirklees College hosts exports event

Directors of successful exporting firms offered advice to would-be exporters at an event staged at Kirklees College in Huddersfield

Videos & Photos

'Bigger and better' Huddersfield Criterium set to return to town centre in June

All-stars have been captured in iconic pose on banners around the club’s PPG Canalside training complex

LOOK: Huddersfield Town unveil Pink Link Walkway of Legends at PPG Canalside

LOOK: A taste of Europe comes to Huddersfield's New Street with continental market

Social



Royal succession gets radical shake-up

A radical shake-up of the rules of royal succession has now come into force, removing male bias

Alps plane crash: Co-pilot deliberately crashed plane

Andreas Lubitz put the plane into a descent after locking the captain out of the cockpit

Jeremy Clarkson could face possible police action over attack

Clarkson's attack on BBC Top Gear producer Oisin Tymon, left him leading hospital treatment

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