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Former Huddersfield takeaway worker who battered wife to death with clawhammer could be freed in just 15 years

Privately-educated student and former Huddersfield takeaway worker Danish Irfan showed no emotion as a judge told him today that he must stay behind bars for a least 15 years before he could be considered for release following the brutal murder of 21-year-old mum Ridda Zanab at home

Kirklees Council puts down boulders to keep travellers off Lindley Moor fields after Jake Mangel-Wurzel refuses them entry

Eight tons of rocks blocks Heatherleigh playing fields

Watch: Huddersfield turned into Russia for sci-fi monster thriller Scintilla

Secret parts of the town have been captured in a new 18-rated sci-fi thriller, which is set for release next month having been filmed in Huddersfield

Colne Valley UKIP chairman Greg Broome must resign after conviction for wife assault or will face no confidence vote says branch treasurer

UKIP byelection candidate Greg Broome in Golcar. updated
Branch treasurer Melanie Roberts has advised Broome to resign or face a vote of no confidence when the branch next meets on Tuesday

Do you know Huddersfield men police want to speak to after brawl outside Bradford nightclub?

Five people were injured in Sackville Street, near Club C’s, in the early hours of Monday May 26 - see images of men police would like to speak to

Dalton dog attack on toddler: Beautiful smile of tot attacked by pet

Jensen, the 14-month-old, attacked by the dog in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, and is currently in hospital with his 'devastated' mother Stephanie Dunk. updated
Incident occurred on Saturday afternoon

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Former Huddersfield takeaway worker who battered wife to death with clawhammer could be freed in just 15 years

Privately-educated student and former Huddersfield takeaway worker Danish Irfan showed no emotion as a judge told him today that he must stay behind bars for a least 15 years before he could be considered for release following the brutal murder of 21-year-old mum Ridda Zanab at home

Kirklees Council puts down boulders to keep travellers off Lindley Moor fields after Jake Mangel-Wurzel refuses them entry

Eight tons of rocks blocks Heatherleigh playing fields

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Peter Clarke and Radoslaw Majewski in February 2013 when Town were beaten 6-1

Nottingham Forest's Radoslaw Majewski joins Huddersfield Town on season-long loan

He netted hat trick against Mark Robins' side

Huddersfield Town facing Sheffield United side also wrestling with a few injury problems

Clubs looking to progress in pre-season build-up

LISTEN: Huddersfield Town defender Paul Dixon has his say on pre-season

The Scottish left-back took part in the Terriers' 1-0 defeat to Scunthorpe United on Saturday and wants to bounce back quickly

LISTEN: Huddersfield Town manager Mark Robins on Scunthorpe defeat, new signings, James Vaughan and the captaincy

The Terriers chief was impressed by the League One hosts on Saturday but accepts his side must show an improved performance against Sheffield United this evening

Kruise Leeming looking to build on his solid Huddersfield Giants showing

Huddersfield Giants hooker Kruise Leemings has admitted he's taken heaps of confidence from his performance against Catalan Dragons

Frenchman's birthday gift to his girlfriend - a surprise trip to watch Catalan play Huddersfield Giants

Many friendships are formed across the Channel thanks to the Catalan/Giants matches over the years

Huddersfield Giants 38 Catalan Dragons 16: Examiner match report

Dragons put to the sword as Giants look to pick up their form for play-off push
Peter Clarke and Radoslaw Majewski in February 2013 when Town were beaten 6-1

Nottingham Forest's Radoslaw Majewski joins Huddersfield Town on season-long loan

He netted hat trick against Mark Robins' side

Huddersfield Town facing Sheffield United side also wrestling with a few injury problems

Clubs looking to progress in pre-season build-up

LISTEN: Huddersfield Town defender Paul Dixon has his say on pre-season

The Scottish left-back took part in the Terriers' 1-0 defeat to Scunthorpe United on Saturday and wants to bounce back quickly
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Brighouse folk singer Roger Davies sings praises of fallen servicemen and women with launch of charity single 'Wear Your Poppy With Pride'

A Brighouse folk singer is to sing the praises of fallen servicemen and women thanks to the launch of a charity single

Huddersfield town centre bar Varsity to re-open in September renamed as The Picture House

Councillors on Kirklees Council’s Licensing Panel agreed it could open from 8am and serve alcohol until 3.30am and closing at 4am on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays

Wesco Aircraft shares in Eurofighter spend

Clayton West-based Wesco Aircraft is among Yorkshire firms to benefit to the tune of £12.5m as suppliers to the Eurofighter Typhoon

Bluebird Care (Kirklees) sponsors charity cyclist

A home care company based in Huddersfield is sponsoring Paul Terry, who is cycling around Kirklees to raise cash for Kirkwood Hospice

Conroy Brook appoints site manager

Richard Hutchinson, site manager at Conroy Brook's Mayfield Court development at Dodworth, South Yorkshire
Brockholes developer Conroy Brook has appointed Richard Hutchionson as site manager at its new scheme in Dodworth

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Peter Clarke and Radoslaw Majewski in February 2013 when Town were beaten 6-1

Nottingham Forest's Radoslaw Majewski joins Huddersfield Town on season-long loan

Kirklees Council puts down boulders to keep travellers off Lindley Moor fields after Jake Mangel-Wurzel refuses them entry

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Could your furry friend bag a prize at the Mirfield Show Dog Show?

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Police remove the baby from the hot car after breaking the window to gain entry
Officers were forced to smash a window of the vehicle to rescue the infant

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