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

Thinking of trading during the Tour de Yorkshire? Kirklees to host roadshows offering help and advice

Disruption on roads expected to be far less than the Tour de France

Former Huddersfield refugees appeal to Prime Minister to overturn ban on parents attending daughter's funeral

Zimbabwean relatives barred from attending child's funeral by Home Office

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

Save Butterley Spillway Group contines battle to save Victorian stucture from tonnes of concrete

Butterley Reservoir Spillway, Marsden.
Planning inquiry goes on after Kirklees Council drops its objections

Special service held in Huddersfield to welcome the new Bishop of Huddersfield, the Rt Revd Dr Jonathan Gibbs

The civic service took place at Huddersfield Parish Church over the weekend

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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

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.

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

Craig Vear denies stealing money from the Crosland Moor firm and also a separate fraud charge

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

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

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

Firm slams Kirklees Council for failing to support growing businesses

What's in a name? Huddersfield roads ending in Way or Lane could have higher house prices, research finds

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

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

Former Huddersfield Town skipper Lee Peltier ready for new challenge at Cardiff City

The versatile 28-year-old believes he will soon settle in South Wales

It's business as usual for Ross Wilson at Huddersfield Town after Southampton speculation

The football operations chief is due to speak to Patrons on Thursday

Huddersfield Town field Irish trialist Anthony O'Donnell

Huddersfield Town badge
The left-back was with Cobh Ramblers last season

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

Hebden Bridge Under 14s open up a six-point gap on rivals Dewsbury Rangers in the RCD Huddersfield Junior League

Division Four clash is close

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

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

Former Huddersfield Town skipper Lee Peltier ready for new challenge at Cardiff City

The versatile 28-year-old believes he will soon settle in South Wales

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

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Dewsbury Rangers Under 16s move within three points of Division Four leaders in RCD Huddersfield Junior Football League

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