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Paul Townend brandished a knife at police while high on speed in Huddersfield town centre

Kirklees Magistrate's Court

Townend, of Dalton, admitted that the drug sometimes made him feel paranoid

Slaithwaite floor fitter Gary Connor took charity cash raised at funeral then failed to deliver work

Waves Centre at Upper Mills in Slaithwaite.
Connor took cash raised at Kay Evans' funeral which was destined for Waves Daycare Centre

Kirklees councillors to rule on Holme Valley housing plans

Kirklees Council
Meltham, Netherthong and Honley housing plans to be decided by planning committee

Huddersfield police officer Jonathan Denyer-Stenson loses appeal over Child Support Agency fraud case

Policeman tried to clear his name six years on- and fails

WATCH: Sign here! Five hundred Huddersfield Town fans queue to meet their heroes

Club's Welcome to the Season open day a big success

Huddersfield Town still working towards new signings with potential Premier League targets among those mentioned says assistant manager Steve Thompson

Steve Thompson says Huddersfield Town are still working on new signings
First refusal available should club decide to swoop

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Huddersfield Town fans debate who'll be next captain

Skipper's role hot topic at Town's Welcome to the Season open day

Lindley councillor criticises 'laughable' and lengthy process to put up a speed warning sign

Lindley Conservative councillor Mark Hemingway
Clr Mark Hemingway says Kirklees bought a speed indicator device in May but it's sat idle in a council building since

Kirklees councillors to rule on Holme Valley housing plans

Kirklees Council
Meltham, Netherthong and Honley housing plans to be decided by planning committee

Huddersfield Town fans debate who'll be next captain

Skipper's role hot topic at Town's Welcome to the Season open day

Huddersfield Town still working towards new signings with potential Premier League targets among those mentioned says assistant manager Steve Thompson

Steve Thompson says Huddersfield Town are still working on new signings
First refusal available should club decide to swoop

WATCH: Sign here! Five hundred Huddersfield Town fans queue to meet their heroes

Club's Welcome to the Season open day a big success

Danny Ward, Anthony Gerrard and Oscar Gobern ruled out for Huddersfield Town at Scunthorpe United

Danny Ward and Anthony Gerrard in pre-season training
Strong team will be fielded confirms Town assistant manager Steve Thompson
Huddersfield Giants' Eorl Crabtree during the official launch of the First Utility Super League at Event City in Manchester.

Huddersfield Giants star Eorl Crabtree column: The heat is on when the sun shines

The latest Huddersfield Giants star Eorl Crabtree column

Huddersfield Giants name their squad to face Catalan Dragons

Scott Grix is back in the Giants squad to face Catalan Dragons on Sunday

Huddersfield Giants preparing to face a Catalan Dragons side at their best

Giants prop Eorl Crabtree knows his side is going to improve their form to beat the Dragons

Huddersfield Town fans debate who'll be next captain

Skipper's role hot topic at Town's Welcome to the Season open day

Huddersfield Town still working towards new signings with potential Premier League targets among those mentioned says assistant manager Steve Thompson

Steve Thompson says Huddersfield Town are still working on new signings
First refusal available should club decide to swoop

Delph & Dobcross determined to put winning run together in Drakes Huddersfield Cricket League Premiership

Delph batsman Andrew Gleave narrowly avoids a run-out as Scholes keeper Richard Holmes takes off the bails Contact Paul Ibbotson
Skipper Grant Jones eager to see big improvement

Interview with The Atlantic Mirrors

They exploded onto the air at the start of this year but already electronic rock band, The Atlantic Mirrors, are making waves as far away as Guatemala

Be crafty with holiday fun this summer

The area's museums and art galleries are hosting a series of artistic events for children over the next few weeks.

Celebrating a Bronte birthday

Celebrate Emily Bronte's birthday this weekend at Haworth
Emily Bronte would have been celebrating her birthday on July 30, so the Bronte Society is hosting events to mark the occasion

Howarths People and Safety Management chairman launched new business support group

Prominent business figures from West Yorkshire have joined forces to provide mutual support and back local charities

R3 welcomes proposals to safeguard supplies

Chris Wood, of R3 and Clough Corporate
Chris Wood, of Cleckheaton-based Clough Corporate Solutions,has welcomed proposals to tackle "ransom" charges levied on failed firms

SCALA Consulting crowns Mondelez team winners of the Fresh Connection

A competition to run an imaginary manufacturing firm has been won by a Dutch based firm

Videos & Photos

Huddersfield Town fans debate who'll be next captain

WATCH: Sign here! Five hundred Huddersfield Town fans queue to meet their heroes

Sir Patrick Stewart at the official opening of the Huddersfield University branch of Santander

Sir Patrick Stewart opens Santander branch at Huddersfield University to mark new partnership

Commonwealth Games quiz: test your knowledge of dancing delicacies and top teams

Commonwealth Games 2014: Test your knowledge of the Glasgow games with our Friday quiz

Watch: Tulisa speaks of "outrage" at V Festival assault conviction and says she plans to appeal

Tulisa Contostavlos makes a statement to the waiting media as she leaves Stratford Magistrates Court in London where she was found guilty of hitting Savvas Morgan during an altercation at V-Festival in Essex
26-year-old singer was found guilty of hitting celebrity blogger Savvas Morgan in the face at the V Festival last year

Air Algerie flight AH5017 crashes with 116 on board

Air Algerie flight carrying over 100 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappears in northern Mali
Passenger jet AH5017 was travelling from Burkino Faso to Algeria when it lost contact with aviation authorities

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