Forget MasterChef meet Disaster Chef! Hapless cook Katy Docherty is banned from her own kitchen

Katy Docherty of Netherton with husband Mark and children Oliver (5) and Cerys (8)
Netherton mum-of-two even mucks up microwave meals and is now in contest for Britain's worst cook

Kurdish protest rally for Huddersfield this Saturday in St George's Square

Kurdish protesters gather in St George's Square, Huddersfield, calling for humanitarian aid and military intervention in the Kurdistan region.
Hundreds expected to demonstrate against ISIS

Restaurant review: Hare and Hounds at Upper Hopton

Quest for Sunday evening meal ends in disappointment

Drug runner Kabir Hussain fails in his bid to have his sentence reduced

Kabir Hussain
35-year-old told he must serve 12 years for conspiracy to supply class A drugs and money laundering offences

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Arnie will appear at the black tie dinner on November 14

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Historic wooden pavilion being demolished close to Gibson Mill on the Hardcastle Crags estate in Hebden Bridge

Little Horrors 2014 - your kids dressed up ready for Halloween

Katy Docherty of Netherton with husband Mark and children Oliver (5) and Cerys (8)

Forget MasterChef meet Disaster Chef! Hapless cook Katy Docherty is banned from her own kitchen

Netherton mum-of-two even mucks up microwave meals and is now in contest for Britain's worst cook

Kurdish protest rally for Huddersfield this Saturday in St George's Square

Kurdish protesters gather in St George's Square, Huddersfield, calling for humanitarian aid and military intervention in the Kurdistan region.
Hundreds expected to demonstrate against ISIS

Denby Dale pensioner tied up and robbed in her own home by masked raiders tells of attack

The woman, who we have agreed not to identify, was tied up and robbed by robbers
Victim has spoken out to urge witnesses or the suspects themselves to come forward

New Starters: Friday's gallery has even more pictures of kids starting school

New starters images 2014 - see below for more pictures
Wonderful images snapped during children's first days at school
Burton Albion boss Gary Rowett is set to go head-to-head with Mike Phelan for the Birmingham City job

Championship paper talk: Burton Albion chief and former Manchester United assistant in race for Birmingham job as Fulham put striker up for loan

Check out a summary of the latest headlines from around the division

Can Huddersfield Town end long wait for win at Ipswich?

Andy Payton was playing the last time three points were plundered at Portman Road

Ipswich Town v Huddersfield Town: Pick your Terriers starting XI here

Would you make any changes to the Huddersfield Town XI for the trip to Ipswich Town?
Who do you think should start for Town at Portman Road this weekend as Chris Powell's side look to stretch their unbeaten run to six league games

Ipswich Town v Huddersfield Town: How the bookies see it

Chris Powell's side are the outsiders at Portman Road
Giants commercial manager Paul Cribb and Bond It managing director David Moore shake on the new sponsorship deal

Huddersfield Giants main partners Bond It agree to stick with club in 2015

Vital backing for Super League season

Huddersfield Giants forward Brett Ferres gets into England 17

Brett Ferres in action for the Huddersfield Giants
Bench start for Giants star in opener against Samoa in Brisbane

Huddersfield Giants sign Bradford Bulls youngster Oliver Roberts for Super League campaign

Academy international to join Giants squad next month
Burton Albion boss Gary Rowett is set to go head-to-head with Mike Phelan for the Birmingham City job

Championship paper talk: Burton Albion chief and former Manchester United assistant in race for Birmingham job as Fulham put striker up for loan

Check out a summary of the latest headlines from around the division

Holmfirth Harriers Ladies win superb silver medal in the Northern Athletics Cross Country Relays in Sheffield

Holmfirth Harriers Ladies team of (from left) Katie Walshaw, Helen Berry and Helen Fines show their silver medals from the Northern Athletics Cross Country Relays at Graves Park in Sheffield
Only Rotherham deny them gold

Can Huddersfield Town end long wait for win at Ipswich?

Andy Payton was playing the last time three points were plundered at Portman Road

Restaurant review: Hare and Hounds at Upper Hopton

Quest for Sunday evening meal ends in disappointment

Lee Evans, Motown and forgotten Calderdale women: here's three events to give you that Friday feeling

Lee Evans
It's Friday at last - here's three ways to make the most of it in West Yorkshire

What's on in the music world around Huddersfield

Out and about at some of the top music venues in Huddersfield
Federation of Master Builders

FMB says housebuilding industry on the up

SME workloads are growing across all sectors, according to a report by the Federation of Master builders

Waverley Consultancy nets a new client

Waverley Consultancy has been founded by former broadcaster, journalist and political adviser Stephen Naylor and will be based in Brighouse
Brighouse-based Waverley Consultancy has been appointed by Superleague netball team the Yorkshire Jets to raise its profile

Travel tots taking the hassle out of holidays

A Waterloo-based private maternity nurse is helping parents with small children have hassle-free holidays

Videos & Photos

Katy Docherty of Netherton with husband Mark and children Oliver (5) and Cerys (8)

Forget MasterChef meet Disaster Chef! Hapless cook Katy Docherty is banned from her own kitchen

Kurdish protesters gather in St George's Square, Huddersfield, calling for humanitarian aid and military intervention in the Kurdistan region.

Kurdish protest rally for Huddersfield this Saturday in St George's Square

The woman, who we have agreed not to identify, was tied up and robbed by robbers

Denby Dale pensioner tied up and robbed in her own home by masked raiders tells of attack

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