Black Friday chaos at Tesco Batley

WATCH: Black Friday chaos at Tesco Extra Batley

Shoppers swarm Batley superstore to grab discount televisions and electricals

Jailed council tax conman Jack Darrell Henry will not have to pay back a penny of £250,000 he swindled

Darrell Jack Henry
Investigators can't find any assets to seize under Proceeds of Crime Act

Caught on Camera: can you put names to faces on CCTV pictures released by West Yorkshire Police?

Caught on Camera 28/11/14
Police have released the images in the hope that members of the public may be able to put a name - or more - to a face

Go-Go Gaggia keeps Michael Palin topped up with coffee on Remember Me set

Mobile coffee business Go Go Gaggia provided liquid refreshment for cast and crew of Remember Me on location in Slaithwaite

Let there be light! James Bawn prepares to dazzle crowds at the Festival of Light

Last year's Festival of Light Finale in St George's Square, Huddersfield
We caught up with the lighting designer as he prepares his St George's Square display

Huddersfield to keep A&E, Calderdale to lose emergency unit, 409 jobs to be lost: Hospital cuts plans finally revealed

Accident & Emergency Dept at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley
Document finally published reveals no concerns over 999 journeys if Halifax A&E closed

Pragmatism suggests keeping A&E in Huddersfield is right but plan needs to overcome journey time questions

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While funding is an issue, an even bigger problem is a lack of senior doctors, especially in A&E - read Examiner Health Reporter Nick Lavigueur's expert view

Restaurant review: Aldo's Pizzeria in Cleckheaton

The town isn't buzzing on a Wednesday night, so it's testament to the food and service that Aldo's was packed

Know what I mean, 'arry? Frank Bruno comes to Huddersfield to support Leanne Baker Trust

Boxer Frank Bruno
Ex-boxing champ raises money and awareness for mental health

Huddersfield driver James Shillinglaw jailed after high-speed chase which started in Fartown and ended in the River Calder

Shillinglaw told police he had panicked because his documents were not up to date

Robert Joseph in court after brandishing knife during Huddersfield town centre brawl

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
Joseph, of Waterloo, now faces sentencing at crown court after admitting his part in the brawl on New Street

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  • NEWS: Shoppers swarmed Tesco Extra in Batley last night at Black Friday chaos took over the store.

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Forget Me Not Children's Hospice Fundraisers Lucy Burnett and Ryan Grint with baker Lottie Shaw and her giant mince pie.

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Black Friday chaos at Tesco Batley

Black Friday chaos at Tesco Extra Batley

Shoppers swarm Batley superstore to grab discount televisions and electricals

Jailed council tax conman Jack Darrell Henry will not have to pay back a penny of £250,000 he swindled

Darrell Jack Henry
Investigators can't find any assets to seize under Proceeds of Crime Act

Know what I mean, 'arry? Frank Bruno comes to Huddersfield to support Leanne Baker Trust

Boxer Frank Bruno
Ex-boxing champ raises money and awareness for mental health

Caught on Camera: can you put names to faces on CCTV pictures released by West Yorkshire Police?

Police have released the images in the hope that members of the public may be able to put a name - or more - to a face
Juan Cala looks increasingly resigned to a departure from Cardiff City

Championship paper talk: Slade admits Cardiff exit for Cala is likely as Reading boss vows to turn things around

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

Three key talking points from Huddersfield Town manager Chris Powell's pre-match press conference ahead of Bolton Wanderers clash

The main talking points from Chris Powell's press conference
The Terriers boss is determined to get back to winning ways on the road having not won since a stunning 3-1 success at Wolves

Carry on Grant Holt says Huddersfield Town manager Chris Powell ahead of Bolton Wanderers visit

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The stats that prove play-off places are not beyond Huddersfield Town this season

The Terriers may be closer to the bottom three than the top six but if the last 10 years are anything to go by, there is still some hope of clinching a place in the upper echelons of the Championship
Tyler Dickinson

Huddersfield Giants delight at England Academy calls

Tyler Dickinson, Liam Johnson and Mikey Wood could face Australia Schoolboys next month

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Christmas trips Down Under can't afford to disrupt Super League preparations

Shaun Lunt happy with the toughest Huddersfield Giants pre-season regime

Fit-again Shaun Lunt knows the Giants squad is in good shape for the new Super League season ahead
Juan Cala looks increasingly resigned to a departure from Cardiff City

Championship paper talk: Slade admits Cardiff exit for Cala is likely as Reading boss vows to turn things around

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

Three key talking points from Huddersfield Town manager Chris Powell's pre-match press conference ahead of Bolton Wanderers clash

The main talking points from Chris Powell's press conference
The Terriers boss is determined to get back to winning ways on the road having not won since a stunning 3-1 success at Wolves

New sponsorship deal boosts AFC Emley

The Welfare Ground club are being backed by Dendy Dale firm Integra

Exhibition at the Artworks

The Artworks Community Show, which opens on Sunday, will feature drawings, paintings, sculpture, ceramics, textile art and more

Wigs and proper frocks make period comedy one to watch

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Restaurant review: Aldo's Pizzeria in Cleckheaton

The town isn't buzzing on a Wednesday night, so it's testament to the food and service that Aldo's was packed

Orchard Energy appoints northern region manager

Richard Errington, formerly of Utilitywise, takes up the post of northern region manager for Elland-based Orchard Energy

Yorkshire Building Society names chairman designate

Former Eversheds chairman John Heaps will take over as chairman of the Yorkshire Building Society next April

Wates Living Space spells out PFI benefits

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Black Friday chaos at Tesco Batley

Black Friday chaos at Tesco Extra Batley

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Know what I mean, 'arry? Frank Bruno comes to Huddersfield to support Leanne Baker Trust

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