Man who racially abused and punched taxi drivers walks free from court

Damien Scanlon, of Dalton, also damaged two taxis after drunken night out

Penistone fire death boy told police his dad started the blaze

Coroner heard fatally-injured 12-year-old told doctors and police his father - Darren Sykes - had set the house on fire

Huddersfield gears up for St Patrick's Day in centre this Sunday

The iconic festival has become renowned for taking place over one week before the official date, which is on March 17

Drunk Cardiff City fan Carl Hill swore at police officer before Huddersfield Town game

Hill pleaded guilty to drunk and disorderly behaviour when he appeared at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

When is the Tour de Yorkshire in Huddersfield?

Find out when the cyclists will reach you as they sweep through Huddersfield and the Holme and Colne Valleys

King James's School sees red over teenager Alana Harrison's new hairstyle

Family anger over isolation ban for pupil

Drug dealer Mohammed Akram jailed for 10 years

Akram admitted further drug offences while on bail after supplying drugs to an undercover police officer

Savers in collapsed Castle & Minster Credit Union should get money back within seven days

Financial Services Compensation Scheme says all £2.4 million of savings are safe

Popular Almondbury hairdresser and cricketer took his own life

Almondbury man and Lascelles Hall Cricket Club player, Simon Walker
An inquest at Huddersfield Magistrates Court heard 32-year-old dad Simon Walker had been suffering with depression

This week's nostalgia feature looks back to March 1985

This week we're bringing you Brownies, Scouts, New College students, pub football teams and more - are you, or anyone you know, pictured?

Live Breaking News

Treat your mum this Mother's Day

Mother's Day dining: 10 places to treat mum this year

The construction of the M62

The calm before the storm: amazing pictures of the M62 under construction 45 years ago

Dream Homes: Buckfield House, Almondbury

Indulge your sweet tooth this Easter

10 sweet treats to look forward to this Easter

Girls got brass: Huddersfield Tea & Tarts WI musical novices start up brass band to perform at Royal Albert Hall

Drug dealer Mohammed Akram jailed for 10 years

Akram admitted further drug offences while on bail after supplying drugs to an undercover police officer

Savers in collapsed Castle & Minster Credit Union should get money back within seven days

Financial Services Compensation Scheme says all £2.4 million of savings are safe

Man who racially abused and punched taxi drivers walks free from court

Damien Scanlon, of Dalton, also damaged two taxis after drunken night out

Double killer David Mitchell given whole life term for killing sex offender

David Mitchell updated
Murderer likely to die in jail

Huddersfield Town old boys will provide a threat at John Smith's Stadium

Rotherham go into Yorkshire derby with Danny Ward and Jack Hunt back to haunt their former employers

Brentford 4-1 Huddersfield Town - are you pictured in our fan gallery?

Did you make the midweek trip to Griffin Park for Town's disappointing away defeat? You could be pictured in our fan gallery if so

Huddersfield Town boss Chris Powell hints Radi Majewski may get his chance

Chris Powell could be ready to give loan signing a run against Rotherham

Brentford 4-1 Huddersfield Town - Joel Lynch's importance to this side underlined and four other things we learned

Check out what we learned as Town suffered back-to-back away defeats with an inept defensive showing against Mark Warburton's side at Griffin Park

Huddersfield Giants bond holds the key to future Super League XX success

Kyle Wood feeling confident about the future

Scott Grix named in Huddersfield Giants Super League XX squad

Luke Robinson again absent as Giants look for success over Widnes

Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson column: The self-belief remains as strong as ever

Paul Anderson Column
The latest Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson column is as follow:
Badminton

Huddersfield Badminton League bumper turnout for knockout pairs

The annual Huddersfield and District League badminton tournament, which this year saw a change of venue to Huddersfield University, had with 50 pairs competing for the mixed, men’s and ladies doubles titles

Four through for Sigsworth Memorial final

Andy Cairns.
Second qualifiers to be fought out on Sunday

Lewis Byram hits top four for Holmfirth Harriers in nationals

Youngster stars in cross-country championships on Hampstead Heath
Treat your mum this Mother's Day

Mother's Day dining: 10 places to treat mum this year

Here's 10 of Huddersfield's most popular restaurants for a yummy Mother's Day feast

10 sweet treats to look forward to this Easter

Indulge your sweet tooth this Easter
Chocolate eggs, hot cross buns and more

Mother's Day: You know you've got a Yorkshire mum when...

Get ready for Mother's Day
Do any of these signs remind you of your mum?

Riasca UK Ltd bought by two former employees

Stewart Marshall and Paul Buckley have acquired Riasca UK Ltd, the company where they were previously employees

We are International recruits more export ambassadors

Exporters in Bradford and Halifax have been recruited to help Kirklees firms break into overaess markets

Faith PR director Carl Hopkins nominated for Man of the Year in the International Women’s Day Awards 2015

Stefanie Hopkins, of Faith PR, with newly-appointed commercial director Carl Hopkins
Entrepreneur Carl Hopkins has been nominated for an award recognising his contribution to the success of Brighouse-based Faith PR

Videos & Photos

David Mitchell updated

Double killer David Mitchell given whole life term for killing sex offender

Final stages for building of new Rastrick Fire Station

Lewis Byram hits top four for Holmfirth Harriers in nationals

Social



Becky Watts

Stepbrother charged with murder of 16-year-old Becky Watts

Nathan Matthews, 28, in police custody while girlfriend Shauna Hoare has been charged with intending to pervert the course of justice

Hillsborough inquests hear top policeman planned to blame 'drunken, ticketless' Liverpool fans

Police at Hillsborough
Former South Yorkshire Police Chief Superintendent Terry Wain is said to have told a meeting that officers would gather evidence to show Liverpool fans had caused the disaster

Ed Miliband challenges David Cameron to live television debate a week before general election

Prime Minister David Cameron (right), Ed Miliband (left) and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg (centre) are already enjoying the build-up to the General Election
Prime Minister failed to commit to the April 30 date proposed for the head-to-head contest between the two candidates

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Huddersfield Town correspondent
Chris Roberts
Huddersfield Giants correspondent
Louise Cooper
Crime correspondent
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Joanne Douglas
Local Government Correspondent
Linda Whitwam
Education Correspondent
Henryk Zientek
Business Correspondent
Val Javin
Features Editor
Martin Shaw
Mirfield Correspondent