Kirklees Magistrate's Court

Dalton teenager Ryan Lawrence took his disabled mum's car because he wanted to show off to his friends, court told

Lawrence, 18, admitted that he took the Motability car without consent and without a full licence or insurance

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.

Michael Missin threatened to kill his former partner after she withdraw money out of their bank account

Missin, of Lindley, was warned by Kirklees magistrates that he faces prison

Janet Kaye

'Mean and greedy' Huddersfield carer Janet Kaye helped burglar steal from homes of vulnerable OAPs she was meant to help

Kaye, 55, claimed she was acting under pressure when she helped Craig Armitage to take valuable property and hundreds of pounds in cash from homes in Brighouse and Huddersfield

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
Martin Thompson of Armitage Sykes

Martin Thompson, of Armitage Sykes, says landlords can avoid renewal of leases

A recent Court of Appeal case highlights issues surrounding business leases, says Martin Thompson

Halifax drink-driver Jack Holmes banned after Huddersfield ring road smash

A drink-driver has been banned from the road after crashing his car in Huddersfield town centre


Huddersfield taxi driver Shah Neewaz is fined after operating without a valid licence

The Springwood man also admitted driving without displaying door signs and a taxi vehicle plate

Brighouse man John Franklin, 63, jailed for five years for sexually abusing teenage girl he groomed

The former Brighouse man admitted in court his crimes were "despicable"

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.

University student Usman Saleem, 19, banned for 'one of the worst driving displays ever seen'

Drove on wrong side of the road for almost half a mile at speeds of up to 60mph

Field Lane estate, Rastrick.

Charges dropped against four boys charged with Rastrick rape

One boy sentenced for sexual activity with girl under 13

Bradford Crown Court

Robber Brendan Kelly admits armed raid on Brighouse betting shop

Judge told robber to expect long jail term

The John Smith's Stadium
Bradford Crown Court
Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.

Drink driver Samantha Whitham, of Kirkburton, was trailed by motorist after crashing into street furniture, court told

The 46-year-old was followed by another driver after hitting some street furniture in Fenay Bridge

The scene of the crash on the M62 near Pontefract in West Yorkshire between a lorry and the mini bus carrying the hen party.

Minibus driver admits death charge in M62 hen party crash that killed Bethany Jones

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James Johnson, of Wyke, Bradford, has admitted causing the death of the 18-year-old by dangerous driving

Kirklees Magistrates Court

James Keddy, of New Mill, in court after hurling racist insults at man

The 40-year-old pleaded guilty to racially-aggravated disorderly behaviour at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.

Usman Saleem in court over one of the worst driving displays a Huddersfield police officer had ever seen

The 19-year-old, from Thornton Lodge, admitted dangerous driving

Abattoir owner Peter Boddy (right) has become the first person to plead guilty to criminal charges connected to the horsemeat scandal which rocked British supermarkets last year

Horsemeat scandal: Calderdale slaughterhouse boss Peter Boddy admits horsemeat charges

Boddy, who owns East head Hey Farm in Todmorden, admitted selling 50 horses for meat but failing to keep proper records to show who bought them

The Head of Steam, Huddersfield Railway Station

Pensioner Michael Jenkinson admits assault after throwing a drink over Head of Steam bar manager in row over food service

Kirklees magistrates heard that the pensioner was unhappy at the quality of food at the Huddersfield Railway Station pub


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