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Fartown woman Heather Taylor admits attack on pal in Dewsbury

Pair brawled in street after fallout

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Calderdale Council vows to complete turnaround of previously 'failing' Children's Services

Latest Ofsted report rates department as "requires improvement"

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Kevin Dixon and, inset, Tempa the dog which he hacked to death

Newsome man Kevin Dixon guilty of animal cruelty after axing neighbour's dog to death

At an earlier hearing Dixon claimed the dog had not suffered when he attacked it and the assault had been all over and done with “from first blow to last in 10 seconds.”

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.

Drink driver in court after crashing into a car twice when she forgot to apply her handbrake

Ellie Barlow, who left her car in the middle of the road in Emley, banned for 22 months

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Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Brian Finch charged with criminal damage after cutting himself in a police car and bleeding over the seat

The 39-year-old was banned from the road when he was stopped in a vehicle headed towards Mirfield

Matthew Wainwright drove his car after drinking when he discovered that his partner of five years had been having an affair with his best friend

Wainwright, of Woodfield Avenue in Batley, crashed into two cars as well as a telegraph pole and a garden wall following the revelation

Kirklees Magistrates Court

Thornhill man Thomas Goldthorpe stole his girlfriend's car and crashed it while she slept in bed

The 25-year-old may be sent to jail as the offence is his third involving drink-driving

Kirklees Magistrates Court

Dilnawaz Khan admits drink driving, having no insurance and possession of drugs

Magistrates sentence him to 18 months disqualification and heavy fine

Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Shelley Brook admits £42,000 of benefit fraud over four year period

Brook, of Blackmoorfoot Road in Crosland Moor, failed to declare that she was living with her partner

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

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.

Luke Moore 'went crazy' and caused more than £1,000 damage to his partner's property

Moore, of Kirkheaton, also threatened to kill Rebecca Grafton's horses if she left him

Bricklayer Jonathan Clegg killed two pet snakes with eight-inch knife

The 30-year-old called police himself and was discovered still clutching the knife he'd used

Rebecca Trueman launched string of road rage attacks on brain-injured woman

Trueman, of Dalton, assaulted the victim three separate times after claiming she blocked the road

Kirklees Magistrates Court

Thief Antoni Wisniewski in court after targeting people at Dewsbury Market

A man who caught Wisiniewski trying to steal from him ended up photographing the 48-year-old and his vehicle

Jason Berry jailed after burgling student accommodation to fund his addiction to legal-high

He stole an Xbox from the complex in Aspley while another man, Cameron McKay, acted as lookout


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