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

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.

Sean Langshaw in court after police found £14,000 worth of cannabis growing inside his Primrose Hill home

Langshaw, 44, said he grew the drug for pain relief after suffering from osteoarthritis

Matthew Francois, left, and Rizwan Arshad
Bret Atkins and Jamie Snow

Racist letter bomb duo Bret Atkins and Jamie Snow tried to send explosives to Halifax solicitor

The pair  posted crude explosive devices and racist letters from HMP Full Sutton at York to solicitors in West Yorkshire and Lancashire

Kirklees Magistrate's Court

Luke Joseph of Sheepridge jailed after being part of knife gang that tried to hide in dog kennel to evade police

Joseph and the rest of a group climbed over garden fences as they tried to escape

Nathan Robinson in court after fracturing a man's nose in a Bradley road rage attack

Robinson, of Dalton, faces jail over the incident on Leeds Road in Bradley on July 23

Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Jack Russell owner had to punch 30kg Bull Mastiff on head after huge dog went went "ballistic", court told

The 30kg dog escaped from its Almondbury home after ‘going ballistic’ at the sight of the Jack Russell


Calvin Smith of Crosland Moor stole wallet from police car when officer chased after shop thief

Smith, from Crosland Moor, saw an opportunity when he spotted the vehicle's open window

St George's Square

Football hooligan Craig Roberts gets 12 weeks for St George's Square brawl after Huddersfield Town v Barnsley game

Roberts, of Brownroyd Avenue in Rawthorpe, was involved in a mass brawl with Barnsley fans after a match in Huddersfield

Person using a laptop

Elland man Ian Nash jailed for child porn crimes

A 38-year-old man has been jailed for 10 months after police acting on a tip-off found hundreds of child porn images and films on his computer

Theresa Docherty, who threatened to harm a Newsome GP
Kirklees Magistrate's Court

Ahmed Sudah banned from the road after stealing his girlfriend's car and then crashing it

Sudah, of Lighcliffe Road in Crosland Moor, admitted aggravated vehicle taking at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

David Richter, of Coral Homes UK

West Yorkshire Business Jury's verdict on flexible working

Members of the West Yorkshire Business Jury have welcomed new rules on employees requesting flexible working arrangements

Leeds Crown Court

Jury sent out in Huddersfield council tax fraud trial

Jurors still considering their verdict at Leeds Crown Court

Bradford Crown Court

Young gang avoid custody after stealing cars worth £90,000 from Brighouse home

Trio raided same house on consecutive nights while owners were on holiday

Former Elland Taxis worker Babar Khan made £1m from drugs offences

Father-of-three from Calderdale refused to attend a Proceeds of Crime hearing

Jonathan Haycock
Kirklees Magistrate's Court

James Spencer attacked his partner on a train - and headbutted Good Samaritan who came to help

Spencer, of Lockwood, pleaded guilty to the assaults when he appeared at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Kirklees Magistrate's Court

Ako Saleh in court after Japanese Akita he had owned for only two hours attacked a woman

Helen Lodge was left scarred for life after the pet - bought for just £20 - attacked her by a church near to Greenhead Park


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