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Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.

Former manager at David Brown in court charged with stealing more than £100,000 from the company

Craig Vear denies stealing money from the Crosland Moor firm and also a separate fraud charge

Worst weather of the winter heading Huddersfield's way on Wednesday

Watch the forecast hour by hour says Huddersfield weather expert Paul Stevens

LOOK: Huddersfield's leisure centre a step closer as 1m litres of water are pumped into pools

Huddersfield's three new swimming pools are now being filled with water

Worst weather of the winter heading Huddersfield's way on Wednesday

Watch the forecast hour by hour says Huddersfield weather expert Paul Stevens

Brighouse woman Jane Speller to hold fundraising night for a non-animal medical research charity Dr Hadwen Trust

The buffet and quiz night will be held next month in aid of the Dr Hadwen Trust

Thousands of Huddersfield children living in fuel poverty

Many have trouble sleeping because bedrooms are too cold

Wheelchair sports star Joseph Lawrence instructs lawyers to investigate if Huddersfield firms caused his cancer

Ex-employees of Foster Wheeler and LB Holliday urged to come forward

Baroness Warsi accuses government of creating a lack of trust in Muslim community

Baroness Sayeeda Warsi
Both Labour and the Coalition accused of 'non-engagement'

Live: Huddersfield breaking news, sport updates, travel and M62 traffic news, plus weather on Jan 26

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Bank of Mum and Dad pays out £2.3bn in Yorkshire

Look after the pennies and the pounds will take care of themselves
The Equity Release Council says one in six of Yorkshire's over 55s are helping fund their adult offspring and grandchildren

Brighouse woman Jane Speller to hold fundraising night for a non-animal medical research charity Dr Hadwen Trust

The buffet and quiz night will be held next month in aid of the Dr Hadwen Trust

Search is underway for Huddersfield's Pet Idol

Do you own the cutest pet in our circulation area

Save Butterley Spillway Group contines battle to save Victorian stucture from tonnes of concrete

Butterley Reservoir Spillway, Marsden.
Planning inquiry goes on after Kirklees Council drops its objections

Special service held in Huddersfield to welcome the new Bishop of Huddersfield, the Rt Revd Dr Jonathan Gibbs

The civic service took place at Huddersfield Parish Church over the weekend

Live Breaking News

  • NEWS: A 44-year-old former logistics manager at David Brown Ltd appeared in court today - Monday - charged with fraud and stealing more than £100,000 from his employer.

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  • NATIONAL: The first female Church of England bishop, the new Bishop of Stockport, has described her consecration service as an "occasion of prayer and of party".

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  • NEWS: A former senior Ukip MEP Amjad Bashir has defected to the Tories, claiming Nigel Farage’s party had “outlived its usefulness”.

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  • WORLD: A small drone crashed overnight at the White House complex while the president was in India, the US Secret Service has confirmed.

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    NEWS: Huddersfield Chess Club hope to maintain their unbeaten run in the Watkinson competition of the Huddersfield and District Association on Wednesday when they travel to Wakefield.

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  • TRAVEL: Traffic moving well on A62 Castlegate/Queensgate around A616 Chapel Hill.

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  • NEWS: It's the Bishop!

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  • TRAVEL: A62 Leeds road busy but moving from A644 Huddersfield road (Three Nuns Junction) to A644 Wakefield Road (Cooper Bridge Roundabout).

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  • Hi. You might have noticed that entries on the blog were showing upside down. That's because it's Australia Day... probably.

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  • WORLD: Much loved loved - and lampooned - singer Demis Roussos has died.

    Roussos, with his flowing locks and a trademark kaftan covering a generous waistband, had six Top 40 hits in two years in the 1970s including a number one with an EP featuring his most famous track Forever And Ever.

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Real life CSI: Behind the scenes look at fascinating world of West Yorkshire Police’s Scientific Support Department

Property of the Week is Fleminghouse Lane in Waterloo - Take a look inside

Nostagia: It's back to January 1985 for this week's All Our Yesterdays - Are you pictured?

Have a look inside this week's pick of the properties: Moor House in Farnley Tyas

Houses of Parliament

What did Kirklees' MPs get up to in Parliament during 2014? Find out here

Take a look around Ian and Linda Wiggins' home on Hollybank Road in Upper Cumberworth - It's our Property of the Week

Will you be taking the Dry January challenge?

Dry January: could you give up booze for one month?

Charity flash mob gives energetic wake-up call to Huddersfield's rail commuters

Dance students surprised passengers and staff with an acrobatic display on a Huddersfield Railway Station platform

Former manager at David Brown in court charged with stealing more than £100,000 from the company

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
Craig Vear denies stealing money from the Crosland Moor firm and also a separate fraud charge

Worst weather of the winter heading Huddersfield's way on Wednesday

Watch the forecast hour by hour says Huddersfield weather expert Paul Stevens

62-year-old Almondbury drugs mule Penderel Evans jailed for £240,000 drugs offences

Caught red-handed bringing drugs back into West Yorkshire from Liverpool

Mark Nash double murder trial due to resume on Monday

Most of Friday's hearing taken up with legal arguments

Real life CSI: Behind the scenes look at fascinating world of West Yorkshire Police’s Scientific Support Department

West Yorkshire Police has biggest centre outside London

Turbo Precision Components ordered to take down 'illegal' banner advertising new jobs

Firm slams Kirklees Council for failing to support growing businesses

Thousands of Huddersfield children living in fuel poverty

Many have trouble sleeping because bedrooms are too cold

Former Huddersfield refugees appeal to Prime Minister to overturn ban on parents attending daughter's funeral

Zimbabwean relatives barred from attending child's funeral by Home Office

Thousands of Huddersfield children living in fuel poverty

Many have trouble sleeping because bedrooms are too cold

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary completes refurb of first hospital operating theatre

One down five to go as modernisation project continues

TB rates in Kirklees second worst in Yorkshire as health chief says it "should be consigned to history"

Tuberculosis bacteria
Public Health England announces £11.5m fund to tackle the disease

Turbo Precision Components ordered to take down 'illegal' banner advertising new jobs

Firm slams Kirklees Council for failing to support growing businesses

Jermyn Consulting moves to Huddersfield

Business continuity specialist Jermyn Consulting has moved from the Midlands to Huddersfield's Media Centre

Enterprise Print signs for Town

Honley-based Enterprise Print has become the latest business to sign up as a partner with Huddersfield Town

Charity flash mob gives energetic wake-up call to Huddersfield's rail commuters

Dance students surprised passengers and staff with an acrobatic display on a Huddersfield Railway Station platform

Obituary: Huddersfield teacher and golfer Seamus McMahon

Man spent 27 years as school's deputy head

What's on this week at Kirklees and Calderdale councils

What's on this week at Kirklees and Calderdale councils
School transport talks for Kirklees councillors while Calderdale will discuss webcasting council meetings
 

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Charity flash mob gives energetic wake-up call to Huddersfield's rail commuters

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