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Man detained after four-hour armed siege in Huddersfield

Threats of gun and explosive device but none found

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

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

Armed officers seize £1.2 million of class A drugs in dramatic swoop in Dewsbury

Officers used rubber bullets to shoot out car tyres

Caught on Camera: can you put names to faces on CCTV pictures released by West Yorkshire Police?

Caught on Camera 06-03-15
Images may be of both potential suspects or witnesses

Huddersfield Literature Festival launches into the future with opening night

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Stocksmoor Downs Syndrome tot William Bagley celebrates modelling debut across Europe

Stocksmoor youngster William Bagley poses for Millwood Education Ltd
William, 4,has become the poster boy for Millwood Education Ltd who used his images at the largest toy show in the world in Nuremberg

Packhorse Centre £2m revamp under way with plans for Packhorse Kitchen food court and balcony

Work is nearing completion on new-look units at the Kirkgate and Cross Church Street corner of Huddersfield's Packhorse Centre

Recap: Huddersfield breaking news, sport updates, travel and M62 traffic news, plus weather on March 5

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Baroness Warsi calls for "principled" politics at Huddersfield society dinner

Baroness Sayeeda Warsi
Former Tory Party chair Baroness Warsi recounted her political ups and downs at the annual dinner of Huddersfield Law Society

Climbing wall goes in at £36m Huddersfield Leisure Centre

Climbing wall now installed at Huddersfield Leisure Centre
As Kirklees Council work towards 'early summer' opening

Delight as hundred take park in 200th Huddersfield parkrun

Race is now one of country's biggest and best

CCTV released to trace suspect in pub attack in Berry Brow - Do you know him?

The attack happened on December 6 last year at a pub in School Lane

Aaron Bonner jailed after terrifying shop robbery in Huddersfield

Shopworker robbed at knifepoint by masked men

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Recap: Armed police siege in Hall Cross Grove, Lowerhouses

Recap on our live coverage of the police incident at Hall Cross Grove in Lowerhouses

Man detained after four-hour armed siege in Huddersfield

Threats of gun and explosive device but none found

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

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

Arrests in Huddersfield during nationwide crackdown on cyber crime

Homes raided as part of special web safety operation

Police swoop to arrest gang on suspicion of stealing high value cars

Police have carried out a number of raids at home in Kirklees as part of an pre-planned operation

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

Kirklees Magistrates Court
Magistrates sentence him to 18 months disqualification and heavy fine
Baroness Sayeeda Warsi

Baroness Warsi calls for "principled" politics at Huddersfield society dinner

Former Tory Party chair Baroness Warsi recounted her political ups and downs at the annual dinner of Huddersfield Law Society

Fight to stop stone thefts in Huddersfield reaches Home Office

Anger over growing number of stone thefts

Kirklees Citizens' Advice Bureau helped almost 2,000 people with £10 million in personal debt last year

Citizens Advice Bureau, Standard House, Half Moon Street, Huddersfield.
CAB set to unveil 'slimmed down' service due to council cuts

Hartshead heart patient John Laville gives thumbs up to new local service

Tests done at GP practice instead of hospital as North Kirklees officials roll out care closer to home scheme

Family and Health: Life after a catastrophic stroke

Annette Dancer has finally had to accept that she is now disabled - but that doesn't mean she's given up on living life to the full.

Huddersfield firm Paxman in six-figure boost to crack US market

Fenay Bridge firm Paxman expects to create up to 10 jobs after a £470,000 boost from Yorkshire Bank to help it enter the US market

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

Line in the sand and a revamp for Colne Valley High School

Plans unveiled for new school uniform and logo as part of major rebrand

LOOK: Armed police swoop on Dewsbury street as suspects crash BMW trying to escape

An eyewitness described the “absolute mayhem”

Thug Simon Brooke jailed for attack on wheelchair man in Dewsbury

Jailed - thug Simon Brooke who attacked a disabled teenager
Teenage victim left on road with wheelchair on top of him
 

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Man detained after four-hour armed siege in Huddersfield

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