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Kirklees Magistrate's Court

Banned driver Anton Copperwaite in court after getting behind the wheel

The 22-year-old abandoned his car down a dirt track when police spotted him driving in the Fartown area

E-fit image released by West Yorkshire Police of bogus Kirklees Council worker who tricked his way into a Rawthorpe home

Bogus Kirklees Council workers have conned their way in to a house in Rawthorpe

Huddersfield Literature Festival organiser Michelle Hodgson launches National Library Day events to promote closure-threatened service

Libraries will be celebrated at a two-week event to urge support amidst threats of cuts

Isaac Nash Trust skatepark appeal closes in on £100,000 target

Isaac Nash (right) with younger brother Xander
Incredible fundraising effort in just five months

Mystery blaze discovered by nine-year-old boy at Adgil Farm in Southowram

Fire investigation underway

Golf club website hacked with religious message and gun image

Crosland Heath golfers logged on to find the club's site had been infiltrated by someone claiming to be a renowned Moroccan hacker

Do you recognise this knife-wielding robber who raided One Stop Shop in Almondbury?

Police release chilling CCTV images which capture robbery

Driver was more than twice the legal limit when he crashed after his grandmother's funeral

Thomas Mellor's brother - a ski instructor - broke his ankle in the accident

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Fears are growing for welfare of missing Huddersfield teen Luke Jones

West Yorkshire Police are appealing to trace 16-year-old Luke who has not been seen since Sunday afternoon

Man stabbed in street attack in Dewsbury Moor

Man arrested by police after incident at Gledhill Terrace

Holocaust memorial candle by artist Anish Kapoor to be lit at Dewsbury Town Hall

Candle artwork one of 70 to be lit to commemorate 70 years since liberation of Auschwitz

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

Live Breaking News

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  • TRAVEL: Very slow traffic and traffic heavier than normal on A62 Leeds Road outbound between Thistle Street and A6107 Bradley Road.
    Affecting traffic heading away from Huddersfield towards Bradley.

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  • NATIONAL: Stone Roses frontman Ian Brown was 'shown gay porn by TV weatherman Fred Talbot', a trial heard today.

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  • NEWS: Holocaust memorial event at Halifax Minster tonight.

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  • TRAVEL: Very slow traffic due to earlier broken down vehicle on M62 Westbound at J19 A6046 (Heywood), congestion to J21 A640 (Milnrow).

    Lane one (of three) was closed until 16:10. There was also a lane blocked at J20 for a bridge assessment which has left residual delays.

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  • WORLD: Gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in the Libyan capital of Tripoli, killing four foreigners and five guards, and triggering an hours-long stand-off that ended when two assailants set off a grenade that killed them, officials said.

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  • NEWS: Spoilt students or higher living standards?

    A one-bedroom luxury studio student flat costs more to rent than a five-bedroom detached house.

    And with it you'll get a private cinema and fitness suite!

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    Opening of The Den at Aspley Hall student accommodation. Cinema

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  • NEWS: A Kirklees animation firm's work will be showcased on BBC4 tonight as part of Holocaust Memorial Day.

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  • NEWS:  Pupils in Dalton got a surprise visit from some of their football heroes

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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?

Car driver Mohsin Rasul left car on Meltham moor after skidding on ice and returned to find it OVERTURNED

One theory is the Toyota Yaris, which is now a write-off, was blown over by high winds

Huddersfield Town stars drop into Dalton J & I School to host Early Kick-Off Breakfast Club

Sean Scannell and Dean Hoyle among the guests at Huddersfield Town Foundation event

Fears are growing for welfare of missing Huddersfield teen Luke Jones

West Yorkshire Police are appealing to trace 16-year-old Luke who has not been seen since Sunday afternoon

Mark Nash murder trial adjourned for a week for legal arguments

Mark Nash, who grew up in Bradley before moving to Ireland in 1996, denies the murder of Sylvia Shields, 60, and Mary Callanan, 61, in 1997

E-fit image released by West Yorkshire Police of bogus Kirklees Council worker who tricked his way into a Rawthorpe home

Bogus Kirklees Council workers have conned their way in to a house in Rawthorpe

Teacher Brendan O'Brien accused of sex assaults against boys denies charges as he gives evidence

"I have never touched children in that way" he tells the jury at Leeds Crown Court
Karen Wynard

Karen Wynard, of Eastwood Financial Services examines the implications of changes to the rules governing pension death benefits

Individuals will have the freedom to pass on their unused defined contribution (DC) pension savings to any nominated beneficiary when they die

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

Marsden nurse Julie Flaherty tells of five weeks on Ebola frontline

Health worker reveals despair and hope on the ground in Sierra Leone

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

Mid Yorkshire chamber to sell Wakefield offices

Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce has put its Wakefield office on the market as it assesses its property holdings

Southdale in search of apprentices

Halifax-based construction and development firm Southdale aims to recruit 50 apprentices this year - 40 of them by March

Colin Barratt, of Wheawill & Sudworth on making the most of important tax thresholds

Colin Barratt
There are a number of important tax thresholds where rates jump or reliefs are available and which with a little careful planning can be mitigated or enjoyed

Southdale in search of apprentices

Halifax-based construction and development firm Southdale aims to recruit 50 apprentices this year - 40 of them by March

Syngenta joins up with Huddersfield Town

Crop protection company Syngenta has joined Huddersfield Town's Schools Partnership for 2015

Common Purpose promotion for Claire Bennett

The regional operations director for leadership development body Common Purpose will now lead its activities across the north
 

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Huddersfield Town stars drop into Dalton J & I School to host Early Kick-Off Breakfast Club

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Huddersfield Town commercial director Sean Jarvis hailed nine-year-old son a hero after freak blaze at home

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