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Man in court over glass attack on dancer Chloe Knapton

Andrew Shires was in the dock at Leeds Crown Court charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent

Backing to merge Kirklees Council's building control service with Bradford

Scaffolding being erected around the former Coop building on New St, Huddersfield.
Building control could be run as one service between two West Yorkshire councils

Woman's lucky escape as car overturns in Ainley Top crash

Driver taken to hospital after crash

New trial date set over Brighouse hotel balcony collapse

A general view of the damage caused when a balcony collapsed at the Casa Hotel and Restaurant in Brighouse
Court to hear further evidence over incident

Man who lost part of his ear in street attack in Huddersfield has been found - warning graphic content

The severed ear found in King Street, Huddersfield
Detectives renewed their appeal for the ear-attack 'victim' to make himself known to police

Calder Valley MP Craig Whittaker criticised for sharing joke comparing Labour to Jimmy Savile

Craig Whittaker, left shared a joke comparing Labour to Jimmy Savile
The Tory MP led a Commons group for foster children but the joke made in the Daily Mail was shared on his account

Man suffered broken jaw after he is punched by dog walker in Deighton

Police are appealing for witnesses to trace the suspect who has distinctive scars to his face\nJS*61861835

Blade runner! Honley soldier James Cairns, who lost a leg after being shot in Afghanistan, wants to be a running star

Honley soldier James Cairns training, left, and in Afghanistan
Ex-squaddie hopes to devote life to raising money for ex-servicemen's charities

Planning starts for 2016 Tour de Yorkshire

Organisers delighted with 1.5m turnout for big race

Police still seeking man who lost part of his ear in Huddersfield street attack - warning graphic content

Detectives renewed their appeal for the 'victim' to make himself known as two men are bailed

Do you recognise these three men captured in CCTV in Huddersfield? Police are appealing to trace the men following an assault

Police issued CCTV of men they would like to speak to regarding a street attack on April 9 , 2015 in Huddersfield's John William Street.
Police are appealing to trace the men following an assault last month on John William Street

Huddersfield man and woman arrested on suspicion of Joe McCafferty murder - 18 years after arson attack in Marsh

Police had appealed for information two days ago to mark 18 years since seven-year-old Joe McCafferty

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Mate flies in to find she has THREE suitors!

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Take a guided tour of this Lindley apartment - is loft living for you?

Ninth Golcar Lily Day to take place on May 9

Three Towers fundraising cycle riders pay tribute to fallen of World War One

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LOOK: Huddersfield Scouts stage St George's Day parade in Beaumont Park

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LOOK: Hundreds of people take part in Huddersfield's tough road race

WATCH: £27m University new-build gets go-ahead at gateway to Huddersfield

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Why love Yorkshire? Famous Kirklees men and women speak out about what makes the county so great

Scaffolding being erected around the former Coop building on New St, Huddersfield.

Backing to merge Kirklees Council's building control service with Bradford

Building control could be run as one service between two West Yorkshire councils

Man in court over glass attack on dancer Chloe Knapton

Andrew Shires was in the dock at Leeds Crown Court charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent

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Video: Mother's heartfelt appeal as arsonist remains free - 18 years after her son's death

Joe McCafferty was just seven-years-old when he suffered fatal in an arson attack in Marsh

Prolific burglar Michael Jefferson jailed over Ferrari thefts

Brighouse man targeted two replica vehicles worth around £60,000 a piece

Jonathan Sutton told he can appeal against sentence giving for killing pregnant girlfriend Emma Mansell

Sutton's legal team argued the punishment was far too tough and more in line with a homicide involving guns

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Calder Valley MP Craig Whittaker criticised for sharing joke comparing Labour to Jimmy Savile

Craig Whittaker, left shared a joke comparing Labour to Jimmy Savile
The Tory MP led a Commons group for foster children but the joke made in the Daily Mail was shared on his account

Mid Yorkshire chamber's post-election debate

Business people will discuss the implications of the general election result at a forum staged at the John Smith's Stadium

Mirfield family with two autistic boys launch new support group for Kirklees parents

Families have revealed anguished stories about chldren suffering from autism and the apparent lack of help. Health reporter NICK LAVIGUEUR looks at the work of a new support group

Mental health services for children "not fit for purpose" in Kirklees and Calderdale

Health chiefs hold summit to tackle crisis

Huddersfield scientist Graham Williams pioneers breakthrough in research into identical twins

Concept of DNA under the microscope
Stephen Newman, senior partner at Baxter Caulfield

Baxter Caulfield survey reveals further growth

Data from law firm Baxter Caulfield shows at least 1,178 private sector jobs were createrd in Yorkshire during the first quarter of 2015

Chris Wood welcomes fall in insolvency figures

Chris Wood, of Clough Corporate Solutions, said insolvency figures were now back down to pre-crisis levels

Longwood Engineering lands RoSPA award

Aspley-based Longwood Engineering has secured a silver award from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents

Santander awards for Huddersfield students

Enterprising students at Huddersfield University have won prizes in the Santander Universities Entrepreneur Awards

Huddersfield's Molly Schofield from Impact Diving Club,Halifax, wins three gold medals in GBDF Spring Masters

Impact Diving Club's Lizzie Wrench, left, Molly Schofield and Harriet Stott who train at Halifax swimming pool
Clubmates also succeed and do club proud

GOLF: Sweet revenge for Megan Lockett in Yorkshire Championship final

Huddersfield’s Megan Lockett is the new Yorkshire Ladies Champion.
 

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Man in court over glass attack on dancer Chloe Knapton

The severed ear found in King Street, Huddersfield

Man who lost part of his ear in street attack in Huddersfield has been found - warning graphic content

Police issued CCTV of men they would like to speak to regarding a street attack on April 9 , 2015 in Huddersfield's John William Street.

Do you recognise these three men captured in CCTV in Huddersfield? Police are appealing to trace the men following an assault

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