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Robber who tipped disabled victim out of wheelchair deserved five year jail sentence say judges

Simon Brooke appealed against his jail term for the attack in which his victim was trapped beneath his wheelchair

Huddersfield Town get percentage of food and drink sales at John Smith's Stadium

Pies and pints will contribute to Town's balance sheet
Now with French hospitality giant Sodexo Prestige having taken over the catering contract, Town chairman Dean Hoyle has negotiated a share of the pie

Ashenhurst cannabis factory discovered by police

Officers bagged up the potent plants before removing them in clear bags from the scene in a police van

Man who had genitals ripped off in Huddersfield road accident now has Britain's first bionic penis

Mohammed Abad exclusive
Mohammed Abas was given a generous package by surgeons, but sadly his wife left him after becoming tired of waiting

Phil Yorke's Channel swim brings back memories for Phillip Kaye who made crossing on same day - 49 years before

Fixby swimmer hopes to claim his place in history

Son of Huddersfield Town legend tells of child sex abuse he kept secret from his family for almost 20 years

Kyle with his parents Ron and Sharon
Kyle Edwards, step-son of ex Huddersfield Town player Rob, says he was ‘groomed’ and then sexually abused by a friend just a few years older than him from the age of just eight

Colne Valley to get into the groove at free Funk and Soul Festival this Sunday at Sands House

All money raised will go towards Forget Me Not Children's Hospice

Thousands of uninsured cars seized by West Yorkshire Police

New study reveals scale of problem on our roads

Skip company Hunter Group under investigation by Environment Agency after waste spills onto river bank

Lockwood firm, under fire for not collecting skips, also accused of damaging pavement

Thomas Cook in Slaithwaite robbed by knifeman

Police helicopter joins search for man who fled empty-handed

A lifeline for many, how Kirklees Council's home library service team rise to the challenge

Mayor of Kirklees traces the steps of the council's home library service

Police search Netherton woodland for missing man

Police appeal for information over missing Robert Carter, 41, missing since last night

Talented former student Danilo Maric found hanging in woods

West Yorkshire Coroner's Office
Tragedy of man with 'everything to live for' who took his own life

I'll be dead before you get it: Pensioner ordered to pay £1,000 after ignoring bar ban tells court where to go

Millbridge WMC
Bryn Doel, 70, had been banned from Millbridge WMC after harassing two members of the club's committee

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Huddersfield Town get percentage of food and drink sales at John Smith's Stadium

Pies and pints will contribute to Town's balance sheet
Now with French hospitality giant Sodexo Prestige having taken over the catering contract, Town chairman Dean Hoyle has negotiated a share of the pie

Joshua Allsop threatens to punch a judge after being sentenced to nine months in prison

The 24-year-old, with 120 convictions to his name, was jailed after making racist threats to people at Dewsbury Railway Station, including a threat to shoot a man
Simon Brooke

Robber who tipped disabled victim out of wheelchair deserved five year jail sentence say judges

Simon Brooke appealed against his jail term for the attack in which his victim was trapped beneath his wheelchair

Ashenhurst cannabis factory discovered by police

Officers bagged up the potent plants before removing them in clear bags from the scene in a police van

Thomas Cook in Slaithwaite robbed by knifeman

Police helicopter joins search for man who fled empty-handed
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Anger at mess left in Mirfield park by travellers

George Osborne helps install poppies art work at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

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Government offers 31m to help buy new Yorkshire Air Ambulance

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Pies and pints will contribute to Town's balance sheet

Huddersfield Town get percentage of food and drink sales at John Smith's Stadium

Now with French hospitality giant Sodexo Prestige having taken over the catering contract, Town chairman Dean Hoyle has negotiated a share of the pie

Businesses must make sure they backup their data, says Michael Branford, of Crest IT

Following on from last month’s look at IT security, this month’s focus in on data backups

Which local nominee should be crowned a 2015 Digital Hero? You decide

Meet the two locals who are making a real difference in their community and find out how you can support them
Mohammed Abad exclusive

Man who had genitals ripped off in Huddersfield road accident now has Britain's first bionic penis

Mohammed Abad was given a generous package by surgeons, but sadly his wife left him after becoming tired of waiting

Batley Town Hall taken over for teenage Parkour performance

The six 14 to 16-year-olds were practising ahead of two public shows

Talented former student Danilo Maric found hanging in woods, inquest told

West Yorkshire Coroner's Office
Tragedy of man with 'everything to live for' who took his own life
 

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Pies and pints will contribute to Town's balance sheet

Huddersfield Town get percentage of food and drink sales at John Smith's Stadium

Artist's impression of the proposed £3.8m development at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Yorkshire Sculpture Park announce plans for new £3.8m visitor centre

Skip company Hunter Group under investigation by Environment Agency after waste spills onto river bank

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