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Neil Hanson is one of the first in Kirklees to be jailed after ignoring court order made to protect victims of domestic violence

The 53-year-old, of Highfields, was banned from going to see his wife as part of the Domestic Violence Protection Order

Huddersfield Carnival committee appeals for 'experienced and talented' fundraising managers to save Kirklees' biggest festival

Carnival future in doubt after Kirklees College withdrew its £78k grant

Gladiators Boxing Club competes for cash windfall from Skipton Building Society

Boxer Tyrone Nurse with Club Secretary Lee McGuire and Salwa Podvorica and Sue Riley of Skipton Building Society, Ramsden Street, Huddersfield
Tyrone Nurse aims to deliver knockout blow

Fire chiefs get tough over false alarm calls

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service
Fines handed out for false 999 alarms - hospital trust found to be worst offender

Thief steals almost 100 bales of hay from Stirley Community Farm - one bale at a time

Hay bales like this one were stolen from Stirley Community Farm
Three stacks missing from farm run by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Huddersfield Examiner calendar 2015 - submit your pictures!

We'll put together a selection of the best submissions and then you can vote for the winners

30 more homes for Lindley Moor

Lindley moor
Kirklees councillors split over the decision and developer told to make five of the homes "affordable"

Huddersfield is luckiest town in the country as two people win Postcode Lottery

Latoya Lambert and Aurangzeb Hussain were both lucky winners
One winner from Bradley and the other from Lowerhouses

Latest Caught on Camera gallery: Can you identify the faces of people police want to speak to?

Police have released the images in the hope that members of the public may be able to put a name - or more - to face

RSPCA hunt cruel dog-owners who dumped badly-injured puppy

The Akita puppy, found dumped at Ripponden
Dog had to be put down because of injuries

Police warning as Batley man jailed for reporting burglary that never happened

Jabber Hussain Ali locked up for eight months for making up burglary

Royal Observer Corps' Ben Woodhouse, of Farnley Tyas, incredibly lucky to escape death in the First World War

British soldiers negotiating a shell-cratered, Winter landscape along the River Somme in late 1916 after the close of the Allied offensive
German pilot shot down five balloons but had run out of ammunition when he turned his attention to Ben

Controversial decision over 100m wind turbines in Colne Valley deferred

Site of proposed wind turbine on land next to track leading to Cupwith Reservoir, above Nont Sarah's at Scammonden.
Colne Valley Co-operative makes late representations ... and a foggy day didn't help

Tough cyclist Nathan Clegg to line-up with Alistair Brownlee in Harewood House charity triathlon

Triathlete Nathan Clegg - with colleagues at One 17 Design, Armitage Bridge
Holmfirth Cycling Club rider takes part in Macmillan Brownlee Tri North

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Seonaid Matheson and her daughter Ruby Paechter get stuck in at Huddersfield Town Hall

First ever Great Northern Ukulele Festival in Huddersfield strikes the right chord

Cannon Hall's baby alpacas

Cannon Hall Farm welcomes alpaca babies born last night

Jessica Gunning attending the premiere of new film Pride in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday 2 September, 2014. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire

Watch: Former Holmfirth High pupil Jessica Gunning stars in smash hit movie Pride

Richard Kiel, who played Bond baddie Jaws, has passed away aged 74

In fond memory of Richard 'Jaws' Kiel, we ask: how well do you know your Bond villains?

Heather Croft and her home in Slaithwaite

Property of the Week: Crimble Bank in Slaithwaite

Picture perfect: amazing tattoos by Huddersfield artist

Marsden Photography Club member Steve Shaw's ethereal shot of the moon

Supermoon! Stunning harvest moon pictured above Huddersfield

Police at accident scene on Gledholt Road, Gledholt, Huddersfield

Woman badly hurt in hit-and-run near Greenhead Park on Friday morning

She was taken to hospital with serious facial injuries after the incident this morning in Gledholt

Gladiators Boxing Club competes for cash windfall from Skipton Building Society

Boxer Tyrone Nurse with Club Secretary Lee McGuire and Salwa Podvorica and Sue Riley of Skipton Building Society, Ramsden Street, Huddersfield
Tyrone Nurse aims to deliver knockout blow

Time in Colne Valley village stands still after iconic Marsden Mechanics Hall clock stops

Marsden Mechanics Hall
Now the team who manage the hall, which they hope to bring under full control of the community, have launched a bid to bring it up to speed
Premier League footballer Delroy Facey who has appeared in court after being charged over an alleged match-fixing conspiracy updated

Former Huddersfield Town player Delroy Facey in court over match-fixing allegations

Case is adjourned to October

Police warning as Batley man jailed for reporting burglary that never happened

Jabber Hussain Ali locked up for eight months for making up burglary

Neil Hanson is one of the first in Kirklees to be jailed after ignoring court order made to protect victims of domestic violence

Kirklees Magistrates Court
The 53-year-old, of Highfields, was banned from going to see his wife as part of the Domestic Violence Protection Order
Better Together supporters celebrate at the Marriot Hotel in Glasgow as Scotland rejected independence

Watch: Record voting turnout as Scotland rejects independence

Glasgow and Dundee vote 'yes' but Better Together Campaign triumphs with 52 per cent of the vote

Amanda Vigar, of V&ABell Brown, urges HMRC to give small firms a break

I would call for every political party to look at proposals to reduce this burden to business.

Westminster reception for Calderdale librarian Ben Lawrence after book scheme success

Ben Lawrence addresses the House of Commons
Ben addressed MPs in House of Commons

Health and Family: Why are men not fighting the obesity battle?

Just as many men as women in the UK are obese and yet slimming clubs are seen as an exclusively female world.

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary League of Friends celebrate 60 years of service

Group supports patients and families along with fundraising for equipment

From 250 deaths at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and Calderdale Royal Hospital, there are just NINE organ donors - and that is one of the BEST records in Yorkshire

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley
NHS appeals for more organ donors at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and Calderdale Royal Hospital
Innovation Centre Managing Director Patrick Allen (left) with Graham Leslie

Graham Leslie leads Masters of Growth debate

Kirklees Business Week kicks-off with The Great Kirkeles Economic Debate featuring serial entrepreneur Graham Leslie

Jo Haigh named NED at Acuity Associates

Jo Haigh, who has been appointed non-executive director at Acuity Associates
Denby Dale businesswoman Jo Haigh has joined the board of London-based Acuity Associates

Rixonway staff celebrate 1,366 years of service

Rixonway's long-standing employees(from left) Nick Greenall, Alan Battye, Richard, Nigel and Clive Whitehouse, Bob Matcham and Russell Townsend
Dewsbury-based kitchens manufacturer Rixonway has some of the longest-serving staff of any employer in Kirklees
Boxer Tyrone Nurse with Club Secretary Lee McGuire and Salwa Podvorica and Sue Riley of Skipton Building Society, Ramsden Street, Huddersfield

Gladiators Boxing Club competes for cash windfall from Skipton Building Society

Tyrone Nurse aims to deliver knockout blow

Huddersfield is luckiest town in the country as two people win Postcode Lottery

Latoya Lambert and Aurangzeb Hussain were both lucky winners
One winner from Bradley and the other from Lowerhouses

Termrim takes on four students for placement year

Termrim Construction managing director Graeme Bird with placement students Kyle Davies, left, Andrew Walton, Ashley Piergianni and Wesley Barlow
Termrim Construction has provided industrial placements for students from Nottingham Trent and Sheffield Hallam universities
 

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Premier League footballer Delroy Facey who has appeared in court after being charged over an alleged match-fixing conspiracy updated

Former Huddersfield Town player Delroy Facey in court over match-fixing allegations

Police at accident scene on Gledholt Road, Gledholt, Huddersfield

Woman badly hurt in hit-and-run near Greenhead Park on Friday morning

Marsden Mechanics Hall

Time in Colne Valley village stands still after iconic Marsden Mechanics Hall clock stops

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