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Almondbury man Lee Mellor got arrested on purpose to get a lift home from Holmfirth in a police car

And the 42-year-old achieved his objective - 14 hours after being held in a police cell

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Essential repairs work starts on historical Huddersfield's New Street Co-operative building

Essential repairs work is now being carried out on the historical Huddersfield Co-operative building in New Street

Young Huddersfield actor Alex Starke stars in bug Disney hit Evermoor

Evermoor role for Newsome High pupil

Moldgreen man Gareth Fisher who attacked two people at a house party heard voices in his head

Fisher pleaded guilty to two attacks at a flat in Berry Brow and may be sent to prison

WATCH: Shocking footage of moments West Yorkshire Fire crews came under attack last Bonfire Night

Fire service reveals Kirklees firefighters were also attacked with fireworks TWICE last November

Dementia patients given a month to find new accommodation as Fartown nursing home Abbey Place shuts

Families and staff reeling from sudden closure decision

Huddersfield expert Geraldine O'Hara on front line in Sierra Leone tackling Ebola

Desperate measures to save lives

Huddersfield set for hottest Halloween on record

Temperatures well above average for end of October

Man attacked with machete at his home in Crosland Moor

Man, 43, suffered slash wounds to his leg during attack at his home

Award-winning music star DJ Yoda to headline at Huddersfield's Festival of Light

Unique sci-fi film and music show for St George's Square

Huddersfield expat teen Cameron Keith becomes youngest ever person to swim notorious 26 mile Hawaiian Ka'iwi Channel

It took long distance swimmer Cameron, who grew up in Dalton, 13 hours 55 minutes to complete the swim

Long-serving matron Dianne Ashton retires from NHS

Farewell to nurse at hospitals

Baroness Pinnock of Cleckheaton sworn in at House of Lords

Long-serving Kirklees councillor aims to make her voice heard in Parliament

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  • CRIME: Oh dear, if you're running short on a taxi far, there surely must be an easier way to get home than getting yourself arrested? Let's hope we all can learn from the mistake of Almondbury man, Lee Mellor.

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  • NEWS: First up, eagle-eyed shoppers and workers may have been wondering what's going on at Huddersfield's renowned Co-op building in New Street since scaffolding went up around the site earlier this week.

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  • NEWS: Almondbury man Lee Mellor appeared at Kirklees Magistrates' Court earlier today after getting arrested on purpose to get a lift home from police.

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  • TRAVEL: Reports of heavy traffic on A629 Calderdale Way southbound in Elland before Ainley Top Roundabout.

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  • NEWS: Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision in Batley last month following the death of the pedestrian involved.

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Nostalgia: This week's picture gallery is from the Examiner in October, 1991 - Are you featured?

The Big Picture: Ian Marshall's shots from around Yorkshire

Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? It's The Savages at The Foresters, Crosland Moor

Vote for your 14 Huddersfield Town legends to take part in The Pink Link Walkway Of Legends

Yorkshire Jets toppled by Manchester Thunder as netball draws big crowd in Huddersfield

Restaurant review: Hare and Hounds at Upper Hopton

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Property of the Week: The Barn in Helme

WATCH: Yorkshire's most haunted - ghost hunters investigate reports of paranormal activity at Huddersfield's Castle Hill World War II bunker

Investigators Project Reveal went to the area to look into whether rumours of hauntings at the site were true

Family's heartache as Denby Dale man William Dunk remains missing despite search operation

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Police have continued searching the area around Denby Dale where he was last seen

Young Huddersfield actor Alex Starke stars in bug Disney hit Evermoor

Evermoor role for Newsome High pupil

Almondbury man Lee Mellor got arrested on purpose to get a lift home from Holmfirth in a police car

And the 42-year-old achieved his objective - 14 hours after being held in a police cell

Moldgreen man Gareth Fisher who attacked two people at a house party heard voices in his head

Fisher pleaded guilty to two attacks at a flat in Berry Brow and may be sent to prison

Shane Sheard caught drink-driving after taking his wife to see Castle Hill

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The plumber, from Honley, was banned from the road by Kirklees magistrates

Baroness Pinnock of Cleckheaton sworn in at House of Lords

Long-serving Kirklees councillor aims to make her voice heard in Parliament

Andrew Jackson: David Cameron on collision course in Leeds - with a jogger

Security blooper as Leeds jogger runs into PM Cameron

Andrew Jackson: Cameron puts faith in HS2 to win northern votes

But will hi speed link between Leeds and Manchester help Huddersfield

Huddersfield expert Geraldine O'Hara on front line in Sierra Leone tackling Ebola

Desperate measures to save lives

Top fertility docs offer Huddersfield and Calderdale couples chance to talk about getting pregnant

Fertility team at Calderdale and Huddersfield Foundation Trust. Consultant urologist Karol Rogawski and consultant gynaecologist and obstetrician Martin de Bono (right)
Hospital experts offer confidential email service durnig Fertility Awareness Week

Huddersfield GP concerned about ethics of NHS £55 bonus plan for dementia diagnoses

Kirkburton doc says Government plan will open up "ethical dilemmas"

Farnley Tyas firm to exhibit at regional fair

At Home in the Country, a homware firm based at Farnley Tyas, is taking part in a major Christmas fair in Harrogate

LV= reports "good" performance in trying times

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Insurance group LV= said life sales increased during the first nine months of 2014 although margins were lower

UKTI unveils Export Week programme

Kirklees companies will get advice and information about export opportunities during a week of events in November

Family and Health: Don't despair, there is help for baby loss and pregnancy distress

Services for couples suffering baby loss and pregnancy distress have improved in the Huddersfield area over the past few years.

Tributes flood in for Huddersfield scientist Laura Cliffe who lost 13-year battle with eating disorder

Woman loses 13-year fight with anorexia

5-4-3-2-1! Counting down to The Manfreds visit to Ravenscliffe High School in Halifax

Band lines up for return visit to favourite school
 

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WATCH: Yorkshire's most haunted - ghost hunters investigate reports of paranormal activity at Huddersfield's Castle Hill World War II bunker

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Win tickets to see Jake Mangel-Wurzel documentary Mr Somebody at Leeds International Film Festival

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