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Finalists of the Yorkshire Challenge Bowl, held at Woodsome Hall Golf Club, Sarah Arrowsmith (left) and Antoinette Paxman.

Antoinette Paxman profits on her home track

Home comforts suited Antoinette Paxman as she won Yorkshire’s Challenge Bowl in a tournament that was a resounding success for host club Woodsome Hall

Dewsbury Moor man suffers smoke inhalation after aviary hit by fire

Fire engine
Six birds saved but three die after suspected arson at domestic property

Former Grove and Clough House landlords raise a glass to celebrate diamond wedding anniversary

Brian and Pat Hirst are celebrating their diamond wedding anniversary
Pat and Brian Hirst tied the knot on July 24 1964

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Finalists of the Yorkshire Challenge Bowl, held at Woodsome Hall Golf Club, Sarah Arrowsmith (left) and Antoinette Paxman.

Antoinette Paxman profits on her home track

Home comforts suited Antoinette Paxman as she won Yorkshire’s Challenge Bowl in a tournament that was a resounding success for host club Woodsome Hall

Fire engine

Dewsbury Moor man suffers smoke inhalation after aviary hit by fire

Six birds saved but three die after suspected arson at domestic property

Brian and Pat Hirst are celebrating their diamond wedding anniversary

Former Grove and Clough House landlords raise a glass to celebrate diamond wedding anniversary

Pat and Brian Hirst tied the knot on July 24 1964

University of Huddersfield Students' Union staff and sabbatical officers volunteered to paint and redecorate Penistone Scout Hut

University of Huddersfield staff and students get hands dirty for good cause

The group of 21 lived up to the scouting honour when they redecorated and restored Penistone's scout hut

A First bus

Shuttle bus plans after Newsome bus roadworks diversion leaves elderly 'stranded'

Route 307 missing Cross Lane and Lockwood due to gas roadworks at Stile Common Road and Primrose Hill Road

A breathalyser machine

Holmfirth drink driver Steven Handbury escapes jail after being caught on takeaway trip

Holmfirth man given 200 hours community order and disqualified from driving for 30 months

Angela Thorburn, despite being scared of heights, will be skydiving for the RAF Association

Acrophobic Angela battles fear of heights to skydive for RAF Association

Birkby born HR boss will jump 10,000ft from a plane over Peterborough

Huddersfield Town fans debate who'll be next captain

Skipper's role hot topic at Town's Welcome to the Season open day

Lindley Conservative councillor Mark Hemingway

Lindley councillor criticises 'laughable' and lengthy process to put up a speed warning sign

Clr Mark Hemingway says Kirklees bought a speed indicator device in May but it's sat idle in a council building since

Kirklees Council

Kirklees councillors to rule on Holme Valley housing plans

Meltham, Netherthong and Honley housing plans to be decided by planning committee

Huddersfield police officer Jonathan Denyer-Stenson loses appeal over Child Support Agency fraud case

Policeman tried to clear his name six years on- and fails

Waves Centre at Upper Mills in Slaithwaite.

Slaithwaite floor fitter Gary Connor took charity cash raised at funeral then failed to deliver work

Connor took cash raised at Kay Evans' funeral which was destined for Waves Daycare Centre

WATCH: Sign here! Five hundred Huddersfield Town fans queue to meet their heroes

Club's Welcome to the Season open day a big success

Kirklees Magistrate's Court

Paul Townend brandished a knife at police while high on speed in Huddersfield town centre

Townend, of Dalton, admitted that the drug sometimes made him feel paranoid

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.

Theresa Docherty in court after threatening to cut up a GP she blamed for her father's death

Dr Graeme Eales, who worked at Newsome Surgery, said he feared for his life after receiving several letters from Docherty

Huddersfield Narrow Canal

Funding of £350,000 granted to help improve Huddersfield canals

Volunteers encouraged to work on canal towpaths in West Yorkshire

Emergency services at Slaithwaite Railway Station

Rail death woman from Slaithwaite is identified

Inquest to open on Slaithwaite rail death victim

Bob Howe, regional marketing officer for Yorkshire and Humberside and Cat of the Huddersfield branch, invited passersby to put a ball in one of the two containers

Smiles all around for Huddersfield residents at a happiness poll in the town centre

The event was hosted by Huddersfield Samaritans to judge the mood of residents and commuters as part of a national month of action

Sir Patrick Stewart at the official opening of the Huddersfield University branch of Santander

Sir Patrick Stewart opens Santander branch at Huddersfield University to mark new partnership

Huddersfield University and Santander partnership will fund international scholarships

Summer Mai Rogers-Ratcliffe

Mother of Dewsbury tot Summer Rogers-Ratcliffe was probably to blame for her death, judge rules

Ban lifted on publishing damning verdict of court hearing into the death of child

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Huddersfield Town fans debate who'll be next captain

WATCH: Sign here! Five hundred Huddersfield Town fans queue to meet their heroes

Sir Patrick Stewart at the official opening of the Huddersfield University branch of Santander

Sir Patrick Stewart opens Santander branch at Huddersfield University to mark new partnership

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