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Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.

Robert Joseph in court after brandishing knife during Huddersfield town centre brawl

Joseph, of Waterloo, now faces sentencing at crown court after admitting his part in the brawl on New Street

Huddersfield driver James Shillinglaw jailed after high-speed chase which started in Fartown and ended in the River Calder

Shillinglaw told police he had panicked because his documents were not up to date

Marsden Community Trust set up with hopes to eventually take over ownership of Marsden Mechanics Hall

Marsden Mechanics Hall
A dozen people have been elected as trustees

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Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.

Robert Joseph in court after brandishing knife during Huddersfield town centre brawl

Joseph, of Waterloo, now faces sentencing at crown court after admitting his part in the brawl on New Street

Huddersfield driver James Shillinglaw jailed after high-speed chase which started in Fartown and ended in the River Calder

Shillinglaw told police he had panicked because his documents were not up to date

Marsden Mechanics Hall

Marsden Community Trust set up with hopes to eventually take over ownership of Marsden Mechanics Hall

A dozen people have been elected as trustees

Calderdale councillors aiming for local authority to take tough stance on fracking

They want the authority to consider the environment when looking at any possible applications for the extraction of shale gas

Yorkshire Ambulance Service

Pragmatism suggests keeping A&E in Huddersfield is right but plan needs to overcome journey time questions

While funding is an issue, an even bigger problem is a lack of senior doctors, especially in A&E - read Examiner Health Reporter Nick Lavigueur's expert view

Accident & Emergency Dept at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley

Huddersfield to expand A&E, Calderdale to lose A&E, 409 jobs to be lost: Hospital cuts plans finally revealed

Document finally published reveals no concerns over 999 journeys if Halifax A&E closed

Jack Darrell Henry updated

Jack Darrell Henry jailed: More than five years for serial fraudster who conned £250,000

Sentencing Henry the judge said the latest offence began the day after the businessman had received a suspended sentence for similar crimes

Jordan Pedelty and Dee Kimmings of Slaithwaite who want compensation from their holiday company.

Slaithwaite holidaymakers subjected to 7am building work get full refund from Thomson after Examiner intervenes

Jordan Pedelty and Dee Kimmings were awoken every morning by drilling - just watch the video of the racket around the pool.

Jack Darrell Henry

Council tax rebate conman Jack Darrell Henry jailed

He was the man behind a Huddersfield-based business, Council Tax Review, which offered people the chance to get rebates in their council tax bills

Giant wind turbines above Ingbirchworth.

Could Kirklees Council begin to 'tax' wind turbines?

David Smith, director of resources, says no rates have yet made their way to the authority as a result of turbines

It wasn't all good news for Aldi today... advertising vehicle promoting new store has mishap in village

Van left battered after hitting bridge

Two men arrested on suspicion of firearms offences in Liversedge

Police are investigating the incident which happened on November 25

Huddersfield Giants star Luke Robinson backs Overgate Hospice appeal

Light Up A Life at Overgate Hospice

Huddersfield to London direct rail link on the cards?

Huddersfield to London train link announced - with a single daily train to and from the capital starting in five years

Huddersfield and Dewsbury feature in new East Coast rail deal

Shoppers began arriving at MIDNIGHT to be first in queue for opening of Slaithwaite Aldi store

Prize for being first in line for the 8am opening was a £100 store voucher

So this is what Peter Andre was up to in Huddersfield - a special Surprise Surprise for a very deserving lady!

Paula Kershaw rewarded by Linda Barker and Peter Andre for 60 hours per week service to One Good Turn

West Yorkshire Police

Mixed inspection report for West Yorkshire Police by watchdog

It received a Good rating for preventing and reducing crime and tackling anti-social behaviour but was rated as Requires Improvement for investigating crime

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Huddersfield anthrax scare: A year ago tomorrow the town centre was shut down - relive the drama here

Parts of Huddersfield town centre, Aspley and Wakefield Road were closed as the drama unfolded

A man, thought to be aged 20 and Eastern European, was found hanging from a tree in parkland off Track Road, Batley

Hungarian man found hanging from tree in Batley was victim of human trafficking gangmaster Janos Orsos

Bed factory worker Viktor Fejes turned to drink and drugs

Examiner Calendar 2015: Take a look at the finished product and buy yours here

Calendars are now available to buy online or via a form in your printed Examiner!

Videos & Photos

Accident & Emergency Dept at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley

Huddersfield to expand A&E, Calderdale to lose A&E, 409 jobs to be lost: Hospital cuts plans finally revealed

Jordan Pedelty and Dee Kimmings of Slaithwaite who want compensation from their holiday company.

Slaithwaite holidaymakers subjected to 7am building work get full refund from Thomson after Examiner intervenes

It wasn't all good news for Aldi today... advertising vehicle promoting new store has mishap in village

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