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Jailed: Thieves who posed as water officials and preyed on pensioners

One of the gang stole £5,500 from a Huddersfield OAP before advising her to keep her door locked

School place row mum teaches daughter at home to save her from 'horrendous' journey

Sandrene Cadorn claims her daughter would face an 11-hour day if she took up the place the council offered her

Thieves ransack jewellery counter at Argos Store in Dewsbury

Raid also linked to burglary around 30 minutes later at Sainsbury's in Gomersal

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Jailed: Thieves who posed as water officials and preyed on pensioners

One of the gang stole £5,500 from a Huddersfield OAP before advising her to keep her door locked

School place row mum teaches daughter at home to save her from 'horrendous' journey

Sandrene Cadorn claims her daughter would face an 11-hour day if she took up the place the council offered her

Thieves ransack jewellery counter at Argos Store in Dewsbury

Raid also linked to burglary around 30 minutes later at Sainsbury's in Gomersal

MP Jason McCartney backs campaign to protect postmen - and politicians - from being bitten by dogs

Tory backs Royal Mail's Dog Awareness Week

West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner speaks of need to challenge 'radicalization' on anniversary of London bombings

Mark Burns-Williamson praised police and others for prevention of other terror plots since 2005

Rail links and electrification vital for Kirklees economy claims councillor

New plea to Government and backing for Examiner campaign over trans-Pennine line

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.

Ghulam Ali assaulted his girlfriend as they rowed over her father's wishes for her arranged marriage

Ali, of Crosland Moor, admitted assaulting Sanna Hussain twice when he appeared at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Fascinating history of the oldest lamppost in Netherton village

We even trace the history of the man who used to light it in the 1800s!

Disabled man assaulted during attempted street robbery in Dewsbury

The victim, a 42-year-old man, was punched and fell to the ground and then kicked

Biker suffers life-threatening injuries in Brackenhall crash

Police have refuted witness claims that the driver fled the scene

Jon Myers conquers his 'demons' with his hotly-tipped spicy chutney and sauce

His Unusual Chutney Company creations have won praise from shows and have been entered into a global contest

230-year-old Pole Moor graveyard reopens and moves back into family ownership

New owner Richard Broadbent brings cemetery back into use

Lindley woman threatened during broad-daylight robbery at her home

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident on West Avenue in Lindley

Huddersfield campaigner returns to Kurdistan on mission against Islamic State

Alan Brooke aims to discover what support Kurds need in holding back ISIS

Sarah Metcalfe celebrates 100th birthday

Former nurse marks centenary

Derelict Kirkburton petrol station to be turned into shops and flats

Developer Bayswater Ltd hopes to build mini-precinct on land formerly owned by Tesco

Cycle rides to boost fundraising for Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team

Series of routes range from seven miles to 40 miles

Licence granted to Newsome Tap pub in former working men's club

The pub hopes to use part of the bowling green at the back as a car park if planning permission is granted to its owner

Huddersfield Criterium 2015: Fast and furious cycling action set to take over Huddersfield town centre

Details and timings of road closures for Huddersfield Criterium on Wednesday

Family tell of their lightning-strike terror

Children aged one and three were playing just feet from the explosions caused by the massive bolt

Videos & Photos

Thieves ransack jewellery counter at Argos Store in Dewsbury

West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner speaks of need to challenge 'radicalization' on anniversary of London bombings

Fascinating history of the oldest lamppost in Netherton village

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Huddersfield Town correspondent
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Education Correspondent
Henryk Zientek
Business Correspondent
Martin Shaw
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