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Election ballot box

Parties choose candidates ahead of May 22 local elections in Kirklees - see the list of all 23 wards here

Five stand for UKIP in Kirklees for the first time ever

Kirklees police officer Gareth Bentley jailed over speeding case

Leeds Crown Court
Liversedge cop lied over speeding allegations and is jailed

Batley man Usman Ali in court after importing 4,000 diazepam tablets in a bid to get some sleep

Leeds Crown Court
Ali, of Batley, admitted importing a controlled drug when he appeared at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

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Election ballot box

Parties choose candidates ahead of May 22 local elections in Kirklees - see the list of all 23 wards here

Five stand for UKIP in Kirklees for the first time ever

Leeds Crown Court

Kirklees police officer Gareth Bentley jailed over speeding case

Liversedge cop lied over speeding allegations and is jailed

Leeds Crown Court

Batley man Usman Ali in court after importing 4,000 diazepam tablets in a bid to get some sleep

Ali, of Batley, admitted importing a controlled drug when he appeared at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Drivers have a 'mare on the M62 after runaway horse leaps onto motorway

Large queues were caused in between junction 26 and 28 when the daredevil animal, pictured by Olivia Wynn, broke through a fence near to Tingley

Teacher Brendan O'Brien in court accused of sexually assaulting children at a Mirfield school

O'Brien denied 18 charges involving five boys when he appeared at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

VIDEO INTERVIEW - Now you see them, now you don't! Parking signs removed from Tesco Express in Mirfield after just six hours

Store bosses back down over parking restrictions after public outcry

Strike action

Unison to ballot Kirklees and Calderdale council and school workers for strike action after 70% rejected 1% pay offer

Kirklees and Calderdale workers will be balloted for strike action

Britain's most famous circus Billy Smart's comes to Holmfirth

Circus founded by big top legend Billy Smart Jr will perform at Holmfirth Cattle Market

Pedal4Pounds 2014: Cyclists set off on day two of the charity challenge

Riders get into gear for day two of Pedal4Pounds challenge

Cyclists embarked on 70-mile Cambridge-Leicester leg today

Dewsbury District Hospital

Spanish nurses could be part of million pound recruitment drive underway in Dewsbury

Dewsbury Hospital chiefs bid to boost staff levels

Elland firm Witt UK Group plans jobs recruitment after new funding

Council praised for helping hand to Calderdale firm

Media reports help fuel rise in number of West Yorkshire sex crimes, say police

West Yorkshire Police doing more to help sex abuse victims

Grand old lady of the railways calls in at Huddersfield

Steam buffs meet up with classic locomotive in Huddersfield

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Police respond to armed robbery at HSBC Denby Dale

Two masked men smashed front window with hammers at the bank in Wakefield Road

Pottery project helps mould new community of artists

Holme Valley Sharing Memories group used the artform to help several residents of Honley's Enfield Down Mental Health Unit learn new skills

Poignant memories for former builder Raymond Wilson as Huddersfield University's sports hall is torn down

Huddersfield man's memories over demolition work in town

Syrian University of Huddersfield student Sleman Shwaish invited to Queen's garden party on June 12

Syrian Hudersfield University student to dine with the Queen in thanks for his life saving work in Aleppo

Sleman Shwaish, 26, will attend the special British Red Cross event on June 12, due to dedicating four years to voluntary work

Pensioner forced to foot the bill after rogue driver crashed into his parked car in Skelmanthope

Damage caused in Haigh Road on Easter Sunday

Lindley motorbike fanatic David Beaumont carried to the grave in a 140mph Hearse Rocket

He wanted to go out in style and he certainly did

Toyota Hi-lux crashed into Rinaldi's Italian in Wakefield. Christopher Brassington of Honley is charged with a variety of driving offences

Honley man Christopher Brassington in court after smashing his car into restaurant over ex-girlfriend's new relationship and causing £120K damage

Honley man gets suspended sentence after love-tiff restaurant rampage

Videos & Photos

VIDEO INTERVIEW - Now you see them, now you don't! Parking signs removed from Tesco Express in Mirfield after just six hours

Pedal4Pounds 2014: Cyclists set off on day two of the charity challenge

Riders get into gear for day two of Pedal4Pounds challenge

Grand old lady of the railways calls in at Huddersfield

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