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Jail for drink driver Kevin Harrison who led police on 90mph chase over 10 miles

Court jails Ravensthorpe man after drunken high-speed drive

Mum who lied to police to protect son after stabbing is jailed for perverting course of justice

Police crime scene
Bray, 44 of Keldregate, Bradley, Huddersfield admitted attempting to pervert the course of justice

Seven years for Deighton man Mark Mills who stamped on victim's head as he lay on the floor at party

Mark Mills
Sentencing him Judge Guy Kearl QC said he had a bad record for violence over the last 12 years

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Leeds Crown Court

Jail for drink driver Kevin Harrison who led police on 90mph chase over 10 miles

Court jails Ravensthorpe man after drunken high-speed drive

Mark Mills

Seven years for Deighton man Mark Mills who stamped on victim's head as he lay on the floor at party

Sentencing him Judge Guy Kearl QC said he had a bad record for violence over the last 12 years

Police crime scene

Mum who lied to police to protect son after stabbing is jailed for perverting course of justice

Bray, 44 of Keldregate, Bradley, Huddersfield admitted attempting to pervert the course of justice

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Don't sell the family silver: councillors' plea after Kirklees Council bid to sell agricultural land

Debate about value of land, future use and potential against quick cash-gain for Kirklees Council

ATL claims

Lindley Infants most oversubscribed primary school as 91% of kids get first choice in Kirklees Council area

Of the 5,456 applications for reception places at local primary, 4,959 were successful in getting their number one choice

Pick-up truck found to be overladen

Drivers stopped and checked in police operation in Huddersfield on Wednesday

Police and agencies day of action at Leeds Road Playing Fields as part of Operation Viper

Ben Hinchliffe

Driver Ben Hinchliffe who died in New Mill crash probably fell asleep at wheel, inquest hears

20-year-old Ben Hinchliffe wasn't wearing seatbelt when his car hit wall

Pardon? 21 things people from Huddersfield don't say

From the sublime to the ridiculous you'll never hear these phrases in Huddersfield

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.

Ambulance driver Richard Johnson crashed his Porsche after taking cocaine, court told

Johnson, of Kirkburton, admitted drug-driving and possession of MCAT at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

The derelict twin chapels at the entrance to Dewsbury Cemetery

Kirklees Council to repair storm-damaged chapels at Dewsbury Cemetery

One of cemetery's historic Twin Chapels branded "unsafe"

Clinford Joseph leaves court

Huddersfield serial offender Clinford Joseph is jailed after two breaches of his anti-social behaviour order

Alcoholic Joseph, of Hillhouse, was told by a district judge that he had thrown away his chance of getting help

Nab End Tower on Longwood Edge

Fence to be built to stop stones and bottles being thrown from Nab End Tower's 100ft cliff onto homes below

Councillors voted to construct the barrier at Nab End Tower, in Longwood, which is home to the popular Longwood Sing

Artist impression of Heckmondwike Bus Hub

£650k bus hub for Heckmondwike - Kirklees Cabinet to approve £350k towards the project

Transport hub will be focused on a site around The Green

'Parking on the pavement gets my goat!' Angry pedestrian sick of paths blocked by vehicles - what do you think?

Frustrated Examiner reader takes pictures of vehicles blocking pavements in Brockholes

The Last of the Summer Wine was filmed on location in Holmfirth

Huddersfield on the small screen: TV hits filmed in our back yard

From The Last of the Summer Wine to The League of Gentlemen, film crews have flocked to Huddersfield over the years

Money Cash

Unemployment figures fall in Huddersfield and Dewsbury

A record 30.3m people are in work, according to latest UK employment figures

Former Kirklees College student makes her name in fashion world with Recoco brand

Business booms for former Kirklees College student

Kirklees Council workmen 'ignored health and safety' in late-night roads fix

Driver's anger over 'accident waiting to happen'

Colne Valley Labour candidate Binni Joshi Barr stands down for health reasons

New candidate selection for Colne Valley as Labour woman stands down

Were you pictured in the Examiner in 1985? Take a look at our nostalgia pictures and see who you recognise

We've gone back in time almost 30 years for this week's nostalgia special - see who you recognise

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Pardon? 21 things people from Huddersfield don't say

'Parking on the pavement gets my goat!' Angry pedestrian sick of paths blocked by vehicles - what do you think?

The Last of the Summer Wine was filmed on location in Holmfirth

Huddersfield on the small screen: TV hits filmed in our back yard

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