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Leeds Crown Court

Recruitment agency manager in court after stealing more than £8,000 from employer

Community order for Brighouse thief

Mohammad Shafiq in court after flouting his driving ban to search for his brother who was armed with a machete

Kirklees Magistrates' Court
Shafiq, of Greenhead, was lucky to escape jail following his second offence of driving whilst disqualified

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Our unique rating system uses 24 different measures, put together from the latest publicly-available data and broken into four categories – attainment, teaching, attendance, and outcomes

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Leeds Crown Court

Recruitment agency manager in court after stealing more than £8,000 from employer

Community order for Brighouse thief

Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Mohammad Shafiq in court after flouting his driving ban to search for his brother who was armed with a machete

Shafiq, of Greenhead, was lucky to escape jail following his second offence of driving whilst disqualified

Real Schools Guide

Real Schools Guide: Your no-nonsense guide to school rankings in our area

Our unique rating system uses 24 different measures, put together from the latest publicly-available data and broken into four categories – attainment, teaching, attendance, and outcomes

District Judge hailed hero after aiding prisoner who slit his own throat in Huddersfield court room

District Judge Michael Fanning ran from Court Two into an anteroom next door to get some towels to stem the flow of blood after Gary Bell, 20, attacked his own throat with a smuggled in craft blade which had been concealed in Rizla cigarette papers

Yorkshire Day 2014: Huddersfield celebrates a great day

Us Yorkshire folk know how to host a good old fashioned knees-up in God's Own Country

Huddersfield health colleagues set to embark on charity Burma trek

Anna Cooke and Deborah Redmond are trekking in Burma for Diabetes UK

We have been overwhelmed: Slaithwaite mum facing deportation to Australia on UK public's response to her plight

Couple "overwhelmed" by support for their fight against deportaion

Wet floor sign

Ali Shah attacked his friends with a wet floor safety sign when they accused him of damaging furniture

Shah, of Springwood, pleaded guilty to criminal damage at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

David Young with one of his Theremin Bollards at Yorkshire Sculpture Park. updated

LISTEN: Space age sounds come back down to earth this weekend at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Would-be musicians join the pro ranks

Goathland, near Whitby

30 pictures that prove Yorkshire is the most beautiful place in Britain

Take a look at these stunning snaps of our green and pleasant land

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Scores of cyclists in Huddersfield bike ride tribute to injured John Radford

Tour de France legend Brian Robinson sets riders on their way from Huddersfield

BT cable hanging on Lane Head Road, Shepley, that caused Birdsedge cyclist Gareth Lockwood to crash

Huddersfield firefighter thrown from bike after getting tangled in BT cable on Shepley road that was reported three years ago

Anger after dangerous cable not removed three years after incident

Marsden hit by mobile phone signal failure

A telephone operator giant is not getting a warm reception in the Colne Valley from a community that has been hit by signal failure

Huddersfield Giants learn joinery on Kirklees Construction and Skills Academy scheme to help rugby pros after sporting careers end

Chris Bailey, Brett Ferres and Larne Patrick learn skills on Kirklees Construction and Skills Academy course

Harold Wilson dons a Scout scarf to mark Yorkshire Day

Scouting tribute to former Prime Minister

Former Examiner journalist Malcolm Robertshaw has died aged 74

Malcolm held various roles at newspaper

Vine video star Tish Simmonds on the positives and perils of social media stardom

Tish, of Skelmanthorpe, says she has no idea why her videos are so popular

I've a British husband and two British children - but I could be deported: Read all about Slaithwaite mum Katherine Tate's battle to stay in UK

Huge support for Slaithwaite couple fighting deportation threat

Local stars of TV show Big Ballet to perform at the Royal Ballet in London

'Plus-sized' performers prove that big girls can dance

Two of the six appliances supplied to West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service by Birstall-based Crossroads Truck and Bus

Fire callouts in Kirklees drop by 60% in a decade

The number of deliberate fires has also dropped by 79% in 10 years in Kirklees

Videos & Photos

Woodman Inn chef Will Orme at work during a demonstration at last year's festival

Brush up on your cooking skills with live demonstrations at Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival

District Judge hailed hero after aiding prisoner who slit his own throat in Huddersfield court room

Yorkshire Day 2014: Huddersfield celebrates a great day

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