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Fraudster Marc Charles Jones tricked a Huddersfield pensioner out of £36,000

Rogue traders tricked Huddersfield pensioner out of £36,000 for botched building work

Marc Jones even drove pensioner to solicitor to sign forms for equity release on his home

Lexus Wakefield spat at female police officer following his arrest at Asda in Dewsbury

Kirklees magistrates heard that Wakefield, of Lockwood, was upset as customers had stared at him being paraded through the store

VIDEO: Memorial skate park for young skater Isaac Atkinson opened in Holmfirth after three year campaign

Friends and families formed the Skate4Isaac group and worked with the council, community and local businesses to raise over £55,000

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Fraudster Marc Charles Jones tricked a Huddersfield pensioner out of £36,000

Rogue traders tricked Huddersfield pensioner out of £36,000 for botched building work

Marc Jones even drove pensioner to solicitor to sign forms for equity release on his home

Lexus Wakefield spat at female police officer following his arrest at Asda in Dewsbury

Kirklees magistrates heard that Wakefield, of Lockwood, was upset as customers had stared at him being paraded through the store

VIDEO: Memorial skate park for young skater Isaac Atkinson opened in Holmfirth after three year campaign

Friends and families formed the Skate4Isaac group and worked with the council, community and local businesses to raise over £55,000

Drunk Kieron Fosbrook threw a child's ball at a Huddersfield Royal Infirmary security guard

The Halifax man admitted using threatening behaviour when he became frustrated that staff were unable to understand him

Chief Librarian Carol Stump presents white roses to Mayoress Susan Bedford watched by Mayor Clr. Paul Kane, Kathryn Harrison , Nicola Boundy and Town Crier Vic Watson.

Yorkshire Day marked early in Huddersfield with flag waving and Mayoral cuppas

And TransPennine Express offer customers 'appy Yorkshire Day' flags

Bin going crazy over rubbish? Kirklees Council answers five most asked questions over bin collections

If you think you're due a Council Tax refund - don't bank on it!

Kirklees Mayor Clr Paul Kane invites Dewsbury-born Larry Hirst to speak at business lecture at Dewsbury Town Hall

It was the first of several similar events planned for the coming months

Huddersfield University partners go-ahead firms

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships between Huddersfield University and local firms are bearing fruit

12-year-old boy robbed in Greenhead Park

The boy was approached by a mixed race man who stole his scooter

School Places Row 2: Four-year-old Joshua Fletcher denied place at Norristhorpe School because parents' application was three DAYS too late

Youngster upset he can't join brothers at school he can see from back garden

School Places Row 1: Single dad John Peters battles to get children into Mirfield Free Grammar, the school nearest his home

Popular Mirfield Free Grammar already full for September

Accident & Emergency Dept at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley

Kirklees and Calderdale included in £200m NHS emergency care shake-up scheme

Health campaigners still waiting for news on plans to reform A&E at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

Huddersfield vet's plea after FOURTH litter of kittens is dumped on doorstep

Plea to animal-lover to get cat neutered

Restaurant Review: The Pear Tree in Mirfield

Dining out brought back memories of Crete

Criminals jailed in West Yorkshire in July

Jailed in July: Serious offenders jailed this month in West Yorkshire

A round-up of offenders convicted and jailed from Kirklees, Calderdale, Leeds, Bradford and Wakefield          

Taser

Police threatened taser use on 33 children and teenagers in West Yorkshire in the last two years

The weapon was fired twice on children in Kirklees last year

LOOK: Rare chance to see "blue" moon over Huddersfield

Second full moon of the month is a rare treat

Crusher's coming home!

Last of the Summer wine actor Jonathan Linsley set for nostalgic return to Holmfirth in 'Crusher in the Cafe'

TV and film star returns to Last of Summer Wine land

Hammer thug Brendan Moxon jailed for terror attack on Brighouse pensioner

Man threatened 70-year-old woman as she returned home

Piotr Rybicki outside Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Woman feared rape after Piotr Rybicki exposed himself to her in Leeds Road Playing Fields changing rooms

19-year-old man given suspended sentence at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

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Yorkshire Day 2015

Happy Yorkshire Day! Here's 10 reasons to celebrate living in God's Own County

VIDEO: Memorial skate park for young skater Isaac Atkinson opened in Holmfirth after three year campaign

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