A Linthwaite man has denied attacking his partner as she sat on the settee.
Gary Webster, of Causeway Crescent, appeared at Kirklees Magistrates’ Court.
He pleaded not guilty to two charges of assault by beating.
The 52-year-old is alleged to have assaulted his partner Helen Mitchell at their home.
Jill Seddon, prosecuting, said that Ms Mitchell was hit several times on her head while she was sitting on the settee.
Webster was told that his trial will be held on June 6.
He was granted unconditional bail in the meantime.