A SHEPLEY couple have appeared in court facing a string of fraud allegations.

Sian Lewis and Mark Small, of The Knowle, were before Huddersfield magistrates yesterday. The pair are accused of obtaining £318,750 by deception on a mortgage application. They are also charged with using fraudulently obtained cash to purchase the property.

They face further charges of producing and having in their possession 8,837 counterfeit music DVDs bearing the Top of the Pops logo.

Lewis, 30, and Small, 46, are due to have their case committed to crown court.