1) Police release CCTV footage of "Battle of Waterloo" between Huddersfield and Millwall fans

Published: 27/05/11

POLICE today released this shocking footage of a mass brawl between Huddersfield Town and Millwall fans.

Dozens of hooligans clashed outside the Waterloo pub on Wakefield Road on April 16 last year.

Police released the footage this afternoon after the final three men were sentenced for their parts in the so-called Battle of Waterloo.

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2) Huddersfield disturbances: Full reports, reaction and round-up

Published: 11/08/11

FIVE men were arrested by police following outbreaks of disorder across Huddersfield.

They were aged between 17 and 23 years and were being questioned by police yesterday.

The arrests came as police reported a number of incidents of disorder across the town.

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3) Fatal pile-driver accident on Holmfirth building site

Published: 19/04/11

A MAN has died in an horrific accident on a building site at Holmfirth.

The 36-year-old man was killed while working on the site just yards from Huddersfield Road.

He is from North Yorkshire and was working on the site for the South Yorkshire-based construction company Green Piling Ltd.

The incident happened just after 8.30 yesterday morning and is thought to have involved a giant pile-driving machine.

That was in use at the Fearnought Works construction site next to the police station on Huddersfield Road.

Police, Yorkshire Ambulance Service paramedics and the Yorkshire Air Ambulance all attended.

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4) Holmfirth mum Marie Stewart was stabbed and beaten to death

Published: 16/02/11

THIS is 30-year-old mother-of-two murder victim Marie Stewart.

She was found in a garage, stabbed and beaten to death.

Miss Stewart, who had a three-year-old daughter and a 15-month-old son, was found dead in the garage at a house at Perseverance Place, Holmfirth, on Sunday.

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5) Is there a lion on the loose in Shepley? - Have you seen it?

Published 07/11/11

RESIDENTS in Shepley were last night left wondering: Have we a lion loose in the village?

The big cat, thought to be a cub, had been spotted three times in the space of a few hours by three different people.

And their reports were taken deadly seriously by police, who mounted a huge hunt for the cat.

That ended as a cold darkness descended on the village but police confirmed inquiries were continuing.

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6) Court hears man buried his girlfriend alive after getting bored with her

Published: 06/12/11

A TERRIFIED woman was buried alive in Huddersfield woodland by her partner – because he was bored of her.

But miraculously, Michelina Lewandowska, 27, managed to escape from her shallow grave near Woodsome Hall Golf Club a court heard.

And now her former partner Marcin Kasprzak, of Penistone Road, Fenay Bridge, and his friend Patryk Borys, of Rashcliffe Hill Road, Lockwood, stand accused of attempting to kill her.

The Polish men appeared at Leeds Crown Court yesterday.

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7) Homes evacuated as huge fire rips through Milnsbridge factory

Published: 04/08/11

A HUGE fire in Milnsbridge forced residents to evacuate their homes last night.

Fire crews remain at the scene of the fire at Taylor Valves in Dowker Street this morning.

The picture above was taken by Milnsbridge resident Katie Green.

At the height of the blaze more than 40 firefighters were at the scene.

Arsonists are being blamed for the fire which threatened to spread to neighbouring homes and  shops in Market Street and Armitage Road.

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8) Tributes pour in following death of popular Huddersfield DJ James Dyson

Published: 22/09/11

ONE of Huddersfield’s leading DJs has died.

Tributes have poured in following the tragic death of New Mill born James Dyson.

The 24-year-old professional DJ collapsed at home on Monday after suffering a massive brain haemorrhage.

He was rushed to Huddersfield Royal Infirmary but deteriorated and was transferred to Leeds General Infirmary for brain surgery.

But he suffered a second massive haemorrhage and doctors pronounced him clinically brain dead.

His parents, Mick and Anne made the difficult decision to turn off life support so his organs could be donated.

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9) Marsden man jailed for horror attack on Huddersfield reveller at Leeds train station

Published: 21/12/11

SICKENING images of an attack put a Marsden man behind bars.

And the thug who fractured a man’s skull after kicking him in the head and leaving him unconscious will spend the next three years in jail.

Charlie Cooper-Jones, 20, of Station Road, Marsden, was caught on CCTV cameras at Leeds railway station.

The shocking images show Cooper-Jones attacking two men and kicking one of them in the head as he lay on the ground.

The victim, who also comes from Huddersfield, was rushed to hospital with a double fracture of the skull and internal bleeding.

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10) Tributes to Skelmanthorpe teen Connor Aston who died in drug tragedy

Published: 10/06/11

A TEENAGER who died after taking drugs was in the middle of his GCSE exams.

Connor Aston was just 15-years-old when he tragically died on Wednesday.

One of his friends, 18-year-old Alex Walker, is in a critical condition in hospital.

It is thought both had been using drugs, although detectives have yet to determine what is involved.

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