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Man on bicycle asked for woman's help in Harrogate street then tried to steal her purse

A man on a bicycle tried to steal a woman's purse from her pocket after stopping her and asking for help in Harrogate.

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Leeds man charged with dangerous driving after Scarborough incident

Leeds man charged with dangerous driving after Scarborough incident

A man from Leeds has been charged with dangerous driving after an incident in Scarborough this weekend.

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The YEP's traditional carol service will be held at Leeds Minster again this year.

Join us for the YEP carol service at Leeds Minster

The date has been announced for the Yorkshire Evening Post's traditional carol service.

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The line-up for the 2017 Leeds Christmas lights switch on includes Leeds Rhinos, Boogie Storm and Leeds Contemporary Singers.

Everything you need to know about Leeds Christmas lights switch on 2017

The city's rugby league heroes will be the guests of honour at the 2017 Leeds Christmas lights switch on.
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A training exercise will take place at Sky Plaza in Leeds city centre. Picture: Google

Emergency services to simulate fire in high rise building in Leeds city centre

Smoke generators will be used to simulate a fire in a high rise building in Leeds city centre.

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Woman's plea for help as Storm Brian creates 'waterfall' in her home

When Elle Shuttelton moved out of Todmorden she thought she had left behind the risk of her home flooding the next time heavy rain hit the region.
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Yorkshire MESMAC works with the LGBT community, sex workers and male victims of sexual exploitation.

Leeds watchdog investigates Yorkshire charity’s policy on sexual relationships between staff and service users

A Leeds safeguarding watchdog is investigating concerns that a sexual health charity’s policies condone physical relationships between staff and service users.

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Flood warnings and alerts across Yorkshire as Storm Brian hit region

Flood warnings and alerts across Yorkshire as Storm Brian hit region

Flood warnings and alerts were issued yesterday as Storm Brian brought heavy rain to parts of Yorkshire and the Humber.
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Shop staff hit with metal bars during 'nasty' armed robbery in Bradford

Shop staff hit with metal bars during 'nasty' armed robbery in Bradford

Masked raiders attacked shop staff with metal bars during an armed robbery at a convenience store in Bradford.

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Heavy traffic as emergency services work at scene of crash on A59 near Harrogate

Heavy traffic as emergency services work at scene of crash on A59 near Harrogate

Drivers were warned to expect heavy traffic on the A59 this morning after emergency services were called to the scene of a crash.
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CCTV appeal: Man racially abused as he walked through Leeds station

CCTV appeal: Man racially abused as he walked through Leeds station

A man was racially abused and threatened with being assaulted as he walked through Leeds City Station.
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Police appeal for information as fire at derelict Leeds pub investigated as arson

Police appeal for information as fire at derelict Leeds pub investigated as arson

A fire at a derelict pub in Leeds last night is being investigated by police as arson.

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Police are urging drivers to avoid Harewood Bridge following reports of a collision. Picture: Google

Travel alert: Main road between Leeds and Harrogate blocked after collision

Drivers were urged to find alternative routes after a crash blocked the main road between Harrogate and Leeds.
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Do you recognise these men?

Man shouted "Leeds scum" at LUFC fan before he was attacked by trio at Halifax railway station

A Leeds United fan was punched to the floor and kicked repeatedly by three men at Halifax railway station.

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Engineers worked through the night to restore supplies in the wake of Storm Ophelia.

Engineers work to repair Storm Ophelia damage after thousands lose power supplies

More than 1,000 homes in North and West Yorkshire remained without power yesterday after engineers worked through the night to restore supplies.
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The conference focused on how different agencies can help police in the battle against organised crime.

Conference focuses on how to help police beat organised crime in West Yorkshire

Drugs paraphernalia or a number of mattresses found on the floor of a shared house could be evidence of organised crime taking place.

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Number of 999 calls to West Yorkshire Police tops New Year's Eve demand

Number of 999 calls to West Yorkshire Police tops New Year's Eve demand

West Yorkshire Police received more 999 calls on Friday than it did on New Year's Eve, prompting the force to highlight the different ways people can report crimes.

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The Bridge Apartments stand in Hunslet Lane near the junctions of Waterloo Street and Hunslet Road. Picture: Google

Police cordon off area around Leeds city centre building amid safety fears

Police have sealed off the area around an apartment building in Leeds city centre amid concerns about damage caused during Storm Ophelia.
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The robbers struck at an address in Pavilion Gardens in Bradford. Picture: Google

Masked robbers made threats before escaping from Bradford home with cash and jewellery

Masked robbers escaped with cash and jewellery after entering a house in Bradford and threatening the people inside.

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Northern Rail shared this image as it confirmed there had been a landslip at Hipperholme.

Travel update: Trees on line and landslip disrupt West Yorkshire train services

Rail passengers in West Yorkshire are continuing to experience disruption to services after Storm Ophelia battered the region.
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