Man threatens woman with hammer and snatches bag in Dewsbury shopping centre robbery

A man threatened a woman with a hammer and demanded her phone during a robbery in a Dewsbury shopping centre.
Domestic violence figures have risen in recent years.

Women's refuge funds reduced in West Yorkshire as domestic abuse figures rise

Women’s refuges have faced drastic funding cuts in some areas of West Yorkshire despite a stark rise in domestic abuse, new figures reveal.

Police attended.

Traffic disruption after Mercedes and motorbike collide near Halifax

A collision between a car and a motorcycle has caused traffic disruption near Halifax this afternoon.
Pic: Highways England.

Collision closes lanes on motorway near Leeds

Commuters can expect delays on a motorway near Leeds after a collision this afternoon.
Det Insp Marc Bowes and Det Con Jonathan Waring.

The Leeds police unit working to stop the rise of online child abuse viewers in city

Detectives who work in a police unit set up to tackle a rise in people across Leeds viewing sexually abusive images of children online have appealed for those who may be curious about looking at indecent material to get help.


First Look: 'Stunning' rediscovered Leeds Art Gallery roof revealed after decades

Leeds Art Gallery has revealed a "stunning" original glass roof which was hidden for more than 40 years ahead of the landmark's re-opening.
Leslie Postill at home with his medal.

Leeds veteran awarded one of highest military honours 73 years after D-Day heroism

A Leeds veteran has been honoured with one of France’s highest military decorations for his part in one of the Second World War’s most famous campaigns.


Rhinos forward speaks of 'dark moments' suffered during injury after being cleared for Grand Final clash

Leeds Rhinos player Stevie Ward has spoken of his relief after the "dark moments" he suffered after dislocating his shoulder ahead of his team's Super League Grand Final clash.
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