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Firefighters scrambled to rescue man trapped in car after Dewsbury crash

A man has had to be cut from a vehicle after a two-car crash in Dewsbury last night.

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West Yorkshire MP rues missed opportunities to act as 32 arrested in historic child sex abuse probe

West Yorkshire MP rues missed opportunities to act as 32 arrested in historic child sex abuse probe

AN MP HAS spoken of his frustration at making the authorities act over child sex abuse claims in West Yorkshire.

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Crowds line the streets in Heckmondwike as they wait for the cortege to travel through the town. PIC: Tony Johnson

YEP Says: Such a touching response to a much-loved MP

A corner of Yorkshire fell silent as a town stopped to remember the late MP Jo Cox.

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YEP Says: Jo’s family must grieve in peace

the loss of Jo Cox is just as stark and shocking as it was a month ago when she died doing her job in Birstall.

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Crowds line streets to applaud MP Jo Cox as family gathers for funeral

The widower of MP Jo Cox today urged society “not to fight hate with hate” as the funeral of his wife took place.

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UPDATED: Gunshots fired in town centre street

UPDATED: Gunshots fired in town centre street

Gunshots were fired towards a home in Batley in a “targeted attack”.

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A man has died after the collision near Beverley.

Witness appeal after man attacked in Gomersal

A MAN suffered facial injuries when he was attacked in Gomersal.

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George Osborne gives fine cash to Jo Cox charity

cash raised from fines on banks is being given to a charity linked to Batley & Spen MP Jo Cox, who was killed in her constituency, George Osborne has announced.

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Legendary Batley Frontier club confirms it will close this month

The legendary Frontier club in Batley will open its doors for the final time – before it is transformed into a gym.

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Bus disruption as crash leaves woman trapped

A woman became trapped in her car after a crash in Woodkirk.

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Jo Cox.

Funeral of Jo Cox MP to be held this week

THE FUNERAL of Batley and Spen MP Jo Cox will be held in her constituency on Friday.

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Some of the tools stolen from Syke Ings Terrace on June 14.

Tools worth thousands stolen in Dewsbury burglaries

TOOLS and equipment worth thousands of pounds were stolen during a series of burglaries in Dewsbury.

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Knife-wielding thug leaves woman ‘terrified’ after attempted robbery

A man wielding a knife left woman “terrified” after demanding cash during a raid on a shop.

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Denise Lewis with some of the DFS employees during her visit to Yorkshire. PIC: Steve Hall Photography

Sofa so good for Olympian Denise Lewis in Yorkshire

Olympic gold medallist Denise Lewis visited DFS employees in Yorkshire and put them through their paces in a version of their own DFS Games.

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Peter Brierley outside Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London, for the publication of the Chilcot inquiry into the Iraq War. PIC: PA

Damning verdict on Blair: Dad of tragic West Yorkshire soldier gives Chilcot reaction

THE father of a West Yorkshire soldier killed in Iraq believes the Chilcot Report DOES contain sufficient evidence for Tony Blair to be brought before a court.

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Four trapped in Liversedge crash

Firefighters rescued four people who were trapped in a crash in Liversedge in the early hours of this morning.

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YEP Says: Our Leeds will not let hate win out over community

THE RISE of hate crimes in the wake of the recent political crises is shocking.

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Jail for man who tried to kill in West Yorkshire Asda store

A man has been jailed for 11 years after he was convicted of trying to murder a fellow drinker by cutting his throat in a branch of Asda.

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Pictured middle Bernard Kenny, the man who tried to save Jo Cox , has been made guest of honour by the Batley Bulldogs rugby league team at their derby match against Dewsbury Rams today.

Jo Cox hero honoured at local rugby match

the man who tried to save the life of MP Jo Cox has been honoured at a local rugby match.

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